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Southern Utah Events

“WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK”

June 20TH – 26TH 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, 20TH                              

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 9:00pm to 11:00pm, 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 9:00pm to 1:00am 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.

Utah Summer Games held in Cedar City. This is the largest Olympic style sports festival in Utah. For more information call 435-865-8421 or www.utahsummergames.org. (ends June 26)

Tuesday, 21ST  

Utah Summer Games held in Cedar City. This is the largest Olympic style sports festival in Utah. For more information call 435-865-8421 or www.utahsummergames.org. (ends June 26)

 

Wednesday, 22ND                                                                                        

Hands on History – Pioneer Life come learn all about Pioneer Life every Wednesday for ages 8 to 12yrs from 10:30am – 11:30am at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum (635 N. Main St, Cedar City), today’s event includes Pass & Tag, Clothes, Sheep Shed, Quilting, and Weaving. Cost is only $16 for all 8 weeks. For information call 435-586-9290.

Cedar Square Dancing Classes begin at 7:00pm 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.

Bikers for Christ Movie Night, held at 7:00pm at Calvary Chapel (1142 N Airport Rd, Cedar City). All are invited to attend, bring your own snacks and beverages. Tonight’s feature will be ‘Last Flight Out’.

9th Annual Groovefest: American Music Festival is a four-day music festival dedicated to American Roots music. There will be art, music, vendors and food. Held at the Cedar City Main Street Park(corner of 200 N and Main St Cedar City). FREE. Musicians will also play at various other venues throughout the community and will include workshops and seminars. Contact 435-867-9800 or www.groovefestutah.com. Today’s Entertainment Schedule: CAMPFIRE CONCERT IN THE CANYON – Free: 8 p.m. Rob Drabkin (Denver, Colo.), Mark Brut (Denver, Colo.)

Utah Summer Games held in Cedar City. This is the largest Olympic style sports festival in Utah. For more information call 435-865-8421 or www.utahsummergames.org. (ends June 26)

 

Thursday, 23RD  

9th Annual Groovefest American Music Festival is a four-day music festival dedicated to American Roots music. There will be art, music, vendors and food. Held at the Cedar City Main Street Park(corner of 200 N and Main St Cedar City). FREE. Musicians will also play at various other venues throughout the community and will include workshops and seminars. For information and a daily schedule call 435-867-9800 or visit www.groovefestutah.com.

Shakespeare First Folio Exhibit come see the rare 1623 first edition of Shakespeare’s plays held in the Gerald R Sherratt Library (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City) from 11:00am to 7:00pm Monday thru Saturday. Admission is FREE.

50th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival Held in Cedar City and featuring the 8:00pm preview performance of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. The Festival also offers a FREE nightly Greenshow at 7pm, backstage tours, seminars, and play orientations. For information, schedule, and tickets call the Theatre Box Office at 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org.

Youth Dance held 8:30pm to 11:30pm at Old Skool Skate (912 N Airport Rd, Cedar City). Wear your Summer Games T-shirt and get $1 off skating and dancing. For information call 435-867-8086.

Utah Summer Games held in Cedar City. This is the largest Olympic style sports festival in Utah. For more information call 435-865-8421 or www.utahsummergames.org. (ends June 26)

 

Friday, 24TH             

9th Annual Groovefest American Music Festival is a four-day music festival dedicated to American Roots music. There will be art, music, vendors and food. Held at the Cedar City Main Street Park(corner of 200 N and Main St Cedar City). FREE. Musicians will also play at various other venues throughout the community and will include workshops and seminars. For information and a daily schedule call 435-867-9800 or visit www.groovefestutah.com.

10TH Annual Cedar City Arts Festival held in the Cedar City Main Street Park (corner of 200 N and Main St Cedar City) FREE, featuring all styles of visual art, food booths, and live entertainment provided by Groovefest. For more information call Sandi 435-865-8420 or 435-531-3089.

Shakespeare First Folio Exhibit come see the rare 1623 first edition of Shakespeare’s plays held in the Gerald R Sherratt Library (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City) from 11:00am to 7:00pm Monday thru Saturday. Admission is FREE.

Friday Music Memories held 2:00pm to 4:00pm 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.

50th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival Held in Cedar City and featuring the 8:00pm preview performance of ‘Richard III’. The Festival also offers a FREE nightly Greenshow at 7pm, backstage tours, seminars, and play orientations. For information, schedule, and tickets call the Theatre Box Office at 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org.

