Outdoors Report 

-- KSL.com: Ready to ski or snowboard in Utah this winter? Plan ahead and prepare for changes, resorts say

-- KSL.com: Repairs from March earthquake underway at Great Salt Lake State Park

Concerts

-- USU String Chamber Music Recital, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall, Utah State University, 4030 Old Main Hill, Logan, $10

-- Barlow Ballet’s “Nutcracker,” Friday and Saturday, various times, Covey Center for the Arts, 425 West Center Street, Provo, $22

-- “MENDED,” SLCC Dance Company, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., Grand Theatre , 1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City, $5

-- Zukerman plays Bach’s Violin Concerto with Montgomery, Elgar & Mozart 29, Utah Symphony, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; also Saturday, 1 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, $35-$72

-- “Joy to the World! A Sacred Celebration with Jenny Oaks Baker and Family Four,” Saturday, 7 p.m., Tuacahn Amphitheater, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins, $15-$25

Theater

-- “A Flea in Her Ear” through November 20, Utah State University

-- “The Secret Garden” through November 21, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

-- “Sense & Sensibility” through November 21, Hale Center Theater Orem

-- “Muffets Christmas Carol” through November 28, Off Broadway Theatre

-- “Oliver!” through December 19, St. George Musical Theater

-- “Les Mis-Tletoes!” through December 23, Rattlin’ D Playhouse

-- “NutCracker – Men in Tights” through January 2, Desert Star Playhouse

-- “Tarzan” through January 16, Hale Centre Theatre

Museum Exhibits

-- 50 Years of Spiral Jetty | Smithson and Gorgoni, Nancy Holt’s Utah Sequences (1970), Exhibitions through November 20; Utah Women Working for Better Days! Exhibition through December 4; Robert Smithson’s Nonsite, Site Uncertain (1968) Exhibition through February 1; Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem Exhibition through April 11; Spencer Finch Exhibition ongoing, Utah Museum of Fine Arts

-- Contemplations: Highlights from the Spiritual and Religious Permanent Collection Exhibition through December 12; Annual Spiritual & Religious Youth Art Competition Exhibition through January 2; 96th Annual Spring Salon [Fall Edition] Exhibition through January 13; Up Close and Far Away Exhibition through April 1, Grand Ambitions Exhibition through Summer 2023; Art Renewal Center: Featured Artist, Favorite Ladies: Patterns, People, and Play, New Acquisitions & Collection Highlights, SMA Milestones and Memories, Soviet Stories: Layers of Reality, Exhibitions ongoing, Springville Museum of Art

Et cetra

-- The Gateway Lights On 2020, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., The Gateway, 18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City

-- Salt Lake Gallery Stroll, Friday, 6 – 9 p.m., venues vary

-- Lumaze, through January 2, Salt Lake County Equestrian Park & Event Center, 11400 South 2200 West, South Jordan

-- Luminaria 2020: Experience the Light, through January 2, Thanksgiving Point

-- Lumaze, through January 2, The Salt Palace, 100 South West Temple, Salt Lake City

-- Downtown Winter Farmers Market, Saturdays, through April 17, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., The Gateway,12 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City