Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune: Bountiful tries to limit the prancing and pawing of each little hoof

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— Big Eyes: Tribune review

— The Gambler: Tribune review

— The Imitation Game: Tribune review

— Into the Woods: Tribune review

— The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness: Tribune review

— Unbroken: Tribune review


— “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


— “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

— “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” through January 17, Utah Children’s Theatre

Museum Exhibits

 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 

William Lamson: Hydrologies Exhibition through January 10; Cultural Cartographies Exhibition through January 31; .gif Shop Exhibition through March 14, Utah Museum of Contemporary 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

 — Last Friday Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Park City

— Ice Fishing Tournament, Saturday, 6 a.m. – 2 p.m., Scofield State Park, Price

EVE Winter Fest, December 29 – 31, Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 South West Temple, Salt Lake City

— Hale Center Theatre New Year’s Eve Celebration, December 31, Hale Centre Theatre, 3333 South Decker Lake Drive, Salt Lake City

— New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks, December 31, 6 p.m., Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, Highway 210, Snowbird