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Page numbers refer to the pages in Moab Happenings magazine. It can be downloaded or pick up a paper copy from many businesses in Moab, Salt Lake City or Grand Junction, Colorado.

April Events

Apr 12 Skate Moab- All ages skate party with music and skating fun for the whole family!! Quad and inline skates from tiny youth sizes to men's size 14 available. 6pm–9pm. Suggested donation of $10-$15 per person.Thank you so much for bringing no glass, no dogs and for not smoking, we appreciate you helping us keep this venue!! Old Spanish Trail Arena, South Highway 191, Moab.

Apr 12 Live Music at Spanish Valley Winery- Relax with us at our local winery and enjoy the incredible view. Live music will take place on our back patio overlooking the vineyard. Wine tastings will be available for purchase (21+) and entry for the live music is free. 5-7pm. Explore the tastes of desert wine and meet the friendly locals who have crafted it!

Apr 12 KAFM Radio Room Concert: Dana Cooper $20 in advance, or $25 at the door. Doors open at 6:30 pm, shows start at 7 pm. At 1310 Ute Ave. Grand Junction, Colorado. Info: kafmradio.org. See article pg 8A

Apr 12 Live Music at Red Cliffs Lodge- Darcy Nelson

Apr 12 Live Music: Blu Pig- Big Al & the Heavyweights

Apr 12 Original Night with the Americana sounds of Sand Sheff w/ Sunnie-
7pm Moab Backyard Theater. Free show! Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South

Apr 12–13 Mesas to Monuments Quilt Show Featured artist is Ricky Tims, quilter, pianist, storyteller. 250+ quilts will be on display. Antique bed turnings will be twice daily in the ballroom, 11am and 3pm. We will have two silent auctions (small quilt and large quilt) with “buy-it-now” feature, quilts for sale, twenty vendors offering a variety of products. Ricky's lectures include LocoMotion and 11 Cool Things, Plus Papaw's Choice, both Friday. Grand Junction Convention Center. Admission $7, 12 and under free. Visit www.sunsetslopequilters.com for details and ticket information.

Apr 12-13 Spring Spruce Up- Grand County Trail Mix sponsors a weekend of service and spring cleaning for our trails, trailheads and recreational resources at locations around Moab. Orientation and work assignments on the evening of Apr 12. Dinner and volunteer party Saturday night. See ad pg 3B.

Apr 13 Musical Story Hour- Moab Library Branch will present a special 6-part Pre-K music series! Led by music enthusiasts Kate Clark and Nicole Cornelius, this fun, free series will introduce musical building blocks like rhythm, pitch, tempo and more through stories, songs, games and crafts. At 10:30am. For newborns on up. Presented in partnership with Moab Music Festival with support from the Synergy Company

Apr 13 Wabi Hobby- Craft Fair, Artist Vendors, Live Music, Nonprofit, Education, in the WabiSabi parking lot. 11am–3pm. See ad pg 4A

Apr 13 Live Music at Red Cliffs- Alexa Lash
Apr 13 Magic Show with Rick Boretti- the Four Corners most acclaimed magician. The longest running outdoor magic show in the Southwest! Prepare to laugh be mystified! 7pm Moab Backyard Theater. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South

Apr 13 Live Music at Red Cliffs- Alexa Lash

Apr 13, 14 Live Music: Blu Pig-
Sage & Austin

Apr 14 Live Music at Red Cliffs- Darcy Nelson

Apr 15 Live Music: Blu Pig- Jon Budd

Apr 15–21 Cruise Moab- Toyota Land Cruiser 4×4 event with guided trail runs, vendor showcase, Friday night dinner & raffle. www.cruisemoab.com

Apr 16 Free Documentary: Demon Mineral- Radioactive Pollution Kills. It's Time to Clean up the Mines. Doors at 6:30pm. Screening at 7pm. Panel discussion with director to follow. Star Hall, 159 E Center St. See ad pg 6A

Apr 16 Live Music: Blu Pig- Lost Buffalo

Apr 17 Weed N Feed at the Youth Garden Project- Every other Wednesday from 6-8pm throughout the growing season (no July), come weed with us in the garden for 1-1.5 hours in exchange for a free, garden-fresh meal prepared by volunteer chefs. Meet friends, eat good food, and enjoy a nice evening in the garden!

