Outdoors Report

-- The Salt Lake Tribune: The best places in northern Utah to beat the heat 

-- The Salt Lake Tribune: Feds yank oil and gas leases near Arches, Canyonlands parks from upcoming sale

-- KSL.comGottaGoUtah.Org offers tips on handling waste on Utah lands

-- KSL.comDWR temporarily suspends target shooting at 17 Utah locations amid active fire season

-- KSL.comFrom dumping ground to recreation opportunities, officials hope to continue to reshape Jordan River

-- KSL.comWork begins on new pedestrian bridge in Lehi aimed to further connect Wasatch Front trail systems


-- “Encore Concert,” Music Theatre West, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., The Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 South Main, Logan, $8-$10

-- Geezerfest, Friday and Saturday, Orem City Center Park, 300 East Center Street, Orem, free

-- Joshua Creek, Saturday, 7 p.m., Zermatt Resort, 784 West Resort Drive, Midway


-- “Bright Star” through August 15, Hale Centre Theatre

-- “Les Misérables School Edition” through August 15, Kensington Theatre

-- “Seussical Jr.” through August 15, High Valley Arts 

-- “Seussical Kids” through August 15, High Valley Arts 

-- “The Music Man” through August 21, SCERA Center

-- “James Blonde – License to Thrill” through August 22, Desert Star Playhouse

-- “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through August 22, Timpanogos Valley Theatre

-- “Little Shop of Horrors” through August 22, Murray Arts in the Park

-- “Mary Poppins” through September 5, Hale Centre Theatre

-- “Window Seat Sessions” through September 5, Good Company Theatre

-- “Finding the Fickle Fortune” through September 12, Pickleville Playhouse

-- “Little Women” through September 12, Hale Center Theater Orem

-- “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” through September 19, St. George Musical Theater

Et cetra

-- Garfield County Fair, Friday and Saturday, Triple C Arena, 800 North Main Street, Panguitch

-- Kane County Fair, Friday and Saturday, North Events Center, 475 East State Street, Orderville

-- Rich County Fair and Rodeo, Friday and Saturday, Rich County Fairgrounds, Randolph

-- Wayne County Fair, Friday and Saturday, Wayne County Fairgrounds, UT-24, Loa

-- Western Legends Heritage and Music Festival, Friday and Saturday, 76 North Main, Kanab

-- Downtown Farmer’s Market, Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., through October 24, Pioneer Park, 350 West Broadway, Salt Lake City