Friday, January 13, 2012

Things To Do In Logan: Saturday 01/21/2012 Events

Hit the slopes at Beaver Mountain with CGOA. Adaptive equipment is available. Call Carey at the CGOA office for details, 435-713-0288. Cost is $25. When: Saturday at 7:30am.

The exhibit includes panels that outline the history of disability and advocacy. This walk through 3000 years of the human condition is remarkably detailed. It’s sometimes shocking, sometimes poignant, and always informative. Location: Merrill-Cazier Library, Room: 034 (Special Collections area in the basement level). Open To: Public. Admission Info: free. When: 8am to 5pm, January 9th through the 27th. Website: JoLynne Lyon, 797.1977,

This race is part of USU's Big Blue Race Series. Come join the fun! Swim - 300 Yards, Bike - 5 miles, Run 3k. Registration closes at 9:30pm day of the race. Contact: ORP Service Desk, 435-797-3264, Website: Time: 10AM. Date: Saturday January 21, 2012. Location: Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322. Cost: USU Students $5, Non-Students $10.

This exhibition will highlight the most recent work of Utah State’s emeritus professor of art, Marion R. Hyde. Professor Hyde retired from the Department of Art in 2002 after more than 33 years of dedicated service that included 12 years as department head. Since retirement, Professor Hyde has been working in oil and pastel to create images that both represent and abstract the Utah landscape. We're pleased to present a wide selection of his best works to you during this opening exhibition of the 2012 season. An opening social will be held Jan. 18 at 4:30 p.m. in the Tippets Exhibit Hall. Location: Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall. Open To: Students Alumni Faculty Staff Public. Admission Info: Free. Contact: CCA Box Office, 435-797-8022, When: January 17th through February 9th, 10am to 5pm.

Special Olympics Utah is holding its annual Polar Plunge fundraiser at Hyrum State Park Reservoir. The Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics Utah athletes by collecting pledges and donations for being brave to jump into the frigid icy waters of Utah in the middle of winter. To become a Polar Plunge participant you must register on-line prior to the event (it is also possible to sign up on the day of the Plunge in Hyrum, but early registration helps things go more smoothly the day of the event). All participants with a minimum pledge of $25, will receive a commemorative "I took the Plunge" t-shirt. But remember, this is a fundraiser for Special Olympics Utah so go out and get pledges and help raise money for the athletes. And whether you're a plunger or a spectator, it will be a grrrrreat day--with food, prizes, costume contest and fun for all. The Polar Plunge is a fundraiser benefiting Special Olympics Utah. Its purpose is to simply raise funds to enhance Special Olympics' mission: To provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Contact: Special Olympics, 1-801-363-1111, Website: Date: Saturday, registration starts at 10am, plunging starts at Noon. Location: Hyrum Reservoir, Hyrum, UT 84321

Pirates: Fact vs. Fiction. Delve into the world of pirates, past and present, with the Museum of Anthropology. Learn about the more infamous pirates and watch as some common pirate myths are busted. And no pirate would be caught without a hat. Come make your own pirate sword, hat, eye-patch and ship. Contact: USU Museum of Anthropology, (435) 797-7545, Website: Time: 10AM-4PM. Date: Saturday January 21, 2012. Location: USU Museum of Anthropology, Old Main, Room 252, Logan, UT 84322. Cost: Free and open to the public, all ages welcome.

Photographing a winter landscape presents some unique challenges. Photographer Jim Parrish will instruct participants in the appropriate camera settings to keep snow looking white, techniques for shooting in bright snowy conditions, and a few tips and tricks for special snow effects. This two-part course will also include a photo critique session on Saturday morning. Participants will be asked to take photographs before the Saturday session for critique. Film and digital photographers welcome. For adults. Registration required. Contact: Stokes Nature Center, 435-755-3239, Website: Time: 7PM-9PM (Fri), 10AM-12PM (Sat). Date: Friday and Saturday January 20-21, 2012. Location: Stokes Nature Center, 2696 East Highway 89, Logan Canyon, UT. Cost: $12 for SNC-Members, $15 for Non-members

Whether you're looking for something to serve at a brunch or something special for your family, nothing beats a homemade pastry. In this class, trained pastry chef Molly Badger has recipes for pastries that will be absolutely divine! Pastry can be a daunting task in the kitchen but not when you are armed with the tools you will learn in this class! When: Saturday, January 21, 2012 at11:00 a.m. Menu: Homemade Cream Cheese "Puff Pastry", Lemon Turnovers, Chausson Pommes (French Apple Turnovers), Chocolate Rugelach. Price: $20.00. Contact: 435-752-9220 Where: 1211 N Main, Logan.

Everyone is welcome to attend this free community sponsored meal. Join us for food, friendship and connections! Meal is served from 11:30AM-1PM the third Saturday of every month. This event is supported by a variety of Cache Valley agencies and organizations, including St Thomas, St John's, Prince of Peace, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Cache Valley Food Pantry, Volunteer Center, PAWS, and others. All are welcome. The meal is not sponsored by or promoting a specific church or belief. Contact: Amy Anderson, 435-797-8801, ~OR~ Rachel von Niederhausern, Time: 11:30AM-1PM. Date: Third Saturday of each month. Location: First Presbyterian Church, 12 S 200 West, Logan, UT 84321. Cost: Free.

