Art vendors, live local music, a hidden leprechaun and more fun surprises will be on display at Monarch Market this Saturday 12 March 2022.
A night of music, poetry and art celebrates Women’s History Month on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at the OCA Center. Tickets at nextensemble.org
A free concert will offer attendees the experience of traditional flamenco performed by SLC dancers on Monday evening, March 14, 2022 at Peery’s Egyptian Theatre. Visit ogdenpet.com/events for more information.
Ogden St Patrick’s Day continues with a Celtic celebration at Peery’s Egyptian Theatre. Tickets can be found at ogdenpet.com/events.
Onstage Ogden presents a performance of the Utah Symphony for children next Thursday, March 17, 2022. Visit onstageogden.org for tickets and more information.
Get your greens at the Saturday market
The Monarch is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this weekend with a special family-friendly Saturday Market. Shop at unique art dealers, visit the beer and seltzer bar and enjoy live music from Rorry Forbush, Kevin Corbett and a ‘special surprise’. The first 10 kids to find the hidden goblin will win a special prize. Snap your picture with the happy little fairy gnome – and don’t forget to wear your best green so you don’t get pinched!
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; The Monarch, 455 25th St.; for free; themonarchogden.com/happenings.
NEXT Ensemble Presents: Women in Music
Music, poetry and contemporary art come together in a celebration of women’s achievements in an otherwise male-dominated arts world. Enjoy a performance composed and performed by women in the beautiful setting of Ogden Contemporary Arts’ LAND BODY exhibition, run by women. Because NEXT Ensemble believes in supporting local talent, all performers at this event are local. Two poets performing their work are Wynter Storm and Angelika Brewer. The music will be a collection of quartets by composers Caroline Shaw and Jessie Montgomery. The musicians are Marianne Rohbock on first violin, Jeline Barut on second violin, Tara Hoellein on viola and Kaitlin Findlay on cello. The whole family is invited and encouraged to participate.
Saturday, 7 p.m.; Ogden Contemporary Art, 455 25th St.; $10; nextensemble.org.
Excellence Concert Series: Tablado Flamenco Dance Troupe
Excellence in the Community presents a night of traditional Spanish music and dance with a modern twist. Tablado Flamenco is a Salt Lake City-based dance company known for preserving the authentic richness of flamenco. Founded in 2005 by Jeff Whiteley, Excellence in the Community is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that has presented over 750 concerts based on the premise that “Utah’s best musicians and dancers are a powerful resource to bring people together to bring people together and strengthen communities.” All concerts are free and open to the public.
Monday, 7:30 p.m.; Peery’s Egyptian Theatre, 2415 Washington Blvd.; for free; ogdenpet.com/events.
Celtic Celebration returns for its 19th show this Wednesday night, bringing Irish culture to the community. What started in 2004 as an Oasis Performance with community talent called ‘An Evening of Irish Music and Dance’ has grown into a collaboration with Peery’s Egyptian Theater as Celtic Celebration due to its success. The annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration, which opens with a pipe and drum band, has featured Celtic Beat, Feet of Fire and prominent Irish/Celtic bands from across Northern Utah. This year’s performances include Salt Lake City Celtic fusion band Callanish, Celtic Beat Irish Dancers and the Wasatch & District Pipe Band. Peery’s Egyptian Theater says, “It’s very exciting for the dancers to perform to live music.” Celtic Beat Irish Dancers are directed by LaRae R. Thackeray.
Wednesday, March 16, 7 p.m.; Peery’s Egyptian Theatre, 2415 Washington Blvd.; $15/$10 children and seniors; ogdenpet.com/events.
Utah Symphony: Carnival of the Animals with Children’s Dance Theater
The Utah Symphony returns to Weber State University for a special family performance, presented by Onstage Ogden. Children can experience the symphony in a program specially designed for them with Utah Symphony: Carnival of the Animals, “one of French composer Camille Saint-Saens’s most recognizable and beloved pieces,” says Onstage Ogden. “Join the dancers of the children’s dance theater on a journey through the animal kingdom from the graceful swan to the majestic lion.” The program includes “The Flight of the Bumblebee” and “Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks”, “The Carnival of the Animals” and more. A free music detective course for students and families will take place in room 210 from 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 17, 7-8pm; Val A. Browning Center at Weber State University, 1901 University Circle; $10/$5 students and children under 12; onstageogden.org.