Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Events

Outdoors Report

— TribuneGehrke: Moving a big piece of the Interior Department to Utah isn’t a terrible idea, but don’t expect it to change how the lands are managed

— Tribune: Utah’s recreation riches lure companies and cash, but Gov. Herbert says striking a balance between growth and quality of life is a challenge 

— KSL.com7 Utah daytrips for the entire family

— KSL.comWaterfowl-focused wildlife education center opens on Great Salt Lake’s Farmington Bay


— Laura Benanti, Friday, 7:30 p.m., De Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, $25-$75

— “My Broadway: Music of the Night,” Kayenta Arts Foundation, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Ct, Ivins, $30

— “Utah Live!” Utah Philharmonic Orchestra, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Juan Diego High School, 300 East 11800 South, Salt Lake City, $5-$10

Bonneville Chamber Music Festival, through Saturday, Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, $4.50-$7

— “Jurassic Park” in Concert, Utah Symphony, Saturday, 8 p.m., USANA Amphitheatre, 5150 South 6055 West, Salt Lake City, $25-$85

— “One Night in Memphis: Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, & Carl Perkins,” Davis Arts Council, Saturday, 8 p.m., Kenley Amphitheater, 403 North Wasatch Drive, Layton, $19-$39

— Ring Around The Rose: Bollypop! Repertory Dance Theatre, Saturday, 11 a.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $5

— Andrew Unsworth Organ Recital, Eccles Organ Festival, Sunday, 8 p.m., Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— Dancing In The Stars: A Big Band Tribute, Draper Arts Council, through September 10, Draper Amphitheater, 944 East Vestry Road, Draper, $7-$10

— Moab Music Festival, through September 13, venues vary

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


— “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

— “Tartuffe” through September 11, Utah Valley University

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

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

— “Urinetown” through September 15, Empress Theatre

— “Oliver” through September 16, Egyptian Theatre, Park City

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

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

— “Women of Trachis” through September 24, Classical Greek Theatre Festival

— “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time” through September 29, An Other Theater Company 

— “South Pacific” through September 29, Brigham’s Playhouse  

— “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

— “Beauty and the Fantastic Beast – And Where to Find Him” through November 3, Desert Star Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

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; Ryan Ruehlen: Georhythmic Drift Music Exhibition through Novemberr 3; Working Hard to be Useless Exhibition through December 29; Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— Niki de Saint Phalle: Freedom Would Be Mine, Reclaimed: Mixed-media Paintings by Erin Westenskow Berrett Exhibitions through September 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

Marisa Morán Jahn: MIRROR | MASK Exhibition through December 9; 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

— “Party Like It’s 1870 – Utah Women’s History Festival,” Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., This is the Place Heritage Park, 2601 East Sunnyside Avenue, Salt Lake City

Peach Days, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Main Street, Brigham City

Timpanogos Storytelling Festival, Friday and Saturday, Thanksgiving Point, 3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

Millcreek Arts Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Baldwin Radio Factory, 3474 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City

Sandy City Heritage Festival, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Main Street Park, 90 East 8720 South, Sandy

SLC VegFest, Saturday, 12 – 8 p.m., Library Square, 200 East 400 South, Salt Lake City

— Nitya Nritya Festival of Indian Classical Dance and Music, Saturday and Sunday, Leona Wagner Black Box Theater, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City