Friday, December 8, 2017

Christmas in the Village

Christmas has come to Green Gate Village! This Saturday (December 9th) from 11 am - 5 pm come to Green Gate Village to shop, eat, and be entertained during Christmas in the Village! What is Christmas in the Village? Keep reading to find out!


Christmas in the Village is a one day event you won't want to miss. From 11 am - 5 pm there will be boutique shopping with about 14 guest vendors as well as the usual permanent shops to shop from. This is the perfect time to get some unique Christmas gifts for all those on your Christmas list. Some stores will be offering 20% off!


My little daughter still needs to meet Santa. This will be the perfect opportunity because Santa will be there from Noon - 2! 

There will also be a Village Fashion Show at 2:00 pm. 


Do you love live music? You will have 2 opportunities to hear some live music this Saturday. At 3:00 pm the Hands in Harmony Choir will be performing. Then at 4:00 pm you can listen to Color Country Barbershop Singers.

The last event of the day will be the Jewelry Make and Take! Perfect for a gift for yourself, a mom, a sister or a friend. 


 Now doesn't that sound like the perfect Holiday event? Grab some yummy food from Judd's, Chef Alfredos or the new Virgin Berri food truck while you're there!


 
When: December 9, 2017 from 11 am - 5 pm

Location: Green Gate Village
                76 W Tabernacle 
                St. George, UT 84770

Cost: FREE ADMISSION!

Green Gate Village Phone #: (817) 846-6196


Green Gate Village Instagram: @greengatevillage 


Monday, December 4, 2017

Southern Utah Christmas Lights

Driving around and looking at Christmas lights is one of my favorite Christmas traditions! Here is a list of houses and places you'll want to go see this Christmas season!

Click here to download a PDF version.



Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Christmas Lighting Ceremonies & Other Christmas Events


There are lots of Christmas light lighting ceremonies to go to this year! They start the day after Thanksgiving so be ready! There are also a ton of Christmas events going on. Lots of Christmas Lights events, a live nativity, Santa Claus, musicals, concerts and more!


CHRISTMAS LIGHTING CEREMONIES

November 24, 2017 at 5:30 PM
Holiday Lights at Red Hills Desert Garden
FREE
375 N Red Hills Parkway, St. George, UT 84770
**The lights will be on every night until 11:00 pm from November 24th - December 31st**

November 24, 2017 at 5:30 PM
LDS Temple Christmas Lighting Ceremony
FREE
490 S 300 E, St. George, UT 84770

November 24, 2017 from 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Christmas Light Parade
Main Street in Kanab, UT
FREE
Click here for more information

November 25, 2017 at 6:00 PM
Village Tree Lighting & Candlelight Walk
Duck Creek Dance Hall
3725 N Movie Ranch, Duck Creek Village, UT 84762
Click here for more information

November 27, 2017 at 6:00 PM
Christmas in Dixie - Tree Lighting Ceremony
FREE
Veterans Park
75 E Telegraph Street, Washington, UT 84780


OTHER CHRISTMAS EVENTS

Christmas in the Country
When:November 24th & 25th from 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Where: Parowan, UT

Santa's Workshop
When: November 24th & 25th from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Where: Dixie Convention Center
            1835 Convention Center Drive
            St. George, UT 84790
Cost: FREE

Ice Skating Rink
When: November 24th - December 23rd from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Tuacahn Amphitheater
            1100 Tuacahn Drive
            Ivins, UT 84738
Cost: $7 for 2 hours
Click here for tickets & more information

Christmas in the Canyon
When: November 24th - December 23rd from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Tuacahn Amphitheater
            1100 Tuacahn Drive
            Ivins, UT 84738
Cost: $2/person or $15/family (up to 10 people)
Click here for more information

Forever Plaid Tidings
When: November 23rd - December 30th
           Thursday - Saturday evenings at 7:00 PM
           Saturdays at 2:00 PM
Where: Brigham's Playhouse
            25 N 300 W #C1
            Washington, UT 84780
Cost: Adults $23
         Seniors $21
         Children 5-17 & Students (with valid ID) $17
Click here for tickets & more information

Christmas Concerts
When: Various days and times from November 24th - December 24th
Where: LDS Temple Visitor's Center
            490 S 300 E
            St. George, UT 84770
Cost: FREE
Click here for schedule & more information

Dickens Christmas Festival
When: November 29th - December 2nd from 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where: Dixie Convention Center
            1835 Convention Center Drive
            St. George, UT 84790
Cost: Adults $7
         Seniors (65+) $6
         Children (ages 4-12) $5
         Children 3 and under FREE
Click here for more information

A Christmas Story: The Musical
When: November 30th - December 16th
            Thursday - Saturday & Monday at 7:30 PM
            December 9th at 2:00 PM
Where: St. George Opera House
             212 N Main Street
             St. George, UT 84770
Cost: $17 - $21
Click here for tickets & more information

