This months events


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.



October (every Monday)

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.

(every Wednesday)

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.

(every Thursday)

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 

(every Friday)

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


Oct 1 – 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


Oct 1– 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

The Southern Utah Watercolor Society Exhibit held Monday-Friday 10am to 7pm & Saturday 11am to 7pm at Blue Sage Gallery (94 W University Blvd, Cedar City), admission is FREE.


Oct 1 – 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


Oct 2 – 30

Dorothy M Uherka special Painting Exhibit held 9am-5pm at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum (635 N Main St, Cedar City). Exhibited works will include watercolor landscapes and portraits. For information call 435-586-9290.


Oct 4

Dr. Kirill Gliadkovsky: Faculty Piano Recital held at 7:30pm in the Thorley Recital Hall (351 W University Blvd, Cedar City), admission is FREE. For information call 435-865-8800.


Oct 5

SUU Fall Semester Lecture Series (Convocations) held in the SUU Auditorium (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City) at 11:30am, admission is FREE and open to the public. Featuring “Forty Years in the Desert” presented by Stephen Trimble; Author and Photographer. For more information call 435-586-5419 or visit

OSU Recital: Musical Fireworks features pieces with lots of flash and dash will be held at 7:30pm at St Jude’s Episcopal Church (70 N 200 E, Cedar City), suggested donation of $5 for adults and $3 for students. For more information call 435-586-2286.


Oct 6

Cedar City’s Annual Take Back the Night March & Rally Against Sexual Violence, march will begin at 6pm at the SUU Sharwan Smith Living Room (351 W University Blvd, Cedar City) and will go to Main Street Park (200 N and Main). There, hot drinks will be available and a speaker/vigil will commence, then the march will continue back to the SUU Living Room (8pm) where the Speak OUT will take place. Everyone is invited to participate.


Oct 8 – 9

SUU Theatre Arts & Dance present “Love’s Labour’s Lost” held 7:30pm in the Adams Shakespearean Theatre (351 W University Blvd, Cedar City) admission is $10 general admission and $5 youth. For tickets and  information visit or call 435-865-8800.


Oct 9

New Harmony Apple Festival held from 10am to 6pm at the Fire Department Park (133 E. Center St, New Harmony). Activities include vendors, food, games for the kids, Fire Dept demonstration, pie eating contest, First Annual Car Show and apples, apples, apples. FREE. All proceeds to benefit Harmony Valley Volunteer Fire department. Win a Carnival Cruise Line cruise for two, tickets on sale for $5 each, no need to be present to win. For more information call Julie Woods 435-867-4231, Andrew Osborn 435-632-7553 or visit

Parowan Fall Fest in the Park held at 10am to 7pm at the Parowan City Park (corner of Center & Main St.) 5k run will start at the Old Rock Church at 10am, the “Great Pumpkin Costume Parade” will start at 10:30pm (prizes will be given for both events and the biggest pumpkin).  Festival will include vendors, food booths, The Color Country Cloggers will be providing entertainment, along with several singing acts. Old cars, bounce houses, music, food, and games. Come enjoy a day in the Park. For more information call 435-477-9022 or 435-559-4504.


Oct 12

SUU Fall Semester Lecture Series (Convocations) held in the SUU Auditorium (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City) at 11:30am, admission is FREE and open to the public. Featuring “Russia’s Empire: Religious Diversity Toleration” presented by Dr Paul Werth; Historian and Professor. For more information call 435-586-5419 or visit

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.


Oct 14 – 16

First Annual Red Rocks Improv Comedy Festival will bring some of the biggest names in comedy to the great state of Utah and beautiful Cedar City. This festival will provide participants the opportunity to see performances by a variety of companies from around the country, and partake in workshops in screen writing, sketch writing, performance techniques, and player development. For a schedule and information visit


Oct 15 – 16

Celebrate Southern Utah University during Homecoming 2010. A variety of events will be held including a pep rally, 5K run/walk, alumni brunch, parade, tailgate, cross country meet, soccer match and football game. Visit for details or call 435-586-7777


Oct 19

SUU Fall Semester Lecture Series (Convocations) held in the SUU Auditorium (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City) at 11:30am, admission is FREE and open to the public. Featuring “What Every American Must Know about Debt and Credit in Today’s Economy” presented by John Deckys; Entrepreneur and Credit Expert. For more information call (435)586-5419 or visit


Oct 23

10th Annual Pumpkin Festival will be held on the Randall Jones Theater grounds (351 W. University Blvd, Cedar City) from 10am to 1pm. Activities fees are $5 per child. If you are interested in volunteering or for more information call Andrea 435-865-2940.
Activities include: Pumpkin Painting and Cookie Decorating (while supplies last) · Pumpkin Ring Toss · Pumpkin Bowling · Pumpkin Seed Spitting · Face Painting · Ghost Gobble · Musical Bales and more


Oct 26

SUU Fall Semester Lecture Series (Convocations) held in the SUU Auditorium (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City) at 11:30am, admission is FREE and open to the public. Featuring “How the Legacy of Justice Hugo Black Speaks to Us Today” presented by Roger Newman; Author and Historian from The School of Journalism at Columbia University. For more information call (435)586-5419 or visit


Oct 29 – 31

Cedar Livestock Heritage Festival held at the Cross Hollow Events Center (West of Cedar City on Hwy 56). Featuring a livestock parade, historic and modern sheep camps, wagons, horses, antique tractors, concerts, entertainment, a stock dog demonstration, vendors and a Dutch oven cook-off. For more information call 435-586-8132 or


Oct 30

8th Annual Hallelujah Night Festival 5pm to 8pm in the Eccles Coliseum West Parking Lot (SUU Campus, 800 W 200 S). Everyone is invited to this community event of game booths, prizes, bounce houses and candy galore. It’s a free activity sponsored by Christian Campus Fellowship in conjunction with Calvary Chapel. Stop by the Eccles Coliseum Parking Lot and check it out.

Tricks, Trunks & Treats held 4pm-7pm at Bradshaw Chevy, Tri-State Motors, Parkway Motors and Lunt Motors located on Cedar City Main Street. This event is FREE and open to everyone and will include a Scholarship Drawing for ages Zero to 18yrs (enter once at every dealership), Games and of course lots of Candy. For more information call Sandy at Bradshaw Chevy 435-586-6595.

Costume Party held at 7pm at the Grand Lodge (Brian Head) Lift Lounge. Costume categories include best unique, best couples, best original, etc… The Grand Lodge will also be featuring a special $79 stay room rate. For reservations and details call 435-677-9000

Scott & Barbara Hunt

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