10-Day Planner: Animals, festivals, arts and more

10-Day Planner: Animals, festivals, arts and more
Local Artisan Collective founders Jenny Venegas, right, and Stephanie Showerton, left, are shown here at their shop Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at 2371 Kiesel Ave. in Ogden. SARAH WELLIVER/Standard-Examiner

Friday, May 11

May 11 1.21 Gigawatts A totally awesome night with your favorite ’80s hairband hits. Brewski’s

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May 11 Mountain Country Stomp Covers and originals from an Americana stomp band. Lighthouse Lounge

May 11 Plastic to Classic: Intro to Trad Climbing Bridge the gap between indoor and outdoor climbing 1 indoor classes (2 hours), 1 outdoor class (6 hours) $150 for members | $175 for non-members “Trad”, or traditional, climbing means placing protection on lead and building anchors with removable, re-usable equipment that fits into cracks… The Front Climbing Club (Ogden, UT)

May 11 Comedian Rodney Norman Rodney’s insights into understanding the world consist of making simple things complex and complex things normal. He’ll have you laughing hysterically. Wiseguys Comedy Cafe

May 11 Bean to Bar Chocolate Tasting This will be a unique chocolate tasting where we will be exploring the flavors of different Bean to Bar chocolates. We will be comparing chocolate bars made with cacao beans from the same origin supplied by different companies. Do you prefer Madagascar beans or Bolivian… The Queen Bee Giftery

May 11 Silver Band Ring Make a silver ring with an inscription. All materials and tools provided. The Local Artisan Collective

May 11 Ogden Weed Round-up Help reduce and eradicate invasive weeds at the 11th annual Ogden Weed Days. For more information, contact Lisa Thompson, Volunteer and Partnership Coordinator, Ogden Ranger District, (801) 458-1704 or Rod Kramer, Outreach Coordinator, Weber Pathways (801) 393-2304. 29th Street Trailhead

May 11 Baby Animal Days See baby animals, reptiles, sheep shearing demos, goat milking and enjoy horse rides, train rides and food vendors. USU Botanical Center

May 11 Infinite Possibilities Higher Consciousness Festival 2018 Readings, healings, displays, demos, yoga, music, hula hoops and a marketplace for your spiritual needs. Golden Spike Event Center

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Saturday, May 12

May 12 Pinetop Inferno with special guest Bad Brad Wheeler Gritty blues band joined by Rev Bad Brad Wheeler on the harmonica. Brewski’s

May 12 Clësh with DJ Baze Songs you know and love dished by two of the best DJs in Ogden. Funk ‘n Dive Bar

May 12 Penrose Original modern rock band from Salt Lake City on the PBR stage. Lighthouse Lounge

May 12 Function: Nurture the Creative Mind Fundraiser Rebel Traxx and Night Spin Collective spin music at this fundraiser event to benefit Nurture the Creative Mind. All proceeds go directly to NTCM. The Sand Trap

May 12 ’90s Night with Velvet Jones and Jarvicious Velvet Jones plays your ’90s grunge favorites and Jarvicious spins ’90s jams. No cover with ’90s outfit. Alleged

May 12 Comedian Rodney Norman Rodney’s insights into understanding the world consist of making simple things complex and complex things normal. He’ll have you laughing hysterically. Wiseguys Comedy Cafe

May 12 The Reverend and the Revelry Crowd-pleasing one-man band. No cover. Harp and Hound

May 12 Free Community Meal Volunteer, donate and attend this community event featuring food, books, haircuts, crafts, face painting and a resource fair. Everything at this event is free. Marshall White Center

May 12 Urban Adventure Festival An inaugural festival downtown featuring local vendors, activities, live music and more. Downtown Ogden

May 12 Ogden Bike Swap Refurbished bikes, new and used components, accessories and more at the 10th annual Ogden Bike Swap. Proceeds support Ogden Bicycle Collective’s bike giveaways and education programs. Ogden Bicycle Collective

May 12 Madi & Tyler’s 2nd Annual BARK IN THE PARK Charity Car Show It is that time of year where we celebrate the lives of two young people who were taken way to soon. To honor their lives, we have collaborated with various community organizations and local companies to bring you “2nd Annual Bark in the Park.” Bring… Sunset City Central Park

May 12 Mother’s Day Brunch and Parade of Hats Salute women in the military at this Mother’s Day event. For tickets, info and to RSVP, call 801-394-0924. Lindquist Alumni Center Garden Room

May 12 Infinite Possibilities Higher Consciousness Festival 2018 Readings, healings, displays, demos, yoga, music, hula hoops and a marketplace for your spiritual needs. Golden Spike Event Center

