Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: Dry Fork Canyon Petroglyphs near Vernal 

— Tribune: Severed heads tell a violent mystery at Utah’s Dry Fork Canyon petroglyphs   

— TribuneYes, you can hit a beach in Utah on Saturday for International Coastal Cleanup day

Tribune: Spawning salmon will have you seeing red during annual Utah events Saturday

Weekend Events

New Films                                                                          

— American Assassin: Tribune review 

— Beach Rats: Tribune review 

— mother! Tribune review 

— Viceroy’s House: Tribune review 


— “Come Home,” Southern Utah Heritage Choir, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, Dixie State University, 325 South 700 East, Saint George

— Augustin Hadelich performs Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $23-$66

— “The Bayou,” Saturday, 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, $20-$45

— Civic Jazz with Marcus Roberts, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Weber State University, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, $6-$10

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


— “Daddy Long Legs” through September 15, Draper Arts Council 

— “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

— “Ion” through September 16, Greek Theatre Festival 

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

— “Steel Pier” through September 24, University of Utah Theatre

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

— “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime” through September 30, Pioneer Theatre Company

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

— “Noises Off” through October 7, SCERA Center

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

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

— “Surely Goodness and Mercy” through October 15, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “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

 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

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

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

— Ilse Bing Exhibition through December 31; Las Hermanas Iglesias: HERE, HERE Exhibition through January 28; ongoing exhibitions: Arts of AfricaAmerican 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

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

Panguitch Lake Fall Festival, Friday and Saturday, Panguitch Lake LDS chapel, 25 S Highway 143, Panguitch

9th and 9th Street Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., 900 S 900 E, Salt Lake City

HollowFest, Saturday, 3 – 7 p.m., Wasatch Hollow Park, 1600 S 1700 E, Salt Lake City

— India Mela Carnival, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., India Cultural Center of Utah, 1142 West South Jordan Parkway, South Jordan

Provo Pride Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Historic Downtown Provo, Center Street and University Avenue

— Silent Film Music Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 North Main Street, Bountiful

Autumn Aloft, through Sunday, 333 Historic Main Street, Park City

Festa Italiana, Saturday and Sunday, The Gateway, 18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City

Urban Arts Festival, Saturday and Sunday, 12 – 10 p.m., The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City