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Southern Utah News Front Page: October 20, 2016
Red Rocktoberfest returns this Saturday
The Red Rocktoberfest/Canyon to Canyon event, sponsored by the Kanab Art’s Council and the Kane County Office of Tourism, begins with an Artist’s Reception on Friday, October 21, at 5 p.m. The Canyon Collections and Sego Restaurant are featuring an artist gallery with photographs, paintings, sculptures, jewelry, pottery and more by local artists on display. Come by for the Artist’s Reception at 5 p.m. and meet the featured local artists.
On Saturday, October 22, the festival begins with Merchant Mile Specials, an Artist Village, musical performances, games and activities for the kids from 4 to 10 p.m.
Schedule of Music, Artists and Merchant Mile Specials
•Kanab Public Library - 9:30 a.m., author Shane Claiborne
•Iron Horse Restaurant and Saloon - 1 to 2 p.m., Hot House West will perform a community engagement event.
•Willow Canyon - Live music with Mad Sons at 4 p.m. and Kit Foxes at 4:45 p.m.
•Best Friends Visitor Center - Paint with the pot-bellied pigs and enjoy vegetarian/vegan items from their food truck. Live music throughout the C2C event.
•Glazier’s will feature photography by Barry Glazier, free root beer, hot dogs and bratwurst. Glazier’s will also have pumpkin painting, with free pumpkins to the first 50 people.
•Three Bears is featuring local artist Bonnie Backus.
•Desert Star and Kanab Tour Company are hosting this year’s Community Kids Projects. Learn finger knitting and make pompons to decorate reading canopies, and paint affirmation rocks to share uplifting messages around town. We will also be entertained by Blueberry the Clown, who will be creating balloon creatures and face painting.
•The ReAd Cat will have C2C discount deals on books and merchandise.
•Houston’s Restaurant will have C2C food specials.
•Jakey Leigh’s and ERA are featuring an artist village and live music. Just look for the twinkling lights and the circle of art booths. There will be art for everyone, including paintings, photographs, handmade knives, walking sticks, jewelry, toys and super heroes. Music by Lara Clayson starts at 5 p.m., Red Rock Dance performs at 6 p.m., and the Crooners at 6:30 p.m.
•Rocking V Cafe will have their art gallery open during C2C event.
•Raven’s Heart Gallery is featuring music by Ron and Genevieve from 6 to 8 p.m.
•State Bank of Southern Utah and Subway will have a S’mores Station to enjoy.
•Kanab Drug Soda Fountain will have $5 hot dog and root beer floats, and a Root Beer Garden!
•Coral Hills Dental will have Matty’s BBQ food specials during the C2C event. Music by Julie Johnson at 6 p.m. and Sherri Bate at 6:45 p.m.
•Peekaboo Canyon Kitchen will have C2C food specials. Featuring music by Backlight Diamond at 5 p.m. and Dave Tate Duo at 7 p.m.
•Little Hollywood Museum will offer a gift shop discount of 35 percent off during C2C.
•Nature’s Showcase will offer a 10 percent discount off during C2C. Music by Jeremiah Webb is at 6:30 p.m. and D.G.S. Assassin at 7:15 p.m.
•Walt Thirion Photography - Open art gallery during C2C event. 7 to 9 p.m.
•Sego Restaurant and The Canyons Collection - 2nd annual Red Rocktoberfest Hearty German Food and Utah Beer Garden, with vegetarian and vegan options and a special seasonal selection in the beer garden. Live street music with Hot House West! from 4 to 10 p.m.
•Laughing Dog Pottery, 245 West 100 North - Local artist Cathryn McCormick will have open studio during the C2C event. The studio will be featuring a Day of the Dead Altar by Marcia Martin.
•Rebecca Gaver’s Studio - 173 N. 100 E. Outdoor installation of Day of the Dead.
For all updates to the schedule of events during Red Rocktoberfest/Canyon 2 Canyon Arts Festival, please visit: http://www.visitsouthernutah.com/redrocktoberfest2016.