Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: Mossy Cave — Bryce Canyon National Park

Tribune: Visiting the historic Wildcat Guard Station on the Boulder Mountain

Weekend Events

New Films

— Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates: Tribune review

— The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble: Tribune review

— The Secret Life of Pets: Tribune review

— Wiener-Dog: Tribune review


— Latin Roots, Midvale Arts Council, Friday, 6 p.m., Midvale City Park, 455 West 7500 South, Midvale, free

— Days of ’47 KUTV Pops Concert, Choral Arts Society of Utah, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free, but tickets required

— Murray Symphony Pops, Murray Arts in the Park , Saturday, 8 p.m., Murray Park Amphitheater, 495 East 5300 South, Salt Lake City, $6 General Admission, children under 10, free

— “The Pianists!” Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre, Saturday, 1 p.m., The Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 South Main, Logan, $10-$37

— Tad Calcara and New Deal Swing, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 8 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S 1825 W, West Jordan, free

— Sunday Concert Series: The 4 Hims, 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


— “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

— “Hairspray” through July 18, Sugar Factory Playhouse

— “The Three Musketeers” through July 18, Cobb & Co Theater Productions

— “Mary Poppins” through July 19, Herriman Arts Council

— “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

— “Puccini’s Trilogy” through August 5, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “Show Boat” through August 5, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

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

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

— “Porgy and Bess” through August 6, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “Ragtime” through August 6, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

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

— “The Music Man” through August 13, Ziegfeld Theater 

— “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; Three-Mile Radius Exhibition through October 22; Glimpses of Springville Exhibition through October 29; Lost + Found: In Search of Georgian Art Exhibition through November 19; 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; Whitney Bushman: The Greatest Joy You’ll Ever Know Is To Love And Be Loved In Return Exhibition through August 6; 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; e.g.: “The Way Things Go” Exhibition through August 31; 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

Sugar House Art Walk, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Sugar House

Payson Scottish Festival and Highland Games, Friday and Saturday, Payson Memorial Park, 250 South Main Street, Payson

— Family Art Saturday: Home as Self-Portrait, Saturday, 2 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Millcreek Arts Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Historic Baldwin Radio Factory, 3474 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City

Obon Japanese Festival, Saturday, 1 p.m., Salt Lake Buddhist Temple, 211 West 100 South, Salt Lake City