There is a lot of fun sounding things to do on the calendar this weekend. Starting tonight there is The Simrit Kaur Band tour kick-off starts 7:30pm at the Sage Hills Retreat Center (6232 W sage Hills Dr, Cedar City), residents and visitors are invited to experience their groovy, hypotonic beats infused with etheric melodies. A sound that hovers between rock n’ roll and world fusion. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door. For a free download visit www.simritkaurmusic.com.
Our great local comedy troupe Off the Cuff Improv Comedy Theatre Company will be performing short and long form improv at 10:00pm at the new Improv Training Center (913 S Main St, Cedar City, next to Staples and IFA). Admission is $5 students and $7 regular admission. For information call 1-210-4-IMPROV or visit www.otccomedy.com.
Southern Utah University is hosting Breaking Bounds, Student Dance Concert held at 7:30pm in the Auditorium Theatre (SUU Campus, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Tickets are $10 for general admission, and $5 for students. For tickets please call 435-586-7872. This continues to Saturday as well.
Southern Utah University is also hosting SUU Senior BFA Portfolio Show held noon to 7:00pm in the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery (SUU Campus, Braithwaite Liberal Arts Center, lower level). Admission is FREE and the general public is encouraged to attend. This exhibit is the culmination of the work done by Senior Art and Design BFA candidates and features a variety of mediums from printmaking to painting to pastels to photography and graphic design. For information call 435-865-8800.
The hard part is choosing which one to attend! Then on Saturday there is the Story Book Cavalcade held at 2:00pm down Cedar City Main Street (400 S to 200 North). Admission is FREE, bring your own chairs, blankets and bundle up to enjoy a ‘Fantastical’ parade for children of every age. For more information call 435-817-3674.
In conjunction or after if you prefer with the Storybook Cavalcade the 5th annual Merry TubaChristmas will be held after the conclusion of the Storybook Cavalcade Parade, approximately 3:15pm on the Festival Hall Outdoor Stage (NW corner of the Heritage Theatre Parking Garage). Enjoy Tuba players playing Christmas carols outdoors. Dress warmly and come hear the sonorous sounds of the tuba family. For information, please contact Debbie at 435-559-9609 or go to www.tubachristmas.com.
Artisans Art Gallery Holiday Art Show & Reception from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at Artisans Art Gallery (94 W University Blvd, Cedar City); Don’t miss this entertaining evening of great local art, good food, and mingling with artists and friends. For information call 435-586-4850 or visit www.cedarcityartisans.com.
Don’t forget that Santa Clause will be at the Depot Antiques & Craft Store (200 N Main St, Cedar City) from 11:00am to 2:00pm, so bring the kids and tell the Big Guy what you need for Christmas and then watch the Storybook Cavalcade.
The Community Presbyterian Church is holding a fun gift shop, the TenThousand Villages Festival and an alternative gift market will be held 9:00am to 4:00pm at the Community Presbyterian Church (2279 N Wedgewood Lane, Cedar City). Home decor and gifts handcrafted by skilled artisans from around the world will be available for purchase. This event provides incom to Third World people by marketing their handicrafts. So come out and get a gift and help someone in the third world.
Fall & Winter Market held indoor at 509 N 200 W, Cedar City held 9:00am to 12:00pm. Fresh locally grown vegetables and fruits, Artisan cheeses, bread, jams & jellies, fresh eggs and hot food vendors. Vendors welcome, (Must have licenses if required). Call with questions 435-531-6271 or 435-559-2791.
Southern Utah University is also hosting the SUU Senior BFA Portfolio Show held noon to 7:00pm in the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery (SUU Campus, Braithwaite Liberal Arts Center, lower level). Admission is FREE and the general public is encouraged to attend. This exhibit is the culmination of the work done by Senior Art and Design BFA candidates and features a variety of mediums from printmaking to painting to pastels to photography and graphic design. For information call 435-865-8800.