Pack the car and bring the whole family to beautiful Green River, Utah, for the town’s first Rock & Mineral Festival! Hosted at the John Wesley Powell River History Museum from March 31 - April 2, 2017, the festival is free and open to the public, and will feature rock and mineral vendors, natural history field trips, and fun for the whole family. Visit greenriverrocks.com
for the most up-to-date schedule of events.
Festivities begin Friday evening March 31st with a lecture on important dinosaur discoveries in the Green River area by state paleontologist Dr. Jim Kirkland. Vendors, craft demonstrators, and family activities will be set up on the museum grounds on Saturday and Sunday. Experts will lead field trips to Fossil Point, nearby dinosaur tracks, and petroglyph sites during the weekend.
There are spots available for vendors. It is free to apply and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Visit greenriverrocks.com
for vendor information.
The festival is accepting sponsors. Call Maria at 435-564-3330 for details.
The Green River Rock & Mineral festival is made possible by The National Endowment for the Arts, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), City of Green River, Alison Jean Cole, Emery County Travel Board, Anna Evans, John Wesley Powell River History Museum, Jim Kirkland, Natural History Museum of Utah, Jackie Nelson, Robber’s Roost Motel, Sorenson Legacy Foundation, Lisa Ward, and more.
Epicenter, located at 180 South Broadway, in Green River, is a non-profit design studio creating positive change through year-round community-based projects with the ultimate goal of accentuating the rural pride and pioneering spirit of Green River, Utah. Learn more about Epicenter at ruralandproud.org
The John Wesley Powell River History Museum, located at 1765 East Main Street in Green River, connects people and communities to the significance of river history by celebrating the cultures and landscapes of the Colorado Plateau. Learn more about the museum at johnwesleypowell.com.
And be sure to mention you heard about it in the Moab Happenings.