What’s Happening – May 6 – 12

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

MONDAY, MAY 6th

CHS – Band Concert held 7:30 pm in the Cedar High School Auditorium (703 W Redmen Way, Cedar City). For information call 435-586-2820.

TUESDAY, MAY 7th

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.

Kindness Counts – Variety Show held 6:00 pm in the Cedar High School Auditorium (703 W 600 S, Cedar City), admission is FREE. Join in celebrating this year’s Kindness Counts winners, along with the Kindness Counts Student of the Year, and the Kindness Counts Teacher/Administrator of the Year. Bring the whole family for wonderful entertainment and support the Iron County schools!

Linda Bitsoie: Woven Together, Through Time presentation held 7:00 pm at the Cedar City Library (303 N 100 E, Cedar City), admission is FREE and family friendly. Dine (Navajo) cultural educator, Linda Bitsoie, will give a community presentation about the history and process of creating traditional rugs. She will emphasize the important role that women play in the creation of life and how this is expressed through the art of weaving. Don’t miss this culturally engaging experience!

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8th

Wonder Wednesdays held 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm in the Cedar City Library (303 N 100 E, Cedar City), admission is FREE. This new program is held in conjunction with early out Wednesdays for elementary schools in the Iron County School District. Children accompanied by an adult can drop by anytime between 2-4 pm for make-n-take activities or self-guided programming.

CVHS – Drummin’ and Jazzin’ Concert held 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm in the Canyon View High School (166 W 1925 N, Cedar City). For information call 435-586-2813.

THURSDAY, MAY 9th

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.

Shakespeare’s – A Midsummer Night’s Dream held 7:00 pm in the Aladdin Theater – Parowan Community Theater (27 N Main St, Parowan). Tickets are $2 per person or $10 for a family; available at the door. Presented by the Lighthouse Commonwealth of Iron County.

FRIDAY, MAY 10th

SW Tech: Annual Car & Truck Show held 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Southwest Technical College New Auto Facility (510 W 800 S, Cedar City), admission is FREE. The Car Show is free for both participants and guests, although donations are accepted and go towards Automotive Technology Scholarship Fund. We’ll have lots of food, fun, and prizes to give away. For information visit stech.edu/carshow.

ICAMA – Live Music Performance: Lacey Williams’ The Maybelle Series – Songwriters in the Round held 7:00 pm at the Community Presbyterian Church (2279 N Wedgewood Ln, Cedar City), $5 suggested donation. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Come on out and hear Lacey Williams, Debra Fotheringham, Kamry Thelin & Lyndy Butler – Songwriters In The Round. For information call 435-590-3585 or find them on Facebook /ironcountyacousticmusicassociation.

Shakespeare’s – A Midsummer Night’s Dream held 7:00 pm in the Aladdin Theater – Parowan Community Theater (27 N Main St, Parowan). Tickets are $2 per person or $10 for a family; available at the door. Presented by the Lighthouse Commonwealth of Iron County.

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 11th

Migratory Bird Day held 7:00 am – 12:00 pm in West Canyon Park (500 E Center St, Cedar City), admission is FREE. enjoy – games, activities, information, bird banding and the Birding Big Day Challenge, where teams will compete to find the most species of birds. For more information about this event, please contact Conner at the number above, or Keith Day at 435-865-6100.

Young Eagle Rally held 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at Sphere One Aviation (2277 Kitty Hawk Dr, Cedar City). Kids will get an introduction flight around the Cedar area with an EAA pilot so they can experience the wonders aviation has to offer first-hand. Flights start at 9 am and spots are limited! If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity, email YoungEaglesCedarCity@gmail.com.

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.

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.

SUMA: Family Day held the second Saturday from 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. Families are welcome to drop in anytime between 2 and 4 p.m. SUMA and artsFUSION have teamed up to bring performing and visual arts to life for families in southern Utah. For information call 435-586-5432 or visit suu.edu/suma.

Songs Without Words A Cello Ensemble Concert held 7:00 pm at the Community Presbyterian Church (2279 N Wedgewood Ln, Cedar City), admission is FREE. Join the Cello Society of Southern Utah for two cello ensemble concerts featuring vocal transcriptions, lyrical selections among other wonderful pieces from Bach, Rachmaninoff to Phantom of the Opera, Metallica and Bohemian Rhapsody! Free Admission! Half of any freewill donation will go to charity organizations. You do not want to miss the versatile Rosin Cello Duo, our guest soloists; as well as a few awesome dancers from DSU led by choreographer Prof. Jenny Mair.

Shakespeare’s – A Midsummer Night’s Dream held 7:00 pm in the Aladdin Theater – Parowan Community Theater (27 N Main St, Parowan). Tickets are $2 per person or $10 for a family; available at the door. Presented by the Lighthouse Commonwealth of Iron County.

Space Race 5K Fun Run held 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the Cedar Canyon Nature Park (1310 E Center St, Cedar City), registration is $20. Run an evening 5k in beautiful Cedar Canyon. This race is an astronomy-themed race patterned after The Space Race. Citizens and comrades alike are welcome! Meet up the canyon, Hwy-14 at the 2nd bridge, at the Southwest Wildlife Foundation parking area (across from Rusty’s Ranch House Restaurant @ 3560 UT-14, Cedar City, UT).

Star Party in the Wild held 9:00 pm at the Cedar Canyon Nature Park (1310 W Hwy 14, Cedar City) just one mile up Highway UT-14 from the west side of Canyon Park, FREE. Join Southern Utah Space Foundation at the Cedar Canyon Nature Park for a night hike, telescope viewing, campfire s’mores, and constellation tours. For information be sure to visit www.susf.org.

Josh Larsen Live at Mike’s Tavern from 9:00 pm – 1:00 am (90 W Hoover Ave, Cedar City), cover charge required. Playing all your favorite songs. For information call 435-867-5990.

Cedar City Mom Prom held 9:00 pm to 12:00 am (midnight) at the Leavitt Hanger (2275 W Kittyhawk, Cedar City), tickets are $20. Mom Prom® is a night out for charity in which women wear their old prom gowns, bridesmaid’s dresses, wedding gowns, or formals and dance the night away for a worthy cause. It is a real prom with a DJ, a Tackiest Dress Contest, an Aqua Net Contest for “best hair”, and a game to crown the new queen. For ALL women (and their dates, if desired), not just moms!

SUNDAY, MAY 12th

Mother’s Day at the Winery held at IG Winery (59 W University Blvd/Center St, Cedar City). IG Winery is opening early to give Mother’s and their loved ones a place to go! We will be serving bottomless mimosas* ($15 limit 12. We need to make sure you can walk) or just $3 per mimosa! They have partnered with The French Spot for you to order food to accompany your delicious drinks! There is no upfront cost to attend. We do ask that you call and reserve a spot with all members of your part though. We are only taking 30. Anyone who does not call in advance will not be permitted to attend. To RSVP and for information call at 435-867-4398.

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.

DAILY ACTIVITIES 

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 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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