Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneUtah Hike of the Week: Lackawaxen Lake — Guardsman Pass

— Tribune: A guide to hunting in Utah, a year-round game 

 Tribune: Sawtooth Mountains offer wet and wild adventure a short drive from the Wasatch Front

— TribuneErin Alberty: To survive the ‘divorce boat’ in Class III whitewater, yell more 

Weekend Events

New Films                                                                          

— I Do… Until I Don’t: Tribune review 

— Lost in Paris: Tribune review 


— “Asteria: A Cirque Style Show,” Friday and Saturday, 2:30 and 7 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $7-$20

— “Great American Road Trip,” Utah Symphony, Saturday, 8 p.m., Split Mountain in Dinosaur National Monument, Jensen, free

— Murray Acoustic Music Festival, Murray Arts in the Park, Monday, 6 p.m., Murray Park Amphitheater, 495 East 5300 South, Salt Lake City,

Moab Music Festival, through September 11, venues vary, Moab

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


— “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

— “Desire Under the Elms” through September 16, The Sting and Honey Company

— “Sister Act” through September 16, Empress Theatre

— “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

— “Forever Plaid” through November 15, Hale Centre Theatre

Museum Exhibits

 Michael Ryan Handley: Sublimation Exhibition through September 9; Spy Hop: Safe and Sound Exhibition through September 23; Jason Manley: Shrinking Room Exhibition through October 21; Al Ahad: The Hijab Project Exhibition through November 18; Jaime Salvador Castillo & Michael Anthony García: whereABOUTS Exhibition through December 9; Cities of Conviction Exhibition through January 6; Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

—  Work in Progress Exhibition through September 9; No Dull Days: J. Alfred Myer’s Turn-of-the-Century America Exhibition through September 23; Photo-Secession: Painterly Masterworks of Turn-of-the-Century Photography Exhibition through December 2; Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 29 Exhibition through 2018; Shaping America: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection of American Art Exhibition through March; The Interpretation Thereof: Contemporary LDS Art and Scripture Exhibition through March 31; To Magnify the Lord: Six Centuries of Art and Devotion Exhibition on view through summer 2019, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

 44th Annual Quilt Show Exhibition through September 23; Wit & Whimsy: off the deep end Exhibition through May 19; Sanctuaries of Mind Exhibition through September 2018; Round Up: Icons of the West Exhibition through June 19, 2021, Springville Museum of Art

Ilse Bing Exhibition through December 31; Las Hermanas Iglesias: HERE, HERE Exhibition through January 28; ongoing exhibitions: Arts of Africa; American and Regional Art: Mythmaking and Truth-Telling; Chinese Art: Emulation and Innovation; European Art; Ancient Mediterranean Art: Res Mortis; Ancient Mesoamerica; Modern and Contemporary Art: A Fuller Picture; Arts of the Pacific; Greater Merit: The Temple and Image in South Asia, Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Et cetra

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

Hurricane City Peach Days, Friday and Saturday, Hurricane Community Center, 63 South 100 West, Hurricane

Midway Swiss Days, Friday and Saturday, Midway Town Hall, 100 West Main Street, Midway

Polynesian Days, Friday, Saturday, and Monday, Thanksgiving Point, 3003 North, Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Championship and Festival, through Monday, Soldier Hollow Legacy Park, 2002 Olympic Drive, Midway