Youth Dance held 8:30pm to 11:30pm at Old Skool Skate (912 N Airport Rd, Cedar City). Wear your Summer Games T-shirt and get $1 off skating and dancing. For information call 435-867-8086.

Live Band every Friday Night held at 9:00pm 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.

Off the Cuff is the premier Improv Comedy Theatre Company performing short and long form improv at 10pm at Fun Tim Inflatables (1450 W 593 N, Cedar City). Admission is $5 students and $7 regular admission. For more information visit www.otccomedy.com.

 

Saturday, 25TH

5K / Quarter Marathon Fun Run/Walk Begins at 7:00am at the Cedar City Park and the Aquatic Center behind the Main Street Park. ENTRY FEE is $15 for the 5K and $25 for the Quarter Marathon for those who pre-register by the 1st of June after the 1st registration will be $10 more. The non-refundable fee, includes a race T-Shirt, post-race fruit and goodies, and prize giveaways. You can register online at http://runnercard.com/e/runner.Main click on Road Races/Triathlons 2011 Northwestern Mutual Fun Run, or at http://www.active.com/running/cedar-city-ut/groovefest-quarter-marathon-2011. For information call Stephanie Furnival 435-867-4275.

9th Annual Groovefest American Music Festival is a four-day music festival dedicated to American Roots music. There will be art, music, vendors and food. Held at the Cedar City Main Street Park(corner of 200 N and Main St Cedar City). FREE. Musicians will also play at various other venues throughout the community and will include workshops and seminars. For information and a daily schedule call 435-867-9800 or visit www.groovefestutah.com.

10TH Annual Cedar City Arts Festival held in the Cedar City Main Street Park (corner of 200 N and Main St Cedar City) FREE, featuring all styles of visual art, food booths, and live entertainment provided by Groovefest. For more information call Sandi 435-865-8420 or 435-531-3089.

Shakespeare First Folio Exhibit come see the rare 1623 first edition of Shakespeare’s plays held in the Gerald R Sherratt Library (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City) from 11:00am to 7:00pm Monday thru Saturday. Admission is FREE.

Bed & Breakfast Summer Garden Tour held from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at various Cedar City Bed & Breakfasts. Tickets are available at the Festival Ticket office (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City) 435-586-7878 or The 1897 Iron Gate Inn (100 N 200 West, Cedar City) 435-867-0603.

50th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival Held in Cedar City and featuring the 8:00pm preview performance of ‘Romeo and Juliet’. The Festival also offers a FREE nightly Greenshow at 7pm, backstage tours, seminars, and play orientations. For information, schedule, and tickets call the Theatre Box Office at 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org.

Outdoor Movie Night at the Brian Head Town Hall and Visitor Center (56N Hwy 143) at 9pm and featuring ‘Miracle.’ Bring your own blanket and chairs. For information call 888-677-2810.

Utah Summer Games held in Cedar City. This is the largest Olympic style sports festival in Utah. For more information call 435-865-8421 or www.utahsummergames.org. (ends June 26)

 

Sunday, 26TH

9th Annual Groovefest American Music Festival is a four-day music festival dedicated to American Roots music. There will be art, music, vendors and food. Held at the Cedar City Main Street Park(corner of 200 N and Main St Cedar City). FREE. Musicians will also play at various other venues throughout the community and will include workshops and seminars. For information and a daily schedule call 435-867-9800 or visit www.groovefestutah.com.

Utah Summer Games held in Cedar City. This is the largest Olympic style sports festival in Utah. For more information call 435-865-8421 or www.utahsummergames.org. (ends June 26)


Scott & Barbara Hunt
435:586-0960
www.bigyellowinn.com
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This week’s events

“WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK”

June 13TH – 19TH 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, 13TH                              

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 9:00pm to 11:00pm, 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 9:00pm to 1:00am 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, 14TH  

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.

 

Wednesday, 15TH                                                                                       

Hands on History – All About Rope come learn all about Pioneer Life every Wednesday for ages 8 to 12yrs from 10:30am – 11:30am at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum (635 N. Main St, Cedar City), today’s event includes Drop the Hanky, Rope Making, Knot Tying, Rope Bed, and Roping. Cost is only $16 for all 8 weeks. For information call 435-586-9290.

Uncover the Past an Archaeological Excavation at Fort Harmony (one mile west of I-15, exit 42, between Cedar City and St George). Public Tours available June 15 – 17 at 10:00am and 2:00pm each day. People wanting to volunteer their time to help with the excavation call Karen Platt 435-867-8422.