Hurricane Valley Christmas Tree Festival
When: November 30th from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
            December 1st from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
            December 2nd from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Where: Hurricane Community Center
             63 S 100 W
             Hurricane, UT 84737
Click here for more information

Country Christmas Benefit Concert
When: November 30th at 7:30 PM
Where: Hurricane Fine Arts Center
             92 S 100 W
             Hurricane, UT 84737
Cost: $5 donation
Click here for more information

Fairy Tale Christmas
When: December 1st - 23rd
Where: Tuacahn Amphitheater
            1100 Tuacahn Drive
            Ivins, UT 84738
Cost: $29 - $39
Click here for tickets & more information

The Forgotten Carols
When: December 6th & 7th
Where: DSU Cox Performing Arts Center
Cost: $19.50 - $36.50
Click here for tickets & more information

White Christmas
When: December 6th - 16th
Where: The Electric Theater
             68 E Tabernacle Street
             St. George, UT 84770
Cost: $18 - $21
Click here for tickets & more information

Christmas at the Homestead
When: December 4th - 8th from 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Frontier Homestead State Park Museum
             635 N Main Street
             Cedar City, UT 84720
Cost: $2/person or $5/family

Handel's Messiah
When: December 10th & 11th at 7:30 PM
Where: Heritage Center
             105 N 100 E
             Cedar City, UT 84720
Cost: FREE - No children under age 6
Click here for more information

Bar J Wranglers Christmas Concert
When: December 13th at 7:30 PM
Where: DSU Cox Performing Arts Center
Click here for tickets & more information

In Jubilo Women's Choral Christmas Concert
When: December 14th at 7:00 PM
Where: Heritage Center Theater
             105 N 100 E
             Cedar City, UT 84720
Cost: FREE
Click here for more information

Ryan Shupe Christmas Concert
When: December 16th at 7:30 PM
Where: Dixie High School
             350 E 700 S
             St. George, UT 84770
Cost: $15 - $25
Click here for tickets & more information

Southern Utah Heritage Choir: Long Ago in Bethlehem 
When: December 15th & 16th
Where: DSU Cox Performing Arts Center 
Cost: $15
Click here for tickets & more information

A Christmas Carol on the Air
When: December 20th - 22nd at 7:30 PM
Where: Heritage Center Theater
             105 N 100 E
             Cedar City, UT 84720
Cost: $10 - $15

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Veterans Day Activities


Friday, November 10th
11:00 am - 1:00 pm - Veterans Day Parade & Program - Parade is along Telegraph Street in Washington and the program is at Veterans Park afterwards

Saturday, November 11th
ALL DAY - Free Entrance into National Parks

8:00 am - 10:00 am - Benefit Breakfast for Veterans - Southern Utah University Alumni House, 300 E University Blvd, Cedar City, UT 84720

9:30 am - 12:30 pm - Run for the Vets & Annual Stan Snow Fun Run - Southern Utah Veterans Home, 160 N 200 E, Ivins, UT 84738 - Click here for more information

11:00 - Noon - Veterans Day Observance Program - Randall L. Jones Theatre, 300 W University Blvd, Cedar City, UT 84720

Sunday, November 12th
ALL DAY - Free Entrance into National Parks

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Veterans Day Concert - Heritage Center Theater, 105 N 100 E, Cedar City, UT 84720

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Races in Southern Utah November 2017 - April 2018


It is racing season! There have already been some great races that have passed including the St. George Marathon and Snow Canyon Half. There are still lots of races that you can participate in though! Here's a list of running races, triathlons, and bike races for you to choose from. Good luck!

Running Races
November 11, 2017: Run for the Vets & Annual Stan Snow Fun Run  - 5k or 1 mile
Location: Southern Utah Veterans Home, 160 N 200 E, Ivins, UT 84738
Click here for registration & more information

November 18, 2017: Turkey Trot - 5k
Location: Seegmiller Farm, 2592 S 3000 E, St. George, UT 84790
Click here for registration & more information

November 23, 2017: The Gobbler - 10k, 5k or Kids 1k
Location: Crosby Family Confluence Park, 2099 S Convention Center Drive, St. George, UT 84790
Click here for registration & more information

December 2, 2017: Hungry Hustle 5k Fun Run Fundraiser
Location: Crosby Family Confluence Park, 2099 S Convention Center Drive, St. George, UT 84790
Click here for registration & more information

December 2, 2017: Capstone 5k - 50k Event
Location: St. George, Utah
Click here for registration & more information

January 13, 2018: St. George Half Marathon
Location: St. George, Utah
Click here for registration & more information

February 3, 2018: Sun Marathon - 26.2, 13.1, 10k & 5k
Location: Gubler Park, 2375 Rachel Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765
Click here for registration & more information

February 17, 2018: Moab's Red Hot - 55k & 33k Ultramarathon
Location: Grassroots Events, 211 N Main Street, Moab, UT 84532
Click here for registration & more information

March 3, 2018: Lake to Lake Relay
Location: Gunlock Reservoir to Sand Hollow Reservoir
Click here for registration & more information

