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Our Facility and Events Promoter can assist you with locating venues, facilities, and associated tourist related services for special events, meetings, retreats, weddings, reunions, sporting events, festivals, shows and much more.

Michele Hill
Facility and Events Promoter
(435) 259-1340
events@discovermoab.com

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The Official Moab, Utah 2014 Calendar of Events

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Moab Events

  • Free Event Listing - If you have a tourism related Moab event that you would like to add to this list, click here to submit your event for possible inclusion.
  • Event Grants - The Moab Area Travel Council will provide grant assistance to organizations to aid in the development of tourism. The purpose of the grant is to increase the level of tourism in Grand County through new or fledgling events that could become annual events. For guidelines click here.

2014

Ongoing 2014 events
Thursdays Moab Information Center 2014 Lecture Series
An informative series of lectures relating to southeastern Utah. The presentations are usually on Thursday evenings, from April-October, at the Moab Information Center ( Main & Center Street) at 6:00pm. Free! For more info visit cnha.org/mic.cfm
Feb 1st - Sept 15th Canyonlands National Park 50th Anniversary Celebration - The Canyonlands 50th Anniversary will be a yearlong event that will culminate in mid-September, 2014. There will a variety of events through out the year with a main event the weekend of September 11th, 12th, & 13th. During this time there will be an historic film festival, a dutch oven community dinner, historic displays at the Museum of Moab, an art show at the MARC with a rededication ceremony at the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. For more info visit bateswilson.org or call 435-259-0108.
May 1st - June 30th Moab In Monochrome Photography Show By Bret Edge - The Big Horn Gallery at Dead Horse Point State Park Presents "Moab In Monochrome" photography show By Bret Edge. Opening Reception in on May 3rd at 6:00 PM. There is an entrance fee of $10 for park entrance. For more info call 435-259-2614.
May 24th - July 11th Journey Stories - Journey Stories is a traveling exhibition created by the Smithsonian Institution and brought to Utah by the Utah Humanities Council. Journey Stories examines how migration and transportation helped build our nation, how it has changed us, and how our mobile world looked to travelers along the way. Museum of Moab (118 E Center St) - For more info visit moabmuseum.org or call 435-259-7985.
January 2014 2014
Wed 1 Holiday: New Year's Day
Wed 1 Dog-friendly New Year - If you are like me, your best hiking partner is your dog. Join park staff on a 2.5 mile easy rated hike to Bighorn Overlook providing many opportunities for scenic photos. This hike will be a dog-friendly hike. Meet park staff at the visitor center at 11:00 a.m. Please remember that all dogs must be kept on a 6-foot or less leash and under the owners control at all time. When considering bringing a dog along, please bring dogs that are known to be fine around strangers and unfamiliar dogs. For more info visit stateparks.utah.gov or call 435-259-2614.
Thu 16 Blood Brother - Free film! The Grand County Public Library and Utah Film Center present Blood Brother: The unmistakable power of love is celebrated in this story of one young man's decision to move to India and restart his life among the dispossessed, in an orphanage for children with HIV. 11 Awards! 7 pm @ Star Hall (159 E. Center St) - For more info call 435-259-1111.
Mon 20 Holiday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
Mon 20 Free National Park Entrance Day (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) - Visit all national parks, including Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, for free! For more info visit nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.
Sat-Sun 25-26 Moab Midwinter Mayhem III - Roller Derby returns to the desert. Two days of roller derby with skaters from all over the southwest. Main event (UT vs CO) will be Saturday night. For more info visit moabrollerderby.com or call 435-210-0188.
February 2014 2014
Sat 1 Trashion Show - Fundraiser for Canyonlands Community Recycling - Join us at Woody's (221 S Main St) in your best fashion made from trash and recycled materials. Dance to the Boom Boom Room, show off your recycled style, enjoy live entertainment and support CCR. Admission is $10 with a costume and $15 without. The party starts at 8pm. See you there! For more info visit moabrecycles.org or call 435-210-4996.
Sat 8 Chocolate Lovers Fling - Club Red and Beacon Afterschool Program are teaming up to present the Moab Community with A Charlie and the Chocolate Factory themed Chocolate Lovers Fling! From 6-8pm at the MARC (111 E 100 N) you'll find friends, community, games, silent auction items, chocolate and much more. Costumes encouraged, fun expected! For more info call 435-259-9991.
Sat 8 10th Annual Robert Burns Tribute Concert - Join Artist-in-Residence Christopher Layer and guest artist Kate MacLeod at the 10th annual Robert Burns Tribute Concert.The Moab Community Dance Band will assist in this celebration of the life and works of poet Robert "Robbie" Burns. The event is free but donations are accepted at the door. Proceeds benefit the Moab Music Festival Educational Outreach Fund. Event begins at 6pm at the Grand Center, 182 North 500 West. For more info visit moabmusicfest.org or call 435-259-7003.
Sat 15 Red Hot - A 55k and 33k trail running race featuring Gold Bar and Poison Spider. For more info visit grassrootsevents.net/home/moabs-red-hot-55k-33k or call 719-429-9501.
Sat 15 Moonlit Cycle with Your Sweetheart - Gather your cycling garb, your favorite guy or gal, and head to Dead Horse Point State Park on February 15th for a moonlit ride through the park ending on Dead Horse Point. Space is limited so be sure to sign up soon by calling (435) 259-2614 to register or for information about the event. This event is weather dependent. For more info visit stateparks.utah.gov or call 435-259-2614.
Sat-Mon 15-17 Free National Park Entrance Day (Presidents Day weekend) - Visit all national parks, including Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, for free! For more info visit nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.
Mon 17 Holiday: President's Day
Thu 20 Inequality for All - Free Film! In this passionate argument on behalf of the middle class, former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich demonstrates how the widening income gap has a devastating impact on the American economy. He explains how the consolidation of wealth by a precious few threatens the viability of the American workforce and the foundation of democracy itself. Presented by Grand County Public Library and the Utah Film Center. 7 pm @ Star Hall (159 E Center St) For more info call 435-259-1111.
Fri-Sun 2/28-3/2 Poison Spider Thaw - Fun bike demo weekend with parties and scheduled activities. Event starts off with a women's skills clinic and meet & greet party. Come join the fun with local guides and legends of the sport! For more info visit poisonspiderbicycles.com or call 435-259-7882
March 2014 2014
Sat 1 Feast of the Mediterranean - Fundraiser for Canyonlands Community Recycling - Support Canyonlands Community Recycling while enjoying delicious Mediterranean food that you can't normally get in Moab. The Feast will start at 6pm at the Grand Center (182 N 500 W). Tickets are $40 and include a feast of authentic Greek and Syrian food and live entertainment, including dance performances from the Dionysios Dancers of SLC. For more info visit www.moabrecycles.org or call 435-210-4996.
