Southern Utah Weekend Events Guide: Videocast and Weather

Weekends in southern Utah are always full of entertainment, and we want to give you the scoop on all the fun. From films and music to food and great company, this weekend will have everything you need to live it up in southern Utah the right way. For a full list of events, visit The Independent’s Events Calendar at

1DOCUtah 2015

DOCUtah, the International Documentary Film Festival began at the first of this week and will continue through the weekend. This year’s festival is featuring 76 films from 49 different countries. The viewings run from 4 to 10 p.m. every night and will finish things up Saturday evening. This festival is hosted by Dixie State University.

2Chris Proctor benefit concerts

Chris Proctor is in southern Utah and will be playing two different concerts. His first show is a benefit concert for the Zion Canyon Music Festival. It will be Thursday night at 7 p.m. at the Canyon Community Center in Springdale. His second show is the Concert in the Garden at the DiFiore Center in St. George Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. Don’t miss out on some great times with great music.

For more information on Chris Proctor and the concerts, click here.

3Farmers Markets

There are five farmers markets that cover the southern Utah area. With one in St. George, Springdale and Veyo, and two in Cedar City every Saturday morning, you have many options for baked goods, produce and community fun. Locations and times are posted at our Events Calendar at Mornings are starting to cool down. Most market locations will start in the low-70s, and all markets will finish with temps in the mid-80s.

4Many Miles Trio at ZCBP

See the Many Miles Trio perform live on the patio Saturday afternoon at Zion Canyon Brew Pub. Enjoy this popular local band with a tasty meal and a cold, refreshing brew. They’ll be playing from 4 to 7 p.m. Temperatures will be in the low-90s, and skies will be bright and sunny.

5Knee Deep in Purple live

For an afterparty to remember, get to the Casablanca Hotel in Mesquite for the band “Knee Deep in Purple” who will play after the FSW Wrestling Championships. Hear them Saturday night starting at 10 p.m. Admission is free, and the show is 21 and over.

6Sunday Edition

And don’t forget to catch The Independent’s Sunday Edition, available exclusively at Every week, we feature local news, stories, features, opinions, cartoons and events—many of which you’ll not find anywhere else—and it is free! Subscribe at