Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Weekend Event

Outdoors Report

— 3 places to fish this winter — that don’t include ice fishing

— KSL.comCedar Breaks National Monument offers activities for every season


Davis Master Chorale, Friday, 7 p.m., Layton High School, 440 Wasatch Drive, Layton, $7 donation encouraged

— “Kids and Christmas Benefit Concert,” Friday, 7 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theatre, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, $10-$15

— String Quartet ETHEL and Native American Flutist Robert Mirabal in Concert, Friday, 7:30 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, $18

American Festival Chorus and Orchestra, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Newel and Jean Daines Concert Hall, Utah State University, 1400 Old Main Hill, Logan, $15-$30

— Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos 3 & 4, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $15-$85

— “Kurt Bestor Christmas, Peace On Earth,” Kayenta Arts Foundation, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Ct, Ivins, $45

— “Wise Men Still Seek Him,” Draper Philharmonic and Choral Society, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Summit Academy, 1225 East 13200 South, Draper, $15

— “Christmas Around the World,” Jubilate, Saturday, 7 p.m., Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, 175 South 700 East, Salt Lake City, suggested minimum donation of $10

— Celebrity Concert Series: Nathan Pacheco, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts, Dixie State University, 225 South 700 East, Saint George, $30

— Holiday Concert, Murray Symphony Orchestra, Saturday, 7 p.m., Hillcrest Junior High School, 178 East 5300 South, Murray, free, donations accepted for a local charity

— KUTV Holiday Pops Concert, Choral Arts Society of Utah, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Cottonwood High School, 5715 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, $12-$15

— Mercy River: Christmas in Concert, Sandy Arts Guild, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Sandy City Hall, Centennial Parkway, Sandy, $15

— “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” NEXT Ensemble, Sunday, 4 and 8 p.m., Bigelow Hotel, 2510 Washington Blvd, Ogden, $10

— Holiday Concert, Wasatch Symphony, Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Hillside Middle School, 1825 South Nevada Street, Salt Lake City, free

— Messiah Sing-In, Wasatch Master Chorale, Sunday, 7 p.m., Ogden Tabernacle, 2145 Washington Blvd, Ogden

— R/Evolution: A Millennium of Musical Revolutionaries, NOVA Chamber Music Series, Sunday, 3 p.m., 15th Street Gallery, 1519 South 1500 East, Salt Lake City, $25

— Organ concerts, every Saturday, noon, and every Sunday, 2 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West North Temple, Salt Lake City, free


— “Light Up the Sky” through December 8, Utah State University

— “Radium Girls” through December 8, Brigham Young University

— “Finding Neverland” through December 9, Eccles Theater

— “James and the Giant Peach Jr.” through December 9, Egyptian Theatre, Park City

— “White Christmas the Musical” through December 10, Four Seasons Theatre Company

— “Juanito Bandito’s Christmas Carol 2018” through December 11, Ellen Eccles Theatre, Logan

— “Beauty and the Beast” through December 15, St. George Musical Theater

— “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley” through December 15, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “The Gift of the Magi” through December 17, Sugar Factory Playhouse

— “A Christmas Carol” through December 22, Draper Historic Theatre

— “The Distance of the Moon” through December 22, Wasatch Theatre Company

— “Elf, the Musical” through December 22, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “A Fairly Potter Christmas Carol” through December 22, Ziegfeld Theater 

— “Fairy Tale Christmas” through December 22, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “Muffet’s Christmas Carol” through December 22, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Over the River and Through the Woods” through December 22, Covey Center for the Arts

— “Perfect Arrangement” through December 22, An Other Theater Company 

— “Scrooge: A Christmas Carol” through December 22, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “White Christmas” through December 22, Empress Theatre

— “A Christmas Carol” through December 24, Hale Centre Theatre

— “A Christmas Carol” through December 30, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Pinkalicious the Musical” through December 30, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “How the Grouch Stole Christmas” through January 5, Desert Star Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

 Marisa Morán Jahn: MIRROR | MASK Exhibition through December 9; salt 14: Yang Yongliang Exhibition through June 2, 2019; 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

 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

— 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; Patrick Dougherty: Windswept Exhibition through October 19, 2019, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

— Dreamscapes, Park City Collects III Exhibitions through January 6, Kimball Art Center

  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

Et cetra

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

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

Dicken’s Christmas Festival, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Mountain America Expo, 9575 South State Street, Sandy

— Diwali Celebration 2018, Saturday, 2 – 5 p.m., Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City

— Family Art Saturday: Data Selfies, Saturday, 2 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art