Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune: Enjoy national parks for free on MLK Day

Tribune: Yellowstone’s Mammoth Dining Room honored

Tribune: Annual St. George bird festival coming soon

Weekend Events

New Films

— The Autopsy of Jane Doe: Tribune review

— Elle: Tribune review

— Live by Night: Tribune review

— Patrots Day: Tribune review

— Silence: Tribune review


— Jessica Lang Dance, Friday, 7:30 p.m., 1750 Kearns Boulevard, Park City, Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, $29-$79

— Backstage at The Grand with Dee Dee Darby-Duffin, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Grand Theatre, 1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City, $10-$20

— “Tristan and Isolde,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $21-$81

— Joe McQueen Quartet: Jazz and Blues, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 7 p.m., The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, free

— OrchestrAnimals, Salt Lake Symphony, Saturday, 2 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$10

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

NOVA Chamber Music Series: Transfigurations, Sunday, 3 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $18-$20

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


— “Elf the Musical, Jr.” through January 14, Timpanogos Arts Foundation

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

— “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” through January 21, Empress Theatre

— “Fences” through January 21, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “Gidion’s Knot” through January 21, Pinnacle Acting Company

— “A Year With Frog and Toad” through January 27, SCERA Center

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

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

— “You Can’t Take It With You” through February 4, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” through February 4, Ziegfeld Theater 

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

Museum Exhibits

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

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

The Classical Tradition: Serenity, Simplicity and Harmony Exhibition through August 5; Soviet Impressionist Paintings Exhibition ongoing, Springville Museum of Art

Et cetra

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

— Family Art Saturday: Artist-Led Stencil Workshop, Saturday, 2 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— LEGO World Family Festival, through January 16, The Leonardo Museum, 209 E 500 S, Salt Lake City