This weekend is the lead up to the 4th of July, and there are some great ways to start celebrating early.
Logan City’s Freedom Fire is on Tuesday, July 3rd. The decades-long tradition, hosted by Logan City, will again be held at Utah State University’s football stadium. Freedom Fire will feature non-stop entertainment starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday with live bands, a patriotic program and fireworks at approximately 10 p.m. The best view of the fireworks are inside the stadium. Tickets are available now at the Logan Aquatic Center, Logan Recreation Center, Logan River Golf Course and the Cache Valley Visitors Bureau.
Star Spangled activities continue this weekend in Hyrum. On Saturday they have the Youth Parade at 10 a.m., a water fight with firemen at 11, and Medieval Tournament at 4. On Sunday night at 7, Hyrum will be hosting a patriotic program at City Square.
Also on Sunday the USU Alumni Band will perform their Independence Day concert. The concert begins at 7 p.m. and just a reminder, all the Alumni Band concerts are in the Daines Concert Hall this summer.
The third production from the Lyric Repertory Company opens this weekend. The musical Grey Gardens opens Thursday and runs through the weekend.
Step back in time to the golden age of the 1940s with Celebrate America: In the Miller Mood. It’s a Broadway-style show, dinner, and opportunity to swing dance or sit back and enjoy the classics. Shows are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Taggart Student Center at USU.
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown returns to the Utah Theatre Friday night. It’s presented by Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre and is perfect for families.
Friday morning you can support first responders at the Hug Our Heroes barbeque at Rocky Mountain Care. All funds raised will go to support a scholarship fund for first responders.
The Cache County Senior Citizens Center is holding a benefit dance party Friday night. It starts at 7 and features fun music from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s.
Cancer: not here, not there, not anywhere! Help raise funds to defeat cancer with Relay for Life this weekend. Team members begin walking their laps Friday at 12 noon at Willow Park. Support the teams in their 24-hour, non-stop relay and their fight to defeat cancer.
Haven’t found that special someone yet? Hate awkward blind dates? Maybe you should try Speed Dating? Check it out Friday night at the Riverwoods Conference Center. You can take just five minutes, then move on.
If you’d like to know more details about any of these events going on this weekend, visit our calendar page.