Drop in to Beadles Original Beads for a free class. This class includes instruction on the Teardrop Peyote Bracelet. Where: 1451 N 200 E Ste 190, Logan. Cost: Free! When: Saturday from noon to 2pm.

Enjoy a live production of Shakespeare's Merchant Of Venice. Logan Youth Shakespeare will be performing this play at the Logan Arthouse and Cinema, located at 795 N Main, Logan. When: Friday, Jan 20 at 6:30 pm, Saturday, Jan 21 at 2 pm, Monday, Jan 23 at 6:30 pm, Thursday, Jan 26 at 6:30 pm, Friday, Jan 27 at 6:30 pm, Saturday, Jan 28 at 2 pm. Cost: $5 adults, $3 students and children 18 and under, children under 5 not permitted.

This is a great workshop, taught by deceptionist Richard Hatch, for everyone who's always wanted to learn the basics of mentalism. This class is for ages 14 and older and is limited to 6 participants. Where: The Thatcher-Young Mansion, 35 W 100 S, Logan. When: Saturday @ 2pm. Cost: $50 (bring your own deck of cards). Call to register, 435.932.0017. Website:

The second free Saturday beading class offered by Beadles Original Beads is the Flat Bugle Peyote Bracelet. This bracelet can stand along or be embellished, is the base for the free class being taught in February. Where: 1451 N 200 E Ste 190, Logan. Cost: Free! When: Saturday from 2pm to 4pm.

Experience dinner and a show in historic downtown Logan! Start your evening off at the Bluebird Restaurant at 3PM then be whisked off to rural Texas in Old Lyric Repertory Company's rendition of Greater Tuna by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard at the historic Caine Lyric Theatre at 5PM. Greater Tuna is the hilarious comedy about Texas' third smallest town, where the Lion's Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. The eclectic band of citizens that make up this town are portrayed by only two performers, making this satire on life in rural America even more delightful as they depict all of the inhabitants of Tuna -- men, women, children and animals. Rated I for Intermediate -- Recommended for children age 8 and older. This event is part of Arts Week 2012. Contact: CCA Box Office 435-797-8022 Time: 3PM-7PM. Date: Saturday January 21, 2012. Location: Bluebird Restaurant, then Caine Lyric Theatre, 19 N. Main St. (Bluebird), 28 W. Center St. (Caine Lyric Theatre), Logan, UT. Cost: $15 dinner and show, $10 show only.

Musician Irv Nelson will perform an acoustic set at Pier 49 San Francisco Style Sourdough Pizza. Where: 585 W 100 N, Providence (across from Macey's). When: Saturday, January 21st @ 6pm. Cost: No cover charge, tips appreciated.

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:

Battle Of The Bands - Part 2. Bands Performing: Poor Ophelia, Withered Soul, Ice Thieves, Tr3ason, Soulway Spaceman, Fa Koshka. We would like to thank our sponsors: KSM Music, ExperCom, Pier 49 Pizza, Jamba Juice, Logan Burgers & Sandwiches, Caffe Ibis Coffee Roasting Company, The Italian Place, Einsteins Bro Bagels . When: Saturday, January 21st @ 7pm. Contact: Tim Moes, 435-363-4700, Website: Location: Why Sound, 30 Federal Ave, Logan, UT 84321. Cost: $5.

This pageant gives local young women the opportunity to compete for scholarships by demonstrating their poise and skill in the following categories: Talent, Swimwear and Fitness, Evening Wear, and Interview. Where: Ellen Eccles Theatre, 42 S Main, Logan. When: Saturday at 7pm. Cost: $12.

Come cheer the Aggies as they take on Colorado on home ice at the Eccles Ice Arena. When: Saturday @ 7pm. Cost: USU Students $5 w/ID, Non-Student Adults $7, 17 and under $5.

This is a big-band swing dance complete with lessons before the dance! We're able to do this on an awesome spring loaded dance floor at Elite Hall. Everybody dresses up in best dress and we dance the night away. You're bound to see some great Lindy Hop and Charleston! Where: 83 W Main, Hyrum. Contact: Mark Lindsey, Website: When: 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month at 7pm. Cost: $3.

The BYU performing ensemble The Young Ambassadors is coming to Sky View High School for one night only! Buy your tickets online at Cost: $12 in advance, $15 at the door. When: Saturday at 7:15pm.

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 Location: 1650 E 1600 N, North Logan, UT

The Heritage Theatre in Perry presents Alfred Hitchcock's thriller "The 39 Steps". Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This 2-time Tony® and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of 4), an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance! Where: 2505 S Hwy 89, Perry, UT. When: Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays from January 13th through February 4th at 7:30pm with a matinee on January 21st at 2pm. For tickets and more information please call 435.723.8392 or visit their website at

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 9pm – 10pm. Cost: $5

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