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SOUTHERN UTAH The weekend is almost here again, and that means it’s time to look for adventure — maybe something fun, inspiring, educational or entertaining. Take advantage of our snapshot of Southern Utah events and activities to enjoy with family and friends, and keep the adventure going all weekend long!

Watch TGIF Show co-hosts Sheldon and Hollie talk about their weekend picks:

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Weekend events | Aug. 5-7

Art

Education/enlightenment

  • Friday, 11:45 a.m. | Curtain Call Luncheon | Admission: $17.50-$20 | Location: Southern Utah University Alumni House, 300 W. University Blvd., Cedar City
  • Saturday, 9:30-11 a.m. | The Big Latch On St. George | Admission: Free | Location: 1424 E. Foremaster Drive, St. George

Entertainment

  • Friday, 7 p.m. | “Ramona Quimby” | Admission: $17-$23| Location: Brigham’s Playhouse, Cottontown Village, 25 N. 300 West, Washington City
  • Friday, 8:30 p.m. PDT | Comedy Machine | Admission: $15-$25 | Location: CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, Nevada
  • Friday, 8:45 p.m. | “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” | Admission: $48-$83 | Location: Tuacahn Amphitheater, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins
  • Friday, 9 p.m. | George Dollar Movie: “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure” | Admission: $1 | Location: The Electric Theater, 68 E. Tabernacle, St. George
  • Friday-Saturday, times vary | Utah Shakespeare Festival | Admission: Varies | Location: Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts, 351 W. Center St., Cedar City
  • Friday-Saturday, times vary | Neil Simon Festival | Admission: $21-$26 | Location: Heritage Center Theater, 105 N. 100 East, Cedar City
  • Saturday, 2 p.m. | “Ramona Quimby” | Admission: $17-$23 | Location: Brigham’s Playhouse, Cottontown Village, 25 N. 300 West, Washington City
  • Saturday, 7 p.m. | “Joseph Smith: Praise to the Man” | Admission: Free, donations appreciated | Location: Brigham’s Playhouse, Cottontown Village, 25 N. 300 West, Washington City
  • Saturday, 8:45 p.m. | “Tarzan” | Admission: $48-$89 | Location: Tuacahn Amphitheater, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins
  • Sunday 7-9 p.m. | Neil Simon Variety Show | Admission: Free, suggested donation of $10 | Location: Heritage Center Theater, 105 N. 100 East, Cedar City

Family

  • Friday, 10:30 a.m. | Story Time | Admission: Free | Location: Washington County Library, Washington City Branch, 220 N. 300 East, Washington City
  • Friday, 11 a.m. | Toddler Time With Mrs. Mann | Admission: Free | Location: Washington County Library, St. George Branch, 88 W. 100 South, St. George
  • Friday, 11 a.m. | Moms n’ Tots Playtime | Admission: Free | Location: Washington County Library, Hurricane Branch, 36 S. 300 West, Hurricane
  • Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m. | Bryce Canyon Country Rodeo | Admission: Adults, $12; children 5-11, $8 | Location: Ruby’s Inn, 26 S. Main St., Bryce Canyon City
  • Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m. | Veyo Rodeo | Admission: Adults, $5; kids 6-12, $3; kids under 6, free | Location: Veyo Rodeo Grounds, Chad Ranch Road, Veyo
  • Friday-Sunday, starts at noon Friday and runs until 6 p.m. Sunday | St. George Board Game Convention | Admission: $45 for weekend pass; $35 for youth weekend pass, ages 12-17 | Day passes: $20, Friday; $25 Saturday; $20 Sunday | Location: Hilton Garden Inn (next to the Dixie Center St. George), 1731 S. Convention Center Drive, St. George
  • Saturday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. | Kane County Fair Opens | Admission: Free; some events may vary | Location: Carroll Event Arena, Highway 89 in Orderville
  • Saturday, 4-8 p.m. | Luau Beach Party | Admission: $1-$20 | Location: Washington City Community Center, 350 N. Community Center Drive, Washington City

Food/crafts/vendors

Fundraisers/community service

  • Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Bread of Life Community Kitchen | Admission: Free | Location: 2569 N. Freeway Drive, Cedar City
  • Friday, 1-4 p.m. | Food Pantry | Admission: Free | Location: Solomon’s Porch, 1495 S. Blackridge Drive, St. George | Telephone: 435-669-9070
  • Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Bowling for P.A.W.S. | Admission: $10-$15 | Location: Sunset West Bowling Center, 1476 W. Sunset Blvd., St. George
  • Sunday, 12:30 p.m. | Sunday Feast | Admission: Free | Location: Solomon’s Porch, 1495 S. Blackridge Drive, St. George | Telephone: 435-669-9070

Music

  • Friday, 6 p.m. | Tom Bennett | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: D.U.B.S. BBQ, 1812 W. Sunset Blvd., St. George
  • Friday, 8-11 p.m. | Art Cowles | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: George’s Corner Restaurant, 2 W. St. George Blvd., St. George
  • Saturday, 9 p.m. | Gunlock County | Admission: TBD | Location: FireHouse Bar and Grill, 1476 W. Sunset Blvd., St. George
  • Sunday, noon to 2 p.m. | Tom Bennett | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Even Stevens, 471 E. St. George Blvd., St. George

Night life/social

Outdoors/active

NOTE: Changes in scheduled events may arise without notice to St. George News; links and contact information are provided for your convenience in confirming details.

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