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Community calendar for the week of Sept. 6, 2019

Patriot Day honors the memory of those killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Several events take place this week in observance, including the Utah Healing Fields in Sandy with a special concert and program on Saturday, and on Wednesday, a screening of the documentary “You Are Here” in select theaters and a presentation by former Air National Guard fighter pilot Heather “Lucky” Penney in Washington County.

Jason Both, of Lehi, looks for a spot to take a photo as he visits the Utah Healing Field outside Sandy City Hall on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. The massive display, a tradition since 2002, features 3,000 American flags in honor the victims of the terrorist a
Since 2002 the Utah Healing Fields have honored the nearly 3,000 victims killed on 9/11. This year’s display of flags outside Sandy City Hall will be posted Sept. 7-12. A benefit concert by Charley Jenkins will be followed by a special ceremony on Saturday evening. Other Patriot Day events include a presentation by former Air National Guard fighter pilot Heather “Lucky” Penney on Wednesday, Sept. 11 in Ivins, Washington County. Penney, who flew a mission on 9/11, will speak about courage, sacrifice and everyday heroes. The documentary “You Are Here: A Come From Away Story” will screen at select Megaplex and Cinemark Theatres. The film delves into a community in Newfoundland, Canada, where 28 airlines carrying over 6,500 passengers were forced to land after the terrorist attacks on 9/11.
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

MUSIC/DANCE

David Burchfield and the Fire Guild, Sept. 6, 7 p.m., Stokes Nature Center, 2696 E. U.S. Highway 89, Logan, $10 for general, $8 for students, free for children ages 12 and younger (435-755-3239 or logannature.org)

Film in Concert: “Star Wars: The Empires Strikes Back” with the Utah Symphony, Sept. 6-7, 7 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $29-$73.70, for ages 5 and older (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Alicia Olatuja, Sept. 6, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, Weber State University, Ogden, $20 for adults, $8 for students, seniors and military (weber.edu/artscalendar)

Colonial Flag Foundation Benefit Concert with Charley Jenkins, Sept. 7, 6 p.m., Sandy City Hall, 10000 Centennial Parkway, Sandy, free; Utah Healing Field 9/11 Memorial on display Sept. 7-12 (healingfield.org/utah)

Squeeze with X, Sept. 7, 6:30 p.m., Deer Valley Snow Park Lodge Outdoor Amphitheater, 2250 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City, $50-$85 (deervalleyconcertseries.com)

Organist Felipe Dominguez, Sept. 7, 7 p.m., Provo Central Stake Center, 450 N. 1220 West, Provo, free (uvago.org/events)

Bonneville Chamber Music Festival, Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, Weber State University, Ogden, $7 for adults, $6 for senior and military, $4.50 for students (weber.edu/artscalendar)

Kurt Bestor, accompanied by his band of musicians, will perform a collection of original songs inspired by nature and creative minds like John Wesley Powell and Leonardo da Vinci on Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Center for the Arts at Kayenta in Ivins, Washington County. A two-course Italian dinner is available before the show.
Center for the Arts at Kayenta

“Music in High Places” with Kurt Bestor, Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Court, Ivins, Washington County, $35 for general, $10 for students and children; Chef Alfredo’s Ristorante Italiano dinner at 5 p.m., $25 for dinner, $5 discount for dinner and concert (435-674-2787 or kayentaarts.com)

Christian Mills Band, Sept. 8, 3 p.m., Solitude Mountain Resort, 12000 Big Cottonwood Canyon, Solitude, free (801-534-1400 or solitudemountain.com/things-to-do)

Nuevas Raices de Bolivia, Rinceoiri Don Spraoi Irish Dancers and Halau Hula O Kahealani, Sept. 9, 6 p.m., International Peace Gardens, 1000 S. 900 West, free (livingtraditionsfestival.com/mondays-in-the-park)

Cityjazz, Sept. 10, 7:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free; dance lessons at 7 p.m. (385-743-0146 or excellenceconcerts.org)

Old Dominion with Michael Ray and Ryan Griffin, Sept. 12, 7 p.m., Utah State Fairpark, 155 N. 1000 West, $29-$59; $10 for parking (801-538-8400 or utahstatefair.com)

