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Announcing the 9th Annual “MOG Outdoor Fest” in Grand Junction, Colorado

Announcing the 9th annual MOG Outdoor Fest April 13th-14th in Grand Junction, Colorado – including MountainFilm on Tour, the MOG Sale, the COPMOBA Bike + Gear Swap, and Stray Grass bluegrass band in concert.

A celebration of our western Colorado outdoor community, the MOG Outdoor Fest embodies four unique events; Mountainfilm on Tour, the MOG Sale, the COPMOBA Bike+Gear Swap, and a live concert by bluegrass band, Stray Grass.

The 2012 MOG Outdoor Fest kicks off Friday night, April 13th with a special preview of “MountainFilm on Tour” at the CMU Maverick Center in Room 155. A celebration of the indomitable spirit, MountainFilm on Tour is a compilation of several high-octane short films that are selected from the annual award-winning MountainFilm Fest. This year’s MountainFilm montage is sure to blow your mind, and set the stage for the following day’s MOG Sale & COPMOBA Bike/Gear Swap. Doors open at 6:30, showing starts at 7pm. $10 at the door, $8 with CMU ID – benefit for CMU Outdoor Program. www.mogoutdoorfest.com

Saturday, April 14th is shaping up to be the biggest and best MOG Sale yet. 9am to 4pm in the Rockslide Parking Lot, 400 Colorado Ave, downtown Grand Junction. Great deals on Mountain Bikes * Road Bikes * Skis * Snowboards * Gear * Apparel * Outerwear * Footwear * Tents * Bags * Whitewater * AWD + Overland Vehicles * Optics * Accessories * Resorts * Snowshoes * All-Terrain Motorcycles * Longboards * Outdoor Non-Profits * BEER GARDEN by Rockslide * Yummy BBQ by Have Cooker * Green Chili by Camilla’s Café * Live bluegrass with Stray Grass from 2-4pm * Climbing Wall * Kids’ Activities, raffles, door prizes and MORE! $5 at the door, kids 12 & under free. Entry donations benefit COPMOBA and Mesa Land Trust’s “Three Sisters” project. www.mogoutdoorfest.com

Sell your own gear at the COPMOBA Bike+Gear Swap! Part of the MOG Fest, Saturday April 14th, early registration opens at 8am at the Rockslide Parking Lot. Sell all you want for a $15 entry donation. A benefit for COPMOBA. Sellers bring their own tarp/blanket for selling area. Ends at 4pm. See you there! www.mogoutdoorfest.com

Acoustic trio band, Stray Grass, will play a live bluegrass concert at the MOG Outdoor Fest Saturday, April 14th from 2-4pm in the Rockslide Parking Lot. $5 entry donation benefits COPMOBA & Mesa Land Trust’s “Three Sisters” project. www.mogoutdoorfest.com

MOG Outdoor Fest Sponsors include: Mountain Khakis, Rockslide Brewery, Grand Junction Free Press, Safari LTD, US Bank, First National Bank of the Rockies, Powderhorn Resort, Grand Junction Subaru, Monument Graphics, Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, Red Mango, KAFM Community Radio, KOOL 107.9, MIX 104.3 and Copy Copy.

Non-profit organizations that directly benefit from the MOG include COPMOBA (Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Trail Association), Mesa Land Trust’s Three Sisters Project, and Colorado Mesa University’s Outdoor Program. Environmental- and outdoor-based community non-profit organizations receive complimentary booth space at the MOG to amplify their message and propel their mission.

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