Casual Friday:Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Events

Outdoors Report

—  Grotto Falls offers refreshing, family-friendly hike


Murray Symphony Orchestra, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Murray Park Amphitheater, 495 East 5300 South, Salt Lake City, $6

Salt Lake City Jazz Festival, Friday and Saturday, The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, 6 – 11 p.m., $10-$50

— Pizzicato Strings, Davis Arts Council, Sunday, 7 p.m., Kenley Amphitheater, 403 North Wasatch Drive, Layton, free

Deer Valley Music Festival, through August 10, Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, 2250 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City

Park City Beethoven Festival, through August 13, venues vary

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


— “Into the Woods” through July 7, Outlaw Trail Theater, Vernal

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

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

— “Crazy for You” through July 14, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Seussical Jr.” through July 14, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Willy Wonka, the Musical” through July 14, High Valley Arts

— “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” through July 21, SCERA Center

— “Doctor U” through July 21, Off Broadway Theatre

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

— “Little Shop of Horrors” through July 21, St. George Musical Theater

— “Sense & Sensibility” through July 28, Lyric Repertory Company

— “The Who’s Tommy” through July 29, Ziegfeld Theater 

— “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” through August 1, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “The Barber of Seville” through August 3,  Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “Grey Gardens” through August 3, Lyric Repertory Company

— “Into the Woods” through August 3,  Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “Amazing Grace” through August 4,  Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “Macbeth” through August 4, Lyric Repertory Company

— “Peter and the Starcatcher” through August 4, Lyric Repertory Company

— “The Secret Garden” through August 4, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “William Blake in Hollywood” through August 7, Neil Simon Festival

— “Jake’s Women” through August 10, Neil Simon Festival

— “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” through August 10, Neil Simon Festival

— “Annie” through August 11, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Biloxi Blues” through August 11, Neil Simon Festival

— “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” through August 11, Neil Simon Festival

— “Million Dollar Quartet: The Musical” through August 11, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “Law & Disorder – CS:I Did What?!” through August 18, Desert Star Playhouse

— “Disney’s Tarzan” through August 31, Pickleville Playhouse

— “Big River” through September 1, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Newsies” through September 1, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Saturday’s Voyeur 2018” through September 2, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “Henry VI Part One” through September 6, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “The Merchant of Venice” through September 7, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “The Merry Wives of Windsor” through September 8, Utah Shakespearean Festival

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

— “Disney’s My Son Pinocchio” through September 22, Hale Centre Theatre

— “The Foreigner” through October 13, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Othello” through October 13, Utah Shakespearean Festival

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

— “Cinderella” through October 19, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

Museum Exhibits

 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

Historias de Ayer y Hoy | Stories of Yesterday and Today Exhibition through July 8, Kimball Art Center 

— Out Loud: Mostly Human Exhibition through July 14; Chase Westfall: Control Exhibition through August 9; Buster Graybill: Informalism Exhibition through September 8; Josh Samson: The Identity Project Exhibition through October 13, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— 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

— 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

Venezuela Festival, Saturday, 12 – 10 p.m., Library Square, 200 East 400 South, Salt Lake City