What is going on in April in Cedar City

April

(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.

 

(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.

 

(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

Off the Cuff is the premier Improv Comedy Theatre Company performing short and long form improv at 10pm at Fun Tim Inflatables (1450 W Industrial Rd, Cedar City). Admission is $5 students and $7 regular admission. For more information visit www.otccomedy.com.

 

(Saturdays)

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.

 

April 1 – 30

Senior Portfolio Show. Featuring graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts students work, held from noon to 7pm Tuesday – Saturday in the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City) FREE admission. For more information 435-586-5432 or visit www.suu.edu/pva/artgallery/.

 

April 2 – 3

Color Country Shootout. Archery competition held at the Cross Hollows Event Center (1 mile W on 200 N / Hwy56, Cedar City). For more information call 435-590-5251.

 

April 2

Brian Head Spring Carnival & Dummy Jump held at Giant Steps Lodge (Brian Head). Celebrate Spring with Brian Head Resort and a weekend of games and fun on the mountain, and be sure to create your own dummy to participate in the annual dummy jump (for rules visit www.brianhead.com).  For information call 888-677-2810 or visit www.brianheadchamber.com.

 

April 4

Woodwind and Brass Ensembles Concert held at 7:30pm in the Thorley Recital Hall (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City) admission is FREE. For information call 435-586-7890.

 

April 5

Live Music at Mike’s Tavern performance at 8pm by “Harper & Midwest Kind”, admission is $5 per person. Mike’s Tavern is located at 90 W Hoover Ave, Cedar City. For more info call 435-867-5990 or visit www.MikesTavernCC.com.

 

April 6

An evening of culinary enlightenment featuring Art, Food, Music, & Wine beginning at 7pm in the Hunter Conference Center (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Check-in on 1st floor from 6:30pm – 7:00pm, socializing & hors d’oeuvres 2nd floor 7:00pm, and wine presentation in the Red Hill room (2nd floor) 7:30pm. Live musical entertainment will be in the Great Hall provided by the truly enlightened gypsy-folk artists ‘Taarka’ with a special string performance by SUU Music Students. Also an Art Sale & Exhibits will be presented by The Rouge Gallery, local artists & students. Tickets are only $30 or a table for (8) $210, purchase and print ticket online at http://www.artmusicwine.eventbrite.com. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Cedar City Downtown Retail Alliance.

 

April 7

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.

OES Presentation: OHV Opportunities in Utah: Keeping the Trails Open, featuring Ann Evans, Utah State Parks OHV Education Coordinator, held at 11:30am in the SUU Outdoor Center (SUU Campus), admission is FREE. For information call Anne Smith 435-586-5020 or Joan Anderson 435-586-7816.

 

April 7 – 18

Parowan Community Theater: “Into the Woods” held in the Aladdin Theater (37 N Main St, Parowan) Thursday – Saturday and Monday April 11th & 18th). For information call the Parowan Visitor Center 435-477-9022 or 435-477-8190.

 

April 8

Comedian Brian Regan live in the Centrum Arena (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City) at 7:30pm. Tickets are students $32.50 and $37.50 for general admission and can be purchased online at www.suusa.org or at the Centrum Ticket Office (1150 W 200 S, Cedar City). For information call 435-586-7872.

 

April 8 – 9

SUU Ballroom Dance Company Spring Concert held at 7:30pm in the Randall L Jones Theatre (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City), admission is $8 adults and $6 students. For information call 435-586-7700.

 

April 9

SUU Percussion Festival Concert held at 7:30pm in the Thorley Recital Hall (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City), admission is FREE. For information call 435-586-7890.

 

April 12

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.

SUU Symphony Orchestra and String Ensemble Concert held at 7:30pm in the Thorley Recital Hall (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City) admission is $6 adults and $3 youth. For information call 435-586-7890.

 

April 14

OES Presentation: Climate Change on the Colorado Plateau, featuring Dr Barry B Baker, Director, Canyonlands Research Center, held at 4pm in the Science Building room #214 (SUU Campus), admission is FREE. This is a joint seminar with the SUU Biology Seminar Series. 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. 

OSU: Spring Concert presenting “Music Inspired by Shakespeare” at 7:30pm in the Heritage Cedar Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City). Admission is $10 adults, $5 students and $30 groups of six. For information call 435-586-2286 or visit www.OrchestraofSouthernUtah.org.

