79TH ANNUAL SPRING SALON
This exhibit features the best of work submitted by Utah artists. Tues-Sat, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 3 p.m.-6 p.m.; Wed. open till 9 p.m. Free. Springville Art Museum, 126 E. 400 South, Springville. (801) 489-2727, www.sma.nebo.edu
JOHN HAFEN AND CYRUS E. DALLIN CENTENNIAL EXHIBIT
The work of Hafen and Dallin, the first donors to the Springville Art Museum’s permanent collection, is displayed to celebrate its centennial anniversary. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.-6 p.m., and Wed. open till 9 p.m. Free. Springville Art Museum, 126 E. 400 South, Springville. (801) 489-2727
UTAH IN THE WEST II
This display of Western Art showcases pieces from the museum’s permanent collection. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 3 p.m.-6 p.m., and Wed. till 9 p.m. Free. Springville Art Museum, 126 E. 400 South, Springville. (801) 489-2727. www.sma.nebo.edu
ON THE ROAD WITH C.C.A. CHRISTENSEN: THE MOVING PANORAMA
Carl Christian Anton, a Danish immigrant who worked and lived in Utah, depicted the religious history of the world from Adam to the life of the pioneers on two large moving panoramas. The canvases stitched together into a scroll are reeled across a stage. Mon-Fri.10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. BYU Museum of Art, Provo. (801) 422-8287 www.byu.edu/moa
ART CENTER CLASSES
Two-hour classes in pottery, jewelry making, painting and photography. Tues-Sun at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. $80 pottery, $80 jewelry making, $60 painting and $60 photography. Price includes the cost of supplies. Sundance Resort, Provo Canyon, Provo. 801-223-4535. www.sundanceresort.com
ARTIST QUICK DRAW
Some 13 local artists including Bruce Brainard, Gary Kapp, A.D. Shaw and Larry Christensen have one hour to complete a piece of art to be auctioned. Patrons are welcome to browse the work in progress while enjoying appetizers and fine music. The annual fundraiser supports a new library for the Pleasant Grove community. 6:30 p.m. Pleasant Grove Library, 30 E Center, Pleasant Grove. (801) 785-5866
May 5, 12, 26
MUSEUM MONDAYS FAMILY NIGHT DINOSAUR ADVENTURES
May 5 Scavenger Hunt, May 12 Dinosaur Twister, May 26 Mammoth Madness. 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Point Dinosaur Museum, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi. (888) 672-6040 or (801) 768-2300. www.thanksgivingpoint.com
ELECTRO MAGIC FEST
A model helicopter fly, kite festival, RC Car tournament, catapult demonstrations, battle bots and lego bots are only some of the new technology kids can try at the Magic Fest. Kids can also make their own video game stations and watch a movie under the stars. Free. Thanksgiving Point Electric Park, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi. (888) 672-6040 or (801) 768-2300. www.thanksgivingpoint.com
FAIRY TEA PARTY
Children wear fairy dress or Sunday dress. For ages 3-12 accompanied by an adult. Tickets must be purchased in advance. $6. 10-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. Provo City Library Ballroom, 550 N University, Provo. (801) 852-6682.
