Monday, November 21, 2011

Things To Do In Logan: Friday 11/25/2011

BLACK FRIDAY (and Saturday) USED BOOK SALE
A Black Friday (and Saturday) Used Book Sale at the North Logan Library features books, CD’s and DVD’s donated by the public and culled from the library collection on ‘Black Friday’, Nov 25th and Saturday, Nov 26th. Anyone wishing to contribute items to this sale may drop them at the library (475 E 2500 North) or call Ann Egeland (435-787-1313). Hundreds of books and other materials are priced from 50 cents to $2 dollars. Hours are 9a.m. to 4p.m. both days. All proceeds benefit the library.

KA-POW! GRAPHIC NOVEL EXHIBITION
The Merrill-Cazier Library is presenting Ka-pow! Graphic Novels, an exhibition on graphic novels used in academia. It will be shown in the atrium of the Merrill-Cazier Library from Oct. 24 through Dec. 10. A formal opening reception is Thursday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m. in room 101 of the Library where several USU professors will discuss the use of graphic novels in their current classroom curriculum. Where: Merrill-Cazier Library Atrium. Open to: Everyone! Contact: Vicki Read, 435.797.2914, vicki.read@usu.edu When: Open all day during Merrill-Cazier Library hours from Oct. 24th to December 10th. Cost: Free!

STARTING SMALL ART EXHIBIT
Collected by old and new, 'Starting Small' showcases USU student collections curated by current students. The exhibit illustrates the diversity of art and its collection through the eyes of independent students. Four Utah State students, Trissta Lyman, Megan Mitchell, Brady Mathews and Megan Evans, are curating the exhibit and gathering artwork from other student’s private collections. An opening reception will be held Nov. 11 from 5-7 p.m. in the Tippetts Exhibit Hall. The exhibit runs Nov. 7 - Dec. 1 from 9am to 5pm. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

MARION HYDE EXHIBITION
Stop by and view the Marion Hyde Exhibit in the Tippetts Exhibit Hall, Chase Fine Arts Center, on the USU Campus. Exhibit runs from 11/05/2011 to 12/01/2011 open 10am to 5pm. Cost: Free!

USU UNDERGRAD ART EXHIBIT
The Caine College of the Arts at Utah State University Presents their Undergraduate Art Exhibition. The show includes student work in painting, sculpting, drawing, photo, printmaking, and ceramics. The show runs from Nov. 7 – Dec. 2nd from 10am to 5pm, in the USU FAV Gallery 102, and is open and free to the public. A reception will be held at the gallery, Nov. 18th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. where awards will be given. Come meet the artists, enjoy refreshment, and enjoy a spectacular exhibition of talent.

NOVEMBERFEST CRAFT FAIR
The 28th annual Novemberfest Arts and Crafts fair will be held on the 25th and the 26th. It is a fun and anticipated community event which blends arts and crafts with the Christmas season. Talented artisans from all over Utah and surrounding states participate and bring their finest wares to sell. Items vary from Christmas and home decor, dolls and toys, fine jewelry, candles, baby items, clothing, calendars, books, lotions and soaps, to purses and photography. Food booths will feature award winning chili, pizza, cinnamon rolls and donuts, frozen chocolate covered bananas, roasted nuts and kettle corn. Hourly entertainment is provided by some of the valley's most talented singers and dance groups. Call for booth and vendor information. Contact: Charlene Watts, 435-512-9745 or fax 435-753-4459 or Nina, 435-752-8142. Website: http://www.loganutahnovemberfest.com Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm. Date: Friday and Saturday November 25-26, 2011. Location: Logan Recreation Center, 195 S 100 W, Logan, UT 84321. Cost: $1 admission (children 5 and under free).

ELLEN ECCLES THEATRE TOUR
Tours commence at 10:30 Am every Monday & Friday, except for show days & holidays. CVCA tours are free and take about 30 minutes. Groups larger than 15 should make reservations by calling the CVCA Ticket Office at 435-752-0026.

SENIORS BINGO
Hyrum Senior Citizen Center hosts Seniors Bingo every Friday from 12pm to 2pm. Location: 675 East Main Street Hyrum, UT 84319.

LIVE MUSIC @ CAFFE IBIS
Local talent and multi-instrumentalist, Hilary Murray is Logan's one-woman band and she will be performing live at Caffe Ibis. Indie/Folk/Pop. Location: 52 Federal Ave, Logan. Cost: Free! When: Friday from noon until 2pm.

INTERNET CAFE @ LOGAN ARTHOUSE & CINEMA
Come and enjoy our cozy atmosphere, free wi-fi and custom specialty drinks! You can snack on all our regular concessions, too! 6PM until midnight. Website: http://www.loganarthouse.com/

AGGIE GAME NIGHTS
Aggie Game Nights is a social gaming club at Utah State University. We play board, card, miniature, party, & role playing games. We meet Fridays, 7pm to midnight in Engineering 201. Bring friends & games. Everyone is invited! Websites: https://groups.google.com/group/aggie-game-nights https://www.facebook.com/groups/Aggie.Game.Nights/Open To: USU Students Alumni Faculty Staff and the General Public. Contact: Ian Andrews Madsen 801-660-8960 aggie.game.nights@aggiemail.usu.edu

USU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
USU Aggie Women’s Basketball hosts UC Riverside Friday night at 7p.m. in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.


CVCB PRESENTS "THE NUTCRACKER"
Join the Cache Valley Civic Ballet in their presentation of the enchanted Christmas story by E.T. Hoffman. This production has become a family holiday tradition. Audiences will be delighted by the colorful scenery, beautiful costumes, enthusiastic performances by the dancers and of course the wonderful music of Tchaikovsky. The story centers around Clara, the young girl whose fantasy dream makes the Christmas tree grow larger than one could imagine, brings toy presents and soldiers to life, and warms our hearts with the beauty of her candy land filled with mystical characters and a Sugar Plum Fairy. Supporting these characters is our ensemble cast of talented company dancers and community players, often involving entire families. We so appreciate their dedication and enthusiasm. Location: Ellen Eccles Theater. Websites: http://www.centerforthearts.us/event_nutcracker2011.html http://www.cvcballet.org/ When: November 25, 26*, and 28 at 7:30pm, *matinee at 1:30pm. Cost: $8 - $18.

THE ANTICS IMPROV COMEDY
Come to the Logan Arthouse & Cinema to laugh along with The Antics. The Antics perform improv comedy every Friday night at 10:30pm! Tickets are $5 at the door.

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