May 12 Fix It Pop Up Event Bring your broken jewelry to be fixed by local artisans. Prices vary depending repairs. The Local Artisan Collective

May 12 Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire Entertainment and educational activities celebrating the Renaissance. Shops, shows, games and archery abound. Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire

May 12 2018 Heritage Festival Remember the driving of the golden spike at Promontory Summit and celebrate railroad history at this annual festival. Local organizations provide train rides, food and booths . Ogden Union Station

May 12 Great Basin Fiber Arts Fair Fiber arts of all kinds will be on display and fiber and tools for creating fiber arts will be available for purchase. Learn how to craft using fiber at a variety of classes and demonstrations. Legacy Events Center

May 12 Baby Animal Days See baby animals, reptiles, sheep shearing demos, goat milking and enjoy horse rides, train rides and food vendors. USU Botanical Center

May 12 Madi & Tyler’s 2nd Annual BARK IN THE PARK Charity Car Show It is that time of year where we celebrate the lives of two young people who were taken way to soon. To honor their lives, we have collaborated with various community organizations and local companies to bring you “2nd Annual Bark in the Park.” Bring… Sunset City Central Park

May 12 Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas Learn how to make great brunch items just in time for Mother’s Day. Register: https://bit.ly/2rdJwsD Kitchen Kneads

May 12 Weber County Weed Round-up Help reduce and eradicate invasive weeds at the 11th annual Ogden Weed Days. For more information, contact Lisa Thompson, Volunteer and Partnership Coordinator, Ogden Ranger District, (801) 458-1704 or Rod Kramer, Outreach Coordinator, Weber Pathways (801) 393-2304. Eden Bowery

May 12 Fly with the Flock Fun Run and Pancake Breakfast Annual race featuring a pancake breakfast, t-shirt, goodie bag and prizes. Proceeds benefit the Ogden Nature Center. Ogden Nature Center

Sunday, May 13

May 13 Infinite Possibilities Higher Consciousness Festival 2018 Readings, healings, displays, demos, yoga, music, hula hoops and a marketplace for your spiritual needs. Golden Spike Event Center

May 13 Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire Entertainment and educational activities celebrating the Renaissance. Shops, shows, games and archery abound. Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire

May 13 Social Coffee Chat Unday School Friendly discussion and debate about religion, politics, pop culture and anything else that’s on your mind. Grounds for Coffee 25th Street

May 13 The Reverend and the Revelry Break sabbath with a local one-mand band. Slackwater Pub & Pizzeria

Monday, May 14

May 14 Dance! In All Seasons Utah Dance Academy’s academy and competition teams showcase their routines. Peery’s Egyptian Theater

May 14 Watercolor Studio Watercolor workshop taught by Terrece Beesley, geared toward beginner and intermediate students. New students setup pallettes, learn basic washes and brush techniques. All students explore many techniques that foster confidence with watercolor. 7 weeks of class (no class May 28). Eccles Community Art Center

May 14 Live Well: May the Force Be With You A fun night for families with special needs. Dr. Rafferty will provide health tips and kids can get their photos taken with Star Wars characters. McKay-Dee Hospital

May 14 Ogden’s Untamed Comedy Open Mic Bring your comedic material and routine to Untamed Comedy’s open mic night. Invite your friends to support local comedians. Funk ‘n Dive Bar

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May 14 MOMMY & ME FOOD SENSE Bring your child to learn about food and nutrition as well as cook a food sample, make a craft and enjoy fun and games. Find out about changes that will help your family lead healthier lives. USU Extension Davis County

Tuesday, May 15

May 15 Get Real With Yourself: Self Inquiry Investigate who is the thinker, feeler, senser, doer using meditation and facilitated group discussion. Vibez – Mind, Body, Spirit

May 15 Changing Lanes Experience: Motown Hits This group originally started as a wedding band. They play up to 200 shows a year, sharing their immaculate taste in music with the world. They’re bringing their rendition of Motown hits to Ogden. Peery’s Egyptian Theater

May 15 Monthly Pinterest Class: DIY Sugar Scrub Try your hand at a Pinterest project with a group. All supplies provided. The Local Artisan Collective

May 15 Flo Painting Learn the latest painting trend in this class. You’ll create an 8×10 painting. All materials provided. The Local Artisan Collective

May 15 Chair Yoga Allison Berlin leads this workshop Tuesday mornings through June 26. Suitable for all ages, fitness levels and physical conditions. Pre-register by calling 801-392-6935. Eccles Community Art Center

