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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.

June Events

Jun 29 Summer Harvest Sale- Stock up and save when you shop at Moonflower Co-op during our Summer Harvest Sale! Owners save 15% off any purchase and all customers receive 5% off everything in the store! 8am - 8pm

Jun 29 Weed 'n' Feed- Join us at Youth Garden Project every other Wednesday to help out with weeding in the garden, meet new people, and enjoy a garden-fresh meal prepared by volunteer chefs. 6-8pm, free and open to all ages!

Jun 29 Bluegrass night
with Quicksand Soup. High powered music from one of the Four Corners most legendary bluegrass bands. Free admission. 8pm Moab Backyard Theater Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South

Jun 29 Live Music at Blu Pig
- Community Music Night

Jun 29 Adult Disco Skate Night 18+ at the Old Spanish Trail Arena Pavilion from 7-10 pm. DJ tba, $15 with skate rental, $10 bring your own or off skate entry.

Jun 30 Juniper Drive. Honky Tonk with a twist 8pm Moab Backyard Theater. Free Admission. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South

Jun 30 Live Music at Blu Pig- The Teccas

July Events

Jun 30-Jul 4, 9 Blanding Independence Day Celebration. Many fun events, tournaments, games, films, booths, concerts and fireworks over many days. www.blanding-ut.gov/4th See schedule on pg 4A

Jul 1 Live Music at Blu Pig- The Teccas

Jul 1 Live Music at Moab's Backyard Theater-
RIP Cassette, tickets: $20 locals $10, 7pm, 56 W. 100 South

Jul 2 Independence Day Community Celebration Play at the Park 11am-4pm Games & Family Activities • Volleyball • Watermelon Eating Contest • Donut-on-a-String Eating Contest • Fire Truck Water Spray hourly • Beer Garden • Photo Booth 3-6 p.m. • BINGO 2-4pm • Music by KZMU 1-8pm • Cool Off at the MRAC FREE SWIM 2-6:30pm at the City Pool • Free Movie, 9pm, Guardians of the Galaxy, all at Swanny City Park

Jul 2 La Sal Mountains Butterfly Count- Join us to learn about, and participate in our annual survey of butterflies of the La Sal Mountains. We’ll meet at the Moab Information Center 25 E Center St, Moab at 8:00 AM. The North America Butterfly Association participation fee is $3.00 per person. Join the conversation about butterflies and moths of Southeastern Utah
https://www.facebook.com/groups/S.E.UT.Leps/

Jul 2 Free Movie Moab Summer Film Series: Guardians of the Galaxy- Bring blankets, chairs and water. Popcorn provided. Swanny City Park about 8:30pm. Alcoholic beverages will be sold.

Jul 2 Moonflower Coop Supplement Saturday- Co-op owners, stock up and save on supplements on the first Saturday of every month! All dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, tinctures, medicinal herbs, and other items in this department will be 10% off for co-op owners only. Synergy products will not receive any further discounts. 8am - 8pm

Jul 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Magic Show with Rick Boretti, the Four Corners most acclaimed magician. The only functioning outdoor magic show in the Southwest! Prepare to laugh be mystified! Saturday nights 8pm Moab Backyard Theater. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South. See article pg 8A

Jul 2 Live Music at Blu Pig- Lost Buffalo

Jul 4 Independence Day

Jul 4 Moab Community Fireworks- Tune into 97.1 FM (KCYN) to hear music choreographed to the fireworks. Fireworks will be launched from Lions Back at dusk ~ 9pm. Provided by the City of Moab and Grand County

Jul 5 Live Music at Blu Pig- Lost Buffalo

Jul 5 Live Music at Spitfire- Joey Ganino

Jul 6 Introduction to Reiki Class- Learn the basics of Reiki energy healing in this free Moonflower class taught by certified Reiki Master, yoga instructor, and mindfulness instructor Crystal Bunch of Mindful Movement Moab! Learn what ailments Reiki can heal, what happens during a Reiki session, and more! Free and open to the public. No RSVP required. 7pm at Moonflower Co-op, 39 E 100 N.

