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Oct 26, 2016
By: Ann Whittaker

Tucked away in Utah’s beautiful northern country, Cache County is a burgeoning center for the arts.

Cache Valley is a showstopper of an art community. (No, it’s not New York City, but you also won’t spend your paycheck on a cab to the symphony.) Want to see a broadway show in a historic theater? Bring your jazz hands to Ellen Eccles Theater. Or maybe you’re more of a gallery stroller, severe haircut and a fancy beverage in hand? Logan’s got you, boo. Perhaps you were first-chair-something in your high school orchestra? You’d have to travel far to find a better performance of a Tchaikovsky violin concerto.

...All that and you want mountain scenery that (#sorrynotsorry, NYC) no metropolitan center can offer? It’s a lot to ask, but Cache Valley is your answer: world-class culture nestled betwixt dairy farms.

Take a scenic drive, stop in at a classic cafe for dinner, and enjoy the show.

 

Theater in Cache Valley

Ellen Eccles Theater

Originally built in 1923 and restored in 1993 ($4.3 million later).

• dance performances • family pops concerts • choral festivals • musicals • Broadway shows • The Nutcracker

Caine Lyric Theater

Utah State University's theater department hosts the Lyric Repertory Company. Established 1913.

• plays & musicals • Big RiverThree Sisters

Utah Theater

Built in 1924, and home to Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theater. Ever heard of Michael Ballam? Oh, he’s just an art god that locals sacrifice Cache County cows to...kidding! But he’s pretty dang amazing.

Pickleville Playhouse

Bear Lake’s own theater, open all summer long at the lake and for the holiday season in winter in Logan.

• plays & musicals • HairsprayBandito’s Christmas Carol

Art Galleries

Gallery Walks

The second Friday of the even months. Art of all types in the storefronts of Logan’s historic downtown. Usually some food options.

Logan Fine Arts Gallery

60 West 100 North Logan, UT 84321

Fuhriman’s Fine Art Gallery

75 S Main Street Logan, UT 84231

Winborg Gallery

493 N 100 E Hyde Park, UT 84318

History

Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Bluebird Cafe, Tabernacle, Ellen Eccles Theater, Cache County Courthouse

American West Heritage Center

Pioneer heritage right before your eyes: smithing, trekking, sawing, cooking and more.

Fall Festival & Corn Maze & Haunted Hollow (autumn months)

Food & Fare

Cache County Signature Products Tour (summer only)

Locally made ice cream, cheese, chocolates, honey, berries and locally roasted coffee.

Gardeners’ Market May – October, every Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Nature's Art Gallery

Heritage Driving Tour

See Native American, mountain man and Mormon historical sites.

Logan Canyon National Scenic Byway

If you’re into mountain rivers, roadside picnic areas, and winding roads that lead to beautiful lakes.

Stokes Nature Center

Where people still believe in exploration, education and stewardship. And hanging out with kids in nature.

Festivals

Mendon May Day (May)

Richmond Black & White Days (May)

Cache Valley Storytelling Festival (June)

Clarkston Pony Express Days (June)

Nibley’s Heritage Days (June)

Logan Summerfest Arts Faire (June)

Art on the Lawn (June)

Logan’s 4th of July Celebration (July)

Hyrum’s Star-Spangled Week (July)

Preston’s Famous Night Rodeo (July)

Bear Lake Raspberry Days (August)

Cache County Fair & Rodeo (August)

River Heights Apple Days (August)

Paradise Trout and Berry Days (August)

Wellsville Founder’s Day (September)

Providence’s Annual Sauerkraut Dinner (October)

North Logan Pumpkin Walk (October)

Logan’s Novemberfest (November)

Pickleville Playhouse Christmas (December)


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