Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneUtah Hike of the Week: Private Arch — Arches National Park 

— TribuneEquipment-maker Black Diamond launches apparel line 

TribuneEnjoy Utah’s brightest fall foliage on these 5 drives 

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2: Tribune review 

— Don Jon: Tribune review 

— Enough Said: Tribune review 

— Hannah Arendt: Tribune review 

— Rush: Tribune review 


— Choir Showcase, Friday, 7:30 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, $6

— “The Damnation of Faust,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $18-$69

— “The Start of Something Big,” Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $35

— Paradigm Chamber Orchestra, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $6-$10

— “Thriller,” Odyssey Dance Theatre, through October 6, Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street, Park City, $25-$43

— “A Soldier’s Tale,” NOVA Chamber Music Series, Sunday, 3 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $5-$20

— Eccles Organ Festival, Sundays, 8 p.m., through November 3, Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

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


— “The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer” through September 28, Weber State University

— “Closer” through September 28, Wasatch Theatre Company

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

— “The Learned Ladies” through September 28, Utah State University

— “Tarzan” through September 28, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Metamorphoses” through September 29, University of Utah Theater

— “Oedipus the King” through September 29, Red Butte Garden

— “The Mikado” through October 5, Draper Historic Theatre

— “Shrek: The Musical” through October 5, SCERA Center for the Arts

— “Something’s Afoot” through October 5, Pioneer Theatre Company

— “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” through October 6, University of Utah Theater

— “Peter and the Starcatcher” through October 18, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Marvelous Wonderettes” through October 19, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Richard II” through October 19, Utah Shakespearean Festival

— “Starlight Express” through October 24, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “Mary Poppins” through October 25, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “Venus in Fur” through October 27, Salt Lake Acting Company 

— “The Hungry Games” through November 9, Deseret Star Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

 Members’ Pin Up Show Exhibition through October 13; Painters of the Wasatch Mountains Exhibition through November 3, Kimball Art Center

— Martha Wilson: Staging the Self Exhibition through November 10; salt 8: Shigeyuki KiharaUnder Pressure: Contemporary Prints From the Collections of Jordan D. Schitzer and His Family Foundation, Exhibitions through January 5; Exploring Sustainability Exhibition through July 28, 2014; Lawrence Weiner: BENT TO A STRAIGHT AND NARROW AT A POINT OF PASSAGE Exhibition, Utah Museum of Fine Arts

— 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

— O-Town Arts: Creating Absence Exhibition through November 23; 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

Escalante Canyons Art Festival/Everett Ruess Days, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Escalante City Center, 100 West and Highway 12, Escalante

Utah Valley Renaissance Faire, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Thanksgiving Point, 3003 North, Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

Salt Lake City Film Festival, through Sunday, venues vary

Provo River Watershed Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Wasatch Mountain State Park, U.S. Route 40, Midway

— India Fest, Saturday, 5 p.m., Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple, 8628 South Main Street, Spanish Fork, also Sunday, 5 p.m., 965 East 3370 South, Salt Lake City

— 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