What’s Happening – July 15th -21st

 

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

 

July 15th through July 21st – From brunch and yoga to Shakespeare Festival and a rodeo; there’s something for everyone happening in Cedar City this week. Enjoy an afternoon of pop-up cafes and outstanding plays. Visit the Iron Ranger Jr Rodeo, or beat the heat of the city and spend an afternoon at Brian Head Resort. Let WONDER be your guide, because no matter what kind of adventure you’re looking for, you’ll find it here.

 

MONDAY, JULY 15th

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.

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.

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, JULY 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, 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 historyrelated 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.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17th

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.

Simon Fest Theatre Co. (formerly – Neil Simon Festival) held in the Heritage Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City) featuring: 1:30
pm Pre-Show, 2:00 pm matinee Performance ‘I Left My Dignity in My Other Purse’, 6:30 pm Pre-Show and 7:00 pm evening
performances ‘I Hate Hamlet’. For tickets and information call 866-357-4666, 435-267-0194 or visit www.simonfest.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 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, 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)

Simon Fest Theatre Co. (formerly – Neil Simon Festival) held in the Heritage Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City) featuring: 1:30
pm Pre-Show, 2:00 pm matinee Performance ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, 6:30 pm Pre-Show and 7:00 pm evening performances
‘Little Shop of Horrors’. For tickets and information call 866-357-4666, 435-267-0194 or visit www.simonfest.org.

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, JULY 19th

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’. 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!

Parowan Scavenger Hunt: begin at the Parowan Visitor Center (5 S Main St, Parowan). Come by anytime between 10:00 am –
4:00 pm to begin the hunt! Fun for the WHOLE family!

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.

Simon Fest Theatre Co. (formerly – Neil Simon Festival) held in the Heritage Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City) featuring: 1:30
pm Pre-Show, 2:00 pm matinee Performance ‘I Hate Hamlet’, 4:30 pm New Play (Heritage Center Basement), 6:30 pm Pre-Show
and 7:00 pm evening performances ‘I Hate Hamlet’. For tickets and information call 866-357-4666, 435-267-0194 or visit
www.simonfest.org.

Iron Ranger Jr Rodeo held at 6:00 pm at the Cross Hollow Event Center – Iron Rangers Arena (11 N cross Hollow Rd,
Cedar City), $5 at the gate. Cheer on the Iron Ranger Jr Rodeo participants in a variety of events including: Sheep Ride,
Steer Ride, Ribbon Pull, Goat Tying, Breakaway, Barrels, Poles and more. All-around Champion Buckle Awarded to each
age group. For information call 435-327-0995.

Game Night Collaboration held 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm at Policy Kings Brewery (223 N 100 W, Cedar City). Noggin
Games will bring all the games and High Voltage BBQ Food Truck will be serving up their delicious food! *21 yrs + event.

July Concert Series Held 8:00 pm in the Parowan City Main Street Park Pavilion (16 S Main St, Parowan), FREE.
Enjoy a live concert featuring “Summit Up”, vendors, and more. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and the whole family
for a fun filled FREE family night out. For information call 435-477-8190.

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, JULY 20th

5th Paragonah Sprint Triathlon Beginning at 6 am with swimming 20 laps at the Parowan pool, bike 11 miles to Paragonah
and finish with a 3 mile run around town, there is also a 1/2 Sprint event too. For details, registration cost and course maps email
paragonah.triathlon@gmail.com or visit: www.facebook.com/ParagonahTri/.

Racers & Chasers Youth Enduro held 7:00 am – 6:00 pm at Brian Head Resort (329 S Hwy 143, Brian Head). The youth
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!

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!

Art Adventures – Photography with David Pettit held 10:00 am – 2:00 pm meeting at Cedar Breaks National Monument
(Visitor Center – Hwy 148). Participants will gain inspiration from the wildflowers at Cedar Breaks National Monument to capture
beautiful photographs. Meet at Cedar Breaks National Monument at the Information Center at Point Supreme, where local
photographer, David Pettit, will lead participants in basic photography tips. SUMA will provide digital cameras for participants to
capture the beauty of the wildflowers along a nature walk led by a park ranger. SUMA will provide water and some snacks. This
program is $5 for SUU students and members and $10 for not-yet members. Space is limited so advanced registration is
required. For registration, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com.

