Another week’s events


December 5TH – 11TH 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, 5TH                                 

5th Annual Christmas at the Homestead held 5:30pm – 8:30pm at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum (635 N. Main St. Cedar City). Admission is $5 per family. For information call 435-586-9290.

Enjoy hot cocoa and fresh popcorn as you wonder through some of the oldest structures in Iron County. Make holiday rag dolls in the pioneer school house, create Christmas cord, old fashion ornaments, holiday cards on the 100-year old printing press and more.

Music Masterworks Holiday Choral held 7:30pm in the Heritage Center Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City). Hear the warming and nostalgic sounds of the holiday season with SUU’s Music Masterworks Holiday Choral Concert. A perfect way to share the holiday spirit with family and friends. Admission is $8 Adults, $4 students & youth. For tickets and information call 435-586-7872.

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, 6TH                                                  



Wednesday, 7TH                                                                                     

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.

SUU Wind Symphony Concert held 7:30pm at the Heritage Center Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City). Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for students. With a program of enchanting music including works by Mozart and Brahms making a perfect holiday evening for the entire family. For tickets and information call 435-586-7872.

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, 8TH                                                                                    


Friday, 9TH                  

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.

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 10:00pm 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


Saturday, 10TH

Fall & Winter Farmers Market held indoor at 509 N 200 W, Cedar City held 9:00am to 12:00pm. Fresh locally grown vegetables and fruits, Artisan cheeses, bread, jams & jellies, fresh eggs and hot food vendors. Vendors welcome, (Must have licenses if required). Call with questions 435-531-6271 or 435-559-2791.

Groovefest Rummage & Bake Sale held 9:00am to 3:00pm at St Jude’s Episcopal Church (70 N 200 W, Cedar City). Do your Christmas Shopping and help raise funds for the big 10th Anniversary Groovefest American Music Festival 2012. For information or if you would like to donate call 435-867-9800 or 435-586-8303.


Sunday, 11TH                  

OSU:  71st annual presentation of Handel’s Messiah, held at 7:30pm in the Heritage Center (105 N 100 E, Cedar City). (Adrianne Tawa, Choir Director.) FREE admission. Seating is on a first come first choose basis so arrive early for best seating. Door open at 6:45pm with lobby music provided by Southern Utah String Quintet on Sunday and the Accidental 5 Brass Quintet on Monday. OSU suggests concert goes bring one can of food per person for the Iron County Care and Share. For more information call 435-586-2286 or visit


Scott & Barbara Hunt

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