Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Things To Do In Logan: Monday 12/05/2011 Events

PARADE OF GINGERBREAD HOMES
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: logandowntown@gmail.com 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.

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!

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, kylie.martinez@aggiemail.usu.edu

MOM OR DAD & ME ICE SKATING
Mom or Dad & Me sessions are held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Eccles Ice Center. Location: 2825 N. 200 East. For $6 a session, pre-school age children skate for free with a paying adult and receive a complimentary hot chocolate. Call 787-2288 or visit http://www.ecclesice.com/ for more information.

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 LIBRARY STORY TIME
A special story time will be held in honor of National Cookie Day! There will be cookies and bookmarks given out throughout the day. When: Monday, December 5 at 2pm. Cost: Free! Where: The Hyrum City Library.

HYRUM LIBRARY VISITING AUTHOR
The Hyrum Library will host Annell Williams, author of "In Search Of The King". Her boook will be available for purchase, she will be there to sign, and there will be refreshments and a coloring contest for children. When: December 4th from 5pm to 7pm. Cost: Free! Where: The Hyrum City Library.

ROCKHAUS FAMILY NIGHT
Monday is Family Night $7.00/person minimum of 2 after 5:00 PM. Must be immediate family. 1780 NORTH 200 EAST NORTH LOGAN, UTAH 84321 Contact: Rockhaus Climbing Gym phone: 435.713.0068 fax: 435.713.0069

FAMILY NIGHT ICE SKATING
The Eccles Ice Center offers Family Night from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. on Mondays at the center, 2825 N. 200 East, North Logan. Up to eight people can skate for $30, including skates. Call 752-1170 for an updated, daily schedule as times are subject to change. For more information, call 787-2288.

BOB PAGE FUNDRAISER
Great food for a great cause! A fundraiser for Bob Page will be held on Monday night from 6p.m. to 8p.m. at Summit Elementary School (80 W Center, Smithfield). Bob was in a serious 4-wheeler accident. He is in the ICU at McKay-Dee Hospital due to a brain injury. A pulled-pork and Dutch-oven potato dinner will be served. Also a drawing will be held for handmade items (each dinner includes a ticket). Cost is $10 adults / $5 kids 8 & under or $35 per family. To donate items for the drawing or auction contact (435-213-0246). Also check out www.bobpageupdates.blogspot.com

COSMIC BOWLING
The Cache Valley Fun Park offers Cosmic Bowling every Monday from 7pm until close. Bowling prices start at 3pm. Location: 255 E 1770 N, North Logan.

FLUTES AND VOICES
The USU Women’s Choir and Flute Choir will present 'Flutes and Voices.' The combined flute choirs will perform works such as Mozart's 'Magic Flute Overture,' 'Miniature Overture,' 'Chinese Dance' and “Dance of the Mirlitons” from Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker Suite. 'The USU Women's Choir adds a vocal touch to this program with music by American composers, Z. Randall Stroope, John Leavitt, Eric Whitacre and Utah's own Bernell Hales and Mack Wilberg. Location: The USU Performance Hall. Open To: Students Alumni Faculty Staff Public. Admission Info: $10 general admission, $8 seniors and youth, $5 faculty and staff, free for USU students. When: Monday at 7:30pm. Website: http://arts.usu.edu Contact: CCA Box Office, 435-797-8022, ccatickets@usu.edu

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/

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.


WHITE CHRISTMAS
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.

COUNTRY SWING DANCING
Come country swing dancing at the Cache Valley Fun Park. When: Monday and Wednesdays from 9pm until close. Cost: $4 per person. Visit their website for more information: http://www.cachevalleyfunpark.com/

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