What’s Happening August 12th – 18th

What's Happening in Cedar City, UT, Brian Head, UT, Parowan, UT and the surrounding areas.

 

August 12th through August 18th  – Stay and play in Cedar City to enjoy farm to fork dinners, pop up cafes and Utah Shakespeare Festival plays. Then spend the perfect weekend and head up the mountain! Beat the heat at 10,000 feet and take in the scenery at Cedar Breaks National Monument before watching the Flyin’ Brian Mountain Bike Race and finding your new fave at the Festival of Flavors in Brian Head Resort.

MONDAY, AUGUST 12th

58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held at the Beverley Center for the Arts (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City); featuring 11:00 am Props Seminar, 12:15 pm Play Orientation, 1:00 pm performance ‘The Conclusion of Henry VI: Parts Two & Three’, 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm performance ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’, 4:00 pm Repertory Magic, 6:45 pm Play Orientation, 7:10 pm FREE Greenshow (England), and the 8:00 pm performance ‘The Book of Will’ & ‘Every Brilliant Thing’. For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849) or visit www.bard.org.

Family Swim Night at the Aquatic Center – held 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the Cedar City Aquatic Center (2090 W Royal Hunte Dr, Cedar City). Two adults and four kids for only $10, additional family members at regular price. For information call 435-865-9223.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 13th

58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held at the Beverley Center for the Arts (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City); featuring 9:00 am & 10:00 am Play Seminar, 10:15 am Backstage Tour, 11:00 am Costume Seminar, 12:15 Play Orientation, 1:00 pm performance ‘The Conclusion of Henry VI: Parts Two & Three’, 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm performance ‘Hamlet’, 6:45 pm Play Orientation, 7:10 pm FREE Greenshow (Scotland), and the 8:00 pm performance ‘Macbeth’ & ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’. For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849) or visit www.bard.org.

Frontier Homestead: Children’s Story Time held 10:00 am at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum (635 N Main St, Cedar City), admission is FREE. This is an opportunity for preschool children to learn about the past through stories and history-related activities. Thanks to the support of the Cedar City · Brian Head Tourism Bureau, children’s story time is offered free to the public. For information call 435-586-9290.

19th Season of Curtain Call Luncheon held 12:00 pm (noon) – 1:00 pm at the SUU Alumni Center (corner of University Blvd & 300 W, Cedar City). Hosted by the Guild of the Utah Shakespeare Festival, admission is $17.50 per person in advance or $20 at the door. Ask questions and listen to Festival Actors during a delicious lunch. For a list of scheduled speakers, tickets and information call 435-586-7878 or visit www.bard.org/festival-guild.

Cedar Breaks – Ranger Guided Full Moon Hike held 8:00 pm at Cedar Breaks National Monument. Participation is FREE, but registration is REQUIRED. To register over the phone please call Cedar Breaks Information Center at 435-586-0787 ext 4031. Visitors can also register in person at the Information Center 3 days in advance of the hike. The hike will be a 1.5 mile walk, please bring a red flashlight if you have one, close toed shoes, water and warm layers.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14th

58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held at the Beverley Center for the Arts (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City); featuring 9:00 am & 10:00 am Play Seminar, 10:15 Backstage Tour, 11:00 am Actor Seminar, 1:15 Play Orientation, 2:00 pm performance ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ & ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’, 6:45 pm Play Orientation, 7:10 pm FREE Greenshow (Russia), and the 8:00 pm performance ‘The Conclusion of Henry VI: Parts Two & Three’ & ‘Twelfth Night’. For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849) or visit www.bard.org.

Cedar City Library Story Time held 10:00 am and again at 10:30 am at the Cedar City Library (303 N 100 E, Cedar City), admission is FREE. For information call 435-586-6661.

Farm to Table to Beer Pop-Up held 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Policy Kings Brewery (223 N 100 W, Cedar City). Come to our first Farm to Table event at the brewery. Farm fresh food from Sweet Pea Farm and Orchard and fresh beer from Policy Kings! Come hungry, leave happy and full! Enjoy Pork or Beef sliders or Vegetarian and Vegan options, sides and desserts! Cost is 2-sliders with 1-side $12, 2-sliders with 2-sides $15, and a la Carte menu pricing is also available.

Cedar Breaks – Ranger Guided Full Moon Hike held 8:00 pm at Cedar Breaks National Monument. Participation is FREE, but registration is REQUIRED. To register over the phone please call Cedar Breaks Information Center at 435-586-0787 ext 4031. Visitors can also register in person at the Information Center 3 days in advance of the hike. The hike will be a 1.5 mile walk, please bring a red flashlight if you have one, close toed shoes, water and warm layers.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15th

58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held at the Beverley Center for the Arts (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City); featuring 9:00 am & 10:00 am Play Seminar, 11:00 Props Seminar, 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm performance ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ & ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’, 4:00 pm Repertory Magic, 6:45 pm Play Orientation, 7:10 pm FREE Greenshow (England), and the 8:00 pm performance ‘The Book of Will’ & ‘Hamlet’. For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849) or visit www.bard.org.

