Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneRecreation: Holiday outdoors gift guide

— TribuneFirst year of loosened rules draws in novice, young hunters

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— Annie: Tribune review 

— The Babadook: Tribune review 

— Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb: Tribune review 

— Top Five: Tribune review 

— Wild: Tribune review 


— Christmas Concert, Timpanogos Chorale, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Pleasant Grove High School Auditorium, 200 South 700 East, Pleasant Grove, $5

— Messiah Sing-Along, Davis County Symphony, Friday 7 p.m., Center Street LDS Cultural Hall, 261 East Center Street, North Salt Lake, free

— Winter Solstice Celebration Concert, Friday, 7:30 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, 231 East 100 South, Salt Lake City, free

— “Winter Sounds,” Bryce Pulver, Friday, 7 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 2375 East 3300 South, Salt Lake City, donations accepted for the Wesley Bell Ringers

— “O Magnum Mysterium: Advent and Christmas Music Through the Ages,” Salt Lake Choral Artists, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1975 S 2300 East, Salt Lake City, $10-$20

— “Park City’s Holiday Spectacular and Sing-in,” Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street, Park City, $10-$28

— “Here Comes Santa Clause,” Utah Symphony, Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 3750 Harrison Boulevard, Ogden $8-$36

— “Holly Jolly Puppet Folly,” SCERA Center for the Arts, Saturday 11 a.m., 745 South State Street, Orem, $3

— Parsons Dance, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 1750 Kearns Boulevard, Park City, $20-$69

Wesley Bell Ringers, Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 p.m.; also Sunday, 4 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 2375 East 3300 South, Salt Lake City, free, donations accepted

— “The Nutcracker,” Imagine Ballet Theatre, through December 20, Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Boulevard, Ogden, $12-$25

— “The Nutcracker,” Utah Regional Ballet, through December 20, Covey Center for the Arts, 425 West Center Street, Provo, $19-$29

— “The Nutcracker,” Mountain West Ballet, through December 22, Eastmont Theatre,10100 South 1300 East, Sandy, $8-$14

— “The ReduxNut-Cracker,” Odyssey Dance Theatre, through December 23, Kingsbury Hall, University of Utah, 1395 East President’s Circle, Salt Lake City, $20-$35

— “The Nutcracker,” Ballet West, through December 31, Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, $10-$75

— 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


— “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” through December 20, Sugar Factory Playhouse

— “Peter and the Starcatcher” through December 20, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “Christmas for Misfits” through December 21, Plan-B Theatre Company

— “Odettes for the Holidays!” through December 21, Good Company Theatre

— “Marry Christmas” through December 23, Plan-B Theatre Company

— “A Christmas Carol” through December 24, Hale Centre Theatre

— “A Year With Frog and Toad” through December 27, Salt Lake Acting Company 

— “Savior of the World” through January 3, LDS Conference Center

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

Museum Exhibits

 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

 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 

 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 

—  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

Et cetra

 — Third Saturday for Families: Make a Clock, Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts