Jamboree, festivals, Halloween highlight final week of October
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The distinctive grilles of Jeep 4x4s will be even more prevalent when the Moab Jeep Jamboree is held Thursday, Oct. 25 through Saturday, Oct. 27.

The Jeep Jamboree USA website describes Moab as “one of the most breathtaking 4x4 destinations in the nation – if not the world.”

The Jamboree is one of many events going on over the next week. The 13th Annual Moab Ho Down Mountain Bike Festival gets rolling Thursday through Sunday. This event includes an enduro race, bike films, townie tour, dirt jump competition and a costume party at the Moab Brewery.

The Craggin’ Classic Community Climbing Festival Friday through Sunday features instructors who will put on climbing clinics, along with films, presentations, music and food. The fundraiser celebrates “all things climbing.”

Here’s what else is on tap in the week ahead:

Oct. 25: Free Lecture Series: Janet Buckingham, 2018 Southeast Utah Community Artist in the Park, will discuss her experiences, 6 p.m., Moab Information Center.

Oct. 26: The final Moab Farmer’s Market of the year takes place from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Swanny City Park.

Oct. 26: Skate Night at the popup roller rink, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Old Spanish Trail Pavilion.

Oct. 26-Oct. 28: The American Alpine Club Craggin’ Classic Moab features a fundraiser “celebrating all things climbing.”

Oct. 27: American Cancer Society’s Taste of Moab. Local restaurants raise funds for cancer patients in Grand and San Juan counties, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Oct. 28: 8th Annual Day of the Dead, or Festival Día de los Muertos, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Moab Valley Multicultural Center, 156 N 100 West.

Oct. 28-Nov. 2: Moab Folk Camp. Classes in guitar, banjo, song writing, voice, hand drum, mandolin, painting and photography.

Oct. 31: Fourth Annual Trunk or Treat, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Old Spanish Trail Arena.

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