What’s Happening – October 1st – 7th

OCTOBER 1st – 7th

MONDAY, OCTOBER 1st
Frontier Homestead Special Exhibit: by Mya Lixian Gosling held Monday – Saturday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum (635 N Main St, Cedar City), admission is $4 per person. Mya Lixian Gosling is the author and artist of Good Tickle Brain, the world’s foremost and possibly only stick-figure Shakespeare webcomic. You won’t want to miss this “Shakespeare in 3-panels” exhibit. For information call 435-586-9290. (ends October 31st)

SUU Bread & Soup Nite 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in the Sharwan Smith Center Ballroom (351 W University Blvd, Cedar City), admission is $1 with a non-perishable food donation or $3 without. Enjoy all-you-can-eat breads, soups and desserts, plus live entertainment. All donated food goes to support the campus HOPE Pantry. Everyone is welcome to enjoy this fun and family-friendly event.

Cedar High School Orchestra Concert held 7:00 pm in the Cedar High School Auditorium (703 W 600 S, Cedar City), admission is FREE. For information call 435-586-2820.

SUU Performing & Visual Arts: Richard III held 7:30 pm in the Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre (200 W College Way, Cedar City). Tickets are $10 adults and $5 students.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2nd
57th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held in Cedar City and offering 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm performance “An Iliad”, 7:15 pm Play Orientation, and 8:00 pm performance “The Foreigner” & “Othello”. For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org.

Weekly Children’s Story Time held Tuesday from 10:00 am – 10:30 am at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum (635 N. Main St, Cedar City), FREE. The Frontier Story Time is an opportunity for preschool children to learn about the past through stories and history-related activities. Come for a different story and activity every week. For information call 435-586-9290.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3rd
57th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held in Cedar City and offering 9 am & 10 am Play Seminar, 10:15 am Backstage Tour, 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm performance “The Liar” & “An Iliad”, 7:15 pm Play Orientation, and 8:00 pm performance “The Foreigner”. For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org.

Downtown Year-Round Farmer’s Market held 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm every Wednesday (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 October 10th)

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4th
57th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held in Cedar City and offering 9:00 am & 10:00 am Play Seminars, 11:00 am Props Seminar, 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm performance “Othello” & “The Foreigner”, 7:15 pm Play Orientation, and 8:00 pm performance “The Liar”. For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org.

SUU Volleyball vs Montana held 6:30 pm in the America First Event Center (351 W University Blvd, Cedar City), tickets are $5 adults & $3 students.

Art Insights: Salvador Jimenez Flores held 7:00 pm in the Southern Utah Museum of Art – SUMA (13 S 300 W, Cedar City), admission is FREE and open to the public. Everyone is welcome to join as artist Salvador Jiménez-Flores presents on his artwork.

SUU Performing & Visual Arts: Richard III held 7:30 pm in the Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre (200 W College Way, Cedar City). Tickets are $10 adults and $5 students.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5th
Utah High School Mountain Bike Series Race a Two Day race held at Three Peaks Recreation Area (10 miles west of Cedar City off Midvalley Rd).

57th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held in Cedar City and offering 9:00 am & 10:00 am Play Seminar, 11:00 am Costume Seminar, 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm performance “The Foreigner”& “Othello”, 7:15 pm Play Orientation, and 8:00 pm performance “The Liar” & “An Iliad”. For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org.

Harvest Fest 2018 held at Nature Hills Farm (4326 N 2100 E, Cedar City), $2 per person. Sessions will be from 2 pm – 5 pm & 4 pm – 7 pm. The Harvest Fest will include Pumpkin Carving, Hay Ride, Apple Cider Demo, Farm Tour, Yard Games, Photos & More! Tickets can be presented at any time during your time frame. Please print or screen shot receipt for entrance to the Farm. Tickets are non-refundable but may be transferred if availability allows. Tickets are available at www.naturehillsfarm.com.

Old Man Jones Barn – Haunted Barn / House held Friday and Saturday & Halloween from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm and located at 335 N Bulloch Place. (Cedar City). Admission is FREE but they will be collecting donations for Jake Zigler, he is fighting terminal brain cancer. If you won’t be able to donate still come see the haunted house they would love to scare you! For information check Facebook /Old Man Jones Barn.

CCMA: Symphony Soiree held at 5:45 pm in the Heritage Center / Festival Hall – Room 7 (105 N 100 E, Cedar City), tickets are $30. Enjoy dinner before The Utah Symphony, catered by Chef Alfredo Ristorante Italiano.

CCMA: Utah Symphony held 7:30 pm at the Heritage Center Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City), tickets are $30 adults and $15 students.

SUU Performing & Visual Arts: Richard III held 7:30 pm in the Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre (200 W College Way, Cedar City). Tickets are $10 adults and $5 students.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6th
Utah High School Mountain Bike Series Race a Two Day race held at Three Peaks Recreation Area (10 miles west of Cedar City off Midvalley Rd).

Scarecrow Fest on Main come see this “New Tradition” on Parowan Main Street. The Scarecrows draw visitors from all over the region. For information call 435-477-8190. (ends October 28th)

57th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held in Cedar City and offering 9:00 am & 10:00 am Play Seminars, 10:15 Backstage Tour, 11:00 am Actor Seminar, 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm performance “The Liar” & “An Iliad”, 7:15 pm Play Orientation, and 8:00 pm performance “Othello” & “The Foreigner”. For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org.