“Cello Rendezvous,” Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Court, Ivins, Washington County, $30 for general, $10 for students with ID (435-674-2787 or kayentaarts.com)

Salt Lake Sax Summit, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (385-743-0146 or excellenceconcerts.org)

Moab Music Festival, through Sept. 12, dates, times and locations vary, free-$2,000 (moabmusicfest.org)

GETTING OUT

Fans attending FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention take a pedicab at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018.
Head over to FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention this weekend at the Salt Palace.
Qiling Wang, Deseret News

FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, Sept. 6-7, 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S. West Temple, $40-$295 (fanxsaltlake.com)

GardenComm Conference and Expo, Sept. 6, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sheraton Salt Lake City, 150 W. 500 South, free-$700 (212-297-2198 or gardencomm.org/gardencomm19)

Vans Park Series World Championships, Sept. 6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sept. 7, noon-3 p.m., Vans-Utah Sports Commission Skatepark, Utah State Fairpark, 155 N. 1000 West, free (vansparkseries.com)

“Wildwoods Bash,” Sept. 6, 5-8:30 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 12th St., Ogden, $75, call for tickets (801-621-7595 or ogdennaturecenter.org)

President Nelson’s 95th Birthday Celebration, Sept. 6, 8 p.m., Conference Center, Temple Square, free; tickets were previously distributed, but a standby line will form at the flagpole on Temple Square; the event will be livestreamed at ChurchofJesusChrist.org, TheTabernacleChoir.org and corresponding YouTube and Facebook channels and broadcast on BYUtv at 4:50 p.m. on Sept. 8 (thetabernaclechoir.org)

Education and Health Fair, Sept. 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Community Education Center, 2605 Monroe Blvd., WSU, Ogden, free (801-395-3437 or weber.edu/wsutoday)

Empower Northern Utah LED Light Bulb Exchange, Sept. 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Community Education Center, 2605 Monroe Blvd., WSU, Ogden, exchange up to 15 incandescent or CFL bulbs for LED bulbs (801-626-6310 or weber.edu/wsutoday)

International Vulture Awareness Day, Sept. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tracy Aviary, 589 E. 1300 South, $11.95 for adults, $7.95 for children, included with admission (801-596-8500 or tracyaviary.org)

Walk & Roll 5K, Sep. 7, 9-11 a.m., Sugar House Park, Big Field Pavilion, 1330 E. 2100 South, Sugar House, free, registration required (teamfshd.fshsociety.org/utahwalkandroll)

The 2019 Cache Valley Historic Home Tour will be Saturday, Sept. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and will feature homes in Logan and downtown Providence.
Cache Valley Visitors Bureau

Cache Valley Historical Home Tour, Sept. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., homes in Logan and Providence, $10 (435-755-1890 or cachevalleyhistory.com)

Operation Christmas Child Expo and Open House, Sept. 7, noon-2 p.m., Calvary Salt Lake, 460 W. 4350 South, Murray, free (calvaryslc.org)

“Meet the Makers” tasting event and The Store grand opening, Sept. 7, noon-4 p.m., The Store, 90 S. Rio Grande St., free (shopthegateway.com)

The second annual Bark at the Moon fundraiser for the Humane Society of Utah (Utah Humane) will be held Saturday, Sept. 7 from 5–10 p.m. at The Gateway.
Utah Humane

“Bark at the Moon” fundraiser, Sept. 7, 5-10 p.m., The Gateway, 400 W. 100 South, $25-$95, for adults ages 18 and older and dogs 6 months of age or older and socialized with other dogs and people (UtahHumane.org/bark2019)

“The Earth and Us,” Sustainability Series with Kim Bowsher of Ogden Farmers Market, Sept. 9, 6-7 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 12th St., Ogden, free for members, $5 for nonmembers, $2 off for college students with ID, for ages 12 and older (ogdennaturecenter.org/calendar)

“Trees and Shrubs for Residential Landscapes” series, Mondays, Sept. 9-30, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, $114 for garden members, $126 for nonmembers (redbuttegarden.org/trees-and-shrubs)

Advance Care Planning Summit, Sept. 10, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, $25 for professionals, free for community members (healthinsight.org/acp-summit)

“Adopt-A-Native-Elder: The Weavers’ Story” fundraiser, Sept. 10, 5:30-8 p.m., Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, free (redbuttegarden.org/the-weavers-stories)

The Southern Utah Veterans Home will host its annual Patriot Day Ceremony with former Air National Guard fighter pilot Heather “Lucky” Penney on Wednesday, Sept. 11 in Ivins, Washington County. Penney, who flew a mission on 9/11, will speak about courage, sacrifice and everyday heroes.
Write It Up!

