It’s the Weekend – July 12-15, 2018

With sidewalk sales, big bike races, opera competitions and street dancing, it’s a busy weekend in Cache Valley.

Downtown Events

Dozens of downtown businesses bring their best deals out of their stores and onto the sidewalk with the Summer Sidewalk Sale in Historic Downtown Logan this weekend. More than 60 downtown businesses and eateries will have special deals Thursday through Saturday downtown.

Young entrepreneurs will display their wares at the Logan Children’s Entrepreneur Market Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The market will be set up on Main Street in front of the Logan Tabernacle. The market will feature items made and sold by kids.

The Cache Arts Gallery Walk is also taking place this weekend. It’s a great opportunity to view great art, for free, while participating in the downtown sidewalk sale.

The 11th annual Street Dance is Saturday at Church Street and Federal Avenue. Bring your kids, your dogs and your dancing shoes. The dancing and live music goes from 7-10 p.m. Saturday night.

The Cache Gran Fondo bicycle race begins at Logan Regional Hospital and finishes in downtown Logan this Saturday. There are 50, 70 and 100-mile options for the ride. The Gran Fondo Finish Line Expo in downtown Logan will also be a great space for spectators.

It happens every Saturday through October, and this Saturday will be no different. The Cache Valley Gardeners Market will be set up on the grounds of the Historic Cache County Courthouse where dozens of local farmers, gardeners, local vendors and musicians make their fresh products available, beginning at 9 a.m.

Theater

The 2018 season of Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre is now underway. Four amazing productions are on the stage of the Ellen Eccles Theatre and dozens of other activities are taking place all month long, including the International Opera Competition. The semifinal is held at the Utah Theatre beginning at 1 p.m. Thursday.

The great productions of the Lyric Repertory Company also continue this weekend. All four shows are showing in repertory now: Sense and Sensibility, Peter and the Starcatcher, Grey Gardens and Macbeth.

Friday the 13th

Are you superstitious? You know it’s Friday the 13th this weekend. You can learn about 13 animal-related superstitions, from black cats to rabbit’s feet, 6 p.m. Friday at Stokes Nature Center.

Luau

USU’s Polynesian Student Union will perform, there will be a full, roasted pig, and you can have a great time at the Riverwoods Luau this Saturday. Doors open at 5, dinner starts at 6 and the show begins at 7.

Special Exhibit

Commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I with a Special Military Exhibit of World War I & II at the Franklin Relic Hall Museum & Historical Site in Franklin, Idaho. The exhibit is open now through August 11th.

Free Concert

The USU Alumni Band is teaming up with members of the American Festival Chorus Sunday night. The free concert is 7 p.m. at the USU Daines Concert Hall.

Warehouse Sale

The Malouf Foundation Warehouse Sale is taking place Friday and Saturday at 1525 West 2960 South in Nibley. The sale benefits the Malouf Foundation and 10% of all proceeds this weekend will support the fight against human trafficking.

Little Valley Days

Little Valley Days continue in Mantua this weekend. Activities continue Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the small town in Wellsville Canyon, including a bike rally, movie in the park, 5k race and more.

If you’d like to know more details about any of these events going on this week, visit our community calendar page.

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