 

April 14 – 15

SUU Theatre Arts & Dance: “Godspell” held at 7:30pm in the Auditorium Theatre (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Admission is $10 adults and $5 youth. For information call 435-586-7700.

 

April 15

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

 

April 15 – 16

27th Anniversary Relay for Life held at the SUU Coliseum (1150 W University Blvd, Cedar City) from 5pm on Fri to 12pm (noon) on Sat. Teams participate in this fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and help to remember those lost to the disease and celebrate those who have survived. There will be entertainment, food, programs, and fundraising activities. For team information call Heather 435-586-2777 or Richard Batt 435-586-6595.

SUU: Spring Ballroom Dance Concert held 7:30pm in the Randall Jones Theatre (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City) admission is $10 adults & $8 students. For tickets call 435-586-7872 and for more information call 402-570-4424.

 

April 16

Scout Discovery Day at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum (635 N. Main St, Cedar City). For information call 435-586-9290.

Walk in the Park will begin at 9am in West Canyon Park (151 S 400 E, Cedar City), this is a first time fund raising walk to support senior volunteer programs. Cost to participate is $10. To sign up and for more information call Cambria 435-867-8384 or visithttp://volunteer.truist.com/vcoic/volunteer/.

Snowshoe/X-country Ski Family Day & Bonfire Meet at the Cedar City Main Street Park pavilion 9am or at Georg’s Ski Shop (Brian Head) at 10am for a tour through Cedar Breaks Monument. Bonfire & S’mores held after in Brian Head at 2pm at the Fire station. For information call 435-586-9451 or visit www.nps.gov/cebr. *dependent upon good weather*

Brian Head Town Bonfire & S’mores held at the Town Fire Station at 8pm. FREE. For more information call 888-677-2810.

 

April 17

The Cedar City Master Singers Easter Concert held in the Heritage Center Theater (105 N 100 East, Cedar City) at 7pm. Admission is FREE. For more information call 435-865-1072.

 

April 18

Bard’s Birthday Bash held on the Utah Shakespeare Festival Grounds (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Celebrate Shakespeare’s Birthday for the 50th Anniversary of the Utah Shakespeare Festival with games, performances, and birthday cake. For information call 435-586-7878.

 

April 20

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

 

April 21

OES Presentation: Nature’s Dance: Poetry in Motion, presented by Paul C Ocampo, SUU Asst. Professor of Dance and Danielle Dubrasky, SUU Assoc. Professor of Creative Writing, held at 11:30am in the SUU Outdoor Center, admission is FREE. A joint Dance Concert presented by SUU Dance and English Department. 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. 

Live Music at 8pm at Groovacious (173 N 100 W, Cedar City) featuring ‘Old Californio’. For information call 435-867-9800.

 

April 23

Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt begins at 9:30am in Cedar City so arrive early. Meet the Easter Bunny and take part in the Easter Egg Hunt with over 15,000 eggs to be found. Held at the Cedar City Main Street Park (corner of 200 N & Main St) 435-862-9190. Also join Enoch at their City Office for their hunt 435-586-1119 and Paragonah 435-477-8197 for a great Easter Egg Hunt.

Evening Program: “California Condors and the Roman Empire, What do they have in Common?” Held at 7pm at the Grand Lodge at Brian Head (314 Hunter Ridge Rd, Brian Head). Join Cedar Breaks Park Ranger Teri Saa for a special presentation of the several life experiences in common of the CA Condor and the Roman Empire. For more information call 435-586-9451 or visit www.nps.com/cebr or 435-677-9000.

 

April 23 – 24

Brian Head Easter Celebration Held in Brian Head. For information call 888-677-2810 or visit www.brianheadchamber.com

 

April 24

Brian Head Resort closes for the winter season. Come back mid June for the summer season and November for the 2011-2012 winter season.

 

April 30

Lions Club Flight for Life Kite flying event held on the Park Discovery lawn (2077 W Royal Hunte Dr, Cedar City). Starts at 10am, competition begins at 1pm & judging at 2pm. For more information call 435-586-5500 or 435-463-5501.

Southern Utah University ROTC 5K Race come walk or run with the ROTC and enjoy a great 5K race at SUU. For more details or to register call 435-865-8596 or https://secure.suu.edu/business/rotc/5kreg.html.


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

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