Happy October from The Independent! Fall is here, which means colors changing, cooler weather and plenty of southern Utah events to make your weekends full of excitement. There is a weekend full of music, theater, dance and much more waiting for you. So start planning for a variety of fun. For a full list of weekend events visit The Independent’s Events Calendar at http://suindependent.com/st-george-utah-events-calendar/#/.
This weekend calls for sunny skies throughout southern Utah and the surrounding areas. Friday will stay warm, but temperatures will drop to the 70s and 80s for Saturday and Sunday, so enjoy the cool weather.
1SGMT performs “Arsenic and Old Lace”
The St. George Musical Theater begins their performance of “Arsenic and Old Lace” Thursday night, Oct 1, at the Opera House. Be ready for a show full of comedy, thrills and a little horror. The show will run until Oct. 31. Visit http://www.sgmusicaltheater.com for ticket prices and show times.
2Utah Symphony Orchestra
The Heritage Center Theater in Cedar City will be hosting The Utah Symphony Orchestra on Friday night, Oct. 2. Enjoy this live performance starting at 7:30 p.m.
3Raven Cain plays George’s Corner
To hear Raven Cain live, stop by George’s Corner Friday night, Oct 2. Grab a bite to eat, and listen to some great music starting at 8 p.m.
If you love starting your Saturday mornings with some fresh air, fresh food and fun company, then stop by one of five farmers markets in the southern Utah area. There are markets in St. George, Cedar City, Springdale and Veyo. Times and locations for all five are found on our Events Calendar at http://www.suindependent.com.
5National Dance Company of Siberia
For an evening of dance, see the eclectic performance of the National Dance Company of Siberia at the Cox Performing Arts Center at Dixie State University. The performance will be Saturday night, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m.
6West Coast Jazz Players
Jazz on the Corner is back at George’s Corner in Ancestor Square. Hear the West Coast Jazz Players perform live Saturday, Oct 3, at 8 p.m.
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