Try something new with these events in Northern Utah

Thursday , November 02, 2017 - 7:43 PM

AMANDA JOHNSON, Standard-Examiner Staff

Have you been itching for something different to do on the weekend? Check out this list of varied events to check out this weekend.

COMEDIAN PAUL SHEFFIELD

What: Throughout his stand-up career, it has been well documented that Ogden Wiseguys has always been Paul’s favorite comedy club. It has always been his first choice for trying out and working on new material. He has always wanted to record an album here, and that time has finally come! Paul will be recording his fourth full-length album “Sanity at its Finest” and it will be a show you will never forget. This show will be on the internet as well.

When and where: 7-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3 and 4; Wiseguys Comedy Cafe, 269 25th St., Ogden. Tickets at http://bit.ly/2imX7sm. $12

D. MICHAEL QUINN ‘THE MORMON HIERARCHY: WEALTH AND CORPORATE POWER’

What: Booked is happy to welcome D. Michael Quinn, as he discusses and signs his newest book “The Mormon Hierarchy: Wealth and Corporate Power.” D. Michael Quinn (Ph.D., Yale University) might be characterized as the elder statesman of Mormon history. He is the author of several seminal books and articles that have received awards from the American Historical Association, John Whitmer Historical Association, and Mormon History Association.

When and where: 6:30-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3; Booked on 25th, 147 25th St., Ogden.

FESTIVE FOLLIES BOUTIQUE AND FOOD FEST 

What: St. James Catholic Church will be filled with more than 80 vendor booths supplying handcrafted items, holiday decor, jewelry, clothing and more. There will also be opportunity drawings and a silent auction. Prizes include a 65-inch smart TV, a $300 American Express gift card and an MJX drone with a camera. On Saturday only, there will also be a fair with snacks, games and a photo booth.

When and where: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3 and 4, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5; St. James Catholic Church, 95 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. 

BYU BALLROOM DANCE COMPANY 

What: BYU’s Ballroom Dance Company is recognized both nationally and internationally as a treasured and unique university dance ensemble. Since its inception in 1970, the company has performed for millions of people in over 35 countries, including a command performance for the Queen of Thailand. They currently hold the title of United States Ballroom Dance Formation Champions. The President of the National Dance Council of America, Brian McDonald, called them “one of the Ballroom world’s greatest treasures.” Audiences will be delighted by romantic waltzes, fast-paced swings, and infectious Latin dances alike.

When and where: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4; Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 1901 University Circle, Ogden. Tickets at http://bit.ly/2il2PuA. $5-35

BEER YOGA 

What: Join us for a fun hour-long all levels yoga class followed by a delicious beer tasting.

When and where: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4; Talisman Brewing Company, 1258 S. Gibson Ave., Ogden. $10

LAST HOORAH TRAIL DIG 

What: ‘Tis the season of giving. Ogden Trails Network and The Front Climbing Club are calling all climbers, hikers, bikers and wanderers to unite for the last trail dig of the season. All volunteers get FREE breakfast burritos by Bella’s Fresh Mexican Grill, coffee by Wasatch Roasting Company PLUS lunch from the mother of all, Lucky Slice Pizza. Many hands make light work – spend half the day helping repair the Castle Rock scar then feel good hitting the trails knowing that you rallied as a community to continue the access to these amazing places that we love and escape to daily. Meet at Lake Street Trailhead (you can park in St. Joseph’s parking lot). Bring gloves and wear long pants.

When and where: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4; St. Joseph Catholic High School, 1790 Lake St., Ogden. 

MINDSET & MEAL PLANNING 

What: A guide to mindful eating and manageable meal planning. In this workshop you’ll gain confidence through using conscious language around food and your body, identify where you’ve struggled in the past and how to move beyond your limiting beliefs, learn how to release guilt around food, receive meal planning tools to make meal prepping quick and easy and learn how to survive the holidays and other difficult situation. This workshop isn’t about dieting or only eating certain foods, it’s about creating lasting change through developing a healthy mindset and healthy habits around food. Call 385-244-1099 to register.

When and where: 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4; Vibez – Mind, Body, Spirit, 168 W. 36th St., Ogden. $15

SCRAPS OF SIMPLICITY MARKET 

What: A unique creative art, craft and food truck event. There will be a fun mix of vendors with everything from furniture to fashion, holiday and gifts, home decor and art. Drawings for prizes and entertainment throughout the day to add to the fun. Participate in a letterboard class in the afternoon if you would rather use your own creativity. Yummy treats and food trucks are also part of the celebration. If you want to be inspired, shop and enjoy good food, all close by, come and check out Scraps of Simplicity Market.

When and where: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4; Old School Body Shop, 1571 S. 1900 West, Ogden. $1

SUNDAY, Nov. 5

LIT AND LIBATIONS - ‘SLADE HOUSE’

What: A book club where we enjoy great books and fantastic beverages. This month, for Halloween, we’ll be discussing “Slade House” by David Mitchell. This novel is a modern haunted house story with an unforgettable ending.

When and where: 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5; Booked on 25th, 147 25th St., Ogden.

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