Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoors Report

 — Salt Lake Tribune: Turns out, southern Utah’s juniper trees aren’t so indestructible after all. But what is killing them? 

Salt Lake Tribune: Salt Lake County rejects Olympus Hills bike park, but will seek other locations Mirror Lake Highway reopens after big snow season; some campsites remain closed

New Films

— The Other Side of Heaven 2: Fire of Faith: Tribune review 

— Spider-Man: Far From Home: Tribune review 


— Patriotic Pops Concert, American West Symphony and Chorus of Sandy, Friday, 8 p.m., Sandy Amphitheater, 1245 East 9400 South, Sandy, free

— 2019 Bachauer International Piano Festival, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $5-$30

Bluegrassroots the Timpanogos Folk Festival, Friday and Saturday, various venues in Orem

Davis Master Chorale, Saturday, 7 p.m., Kaysville Tabernacle, 200 West Center Street, Kaysville, free

— Holladay Music Fest, Holladay Arts, Saturday, 7 p.m., Holladay City Hall Park and Playground, 4580 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City,

Murray Concert Band, Saturday, 8 p.m., Murray Park Amphitheater, 495 East 5300 South, Salt Lake City, $3-$6

— Nashville Tribute Band, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— Voices of Liberty, Davis Arts Council, Sunday, 7 p.m., Kenley Amphitheater, 403 North Wasatch Drive, Layton, free

Deer Valley Music Festival, through August 10, Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, 2250 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City

— Concerts in the Park, Tuesdays and Fridays, 7:30 p.m., through August, Brigham Young Historic Park, 50 West North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, free

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


— “The Beauty Queen of Leenane” through June 29, Pinnacle Acting Company

— “A Chorus Line” through June 29, Ziegfeld Theater

— “Grease” through June 29, Draper Historic Theatre

— “The Little Mermaid” through June 29, Four Seasons Theatre Company

— “Robin Hood” through June 29, Cobb & Co. Theater Productions

— “RENT” through June 30, Eccles Theater

— “The Music Man” through July 6, Empress Theatre 

— “Nunsense” through July 6, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Pirates of Penzance” through July 6, Outlaw Trail Theater,  Vernal

— “My Fair Lady” through July 13, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “The Wizard of Oz” through July 13, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Downton Dead Parody” through July 20, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Bravo, Caruso!” through July 30, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre 

— “Mamma Mia!” through July 31, Lyric Repertory Company

— “Clybourne Park” through August 2, Lyric Repertory Company

— “Million Dollar Quartet” through August 3, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “A Raisin in the Sun” through August 3, Lyric Repertory Company

— “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” through August 23, Pickleville Playhouse

— “Freaky Friday” through August 24, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Sunday School Musical – The Greatest Roadshow” through August 24, Desert Star Playhouse

— “The Conclusion of Henry VI: Parts Two and Three” through August 31, Utah Shakespeare Festival

— “Saturday’s Voyeur 2019” through September 1, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “The Book of Will” through September 5, Utah Shakespeare Festival

— “Macbeth” through September 6, Utah Shakespeare Festival

— “Shootout at Shadow Mountain” through September 7, Pickleville Playhouse

— “Twelfth Night” through September 7, Utah Shakespeare Festival

— “Hamlet” through October 12, Utah Shakespeare Festival

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through October 12, Utah Shakespeare Festival

— “Disney’s When You Wish” through October 24, Tuacahn Amphitheater 

— “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” through October 25, Tuacahn Amphitheater

Museum Exhibits

— 95th Annual Spring Salon Exhibition through July 6; Magic and Machine: Fantasy and Sci-Fi in Utah Art Exhibition through August 3; Sanctuaries of Mind Exhibition through summer 2019; All Aboard! Exhibition through September 21; 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

— Out Loud: Ostracized and Masked Exhibition through July 6; Lenka Konopasek: Mimicry – Instance Failure Exhibition through August 4; Andrew Alba: Gas Station Honeydew Exhibition through August 24; Andrew Dadson: Roof Gap; Deanna & Ed Templeton: Contemporary Suburbium Exhibition through September 7, The League of Reluctant Bicyclists, Ryan Lauderdale: Glazed Atrium, Exhibitions through Novemeber 2; Abstraction is Just a Word, But I Use It. Exhibition through January 4, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— To Magnify the Lord: Six Centuries of Art and Devotion Exhibition on view through summer 2019; In the Arena: The Art of Mahonri Young Exhibition through September 21; After Promontory Exhibition through October 5; Danae Mattes: Where the River WidensPatrick Dougherty: Windswept Exhibitions through October 19, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

 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

— Venture Out! Art and Wonders in the Wild, Friday, 6 p.m., Evergreen Park, 2266 East Evergreen Avenue, Salt Lake City

Americana Arts & Music Festival, Friday and Saturday, American Fork Amphitheater, 851 East 700 North, American Fork

BDAC Summerfest International Art & Folk Festival, Friday and Saturday, Bountiful City Park, 200 West 400 North, Bountiful

Taylorsville Dayzz, Friday and Saturday, Taylorsville Valley Regional Park, 5100 South 2700 West, Taylorsville

Halloween in Summer Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Historic Main Street, Magna

Venezuela Festival, Saturday, 12 – 11 p.m., Vincit Amor Event Center, 993 South Bending River Road, Salt Lake City

Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally, through Sunday, 90 East Center Street, Panguitch