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Weekend best bets: A bunch of ‘Nunsense’ in Utah Valley

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"Nunsense" opens the SCERA's indoor season on Friday, Sept. 16.(Photo by Mark A. Philbrick)

“Nunsense” opens the SCERA’s indoor season on Friday, Sept. 16.(Photo by Mark A. Philbrick)

From the Point of the Mountain all the way down to Santaquin, Utah Valley has a lot to offer — especially in weekend activities. There are no excuses for staying in all weekend when there are these quality events happening around Utah Valley. Here are five of our picks for the upcoming weekend:

“Nunsense”

When a case of mistaken poisoning causes 52 sisters to pass away, the Little Sisters of Hoboken find themselves in dire need of funds for 52 of their fellow sisters’ burials. The sisters shoot for a Hail Mary of fundraising by planning a variety show. Let’s just say a bunch of nunsense ensues.

When: Sept. 16 – Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: SCERA
Cost: $12 for adults; $10 for children/seniors
Site: scera.org

Roller Derby Super Season Championship

Join the most unconventional sport in Utah Valley as the skating sweethearts on this side of the mountains face-off in the closing game of the season.

When: Sept. 17 at 6 p.m.
Where: Shove Shack in Lindon
Cost: $10 online; $12 at the door
Site: hvdd.com

BYU vs. UCLA football

Coming off of a tough loss against Utah, the Cougars are ready to bounce back with their first home game of the season. Rise and shout as the Cougars take on the UCLA Bruins in the rowdy, rowdy stadium Saturday.

When: Saturday, Sept. 17 at 8:15 p.m.
Where: LaVell Edwards Stadium
Cost: $60–$200
Site: byutickets.com

Art After Dark keeps the MOA's doors open an hour later for a night of live bands, free ice cream from the BYU Creamery, gallery activities and more. (Photo courtesy BYU MOA)

Art After Dark keeps the MOA’s doors open an hour later for a night of live bands, free ice cream from the BYU Creamery, gallery activities and more. (Photo courtesy BYU MOA)

Art After Dark

If you have a sweet tooth for art and ice cream and anything free, then the BYU MOA has your Friday night covered. The BYU MOA is staying open an extra hour to celebrate the opening of its new exhibit, “A Visual Testimony: Minerva Teichert’s Book of Mormon Paintings,” with live music, BYU Creamery ice cream and more. Read more here.

When: Sept. 16 from 7 p.m.–10 p.m.
Where: BYU Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: moa.byu.edu

Happy Valley Farmers Market

It’s harvest time. Enjoy the freshness of the fall with off the tree and out of the ground fruits and vegetables at your local farmer’s market.

When: June 13 – Oct. 28 (Fridays) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Walden School in Provo
Cost: FREE
Site: happyvalleyfm.com

BONUS:

Provo Pride Festival

Celebrating diversity and the LGBT community in Utah County, the Provo Pride Festival is hosting a day of food, entertainment and information. The 2016 theme is “Diversity Creates Community — It Begins With Us.”

When: Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Memorial Park in Provo
Cost: FREE
Site: provopride.org

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