This months events in Cedar City
“WHAT’S HAPPENING SEPTEMBER 2010”
Provided by the Cedar City ~ Brian Head Tourism Bureau, 435-586-5124
Events are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to check times, dates and location.
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 at 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.
heater (170 E Fiddler Canyon Rd, Cedar City) admission is $3 at the door or $20 punch card good for 10 movies.
Open Mic night, 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.
Art Insight held at 7pm at SUU Campus (351 W University Blvd, Cedar City) and features presentations and discussions by visiting artists and art educators from around the nation who share their work and insights and attend gallery openings. Admission is free, and the general public is invited to attend. For more information call 435-865-8800 or visit www.suu.edu/arts.
Music Memories 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 that will take you back to the golden age of music. Come sing along, dance and have fun with other adults from Cedar City and our residents at Emerald Pointe Assisted Living and Care Community. Everyone is welcome and refreshments are served. For more information call Josh 435-867-0055
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.
Sept 1 – Sept 4
Utah Shakespearean Festival (Cedar City). Tony award winning theater, featuring in repertory: Macbeth, The Merchant of Venice, Much Ado about Nothing, Pride and Prejudice, Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps, & Great Expectations. Contact the Festival Box Office, 1-800-PLAYTIX or www.bard.org.
Sept 1 – Sept 5
Southern Utah Art Invitational Show and Sale: held Mon – Sat 11am to 8pm in the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Admission is FREE and open to the public. Visit http://www.suu.edu/pva/artgallery or call 435-586-5432 for more information. The exhibit will display over 250 pieces from many mediums of art including painting, photography, wood-carving, fused glass, and ceramics.
Junior Ranger Station Program open Friday thru Sunday 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.
Sept 1 – Sept 10
Smithsonian: New Harmonies Exhibit Held 10am-5pm Monday thru Friday & 10am-1pm Saturday in the Iron County Visitor Center (Cedar City). For more information call 435-586-5058.
New Harmonies: “Music at SUU” Exhibit open Mon thru Thurs 8am-7pm, Fri 8am-5pm, & Sat 10am-2pm in the Southern Utah University Library (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City). For more information call Ellen 435-865-8172, Paula 435-586-7945 or call 435-586-5058.
Sept 1 – Sept 11
Darrin Fraser Special Photography Exhibit Held 9am-5pm at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum (635 N Main St, Cedar City). For information call 435-586-9290.
Sept 2 – 6
Iron County Fair Held at the Iron County Fair Grounds (Parowan) including: Rodeo, Horse Races, Exhibits, Entertainment Tent, Booths, etc… For daily schedule call 435-590-8185 or visit www.IronCountyFair.net.
Sept 3 – 6 & 10 – 12
Festival of Homes tour newly constructed homes built with the newest, innovative processes and materials available. Tickets are $8 each and are available at Coldwell Banker Advantage (Main Street, Cedar City) and all State Bank of Southern Utah locations, $1 discount coupons available at Coldwell Banker, Sate Bank, Iron County Today, Daily News, & KSUB. For more information call the BIA at 435-865-1113 or www.ichba.org.
Iron County Fair: Sunday Evening Program held 7pm at the Parowan High School (Parowan). SUU President, Michael Benson, will be the featured speaker. He will also be performing on the piano and accompanying his sister, Mary Richards, an accomplished flutist, and her three daughters on the harp and violin. For more information visit www.IronCountyFair.net
Labor Day Breakfast & Parade: Breakfast held 7:30am-9:45pm (90 S Main, Parowan) provided by the Lions Club, followed at 10am by the Iron County Fair Parade down Main Street. For more information on the breakfast call Phyllis 435-477-8825.
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
Labor Day Car Classic held 10am to 2pm in Parowan, UT – event includes Parade of Cars, Food & Beverages, and award ceremony at 2pm. Admission is FREE to the public. For information visit www.cedarcityrotaryclub.org or call Cary & Lisa 805-703-0556
Smithsonian: New Harmonies: OSU Recital: Ukulele Ladies & Friends. Held at 7:30pm at St Jude’s Episcopal Church (Cedar City), admission TBA. For more information call 435-586-5058.
Smithsonian: New Harmonies: SUU Folk Music Concert. held at 7:30pm in the Thorley Recital Theater (SUU Campus) admission TBA. For more information call 435-586-5058.
Set 9 – 11
Southwest Junior Livestock Show held at the Cross Hollows Events Center (Cedar City).For information call 435-586-8132.
