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Jul
27
Thu
Plein Air: Arts Afire Event
Jul 27 all-day

Cedar Breaks Plein Air EventsCedar Breaks Plein Air Arts Afire Event held at Cedar Breaks National Monument and Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA) and includes Professional Plein Air Painting Demonstrations, FREE Children’s Art Activities, & Art Sale. For information call 435-586-9451 ext 4426. *Park entry fee applies to events held in Cedar Breaks National Monument.

JULY 3rd – 6th
Watch the artistic process as 15 of the region’s top plein air artists paint at Cedar Breaks as well as other favorite Southern Utah Locations.
Daily demos at Cedar Breaks (10 am) and SUMA (1 pm)

JULY 7th
Be one of the first to see the resulting art on exhibit. Join for a Wet Paint Gala 5 pm – 8 pm at SUMA. Tickets are $50 and on sale June 1 – July 1.

JULY 8th
Plein Air Community Painting Event on the grounds of the Beverley Center for the Arts 9 am – 2 pm. The 15 Festival artists plus local artists and children will find their inspiration by the theaters of the Utah Shakespeare Festival, statue garden, and SUMA. Wander the grounds and watch the artists at work.

JULY 8th – AUGUST 19th
The final paintings will be on exhibit and for sale at SUMA

FREE parking for events at SUMA and The Beverley Center for the Arts is available on the corner of 300 W and University Blvd.

Utah Shakespeare Festival @ The Beverley Center for the Arts
Jul 27 all-day

Utah Shakespeare Festival - Eleven Royals Ruling..." #utahshakes56th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held in Cedar City and offers matinee performances at 2:00 pm and evening performances at 8:00 pm in three grand theaters. The Festival also offers a FREE nightly Greenshow (summer) at 7:10 pm, backstage tours, seminars, and play orientations. Plays featured this season in repertory are: ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ ‘Shakespeare in Love,’ ‘As You Like It,’ ‘Guys and Dolls,’ ‘Treasure Island,’ ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream,’ ‘The Tavern,’ ‘How To Fight Loneliness,’ & ‘William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged).’ For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org.

Watercolor Exhibit @ Frontier Homestead State Park Museum
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Art Exhibition: Southern Utah Watercolor Society held Monday – Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum (635 N Main St, Cedar City), admission is $4 per person. Special exhibition celebrating the National Park Service Centennial. For information call 435-586-9290.

Art Quilt Exhibition @ Southern Utah Museum of Art - SUMA
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 7:30 pm

The Ancient Beginning of the New World by VALYA2017 Pathfinders: New Territories a National Juried Art Quilt Exhibition open Monday – Saturday from 10 am – 7:30 pm in the Southern Utah Museum of Art – SUMA (13 S 300 W, Cedar City). On Friday, June 30, there will be a Jurors’ Talk from 5:00-5:45 pm, followed by an opening reception from 6 – 8 pm. At 7 pm, the jurors will announce their choice for Best-of-Show and two Jurors’ Award winners. These events are free of charge and open to the public. For information call 435-865-8667.

Summer Story Time @ Cedar City Library in the Park
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Free Summer Story Time - Cedar City LibrarySummer Story Time held Thursday at 10:00 am and 10:30 am in the Cedar City Library (303 N 100 E, Cedar City), admission is FREE. The Summer Story Time will be Thursdays in June and July. For information call 435-586-6661.

Neil Simon Festival @ Heritage Center Theater
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Neil Simon Festival Neil Simon Festival held in the Heritage Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City) Tuesday thru Saturday 2:00 pm matinee and 7:30 pm evening performances. Presenting ‘Broadway Bound,’ ‘Noises Off,’ ‘The Dinner Party,’ and ‘Blue Collar Musical’. Tickets are $25 adults, $15 students with ID & Veterans and $10 children (5 yrs – 17 yrs). For tickets and information call 866-357-4666, 435-267-0194 or visit www.simonfest.org.

Cedar City Library: Weekly Art Night @ Cedar City Library in the Park
Jul 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Cedar City Library in the ParkWeekly Art Night Every Thursday from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm in the Cedar City Library (303 N 100 E, Cedar City), admission is FREE and open to those 18 yrs and older, and all skill levels. There will be an opportunity for local artists to come together and learn or practice their artwork. For July, long-time Library Board Member Mona Woolsey will mentor the Plein Air event. Be sure to check their website weekly for time changes and supplies needed; the library will not be providing supplies. For information call 435-586-6661 or visit www.cedarcitylibrary.org.