Patriot Day Ceremony with former Air National Guard fighter pilot Heather “Lucky” Penney, Sept. 11, 2 p.m., Southern Utah Veterans Home, 160 N. 200 East, Ivins, Washington County, free, seating is limited (435-634-5220 or search Southern Utah Veterans Home Ivins on Facebook)

QPR Suicide Prevention, Sept. 11, 6-7:30 p.m., Finch Lane Gallery, 1330 E. 100 South, free, space is limited (801-596-5000 or facebook.com/SLCartscouncil)

Full Moon Lift Ride, Sept. 12-14, 8:30-11 p.m, Sundance Mountain Resort, Ray’s Lift, 8841 N. Alpine Loop Road, Sundance, $17-$20 (sundanceresort.com)

“Animal Vision: Through Nature’s Eyes,” daily through Sept. 14, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, 12033 S. Lone Peak Parkway, Draper, $19.95 for adults, $16.95 for military, students and seniors, $14.95 for children ages 3-12 (801-355-3474 or thelivingplanet.com)

Utah State Fair, through Sept. 15, times vary, Utah State Fairpark, 155 N. 1000 West, $10 for adults, $8 for youths ages 6-12 and seniors, free for children ages 5 and younger; $10 for parking (801-538-8400 or utahstatefair.com)

50th reunion for Idaho Falls Skyline High School class of 1969, Sept. 19, 6-9 p.m., Skyline High School, 1767 Blue Sky Drive, Idaho Falls, Idaho, auction and dinner; Sept. 20, 7-11 p.m., The Downton Event Center, 480 Park Ave., Idaho Falls, $35 in advance for both evenings, $40 at door (skylineidaho69.com)

THEATER

OPENING PRODUCTIONS

“The Addams Family,” Sept. 9-Nov. 16, dates and times vary, Hale Centre Theatre, Centre Stage, 9900 S. Monroe St., Sandy, $36-$48 for adults, $18-$24 for youths ages 5-17 (801-984-9000 or hct.org)

“Death of a Driver,” Sept. 11-Oct. 20, dates and times vary, Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, $30-$44 (801-363-7522 or saltlakeactingcompany.org)

“The Price,” Sept. 12-Oct. 12, dates and times vary, The Beverley Center for the Arts, Anes Studio Theatre, SUU, Cedar City, $52-$56 (800-752-9849 or bard.org)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

“Hamleton,” Sept. 6-7, 7:30 p.m., The Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, $16 for adults, $12 for students, seniors and military, $10 for children ages 2-12 (801-355-4628 or theobt.org)

“A Wall Apart,” Sept. 6-7, 7:30 p.m.; Sept. 7, 2 p.m., The Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State, $12-$23 (801-957-3322 or grandtheatrecompany.com)

“Holmes on the Barbary Coast” or “Much Ado About Something,” Sept. 6, 8 p.m.; Sept. 7, at 2, 4 and 6 p.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City, $6, $25 for immediate family up to 5 (435-723-0740 or bcfineartscenter.org)

“Macbeth,” Sept. 6, 8 p.m., The Beverley Center for the Arts, Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre, SUU, Cedar City, $20-$77; includes supernatural and bloody scenes and bawdy innuendo (800-752-9849 or bard.org)

“Shootout at Shadow Mountain,” Sept. 6-7, 8 p.m.; Sept. 7, 4:30 p.m., Pickleville Playhouse, 2049 S. Bear Lake Blvd., Garden City, Rich County, $17-$25 for children ages 3-11, $22-$30 for adults; seating is limited (435-946-2918 or picklevilleplayhouse.com)

