10-Day Planner: Festivals, live music, comedy and more

10-Day Planner: Festivals, live music, comedy and more
Mountain Heart performs on the first night of the Ogden Music Festival at Fort Buenaventura Park on June 3, 2016. This year's festival begins Friday, June 1, 2018.

Friday, May 25

May 25 Folk Hogan This six-piece band brings you a blend of folk and punk in a lively stage show. Funk ‘n Dive Bar

May 25 Reno Divorce, Hi Fi Murder and Life Has A Way High octane punk rock joined by local hooligans. Kamikaze’s

May 25 The Legendary Joe McQueen Quartet At 98, Joe McQueen has been performing smooth jazz for over 80 years. Don’t miss your chance to see him live. Lighthouse Lounge

May 25 Vietnam Veterans Moving Memorial Wall The Vietnam Veterans Moving Memorial Wall is coming to Ogden. Ceremonies, open house and fallen soldier/last roll call. Leavitt’s Mortuary & Aultorest Memorial Park

May 25 Operation Hero Display Operation Hero presents a display featuring a combat boot for each Utah service member who has fallen. Station Park

May 25 Cowboy Legends Music and Poetry Festival This is the 13th year the festival has spotlighted the best western music and cowboy poetry. Check out the goods at the Cowboy Mercantile Trading post, catch a ride in wagon, carriage or buggy, partake of fun activities and enjoy delicious food. See full schedule…

May 25 Academy Center Art Show and Sale View over a hundred works of art from a variety of artists in a variety of media. Artist reception from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday is your chance to visit with the artists, hear live music and enjoy hors-d’oeuvres. $5 Historic Downtown Brigham City

May 26 Comedian Russ Nagel America’s funniest biker is bringing his 27 years of stage comedy to Ogden. Wiseguys Comedy Cafe

Saturday, May 26

May 26 Zion Riot Reggae rock returns to Ogden. Brewski’s

May 26 Salduro with Rosedale, Equilibrium and Secret Abilities Genre-bending rock and roll and awkward rock from Utah. Funk ‘n Dive Bar

May 26 Six Feet in the Pine American folk and dark bluegrass sends shivers down your spine. Lighthouse Lounge

May 26 Comedian Russ Nagel America’s funniest biker is bringing his 27 years of stage comedy to Ogden. Wiseguys Comedy Cafe

May 26 Melody Pulsipher Local crooner never disappoints. Harp and Hound

May 26 Soap Making Class Learn how to create cold process soap with recycled materials, herbs and oil. You’ll take home about a pound of soap. As Above So Below

May 26 Operation Hero Display Operation Hero presents a display featuring a combat boot for each Utah service member who has fallen. Station Park

May 26 Hexen’s Cross Book Signing Come down to 25th Street and meet author J. Kowallis and get books signed. The Queen Bee

May 26 Holi Festival of Colors Interactive dance, Bollypop, mantra bands, DJs, yoga, free hugs, colors, cuisine and lotsa love. West Stadium Park

May 26 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 26 Academy Center Art Show and Sale View over a hundred works of art from a variety of artists in a variety of media. Artist reception from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday is your chance to visit with the artists, hear live music and enjoy hors-d’oeuvres. $5 Historic Downtown Brigham City

May 26 Women’s Fight Back Seminar Class covers life-saving skills specific to women. Victory Self Defense and Fitness

May 26 Beginner Cupcake Class Courtnie Moore shows you how to make world-class cupcakes from batter to baking to frosting. Register: kitchenkneads.com Kitchen Kneads

May 26 WIDA Utah Open Feis Irish Dance Competition Celebrate Irish dance by watching dancers from the greater western area compete. CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

Sunday, May 27

May 27 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 27 Operation Hero Display Operation Hero presents a display featuring a combat boot for each Utah service member who has fallen. Station Park

May 27 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

Monday, May 28

May 28 Open Mic Night Bring your act to the stage at this truly open mic. Whether you’re a comedian, musician, politician or magician the stage is open for you. The Outlaw

