Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Things To Do In Logan: Thursday 12/08/2011 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 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, kylie.martinez@aggiemail.usu.edu

MIGHTY ME WORKSHOP
Sunshine Terrace Wellness Center and BRAG are offering “Mighty Me” workshops on brain health from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursdays at SST Wellness Center, 209 W. 300 North. Classes are free of charge. Call Allison at 713-1468 or the Wellness Center at 752-9321 with any questions.

WHY SHOULD I CARE CAMPAIGN
Have you ever wondered why it's even important to care about politics, laws, current events, or civics? Why should you care about what a bunch of crooked politicians are up to if it doesn't affect you? The "Why Should I Care?" Campaign is answering these questions and more throughout the year. Come listen to Weber County Commissioner of Agriculture, Kerry Gibson talk about political awareness in the field of Agriculture. Location: Taggart Student Center - Room: Auditorium. Open To: Students Alumni Faculty Staff Public. When: Thursday, December 8th at 2:30pm. Admission Info: Free. Contact: Kirsten Frank, 8017351107, frank.kirs@gmail.com


CHRISTMAS AT ANNIVERSARY INN
Experience the magic of the season at the Anniversary Inn's annual Christmas at the Inn. Free self guided tours of all the Inn's beautiful theme rooms. Bring the whole family for a delightful evening of refreshments and music. Santa arrives at 5PM for free photos with the kids. Help the Child and Family Support Center with a donation of snack items or office supplies. Take advantage of reservation discounts at the Anniversary Inn for 2012...Any suite, any night through December 7th, 2012 is just $150 plus tax when you book this night. Plus, take an additional $10 off your suite rate with a donation or snack items or office supplies to the Children and Family Support Center. Call for details. Contact: Front Desk, 435-752-3443, kristine@anniversaryinn.com Website: http://www.anniversaryinn.com Time: 4PM-8PM. Date: Thursday December 8, 2011. Location: The Anniversary Inn, 169 E Center Street, Logan, UT 84321. Cost: Free

CITRUS & SAGE OPEN MIC NIGHT
Every Thursday there's "OPEN MIC NITE". Bring your musical talents and groupies and jam out in THE ROOM. 5-7PM @ Citrus and Sage Cafe on 100 East and 100 North in Logan http://www.citrusandsage.biz/index.html

THURSDAY NIGHT AT THE BAR
The Cache County Bar Association sponsors a pro bono legal program each month. This free service is designed for those who cannot otherwise afford an attorney. Services will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Call for more information. Contact: Kevin J. Fife, (435) 752-1551, kjf@oh-pc.com Time: 5:30- 7:30 pm. Date: The 2nd Thursday of the month. Location: Historic Cache County Courthouse, 199 N Main, Logan, UT 84321

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.

COMMON GROUND ROCK CLIMBING
Come join Common Ground Outdoor Adventures. Let's get out of the cold and climb indoors at the Rock Haus. When: December 8th at 6pm. Duration: 2 hours. Cost: $8 per person.

KNOTTY KNITTERS
The Knotty Knitters meet from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Senior Citizen Center in Logan. Everyone is invited to work on their crochet, knitting, needlework, cross-stitch projects and more. For more information, contact Cathy at 752-3923.

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. Thursday Dec. 8th - The Towne Singers (Mixed Chorus)

BIG BAND SWING CLUB
Thursdays 7:00PM to 10:00PM Come learn Big Band Swing Dancing! Swing Dancing is an original American art form, and a fun way to exercise and meet people. Come alone or with a partner; we offer lessons at 7, followed by social dancing. Beginners are welcome, and your first time is free. Come dance with us! Location: HPER Building - Room: 215. Open To: USU Students Alumni Faculty Staff and the General Public. Website: http://www.usu.edu/swing/ Contact: Jennifer Monsen, 801-699-0441 havoc.monkey@gmail.com

FILM SCREENING @ LOGAN ARTHOUSE & CINEMA
American Teacher, directed by Academy Award nominee Vanessa Roth & narrated by Matt Damon, will be showing this THURSDAY & SATURDAY at 7pm. Cost: Free!

SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE
'Symphonie Fantastique,' composed by Hector Berlioz, is one of the most representative early Romantic works,” said Sergio Bernal, USU Symphony Orchestra musical director. According to Berlioz, the symphony tells the story of an artist gifted with a lively imagination who has poisoned himself with opium in the depths of despair because of hopeless love. Location: USU Chase Fine Arts Center, Kent Concert Hall. When: Thursday, Dec. 8 @ 7:30pm. Open To: Students Alumni Faculty Staff Public. Admission Info: $10 general admission, $8 seniors and youth, $5 faculty and staff, free for USU students. Website: http://arts.usu.edu Contact: CCA Box Office, 435-797-8022, ccatickets@usu.edu

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/



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.


TWENTIETH CENTURY
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.

LEARN TO ROLL YOUR KAYAK
Kayak Roll Session 7:30pm- 9:30pm HYPER Pool Cost: $5/$8/$10. Starting in October our roll sessions will be held on Thursdays. Come practice your whitewater kayak roll in the HPER pool. Can't roll? No problem, we will have instructors on hand to help you figure it out. All equipment is provided, just bring your suit. This is open to students, faculty/staff, and the general public. Pre-register at the ORP. 435-797-3264.

LOGAN UNPLUGGED
Logan Unplugged is an acoustic music night that is free to the public every Thursday from 8 - 10 p.m. at Sultans Tavern 205 south main, Logan. Singer songwriters and fans of acoustic music gather to listen and enjoy the music and each others company. For more information call: 435 757 8970.

ECLIPSE LIVE IN CONCERT
Come listen to the A'Capella group Eclipse sing some of the songs of the season! A great night for family and friends to get together to feel the spirit of the Holidays. Location: TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom. Open To: Students Alumni Faculty Staff Public. When: Thursday at 8pm. Admission Info: FREE! Website: http://www.facebook.com/events/120560238055565/?ref=ts Contact: Kellen Hansen, 435-797-1722, kellen.hansen@gmail.com

DANCE UNITED CLUB
Each month the club focuses on teaching a different dance. October is Big Band Swing Dancing. November the club is looking at doing something like ballroom style, samba, or salsa. If you are interested in becoming a member, membership is $10 which includes a free t-shirt and admittance to all the membership parties. Lessons start at 8pm. Where: Tippets Gallery in the USU Chase Fine Arts Building.

LIVE MUSIC @ WHY SOUND
Charleigh Petersen, w/Riley Traveller, Thomas Koch, and Paul Christiansen. (Accoustic). When: Thursday, December 8th at 8pm. Cost: $5. Where: Why Sound, 30 Federal Ave, Logan.

COUNTRY WESTERN DANCING @ LEGENDS
FreeStyle Dance Company instructors provide the dance lessons. Come learn the Cowboy Cha Cha, Waltz, Two-Step, Triple Step, Line Dances, and more! 21 and older, please. Where: Legend's Billard Hall,2707 S HWY 89/91, Nibley. Cost: $5 per person. When: Thursday at 8pm. Contact Info: Erica Colvin, FreeStyle Dance Company, 435.535.1034 erica@freestyledancecompany.com

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