Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: South Mule Canyon 

— Tribune: BLM plans 100 miles of mountain biking trails around Cedar City

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1: Tribune review 

— The Notebook: Tribune review 


— Bells on Temple Square Christmas Concert, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Salt Lake City Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, free, tickets required

— Dvorak’s Symphony No. 7, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City, $18-$55

— “The Mitch Show,” Repertory Dance Theatre, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $10

— “Scenes from an Italian Restaurant,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $6-$10

— “Surprise Packages,” Repertory Dance Theatre, Saturday, 11 a.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $10

— “Flight of Fancy, An Enchanted Evening of Circus Arts,” through Sunday, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $15-$25

— 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


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

— “Happy” through November 22, Wasatch Theatre Company

— “The Romeo and Juliet Project” through November 22, Covey Center for the Arts

— “See How They Run” through November 22, Brigham Young University

— “The Tempest” through November 22, Westminster College

— “Company” through November 23, Silver Summit Theatre 

— “The Three Penny Opera” through November 23, University of Utah

— “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” through November 23, Capitol Theatre

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

— “Shrek the Musical” through November 30, Egyptian Theatre, Park City

— “Our Town” through December 11, Brigham Young University

— “The First Christmas” through December 13, SCERA Center for the Arts

— “Scrooge” through December 18, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “How the Grouch Stole Christmas” through January 4, Deseret Star Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

– 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

 Catherine Yass: Wall Exhibition through November 29; Amy Jorgensen: Far From The Tree Exhibition through December 6; Bikuben Exhibition through December 20; William Lamson: Hydrologies Exhibition through January 10; Cultural Cartographies Exhibition through January 31; .gif Shop Exhibition through March 14, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Moksha: Photography by Fazal Sheikh Exhibition through November 30; New Narratives: Recent Work by University of Utah Art Faculty Exhibition through January 11; 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 

 Christo & Jeanne-Claude: The Tom Golden Collection Exhibition through January 4, Kimball Art Center

 Face-Off: Portraits by Casey Childs Exhibition through January 4; Beyond Memory: The Daydreams of Corinne GeertsenPortraits of Childhood: Artwork from the Permanent Collection of the LDS Church, Exhibitions through April 26; Voices: People, Places and Ideas in Utah Art Exhibition through June 1, 2016; Soviet Impressionist Paintings Exhibition ongoing, Springville Museum of Art 

Et cetra

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