Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune: Hike of the week: North Canyon Trail 

— TribuneOrange-clad families hunt Utah deer on first day of rifle season

— TribuneBanding together for hunting and conservation projects 

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

Weekend Events

New Films

— All Is Lost: Tribune review 

— The Counselor: Tribune review

— Escape From Tomorrow: Tribune review 

— The Patience Stone: Tribune review 

— Skinwalker Ranch: Tribune review 


— The Saint Michael Trio, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital Hall, Brigham Young University, 150 East Bulldog Boulevard, 1230 North, Provo, free

— Southwest Symphony Spooktacular, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts, Dixie State College, 325 South 700 East, Saint George, $12-$15

— “Three Italians and a Russian,” Utah State University, Friday, 7:30 p.m., St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 725 South 250 East, Hyde Park, free

— yMusic, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Weber State University, 3750 Harrison Boulevard, Ogden, $15-$17

— Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 25, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $18-$69

— Utah Philharmonia Halloween Concert: Beam Me Up, Scotty! Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $6-$10

— “With Sounding Brass! Songs of Praise for Choir, Organ, Brass and Percussion,” Salt Lake Choral Artists, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., St. Ambrose Parish, 2315 Redondo Avenue, Salt Lake City, $10-$20

— Family Pops Concert, American Festival Chorus, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Kent Concert Hall, Utah State University, 1400 Old Main Hill, Logan, $12-$18

— West Jordan Symphony Halloween Concert, Saturday, 7 p.m., West Jordan Senior Center, 8025 South 2200 West, West Jordan, free

— Fall Classics Concert, Wasatch Community Symphony Orchestra, Sunday, 7 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church, 1700 South & Foothill Boulevard, Salt Lake City, free

— “Thriller,” Odyssey Dance Theatre, through November 2, Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, $25-$45

— 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


— “Mary Poppins” through October 25, Tuacahn Amphitheatre

— “And Then There Were None” through October 26, Westminster College

— “Fame” through October 26, Grand Theatre

— “The Unexpected Guest” through October 26, Covey Center for the Arts

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

— “Harvey” through October 28, Pleasant Grove Players

— “Dracula Obsessed and Hating It!” through October 30, Draper Historic Theatre

— “Into the Woods Jr.” through October 30, Utah Children’s Theatre

— “The Magical Adventures of Merlin” through November 1, SCERA Center for the Arts

— “Curtains” through November 2, Sandbox Theatre Company 

— “Doctor Faustus” through November 2, Grassroots Shakespeare Company 

— “Dracula vs. The Wolfman” through November 2, Off Broadway Theatre

— “Fairly Potter” through November 2, The Ziegfeld Theater , Ogden

— “Jekyll & Hyde” through November 2, Empress Theatre

— “Macbeth” through November 3, New World Shakespeare Company 

— “Nothing Personal” through November 3, Plan-B Theatre Company

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

— “Other Desert Cities” through November 9, Pioneer Theatre Company

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

— “Brigadoon” through November 30, Hale Centre Theatre

Museum Exhibits

— Painters of the Wasatch Mountains Exhibition through November 3; Veterans’ Art Show Exhibition through November 19; Soldier Boy. Soldier Girl: Photographs by Lynn Blodgett Exhibition through December 1, 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

— Below; O-Town Arts: Creating Absence Exhibitions through November 23; Biennial: Mondo Utah Exhibition through December 14; Tala Madani Exhibition through January 4, 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

Cedar Livestock and Heritage Festival, through Sunday, Cross Hollows Event Center, Cedar City

Pumpkin Chuckin’ Festival, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., 400 East Red Devil Drive, Moab