Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Event

Outdoors Report

— Tribune: Yet-to-be-discovered dinosaur fossils may be at risk after Trump slashed the size of Grand Staircase

New Films

— The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: Tribune review


— Chamber Orchestra Fall Concert, Weber State University, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church, 514 24th Street, Ogden, free

— “Stars of American Ballet,” Ogden Symphony Ballet Association, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 1901 University Circle, Ogden, $5-$30

— Zach Buie, trumpet, Davis Arts Council,  Friday, 7 p.m., Alpine Church, 254 West 2675 North, Layton, free

— Ghostbusters in Concert, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $15-$85

— Mykola Suk, Kayenta Arts Foundation, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Ct, Ivins, $10-$30

— “Triumphs and Fanfares!” Salt Lake Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$10

— “War and the Human Heart: Songs of Battle, Loss and Love,” American Festival Chorus and Orchestra, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Newel and Jean Daines Concert Hall, Utah State University, 1400 Old Main Hill, Logan, $15-$30

— “When Johnny Comes Marching Home: Music Celebrating American Soldiers, NEXT Ensemble, Saturday, 6 p.m., Union Grill, 315 24th Ave, Ogden $10, children under 16, military members and veterans are free

— “A Year in Music,” Murray Concert Band, Saturday, 7 p.m., Hillcrest Junior High School, 178 East 5300 South, Murray, free, donations accepted

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


— “How I Became a Pirate” through November 2, SCERA Center

— “The Addams Family” through November 3, Ziegfeld Theater 

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

— “Dracula vs. Henry Botter” through November 3, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Forever Plaid” through November 3, On Pitch Performing Arts 

— “The Marvelous Wonderettes” through November 3, St. George Musical Theater

— “Tigers Be Still” through November 3, Pygmalion Productions

— “Eurydice” through November 4, Good Company Theatre

— “Julius Caesar” through November 4, University of Utah Theatre

— “The 39 Steps” through November 5, West Side Theatre Co. 

— “Blithe Spirit” through November 5, Highland City Arts Council

— “The Velveteen Rabbit” through November 9, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Curtains: The Who Dunnit Musical” through November 10, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “Let the Right One In” through November 10, An Other Theater Company 

— “The Mousetrap” through November 10, Brigham Young University

— “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” through November 10, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “The Wolves” through November 11, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “Anything Goes” through November 17, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Murder on the Nile” through November 17, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “The Secret Garden” through November 17, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “Wait Until Dark” through November 17, Hale Centre Theatre

— “The Scarlet Pimpernel” through November 24, Hale Centre Theatre

Museum Exhibits

 Ryan Ruehlen: Georhythmic Drift Music Exhibition through November 3; JP Orquiz: A Stack of Forms Exhibition through November 17; Working Hard to be Useless Exhibition through December 29; Daniel Everett: Security Questions, Molly Morin: Information Density Exhibitions through January 12; Whoop Dee Doo: Matt Roche and Jaimie Warren Exhibition through March 3, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— Body and SoulDowny Doxey-Marshall: The Stitching Years Exhibitions through November 4, Kimball Art Center

 Roots and Branches Exhibition through November 30; 33rd Annual Spiritual & Religious Art of Utah, Journeys: Monomyth and Transformation Exhibitions through January 16; 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

 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

— Lasting Impressions: Etchings and Drawings by Carl Bloch Exhibition through January 5; For Home and Country: Posters and Propaganda from the Great War Exhibition through January 12; Pulitzer Prize Photographs Exhibition through March 3; Electronic Gallery: 4.1 Miles Exhibition through March 23; 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

— Día De Los Muertos Festival, Friday, 4 – 9 p.m., Salt Lake City Library, Day Riverside Branch, 1575 West 1000 North, Salt Lake City

First Friday Art Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Historic 25th Street, Ogden

Moab Celtic Festival, through Sunday, Old Spanish Trail Arena, 3641 South Highway 191, Moab