Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoors Report

— Salt Lake TribuneUtah wants more people to hunt cougars, but some say losing big cats will pose big problems

Salt Lake TribuneXina, Utah’s oldest ever black bear, has died at 31

— KSL.comA beginner’s guide to pack rafting

—‘We know hardly anything’: Why state, federal biologists are banding hummingbirds for data

— KSL.comA Utah company wants to pay someone to go to Joshua Tree — if they can give up tech

— KSL.comMinimalist fly-fishing: How to simplify your pursuit of trout

New Films

— Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw: Tribune review 


— Changing Lanes Experience, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, free

— Ran Duan Chamber Music Ensemble, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— Ogden Concert Band, 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

— 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


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

— “Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.” through August 2, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “I Left My Dignity in My Other Purse” through August 2, Neil Simon Festival 

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

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

— “Les Misérables: School Edition” through August 3, On Pitch Performing Arts

— “Little Shop of Horrors” through August 3, Neil Simon Festival 

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

— “Mr. Burns – A Post-electric Play” through August 3, An Other Theater Company

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

— “Newsies” through August 3, Bluffdale Arts

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

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

— “Barefoot in the Park” through August 4, Kayenta Arts

— “The Little Mermaid” through August 10, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Mamma Mia!” through August 10, Sandy Arts Guild

— “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” through August 10, Old Barn Community Theatre

— “Cold Storage” through August 11, Wasatch Theatre Company 

— “Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle” through August 11, Good Company Theatre

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

— “All Shook Up” through August 24, Hopebox Theatre 

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

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

— “Oliver!” through August 26, Draper Historic Theatre

— “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” through August 31, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “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

— “Hamleton, To Be Or Not To Be” through September 7, Off Broadway Theatre

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

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

— “Every Brilliant Thing” through October 12, 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

— “The Sound of Music” through October 26, Tuacahn Amphitheater

Museum Exhibits

— Magic and Machine: Fantasy and Sci-Fi in Utah Art Exhibition through August 3; Sanctuaries of Mind Exhibition through summer 2019; 46th Annual Utah Quilt Show, All Aboard! Exhibitions 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

— 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

— John Hess: Permutations Exhibition through August 18; Pam Bowman and Jacqui Larsen: Things My Mother Taught Me Exhibition through September 8, Kimball Art Center  

— 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 VicinityPower Couples: The Pendant Format in Art Exhibition through December 8; DE | MARCATION:A Survey of Contemporary Photography in Utah Exhibition through January 12; 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

— Block Party, Friday, 7 p.m., Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City

Superhero Smash, Friday, 6 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, West Jordan, 1985 West 7800 South, West Jordan

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

Bear Lake Raspberry Days, Friday and Saturday, Garden City Park, 400 South Bear Lake Boulevard, Garden City

Highland Fling, Friday and Saturday, Highland Heritage Park, 5300 West 10400 North, American Fork

Ogden Pride Festival, Friday and Saturday, Ogden

Spring City Bluegrass & Folk Festival, Friday and Saturday, Spring City Park, 100 East Center, Spring City

— St. Patrick Church Centennial Year Carnival, Friday and Saturday, St. Patrick’s Church, 1058 West 400 South, Salt Lake City

World Folkfest, Friday and Saturday, Arts Park, 760 South 1350 East, Springville

Kimball Arts Festival, through Sunday, Kimball Art Center, 1401 Kearns Boulevard, Park City

Antelope Island Spider Fest, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.,  Antelope Island State Park, 4528 West 1700 South, Syracuse

Tacofest, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Utah State Fair Park, 155 North 1000 West, Salt Lake City