Save the Dates, May 2 – 9

Crystal White: Embracing the Darkness of Night and Understanding Our Relationship with Light. This event sponsored by Canyonlands Natural History Association and the Museum of Moab and hosted by the Moab Information Center will study the human relationship with light and how it might have a dark side “for all life on earth.”

The discussion gets underway at 6 p.m. May 2 at the MIC on the corner of Main and Center streets.

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

May 2

An Evening with Marc Berger, the world-renowned songwriter appears at 7 p.m. at Moab Backyard Theater behind Zax at 56 W 100 South.

May 3

Science for Guides, an evening of science discussion and displays about up-to-date science relevant to guides on the Colorado Plateau. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Star Hall, 159 E. Center Streets.

Discussion about water quality, UMTRA, geology, and archaeology, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Museum of Moab, free food. Contact [email protected]

All Dance Party, 6 p.m. on the MARC’s outdoor patio. Family friendly. Food, beverages, and lots of fun. Open mic and performance space open to anyone. Sponsored by Moab Pride. 111 East 100 North, Moab.

May 4

Gran Fondo – The Gran Fondo Moab will emulate an old Italian tradition with riders taking the spectacular mountain ride in the Manti-La Sals, widely known as the Loop Road. They will start and finish in the red rocks of Moab and will climb over 5,500 feet in 60 miles. For info: [email protected]

May 9

Grand County Public Library Author Event, 6 p.m. at the Grand County Public Library. Luke Mehall will visit the library to discuss his new book The Desert: A Dirtbag Climbing Book.