Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoors Report 

Salt Lake Tribune: Baiting big game is legal in Utah — for now. But is it right? 

Salt Lake Tribune: Park managers balk at plan to let ORVs in Utah national parks 

— KSL.comWant to know where Utah’s waterfowl migrate to? There’s now a website for that Utah wildlife officials hope to double state’s bighorn sheep population 9 Utah fall foliage spots to visit, as recommended by readers

— Popular trails in Utah County still closed due to mudslides, damage caused by wildfires

New Films

— The Addams Family: Tribune review


— Park City Beethoven Festival, through October 12, venues vary

— Hong Xu, Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $8-$30

— “Two Great Romantics,” American West Symphony, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— “The Composer Is Dead!” Utah Philharmonic Orchestra, Saturday, 3 and 5 p.m., American Preparatory Academy, 1255 West Crystal Avenue, West Valley City, $5-$6

— “Dona Nobis Pacem: Grant Us Peace,” Salt Lake Choral Artists, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $10-$20

— Guest Artist: Occasional Noise Concert, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive and Heritage Drive, Provo, free

— “The Inventures: Bach Plugged In, NEXT Ensemble, Saturday, 6:30 p.m., Union Grill, 315 East 24th Street, Ogden, $10

— “Rhythm in the Heights,” Cottonwood Heights Arts Council, Saturday, 7 p.m., Cottonwood Heights Theatre, 7500 South 2700 South, Salt Lake City, $3-$5

— Tad Calcara & New Deal Swing, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan, free

— “Tales of Magic and Music,” Murray Symphony Orchestra, Saturday, 7 p.m., Hillcrest Junior High School, 178 East 5300 South, Murray, $6

— Utah All-State Choir, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— “Thriller,” Odyssey Dance Theatre, through November 2, venues vary

Eccles Organ Festival Sundays, 8 p.m., through November 3, The Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

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


— “La Bohème” through October 11, Kayenta Arts

— “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

— “A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody” through October 12, Covey Center for the Arts

— “Little Women” through October 12, Bluffdale Arts

— “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane” through October 12, Utah State University

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

— “Disney’s Freaky Friday the Musical” through October 14, Four Seasons Theatre Company

— “Honeymoon at Graveside Manor” through October 18, Sugar Factory Playhouse 

— “Disaster! The Musical” through October 19, Empress Theatre 

— “Girl in the Red Corner” through October 19, Westminster College 

— “Into the Woods” through October 19, On Pitch Performing Arts

— “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” through October 19, Sandy Arts Guild

— “Sense and Sensibility” through October 19, Weber State University

— “With Two Wings” through October 19, Brigham Young University

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

— “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” through October 20, Midvale Main Street Theatre 

— “La Traviata” through October 20, Utah Opera

— “Clue: The Musical” through October 21, American Fork Community Theater

— “Disney’s When You Wish” through October 24, Tuacahn Amphitheater 

— “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” through October 25, Tuacahn Amphitheater

— “Annie Get Your Gun” through October 26, Old Barn Community Theatre

— “Curtains” through October 26, Grand Theatre 

— “Dracula vs. The Adamns Family” through October 26, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Freaky Friday” through October 26, Hopebox Theatre 

— “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” through October 26, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

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

— “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” through October 28, Draper Historic Theatre

— “Into the Woods” through November 2, Hurricane Valley Theatrical Company 

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

— “Mamma Mia: The Musical” through November 16, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

— “Wait Until Dark” through November 16, Brigham’s Playhouse

— “Thoroughly Modern Millie” through November 23, Hale Center Theater Orem

Museum Exhibits

— 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

— Danae Mattes: Where the River WidensPatrick Dougherty: Windswept Exhibitions through October 19; Becoming America Exhibition through summer 2021, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

— Jim Jacobs: The Imperfections That Render Us Visible, Van Chu: Photographic Brushstroke Exhibitions through November 3, Kimball Art Center  

 Spencer Finch: Great Salt Lake and Vicinity, Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art Exhibitions 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

— 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

Et cetra

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

— Art in Kayenta Festival, Kayenta Arts, through Sunday, Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Ct, Ivins

— 2019 ARToberFest, Saturday, 1 – 5 p.m., Kimball Art Center, 1401 Kearns Boulevard, Park City

Glendale Heritage & Apple Festival, Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Glendale Park

Harvest Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Wasatch Charter School, 1458 East Murray-Holladay Road, Holladay

New Harmony Apple Festival and Fall Harvest 2019, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Harmon Valley Fire District, 133 East Center Street, New Harmony

Red Rock Arts Festival: Street Fest, Saturday, 12 – 9 p.m., Moab Arts and Recreation Center, 111 East 100 North, Moab