May 29-June 7
DAY OUT WITH THOMAS
The world famous Thomas the Tank Engine will return to the Heber Valley Railroad. Thomas fans will enjoy a fair-like atmosphere with magic shows, steam locomotive displays, story telling, live music and more. Festivities start at 9 a.m. Thomas departs from the station at 10 a.m. running with a trainload of children every hour until 6 p.m. $14. Tickets available at SmithTIX. Heber Valley Railway, 450 S. 600 West, Heber. (800) 888-8499. www.hebervalleyrr.org
THE PAUL BREWER MAGIC SHOW
This well-known magician from Salt Lake City will kick off Provo Library’s summer reading program with some serious comedy magic. 6:30-7 p.m. and 7:30-8 p.m. Free. Arrive early to register for the summer reading program that runs June 2-31. Provo City Library Ballroom, 550 N. University, Provo. (801) 852-6682. www.provo.lib.ut.us
June 3-July 31
The whole family is welcome to bring lunch and listen to stories every Tuesday and Thursday. 11 a.m.-noon Free. On the south lawn of the Provo City Library, 550 N. University, Provo. (801) 852-6682. www.provo.lib.ut.us
June 4-July 31
STORIES AND CRAFTS
Every Wednesday and Thursday for ages 5-12, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-2 p.m. Free. Spanish stories and crafts every Wednesday 3:30-4:30 p.m. Each class is limited to 35 participants. Provo City Library in the Young Special Events Room, 550 N. University, Provo. Pre-registration required. (801) 852-6682. www.provo.lib.ut.us
CHILDREN’S ART FESTIVAL
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. Springville Art Museum, 126 E. 400 South, Springville. (801) 489-2727. www.sma.nebo.edu music
KYUNG-WHA CHUNG PLAYS BRAHMS
Highlighted by Chung’s musical style described by The New York Times as having a wonderful radiance and tigerish intensity, this world-acclaimed violinist joins conductor Pavel Kogan for Brahms’ beautiful Violin Concerto. 8 p.m. $16-$47. Abravanel Hall, 50 S. Main, Salt Lake City. (801) 355-ARTS or (888) 451-ARTS. www.arttix.org and www.utahsymphony.org
‘PASSAGE TO GLORY’
Voices from the evening choir of the Orem Institute of Religion will join the Wasatch Chorale and the Utah Valley Symphony for this premiere of Rob Millet’s oratorio. 7:30 p.m. $8, $15/family. Tickets available at local music stores. Provo Tabernacle, 100 S University Ave, Provo. (801) 377-6995.
SHOSTAKOVICH’S MIGHTY EIGHTH
This enormous symphony is at the height of tragedy, power and passion. $16-$47. Abravanel Hall, 50 S. Main, Salt Lake City. (801) 355-ARTS. www.arttix.org and www.utahsymphony.org
UTAH PREMIERE BRASS
7:30 p.m. $3-$5, $12/families. Provo Tabernacle, 100 S. University Ave, Provo. (801) 852-6646.
LIGHTS! MUSIC! ACTION!
Bring a box lunch and enjoy a pre-opera symposium with the conductor, stage director and costume designers for the Utah Symphony and Opera production of ‘Cold Sassy Tree.’ 12:15 p.m. -1 p.m. Free. Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City. www.utahsymphony.org
UTAH SYMPHONY POPS CONCERT — KURT BESTOR
Combining the drama of large-screen visuals and energy of live orchestral music, Emmy Award-winning composer Kurt Bestor will present the visual splendor of Hollywood at its best. 8 p.m. $22-$45. Abravanel hall, 50 S. Main, Salt Lake City. (801) 355-ARTS. www.arttix.org and www.utahsymphony.org
GREY HAWK SINGERS NATIVE AMERICAN DRUMMERS
Experience the Native American music and tradition of an award winning inter-tribal drumming group. 8 p.m. Free. The fire pit in front of the Sundance Village Restaurants, Provo Canyon. (801 )225-4100. www.sundanceresort.com
June 13, 28
NEWAYS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
June 13 “Legends of Rock’N’ Soul” June 28 “Legends of Rock ‘N’ Doo-Wop” 8 p.m. $5- $10, $25/family. Spring Acres Arts Park, 620 S. 1350 East, Springville. (801) 489-2726.
Milsap has 40 No. 1 hits, six Grammys, six Billboard awards, and eight Country Music Association wins. He also delves into blues, jazz, and pop without letting his blindness hinder him. Milsap will often leave his piano to walk around with his keyboard strapped around his neck. 8 p.m. $18-$25. SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre, 699 S. State, Orem. (801) 225-2569 or 255-ARTS.
A comprehensive yoga workshop for all student and teacher levels. Learn new yoga techniques from internationally respected yoga instructors in Sundance’s mountain setting. Ganga White’s humorous and inspiring discussions will clarify beliefs and interpretations of yoga. Workshop $290, 2 night package $830, 3 night package $975. (801)-225-4100 www.sundanceresort.com
Fitness and figure championships with a structural body work clinic, sports clinic, aroma therapy clinic, simplified diet and exercise clinic and open question and answer session. 7 p.m. $20. McKay Events Center, 800 W. University Parkway, Orem. (801) 377-0660. http://devoted.to/fitness
WALK ON THE WILD SIDE
Outdoor adventures to explore natural history with experts. Bring sunscreen, water and hiking shoes.