Eagle Release @ C Overlook
Jul 27 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Southwest Wildlife Foundation 2nd Eagle Release for the Firefighters from the Brian Head FireSECOND EAGLE RELEASE HONORING FIREFIGHTERS, held 5:30 pm at the C Overlook: If you did not have the opportunity to join us for the eagle release at Brian Head Peak dedicated to the firefighters that fought and are fighting the Brian Head Fire, please join at the C Overlook above Cedar City for a second eagle release honoring these brave firefighters! Forest Service firefighter, Robert Lopez, will have the honor of releasing this young golden eagle, who was discovered by visitors to the Red Cliffs Recreational area, on behalf of the Forest Service firefighters who primarily battle deadly wildfires. Learn a little more about wildfires and wildfire prevention and witness another rescued beautiful bird soar back into the wild where it belongs! For information call Southwest Wildlife Foundation at 435-586-4693.

Directions to the C Overlook: From the corner of Center and Main Street in Cedar City, travel East on Highway 14 about 5 miles, turn right just before Milts Stage Stop. The turn is called Right Hand Canyon/Kolob Reservoir Rd. Stay on the paved, windy road. You will cross a cattle guard and right before the second cattle guard turn right into the C Overlook parking area.

Adult Coloring Club @ Cedar City Library in the Park
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for the Adult Coloring Club held Thursday s from 7 – 9 pm in the main area of the Cedar City Library (303 N 100 E, Cedar City), admission is FREE.  (June 8th until the end of August). For information call 435-586-6661.

Jul
28
Fri
Plein Air: Arts Afire Event
Jul 28 all-day

Cedar Breaks Plein Air EventsCedar Breaks Plein Air Arts Afire Event held at Cedar Breaks National Monument and Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA) and includes Professional Plein Air Painting Demonstrations, FREE Children’s Art Activities, & Art Sale. For information call 435-586-9451 ext 4426. *Park entry fee applies to events held in Cedar Breaks National Monument.

JULY 3rd – 6th
Watch the artistic process as 15 of the region’s top plein air artists paint at Cedar Breaks as well as other favorite Southern Utah Locations.
Daily demos at Cedar Breaks (10 am) and SUMA (1 pm)

JULY 7th
Be one of the first to see the resulting art on exhibit. Join for a Wet Paint Gala 5 pm – 8 pm at SUMA. Tickets are $50 and on sale June 1 – July 1.

JULY 8th
Plein Air Community Painting Event on the grounds of the Beverley Center for the Arts 9 am – 2 pm. The 15 Festival artists plus local artists and children will find their inspiration by the theaters of the Utah Shakespeare Festival, statue garden, and SUMA. Wander the grounds and watch the artists at work.

JULY 8th – AUGUST 19th
The final paintings will be on exhibit and for sale at SUMA

FREE parking for events at SUMA and The Beverley Center for the Arts is available on the corner of 300 W and University Blvd.

Utah Shakespeare Festival @ The Beverley Center for the Arts
Jul 28 all-day

Utah Shakespeare Festival - Eleven Royals Ruling..." #utahshakes56th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held in Cedar City and offers matinee performances at 2:00 pm and evening performances at 8:00 pm in three grand theaters. The Festival also offers a FREE nightly Greenshow (summer) at 7:10 pm, backstage tours, seminars, and play orientations. Plays featured this season in repertory are: ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ ‘Shakespeare in Love,’ ‘As You Like It,’ ‘Guys and Dolls,’ ‘Treasure Island,’ ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream,’ ‘The Tavern,’ ‘How To Fight Loneliness,’ & ‘William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged).’ For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org.

Christmas in July Craft Faire @ Southern Utah University - Auditorium Theater
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Christmas in July Craft Faire sponsored by the Utah Shakespeare GuildChristmas in July Craft Faire 9:00 am – 7:00 pm  across the street from the Randall L Jones Theatre (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City), FREE and open to everyone. Numerous art, craft, and food vendor booths will be available for visitors and locals alike including costume fabric “Quiltations” and “Memory Globe” ornaments, roll-up “Pencil and Crayon Caddies,” and Festival season key chains are provided by the Guild . For information call 928-706-2348 or visit www.bard.org/festival-guild.

