2012 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 2012 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 ? 17-18 • Raising Kane Economic Summit Held at Kanab Middle School. Contact Matt Brown 644-5858 or Kelly Stowell 899-0443. ? 20 • Earth Day Held at the Kane County Visitor Center. Contact Lisa Church 644-1200. ? 21 • Symphony Bach & Beethoven - Symphony of the Canyons will perform at KHS Auditorium. ? 28 • Special Olympics Lap-a-thon Kanab Bears 10 am Kanab High School Track MAY ? 1 • Opening of Heritage Museum and Heritage House - Open Monday-Friday 1-5 pm. Contact 644-3966 for Museum and 644-3506 for House. ? 4-5 • 12th Annual Riverfest! Spring Music Festival at Paria Outpost from 4:30-9 pm. This annual event promotes the area’s history, culture, heritage and tourism. Free. Plenty of speakers, music and fun. Contact Susan Dodson 928-691-1047, email@example.com ? 12 • 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. ? 13-20 • 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). ? 19 • ATV/OHV Fun Run Clay Flats Trailhead north of Coral Pink Sand Dunes. 435-819-0161. ? 19 • Cowboys vs Cops Shootout Annual D.A.R.E. fundraiser for local schools at gun range 3 miles north of Kanab. From 9 am - 1 pm. Contact Don Kramer 644-3577. ? 19 • Symphony of the Canyons Concert - Featuring Conner Chee and Joel Rosenberg. ? 26 • Duck Creek Summer Kick-off Party & Potluck 6-10 pm Duck Creek Dance Hall, band. JUNE ? 1-2 • Kanab Heatstroker Baseball Tournament Watch 25-30 baseball teams battle in the heat. Kanab City Little League Ballpark. ? 2 • Farmers Market at the Kane County Visitor Center lawn every Saturday froom 9 am - 12 noon through October 13. Contact Marty Feely 899-1115. ? 14 • New Gazebo Dedication Downtown Kanab at the bend. Symphony of the Canyons Ice Cream Social. Gazebo performances during summer months at 8 pm. Contact Lillian Gurr 644-2289. ? 14-16 • Jacob Hamblin Days Two day Ranch Rodeo at Kaneplex with events geared toward family participation. Contact Marty Ott 435-644-3028. ? 17-22 • Franklin Car Rally Franklin Car Club willl be hosting the 43rd annual Franklin WESTREK, based at Parry Lodge. www.franklincar.org. JULY ? 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, Cheryl Brown 644-2149 or Kim Willoughby 644-3137. ? 21 • Pioneer Day Celebration Parade at 10 am. Games at city park until 2 pm, with Dutch Oven Dinner at 6 pm. Contact Emma Houston at 644-2975. ? 27-28• Duck Creek Days Chili Cook-Off Games, arts, craft and food booths. Live entertainment. www.duckcreekvillage.com. Contact Samantha Stadtlander 435-682-2690 or 435-682-3330. AUGUST ? 2-4 • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Community theater production. ? 3-4 • Summer Sizzler Golf Tournament Two Day event. 36 holes of golf, 18 holes best ball, 18 holes scramble at Coral Cliffs Golf Course. Contact Mike Schollian 644-5005. ? 11 • Symphony at the Grand Canyon - Symphony of the Canyons will perform on the patio at the North Rim Lodge at 8 pm. Contact Annette Lauritzen 644-8195. ? 11-18 • Kane County Fair in Orderville. County Fair with livestock shows, arts & crafts, produce, games & entertainment, golf tournament, horse show and 5K Walk/Run. Contact John Reese 435-648-2216. ? 16-18 • 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 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or check website www.westernlegendsroundup.com. ? 22-26 • Maynard Dixon Country at the Maynard Dixon Studio/Bingham Gallery in Mt. Carmel. Fine art competition and sale. Tickets online at www.maynarddixon.com. Contact Paul Bingham 435-648-2653. SEPTEMBER ? 1 • Fundraiser for Kane County Sheriff’s Officer Assistance Fund 10 am-10 pm Live Music, Silent Auction at Duck On In Saloon. ? 1 • Duck Creek End of Summer Bash 6-10 pm Duck Creek Dance Hall, Muddy Boots Band. ? 1-2 • Rutan Fly-In at Kanab Airport. Experimental plane races & demos. Contact Bill Erickson 644-2625. ? 21-30 • Grand to Grand Ultra Seven day, 155 mile self-sufficient foot race. www.g2gultra.com ? 22 • Kanab Storytelling Festival Held on lawn by Heritage House. In case of inclement weather, will be moved to Old Barn Theatre. Sponsored by Kanab Storytelling Guild. Contact Tom Carter 435-644-5532. ? 30-1 • Riverfest! Fall Music Festival at Paria Outpost from 4:30 to 9 pm. This annual event promotes the area’s history, culture, heritage and tourism. Plenty of speakers, music and fun. This event is free! Contact Susan Dodson 928-691-1047, email@example.com OCTOBER ? 6 • Oktoberfest Party & Potluck 6-10 pm Bring your favorite Oktoberfest dish to share. Duck Creek Dance Hall, Muddy Boots Band. ? 15 • Closing of North Rim of Grand Canyon Highway 67 will stay open as long as weather allows. ? 27 • Duck Creek Village Halloween Trunk or Treat 4-5 pm Start at Loose Wheels, end at True Value/Dance Hall. ? 30 • Symphony of the Canyons Spook-tacula - Fundraiser for Youth Symphony at Kanab Middle School. NOVEMBER ? 10 • Turkey Scramble Golf Tournament 3 person scramble at Coral Cliffs Golf Course. Contact Rebecca Staples 644-5005. ? 24 • Christmas in the Mountains - Noon-3 pm Santa stops at True Value, 3-4 pm Christmas Parade, 6 pm Candleight Parade starts at Dance Hall. DECEMBER ? 7-8 • 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. Contact Annette Lauritzen 644-8195 for Concert and Merilee Terry 644-8452 for Arts and Crafts. ? 16 • Christmas Bird Count Partiicipants meet at GSENM visitor center at 9 am. Contact Lisa Church 644-1200. ? 24 • New Years Weekend Snow Dance & Potluck - 5-9 pm Dance Hall, Music by Most Wanted.