Sat-Tue 8-11 Moab Skinny Tire Festival - Road Cycling Tour - Four days of road cycling along the Colorado River, Dead Horse Point State Park, and the coveted ride through Arches National Park. This event benefits cancer survivorship programs and research. For more info visit skinnytireevents.com or call 435.260.8889.
Wed 12 Bluegrass at the Backyard - Live Bluegrass and old-time music featuring Quicksand Soup. Starts at 6:30pm. Free admission. For more info visit moabbackyardtheater.com or call 435-260-0446.
Fri 14 Magic Night - Friday March 14th. Magic Show. Featuring Rick Boretti. Starts at 6:30pm. Five dollars adults. Two dollars for kids For more info visit moabbackyardtheater.com or call 260-0446.
Fri-Sat 14-15 Canyonlands Half Marathon - Join us for the 39th annual Canyonlands Half Marathon and Five Mile Run! The scenic USATF sanctioned and certified course follows the Colorado River through a dramatic redrock canyon. Food, awards, raffle, beer and live music await you at the finish in downtown Moab. Registration is $75 and opens on Wednesday, November 13. This race is on a first-come, first served basis. For more info visit moabhalfmarathon.com or call 435-259-4525.
Sat 15 Magic night - Saturday March 15th. Magic Show. Featuring Rick Boretti. Starts at 6:30pm. Five dollars adults. Two dollars for kids For more info visit moabbackyardtheater.com or call 260-0446.
Sat 15 Spring Fundraiser at Susie's Branding Iron to benefit Mt. Peale Animal Sanctuary - Spring Fundraiser/Silent Auction at Susie's Branding Iron in Moab - March 15. Dinner ($20 burger, salad, Navajo Taco) at 7 pm and Silent Auction (free to attend) 6pm - 8pm. All proceeds go towards injured, abused, abandoned animals at our sanctuary in Old La Sal. For more info visit mtpealeanimalsanctuary.com or call 435-686-2284.
Sun 16 Geology Walk with the Dead Horse Point Ranager - 11:00am to 12:00pm Layer upon layer of rock, life, and time stretch into the distant view from Dead Horse Point. Understand the story behind the incredible vista while walking along the rim rock. Join park staff on Dead Horse Point for an easy 1-mile hike and explore the deeper meanings behind the views. For more info visit stateparks.utah.gov/park/dead-horse-point-state-park/events/geology-walk or call 435-269-2614.
Thu 20 Fruitvale Station - Free Film! Presented by the Grand County Public Library and Utah Film Center, this is the true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident who wakes up on the morning of December 31, 2008 and feels something in the air. Not sure what it is, he takes it as a sign to get a head start on his resolutions: being a better son to his mother, being a better partner to his girlfriend, and being a better father to their beautiful four year-old daughter. His resolve takes a tragic turn, however, when BART officers shoot him in cold blood at the Fruitvale stop on New Year's Day. 28 Awards For more info visit moablibrary.org or call 435-259-1111.
Fri 21 Magic Night - Magic with Rick Boretti. Show starts at 6:30pm. Moab Backyard Theater - 56 West 100 South. For more info visit moabbackyardtheater.com or call 435-260-0446.
Fri-Sun 21-23 Moab Munifest - The Moab Mountain Unicycling Festival (Munifest) is the most fun you can have on a unicycle! Hosted at the intersection of the world’s best trails and scenery, Moab is the perfect place for a festival of riding, food, and fun in southern Utah’s playground. In other words, it’s a party and a chance for riders of all skills levels from around the world to come together to have a great time unicycling! For more info visit munifest.us or call 801-742-1826.
Sat 22 Western Movie Night - Western Movie Night Premiere, featuring classic movies, serials and cartoons on a 17 foot screen. This week, "Springtime in the Sierras" with Roy Rogers, an episode of Zorro, and a color cartoon. $3 admission ($2 children). 7:30pm. Moab Backyard Theater 56 West 100 South. For more info visit moabbackyardtheater.com or call 435-260-0446.
Sat-Sun 22-23 24 Hours of Utah - It is a series of endurance races that brings out the sense of adventure, stubborn determination and fun in every competitor! This race is all day and all night where runners can participate in a number of distances or timed events. For more info visit http://geminiadventures.com/new/?page_id=109 or call 303-249-1112.
Wed 26 Bluegrass at the Backyard - This week : Cowboy Music with David Steward and Glenn Sherill @ Moab Backyard Theater (56 W 100 South). 6:30pm - Free admission - For more info visit moabbackyardtheater.com or call 260-0446.
Fri-Sat 28/29 Magic Show - Magic with Rick Boretti starts at 6:30pm @ Moab Backyard Theater (56 W 100 South). For more info visit moabbackyardtheater.com or call 260-0446.
Sat 29 Night Sky Program at Dead Horse Point State Park - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Explore the cosmos underneath the dark skies of the Colorado Plateau. Participants should meet on at the Dead Horse Point State Park visitor center at 7:15 p.m. For more info visit stateparks.utah.gov/park/dead-horse-point-state-park/events/night-sky-program or call 435-259-2614.
Sat 29 Behind the Rocks - A 54 and 28 mile trail running race featuring Behind the Rocks, Amasa, Hurrah Pass and Hunter Canyon. For more info visit grassrootsevents.net/home/moabs-red-hot-55k-33k or call 719-429-9501.
Sat-Sun 29-30 Barrel Racing at the Old Spanish Trail Arena - See fast horses & their riders in 2 days of competition at the Old Spanish Trail Arena (3641 S Highway 191). Free Admission. For more info visit racingintherockies.com or call 970-390-3712.
April 2014 2014
Wed-Fri 2-4 Utah Environmental Health Association Spring Conference - The Utah Environmental Health Association (UEHA) is a statewide professional organization that fosters good public health in the State of Utah. Continuing Education Units can be garnered from the spring meeting held at Red Cliffs Lodge. Advance membership and registration is required. For more info visit ueha.org/downloads/Spring%202014%20Agenda.pdf or call 801-399-7160.
Sat 5 2nd Annual Utah Fallen Peace Officer Trail Ride - Honor our hero's on The 2nd Annual Fallen Peace Officer Trail Ride. All are welcome to join in this 14 mile OHV trail just outside Moab city limits. Come honor Utah's brave men & women who have worn the badge and have fallen. To reister, visit upoa.org or call 801-313-0760.
Sat 5 Adventure Xstream Adventure Race - The 14th Annual Adventure Xstream Moab Adventure race returns as the most exciting and challenging multi-sport races in the country. Solo racers or teams will mountain bike, kayak, trail run, and rappel through Moab's magnificent back country. For more info visit AdventureXstream.com or call 970-403-5320.
