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: email@example.com Website: http://www.logandowntown.org/ Date: December 2nd-December 30th, all day. Location: Historic Downtown Logan Businesses. Cost: Free!
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. Where: Merrill-Cazier Library Atrium. Open to: Everyone! Contact: Vicki Read, 435.797.2914, firstname.lastname@example.org When: Open all day during Merrill-Cazier Library hours from Oct. 24th to December 10th. 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.
SMITHFIELD CRAFT FAIR
Smithfield Craft Fair to be held on Sat. Dec. 3rd from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Old Movie Gallery next to Lee's Market. Jewelry, Watches, Cards, Food, Crafts. Xmas gifts. More info 435-563-6412. Admission is free.
CV PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB GEAR SWAP
If you’re a photographer interested in swapping gear, the Cache Valley Photography Club will be holding a ‘Gear Swap’ on Saturday, Dec 3rd from 10a.m. to 1p.m. at the Thatcher-Young Mansion (35 W 100 South, Logan). Buy, sell or trade your used equipment, including film, digital, tripods, lenses and more. The event is free and open to the public. For more information: (Levi Sim 535-1501)
CACHE VALLEY WINTER GIFT MARKET
A Cache Valley tradition for nine years – the Winter Gift Market at the Bullen Center: Cache Valley’s premier artisan gift market for the holidays since 2003. Buy local, buy original, support our artisan community and give original art and artisan products this holiday season. Part of Gallery Walk Friday December 2 from 6-9 pm and Saturday December 3 from 10am- 6pm. A festival of unique gifts and music from over 30 talented local artisans. One of a kind gifts including pottery, woodwork, art glass, beadwork, jewelry, soaps, lotions, photography, handmade, handspun fabric arts, nature art and more. Live music. Free admission. No strollers please. Visit Winter Gift Market on facebook for more information. Website: http://www.cvwgm.webs.com/
A VERY UNIQUE CHRISTMAS BOUTIQUE
Please join us for a Christmas Boutique being held at the Child & Family Support Center. Holiday decorations, jewelry, treats, clothing, toys and hand-crafted home décor. Event proceeds will benefit the 24-hour Crisis/Respite Nursery at the Child & Family Support Center. Contact: Leigh Dean, 435-752-8880, email@example.com Website: http://www.cachecfsc.org/ Time: 10AM-4PM. Date: Saturday December 3, 2011. Location: Child & Family Support Center, 380 W 1400 N, Logan, UT 84341
HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR
the Holiday Craft Fair will be held Friday from 9a.m. to 7p.m. and Saturday from 10a.m. to 2p.m. at 675 E Main in Hyrum. Featuring: quilts, fish pond, bake sale, gift baskets and a whole lot more. Everyone welcome. Free admission. Lunch for $2 dollars. Where: Hyrum Senior Center, 675 E Main, Hyrum.
SATURDAYS AT THE MUSEUM
The Museum of Anthropology will discuss the occurrence of Genocide-rape in Rwanda. Dr. Zraly will give a presentation about the Rwandan traumas at 12:30PM and at 2:30PM. Documentaries will be played at the museum beforehand starting at 10AM until the presentations begin. Contact: Museum of Anthropology, 435-797-7545, firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://anthromuseum.usu.edu/ Time: 10AM-4PM. Date: Saturday December 3, 2011. Location: Museum of Anthropology, USU Old Main Room 252, Logan, UT 84322. Cost: Free.
CACHE HUMANE SOCIETY ALTERNATIVE GIFT SALE
Come and find great gifts, and support the Cache Humane Society at the same time! We will be selling alternative gifts along with a fun holiday card. Select from a number of services you can purchase to help support the shelter, including feeding a cat or dog for a week..., sponsoring an animals stay at the shelter while it awaits adoption, providing a spay or neuter for an animal to make it more adoptable, or even sponsoring an adoption for a needy animal. Where: UPR Station in the Bullen Center, 43 S Main, Logan. When: We will be there Friday night during the gallery walk, and again on Saturday from 10:00-6:00.
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.
DOLL CLOTHES BOUTIQUE
We will be having our first very own open house this year! Beautiful handmade fashions for your 18" doll such as American Girl or Madame Alexander. We also have dolls this year! From pajamas to skinny jeans, pinafores to formals we have just what your doll needs. Come see us Dec. 3 from 10:00 to 5:00. If you are unable to attend the open house, call 512-2805 to make an appointment.
