Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune:  For fall color and a workout, follow the Mormon Pioneer Historic Trail

— Tribune:  After decades of neglect, Torrey’s oldest home harboring gems of southern Utah history comes back to life  

— TribuneErin Alberty: Mountain biking makes no sense, but I tried it and here’s my verdict 

— TribuneAntlers vs. horns: Here’s the deal, according to wildlife experts 

 Weekend Events

New Films                                                                          

— Blade Runner 2049: Tribune review 

— Dolores: Tribune review 

— Marjorie Prime: Tribune review 

— The Mountain Between Us: Tribune review 

— My Little Pony: The Movie: Tribune review 

— The Stray: Tribune review 

— Victoria & Abdul: Tribune review 


— Latino Roots with Andean Flutes, Kayenta Arts Foundation, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 681 Coyote Gulch Court, Ivins, $5-$10

— West Jordan Symphony, Friday, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S 1825 W, West Jordan, free

— “Sanctuary,” Repertory Dance Theatre, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Jeanne Wagner Theatre, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $30

— BYU Spectacular! Featuring Kristin Chenoweth, Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m., Marriott Center, Brigham Young University, 500 East University Parkway, Provo, $11-$60

— Florence J. Gillmore School of Music Showcase Concert, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Vieve Gore Concert Hall in the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory, Westminster College, 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, free

— Music Box Concert Series Featuring the USU Jazz Combo, Saturday, 11 a.m., Chase Fine Arts Center, Utah State University, 4030 Old Main Hill, Logan, free

— NEXT Underground Series: Music Without Borders with Rahim AlHaj, NEXT Ensemble, Saturday, 6:30 p.m., Alleged on 25th, 201 25th Street, Ogden, $10

— “October Winds and Song,” Choral Arts Society of Utah, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Eisenhower Jr. High Auditorium, 4351 South Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, donations appreciated

— Gallery Series #1: Haydn and Bartók String Quartets, Part III, NOVA Chamber Music Series, Sunday, 3 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, $25

— WSU Symphony Orchestra Concert, Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Weber State University, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, $6-$7

— “Thriller,” Odyssey Dance Theatre, through October 31, various venues

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


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

— “Holes” through October 7, Timpanogos Valley Theatre 

— “Jumpers” through October 7, Utah Valley University

— “Noises Off” through October 7, SCERA Center

— “God’s Favorite” through October 8, Wasatch Theatre Company

— “Catch Me If You Can” through October 12, Sugar Factory Playhouse

— “The Glorious Story Emporium” through October 14, Brigham Young University

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

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

— “We Foxes” through October 14, Weber State University

— “La bohème” through October 15, Utah Opera

— “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

— “Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical” through October 21, The Stage Door Theater

— “Long Lost First Play” through October 21, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Mama Mia!” through October 21, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” through October 21, Empress Theatre

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

— “Arsenic and Old Lace” through October 23, Draper Historic Theatre

— “A Tale of Two Cities” through October 28, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Wait Until Dark” through October 28, Heritage Theatre

— “War of the Worlds” through October 28, Covey Center for the Arts

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

— “Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical Thriller” through November 11, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “She Loves Me” through November 11, Brigham’s Playhouse

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

— “Hello Dolly!” through November 18, Hale Center Theater Orem

Museum Exhibits

 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

 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

— 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

— 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

Et cetra

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

— The Block Film & Art Festival, Friday and Saturday, Historic Theater District in Downtown Logan, 1 North Main Street, Logan

— The Crystal Festival, Friday and Saturday, Rockpick Legend Co., 1017 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

— Harvest Fest, Saturday, 12 – 5 p.m., DeJoria Center, 970, North State Road 32, Kamas

— Mountain Arts and Music Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., Huntsville Square, 200 South 7400 East, Huntsville