Come join local avalanche forecaster Toby Weed for a one evening, one field day avalanche awareness class specifically for snowmobilers. The class will cover avalanche rescue skills, terrain analysis, danger rating interpretation, safe travel techniques, as well as the basics of avalanche awareness. Thursday evening will be a 2 hour classroom session starting at 6pm. Saturday will be a field day in the Tony Grove area. Cost: $150. This is a great opportunity to get out with our local avalanche expert and learn how to keep yourself and your traveling companions safe in the backcountry while still having fun! Please bring a beacon, shovel, and probe. We do have some extras to loan. Please call 757-2794 for more info. To register, please visit our website at www.utahavalanchecenter.org
CGOA SKI DAY
Hit the slopes at Beaver Mountain with Common Ground Ski staff. Adaptive equipment is available. Call Bryce for details, 435.713.0288. When: Saturday at 7:30am. Cost: $25.
FORGOTTEN PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD
The exhibit, assembled by Special Collections and Archives Photograph Curator Daniel Davis, explores the history of the Union Pacific Railroad through photographs of A. J. Russell. The exhibit presents several of the well-known and idealized scenes of the railroad’s construction (1868-69) as photographed by Russell while under the commission of the Union Pacific Railroad. In addition to the well-known images, the exhibit presents examples of stereo-views taken by Russell and other photographers that offer a more complete and less sanitized version of the railroad’s history. A reception for the exhibit is planned Feb. 15 in conjunction with a lecture by Davis for the Friends of Merrill-Cazier Library. Where: The Merrill-Cazier Library. When: January 23rd through February 17th, All Day. Cost: Free!
POSTER EXHIBIT: DISABILITY HISTORY
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: http://www.cpdusu.org/blog/2011/11/attention-educators-here-are-two-events-your-student-should-see/ Contact: JoLynne Lyon, 797.1977, email@example.com
Here is the event of a life time! Come join us for 8 hours on January 28th in Logan, Utah. Hang out with Master Photographers, Steve Mackley, and Levi Sim. Peek over their shoulders as they share their fast and easy secrets in lighting, composition, computer enhancing your photography. PLUS! There will be local vendors to show you all the new products in the exciting world of digital photography. LOCATION: The Old Rock Church in Providence, Utah. DATE AND TIME: January 28th from 9:00am – 5:00pm. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: 9:00 – 11:30 Lighting, Posing, Shooting Demo with Steve and Levi, 11:30 – 1:30 Time with Venders, 12:00 – 1:00 Lunch on your own, 1:30 – 5:00 Computer Enhancement of Images. For more information or to register call 435.753.0085 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://myimageworkshops.com
DEW THE MOUNTAIN SKI RACE
The "DEW" the Mountain race will be held at 10am on Tiny Tim. $5 entry, register that morning in the lodge. All ages and ablities are welcome. Great prizes from Pepsi of Logan and the Beaver Mountain retail shop. Contact: Beaver Mountain Ski Area Office, 435-946-3610. Website: http://www.skithebeav.com/ Time: 10AM. Date: Saturday January 28, 2012. Location: Beaver Mountain, 40000 E Highway 89, Garden City, UT 84028. Cost: $5 entry (in addition to lift ticket price).
SKI/SNOWSHOE SMITHFIELD CANYON
The Cache Hikers will host a cross-country ski/snowshoe trip in Smithfield Canyon. This is an easy activity, about 5 miles round trip. Bring food, water, extra clothing, and a donation for gas if carpooling. Make sure your equipment is adequate and that you have the skill and stamina necessary for the trip. Contact: Jim, 435-760-5049. Website: http://www.cachehikers.org Time: 10AM. Date: Saturday January 28, 2012. Location: Meet SW corner of Smith's parking lot, 750 North Main, Logan, UT 84321. Cost: Free.
MARION R. HYDE EXHIBIT
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, email@example.com When: January 17th through February 9th, 10am to 5pm.
