Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune: Hike of the Week: Lake Catherine

— Tribune: Utah Bucket List: Brilliant hues blanket mountains each fall

— Tribune: Officers release beavers rehabilitated after Chevron spill  

Tribune: Prettyman: Keeping a clean camp is key to saving bears 

— For the latest wildlife news and information and the fishing report visit the DWR website

Weekend Events


— Fire on the Mountain, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Brigham Young Historic Park, State Street and 2nd Avenue (North Temple), Salt Lake City, free

— Organ Fest VI, Friday, 8 p.m., Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— Benewitz Quartet, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$25

— Bittersweet Bluegrass, Saturday, 7:00 p.m., Orem City Center Park, 400 East State Street, Orem

— Composers Guild Americana Concert, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Historic Salt Lake 10th Ward Cultural Hall, 420 South 800 East, Salt Lake City, free

— Italian and American Opera Singers commemorate Verdi’s 200th Birthday, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, 67 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

— Hidden Hollow Concert Series, Fridays, 6:30 p.m., through August 23, Hidden Hollow Natural Area, 2100 South and 1100 East, Salt Lake City, free

— Organ concerts, every Saturday, noon, and every Sunday, 2 p.m., Temple Square Assembly Hall, free


— “Annie Get Your Gun” through August 17, Sundance Summer Theatre

— “Much Ado About Nothing” through August 17, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “The Scarlet Pimpernel” through August 17, SCERA Center for the Arts

— “Thoroughly Modern Millie” through August 17, Sandy Arts

— “Lost in Yonkers” through August 18, Egyptian Theatre, Park City

— “The Lone Stranger” through August 24, Desert Star Playhouse

— “Oklahoma!” through August 24, Murray Park Amphitheater

— “The Tempest” through August 24, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “Anything Goes” through August 30, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “King John” through August 30, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Love’s Labour’s Lost” through August 31, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “The Tempest” through August 31, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Twelve Angry Men” through August 31, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Saturday’s Voyeur” through September 1, Salt Lake Acting Company 

— “Eric Jensen’s Charlie’s Aunt” through September 13, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Aida” through September 21, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, Ogden

— “Tarzan” through September 28, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Peter and the Starcatcher” through October 18, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Starlight Express” through October 24, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “Mary Poppins” through October 25, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

Museum Exhibits

— Drawing Lab Exhibition through August 25; LAWRENCE WEINER:BENT TO A STRAIGHT AND NARROW AT A POINT OF PASSAGE Exhbition, Utah Museum of Fine Arts

— SRAM pART Project Park City Exhibition through August 25; RELEVANT 2013 Show through September 1; The Simple Life Photographs by James Winegar Exhibition through September 8; Kimball Art Center

 michael whiting: 8-bit modern Exhibition through September 6; Edward Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime Exhibition through November 16; People in a Hard Land: Iconic Images of Life in the Southwest Exhibition through December 28,  Brigham Young University Museum of Art

 Raivo Puusemp: Dissolution Exhibition through September 7; Gianni Pettena: Forgiven By Nature Exhibition through September 21; Biennial: Mondo Utah Exhibition through December 14, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— Expressions: A Walter Rane Retrospective Exhibition through December 1; Exploring Play Exhibition through January 11, 2014; Voices: People, Places and Ideas in Utah Art Exhibition through June 1, 2014, Springville Museum of Art 

 Et cetra

Salt Lake Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., downtown

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

— Third Saturday Art Activity for Families: Jigsaw Puzzles, Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts

— Millcreek Venture Out! Fridays through August 30, locations vary

— Oktoberfest, Fridays and Saturdays through October 13, Snowbird Resort

— Downtown Farmers Market, Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., through October 19, Pioneer Park, 300 S. 300 W., Salt Lake City