Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune: Wildlife board approves new hunts for 2017

Weekend Events

New Films

— Collateral Beauty: Tribune review

— La La Land: Tribune review

— Rogue One: A Star Wars Story: Tribune review

Concerts  

— “That Holy Night,” Southern Utah Heritage Choir, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, Dixie State University, 325 South 700 East, Saint George, $15

— “It’s Not Cracker,” NOW-ID, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., 20 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City, $15-$25

— “The Nutcracker,” Imagine Ballet Theatre, Friday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 12 and 5 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, $15-$29

— “Christmas a la Classique,” Salt Lake Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$10

— “Gifts of the Heart Christmas Benefit Concert,” Saturday, 7 p.m., Olympus JHS, 2217 E Murray Holladay Rd, Salt Lake City, $5-$10

— “Here comes Santa Claus!” Utah Symphony, Saturday, 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $11-21

— “Lark & Spur: Traditional and Modern Carols,” Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S 1825 W, West Jordan, free

— Pacific Mambo Orchestra, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 1750, Boulevard, Park City, $29-$79

— “This is the Morn,” Salt Lake Symphonic Choir, Saturday, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church of Salt Lake City, 777 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City; also Sunday 7 p.m., St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 East Creek Road, Sandy, $5

— “A Celtic Christmas,” Utopia Early Music, Saturday, 8 p.m., and Sunday, 5 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, 231 East 100 South, Salt Lake City, $10-$15

— “Holiday Spectacular & Community Sing-Along,” through Sunday, Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street, Park City

— “Chris Tomlin: Adore Tour,” Sunday, 7 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $55-$75

— Messiah Sing-Along, West Jordan Symphony, Sunday, 7 p.m., Jordan Oaks Stake Center, 8117 South 3905 West, West Jordan, free

— “Yule Rock: The Ultimate Festive Sing-Along,” Sunday, 3 – 6 p.m., Sugar Space Arts Warehouse, 132 South 800 West, Salt Lake City, $8-$12

— “The Nutcracker,” Mountain West Ballet, through December 20, The Theater at Mount Jordan, 9351 South Mountaineer Lane, Sandy, $10-$15

— “The ReduxNut-Cracker,” Odyssey Dance Theatre, through December 23, Kingsbury Hall, 1395 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $20-$40

— “The Nutcracker,” Ballet West, through December 26, Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City, $19-$102

— Christmas Music on Temple Square, through December 31, free

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

Theater

— “Beauty and the Beast” through December 17, Heritage Theatre

— “Harry Connick Jr.’s Eubie The Happy Elf” through December 17, SCERA Center

— “Oliver” through December 17, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “Peter Pan” through December 17, Empress Theatre

— “The Winter Wonderettes” through December 17, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “A Christmas Carol” through December 19, Draper Historic Theatre

— “Singing the Stories of Christmas” through December 19, Utah Lyric Opera

— “Savior of the World” through December 20, LDS Conference Center

— “Princess Academy” through December 21, Kensington Theatre

— “It’s a Wonderful Life” through December 22, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “A Christmas Carol” through December 23, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “A Fairly Potter Christmas Carol” through December 23, Ziegfeld Theater 

— “Juanito Bandito’s Christmas Carol” through December 23, Grand Theatre

— “Nuncrackers” through December 23, Covey Center for the Arts

— “Scrooge: A Christmas Carol” through December 23, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “A Christmas Carol” through December 24, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Miracle on 3rd and Main Street” through December 24, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Diary of a Worm, a Spider and a Fly” through December 28, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “It’s a Wonderful Life” through December 31, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Nutcracker: Men in Tights” through December 31, Desert Star Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

[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

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

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

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

Et cetra

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

— Winter Solstice Celebration, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City

— Winter Wonderland Family Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., The Leonardo Museum, 209 E 500 S, Salt Lake City