Apr 17 Bluegrass night with Quicksand Soup- High powered music from one of the Four Corners most legendary bluegrass bands. Free admission. 7pm Moab Backyard Theater Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South. See pg 8A

Apr 17 Live Music: Blu Pig- Community Music Night

Apr 18 Injustice at Home: Looking like the Enemy- The Moab Museum will host this free film screening. This short film features the inspiring stories of people in the Japanese American community, focusing on Japanese Americans during WWII, both inside and outside the evacuation zone, chronicling their struggles and perseverance. 2pm and 6pm. See pg 8B

 

Apr 18, 19 Live Music at Red Cliffs- Dulce

Apr 18 Country Night with Juniper Drive- Honky Tonk with a twist. 7pm Moab Backyard Theater.Free Admission. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South. See pg 8A

Apr 18 Live Music: Blu Pig- Dustin Burley

Apr 18-20 Green River Dirt Bike Rally- Green River Utah (baseball fields on the north end of town). Get your SWAG, and Event Shirt, then stick around and check out our small Vendor Market, Maps of the area, Door Prizes, gear/bike demos and more!
www.greenriverdirtbikerally.com

 

Apr 19 Disaster Preparedness with Jeff Johnson of Be Ready Utah. Emergencies and disasters can strike at unexpected moments. Learn how to make a plan, build a kit and stay informed to better prepare your family and your pets in case of disaster. Together we can make our community stronger and more resilient. Families welcome! Children’s activities provided. 7 PM. Free at the Moab Library Branch | 257 E. Center St. for more info call 435-259-1111 or visit www.moablibrary.org Presented by Grand County Public Library, Grand County Sheriff’s Office and Be Ready Utah.

Apr 19-28 KZMU Spring Radiothon 2024
- The Bight Orange KZMU Tent will be at the Spanish Trail Arena for Free Family Skate Night with Skate Moab from 6pm-8pm. We will have all sorts of special programming and hijinks throughout the week, so check out our programming schedule on our website kzmu.org You can call in to donate 435-259-5968 or visit kzmu.org

Apr 19 Live Music at Spanish Valley Winery- Relax with us at our local winery and enjoy the incredible view. Live music will take place on our back patio overlooking the vineyard. Wine tastings will be available for purchase (21+) and entry for the live music is free. 5-7pm. Explore the tastes of desert wine and meet the friendly locals who have crafted it!

Apr 19 Dallyn Vail Bayles Concert- From the small town of Green River, Utah, Bayles is a professional actor, singer and recording artist. 7pm At San Juan High School Auditorium. Info: dvbayles.com. and utahscanyoncountry.com/dallyn-bayles/

Apr 19 Original Night with the Americana sounds of Sand Sheff w/ Sunnie- 7pm Moab Backyard Theater. Free show! Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South. See pg 8A

Apr 19, 20 Live Music: Blu Pig- Chaz DePaolo

Apr 19, 20, 21 Steel Magnolia- Presented by The Theatre Project at The Art Center of Western Colorado. Info: gjartcenter.org

Apr 20 Community Rebuilds annual Spring Extravaganza- Join us and other community members in celebrating an early Earth Day by shopping gently used construction material, furniture, and various home goods. 9am to 1pm. Community Rebuilds, 150 S 200 E, Moab. Info: communityrebuilds.org/pop-up-restore

Apr 20 Amasa Trail Race- 15K, 25K. Hosted in Moab, Utah, this trail event is hosted on world class trails, next to the mighty Colorado River, with expansive mountain and desert views!
madmooseevents.com

