It’s the Weekend – 12/7/18

Happy Holidays! There are a lot of events taking place this weekend to celebrate the season. Here’s what’s going on this weekend.

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The Mountain Crest High School’s annual <a href=”http://www.cachevalleydaily.com/calendar/event_4eb45cf2-d4c2-11e7-8215-630004df8b1b.html” target=”_blank”>Christmas Fantasy</a> is this weekend, with performances Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. It’s a family-focused program by the school’s choir, orchestra, band and drama departments.

GENTRI: The Gentlemen Trio returns to Logan for an unforgettable musical celebration of Christmas. They’re <a href=”http://www.americanfestivalchorus.org/performance/2017/christmas-american-festival-chorus-orchestra” target=”_blank”>teaming up with the American Festival Chorus and Orchestra</a> at USU’s Daines Concert Hall. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m.

Sounds of the season can also be heard each evening at the Logan Tabernacle. The <a href=”http://logantabernacle.blogspot.com/2017/11/christmas-concert-series.html” target=”_blank”>free holiday concerts</a> begin each night at 7 p.m.

The first annual Cache County Inter-faith <a href=”https://www.facebook.com/events/1325943447516196/” target=”_blank”>Festival of Nativities</a> is Friday and Saturday evenings. It will be at the Mendon LDS church building at 20 North 100 West. All faiths and all people are welcome to attend

You can see those nativities, or how about a live one? The <a href=”http://nibleycity.com/index.php/2012-08-02-18-13-22/parks-recreation/parks-recreation-2/349-live-nativity-nibley-morganfarm” target=”_blank”>live nativity at the Morgan Farm</a> in Nibley takes place Friday, Saturday and next Monday from 5-9 p.m. each evening. The live nativity features a camel, donkeys and other farm animals. There is no entry fee, but there is a suggested donation of $3 to benefit the Cache Community Food Pantry.

Sleigh rides to see <a href=”https://wildlife.utah.gov/hardwareranch/” target=”_blank”>the elk at Hardware Ranch</a> begin this Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The <a href=”https://www.facebook.com/events/1625778370794746/” target=”_blank”>Elk Festival</a> is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sleigh rides continue each weekend through the end of February.

The 15th annual <a href=”https://www.facebook.com/WinterGiftMarket” target=”_blank”>Winter Gift Market</a> is Friday and Saturday in the Carousel Ballroom at the Bullen Center. Local artisans will be selling quality, hand-made gifts for the season. There will also be live music and demonstrations throughout the day.

Juanito Bandito tries to pull off the biggest heist in holiday history at <a href=”https://www.picklevilleplayhouse.com/banditochristmas/” target=”_blank”>Juanito Bandito’s Christmas Carol</a>. The Pickleville Playhouse hilarious brand of improv and musical comedy will be on the Ellen Eccles Theatre stage Friday, Saturday and Monday night with a matinee Saturday afternoon.

The Davis Academy of Musical Theater presents a <a href=”https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?actions=7&amp;p=1″ target=”_blank”>holiday showcase</a> Saturday morning at 11 a.m. It will be at the Ellen Eccles Theatre and it’s brought to you by the students of the Davis Academy

The <a href=”http://nathanpacheco.com” target=”_blank”>Nathan Pacheco Christmas Tour</a> visits Logan on Saturday. The classically-trained tenor will perform at the Logan High School auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Pacheco will perform numbers from his soon-to-be released Christmas album, O Holy Night.

On Monday evening <a href=”https://www.shupe.net” target=”_blank”>Ryan Shupe and the Rubber Band</a> perform. Bring the whole family to enjoy his unique style of pop, country and bluegrass at the Logan High School auditorium starting at 7:30 p.m.

The Cache Humane Society is hosting a <a href=”https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chs-annual-benefit-brunch-auction-tickets-39295395586″ target=”_blank”>benefit brunch and auction</a> at the Logan Golf and Country Club Sunday morning at 11 a.m. Be entertained by magician Richard Hatch, dine on delicious food catered by Justin Hamilton and shop the silent and live auction.

Sunday evening at 7 p.m. is the annual Cache Community Food Pantry benefit concert. Enjoy a wonderful evening of holiday music to keep the spirit bright at the Logan Tabernacle. Bring non-perishable food items to donate to the food pantry.

A <a href=”http://www.cachevalleydaily.com/calendar/music/event_13aac30e-d331-11e7-9798-5cb9017b9fe4.html” target=”_blank”>Messiah Sing-a-Long</a> is taking place Sunday evening at the Garland Tabernacle at 140 West Factory, Garland. Come listen or sing-a-long. Music will be provided.

If you’d like more information about all these holiday concerts and events, visit our <a href=”http://www.cachevalleydaily.com/calendar/” target=”_blank”>calendar page</a>. If you know of an event coming up, add <a href=”https://www.cachevalleydaily.com/users/admin/calendar/event/?referer_url=/calendar/” target=”_blank”>your event here</a>.

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