Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune: Bear River Refuge offers free kids activities

Tribune: Tundra swans migrate into Utah

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— Brooklyn: Tribune review 

— Creed: Tribune review 

— The Good Dinosaur: Tribune review 

— Legend: Tribune review 

— Trumbo: Tribune review 

— Victor Frankenstein: Tribune review 


— “A Celebration of Christ – I Love Christmas,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, $25.75-$56.75

— “Messiah Sing-In,”Utah Symphony Saturday, 7 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South TempleSalt Lake City, $10-$90

— “Flute, Harp, & Drones,” NOVA Chamber Music Series, Sunday, 3 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $20

— “The Nutcracker,” Cache Valley Civic Ballet, through November 30, Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 South Main, Logan, $12-$25

— “Christmas on Temple Square,” through December 23, times and venues vary

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


— “The Addams Family” through November 28, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Big Fish” through November 28, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Young Frankenstein” through November 29, Egyptian Theatre

— “Snow White” through December 5Utah Children’s Theatre

— “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” through December 10, Brigham Young University

— “Babes in Toyland” through December 17, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

— “Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings” through December 19, Empress Theatre, Magna

— “My Three Angels” through December 19, Heritage Theatre, Perry

— “A Seussified Christmas Carol” through December 19, Empress Theatre, Magna

— “Scrooge: A Christmas Carol” through December 23, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, Ogden

— “The Grouch Who Stole Christmas” through December 26, Off Broadway Theatre

— “It’s a Wonderful Life” through January 2, Brigham’s Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

The British Passion for Landscape: Masterpieces from National Museum Wales Exhibition through December 13; Brian Bress: Make Your Own Friends Exhibition through January 10;Constructing the Utah LandscapeExhibition through January 17;Tony Feher: They arrived yesterday, dusty and weary from the journey, but in good spirits, Utah Museum of Fine Arts

— Grandma’s Cupboard: Kate Ericson & Mel ZieglerStefan Lesueur: Obscura Exhibitions through December 19; Ben Gaulon: Corrupt. Yourself; Firelei Báez: Patterns of Resistance; Jean Richardson: Every Now and Then I Fall ApartExhibitions through January 16, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 29 Exhibition on view through 2016; American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell Exhibition through February 13; Shaping America: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection of American Art Exhibition through March 2018;In Word and Deed: Five Centuries of Religious Art  Exhibition ongoing, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

— Family Vacation; Parables: Liz Lemon Swindle Exhibitions through January 3; Voices: People, Places and Ideas in Utah Art  Exhibition through June 1, 2016; Soviet Impressionist Paintings  Exhibition ongoing, Springville Museum of Art

Picturing the Iconic: Andy Warhol to Kara WalkerExhibition through January 3, Kimball Art Center, Park City

Et cetra

— Lights On – Holiday Lighting Ceremony, Friday, 4 – 6 p.m., The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

26th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Canyon Community Center, 126 Lion Boulevard, Springdale

Novemberfest Arts & Crafts Fair, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Logan Community Recreation Center, 95 S. 100 W., Logan