“Sister Act,” Sept. 6-7, 8 p.m., Draper Amphitheater, 944 E. Vestry Road, Draper, $10 for adults, $7 for children ages 3-12 (385-351-9468 or draperartscouncil.org)

“Twelfth Night,” Sept. 7, 8 p.m., The Beverley Center for the Arts, Englestad Shakespeare Theatre, SUU, Cedar City, $20-$77 (800-752-9849 or bard.org)

“42nd Street,” through Sept. 14, dates and times vary, Empress Theatre, 9104 W. 2700 South, Magna, $12 for general, $10 on Thursdays (801-347-7373 or empresstheatre.com)

“Catch Me If You Can,” through Sept. 14, Heritage Theatre, 2505 S. Highway 89, Perry, Box Elder County, $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and children under 13; children under 4 not permitted (435-723-8392 or heritagetheatreutah.com)

“Charley’s Aunt,” through Sept. 14, dates and times vary, Hale Center Theater Orem, 225 W. 400 North, Orem, $25-$27 for adults, $19-$21 for children ages 4-11 (801-226-8600 or haletheater.org)

“Saturday’s Voyeur,” through Sept. 15, Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, $50-$60, contains adult themes (801-363-7522 or saltlakeactingcompany.org)

“Noises Off!” through Sept. 21, dates and times vary, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden, $15-$17 for adults, $14-$16 for military, students and seniors, $10-$12 for children ages 12 and younger (801-393-0070 or terraceplayhouse.com)

“Man of La Mancha,” through Sept. 28, dates and times vary, Brigham’s Playhouse, 25 N. 300 West, Washington, Washington County, $23 for adults, $21 for seniors, $17 for children ages 5-17 and students with ID, children under age 5 not admitted (435-251-8000 or brighamsplayhouse.com)

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” through Sept. 28, dates and times vary, Utah Children’s Theatre, 3605 S. State, $20, for ages 5 and older (801-532-6000 or uctheatre.org)

“Every Brilliant Thing,” through Oct. 12, dates and times vary, The Beverley Center for the Arts, Anes Studio Theatre, SUU, Cedar City, $52-$56; contains adult topics (800-752-9849 or bard.org)

“Hamlet,” through Oct. 12, dates and times vary, The Beverley Center for the Arts, Randall L. Jones Theatre, SUU, Cedar City, $32-$77; contains adult themes and bawdy language (800-752-9849 or bard.org)

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” through Oct. 12, dates and times vary, The Beverley Center for the Arts, Randall L. Jones Theatre, SUU, Cedar City, $37-$82 (800-752-9849 or bard.org)

“When You Wish,” through Oct 24, dates and times vary, Tuacahn Center for the Arts, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins, Washington County, $32-$99 (435-652-3200 tuacahn.org/wish

“The Little Mermaid,” through Oct 25, dates and times vary, Tuacahn Center for the Arts, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins, Washington County, $32-$99 (435-652-3200 or tuacahn.org/mermaid)

“The Sound of Music,” through Oct 26, dates and times vary, Tuacahn Center for the Arts, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins, Washington County, $32-$105 (435-652-3200 or tuacahn.org/music)

“Adams Family Reunion,” through Nov. 9, dates and times vary, Desert Star, 4861 S. State, Murray, $26.95 for adults, $15.95 for children ages 11 and younger (801-266-2600 or desertstar.biz)

NEW MOVIES IN THEATERS THIS WEEK

THE CAT RESCUERS — Feral and abandoned cats prowl the streets of New York City in the tens of thousands. Because the city can’t handle this problem, hundreds of dedicated, volunteer rescuers have come to their aid. 87 minutes; not rated; Broadway.

FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES — The origin story behind one of Broadway’s most beloved musicals, “Fiddler on the Roof,” and its creative roots in early 1960s New York, when “tradition” was on the wane as gender roles, sexuality, race relations and religion were evolving. 92 minutes; PG-13 (thematic elements/disturbing images); Broadway; to be reviewed by Josh Terry.

FRANK & AVA — The story of Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner, the woman who saved him by breaking him. 110 minutes; not rated; in general release.

