Former National Park Superintendent Walt Dabney will discuss public lands issues, such as why so much land in the West is public compared to other states, what the Constitution says about public lands, the effect of the Homestead and Railroad acts, and how the national parks and forests came to be. This latest free guest lecture sponsored by the Canyonlands Natural History Association and Museum of Moab gets underway at 6 p.m. May 16 at the Moab Information Center at Main and Center streets.
The Sounds Grand Choir sang familiar songs from cinematic favorites on Monday, May 6 in the Grand County High School Auditorium.
The band Nick and Luke recently stopped in at the Lazy Lizard Hostel for a house concert. Nicholas Horner and Lucas Chohany perform with a brother-style harmony that evokes the Everly Brothers.
A small exhibit commemorating the 150th anniversary of John Wesley Powell’s famed expedition of 1869 is on display at the Grand County Public Library. The exhibit includes rare and historic items on loan from Utah State University’s Special Collection and Archives. The display will remain until June 15.
The 27th Annual Moab Car Show drew thousands of people over the weekend. Hundreds of classic cars, trucks and motorcycles were parked on the grass at Swanny Park, where crowds of people milled about appreciating these classic machines.
Haley Noel, 25, is a bilingual solo singer and songwriter who also plays the banjo. She has been in the Moab community for the past two years, originally moving from Maryland to Moab to work as an Americorps VISTA at the Moab Arts and Recreational Center, a local non-profit.
The Moab Chamber of Commerce has invited pianist George Winston to perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at Grand County High School, according to Chamber of Commerce Director Laici Shumway.
Edge of the Cedars State Park and Museum will host the 2019 Archaeology Day as part of Utah’s Archaeology & Preservation Month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 4.
The Resiliency Hub’s board of directors invites the community to its May Tea & a Topic event: Envisioning the Future of Moab’s Waste Stream. This event is co-sponsored by the Solid Waste District and hosted at the Community Recycle Center.
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.”