Say goodbye to October — November is taking center stage. Luckily, Utah Valley still has a variety of weekend events as the county prepares for the next holiday. Don’t let sweater weather keep you indoors this week, especially with these events going on around town.
UCCU Crosstown Clash: BYU vs. UVU men’s basketball
Blue clashes with green on Friday night. Last year, BYU took revenge on UVU with a 85–58 win at the UCCU Center. But the Wolverines were the last team to win in the Marriott Center between the crosstown competitors, taking down the Cougars 114–101 in 2016. Which Utah County university will walk away with the “W” on Friday night?
When: Nov. 9 at 8 p.m.
Where: BYU Marriott Center
BYU Vocal Point
Utah Valley’s favorite boy band with a twist takes the stage for its annual performance at the Covey Center for the Arts. This 9-man a cappella group will wear the blue and bust some moves to cover some of your favorite songs.
When: Nov. 9–10 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Covey Center for the Arts
Cost: $13 for students; $15 general admission
Taking to a ship departed from New York and sailing on to England, a comical cast of characters get into mischief and find love. This musical takes you back to tap dancing and good clean humor.
When: Oct. 5 – Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. with Saturday matinee at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Where: Hale Center Theater Orem
Cost: $18–$24 for adults; $14–$18 for children
A Night of Broadway
The show must go on with Broadway classics including songs from “Les Miserables,” “Wicked,” “Anastasia,” “Aladdin,” “Shrek,” “Beauty and The Beast,” “Big Fish,” “The Secret Garden,” “Spamalot,” “Into The Woods” and more. Performing for the SCERA’s annual show are local singers Shawn Mortensen, Brittney Wallace and Rex Kocherhans. Plus, guest vocalists Andrew Walsh, Samantha Frisby, McKenna Hixson and Deborah Bowman will also perform.
When: Nov. 7–10 at 7 p.m.
Cost: $12 for adults; $10 for children/seniors
“Much Ado About Nothing”
As a military war comes to a close, another war is just beginning — the battle of love. Laugh at Shakespeare’s popular comedy as Beatrice and Benedick and Hero and Claudio navigate the battlefield of love, jealousy and misunderstandings.
When: Nov. 9–17 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Noorda Blackbox Theatre, UVU
Cost: $5 for children; $10 for students/seniors; $14 for adults