Category Archives: Events

Five Places to Visit Instead of Canyonlands During the Government Shutdown

The partial government shutdown may have spoiled a few plans to visit Canyonlands National Park, but Utah’s Canyon Country has plenty of other awe-inspiring sites to make sure your trip isn’t ruined. While the gates remain open unlike during the … Continue reading

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2017 Bluff Solstice Celebration- Dancing Bears Sculpture

After missing the past two Solstice Celebrations in Bluff, my husband, 5 yr-old son, and I braved the 17 degree weather and several inches of fresh snow in Monticello, and made our way down to Bluff for one of the … Continue reading

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Annual Bluff Solstice Celebration

Bluff’s Annual Solstice Celebration is only a day away, so we thought we’d take a look back at some of the previous solstice sculptures from one of southeast Utah’s most unique events! This year, local artist Joe Pachak has constructed … Continue reading

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Utah Symphony’s ‘Great American Road Trip’ Tour Coming to Bluff!

  Three years after the Mighty Five® Tour brought the Utah Symphony to the state’s five national parks, the symphony is embarking on another tour, this time with performances in rural communities in or near state parks and national monuments … Continue reading

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2016 San Juan ATV Safari- Elk Ridge Trail Ride

After the designation of Bears Ears National Monument in the end of December, our office was hit pretty hard with calls, many from ATVers, asking about the status of the ATV trails in our county.  Many people seemed to assume … Continue reading

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2016 Monticello Festival of the Trees

This past weekend was the Monticello Festival of the Trees and it was bigger and better than ever!  I volunteered to do a tree for our office again this year, and it was much faster and easier (and cheaper!) this … Continue reading

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Grand Opening of the Canyon Country Discovery Center in Monticello, Utah

The Grand Opening of the Canyon Country Discovery Center was held just about a week and a half ago here in Monticello – I’d been looking forward to it for months!  I joked back in June in my entry on … Continue reading

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