Events Calendar

Eric Dodge Show @ Thompson Opera House
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Eric Dodge is a country singer from St. George and will bring 2 others to make a 3 piece band.

Ticket price is $10.00.

MRAN Silver State Trailblazers @ Panaca
Aug 24 all-day
Old Western Saloon Show @ Thompson's Opera House
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for a skit put on by local high school students performing honkey tonk piano, singing, can-can dancing, and a poker game shoot out!

This year it will conclude with Kirsten Lloyd doing rope tricks on stage.

Admission price is by donation only.

Kirsten Lloyd Country Western @ Thompson's Opera House
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Kirsten Lloyd is a singer/songwriter from Heber, UT who has been at the Thompson Opera House for Labor Day twice before but appeared outdoors on a stage in the park.

She is mostly country or western in her writing and accompanies with guitar and fiddle.

Ticket price is $10.

MRAN Bushwackers @ Pioche
Sep 14 all-day
Dutch Oven Cook-Off @ Cathedral Gorge State Park
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

It’s time for the annual Dutch oven cook-off at Cathedral Gorge State Park in Panaca. Join the fun, win raffle prizes, eat delicious cast iron fare and enjoy the park while contestants put culinary skills to the test. Winning dishes are decided by a panel of judges, and prizes are awarded for winners in four different categories: bread, dessert, main course and vegetable/side dish. Individuals and teams may enter in more than one category. Event participants vote for their favorite dish, the winner receives the People’s Choice Award.

Please email for contest rules and details or to request an entry form. There is no charge for those who pre-register. Day of entries will be charged $5 per entry. Cash only. Cooking starts at 3 p.m. Food tasting begins around 5 p.m. with a raffle during the festivities.

WHEN: Saturday, September 15, 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Cathedral Gorge State Park

3 hours north of Las Vegas: I-15 N to US-93 N to Cathedral Gorge Road.

1-1/2 hours west of Cedar City, Utah: UT-56 W to US-93 N to Cathedral Gorge Road.

1-1/2 hours northwest of St. George, Utah: UT-18 N to UT-56 W to US-93 N to Cathedral Gorge Road.

COST: Fees waived for cooks if they pre-register; $5 per dish day of event. Visitors who are not cooking pay $5 park entry fee.. Cash only.

CONTACT: Dawn Andone, Park Interpreter | 775.728.4460 |