TGIF Show: Your weekend adventure guide brought to you by CasaBlanca Resort

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:

 See video top of this listing.

Weekend events | May 18-20

Art

  • Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Frontier Homestead Exhibits | Admission: $2-$4 | Location: Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, 635 N. Main St., Cedar City
  • Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. | St. George Art Museum Exhibits | Admission: $1-$3 | Location: St. George Art Museum, 47 E. 200 North, St. George.
  • Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. | ‘Every Piece Has a Story’ exhibit | Admission: Free | Location: Red Cliff Gallery, City Commons Building, 220 E. 200 North in St. George.
  • Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Arrowhead Gallery | Admission: Free | Location: Arrowhead Gallery, 68 E. Tabernacle, St. George.
  • Friday-Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. | Southern Utah Museum of Art Exhibits | Admission: Free | Location: Southern Utah Museum of Art, Southern Utah University, 13 S. 300 West, Cedar City.

Education/enlightenment

Entertainment

  • Friday, 5 p.m. | The Greatest Show for David | Admission: $10; food and donations vary | Location: Dixie High School, 350 E. 700 South, St. George.
  • Friday, 6:15 p.m. | Gateway Academy 10th Anniversary Celebration | Admission: Free | Location: Heritage Center Theater, 105 N. 100 East, Cedar City.
  • Friday, 7-9 p.m. | The James Taylor Experience | Admission: $10-$30 | Location: Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Court, Ivins.
  • Friday, 7:30 p.m. | “Pirates, Dragons and Firebirds: Music from the Movies” featuring Lisa Dondlinger | Admission: $12-$24; student tickets $6 | Location: DSU Cox Performing Arts Center, 325 S. 700 East, St. George.
  • Friday, 8:30 p.m. PDT | Journey Tribute | Admission: Free; 21 and over only | Location: CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, Nevada.
  • Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m.; Saturday matinee, 2 p.m. | “Bye Bye Birdie” | Admission: $17-$23 | Location: Brigham’s Playhouse, 25 N. 300 West, Washington City.
  • Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. | “Guys and Dolls” | Admission: $17-$21 | Location: St. George Opera House, 212 N. Main St., St. George.
  • Saturday, 6 p.m. PDT | Mayhem in Mesquite XIV | Admission: General admission, $14; VIP seating, $30 | Location: CasaBlanca Events Center, CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, Nevada.
  • Saturday, 7 p.m. | Improv Dixie PG Show | Admission: Advanced, $7; at the door, $15 | Location: Kayenta Art Village, 875 Coyote Gulch Court, Ivins.
  • Saturday, 7:30 p.m. | Red Rock Singers | Admission: $5 | Location: Southern Utah Museum of Art, 13 S. 300 West, Cedar City.
  • Saturday, 8 p.m. | Toga Party Dance Band | Admission: $20 | Location: Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Court, Ivins.
  • Saturday, 9 p.m. | Improv Dixie R Show | Admission: Advanced, $7; at the door, $15 | Location: Kayenta Art Village, 875 Coyote Gulch Court, Ivins.

Family

  • Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Red Acre Farms: Spring Day | Admission: Free; food, $8 | Location: Red Acre Farms, 2322 W. 4375 North, Cedar City.
  • Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. | “Wings and Wheels” Armed Forces Day Celebration | Admission: $5; children 17 and under and all veterans and active-duty personnel, free | Location: Western Sky Warbird Aviation Museum, 4196 S. Airport Parkway, St. George.
  • Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. | Southern Utah BBQ Festival | Admission: Adults, $5; family of three or more, $15; barbecue sampler, $10 for 10 tickets; vendors and activities may vary | Location: Lower fields, Washington City Community Center, 350 N. Community Center Drive, Washington City.
  • Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. | Washington City Community Center Anniversary | Admission: Varies | Location: Washington City Community Center, 350 N. Community Center Drive, Washington City.

