Archive | August 2010

Another weeks events here in Cedar City

Monday, 9TH                   

Utah Shakespearean Festival, come enjoy the Tony Award-Winning Comedies, Dramas, and Musicals Live on Stage. Today will be featuring 11am Props Seminar, 1pm Play Orientation, 2pm ‘Much Ado about Nothing’ and ‘Great Expectations (a musical);’ 6:45pm Play Orientation, 7pm Greenshow and 8pm ‘Macbeth’ and ‘(Alfred Hitchcock’s) The 39 Steps;’ held on the Southern Utah University Campus (351 W University Blvd Cedar City). For more information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849), 435-586-7878 or visit www.bard.org.

SUU’s Ashcroft Observatory, free star-gazing, located on the hilltop just south of the SUU Farm on Westview Drive (Hwy 56 W to Westview Drive).  Open 9pm to 11pm, interested parties should plan on arriving at the observatory just as the sun sets. For more information and time call 435-586-1409.

Toadz Talent Showcase, held from 9pm to 1am at Toadz (432 N 100 W, Cedar City) $4 cover charge. All performers are welcome, hosted by Pablo “Of the Mountain” Schwartz. For more info call 435-867-8988.

Cedar Breaks “Star Party” conducted by park staff and astronomy volunteers begin at 9:30pm at Point Supreme (Cedar Breaks National Monument, 23 miles East of Cedar City, via Hwy 14 and 148.) The park will have several large telescopes available until 11pm; visitors are also welcome to bring their own telescopes. Remember to dress warmly for the cool night air. Admission to the park is $4 per person (16yrs and older.) For more information call 435-586-0787 ext.4031 or 435-586-9451.

 

Tuesday, 10TH                                       

Utah Shakespearean Festival, come enjoy the Tony Award-Winning Comedies, Dramas, and Musicals Live on Stage. Today will be featuring 9am & 10am Literary Seminar, 10:15am Backstage Tour, 11am Costume Seminar, 1pm Play Orientation, 2pm ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ 6:45pm Play Orientation, 7pm Greenshow and 8pm ‘Great Expectations (a musical)’ & ‘Much Ado about Nothing;’ held on the Southern Utah University Campus (351 W University Blvd Cedar City). For more information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849), 435-586-7878 or visit www.bard.org.

Curtain Call Lunch at 11:45 am at the SUU Alumni House (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Have lunch as you listen to actors from USF plays as they discuss what goes into creating a production. You will have the opportunity to pose questions. Advance tickets are $15 at USF box office – any remaining tickets available at the door are $17.50.

Children’s Story Time held 12:30pm – 1pm at the Iron Mission State Park (635 N. Main St, Cedar City), participation is FREE. For more information call 435-586-9290.

Night Out Against Crime held on the City Office lawn (Midvalley Rd, Enoch); event includes booths, food, games, safety presentations and more. For information call 435-586-1119.

Neil Simon Festival held in the Heritage Theater (Cedar City) and will feature 7:30pm evening performance ‘Steel Magnolias’. Tickets are $25 Center or $20 Side, for tickets and information call 866-357-4666 or www.simonfest.org.

 

Wednesday, 11TH                                                                               

Utah Shakespearean Festival, come enjoy the Tony Award-Winning Comedies, Dramas, and Musicals Live on Stage. Today will be featuring 9am & 10am Literary Seminar, 10:15am Backstage Tour, 11am Actor Seminar, 1pm Play Orientation, 2pm ‘(Alfred Hitchcock’s) The 39 Steps,’ 6:45pm Play Orientation, 7pm Greenshow and 8pm Preview ‘Merchant of Venice’ and ‘Pride and Prejudice;’ held on the Southern Utah University Campus (351 W University Blvd Cedar City). For more information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849), 435-586-7878 or visit www.bard.org.

Cedar City Rock Church Tours held from 1pm to 6pm, Wednesdays thru Saturdays, admission is FREE and open to the public. For more information call Kimball Weaver 435-586-6759.

Neil Simon Festival held in the Heritage Theater (Cedar City) and features 2pm matinee ‘California Suite’ and 7:30pm evening performance ‘Broadway Bound’’. Tickets are $25 Center or $20 Side, for tickets and information call 866-357-4666 or www.simonfest.org.

Cedar Square Dancing Classes begin at 7pm in the Senior Center (489 E 200 South, Cedar City).  The first class is free, cost after is $7 a couple or $3.50 a person. For more information please call Pat and Hazel Matthews 435-867-9210 or 435-531-6811.

Open Mic night, (unless something else coincides) at 8pm at Groovacious (173 N 100 W, Cedar City) and is FREE to attend. Open to all musicians, poets, actors or egomaniacs, anyone who wants to perform in front of a live audience and improve their stage skills. For more info call 435-867-9800.