Great American Stampede featuring: Old Fort Cedar, Western Parade and Rodeo Action. For information call 435-586-2424.
Sept 9 – Oct 9
Annual High School Fine Art Competition Tuesday – Saturday, Noon to 7pm in the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery (first floor of the Braithwaite Liberal Arts Center on the east end of the SUU campus,) FREE admission. For more information 435-586-5432 or visit http://www.suu.edu/pva/artgallery/
Cruisin’ Main 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.
Sept 10 -11
2ND Annual Red Rock Relay A 180 mile endurance race from Brian Head to St George. For more information www.redrockrelay.com.
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.
OSU Recital: Classical Music Discoveries Podcast/Recital held at 7:30pm at St Jude’s Episcopal Church (Cedar City), $5 suggested donation. For more information call 435-586-5058.
Sept 16 – Oct 16
Utah Shakespearean Festival Fall Season. Presenting three plays: The Adventures of Pericles, Greater Tuna, & The Diary of Anne Frank. (SUU campus). For information call 1-800-PLAYTIX orwww.bard.org.
Potato Peel & Potluck Social Held 6pm at the Navajo Lodge (Brian Head). For information call 888-677-2810.
Sept 17 – 19
Cedar City SkyFest Held at the Bicentennial Park (Cedar City) with a balloon launch around 7am. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the festival in the sky. Featuring hot air balloons, radio controlled air planes after the balloons clear the field, kite flying in the afternoon, balloon competitions, vendors and food. For more information call 435-867-5890 or www.cedarcityskyfest.com.
Cedar Canyon Half Marathon Beginning at Woods Ranch (east of Cedar City off Hwy-14). For information call Byron 435-865-5108, 435-327-1882 or log onto www.cedarcityevents.org.
Outdoor Adventure Fest held 3pm to 8pm on Cedar City Historic Downtown Main Street (University Blvd to 200 N) admission is FREE to every outdoor enthusiasts and thrill seeker of any age.Come celebrate the great outdoors, the action packed lineup includes the latest in outdoor power sports, equipment, and gear, plus a Kid’s Adventure Zone, OHV Ride, equipment demos, vendors, food and so much more. Three entertainment stages with a headliner performance by the popular Salt Lake City band ‘Fictionist’. For information call 435-531-6723 or visit www.outdooradventurefest.com
Sept 18 – 19
18th Annual Oktoberfest held at Navajo Lodge (Brian Head) Sat. from noon-8pm & Sun. from noon-5pm. FREE admission. Enjoy Fabulous Fall Colors, Arts & Crafts Fair, Dancers, Om Pah Pah Music by “The Dummkopf’s,” as well as Authentic German Food and Beverages for sale. For more information call 888-677-2810.
Sept 18 – Oct 10
Cedar Breaks National Monument Fall Events Include guided walks, interpretive fieldtrips, Junior Ranger programs and scavenger hunts. For more information call 435-586-9451, 435-586-0787 or visit our website at www.nps.gov/cebr.
OSU Recital: Lady Composers held at 7:30pm at St Jude’s Episcopal Church (Cedar City), $5 suggested donation. For more information call 435-586-5058.
Talent Showcase held at 7:30pm in the Heritage Center (105 N 100 E, Cedar City). For more information, please visit http://www.orchestraofsouthernutah.org/ or call 435-586-2286. Individual concert tickets are available at the Heritage Center Box Office, one week prior to performances: Adults $10, Students $5, Groups of six $30. Season Tickets are $35 each.
Campfire Concerts in the Canyon featuring Rustin Reber & Chas Hollingshead, held at 8pm at the Southwest Wildlife Foundation Park campfire pit at the south side of Coal Creek towards the end of the walking path in Cedar Canyon (1 1/2 miles east of Cedar City along Hwy 14). The cost is FREE, however, donations are welcome. For more information call 435-867-9800.
National Park Fee FREE Day includes Zion and Bryce Canyon National Park, Kolob Canyons and Cedar Breaks National Monument. Come enjoy the wonders of nature for FREE. Visitors are reminded that the fee waiver applies to entrance fees only and does not include special use fees such as camping and backcountry permits.
Fall Equinox Observation Held at 6pm at the Parowan Gap Petroglyphs Historic Site. For information call 435-477-3734.
Last Day of the Brian Head Resort Summer Adventure Season.
OSU Recital: Popular Classics held at 7:30pm at St Jude’s Episcopal Church (Cedar City), $5 suggested donation. For more information call 435-586-5058.
Scott & Barbara Hunt