Jul 6, 13, 20, 27 Bluegrass night with Quicksand Soup.
High powered music from one of the Four Corners most legendary bluegrass bands. Free admission. 8pm Moab Backyard Theater. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South

Jul 6 Live Music at Blu Pig- Community Music Night

Jul 7, 21 Arts & Ag Market Moab Arts & The City of Moab are hosting the market at Swanny City Park, 400 N 100 W. Peruse local artist's goods, buy fresh and locally grown vegetables from our beloved food producers, and say hello to your neighbors! Friendly reminder that dogs are not allowed at Swanny. 5-8pm/dusk info: 435-259-6272

Jul 7 Moab Information Center Lecture Series presents The Old Colorful Land- with Joel Tuhy. The Colorado Plateau, with Moab at its heart, is a region of great beauty and magnificence that attracts visitors from all over the world. But, beauty and magnificence are not its only attributes. The Colorado Plateau is also a region of oldness and stability. Oldness means being of great age, and stability means not being prone to rapid change, at least when left alone. This presentation looks at how oldness and stability are expressed on the Colorado Plateau. Can he make that interesting? Come see for yourself! 5pm, at the Moab Information Center, Center and Main, Sponsored by Canyonlands Natural History Association (CNHA)

Jul 7, 14, 21, 28 Live Music: Juniper Drive­- Honky Tonk with a twist Thursdays, 8pm Moab Backyard Theater.Free Admission. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South

Jul 7 Live Music at Blu Pig- Two Runner

Jul 8 Moab FREE Concert Series-
Con Brio a San Francisco Bay Area seven-piece that plays energetic soul, psych-rock and R&B that’s as fresh and freethinking as the place they call home, will take the stage. Collectively operated and constantly evolving, Con Brio is a creative hub for some of the Bay Area’s most gifted veteran musicians. As of 2021, Con Brio features singer Sarah Clarke—known for her vocal range and magnetic stage presence—as well as guitarist Benjamin Andrews, keyboardist AJ McKinley, trumpeter Brendan Liu, saxophonist Marcus Stephens, bassist Jonathan Kirchner and drummer Andrew Laubacher. Local Moab band The Nanites is the opening act. 6-9pm at Swanny City Park. See ad pg 8A

Jul 8 Live Music at Blu Pig- Forest Ray

Jul 8 Live Free Music at The Fort- Craig Crippen & Family, 7pm, 550 Black Locust Ave, Bluff

Jul 8 & 9 Canyon Country Stewardship Training- Transform your recreation into stewardship! SUWA’s Stewardship Program works every year to remediate, rehabilitate, and reclaim impacts to the wilderness character of our public lands. Help us accomplish our goals by becoming a part of our Wilderness Stewardship Program in Grand County. Become involved with our public lands monitoring initiative, increase our on-the-ground presence across Utah, and help us directly counter increasing impacts to our wild places. Info: volunteer@suwa.org To Register: suwa.org/apply

Jul 9 Artist Reception at Gallery Moab
for Emberly and Marsha Modine. Meet the artists from 5-8pm, enjoy their art and mingle with other artists and art lovers. A cooperative gallery, offers a wide selection of original art and artisan crafts made by local artists. Many different styles and mediums. 59 South Main, #1

Jul 9 Edible Education for Kids! Calling all young chefs! It’s time to tie on your apron for “Edible Education” just for you! Come be a part of your neighborhood community co-op and learn about healthy foods and basic cooking skills. Let’s measure, mix, and roll together! Join Moonflower’s Datura Deli staff for a fun class series for kids ages 8-11! Free and open to a maximum of 10 participants. 4pm at Moonflower Coop. Sign up at bit.ly/moonflowerkids. 39 E 100 N.

Jul 9, 16, 23, 30 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! Saturdays 8pm Moab Backyard Theater. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South. See article pg 8A

Jul 9 Live Music at Blu Pig- Lost Buffalo

Jul 9 Independence Day Fireworks in Blanding- See article pg 4A

Jul 9, 23 Helper Saturday Vibes is a festive outdoor market where family and friends can shop local artists, enjoy live music, learn about local nonprofits, sample a variety of food trucks, peruse the classic car parking, and bounce around the kids’ activities—all on Helper’s Historic Main Street! 5pm-10:30pm

Jul 11 Grand County Council on Aging meeting will be held at 12:30 at the Grand Center, 182 North 500 West. Questions: 435-201-0209.

