The Castle Valley Gourd Festival parade is like a lot of others: music, floats on trailers, and community members riding bikes, tractors and lawnmowers. But at the front of this parade struts “Gordy,” the parade marshal, decked out in a gourd costume designed by festival founders years ago.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
If you’ve ever wondered what’s going on with that field of dirt at the Mayberry Native Plant Propagation Center, come to the open house on Saturday, Oct. 19. You’ll have the rare chance to learn how workers are growing two acres of cryptobiotic soil as an experiment and for possible use in r…
Thursday, October 03, 2019
“Heidi is this lovely, petite woman who is tough as nails, the epitome of an old cow-woman,” Victoria Fugit, Moab Museum’s event coordinator, said of Heidi Redd, former owner of Dugout Ranch.
“The Red Rock Arts Festival started with plein air painting, and now we’re expanding to include all different types of art as well,” said Makeda Barkley, assistant director of the Moab Arts and Recreation Center (MARC).
Thursday, September 26, 2019
At the John Wesley Powell River History Museum in Green River, there’s a hall of fame lined with photos of river runners surrounded by whitewater and stories of men and women who have run the region’s wild rivers.
Movie fans can support two good causes while enjoying adventurous short films when they attend the Banff Mountain Film Festival Tour when it arrives in Moab on Saturday, Oct. 5, and Sunday, Oct. 6.
There’s something new in the air in Moab, and it smells like chicken. Fried chicken and donuts, that is. Moab’s newest restaurant venture, Doughbird, has officially opened after many months of anticipation.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Anna Arsic will be sharing the results of her thesis research with the public during her free lecture titled “Exploring the Impacts of Student Participation in Canyon Country Outdoor Education,” on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. at the Moab Information Center.
A highlight of the season in southeastern Utah, Green River Melon Days takes place on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20 and Sept. 21 in Green River.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Building on years of conversation in Moab, the Resiliency Hub is hosting a visioning session on what creative reuse can look like in Moab. The public is welcome to attend the visioning session on Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Moab Community Recycling Center, 1000 Sand Flats Road
Hike with local geologists and learn why the rocks are red. Watch a film that explores the night skies and learn how the threat of artificial light can impact our community.
Enjoy a slice of “harvest pizza” made from fresh vegetables grown just feet from your table. Or perhaps you make fabulous jam or pickles? Maybe, even, you’ve grown a huge rutabaga in your garden this year?
During Mike and Jenny Fiebig’s five-month journey rowing their dory the length of the Colorado River, they almost capsized in Cataract Canyon and in the Grand Canyon.
Thursday, September 05, 2019
From backyard sheds to the corners of the kitchens, the Moab Artists Studio Tour takes visitors into the private creative spaces of local artists.
Enjoy a free day floating the Colorado River while helping to remove trash from its water and shores during the Colorado River “Daily” Clean-up on Saturday, Sept. 7.
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Huseyin Deniz and his wife, Muserref, have found success in making espresso and sandwiches for the masses of Moab. What might be a surprise is that they do it all out of a tiny green trailer parked next to the Canyonlands Trading Post, 83 S. Main St, from 8 a.m. until 7 p,m. daily.
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Enjoy the perfect acoustics of a red rock cavern along the Colorado River shore. Hike to secret locations to hear exquisite classical music. See world-class musicians in small, intimate venues and private homes surrounding Moab.
Proper nutrition and a full stomach are mandatory for successful learning. Now that the school year is in full swing, Moab children can wrap up a day at school and prepare for evening study by first enjoying a delicious, nutritious and free meal at the Grand County Public Library.
Thursday, August 15, 2019
The corner of 100 West and Williams Way has undergone quite a transformation recently as the Hoodoo Moab, Curio Collection by Hilton—billed as Moab’s first four diamond-rated hotel—has neared completion, landscaping has gone in, and the Josie Wyatt’s Grille housed within the Hoodoo has opene…
Freelance writer Christopher Ketcham passed through Moab recently, touring Utah and Colorado to promote his new book, “This Land: How Cowboys, Capitalism, and Corruption are Ruining the American West.”
For many people, particularly those who live in urban areas, a visit to Dead Horse Point State Park is their first time seeing the Milky Way.
Thursday, August 08, 2019
A dose of nature can help heal what ails you. That’s the message from a book titled “The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative” by Florence Williams.
If you attended a free concert at Swanny City Park recently, you may have noticed a group of dancers thoroughly enjoying themselves while swinging to the live music. Well, you can learn the steps, too.
Thursday, August 01, 2019
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Skate Moab, a community-focused skate collective founded by five women who met playing roller derby, is hosting a skate night — a pop-up roller rink — on Friday, July 26.
Thursday, July 18, 2019
While on a work trip to Las Vegas four years ago, Moab resident Jake Zufelt attended an escape room and immediately became hooked. He returned home and said, “That’s the coolest thing, ever. I’m going to open one,” recalled his wife, Jamie.
While they are part-time soldiers ever-ready to provide security and support during state emergencies, their military mission is to perform music. The 23rd Army Band of the Utah National Guard will play a wide range of songs when they perform for the Moab Free Concert Series at Swanny City P…
Thursday, July 11, 2019
This weekend the Moab Golf Club hosts the annual Global Scramble Challenge, a low-key tournament where the focus is on teamwork and fun rather than individual winners.
If you missed hearing Les Poules À Colin — a traditional music band from Quebec — at the Moab Folk Festival last November, you’ll have another chance to catch this great act when the Canadian group returns to perform for the Moab Free Concert Series on Friday, July 12, at Swanny City Park.
Thursday, July 04, 2019
When National Public Radio’s Ken Tucker reviewed Aaron Lee Tasjan’s new album “Karma for Cheap” during a Fresh Air program last fall, he said he was glad to have the CD along on a recent road trip and that the CD was a “keeper.”
Help maintain the gardens at the Youth Garden Project for an hour and a half, then stay for a delicious, home-cooked meal prepared from produce harvested from local gardens. The interactive garden and education nonprofit is hosting Weed ‘N’ Feeds events every other Wednesday, from April thro…
Thursday, June 27, 2019
When we think of the Fourth of July, we often picture large community gatherings, picnics in the park, family games and (of course) fireworks. This year Moab residents can have it all.