Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoors Report

Salt Lake Tribune: Utah spending millions to improve anglers’ access on Fish Lake

— Salt Lake Tribune: Forget coal — alabaster is where the mining action is on Utah’s former Grand Staircase monument

— KSL.comUtah Lake now under shore-to-shore warning for toxic algal blooms Federal land managers: 3 trailhead kiosks, highway sign destroyed near Moab

New Films

— The Goldfinch: Tribune review 

— Out of Liberty: Tribune review 


Dancing with the Moab Stars, Friday, 7 p.m., Grand County High School, 608 South 400 East, Moab, $13-$15

— Los Hermanos de los Andes In Concert, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Newel and Jean Daines Concert Hall, Utah State University, 1400 Old Main Hill, Logan, $5

— “Legend of Timpanogos,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 West Center Street, Provo, $18

— “The Planets,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $10-$92

Big Band Dance Night, Saturday, 7 p.m., Garden Near the Green, 3700 E Campus Dr #100, Eagle Mountain, $10

— “With a Song in My Heart” with Del Parkinson, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— “Night Music,” NOVA Chamber Music Series, Sunday, 3 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall – University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$20

Sinfonia Salt Lake, Sunday, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 203 South 200 East, Salt Lake City, $10-$20

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


— “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

— “Dracula, the Musical” through September 21, University of Utah

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

— “Wolves of Sherwood” through September 21, Renaissance Now

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

— “Fly More Than You Fall” through September 28, Utah Valley University

— “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

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through October 5, SCERA Center

— “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

— “The Price” through October 12, Utah Shakespeare Festival

— “Death of a Driver” through October 20, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “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

— 46th Annual Utah Quilt Show, All Aboard! Exhibitions through September 21; SELF: Explorations of Identity Exhibition through May 16; 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

— 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; Becoming America Exhibition through summer 2021, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

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

— Van Chu: Photographic Brushstroke Exhibition through November 3, Kimball Art Center  

 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

Gangrene Comedy Film Festival, Friday, 7 p.m., Kenley Amphitheater, 403 North Wasatch Drive, Layton

Sugar House Art Walk, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Sugar House

The Beehive Bazaar, Friday and Saturday, The Bright Building, 33 West 400 South, Provo

— Fairytale Festival, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 North 400 West, Centerville

Caputo’s Chocolate Festival, Saturday, 7 p.m., Caputo’s Market and Deli, 314 West 300 South, Salt Lake City

— Festival of India, Utah Krishnas, Saturday, 5 – 9 p.m., Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple, 8628 South Main Street, Spanish Fork

Hollowfest, Saturday, 3 – 7 p.m., Wasatch Hollow Park, 1700 South 1650 East, Salt Lake City

Living Traditions Fall Garden Party, Saturday, 12 – 4 p.m., International Peace Gardens, 1000 South 900 West, Salt Lake City

Logan Pride Festival, Saturday, 12 – 7 p.m., Willow Park, 500 West 700 South, Logan

Provo Pride Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Utah County Historic Courthouse Grounds, 51 South University Ave, Provo

Sandy City Heritage Festival, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Historic Main Street Park, 90 East 8720 South, Sandy

— Silent Film Festival, Saturday, noon – dusk, Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 North Main Street, Bountiful

SLC VegFest, Saturday, 12 – 8 p.m., Library Square, 200 East 400 South, Salt Lake City

What’s Up in Riverton, Saturday, 9 – 12 p.m., Riverton City Park, 1450 West 12800 South, Riverton

Utah Brazilian Festival, Saturday, 1 – 7 p.m., University Place, 575 East, University Pkwy Orem

Autumn Aloft, Saturday and Sunday, Treasure Mountain School, 2530 Kearns Blvd North 40 Fields, Park City

Festa Italiana, Saturday and Sunday, The Gateway, 18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City