Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Events

Outdoors Report

— Salt Lake Tribune: How to survive — and have fun — in Moab during Memorial Day weekend 

— Salt Lake Tribune: Why is Utah’s Alta Ski Area pushing for a tram up iconic Mount Baldy? Crowds, delays expected at Zion National Park this weekend Peregrine falcons set up nest in downtown SLC after 3-year hiatus


— Spring Festival Concert, Park City Beethoven Festival, Friday, 5:30 p.m., Smith Home at Deer Valley Resort, Park City, $50 minimum donation

— Season Finale: Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $15-$66

— National Choreographic Festival, Ballet West, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., The Eccles Theater, 131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, $15-$49.50

— Celtic Woman, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, $76-$106

— “Sea Melodies: Douglas Morton Live,” Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, 12033 South Lone Peak Parkway, Draper,

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


— “9 to 5: The Musical” through May 26, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “Mama Mia!” through May 26, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “Next Fall” through May 26, An Other Theater Company 

— “The Parent Trap” through May 26, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “Steel Magnolias” through May 26, Covey Center for the Arts

— “Sense and Sensibility” through June 2, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Spamilton – A Parody – 1776 Trombones” through June 2, Desert Star Playhouse

— “The Tempest” through June 2, Cache Valley Center for the Arts

— “Monty Python’s Spamalot” through June 9, Grand Theatre

— “The Music Man” through June 9, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Spamalot” through June 9, Grand Theatre

— “Other Deseret Cities” through June 10, Kayenta Arts Foundation 

— “Bye-Bye Birdie” through June 16, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Hindsight – An Immersive Play in Downtown SLC” through June 23, Sackerson

— “Tuck Everlasting” through June 23, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Cinderella” through October 19, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

Museum Exhibits

Desire LinesJulius von Bismarck: Landscape Paintings, Exhibitions through May 26; Seven Deadly Sins: 2018 Spectacle Art Auction Exhibition through June 9; Out Loud: Mostly Human Exhibition through July 14, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

 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

Russian Stories, Soviet Ideals Exhibition through June 1; Speaking Volumes |Transforming Exhibition through June 2; 94th Annual Spring Salon Exhibition through July 7; 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

— Chiura Obata: An American Modern Exhibition through September 2; 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

— Wasatch Back Student Art Show: Art and the EnvironmentMark Crenshaw: In Bloom, Exhibitions through May 27, Kimball Art Center

Et cetra

Last Friday Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Park City

Scandinavian Heritage Festival, Friday and Saturday, Snow College, 150 East College Avenue, Ephraim

Holi Festival of Colors, Saturday, West Stadium Park, 1650 Jefferson Ave, Ogden

Moab Arts Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Swanny City Park, 100 West 400 North, Moab

Antelope Island Cowboy Legends Music and Poetry Festival, Fielding Garr Ranch, 4528 West 1700 South, Syracuse