What’s Happening August 26th to September 1st

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

 

August 26th through September 1st  – It’s time for the Iron County Fair! Kick your week off in Cedar City with the Utah Shakespeare Festival or a tour through some beautiful homes with the Festival of Homes. Then head for Parowan, Southern Utah’s Mother Town, for a taste of the Wild Wild West at the Iron County Fair and carnival.

MONDAY, AUGUST 26th

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.
Cedar City Children’s Musical Theatre: Shrek the Musical Performance held 7:00 pm at the Heritage Center Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City), doors open at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $8 general admission and $12 reserved seating. For information call Wendy 435-705-5008 or text 435-592-0083.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 27th

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 City Children’s Musical Theatre: Shrek the Musical Performance held 7:00 pm at the Heritage Center Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City), doors open at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $8 general admission and $12 reserved seating. For information call Wendy 435-705-5008 or text 435-592-0083.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28th 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 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.
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.
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.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29th

Iron County Fair: “The Wild, Wild West” held at the Iron County Fair Grounds in Parowan. Admission is FREE to the
fair, events in the Grand Stands such as the rodeo, mud bog, demolition derby, etc…do have an admission fee. Exhibits
include horse races, equestrian events, rodeo, carnival, exhibits, car show, live entertainment, Miss Iron County Fair
pageant, and Labor Day parade. Contact the Iron County Fair for daily schedule at 435-477-8380 or visit
www.IronCountyFair.net.
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, 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.
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 “Hudson” by Quinn Mattfeld and Danny Tieger, directed by Betsy Mugavero.
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.
13th Annual Cool August Nite Car Show begins at 6:00 pm at Bradshaw Chevrolet (360 N Main St, Cedar City),
admission is FREE. All proceeds and donations will go towards the medical expenses for Rhonda Warren, a local
member of the community that needs our help! There will be a Music, Food, Contests, Raffle, Trivia and so much more!
To pre-register your car, call 435-586-6595.
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 30th

Iron County Fair: “The Wild, Wild West” held at the Iron County Fair Grounds in Parowan. Admission is FREE to the
fair, events in the Grand Stands such as the rodeo, mud bog, demolition derby, etc…do have an admission fee. Exhibits
include horse races, equestrian events, rodeo, carnival, exhibits, car show, live entertainment, Miss Iron County Fair
pageant, and Labor Day parade. Contact the Iron County Fair for daily schedule at 435-477-8380 or visit
www.IronCountyFair.net.
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!
Festival of Homes; held 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm, tickets are $12 per person and admits one person to all the homes on the
tour, available at State Bank of Southern Utah (Cedar City), Coldwell Banker Advantage (Cedar City), or any of the
Parade Homes. Come tour newly constructed homes built with the newest, innovative processes and materials
available. For information call the Iron County Home Builders Association at 435-865-1113 or visit
www.cedarcityfestivalofhomes.com/.
Final Friday Art Walk are FREE and open to everyone 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 variety of mediums and maybe purchase a new piece to add to your collection. For
information visit www.facebook.com/CedarCityArts.
SUMA After Hours held 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Southern Utah Museum of Art – SUMA (13 S 300 W, Cedar City),
admission is FREE and open to everyone. Although geared towards ages 18+, this program can be enjoyed by the
whole family.
“Printmaking the Town Red featuring live music by Canyon Reverb. Create red prints in honor of SUU’s
Paint the Town Red also don’t forget to find their booth on Main Street for additional activities! Light refreshments will be
provided. For information 435-586-5432.
SUU Paint the Town Red held 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Downtown Cedar City Main Street (Center Street to 200 N),
admission is FREE. Including live music, vendor booths, food booths, food trucks, and so much more. Come welcome
the Southern Utah University students back in style!
2019 Campfire Concerts in the Canyon live music begins at 7:30 pm in the Cedar Canyon Nature Park (1310 E Hwy 14,
Cedar City) 1.5 miles east of Main and Center Street. Bring your own chairs or blankets and dress for cool summer
evenings. Begin the evening with a welcome and announcements by the Southwest Wildlife Foundation followed by live
music by Sheri Peterson, Acoustic Guitar & Vocals. Campfire with FREE s’mores! Other goodies may be available for a
donation. Visit www.gowildlife.org for details.
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 31st

