Archive | August 2011

Weekly events in Cedar City

“WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK”

August 15TH – 21ST 2011

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, 15TH                             

50TH Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival Held in Cedar City and featuring the 2:00pm performance of ‘Noises Off!’ and the 8:00pm performances of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ & ‘The Glass Menagerie’. 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.

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, 16TH                                              

Curtain Call Lunch held at 11:45 am at the SUU Alumni House (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Have lunch as you listen to actors from USF plays as they discuss what goes into creating a production. You will have the opportunity to pose questions. Advance tickets are $15 at USF box office – any remaining tickets available at the door are $17.50. For information call Ted Porray 435-477-1454.

50th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival Held in Cedar City and featuring the 2:00pm performance of ‘The Music Man’ and the 8:00pm performances of ‘Richard III‘ & ‘Noises Off!’. 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.

 

Wednesday, 17TH                                                                                

Cedar Flaire Flea Market held 9:00am to 9:00pm on the corner of 1500 W & 200 N across from the Crystal Inn (Cedar City). For information call Charlotte Beatty 435-586-2418.

50th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival Held in Cedar City and featuring the 2:00pm performances of ‘The Glass Menagerie’ & ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and the 8:00pm performances of ‘Romeo and Juliet‘ & ‘The Music Man’. 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.

Downtown Farmer’s Market held 4pm to 7pm in the parking lot behind The Grind Coffee House & Pastry Pub. If you would like to be a vendor, volunteer or just for more information call the USU Extension 435-586-8132, visit Extension.usu.edu/ironmg or check out the market on facebook at 

http://facebook.com/Downtown-Farmers-Market/149975155057553

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.

Live Music: Gotham featuring ‘Last Call,’ ‘Forever Cam Calling,’ & ‘TBA’ at 7:00pm at Gotham (1065 S Main St, Cedar City) $6 at the door. For information call 435-249-5555.

Live Music: The Music Barn featuring ‘Old Californio’ at 7:30pm at The Music Barn (Parowan) only $5 cover charge.

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, 18TH

Cedar Breaks National Monument Celebrates “Stories of the Past” focusing on the Civilian Conservation Corps with self guided tours of the CCC sites as well as Ranger lead hikes, special guests and programs highlighting the monuments history, scenery, natural resources & wildlife. For information call 435-586-0787 or visit www.nps.gov/cebr.

19th annual New American Playwright Project takes the stage at the Utah Shakespeare Festival with staged readings in the Auditorium Theatre (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City) at 10:00am. Featuring ‘The Galt Regency.’

50th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival Held in Cedar City and featuring the 10:00am New Playwrights Project, the 2:00pm performance of ‘Noises Off!’ and the 8:00pm performances of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream‘ & ‘The Glass Menagerie’. 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.

Cabaret begins at 11:00pm at The Grind Coffee House (19 N Main St, Cedar City) and features the Utah Shakespeare Festival company members in a variety show to help raise funds for REACH. Tickets are $10 at the door. For information call 435-586-7878 or 435-867-5333.

 

Friday, 19TH                

19th annual New American Playwright Project takes the stage at the Utah Shakespeare Festival with staged readings in the Auditorium Theatre (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City) at 10:00am. Featuring ‘The Galt Regency.’

Curtain Call Lunch held at 11:45 am at the SUU Alumni House (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Have lunch as you listen to actors from USF plays as they discuss what goes into creating a production. You will have the opportunity to pose questions. Advance tickets are $15 at USF box office – any remaining tickets available at the door are $17.50. For information call Ted Porray 435-477-1454.

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 10:00am New Playwrights Project, the 2:00pm performance of ‘The Music Man’ and the 8:00pm performances of ‘Richard III‘ & ‘Noises Off!’. 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.

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.

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 information visit www.otccomedy.com.

2nd annual Bardway Baby a fundraising concert featuring festival actors performing musical selections from hit Broadway shows in a concert setting. Held at 11:00pm in the Auditorium Theatre (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Tickets are $25 at the Festival ticket office, 435-586-7878.

 

Saturday, 20TH

The Moxie Duathlon run/ride the gorgeous mountain trails of Cedar City. Racers can compete in individual events (run or ride) or in both in a duathlon style event. Compete individually or with a team member. For information visit www.cedarcityevents.org or active.com.

Cedar Breaks National Monument 78TH Anniversary Celebration. Events include reading the proclamation, special movie night with popcorn, and informal wildlife program accompanied by a Golden Eagle, Prairie Falcon and Harris Hawk. For information call 435-586-9451, 435-586-0787 or visit www.nps.gov/cebr.

Ladybug Nursery Farmers Market held 9:00am to 6:00pm or until supplies last at Ladybug (42 South Westview Dr, Cedar City). For information call 435-586-3805.

50th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival Held in Cedar City and featuring the 2:00pm performances of ‘The Glass Menagerie‘ & ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dreamand the 8:00pm performances of ‘Romeo and Juliet‘ & ‘The Music Man’. The Festival also offers a FREE nightly Greenshow at 7:00pm, 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 in Brian Head 9:00pm at the Cedar Breaks Lodge featuring “Hook”, bring a blanket and chairs admission is FREE and concessions will be sold. For information call 888-677-2810.

 

Sunday, 21ST                 

50th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival Held in Cedar City and featuring a 9:00am and 10:00am Literary Seminar held in the Seminar Grove (inclement weather it will be held in the Auditorium Theatre). For information, schedule, and tickets call the Theatre Box Office at 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org.

Jazz Under the Stars featuring ‘Steph Johnson’ with local opening act ‘Bru’ from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at 257 S 700 W, Cedar City, admission is $5 pre-sale or $8 at the door. Bring a picnic supper and drink of choice, desserts & lemonade will be provided. For information and tickets call 435-867-4433.


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