Southern Utah Weekend Events Guide

This week’s Southern Utah Weekend Events Guide features island rock concerts, an adult prom, theater productions, art exhibits, live music, and more. Check out the complete guide to find out what is going on this weekend near you. For a full list of events, visit The Independent’s Events Calendar.

Tuacahn presents “Shrek The Musical”

southern utah weekend events SHREK_TITLEBased on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, “Shrek The Musical” is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure directed by Scott S. Anderson May 26–Oct. 20. at 8:45 p.m. Tickets are $29–$89 and can be purchased at tuacahn.org. For information, call (800) 746-9882 or (435) 652-3300.

Tuacahn presents “Newsies”

southern utah weekend events NewsiesSet in New York City at the turn of the century, “Newsies” is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged “newsies” who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. But when publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies newsies from across the city to strike for what’s right. June 2–Oct. 18. at 8:45 p.m. Tickets are $29–$89 and can be purchased at tuacahn.org. For information, call (800) 746-9882 or (435) 652-3300.

Brigham’s Playhouse presents “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”

southern utah weekend events charlie brownCharlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Snoopy and the whole Peanuts Gang are coming to Brigham’s Playhouse! Baseball, kites, Valentine’s Day, and a World War I flying ace all come together in the moments that make up life. This fun and energetic musical delights audiences of all ages. It is an average day for our average hero as he shows us the extraordinary in the ordinary. He is a good man, that Charlie Brown! June 8–July 15. Thurs.–Sat. 7 p.m. and a matinee Saturdays at 2 p.m. Infants and children under 5 years of age are not permitted. Tickets are $17–$23 and can be purchased online. For information, call (435) 251-8000.

Eight Days a Week student photography exhibition

southern utah weekend events kids cameraEach student was given a camera and instructed to take a photograph for eight straight days. The focus was “Shadow Art” and the end result is nothing short of beautiful, creative, and inspiring. Showing through June 13. For information, visit canyoncommunitycenter.com or call  (435) 772-3279.

Southern Utah Art Guild presents “Turn Up the Heat”

southern utah weekend events straightlogoArtist work will be on display in the Red Cliff Gallery, 220 N 200 E Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 17 to June 15. For information, visit southernutahartguild.com, email Jo Ann Merrill at parkeradm@aol.com, or call (435) 627-4500.

 

Art Works Gallery presents “That Looks Sketchy”

southern utah weekend events Looks SketchyThe opening reception takes place Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Art Works Gallery in Cedar City showcasing drawings, studies, and sketches rendered in pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, and pastel by local and national artists. The exhibit shows Tuesdays–Saturdays through June 23 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For information, visit artworkscedarcity.com, email Linda Kiley at lindakiley@live.com, or call (503) 810-2958.

Jacob Barrett at Even Stevens

southern utah weekend events guide Even Stevens

Jacob Barrett is at Even Stevens Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Not only does this business give back to our community, they have great food, great prices, and great entertainment and activities every week. For more information, click here or call (435) 251-6636.

Stars On the Water at CasaBlanca

southern utah weekend events Stars on the waterStars On the Water plays left coast tropical rock and roll. A fearlessly fun band from San Diego, they’ve been making socks roll up and down, causing spontaneous conga lines, and creating party atmospheres for over a decade. Thursday 7 p.m. They will be kicking off of the three-day Phins to the West concert series at CasaBlanca. This event is free and open to the public. For information, click here or call (800) 585-3737.

Jerry Allen at Even Stevens

southern utah weekend events guide Even Stevens

Jerry Allen will play at Even Stevens Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Not only does this business give back to our community, they have great food, great prices, and great entertainment and activities every week. For more information, click here or call (435) 251-6636.

Young Rebel Goombas at CasaBlanca

southern utah weekend events young rebel goombasYoung Rebel Goombas are based out of Long Island, New York. Their sound has been classified as “trop-rock,” a blend of rock, blues, and tropical rhythms. Genres include reggae, trop rock, and acoustic Rock. Friday 7 p.m. Tickets $15–$30 and can be purchased at startickets.com. Buy the package deal to both Young Rebel Goombas and The Boat Drunks for a great discount. Ages under 21 must be accompanied by someone 21 or older. No one under age 3 allowed. For information, click here or call (800) 585-3737.

Nick Adams at George’s Corner

southern utah weekend events guide George's CornerNick Adams will perform at George’s Corner Friday from 8 to 11 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, click here.

 

 

DJ Spinz at The One and Only

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DJ Spinz will be at the One and Only Friday night at 9 p.m. Dance the night away, have a few drinks, play pool, and have a great time! Click here for more information.

 

 

Game Night at Toadz

southern utah weekend events Toadz

Get your game face on! Game night is coming to Toadz every Friday featuring beer pong tournaments ($100 cash prize), trash can beer pong, corn hole, darts, and pool tables upstairs with many more games to choose from every week. Sign ups for beer pong start at 9 p.m. with the first game at 10 p.m. (You don’t have to drink to play.) Drink specials are $2 domestic beer bottles ads $3 wells. There is not a cover charge. Must be 21 and older. For information, click here.

