Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneUtah Hike of the week: Alpine Pond at Cedar Breaks 

— TribuneChasing pikas in Big Cottonwood Canyon 

— TribuneIdeas to recharge your batteries on Labor Day weekend 

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— Austenland: Tribune review 

— Blackfish: Tribune review 

— Blue Jasmine: Tribune review 

— The Spectacular Now: Tribune review 

— The World’s End: Tribune review 

— You’re Next: Tribune review 


— Wasatch and District Pipe Band, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Brigham Young Historic Park, State Street and 2nd Avenue (North Temple), Salt Lake City, free

— Dancing Under the Stars, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 699 South State Street, Orem, $12-$20

— The Bella Trio, 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., 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


— “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

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through September 28, The Ziegfeld Theater 

— “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

— Italian Festival, Friday and Saturday, 1929 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City

— Japanese Fall Festival- Aki Matsuri, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Japanese Church of Christ, 268 W. 100 S., Salt Lake City

— 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