Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Events

Outdoors Report

— TribuneTimpanogos Cave to close a month early, so crews can build new visitor center

TribuneA southern Utah county that fought monument designations is now eager to make money off them State officials see spike in number of quagga-infested boats in northern Utah ‘The last straw’: Canyonlands park staff close popular False Kiva over latest vandalism incident 76-year-old Utah man completes 1,000th hike up Mount Timpanogos


— Deseret String Quartet, Friday, 7 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, $13

— Changing Lanes Experience: Classic Motown, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Friday, 7:30 p.m., The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, free

— Nathan Pacheco, Friday, 8:15 p.m., Pardoe Drama Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, $13

— “Our Roots: A Celebration of Who We Are,” Friday, 7:30 p.m., De Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, $13

— “Dancing Under the Stars” Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., SCERA Center, 745 South State Street, Orem, $15-$30

— America’s Music and Dance,” Murray Arts in the Park, Saturday, 8 p.m., Murray Park Amphitheater, 495 East 5300 South, Salt Lake City, $2-$8

— Changing Lanes Experience & Red Rock Hot Club, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 8 p.m., Holladay City Hall, 4580 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City, free

— “Rose Exposed,” Saturday, 8 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $15

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

— Kenneth Cope: Free Musical Fireside, Sunday, 7 p.m., SCERA Center, 745 South State Street, Orem, free

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


— “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

— “The Actors” through Septemer 8, The Hive Collaborative

— “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

— “Daddy Long Legs” through September 22, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “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

Busker Fest, Friday, 3 – 10 p.m., 150 South Regent Street, Salt Lake City

Blue Moon Festival, Saturday, 3 – 10 p.m., Holladay City Hall, 4580 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City

Utah Renaissance Faire, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Thanksgiving Point’s Electric Park, 3003 Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

Made in Utah Festival, Saturday, 12 – 8 p.m., The Gateway, 18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City