• May 3, 10 a.m.-noon. Foothill Exploration/ Wildflower Walk, $15
• May 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Salt-Loving Plants of the Great Salt Lake, $17
• May 24 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Alpine Exploration, $17
• May 31 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Native Gardens of Salt Lake Valley Tour, $38
Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City (801) 585-3813 www.redbuttegarden.org
DINNER AND A MOVIE
May 5 “Angela’s Ashes” 8 p.m.
May 9 “The Red Violin” 9 p.m.
May 11 “The Red Violin” 8 p.m.
May 17 “Gosford Park” 9 p.m.
May 19 “Gosford Park” 8 p.m.
Enjoy down-home seasonal cuisine at the Foundry Grill and receive a complimentary voucher for a film screening following the meal. $3 for screening only. Sundance screening room, Provo. (801) 223-4220. www.sundanceresort.com
ROMEO AND JULIET
Produced by Utah Regional Ballet with music by Serge Prokofiev. 7:30 p.m. $8-$24. Matinee Sat 2 p.m. BYU Harris Fine Arts Center, Provo. (801) 378-4322. http://cfac.byu.edu/performances\
Celebrate the arrival of Spring with maypole dancing, crafts, hands-on learning stations, food tasting, and garden lectures. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $3-$5. Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City. (801) 581-6464
GREAT UTAH SAFETY FAIR
Visit safety representatives from fire, police, ambulance and forest services. They will display their vehicles and equipment and hold short lectures on community and home safety. There will also be a bike rodeo. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Thanksgiving Point Electric Park, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi. (801) 768-2300. www.thanksgivingpoint.com
May 14-Sept. 3
MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE SERIES
Sundance’s race series is held every other Wednesday. 6:30 p.m. $10/entry fee, $75/season race pass. Sundance upper parking lot, Provo Canyon. (801) 225-4100. www.sundanceresort.com
WOMEN’S BUSINESS AND WELLNESS CONFERENCE
Spend a day learning from and associating with female business associates. Sponsored by the American Fork Chamber of Commerce, this conference includes speakers, luncheon and door prizes. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $30. (801) 756-5110; firstname.lastname@example.org
CELEBRITY GOLF TOURNAMENT
Each four-man team will include a local celebrity such as Coach Steve Cleveland, Wesley Ruff, Dick Harmon and Chad Lewis. Many prizes up for grabs. Luncheon and awards ceremony will follow the tournament. Proceeds go to the Homeward Bound Foundation. Thanksgiving Point, 8 a.m., $500 or $1,000 per foursome; (801) 223-4307 or www.homewardboundfoundation.org
May 24, June 21
JUNK IN A TRUNK
Don’t miss out on one of the largest swap meets in Utah. Vendors pay $25 for every vehicle they want to sell from. Starts 9 a.m. Free. Thanksgiving Point Electric Park parking lot, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi. (801) 768-2300 www.thanksgivingpoint.com
May 24-Labor Day
SEVEN PEAKS WATER PARK
1330 E. 300 North, Provo. (801) 373-8777. www.sevenpeaks.com
May 26, July 4, Aug. 23, Sept. 13
SUNDANCE CITIZENS RACE SERIES
Sundance will hold four Super D races this summer. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Races start at 9 a.m. $20. Ray’s lawn at Sundance, Provo. 801-225-4100 www.sundanceresort.com
UTAH HALF IRONMAN TRIATHLON
Swim 1.2 miles, Bike 56 miles, Run 13.1 miles. Up to 15,000 athletes will be accepted. Volunteers needed. Starts 7 a.m. and course closes at 4:30 p.m. $200 entry fee. Starts and finishes at Utah State Park, 4400 W. Center Street, Provo. (850) 235-2608. www.ironmanutah.com
June 2-July 28
BLUE SKY SERIES
Bring a picnic dinner, blankets and chairs to this family concert series. Monday nights 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Free. North Park, 500 N. 500 West, Provo. (801) 852-6646
SUMMER FEST AT THE BIG RED BARN
Along with craft booths and hay rides, there will be old-fashioned games and real kettle corn popping. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Tickets for the games cost 25 cents. $35 for a craft booth. Southridge Farms, 300 W. 900 South, Santaquin. Exit 245 then one mile north. To reserve a craft booth or for more info, (888) 754-5511 www.southridgefarms.com
JOURNEY OF MEMORIES
Spend two days scrapbooking and raising money for the Homeward Bound Foundation. Participants will visit five participating scrapbooking stores where businesses are providing make-and-takes to build page layouts. A scrapbooking celebrity will be at each store. A cropping party will follow at UVSC, where there will be entertainment and prizes, including an ultimate scrapbooking party hosted by Lisa Bearnson, founding editor of Creating Keepsakes. $75, (801) 223-4307 www.homewardboundfoundation.org
PARK CITY MARATHON
Organized by the Utah Road Runners. Registrations must be postmarked by June 1. $50-$55. Begins at 6 a.m. on the Park City High School track, 1750 Kearns Blvd. Participants must finish within 6 hours to receive an official time. (435) 647-0314. www.pcmarathon.com
Live improvisational comedy. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. $8. 36 W. Center St. Provo. (801) 377-9700 or (801) 802-8250.