Cedar Square Dancing Classes begin at 7:00pm 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 8:00pm 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.

Youth Dance held 8:30pm to 11:30pm at Old Skool Skate (912 N Airport Rd, Cedar City). Wear your Summer Games T-shirt and get $1 off skating and dancing. For information call 435-867-8086.

 

Thursday, 16TH  

Uncover the Past an Archaeological Excavation at Fort Harmony (one mile west of I-15, exit 42, between Cedar City and St George). Public Tours available June 15 – 17 at 10:00am and 2:00pm each day. People wanting to volunteer their time to help with the excavation call Karen Platt 435-867-8422.

Utah Summer Games Grand Opening Ceremonies begins at 8:30pm and is an Olympic-style grand opening ceremony with sports celebrities, Hall of Fame inductions, live entertainment, fireworks, and more. General admission is $7 to $10 depending on seating location.  For more information call 435-865-8421 or visit www.utahsummergames.org.

Youth  Dance held 8:30pm to midnight (12:00am) at Old Skool Skate (912 N Airport Rd, Cedar City). Wear your Summer Games T-shirt and get $1 off skating and dancing. For information call 435-867-8086.

 

Friday, 17TH             

Artist’s Invitational Exhibit and Sale and The Costume Designers’ Art: 50 Years at the Utah Shakespeare Festival Experience the art from the studio and the stage. Held Monday – Saturday 10:00am to 8:00pm in the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Admission is FREE. For information call (435) 586-5432 or visit the gallery website at www.suu.edu/pva/artgallery.

Uncover the Past an Archaeological Excavation at Fort Harmony (one mile west of I-15, exit 42, between Cedar City and St George). Public Tours available June 15 – 17 at 10:00am and 2:00pm each day. People wanting to volunteer their time to help with the excavation call Karen Platt 435-867-8422.

Friday Music Memories held 2:00pm to 4:00pm 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.

Cedar City PRCA Championship Rodeo held 8:00pm at the Iron Rangers Arena (11 N. Cross Hollow Dr, Cedar City). Come see the “Best in the West.” Discount tickets are available until June 11th for tonight’s performance only. Buy one full price ticket and get the 2nd one of equal or lesser value at 1/2 price. Ca$h Cow for Utah Summer Games Youth contestants ages 8 – 17. Must wear summer games t-shirt. For more information call 435-865-8421 or visit www.utahsummergames.org.

Youth Dance held 8:30pm to 11:30pm at Old Skool Skate (912 N Airport Rd, Cedar City). Wear your Summer Games T-shirt and get $1 off skating and dancing. For information call 435-867-8086.

Live Band every Friday Night held at 9:00pm 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.

Off the Cuff is the premier Improv Comedy Theatre Company performing short and long form improv at 10pm at Fun Tim Inflatables (1450 W 593 N, Cedar City). Admission is $5 students and $7 regular admission. For more information visit www.otccomedy.com.

 

Saturday, 18TH

Utah Summer Games Triathlon beginning at Gunlock Reservoir and finishing on the Track at Snow Canyon High School, Sprint Distance Race -750 Meter Swim – 15 Mile Bike – 5k Run. Entry Fee $60. To register and for more information visit www.utahsummergames.org

SUMA Art Hikes to Red Cliffs Desert Reserve meet 9:00am at the Cedar City Main Street Park, east side (near main pavilion), Cedar City, UT. This is FREE event that is open to the general public; all children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. For information call 435-586-5462 or visiting www.suu.edu/pva/suma.

Artist’s Invitational Exhibit and Sale and The Costume Designers’ Art: 50 Years at the Utah Shakespeare Festival Experience the art from the studio and the stage. Held Monday – Saturday 10:00am to 8:00pm in the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Admission is FREE. For information call (435) 586-5432 or visit the gallery website at www.suu.edu/pva/artgallery.

Summer Solstice held at the Parowan Gap Petroglyphs National Register of Historic Sites at 7pm. Featuring a presentation of the ancient Native American solar calendar and observation of the summer solstice sunset. For more information call Nancy Dalton 435-477-3734.

Cedar City PRCA Championship Rodeo held 8:00pm at the Iron Rangers Arena (11 N. Cross Hollow Dr, Cedar City). Come see the “Best in the West.” Tonight is the “Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night” where everyone, even the guys are encouraged to wear pink! Ca$h Cow for all kids 8 – 17. For more information call 435-865-8421 or visit www.utahsummergames.org.

