Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Events

Outdoors Report Petrified Dunes offer short hike with great views, opportunities for exploring

— No license needed: ‘Free Fishing Day’ returns, DWR to hold special events

— Tired of shore fishing? Try a pontoon or kayak

New Films

— Ocean’s 8: Deseret News  review 


— The 5 Browns, Davis Arts Council, Saturday, 8 p.m., Kenley Amphitheater, 403 North Wasatch Drive, Layton, $29-$49

— “Come Alive,” One Voice Children’s Choir, Saturday, 8 p.m., Murray Park Amphitheater, 495 East 5300 South, Salt Lake City, $8

— Hayley Kirkland & Company B, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 8 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan, free

— Heart & Soul Music Stroll, Saturday, 3 – 8 p.m., Imperial Park Neighborhood, Sugar House, 1530 East 2700 South, Salt Lake City, free

The Saltaires, Saturday, 3 and 7:30 p.m., Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, $10-$15

— Stars of CenterPoint, Davis Arts Council, Sunday, 7 p.m., Kenley Amphitheater, 403 North Wasatch Drive, Layton, free

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


— “Little Shop of Horrors” through June 9, Jaks Theatre Company 

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

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

— “No Exit” through June 9, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center

— “Spamalot” through June 9, Grand Theatre

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

— “Fame Jr.” through June 11, Taylorsville Arts Council 

— “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

— “Shrek the Musical” through June 23, SCERA Center

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

— “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” through July 7, Grassroots Shakespeare Company

— “Two Noble Kinsmen” through July 7, Grassroots Shakespeare Company

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through July 21, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “Who Shot Juanito Bandito” through September 8, Pickleville Playhouse

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

— “Cinderella” through October 19, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

Museum Exhibits

— — 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 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

Et cetra

Sugar House Art Walk, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Sugar House

Brigham City Arts Festival, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Bill of Rights Plaza, 20 North Main Street, Brigham City

Holi Festival of Colors, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Krishna Temple, 965 East 3370 South, Salt Lake City

Ogden Arts Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Ogden City Amphitheater, 343 25th Street, Ogden