Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Events

Outdoors Report

— Salt Lake Tribune: Going camping in southwest Utah this weekend? Read this before starting a fire.

— Salt Lake Tribune‘It’s just going to be loved to death’: Summer season starts at Utah’s national parks with large crowds, limited parking — and no toilet paper?


— Ballet West Academy Spring Performances, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $15

— “Love and Plunder on the High Seas,” Beehive Statesmen, Friday, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 2 p.m., Sons of the Utah Pioneers Building, 3301 East Louise Avenue, Salt Lake City, $5-$15

— Pride Celebration, Salt Lake Men’s Choir, Friday, 7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of Salt Lake City, 777 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, free

— 3rd Annual Flamenco Fiesta! Flamenco del Lago, Saturday, 7 p.m., Sugar Space Arts Warehouse, 132 South 800 West, Salt Lake City, $10

Ogden Music Festival, through Sunday, Fort Buenaventura State Park, 2450 A Avenue, Ogden, $65-$70

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


— “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 

— “Mary Poppins” through June 11, Draper Arts Council 

— “Anne of Green Gables” through June 16, Brigham Young University

— “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

— “Matilda: The Musical” through October 18, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “Cinderella” through October 19, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

Museum Exhibits

 Russian Stories, Soviet Ideals Exhibition through June 1; Speaking Volumes |Transforming Hate 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

 Seven Deadly Sins: 2018 Spectacle Art Auction Exhibition through June 9; Out Loud: Mostly Human Exhibition through July 14; Chase Westfall: Control Exhibition through August 9; Buster Graybill: Informalism Exhibition through September 8, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— Aundrea Frahm: We Revolve Ceaseless Exhibition through June 23; Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser Exhibition through August 11; Adrien Paci: Albanian Stories, Dana Gluckstein—DIGNITY: Tribes in Transition, Rick Shaefer: Refugee Trilogy Exhibitions through September 29; 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

Mark Crenshaw: In Bloom Exhibition through June 24, Kimball Art Center

— 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

Et cetra

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

Ogden Film Festival, Friday, 6 – 11 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden

Utah Lake Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Utah Lake State Park, 4400 West Center Street, Provo

Utah Pride Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Washington Square, 450 South 200 East, Salt Lake City