Want to do more than shop this weekend? Try these events in the Ogden area.

Nov 24 The Polar Express: Kids 12 & Under are Free! The Egyptian Theater Foundation and RAMP are presenting the 4th annual showing of “The Polar Express” at Peery’s Egyptian Theater on November 24th at Noon. Just in time to relax from Black Friday shopping, and just before the lighting of Ogden’s Christmas Village, we are… Peery’s Egyptian Theater

Nov 24 Ballet West – Nutcracker Nov. 24 | 7 pm Nov. 25 | 2 pm & 7 pm A timeless tale of holiday magic, wonder and enchantment. The New York Times dance critic Alastair Macaulay called this classic version “one of the best productions I’ve ecer seen.” Your holiday won’t… Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts

Nov 24 Burn the Bird Run Join us at 5pm on Black Friday to “Burn the Bird!” We will run/walk a 5k on the river parkway. Altra will join us with demo shoes and we will have hot cocoa after Striders Ogden

Nov 24 1st Annual Lighting Ceremony Come celebrate with us at our 1st Annual Lighting Ceremony. Come before 4:30pm with a decorated vehicle and enter for FREE and be part of our light parade. There will be FREE hot chocolate and cookies!! Willard Bay State Park

Nov 24 Distillery Tours and Tastings Public tours of New World Distillery are held every Friday and Saturday at noon, 2 pm and 5 pm. Tours are $15 pp and include tastings of all our spirit releases. Register to claim a spot by visiting our website, www.newwworlddistillery.com and click “Tours.” Starting… New World Distillery

Nov 25 Grand Opening! Come join us for the opening event. Saturday, November 25th at 4:30 the Santa Run will start. The Electric Light Parade will start at 5:30 and immediately following the parade we will have a short ceremony honoring our Mayor, Commissioners and City Council and don’t… Ogden’s Christmas Village

Nov 25 Plane Talk – Charlie Vono The Hill Aerospace Museum at Hill AFB, Utah hosts a plane talk series featuring speakers related to heritage of Hill Air Force Base, the United States Air Force, other military branches, and many other subjects related aerospace and the defense industry. Plane Talk takes place… Hill Aerospace Museum

Nov 25 Mustangs vs. Outliers | Thanksgiving Weekend It’s a special, single Thanksgiving-weekend matchup between the Mustangs and Outliers this season. Take a break from the turkey and enjoy the hard-hitting, fast-paced action. Bring along your friends and family who may be visiting from out of town. It’s a great activity for all!… The Ice Sheet at Ogden

Nov 25 FCS Playoffs: Weber State vs. Western Illinois For the first time ever, Weber State will host an FCS Playoff game. Come watch the Wildcats battle Western Illinois on Saturday at 2 p.m., at Stewart Stadium. The game will be televised on ESPN3. Each WSU student will receive one FREE ticket with a… Stewart Stadium

Nov 26 Spreading Smiles/Nature Weaving Class for kids $5 Sunday, November 26th Golden Spike Park, Riverdale, UT 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Let your child turn acorns and stones into happy faced friends, then sprinkle them around the park for other people to find. Let them have fun looking for new, silly or sneaky… Golden Spike Park