Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoors Report


— Salt Lake TribuneWhat’s killing the world’s most massive living thing? New study of Utah’s Pando aspen grove blames cows, not deer. Hike of the week: Cooling off at Desolation Lake

— Has visitation in Utah’s Wasatch canyons reached a tipping point? Big Cottonwood Canyon resident warns of ‘fecal time bomb’ as canyon visitation increases


— Malcolm Sim, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Tabernacle, Temple Square, 50 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

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

Beethoven Festival, through August 16, venues vary

— 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 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

— “A Chorus Line” through July 21, Egyptian Theatre

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

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

— “Master Class” through August 1, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

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

— “The Marriage of Figaro” through August 2, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre 

— “Newsies” through August 2, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

— “Mary Poppins” through August 3, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre 

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

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

— “West Side Story” through August 3, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre 

— “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

— “Cinderella” through September 7, Hale Centre Theatre

— “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

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

— Venture Out! Into Nature, Friday, 6 p.m., Scott Avenue Park, 3475 South 800 East, Salt Lake City

Chicken Lights & Chrome Truck Show, Friday and Saturday, 90 East Center Street, Panguitch

Freedom Days, Friday and Saturday, Provo

Independence Day Celebration, Friday and Saturday, Duck Creek Village