Shops in historic Downtown Logan open late with huge clearance sales and deals on Valentine gifts. Enjoy sidewalk sale prices, indoors. Admission to the sidewalk sale is free! When: Saturday from 10am to 8pm.
SATURDAYS AT THE MUSEUM
The Museum of Anthropology will explore the worlds of Star Wars and Star Trek. Come learn how our culture has changed through these amazing works of science fiction! Patrons can learn about how modern technologies have evolved from the worlds of Star Wars and Star Trek. Join in activities such as learning your Klingon name, or making a hand puppet of Admiral Ackbar! Visitors will have a chance to watch "Star Wars Tech", a documentary on the technology of Star Wars at 12 pm. At 2 pm we'll be watching "Modern Marvels: Star Trek Tech". A costume contest will be held at 1 pm for both Star Wars and Star Trek costumes, with the winners receiving Aggie ice cream! So grab your universal translator, brush up on your Wookie and come enjoy a fun filled day with the whole family! Contact: USU Museum of Anthropology, (435) 797-7545, firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://anthromuseum.usu.edu/ 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.
A one stop wedding planning event. Free admission and parking. Fashion shows throughout the day. You can plan any event easlily with lots of ideas from many vendors. Free samples. Where: the USU Taggart Student Center. Website: http://www.bridalfaire.org When: Saturday from 10am to 5pm.
COOKING CLASS @ KITCHEN KNEADS
A Taste Of India! Indian food is delicious. Rich and satisfying in a way that is unique only to it's flavors. Experience a taste of Indian cuisine with Ash Oberai, Owner and Executive Chef of local Indian Oven Restaurant. You'll be cooking like a pro and filling your home with the intoxicating scent of Indian spices in no time! When: Saturday, January 28, 2012 @ 11:00 a.m. Menu: TBA. Price: $20.00. Contact: 435-752-9220 email@example.com Where: 1211 N Main, Logan.
FREE BEADING CLASS @ BEADLES
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.
PRINCESS PHOTO SHOOT
Music Theatre West presents "The Slipper and the Rose" at the Ellen Eccles Theatre February 9th through the 14th. The company will host a princess photo opportunity at the Cache Valley Mall this weekend. Everyone is invited to meet a princess and have a photo taken at no charge. When: Saturday from 1pm to 3pm. Cost: Free!
CACHE LDS SINGLES 31+ ACTIVITY
Cache LDS singles 31 years and older will head to Hardware Ranch. For carpooling, meet at the Willow Park Church (340 West 700 South in Logan) at 1:30 p.m. Meet at Hardware Ranch at 2 p.m. Dress warmly and enjoy a wagon ride through a meadow full of elk. Because of less snow there aren't as many elk, but it will still be a blast! Refreshments will be served. Cost: $5.
MATINEE ENCHANTEE: MAGIC AND MUSIC AT THE MANSION
The Hatch Academy of Magic and Music presents an enchanting afternoon of magic and music. Deceptionist Richard Hatch, violinist Rosemary Hatch, and pianist Jonathan Hatch in an ensemble performance! Music by Kreisler, Saint-Saëns and Miyagi, magic by Hofzinser, Vernon, Robert-Houdin and others. Contact: Richard Hatch, 435-932-0017, richard@HatchAcademy.com Website: http://www.HatchAcademy.com Time: 2PM. Date: Saturday January 28, March 24, April 14, 2012. Location: The Thatcher-Young Mansion, 35 W 100 S, Logan, UT 84321. Cost: $10 adults/$8 children under 12.
MERCHANT OF VENICE
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.
FREE BEADING CLASS @ BEADLES
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.
LIVE MUSIC @ PIONEER VALLEY LODGE
Crimson Rose will entertain residents and the general public at the Pioneer Valley Lodge. This is a free event and is open to everyone who would like to attend. Where: 2351 N 400 E, North Logan. When: Saturday @ 3pm. Cost: Free!
OPEN MIC POETRY @ 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! Where: 52 Federal Ave, Logan. When: Saturday @ 4:45pm. Cost: Free!
