Known as the most challenging cycling race in Utah, the Kokopelli Relay begins Thursday, June 6 in Moab and ends in St. George on Saturday. Featuring men, women and co-ed teams of four to eight cyclists to ride or race, nonstop. For more information, visit kokopellirelay.com.
Other events on tap for the week ahead include:
June 7: Friday Night at the Fort. Mary Kaye, renowned western singer from Escalante, begins at 7 p.m. at The Fort, 550 Black Locust in Bluff.
June 7: Canyon Country Discovery Center in Monticello takes a look at Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
June 7-9: The Colorado Special Olympics run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction.
June 8: Utah Friends of Paleontology Conference gets underway at 9:30 a.m. and runs until 4:30 p.m. at SpringHill Suites. Public walk-ins are welcome to attend presentations ($25 non-member fee supports Utah paleontology such as the Utahraptor Project) during the 2019 Annual Meeting of Utah Friends of Paleontology.
June 8: Celebrate Family Month from noon to 2 p.m. at the Old Spanish Trail Arena, 3641 S. Highway 191. Fly a Kite with the Family Support Center.
June 8: Moab Art Walk, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
June 8: Gallery Moab Artist Reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m, featuring guest artist Ginny Wise and featured artist Sandy Snead, at 87 North Main Street. Opens daily at noon.