Apr 20 Magic Show with Rick Boretti-
the Four Corners most acclaimed magician. The longest running outdoor magic show in the Southwest! Prepare to laugh be mystified! 7pm Moab Backyard Theater. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South

Apr 20, 21 Live Music at Red Cliffs- Alan Snow

Apr 21 KAFM Radio Room Concert: Dana Cooper Doors open at 6:30 pm, shows start at 7 pm. $20 in advance, or $25 at the door. At 1310 Ute Ave., Grand Junction, Colorado. Info: kafmradio.org. See article pg 8A

Apr 21 Live Music: Blu Pig- Jacob Westfall

Apr 22 Earth Day

Apr 22 Planet Palooza: Earth Day Fun for Everyone! Let's come together to appreciate the beauty of our planet and reaffirm our commitment to preserving it for generations to come. Join us for an inspiring, educational, and fun-filled afternoon. The City of Moab, Canyonlands Solid Waste Authority, and more local organizations will have crafts, games, and valuable information on how we can celebrate and care for our planetary home. 4-6 pm at the MARC, 111 E 100 N. Here's how you can participate: Join us in celebrating and spreading the word: Share this event with your friends, family, and neighbors to encourage widespread participation and support for our planet. Ride a bike or carpool: If possible, we encourage you to ride your bike or catch a ride with a friend! Bring a reusable water bottle: We'll provide water and light refreshments, but remember to bring your water bottle to help reduce waste!

Apr 22 Live Music: Blu Pig- Jon Budd

Apr 23 Live Music: Blu Pig- Lost Buffalo

Apr 24 Moab Museum Annual Membership Gala- Join us for an evening celebration of the Moab Museum community and partner with us to make Museum programming, special events, and exhibitions possible. Community partners such as yourselves help us to introduce locals and traveling guests alike to our region’s cultural and natural history, and the big stories unfolding today across the region. 6pm–8:30pm. The Grand Center, 182 N 500 W, Moab. See pg 8B.

Apr 24 Skate Moab!- Adult Skate Night!! DJ Paris Hinson brings the tunes!! 7–10pm. Old Spanish Trail Arena, South Highway 191, Moab. Quad and inline skates available to use, up to men's size 14! Please respect the venue rules of no glass, no dogs and no smoking, thank you so much!! Suggested donation of $15-$20; thank you so much for helping us make these events possible!!

Apr 24 Bluegrass Night with Quicksand Soup- High powered music from one of the Four Corners most legendary bluegrass bands. Free admission. 7pm. Moab Backyard Theater. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South. See pg 8A

Apr 24 Live Music: Blu Pig- Community Music Night

Apr 25 Rice Cooking Class- Learn how to cook Chinese fried rice, Japanese sushi, and Lao sticky rice using traditional cooking tools and Western alternatives. We will make several dishes to enjoy and demonstrate how they can be easily adapted for the tools in your kitchen. Class is limited to 12 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. 5:30pm @ Moonflower Co-op. Sign up at
bit.ly/riceclass24.

Apr 25 Country Night with Juniper Drive- Honky Tonk Fusion with a twist. 7pm. Moab Backyard Theater. Free Admission. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South. See pg 8A

Apr 25 Live Music: Blu Pig- Rick Gerber

Apr 25, 26 Live Music at Red Cliffs- Dave Mensch

Apr 26 Live Music at Spanish Valley Winery- Relax with us at our local winery and enjoy the incredible view. Live music will take place on our back patio overlooking the vineyard. Wine tastings will be available for purchase (21+) and entry for the live music is free. 5-7pm. Explore the tastes of desert wine and meet the friendly locals who have crafted it!

Apr 26 Skate Moab! Family Friday- Bring the whole family out for some great music and skating fun!! FREE for locals all ages skate night!! 6–8pm, Old Spanish Trail Arena, South Highway 191, Moab. Quad and inline skates available from tiny youth sizes to men's size 14! Thank you so much for respecting the venue rules of no glass, no dogs and no smoking.

