Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— TribuneUtah Hike of the week: Wild Rose Trail — North Salt Lake 

— Tribune: Utah’s national parks, refuges and public lands close to disappointed visitors 

— TribuneBear visits houseboat, tries waterslide — and is rescued at Lake Powell 

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— Gravity: Tribune review 

— Haute Cuisine: Tribune review 

— Parkland: Tribune review 

— Runner Runner: Tribune review 

— Wadjda: Tribune review 


Utah Symphony, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Heritage Center, 105 North 100 East, Cedar City, $15-$30

— “STOMP,” through Sunday, Kingsbury Hall, University of Utah, 1395 East President’s Circle, Salt Lake City, $30-$52.50

— Season Opener, Salt Lake Symphony, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City$5-$10

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

— 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 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

— “The Nightingale” through October 12, Brigham Young University

— “The School for Husbands” through October 12, Utah Shakespeare in the Park 

— “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 

— “In the Heights” through November 23, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “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 Kihara; Under 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

First Friday Art Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Historic 25th Street, Ogden

— 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