Pop up Cafe from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm at Art Works Gallery (16 N 100 W, Cedar City). Best kept secret in Cedar! Seasonal sandwiches, soup, salads, scones, tarts, quiche, cookies, and other delectable goodies. Stay and eat in the art gallery or take it to go. Either way you will be eating fabulous food from the Red Acre Farm kitchen! For information call 435-865-6792.

19th Season of Curtain Call Luncheon held 12:00 pm (noon) – 1:00 pm at the SUU Alumni Center (corner of University Blvd & 300 W, Cedar City). Hosted by the Guild of the Utah Shakespeare Festival, admission is $17.50 per person in advance or $20 at the door. Ask questions and listen to Festival Actors during a delicious lunch. For a list of scheduled speakers, tickets and information call 435-586-7878 or visit www.bard.org/festival-guild.

Downtown Year Round Farmer’s Market held every Thursday 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm next to IG Winery (45 W University Blvd / Center St, Cedar City), admission is FREE. The Downtown Year Round Farmer’s Market offers the bounty of local farmers and back yard gardeners who grow organically year round. Come and support local farmers buy buying fresh and local year round. Only locally produced and grown fruit, vegetables, cheese, jam, bread, eggs, honey, and farm products are allowed to be sold. (end around September 26th)

REACH Cabaret held 11:00 pm – 12:30 am in the Off the Cuff Comedy Theater (913 S Main St, Cedar City), suggested donation: $10. All proceeds benefit REACH. Join for a variety show comprised from the Utah Shakespeare Festival actors, directors and more with music, memories, and more. Following the evening performances at The Utah Shakespeare Festival.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16th

58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held at the Beverley Center for the Arts (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City); featuring 9:00 am & 10:00 am Play Seminar, 9:30 am Words³, 10:15 am Backstage Tour, 11:00 am Costume Seminar, 12:15 pm Play Orientation, 1:00 pm performance ‘The Conclusion of Henry VI: Parts Two & Three’, 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm performance ‘Hamlet’, 6:45 pm Play Orientation, 7:10 pm FREE Greenshow (Scotland), and the 8:00 pm performance ‘Macbeth’ & ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’. For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849) or visit www.bard.org.

58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival: Words³ held 9:30 am in the Randall L. Jones Theatre (300 W University Blvd/Center St, Cedar City), tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Ticket Office, online (www.bard.org) or at the door. Words³ – Discover a New Play “The Alchemist” by Ben Jonson, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, and directed by Jesse Berger.

Brian Head Resort – open 9:30 am – 5:00 pm. Come up and enjoy the cool mountain air! Take a scenic lift ride on Giant Steps Express and see scenic Southern Utah from 11,000 feet! Enjoy all of the awesome fun activities including: mountain biking, rock climbing wall, tubing hill, archery, hiking, chair-lift rides, and bungee-tramp!

Off The Cuff Improv Comedy Shows held 10:00 pm at the Off the Cuff Improv Theater (913 S Main St, Cedar City), admission is $7. Trained by some of the greatest names in improv comedy. Off the Cuff seeks to delight and entertain your funny bone with their hilarious, notorious, and uproarious brand of performance styles. For information visit www.otccomedy.com/ or www.facebook.com/offthecuffotc/.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17th

Cedar City Fire Road 100K Bike Race – Gravel Grinder begins 7:00 am in Cedar City Main Street Park (200 N 100 E, Cedar City). The courses include 60k and 100k races. All on improved dirt roads offering riders of every level the opportunity to experience the spectacular beauty of Southwest Utah. This mountain biking race is more endurance than technique, with its 9,000 feet of elevation change. For information call 435-586-2770 or visit www.gravelgrinder.com/fire-road-registration/.

Sweet Pea Farm & Orchard: Farm Breakfast held 8:00 am – 12:00 pm at Sweet Pea Farm & Orchard (136 S 600 W, Parowan), pricing per item ranges $2.50 – $7.50. Breakfast with the baby animals for the kids to pet! There will be all of the farm favorites and some new items on the menu. Kids passports will be available and the first scavenger hunt and Saturday kids craft. For information call 435-531-6461.

58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held at the Beverley Center for the Arts (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City); featuring 9:00 am & 10:00 am Play Seminar, 9:30 am Words³, 10:15 am Backstage Tour, 11:00 am Actor Seminar, 12:15 pm Play Orientation, 1:00 pm performance ‘The Conclusion of Henry VI: Parts Two and Three’, 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm performance ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’, 6:45 pm Play Orientation, 7:10 pm FREE Greenshow (Russia), and the 8:00 pm performance ‘Twelfth Night’ & ‘Hamlet’. For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849) or visit www.bard.org.

Downtown Year Round Farmers Market held 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Downtown Year Round Farmers Market (45 W University Blvd/Center St, Cedar City), admission is FREE.

Cedar Saturday Market held 9:00 am – 1:00 pm in the IFA parking lot (summer) & inside (winter) (905 S Main St, Cedar City), admission is FREE.

58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival: Words³ held 9:30 am in the Randall L. Jones Theatre (300 W University Blvd/Center St, Cedar City), tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Ticket Office, online (www.bard.org) or at the door. Words³ – Discover a New Play “The Alchemist” by Ben Jonson, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, and directed by Jesse Berger.

