What’s Happening – October 8th – 14th

OCTOBER 8th – 14th

This week is filled with events and activities that will keep everyone in your crowd happy. Things like SUU Homecoming with events all week, the FINAL week of the Utah Shakespeare Festival so get your tickets now, Halloween Dinner Theater Fundraiser where you can enjoy great food and an even better show, Harvest Fest with all your festive fall activities, Parowan Fall Fest in the Park, New Harmony Apple Festival, Cedar City Fire Zombie Run and SOOOO much more. But most of all have a wonderful week and always seek Adventure!

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8th
Southern Utah University Homecoming – Women’s Volleyball vs Northern Arizona University (6:30 pm) & Miss SUU (7:00 pm). For location, admission and more visit www.suu.edu/homecoming/.
Utah Culinary Fest 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 restaurants 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.
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)
Southern Utah University Homecoming – Women’s Volleyball vs Northern Arizona University (6:30 pm) & Miss SUU (7:00 pm). For location, admission and more visit www.suu.edu/homecoming/.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9th
Southern Utah University Homecoming – Cardboard Boat Race (11:30 am) & Senate Debate (6:00 pm). For location, admission and more visit www.suu.edu/homecoming/
Utah Culinary Fest 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 restaurants 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.
57th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held in Cedar City and offering 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm performance “The Foreigner” & “Othello”, 7:15 pm Play Orientation, and 8:00 pm performance “An Iliad”. 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 10th
Utah Culinary Fest 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 restaurants 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.
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 Foreigner” & “Othello”, 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.
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)
SUU Homecoming: Dive-In Movies at the SUU PE Building – Pool (56 N 600 W, Cedar City). Family Movie:  Incredibles 2 will be playing at 5:00 pm & Student Movie: Ant-Man and the Wasp will play at 7:30 pm. Bring your swim gear and floaties for a great time with the family.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11th
Utah Culinary Fest 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 restaurants 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.
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 “The Foreigner”, 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.
Southern Utah University Homecoming – APEX Focus Event – Mvemba Dizolele (11:30 am), Alumni Banquet (6:30 pm), Powder Puff Football Game (7:00 pm) & Pep Rally (8:00 pm). For location, admission and more visit www.suu.edu/homecoming/.
Calling all Monsters – Halloween Dinner Theater Fundraiser begin with dinner at 6:30 pm and show starting at 7:00 pm at the Cedar City Children’s Musical Theatre (1579 N Main St, Ste 108, Cedar City), $20 per person, $35 per couple or $140 for a table of 8, including show, dutch oven dinner, salad, dessert, & drink! Come for a fun musical comedy and enjoy a monstrously good meal. Tickets available online at www.cccmt.org.
Haunted Homestead: More Than Ghost Stories: Paranormal Investigations in Southern Utah held 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum (635 N Main St, Cedar City), admission is FREE. For information call 435-586-9290 or visit www.frontierhomestead.org.
OSU: Stormy Highlights held 7:30 pm in the Heritage Center Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City), tickets are $12 adults and $6 students (over 6 yrs). Featuring The Red Rock Singers, Master Singers Men’s Chorus, & In Jubilo, a Women’s Chorale.
SUU Second Studio: 39 Steps held 7:30 pm (Friday, Oct 12th 5:30 pm) in the SUU Black Box Theatre (351 W University Blvd, Cedar City), admission is $5 cash or card.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12th
Utah Culinary Fest 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 restaurants 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.
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 Liar” & “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.
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.
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. Seasonal activities and crafts will keep event eh youngest goblins entertained. Come celebrate the arrival of fall at this fun, family event. For information call 435-586-9290.
Calling all Monsters – Halloween Dinner Theater Fundraiser begin with dinner at 6:30 pm and show starting at 7:00 pm at the Cedar City Children’s Musical Theatre (1579 N Main St, Ste 108, Cedar City), $20 per person, $35 per couple or $140 for a table of 8, including show, dutch oven dinner, salad, dessert, & drink! Come for a fun musical comedy and enjoy a monstrously good meal. Tickets available online at www.cccmt.org.
Southern Utah University Homecoming – Forever Red (7:30 pm) For location, admission and more visit www.suu.edu/homecoming/.
