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Moab Happenings Calendar of Events

Moab Happenings October 2020 Cover
Photos credit: Larry Long
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This calendar of events contains the most up-to-date and accurate information available at press time. Links to this page for informational purposes are encouraged. Event dates, times and locations are always subject to change. The Moab Happenings calendar of events is provided for the exclusive purpose to assist individuals with their personal plans. Reproduction of this information in electronic or printed form for commercial purposes is expressly prohibited except by written authorization from the publisher of Moab Happenings. All contents of this page are protected by copyright.

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 or Grand Junction.

October Events

Oct 1-30 Bee Quilt Challenge Quilt Show- throughout the month of October the quilts will be shown at Gallery Moab on Tuesday & Wednesday 12-4pm & Thursday-Sunday 12-8pm. You will also be able to view the show on the website at itssewmoab.com. Vote for your favorite submission. See ad pg 8B, see article pg 9B

Oct 23-31 KZMU's Fall Radiothon- a great way to support live local community radio. See ad & article pg 7A

October 24-October 31: Underdog Strut Your Mutt Virtual 5k and 1 mile Race! Participants can register here:
runsignup.com/Race/UT/Moab/StrutYourMutt5kforUnderdog and on their own time, run the 5k or 1 mile race (with or without your furry friend), record their time, and submit it to Underdog to compete against other competitors! All competitors will receive a goodie basket and the top 3 winners will receive a special prize! Strut Your Mutt and help Underdog! Also, if you'd prefer to run a predetermined course, there are signs at Lions Park for the 5k! If you are unable to run, please let your friends and family know! Anyone from anywhere can participate!

Oct 24-31 Strut Your Mutt 5K for Underdog- Get out and Strut your Mutt for our first ever Virtual 5k and 1 mile walk/run to benefit Underdog Animal Rescue! For your safety the race is virtual, so you can walk/ run by yourself or with your pooch! Visit our Facebook page to sign up.

Oct 27 Free Spanish Classes- 5:15pm at the Moab Valley Multicultural Center, 156 N. 100 West. Combining online & in-person methodologies. For info: 435-259-5444.

Oct 27, 29,31 Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation-5:30 pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays. 10am on Saturdays. Located at the Historic Helen Taylor Home, 125 E. 200 North. For info: 713-817-7859. By donation.

Oct 27 VIRTUAL Tuesdays at the Museum- 6:30pm on Zoom. Topic: Air Mail: An Exchange Between Authors with authors Pam Houston & Amy Irving about their new book. Back by popular demand these live storytelling events will be held on Zoom & Facebook Live. Visit moabmuseum.com or our Facebook page for the links to attend

Oct 28 Music & Movement Online Zoom Storytime- 10-10:20am every Wednesday geared towards caregivers & their children (birth-5 years old). Active songs, rhymes, fingerplays & 1-2 short books. Sponsored by the Grand County Public Library. For info: 435-259-1111

Oct 28-31 Moab 4X4 Expo- is about bringing the public & the brands together to experience an outdoor adventure together! We have brought you all of the top companies to one location. You will get to shop Thursday-Saturday from 8am-12pm. We will hold a special party on Friday night open to the public. Come in & join us for one of the biggest raffles around! For info: moab4x4expo.com

Oct 29 Bedtime Stories Online- 6:30-7:30pm every Thursday geared towards children 9 & younger and their families. Stories, songs, & rhymes geared toward getting ready for bed! Sponsored by the Grand County Public Library. For info: 435-259-1111

Oct 29 Library Teens Moab Live Online Zoom Hang Out-
7:15-8pm every Thursday. Come chat, play games, share coding projects, drawings, writings, gaming tips, participate in clubs or help organize future hang outs. Sponsored by Grand County Public Library. Info: 435-259-1111

Oct 31 HALLOWEEN

Oct 31 Madness in Moab - 24, 12, 6 hour & kids run with trunk or treat. For info: madmooseevents.com

November Events

Nov 1 DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME

Nov 1 Day of the Dead Festival- Noon-5pm at the Moab Valley Multicultural Center, 156 N. 100 West. We are excited to bring the community together for a day full of celebration, cultural education & delicious food. If you are interested in decorating a tomb or altar for a loved one (pets included) please call MVMC 435-259-5444

Nov 1 Triple Crown of Moab- starting with the Dead Horse Ultra November 21st followed by Arches Ultra January 30th & finished with Moab's Red Hot 33K & 55K. For info: madmooseevents.com

Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Gravel Pit Lanes -
7pm No-Tap Monte Carlo, Moab Style! Call (435) 259-4748 to reserve a spot - only 12 lanes available. 1078 Millcreek Drive.