BYU MEN’S BASEBALL
May 1 Utah Provo 7 p.m.
May 2 Utah Provo 7 p.m.
May 3 Utah Provo 1 p.m.
May 8 San Diego State Provo 7 p.m.
May 9 San Diego State Provo 7 p.m.
May 10 San Diego State Provo 1 p.m.
May 12 Southern Utah Provo 4 p.m.
May 13 Southern Utah Provo 7 p.m.
PROVO ANGELS BASEBALL
June 7 Ogden Raptors Provo 7:05 p.m.
June 18 Ogden Raptors Provo 7:05 p.m.
June 19 Ogden Raptors Provo 7:05 p.m.
June 23 Billings Mustangs Provo 5:05 p.m.
June 24 Billings Mustangs Provo 7:05 p.m.
June 25 Billings Mustangs Provo 7:05 p.m.
June 26 Billings Mustangs Provo 7:05 p.m.
June 27 G.F. White Sox Provo 7:05 p.m.
June 28 G.F. White Sox Provo 6:05 p.m. $4-$8
Larry H. Miller Field southeast of LaVell Edwards Stadium (801) 377-2255 www.provoangels.com
May 1-June 29
SALT LAKE STINGERS
May 1 Tucson Sidewinders 10:30 a.m.
May 6 Fresno Grizzlies 6:30 p.m.
May 7 Fresno Grizzlies 10:30 a.m.
May 8 Fresno Grizzlies 6:30 p.m.
May 9 Fresno Grizzlies 6:30 p.m.
May 15 Las Vegas 6:30 p.m.
May 16 Las Vegas 6:30 p.m.
May 17 Las Vegas 6:30 p.m.
May 18 Las Vegas 2 p.m.
May 23 New Orleans Zephyrs 6:30 p.m.
May 24 New Orleans Zephyrs 6:30 p.m.
May 25 New Orleans Zephyrs 2 p.m.
May 26 New Orleans Zephyrs 6:30 p.m.
June 5 Memphis Redbirds 7 p.m.
June 6 Memphis Redbirds 7 p.m.
June 7 Memphis Redbirds 7 p.m.
June 8 Memphis Redbirds 2 p.m.
June 9 Sacramento River Cats 7 p.m.
June 10 Sacramento River Cats 7 p.m.
June 11 Sacramento River Cats 7 p.m.
June 12 Sacramento River Cats 7 p.m.
June 21 Las Vegas 7 p.m.
June 22 Las Vegas 2 p.m.
June 23 Las Vegas 7 p.m.
June 24 Las Vegas 7 p.m.
June 26 Portland Beavers 7 p.m.
June 27 Portland Beavers 7 p.m.
June 28 Portland Beavers 7 p.m.
June 29 Portland Beavers 2 p.m.
