It’s the Weekend – 10/5/17

It’s a busy weekend full of film, art, music, community celebrations and football. And one of the headline events is The Block film and art festival taking place Friday and Saturday in Logan’s historic theater district.

<a href=”” target=”_blank”>The Block</a> features independent film, live music, art galleries, and informative panel discussions across multiple locations between Center Street and 100 South, between Main Street and 100 West. It features over 50 films, over 30 live music events, free art galleries and educational panels. It all begins Friday afternoon and continues all day Saturday.

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Friday evening something special is happening at the Logan Tabernacle. Cache Community Connections presents Unity within our Community, <a href=”;sections=all&amp;date=today” target=”_blank”>an evening with Jose Borjon</a>, Consul of Mexico. Borjon will be visiting with multiple community groups throughout the day, but Friday evening there will be multiple speakers and presentations, along with inspirational music from individual performers and choirs.

Looking for vintage, one-of-a-kind items or unique handmade products? You’ll want to check out <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Vintage Market Days</a> at the Cache County Fairgrounds this weekend. It goes Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Tickets are good for re-entry all weekend.

We’ve got a couple Oktoberfest-themed events this weekend. On Friday at Sky View High School is the <a href=”” target=”_blank”>7th annual Cache Valley Oktoberfest</a> from 4-6:30 p.m. It will feature live music, dancing, games…and of course bratwurst and sauerkraut will be available. All proceeds will go to supporting Cache Valley’s four German American Partnership Program exchanges with schools throughout the Federal Republic of Germany.

Providence City is also hosting a similar festival. They call it <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Oktoberkraut</a>. Events begin Saturday morning with a <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Pickleball Tournament</a> at Alma Leonhardt Park and a parade down Center Street from Von’s Park to Zollinger Park at 10 a.m. There will then be a car show, bounce houses and games at Zollinger Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Top it off with a turkey and sauerkraut lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., catered by Iron Gate Grill Catering.

You can bring the whole family to Nibley’s Heritage Park for their annual <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Scarecrow Fun Run</a> on Saturday morning, starting at 8:30 a.m. They have runs and categories for all ages and abilities, even strollers! The 10k Main Event features scarecrows that may jump out and chase you.

On Saturday afternoon, the Utah State Aggies try to build on their momentum after beating BYU when they <a href=”” target=”_blank”>host conference opponent Colorado State</a>. Get to the stadium and support the Aggies! Kickoff is at 2:30 p.m.

Before the game, stop by Craig Aston Park at 1307 North 800 East from 12 noon to 2 p.m. for the <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Utah Ag Products BBQ</a>. All proceeds go to student scholarships. If you can’t make it to the football game, it can be seen on AT&amp;T Sports Net, formerly Root Sports.

After a series of natural disasters around the world, it’s perfect timing to attend the <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Emergency Preparedness Fair</a> this Saturday at Green Canyon High School. Classes, presentations, booths and door prizes will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Whether you’re getting prepared for a natural disaster, or enjoying independent film, music and art, there’s a lot to see and do this weekend in Cache Valley. For a full listing of events, and links to find out more, visit our <a href=”” target=”_blank”>calendar page</a>. And if you have an event to add to our calendar, please <a href=”” target=”_blank”>do so here</a>!

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