Monday, November 21, 2011

Things To Do In Logan: Saturday 11/26/2011 Events

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.

PARADISE TURKEY SHOOT
The 17th annual Paradise Fire & Rescue Turkey Shoot will be held Saturday morning at 9a.m. at the Paradise gravel pit (9000 S 600 East). Hey guys, after your wife goes shopping, grab your gun and come on out and shoot some trap. Concessions available: burgers, hot dogs, hot and cold drinks. Again this year – a new shotgun to be given away to a youth shooter (17 and under). And a drawing for a Benelli Nova 12 gauge shotgun, and other prizes. (Adult supervision required for youth shooters under 15 years old). For more information: (Blake 245-5835 or 764-9046). All money raised will go to Paradise Fire & Rescue for training and equipment.

CACHE PRACTICAL SHOOTERS MATCH
The Cache Practical Shooters (CAPS) will hold its monthly pistol match – Saturday morning at 9a.m. at the Cache Public Shooting Range (3 miles west of Logan on the Valley View Hwy). The match will consist of 6 stages, including a USPSA Classifier. A required New Shooter Orientation Class will begin at 7:45a.m. and join the match at 9a.m. The match is free to first-time shooters. Check the website www.utahshooters.org for more information. Match fees are $12 for members and $17 for non-members. Eye and ear protection are required and spectators are welcome. For more information: (Rich Meacham 435-787-8131).

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!

FIGHT FOR FEELING FUNDRAISER
“The Fight for Feeling” an auction/fundraiser will be held Saturday at the Logan High School Crimson Gym from 10a.m. to 5p.m on Saturday, November 26th. On Oct 7th, Porter Hancock’s world as he knew it changed. Porter suffered a severe spinal injury during a South Summit High School football game. He is currently paralyzed from the chest down. This fundraiser is to help offset huge medical bills and necessary items needed for Porter to be able to return home. Items for the auction include: Sports Memorabilia (NY Jets. Jimmer Fredette, Steve Young, USU, BYU, the Utah Jazz and more) and other items like: Lasik eye surgery, crafts gift certificates, quilts, blankets, golf packages and more. Also monetary donations can be made payable to Zion’s Bank, Porter Hancock Donation Account. They can be mailed to the Hancock Family, Attn: Cheryl W Brown, 1633 E 1700 N, Logan, UT 84341 or taken into any Zions Bank. For more information: (435)753-7407

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).

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.

ROLLERBLADE HOCKEY CLUB
Inline hockey club games behind Bridger Elementary school on 400 W. We play usually two to four games of inline hockey with anyone who shows up. It's not hard to pick up, and it's a blast! So come on over and try it out! Your skill level doesn't matter, everyone's gotta start sometime, and trust us, you'd rather it was late than never! See you there! When: Saturday at 10am. Cost: Free and open to everyone. Contact: Inline Hockey, 208.312.4593, cro8onking@gmail.com

SUGAR PLUM TEA PARTY
Children young and old are invited to experience the magic of The Nutcracker! Everyone is all smiles as they meet the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier. Light refreshments will be served. An optional fee of $5.00 will be charged for a staged photograph. If you can't stand to let the magic end, the Matinee performance of the Nutcracker follows the tea. When: November 26, 2011 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm. Location: Bullen Center Ballroom. Cost: $3.00 per person, Tickets sold at the door.


LIVE MUSIC @ CAFFE IBIS

Katie from Old Ephriam String Band and her friend Cat will be performing live at the Caffe Ibis! Katie is an amazing fiddler, if you haven't had the chance to see her, you need to catch this show! Celtic/Canadian. Location: 52 Federal Ave, Logan. Cost: Free! When: Saturday from noon until 2pm.


FATHER CHRISTMAS @ THE EMPORIUM
Father Christmas will be making a special visit at The Emporium on Historic Main Street. Because Father Christmas loves only fresh chocolates, fudge, and wonderful candies, he will be giving children 50 cents to be used at Peewee's Sweets, at 1 North Main Street, Logan. Children can choose from hundreds of wonderful candies, chocolates, fudge, and much more! Contact: logandowntown@gmail.com Website: www.logandowntown.org Time: 12PM-2PM. Date: Saturday November 26, 2011. Location: The Emporium, 55 North Main Street, Logan, UT 84321.


FREE BEADING CLASS @ BEADLES
Every month Beadles holds a free class on Saturdays from noon until 2pm. This month it is this beautiful bracelet. For more information call 435.755.3171 or visit their website at http://www.beadlesoriginals.com/ or stop by their store at 1451 N 200 E, Ste 190, Logan, UT (the former Magical Moon Toys location by Walmart).


DOWNTOWN CARRIAGE RIDES

Enjoy Thanksgiving weekend with your family in Logan Downtown. Starting at 2PM, carriage rides will begin taking guests on an old fashioned carriage ride looping around the Logan Tabernacle, Historic Main Street, and the Logan Temple. The entire loop takes about 15 minutes. The carriage seats 4 adults and 2 children comfortably. The loading and unloading zone is at 50 North and 100 East, East side of the Logan Tabernacle. Plenty of FREE parking. Contact: Gary Saxton, 435-752-2161 ext 104, logandowntown@gmail.com Website: www.logandowntown.org Time: 2PM-6PM (or later, if the weather is nice). Date: Saturday November 26, 2011. Location: 50 North 100 East, Logan, UT 84321. Cost: $4 child/student, $7 adult, $25 family.


OPEN MIC NIGHT @ CAFFE IBIS

Quaid Peterson and friends will open your minds and hearts into a different way to look at things through poetry. Open invite to all poets out there. Come and share your poems! Location: 52 Federal Ave, Logan. When: Saturday from 5pm to 7pm. Cost: Free!


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/





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.


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/


SQUARE DANCING LESSONS
If you want to have a lot of fun, find a new way to exercise and hang out with the craziest bunch of people you’ve ever met, you need to try Square Dancing with us! We dance most Saturday nights from 7:30 until 10:00 The first two lessons are FREE and singles are welcome. Contact: Jerry Andrews 435-890-2397 jerryanda1@live.com Location: 1650 E 1600 N, North Logan, UT

IMPROV COMEDY @ LOGAN ARTHOUSE & CINEMA
Logan Out Loud is a local comedy group, that has some of the best talent that we've seen in the valley! Come enjoy the MC "Blaydor", a centacorn (unicorn+centaur), with his atrociously hilarious comments, and PG-13 humor. When Sat Sep 24 9pm – 10pm. Cost: $5

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