Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune7 reasons fall is one of the best times to go fishing in Utah

— Tribune: The Tamarack and Jessen Lake Trail is an easy hike in a beautiful, remote spot of Utah

— Tribune: Don’t be fooled by East Coast elitism; Utah’s autumn display is second to none

— Tribune: 10 top spots for Utah’s fall colors

Weekend Events

New Films                                                                          

— Brad’s Status: Tribune review 

— The LEGO Ninjago Movie: Tribune review 

— Kingsman: The Golden Circle: Tribune review 

— Rebel in the Rye: Tribune review 

— Stronger: Tribune review 


— “Elfwyn’s Saga,” Friday, 7 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Weber State University, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, $12-$15

— “Samarpanam: A Sublime Offering,” Friday, 7 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City, $8-$15

— Scholarship Benefit: Weber State Faculty in Concert, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Weber State University, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, donations requested

— University of Utah Philharmonia, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $6.50-$12.50

— Fischer conducts Saint-Saëns and Dvorák, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $23-$66

Chamber Orchestra Ogden, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, $8

— “Scott Plays Scott,” Saturday, 7 p.m., Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1375 Spring Lane, Salt Lake City, free

— A Wesleyan Sermon Organ Recital, Sunday, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 203 South 200 East, Salt Lake City, free

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


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

— “Ion” through September 22, 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

— “An Enemy of the People” through October 7, Riot Act 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

— “The Tavern” through October 21, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “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; Anna Betbeze: Dark Sun, Carol Sogard: Artifacts for the 23rd Century  Exhibitions through January 14, 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

— Festival of India, Saturday, 5 – 9 p.m., Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple, 8628 South Main Street, Spanish Fork

— Harvest Market, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sundance Mountain Resort, 8841 North Alpine Loop Road, Provo

Harvest Moon Celebration, Saturday, 12 – 8 p.m., Historic 25th Street, Ogden

Riverfest, Saturday, 3 – 7 p.m., Fairpark Trailhead, 1220 West North Temple, Salt Lake City

Utah Hispanic Heritage Parade and Street Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., The Gateway, 18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City