It’s the Weekend – Feb. 1, 2018

This weekend we’ve got an indoor rodeo, a great classic musical, a daddy-daughter dance party and even some Soul Food.

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Music Theatre West’s production of <a href=”” target=”_blank”>The Scarlet Pimpernel</a> continues this weekend. Performances are Friday and Saturday at the Ellen Eccles Theatre, with a Saturday matinee. The musical is a glorious window into 18th century French and British history.

Also taking place both Friday and Saturday is the <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Western White Out Rodeo</a> at the Box Elder County Fairgrounds. The rodeo events all take place in the heated indoor arena at 7:30 p.m. both nights.

Dads and their daughters can dance and have fun at the <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Top Hats and Tiaras</a> daddy-daughter dance party at the Whittier Community Center on Friday. The event is sponsored by <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Maverick Mommas</a> and tickets include bottomless House of Pop soda bar, fresh baked cookies, flowers for each girl and more. A portion of each ticket benefits <a href=”” target=”_blank”>CAPSA</a>.

The <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Utah State Gymnastics</a> team hosts Boise State in the Spectrum Friday. Both squads are off to a good start to the season. Come cheer on the Aggies and if you’re one of the first 100 fans there you receive FREE USU mittens!

On Saturday you can help bring our community closer together by participating in the <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Loaves and Fishes community meal</a> at the First Presbyterian Church in Logan. It’s a meal for those in need and for those wishing to <a href=”” target=”_blank”>build stronger relationships throughout our community</a>, and it starts at 11:30 a.m.

Explore the diverse <a href=”” target=”_blank”>celebrations of Carnival and Mardi Gras</a> from Europe, to South America, to Africa at <a href=”” target=”_blank”>USU’s Museum of Anthropology</a> on Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. learn traditional dances, listen to music, eat authentic food and make tons of fun hands-on arts and crafts.

You can finish the weekend off by celebrating with the Black Student Union at USU Saturday Night. <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Soul Food</a> is a night of fun and great food. Make sure you wear formal attire to the event that starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Taggart Student Center.

If you’d like more information about any of these events going on this weekend, visit our <a href=”” target=”_blank”>calendar page</a>. If you have an event coming up, or know of one, feel free to share it with us by <a href=”” target=”_blank”>listing it here</a>.

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