What’s Happening October 7th – 13th

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

 

October 7th through October 13th – Fall in love with Cedar City this week while enjoying harvest festivals, a stroll through the pumpkin patch or the unique scarecrows lining Parowan’s Main Street!

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 7th

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.

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, OCTOBER 8th

58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held at the Beverley Center for the Arts (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City); featuring 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm performance ‘The Price’, 7:15 pm Play Orientation and the 8:00 pm performance ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ & ‘Every Brilliant Thing’. 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 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.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9th

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, 1:15 Play Orientation, 2:00 pm performance ‘Every Brilliant Thing’& ‘Hamlet’, 7:15 pm Play Orientation, and the 8:00 pm performance ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ & ‘The Price’. 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.

Wonder Wednesdays held 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Cedar City Library (303 N 100 E, Cedar City). This 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. These programs are free for Iron County elementary students.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10th

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 ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ & ‘Every Brilliant Thing’, 7:15 pm Play Orientation, and the 8:00 pm performance ‘Hamlet’ & ‘Every Brilliant Thing’. 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.

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! Seasonal sandwiches, soup, salads, scones, tarts, quiche, cookies, and other delectable goodies. Stay and eat in the art gallery or take it to go. Either way you will be eating fabulous food from the Red Acre Farm kitchen! For information call 435-865-6792.

Board Game Night held 6:00 pm at Noggin Games (1830 N Main St, Ste 3, Cedar City, UT). Looking for something to do on your Thursday night? Join board game night where Noggin Games will have a bunch of game you can play for free. Staff will be teaching new games so you can spend more time playing and less time reading. You might even make some new friends. So come on down and find your new favorite game.

OSU: Storytime Origins held 7:30 pm in the Heritage Center Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City). Admission is TBA. The orchestra will explore treasured stories through musical favorites featuring Ravel’s delightful Mother Goose Suite and  the Mississippi Suite II Huckleberry Finn by Grofe. Since time began humans have nurtured the art of storytelling, from ancient cultures to the present day. For tickets and information call Rebekah 435-592-6051 or visit www.myosu.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11th

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 am Costume Seminar, 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm performance ‘Hamlet’ & ‘Every Brilliant Thing’, 7:15 pm Play Orientation, and the 8:00 pm performance ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ & ‘The Price’. For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849) 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.

Bulloch Drug: Witches’ Night Out held 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Bulloch Drug (91 N Main St, Cedar City). Come dressed for a night of treats, sales, prizes, and more!

Haunted Homestead held 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum (635 N Main St, Cedar City), admission is $2 per person or $5 for an entire family. Listen to a ghost story, trick-or-treat, seasonal activities and crafts and so much more. Come celebrate the arrival of fall at this fun, family event. For information call 435-586-9290.

ICAMA – Live Music Performance: Quicksand Soup held 7:00 pm at the Community Presbyterian Church (2279 N Wedgewood Ln, Cedar City), $5 suggested donation. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Get ready for this toe tapper opening to the fall series. For information call 435-590-3585 or find them on Facebook /ironcountyacousticmusicassociation.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12th

Cedar City Thunderbird 50k, 25k Ultra Run 50K begins at 8:00 am and 10:00 am for the 25K, located on the mountains/foothills overlooking Cedar City, Utah. Registration – pricing 50k = $70 & 25k= $35. Course maps, registration and information are available online www.cedarcitythunder50k.com.

SUU: Walk to End Alzheimer’s held 9:00 am in the Sharwan Student Center – SUU Campus (351 W University Blvd, Cedar City). The walk honors those we have lost to Alzheimer’s, supports caregivers, raises awareness and funds to support programs and services in Iron County. Register now at alz.org or text AlzWalk to 51555. Walk up registration day of is welcome and there is no fee to walk. For information contact Mike Miller at mjmiller@alz.org or call 435-238- 4998.

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, 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm performance ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ & ‘The Price’, 7:15 pm Play Orientation, and the 8:00 pm performance ‘Hamlet’ & ‘Every Brilliant Thing’. For tickets and information call 1-800- PLAYTIX (752-9849) or visit www.bard.org.

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.

Parowan Fall Fest & Car Show held 10:00 am to 4:00 pm down Parowan Main Street. Featuring food, vendors, entertainment, car show, and a wonderful day in the fall leaves. For information call 435-477-8190 or visit www.parowan.org.

New Harmony Apple Festival held 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Fire Department Park (133 E. Center St), FREE. Activities include music all day, vendors, food, games for the kids, bounce houses, climbing wall, fire safety demonstrations, and lots of apples for sale. For information call the New Harmony Fire Association – Matt Goodman 435-238-0334 or visit www.newharmonyfire.com.