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.
Iron County Fair: “The Wild, Wild West” held at the Iron County Fair Grounds in Parowan. Admission is FREE to the
fair, events in the Grand Stands such as the rodeo, mud bog, demolition derby, etc…do have an admission fee. Exhibits
include horse races, equestrian events, rodeo, carnival, exhibits, car show, live entertainment, Miss Iron County Fair
pageant, and Labor Day parade. Contact the Iron County Fair for daily schedule at 435-477-8380 or visit
www.IronCountyFair.net.
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.
3rd annual Country Music Festival held 9:30 am – 9:00 pm at Brian Head Resort – Giant Steps Lodge (329 S Hwy U143, Brian Head), cover charge is $10 (kids 12yrs and under get in FREE). TWO DAYS with a full line-up of bands, and all of the Resorts fun summer activities in the cool 60-70-degree weather! Grab the family and come cut a rug at Brian
Head Resort! For information call 435-677-2035.
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 “Hudson” by Quinn Mattfeld and Danny Tieger, directed by Betsy Mugavero.
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 Homes; held 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, tickets are $12 per person and admits one person to all the homes on the
tour, available at State Bank of Southern Utah (Cedar City), Coldwell Banker Advantage (Cedar City), or any of the
Parade Homes. Come tour newly constructed homes built with the newest, innovative processes and materials
available. For information call the Iron County Home Builders Association at 435-865-1113 or visit
www.cedarcityfestivalofhomes.com/.
2019 Utah Wine Competition including: Amateur Wine Competition (10 am – 12 pm), Professional Wine Competition (1
pm – 4 pm), and Farm to Fork Dinner (5:30 pm – 8 pm – Red Acre Farm – $79.65). All events will be held at IG Winery
(59 W University Blvd, Cedar City) unless indicated. Don’t miss the fun! For information and tickets to the events call IG
Winery 435-867-9463.
Farm to Fork Dinner held 6:30 pm at Red Acre Farm (2322 W 4375 N, Cedar City); tickets are $79.65 per person
available on www.eventbrite.com. Join for an amazing Farm to Fork Dinner after the Wine Competition. We are setting
up the tables and serving amazing farm fresh selections of produce and meats right from the farm to your plate. The
dinner will also feature some of the winning wines from the competition paired with each exquisite course. RSVP by call
or visit IG Winery or Red Acre Farms to secure your tickets. Due to wine served with dinner, this is a 21 and over event
only.
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.
Live Music: Mikes Tavern – The Raven Cain Band held 9:00 pm – 1:00 am at Mike’s Tavern (90 W Hoover Ave, Cedar
City), cover charge at the door. AMAZING Southern Rock that EVERYONE will Enjoy. For information visit
www.mikestaverncedarcity.com. *21 yrs +

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1st

Iron County Fair: “The Wild, Wild West” held at the Iron County Fair Grounds in Parowan. Admission is FREE to the
fair, events in the Grand Stands such as the rodeo, mud bog, demolition derby, etc…do have an admission fee. Exhibits
include horse races, equestrian events, rodeo, carnival, exhibits, car show, live entertainment, Miss Iron County Fair
pageant, and Labor Day parade. Contact the Iron County Fair for daily schedule at 435-477-8380 or visit
www.IronCountyFair.net.
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.
3rd annual Country Music Festival held 9:30 am – 9:00 pm at Brian Head Resort – Giant Steps Lodge (329 S Hwy U143, Brian Head), cover charge is $10 (kids 12yrs and under get in FREE). TWO DAYS with a full line-up of bands, and all of the Resorts fun summer activities in the cool 60-70-degree weather! Grab the family and come cut a rug at Brian
Head Resort! For information call 435-677-2035.
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 Homes; held 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm, tickets are $12 per person and admits one person to all the homes on the
tour, available at State Bank of Southern Utah (Cedar City), Coldwell Banker Advantage (Cedar City), or any of the
Parade Homes. Come tour newly constructed homes built with the newest, innovative processes and materials
available. For information call the Iron County Home Builders Association at 435-865-1113 or visit
www.cedarcityfestivalofhomes.com/.
Iron County Fair: Sunday Evening Program – Fireside held 7:00 pm in the Parowan High School Auditorium (168 N Main
St, Parowan), admission is FREE. Featuring Family Four and Jenny Oaks. For information call 435-477-8380 and visit
www.ironcountyfair.net for a full schedule of events.

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)

 

The Tourism Bureau has made every effort to provide the most accurate information for this list but assumes no responsibility for errors, omissions
or changes. The events and activities listed are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to check times, dates and location. This is a
public service provided by the Cedar City-Brian Head Tourism Bureau and no endorsement of any activity or business is implied.

It\'s time for the Iron County Fair and carnival! Kick your week off in Cedar City with Shakespeare Festival and a Farm to Fork Dinner before going to Parowan for the fair and a taste of the Wild Wild West!

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