This weeks Cedar City Events

“WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK”

October 3RD – 9TH 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, 3RD                               

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, 4TH                                               

SUU Spring Semester Lecture Series (Convocations) presents “The Story of Music, Stories from Home” Lauren Pelon and Gary Holthaus have combined their talents to offer a unique presentation of music and writings. Held in the Sterling Church Auditorium (SUU Campus, 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

15th annual OSU Fall Recital Series: Music Memories starts at 7:30pm at St Jude’s Episcopal Church (70 N 200 E, Cedar City) a suggested donation of $5 for adults and $3 for students is appreciated. More information: www.orchestraofsouthernutah.org.

50th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival Held in Cedar City and featuring the 2:00pm performance of ‘Noises Off!’ and the 7:30pm performance of ’Dial M for Murder’. The Festival also offers literary seminars, and play orientations. For information, schedule, and tickets call the Theatre Box Office at 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org.

 

Wednesday, 5TH                                                                                    

50th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival Held in Cedar City and featuring the 2:00pm performance of ‘The Winter’s Tale’ and the 7:30pm performance of ‘Noises Off!’. The Festival also offers literary 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://www.facebook.com/ccdowntownfarmersmarket

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, 6TH                                                                                  

OES Presentation: Geological History of Zion National Park, presented by Dr Robert Eves, SUU Dean, College of Since and Engineering, Professor of Chemistry and Geology. Held at 11:30pm in the SUU Outdoor Center (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City), admission is FREE. For information call Anne Smith 435-586-5020 or Joan Anderson 435-586-7816.

50th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival Held in Cedar City and featuring the 2:00pm performance of ‘Dial M for Murder’ and the 7:30pm performance of ‘The Winter’s Tale’. The Festival also offers literary seminars, and play orientations. For information, schedule, and tickets call the Theatre Box Office at 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org.

 

Friday, 7TH                 

Community Presbyterian Church Rummage Sale Held 8:00am to 6:00pm at the Presbyterian Church, (2279 N Wedgewood Ln, Cedar City). Crafts and Baked goods will also be for sale.

Curtain Call Lunch at 11:45 am at The Garden House Restaurant (164 S 100 W, 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 $17.50 at USF box office – any remaining tickets available at the door are $20. For information call Ted Porray 435-477-1454. http://bard.org/events/areaevents/curtaincall.html

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 2:00pm performance of ‘Noises Off!’ and the 7:30pm performance of ’Dial M for Murder’. The Festival also offers literary seminars, and play orientations. For information, schedule, and tickets call the Theatre Box Office at 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org.

‘King Lear’ held at 7:30pm in the Adams Shakespearean Theatre (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City) This is the first production in the Southern Utah University Department of Theatre Arts & Dance subscription series. Tickets are $10 Adults and $5 youth, available at the SUU Tickets Office, Centrum Arena 435-586-7872.

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 the new Improv Training Center (913 S Main St, Cedar City, next to Staples and IFA). Admission is $5 students and $7 regular admission. For information call 1-210-4-IMPROV or visit www.otccomedy.com.

 

 

Saturday, 8TH

Community Presbyterian Church Rummage Sale Held 8:00am to 12:00pm (noon) at the Presbyterian Church, (2279 N Wedgewood Ln, Cedar City). Crafts and Baked goods will also be for sale.

Parowan Fall Fest in the Park held at 9:00am to 7:00pm in the Library Park. Featuring food, vendors, entertainment, parade, games, bounce house, and a wonderful day in the fall leaves. For information call 435-477-9022, 435-559-4504 or visit www.parowan.org.

9:00am “The St George Wagon Company Parade” an 8 day, 100 mile wagon trek from Parowan to St George, 10:00am

5k Walk/Run – pre-register at Parowan Visitor Center (all participants receive a t-shirt and a Ticket for a Prize Drawing), 10:30am Great Pumpkin Costume – prizes will be given for the best costume and the biggest pumpkin (Old Rock Church).

Family Hiking Series: Let’s Move! Activity 2 – Scavenger Hunt meet at 9:00 am at the Three Peaks Recreation Area large red pavilion. Climb over, through and around the “bubble rocks” of Three Peaks to recover clues and answer questions that will lead you and your friends to 6 hidden treasures! At the end of the hunt use all of the knowledge you’ve gained to match bones, food and fur to different animals and then receive the grand prize! For information call Brigham 435-865-3000 or Jennifer 435-865-3012.

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.

New Harmony Apple Festival held from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Fire Department Park (133 E. Center St, New Harmony). Activities include vendors, food, games for the kids, climbing wall and lots of apples for sale. FREE. For more information call Julie Woods 435-867-4231.

50th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival Held in Cedar City and featuring the 2:00pm performance of ‘The Winter’s Tale’ and the 7:30pm performance of ‘Noises Off!’. The Festival also offers literary seminars, and play orientations. For information, schedule, and tickets call the Theatre Box Office at 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org.

‘King Lear’ held at 7:30pm in the Adams Shakespearean Theatre (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City) This is the first production in the Southern Utah University Department of Theatre Arts & Dance subscription series. Tickets are $10 Adults and $5 youth, available at the SUU Tickets Office, Centrum Arena 435-586-7872.

Fall Choral Concert: Musical Mosaic held 7:30pm in the Heritage Center Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City). The concert will feature a wide selection of musical styles for nearly everyone’s taste. The performances will be The Women’s Choir, directed by Sara Guttenberg and OPUS and Concert Choir both under the direction of Dr. Kevin Baker. General admission adult tickets are $6, $4 for SUU Faculty and Staff, $3 for students and children and SUU students attend free with a valid student ID call 435-586-7872, Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm, online: www.suu.edu/arts, or purchase at the door.

 

Sunday, 9Th                

50th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival Held in Cedar City and featuring a 9:00am 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.


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

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