Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoors Report

— KSL.comIndian Creek rock climbing routes reopen after 6-month closure for nesting raptors

— KSL.com44 citations issued during Labor Day weekend due to quagga mussels in Lake Powell


— “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $29-$101.20

Utah Jazz & Roots Festival, Friday and Saturday, The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, free

— “Music in High Places,” Kayenta Arts, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Ct, Ivins

— Moab Music Festival, through September 12, Various indoor and outdoor venues around Grand County, Utah

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


— “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

— “Sister Act” through September 7, Draper Arts Council

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

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

— “42nd Street” through September 14, Empress Theatre 

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

— “Matilda the Musical” through September 15, Egyptian Theatre

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

— “Prometheus Bound” through September 23, Classical Greek Theatre Festival 

— “Man of La Mancha” through September 28, Brigham’s Playhouse

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

— “The Moors” through September 28, An Other Theater Company

— “A Brief Waltz in a Little Room” through October 5, Sackerson

— “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

— “Adams Family Reunion – A Series of FUNfortunate Events” through November 9, Desert Star Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

 Dadson: Roof Gap; Deanna & Ed Templeton: Contemporary Suburbium Exhibition through September 7; Anne Fudyma: Synchronistic Space Exhibition through October 12; Madison Donnelly: Bath House Exhibition through October 26; 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

— Pam Bowman and Jacqui Larsen: Things My Mother Taught Me Exhibition through September 8; Van Chu: Photographic Brushstroke Exhibition through November 3, Kimball Art Center  

— 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

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

Brigham City Peach Days, Friday and Saturday, 6 North Main, Brigham City

Old Capitol Arts and Living History Festival, Friday and Saturday, Territorial Statehouse State Park Museum, 50 West Capitol Avenue, Fillmore

Timpanogos Storytelling Festival, Friday and Saturday, Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point, 3900 Garden Drive, Lehi

The Avenues Street Fair, Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., 2nd Avenue between M and R Streets, Salt Lake City

Salt Lake Greek Festival, through Sunday, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 279 South 300 West, Salt Lake City