Oct 1 Wild Rivers Film Tour- FREE. Film selections from across the nation celebrating the wild rivers we love, share the stories of those working hard to protect them, and call on us to step up for the waters that feed our own communities. Bring your own chair or blanket. 7:30pm at Center St. Ball Fields. Info at moablibrary.org or 435-259-1111
Oct 1-31 3rd Annual Moab Quilt Show–2021 Dance! See this year's special themed quilts. See article on pg 9B
Oct 1, 2, 3 Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo- moabcanyonlandsrodeo.com
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Oct 1-3 Outerbike For three days, the world’s premier bike and gear manufacturers set up at the Moab Brands trailhead. Browse the latest innovations. www.outerbike.com/moab-2021 See article on pg 2B
Oct 2-3 Ute 100 Mile and 50 Mile Trail Race- The Ute 100 is the HIGHEST and most scenic race in Utah. The course tops out on Manns Peak at 12,272 ft and has an average elevation over 9,000 ft. 18,700 ft gain and same loss. runbumtours.com
Oct 2-3 Banff Mountain Film Festival- LIVE SCREENING - 7pm Old Spanish Trail Arena. Tickets $20. Proceeds benefit Utah Avalanche Center & LUNA. 8 films. See article and ad pg 18A
Oct 2-9 Red Rock Arts Festival- Art inspired by and with the land. The colorful, week-long gathering of artists and art lovers features workshops, competitions, awards, public art sales, and culminates with a street festival celebration. www.redrockartsfestival.com
Oct 8-10 Moab Rock, Gem and Mineral Show- Old Spanish Trail Arena. • CANCELLED •
Oct 8-12 The Moab 240 Endurance Run is a 240.3 mile footrace through some of Utah's most stunning and challenging terrain. moab200.com/
Oct 9 Arches Marathon and Half- Marathon Relay, Half Marathon and 15K. www.madmooseevents.com
Oct 9 Moab Art Walk- Visit the four locations displaying artwork: Moab Arts & Recreation Center, Gallery Moab, Tom Till Gallery, and Moab Museum. 5-8 pm. moabarts.org/artwalk. See map on pg 9A
Oct 9 Soil Building Workshop- Gabe Woytek, local farmer and former garden manager at the Youth Garden Project, will be leading a workshop on how to feed and care for your garden soil to build a healthy foundation for your garden. It all starts from the ground up! 9am. Center Street Community Garden. 349 East Center St, Moab.
Oct 9 Red Rocks Arts Festival Street Fest
Oct 9-10 Golf Tournament- Moab Senor Amateur. Info: 435-259-6488, Moab Golf Course
Oct 11 Danny Rose 1966 Playing at The Blu Bar 7pm-10pm 811 South Main Street
Oct 13 Weed 'n' Feed Volunteer Night- At the Youth Garden Project. Spend the evening in our beautiful, educational garden space! Help us weed for 1.5 hours, then join us for a free garden fresh meal. 530 S 400E Next to the High School, along Mill Creek Bike Path.
Oct 14-16 2021 Rocky Mountain Natural Building Conference The theme of the conference is “All Hands In”. Our Keynote Speaker for the event with be Chris Magwood of the Endeavour Centre, from Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. He will be exploring if Natural Builders are Climate Heroes.The conference program will include podium presentations, breakout sessions, and round-tables, and will also feature a generous variety of outdoor, hands-on workshops, and jovial after-hours gatherings. natural-building-alliance.org
Oct 14-17 Building Man - Our mission is to use art and science to inspire the use of renewable energy and sustainable living applications across the globe.Jenkstar Ranch, Green River UT. Info: jenkstars.com
Oct 16 Homestead Garden Dinner at Sorrel River Ranch- Take a drive up the river road and enjoy a farm-to-table dinner at Sorrel River Ranch, benefiting the Youth Garden Project! 6pm. Tickets are $100/person and proceeds will support hands-on, garden-based education programs in Moab. Ticket price includes wine and spirits! Seating is limited, so secure your seats today at this beautiful outdoor dining event celebrating the start of the fall season. Call 435.259.2326 to reserve your seats. More information at www.youthgardenproject.org/seed-to-table
Oct 16-18 Moab Rocks takes some of the regions best classic and new mountain bike routes including Klondike, Porcupine Rim and Mag 7 and combines them into a 3-day xc masterpiece in a fully supported format. All this wrapped up in a fun and friendly atmosphere, combining camaraderie and competition. www.transrockies.com/moab-rocks
Oct 16 PGP Auto Show- Parriott's Garage Presents first annual auto show. All makes and models welcome. Held at Old Spanish Trail Arena. Register at parriottsgarage.com See ad on pg 19B
Oct 23 Service Saturday at Arches National Park- 8am-9:30am. Show your love for Arches National Park by helping clean up litter or pull weeds at a popular parking lot and trailhead! All equipment will be provided and all ages and abilities welcome. All unvaccinated volunteer participants are required to wear a mask or facial covering when within 6 feet of visitors or park staff. Location will be determined one week from date of event. Each participant will receive a special thank-you item for volunteering time to care for your public lands. For more information or to sign up, please contact Sofia Nicholson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 435-719-2214.
Oct 23 Barktoberfest - Humane Society of Moab Valley fund raiser at Old City Park 4-7pm. Live music, beer & wine garden. Advanced tickets at moabpets.org
Oct 28-31 Moab Ho Down Mountain Bike Festival The best bike festival weekend of the year! Bike Riding, Jump Jamming, Partying, & Bike Movie Watching! moabhodown.com • CANCELLED •
Oct 29-31 American Alpine Club's Moab Craggin' Classic- Tie in with the AAC and CAMP USA for the widely anticipated return of the Moab Craggin’ Classic! Uniting climbers around the campfire at world-class climbing destinations, the Series gathers the climbing community to celebrate, to learn and develop new skills, and to give back to the crag. Films, parties, presentations, vendor villages, local food, and craft beer bring climbers together—both seasoned and new, local and visiting—to strengthen and celebrate the bonds within the community. Clinics, led by professional athletes and local guides, help you build the skills necessary to level up your climbing—be it leading outside for the first time or pinning their way up a new route in the Torres del Paine.
Oct 30 Community Rebuilds Haunted Bunkhouse Join us this Halloween weekend for our first annual Haunted Bunkhouse! 150 S 200 E, Moab. www.communityrebuilds.org
Oct 30 Moab Monster Movie Mash filmulate.com See ad on pg 18A
Oct 30-31 Madness in Moab 24 Hour- Run Moab for 24 hours, surrounded by red rock and views of the La Sal mountains Choose between 24, 12, 6 hour, 14, and 7 mile, or relay options. www.madmooseevents.com
Oct 30 Trunk Or Treat - Event to be held at Swanny City Park, from 2-5pm
Oct 31 Halloween