Apr 26 Original Night with the Americana sounds of Sand Sheff w/ Sunnie- 7pm Moab Backyard Theater. Free show! Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South

Apr 26 Live Music: Blu Pig- Jim Fish Mountain Country Band

Apr 26 Friday Rod Run- to Green River and Ray's Tavern, as part of the Moab Car Show

Apr 27 Moab Car Show- Beautiful vehicles set in a breath-taking location. The car show presents beautiful antique, unique cars and trucks. You can see hundreds of different brands and styles of vehicles. Free admission for spectators. Swanny City Park. moabcarshow.org. See ad pg 3A

Apr 27 Service Saturday at Arches- Show your love for Arches National Park by helping clean up litter or pull weeds at a popular parking lot or trailhead! All equipment will be provided and all ages and abilities welcome. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Location and other details will be determined one week from the date of event.Each participant will receive a special thank-you item for volunteering time to care for the national park. 9am–10:30am. For more information or to sign up, please contact Sofia Nicholson at sofia_nicholson@nps.gov or 435-719-2214.

Apr 27 The Youth Garden Project's annual Plant Sale Fundraiser!
With over 4000 plant starts (peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, flowers, and more!) to choose from, you'll be sure to find everything you need to grow an amazing 2024 garden. All proceeds go towards YGP's youth and community programming. Breakfast treats, coffee, and YGP merch will also be available for purchase. 9am-1pm; 530 S 400 E. Online sales open after the event closes. Happy planting!

Apr 27 Thelma and Louise- 15K, Half Marathon, Marathon, 50K. Hosted in Moab, Utah, this ladies' trail racing experience runs past Picture Frame Arch and next to the Behind the Rocks Wilderness Study Area. madmooseevents.com

Apr 27 Magic Show with Rick Boretti- the Four Corners most acclaimed magician. The longest running outdoor magic show in the Southwest! Prepare to laugh be mystified! 7pm Moab Backyard Theater. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South

Apr 27, 28 Live Music at Red Cliffs- Broken Arrow

Apr 27 Live Music: Blu Pig- Jim Fish Mountain Country Band

Apr 28 Sunday Rod Run- on Hwy 128 to Red Cliffs Lodge as part of the Moab Car Show

Apr 28 KAFM Radio Room Concert: Kray Van Kirk-
Doors open at 6:30 pm, shows start at 7 pm. $20 in advance, or $25 at the door. At 1310 Ute Ave., Grand Junction, Colorado. Info: kafmradio.org. See article pg 8A

Apr 28 Live Music: Blu Pig- Dave Mensch

Apr 29 Live Music: Blu Pig- Matthew McDaniel

Apr 30 Live Music: Blu Pig- Lost Buffalo

Ongoing Events
Community Reiki (Tuesdays at 9am & Wednesdays at 3pm) Join Crystal at Mindful Movement Moab for a free 30 minute community Reiki Session. Must be a local resident for the session. 76 S Main St Suite 15. Free offering sign up online at
www.mindfulmovementmoab.com

Y12SR-The yoga of 12-Step recovery
(Wednesdays at 5:15pm) Combining the practical tools of the 12-Step program with the ancient wisdom of yoga. Y12SR is a yoga practice followed by a brief group discussion based on the 12-steps. Open to everyone and anyone dealing with their own addictive behavior or affected by the addictive behavior of others. This is an open and inclusive group. All A’s are welcome. Y12SR is NOT a replacement for meetings, sponsor, or a part of the 12-step program. Provided in partnership with @myusara. Located at 76 South 100 West—in the back of Red Rock Bakery. Sign up online at
www.wellnesscollectivemoab.com.

Community Yoga with Wellness Collective (Thursdays 5:15pm). Join the facilitators with Wellness Collective for a 60 minute community yoga class. Class is by donation and you must sign up in advance online at www.wellnesscollectivemoab.com Located at 76 South 100 West—in the back of Red Rock Bakery.

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