SUU Second Studio: 39 Steps held 7:30 pm (Friday, Oct 12th 5:30 pm) in the SUU Black Box Theatre (351 W University Blvd, Cedar City), admission is $5 cash or card.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13th
Utah Culinary Fest 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 restaurants 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.
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)
Southern Utah University Homecoming – Pancake Breakfast (9:00 am), Homecoming Parade (10:00 am), Business Building Open House (12:00 pm), Campus Tour (12:00 pm), SUMA Family Day (2:00 pm), Thunder Walk (3:30 pm), Tailgate Party (3:30 pm), & Football vs Sacramento State (6:00 pm). For location, admission and more visit www.suu.edu/homecoming/.
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]
Musical Guest – Martin at the Downtown Year Round Farmers Market (45 W University Blvd, Cedar City), from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Fast Heart Mart covers songs in his own way, giving them new life. Come to the market, grab some breakfast or this week’s produce, and enjoy the music! fastheartmart.com/home
SUU Homecoming Parade and Game (SUU vs Cal Poly). Parade is 10:00 am held along University Blvd (100 E to the Eccles Coliseum) with floats, marching groups, bands, and plenty of candy for the kids! SUU Volleyball vs Eastern Washington will be at 11:30 am, Tailgate at 4:00 pm and the Homecoming Football game will begin at 6:00 pm. For information call SUU Alumni 435-586-7700 or visit www.suu.edu/homecoming.
Parowan Fall Fest in the Park held 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Library Park. Featuring food, vendors, entertainment, costume parade, 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 6:00 pm at the Fire Department Park (133 E. Center St), FREE. Activities include vendors, food, games for the kids, climbing wall and lots of apples for sale. For information call Matt Goodman 435-238-0334 or visit www.newharmonyfire.com.
Art Exhibit: SUMA – Encounter Korea open Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (Thurs 11 am – 8 pm) at Southern Utah Museum of Art – SUMA (13 S 300 W, Cedar City), admission is FREE. The exhibit features seven Korean-American and Korean artists with varying media including sculpture, painting and video work, curated in collaboration between SUMA and the Korean Cultural Center Los Angeles (KCCLA). For exhibit information visit www.suu.edu/suma or call 435-586-5432. (ends December 29th)
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.
Red Acre Pop Up Dinner – Fall Harvest on the Porch held 5:00 – 8:30 pm at Red Acre Farm (2322 W 4375 N, Cedar City), seating is limited and tickets are $110, available online at  www.redacrefarmcsa.org/pop-ups/. The last pop-up dinner will be on the front porch of the farmhouse at Red Acre. Not recommended for children.
Southern Utah University Homecoming: SUU Homecoming Football vs Sacramento State held 6 pm – 9 pm in the Eccles Coliseum (99 S 1100 W, Cedar City), admission is $7 to $22 depending on seating. Tickets available at www.tbirdtickets.com. For a full schedule of SUU Homecoming events visit www.suu.edu/homecoming.
Cedar City Fire Zombie Run beginning at 6:00 pm (Cedar City). This is a fundraiser race for Cedar City Fire Christmas charity. A 5k run teeming with Zombies infected with the living dead virus.  You may sign up as a Human or a Zombie.  The Humans run the race with a flag football belt. These three flags represent your vital organs: Brains, Heart and Entrails.  The Zombies are stationed along the race course trying to eat your vital organs (capture your flags).  If you finish the race with one or more of your flags, you survive.  To register visit runsignup.com.
Southern Utah University Homecoming: SUU Homecoming Football vs Sacramento State held 6 pm – 9 pm in the Eccles Coliseum (99 S 1100 W, Cedar City), admission is $7 to $22 depending on seating. Tickets available at www.tbirdtickets.com. For a full schedule of SUU Homecoming events visit www.suu.edu/homecoming.
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. Seasonal activities and crafts will keep event eh youngest goblins entertained. Come celebrate the arrival of fall at this fun, family event. For information call 435-586-9290.
Calling all Monsters – Halloween Dinner Theater Fundraiser begin with dinner at 6:30 pm and show starting at 7:00 pm at the Cedar City Children’s Musical Theatre (1579 N Main St, Ste 108, Cedar City), $20 per person, $35 per couple or $140 for a table of 8, including show, dutch oven dinner, salad, dessert, & drink! Come for a fun musical comedy and enjoy a monstrously good meal. Tickets available online at www.cccmt.org.
SUU Second Studio: 39 Steps held 7:30 pm (Friday, Oct 12th 5:30 pm) in the SUU Black Box Theatre (351 W University Blvd, Cedar City), admission is $5 cash or card.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14th

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.

HAUNTED HOUSES
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.

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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