2018 Calendar of Events
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• 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
18 • H2O Spring Concert Symphony of the Canyons will perform at KHS Auditorium, 7 pm
20 • Earth Day held at the Kane County Visitor Center. Contact: Lisa Church 644-1200
• Kanab Farmer’s Market at the Kane County Visitor Center lawn every Saturday starting in May from 9 am-12 noon through October. Contact: Tracy Kvamme 689-0745
1 • Opening of Heritage Museum and Heritage House Open Monday-Friday, 1-5 pm. Contact: 644-3966 for Museum and 644-3506 for House.
5 • UT/AZ ATV Fun Run Jamboree Peekaboo Trailhead, 6 miles north of Kanab. Registration 8:30 am, Depart 9:00 am. Contact: 435-819-0161 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
11-12 • Zion Ragnar Race at Zion Ponderosa www.runragnar.com/event-detail/trail/zion_ut
12 • Mother’s Day 10K Run in Kanab. Utah’s most scenic 10K run, followed by post-race refreshments and awards at Jacob Hamblin Park. Contact: Megan Smith 435-899-0364
13-19 • 12th Annual Amazing Earthfest at various locations in and around Kane County. Contact: Rich Csenge 644-3735. www.AmazingEarthfest.org
15 • Opening of North Rim of the Grand Canyon Highway 67 opens (road to the North Rim).
26 • Summer Kick-Off Party 6-10 pm, Duck on in Saloon, Duck Creek Village.
1-2 • Kanab Heatstroker Baseball Tournament Watch 25-30 baseball teams battle in the heat. Kanab Little League Ballpark. kanecountyrecreation.com/heat-stroker-baseball-tournament
8-9 • Top of Zion Relay Races - Capitol Reef National Park to Zion National Park & Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. Contact: 801-809-2013 www.topofzion.com
15-16 • Jacob Hamblin Days Ranch Rodeo Featuring everything from mutton busting to wild steer rides. Contact: Bob Johnson 644-5460
16 • Father’s Day Shine & Show Car Show, 10 am-4 pm, Duck Creek Village.
21-24 • Maynard Dixon Campout Maynard Dixon Home/Studio, Mt. Carmel.
4 • Independence Day in Kanab. Breakfast, parade, street fair, BBQ dinner, entertainment, dance and fireworks. Contacts: Dave Owens 689-0911, Rhonda Gant 644-4929, Bob Russell 644-5034, Kim Willoughby 644-3137
7 • Independence Day Celebration in Duck Creek Village, All Day.
22 • CJC Fun Run in Kanab Raise money for Children’s Justice Center, 7 am. Contact Devin Shakespear 644-4989
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
27-28 • Duck Creek Days Chili Cook-Off Games, arts, craft and food booths. Live entertainment. www.duckcreekvillage.com. Contact: Tracy 435-682-4100
2, 3, 4, 6, 7 • “Mary Poppins” Bi-annual Community Musical KHS Auditorium
8-11 • 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
8 • Kanab Outdoor Concert Symphony of the Canyons will perform, 8 pm
11 • Symphony at the Grand Canyon Symphony of the Canyons will perform on the patio at the North Rim Lodge, 6 pm (AZ).
18 • Community Appreciation Event Duck Creek Village, 2 pm-4 pm
18 • Little Hollywood Half-Marathon Contact: Danielle Ramsay 435-256-5002
23-25 • 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
1 • Long Valley Lions Club Demo Derby Carroll Arena, Orderville
1-3 • Rutan Fly-in Kanab City Airport
14-16 • Big Water Dinosaur Festival Weekend of fun - all about dinosaurs.
21-22 • Glendale Apple Festival Fun weekend. Archery, games, apples of course.
22 • Village Oktoberfest 12-5 pm, Duck Creek Village Center
22 • National Public Lands Day Volunteer on your Public Lands, Forests and Monuments.
23-29 • Grand 2 Grand Ultra Marathon Six day, 170 mile self-sufficient foot race from the Grand Canyon North Rim to Grand Staircase. www.g2gultra.com
29 • Carmel Mountain Car Show, Art & Music Festival Art, music, food, Mt. Carmel Jct.
4-6 • Grand Circle Trailfest Run in Zion, Bryce and Grand Canyon National Parks.
15 • Closing of North Rim-Grand Canyon Highway 67 to stay open as long as weather allows.
20 • Red Rocktoberfest Art, music, food, Downtown Kanab
11-13 • Kanab Writer’s Conference Writers convene at the Kanab Middle School. www.kanabwritersconference.com
27 • Village Halloween Trunk or Treat 4-5 pm Duck Creek Village
27 • Harvest Celebration and Party Duck Creek Community Church, 5-7 pm
31 • Halloween Spooktacular Kanab
2-4 • Kanab Treasure Quest Inaugural year, follow clues, find treasures, just like Montezuma. Over $10,000 in cash and prizes! www.kanabtreasurequest.com
9-10 • Business of Arts Conference Artists gather in Kanab to learn about the business of the arts. www.dixieculturalarts.com/business-of-art/
22 • K-Town 5K Turkey Trot 7 am, Sherry Belle Trail, Jackson Flat Reservoir
24 • Christmas on the Mountain/Tree Light Ceremony 12-7 pm, Duck Creek Village
24 • Christmas Light Parade 5 pm, Downtown Kanab
30-1 • Christmas Festival Annual Dinner and Concert by Symphony of the Canyons on Friday evening. Entertainment, decorated trees, vendor booths and more on Saturday. KMS.
14 • Christmas Bird Count All Day on Public Lands
21 • Winsor Castle by Night Pipe Spring National Monument