It’s the Weekend – April 12, 2018

From comedy to celebrating young artists to even more baby animals, it’s a busy weekend of fun in Cache Valley.

If you need a good laugh this weekend, there is some great comedy coming to Cache Valley. Whose Live Anyway? comes to the Ellen Eccles Theatre Thursday at 7:30. The completely improvised 90-minute show features some of your favorite cast members from the TV show Who’s Line is it Anyway?

Award-winning, clean comedian Steve Soelberg performs for one night only this Saturday night at the Riverwoods Conference Center. Bring a date and enjoy a night of laughter and entertainment. The fun begins at 7:30.

Celebrate and support young artists from Mountain Crest and Ridgeline high schools as they compete in the Young Artist Cup, Thursday and Friday at Ridgeline High School. The teenage musicians and artists compete in six different categories over two nights.

Colonel Gail Halverson, everyday hero and Candy Bomber, will be a featured speaker at the Dean’s Spring Seminar at USU. Col. Halverson will speak Thursday night at 7 p.m. in the Sunburst Lounge of USU’s Taggart Student Center and the event is open to the public.

Learn how to shelter in place during times of emergency at the Family Emergency Preparedness Workshop series. The seminar is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose room at the Cache County Administration Building on Thursday.

The baby farm animals are still at the American West Heritage Center. You can cuddle with the baby animals, ride the train and ride the ponies Fridays and Saturdays through the end of the month.

Speaking of farm animals, the Cache Valley Chicken Rendezvous is this Saturday at the Cache County Fairgrounds. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., chicken people of all levels come together to share knowledge, experience and create lasting friendships. If you’re into chickens, don’t miss this.

There are a couple of inspiring events taking place on Friday. Ignite USU is Utah State’s premier student speaking event, featuring lightning-fast talks. USU students will share the intriguing stories behind their research projects Friday at 12 noon in the Merrill-Cazier Library.

Friday evening, The Family Place hosts their annual child abuse prevention auction and dinner. This year’s theme is The Greatest Cause (modeled after The Greatest Showman). Silent and live auction begins at 6 p.m. in the Riverwoods Conference Center. It’s always an enjoyable evening and helps raise funds for child abuse prevention in Cache Valley.

Join the true Scotsmen of Utah State for an evening of bagpipes, drums, kilts, sword dancing and old Scottish tales in the USU Performance Hall. The Utah State University Scotsmen Pipe Band present Highland Echoes, Friday evening starting at 7 p.m.

If you’d like more details about ticket information, times or locations for any of these events, visit our calendar page.

And if you know of an event coming up, share it with us here.

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