May 13th – 19th – This week has so many chances to get out and feel culturally enlightened with high school concerts, a community dance, and live music. Then explore and discovery at the Artifact Discovery Night in the SUU Archaeology Repository, fill up at the Red Acre Farms Pop-Up Cafe at Art Works Gallery, and experience the ever entertaining and thrilling Cedar City Soap Box Challenge! And for the true adventure seekers be sure to not miss the first ever Bike to Work Day, the Three Peaks Classic: rival at Three Peaks Mountain Bike Race, & the Iron County Children’s Justice Center Annual Fun Run. This week makes it easy to ‘Let Wonder Be Your Guide!”
MONDAY, MAY 13th
Artifact Discovery Night held 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Southern Utah University – Archaeology Repository, Room 101-A (351 W University Blvd, Cedar City), admission is FREE and family friendly. This is a rare, hands-on opportunity to see artifacts excavated by the SUU Field School over the past 50 years. Repository Director, Barbara Frank, will open the collections to the public, explain the importance of proper preservation of artifacts, and answer questions.
CHS – Orchestra Concert held 7:00 pm in the Cedar High School Auditorium (703 W Redmen Way, Cedar City). For information call 435-586-2820.
CVHS – Spring Choir Concert held 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm in the Canyon View High School (166 W 1925 N, Cedar City). For information call 435-586-2813.
TUESDAY, MAY 14th
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.
Fiddlers Fun Center $2 Tuesday held every Tuesday at Fiddlers Fun Center (170 E Fiddlers Canyon Rd, Cedar City). Come enjoy Movies for $2, $1 popcorn, $1 Pizza, and always stay & play at our state of the art Arcade facility.
CHS – Choir Concert held 7:00 pm in the Cedar High School Auditorium (703 W Redmen Way, Cedar City). For information call 435-586-2820.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15th
Cedar Spring Recital pre-show at 6:00 pm and show begins at 7:00 pm in the Heritage Center Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City), admission is FREE. Join On Stage Dance Studio and enjoy all the hard work these dancers have done this year.
CVHS – Band/Orchestra – Spring Concert held 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm in the Canyon View High School (166 W 1925 N, Cedar City). For information call 435-586-2813.
THURSDAY, MAY 16th
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.
Cedar City, UT – Full Draw Film Tour held 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Fiddlers Fun Center (170 E Fiddlers Canyon Rd, Cedar City). Tickets are $17 adults and $10 children (4yrs – 17yrs), available at the door. This isn’t grandpa’s outdoor TV. Bring a buddy, your spouse and definitely your kids to watch the best bow hunting films on the “Big Screen!” Enjoy a cold one and who knows you may just take home a new HOYT bow!
FRIDAY, MAY 17th
Bike to Work Day 7:00 am – 10:00 am at the Main Street Park (200 N Main St, Cedar City). This event will feature a free bike tune-up station with professional advice offered by Cedar Cycle’s staff, free bike safety items, and free food! Sponsored by the Cedar City Active Transportation Committee.
Community Dance at 6:30 pm in the Cedar City Senior Center (489 E 200 S, Cedar City), admission is FREE. Everyone is invited to dance the night away to the musical styling of “Canyon Reverb”. Or just come enjoy the live music.
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, MAY 18th
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.
Three Peaks Classic: Revival at Three Peaks Mountain Bike Race & Festival held at Three Peaks Recreation Area (10 miles NW of Cedar City off Midvalley Rd). The course uses dirt roads and the fun singletrack that laces its way through Juniper & Pinion trees. At 7.8 miles & 500 feet of elevation per lap. For information visit www.ridesouthernutah.com/events/.
Iron County Children’s Justice Center 15th Annual Fun Run 5K/10K beginning at 8:00 am at the Iron County Children’s Justice Center (545 S 225 E, Cedar City) registration is $25 Adult, Children 12 and Under are $5. Each entry includes a t-shirt, snacks, & prizes. Come join is in our 5K or 10K! All ages are encouraged to walk, jog, or run the race with us. This event is a fundraiser for the Iron County Children’s Justice Center in support of victims of child abuse.
Cedar City Soap Box Challenge held 10:00 am – 1:00 pm in the Providence Center/Royal Hunte Dr (1850 W, Ridge Road & Bentley in Cedar City) open to all children 8 yrs and up. Proceeds will be donated to a family in need. This is a fun event, come and watch these fun cars compete in Cedar City. For information call Byron Linford 435-463-1694 or Amanda 435-327-2255.
Live Music featuring Lisa Macfarlane held 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Policy Kings Brewery (223 N 100 W, Cedar City). Come and enjoy an intimate acoustic set at the first and only brewery in beautiful Cedar City. For information visit www.lisamaclv.com.
SUNDAY, MAY 19th
Something Sweet – Take your family for a sweet treat at one of the local restaurants; like DoughnutsVille, The French Spot, Pallette Creamery, Pop n Sweets, or Sub Zero Ice Cream; and if you’re in Parowan be sure to stop a the Parowan Café and grab a sweet roll.
Art Exhibit: Navajo Children, Weaving the Future held Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm & Friday – Saturday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm in the Cedar City Library (303 N 100 E, Cedar City), admission is FREE. Hand made rugs and blankets have always been an important part of Native American culture and economy. Weaving techniques and patterns have traditionally been passed down from mothers and grandmothers to daughters. For information call 435-586-6661. (ends June 5th)
Art Exhibit: SUMA: Special Exhibit – 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 and focus on communicating a sense of place, atmosphere and dazzling light, retaining the immediacy of the painting experience. For information call 435-586-5432. (ends July 27th)
Art Works Gallery: Brian Hoover – Solo Show: “Visual Contraptions” Tuesday – Saturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm at Art Works Gallery (16 N 100 W, Cedar City), admission is FREE. Utah artist, and SUU Professor of Art, Brian Hoover, will be featured in a solo show at Art Works Gallery. The show, entitled “Visual Contraptions” will feature collection of new works by Hoover, as well as earlier, significant works. (ends May 24th)
Bowling open Sunday – Saturday at Cedar Bowling 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.
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.