Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report 8-14-20

Outdoors Report

The Salt Lake Tribune: The best places in northern Utah to beat the heat 

The Salt Lake Tribune: Feds yank oil and gas leases near Arches, Canyonlands parks from upcoming sale

— KSL.comGottaGoUtah.Org offers tips on handling waste on Utah lands

— KSL.comDWR temporarily suspends target shooting at 17 Utah locations amid active fire season

— KSL.comFrom dumping ground to recreation opportunities, officials hope to continue to reshape Jordan River

— KSL.comWork begins on new pedestrian bridge in Lehi aimed to further connect Wasatch Front trail systems


— “Encore Concert,” Music Theatre West, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., The Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 South Main, Logan, $8-$10

Geezerfest, Friday and Saturday, Orem City Center Park, 300 East Center Street, Orem, free

— Joshua Creek, Saturday, 7 p.m., Zermatt Resort, 784 West Resort Drive, Midway


— “Bright Star” through August 15, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Les Misérables School Edition” through August 15, Kensington Theatre

— “Seussical Jr.” through August 15, High Valley Arts 

— “Seussical Kids” through August 15, High Valley Arts 

— “The Music Man” through August 21, SCERA Center

— “James Blonde – License to Thrill” through August 22, Desert Star Playhouse

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through August 22, Timpanogos Valley Theatre

— “Little Shop of Horrors” through August 22, Murray Arts in the Park

— “Mary Poppins” through September 5, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Window Seat Sessions” through September 5, Good Company Theatre

— “Finding the Fickle Fortune” through September 12, Pickleville Playhouse

— “Little Women” through September 12, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through September 19, St. George Musical Theater

Et cetra

Garfield County Fair, Friday and Saturday, Triple C Arena, 800 North Main Street, Panguitch

— Kane County Fair, Friday and Saturday, North Events Center, 475 East State Street, Orderville

Rich County Fair and Rodeo, Friday and Saturday, Rich County Fairgrounds, Randolph

Wayne County Fair, Friday and Saturday, Wayne County Fairgrounds, UT-24, Loa

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

— Downtown Farmer’s Market, Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., through October 24, Pioneer Park, 350 West Broadway, Salt Lake City