Outdoor Notes

-- Tribune: Snow totals may be a sore subject, but at least there are these new national honors for Utah ski resorts

-- Tribune: Want to be happier in 2018? Contented Norwegians and a Utah expert offer advice.

-- Tribune: Utah champion skier Jen Hudak is not afraid to run ‘The Amazing Race’ 

Weekend Events

Concerts

-- Zach Buie, Davis Arts Council, Friday, 7 p.m. Alpine Church, 254 West 2675 North, Layton, free

-- “Emerge,” Repertory Dance Theatre,  Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 2 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City, $12-$15

-- Hilary Hahn plays Dvorák’s Violin Concerto, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $28-$71

-- “Think About It Featuring Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin,” Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Grand Theatre, 1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City, $20

-- Arturo Sandoval Sextet, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, $32.50

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

Theater

-- “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” through January 6, Utah Children’s Theatre

-- “Aida” through January 20, Hale Centre Theatre

-- “Dear Ruth” through February 3, Hale Center Theater Orem

-- “To Kill A Mockingbird” through February 3, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

Museum Exhibits

-- Casey Parkinson: Ascension, Cities of Conviction Exhibitions through January 6; Anna Betbeze: Dark Sun, Carol Sogard: Artifacts for the 23rd Century Exhibitions through January 14, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

-- Spiritual and Religious Youth Arts Competition Exhibition through January 6; 32nd Annual Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah, Sacred Spaces: Archetypes and Symbols Exhibitions through January 10; Wit & Whimsy: off the deep end Exhibition through May 19; Sanctuaries of Mind Exhibition through September 2018; Round Up: Icons of the West Exhibition through June 19, 2021, Favorite Ladies: Patterns, People, and Play, SMA: Milestones and Memories Exhibitions ongoing, Springville Museum of Art

-- Las Hermanas Iglesias: HERE, HERE Exhibition through January 28; salt 13: Katie Paterson Exhibition through May 20; Spencer Finch: Great Salt Lake and Vicinity ongoing exhibitions: Arts of AfricaAmerican and Regional Art: Mythmaking and Truth-Telling; Chinese Art: Emulation and Innovation; European Art; Ancient Mediterranean Art: Res Mortis; Ancient Mesoamerica; Modern and Contemporary Art: A Fuller Picture; Arts of the Pacific; Greater Merit: The Temple and Image in South Asia, Utah Museum of Fine Arts

-- Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 29 Exhibition through 2018; Shaping America: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection of American Art Exhibition through March; The Interpretation Thereof: Contemporary LDS Art and Scripture Exhibition through March 31; Aundrea Frahm: We Revolve Ceaseless Exhibition through April 14; M.C. Escher: Other Worlds Exhibition through May 19; To Magnify the Lord: Six Centuries of Art and Devotion Exhibition on view through summer 2019, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

Et cetra

-- First Friday Art Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., Historic 25th Street, Ogden