Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— KSL.comA guide for spring break in northern Utah

— 5 places to get a taste of spring camping in Utah

— The fly fisher’s sure sign of spring: Blue-winged olive mayfly hatches

— Some Utah national parks get fewer visitors when it gets too hot, USU study says

— KSL.comYellowstone fee proposal receives Wyoming governor’s OK

Weekend Events


— “Come Dream with Me,” West Jordan Symphony, Friday, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan, free

— Dvorák’s Serenade for Strings, Utah Symphony, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Saint Mary’s Church, 1505 West White Pine Canyon Road, Park City$15-$35

— “Music of the Alps,” Utah Philharmonic Orchestra, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Elk Ridge Middle School, 3659 West 9800 South, South Jordan, $5-$10

— “Lamb of God,” Draper Philharmonic, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 12 C Street, free

— School of Dance Gala, University of Utah Dance, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, 1395 East President’s Circle, Salt Lake City, $12-$20

— “The Secret Garden,” Cedar City Junior Ballet, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Heritage Center Theater, 105 North 100 East, Cedar City, $10

— “Dr. Seuss’ Green Eggs and Ham,” Utah Symphony, Saturday, 11 a.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $8-$17

— Celtic Celebration, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theatre, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, $10-$15

— Wassermann Festival 2018: Yekwon Sunwoo, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall, Utah State University, 600 North 1150 East, Logan, $10-$24

— “Dabke,” Repertory Dance Theatre, through Sunday, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $20

— Shen Yun Performing Arts, through Sunday, Eccles Theater, 131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, $80-$150

— Founders’ Day Concert, Sunday, 8 p.m., Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E S Temple, Salt Lake City, free

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


— “Barefoot in the Park” through March 17, Covey Center for the Arts

— “Footloose” through March 17, Ziegfeld Theater 

— “In The Heights – Concert Version” through March 17, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “Pirates of the Scaribbean” through March 17, Desert Star Playhouse

— “Tamales and Roses” through March 17, Utah Valley University

— “Up (The Man in the Flying Chair)” through March 17, University of Utah Theatre

— “Pagliacci/Gianni Schicchi” through March 18, Utah Opera

— “Mary Stuart” through March 24, Brigham Young University

— “Up, Down, And All Around” through March 24, Treehouse Museum, Ogden

— “Straight” through March 25, Utah Repertory Theatre

— “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” through March 30, SCERA Center

— “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” through March 31, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Robin Hood” through April 7, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “Thoroughly Modern Millie” through April 7, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” through April 14, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “The Little Miamaid” through April 14, Off Broadway Theatre

Museum Exhibits

 Eric Overton: Monument Exhibition through March 17; EARL GRAVY: HOMEBODIES, AWAY TEAMSMerritt Johnson: Exorcising America Exhibitions through May 12, Dream: Egyptian Theatre Youtheatre Exhibition through May 19; Desire Lines Exhibition through May 26, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— 46th Annual Utah All-State High School Art Show Exhibition through March 23; Wit & Whimsy: off the deep end Exhibition through May 19; Russian Stories, Soviet Ideals Exhibition through June 1; Speaking Volumes |Transforming Exhibition through June 2; Sanctuaries of Mind Exhibition through summer 2019; Round Up: Icons of the West Exhibition through June 19, 2021, Favorite Ladies: Patterns, People, and Play, SMA: Milestones and Memories Exhibitions ongoing, Springville Museum of Art

 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; Aundrea Frahm: We Revolve Ceaseless Exhibition through April 14; M.C. Escher: Other Worlds Exhibition through May 19; Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 29 Exhibition through 2018; To Magnify the Lord: Six Centuries of Art and Devotion Exhibition on view through summer 2019, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

 salt 13: Katie Paterson Exhibition through May 20; Spencer Finch: Great Salt Lake and Vicinity 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., various venues

— St. Patrick’s Day Ceili Celebration, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Leadership Learning Academy, 100 West 2675 North, Layton

— St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Siamsa, The Hibernian Society of Utah, 10 a.m., The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

— Third Saturday for Families: Art Embroidery, Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Marcia and John Price Museum Building, 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City