Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: Bourbon Lake in the Uinta Mountains

Tribune: While speed trials resume, enthusiasts worry about condition of salt

Weekend Events

New Films

— Ben-Hur: Tribune review

— Don’t Think Twice: Tribune review

— Hell or High Water: Tribune review

— Kubo and the Two Strings: Tribune review

— Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World: Tribune review

— War Dogs: Tribune review


— Bluegrass Festival, Intermountain Accoustic Music Association, Saturday, 5 – 10 p.m., The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, free

— Sunday Music Series: Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin, Davis Arts Council, Sunday, 7 p.m., Kenley Amphitheater, 405 North Wasatch Drive, Layton, free

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


— “South Pacific” through August 19, Brigham Young University

— “Beauty and the Beast” through August 20, Lehi City Arts

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

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

— “West Side Story” through August 20, Murray Arts in the Park

— “Pirated!” through August 22, Good Company Theatre

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

— “Hairspray” through September 2, Pickleville Playhouse

— “Shrek: The Musical” through September 2, Draper Historic Theatre

— “Hello, Dolly!” through September 3, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “La Cage aux Folles” through September 3, Ziegfeld Theater 

— “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

— “110 in the Shade” through September 17, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Arsenic and Old Lace” through September 17, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “See How They Run” through September 24, Hale Center Theater Orem

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

— “Henry V” through October 1, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “The Taming of the Shrew” through October 1, Utah Children’s 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

— “Murder for Two” through October 22, Utah Shakespearean Festival

Museum Exhibits

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

Jennifer Seely: Supporting Elements; Jim Williams: 265 I… Home as Self-Portrait Exhibitions through September 24, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

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

Et cetra

Salt Lake Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Salt Lake City

Wasatch International Food Festival, Friday and Saturday, Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City

Magna Main Street Arts Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., W. Main St, Magna

— Party in the Park, Saturday, 4 – 7 p.m., Conservation Garden Park, 8275 South 1300 West, West Jordan

Helper Arts and Music Festival, through Sunday, 131 South Main Street, Helper

Ogden Valley Balloon & Artist Festival, through Sunday, Eden Park Community Center, 2100 North 5600 East, Eden