Jul 12, Moonflower Co-op 5% Day for Moab Free Concert Series Every second Tuesday of the Month, Moonflower donates 5% of the day’s sales to a local organization that aligns with our mission. This month, Moonflower’s 5% Day will be donated to the Moab Free Concert Series. 8am - 8pm. Join us in supporting the series by shopping the co-op!

Jul 12 Live Music at Blu Pig- Lost Buffalo

Jul 12 Live Music at Spitfire- Joey Ganino

Jul 13 Weed 'n' Feed- Join the Youth Garden Project every other Wednesday to help out with weeding in the garden, meet new people, and enjoy a garden-fresh meal prepared by volunteer chefs. 6-8pm, free and open to all ages! 530 South 400 East

Jul 13, 20, 27 Live Music: Bluegrass Night with Quicksand Soup. High powered music from one of the Four Corners most legendary bluegrass bands. Free admission. 8pm Moab Backyard Theater Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South

Jul 13 Live Music at Blu Pig- Community Music Night

Jul 14 Moab Information Center Lecture Series presents Geology of Canyonlands- with Rhodes Smartt. Have you ever wondered how Canyonlands was formed? National Park ranger and geologist Rhodes Smartt will take us on a journey through the geologic history of Canyonlands National Park. He will discuss the geology of the greater Colorado Plateau area and the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands and how this unique geology led to uranium mining. Join us for an evening of geologic exploration! 5pm at the Moab Information Center, corner of Center and Main, sponsored by Canyonlands Natural History Association (CNHA)

Jul 14, 21, 28 Live Music: Juniper Drive- Honky Tonk with a twist 8pm Moab Backyard Theater. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South

Jul 14 Live Music at Cortez- Music in the Mountains concert series: Join us at the Sunflower Theatre in Cortez for an intimate chamber performance with members of our festival orchestra. musicinthemountains.com/festival-events-schedule/ See ad on pg 5A

Jul 14 Live Music at Hoodoo- Joey Ganino

Jul 15 Friday Family Skate for all ages at the Sun Court by Star Hall. $10 adults, $7 youth and $5 bring your own skates. 6-8pm

Jul 15 Inside Out -Free Movie Moab Summer Film Series- Bring blankets, chairs and water. Popcorn provided. Swanny City Park about 8:30pm

Jul 15-23: Survive & Thrive: A Crash Course in Self-Sufficiency and Sustainability- This week-long course, taught by author and educator Dan Chiras, will provide an overview of numerous aspects of sustainable living and self-sufficiency. Throughout the week, participants will have the opportunity to participate in lectures, group discussions, hands-on workshops, and tours around the Moab community. Community Rebuilds courses offer day, non-residential (local), and residential passes ranging from $100-$1200. To learn more, go to www.communityrebuilds.org/workshopscourses

Jul 15 Live Music at Blu Pig- PJ Moon

Jul 16-17 Golf Tournament- Global Scramble Challenge, mixed. Info: moabgolf@citlink.net, 435-259-6488, Moab Golf Course

Jul 16, 23, 30 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! 8pm Moab Backyard Theater. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South


Jul 16 Live Music at Spitfire- Joey Ganino

Jul 19 Music in the Grapevines- is presenting Wild Flight (contemporary and jazz) in concert at Two Rivers Winery, Grand Junction. Gates open at 6pm, concert at 7pm. Picnics are encouraged. Two Rivers Wine available. Tickets $15 in advance; $20 at gate. Info and advance tickets at artcenterguild.org

Jul 20, 27 Live Music: Bluegrass night with Quicksand Soup. High powered music from one of the Four Corners most legendary bluegrass bands. Free admission. 8pm Moab Backyard Theater Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South


Jul 20 Live Music at Blu Pig- Community Music Night

Jul 21 Sports Physical Clinic- Moab Regional Hospital’s annual low-cost Sports Physical Clinic from 4:00-7:00pm. Physicals are only $25 and all proceeds are donated to GCSD athletic program. Available by appointment only. Call 435-719-5500 to schedule. See ad on pg 8B

Jul 21 Weed 'n' Feed- Join us at Youth Garden Project every other Wednesday to help out with weeding in the garden, meet new people, and enjoy a garden-fresh meal prepared by volunteer chefs. 6-8pm, free and open to all ages!