Flyin’ Brian held 9:30 am – 6 pm at Giant Steps (329 S Hwy U-143, Brian Head). This is one of the coolest mountain bike races of the year. Racers will compete against one another for the crown. Part of the Go-Ride Gravity Series and offers some of America’s best gravity racing. For information visit www.brianhead.com.

Brian Head Resort – open 9:30 am – 5:00 pm. Come up and enjoy the cool mountain air! Take a scenic lift ride on Giant Steps Express and see scenic Southern Utah from 11,000 feet! Enjoy all of the awesome fun activities including: mountain biking, rock climbing wall, tubing hill, archery, hiking, chair-lift rides, and bungee-tramp!

Festival of Flavors held 11:00 am – 8:00 pm at Brian Head Resort (329 S Hwy – 143, Brian Head), admission is FREE. A family friendly event with great food, tastings from local Utah breweries, vineyards and distilleries as well as wonderful live music, local artisan vendors and all of the Brian Head Resort base activities. For information call 435-677-2035.

Watermelon Bust held 11:30 pm – 1:30 pm. Join us for the annual Watermelon Bust! Meet players from the Soccer, Volleyball, and Football teams. Participate in Watermelon eating contests and sign up for the 2019-2020 Thunderkid Program! Admission is free! Stay around after the Watermelon Bust for a Volleyball Scrimmage at 1:30 pm.

Iron County Fair: Mud Bog held 7:00 pm at the Iron County Fairgrounds Grandstand (Parowan), admission is $10 adults and $6 children/seniors. Gates open 4:30 pm for advance tickets holders and 5 pm general admission. The Mud Dash (a mini mud run) will begin at 6:00 pm and the main event, the Mud Bog will begin at 7:00 pm, bring a date, or the whole family, and enjoy some down-and-dirty fun as trucks and ATVs try to plough their way through a deep pit of mud. For tickets and information call 435-477-8380 or visit www.ironcountyfair.net.

Live Music from 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm at Policy Kings Brewery (223 N 100 W, Cedar City), $5 cover charge. The first live music show of the month featuring “THEA the band”.

Cedar Breaks National Monument Summer Star Party held 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm at Point Supreme Overlook (Cedar Breaks National Monument), park fees apply ($7). Join park rangers for a night sky program and star party every Saturday night (weather permitting) at Point Supreme. For information call 435-586-0787 ext 4031 or visit www.nps.gov/cebr.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18th

58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held at the Beverley Center for the Arts (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City); featuring 9:00 am & 10:00 am Play Seminar. For information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849) or visit www.bard.org.

IG Winery: Yoga & Mimosas held 9:00 am at IG Winery (59 W University Blvd, Cedar City), cost is $25 for yoga & Mimosas or $10 for yoga. Join Chelsee Robinson and IG Winery every Sunday in June, July & August for some self acceptance yoga where all bodies are welcome. Enjoy a one hour all levels class followed by bottomless mimosas. Reserve you spot today at www.chelsee.yoga. (ends August 25th)

Flyin’ Brian held 9:30 am – 6 pm at Giant Steps (329 S Hwy U-143, Brian Head). This is one of the coolest mountain bike races of the year. Racers will compete against one another for the crown. Part of the Go-Ride Gravity Series and offers some of America’s best gravity racing. For information visit www.brianhead.com.

Brian Head Resort – open 9:30 am – 5:00 pm. Come up and enjoy the cool mountain air! Take a scenic lift ride on Giant Steps Express and see scenic Southern Utah from 11,000 feet! Enjoy all of the awesome fun activities including: mountain biking, rock climbing wall, tubing hill, archery, hiking, chair-lift rides, and bungee-tramp!

DAILY ACTIVITIES

Cedar Breaks National Monument – open daily from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm. Come enjoy daily interpretive talks and walks, plus all the beauty of nature. Admission is $7 per person; interagency passes are also accepted. For additional questions please call 435-586-9451.
Special Exhibit: Divas and Dames: The Bright Bold Women of Digital Artist Kaitlin Mills held Daily from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm at the Frontier Homestead State Park in the new Rolling Gallery (635 N Main St, Cedar City), admission is $4 per person. Digital artist Kaitlin Mills has always loved to illustrate her favorite heroines from literature. To see more of Kaitlin’s art visit her website. For information call the Frontier Homestead at 435-586-9290. (ends October 12th)
SUMA: Special Exhibit – Al Farrow: Wrath & Reverence & Karl Momen: Homage to William Shakespeare held Monday -Saturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm at Southern Utah Museum of Art – SUMA (13 S 300 W, Cedar City), admission is FREE. For information call 435-586-5432. (ends October 5th)

Stay and play in Cedar City to enjoy farm to fork dinners, pop up cafes and Utah Shakespeare Festival plays. Then spend the perfect weekend and head up the mountain! Beat the heat at 10,000 feet and take in the scenery at Cedar Breaks National Monument before watching the Flyin\' Brian Mountian Bike Race and finding your new fave at the Festival of Flavors in Brian Head Resort. 

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