The 12th Annual Historic Downtown Logan "Parade of Gingerbread Homes" is a contest that displays gingerbread house entries at downtown businesses from December 2nd through December 30th. The public is invited to vote for their favorite Gingerbread House beginning December 2nd through December 16th. Each entry will have a chance to win one of three $100 Grand Prizes for the "Best of Show." The gingerbread homes will be on display at Anderson's Seed and Garden, The Beehive Grill, The Book Table, Center Street Salon, Coppin's Hallmark, The Diamond Gallery, Indian Oven, Life Style Homes, Peewee's Sweets, SE Needham, The Sportsman, Stork Landing, and U&I Furniture. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.logandowntown.org/ Date: December 2nd-December 30th, all day. Location: Historic Downtown Logan Businesses. Cost: Free!
FEEDING ON FLOWERS AND FIREWORKS EXHIBIT
New work by Michelle Montrose Larsen on display at Logan Arthouse and Cinema. When: December 1 to January 1.
MACEYS HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
Come shop at Maceys this weekend and enjoy free hot cocoa, pictures with Santa, cake walk, live entertainment and great deals. Cost: Free! When: Friday and Saturday all day.
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, email@example.com When: Open all day during Merrill-Cazier Library hours from Oct. 24th to December 10th. Cost: Free!
USU CERAMICS GUILD ANNUAL HOLIDAY SALE
What better way to shop for a Christmas present than with a Ceramics Sale. Come join us for the Annual Ceramics Guild Sale and buy a gift that will bring joy to all. When: Thursday from 9am to 5pm and Friday & Saturday from 9am to 8pm. Where: USU Fine Arts Visual - Room 123.
USU FESTIVAL OF TREES
Come look at an amazing display of artificial trees decorated for the Holiday season. All of the donated trees will then go to families in need all over the valley. Make sure you check us out throughout the week for the opportunity to get free drinks, snacks, and for fun activities! When: Monday December 5th through Saturday December 10th from 10am to 9pm. Location: USU TSC, International Lounge. Admission: Free! Open To: Students Alumni Faculty Staff Public. Contact: Kylie Martinez, 801-664-8777, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Hyrum Senior Citizen Center hosts Seniors Bingo every Friday from 12pm to 2pm. Location: 675 East Main Street Hyrum, UT 84319.
SPIRIT GOAT SOAP OPEN HOUSE
Complete your holiday shopping at the Spirit Goat Open House on Friday (Dec. 9) from 3:00-6:00 p.m. and Saturday (Dec. 10) from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Browse Around Antique shop located at 180 West, 1200 South in Logan. In addition to goat's milk soaps and lotions, you'll find polymer clay wearable art by Sharon Ohlhorst, Shirl Girl fabric designs by Shirley Joffs, and a wide selection of primitives and antiques from over 30 antique dealers.
FANCY NANCY CHRISTMAS PARTY
Ooh la la! Celebrate Christmas like Fancy Nancy would, in splendiferous style. We'll have a delectable tea party, make a fabulous ornament, play fun games, and have a glamorous red carpet fashion show at the end. Be sure to dress in your best finery, just like Fancy Nancy! For ages 5-10. Register by calling or emailing Anna Lisa Davidson. Registration deadline: December 7th. Parents will need to sign-in/sign-out their children. Maximum of 60 registrants. This event is a fundraiser for Girl Scout Troop 29. Our goal is to attend the 2012 100th Anniversary Camporee in Savannah, Georgia. Additional donations accepted. Contact: Anna Lisa Davidson, 435-753-5049, email@example.com Website: http://sites.google.com/site/cadettetroop29/home/fn-christmas Time: 4PM-5:30PM. Date: Saturday December 9, 2011. Location: Logan Library-Jim Bridger Room, 255 N Main, Logan, UT 84321. Cost: $8 pre-registration, $10 at the door
LIVE MUSIC @ CAFFE IBIS
Multi-instrumentalist, Wade Evans graces the Ibis. You don't want to miss this! (World). Where: 52 Federal Ave, Logan. When: Friday at 4:45pm. Cost: Free!
