TGIF Show: Your weekend adventure guide brought to you by Maverik

SOUTHERN UTAH  It’s a holiday weekend and a good time to be thankful for lots of adventure opportunities — things 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!

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Weekend events | Dec. 2-4

Holiday Fun

  • Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Hurricane Valley Christmas Tree Festival | Admission: Free | Location: Hurricane Community Center, 63 S. 100 West, Hurricane
  • Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. | Dickens’ Christmas Festival | Admission: Adults, $7; seniors (65 and up), $6; children (4-12), $5; children (3 and under), free | Location: Dixie Center St. George, 1835 S. Convention Center Drive, St. George
  • Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. | Christmas at Frei’s Fruit Market | Admission: Free; food prices vary | Location: Frei’s Fruit Market, 2895 Santa Clara Drive, Santa Clara
  • Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Christmas Market | Admission: $1 | Location: Frontier Homestead State Park, 635 N. Main St., Cedar City
  • Friday-Saturday, 3-8 p.m. | Festival of Trees | Admission: Free; canned food donation suggested | Location: Randall L. Jones Theatre lobby, 35 S. 300 West, Cedar City
  • Friday, 6-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon and 4-6 p.m. | Santaland at the Aquatic Center | Admission: Free | Location: Cedar City Aquatic Center, 2090 W. Royal Hunte Drive, Cedar City
  • Friday-Saturday, evening | Christmas in the Canyon | Admission: Free; Live Nativity, $2 per person or $15 for a family (up to 10) | Location: Tuacahn Center for the Arts, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins
  • Saturday, all day | Winter Fest | Admission: Varies | Location: Various LaVerkin locations, see link
  • Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon | Santa Claus Breakfast | Admission: Free | Location: Hurricane Community Center, 63 S. 100 West, Hurricane
  • Saturday, 10:30 a.m. | Tonaquint Nature Center Holiday Social | Admission: Free; crafts, $1 | Location: Tonaquint Nature Center, 1851 S. Dixie Drive, St. George
  • Saturday, 5:30 p.m. | Christmas Caroling and Hot Cocoa | Admission: Free | Location: Kanab Center Street
  • Saturday, 5:30-10 p.m. | Christmas Lane | Admission: Free | Location: 400 East 1250 N., Cedar City

Art

Education/enlightenment

  • Friday, 10 a.m. | Active Aging Lecture Series | Admission: Free | Location: Select Health Auditorium, 1424 E. Foremaster Drive, St. George

Entertainment

  • Friday, 7:30-9 p.m. | Southern Utah University Music Department Holiday Show | Admission: $5-$10 | Location: Heritage Center Theater, 105 N. 100 East, Cedar City
  • Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m.; Saturday matinee, 2 p.m. | “It’s a Wonderful Life” | Admission: $17-$23 | Location: Brigham’s Playhouse, Cottonwood Village, 25 N. 300 West, Washington City
  • Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. | “A Charlie Brown Christmas” | Admission: $10 | Location: St. George Opera House, 212 N. Main St., St. George
  • Friday-Saturday, 7:30-9 p.m. | SUU Dance Concert | Admission: $5-$10 | Location: Randall L. Jones Theater, 300 W. University Blvd., Cedar City
  • Saturday, 7 p.m. PST | Mayhem in Mesquite X | Admission: $10-$45 | Location: CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, Nevada
  • Friday, 10-11:30 p.m.; Saturday, 7:30-9 p.m. | “The Crucible” | Admission: $5 | Location: SUU Blackbox Theatre, 351 W. University Blvd., 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

Food/crafts/vendors

Fundraisers/community service

  • 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 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Tan’s Treats Food Drive | Admission: Food donations | Location: Crosby Family Confluence Park, 1850 S. Convention Center Drive, St. George
  • Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Toys for Tots Show and Shine Car Show | Admission: New unwrapped toys | Location: Vamp Body Art, 35 N. 700 East, 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, 6-8 p.m. | Adam Dune | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: Even Stevens, 471 E. St. George Blvd., St. George
  • Friday, 8:30 p.m. PST | Spazmatics | Admission: Free | Location: CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, Nevada
  • Friday, 9 p.m. | The Devils Blessing | Admission: $5 | Location: Toadz, 432 N. 100 West, Cedar City
  • Saturday, 6-8 p.m. | Nick Adams | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: Even Stevens, 471 E. St. George Blvd., St. George
  • Saturday, 8 p.m. | Midnight Clover | Admission: $5 | Location: Jazzy’s Rock and Roll Grill, 285 N. Bluff St., St. George
  • Saturday, 9 p.m. | Dezecration with Aura Surreal | Admission: TBD | Location: FireHouse Bar and Grill, 1476 W. Sunset Blvd., St. George
  • Saturday, 9 p.m. | Zion Curtain and Full Tilt Boogie | Admission: TBD | Location: Mike’s Tavern, 90 W. Hoover Ave., Cedar City
  • Saturday, 10 p.m. PST | Rebel Soul | Admission: Free |  Location: CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, Nevada
  • Sunday, noon to 2 p.m. | Sarah Sizemore | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: Even Stevens, 471 E. St. George Blvd., St. George

Nightlife/social

Outdoors/active

  • Saturday, 10:30 a.m. | Hungry Hustle Ugly Sweater 5K | Admission: $25 | Location: Crosby Family Confluence Park, 1850 S. Convention Center Drive, St. George

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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