Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoors Report

— Salt Lake TribuneAntelope Island is alive with spiders — until September

— KSL.comWhy there were fewer pelicans for DWR biologists to band this year

— KSL.comYuba Lake under health advisory after potentially dangerous levels of toxic algae discovered

— KSL.comIconic boulders near Salt Lake City every climber should try

New Films

— Dora and the Lost City of Gold: Deseret News review 

— The Peanut Butter Falcon: Tribune review 


— Jenny Oaks Baker Violin Workshop, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— Amy Jade’s Beehive Society, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 8:30 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan

— Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin Quintet, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 8 p.m., Holladay City Hall Park and Playground, 4580 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City, free

— Lyceum Music Festival Youth Concert, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— Vocalocity, 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 30, 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 Little Mermaid” through August 10, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Mad About Broadway” through August 10, American Fork Community Theater

— “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

— “Cash on Delivery!” through August 31, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

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

— “Matilda” through August 31, Ziegfeld Theater

— “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

— “Noises Off!” through September 21, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “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

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

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 November 2; Abstraction is Just a Word, But I Use It. Exhibition through January 4, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— 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

— 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

Alta Kids Day, Friday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Alta Town Park

Craft Lake City, through Sunday, Utah State Fair Park, 155 North 1000 West, Salt Lake City

Sandy Hot Air Balloon Festival, Friday and Saturday, Storm Mountain Park, 11400 South 1000 East, Sandy

Indian Food Fair, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Liberty Park, 900 South 700 East, Salt Lake City

Wasatch International Food Festival, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City