Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune: At Dinosaur National Monument, two hiking trails far apart

— Tribune: How’s $70 to get in to one of your favorite National Parks? 

— TribuneBear River Migratory Bird Refuge a throwback to when politicians were united in protecting wildlife and wilderness

Weekend Events

New Films

— Goodbye Christopher Robin: Tribune review 

— Thank You for Your Service: Tribune review 


— “A Breath and a Whisper,” UVU Chamber Choir, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Orem Public Library, 58 North State Street, Orem, free

— Guest Artists Erin Hannigan and Charles Ullery, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive and Heritage Drive, Provo, free

— “Broadway Divas,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $23-$66

— “Haunted Melodies,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Weber State University, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, $6-$7

— Orchestra at Temple Square Fall Concert, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Tabernacle, Temple Square, 50 West North Temple, Salt Lake City, free, but tickets required

— “Peter and the Wolf – A Halloween Concert,” Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m.; also Saturday, 3 p.m., American Fork Junior High School, 1120 North 20 West, American Fork, $6-$10

— “Utah Philharmonia Haunted Orchestra XVI: The Power of the Dark Side,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $6.50-$12.50

— Ananya Dance Theatre, Utah Presents, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Tanner Dance Black Box Theatre, 1721 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, $5-$20

— “Fright Night with the Symphony,” Murray Symphony Orchestra, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Hillcrest Junior High School, 178 East 5300 South, Murray, $6

— Jenny Oaks Baker & Family Four with the Kensington Symphony Orchestra, Utah Philharmonic Orchestra, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Draper Park Middle School, 13133 South 1300 East, Draper, $5-$10

— The Kingston Trio, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, Dixie State University, 325 South 700 East, Saint George, $30

— “The Masters,” Jubilate, Saturday, 7 p.m., Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, 175 South 700 East, Salt Lake City, suggested donation $10

— Orpheus Winds, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive and Heritage Drive, Provo, free

Salt Lake Scots Pipe Band, Saturday, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Salt Lake City, 12 C Street, Salt Lake City, free

WHOlives Clean Water For Life Benefit Concert, Saturday, 7 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $16-$48

— “Requiem: Renaissance Music of Life and Loss,” Utopia Early Music, Saturday, 8 p.m. and Sunday, 5 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, 231 East 100 South, Salt Lake City, $10-$15

— Madeline Adkins and the Fry Street Quartet, NOVA Chamber Music Series, Sunday, 3 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $18-$20

— Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 5 “Reformation,” Wasatch Community Symphony Orchestra, Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Hillside Middle School, 1825 South Nevada Street, Salt Lake City, free

— “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


— “A Grand Night of Opera” through October 28, Brigham Young University

— “Love and Information” through October 28, Westminster College

— “Perdida” through October 28, Grand Theatre

— “Sideways Stories from Wayside School” through October 28, Utah State University

— “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

— “Love’s Labour’s Lost” through October 29, University of Utah Theatre

— “Marie Antoinette” through October 29, Good Company Theatre

— “Frankenstein on the Air” through October 30, Neil Simon Festival

— “Coriolanus” through October 31, Grassroots Shakespeare Company

— “Captain Louie” through November 3, SCERA Center

— “And Then There Were None” through November 4, On Pitch Performing Arts 

— “A Comedy of Tenors” through November 4, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “Forever Dead” through November 4, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Guys and Dolls” through November 4, Ziegfeld Theater 

— “Jekyll and Hyde” through November 4, Cache Valley 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

— “Mercury” through November 12, Salt Lake Acting Company

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

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

— “A Bundle of Trouble” through December 1, Hale Centre Theatre

Museum Exhibits

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

— 32nd Annual Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah, Sacred Spaces: Archetypes and Symbols Exhibitions through January 10; 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

— Halloween Festival, Friday, 1 – 4 p.m., Salt Lake City Public Safety Building, 475 South 300 East, Salt Lake City

— Halloween Party, Friday, 6 – 9:30 p.m., Snowbasin Resort, 3925 East Snowbasin Road, Huntsville

— Harvest Festival, Friday and Saturday, Wasatch Charter School, 1458 East Murray-Holladay Road, Holladay

— Spooky Lights & Pumpkin Frights, Friday and Saturday, 6 – 9 p.m., St. George Art Museum, 47 East 200 North, St. George

— Day of the Dead Celebration, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City

— Dia de los Muertos, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Thanksgiving Point, 3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

— Halloween Spooktacular, Saturday, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., South Davis Recreational Center, 550 North 200 West, Bountiful

— Haunted Aquarium: Trick-or-Treating and Costume Contest, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, 12033 South Lone Peak Parkway, Draper

— Monster Block Party, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

— Pumpkinpalooza: SPOOKTACULAR SATURDAY, Saturday, 11 a.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan

— Witchstock Festival, Historic 25th Street, Saturday, 6 p.m., Ogden City Amphitheater, 343 25th Street, Ogden

Heber Valley Western Music and Poetry Gathering, through Sunday, Wasatch High School, 930 South 500 East, Heber City

— Day of the Dead Festival, Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m., Moab Valley Multicultural Center, 156 North 100 West, Moab