May 15 Parenting the Love and Logic Way® Learn to raise responsible kids and enjoy parenting by ending power struggles and preventing arguments. More info: 801-589-3020 or raquel.boehme@usu.edu. Register: https://bit.ly/2I39R7j Department of Workforce Services

May 15 Beginners Salted Yoga Learn beginner yoga poses, relax and de-stress in a salt cave. Pre-register: https://www.vagaro.com/thesaltcaveatawakenwellness/ or call 801-970-5626. Awaken Wellness

May 15 Poetflow Local writers share poems and other compositions. Lighthouse Lounge

May 15 Restore and More Yoga Learn how to move through life with less effort and more ease by attending this class from Jill Sjoblom. Pre-register by calling 801-392-6935. Eccles Community Art Center

Wednesday, May 16

May 16 Josh’s Pub Quiz Get your weekly pub quiz fix. Bring your friends to stretch your brain and test your liver in pursuit of prizes and glory. Funk ‘n Dive Bar

May 16 Llama Nation A documentary that looks at the competitive world of llama breeding, training and showing. Producers John Meier and Aaron Alsop will be available for Q&A after the film. Peery’s Egyptian Theater

May 16 Austin Weyand Fingerstyle guitar champion plays while you dine. Slackwater Pub & Pizzeria

May 16 Humanity Inspired: A Night of Hope Clearfield High Band presents their finale concert. They are raising funds for a school in Houston that was devastated by Hurrican Harvey. Clearfield High School

May 16 Medicare 101 Class If you are turning 65 or preparing to retire and have questions about Medicare, join us to get information about eligibility, enrollment and benefits. For more information, Call Jackie Smith at 801-525-5082. Sponsored by Davis County Health Department’s Senior Services. Clearfield Library

May 16 Kundalini Yoga Tim Irwin guides you through Kundalini yoga. Pre-register by calling 801-392-6935. Eccles Community Art Center

May 16 Basic Leather Tooling Learn how to apply a pattern on leather and tool the design, then apply an antique finish by making 2 beverage coasters. Includes basic tooling kit and leather. Ages 12 and up. The Local Artisan Collective

May 16 Yoga Tonic Yoga sessions that end with traditional Savasana and guided meditation taught by Kristen Johnson. Pre-register by calling 801-392-6935. Eccles Community Art Center

May 16 Financial Fraud Institute Local and national experts teach you how to recognize and avoid investment and consumer fraud. Register: www.utfraud.com or 801-579-6191. Weber Center

May 16 RMBRA Barrel Racing Jackpot Competitive barrel racing. Golden Spike Event Center

May 16 Blue Wave Speaks Tour With Weber Democratic Candidates Meet Weber County Democratic candidates for state and local races. Grab some food and find out why you should vote for these candidates. This is part of the Blue Waves Speak Tour, the first project by the Flip 7 Committee. Lighthouse Lounge

May 16 5th Annual Melanoma May Learn about melanoma risks and facts and how to be safe in the sun. Wear black and bring a friend. McKay-Dee Dermatology and Plastic Surgery

May 16 Restore and More Yoga Learn how to move through life with less effort and more ease by attending this class from Jill Sjoblom. Pre-register by calling 801-392-6935. Eccles Community Art Center

May 16 Ogden Surgical-Medical Conference Dr. Hunter Doherty “Patch” Adams, physician, social activist, clown and author, speaks about the joy of caring. Weber State Shepard Union Building

May 16 Dementia Dialogues Workshop Free Workshop. Wed. May 16 and May 23, 2018 from 9 am to 1 pm At Weber Human Services, 237 – 26th Street, 3rd floor auditorium Dementia Dialogues is a basic practical training course for caregivers of persons living with dementia; developed by the University… Weber Human Services

May 16 Meditation Circle A weekly simple guided meditation in a relaxed, serene atmosphere. Great for all levels of practitioners. Donations appreciated. The Satya Center

Thursday, May 17

May 17 Australia’s Thunder from Down Under The ultimate girls’ night out comes to Ogden. Sexy men from down under perform different fantasies on stage. Must be 18 or older. Tickets: smithstix.com or 801-689-8700. Peery’s Egyptian Theater

May 17 Ogden Unplugged Featuring Ol’ Fashion Depot Ogden Unplugged is your weekly chance to show off your acoustic skills and check out a special acoustic performance by Ol’ Fashion Depot. Lighthouse Lounge

May 17 Weber High Meet The Candidates Night Student-organized meeting with 19 candidates from various races in attendance. Weber High School

May 17 Ease-y Meditation Basic instruction in the practice of meditation. Pre-register by calling 801-392-6935. Eccles Community Art Center