Sat 12 Moab Art Walk - Moab Art Walk celebrates the artists who capture the flavor of Moab and practice their crafts in this fine town. Studios are open late to entertain and show off new works from local artists. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-4912.
Sat 12

Full Moon Hike at Dead Horse Point State Park - Hike beneath a full moon while learning how desert animals adapt to life in the desert and the natural rhythms of the lunar cycle. Meet us at the visitor center at 9 pm for this easy one-mile hike. For more info call 435-259-2614.

Sat-Sun* 12-20 2014 Moab Easter Jeep Safari
Easter Jeep Safari consists of trail rides, mostly day long trips, departing from Moab throughout this week long event. The Red Rock 4-Wheelers of Moab officially runs approximately 9 different trails every day, with "Big Saturday" culminating in the largest ever single trail ride departure happening - around 30 groups line up in down town Moab to head off in every direction for 30 different trails! For more info visit rr4w.com Note: This massive week-long event is one of the largest events of the year for Moab. Please make your camping/lodging reservations as early as possible!
Thu 17 12 Years a Slave - Presented by the Grand County Public Library and the Utah Film Center, 12 Years a Slave is based on the incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. 9 Oscar Nominations and 105 Awards. 7 pm Star Hall (159 E. Center St.) For more info visit moablibrary.org or call 435-259-1111.
Sat-Sun 19-20 Free National Park Entrance Day (opening weekend of National Park Week) - Visit all national parks, including Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, for free! For more info visit nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.
Fri-Sun 25-27 Moab April Action Car Show - Celebrating our 22nd year. There will be a rod run to Dead Horse State Park on Friday, Saturday is the big show, and Sunday features a second Rod Run. For more info visit moabaprilaction.moab21.com.
May 2014 2014
Thu-Sun 1-4 Moab Photography Symposium - The Moab Photography Symposium is an annual gathering of photography enthusiasts who gather to hear feature presentations, attend workshops and celebrate the joy of photography all in the beautiful area surrounding Moab. The event is open to the public. Registration is required. The Thursday evening keynote is FREE. If you are looking to grow creatively in photography and are willing to share that experience, then we might just be the place for you! For more info visit moabphotosym.com or call 435-259-4176.
Fri 2 Moab Premiere of DamNation - Join us Friday, May 2nd at 7:00 PM at the Star Hall Theater for this powerful film odyssey across America that explores the sea change in our national attitude from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the growing awareness that our own future is bound to the life and health of our rivers. Dam removal has moved beyond the fictional Monkey Wrench Gang to go mainstream. For more info visit damnationmoab.brownpapertickets.com or call 801-363-4450.
Sat 3 Gran Fondo Moab - A timed road bicycle event held Moab, Utah. Going from the beautiful red rocks along the Colorado River up over the La Sal mountains. The ride is 60 miles with 5500 feet of climbing. Ride it for fun or race your friends! For more info visit granfondomoab.com or call 435-654-8650.
Sat 3 Amasa - A 16.5, 9.5, and 6.5 mile trail running race featuring Amasa Back and Jackson Hole. For more info visit grassrootsevents.net/home/moabs-red-hot-55k-33k or call 719-429-9501.
Sat 3 Run for the Son - This will be the meeting place for the Christian motorcyclists association this year, for Gunnison, Montrose, Grand Junction, Monticello, Dove Creek, Cortez CO. to turn in their fund raised money for the Run For The Son. We will meet fellowship and eat in Moab before returning to our own home towns. For more info visit cmausa.org or call 970-565-7233.
Sat 3 Enduro Cup - Race the Magnificent 7 trail system covering 17.5 miles in four timed stages totaling 6.5 miles with 1,800ft descending and 650ft ascending.Pro, amateur, junior divisions for men and women, register online. For more info visit endurocupmtb.com or call 801-349-4612.
Sat-Sun 3-4 United State Team Roping Spanish Trail Classic - Action starts 9 a.m. daily. On Saturday at Noon, there is the JRs 6 and under, 7-9 and 10-12 yr old divisions. Held at Old Spanish Trail Arena, Moab. 3641 S Hwy 191. For more info visit ustrc.com/Calendar/Details.asp?ID=10887 or call 254-968-0002.
Wed-Sat 14-17 Discount Tire Rally on the Rocks - We offer trails for the beginner with incredible scenery and vistas, to the most challenging and demanding that will be sure to test driver and machine. Each day we have numerous guided, utv friendly, trails planned throughout the Moab area. Many including casual scenic routes and demanding technical routes for the most experienced operators. For more info visit rallyontherocks.com or call 435-851-3637.
Fri-Sun 16-18 Willys Overland Rally - Celebrating 5 Years. Join Willys owners from all over the country to celebrate the American Classic - The Willys Overland Station Wagon and Truck! Show and Shine, BBQ, and a Raffle. For more info visit willysrally.com or call 702-622-5688.
Sat 17 Back of Beyond SUP Race - Starting 29 miles from Moab on Highway 128 at historic Dewey Bridge, Back of Beyond SUP Race follows the Colorado River through the spectacular red rock canyons of Southeastern Utah and past some of the world's most breathtaking scenery – through Moab's 'Postcard Alley' and into Utah's own 'back of beyond'. The race will finish 7 miles down river at Hittle Bottom Campground with music, food and fun for racers and spectators alike. For more info visit backofbeyondsup.com or call 435-210-4665.
Sun-Mon* 18-26 goneMOAB - goneMOAB is the premier Nissan offroad and outdoor experience event. goneMOAB takes place every year in Moab, UT and this will be our 13th year! goneMOAB was started in 2002 as a way for Nissan truck and SUV owners to experience some of the best 4-wheeling in the world. In addition to great trail rides you will have the opportunity to experience everything that the amazing Red Rock area of Moab has to offer. For more info visit gonemoab.com or call 501-205-9366.
Thu 22 Free Movie: Gloria - Presented by the Grand County Public Library and the Utah Film Center: The winner of 10 awards, GLORIA is set in Santiago, Chile and centers on Gloria, a newly-single, free-spirited middle-aged woman, and the realities of her whirlwind relationship with a former naval officer whom she meets out in the clubs. Suffused with wit, warmth and humor, GLORIA is a sure crowd-pleaser. Free! 7 pm at Star Hall (159 E. Center St) - For more info call the library @ 435-259-1111 or go to www.moablibrary.org.
Sat-Sun 24-25 Moab Arts-Beer-Wine Festival - 21 year old arts festival is adding a beer and wine festival partner for 2014. Live music, beer and wine tastings, over 100 quality artists displaying their art and cultural entertainment for all ages. Free admission at a beautiful shaded city park. For more info visit moabartsfestival.org or call 435-259-8431.