March 17, 2018: Shamrock Your Socks Off 10k
Location: Snow Canyon State Park to Ivins City Park
Click here for registration & more information

April 14, 2018: Southern Utah Half Marathon
Location: Highland Park, Washington, Utah to Bloomington Park, St. George, Utah
Click here for registration & more information

April 20-21, 2018: Zion 100 Mile, 100k, 50k and Half Marathon
Location: Zion National Park
Click here for registration & more information

Triathlons/Duathlons
November 11, 2017: Summit Sprint Triathlon
Location: St. George, Utah
Click here for registration & more information

February 24, 2018: Road Rage Duathlon
Location: Through Santa Clara, Ivins and Kayenta
Click here for registration & more information

April 7, 2018: SHAC Triathlon
Location: Start and end at Sand Hollow Aquatic Center, 1144 N 2400 W, St. George, UT 84770
Click here for registration & more information

Bike Races
November 23-25, 2017: Bikesgiving
Location: St. George, Utah
Click here for registration & more information

February 3, 2018: Bikestock
Location: St. James Park, 741 St. James Lane, ST. George, UT 84790
Click here for registration & more information

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Tuacahn Season 2018


Tuacahn has announced their 2018 season! I am so excited. They have chosen some great musicals! The one I am most excited for is Matilda. I loved that book and movie as a little girl.

Cinderella:
This is a musical that is sure to entertain! This contemporary version of this fairy tale is one you will love. You will experience all of the amazing talents of Tuacahn from the orchestra and the actors to the tech and stage crew. They will blow you away with the transformations and magic that will take place on stage.

Matilda:
Based on the novel by Roald Dahl. This is an inspiring story of a girl with bravery and smarts. Experience her journey with her as she dreams of a better, new life.

The Prince of Egypt:
Don't miss this Tuacahn premiere of The Prince of Egypt! Step into Egyptian times as you watch Moses save his people from his own brother, Pharaoh Ramses.

To order tickets call Tuacahn's box office at (435) 652-3300 or (800) 746-9882

When: May - October 2018

Location: Tuacahn Amphitheater
               1100 Tuacahn Drive
               Ivins, UT 84738

Cost: Individual Tickets $29 - $92
         Season Packages **On Sale now** $59 - $260

Website: https://www.tuacahn.org


Monday, October 30, 2017

Southern Utah Halloween Night Activities



Events on October 31st - HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

Events in St. George
9:00 am - 6:00 pm: Scarecrow Walk & Haunted Canyon - Red Cliffs Desert Garden, 375 E Red Hills Parkway, St. George, UT 84770 - FREE - Click here for more information

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Halloween Face Painting and Trick or Treating - Timeless Beauty Studio & Spa, 225 N Bluff Street, St. George, UT 84770 - FREE - Click here for more information

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Findlay Kia Trunk or Treat - Findlay Kia, 1369 Sunland Drive, St. George, UT 84790 - FREE - Click here for more information

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Mall-O-Ween - Red Cliffs Mall, 1770 E Red Cliffs Drive, St. George, UT 84790 - FREE - Click here for more information

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Trick or Treat - Shops at Zion, 250 Red Cliffs Drive, St. George, UT 84790 - FREE - Click here for more information

7:00 pm - 11:00 pm: Fiesta Fright - Fiesta Fun, 171 E 1160 S, St. George, UT 84770 - Click here for more information


Events in Ivins
7:30 pm: Thriller - Tuacahn Amphitheater, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins, UT 84738 - Click here for more information


Events in Washington
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Corn Maze, Farmland & Pumpkin Patch - Staheli Family Farm, 3400 S Washington Fields Road, Washington, UT 84780 - Click here for more information

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Mix Monster Mash - Staheli Family Farm, 3400 S Washington Fields Road, Washington, UT 84780 - Click here for more information

7:30 pm - 11:00 pm: Field of Screams - Staheli Family Farm, 3400 S Washington Fields Road, Washington, UT 84780 - Click here for more information


Events in Hurricane
10:30 am - 12:30 pm: Halloween Story Time and Parade - Hurricane Library, 36 S 300 W, Hurricane, UT 84737


Events in Cedar City & Enoch
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Pet Howl-O-Ween Trick or Treat - Cedar City Animal Hospital, 2333 W Hwy 56, Suite A, Cedar City, UT 84720 - Click here for more information

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm: SUU's Pumpkin Painting - Southern Utah University Ballroom, Cedar City, UT 84720 - Click here for more information

7:30 pm - 10:30 pm: The Haunted Woods - Willow Glenn Inn, 3388 N Bulldog Road, Enoch, UT - $7/person or $6/person with canned good donation

9:00 pm: Halloween Scaryoke - Toadz, 432 N 100 W, Cedar City, UT 84720 - Click here for more information


Events in Kanab
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Halloween Spooktacular - Main Street, Kanab, UT - Click here for more information