Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoors Report

— Salt Lake TribuneHow might the Trump administration’s endangered species overhaul affect Utah 

— Salt Lake TribunePlan afoot to complete Bonneville Shoreline Trail clear across Davis County

— KSL.comNew billion-dollar ski resort coming to Utah

— Bryce Canyon latest Utah park to gain International Dark Sky status

—  A beginner’s guide to hunting coyotes

New Films

— The Angry Birds Movie 2: Deseret News review 


— Bluegrass Saturday Night, Saturday, 5 – 10 p.m., The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, free

— Ensign Piano Quartet, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— Haley Kirkland & Company B, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 8 p.m., Holladay City Hall Park and Playground, 4580 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City, free

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

— 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


— “Barefoot in the Park” through August 18, Egyptian Theatre

— “Frozen Jr.” through August 20, Cache Theatre Company

— “Newsies!” through August 20, On Pitch Performing Arts

— “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

— “The Book of Mormon” through August 25, Eccles Theater

— “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

— “Newsies” through September 7, The Stage Door Theater

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

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

— “A Wall Apart – An Original Rock Musical” through September 7, Grand Theatre 

— “Charley’s Aunt” through September 14, Hale Center Theater Orem

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

— “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” through September 28, Utah Children’s Theatre 

— “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

Magna Main Street Arts Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Historic Main Street, 8900 West 2700 South, Magna

— Party in the Park, Saturday, 4 – 7 p.m., Conservation Garden Park, 8275 South 1300 West, West Jordan

Western Legends Heritage & Music Festival, Friday and Saturday, 76 North Main, Kanab

Helper Arts Music and Film Festival, through Sunday, Main Street, Helper

Ogden Valley Balloon & Artist Festival, through Sunday, Eden Park, 2100 North 5600 East, Eden