Swanny Park is the venue for the 27th Annual Moab Arts Festival – with a beer and wine garden – getting under way from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 25, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Other events in the week ahead:
May 23: Jody Patterson: How Not to Do Aerial Archaeology in Southeastern Utah Archaeology, 6 p.m. at the Moab Information Center at Main and Center streets. Sponsored by Canyonlands Natural History Association and the Museum of Moab.
May 24: Pop Up Roller Rink from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Old Spanish Trail Pavilion, 3641 S. Highway 191. Free for locals on final Fridays of the month. Out-of-towners, just $5 for a skate rental.
May 24-26: Range Creek Utah Archeology. Archaeologist Dr. Kevin Jones discusses the “rarely visited” Range Creek Canyon, a living museum managed by the University of Utah. Call 435-259-7750 for more information.
May 25-26: Moab Taiko Dan Performance at noon at Swanny City Park during the Moab Arts Festival.
May 25-27: Barrel For Bucks: Fast horses and their riders compete for a top spot in the barrel racing. This free event for observers takes place at the Old Spanish Trail Arena, 3641 S. Highway 191.
May 29: Daughters of the Utah Pioneers meet every Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the historic building between the city offices and Center Street Gym.
May 30: Ashley Losey and Lori Hunsaker will discuss Civilian Conservation Corps activities in the Moab Area and the Dalton Wells Isolation Center, at 6 p.m. at the Moab Information Center,
May 30: Tea and a Topic: Envisioning the Future of Moab’s Waste Stream at 6 p.m. at the Community Recycling Center. Join Resiliency Hub, Solid Waste Special Service District #1.