May 17 STEAM Night: Bucket Tower Challenge Family-friendly STEAM event. Build a tower and see how much your bucket can hold. All supplies provided. Larry H. Miller Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Bountiful

May 17 Create Better Health Food Sense Learn to eat well and be more active in the face of limited resources. Samples of a healthy, simple recipe included. Clearfield WIC Office

May 17 Fluid Flow Dance and Yoga A combination of gentle yoga stretches, flowing dance movements and guided meditation. Wear comfortable clothes, bring a yoga mat if you have one and bring water. For ages 12 and up. Ring doorbell at back entrance. $7 for individual classes, $25 for months with 4… Unitarian Universalist Church of Ogden

May 17 Ogden Surgical-Medical Conference Amy E. Herman presents The Art of Perception: Rethinking How We See. She discusses being a critical observer. Weber State Shepard Union Building

May 17 Jewelry Making and Silver Smithing Class Learn how to make various pieces of jewelry out of silver, gold and precious stones. Bring design ideas, metal and stones. The Local Artisan Collective

May 17 Tai Chi Flowing movement provides a gentle, relaxing workout for your body. Pre-register by calling 801-392-6935. Eccles Community Art Center

May 17 AgeWise Conference Annual healthy living conference for seniors with keynote speaker Dr. John Day. This event features education, resources, community awareness and fun. Register: https://bit.ly/2KaPNNG Ogden Eccles Conference Center

May 17 2018 Great Salt Lake Bird Festival Discover why the Great Salt Lake is such an important bird area. Field trips, workshops and activities highlight bird life in Northern Utah. Go to http://www.daviscountyutah.gov/greatsaltlakebirdfest for a schedule of events and to purchase tickets. Legacy Events Center

Friday, May 18

May 18 DJ Jarvicious Utah’s own all-star mixer brings a wild night of drinks and dance. Alleged

May 18 Michelle Moonshine and Marny Proudfit Country-driven Americana and industrial Americana from Utah musicians. Funk ‘n Dive Bar

May 18 Big Red Judy Ogden band plays a mix of classic rock, country, blues and folk music. Eagles Lodge & Campground, FOE #2472

May 18 Tim Daniels Band Take a trip back to the ’70s with this Ogden band, playing covers and originals. Lighthouse Lounge

May 18 Darklord, Barlow, Defiled Crypt Bands from Salt Lake City and Austin bring their metal sounds to Ogden. Brewski’s

May 18 Scheming Thieves with Machines of Man, Version Two and Jeff Dillon Ogden ska band sends off its guitarist and vocalist, Jake. He’s moving out of state, making this your last chance to see the original lineup. Kamikazes Ogden

May 18 Music in the City: Austin Weyand Acoustic Band Fingerstyle guitar champion performs at Brigham City’s monthly concert series. Brigham City Fine Arts Center

May 18 Live Comedy Hypnosis With Shawn Paulsen One of the fast-rising comedians and hypnotists presents his thoughts on family, work and humor and hypnotizes subjects on stage. Wiseguys Comedy Cafe

May 18 Best N West “How the West was Run” Barrel Race Competitive barrel racing. Golden Spike Event Center

May 18 3rd Friday at the Collective-Air Plants, Glass Etching & Coaster Join us for a fun night of classes. You will get 3 hours, 3 artists and take home 3 projects. Art Project 1: Students will use a glass etching technique with chemical etch and cut vinyl to etch their own custom item. An assortment of… The Local Artisan Collective

May 18 Ogden Surgical-Medical Conference   Dr. Jeffrey T. Hirschi, local Emergency Medicine Specialist, presents “Compassion in Medicine: Somebody’s Someone.”   Weber State Shepard Union Building

May 18 2018 Great Salt Lake Bird Festival Discover why the Great Salt Lake is such an important bird area. Field trips, workshops and activities highlight bird life in Northern Utah. Go to http://www.daviscountyutah.gov/greatsaltlakebirdfest for a schedule of events and to purchase tickets. Legacy Events Center

Saturday, May 19

May 19 Metal Dogs Take a trip back to the ’80s and experience butt rock at its worst. Ladies get in free. Brewski’s

May 19 Dear Diary Improvisers create scenes based on entries from some brave readers’ childhood diaries. The Comedy Loft

May 19 Dueling Pianos Cocktail Party Dueling pianos return for their monthly show and you need to be there to participate and request your favorite songs. Lots of laughs and fun will be had by all. Get a reservation because this event sells out. Funk ‘n Dive Bar

May 19 Big Red Judy Ogden band plays a mix of classic rock, country, blues and folk music. Eagles Lodge & Campground, FOE #2472

