Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune: Hike of the Week: Jenny’s Canyon

— TribuneTop new outdoor gear, as seen at Utah’s final OR show

— Tribune: Goodbye, Outdoor Retailer — you will be missed 

Weekend Events

New Films

— The Dark Tower: Tribune review 

— Detroit: Tribune review 

— Landline: Tribune review 

— We Love You, Sally Carmichael!: Tribune review 


— Joe McQueen Quartet, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 West Center Street, Provo, free

— 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


— “The Three Musketeers” through August 4, Titus Productions Theatre Co. 

— “Annie” through August 5, Cottonwood Heights Arts Council 

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

— “High School Musical Jr.” through August 5, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Singin’ in the Rain” through August 5, Bluffdale Arts 

— “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

— “Beauty and the Beast” through August 12, Sandy Amphitheater 

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

— “Honk Jr.” through August 12, Empress Theatre

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

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through August 12, Sundance Resort 

— “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

— “Brigadoon” through August 19, SCERA Center

— “An Inspector Calls” through August 19, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Murder by the Book” through August 19, Covey Center for the Arts

— “The Book of Mormon” through August 20, Eccles Theater

— “Seussical the Musical” through August 16, Draper Historic Theatre

— “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

— “9 to 5” through September 2, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Peter and the Starcatcher” through September 2, Ziegfeld Theater 

— “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

— “All Shook Up” through September 16, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

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

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

— “Long Lost First Play” through October 21, Utah Shakespearean Festival

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

Museum Exhibits

 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; Al Ahad: The Hijab Project Exhibition through November 18, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

 The Classical Tradition: Serenity, Simplicity and Harmony Exhibition through August 5; 44th Annual Quilt Show Exhibition through September 23; Sanctuaries of Mind Exhibition through September 2018; Round Up: Icons of the West Exhibition through June 19, 2021, Springville Museum of Art

— Ink for Alaska Exhibition through August 13; Richard Serra: Prints Exhibition through August 20, Kimball Art Center

— 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

Et cetra

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

World Folkfest, Friday and Saturday, Spring Acres Arts Park, 620 South 1350 East, Springville

— Festival of Flavors, Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., Brian Head Resort, 329 South Highway 143, Brian Head

Ogden Pride Festival, Saturday, 12 – 8 p.m., Ogden City Amphitheater, 343 25th Street, Ogden

Utah Ukulele Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Willow Park, 450 West 700 South, Logan

— Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival, through Sunday, various venues, Sugar House

Kimball Arts Festival, through Sunday, Historic Main Street, 900 to 200 Main Street, Park City