Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

Tribune:Recreation: Facilities keeping Utah’s Olympic legacy ablaze

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— The Finest Hours: Tribune review 

— Kung Fu Panda 3: Tribune review 


— “Alice in Wonderland,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Campus Drive & Heritage Drive, Provo, $13-$15

— “Pahud Plays Carmen Fantasy,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., $18-$90

— Winners of SummerArts, American West Symphony of Sandy, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $12.50

— Winter Concert, Murray Concert Band, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Hillcrest Junior High School, 178 E 5300 S, Murray, free, donations accepted

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

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


— “Beau Jest” through January 30, Hale Centre Theatre

— “Mother Hicks” through January 30, Utah Valley University 

— “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” through January 30, Empress Theatre 

— “The Sound Of Music: Salzburg Marionette Theatre” through January 30, Brigham Young University

— “Two Dollar Bill” through January 30, Pioneer Theatre Company 

— “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” through January 30, Wasatch Theatre Company 

— “The Nerd” through February 6, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “The White Whale” through February 6, Dixie State University

— “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” through February 6, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, Ogden

— “Alfred Hitchcock’s 39 Steps” through February 13, Brigham’s Playhouse 

— “Star Ward” through February 20, Off Broadway Theatre 

— “The Wedding Singer” through February 20, St. George Musical Theater

— “My Valley Fair Lady: Get Me to the Mall on Time!” through March 19, Desert Star Playhouse

Museum Exhibits

— American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell Exhibition through February 13; Music of Freedom: Jazz Through the Lens of Herman Leonard  Exhibition through March 19; In Word and Deed: Five Centuries of Religious Art  Exhibition through March; e.g.: Kehinde Wiley, “Smile” Exhibition through April 30;Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 29 Exhibition on view through 2016; Shaping America: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection of American Art Exhibition through March 2018, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

— Here, There, and EverywhereMiddle | Nowhere, Exhibitions through May 15; Voices: People, Places and Ideas in Utah Art  Exhibition through June 1, 2016; Soviet Impressionist Paintings  Exhibition ongoing, Springville Museum of Art

Et cetra

St. George Winter Bird Festival, Friday and Saturday, Tonaquint Nature Center, 1851 South Dixie Drive, Saint George

— Sundance Film Festival, through January 31, Park City