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 Hollie talk about their weekend picks:

 See video top of this listing.

Weekend events | June 1-3

Art

  • Friday, 6-8 p.m. | Arrowhead Gallery Featured Artist Reception | Admission: Free | Location: Arrowhead Gallery, 68 E. Tabernacle, St. George.
  • 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, 8:30 p.m. PDT | Comedy Machine | Admission: $15 | Location: CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, Nevada.
  • Friday-Saturday, 6:30 p.m. | Southwest Dance Company presents: “True to You” | Admission: $8 | Location: Desert Hills High School, 828 Desert Hills Drive, St. George.
  • 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. | “Other Desert Cities” | Admission: $10-$30 | Location: Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 W. Coyote Gulch Court, Ivins.
  • Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. | “The Music Man” | Admission: $12.50 | Location: Heritage Center Theater, 105 N. 100 East, Cedar City.
  • Friday-Saturday, 8:45 p.m. | Preview performances: “Matilda” | Admission: $29-$72 | Location: Tuacahn Amphitheater, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins.
  • Saturday, 7 p.m. PDT | CasaPoolooza | Admission: Free; 21 and over only | Location: CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, Nevada.

Family

  • Friday, all day | National Doughnut Day | Admission: Varies | Location: Doughnut shops and grocery stores throughout Southern Utah.
  • Saturday, 8 a.m. | Parowan Fun Run Car Show | Admission: Free | Location: Parowan Library Park, Main Street and Center Street, Parowan.
  • Saturday, 5-8:30 p.m. | UTV Cruise Night | Admission: Free; concessions available | Location: MotoZoo, 359 W. Hilton Drive, St. George.
  • Saturday, 5:30-9:30 p.m. | Monster Truck Hysteria | Admission: $8-$20 | Location: Washington County Regional Park, 5500 W. 700 South, Hurricane.

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. | Farmer’s 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, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Dog Social: Cupcakes for a Pup’s Sake | Admission: Fundraiser | Location: Bone Appetit Natural Pet Pantry, 174 W. Telegraph St., Washington City.
  • 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. | Patrick McEwen | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: Sand Hollow Resort, 5662 W. Clubhouse Drive, Hurricane.
  • Friday, 8-11 p.m. | Touring Artists: My Girl, My Whiskey and Me | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: George’s Corner Restaurant, 2 W. St. George Blvd., St. George.
  • Saturday, 6:30 p.m. | Larry Bagby | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: Sand Hollow Resort, 5662 W. Clubhouse Drive, Hurricane.
  • Saturday, 4 p.m. | Tom Bennett | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: Zion Canyon Brew Pub, 95 Zion Park Blvd., Springdale.
  • Saturday, 8-11 p.m. | Art Cowles | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: George’s Corner Restaurant, 2 W. St. George Blvd., St. George.
  • Saturday, 9 p.m. | The Raven Cain Band | Admission: $5 | Location: Mike’s Tavern, 90 W. Hoover Ave., Cedar City.

Nightlife/social

  • Friday, 6 p.m. to midnight | St. George Streetfest | Admission: Free; vendors and activities vary | Location: Main Street and Tabernacle Street, St. George.
  • Friday, 6 p.m. to midnight | Desert Pulse Jazz Garden at St. George Streetfest | Admission: $5 cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: Green Gate Village, 76 W. Tabernacle, St. George.
  • Friday, 10 p.m. | Off The Cuff Comedy | Admission: $5 | Location: Off the Cuff Comedy, 913 S. Main St., Cedar City.
  • Saturday, 7-9 p.m. | Comedic Relief | Admission: No cover; food and beverage prices vary | Location: Even Stevens, 471 E. St. George Blvd., St. George.

Outdoor/active

  • Friday, 9:30 p.m. | Moonlight Fire Hose Frenzy 5K | Admission: $40; family pricing, $10 per child (under 18) with paying adult | Location: St. George Streetfest Main Street, St. George.
  • Saturday, 6 a.m. | Ride the Gap | Admission: $45-$85 | Location: Packet pickup and start at Lions Park, 100 S. 300 East, Parowan.
  • Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon | National Trails Day | Admission: Free | Location: Kane County Visitor Center, 78 S. 100 East, Kanab.
  • Saturday, 1 p.m. | Lava Tube Hike | Admission: Free; advance reservation required; state park fees may apply | Location: Snow Canyon State Park | Telephone: 435-628-2255.

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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