Mon 26 Holiday: Memorial Day
Thu-Sat 29-31 Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo - PRCA Rodeo - Over 50 years of rodeo tradition in Moab. For more info visit moabcanyonlandsrodeo.com or call 435-259-4852.
Thu-Sat 29-31 Moab Wild West MOABA (Most Outstanding Annual Bicycle Adventure) - A spectacular 3-day road bike ride with high adventure options of a river raft ride, a "Canyon By Night Boat Ride," and a mountain bike tour. For more info visit moabmoaba.com or call (801) 654-1144.
June 2014 2014
Fri 6 Arches National Park Quarter Launch and Coin Exchange - The United States Mint will commemorate the release of the 23rd coin in the America the Beautiful Quarters(R) Program at the Arches National Park Visitor Center in Moab. Coin exchange begins immediately following the quarter launch event. Event begins at 9 a.m. For more info visit usmint.gov/pressroom/?action=events or call 202-354-7227.
Fri-Sat 6-7 Thelma & Louise Half Marathon - It'll be a wild ride - run with your best friend, your mom, your daughter, or new friends through the intense, gorgeous landscape of the outlaw heroines' journey. The 3rd annual Thelma & Louise Women's Half Marathon will inspire, challenge and give back. Proceeds go to two organizations that support women and girls: Girls on the Run and Seekhaven Family Crisis Center. For more info visit moabhalfmarathon.com/tlhm/index.cfm or call 435-259-4525.
Fri-Sat 6-7 Utah Ground Water Association Summer Retreat - join the Utah Ground Water Association at the Moab Valley Inn for a Professional Education Day & Summer Retreat. There will be 6 hours of CEUs possible. Pre paid membership and registration required. For more info visit utahgroundwater.org or call 385-234-3809.
Sat 7 Flock Together a fundraiser to benefit Second Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation - Daytime event: 10 AM - 1 PM at Youth Garden Project, Moab. Info Booths, Student art exhibit, Kids activities, music. Fun for the whole family. Evening-time event: 6 - 9 PM at Eddie McStiff's, Moab. Live music and silent auction with art and other nice goodies donated by local and out of town artists and businesses. For more info visit wildliferehabilitationinutah.blogspot.com or call 435-650-3441.
Sat-Sun 7-8 Red Rock Circuit - AQHA, UQHA approved horse show with open all breed classes. For more info visit moabhorseshow.org or call 435-259-8240.
Fri-Sat 13-14 Rockwell Relay: Moab to St. George - Moab to St. George is taking three of your friends and bicycle non-stop from Moab to St. George. One teammate in the saddle at all times makes for a "never forget" experience. The course will follow the scenic backroads of southern Utah, traveling through two national parks and Utah's most beautiful landscapes. Covering 530 miles of majestic beauty, it will test your mind, body, and soul. For more info visit rockwellrelay.com or call 801-643-4673.
Sun-Sat 15-21 Gemini Events Desert RATS - Racers will run from Grand Junction, Colorado to world famous Moab, Utah along the beautiful 148-mile Kokopelli Trail. Distances will range from 9 and 50 miles per day. This is a grueling event that will challenge the most seasoned athletes, yet it is designed so that less experienced ultrarunners can train for and successfully complete the course. For more info visit geminiadventures.com or call 303-249-1112.
Mon-Sat 23-28 Annual Summer Interdisciplinary Conference - The Annual Summer Interdisciplinary Conference (ASIC) runs for six days. The subject of the conference is quite general but spans the general field of Cognitive Science and modeling and computational approaches. Poster presentations and lectures to be held at Moab Valley Inn. Pre-registration required. For more info visit cogs.indiana.edu/asic/2014/index.shtml or call 812-855-4972.
Thu 26 Free Film: Maidentrip - Presented by the Grand County Public Library and the Utah Film Center, MAIDENTRIP tells the amazing story of 14-year-old Laura Dekker who sets out on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to become the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. Free! 7 pm at Star Hall (159 E. Center St.) - For more info call the library @ 435-259-1111.
Sat 28 Dawg Days of Summer BBQ & Silent Auction - Join us Saturday June 28 from 5:00-8:00 at Old City Park for our Annual Dawg Days of Summer BBQ & Silent Auction Benefit for the Humane Society of Moab Valley. Relax and enjoy the tunes of local musicians while treating your taste buds to a delicious backyard BBQ. Yyou won't want to resist bidding on the many luxury gift items at our silent auction! For tickets or more info visit moabpets.org or call (435) 259-4862.
July 2014 2014
Fri 4 Holiday: Independence Day
Fri 4 4th of July Celebration in the Park - Fun filled day of music, food and activities, Free Swim starting at 1pm at the Aquatic Center Watermelon eating contest and much more. For more info visit moabchamber.com or call 435-259-7814.
Sat 5 Moab's Alpine to Slickrock 50 Mile - First conceived in 2004, the MAS 50 is the event that brought attention to Moab's trail running scene. Alpine to Slickrock says it all, where else can you cross three mountain passes at or over 11,000 ft. and finish on beautiful slickrock terrain? The MAS 50 is an ultra that will leave even the most seasoned runner wishing he had trained harder! Past runners have even referred to this race as a "mini Hardrock!" For more info visit grassrootsevents.net or call 719-429-9501.
Thu 17 Free Film: The Rocket - Presented by Grand County Public Library and the Utah Film Center, The Rocket tells the story of a boy who, though believed to bring bad luck, leads his family through Laos to find a new home. After a calamity-filled journey through a land scarred by war, the boy builds a giant rocket to prove he's not cursed and to enter the most lucrative but dangerous competition of the year: the Rocket Festival. 26 awards! 7 pm at Star Hall 159 E. Center St. For more info call 435-259-1111.
Thu 24 Museum of Moab Ice Cream Social - Ice Cream Social on the Museum lawn, a chance to relax and enjoy the shade and dessert. For more info visit moabmuseum.org or call 435-259-7985.
Wed 30 Dinosaurs of the Dawn: Uncovering Fauna of the Late Cretaceous Lecture - On July 30 at 6 pm in the Moab Information Center, Lindsay Zanno will present "Dinosaurs of the Dawn: Uncovering the Founding Fauna of the Late Cretaceous," describing her work in the San Rafael Swell. Dr. Zanno is Director of the Paleontology & Geology Research Lab at NC Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh and Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at North Carolina State University. For more info visit utahpaleo.org/ or call 435-259-2179.
August 2014 2014
Sat 2 Canyonlands 50th Celebration Event: Delicate Stitchers Quilt Guild - Impressions of Canyonlands Exhibit at the Museum of Moab (118 E Center St). The reception will be from 6-9 p.m. For more info call 435-259-0108.
