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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 | Dec. 16-18

Holiday Fun

  • 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-Saturday, 5:30-10 p.m. | Christmas Lane | Admission: Free | Location: 400 East 1250 N., 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, noon to 4 p.m. | Free Photos with Santa | Admission: Free | Location: Boulevard Home Furnishings, 390 N. Mall Drive, St. George
  • Saturday, 5:30 p.m. | Christmas Caroling and Hot Cocoa | Admission: Free | Location: Kanab Center Street

Art

Education/enlightenment

  • Friday, 8:30 a.m. | Audubon Christmas Bird Count | Admission: Free | Location: Meet at BLM Kanab Field Office, 669 S. Highway 89A, Kanab
  • Friday, 10 a.m. | Active Aging Lecture Series | Admission: Free | Location: Select Health Auditorium, 1424 E. Foremaster Drive, St. George
  • Friday, noon | Brown Bag Lecture Series | Admission: Free, reservations required | Location: Interagency Information Center, 345 E. Riverside Drive, St. George | Telephone: 435-688-3200
  • Saturday, 10 a.m. | Wreaths Across America | Admission: Free | Location: Tonaquint Cemetery, 1777 S. Dixie Drive, St. George
  • Saturday, 1:30 p.m. | Wreaths Across America | Admission: Free | Location: Shivwits Band of Paiutes Cemetery, off Old Highway 91

Entertainment

  • Friday, 7:30 p.m. | A Nashville Tribute Band | Admission: $22-$27 | 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. | “The Nutcracker” | Admission: $20 | Location: Desert Hills High School, 828 Desert Hills Drive, St. George
  • Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday matinee, 2 p.m. | “A Charlie Brown Christmas” | Admission: $12 | Location: St. George Opera House, 212 N. Main St., St. George
  • Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. | Christmas on Broadway | Admission: $15 | Location: The Electric Theater, 68 E. Tabernacle, St. George
  • Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. | A Merry Movie Christmas | Admission: Adults, $6; children, $3 | Location: Electric Theater, 68 E. Tabernacle, St. George
  • Saturday, 7:30 p.m. | Ryan Shupe and the RubberBand | Admission: $25 | Location: Dixie State University Cox Performing Arts Center, 225 S. University Ave., St. George
  • Sunday, 5-8 p.m. | Naughty or Nice? Holiday Burlesque Show to benefit veterans | Admission: $20-$35; veterans and active duty military, free | Location: Mike’s Tavern, 90 W. Hoover Ave., Cedar City
  • Sunday, 7-8 p.m. | Master Singers Christmas Concert | Admission: Free | 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

Food/crafts/vendors

Fundraisers/community service

Music

  • Friday, 6-8 p.m. | Sarah Jane Birch | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: Even Stevens, 471 E. St. George Blvd., St. George
  • Friday, 6-9 p.m. | Tom Bennett One Man Band | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: Harmons, 3520 Pioneer Pkwy, Santa Clara
  • Friday, 7 p.m. | Stayer with Sleep Dealer | Admission: $5 | Location: Jazzy’s Rock and Roll Grill, 285 N. Bluff St., St. George
  • Friday, 8-11 p.m. | Vinyl Tap | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: George’s Corner Restaurant, 2 W. St. George Blvd., St. George
  • Saturday, noon to 2 p.m. | Lyndy Butler | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: Even Stevens, 471 E. St. George Blvd., St. George
  • Saturday, 1-4 p.m. | Josh Larsen | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: Wing Nutz, 15 S. River Road, St. George
  • Saturday, 6-9 p.m. | Soul What!? | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: Zion Canyon Brew Pub, 95 Zion Park Blvd., Springdale
  • Saturday, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. | Christmas Ball | Admission: TBD | Location: Jazzy’s Rock and Roll Grill, 285 N. Bluff St., St. George
  • Sunday, noon to 2 p.m. | Lisa Mac | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: Even Stevens, 471 E. St. George Blvd., St. George

Nightlife/social

  • Friday, 8:30-10:30 p.m. | Adult Holiday Social Dance | Admission: $10 | Location: Agrello Dance and Fitness, 1025 E. Tabernacle, St. George

Outdoor/active

  • Friday, 9:30 a.m. | Women’s Wire Mesa Ride | Admission: Free | Location: Meet at Red Rock Bicycle, 446 W. 100 South, St. George
  • Saturday, arrive at 8:30 a.m. | Girls on the Run 5K | Admission: $20-$30 | Location: Sullivan Soccer Park, 965 S. Washington Fields Road, Washington City
  • Saturday, 6-7 p.m. | Astrophotography Party | Admission: Free | Location: Three Peaks Recreation Area, 10 miles west of Cedar City off Midvalley Road

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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