Jul 21 Arts & Ag Market
Moab Arts & The City of Moab are hosting the market at Swanny City Park. Peruse local artist's goods, buy fresh and locally grown vegetables from our beloved food producers, and say hello to your neighbors! Friendly reminder that dogs are not allowed at Swanny. 5-8pm/dusk info: 435-259-6272


Jul 21 Live Music: Juniper Drive-.Honky Tonk with a twist 8pm Moab Backyard Theater. Free Admission. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South–

Jul 21 3rd Thursdays in Montezuma Park- Chris Arellano concert, food, drinks, vendors, fun. 5-8pm Corner of Market & Montezuma, Cortez. See pg 8A

Jul 22-23 Jam Skate Camp!
from 6-7pm, roller disco from 7-9pm. and on the 23rd Wake and Skate from 9-10am. Pre-registration for attending the class and whole event is 35.00 at skatemoab.com. Those not attending the class can still attend the roller disco or Wake and Skate portions at regular event rates. $10 for adults, $7for youth and $5 bring your own skates. Camping is at the OSTA racetrack and is an additional fee. Dry tent and trailer space available. Old Spanish Trail Arena. Info at facebook.com/skatemoab

Jul 22 Live Music at Moab's Backyard Theater-
Rally & Botanical Animal, tickets: $20 locals $10, 7pm, 56 W. 100 South

Jul 22 Free Live Music at The Fort- Aria Bella, 7pm, 550 Black Locust Ave, Bluff


Jul 22-23 Monticello 2022 Pioneer Days- Fireworks, parade, vendors, and more! Monticello Ballfields. See Facebook Monticello Pioneer Days

Jul 23 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 (Time TBD)! All equipment will be provided and all ages and abilities welcome. 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. For more information or to sign up, please contact Sofia Nicholson at sofia_nicholson@nps.gov or 435-719-2214.

Jul 23 Star Party at Sand Flats Recreation Area
stargazemoab@gmail.com

Jul 23 Edible Education for Kids! Calling all young chefs!
It’s time to tie on your apron for “Edible Education” just for you! Come be a part of your neighborhood community co-op and learn about healthy foods and basic cooking skills. Let’s measure, mix, and roll together! Join Moonflower’s Datura Deli staff for a fun class series for kids ages 8-11! Free and open to a maximum of 10 participants. 4pm at Moonflower Coop. Sign up at bit.ly/moonflowerkids.

Jul 23 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! 8pm Moab Backyard Theater.. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South

Jul 23 Quemando will perform its high-energy, highly danceable salsa and Latin jazz music at Grande River Vineyards in Palisade, Colorado. The outdoor concert is a benefit for Child and Migrant Services (CMS) in Palisade. Tickets are $20 in advance, or $25 at the door. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Concert starts at 7 p.m. For info or to purchase tickets visit: migrantservicesgv.org. See article pg 14A

Jul 23, 30 Live Music
at Stateline Bar and Grill- Bubba Bartosh and the Red Rock Outlaws at Dove Creek, Colorado.

Jul 23 Helper Saturday Vibes is a festive outdoor market where family and friends can shop local artists, enjoy live music, learn about local nonprofits, sample a variety of food trucks, peruse the classic car parking, and bounce around the kids’ activities—all on Helper’s Historic Main Street! 5pm-10:30pm

Jul 24 Pioneer Day Utah State Holiday

Jul 24 Moab Museum Ice Cream Social- The Moab community is invited to attend the Moab Museum's annual Ice Cream Social from 7-9pm on the Museum lawn. There will be free ice cream, friends, neighbors, lawn games, bubbles, music, and lots of fun! 118 E Center St. See ad pg 15A

Jul 24- Aug 1 Community Rebuilds Essentials: How We Build Sustainable, Affordable Homes-
In the past 12 years, we’ve learned a lot about building with sustainability and affordability at the forefront. This crash course will squeeze that knowledge into an action-packed five-day overview, complete with hands-on experiential learning opportunities and a focus on creating community. Topics in this course will include natural building techniques, working with local policies, and living with your home with sustainability and community in mind. Community Rebuilds courses offer day, non-residential (local), and residential passes ranging from $100-$1200. To learn more, go to www.communityrebuilds.org/workshopscourses

Jul 25 Movement for Health and Peace of Mind: Phase 1 Our body holds our stories: In our tissues, our minds, and as imprints on our hearts. These can present as physical pain, the diagnosis of anxiety or depression, or disease. Movement can help us access undigested hurt and emotions and start to process what potentially makes us “sick” otherwise. Join yoga teacher, massage therapist, and life coach Trista Winder for an evening of gentle guided yoga movement, accessing the wisdom of your body, and learning about healing trauma and discovering the myths of mental health. This workshop is free and open to the public. 6:30pm at Moonflower Co-op.