Thu 7 What's Frail on the Trail? Ranger Program at Dead Horse Point State Park - While hiking in Dead Horse Point State Park, visitors will often see a variety of plants and animals. All species on the trails are well adapted to the harsh conditions of the desert, but are usually unable to rebound from human impacts. Join park staff for an one mile guided hike to learn more about how to avoid damaging this unique ecosystem. 9:00am - For more info visit facebook.com/events/611150388998018/ or call 435-259-2614.
Sat 9 An Evening with Jean Rohe, Danny Noveck, and Christopher Layer - Join us for a pre-Festival concert with singer-songwriter Jean Rohe, traditional artist Danny Noveck, and piper Christopher Layer as they present an evening of unique and traditional music. Held at the Aarchway Inn Pavilion at 6:00 pm. Free concert, donations accepted. For more info visit moabmusicfest.org or call 435-259-7003.
Thu 14 What's Frail on the Trail? Ranger program in Dead Horse Point State Park - 9:00am - Meet at the Visitor Center While hiking in Dead Horse Point State Park, visitors will often see a variety of plants and animals. All species on the trails are well adapted to the harsh conditions of the desert, but are usually unable to rebound from human impacts. Join park staff for an one mile guided hike to learn more about how to avoid damaging this unique ecosystem. For more info visit facebook.com/events/663281733756085/ or call 435-259-2614.
Sat 23 Silent Auction Fund Raiser- Send local teen on an Outward Bound Course - Colorado Outward Bound School (COBS) has partnered with community businesses and supporters to give a local student an opportunity to attend a COBS course. You can participate in making the Outward Bound experience a reality for a local Moab teen. Join us at 6pm on August 23rd at Eddie McStiff's for an evening of fun, food and philanthropy. Bid in the silent auction for your chance to win goods or services donated by local businesses. With outdoor gear and apparel, household goods, certificates for local dining, and guided trips; this wide range of auction entries will entice any bidder! For more info call 435-259-5355.
Sat 23 Moab Roller Derby Summer Showdown - Don't miss Moab Roller Derby's next home bout! MRD and friends take on the Ladies of the Lake at 6pm ('doors' at 5) out at their new venue - the Old Spanish Trail Arena outdoor pavilion. Tickets are$5 + kids are free! For more info visit moabrollerderby.com or call 435-260-2034.
Sat 23 Big Mountain Enduro Moab - This single-day Big Mountain Enduro stop will combine over 7,500 feet of descending over the course of three stages and will navigate through various climate zones as riders wind their way down from Burro Pass through Hazard County, Kokopelli, UPS, LPS and Porcupine Rim trails. This premier event will serve as the final points race for the 2014 Big Mountain Enduro. The Big Mountain Enduro is conducted on Public Lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and USDA Forest Service. For more info visit bigmountainenduro.com or call 303-551-4813.
Sat 23 Night Life on the Wing - Ranger Program in Dead Horse Point State Park - 8:00-900pm - Learn the truth behind the nocturnal life of bats, discover their vital importance to humans, and watch bats fly overhead. Participants should meet at the visitor center amphitheater. For more info visit facebook.com/events/595162690603233/ or call 435-259-2614.
Sat 23 StarGazing Island in the Sky Canyonlands - Rangers from the Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands will be teaming up with rangers from Dead Horse Point State Park to introduce visitors to the wonders of the night sky. August 23rd at 8:30 PM gather at the ISKY Visitor Center. An interpretive program will be followed by star gazing and telescope viewing. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on, warm clothes, and a flashlight with a red filter (if you have one). Programs will take place rain or "shine". For more info visit nps.gov/cany/planyourvisit/stargazing.htm or call 435-259-4712.
Sat 23 Family Movie Night at the Moab Information Center - Family Movie Night at the Moab Information Center @t 7:45 pm - Rio Grande - All movies are part of the "Made in Moab" collection. Enjoy an incredible outdoor movie experience in the heart of Moab. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. Admission is free and fun for the whole family! For more info visit cnha.org or call 435-259-6003 x 112.
Mon 25 Free National Park Entrance Day (National Park Service Birthday) - Visit all national parks, including Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, for free! For more info visit nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.
Thu-Sat 28-30 2014 Utah State H.O.G. Rally - State H.O.G. Rallies are a Harley-Davidson Motor Company event. There is a strong sense of camaraderie between Harley riders and H.O.G. members. The State Rally program offers another opportunity for H.O.G. members to celebrate Harley-Davidson® motorcycle ownership by gathering to enjoy each other's road stories and ride together. We also will choose a local charity to support during our event. Local residents are encouraged to participate as spectators at our events, including our bike games, our bike show and our bikini bike wash. For more info visit utstatehogrally.com or call 385-414-8048.
Thu-Mon 8/28-9/8 Moab Music Festival - The award-winning Moab Music Festival brings world-class musicians to stunning red rock venues around Moab, Utah for a feast of chamber music, jazz, and traditional music concerts. We call it "music in concert with the landscape," celebrating old and new chamber music, jazz with a Latin flavor, and traditional music from around the globe. For more info visit moabmusicfest.org or call 435-259-7003.
Sat 30 Life of Extremes - Ranger Program in Dead Horse Point State Park - 8:00-9:00am -Living on the Colorado Plateau forces plants and animals to adjust to extremes in weather, temperature and the ebb-and-flow of water, or die. Join park staff on a 1 mile moderately-easy guided hike and examine the intricacies of life on the plateau. Participants should bring plenty of water, hiking boots, cameras and meet at the visitor center front patio. For more info visit facebook.com/events/266709926867256/ or call 435-259-2614.
Sat-Sun 30-31 Moab Artists' Studio Tour - Visitors will be able to visit 15 working Moab artists in their studios. Details are available at the web site or at Gallery Moab, 87 North Main Street, Moab. For more info visit moabstudiotour.com or call 435-259-6447.
September 2014 2014
Thu-Mon 8/28-9/8 Moab Music Festival - Continued
Mon 1 Holiday: Labor Day
Mon 1 Canyonlands 50th Celebration Event: Moab Music Festival - Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Canyonlands - Free Concert at Swanny Park (400 N 100 W) @ 2:00 p.m. For more info call 435-259-0108.
Thu 11 Canyonlands 50th Celebration Events:
Historic Canyonlands Film Festival - Star Hall (159 E Center St) from 7-9pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. Free (donations to the Friends of Arches and Canyonlands Parks gratefully accepted!)
Canyonlands National Park Employee & Alumni Gathering - Grand Center (182 N 500 W) from 9am-2pm.
For more info call 435-259-0108.
