Outdoor Notes

-- Tribune: Utah Hike of the Week: The Living Room — Salt Lake City

-- Tribune: Thinking of camping in Utah’s national forests for Memorial Day? Here’s an update on what’s open and what’s closed due to snow and mud

-- Tribune: Memorial Day crowds could be especially bad at Arches National Park

-- Tribune: Utah ski resorts shift from winter to summer recreation

-- TribuneJourney to become the youngest person to visit all 417 National Park Service sites hits Utah

Weekend Events


-- “The Rite of Spring,” Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $18-$79

-- IMPULSE Festival, Mundi Project, Saturday, 12 – 4 p.m., The Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

-- National Choreographic Festival, Ballet West,  through May 27, Eccles Theater, 131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, $49.50

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


-- “Annie Get Your Gun” through May 27, Brigham’s Playhouse

-- “Betty Blue Eyes” through May 27, Hale Center Theater Orem

-- “Much Ado About Nothing” through May 27, Cache Valley Center for the Arts

-- “Sister Act” through May 27, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

-- “Captain American Fork” through June 3, Desert Star Playhouse

-- “Footloose” through June 3, Empress Theatre

-- “Hairspray” through June 3, Grand Theatre

-- “Beauty and the Beast” through June 4, Egyptian Theatre, Park City

-- “Pirates of the Carabeener” through June 10, Off Broadway Theatre

Museum Exhibits

-- Wasatch Back Student Art Show: A Closer Look  Exhibition through May 28, Kimball Art Center

-- Russian Stories, Soviet Ideals; Voices: People, Places and Ideas in Utah Art, Exhibitions through June 1; George Beard: Mormon Pioneer Artist with a Camera Exhibition through June 17; 93rd Annual Spring Salon Exhibition through July 8;The Classical Tradition: Serenity, Simplicity and Harmony Exhibition through August 5; Sanctuaries of Mind Exhibition through September 2018, Springville Museum of Art

-- Kelly O’Neill: ren/der; Sideshow: 2017 Gala Art Auction, Exhibitions through June 3; Out Loud: Identities, Symbolism, and the Self Exhibition through July 8; Rona Pondick and Robert FeintuchHeads, Hands, Feet; Sleeping, Holding, Dreaming, Dying Exhibition through July 15; Céline Downen: Beehive Works Exhibition through August 5; Willow Skye-Biggs: Tastes Like Mandy Exhibition through August 12; Michael Ryan Handley: Sublimation Exhibition through September 9, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

-- Playground Exhibition through July 8; e.g. Annie Poon: Split House Exhibition through summer 2017; Work in Progress Exhibition through September 9; Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 29 Exhibition through 2018; Shaping America: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection of American Art Exhibition through March 2018; To Magnify the Lord: Six Centuries of Art and Devotion Exhibition on view through summer 2019, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

Et cetra

-- Last Friday Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Park City

-- Holi Festival of Colors, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., West Stadium Park, 1650 South Jefferson Street, Ogden

-- Spring City Heritage Day, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Historic Spring City, 150 East Center, Spring City

-- Moab Arts Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Swanny City Park, 100 West 400 North, Moab

-- Antelope Islands Cowboy Legends, through Monday, Antelope Island State Park, 4528 West 1700 South, Syracuse

-- Assemble This! A Festival About Building and Making, through Monday, The Leonardo Museum, 209 E 500 S, Salt Lake City