May 28 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

May 28 Poor People’s Campaign Rally Be part of a national movement to unite the poor, disenfranchised and marginalized to transform the political, economic and moral structures of our society. City of Ogden Town Hall

Tuesday, May 29

May 29 Get Real with Yourself: Be Impeccable with Your Word Explore one of Don Miguel Ruiz’s Four Agreements and discover how real you are when you speak. Vibez – Mind, Body, Spirit

May 29 Poetflow Local writers share poems and other compositions. Lighthouse Lounge

May 29 Western Weber Exploring Our Future Town-hall style meeting discussing development planning that balances growth with preservation. Weber County

May 29 Restore and More Yoga Learn how to move through life with less effort and more ease by attending this class from Kristen Johnson. Pre-register by calling 801-392-6935. Eccles Community Art Center

May 29 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 29 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

Wednesday, May 30

Friday, May 25 May 25 Folk Hogan This six-piece band brings you a blend of folk and punk in a lively stage show. Funk ‘n Dive Bar Get more info and find more events on May 25 Reno Divorce, Hi Fi Murder and Life Has…

May 30 Resiliency Training Series Learn how to overcome setbacks and bounce back from adversity in this series taught by Dustin Blakely and presented by Day One. Register: https://bit.ly/2Kvfd85 Weber County Library Pleasant Valley Branch

May 30 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 30 RMBRA Barrel Racing Jackpot Competitive barrel racing. Golden Spike Event Center

May 30 Wild Wednesday: Our National Symbol – Memorial Day Program Did you know the bald eagle had to compete with the turkey to become our national symbol?  It’s true!  Join us for a special Memorial Day program with the Ogden Nature Center’s own bald eagle, Des Ta Te. Come learn about these special birds and…

May 30 Restore and More Yoga Learn how to move through life with less effort and more ease by attending this class from Kristen Johnson. Pre-register by calling 801-392-6935. Eccles Community Art Center

May 30 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 31

May 31 BBx Smooth jazz and funk from a Utah-based quintet. The Yes Hell

May 31 Ease-y Meditation Basic instruction in the practice of meditation. Pre-register by calling 801-392-6935. Eccles Community Art Center

May 31 Beginning Hat For those that are comfortable with knit and purl stitches and long-tail cast-on, learn to knit in the round on circular double-pointed needles. Must attend both classes. Register: 801-394-4355. Needlepoint Joint

May 31 STEAM Night: Egg Drop Challenge The whole family can challenge themselves to secure an egg so that it survives the egg drop challenge. Larry H. Miller Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Bountiful

May 31 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 31 Funky Pajama Party Karaoke Hang out at the bar in your pajamas. Sing some karaoke. Bring your blankie and stuffed animal friend too.

May 31 Tai Chi Flowing movement provides a gentle, relaxing workout for your body. Pre-register by calling 801-392-6935. Eccles Community Art Center

Friday, June 1

Jun 1 Hot Nights Live music featuring Eastern Rising, Auto Pilot and Through Eternal Morning. Kamikaze’s

Jun 1 American Graffiti One night only, following the Historic 25th Street Car Show, see American Graffiti on the big screen. Cinema 502

Jun 1 Underground CASH Hang around after the car show for a Johnny Cash tribute. Lighthouse Lounge

Jun 1 Royal Bliss Acoustic Local favorites Royal Bliss play an acoustic show. Tickets available at the venue. The Yes Hell

Jun 1 In Shades with Emma Park and Sleep Dealer Indie emo sounds from south Texas. Brewski’s

Jun 1 Comedian Alex Velluto Salt Lake City native brings his stand-up show to Ogden. Wiseguys Comedy Cafe

Jun 1 The Reverend and the Revelry Crowd-pleasing one-man band. Angry Goat Pub & Kitchen