Youth Dance held 8:30pm to 11:30pm at Old Skool Skate (912 N Airport Rd, Cedar City). Wear your Summer Games T-shirt and get $1 off skating and dancing. For information call 435-867-8086.

 

Sunday, 19TH

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


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

This Week In Cedar City

Monday, 6TH                              

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 9:00pm to 11:00pm, 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 9:00pm to 1:00am 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.

 

 

Wednesday, 8TH                                                                                       

Utah Summer Games held in Cedar City. This is the largest Olympic style sports festival in Utah. For more information call 435-865-8421 or www.utahsummergames.org.

Hands on History come learn all about Pioneer Life every Wednesday for ages 8 to 12yrs from 10:30am – 11:30am at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum (635 N. Main St, Cedar City), today’s event includes Graces, U-Load it Wagon, Trail Markers, Measuring Land and Tents. Cost is only $16 for all 8 weeks. For information call 435-586-9290.

Cedar Square Dancing Classes begin at 7:00pm 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 8:00pm 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, 9TH  

Utah Summer Games held in Cedar City. This is the largest Olympic style sports festival in Utah. For more information call 435-865-8421 or www.utahsummergames.org.

 

Friday, 10TH             

Utah Summer Games held in Cedar City. This is the largest Olympic style sports festival in Utah. For more information call 435-865-8421 or www.utahsummergames.org.

Friday Music Memories held 2:00pm to 4:00pm 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.

31ST Anniversary Paiute Restoration Gathering & POW-WOW. A celebration of the federal restoration of the Paiute Tribe. Held in Cedar City at the Paiute Tribal Center, admission is FREE. Food, Art & Craft vendors will be there. Bring your own chair and Shade. For information call Lou Charles 435-590-8720 or Betty Cuch 435-586-1112.
Today’s Events: Grand Entry 6pm, Tiny Tots, Outgoing Queen & Princess Special, and Softball Tournament begins.

Live Band every Friday Night held at 9:00pm 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.

Off the Cuff is the premier Improv Comedy Theatre Company performing short and long form improv at 10pm at Fun Tim Inflatables (1450 W 593 N, Cedar City). Admission is $5 students and $7 regular admission. For more information visit www.otccomedy.com.

 

Saturday, 11TH

Utah’s Patchwork Parkway Hwy 143 Celebration. Come explore Utah’s Newest National Scenic Byway expanding from Parowan to Panguitch and everywhere in between. Begin your journey on the National Byway 143 in Parowan at the Old Rock Church or Panguitch with a pancake breakfast and activities. Enjoy your drive to Brian Head and join us at Town Hall 10:00am to 3:00pm (56 n. hwy 143) for the history of Minnie’s Mansion. For more information call  Brian Head Chamber 888-677-2810 or Nancy at 435-477-3734.

Utah Summer Games held in Cedar City. This is the largest Olympic style sports festival in Utah. For more information call 435-865-8421 or www.utahsummergames.org.

Family Hike along the Virgin Rim Trail near Navajo Lake (a 3 mile loop) Meet at the Cedar City Main Street Park pavilion 9am. Bring rain gear, sturdy hiking footwear, hearty snack or lunch, water, a warm layer of clothing, first aid kit, sunscreen, sun hat, and backpack. For information call 435-586-9451 or visit www.cedarcity.org (Leisure Services Department).

31ST Anniversary Paiute Restoration Gathering & POW-WOW. A celebration of the federal restoration of the Paiute Tribe. Held in Cedar City at the Paiute Tribal Center, admission is FREE. Food, Art & Craft vendors will be there. Bring your own chair and Shade. For information call Lou Charles 435-590-8720 or Betty Cuch 435-586-1112.

Today’s Events: Parade – Main Street 10:00am, Grand Entry 1:00pm, Softball Tournament begins, Handgame Tournament, Feast – 4:00pm to 6:00pm, Grand Entry 6:00pm, also Men’s Fancy & Grass Iron Man Special – in memory of Ardean Charles.

Reception celebrating the new Artisans Gallery 6:00pm to 9:00pm held at Artisans Gallery (94 W University Blvd, Cedar City). For information visit www.cedarcityartisans.com.

 

Sunday, 12TH

Utah Summer Games held in Cedar City. This is the largest Olympic style sports festival in Utah. For more information call 435-865-8421 or www.utahsummergames.org.

 


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