Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: Singing Canyon — Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Tribune: Utah companies well represented at Outdoor Retailer

Tribune: Outdoor Retailers team with boy scout camp

Tribune: New gear reveals outdoor trends

Tribune: Outdoor Retailer: More than just a trade show

Weekend Events

New Films

— Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words: Tribune review

— The Innocents: Tribune review

— Suicide Squad: Tribune review


— The Five Strings and Alex Boye, Midvale Arts Council, Friday, 6 p.m., Midvale City Park, 455 West 7500 South, Midvale, free

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

— “An Evening of Jazz,” Sunday, 7 p.m., Morgan Theatre Utah State University, 1400 Old Main Hill, 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)

Park City Beethoven Festival, through August 15, venues and times vary

Concerts in the Park, Tuesday and Friday evenings through August 26, 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


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

— “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

— “Seussical” through August 6, Draper Arts Council 

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

— “Waiting for the World to End” through August 7, The Hive Theatre Company

— “An Ideal Husband” through August 8, Next Stage Productions

— “Oliver!” through August 8, Alpine Community Theatre

— “The Three Musketeers” through August 8, Cobb & Co Theater Productions

— “Hank Williams: Lost Highway” through August 12, Neil Simon Festival

— “London Suite” through August 12, Neil Simon Festival

— “Brighton Beach Memoirs” through August 13, Neil Simon Festival

— “Bye Bye Birdie” through August 13, Timpanogos Arts Foundation

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through August 13, Old Barn Community Theatre

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

— “On Golden Pond” through August 13, Neil Simon Festival

— “Ramona Quimby” through August 13, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “South Pacific” through August 13, SCERA Center

— “Joseph Smith: Praise to the Man” through August 16, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Li’l Abner” through August 20, Empress Theatre

— “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

— “Transmorfers” through September 10, The Off Broadway Theatre

— “Beauty and the Beast” through October 1, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Tarzan” through October 12, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “Peter Pan” through October 14, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

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

— “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” through October 15, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “Julius Caesar” through October 22, Utah Shakespearean Festival

Museum Exhibits

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

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; To Magnify the Lord: Six Centuries of Art and Devotion Exhibition on view through summer 2016;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

Don’t Read This, Too Exhibition through September 24; 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

Summer Rainfall: Sibylle Szaggars Redford Exhibition through September 25; Take Flight: Alaska from Above Exhibition, Kimball Art Center

Et cetra

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

Spring City Bluegrass Festival and Gallery Stroll, Friday and Saturday, Telegraph Springs Stage, 35 West 100 North, Spring City

Summerfest Art and Folk Festival, Friday and Saturday, Bountiful City Park, 200 West 400 North, Bountiful

Blue Moon Arts Festival, Saturday, 3 – 10 p.m., Holladay City Hall, 4580 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City

Fire, Water, and Ice Festival, Saturday, 12 – 10 p.m., Utah Olympic Oval, 5662 South 4800 West (Cougar Lane), Salt Lake City

Ogden Pride Festival, Saturday, 2 – 8 p.m., Ogden City Amphitheater, 343 25th Street, Ogden

Utah Ukulele Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Willow Park, 450 W 700 S, Logan