Zion Canyon Farmers Market

southern utah weekend events zion farmers marketThe 2017 season is Saturdays May 6–Oct. 14, rain or shine, from 9 a.m. to noon on the lawn of the Bit and Spur Restaurant and across from the Switchback Grille and Holiday Inn Express. The market was developed to provide a place for local farmers, backyard growers, and producers to sell their goods directly to consumers, to educate the consumers about local farming and seasonal eating, to encourage and promote the use of locally grown farm products, and to enhance quality of life in southern Utah by providing a community activity that fosters social gathering and interaction. For information, visit zionharvest.org, or call (435) 772-0435.

Year-Round Farmer’s Market in Cedar City

Southern Utah Weekend Events Guide features the Year-Round Cedar City Farmers Market

Visit the only year-round farmer’s market in Utah, a real farmers market that sells only locally produced and grown fruit, vegetables, jam, bread, and other farm products. The event happens on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the IFA parking lot. For information, contact Symbria Patterson at info@yearroundfarmersmarket.org or call her at (435) 865-6792.

3 Hat Trio at Zion Canyon Brew Pub

southern utah weekend events guide Zion Canyon Brew Pub

3 Hat Trio will perform at the Zion Canyon Brew Pub Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Their beer selection rotates regularly and includes flagship beers like  Jamaican Lager and Springdale Amber, Redemption IPA,  Delusion Ale, and Apricot Wheat. Listen to music while enjoying their large outdoor patio on the Virgin River with a stunning sunset view of the surrounding cliffs. For more information, call (435) 772-0336.

Sunset on the Square showing “The Princess Bride”

southern utah weekend events sunsetonthesquareSunset on the Square will show “The Princess Bride” Friday at 6 p.m. The free family-based community event features movies under the stars in the heart of St. George at Town Square Park. Every event features booths, food, face painting, lots of prizes, and dancing before the movie starts. Movie starts at dusk. For information, click here, or call (435) 627-4000.

Mike & Elaine at Even Stevens

southern utah weekend events guide Even Stevens

Mike & Elaine will play at Even Stevens Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Not only does this business give back to our community, they have great food, great prices, and great entertainment and activities every week. For more information, click here or call (435) 251-6636.

Kanab Outdoor Market

southern utah weekend events Kanab outdoor marketEvery Saturday from 4 to 9 p.m., the Kanab Outdoor Market  features the usual farmers market offerings as well as food trucks. Free classes such as yoga or Zumba will be offered at 4 p.m., and live music will be performed from 7 to 9 p.m. There is no fee for vendors to participate, although anyone offering baked goods must have a cottage kitchen license. For information email tracy@cluckingitup.com, or click here.

Date night and family night board games

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Every Saturday night at 7 p.m., go to Game Haven in St. George for a night of board games. This is a fun date night event or a family night event. Board game nights are free and open to the public. For more information, call (435) 627-0616 or email stgeorge@yourgamehaven.com.

 

The Boat Drunks

southern utah weekend events boat drunksFrom Champaign, Illinois, The Boat Drunks have opened for Jimmy Buffett, The Beach Boys, and Little Feat and have performed from coast to coast with nearly every member of Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band. Part of the three-day Phins to the West concert series. Buy the package deal to both Young Rebel Goombas and The Boat Drunks for a discount. Saturday 7 p.m. Tickets are $15–$30 and can be purchased at startickets.com. Ages under 21 must be accompanied by someone 21 or older. No One under age 3 allowed. For information, click here or call (800) 585-3737.

O.C Tanner Country Fest with Eric Dodge

southern utah weekend events eric dodgeEnjoy southern Utah’s own Eric Dodge as he performs his original country tunes. Joining Eric will be line dancing instructor extraordinaire Miss Vickie. It will be an entertaining evening of music and dance for the whole family. Saturday 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at dsutix.com. For information, visit octannershows.com or call (435) 652-7500.

The David Jorgensen Project Under the Stars Featuring Judith Rognli

southern utah weekend events under the starsDavid Jorgensen and Judith Rognli will perform live at The Granary. The chef will prepare hors d’ oeuvres and serve wine and nonalcoholic beverages throughout the evening. Saturday 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at ticketleap.com. For information, click here or here.

2017 Adult Prom Night

southern utah weekend events adult promDJ Spinz and Epic Centertainment presents the 2017 Adult Prom Night. This is a dance for anyone who never got to go to prom, for couples that just want a date night to dress up and go dancing, or for those who are single and want to meet other singles. Dress is semi-formal. There will be prom decorations, a stage with a huge sound system, professional dance club lighting, and so much more. Saturday from 9 p.m. to midnight. Singles are $10 and couples are $15, finger foods and beverages are included. For information, click here.

Lyndy Butler at Even Stevens

southern utah weekend events guide Even StevensLyndy Butler will play at Even Stevens Sunday from noon to 2 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Not only does this business give back to our community, they have great food, great prices, and great entertainment and activities every week. For more information, click here or call (435) 251-6636.

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