Downtown Year Round Farmer’s Market held 9:00 am – noon every Saturday (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.

Cedar Saturday Market held 9:00 am – 1:00 pm in the CAL Ranch parking lot (750 S Main St, Cedar City).  (May – November) [inside IFA 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm – mid November-April/May]

Harvest Fest 2018 held at Nature Hills Farm (4326 N 2100 E, Cedar City), $2 per person. Sessions will be from 11 am – 1 pm, 1 pm – 3 pm & 3 pm – 5 pm. The Harvest Fest will include Pumpkin Carving, Hay Ride, Apple Cider Demo, Farm Tour, Yard Games, Photos & More! Tickets can be presented at any time during your time frame. You can stay as long or short as you want during your time frame. Please print or screen shot receipt for entrance to the Farm. Tickets are non-refundable but may be transferred if availability allows. Tickets are available at www.naturehillsfarm.com.

SUU Color Country Invitational held 11:00 am at Cedar Ridge Golf Course (200 E 900 N, Cedar City). The 2018 race is tentatively planned for a 6K (Men’s) and a 4K (Women’s).

SUU Volleyball vs Montana State held 1:00 pm in the America First Event Center (351 W University Blvd, Cedar City), tickets are $5 adults & $3 students.

Plant It! A Green Thumb Event held 7:00 pm at Toadz (432 N 100 W, Cedar City), tickets are $35 and you must reserve your seat, available at www.eventbrite.com. Come plant with Toadz and Sweet Pea Farm & Orchard as we kick off our fall/winter series. Tonight you will be planting mini pumpkin succulents. Finished with round log rolls to create a beautiful centerpiece. And we will have a few ways to add a little spooky if you want. Happy planting ya’ll.

Old Man Jones Barn – Haunted Barn / House held Friday and Saturday & Halloween from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm and located at 335 N Bulloch Place. (Cedar City). Admission is FREE but they will be collecting donations for Jake Zigler, he is fighting terminal brain cancer. If you won’t be able to donate still come see the haunted house they would love to scare you! For information check Facebook /Old Man Jones Barn.

SUU Performing & Visual Arts: Richard III held 7:30 pm in the Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre (200 W College Way, Cedar City). Tickets are $10 adults and $5 students.

Live Music: Muddy Boots Band held 9:00 pm at Mike’s Tavern (90 W Hoover Ave, Cedar City), cover charge TBA. For information call 435-867-5990.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7th
57th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held in Cedar City and offering 9:00 am & 10:00 am Play Seminars in the Balcony Bards Seminar Grove. For information and tickets to the coming weeks plays call 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org.

Utah Culinary Fest starting today this is a week-long celebration of local restaurants showcasing unique menu items created by the Culinary Arts Program of Southwest Tech. Visit any of the participating Cedar City restaurants (Centro Woodfired Pizzeria, French Spot, Charlie’s Southern Barbecue, Porkbelly’s, Chef Alfredo, and Sego in Kanab) or join any of the other culinary events including farm tours, cooking demonstrations, and more. For information on participating restaurants, farm tours and a full calendar of events visit www.utahculinaryfest.com.

SUU Homecoming: SUU Women’s Soccer vs Portland State University held 1:00 pm at the Thunderbird Soccer Field (351 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Admission is FREE and open to everyone!

DAILY EVENTS

Art Exhibit: Utah All-State High School Art Show Open Mon – Saturday from 9:00 am – 9:00 pm at the Cedar City Library (303 N 100 E, Cedar City). To honor the best high school artists in the state for their talent, creativity and dedication. The purpose of this exhibition is to foster original visual art among Utah teenagers by providing a professional forum for student artists. For information call 435-586-6661. (ends Oct 30th)

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 Monday – Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 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.

Mastermind Room Escape Challenge open Mon – Thurs 3:30 pm – 8 pm and Fri – Sat 11 am – 9:30 pm located at 5 N Main St (Cedar City). Bring your family and friends for a 60-minute exciting, mind challenging game. Two rooms to choose from and a third room coming soon. Each room is $25 per adult, $20 per students, senior (60 +) or military; groups rates available for 6 or more. For information call 435-572-5785 or visit www.mastermindchallenge.com.

PUMPKIN PATCHES

Judd Pumpkin Patch & Petting Zoo held Monday – Saturday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm. Pumpkins are .20 cents per pound (no entrance fee), Petting Zoo is FREE and Wagon Rides are $1.50 4yrs and up (3yrs and under FREE); wagon rides available Monday & Friday (5 – 7 pm) & Saturday (9 am – 7 pm), held at the Judd Family Farm (314 E 270 N, Paragonah). Call for additional activities and information 435-477-9783 or visit them on Facebook /JuddPumpkinPatch.

Robinson Family Pumpkin Patch open Monday – Friday 5 pm until dark (approx. 7:20 pm) and Saturday 10 am until dark (approx. 7:20 pm), admission is FREE. Located at 1450 W Industrial Rd, Cedar City. Pumpkins, Squash, and Decorative Gourds are .25 cents per pound, also enjoy hay ride, petting zoo ($1 for a bag of feed), and the corn pit ($1 per person). Closed Sundays. For information visit them on Facebook: /RobinFamilyPumpkinPatch or call Ken 435-691-5014 or Staci 435-590-7309.

 

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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