Watercolor Exhibit @ Frontier Homestead State Park Museum
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Art Exhibition: Southern Utah Watercolor Society held Monday – Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum (635 N Main St, Cedar City), admission is $4 per person. Special exhibition celebrating the National Park Service Centennial. For information call 435-586-9290.

Art Quilt Exhibition @ Southern Utah Museum of Art - SUMA
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 7:30 pm

The Ancient Beginning of the New World by VALYA2017 Pathfinders: New Territories a National Juried Art Quilt Exhibition open Monday – Saturday from 10 am – 7:30 pm in the Southern Utah Museum of Art – SUMA (13 S 300 W, Cedar City). On Friday, June 30, there will be a Jurors’ Talk from 5:00-5:45 pm, followed by an opening reception from 6 – 8 pm. At 7 pm, the jurors will announce their choice for Best-of-Show and two Jurors’ Award winners. These events are free of charge and open to the public. For information call 435-865-8667.

Curtain Call Luncheons @ Southern Utah University - Alumni House
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Curtain Call Luncheon hosted by the Utah Shakespeare Guild held 12:00 pm in the Southern Utah University Alumni House (279 W University Blvd, Cedar City), admission is $17.50 in advance or $20 at the door. Ask questions and listen to Utah Shakespeare GuildFestival actors during a delicious chicken/veggie fajita or pasta bar lunch. For information call 928-706-2348 or visit www.bard.org/festival-guild.

Community Art Project @ Southern Utah Museum of Art - SUMA
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Southern Utah Museum of Art Community Art Project held at the museum and is FREE to everyone!Titled Paths Linked and Lived: A Community Art Project held 1 pm – 5 pm at Southern Utah Museum of Art – SUMA (13 S 300 W, Cedar City), admission is FREE. Museum patrons of all ages are encouraged to participate in a quilt-inspired art project to coincide with the Pathfinders: New Territories exhibit. Visitors will create paper quilt squares representing both their personal identity and the relationships they have developed within the community. The quilt squares completed as part of the project will be displayed together, paths visually connecting, to create an inspiring Community Quilt to be displayed in the Rocki Alice Gallery.

This means YOUR work will be displayed in the museum! Come to SUMA and show off your creativity!

For information call 435-586-5432 or visit www.suu.edu/suma.

Neil Simon Festival @ Heritage Center Theater
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Neil Simon Festival Neil Simon Festival held in the Heritage Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City) Tuesday thru Saturday 2:00 pm matinee and 7:30 pm evening performances. Presenting ‘Broadway Bound,’ ‘Noises Off,’ ‘The Dinner Party,’ and ‘Blue Collar Musical’. Tickets are $25 adults, $15 students with ID & Veterans and $10 children (5 yrs – 17 yrs). For tickets and information call 866-357-4666, 435-267-0194 or visit www.simonfest.org.

Final Friday Art Walk @ Main Street and University Blvd
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Final Friday Cedar City Art Walks held the last Friday in June through Sept.Final Friday Art Walks are FREE and open to everyone and are held the last Friday of the month, June – September, from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at various locations along Main Street and University Blvd (about 25 N Main St to University Blvd then west to 300 W University Blvd). Visit with artists, see beautiful art pieces made using a verity of mediums and maybe purchase a new piece to add to your collection. For maps of the route check the Cedar City Visitor Center and locations along the route (i.e. Main Street Books, The Grind, Artisans Gallery, Art Works, SUMA, etc). For information visit www.facebook.com/CedarCityArts

Additional information will be added as the event gets closer so check back often.

Gallery Opening @ Art Works Gallery
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Art Works Gallery: exhibit opening – Portland artist, Gary Fenske. Fenske will be exhibiting his “Night Vision”® paintings. The opening reception takes place from 5 pm – 8pm at Art Works Gallery (16 North 100 W, Cedar City), FREE. In addition, this will also be the second Final Friday Art Walk. Gary Fenske is a regular gallery artist, but we will be highlighting his work during the month of August.

July Concert Series @ Parowan Library Park
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

July Concert Series held in Parowan at the Library Main Street Park (16 S Main St, Parowan) food trucks arrive at 5:00 pm and the concerts begin at 7:00 pm. Bring the family for a fun filled family night, come for dinner and stay for the show. For information call 435-477-8190.