2017 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 21 • Earth Day held at the Kane County Visitor Center. Contact: Lisa Church 644-1200
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: Suzanne Condit 424-218-6262 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 • Spring Concert Symphony of the Canyons will perform at KHS Auditorium, 7 pm 6 • 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 14-20 • 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). 19-21 • 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 19-21 • UT/AZ ATV Fun Run Jamboree Hog Canyon Trail, just north of Kanab. Contact: 435-819-0161 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org 24 • Terrace Concert Free musical entertainment starting May 24 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 27 • Summer Kick-Off Party 6-10 pm, Duck on in Saloon, Duck Creek Village.
JUNE 2-3 • Kanab Heatstroker Baseball Tournament Watch 25-30 baseball teams battle in the heat. Kanab Little League Ballpark. kanecountyrecreation.com/heat-stroker-baseball-tournament 16-17 • Jacob Hamblin Days Ranch Rodeo Featuring everything from mutton busting to wild steer rides. Contact: Bob Johnson 644-5460 17 • Father’s Day Shine & Show Car Show, 10 am-4 pm, Duck Creek Village. 17 • Father’s Day Fun Run in Kanab Raise money for Children’s Justice Center. 7 am 23-24 • 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 23-25 • Panguitch Balloon Festival Hot Air Balloon Rides, Parade, Arts, Crafts, Music, 5K Race
JULY 1 • Independence Day Celebration in Duck Creek Village, All Day 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, or Kim Willoughby 644-3137 21-22 • Duck Creek Days Chili Cook-Off Games, arts, craft and food booths. Live entertainment. www.duckcreekvillage.com. Contact: Tracy 435-682-4100 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
AUGUST 9 • Terrace Concert Symphony of the Canyons will perform at The Terrace, 8 pm 12 • Symphony of the Canyons will perform at the Kane County Fair, 12 pm 12 • Symphony at the Grand Canyon Symphony of the Canyons will perform on the patio at the North Rim Lodge, 6 pm (AZ). 5, 8-12 • 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 19 • Community Appreciation Event Duck Creek Village, 2 pm-12 am ? 19 • Little Hollywood Half-Marathon Contact: Danielle Ramsay 435-256-5002 24-26 • 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 1 • Peach Days in Hurricane Symphony of the Canyons will perform at Peach Days 2 • Long Valley Lions Club Demo Derby Carroll Arena, Orderville 2 • End of Summer Bash Duck on in Saloon, Duck Creek Village www.duckcreekvillage.com 22-23 • Glendale Apple Festival Fun weekend. Archery, games, apples of course. 23 • Village Oktoberfest 12-5 pm, Duck on in Saloon, Duck Creek Village 24-30 • 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 30 • Carmel Mountain Car Show, Art & Music Festival Art, music, food, Mt. Carmel Jct.
OCTOBER 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. 21 • Red Rocktoberfest Art, music, food, Downtown Kanab 20-21 • Kanab Writer’s Conference Writers convene at the Kanab Middle School. www.kanabwritersconference.com 28 • Halloween Truck or Treat and Harvest Celebration 4-7 pm Duck Creek Village
NOVEMBER 10-11 • Business of Arts Conference Artists gather in Kanab to learn about the business of the arts. www.dixieculturalarts.com/business-of-art/ 25 • Christmas on the Mountain 12-7 pm, Duck Creek Village
DECEMBER 1-2 • Christmas Festival Annual Dinner and Concert by Symphony of the Canyons on Friday evening. Entertainment, decorated trees, vendor booths and more on Saturday. KMS.