Casual Friday: Weekend Events & Outdoors Report

Outdoor Notes

— Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: Tempi’po’op Trail in Santa Clara

Tribune: Are we loving our national parks to death?

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

Weekend Events


— BYU Philharmonic, Friday, 7:30 p.m., De Jong Concert Hall, Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, $6-$10

— Southwest Symphony Youth Concerto Classic, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, Dixie State University, 325 South 700 East, Saint George, $7-$17

–“A Very Special Piano Recital: Mary Anne Huntsman,” Davis Arts Council, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Alpine Church, 254 W. 2675 N., Layton, free

— “Conexão,” Samba Fogo, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, $18-$20

— “Gwinna,” Children’s Dance Theatre, Friday, 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, 2 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City, $18-$27

— “Holst’s The Planets – An HD Odyssey,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $18-$79

— “Songs for a New World,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Morgan Theatre, Utah State University, 1400 Old Main Hill, Logan, $5-$10

— “Spring Season,” Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. Broadway, Salt Lake City, $15-$40

— Temple Square Festival of Colors, Friday and Saturday, 6:30 p.m., Salt Lake City Tabernacle, Temple Square, Salt Lake City, free

— Evening of Percussion, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., De Jong Concert Hall, Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, $6-$10

— Red Feather Acoustics, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S 1825 W, West Jordan, free

St. George Chamber Singers, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Thorley Recital Hall, Southern Utah University, 351 West University Boulevard, Cedar City, free

Presbyterian Choir Festival, Sunday, 4 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Salt Lake City, 12 C Street, Salt Lake City

Madeleine Festival, through May 1, The Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 East South Temple, Salt Lake City

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


— “Gypsy: A Musical Fable” through April 9, Westminster College 

— “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through April 9, Hale Center Theater Orem

— “Kingdom of Heaven” through April 10, Plan-B Theatre Company

— “Greece Is the Word” through April 16, Off Broadway Theatre 

— “9 to 5 The Musical” through April 23, Utah Valley University

— “Amelia Bedelia” through April 23, Utah Children’s Theatre 

— “The Little Mermaid” through April 23, Ziegfeld Theater

— “The FrontRunner Express: A Clue-less Pyramid Scheme” through June 4, Desert Star Playhouse 

Museum Exhibits

— Illuminations of Africa’s Wildlife: Its Beauty, Its Struggle to Survive Exhibition through April 24, Kimball Art Center

e.g.: Kehinde Wiley, “Smile” Exhibition through April 30; Branding the American West: Paintings and Films 1900-1950 Exhibition through August 13; 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

— David Brothers: Rolithica;Paul Crow: Here; Yoshua Okón: OracleExhibitions through April 30; Ideologue Exhibition through July 23, Utah Museum of Contemporary 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

Sugar House Art Walk, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Sugar House

— Family Art Saturday: Tiny Tunnel Book, Saturday, 2 – 4 p.m., Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

— Bulbs and Blooms Festival, through April 30, Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City

— Farm Animal Days, through April 30, American West Heritage Center, 4025 South Highway 89-91, Wellsville