Fri 12 Canyonlands 50th Celebration Event: Commemorative Ceremony and Dinner - Needles District, Canyonlands National Park from 3-8pm. Free for everyone! There will be guest speakers, a tribute to Bates Wilson,a cowboy dinner, and campfire interpretative talks. RSVP at canyonlands50.org 
Sat 13 Canyonlands 50th Celebration Events:
• Community Picnic in the Park with Canyonlands National Park Employees, Alumni, and You! - Meet former park service rangers, listen to stories, dutch oven demonstration, music and more. Old City Park, Moab, 11am-4pm. Food available for purchase or BYO. Fun for all!
• Historic Canyonlands Film Festival - Star Hall (159 E Center St) from 7-9pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. Free (donations to the Friends of Arches and Canyonlands Parks gratefully accepted!)
Sat 13 Outdoor Family Movie Night at the Moab Information Center - Family Movie Night at the Moab Information Center @ 7:40 pm - Rio Conchos - All movies are part of the "Made in Moab" collection. Enjoy an incredible outdoor movie experience in the heart of Moab. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. Admission is free and fun for the whole family! For more info visit cnha.org or call 435-259-6003 x 112.
Sat 13 Moab Artwalk - Come join fellow art lovers in an evening of open galleries and special exhibitions of locally made art. Meet the artists, talk art and share your appreciation for the fine talent Moab has to offer. Galleries and shops open late with refreshments and lively entertainment 6-9pm. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-4912.
Tue-Sat 16-20 Land Rover National Rally - This National Land Rover event is for avid "Rover" enthusiast and is held every other year in beautiful Moab, UT. Explore the 4x4 trails of the desert southwest with fellow Land Rover lovers. The weeks events begin with registration, trail runs on the 17,18th and 20th. Work project and Vendor Day are held on Friday the 19th. The finale Banquet is held on Saturday the 20th. Registration is open to the general Land Rover community. Sponsored by the Solihull Society. For more info visit landrovernationalrally.org or call 303-929-5058.
Thu 18 Burt's Buzz - Free Film: The Grand County Public Library and The Utah Film Center present Burt's Buzz. Humorous, authentic and compelling, this film is a journey into the remarkable double life of Burt Shavitz- a reclusive beekeeper who reluctantly became one of the world's most recognizable brand identities-that of Burt's Bees natural skin care. Burt's Buzz is a fascinating portrait of a singular personality who refuses to conform. 7 pm @ Star Hall (159 E Center St) - For more info visit moablibrary.org or call 435-259-1111.
Fri-Tue 19-23 Moab International Film Festival - Our purpose is to showcase stellar independent films of cultural and educational value for film-goers to enjoy. We aim to share uniquely powerful stories, concepts, and ideas from around the world. In addition, we seek to further independent films which have a positive effect on society. For more info visit moabfilmfestival.org or call 435-261-2393.
Sat 20 Moab Century Tour - Landscape Worth Training For! Canyons, River, Mountains - Utah's most scenic road cycling routes with 40, 65, and 100 mile options with route elevations from 220' to 5500'. Fabulous roads, cycling icons, delicious food, support vehicles, water and food stations, and cheery volunteers. Come on out and have some fun! For more info visit skinnytireevents.com or call 435-260-8889.
Sat 20 Steven Rushingwind Canyon River Concert - Steven Rushingwind, award winning Native American Flute Player, will perform on a Canyonlands by Night and Day cruise boat up into the Canyons along the Colorado River on Saturday. At 11:30am it's meet and greet social, cocktails available. Boat departs at noon and returns at 2pm with lunch served. It's a magical experience you won't want to miss. Cost is $75. Call to book. For more info click here or call 800-394-9978.
Mon-Sun 22-28 Moab Pride Festival - The Moab Pride Festival and Moab Gay Adventure week is a week long celebration of adventure, awareness and acceptance. Throughout the festival Moab Pride seeks to contribute to the overall health & well-being of the Moab GLBTQ community & beyond. We accomplish this by raising awareness & offering support through integrative entertaining & educational programs and events for everyone. Engaging & partnering with the whole community to create a more informed public- challenged & delighted by a deeper understanding of individual experiences, ideas & motivations. Come celebrate with us! For more info visit moabpride.org or call 801-792-3426.
Wed-Sun 24-28 11th Annual M.O.A.B. (Mother Of All Boogies) - Come join over 250 skydivers from around the world and also 200 first time tandem jumpers for a 5 day event over beautiful Moab. Two large turbine aircraft will be taking off every 15 minutes with 20+ jumpers, jumping from sunrise to sunset. 13,000' skydives, 60 seconds of freefall and 5-7 minute pararchute ride! Come and see both national parks from over 2 miles high. For more info visit skydivemoab.com or call 435-259-5867.
Thu-Sat 25-27 3rd Annual RedRockin' ATV-UTV Trails Ride - Enjoy 3 days of guided trails, with a “Skills and Thrills” competition after the rides for swag and prizes.  There will be a country concert held on Friday, at 7:30pm, at the Old Spanish Trail Arena.  There will also be vendors, prizes, drawings, new models of Yamaha ATV & UTV's, and on-site demo rides.  For more info visit moabatv-utv.com or call 435-260-9628 / 435-260-8726.
Fri 26 Outdoor Family Movie Night at the Moab Information Center - Family Movie Night at the Moab Information Center @ 7:15 pm - Indiana Jones - All movies are part of the "Made in Moab" collection. Enjoy an incredible outdoor movie experience in the heart of Moab. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. Admission is free and fun for the whole family! For more info visit cnha.org or call 435-259-6003 x 112.
Sat 27 Stargazing Dead Horse Point State Park - On September 27th at 7:30 PM, rangers from the Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands will be teaming up with rangers from Dead Horse Point State Park to introduce visitors to the wonders of the night sky. An interpretive program will be followed by star gazing and telescope viewing. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on, warm clothes, and a flashlight with a red filter (if you have one). Programs will take place rain or "shine". Meet at the Visitor Center of Dead Horse Point State Park, Spt 27, 7:30 PM. For more info visit nps.gov/cany/planyourvisit/stargazing.htm or call 435-259-4712.
Sat 27 Free National Park Entrance Day (National Public Lands Day) - Visit all national parks, including Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, for free! For more info visit nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.
Sat 27 Navajo Rug and Estate Auction - Join R.B. Burnham & Co. for an exciting auction of over 200 quality vintage and contemporary Navajo rugs. Moab Grand Center, 182 North 500 West. Informal rug appraisals start at 9 A.M., Preview 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Auction at 1:00 PM. For more info visit rbburnhamtrading.com/ or call 928-688-2777.
October 2014 2014
Wed-Sun 1-5 Outerbike - Outerbike is a chance for you to test ride next year's bikes and gear on world-class roads and trails in Moab, Utah. For three days, the world's best bike and gear manufacturers will be set up at the Outerbike Expo site. You can walk through and see next year's innovations, pick a bike you'd like to try, and take it for a ride. Repeat as needed :) Your $155 registration fee buys you lunches, shuttled rides, prizes, movies, and entrance to our evening parties! For more info visit outerbike.com/ or call 435 259 8732.