Cedar City Mini Outdoor Expo held 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at Sportsman’s Warehouse Parking Lot (889 S Main St, Cedar
City). There will be outdoor seminars every hour, food trucks and more. Enjoy a giveaway for a $500 Sportsman’s Gift Card,
gifts/prizes, there will also be some new Silverados and pre-owned vehicles to look at and test drive (you can possibly win
something by doing so)! Follow this link [https://bit.ly/2WWPiMo] and enter in the drawing….you’ll also receive a $10 OFF
Coupon for just entering!! Hosted by Bradshaw Chevrolet, Triple S Polaris and Sportsman’s Warehouse.

Iron Ranger Jr Rodeo held at 6:00 pm at the Cross Hollow Event Center – Iron Rangers Arena (11 N cross Hollow Rd,
Cedar City), $5 at the gate. Cheer on the Iron Ranger Jr Rodeo participants in a variety of events including: Sheep Ride,
Steer Ride, Ribbon Pull, Goat Tying, Breakaway, Barrels, Poles and more. All-around Champion Buckle Awarded to each
age group. For information call 435-327-0995.

Simon Fest Theatre Co. (formerly – Neil Simon Festival) held in the Heritage Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City) featuring: 1:30
pm Pre-Show, 2:00 pm matinee Performance ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, 6:30 pm Pre-Show and 7:00 pm evening performances ‘I
Hate Hamlet’. For tickets and information call 866-357-4666, 435-267-0194 or visit www.simonfest.org.
An Evening With Singer-Songwriter – Rick Shea held 7:00 pm at Off The Cuff Improv Theatre (913 S Main St, Cedar City),
admission $12 in *advance and $15 at the door. Rick Shea cut his teeth in the bars and honky-tonks of San Bernardino where he
grew up. He’s since gone on to build a solid career for himself as a solo artist, singer, guitarist and songwriter. His songs reflect
the folk, country, rock and Mexican influences he grew up with.

Vinyl and Brews held 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm at Policy Kings Brewery (223 N 100 W, Cedar City). Lisa Groovacious will be spinning
some amazing vinyl records while you enjoy the best beer in town! *21 yrs + event

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, JULY 21st

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!

Boozey Brunch held 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at Toadz Bar (432 N 100 W, Cedar City), Brunch is $9.99 (Pancakes, Eggs,
Bacon/Sausage, Fresh Fruit, & Dessert). Also available for purchase $3 mimosas, $4 bloody mary, and $4 spiked coffee. Any
questions or if you have a big party please PM Toadz or Brooke Twitchell.

 

DAILY ACTIVITIES

Bowling open Sunday – Saturday at Cedar Cowling Center (421 E Highway 91, Cedar City). Regular pricing is $3.95 per game
and $2.75 rentals, there are special pricing available several days a week so be sure to visit www.cedarbowlingcenter.com or call
435-586-1383 for details. *during league bowling lanes may not be available.
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.
Frontier Homestead State Park Museum – Take a moment to Step Back in Time open daily 9:00 am – 6:00 pm and
located at 635 N Main St, Cedar City, and admission is $4 per person. Experience life on the frontier with interactive displays and
exhibits dedicated to pioneer life. Junior curator programs and backroom tours are also available. For information call 435-586-
9290.
Southern Utah Museum of Art a fine arts museum that houses artwork of regional artists from Southern Utah University, as
well as emerging and distinguished artists from around the country. Open Monday – Saturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm and located
on the campus of Southern Utah University at (13 S 300 W, Cedar City). Admission is FREE and open to the public. For
information call 435-586-5432.
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 – Karl Momen: Homage to William Shakespeare & Kate Starling: A Study of Scale 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. Kate Starling’s paintings portray the natural world will close July 27th & Karl Momen’s Homage to William Shakespeare will
close October 5th. For information call 435-586-5432.

 

 

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 Visit Cedar City ● Brian Head Tourism Bureau and no endorsement of any activity or business is implied.

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