It’s the Weekend – Sept. 27-30, 2018

Film, music, political games, country hoedowns, and some creative fun runs color this fall weekend in Cache Valley.

The Block

One of the biggest events taking place this weekend is The Block film and art festival. Dozens and dozens of independent films, bands and art displays will be in multiple venues in downtown Logan this Friday and Saturday, with the main stage behind the Emporium.

Cache Valley Parade of Homes

The Cache Valley Parade of Homes continues this weekend…Thursday, Friday and Saturday. It’s your last chance to see the latest trends in home design and interior decorating as you explore beautiful Cache Valley going from home to home.

125th Anniversary Open House

If you or anyone you know ever attended or worked at Ellis Elementary School in Logan, check out the school’s 125th anniversary open house on Thursday.

Blue & Red Softball Game

Cache County Democrats and Republicans invite everyone to support their favorite political party at the 2nd annual Blue and Red Softball Game on Thursday. Played at the Green Canyon Baseball Field in North Logan, the friendly game supports CAPSA and the Children’s Justice Center.

Political Panel

Speaking of politics, if you’d like to learn more about some of the initiatives that will be on the ballot this fall, you might want to attend Unpacking the Initiatives: Medical Marijuana. It’s a panel discussion taking place at the Eccles Conference Center at USU, Thursday night at 7 p.m.

Bear 100

Endurance runners will traverse the backcountry from Logan to Bear Lake in the Bear 100. Spectators are welcome to cheer the runners on as they leave Hyrum Gibbons Mount Logan Park Friday morning at 6 a.m.

Harvest Hoedown

Grab a partner for a night of music and dancing at the Harvest Hoedown! It’s Friday night from 6:30-11:30 p.m. at the new Cache County Events Center. Don’t know how to dance to country music? Don’t worry, there will be dance instruction.

Oklahoma

The classic American musical Oklahoma continues this weekend in the Ellen Eccles Theatre. Performances are Friday and Saturday night at 7:30 with a 1:30 matinee on Saturday.

Fun Runs

The Scarecrow Fun Run Festival starts at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Virgil Gibbons Park in Nibley. There are a variety of fun runs to participate in throughout the morning.

If you’d prefer to get a little dirty, Autonomous Solutions in Petersboro is hosting its first annual Mud Run and obstacle course Saturday. It has multiple heats throughout the morning and is a fundraiser for the Guatemalan Children’s Fund.

Or, if you’d prefer not to get dirty, you can check out the May the Horse Be With You 5k/fun run at Willow Park on Saturday. The fundraiser for Whispering Canyons begins at 9 a.m.

Also, the 21st annual Red Ribbon Run is taking place Saturday at Cedar Ridge Elementary School. The 5k and 1 mile run begins at 9 a.m. and includes raffles, food, and fun. Families of five or more receive a $5 discount. Race Day registration is still available. Red_Ribbon_Run_Flyer

Oktoberkraut

Providence City’s annual Oktoberkraut Celebration is Saturday. The festival includes a classic car show, cowboy corner, parade and more, all taking place at Spring Creek Middle School.

Bridgerland Band Invitational

37 marching bands from throughout Utah and Idaho take to Merlin Olsen Field on Saturday for the annual Bridgerland Band Invitational. Competitions begin at 10:15 a.m. and will continue throughout the day.

If you’d like to know more details about any of these events going on this weekend, visit our Community Calendar.

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