Food/crafts/vendors

  • Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon | Downtown Farmers Market | Admission: Free; vendors vary | Location: Ancestor Square, 2 W. St. George Blvd., St. George.
  • Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Tuacahn Saturday Market | Admission: Free; vendors vary | Location: Tuacahn Center for the Arts, Ivins.
  • Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Cedar Saturday Market | Admission: Free; vendors vary | Location: IFA Country Store, 905 S. Main St., Cedar City.
  • Saturday, 9 a.m. | Farmers Market | Admission: Free; vendors vary | Location: IG Winery, 59 W. University Blvd., Cedar City.
  • Saturday, 4 p.m. | Kanab Outdoor Market | Admission: Free; vendors vary | Location: 150 W. Center St., Kanab.

Fundraisers/community service

  • Friday, 3 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 9 p.m. | Perks! 15th Anniversary Charity Event | Admission: Free; donations accepted | Location: Perks! Espresso & Smoothies, 1515 W. Sunset Blvd., St. George.
  • Saturday, 5 p.m. | Enoch Dog Park Groundbreaking | Admission: Volunteer | Location: Enoch Dog Park, 5600 North off of Minersville Highway north of Midvalley Road then left onto 675 East, Enoch.
  • Saturday, 6-9 p.m. | Equality Utah Celebration | Admission: $100 | Location: DSU Film Studio, 317 S. Donlee Drive, 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, 6:30 p.m. | LOTTiE | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: Sand Hollow Resort, 5662 W. Clubhouse Drive, Hurricane.
  • Friday, 6:30 p.m. | MB3 Quartet with Sally Hunter & East From West | Admission: $5 | Location: Community Presbyterian Church, 2279 N. Wedgewood Lane, Cedar City.
  • Friday, 7 p.m. | Royal Bliss | Admission: $15 | Location: Toadz, 432 N. 100 West, Cedar City.
  • Friday, 8-11 p.m. | Steven Swift | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: George’s Corner Restaurant, 2 W. St. George Blvd., St. George.
  • Saturday, 7 p.m. MST | Paul Boruff: Songs, Stars and Planets | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: Juniper Ridge Restaurant and Saloon, 2631 Highway 89, Fredonia, Arizona.
  • Saturday, 8-11 p.m. | Lisa Mac | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: George’s Corner Restaurant, 2 W. St. George Blvd., St. George.

Nightlife/social

  • Friday, 9 p.m. | WAX and Mac Lethal | Admission: $20 | Location: FireHouse, 1476 W. Sunset Blvd., St. George.
  • Friday, 10 p.m. | Off The Cuff Comedy | Admission: $5 | Location: Off the Cuff Comedy, 913 S. Main St., Cedar City.
  • Saturday, 6 p.m. | 1940s Hangar Dance | Admission: In advance: $20 per person and $35 per couple; at the door $25 per person and $45 per couple | Location: Western Sky Warbird Aviation Museum, 4196 S. Airport Parkway, St. George.

Outdoor/active

  • Friday, 7-9 a.m. | National Bike to Work Day | Admission: Free | Location: St. George Bicycle Collective, 70 W. St. George Blvd., St. George.
  • Friday, 7-9 a.m. | Bike to Work Day | Admission: Free | Location: Sullivan Virgin River Soccer Park, 965 S. Washington Fields Road, Washington City.
  • Friday, 9 a.m. to noon | Tour de Donut | Admission: Free; bring money for donuts | Location: Meet at Red Rock Bicycle, 446 W. 100 South, St. George.
  • Saturday, all day | Utah Summer Games: Wrestling | Admission: $20 | Location: Canyon View High School, 166 W. 1925 North, Cedar City.
  • Saturday, 8 a.m. | Iron County Children’s Justice Center Fun Run | Admission: $25-$35 | Location: Iron County Children’s Justice Center, 545 S. 225 East, Cedar City.
  • Saturday, 8 a.m. | Intermountain Cup Three Peaks Classic | Admission: $10-$60 | Location: Three Peaks Recreation Area, 10 miles northwest of Cedar City off Midvalley Road.
  • Saturday, 8:30 a.m. | West Canyon Discovery Hike | Admission: Free; advance reservation required; state park fees may apply | Location: Snow Canyon State Park | Telephone: 435-628-2255.
  • Saturday, 9 a.m. | Girls on the Run Southern Utah 5K | Admission: $10-$20 | Location: Sullivan Virgin River Soccer Park, 965 S. Washington Fields Road, Washington City.

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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