Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: Malan’s Peak and Basin 

— TribuneUtah event pits runners vs. trains and ‘willpower versus horsepower’

— TribuneTraveling to see the total solar eclipse? Here is what you can expect.

Weekend Events

New Films

— Brigsby Bear: Tribune review 

— Logan Lucky: Tribune review 

— Step: Tribune review 

— Wind River: Tribune review 


— “A Bluegrass Saturday Night,” Saturday, 5 – 10 p.m., The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, free

— Night Star Orchestra, Holladay Arts, Saturday, 8 p.m., Holladay City Pavilion, 4580 South 2300 East, free

— 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 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

— “Once On This Island” through August 19, Desert Star Playhouse

— “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

— “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

— “Pillow Talk” through September 3, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “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

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

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

 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

Salt Lake Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Salt Lake City

Wasatch International Food Festival, Friday and Saturday, Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City

Magna Main Street Arts Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., Historic Main Street, Magna

— Party in the Park, Saturday, 4 – 7 p.m., Conservation Garden Park, 8275 South 1300 West, West Jordan

Helper Arts and Music Festival, through Sunday, 131 South Main Street, Helper