Nov 3 Election Day

Nov 3 Tuesdays at the Museum VIRTUAL- 6:30pm on Zoom. Topic: My Canyonlands- The Adventurous Life of Kent Frost with Jeff Frost & filmaker Chris Simon. Film screening & discussion. Back by popular demand these live storytelling events will be held on Zoom & Facebook Live. Visit moabmuseum.org or our Facebook page for the links to attend

Nov 6-7 VIRTUAL Moab Folk Festival- 13 People's Choice artists have submitted video concerts for your enjoyment this year. Friday & Saturday at 7pm this retrospective will be available for viewing. For more info visit moabfolkfestival.com or call 435-259-3198. See ad & article pg 20B

Nov 7-8 Moab Celtic Festival: Scots on the Rocks- The rich heritage & colorful history of Scottish & Celtic cultures come alive. Enjoy Celtic food, crafts, highland dancing & traditional athletic contests For tickets & information, visit scotsontherocksmoab.org. See article & ad pg 13A

Nov 7 Moab Trail Marathon-Trail Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 5K & Kids K- an unforgettable voyage through some of the world’s most scenic & unique lands. It takes place in the spectacular & beautiful Kane Creek Canyon area near Moab. Registration includes a tech t-shirt, finishers medal or mug, awards, food, drinks & a beautiful, well-marked course. See moabtrailmarathon.com for more info.

Nov 11 VETERANS DAY

Nov 11 National Parks Fee Free Day-The Southeast Utah Group of national parks (Arches and Canyonlands national parks, Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments) is joining national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees as a way to encourage people to get outdoors & spend time with their friends & family in the national parks this year. (This fee-free opportunity applies to entrance fees only and does not affect fees for camping, backcountry reservations, tours, or other special uses.)

Nov 17 Tuesdays at the Museum VIRTUAL- 6:30pm on Zoom. Topic: The Arch-Flying Cowboy: Stories from Tim Martin. Screening & discussion of this exciting film highlighting the aeronautic adventures of Tim Martin Back by popular demand these live storytelling events will be held on Zoom & Facebook Live. Visit moabmuseum.org or our Facebook page for the links to attend

Nov 19 Discovering Laramidia; The Dinosaur Empire of Southern Utah- 7:30-8:30pm at the Old Spanish Trail Arena, 3641 S. Hwy 191. Moab Festival of Science presents this free socially-distanced event. John Hankla, Paleontology Research Associate from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, will display the skeletons of two dinosaurs (Kosmoceratops and Terataphoneus). Come see his display & hear a lecture about the amazing new dinosaur discoveries happening in our region. Please bring your mask & come prepared to provide your neighbors with plenty of space.

Nov 21 Dead Horse Ultra- 50 mile, 50k, & 30k. Created to feature the Magnificent Seven Trails off of Gemini Bridges. The course will challenge you with technical slickrock & sandy washes it has great views of Arches National Park, the La Sal Mountains & the Moab Valley. Part 1 of the Triple Crown of Moab. For info: madmooseevents.com

Nov 26 THANKSGIVING DAY

Dec 4 Christmas Tree Lighting

Dec 4-5 Holiday Art & Craft Fairs

Dec 5 Electric Light Parade

Dec 5 Winter Sun 10K

Always Ongoing

Ongoing at Old Spanish Trail Arena
• Zumba Tuesdays & Thursdays in the pavilion
• Canyonlands Fellowship Church Sunday Services
• Open Horseback Riding
• Baseball Practices & Games
Call 435-259-1311 for event details

Moab ArtTrails Sculpture Exhibit - See map on pg 1B or visit moabarttrail.org

Yoga Classes with Star Kolb Live, interactive, online yoga classes that are surprisingly and wonderfully personal. Contact Star 406-291-6408, mindivine@gmail.com

Sep 1-Dec 21 Utah National Park Challenge VIRTUAL- this virtual run/walk race series is open to participants all over the world. Registration: utahparkschallenge.com. See article pg 20B

Multicultural Mondays with Moab Valley Multicultural Center - This year's program is Canyons and Cultures. MVMC will be partnering with Canyonlands Field Institute to offer weekly camps every Monday! Students will get to explore the natural and cultural history of the Moab Valley. To help promote safe social distancing, group size will be limited to 8 students each week for students entering 1st - 6th grades. For info:
435-259-5444.

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 or Grand Junction.

 

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