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Oct21

Arts at the Gale

Oct 7, 2014 - Oct 28 , 2014
Free Community Workshops October  -Theatrical Makeup Dates: Oct. 7 - Animal Faces Oct. 21 - Fantasy Oct. 28th -…
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Bird 'n Bites

Oct 21, 2014 - Oct 21 , 2014
You will not want to miss Birds 'n Bites at tracy Aviary. 
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Oct21

Brent Godfrey Solo Exhibiton

Oct 16, 2014 - Nov 15 , 2014
In "Personae" Godfrey reflects upon who we are as individuals and communities. His figures move through…
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Oct21

Catch Me If You Can

Oct 8, 2014 - Nov 29 , 2014
A Regional Premiere! Fresh from Broadway! This high-flying musical sings the true story of Frank Abagnale, Jr. ...is he…
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Oct21

Cemetery Tours

Oct 21, 2014 - Oct 21 , 2014
Join the park for guided tours of Cedar City's historic cemetery. Learn about prominent individuals who influenced…
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Oct21

Cornbelly's Corn Maze and…

Oct 3, 2014 - Nov 1 , 2014
Cornbelly's is Utah's most popular Halloween destination. You're sure to be lost, laughin' and lovin it…
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Oct21

Damn Yankees

Oct 2, 2014 - Nov 22 , 2014
This rousing musical about America's favorite pastime knocks it out of the park! Hit songs and doubleheaders tell…
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Oct21

Hallow's Eve Exhibit

Oct 14, 2014 - Nov 9 , 2014
"Hallow's Eve" Exhibit at the Urban Arts Gallery The Utah Arts Alliance is proud to present…
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Oct21

Haunted Homestead

Oct 16, 2014 - Oct 22 , 2014
A range of events for the whole family in celebration of the Halloween season
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Oct21

Here and Over There: The…

Oct 10, 2014 - Dec 7 , 2014
 An exhibition from Special Collections recognizing the history and humanity of World War I,  or The Great…
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Oct21

Piano Concerto Competition…

Oct 21, 2014 - Oct 21 , 2014
Join American West Symphony with this year’s concerto competition winners, directed by Joel Rosenberg with guest…
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Oct21

Resident on Display

Oct 10, 2014 - Nov 25 , 2014
Resident on Display: See the amazing talents of South Jordan residents as they display their artwork and photography.…
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Oct21

Strangling Brothers Haunted…

Oct 4, 2014 - Nov 1 , 2014
Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus will roll into town on Friday, September 12 with a larger and more frightening…
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Oct21

The Marriage of Figaro

Oct 18, 2014 - Oct 25 , 2014
Mozart composed “The Marriage of Figaro” in 1786 to a libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte. The opera takes place…
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Oct21

Thriller

Oct 10, 2014 - Nov 1 , 2014
Odyssey Dance Theatre is excited to bring its popular Halloween Spectacular Thriller to several locations in…
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Bluff Fort, Historic Site, Utah, History

Bluff Fort Historic Site

Hole-in-the-Rock pioneers established Bluff in 1880 and named the town after the area 300-foot sandstone bluffs. Visitors can gain a glimpse of frontier life, verdant farmland, and vast panoramic landscapes.

Bluff, Utah

Established in the late 19th century by folks who traveled the Hole-In-The-Rock expedition, Bluff still has many sandstone Victorian-era homes built by these settlers. These were not the first people to settle in this valley, however. Ancestral Puebloan people built residences, farmed the flats, and lived here thousands of years ago. Today, descendants of the Mormon pioneers rub elbows with more recent settlers, Native Americans, and visitors. This village is an important stop on the Trail of the Ancients National Scenic Byway and is the beginning point for adventures on the San Juan River.  Bluff hosts the Annual International Bluff Balloon Festival in January and the Bluff Arts Festival in November.

Family Fun Adventures
Bluff International Balloon Festival, http://www.bluffutah.org/balloon.htm

View accommodations in the Bluff area:

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Calf Canyon Bed & Breakfast
  • 7th East Street at Black Locust Avenue
  • Bluff, UT 84512
  • Region: Southern
  • Phone: 435-672-2470
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Cottonwood Cabins
Desert Rose Inn
Far Out Expeditions Guest House
Gopher Kampark
  • 861 S. Hwy.191
  • Bluff, UT 84512
  • Region: Southern
  • Phone: 435-678-2770
Kokopelli Inn
Mokee Motel
Recapture Lodge
Sand Island
  • 3 miles W of Bluff on Hwy 191
  • Bluff, UT 84512
  • Region: Southern

 


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