Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune: Utah Hike of the week: Willard Basin Trailhead 

Tribune: Wolf from Idaho-Canada pack apparently roams through Utah 

Tribune: Federal land managers announce free entry days

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— The Book of Life: Tribune review 

— Fury: Tribune review 

— Last Days in Vietnam: Tribune review 

— Men, Women & Children: Tribune review 

— Pride: Tribune review 


— BYU Spectacular, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Marriott Center, Brigham Young University, 500 East University Parkway, Provo, $14-$25

— Guest Artist Robert Williams, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive and Heritage Drive, Provo, free

— Orchestra at Temple Square, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Tabernacle on Temple Square, Salt Lake City, free, but tickets required

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street, Park City, $15-$28

— “The Final Frontier,” West Valley Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City, free

[email protected] Faculty Spotlight:, Sunday, 7 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, free

— “Thriller!” Odyssey Dance Theatre, through November 1, locations vary

— Eccles Organ Festival, 2nd Sunday of each month, through February 8, 8 p.m., Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

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


— “Twelfth Night” through October 17, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “The Wizard of Oz” through October 17, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “Boeing-Boeing” through October 18, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Disney’s the Little Mermaid” through October 18, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure” through October 18, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Madame Butterfly” through October 19, Utah Opera

— “These Shining Lives” through October 19, People Productions

— “The Marriage of Figaro” through October 25, Brigham Young University

— “I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers” through October 26, Salt Lake Acting Company

— “Dracula vs. The Mummy” through November 1, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Little Shop of Horrors” through November 1, Grand Theatre

— “Arsenic and Old Lace” through November 3, Pleasant Grove Players

— “Dracula – He’s so Vein!” through November 8, Deseret Star Playhouse

— “Damn Yankees” through November 22, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Catch Me If You Can” through November 29, Hale Centre Theatre

Museum Exhibits

Relevant Exhibition through October 26; Naomi Vona: The Time Travelers Exhibition through November 9, Kimball Art Center

Fantasia for Fall; Lee Cowan: Four Degrees of Separation², Exhibitions through November 2; Face-Off: Portraits by Casey Childs Exhibition through January 4, Voices: People, Places and Ideas in Utah Art Exhibition through June 1, 2016; Soviet Impressionist Paintings Exhibition ongoing, Springville Museum of Art 

Krishna: Lord of Vrindavan Exhibition through November 20; Moksha: Photography by Fazal Sheikh Exhibition through November 30; salt 10: Conrad Bakker Exhibition through February 8; Tony Feher: They arrived yesterday, dusty and weary from the journey, but in good spirits, Utah Museum of Fine Arts 

– Fabric of Belonging: Exotic Quilts from Pakistan & India Exhibition through November 28; CUT! Costume and the Cinema Exhibition through December 6; e.g. Amar Kanwar: A Season Outside Exhibition through January 17; Loving Devotion: Visions of Vishnu Exhibition through March 21; Kim Schoenstadt: Block Plan Series: Provo Exhibition through April 18; Shaping America: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection of American Art Exhibition through March 2018; Brigham Young University Museum of Art

Bikuben Exhibition through December 20; Cultural Cartographies Exhibition through January 31; .gif Shop Exhibition through March 14, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Et cetra

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

— Performance Art Festival, Friday and Saturday, Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City

— Third Saturday for Families: Animal Masks, Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts 

Bluff Arts Festival, through Sunday, Bluff Community Center, 190 N. 3rd St. E., Bluff

Downtown Farmers Market, Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., through October 25, Pioneer Park, 300 S. 300 W., Salt Lake City