What’s Happening – May 20 – 26

What's Happening in Cedar City, UT, Brian Head, UT, Parowan, UT and the surrounding areas.May 20th – 26th – With cooler temperatures in the forecast, this week is filled with all the perfect activities to keep you busy, warm and dry! Enjoy the morning at the Frontier Homestead and the afternoon at the Southern Utah Museum of Art. Cheer on your favorite graduate an one of the area high school graduations, enjoy lunch at the pop up Cafe, and live music featuring Sofia Talvik. Stop by the Downtown Farmers Market and the Cedar Saturday Market to stalk up on all the goodies and produce for the week. Bundle up and hit the trails; on foot, bike, horse, what ever you choose! Just remember this week really does give you the chance to ‘Let Wonder Be Your Guide!’


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.


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.


Canyon View High School Graduation held 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm at Southern Utah University – America First Event Center (351 W University Blvd, Cedar City). For information call 435-586-2813.

Wonder Wednesdays held 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm the Southern Utah Museum of Art – SUMA (13 S 300 W, Cedar City), admission is FREE.  Children accompanied by an adult can drop by anytime between 2-4 p.m. for make-n-take activities or self-guided programming. These programs are free for Iron County elementary students.

Cedar High School Graduation held 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Southern Utah University – America First Event Center (351 W University Blvd, Cedar City). For information call 435-586-2820.

Parowan High School Graduation held 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm in the Parowan High School Auditorium (168 N Main St, Parowan). For information call 435-477-3366.


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.

Live Performance featuring Sofia Talvik held 7:00 pm at Off The Cuff Improv Theatre (913 S Main St, Cedar City), advanced tickets are $12 available at www.otccomedy.com/concerts or at the door. Sofia is an avid storyteller with a voice comparable to giants like Joni Mitchell. For information call 435-590-2590.


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/.


Addict II Athlete Run and Fun: Catch-A-Cop registration starts at 9:00 am & the Run will begin at 10:00 am in the Cedar City Main Street Park (200 N Main St, Cedar City), registration is $20 and comes with a FREE T-Shirt. Join AIIA for a fun run to Catch-a-Cop, raise funds for Addict II Athlete and help change the stigma of addiction. Brave Law Enforcement Officers have agreed to run and let you catch them this time!!! For information and to register contact Angela Jacobson 435-531-6016.

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.

1999 – 2000 Throwback Dance Party held 9:00 pm  at Toadz (432 N 100 W, Cedar City), cover charge $5. Join us for a fun throwback party! DJ Spinz will be playing all 1999-2000 throwbacks. Music starts at 9:00 pm (21+).


Something Sweet – Take your family for a sweet treat at one of the local restaurants; like DoughnutsVille, The French Spot, Pallette Creamery, 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 Exhibit: SUMA: Special Exhibit – 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. Karl Momen is a Swedish painter & sculptor, in this exhibit, from the late 1990s, he was able to synthesize his passion for the operatic and dramatic literature, with his love of musical equivalent of these forms.  For information call 435-586-5432. (ends October 5th)

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.

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