Jul 27 Weed 'n' Feed- Join us at Youth Garden Project every other Wednesday to help out with weeding in the garden, meet new people, and enjoy a garden-fresh meal prepared by volunteer chefs. 6-8pm, free and open to all ages!

Jul 27 Live Music:
Bluegrass night with Quicksand Soup. High powered music from one of the Four Corners most legendary bluegrass bands. Free admission. 8pm Moab Backyard Theater Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South

Jul 27 Skate Moab Adult Skate Night with DJ tba at Old Spanish Trail Arena Pavilion 7-10pm, $15 with rentals and $10 entry or bring your own skates.


Jul 27 Live Music at Blu Pig- Community Music Night


Jul 28 Live Music: Juniper Drive- .Honky Tonk with a twist 8pm Moab Backyard Theater. Free Admission. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South

Jul 28 Live Music at Blu Pig- PJ Moon


Jul 29 Moab FREE Concert Series- Los Mocochetes, a Chicano Funk band from Denver, CO, will perform. This colorful cast of characters fuses thoughtfully brazen, socio/politically charged song lyrics, groovilicious melodies and high-energy stage antics to create an immersive experience unlike anything you've ever seen before. They have chosen to use their music to inspire and encourage positive social change, and they have a ton of fun along the way! Music is medicine, laughter is medicine, community is medicine. 6-9pm Swanny City Park. See ad pg 14A

Jul 29-30 Saints to Sinners Bike Relay- Ride from the Heavenly Heights of Utah to the Infernal Heat of Las Vegas in this year’s annual Saints to Sinners Bike Relay! register today for the best time you can have on two wheels! www.SaintsToSinners.com See ad pg 2B

Jul 29 Friday Family Skate for all ages at the Old Spanish Trail Pavilion. $10 adults, $7 youth and $5 bring your own skates. 6-8pm


Jul 29 Live Music at Blu Pig- PJ Moon


Jul 29 Free Live Music at The Fort- Dallyn Bayles, 7pm, 550 Black Locust Ave, Bluff


Jul 29 Dark Sky Discovery Series 2022- View Constellations and Deep Sky Objects with a large telescope. start time 9:30pm at Canyon Country Discovery Center, Monticello. www.ccdiscovery.org

Jul 30 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! 8pm Moab Backyard Theater. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South

Jul 30 Live Music at Stateline Bar & Grill Car Show-
Bubba Bartosh and the Redrock Outlaw Band performing. Dove Creek, Colorado.

Always Ongoing

Community Soup and Bread Lunch
Thursdays from 11:30am to 1:00pm at the St. Francis Episcopal Chruch (250 Kane Creek Boulevard, Moab). Call St. Francis Episcopal Church at 435 259-5831 for information.

Community Food Pantry
Fridays from 5-7pm at the St. Francis Episcopal Church (250 Kane Creek Boulevard, Moab) Call St. Francis Episcopal Church at 435 259-5831 for information. Ongoing at Old Spanish Trail Arena
• Zumba Tuesdays & Thursdays in the pavilion
• Open Horseback Riding by reservation
• Baseball Practices & Games
Call 435-259-1311 for event details Outdoor Donation Based Yoga Class held at Our Village Community Center. Mondays 9-10am. 721 N 500W Moab UT. Behind Tex's Riverways. 435-220-0809 

VIRTUAL Yoga Classes with Star Kolb Live, interactive, online yoga classes that are surprisingly and wonderfully personal. Go to website for zoom connection at www.sundari-designs.com mindivine@gmail.com.


Moab ArtTrails Sculpture Exhibit - See 2021-2022 Exhibition  Map       or visit   moabarttrail.org


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