Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: Paria Canyon and Buckskin Gulch to Lees Ferry

Tribune: Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week at Utah’s three refuges

Tribune: How would you want Scofield Reservoir managed? Survey available until Nov. 1

Tribune: Arches National Park stops issuing backpacking permits  

Weekend Events

New Films

— The Accountant: Tribune review 

— American Honey: Tribune review

— Antibirth: Tribune review

— Cameraperson: Tribune review


— Jason Lyle Black, Comic Virtuoso Pianist, Friday, 7 p.m., Historic Downtown Brigham City, Union Block Art Place, 57 S Main Street, Brigham City, $10-$20

Orem Chorale, Friday, 6:30 p.m., Orem Public Library, 58 North State Street, Orem, free

— “Dreams and Dances,” Orchestra at Temple Square, Friday and Saturday, 7:30, Tabernacle on Temple Square, 50 West North Temple, Salt Lake City, free but ticket required

— “Piece of My Heart,” Ballet West II, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $29

— “BYU Spectacular!” Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Marriott Center, Brigham Young University, 500 East University Parkway, Provo, $20-$38

— “Final Frontier,” West Valley Symphony of Utah, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City, free

— Hindustani Instrumental Ensemble, Saturday, 6:30 p.m., India Cultural Center of Utah, 1142 West South Jordan Parkway, South Jordan, $10

— “Rejoice! A Worldwide Celebration of Song,” Salt Lake Choral Artists, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $10-$20

— “A Tribute to Genius: Beethoven and Shakespeare,” Saturday, 7:30 p.m., NuSkin Atrium, Utah Valley University, 75 West Center St., Provo, $5-$10

— “Our Capacity To Love: Celebrating Terry Tempest Williams’ Refuge at 25,” NOVA Chamber Music Series, Sunday, 7 p.m., Natural History Museum of Utah, 301 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, $50-$125

— “Thriller,” Odyssey Dance Theatre, through October 29, venues vary

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


— “Peter Pan” through October 14, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” through October 15, Weber State University

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

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

— “Judgement at Nuremberg” October 15, Weber State University

— “The King’s Men” through October 15, The Sting and Honey Company

— “Legally Blonde Jr.” through October 15, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “(Mis)Fitting In” through October 15, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Bull Shark Attack” through October 16, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “Carmen” through October 16, Utah Opera

— “The 39 Steps” through October 22, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

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

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

— “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” through October 22, Sandy Arts Guild

— “The Nether” through October 23, Good Company Theatre

— “Over the River and Through the Woods” through October 24, Pleasant Grove Players

— “The 39 Steps” through October 29, Covey Center for the Arts

— “The Addams Family” through October 29, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Bellwether” through October 29, Westminster College

— “Burn” through October 29, Sackerson

— “Drac-Man vs. Superiorman” through October 29, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Into the Woods” through October 29, Draper Historic Theatre

— “Jekyll & Hyde” through October 29, Grand Theatre

— “The Addams Family: The Musical” through October 31, The Stage Door Theater

— “Ghostblasters: We Ain’t Afraid of No Jokes” through November 5, Desert Star Playhouse

— “Let’s Murder Marsha” through November 5, Heritage Theatre

— “Little Shop of Horrors” through November 5, Empress Theatre

— “Little Shop of Horrors” through November 5, Ziegfeld Theater 

— “Winter” through November 13, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “Catch Me If You Can” through November 19, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Sister Act” through December 3, Hale Centre Theatre

Museum Exhibits

Cara Krebs: Sehnsucht Exhibition through October 14; Berna Reala: Singing In The Rain Exhibition through November 5; Object[ed]: Shaping Sculpture in Contemporary Art Exhibition through December 17, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

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; Rock the Vote: Presidential Portrayals Past and Present Exhibition through January 7; Soviet Impressionist Paintings Exhibition ongoing, Springville Museum of Art

Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 29 Exhibition on view through 2016; Rebecca Campbell: The Potato Eaters Exhibition through February 18; A Visual Testimony: Minerva Teichert’s Book of Mormon Paintings Exhibition through April 29; Shaping America: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection of American Art Exhibition through March 2018; To Magnify the Lord: Six Centuries of Art and Devotion Exhibition on view through summer 2019, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

Et cetra

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

12th Annual Pumpkin Walk, Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m., West Jordan Historical Society, 2053 West 7800 South, West Jordan

— ARToberFest, Saturday, 12 – 5 p.m., Kimball Art Center, 1401 Kearns Boulevard, Park City

Castle Valley Gourd Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Castle Valley Community Center, Castle Valley Road, Moab

Pumpkin Festival, Saturday, 5 p.m., Rosecrest Pavilion at W&M Butterfield Park, 6212 West 14200 South, Herriman

— Third Saturday for Families: Dia de los Muertos Masks, Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex, 1720 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City

Bluff Arts Festival, through Sunday, Bluff Community Center, 190 N 3rd E, Bluff