Weekend best bets (Jan. 3-5)

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James Bounous (Lieutenant Lenny Archer) and Allie Rae Saraiva (Mildred Pringle) star in "Kiss and Tell" at the Hale Center Theater Orem. Mitch Bandley , looking on in the background, plays Raymond Pringle. (Photo by Pete Widtfeldt)

James Bounous (Lieutenant Lenny Archer) and Allie Rae Saraiva (Mildred Pringle) star in “Kiss and Tell” at the Hale Center Theater Orem. Mitch Bandley , looking on in the background, plays Raymond Pringle. (Photo by Pete Widtfeldt)

It’s the weekend at last. Don’t get caught stuck on the couch when there are so many activities happening around Utah Valley. Here are five events sure to liven up your weekend:

1. “Kiss and Tell”

Re-imagining the 1945 movie featuring Shirley Temple, “Kiss and Tell” tells the story of 15-year-old Corliss Archer. Corliss decides to help in the war effort by selling kisses, which causes some drama in her family and beyond. This hilarious comedy will play at the Hale Center Theater in Orem until Feb. 8. Tickets cost $17-$21.

2. BYU men’s basketball vs. San Diego

After losing their last four games, the Cougars are ready to come home for a game against the San Diego Toreros. Enjoy the lively Marriott Center atmosphere as you cheer on BYU. Tickets cost $5-$20. The game starts at 7 p.m.

3. First Friday Art Stroll

Each month Provo museums holds the First Friday Art Stroll where guests can visit participating galleries for free. With 10 galleries in Downtown Provo participating in the art stroll, live music and refreshments, there is bound to be something to satisfy your artistic side. Check the map for participating galleries.

4. Utah First Lego League Qualifier 

The future is at Thanksgiving Point this Saturday as kids between the ages of 9 and 14 compete in robot games and projects at the Utah First Lego League Qualifier. Watch as these young innovators fight for a berth in the State Championship. The event, which has free admittance, lasts from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check the schedule here for competition times and award ceremonies.

5. 28th Annual Christmas Lamb

See the holiday season through the eyes of children in the 28th Annual Christmas Lamb display at the Springville Museum of Art. Young local artists from around Utah County share the true meaning of Christmas through pieces of art. Museum entrance is free, and the display is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Saturday is the last day for the exhibit.

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Rebecca Lane

While her first language is sarcasm, Rebecca dabbles in English and Russian to achieve her lifelong dream of being a journalist. A BYU sports fan, reading enthusiast and wannabe world traveler, Rebecca is a Colorado transplant that is convinced Colorado's mountains are much larger than the many Utah County peaks. Rebecca manages UtahValley360.com for Bennett Communications. Follow her on Twitter @rebeccalane.

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