Fri-Sat* 3-11 Plein Air Moab - Plein Air Moab is an 8-day gathering of local and nationally known artists celebrating open air painting in breathtaking environments. PleinAir Moab culminates in competitions, awards and sale of art work. Most events are free and open to the public. For more info visit pleinairmoab.com or call 435-259-6272.
Sat-Sun 4-5 Adventure Xstream Series Finale - 30hr Adventure Race - Adventure Xstream Series Finale - The 14th Annual Adventure Xstream Moab Adventure 30hr Finale ends where it began, in Moab. The most exciting and challenging multi-sport races in the country. Solos, teams and 4 person relay divisions will mountain bike, kayak, trail run, and rappel through Moab's magnificent backcountry. For more info visit AXSracing.com or call 970-403-5320.
Thu-Fri 9-10 Dinosaur Festival: Celebrating National Fossil Day with the Moab Information Center (MIC) and the Museum of Moab - At the Moab Information Center (MIC), on Oct. 9 at 6 p.m., paleontologist ReBecca Hunt-Foster presents "Walking in Their Foot Steps: Fossil Tracks of Grand County". On Oct. 10th visit the MIC and the Museum of Moab to see dinosaur bones and learn about these amazing animals. From 4:30-6:30 p.m. there will be "dinomite" games, face painting & information tables in the MIC courtyard. Bring a camera and have your photo taken with a velociraptor! Follow the "dinosaur tracks" to the Museum of Moab (1 block away) for more dinosaur fun including "Walking like a Dinosaur"! At 7 p.m., bring the family for an outdoor movie "Walking with Dinosaurs" in the MIC courtyard. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. All events are free but donations are appreciated. To find out more, contact CNHA at (435)-259-6003 x 112, cnha.org or the Museum of Moab @ 435-259-7985. MIC, corner of Main & Center St.; Museum of Moab, 118 E. Center Street.
Thu-Sun 9-12 Autumn in Canyon Country Landscape Photography Workshop - Join local pro photographer Bret Edge for a 3 day landscape photography workshop in the beautiful red rock country around Moab, Utah. We'll photograph sunrises and sunsets, and we'll spend several hours in a classroom helping participants to develop an efficient digital darkroom workflow using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop as well as the fantastic Nik Software plug-ins. For more info visit bretedge.photoshelter.com/#!/p/group-workshops or call 602-571-4170.
Fri-Sun 10-12 55th Annual Moab Rock Gem and Mineral Show - Rock, gem, and mineral sales and display. Vendors, demonstrations, spin tables. Field trips: Sat-Septarian nodules, Sun-Yellow Cat limb casts. Meet at Spanish trail arena @ 8:30am. For more info visit moabrockclub.com or call 435-259-3393.
Sat 11 Moab Artwalk - Come join fellow art lovers in an evening of open galleries and special exhibitions of locally made art. Meet the artists, talk art and share your appreciation for the fine talent Moab has to offer. Galleries and shops open late with refreshments and lively entertainment 6-9pm. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-4912.
Sat 11 Radical Reels - Utah Avalanche Center--Moab and Petzl America are presenting the Banff Mountain Film Festival's Radical Reels. Films will feature the best high-adrenaline mountain sports films entered in the Banff Mountain Festival competition. Grand County High School, 7 PM For more info visit utahavalanchecenter.org or call 435-260-8983.
Sat-Mon 11-13 Moab Rocks - Giddy up and get ready to ride Moab! Long known as one of the world's most iconic mountain biking destinations, Moab has played host to riders from far and wide. In recent years, the Moab mountain biking community has worked tirelessly building epic trails and growing its reputation as a mountain bike Mecca. Moab Rocks takes some of the regions best classic and new routes including Klondike, Porcupine Rim and Mag 7 and combines them into a 3-day masterpiece of xc and timed descents in a fully supported format. For more info visit transrockies.com or call 1-866-373-3376.
Mon 13 Holiday: Columbus Day
Fri 17 Dancing with the Moab Stars - Come to Moab Valley Multicultural Center's first annual Dancing with the Moab Stars fundraiser! Based off the popular TV show, Moab celebrities have been paired with talented local dancers for an entertaining show and fun competition. Purchase tickets at Back of beyond Books, either Wabi Sabi location, or on October 17th at 7:00 in Star Hall. For more info visit moabvalleymulticulturalcenter.org/dancing-with-the-moab-stars.html or call 435-259-5444.
Sat 18 Castle Valley Gourd Festival - The Castle Valley Gourd Festival is a harvest gathering to celebrate the beauty & versatility of hard shelled gourds and gourd art. Set in beautiful Castle Valley on Saturday, October 18th, from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Displays of gourd art and raw gourds, kids booth & face painting, demos, gallery, hands on booth, costumes, silent auction, music, fortune telling, tractor parade & potluck lunch. Join Us! For more info visit gourdfestival.blogspot.com or call 435-259-8508.
Sat 18 Dead Horse 50k & 25k - Dead Horse 50k & 25k was created to feature the Magnificent Seven Trails off Gemini Bridges. The course will challenge you with technical slickrock and sandy washes and has great views of Arches National Park, the La Sal Mountains and the Moab Valley. (25k: 2000 feet of gain/loss, 50k: 3000 feet of gain/loss) For more info visit grassrootsevents.net or call 719-429-9501.
Sat 18 Contra Dance - Contra dance with live music by the Moab Community Dance Band and dance caller Peg Harty at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center, 8pm. No partner or experience needed. If you have never contra danced come to the beginners workshop at 7:30. Benefit for Grand County school music programs. For more info call 516-376-8003.
Sun 19 The Other Half, 13.1 mile race - Stunning redrock and mountain views accompany you along the Colorado River at the 11th annual The Other Half in Moab. Fun aid stations and Taiko drummers are along the course and finisher medals, food, music and microbrews await you at the finish at Sorrel River Ranch Resort. For more info visit moabhalfmarathon.com or call 435-259-4525.
Thu-Sun 23-26 Moab Ho Down Mountain Bike and Film Festival 9th Annual - Mountain bike fundraising, racing, riding, dirt jumping, and partying extravaganza. Mountain bike movies, women's skills camps, enduro racing, jump jam and raffles. Amazing prizes and the most fun you can have on two wheels! For more info visit moabhodown.com or call 435-259-4688.
