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A Panoramic Calendar of of Outdoor, Hisroric, Sport, Recreation, Theatre, Music and Art Events

Where one can be standing on dinosaur tracks on a trail worn down by the Anasazi Indians, followed by immigrant wagon trains, cowboys, sheepherders, and today is a major highway. Over a nearby hill are the remains of a pioneer settlement. One sees the millions of years of geologic history on the multi-colored mountains and cliffs jutting out of the earth, with the art work of the ancients on the smooth rocks at their base.

It is a warm dry place with mild winters where only the strong have survived.

This high desert is a time machine filled with stories, adventure and discovery.

A magnet — attracting scientists, photographers, hikers, hunters, tourist, writers, rock climbers, artists, and all other adventures from around the world.

Many stay — creating a population of unusual talent and experience.

This web site is about the possibilities that can be found by those who live and visit here.



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I have lived in ten cities in six states, from San Diego, California to upstate New York. My natural curiosity drove me to explore every nook-and-cranny to see what I could discover where i lived.

Since moving here I've discovered that there are more nooks-and-crannies and culture opportunities of unusual quailty here then anywhere that I lived before.

This sites pages with a calender of events an news will help you Discover the Adventure and put Southern Utah At Your Fingertips.

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Carpe Diem,
Carl

St. George Utah Weekend Events May 22-24

Fun things to do in St. George this Weekend!

Farmers Markets

Downtown Farmer Market

8am - Noon Sat
Ancestor Square
Main & St. George Blvd, St. George, Utah
Free

Live Music Food & Vendors

Tuacahn Artists and Crafters Market

Sat 9am-1pm - Free Admission & Entertainment
9am-11am pancake breakfast and other food for sale
1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins Utah

Zion Canyon Farmers Market

Sat - 9am-Noon
Lawn of the Bit N Spur Restaurant
1212 Zion Park Blvd, Springdale, Utah

Fresh farm and garden produce, prepared foods, baked goods, arts and crafts


Theatre

Mary Poppins

7pm Thu - Sat
Brigham's Playhouse
25 North 300 West, Washington, Utah
$17 - $23


Sunset on the Square Movie Series

Big Hero 6

8pm Fri May 22
St. George Town Square
86 South Main, Saint George, Utah
Free

St. George Town Square becomes an outdoor movie theater for the third annual summer movie series on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month. Classic movies for adults and children will be shown on the big screen under the stars. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and goodies to enjoy the evening and movie as it begins at dusk.


Run

Midnight 5K

11pm Fri May 22
Former St. George Municipal Airport
620 S. Airport Rd
St. George, Utah
$28

Run down the runway. A different fun run.

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Bike

Veyo Pie Ride.

8:30am Sat May 23
Red Rock Bicycle Compamy
446 West 100 South, St George, Utah, 435.674.3185

Rapid Cycling. Let's get a group together and ride to Veyo Pies. We'll have three groups leaving the shop at the same time with three different routes and we should all arrive at about the same time; a fast group, a less fast group and an even less fast group. Veyo Pies knows we are coming! Let us know on Facebook that you are coming.


Music

Tanner Amphitheater Summer Concert Series

Lawn Darts

8pm Sat May 23
Tanner Amphitheater
350 West Lion Blvd, Springdale Utah
$15 Adult, $6 Youth, $38 Family

Country, rock, religious — a little bit of everything

Zion Canyon Brew Pub

Pine Mountain Bluegrass Band

4pm Sat May 23
95 Zion Park Blvd, Springdale, Utah

The Bit & Spur Restaurant

Eric McFadden Trio

10pm Sat May 23
1212 Zion Park Blvd, Springdale, Utah

Town & Country Bank Friday Concert

Noon Every Friday
Town & Country Bank
405 East St. George Blvd, St. George, Utah

Free concert in the comfortable surroundings of our great room, featuring the best talent fromour community.

Tabernacle Saturday Musis Series

Noon  Everh Saturday
St. George Tabernacle
Main & Tabernacle St. George, Utah
Free

All are invited. Casual dress is appropriate at this free performance. For special needs facilities and/or an elevator use the west entrance to the Tabernacle.


Comedy

Brian Regan

8pm Fri May 22
Tuacahn Amphitheatre
1100 Tuacahn Dr. Ivins, Utah
$31 - $149.75

Known for his clean act that delves into the simple but comical aspects of human behavior, both adult and child, Brian Regan the comedian almost never was.


