Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: Strongs Canyon in Ogden

Tribune: Hit high country for best holiday fishing

— For the latest wildlife news and information and the fishing report visit the DWR website

Weekend Events

New Films

— The BFG: Tribune review

— The Legend of Tarzan: Tribune review

— Our Kind of Traitor: Tribune review

— Swiss Army Man: Tribune review


— Utah National Guard 23rd Army Band, Midvale Arts Council, Friday, 6:30 p.m., Midvale City Park, 455 West 7500 South, free

— Sunday Concert Series: Voices of Liberty, Davis Arts Council, Sunday, 7 p.m., Kenley Amphitheater, 405 North Wasatch Drive, Layton, free

Deer Valley Music Festival, through August 9, Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, 2250 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City, $35-$92 ($15 youth)

Concerts in the Park, Tuesday and Friday evenings, 7:30 p.m., Brigham Young Historic Park, State Street and 2nd Avenue, Salt Lake City, free

— Organ concerts, every Saturday, noon, and every Sunday, 2 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free


— “1776” through July 2, Murray Arts in the Park

— “Charly: A Love Song” through July 2, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “The Curious Savage” through July 2, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “First Freedom” through July 2, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Sanctuary: The Story of Zion” through July 2, Tanner Amphitheater

— “Xanadu” through July 2, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Motown: The Musical” through July 3, Capitol Theatre

— “Footloose: The Musical” through July 16, SCERA Center

— “Once Upon a Mattress” through July 16, Empress Theatre

— “The Wizard of Oz Musical” through July 16, High Valley Arts

— “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” through July 22, Dixie State University

— “Big River” through July 23, Hale Centre Theatre

— “The Lieutenant of Inishmore” through July 23, Dixie State University

— “Pirates of Penzance” through July 23, The Off Broadway Theatre

— “Shrek the Musical” through July 30, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “You Can’t Take it With You” through August 4, Lyric Repertory Company

— “Arsenic and Old Lace” through August 5, Lyric Repertory Company

— “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery” through August 6, Lyric Repertory Company

— “Peter Pan” through August 6, Hale Center Theater Orem

— ”Singin’ in the Rain” through August 6, Lyric Repertory Company

— “Perfect Pitch: Despicable Glee” through August 20, Desert Star Playhouse

— “Saturday’s Voyeur 2016” through August 30, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “Hairspray” through September 2, Pickleville Playhouse

— “Mary Poppins” through September 3, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Much Ado About Nothing” through September 8, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “The Three Musketeers” through September 9, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Henry V” through September 10, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Ready, Fire, Aim starring Juanito Bandito” through September 10, Pickleville Playhouse

— “Tarzan” through October 12, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “Peter Pan” through October 14, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “The Cocoanuts” through October 15, Utah Shakespearean Festival

Museum Exhibits

92nd Annual Spring Salon Exhibition through July 9; Soviet Impressionist Paintings  Exhibition ongoing, Springville Museum of Art

2 Out 2 Loud: Where’s the Glitter? Exhibition through July 9; Ideologue; Nicholas Courdy: MetaphornographyExhibitions through July 23; Jennet Thomas: The Unspeakable Freedom Device Exhibition through July 30; Jennifer Seely: Supporting Elements; Jim Williams: 265 I… Home as Self-Portrait Exhibitions through September 24, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Don Weller: Another Cowboy Exhibition through July 24; Take Flight: Alaska from Above Exhibition, Kimball Art Center

Branding the American West: Paintings and Films 1900-1950 Exhibition through August 13; Capturing the Canyons: Artists in the National Parks Exhibition through August 20; Reality Reorganized: Walter Askin and Wayne Kimball’s Mysterious Discursions Exhibition through August 27; Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 29 Exhibition on view through 2016; Shaping America: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection of American Art  Exhibition through March 2018, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

Et cetra

First Friday Art Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Historic 25thStreet, Ogden

Cache Valley Cruise In, Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m., Cache County Fairgrounds, 400 South 400 West, Logan

Venezuelan Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., The Gateway Mall Legacy Plaza, 18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City

Colonial Fest, through Monday, SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 South State Street, Orem

— Liberty Days, through Monday, This is the Place Heritage Park, 2601 East Sunnyside Avenue, Salt Lake City

Sugar House Arts Festival and Fireworks, Monday, July 4, 9 a.m., Sugar House Park, 1300 East 2100 South, Salt Lake City