From a concert to a bridal show, there are plenty of ways to enjoy all that the area has to offer this weekend. Here are our five tips!
Celebrate Fire and Ice
The Shops at Riverwoods will celebrate its annual Fire and Ice Festival with live entertainment, deals, promotions, fires, ice sculptures and s’mores. The event will benefit the Food and Care Coalition and for every two cans of food donated, attendees can get supplies for one s’more. The night will end with fireworks at 7:30 p.m.
The event will run from 4-8 p.m. Friday at The Shops at Riverwoods (4801 N. University Ave., Provo).
Spend a Night at the Museums
BYU is home to five museums on campus, and for the seventh year, the university will host its Night at the Museums event. The free event showcases all five museums — the Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum, the Museum of Art, the Museum of Peoples and Cultures, Education in Zion, and the Museum of Paleontology.
The event will also include music, refreshments, activities, and free shuttles for those 8 years old and older to travel between museums.
The Night at the Museums runs from 7-10 p.m. Friday.
Plan a wedding
The finest wedding planning professionals are coming together for the annual Utah Bridal Expo in Provo Saturday. The show will include food, dress, cake, home and floral vendors, among many others.
The show will run from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Utah Valley Convention Center (220 W. Center St., Provo).
Head to a concert
Popular trio Mercy River is bringing their upbeat vocal arrangements to the SCERA Center for the Arts (745 S. State St., Orem). Whitney, Brooke and Soni make up the group and sing inspiration songs that are all about hope and encouragement.
There are two showtimes Saturday at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets range from $12-$14.
Swing with your sweetheart
If you are a BYU student, you can head to BYU's annual 50s themed Valentine's dance.
The event will include dance instruction from the Vintage Swing Dance Club starting at 7 p.m. Live music will be provided by BYU's jazz big band, Synthesis starting at 8 p.m. There will also be performances from the Vintage Swing Dance Club and BYU Ballroom Dance. Ice Cream Sundaes will be included.
Tickets are $14 per couple presale during January and $20/couple regular.