May 19 Jacob T. Skeen and Bad Brad Wheeler Musical musings of local musicians. Lighthouse Lounge

May 19 The Greatest Show LaRae’s Dance Unlimited dancers present number in a variety of dance styles. Peery’s Egyptian Theater

May 19 Live Comedy Hypnosis With Shawn Paulsen One of the fast-rising comedians and hypnotists presents his thoughts on family, work and humor and hypnotizes subjects on stage. Wiseguys Comedy Cafe

May 19 Over the Moon: Spring Recital 2018 Children’s Creative Dance re-tells favorite nursery rhymes through dance. Tickets: https://bit.ly/2Iygs8S Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts

May 19 Public Star Party Ogden Astronomical Society presents a star party featuring solar viewing and deep space viewing. Antelope Island State Park

May 19 Spring Recital A night of dance performed by The Movement dancers. Clearfield High School

May 19 Walking Tour: Intermountain Indian School CJ Guadarrama leads you on a tour of the former Intermountain Indian School. Learn about the history, folklore and art of the school and what it was like to be a student there. Intermountain Indian School

May 19 Concrete Succulent Planter Kirsten Moore teaches you how to create a geometric concrete succulent planter using quick dry mix. All materials provided. Bountiful Davis Art Center

May 19 Microgreens Workshop Learn the benefits of microgreens and how to grow them. Plus, learn about vermicomposting, when worms help with composting. Tickets: https://bit.ly/2ryCrSE Oasis Community Garden

May 19 Nature Without Limits – Invertebrate Inquisition Are spiders insects? No! But they are invertebrates. Join us for a hands-on, sensory friendly, nature discovery program all about insects, bugs, and arachnids – specially designed for school-aged children. Pre-registration is required. Families are invited to complete a short questionnaire to share your child’s… Ogden Nature Center

May 19 Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire Entertainment and educational activities celebrating the Renaissance. Shops, shows, games and archery abound. Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire

May 19 Best N West “How the West was Run” Barrel Race Competitive barrel racing. Golden Spike Event Center

May 19 Safe Kids Day Prepare for a safe summer with information about how to keep kids active, healthy and safe. Lots of games and fun for kids, plus a bike helmet giveaway.   Legacy Events Center

May 19 Loving What Is Workshop Dive deep into the works of Katie Byron with an inquiry into thoughts and beliefs and how they might be holding us back. Register: https://bit.ly/2K6eOIW The Satya Center

May 19 3 Ingredient Sourdough Class Learn how to make San Francisco sourdough bread with only three ingredients in a dutch oven. Register: www.kitchenkneads.com Kitchen Kneads

May 19 Super STEM Saturday STEM activities for experimenters (kids 4-8) and innovators (kids 9-13). Register at https://thestemshoppe.campbrainregistration.com/ The STEM Shoppe

May 19 Nature Without Limits, for Juniors – Bug-Eyed for Bugs! Do bugs see the same way we do? And why are they so important to us humans? Come learn all about different bugs and insects, listen to stories and complete a bug craft in this hands-on, sensory friendly, nature discovery program specially designed for young… Ogden Nature Center

May 19 2018 Great Salt Lake Bird Festival Discover why the Great Salt Lake is such an important bird area. Field trips, workshops and activities highlight bird life in Northern Utah. Go to http://www.daviscountyutah.gov/greatsaltlakebirdfest for a schedule of events and to purchase tickets. Legacy Events Center

May 19 2018 Ride for Education The Annual Tim Wangsgaard Memorial Ride for Education is your chance to enjoy a comfortable ride through Weber and Davis County. All proceeds go to support students. Register: rideforeducation.org Centennial Junior High

Sunday, May 20

May 20 Beer Yoga An hour-long all-levels yoga class followed by a beer tasting. Call 385-389-2945 to reserve your spot. Talisman Brewing Company

May 20 25th Annual Jelsco Car Show See cool cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors at this fun event that includes hot dogs, hamburgers, a raffle and prizes. Jelsco Awards & Signs

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May 20 Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire Entertainment and educational activities celebrating the Renaissance. Shops, shows, games and archery abound. Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire

May 20 2018 Great Salt Lake Bird Festival Discover why the Great Salt Lake is such an important bird area. Field trips, workshops and activities highlight bird life in Northern Utah. Go to http://www.daviscountyutah.gov/greatsaltlakebirdfest for a schedule of events and to purchase tickets. Legacy Events Center

May 20 Support group for people who have left the Mormon Church. Welcome! We are a group to help in the recovery process from being in or around the Mormon church. We meet every other week for coffee at All the Perks in the Junction to tell our stories and get help/advice from others who have been… All The Perks Espresso Cafe