Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: Timpanogos Cave 

— Tribune: Hike to a cold, dark place part of the journey for teens in Utah youth program 

— Tribune: ‘Glamping’ destinations popping up all over Utah for a taste of luxury in the outdoors 

Weekend Events

New Films

— 13 Minutes: Tribune review 

— Annabelle: Creation: Tribune review 

— The Glass Castle: Tribune review 

— Letters From Baghdad: Tribune review 


— Nathan Pacheco and The Lyceum Orchestra, Friday, 7:30 p.m., O.C. Tanner Amphitheater, Dixie State University, 350 West Lion Blvd, Springdale, $20-$25

— Utah Classical Guitar Festival, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., University of Utah, Fine Arts West, 274 South University St., Salt Lake City

— Alphorn Festival Public Performance, Saturday, 1 p.m., Solitude Mountain Resort, 12000 Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake City, free

— Utah Collegiate Singers, Saturday, 3:30 p.m. Orem Public Library, 58 North State Street, Orem, free

— 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 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

— “Carousel” through August 19, Murray Arts in the Park

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

— “Hello, Dolly” through August 19,  Four Seasons Theatre Company

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

— “The Wizard of Oz” through August 19, On Pitch Performing Arts 

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

— “In the Heights” through August 21, Good Company Theatre

— “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

— “Utahoma” through September 16, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Pillow Talk” through September 23, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “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

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

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

 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

— 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

Hot Air Balloon Festival, Friday and Saturday, Storm Mountain Park, 11400 South 1000 East, Sandy

— Summerfest International, Bountiful Davis Art Center, Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., Bountiful City Park, 200 West 400 North, Bountiful

Salt Lake Pagan Pride Festival, Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Liberty Park, 900 South 700 East, Salt Lake City

Craft Lake City, through Sunday, The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City