Cedar Breaks “Star Party” conducted by park staff and astronomy volunteers begin at 9:30pm at Point Supreme (Cedar Breaks National Monument, 23 miles East of Cedar City, via Hwy 14 and 148.) The park will have several large telescopes available until 11pm, visitors are also welcome to bring their own telescopes. Remember to dress warmly for the cool night air. Admission to the park is $4 per person (16yrs and older.) For more information call 435-586-0787 ext.4031 or 435-586-9451.

 

Thursday, 12TH                                                                                 

Utah Shakespearean Festival, come enjoy the Tony Award-Winning Comedies, Dramas, and Musicals Live on Stage. Today will be featuring 9am & 10am Literary Seminar, 11am Props Seminar, 1pm Play Orientation, 2pm ‘Much Ado about Nothing’ and ‘Great Expectations (a musical);’ 6:45pm Play Orientation, 7pm Greenshow and 8pm ‘Macbeth’ and ‘(Alfred Hitchcock’s) The 39 Steps;’ held on the Southern Utah University Campus (351 W University Blvd Cedar City). For more information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849), 435-586-7878 or visit www.bard.org.

New American Playwright Project held 10am held in the Auditorium Theatre (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City), admission is $8 and can be purchased at the Ticket Office or at the door. Discover a new play when playwrights spend a week at the Utah Shakespearean Festival & Festival actors and artists present their plays as a staged reading, followed by an instructive discussion between the playwright, actors, and audience.

Cedar City Rock Church Tours held from 1pm to 6pm, Wednesdays thru Saturdays, admission is FREE and open to the public. For more information call Kimball Weaver 435-586-6759.

Neil Simon Festival held in the Heritage Theater (Cedar City) and features 2pm matinee ‘Steel Magnolias’ and 7:30pm evening performance ‘California Suite’. Tickets are $25 Center or $20 Side, for tickets and information call 866-357-4666 or www.simonfest.org.

 “Shooting Star Party” (Perseid Meteor Shower) hosted by park staff and astronomy volunteers begin at 10pm at the Point Supreme overlook (Cedar Breaks National Monument, 23 miles East of Cedar City, via Hwy 14 and 148.) Bring a lounge-type folding chair and view 30 to 40 “shooting stars” per hour, before the meteor shower peaks at around midnight there will be a laser tour of the night sky complete with telescope viewing of many deep-sky wonders. Remember to dress warmly for the cool night air. Admission to the park is $4 per person (16yrs and older.) For more information call 435-586-0787 ext.4031 or 435-586-9451.

 

Friday, 13TH                

Fly’n Brian Gravity Fest held all day at Brian Head Resort/Giant Steps. Gravity Fest is part of the Utah Downhill Mountain Bike Series. For information call 866-930-1010 ext 212.

Junior Ranger Station Program open from 10am to 2pm with themed presentations at 10am and noon (12pm) held at the Yurt (3 miles north of the Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center at the Alpine Pond trail head). Activities include: kids programs, crafts and activities for all Junior Rangers and even those people who are not-so-Junior are encouraged to participate.

Utah Shakespearean Festival, come enjoy the Tony Award-Winning Comedies, Dramas, and Musicals Live on Stage. Today will be featuring 9am & 10am Literary Seminar, 10:15am Backstage Tour, 11am Costume Seminar, 1pm Play Orientation, 2pm ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ 6:45pm Play Orientation, 7pm Greenshow and 8pm ‘Great Expectations (a musical)’ & ‘Much Ado about Nothing;’ held on the Southern Utah University Campus (351 W University Blvd Cedar City). For more information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849), 435-586-7878 or visit www.bard.org.

New American Playwright Project held 10am held in the Auditorium Theatre (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City), admission is $8 and can be purchased at the Ticket Office or at the door. Discover a new play when playwrights spend a week at the Utah Shakespearean Festival & Festival actors and artists present their plays as a staged reading, followed by an instructive discussion between the playwright, actors, and audience.

Curtain Call Lunch held at 11:45 am at the SUU Alumni House (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Have lunch as you listen to actors from USF plays as they discuss what goes into creating a production. You will have the opportunity to pose questions. Advance tickets are $15 at USF box office – any remaining tickets available at the door are $17.50.

Cedar City Rock Church Tours held from 1pm to 6pm, Wednesdays thru Saturdays, admission is FREE and open to the public. For more information call Kimball Weaver 435-586-6759.

Smithsonian: New Harmonies: Friday Music Memories held 2pm to 4pm at Emerald Pointe (995 S Regency Rd, Cedar City) FREE program for music lovers with a variety of musicians from Iron County. Come sing along, dance and have fun. Everyone is welcome and refreshments are served. For more information call Flora 435-867-0055.

Neil Simon Festival held in the Heritage Theater (Cedar City) and features 2pm matinee ‘Broadway Bound’ and 7:30pm evening performance ‘Steel Magnolias’. Tickets are $25 Center or $20 Side, for tickets and information call 866-357-4666 or www.simonfest.org.

Cruisin’ Main Car Show held 5pm to 9pm on Main Street between Center Street and 200 N (Cedar City) FREE and features Hot Rods, Motorcycles and Custom 4×4’s.

