Events

Back of Beyond Books is proud to host a variety of events at our store (and occasionally elsewhere)! Come join us as we welcome authors, artists, and creative minds of varying genres to our community. There is something for everyone. Click on past events to view existing photos!

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Artwalk Featuring Cowboy Art By Dude and Dot Larsen
Artwalk Featuring Cowboy Art By Dude and Dot Larsen

June 09, 2012  6:00 PM

This month we bring you something different, a fabulous collection of historic paintings, turned vintage postcards, turned canvas prints depicting life in the old west.
Slideshow Presentation with Tom Martin - Big Water, Little Boats: Moulty Fulmer and the First Grand Canyon Dory on the Last of the Wild Colorado River
Slideshow Presentation with Tom Martin - Big Water, Little Boats: Moulty Fulmer and the First Grand Canyon Dory on the Last of the Wild Colorado River

May 14, 2012  7:30 PM

Join us in watching a slideshow presentation by Tom Martin, featuring his new book, Big Water, Little Boats.
Artwalk with artist Kathy Grossman
Artwalk with artist Kathy Grossman

May 12, 2012  6:00 PM

Kathy Grossman paints scenes inspired by the dunes and Arabian Gulf beaches. Her acrylic paintings in vibrant colors became a series of musicians, Parisian café sitters, ancient desert queens, and scenes of the Arab world. She prefers large, bold works.
River Historian Roy Webb introduces Lost Canyons of the Green River: The Story Before Flaming Gorge Dam
River Historian Roy Webb introduces Lost Canyons of the Green River: The Story Before Flaming Gorge Dam

May 04, 2012  7:00 PM

Come listen to Roy Webb as he details the history of the Green River before Flaming Gorge Dam!
Art Walk with Melinda Redd
Art Walk with Melinda Redd

April 14, 2012  6:00 PM

The first Moab Art Walk of the season is on April 14. Melinda Redd's photography, jewelry and more will be featured at Back of Beyond Books!
The Man Who Quit Money - A Reading with Author, Mark Sundeen
The Man Who Quit Money - A Reading with Author, Mark Sundeen

March 19, 2012  7:00 PM

Join us at Star Hall to welcome author Mark Sundeen as he introduces his book about a local Moab man who has relinquished his need for money.
Fire Season: Field Notes From a Wilderness Lookout - a literary event with author Philip Connors
Fire Season: Field Notes From a Wilderness Lookout - a literary event with author Philip Connors

March 13, 2012  7:00 PM

Join us at our store in welcoming author Philip Connors as he presents his book about his experience as a fire lookout in New Mexico.
The Last Myth - a literary event with co-authors Mathew Gross and Mel Gilles
The Last Myth - a literary event with co-authors Mathew Gross and Mel Gilles

March 05, 2012  6:00 PM

Join us at the Grand County Public Library with Mathew Gross and Mel Gilles, presenting their new book The Last Myth: What the Rise of Apocalyptic Thinking Tells Us About America.
Literary Reading Featuring Nancy Takacs and David Feela
Literary Reading Featuring Nancy Takacs and David Feela

January 21, 2012  7:00 PM

Join us for a very special reading with Nancy Takacs and David Feela who will present new and regional excerpts from their respective books
Literary Event with Steven Peck, Award Winning Poet and Writer
Literary Event with Steven Peck, Award Winning Poet and Writer

December 02, 2011  7:00 PM

Steven L. Peck is a professor of biology and evolutionary ecology, and an award winning poet and writer. He graduated from Moab's Grand County High.
Back of Beyond's Annual Customer Appreciation Party!
Back of Beyond's Annual Customer Appreciation Party!

November 19, 2011  7:00 PM

Come dressed as your favorite classic author or character! 20% off all merchandise! Door prizes will be awarded!
Presenting Holli Pfau, Author of Pure Gold: Adventures with Six Rescued Golden Retrievers
Presenting Holli Pfau, Author of Pure Gold: Adventures with Six Rescued Golden Retrievers

November 18, 2011  7:00 PM

Join us as Holli Pfau shares (alongside a furry friend or two) highlights from her book, a personal journey with six rescued golden retrievers.
Joanne Savoie, Master Ceramicist - Featured Artwalk Artist
Joanne Savoie, Master Ceramicist - Featured Artwalk Artist

November 12, 2011  5:00 PM

Master ceramicist, Joanne Savoie has invited local potters to create a colorful collection of hand thrown cups and mugs for this CUPPA SHOW. Perfect for early Christmas shopping and the forthcoming winter, sipping tea by the fire.
Come see the new changes at Back of Beyond!
Come see the new changes at Back of Beyond!

October 17, 2011  9:00 AM

Arches Book Company is now combined with Back of Beyond Bookstore. Come check out the cozy arrangement and newly established sections!!
Presentation with Hannah Nordhaus, Author of The Beekeeper's Lament
Presentation with Hannah Nordhaus, Author of The Beekeeper's Lament

October 15, 2011  7:00 PM

The Beekeeper’s Lament is a non-fiction portrait of an unusual fourth-generation beekeeper who travels the West with 10,000 beehives, making honey, pollinating crops, and struggling to keep his bees alive in the middle of a strange and sobering honey bee