Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Events

Outdoors Report

— TribuneFeds release management plans for Trump’s reduced Utah monuments, but critics say the move is premature


Beaver Mountain Music Festival, Friday and Saturday, Beaver Mountain, 40000 East Highway 89, Garden City, $45-$65

— “Songs of Faith: A Musical Fireside,” Southern Utah Heritage Choir, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., St. George Tabernacle, Tabernacle and Main Street, Saint George, free

— Concert in the Park with the Beehive Statesmen Barbershop Chorus, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall on Temple Square, 50 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— Bluegrass Saturday Night, Intermountain Accoustic Music Association, Saturday, 5 p.m., The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, free

— Troubador 77, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 7 p.m., Holladay City Hall, 4580 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City, free

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


— “Bye Bye Birdie” through August 18, SCERA Center

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

— “The Secret Garden” through August 18, Murray Arts in the Park

— “Tell the Story: A Musical Review” through August 18, Riverton Arts Council

— “Shrek: The Musical” through August 18, Timpanogos Arts Foundation

— “Twelfth Night” through August 18, Renaissance Now Theatre and Film 

— “Biloxi Blues” through August 19, Neil Simon Festival

— “The Nerd” through August 25, Covey Center for the Arts

— “Thoroughly Modern Millie” through August 25, Draper Historic Theatre

— “Green Day’s American Idiot” through August 27, Good Company Theatre

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

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

— “Newsies” through September 1, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Oliver!” through September 1, Ziegfeld Theater 

— “The Pirates of Penzance” through September 1, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Wait Until Dark” through September 1, CenterPoint Legacy 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

— “H.M.S. Pinafore” through September 8, Off Broadway Theatre

— “The Marvelous Wonderettes” through September 8, Grand Theatre

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

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

— “Hello, Dolly!” through September 15, St. George Musical Theater

— “Singing in the Rain” through September 15, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

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

— “Twelfth Night” through September 29, Utah Children’s 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

— Impossible Bouquets: After Jan van Huysum Exhibition through September 1; 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

— 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; Niki de Saint Phalle: Freedom Would Be Mine Exhibition through Septemer 16, Kimball Art Center

 45th Annual Utah Quilt Show Exhibition through September 22; Roots and Branches Exhibition through November 30; Beginnings: The Mormon Art & Belief Movement Exhibition through February 16; 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

— 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

Et cetra

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

— Back to School Carnival, Saturday, 12 – 3 p.m., Trolley Square, 600 South 700 East, Salt Lake City

— Bánh Mì Festival, Vietnamese Community of Utah, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Carriage Square Shopping Center, 1769 West 4150 South, Taylorsville

Magna Main Street Arts Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Magna Historic Main Street, Magna

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

Helper Arts and Music Festival, through Sunday, 131 South Main Street, Helper

Ogden Valley Balloon & Artist Festival, through Sunday, Eden Park, 2100 North 5600 East, Eden