IT: CHAPTER TWO — Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back. 169 minutes; R (disturbing violent content and bloody images throughout, pervasive language, and some crude sexual material); in general release; to be reviewed by Josh Terry.

VITA & VIRGINIA — It’s the fascinating true story about the love affair between socialite and popular author Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf. 110 minutes; not rated; in general release.

SPECIAL MOVIE SCREENINGS

”The Art of Buster Keaton,” Sept. 12-13, 7:30 p.m., Organ Loft, 3331 S. Edison St., $5-$6 (801-485-9265 or edisonstreetevents.com)

Edison Street/The Organ Loft opens its fall season of classic silent films with “The Art of Buster Keaton” on Sept. 12-13, featuring Blaine Gale on the Mighty Wurlitzer theatre pipe organ.
Edison Street/The Organ Loft

“Beyond the Blackboard,” Sept. 10, 10 a.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $2, for adults ages 18 and older, $12.50 (801-225-2787 or scera.org)

“Black Belt Jones,” Aug. 11, 8 p.m., Brewvies, 677 S. 200 West, free (801-322-3891 or brewvies.com)

“Blink of an Eye,” Sept. 12, 7 p.m., select Megaplex Theatres, $9.65-$11.80 (megaplextheatres.com); select Cinemark Theatres, $12.50 (cinemark.com)

Fear No Film Festival, Sept. 10, 7 p.m., Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, free (utahfilmcenter.org)

“Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas,” Sept. 10, 7 p.m., The Junction, 2351 Kiesel Ave., Ogden $12.87 (megaplextheatres.com); and select Cinemark Theatres, $11.50 (cinemark.com/margaret-atwood-live)

“Placido Domingo Gala,” Sept. 7, 12:55 p.m., The District Megaplex, 3761 S. Parkway Plaza Drive, South Jordan and Megaplex Pineview, 2376 E. Red Cliffs Drive, St. George, $12.78-$16.06 (megaplextheatres.com); and Cinemark Century 16, 3300 S. State, $16 (801-486-9652 or cinemark.com)

“SLC Punk!” Sept. 11, 7 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. Broadway, free (801-746-7000 or utahfilmcenter.org)

“You Are Here: A Come From Away Story,” Sept. 11, 7 p.m., select Megaplex Theatres, $9.65-$11.80 (megaplextheatres.com); and select Cinemark Theatres, $12.50 (cinemark.com/you-are-here)

BOOK SIGNINGS AND EVENTS

Brown Art Gallery, 274 S. Main, Springville, Marilyn Brown, author of “The Black Canary,” Sept. 7, 1 p.m. (brownhousegallery.com/events)

Jewett Center for the Performing Arts at Westminster College, 1840 S. 1300 East, Jennifer L. Eberhardt, author of “Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think and Do,” Sept. 11, 7 p.m. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)

The King’s English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Steve Chindgren, author of “The Art of Hawking Sage Grouse,” Sept. 7, 5 p.m.; Dan Haring and MarcyKate Connolly, authors of “The Star Shepherd,” Sept. 9, 6 p.m.; and Local Author Mingle, Sept. 11, 7 p.m. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)

Pioneer Book, 450 W. Center, Provo, Michael Lavers, author of “After Earth,” poetry reading and open mic, Sept. 10, 6:30 p.m. (rockcanyonpoets.com)

Weller Book Works, 607 Trolley Square, author Melissa Dalton-Bradford and Utah Justice League founder Jim McConkie, contributors to “Let Me Tell You My Story: Refugee Stories of Hope, Courage and Humanity,” Sept. 7, 4 p.m.; and Eliza Beth Whittington, author of “Treat Me Like You Treat the Earth,” Sept. 9, 6:30 p.m. (801-328-2586 or wellerbookworks.com)

Finch Lane Gallery, 1330 E. 100 South, literary readings with Erica Soon Olsen and Shane Camoin, Sept. 12, 7 p.m. (saltlakearts.org/program/literary-arts-2)

FOOD CLASSES AND EVENTS

“Wildwoods Bash,” Sept. 6, 5-8:30 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 12th St., Ogden, $75, RSVP by Aug. 30 (801-621-7595 or ogdennaturecenter.org)

