2015 Calendar of Events
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APRIL ? • North Rim Regulators Cowboy competitive action shooting. Participants dress in costumes of the Old West. Monthly throughout the season on the first Saturday at 9 am at the shooting range 3 miles north of Kanab. Contact: Autumn Rose 644-5053 www.northrimregulators.com ? 17 • Earth Day held at the Kane County Visitor Center. Contact: Lisa Church 644-1200 ? 24-25 • Ragnar Trail Relay Zion Ponderosa Ranch www.ragnartrail.com/locations/zion-ut MAY ? • Kanab Farmer’s Market at the Kane County Visitor Center lawn every Saturday starting in May from 9 am-12 noon through October. Contact: Scott King firstname.lastname@example.org ? • Long Valley Farmers Market at the Kane County North Event Center in Orderville every Saturday from 9 am-12 noon May through October. ? 1 • Opening of Heritage Museum and Heritage House Open Monday-Friday 1-5 pm. Contact: 644-3966 for Museum and 644-3506 for House. ? 1-2-3 • UT/AZ ATV Fun Run Jamboree Crocodile/Hog Canyon Trailhead in Johnson Canyon. Contact: 435-819-0161 or e-mail email@example.com ? 2 • Spring Concert Symphony of the Canyons will perform at KHS Auditorium, 7 pm ? 8-10 • Greyhound Gathering Hundreds of hounds and their keepers will converge on Kanab from all over the country. Contact: Claudia Presto 644-2903 www.GreyhoundGang.org ? 9 • Mother’s Day 10K Run in Kanab. Utah’s most scenic 10K run, followed by post-race refreshments and awards. Contact: Megan Smith 435-899-0364 ? 10-16 • Annual Amazing Earthfest at various locations in and around Kane County. Contact: Rich Csenge 644-3735. ? 15 • Opening of North Rim of the Grand Canyon Highway 67 opens (road to the North Rim). ? 27 • Terrace Concert Free musical entertainment starting May 27 through September every Wednesday evening at 8 pm at The Terrace, located at the bend in Kanab behind the Heritage Museum. Contact: Lillian Gurr 435-689-0161. See www.facebook.com/kanabterrace JUNE ? 5-6 • Kanab Heatstroker Baseball Tournament Watch 25-30 baseball teams battle in the heat. Kanab City Little League Ballpark. ? 12-13 • Top of Zion Relay Capitol Reef National Park to Zion National Park. 12 runners, 195 miles. Contact: 801-809-2013 ? 13 • Run to the Red Rocks Car Show Kanab Elementary School - Main Street. Contact: Lou Pratt 435-899-0945 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org ? 17-20 • Jacob Hamblin Days Ranch Rodeo Featuring everything from mutton busting to wild steer rides. Contact: Bob Johnson 644-5460 ? 20 • Cello Festival Duck Creek Village www.duckcreekvillage.com. Contact: Tracy 435-682-4100 ? 26-28 • Panguitch Balloon Festival Hot Air Balloon Rides, Parade, Arts, Crafts, Music, 5K Race JULY ? 4 • Independence Day in Kanab. Breakfast, parade, street fair, BBQ dinner, entertainment, dance and fireworks. Holiday concert in the park by Symphony of the Canyons. Contacts: Dave Owens 689-0911, Rhonda Gant 644-4929, Bob Russell 644-5034, Cheryl Brown 644-2149 or Kim Willoughby 644-3137 ? 24 • Pioneer Day Celebration Parade at 10 am. Games at city park until 2 pm, with Dutch Oven Dinner at 6 pm. Contact: Emma Houston 644-2975 ? 24-25 • Duck Creek Days Chili Cook-Off Games, arts, craft and food booths. Live entertainment. www.duckcreekvillage.com. Contact: Tracy 435-682-4100 AUGUST ? 5 • Terrace Concert Symphony of the Canyons will perform at The Terrace, 8 pm ? 8 • Symphony at the Grand Canyon Symphony of the Canyons will perform on the patio at the North Rim Lodge at 6:30 pm (AZ). ? 10-15 • Kane County Fair in Orderville. County Fair with livestock shows, arts & crafts, produce, games & entertainment, golf tournament, horse show and 5K Walk/Run. www.thekanecountyfair.com ? 21-23 • Maynard Dixon Country at Maynard Dixon Studio/Bingham Gallery in Mt. Carmel. Fine art competition & sale. Tickets online www.maynarddixon.com. Contact: Paul Bingham 435-648-2653. ? 27-29 • Western Legends Round-Up in Kanab. Celebrating the culture of the Old West. Street Fair with art and food vendors, live music, evening entertainment. Saturday High Noon Parade. Contact: 644-3444 or www.westernlegendsroundup.com SEPTEMBER ? 10-11 • Rutan Fly-In at Kanab Airport. Experimental plane races & demos. Contact: Bill Erickson 644-2625. ? 19 • Carmel Mountain Music & Arts Festival Event held at the golf course in Mt. Carmel Jct. ? 20-26 • Grand 2 Grand Ultra Seven day, 155 mile self-sufficient foot race from the Grand Canyon North Rim to Grand Staircase. www.g2gultra.com OCTOBER ? 3 • Radio Controlled Fly-in 9 am at Kanab Airport. ? 9-10 • Glendale Apple Festival Fun weekend. Archery, games, apples of course. ? 15 • Closing of North Rim-Grand Canyon Highway 67 to stay open as long as weather allows. ? 16-18 • Big Water Dinosaur Festival Weekend of fun - all about dinosaurs. ? 23-24 • Kanab Writer’s Conference Writers convene at the Kanab Middle School. www.kanabwritersconference.com ? 30 • Symphony Halloween Concert Symphony of the Canyons will perform a Spooky Concert! NOVEMBER ? 13-14 • Business of Arts Conference Artists gather in Kanab to learn about the business of the arts. www.dixieculturalarts.com/business-of-art/ ? 14 • Dunesday Xtreme Triathlon Held at Coral Pink Sand Dunes. Sand surfing, fat tire biking and running through the sand (four person teams). www.dunesdayxtreme.com DECEMBER ? 4-5 • Nutcracker Concert Concert by Symphony of the Canyons with the Red Rock Dancers. ? 4-5 • Christmas Festival in Kanab Annual Dinner and Concert by Symphony of the Canyons on Friday evening. Entertainment, decorated trees, vendor booths and more on Saturday. Kanab Middle School.