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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.

September Events

Sep 28 Petroglyph Interpretation and Stewardship- Online conversation: moabmuseum.org See article pg 8B

Sep 29 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.

Sep 29 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

Sep 30-Oct 2 3-day Plein Air Oil Painting Workshop Join Jim Wodark to learn how to strengthen your paintings design so they look more like what you intend. Jim will go step by step and show you how to compose successfully, as well as how to use the tools of painting, values, color, edges, line, shape, to guide your eye through the painting. www.redrockartsfestival.com/workshops

Sep 30-Oct 1 2-day Plein Air Watercolor Painting Workshop with Carl Purcell. This course will teach you how to simplify the landscape into patterns of shapes that will produce stronger paintings. You will learn how to select the details that will enhance the shapes, and how to edit out distracting details so the focus remains on your main area of dominance. redrockartsfestival.com/workshops

Sep 30 Western and Gospel music with Quicksand Soup. First 45 minutes Western. Last 45 minutes Gospel. Free admission. 7pm Moab Backyard Theater.. Outside Food and Drink welcome. 56 W. 100 South

Sep 30 Robert Anderson ~ Soundscapes: How Noise Pollution Influences Wildlife Patterns and Visitor Experience Within Canyonlands NP - Beep Beep Beep! Tweet tweet! Sounds are all around us and play an important role in our experience with the landscape. The National Park Service is beginning to understand the relationship between sound and the inherit resources within the park. By preserving the natural sound we all can enjoy our national wonders a little more. Sponsored by Canyonlands Natural History Association. 5pm, Moab Information Center, Center and Main

October Events

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
• CANCELLED •


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
www.redrockartsfestival.com


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 sofia_nicholson@nps.gov 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

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.


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


Moab ArtTrails Sculpture Exhibit - See Map on page 8B May issue
or visit   moabarttrail.org


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.

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