USU AG COLLEGE CHILI COOK-OFF
The USU College of Agriculture presents the ‘Chili Cook-Off’ Saturday @ 5p.m. in the Lundstrom Student Center (1295 E 1000 North) in Logan. The event is open to everyone. Entertainment provided by the Sagwich Basin Boys. Cost is $3 per person, $5 per couples or $10 for families. If you are interested in participating in the cook-off it is $3 for USU students and $5 for all other entrants. For more information: (Lisa Allen 435-797-0454). Please bring your own muffin tins to try them all!
VITTLES AND FIDDLES
Vittles & Fiddles is a fun-filled musical event. Local restaurants (Beehive Grill, White Owl, Texas Roadhouse, Noodles & Co., Hamiltons, El Sol, Angies, Village Inn, Juniper Takeout) will provide dinner and dessert from 5:30PM-7:30PM. Music by Raindogs, Good Times & Uncommon Collective until 10PM. Funds raised will go towards completing the Playground Plaza at the Whittier Center. Contact: Jon Alfred, 435-753-9008, firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.whittiercenter.org Time: 5:30PM-10PM. Date: Saturday January 28, 2012. Location: Whittier Community Center, 290 N 400 E, Logan, UT 84321. Cost: $12 adults, $6 kids.
LIVE MUSIC @ PIER 49 PIZZA
Enjoy some of Cache Valley's best pizza and live music provided by Kris Krompel. When: Saturday from 6pm to 8pm. Where: Pier 49 San Francisco Style Sourdough Pizza, in Providence. Cost: No cover charge!
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/
FREE OPEN REC FOR LOGAN WINTERFEST
Free admission to the Logan Rec Center sponsored by Logan Parks and Recereation. Wallyball, racquetball, indoor track, open basketball gym and weight room for 16 and older. When: Saturday from 6pm to 9pm.
MISS CACHE VALLEY PAGEANT
The Utah Scholarship Foundation presents Miss Cache Valley Pageant 2012. Miss Cache Valley is for girls 17 -23 years old and at least a senior in High School. Approximately $15,000 in Scholarships will be awarded to local young women. Miss Cache Valley serves our community and receives scholarships. Tickets are available online and at the door. Website: http://www.centerforthearts.us/events.html Time: 7:00 pm. Date: Saturday January 28, 2012. Location:, Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S Main, Logan, Ut 84321. Cost: $12
LIVE MUSIC @ WHY SOUND
Battle Of The Bands - Part 3. Bands Performing: Tracing Yesterday, Viewers Like You, Deicidal Carnage, Chucks, Swamp Donkey, The Carpet Layer Distress Band. 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, email@example.com Website: http://www.whysound.com/ Location: Why Sound, 30 Federal Ave, Logan, UT 84321. Cost: $5.
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
AN EVENING OF ONE ACT PLAYS
Student produced, directed and performed one act plays. Two different groups of plays, Group A and Group B. Group A shows 7:30pm on Jan. 23, 25 and 27, Group B shows at 7:30pm on Jan. 24, 26 and 28. Group A is rated Mature for some profanity and sexual references, Group B is appropriate for General Audiences, with brief strong language. Group A one act plays: "Life Under Water" by Richard Greenberg, "Naomi in the Living Room" by Christopher Durang, "Noon" by Terrence McNally. Group B one act plays: "Chinamen" by Michael Frayn, "Something Unspoken" by Tennessee William, "The Actor's Nightmare" by Christopher Durang. Where: The Black Box Theatre in the USU Chase Fine Arts Center. Cost: $5 General Admission, free for USU students with ID
THE 39 STEPS
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 http://www.heritagetheatreutah.com/index.html
*Image courtesy of Shimming Sands Belly Dance
BELLYDANCING @ THE INDIAN OVEN
Date night just got a whole lot more exciting! Now you can get dinner and a show all in one fabulous location. Indian Oven is proud to welcome Shimmering Sands Belly Dance the last Saturday of every month. The show starts at 8pm, it is free when you order an entree. Make your reservations now!
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 9pm – 10pm. Cost: $5