Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: Ontario Trail at Deer Valley 

— Tribune: For a low-effort Utah mountain adventure, take a lift to the trailhead

 TribuneFrom Utah’s Mirror Lake Highway, many places to sit and reflect 

— Tribune: Weird sensations in Wyoming for this eclipse first-timer

Weekend Events

New Films

— Good Time: Tribune review 

— Whose Streets?:Tribune review 


— “Inspirational Broadway,” Friday, 8 p.m., Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, $12

— The American Piano Quartet, Friday, 7 p.m., Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, $12

— “Dancing Under the Stars,” Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., SCERA Center, 699 South State Street, Orem, $15-$35

— Cityjazz Big Band with Debra Bonner and the Unity Gospel Choir, Saturday, 8 p.m., Murray Park Amphitheater, 495 East 5300 South, Salt Lake City, $2-$8

— Ogden Concert Band, Sunday, 7 p.m., Kenley Amphitheater, 405 North Wasatch Drive, Layton, 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 Prince and the Pauper” through August 26, Cobb & Co Theater Productions

— “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

— “Always… Patsy Cline” through September 16, Redstone Theatre 

— “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare” through September 16, Sandbox Theatre Company

— “Utahoma” through September 16, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Always… Patsy Cline” through September 22, Grand Theatre

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

— “Comedy of Errors” through September 30, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “Romeo & Juliet” through September 30, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “The Heart of Robin Hood” through October 14, Hale Centre Theatre

— “How To Fight Loneliness” through October 14, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “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

— “Wicked-er!” through November 4, Desert Star Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

 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

Last Friday Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m.,  

Utah Renaissance Faire, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Thanksgiving Point Electric Park, Ashton Boulevard and North 2300 West, Lehi

Made in Utah Festival, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., The Gateway, 18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City