HUNTSMAN FAMILY HOLIDAY NIGHT
Bring your children and celebrate by helping build/decorate Utah's largest gingerbread village! There will be books read aloud to children by USU storytellers while families decorate the gingerbread village, make holiday crafts, and get a picture with Santa. Aggie CARE Will be giving out over 200 FREE childrens books. The best way to spread Holiday cheer is by receiving a book to end your year! Location: George S. Eccles Business Building - Room: Lobby. Open To: Students Alumni Faculty Staff Public. Admission Info: FREE. When: Friday from 5pm to 7pm. Website: http://www.facebook.com/events/309761112382089/ Contact: Natalee Champlin, 435-797-1107 firstname.lastname@example.org
The American West Heritage Center presents the annual Frontier Christmas Festival. This event includes chocolate tasting, candy cane making, live nativity, 1917 Christmas on the Farm, wagon rides, crafts, and more! Cost: $6 all ages, bring a can of food for the food bank and receive $1 off admission. When: Friday night from 5pm to 9pm, Saturday from noon to 9pm. Website: http://www.awhc.org Where: American West Heritage Center in Wellsville. Contact: 435-245-6050 or email@example.com
LIVE NATIVITY AT THE MORGAN FARM
The Live Nativity at the Morgan farm will be held the second weekend in December 2011. Friday December 8th, Saturday 10th and Monday December 12th, From 5:30PM to 9:00 PM each night. This is a benefit for the Cache food pantry. Admission is a suggested donation of one canned food item per person or $2 per person over four years of age , or $10 per family. Moses the camel will be with us again this year. We will also have the Horse drwawn hay wagon rides from the South parking lot of Elkhorm park to and from the farm. Fire barrels and Hot chocolate will be available to help warm you up on these cold nights. come and enjoy contemplating the real meaning of Chistmas while giving the gift of food to those gong through tough times right now. Location: 2800 South 800 West Nibley, UT 84321. Phone: 435-213-0033. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Live-Nativity-Benefit-Nibley/204724806269914
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/
PICKLEVILLE'S 12.25 CHRISTMAS DINNER & SHOW
Pickleville Christmas is back again, now more hilarious than ever. Written by T.J. Davis, this unique, family-fun show will light the fire of Christmas under any "Grinchified-Scroogie-Bum" in town and is sure to become one of your favorite Holiday traditions for years to come. Contact: Pickleville, 435-755-0968. Website: http://www.picklevilleplayhouse.com/christmas.html Time: Dinner 6:00pm, Show 7:30pm. Date: December 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 19, 23 (two shows on the 23rd--matinee at 1:30PM). Location: Eccles Conference Center, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322. Cost: $16 Adults, $12 Children.
POLAR EXPRESS READING
Celebrate the holidays at a cozy party at the Whittier Center where kids will enjoy a dramatic reading of The Polar Express. Hot Cocoa, cookies, caroling and special gifts will be provided for those "who believe"! Wear your pajamas and bring a pillow to sit on if you'd like. The cost is $5 per child; children 2 and under are free as are adults accompanying a child. Where: 290 N 400 E, Logan. When: Friday at 7pm.
LIBBIE LINTON HOLIDAY CONCERT
As part of the ASUSU Festival of Trees event, the College of Natural Resources will be hosting a fabulous holiday concert! Libbie Linton, Seafinch, and Nate Sorensen & Riley Holgate (of battleschool) will be playing a FREE holiday concert. Come make friends, enjoy local talent, and celebrate the season. When: Friday at 7pm. Location: TSC, Sunburst Lounge. Open To: Everyone! Admission Info: Free! Website: http://www.facebook.com/events/334519839895545/ Contact: Blake Thomas, (434) 989-9098, Blake.Thomas@aggiemail.usu.edu
The USU Hockey Club's next and final game of 2011 is on Friday, December 9 against the University of Utah. They want all of their fans to wear blue to the game and pack the house! The team will be wearing their away blue jerseys for the game as well. So whether you have your own Aggie hockey shirt or sweatshirt, a generic USU blue shirt, blue coat or anything else blue, please wear it to show your support. Where: The Eccles Ice Arena, North Logan. When: Friday at 7pm. Cost: USU Students $4 w/ID if you pre-buy in the HPER or Fieldhouse or $5 w/ID at the door, General Admission - Adults $7, 17 and under $5.
