Outdoors Report

-- Salt Lake TribuneAntelope Island is alive with spiders — until September

-- KSL.comWhy there were fewer pelicans for DWR biologists to band this year

-- KSL.comYuba Lake under health advisory after potentially dangerous levels of toxic algae discovered

-- KSL.comIconic boulders near Salt Lake City every climber should try

New Films

-- Dora and the Lost City of Gold: Deseret News review 

-- The Peanut Butter Falcon: Tribune review 


-- Jenny Oaks Baker Violin Workshop, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

-- Amy Jade’s Beehive Society, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 8:30 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan

-- Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin Quintet, Excellence in the Community Concert Series, Saturday, 8 p.m., Holladay City Hall Park and Playground, 4580 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City, free

-- Lyceum Music Festival Youth Concert, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, free

-- Vocalocity, Davis Arts Council, Sunday, 7 p.m., Kenley Amphitheater, 403 North Wasatch Drive, Layton, free

-- Deer Valley Music Festival, through August 10, Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, 2250 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City

-- Beethoven Festival, through August 16, venues vary

-- Concerts in the Park, Tuesdays and Fridays, 7:30 p.m., through August 30, Brigham Young Historic Park, 50 West North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, free

-- Organ concerts, every Saturday, noon, and every Sunday, 2 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, 50 West North Temple, Salt Lake City, free


-- “The Little Mermaid” through August 10, Brigham’s Playhouse

-- “Mad About Broadway” through August 10, American Fork Community Theater

-- “Mamma Mia!” through August 10, Sandy Arts Guild

-- “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” through August 10, Old Barn Community Theatre

-- “Cold Storage” through August 11, Wasatch Theatre Company 

-- “Upton Sinclair's The Jungle” through August 11, Good Company Theatre

-- “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” through August 23, Pickleville Playhouse

-- “All Shook Up” through August 24, Hopebox Theatre 

-- “Freaky Friday” through August 24, Hale Centre Theatre

-- “Sunday School Musical - The Greatest Roadshow” through August 24, Desert Star Playhouse

-- “Oliver!” through August 26, Draper Historic Theatre

-- “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” through August 31, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

-- “Cash on Delivery!” through August 31, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

-- “The Conclusion of Henry VI: Parts Two and Three” through August 31, Utah Shakespeare Festival

-- “Matilda” through August 31, Ziegfeld Theater

-- “Saturday's Voyeur 2019” through September 1, Salt Lake Acting Company

-- “The Book of Will” through September 5, Utah Shakespeare Festival

-- “Macbeth” through September 6, Utah Shakespeare Festival

-- “Cinderella” through September 7, Hale Centre Theatre

-- “Hamleton, To Be Or Not To Be” through September 7, Off Broadway Theatre

-- “Shootout at Shadow Mountain” through September 7, Pickleville Playhouse

-- “Twelfth Night” through September 7, Utah Shakespeare Festival

-- “Noises Off!” through September 21, Terrace Plaza Playhouse

-- “Every Brilliant Thing” through October 12, Utah Shakespeare Festival

-- “Hamlet” through October 12, Utah Shakespeare Festival

-- “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through October 12, Utah Shakespeare Festival

-- “Disney’s When You Wish” through October 24, Tuacahn Amphitheater 

-- “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” through October 25, Tuacahn Amphitheater

-- “The Sound of Music” through October 26, Tuacahn Amphitheater

Museum Exhibits

-- John Hess: Permutations Exhibition through August 18; Pam Bowman and Jacqui Larsen: Things My Mother Taught Me Exhibition through September 8, Kimball Art Center  

-- Andrew Alba: Gas Station Honeydew Exhibition through August 24; Andrew Dadson: Roof Gap; Deanna & Ed Templeton: Contemporary Suburbium Exhibition through September 7, The League of Reluctant Bicyclists, Ryan Lauderdale: Glazed Atrium, Exhibitions through November 2; Abstraction is Just a Word, But I Use It. Exhibition through January 4, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

-- Sanctuaries of Mind Exhibition through summer 2019; 46th Annual Utah Quilt Show, All Aboard! Exhibitions through September 21; 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

-- To Magnify the Lord: Six Centuries of Art and Devotion Exhibition on view through summer 2019; In the Arena: The Art of Mahonri Young Exhibition through September 21; After Promontory Exhibition through October 5; Danae Mattes: Where the River WidensPatrick Dougherty: Windswept Exhibitions through October 19, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

-- Spencer Finch: Great Salt Lake and VicinityPower Couples: The Pendant Format in Art Exhibition through December 8; DE | MARCATION:A Survey of Contemporary Photography in Utah Exhibition through January 12; 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

Et cetra

-- Alta Kids Day, Friday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Alta Town Park

-- Craft Lake City, through Sunday, Utah State Fair Park, 155 North 1000 West, Salt Lake City

-- Sandy Hot Air Balloon Festival, Friday and Saturday, Storm Mountain Park, 11400 South 1000 East, Sandy

-- Indian Food Fair, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Liberty Park, 900 South 700 East, Salt Lake City

-- Wasatch International Food Festival, Saturday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City