Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneUtah Hike of the Week: Clyde Lake in the Uintas

— Tribune: Utah wildlife officials bust myths and fears about bats

Tribune: Grab a passport and explore the revamped Energy Loop National Scenic Byway in central Utah

Tribune: What you can learn from a death on Deer Valley’s Holy Roller mountain biking trail

Weekend Events

New Films

— The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography: Tribune review 

— The Women’s Balcony: Tribune review 


— Days of ’47 Pops Concert, Choral Arts Society of Utah, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., The Eccles Theater, 131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, free but tickets required

Pioneer Day Concert, Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., LDS Conference Center, Little Theatre, 60 West North Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— “Gospel Train,” Jubilate, Saturday, 7 p.m., Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, 175 South 700 East, Salt Lake City, admission is by donation with a suggested minimum of $10

— “Sea Melodies: Douglas Morton Live,” Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, 12033 South Lone Peak Parkway, Draper

Wasatch Mountain Music Festival, through Sunday, Soldier Hollow Legacy Park, 2002 Olympic Drive, Midway, $30-$85

— Deer Valley Music Festival, through August 5, Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater and St. Mary’s Church, Park City, $15-$36

— Park City Beethoven Festival, through August 14, venues vary

— Concerts in the Park, Tuesdays and Fridays through August, 7:30 p.m., Brigham Young Historic Park, North Temple and State Street, Salt Lake City, free

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


— “1776” through July 15, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Annie Get Your Gun” through July 15, High Valley Arts

— “Anything Goes” through July 17, Taylorsville Arts Council 

— “Seussical” through July 22, SCERA Center

— “A Night at The Imperial” through July 29, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Blackbird” through July 30, Utah Repertory Theatre

— “The Foreigner” through August 1, Lyric Repertory Company

— “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” through August 5,  Lyric Repertory Company

— “Wait Until Dark” through August 5,  Lyric Repertory Company

— “Disney’s Tarzan” through August 6, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “REX” through August 7, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “Seussical” through August 7, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” through August 8, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “Madame Butterfly” through August 8, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “The Music Man” through August 9, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “The Pirates of Penzance” through August 9, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “The Dinner Party” through August 11, Neil Simon Festival

— “Noises Off!” through August 11, Neil Simon Festival

— “Broadway Bound” through August 12, Neil Simon Festival

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

— “Under Construction” through August 12, Neil Simon Festival

— “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare…Abridged” through August 17, Lyric Repertory Company

— “The 3 Amigos” through August 19, Desert Star Playhouse

— “Saturday’s Voyeur” through August 28, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “Guys and Dolls” through September 1, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Shrek the Musical” through September 1, Pickleville Playhouse

— “Treasure Island” through September 2, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “As You Like It” through September 7, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Shakespeare in Love” through September 8, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “LOVE & DEATH vs EL BANDITO” through September 9, Pickleville Playhouse

— “Romeo and Juliet” through September 9, Utah Shakespearean Festival

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

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

— “Mama Mia!” through October 21, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

Museum Exhibits

 The Classical Tradition: Serenity, Simplicity and Harmony Exhibition through August 5; Sanctuaries of Mind Exhibition through September 2018, Springville Museum of Art

Rona Pondick and Robert FeintuchHeads, Hands, Feet; Sleeping, Holding, Dreaming, DyingScott Horsley: I Learned it from Watching You Exhibitions 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; Spy Hop: Safe and Sound Exhibition through September 23, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

—  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; Richard Serra: Prints Exhibition through August 20, Kimball Art Center

Et cetra

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

American Fork Steel Days, Friday and Saturday, City of American Fork, 51 East Main St., American Fork

Draper Days, Friday and Saturday, Draper City Park, 2500 South 1300 East, Draper

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

World Refugee Day, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Liberty Park, 900 South 700 East, Salt Lake City