TGIF Show: Your weekend adventure guide brought to you by Virgin River Casino

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 Amy talk about their weekend picks:

See video top of this listing.

Weekend events | Sept. 7- Sept. 9

Art

  • Thursday-Saturday, times vary | DOCUTAH Film Festival | Admission: Prices vary | Location: Dixie State University, 225 S. University Ave., St. George.
  • Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. | SUMA: Sculptor Exhibition: James Surls | Admission: Free | Location: Southern Utah Museum of Art, 13 S. 300 West, Cedar City.
  • Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. | Art Exhibition: Astrophotography | Admission: Free | Location: Cedar City Library, 303 N. 100 East, Cedar City.

Education/enlightenment

Entertainment

  • Saturday, 8:00 p.m. | “Matilda” | Admission: $29-$106 | Location: Tuacahn Amphitheater, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins.
  • Friday, 8:30 p.m. PDT | Comedy Machine | Admission: $15, 21+ | Location: CasaBlanca Showroom, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, Nevada.
  • Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. | “Hello Dolly” | Admission: Adult $21, seniors and students $19, children $17 | Location: St. George Musical Theater, 212 N. Main St., St. George.
  • Friday-Saturday: Friday 7 p.m., Saturday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. | “South Pacific” | Admission: adult $23, senior $21, student $17, family $76 | Location: Brigham’s Playhouse, 25 N. 300 West, Washington.
  • Friday-Saturday, 7-10 p.m. | Great American Stampede | Admission: $10 | Location: Cross Hollows Event Center, 11 N. Cross Hollows Road, Cedar City.
  • Saturday, midnight | “Neither Wolf Nor Dog” film showing | Admission: $7-$9 | Coral Cliffs Cinema 8, 835 W. State St., Hurricane.
  • Saturday, 9-11:30 p.m. | Free Movie in the Park – Hunchback of Norte Dame | Admission: Free | Location: Hurricane City Recreation, 63 S. 100 West, Hurricane.
  • Saturday, times vary | “The Prince of Egypt” | Admission: $29-$106 | Location: Tuacahn Amphitheater, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins.

Family

  • Friday, 6-8 p.m. | ASL Bowling Night | Admission: Free | Southern Utah Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program, 1067 E. Tabernacle St. # 10, St. George.
  • Friday-Sunday, times vary | 2018 Southwest Astronomy Festival | Admission: Free | Location: Locations vary.
  • Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Sun Party for the Whole Family | Admission: Free | Location: St. George Children’s Museum, 86 S. Main St., St. George.
  • Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. | BAM’s Dog Day Spectacular | Admission: Free | Location: Hurricane City Recreation, 63 S. 100 West, Hurricane.
  • Saturday, 8-11:30 a.m. | BLM Family Hiking Series | Admission: Free | Location: Thunderbird Gardens Trailhead, 900 N., past Cedar Ridge Golf Course.

Food/crafts/vendors

  • Friday, 8:30-10:30 p.m. | St. George StreetFest | Admission: Free | Location: Downtown St. George.
  • Friday, 10 a.m. | Back to School Boutique for Moms | Admission: Free | Location: The Falls Event Center, 170 S. Mall Drive, St. George.
  • Friday-Sunday: Friday 1-7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT | BBQ Rib Fest | Admission: Free | Location: CasaBlanca Resort and Casino 950 W. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite.
  • Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon | The Farmers’ Market | Admission: Free | Ancestor Square, 2 W. St. George Blvd., St. George.
  • Saturday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Grapes, Goblets and More | Admission: $40 | Location: The Tilted Kiln, 215 W. St. George Blvd., St. George.

Music

  • Friday, 9 p.m. | Honky Tonk Heroes | Admission: $7 | Location: Toadz, 432 N. 100 West, Cedar City.
  • Friday-Sunday: Friday 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 8:30 p.m. PDT | Gregg Peterson Band | Admission: Free | Location: Virgin River Hotel & Casino 100 E. Pioneer Blvd., Mesquite, Nevada.
  • Friday-Sunday: Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 8:30 p.m. | Voodoo Cowboys | Admission: Free 21+ | Location: Virgin River Hotel & Casino 100 E. Pioneer Blvd., Mesquite, Nevada.
  • Saturday, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. | Cash Legacy Tour with Thomas Gabriel | Admission: Free, 21+ | Location: Mike’s Tavern, 90 W. Hoover Ave., Cedar City.
  • Saturday, 8:30 p.m. | The Bluzmen | Admission: $15-$35 | Location: CasaBlanca Showroom, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, Nevada.

Nightlife/social

  • Friday, 9 p.m. | Friday Night Party with DJ Janelle | Admission: Free | Location: Mike’s Tavern, 90 W. Hoover Ave., Cedar City.
  • Friday, 6-8:30 p.m. | Paint Nite | Admission:$45 |  Location: The Office Lounge, 1731 S. Convention Center Drive, St. George.

Outdoor/Active/Sports

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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