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…
Thursday, August 15, 2019
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.
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Hopi dancers; presentations on water issues, climate change and public lands; films about nearby rivers; and artwork inspired by John Wesley Powell’s 1869 expedition of the Colorado and Green rivers are being highlighted at a symposium in Moab on June 22 and 23.
The Carbondale, Colorado-based band Let Them Roar will introduce its new song “I See My Light” when the group performs a free show in Moab on Sunday, June 23.
Thursday, June 13, 2019
While there’s no longer a Moab Farmers Market, at least for now, you can still buy fresh, locally-grown produce directly from the farmer through the Produce Stand Collective, which meets at the Youth Garden Project patio, 530 S. 400 East, on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
You can learn to create a food forest, whether it be on a small scale in your own backyard, on an acre of land or at an existing orchard you’d like to make healthier and more productive.
Thursday, June 06, 2019
A Wyoming-based company called Wildland Adventures has begun its first season of the Wilderness Adventures Leadership Institute (WALI), a 42 day course for future outdoor youth guides and leaders. Students from all over the country arrived at the Salt Lake City airport on June 1, and they wi…
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Moab may not be the cow town it used to be, you can still watch courageous cowboys and cowgirls riding bulls, roping calves, or wrestling steers at the Canyonlands PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) Rodeo. The rodeo is an annual Moab tradition for more than half a century.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Moab residents may want to consider staying in town Memorial Day weekend with something as fun as the Moab Arts Festival taking place on Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Cathy O’Connor and Katie Boone are as delightful as the Desert Thread yarn shop the two sisters opened in 2006. The shop’s door is often open to the sidewalk, beckoning locals and out-of-towners alike, including tourists visiting the Moab Information Center across the street.
Zipping over off-road trails from Tuesday, May 14, through Saturday, May 18, UTV and side-by-side enthusiasts from all over the country will be participating at Discount Tire Rally on the Rocks.
Thursday, May 09, 2019
Thursday, May 02, 2019
Modeled after Italian Gran Fondo events, the Gran Fondo Moab is back this year to take riders from Swanny City Park to Castle Valley, the La Sal Mountains and Old City Park.