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A freezing snowman and a friendly Santa Claus stand in one of many yards decorated for the holidays, Cedar City, Utah, Dec. 17, 2014 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News

Holidays made bright with Christmas lights in Iron County; STGnews Videocast, photo gallery 

IRON COUNTY – The stars aren’t the only thing shining in Iron County during December. The holiday light displays throughout the community are dazzling to say the least. Cedar City is transformed into a winter wonderland – featuring a backyard stroll down Candy Cane Lane and an entire neighborhood temporarily transformed into Christmas Lane. (story continues […]


TGIF weekend event guide 

SOUTHERN UTAH – The weekend is almost here again! If you’re looking for something fun to do, take advantage of our snapshot of Southern Utah events and activities to enjoy with family and friends and keep the fun going all weekend long. You will find the full rundown right here with our list of events to help you get started. Click […]

L-R: Paul Ford, Grady Sinclair at Urban Renewal, St. George, Utah, December 2014 | Photo by Dan Fowlks, St. George News

No Filter: Musical minute in Dixie 

ST. GEORGE – The No Filter dudes show off some music trivia prowess as they snoop out music sensations, retro and contemporary, in Episode 11 of the “No Filter Show.”  Let’s rock and let’s roll: Related posts See all the No Filter shows No Filter: 4-wheeling in DixieNo Filter: Little ‘Filter’ fans accomplish big things at Riverside ElementaryNo Filter: Free wheeling […]


74th Handel’s Messiah brings audience to its feet on first performance 

CEDAR CITY – The Sunday night opening performance of the Orchestra of Southern Utah’s 74th annual rendition of Handel’s “Messiah” brought the crowded Heritage Center Theater audience to its feet with its high-energy delivery of the centuries-old oratorio. The free concert included both the Orchestra of Southern Utah and the Southern Utah Chorale, and was available […]

The Light Parade heading towards the Canyon Community Center in Springdale, Dec. 14, 2014 | Photo by Leanna Bergeron, St. George News

Zion ‘Joy to the World’ light parade warms spirits, brightens sleepy town; STGnews Videocast 

SPRINGDALE — As the sun began to set on snow-tipped bluffs around Zion National Park Saturday, the town of Springdale along with the organization Z-Arts finalized preparations for their 5th annual “Zion Joy To The World” event.  (story continues below) (Videocast by Leanna Bergeron, St. George News) Cedar City band Wilhelm provided the early crowd with live music […]

Washington County youth chosen through KONY Coins for Kids were able to eat breakfast and shop with local law enforcement officers at Shop with a Cop, Washington, Utah, Dec. 13, 2014 | Photo by Brett Barrett, St. George News

Sirens blare, smiles abound at Shop with a Cop; STGnews Videocast, Photo Gallery 

WASHINGTON COUNTY – Children and law enforcement officers gathered throughout Washington County early Saturday morning for a day of shopping and a surprise guest. At the annual “Shop with a Cop,” KONY Coins for Kids partnered with Washington law enforcement agencies to provide Christmas for children who may not have otherwise had one. (Story continues below) Videocast […]

Photo of the 2014 Gingerbread Tour winner, Judd's Store, at 62 W. Tabernacle St, St George, Dec. 12 2014 | Photo by Leanna Bergeron, St. George News

Gingerbread Tour Celebration, winner announced; STGnews Videocast 

ST GEORGE – The Gingerbread Tour Grand Finale Celebration was full of holiday cheer Friday evening. The mayor’s annual switching-on of downtown St. George’s holiday lights kicked off the event, as Bloomington Hills Elementary School’s choir welcomed Santa Claus to the stage with a song. Main Street was full of hundreds of participants casting their votes […]


TGIF weekend event guide 

SOUTHERN UTAH – The weekend is almost here again! If you’re looking for something fun to do, take advantage of our snapshot of Southern Utah events and activities to enjoy with family and friends and keep the fun going all weekend long. You will find the full rundown right here with our list of events to help you get started. Click […]

Photo of a festive home in St. George, 84790, Dec. 9, 2014 | Photo by Devan Chavez, St. George News

A-List: The best Christmas lights in town 

WASHINGTON COUNTY – ‘Tis the season to jump in the car, blast holiday music, and drive all across town to admire the dazzling light displays. All while sipping hot cocoa, of course. Several homes and attractions shine bright during December. But where can you find the Clark Griswolds of the community? Hedgehog Electric has sponsored the […]


St. George Christmas Eve Service expects 3,000 in attendance 

ST. GEORGE — Over the last 12 years, a St. George holiday tradition is the Christmas Eve Service at the Dixie Center where all can listen to the Christmas story, sing hymns and carols, and celebrate the festive holiday. The service, directed by Pastor Rick Nerud of the Calvary Chapel in St. George, has grown each year, becoming […]

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DSU holiday choral concerts to feature electronic element, processional, surprise number 

ST. GEORGE — Holiday choral concerts are coming soon to the Dixie State University Eccles Concert Hall stage, with the Men’s and Women’s Choruses performing Thursday, followed by the Concert and Chamber Singers on Friday. Roger H. Hale, who will be conducting on both nights, said that during the Thursday concert there will be a surprise number taken […]


Orchestra of Southern Utah invites all to Handel’s ‘Messiah’ 

CEDAR CITY — Cedar City’s rooftops sparkle with frost and snow, it colorful mountains are trimmed in white, and the Orchestra of Southern Utah and Chorale are eager to ring in the Christmas season with their 74th performance of Handel’s “Messiah” on Dec. 14 and 15. The doors open both evenings at 6:45 p.m. and the audience is […]


Sundance announces films in US, world competitions; 2015 Sundance Film Festival 

PARK CITY — Sundance Institute announced the films selected for the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, Jan. 22-Feb. 1, 2015, in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance. The festival is the centerpiece of the year-round public programs for the Institute, […]


Celebrity Concert Series welcomes acclaimed pianist William Joseph 

ST. GEORGE – With over 20 years of classical piano training and practical experience, the young William Joseph has become one of the most sought after pianists on the stages of the world, and will grace the stage of DSU Cox Performing Arts Center on Dec 12 and Dec 13.  Discovered by legendary producer David Foster, Joseph […]


Southern Utah Heritage Choir invites all to ‘Night of all Nights’ Christmas Concert 

ST. GEORGE — The Southern Utah Heritage Choir will present its annual Christmas Concert “Night of All Nights” on three evenings: Dec. 11, 13, and 14. All performances will be held in the St. George Tabernacle at 7 p.m.  Admission is free. During this wonderful Christmas celebration, the Heritage Choir will feature several guest artists. Jordan Bluth, celebrated […]

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TGIF weekend event guide


TGIF weekend event guide

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