Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune: Two personal perspectives on Bears Ears

Tribune: Bring in the new year with Audubon Bird Count

Weekend Events

New Films

— Fences: Tribune review

— Lion: Tribune review


— “Cirque Dreams Holidaze,” Friday 8 p.m., and Saturday, 2 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City, $30-$70

— 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


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

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

— “Wizard of Oz” through January 14, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “Cash on Delivery” through February 4, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “The Nerd” through February 4, Hale Centre Theatre

— “The Marvelous Wonderettes,” through February 11, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, Ogden

Museum Exhibits

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

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

Carl Richards: This is Where I Draw the Line; Holly Manneck: Popped & Twisted, Exhibitions through January 8, Kimball Art Center

Kristin Lucas: Air on the Go; Work in Progress; Alyce Carrier: Old Work, Exhibitions through January 14, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Et cetra

Last Friday Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Park City

EVE Winter Fest, Friday and Saturday, Downtown Salt Lake City, 600 East and 500 South, Salt Lake City