Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneUtah Hike of the Week: Red Hollow and Thor’s Hideout — Cedar City

— Tribune: Shooting, catching, riding all part of free Outdoor Adventure Days on June 9-10 in Salt Lake City

— Tribune: Joshua trees under the desert sky in Utah country? No, you’re not dreaming

— TribuneForget ‘cactus and gravel,’ Red Butte’s new Water Conservation Garden showcases beauty in the desert

Weekend Events

New Films

— Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie: Tribune review 

— Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary: Tribune review 

— Churchill: Tribune review 

— Love, Kennedy: Tribune review 

— Wakefield: Tribune review 

— Wonder Woman: Tribune review 


— Paul Taylor 2, Red Rock Dance Festival, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center – Dixie State University, 325 South 700 East, Saint George, $6-$15

— Orpheus Wind Quintet, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West North Temple Street, Salt Lake City,

— West Jordan City Band Concert, Saturday, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S 1825 W, West Jordan, free

— Davis High School Jazz Band, Davis Arts Council, Sunday, 7 p.m., Kenley Amphitheater, 405 North Wasatch Drive, Layton, free

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


 “Captain American Fork” through June 3, Desert Star Playhouse

— “Footloose” through June 3, Empress Theatre

— “Hairspray” through June 3, Grand Theatre

— “Beauty and the Beast” through June 4, Egyptian Theatre, Park City

— “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella” through June 4, Eccles Theater

— “Hairspray” through June 10, Midvale Arts Council

— “Pirates of the Carabeener” through June 10, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Seven Brides For Seven Brothers” through June 10, Heritage Center Theater, Cedar City

— “Beauty and the Beast” through June 12, Draper Arts Council 

— “Argonautika” through June 17, Brigham Young University

— “Cabaret” through June 24, Ziegfeld Theater 

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through August 12, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Disney’s Newsies” through October 18, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “Shrek the Musical” through October 20, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

Museum Exhibits

— Kelly O’Neill: ren/der; Sideshow: 2017 Gala Art Auction, Exhibitions through June 3; Out Loud: Identities, Symbolism, and the Self Exhibition through July 8; Rona Pondick and Robert FeintuchHeads, Hands, Feet; Sleeping, Holding, Dreaming, Dying Exhibition through July 15; Céline Downen: Beehive Works Exhibition through August 5; Willow Skye-Biggs: Tastes Like Mandy Exhibition through August 12; Michael Ryan Handley: Sublimation Exhibition through September 9, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

George Beard: Mormon Pioneer Artist with a Camera Exhibition through June 17; 93rd Annual Spring Salon Exhibition through July 8;The Classical Tradition: Serenity, Simplicity and Harmony Exhibition through August 5; Sanctuaries of Mind Exhibition through September 2018, Springville Museum of Art

— Playground Exhibition through July 8; e.g. Annie Poon: Split House Exhibition through summer 2017; Work in Progress Exhibition through September 9; Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 29 Exhibition through 2018; 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

Ink for Alaska Exhibition through August 13, Kimball Art Center

Et cetra

First Friday Art Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Historic 25th Street, Ogden

June Moon Jubilee, Friday, 6 p.m., St. George Town Square, 50 South Main Street, Saint George

— Ogden Film Festival, Friday, 7 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theatre, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden

Cedar Hills Family Festival, Friday and Saturday, Cedar Hills

Pony Express Days, Friday and Saturday, Eagle Mountain City, 1650 East Stagecoach Run, Eagle Mountain

SoJo Summerfest, Friday and Saturday, South Jordan City Park, 11000 South Redwood Road, South Jordan

Utah Lake Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Utah Lake State Park, 4400 W. Center Street, Provo

Ogden Music Festival, through Sunday, Fort Buenaventura State Park, 2450 A Avenue, Ogden

— Utah Pride Festival, through Sunday, Library Square, 200 East 400 South, Salt Lake City