Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune: Arches National Park named a top U.S. destination

Tribune: Want to cut a Christmas tree? Here is where and how  

Weekend Events

New Films

— Arrival: Tribune review 

— Harry and Snowman: Tribune review

— Moonlight: Tribune review


— KBYU Organ Fest, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Tabernacle, Temple Square, 50 West North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, free

— Tenebrae: Handel’s Messiah, Friday, 7:30 p.m., De Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, $15-$40

— Brahms and Tchaikovsky, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $15-$66

— Performing Dance Company, University of Utah Dance, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Alice Sheets Marriott Center for Dance, 330 South 1500 East, Salt Lake City, $8-$12

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street, Park City, $10-$29

Salt Contemporary Dance, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., The Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City, $25

— “Ancient Tales, Youthful Energy!” Salt Lake Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$10

— BYU Jazz Ensemble, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., De Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, $6

— Fall Masterworks Concert: Mysteries of the Symphony, Utah Philharmonic Orchestra, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Draper Park Middle School, 13133 South 1300 East Draper, $5-$10

— “Messiah” with Tenebrae, BYU Singers, Concert Choir, and Baroque Ensemble, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Tabernacle, Temple Square, 50 West North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, free, tickets required

— Michael Chipman and Melinda Kirigin-Voss: A Night on Broadway, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S 1825 W, West Jordan, free

— Ragamala Dance Company, Utah Presents, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, University of Utah, 1395 East President’s Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$30

— Ring Around the Rose: Tanner Dance, Repertory Dance Theatre, Saturday, 11 a.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $5

— “Madame Butterfly,” Ballet West, through November 13, Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City, $20-$87

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


— “The Importance of Being Earnest” through November 12, Brigham Young University

— “Mary and Myra” through November 12, Pygmalion Productions

— “The Miracle Worker” through November 12, Dixie State University

— “The Spitfire Grill” through November 12, Southern Utah University

— “Facing East” through November 13, Draper Historic Theatre

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

— “Here Comes Brother Brigham” through November 14, SCERA Center

— “New Kid” through November 18, Utah Valley University

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

— “Oklahoma!” through November 19, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Six Characters in Search of an Author” through November 19, Weber State University

— “Two Gentlemen of Verona” through November 19, Westminster College

— “Arcadia” through November 20, University of Utah Theatre

— “Heathers: The Musical” through November 20, Utah Repertory Theatre

— “One Big Union” through November 20, Plan-B Theatre Company

— “Mary Poppins” through November 21, West Jordan Youth Theatre

— “Anne of Green Gables” through December 3, Utah Children’s Theatre

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

— “Travesties” through December 3, Brigham Young University

Museum Exhibits

Lost + Found: In Search of Georgian Art Exhibition through November 19; Rock the Vote: Presidential Portrayals Past and Present Exhibition through January 7; 31st Annual Religious & Spiritual Art of Utah; Forgotten Angels and Other Heavenly Beings, Exhibitions through January 11; Soviet Impressionist Paintings Exhibition ongoing, Springville Museum of Art

[Objected]: Shaping Sculpture in Contemporary Art; Mike Lee: Digital Mirror: Selfie Consciousness, Exhibitions through December 17; Work in Progress; Alyce Carrier: Old Work, Exhibitions through January 14, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Carl Richards: This is Where I Draw the Line Exhibition through January 8, Kimball Art Center

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

— Family Art Saturday: Costume Construction, Saturday, 2 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City

Navajo Rug Show and Sale, through Sunday, Deer Valley Resort, 2250 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City