Jun 1 Dr. Brian King Book Signing Get a copy of “The Laughing Cure” signed by the author, Dr. Brian King. Barnes & Noble West Bountiful

Jun 1 Ogden Music Festival Promoting and celebrating Ogden’s arts and culture, this festival returns for its 11th year. Enjoy music from a dozen musical acts, vendors, food and a petting zoo, along with outdoor and music-themed crafts and activities.   Fort Buenaventura

Jun 1 Skypark Aviation Festival and Expo See aircraft, enjoy rides and information, plus food and a movie. Skypark Airport

Jun 1 Cokeville Colt Challenge Annual colt starting challenge from Wyoming comes to Ogden. See the finest colts in the west compete. Golden Spike Event Center

Jun 1 A Round to Honor 2018 Ogden Round to Honor’s annual golf tournament raising funds for the Utah Honor Flight. Register: https://bit.ly/2kooDXS Wolf Creek Resort Golf Course

Saturday, June 2

Jun 2 Not All Cops Are Bad: Solo Show “Office Scott Baker” hosts a public relations meeting to justify “occasional abuse of power” by the department. See the human behind the uniform through monologues, audience participation and analysis of national headlines. The Comedy Loft

Jun 2 Ginger & the Gents with the Stratmores Woman-fronted gritty rock and roll band. Funk ‘n Dive Bar

Jun 2 Compass & Cavern with Silence the Critic An alternative rock band from Denver supported by an Ogden-based alternative rock. The Sand Trap

Jun 2 Comedian Alex Velluto Salt Lake City native brings his stand-up show to Ogden. Wiseguys Comedy Cafe

Jun 2 Bill n’ Diane Locals play songs you know and love from yesterday and today. Harp and Hound

Jun 2 Improv to Sketch Workshop George McAuliffe, writer and improviser from Los Angeles, teaches how to transform improv to sketches. Register: https://bit.ly/2sepiyK SaltyCreative

Jun 2 Charlotte’s Web See the latest adaptation of E.B. White’s classic children’s book on the big screen. Peery’s Egyptian Theater

Jun 2 Charlotte’s Web See the latest adaptation of E.B. White’s classic children’s book on the big screen. Peery’s Egyptian Theater

Jun 2 Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving Get started in weaving with a simple portable loom. Learn to warp and weave at least one project. Loom and materials must be purchased separately. Must attend all sessions. Register: 81-394-4355. Needlepoint Joint

Jun 2 FANCon and Food Truck Rally Wear your cosplay, participate in crafts and games, meet local artists and enjoy food from local food trucks. Weber County Library Southwest Branch

Jun 2 Cokeville Colt Challenge Annual colt starting challenge from Wyoming comes to Ogden. See the finest colts in the west compete. Golden Spike Event Center

Jun 2 Skypark Aviation Festival and Expo See aircraft, enjoy rides and information, plus food and a movie. Skypark Airport

Jun 2 Great Strides 2018 Raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at this annual 5k. Join the team or donate at https://on.cff.org/2J687to Jensen Nature Park

Jun 2 Spring Garden Fair Learn about garden and conservation programs. Includes workshops and tours of the water treatment plant, plus shopping opportunities. Register: https://bit.ly/2KP7YYy Weber Basin Water Conservancy District

Jun 2 Educating Kids in Ghana Walkathon Walk to raise funds to support education in Ghana. Apparel will be available for purchase. All proceeds go to EKG, a 501(c)3. Register: 801-603-6490. Clinton Elementary

Sunday, June 3

Jun 3 Free Sunday Concert: Jeff Clark and Marc Tharp An evening of acoustic guitar and piano featuring songs from folk, jazz, pop and adult contemporary. Kenley Amphitheater

Jun 3 Ogden Lit and Libations Book Club As summer sets in and the end of the school year approaches, let’s take a look at global warming and public education with Barbara Kingsolver’s “Flight Behavior.” Slackwater Pub & Pizzeria

Jun 3 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