Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Events

Outdoors Report

— Tribune: Visitors avoid U.S. national parks when pollution rises, study says

— KSL: Popular trails in Zion National Park still closed for thunderstorm damage

— KSL3 great high-country backpacking trips to go on this summer


— Days of ’47 Pioneer Day Concert, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., LDS Conference Center, Little Theatre, 60 West North Temple, Salt Lake City

— Tad Calcara New Deal Swing Band, Holladay Arts, Saturday, 8 p.m., Holladay City Hall, 4580 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City, 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


— “Annie Get Your Gun” through July 21, Taylorsville Arts Council 

— “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

— “The Phantom of the Opera” through July 22, Eccles Theater

— “All Shook Up” through July 23, Sugar Factory Playhouse

— “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” through July 23, Herriman Arts Council

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

— “Snow White” through July 28, The Sting and Honey Company

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

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through July 30, Alpine Community Theatre

— “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

— “Steel Magnolias” through August 4, Kayenta Arts Foundation

— “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

— “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” through August 11, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “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

— “Oklahoma!” through August 11, Sundance Mountain Resort

— “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

— “An Iliad” through October 9, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “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

— “The Prince of Egypt” through October 20, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

Museum Exhibits

— Alison Neville: M.A.D. Exhibition through July 28; Chase Westfall: Control Exhibition through August 9; Buster Graybill: Informalism Exhibition through September 8; Josh Samson: The Identity Project Exhibition through October 13; SLUG Retrospective: 30 Years Under the Influence Exhibition through October 20; Working Hard to be Useless Exhibition through December 29; 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

— Reclaimed: Mixed-media Paintings by Erin Westenskow Berrett Exhibition through September 2, Kimball Art Center 

 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

Et cetra

— Salt Lake Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., venues vary

Bountiful Handcart Days, Friday and Saturday, 790 South 100 East, Bountiful

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