Improv Comedy Show “Off the Cuff” presents at the Crystal Inn (1575 W 200 N, Cedar City). Beginning at 10pm, admission is $5. Come enjoy 2 hours of non-stop entertainment, live improv comedy with a “G” rating, fun for the whole family. For more information call 435-261-4216 or visit www.otccomedy.com.

 

Saturday, 14TH                                                  

Fly’n Brian Gravity Fest held all day at Brian Head Resort/Giant Steps. Gravity Fest is part of the Utah Downhill Mountain Bike Series. For information call 866-930-1010 ext 212.

Darrin Fraser special Photography Exhibit Held 9am-5pm at the Frontier Homestead State Park (formerly Iron Mission) Museum (Cedar City). For information call 435-586-9290.

Junior Ranger Station Program open from 10am to 2pm with themed presentations at 10am and noon (12pm) held at the Yurt (3 miles north of the Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center at the Alpine Pond trail head). Activities include: kids programs, crafts and activities for all Junior Rangers and even those people who are not-so-Junior are encouraged to participate.

Utah Shakespearean Festival, come enjoy the Tony Award-Winning Comedies, Dramas, and Musicals Live on Stage. Today will be featuring 9am & 10am Literary Seminar, 10:15am Backstage Tour, 11am Actor Seminar, 1pm Play Orientation, 2pm ‘(Alfred Hitchcock’s) The 39 Steps,’ 6:45pm Play Orientation, 7pm Greenshow and 8pm Preview ‘Merchant of Venice’ and ‘Pride and Prejudice;’ held on the Southern Utah University Campus (351 W University Blvd Cedar City). For more information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849), 435-586-7878 or visit www.bard.org.

Cedar City Rock Church Tours held from 1pm to 6pm, Wednesdays thru Saturdays, admission is FREE and open to the public. For more information call Kimball Weaver 435-586-6759.

Neil Simon Festival held in the Heritage Theater (Cedar City) and features 2pm matinee ‘California Suite’ and 7:30pm evening performance ‘Broadway Bound’’. Tickets are $25 Center or $20 Side, for tickets and information call 866-357-4666 or www.simonfest.org.

Iron Ranger Jr Rodeo Buckle Series held at 5pm in the Iron Ranger Arena (Cross Hollows Event Center, 1 mile west on 200 N/Hwy 56, Cedar City.) Admission is $5. For more information call Chris at 435-586-9015.

2010 Iron County Fair: Miss Iron County Pageant held at 7pm at Canyon View High School (166 W 1925 N, Cedar City). For more information call 435-477-8380 or visit www.IronCountyFair.org.

Outdoor Movie Night featuring ‘Second Hand Lions’ held at 9pm at Cedar Breaks Lodge (Brian Head), admission is FREE. Come enjoy a movie under the stars. For information call 888-677-2810.

Cedar Breaks “Star Party” conducted by park staff and astronomy volunteers begin at 9:30pm at Point Supreme (Cedar Breaks National Monument, 23 miles East of Cedar City, via Hwy 14 and 148.) The park will have several large telescopes available until 11pm; visitors are also welcome to bring their own telescopes. Remember to dress warmly for the cool night air. Admission to the park is $4 per person (16yrs and older.) For more information call 435-586-0787 ext.4031 or 435-586-9451.

Improv Comedy Show “Off the Cuff” presents at the Old West Smoke House (241 N. Main, Cedar City). Beginning at 10pm, admission is $5. Come see all new forms of improv and sketch comedy. For more information call 435-261-4216 or visit www.otccomedy.com.

 

Sunday, 15TH             

Fly’n Brian Gravity Fest held all day at Brian Head Resort/Giant Steps. Gravity Fest is part of the Utah Downhill Mountain Bike Series. For information call 866-930-1010 ext 212.

Junior Ranger Station Program open from 10am to 2pm with themed presentations at 10am and noon (12pm) held at the Yurt (3 miles north of the Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center at the Alpine Pond trail head). Activities include: kids programs, crafts and activities for all Junior Rangers and even those people who are not-so-Junior are encouraged to participate.

Utah Shakespearean Festival, come enjoy the Tony Award-Winning Comedies, Dramas, and Musicals Live on Stage. Today will be featuring 9am and 10am Literary Seminar; held in the Seminar Grove (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd Cedar City). For more information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849), 435-586-7878 or visit www.bard.org.

Cedar Breaks “Star Party” conducted by park staff and astronomy volunteers begin at 9:30pm at Point Supreme (Cedar Breaks National Monument, 23 miles East of Cedar City, via Hwy 14 and 148.) The park will have several large telescopes available until 11pm; visitors are also welcome to bring their own telescopes. Remember to dress warmly for the cool night air. Admission to the park is $4 per person (16yrs and older.) For more information call 435-586-0787 ext.4031 or 435-586-9451.


Scott & Barbara Hunt
435:586-0960
www.bigyellowinn.com
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