SNC WREATH WORKSHOP
Stokes Nature Center and the Cache County Master Gardeners present Macey’s florist Sarah Parslow, who will showcase creative holiday wreaths and demonstrate how to make them. When: Saturday from 10a.m. to 12 noon. All materials supplied so you can try it yourself and take a wreath home. Cost is $12 for SNC members and Master Gardeners, $15 for non-members. Registration is required. For more information: (435-755-3239)
CACHE VALLY MALL'S LUNCH WITH SANTA
You're invited to have lunch with Santa! Enjoy crafts, a book reading by Santa and FREE Chick-fil-A lunch! When: Saturday, December 3 Starting at 11am. Where: The Cache Valley Mall Food Court. Contact: 435-753-5401
HOLLY BERRY BOUTIQUE
Come find some great Christmas gifts! We'll have crafts, baby items, candles, jewelry, hair bows, goodies and more. Where: 742 E 590 N, Smithfield. When: Thursday 4pm to 8pm, Friday 11am to 8pm, Saturday 11am to 5pm.
HOLIDAY HOOPS 3 ON 3 TOURNAMENT
One of the largest 3 on 3 Basketball Tournaments in Cache Valley! Teams are guaranteed at least 3 games before a "March Madness-esque" single elimination tournament commences. Cost is $30 per team, please register beforehand. To do so, email your team name to email@example.com or call/text Steven at 866-433-7769. Don't miss the fun! Location:
HPER Building - Room: 201. Open To: Students Alumni Faculty Staff Public. Admission Info: $30 Per Team. When: Saturday 11am to 2pm. Contact: Colton Thompson, 435-890-7070, firstname.lastname@example.org
THE SPRINGS BOUTIQUE
Come join us for the Springs Boutique. Just in time for the holidays get all your gifts in one place! Free admission! First 50 get door prize! Vendors include: Custom vinyl lettering and home decor, Nail revolution, Paparazzi jewelry, Cute crochet hats for kids, Scentsy, Headband Organizers, Purses and more. December 3rd 12 to 4pm Where: 1721 S 1150 W, Logan, UT, 84321. Website: http://www.wbvinyl.blogspot.com/
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. Saturday, December 3rd at 12pm, The Cache Children's Choir.
SNC DIY RECYCLED ORNAMENTS WORKSHOP
The holidays are fast approaching - how will you decorate your tree? This crafty workshop will teach you how to make some unique decorations out of recycled and natural materials. All supplies will be provided. Where: At Stokes Nature Center. Who: For adults and mature teens. When: Saturday at 1pm. Cost: $8(SNC members) $10 (non-members) Registration required. For more information or to register, call 435-755-3239 or email nature[at]logannature.org.
TRI-STATE BAND SYMPOSIUM SAMPLER CONCERT
The sixth annual Tri-State Band Symposium will feature a sampler concert on Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. and a finale concert on Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. Where: Kent Concert Hall, Chase Fine Arts Center, USU. Cost: Free!
SENIOR CELLO RECITAL
Ariel Haubner will be performing her Senior recital, featuring works by Bach, Dvorak, and Popper. When: Saturday at 6pm. Cost: Free! Where: Chase Fine Arts Center - Room 214. Contact: 757-639-0147 or email@example.com
LIVE MUSIC @ PIER 49 PIZZA
Acoustic oldies group “Relic”, featuring Irv Nelson, Scott Olsen, and Steve Roberts, will perform live on Saturday, December 3rd, from 6:00 to 8:00pm at Pier 49 San Francisco Style Sourdough Pizza. This is a great sounding group! Many people in the valley have heard The Fender Benders classic rock band. Relic is the “unplugged” version of that band. Preview them at relicacousticband.com No cover charge, everyone is welcome.
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.
ABRACADAN'S COMEDY HYPNOTIST SHOW
A fun SAFE, FAMILY friendly comedy hypnosis show, where you are the STAR of the show! All are welcomed to attend this amazing night of comedy hypnosis. Contact: Daniel Geddes, 208-530-1182, firstname.lastname@example.org OR James Ribera, 435-757-6237, loganarthouse.com Website: http://abracadan.com/ Time: 7PM. Date: Saturday December 3, 2011. Location: Logan Art House, 795 N Main, Logan, UT 84321. Cost: $6
ELITE HALL BENEFIT DANCE
Annual Fundraiser dance to help preserve Elite Hall. Dance lessons at 7PM; swing dancing (with live band), Latin dancing, performances from local teams, and refreshments. Everyone is welcome. Hosted by the USU Big Band Swing Club. Contact: Jennifer Monsen, 801-699-0441, email@example.com Website: http://www.usu.edu/swing/EHBenefit.shtml Time: 7PM-11:30PM. Date: Saturday December 3, 2011. Location: Elite Hall, 83 W Main, Hyrum, UT 84319. Cost: $10 per person, $15 per couple.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Location: 1650 E 1600 N, North Logan, UT
LIVE MUSIC @ WHY SOUND
Falk w/Horse Bones, and Megan Simper. (Acoustic). Where: Why Sound, 30 Federal Ave, Logan. Cost: $5. When: Saturday, December 3rd at 8pm.
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