Downtown Year-Round Farmers Market held 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Downtown Year-Round Farmers Market (45 W University Blvd/Center St, Cedar City), admission is FREE.

Big Trees Nursery: Fall Festival held 11:00 am – 4:00 pm at Big Trees Nursery (240 N 100 E, Kanarraville), admission is FREE. Come for the best sale of the season as well as caramel apples, chili, pumpkin cookies, homemade bread, local vendors, kid’s activities and more! Kids activities are $5 per child and they can get – face paint, pumpkin, cotton candy, skeleton scavenger hunt, and more! For information call 435-867-0341.

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. 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.

SUMA: Family Days – All Aboard for Art! held 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. This event is open to ALL ages and grade levels. Bring your family to create train-themed works of art and experience A Wold Transformed: The Transcontinental Railroad and  Utah. Experiment with printmaking and see a model train installation. For information call 435-586-5432 or visit suu.edu/suma.

SUMA: Special Exhibit OPENING – A World Transformed: The Transcontinental Railroad and Utah held 2:00 pm at Southern Utah Museum of Art – SUMA (13 S 300 W, Cedar City), admission is FREE. This traveling exhibition shares the story of Utah’s contribution to the completion of the transcontinental railroad and examines the railway’s transformational effects on Utah. For information call 435-586-5432. (ends December 28th)

Haunted Homestead held 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum (635 N Main St, Cedar City), admission is $2 per person or $5 for an entire family. Listen to a ghost story, trick-or-treat, seasonal activities and crafts and so much more. Come celebrate the arrival of fall at this fun, family event. For information call 435-586-9290.

Spike 150 Celebration: Union Pacific Screening held 6:30 pm in the Cedar City Visitor Center (581 N Main St, Cedar City), admission is FREE. Premiere of the Utah Film Commission short on the Iron County’s Film History presented by Virginia Pearce, Director of the Utah Film Commission, and a talk by historian James D’Arc author of “When Hollywood Came to Town,” followed by a showing of the 1939 Cecil B. DeMille classic movie Union Pacific, which was filmed in Iron County. FREE. For more information call 435-586-5124.

Live Music: Mikes Tavern – Sam Riddle held 9:00 pm – 1:00 am at Mike’s Tavern (90 W Hoover Ave, Cedar City), presale discount general admission is $10 or $15 at the door! Come for an amazing show featuring Country Music Star & Las Vegas Sensation, Sam Riddle! His music hits the soul of America’s hard working, blue collar people, with an emphasis on love, having fun, and believing that true greatness lies within each and every one of us. For information visit www.mikestaverncedarcity.com. *21 yrs +

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13th

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.

 

DAILY ACTIVITIES

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.

Special Exhibit: Women of the West & Sagebrush Fiber Artisans held Monday – Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Frontier Homestead State Park (635 N Main St, Cedar City), admission is $4 per person. Women of the West will be on display in the big gallery with a variety of styles and media. The Sagebrush Fiber Artisans work will be in the small gallery. For information call the Frontier Homestead at 435-586-9290. (ends October 11th)

SUMA: Special Exhibit – A Very Big Tiny Art Show held Monday – Saturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm in the vestibule area at Southern Utah Museum of Art – SUMA (13 S 300 W, Cedar City), admission is FREE. The show will feature 26 artists from across Utah, showcasing various styles and media including painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, letter press and more. All artwork featured in the show is 3-by-3 inches or smaller, encouraging visitors to immerse themselves in more intimate exploration of art. For information call 435-586-5432. (ends October 12th)

 

PUMPKIN PATCHES & AUTUMN ACTIVITIES

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.

Robinson Family Pumpkin Patch open Monday – Friday 3 pm until dark (approx 7:20 pm) and Saturday 9 am until dark (approx 7:20 pm), Closed Sundays. 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: /cedarcitypumpkinpatch/ or call Ken 435-691-5014 or Staci 435-590-7309.

Sher-A-Farm Fall Festival: Pumpkin Patch, Haunted Shed & Maze held Thursday – Saturday from 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Sher-A-Farm (2129 N 3100 W, Cedar City). Come out and enjoy a haunted sheep shed – $10 (like a haunted house but in an old sheep shed instead), hay bale maze, pumpkin patch – $5 with tractor/horse pulled rides, petting farm – $4, and more! ($35 per person – all access pass) Happening all October long. For information visit festival.sher-a-farm.com Scarecrows on Main DAILY available during daylight hours. Come to Main Street Parowan and enjoy all the amazing and creative scarecrows designed and provided by local families and businesses. For information call 435-477-8190. (ends October 29th)

 

 

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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