February Events in Cedar City

“WHAT’S HAPPENING February 2011

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.

 

 

 

February (Mondays)

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.

 

February (Wednesdays)

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.

 

February (Thursdays)

 

February (Fridays)

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.

 

February (Fridays – Sundays)

Cedar Breaks National Monument YURT / Winter Ranger Station. Visit spectacular Cedar Breaks National Monument in winter by snowmobile, cross country ski’s or snowshoes. For information call 435-586-9451 or visit www.nps.gov/cebr.

 

February (Saturdays)

Improv Comedy Show “Off the Cuff” presents at the Depot Pizza (241 N. Main, Cedar City). Beginning at 9:30pm, 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.

Live Band every Friday Night held at 9pm at Toadz (432 N 100 W, Cedar City). Come see the Best of Southern Utah Band Talent as well as Nationally Touring Bands coming through town. For information call 435-867-8988.

 

February 1

SUU Spring Semester Lecture Series (Convocations) presents “Promoting Peace Through Education” presented by Greg Mortenson; Co-author/subject of New York Times bestseller Three Cups of Tea. Held in the SUU Centrum (351 W University Blvd, Cedar City) at 11:30am, admission is FREE and open to the public. For more information call (435)586-5419 or visit www.suu.edu/convocations.

 

February 3 – 12

SUU Theatre Arts & Dance: “The Glass Menagerie” held 7:30pm Thurs – Sat in the Auditorium Theatre (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City) admission is $10 adults and $5 youth. For information call 435-586-7700.

 

February 3-March 12

SUU Faculty Art Exhibition from Noon to 7pm Tuesday – Saturday in the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery (SUU campus) FREE admission, for information call 435-586-5432 or visit www.suu.edu/pva/artgallery/

 

February 4

Live Music at 7pm at Groovacious (173 N 100 W, Cedar City) featuring ‘City Fritter’ with special guest ‘Steve Swift.’ For information call 435-867-9800.

 

February 4 – 5

Utah Shakespeare Festival presents: “Love Letters.” Held 7:30pm in the Randall L Jones Theatre (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City), admission is $45 premier seating, $25 regular seating, or $15 balcony. For tickets call 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org

 

February 5

Cedar Mountain Snow Fest. Held 11am to 2pm at Deer Valley Non-Motorized Winter Recreation Area, Free clinics for beginner and intermediate family snowshoe, and cross-country skiers. For information call SUU Outdoors 435-586-7700.

Live Music at 9pm at Mike’s Tavern (90 W Hoover Ave, Cedar City) featuring ‘Full Throttle.’ For information call 435-867-5990 or visit www.MikesTavernCC.com.

 

February 8

SUU Spring Semester Lecture Series (Convocations) presents “Malnutrition at the Margin: The Political Ecology of Hunger” presented by Dr. Thoric Cederstrom; Director, Agro-Stability Development. Held in the SUU Auditorium (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City) at 11:30am, admission is FREE and open to the public. For more information call (435)586-5419 or visit www.suu.edu/convocations.

Children’s Story Time held from 12:30pm – 1pm at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum (635 N. Main St, Cedar City). FREE. For information call 435-586-9290.

Miss Native American SUU Pageant held 6pm in the Church Auditorium in the Sharwan Smith Center (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Admission is FREE and everyone is welcome. For information call SUU Multicultural Center 435-586-7772.

 

February 11 – 12

SUU 34TH Annual POW WOW held in the Sharwan Smith Center Ballroom (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City) Fri 6pm and Sat Noon & 6pm, admission is $4. For information call the SUU Multicultural Center 435-586-7772.

 

February 12

OSU: Children’s Jubilee held at 1pm in the Heritage Center (105 N 100 E, Cedar City) admission is $5 per child. Jubilee will feature Dynamic Dinosaurs (a new composition by Keith and Daniel Bradshaw). For information, please visit www.orchestraofsouthernutah.org or call 435-586-2286.

