What’s Happening August 5th – 11th

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

 

August 5th through August 11th  – Bands, Burgers & Bikes, a vegan potluck, and a star party at over 10,000 feet; let’s pack in as much fun as possible before school starts! August is starting off on the right foot with an action packed week of events.

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 5th

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.

Tyme Children’s Theater: Disney Frozen Jr, held 7:00 pm in the Aladdin Theater (57 N Main St, Parowan), tickets are $5 adults and $3 12 yrs and under. Enjoy local Children’s Theater – Blizzard Cast! For ticket text 435-477-2075.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 6th

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.

Tyme Children’s Theater: Disney Frozen Jr, held 7:00 pm in the Aladdin Theater (57 N Main St, Parowan), tickets are $5 adults and $3 12 yrs and under. Enjoy local Children’s Theater – Blizzard Cast! For ticket text 435-477-2075.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7th

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.

Vegan Potluck held 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm at Policy Kings Brewery (223 N 100 W, Cedar City), $5 when you bring a dish to share and $10 if you just want to eat. Come and enjoy a great vegan/vegetarian meal!! Fresh made and delicious. Beer goes great with this meal. come on out and support a local small business.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 8th

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! The farmer who loves to cook with the food she grows pops up in town once a week! She makes: seasonal sandwiches, soup, salads, scones, tarts, quiche, cookies, and other delectable goodies. Stay and eat in the art gallery or take it to go. You can grab something for dinner
too. Either way you will be eating fabulous food from the Red Acre Farm kitchen! For information call 435-865-6792.

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 9th

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 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’ and 11:30 pm BARDWAY, Baby! For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849) or visit www.bard.org.

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!

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.

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/.

BARDWAY, Baby! Ten Year Anniversary held 11:30 pm in the Randall L. Jones Theatre (300 W Center St, Cedar City), tickets are $25. The Ten Year Anniversary is a retrospective celebration of Bardway, Baby! Featuring the stars of the Utah Shakespeare Festival, with a special appearance by Festival Founder Fred C. Adams. Bardway, Baby! is an annual fundraising
concert in support of the Festival Artistic Initiative Fund, presented by the Utah Shakespeare Festival. For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849).

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10th

Parowan Annual Pancake Fly-In Breakfast held 7:30 am – 10:30 am at the Parowan City Airport (180 850 W, Parowan), $5 per person and $20 for a Family of 5. Sponsored by Parowan City and the Little Salt Lake Service Club.

2019 Mike’s Mad Dash – 2 Mile Run – 2nd Anniversary Celebration held 8:00 am – 10:00 am at Mike’s Running (2092 W Cross Hollow Rd, Cedar City), cost is $12 per runner. Packet pick up will be 9 am – 7 pm Friday & 7 am Saturday before the race. Come and celebrate Mike’s Running 2nd anniversary! Do it the best way by running the course! This event features a 2-mile
out-and-back run/walk on the paved trail just outside of Mike’s Running store. Register online at www.maddash.mikesrunning.com

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, 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.

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!

2019 Youth Enduro MTB Race held 9:30 am – 5:30 pm at Brian Head Resort (329 S Hwy 143, Brian Head). The youth (10 yrs to 18 yrs) movement is taking over mountain bike racing! Come up and watch amazing kids race for the fastest time! This is the final race of the Racers and Chasers “Youth Enduro Series”, a race series just for kids! 435-677-2035.

Military Appreciation Day held 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Frontier Homestead State Park (635 N Main St, Cedar City), admission is $5 per person. FREE for current/former military members and their families. $4 for general public. For information call 435-586-9290.

Hope Food Pantry’s Party in the Park held 10:00 am – 2:00 pm in the Cedar City Main Street Park (200 N Main St, Cedar City). Enjoy FREE food, booths, prizes, raffles, and more!

SUMA: Family Day – Back to School pARTy held 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Southern Utah Museum of Art – SUMA (13 S 300 W, Cedar City), admission is FREE and open to the public (thanks to Zions Bank). This event is open to ALL ages and grade levels. Celebrate the start of a new school year at SUMA’s Back to School pARTy! Join us for face painting, pencil box decorating, a photo booth, treats, and more! Recycle your old markers at SUMA! For every 5 markers you bring, you earn an opportunity to win your own Floyd the Fox stuffed animal. For information call 435-586-5432 or visit suu.edu/suma.

Burgers, Bands & Bikes held 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm at Red Acre Farms (2322 W 4375 N, Cedar City). Join for live music (Aldine Strychnine from SLC aka the punk rocker farmer at KRCL will be playing with No Sweat & Tears; a new group of old guys with a persevering love of music.), burgers with all the fixing’s, delicious seasonal sides, frosty lemonade, made from scratch pies &
good company. If you ride your bike out, (pedal or motor) we reward you with premium parking – you can park on the farm, not on the street, and 10% off! For information call 435-865-6792 or find them on Facebook: /RedAcreFarmCSA.

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 11th

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)

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!

Mats and Mimosas held 10:00 am at Toadz (432 N 100 W, Cedar City). Yoga Fusion is a combination of Hatha Yoga and Belly Dancing. Come out and move your body, lengthen and strengthen your muscles and celebrate your body through dance. Each session consists of a five ten-minute guided meditation. No charge for yoga but you will need your own mat! *Must be 21 to attend

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; inter-agency 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 Visitors 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
Visit Cedar City ● Brian Head, the Visitors Bureau of Iron County and no endorsement of any activity or business is implied.

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