It’s the Weekend – May 3-5

It’s graduation time at Utah State University. Saturday is also Cinco de Mayo, there’s a high school rodeo, multiple musical performances and some informative events you won’t want to miss…all happening this weekend in Cache Valley.

USU graduate commencement and hooding ceremony begins Friday with the assembly of candidates at 12:30 p.m. in the Nelson Field House; and, the USU undergraduate commencement is Saturday morning with students gathering on the Quad at 8:30 a.m. with the commencement ceremony beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Smith Spectrum.

This weekend Mountain Crest High School presents “A Grand Night for Singing!” Come enjoy the famous love songs of Rogers and Hammerstein, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and next Monday, with performances starting at 7 p.m.

A Legislative Town Hall meeting and panel discussion on Climate Change will take place on Thursday. It will be held in the Logan City council chambers at 7 p.m.

Also on Thursday, there is a Prescription Drug Education and Take Back Event at Mount Logan Middle School. Information will be given how to prevent and treat prescription drug misuse and abuse. Plus, free two movie passes will be given to the first 25 people who bring in prescription drugs to be disposed. The event starts at 6 p.m.

Get your boots and your hat, this Friday at 4 is the Bridgerland High School Rodeo. High school students from all over Cache Valley compete in multiple events at the Cache County Fairgrounds.

The Utah Festival Conservatory presents Les Miserables – School Edition. The Broadway sensation comes to the Utah Theatre featuring young performers from throughout Cache Valley. Performances are Friday, Saturday and next Monday at 7, with a Saturday matinee at 1.

Rock musicians and hairstylists combine to present some of the best local music this Friday at “Rock People Scissors”. It’s a FUNraising event at WhySound to benefit Little Lambs Foundation, the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking and the Gary Sinise Foundation. The concert and fun begins at 7 p.m. Friday.

Certainly a lot of Mexican restaurants will be busy this Saturday with Cinco de Mayo. Plus, Blacksmith Fork Assisted Living is hosting a Cinco de Mayo Pinata Party. Participate in maraca making, pinata poking, and lots of laughs. Festive attire is encouraged.

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