Brian Head Bonfire & S’mores held at the Town Fire Station (Brian Head) 7pm. FREE. For information call 888-677-2810.

 

February 15

SUU’s Symphonic Band Concert held at 7:30pm in the Heritage Center Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City). General admission is $6 and youth $3. For information call 435-586-7890.

 

February 16

CCMA: The Merling Trio held at 7:30pm in the Heritage Center Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City). Admission is adults $30 & students $15. For information call 435-865-2882 or 866-882-3327. *Children under the age of six will not be admitted to this event.

 

February 18

Music Masterworks Series: Wind Ensemble. Held 7:30pm in the Heritage Center Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City), admission is $8 adult and $4 youth. For information call 435-586-7890.

 

February 19

High School Honor Band Concert held at 7:30pm in the Heritage Center Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City), admission is FREE. For information call 435-586-7890.

Snowshoe/X-country Ski Family Day & Snowman Building Contest: Meet at the Cedar City Main Street Park pavilion (200 N & Main, Cedar City) at 9am or at Georg’s Ski Shop (Brian Head) at 10am for a tour through Cedar Breaks. Visit the Yurt for hot chocolate and learn about the park. Bring some eyes, a nose and whatever you think will help you and your family become winners for the snowman building contest. For information call 435-586-9451 or visit www.nps.gov/cebr. *dependent upon good weather*

 

February 21

Lincoln Day Dinner – A Livestock Tradition Returns – held at 6pm at the Cedar Middle School (2215 W Royal Hunte Dr, Cedar City). Tickets are on sale at the USU Extension Office (585 N. Main St, Cedar City) or from a Cedar Livestock & Heritage Festival Board Member. Cost is $20 and tickets are selling fast, so purchase your tickets now. For more information, contact Chad Reid at the USU Extension Office at 435-586-8132.

 

February 22

SUU Spring Semester Lecture Series (Convocations) presents “African-American Poetry, Story, and Song” presented by Rev. France Davis; Civic and Religious Leader. Held in the SUU Auditorium (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City) at 11:30am, admission is FREE and open to the public. For more information call (435)586-5419 or visit www.suu.edu/convocations.

 

February 24

OSU: R.L. Halversen Young Artist Concert held at 7:30pm in the Heritage Center (105 N 100 E, Cedar City) featuring three soloists plus Dynamic Dinosaurs and Jurassic Park Themes, Admission is $10 adults, $5 students and $30 for groups of six. For information call 435-586-2286 or visit www.OrchestraofSouthernUtah.org

 

February 25

7th Annual BSU: Step Show held at 7pm in the SUU Auditorium (SUU Campus, 300 W University Blvd, Cedar City), admission TBA. For information call the SUU Multicultural Center 435-586-7772.

SUU Music Masterworks Series: Choral Concert held 7:30pm in the Heritage Center Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City). General Admission is $8 adults and $4 youth. For information call 435-586-7890.

 

February 26

Evening Program: “Cedar Breaks and the CCC” with a Bit of History held at 7pm at the Grand Lodge at Brian Head (314 Hunter Ridge Rd, Brian Head). Join Cedar Breaks Park Ranger Russ Cash for a look into life before and during the Great Depression, and understand the events that led up to the creation on the Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) and view a history of their many accomplishments in the Cedar Breaks area. For more information call 435-586-9451 or visit www.nps.com/cebr or 435-677-9000.

First Annual Pink Tea Ladies join the Cedar City Rotary Club for it’s First Annual Pink Tea from 1pm to 3pm at Festival Hall (105 N 100 E, Cedar City), cost is $30 per person or $200 for a table of eight. Wear your favorite hat and join the “Best Hat Contest,” the tea will also include a Fashion Show, Raffle Prizes, Waiter Auction, Pastries, Scones, Tea & Sparkling Cider. For information and tickets call Luann Keyes 435-701-1426.
All proceeds benefit the Breast Cancer Services at the Cedar City Valley View Medical Center.


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

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