$5-$8, Franklin Covey Field, 77 W 1300 South, Salt Lake City. (801) 485-3800. www.stingerbaseball.com
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
A down-and-out skid row floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Soon “Audrey II” grows into an ill-tempered, R&B singing carnivore that offers fame and fortune in exchange for feeding its growing appetite, finally revealing itself to be an alien creature poised for global domination. Wed-Sat 8 p.m. $10-$15. The Provo Theatre Company 105 E. 100 North, Provo. (801) 379-0600 www.provotheatrecompany.com
In this 1960’s comedy by Jean Kerr, newly engaged Bob has jokingly asked movie star Dirk to marry his ex-wife (It will save Bob tons of money in alimony.) But wait, was Mary beautiful and charming before? Dirk thinks she’s great! Is she? Nightly. $9.50-$12.50. Hale Center Theater, 225 W 400 North, Orem. (801) 226-8600. www.haletheater.com
May 2, 3, 5
BUGSY MALONE JUNIOR
The Pleasant Grove Youth Theater’s musical comedy is a tribute to the 1920s gangster flick and based on the popular 1976 movie “Bugsy Malone.” 7 p.m. May 3 matinee 2 p.m. $4, tickets are two for the price of one for those who bring toiletry items for donation to a local women’s shelter. Pleasant Grove Junior High, 810 N. 100 East, Pleasant Grove. (801) 785-2059
RULE A WIFE AND HAVE A WIFE
A wealthy Spanish heiress seeks malleable single white male. Can Margarita find a pliant husband whom she can dominate and deceive while he protects her reputation and carefree life? This romantic comedy of is filled with crisp verbal humor and broad physical antics. $12, $3 off with student ID. 7:30 p.m., 2 p.m. matinee on 24th; preview performances 14-15th half price. BYU Harris Fine Arts Center, Provo. (801) 378-4322. http://cfac.byu.edu/performances
May 16-June 23
A musical about the American Pioneers. Every Fri, Sat, and Mon 7:30 p.m. $5-$6, $25/ family. Valley Center Playhouse, 780 N 200 East, Lindon. (801) 785-1186.
Based on the beloved classic. Charming Heidi has been moved from place to place her whole life, but when the irrepressible orphan moves to the Swiss Alps to live with her gruff-but-lovable grandfather, Heidi realizes she has finally found home. Heidi’s life is turned upside down once again when she is forced to the city to be a companion for her sickly cousin. The city is impersonal, Klara is unfriendly, and Heidi holds to her greatest wish: finding a family. 8 p.m. no shows Tuesday. $5-$9. SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre, 699 S State, Orem. (801) 225-2569.
May 23-July 21
THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL
Broadway’s intriguing musical is back to HCT by popular demand. A cunningly courageous Englishman plays the fool to save the innocent from the guillotine during the French Revolution. With music by Frank Wildhorn, book and lyrics by Nan Knighton, this epic musical will leave you breathless. $9.50-$14.50. Hale Center Theater, 225 W. 400 North, Orem. (801) 226-8600 www.haletheater.com
May 28-June 14
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
This family theatre production based on Kenneth Graham’s beloved novel brings to life the well-known characters of Ratty, Mole, Toad and Badger. Filled with their stories, this magical tale will entrance the entire family. $12, $3 off with BYU student ID. matinee June 7, 2 p.m., May 28-29 preview nights 7:30 p.m. BYU Harris Fine Arts Center, Provo. (801) 378-4322. www.byu.edu/hfac
This Tony award winning musical is a piece of pure Americana, giving a fresh new voice to Mark Twain’s story of Huckleberry Finn. Roger Miller’s score captures the spirit of a mischievous boy and a runaway slave who float down the muddy Mississippi en route to freedom. Ranging from country, folk, bluegrass, blues and gospel, Miller’s high-spirited music runs from inspirational to downright jolly. 8 p.m. $5-$9. SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre, 699 S State, Orem. (801) 225-2569.
OUTDOOR MOVIE “MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING”
Rated PG. 9 p.m. $3-$4, $12/family. SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre, 699 S State, Orem. (801) 225-2569.
June 19-Oct. 18
UTAH SHAKESPEAREAN FESTIVAL
The drama. The passion. The laughter. Discover it all at the Utah Shakespearean Festival. Delight in any or all of the nine plays, seminars, and backstage tours and sit down to a Royal Feast in the evening. Tours $7, plays $20-$44, Royal Feast $32 a plate. Hosted on the Campus of Southern Utah University, 351 W. Center Street, Cedar City. (800) PLAYTIX. www.bard.org
OUTDOOR MOVIE “LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS”
Rated PG-13. 9 p.m. $3-$4, $12 family. SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre, 699 S State, Orem. (801) 225-2569.
June 27-Aug 4
POSSUM CITY U.S.A
A Little Abner and Daisy May style musical. Every Fri, Sat, and Mon 7:30 p.m. $5-$6, $25/ family. Valley Center Playhouse, 780 N 200 East, Lindon. (801) 785-1186.