It looks like a great week in Cedar City

“WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK”

February 28TH –March 6TH, 2010

Provided by the Cedar City ~ Brian Head Tourism Bureau & Visitor Center, 435-586-5124

Events are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to check times, dates and location.

 

Monday, 28TH                            

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.

 

Tuesday, 1ST                                             

SUU Spring Semester Lecture Series (Convocations) presents “Native American Week Presentation” presented by Arlene Nofchissey Williams; Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist. 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.

Tournées Film Festival held at 7pm in the Sharwan Smith Student Center Theater (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City) premiering “Welcome,” the story of an Iraqi Kurd in northern Franch determined to swim across the English Channel to reach his girlfriend in London. Admission is FREE and open to the public. All films are in French with English subtitles.

 

Wednesday, 2ND                                                                                    

19th Annual Braithwaite Art Auction held at 5pm at Rusty’s Ranch House Restaurant (3 miles E of Cedar City on Hwy U-14), tickets are $45 and include dinner (available at SUU South Hall 101B or Artisans Gallery, 94 W University, 435-865-8561. Fine art auctioned including paintings, drawings, prints, photography, ceramics, jewelry and other unique works of art by some of the finest artists in the Southwest. For more information on this year’s auction and for tickets please call 435-586-5432.

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.

 

Thursday, 3RD                                                                                  

OES Presentation: Capturing Dynamic Outdoor Images, featuring Steve Gibby, Emmy-winning Producer, Director, Cinematographer and Pam Gibby Still Photographer, held at 11:30am in the SUU Outdoor Center, admission is FREE. For information call Anne Smith 435-586-5020 or Joan Anderson 435-586-7816.

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.

50th Anniversary Utah Shakespeare Festival: Shakespeare on Film held at 7pm in the Sharwan Smith Theatre (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City) featuring the showing of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ – 1935 version directed by Max Reinhardt, starring Mickey Rooney as Puck and Olivia de Havilland as Hermia. Hosted by Fred C. Adams. General admission. For information call 435-586-7878.

Journeys: Faculty Dance Concert held Thurs – Sat in the Randall L Jones Theatre (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City) at 7:30pm. Admission is $10 adults and $5 youth. For information call 435-865-8800, or www.suu.edu/arts.

Friday, 4TH             

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.

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.

SUU Polynesian Review held 7pm in the Auditorium (SUU campus, 300 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Admission is TBA. For more information call the SUU Multicultural Center 435-586-7772.

Journeys: Faculty Dance Concert held Thurs – Sat in the Randall L Jones Theatre (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City) at 7:30pm. Admission is $10 adults and $5 youth. For information call 435-865-8800, or www.suu.edu/arts.

Improv Comedy Show “Off the Cuff” presents at the Crystal Inn (1575 W 200 N, Cedar City). Beginning at 10pm, admission is $7. 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.

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.

 

Saturday, 5TH                                                    

Cedar Breaks Winter YURT Open House held 10am – 2pm. Join rangers and volunteers for refreshments and information in the warm, cozy YURT accessed via cross-country skis, snowshoes or snowmobile approximately one mile south of the junction of Hwy U-143 and Hwy U-148 south of Brian Head. Nordic skiers and snowshoers can park at the intersection of Hwy 143 and 148. For information call 435-586-9451 or visit www.nps.gov/cebr.

Snowmobile Poker Run an all day poker run and party held from Brian Head to Duck Creek. Registration begins at 9am at the Cedar Breaks Lodge (Brian Head). Event includes great prizes, drawings and a party at the Grand Lodge (Brian Head) that night. For information call 888-677-2810 for a registration form visit www.brianheadchamber.com.

Southern Utah String Music Festival held 8am to 5pm at Canyon View High School (166 W 1925 N, Cedar City). Teachers, students, and parents choose two appropriate pieces to be played for the festival: Soloists, Duets, Trios, Quartets, and Fiddlers. For more information, get in contact with Marin Colby at 435-231-2182 http://www.southernutahstringfestival.org.

Bald Eagle Release held 4pm at the Parowan Gap (13.5 miles north of Cedar City on Hwy 130 then turn east 2.5 miles to the Gap), presented by Martin Tyner, Founder & CEO of the Southwest Wildlife Foundation, and dedicated to all of the men and women of the armed forces who have served our country so courageously and their families, especially the members and the families of the 222.

Live Dance Music held 7pm at Gotham (1065 S Main, Cedar City) featuring “Rheptar,’ ‘Rumble Rumble,’ and ‘The Biggest Stunt’ dancing open to all ages.

SUU Polynesian Review held 7pm in the Auditorium (SUU campus, 300 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Admission is TBA. For more information call the SUU Multicultural Center 435-586-7772.

Journeys: Faculty Dance Concert held Thurs – Sat in the Randall L Jones Theatre (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City) at 7:30pm. Admission is $10 adults and $5 youth. For information call 435-865-8800, or www.suu.edu/arts.

Live music at Mikes Tavern (90 W Hoover Ave, Cedar City) held at 9pm and featuring ‘Sons of Mothers,’ this will be the last show with Chuck Triplett (bass) before his deployment to Iraq. For information call 435-867-5990.

 

Sunday, 6TH   

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.


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

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