Sat 25 Night Sky StarGazing Island in the Sky - Rangers from the Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands will be teaming up with rangers from Dead Horse Point State Park to introduce visitors to the wonders of the night sky. October 25th at 7:00 PM gather at the ISKY Visitor Center. An interpretive program will be followed by star gazing and telescope viewing. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on, warm clothes, and a flashlight with a red filter (if you have one). Programs will take place rain or "shine". For more info visit nps.gov/cany/planyourvisit/stargazing.htm or call 435-259-4712.
Sat 25 Pumpkin Chuckin' Festival - The Pumpkin Chuckin' Festival is Moab's quirky fun fall festival! There's something for everyone from live bluegrass music, kids activities, pie-eating contests, and of course, trebuchets, catapults, and slingshots launching pumpkins through the sky! For more info visit youthgardenproject.org/pumpkinchuckin or call 435-259-2326.
Sat 25 Zombi 5k - The third annual Zombi 5k takes place along Millcreek Parkway in Moab. Choose to be a runner or Zombie in this dusk run with obstacles. Runners get a belt with two life tags and zombies try and take those lives. Register at zombi5k.com or call 435-260-0366 for more info.
Sun 10/25-26 & 11/1 6th Annual Moab River Redezvous - Come join this outstanding educational and social gathering that celebrates river running, area history and outdoor films. The 3 days are over two weekends and feature a service project in the LaSal Mountains, a Fall float on the Colorado River, regional expert presenters and an evening film festival. For more information visit moabriverrendezvous.com or call 435-259-7733 or 866-202-1847 (toll free).
Wed 29 Wrenched - Free Screening! The Grand County Public Library and the Utah Film Center present Wrenched. How far are we willing to go in defense of wilderness? Wrenched explores this question through the life and work of Edward Abbey, whose anarchistic spirit and riotous novels influenced and helped guide the nascent environmental movement of the 1970s and '80s. Join us for a post-film discussion with director M.L. Lincoln. 7 pm @ Star Hall 159 E. Center St. For more info visit moablibrary.org or call 435-259-1111.
November 2014 2014
Sat 1 Communit Rebuilds Fundraiser Scavenger Hunt - Community Rebuilds is organizing a Fundraiser Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, November 1st from 1 to 4 p.m. in downtown Moab! There will be 10 teams who will navigate through the city landscape of Moab to visit each spot (participating business). Contact us if you are interested in registering a team or becoming a sponsor. Info on amazing prizes coming soon! All proceeds from this fundraiser event will to go the fulfillment of our mission to build energy efficient housing, provide education on sustainability, and improve the housing conditions of the workforce through an affordable program. For more info visit communityrebuilds.org or call (650) 703-8563.
Sun-Fri 2-7 Moab Folk Camp - Experience a community of music and song in the spectacular red rock country of southeastern Utah. We offer a supportive environment where adults can experience the joy of making music and learning new skills in a caring environment. Classes in guitar, banjo, songwriting, voice, hand drum, mandolin, painting and photography. For more info visit moabfolkcamp.com or call 603-731-3240.
Wed-Sat 5-8 Moab Senior Games - To improve the quality of life for adults ages 50+ by providing athletic competition and social opportunities that promote a healthy and active lifestyle. For more info visit moabseniorgames.com or call 435-260-0161.
Fri-Sun 7-9 Moab Folk Festival - The Moab Folk Festival is a 3-day music event with 12 performers, workshops, local educational outreach, and art vendors. For more info visit moabfolkfestival.com or call 435-259-3198.
Fri-Sun 7-9 Moab Celtic Festival "Scots On The Rocks" - Utah's newest celtic festival will be held at the Old Spanish Trail Arena. Throughout the weekend there will be pipe bands, highland dancing, heavy altheltics, clans and various vendors. Everyone of celtic heritage and those who want to be, are encouraged to come out and have fun. Times and schedule of events will be available soon, so stay tuned. For more info visit moabcelticfestival.org or call 435-210-0080.
Sat 8 Moab Trail Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, and Adventure 5k - Trail Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, and Adventure 5k featuring the scenic and unique landscape of the Kane Creek corridor of Moab Utah. This is the 2014 Trail Marathon National Championships. For more info visit moabtrailmarathon.com or call 970-389-4838.
Sat 8 Moab Artwalk - Come join fellow art lovers in an evening of open galleries and special exhibitions of locally made art. Meet the artists, talk art and share your appreciation for the fine talent Moab has to offer. Galleries and shops open late with refreshments and lively entertainment 6-9pm. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-4912.
Tue 11 Holiday: Veterans Day
Tue 11 Free National Park Entrance Day (Veterans Day) - Visit all national parks, including Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, for free! For more info visit nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.
Thur 20 Grand Budapest Hotel - Free Film: The Grand County Public Library and the Utah Film Center present GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL This film recounts the adventures of Gustave H., a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune. This critically-acclaimed film from director Wes Anderson features a star-studded cast and is considered to be one of his best films to-date. 7 pm Star Hall 159 E. Center St. For more info visit moablibrary.org or call 435-259-1111.
Sat 22 20th Annual Moab Turkey Trot - 5K fun run ($10 pre-reg, $15 day-of reg) and 1K Kids run ($3 day-of reg only). Dogs and strollers welcome! For more info visit moabrecreation.org or call 435-259-2255.
Thu 27 Holiday: Thanksgiving Day
December 2014 2014
Fri 5 Moab City Tree Lighting - Live music with local choir and bands,Santa,cookies and hot cocoa - provided by Zions Bank and Moab Chamber of Commerce. Swanney Park, 400 North, 100 West, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. For more info visit moabchamber.com or call 435-259-7814.
Fri-Sat 5-6 Gift Fair - Moab's primier gift fair, with 38 booth featuring local artists and artisans. Along with other items. Food will be available, Verleen's famous sticky buns, Navajo Tacos and Frito pies.  Friday hours are 4-8 pm and Saturday are 9 am until 3 pm.  For more info visit grandcountyutah.net/696/Holiday-Gift-Fair or call 435-259-6623.
Fri-Sat 5-6 MARC Holiday Art & Craft Fair - The MARC Holiday Art & Craft Fair is a marketplace for all things handmade, homemade, original, and unique. Held annually in early December, it is a local shoppers mecca for holiday gifts. Vendor applications are released in August and booth space runs from $25 - $100, depending on size of booth. Shopping hours: Friday night from 4-8pm and Saturday from 10am - 5pm. For more info visit moabmarc.com or call 435-259-6272.
Sat 6 Electric Light Parade - Christmas Electric Light Parade Begins at dark on Main Street. For more info visit moabchamber.com or call 435-259-7814.
Sat 6 Winter Sun 10K - A fast course, great raffle prizes and delicious finish food make the 32nd annual Winter Sun 10K a good reason to visit Moab when the air is crisp and the skies are blue and sunny. For more info visit moabhalfmarathon.com or call 435-259-4525.
Thu 25 Holiday: Christmas

 

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