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 email@example.com
MCHS PRESENTS: CHRISTMAS FANTASY
Mountain Crest High School Band & Orchestra will present “Christmas Fantasy” on Thursday, December 8, and Friday, December 9 at 7:00 pm in the MCHS Auditorium. “Christmas Fantasy” is a band/orchestra performance of Christmas music set to an imaginative story for children and is a great first-time introduction of instrumental music which will delight all children, young and old. This year's production highlights several different instruments in ensemble as the children attempt to change an angry toy lion's attitude about Christmas. Ticket prices are $3.00 Adults, $2.00 Children/Students/Seniors, $12.00 Family.
TABERNACLE CHRISTMAS CONCERT
The Logan Tabernacle presents the Holiday Concert Series for your enjoyment on Tuesdays through Sundays this holiday season. All performances are free and open to the public. Performances begin at 7PM, unless otherwise noted. Friday Dec. 9th - Presbyterian Bell Choir
FOUR SEASONS THEATRE CO. PRESENTS: A CHRISTMAS CAROL
This holiday season the classic Dickens novel comes to life as Four Seasons Theatre Company presents the musical “A Christmas Carol.” This version of “A Christmas Carol” was originally performed at Madison Square Gardens in New York City. Music was written by Alan Menken, Academy Award winning composer of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin. Not surprisingly, the music in “A Christmas Carol” has a very Disney-esque feel that will delight audiences and inspire them with the Spirit of Christmas. The performance runs December 1 -3, 5, and 8-10 AT 7:30PM on the Sky View High School stage. Tickets to “A Christmas Carol” are available now at skyviewtix.org or call 435-563-6273 and are $10-12.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
The Heritage Theatre in Perry presents, A Christmas Carol, based on the classic tale by Charles Dickens, features Nick Velas as the determined miser, Ebenezer Scrooge. Performances begin November 26th and run each Monday, Friday and Saturday through December 17th (at 7:30 pm), with matinees December 3rd and 10th (at 2 pm). Tickets are $9 for adults and $8 for children and seniors. Make reservations early to ensure a seat for everyone in the family! Website: http://www.heritagetheatreutah.com/
The Old Barn Theatre in Collinston presents: White Christmas. White Christmas is a veritable warehouse full of oldie-but-goodie Irving Berlin tunes that are woven into the show's plotline.
Bob Wallace and Phil Davis are nightclub entertainers whose plans are altered when they meet singing-sister act Betty and Judy. The men follow the sisters to Vermont, only to discover that the nearly-bankrupt lodge they were to perform at is owned by their former commanding general. After discovering that the general is in dire financial straits, the four entertainers secretly make plans to bail the general out with a big musical show, enlisting the aid of Bob and Phil's army buddies. This heartwarming story along with classic musical numbers such as White Christmas, is a perfect way to get into the holiday spirit. December 2, 3, 5, 9, 10*, 10, 12, 16, 17*, 17. Matinees are marked with *. Shows are at 7:30pm, *Matinees are at 2:30pm. Doors open 30 minutes before the show. Online Tickets or Call in Reservations (435-458-2276) are highly recommended. Where: 3605 Bigler Road, Collinston,Utah. Cost: $7 -$8.
USU Theatre presents: Twentieth Century. Set in two 1930s luxury drawing rooms and the observation lounge of the Twentieth Century Limited train, a flamboyant theatre producer, Oscar Jaffe, is trying to convince his old flame, Lily Garland, to sign an acting contract. Meanwhile, Oscar is doing his best to ward off a would-be playwright, Lily’s boyfriend, a producer and a religious fanatic, among others, on the train as he attempts to seal a deal with Lily. Where: Morgan Theatre in the Chase Fine Arts Center, on the USU Campus. When: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30pm. Cost: $13 GA, $10 Seniors and youth, $8 USU faculty and staff, free for USU students.
LIVE MUSIC @ WHY SOUND
Matteo w/Sarah Olsen, and Waiving At Daisies. (Indie/Acoustic). When: Thursday, December 9th at 8pm. Cost: $5. Where: Why Sound, 30 Federal Ave, Logan.
LIVE MUSIC @ LEGENDS BILLIARDS CLUB
Come experience the music of Withered Soul in concert on December 9th at Legends Billiard Club. One truly original band at one truly original bar, don't miss this great show! When: Friday at 9pm. Where: 2707 S HWY 89/91, Nibley, UT.
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.