St. George Utah Sunday Services

Attend the Sunday Service of your choice.
Find it Here➤


Plus:

The St. George Carousel is Open➤
Fun for kids of all ages.


Find all the usual on-going events Here➤

St. George Today

Today's Event Bulletins

Veterans' Information Convention

Veterans Convention Poster
Keep up-to-date on your benefits

New National Park Fees

New park fee chart
It's still a bargain.

St. George July 4th Talent Competion

July 4 talent poster

Registration Deadline Jun 19 Registration Form Here➤



Campfire Safety This Memorial Day Weekend

National Forest managers urge the public to use extreme caution with campfires and any recreational activity that could potentially cause a wildfire.

As spring moves into summer, visitation to Kaibab National Forest is expected to increase. The Memorial Day weekend has historically marked the beginning of that transition, with campers and other visitors looking to enjoy the unique recreational opportunities the forest has to offer.

Fire managers would like to remind visitors that even though no fire restrictions are in place, fuel moisture levels can rapidly change in a very short timeframe, so there is always a need to be responsible with campfires.

Fire crews are ready to respond to any fires and will be patrolling the forest to inform visitors about weather and potential fire conditions. The following suggestions will help ensure a safe visit to the Kaibab National Forest:

  • If you don’t need a fire, don’t build one.
  • Have a shovel and plenty of water on hand to put it out.
  • Have more water than you think you will need.
  • Never leave a campfire unattended.
  • Use existing campfire rings to minimize impact to the surrounding soil.
  • Be responsible with cigarettes and charcoal grills, and only dispose of resulting materials in an ashtray or ashcan.
  • Always supervise children around a campfire.

To find out if fire restrictions are in effect anywhere in Arizona, visit www.firerestrictions.us/ut.


Attention Dinosaurs Buffs

Free Public Tours of Hanksville Dinosaur Quarry Begin May 29

Discover Dinosaurs in Your Backyard: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah, Henry Mountains Field Station is partnering with the Burpee Museum of Rockford, Illinois, to conduct free guided tours at the Hanksville-Burpee Dinosaur Quarry. Tours have an emphasis on introducing youth to an active dinosaur excavation site. Daily tours for the public begin May 29 and run through June 6. No tours will be offered on Sunday, May 31.

Educational staff from the Burpee Museum will lead daily tours, talk about current and past excavations, and answer other related dinosaur questions. Three 45 minute tours will be offered every day starting at 11am 1pm & 3pm. Groups are limited to 25 people and are given on a first come, first served basis. Tours will only be conducted in favorable weather. Brochures and informational pamphlets are available onsite and may also be used for self-guided tours.

This summer marks the eighth season that the BLM and the Burpee Museum have partnered to excavate the site. These excavations support long-term research initiatives, provide public interpretive access, and deliver educational and recreational opportunities. To date, the quarry has yielded long-necked sauropods, carnivorous dinosaurs and in 2014 a rare Jurassic armored dinosaur Mymoorapelta was added to the list of bones found here.

The Hanksville-Burpee Dinosaur Quarry site is located approximately 10 miles northwest of Hanksville, Utah and is approximately a 30 minute drive on Highway 24. High clearance vehicles are recommended, the road into the quarry is not maintained for passenger cars.

For more specific directions and other information, visit the BLM Utah Field Station in Hanksville, Utah at 380 South 100 West, or call (435) 542-3461


Southern Utah Rock Art

Rock Art poster

730pm Sat May 30
Canyon Community Center
126 Lion Boulevard, Springdale, Utah
Free

By R. Simms

Rock art compels interest from both researchers and a broader public, inspiring many hypotheses about its cultural origin and meaning, but it is notoriously difficult to date numerically. Barrier Canyon-style pictographs of the Colorado Plateau are among the most debated examples; hypotheses about its age span the entire Holocene epoch and previous attempts at direct radiocarbon dating have failed. This presentation summarizes the geological dating, and targets the human behavioral context in which the Great Gallery panel in Canyonlands National Park was produced. Our dating suggests that Barrier Canyon-style rock art was an artistic tradition that spanned cultures and arose out of a time of fundamental change in the lives of Utah’s ancient inhabitant


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