“Meet the Makers” tasting event and The Store grand opening, Sept. 7, noon-4 p.m., The Store, 90 S. Rio Grande St., free (shopthegateway.com)

Chef Alfredo’s Ristorante Italiano dinner and “Music in High Places” with Kurt Bestor, Sept. 7, 5 p.m., Center for the Arts at Kayenta, 881 Coyote Gulch Court, Ivins, Washington County, $25 for dinner, $35 for concert, $5 discount for both; concert at 7:30 p.m. (435-674-2787 or kayentaarts.com)

ART CLASSES AND EVENTS

“Art in Nature: Acrylic Landscapes,” Sept. 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 12th St., Ogden, $75, call for tickets (801-621-7595 or ogdennaturecenter.org/calendar)

ART GALLERIES

OPENING EXHIBITIONS

The Leonardo, 209 E. 500 South, “Turning Mines to Vines,” by various artists, through Sept. 22 (801-531-9800)

Red Cliff Gallery, 220 N. 200 East, St. George, “Color Explosion,” by members of the Southern Utah Art Guild, artist reception Sept. 6, 6 p.m.; on display Sept. 6-Oct. 31 (redcliffgallerysuag.com)

Rio Gallery, 300 S. Rio Grande St., “Design Arts,” by Utah student designers, on display Sept. 9-Oct. 18 (801-245-7272)

Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, “Looking for America,” by various artists, through Sept. 25 (801-524-8200)

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS IN SALT LAKE COUNTY

Art at the Main, 210 E. 400 South, “Remembrances: WWI and WWII,” by Ann Galt, through Sept. 14 (801-363-4088)

Church History Museum, 45 N. West Temple, 11th International Art Exhibition: “Meditations on Belief,” by various artists, through Oct. 7 (801-240-3310)

Craft Lake City and Temporary Museum of Permanent Change, 300 South between 200 West and 200 East, “Celebration of the Hand: We Are Makers” plakats, by various artists, through Sept. 15 (craftlakecity.com)

Downeast Millcreek, 2330 E. 3300 South, Millcreek, “The Art of Mt. Olympus,” by various local artists, through Sept. 30 (801-410-4288)

Finch Lane and Park Galleries at the Art Barn, 1340 E. 100 South, art by Amy Bennion and Elizabeth Matthews, through Sept. 20 (801-596-5000)

The Gateway, 110 S. Rio Grande St., “Love Letters” pop-up experience, through Sept. 14; $16.50 for adults, $12.50 for children ages 3-10 (lovelettersmuseum.com)

Natural History Museum of Utah, 301 Wakara Way, “Yellowstone: Invisible Boundaries,” organized by the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, through Sept. 15 (801-581-6927)

Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, art by Marilyn Read, through Sept. 15 (801-585-0556)

Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, “Our Best,” by members of the Utah Watercolor Society, through Oct. 16 (801-965-5100)

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple, “Synchronistic Space,” by Anne Fudyma, through Oct. 12; “Bath House,” by Madison Donnelly, through Oct. 26; “Glazed Atrium,” by Ryan Lauderdale, through Nov. 2; and “Abstraction is Just a Word, But I Use It,” by various artists, through Jan. 4, 2020 (801-328-4201)

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, University of Utah, “Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art,” curated by Leslie Anderson, through Dec. 8; “Ummah,” by various artists, through Dec. 15; and “De/Marcation: A Survey of Contemporary Photography in Utah,” by various artists, through Jan. 12, 2020 (801-581-7332)

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS OUTSIDE SALT LAKE COUNTY

Arrowhead Gallery ETC, Electric Theater Center, 68 E. Tabernacle St., St. George, art by Sue Knoll, through September (801-628-9592)

Art Around the Corner Foundation, various locations in St. George, outdoor sculpture exhibit, by various artists; on display through early 2020 (artaroundthecorner.org)

Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 N. Main, Bountiful, “45th Annual Statewide Competition” and “13 Dirty Angels,” by Lara McAllister, through Sept. 14 (801-295-3618)

Brigham Young University Museum of Art, BYU, Provo, “In the Arena,” by Mahonri Young, through Sept. 21; “Where the River Widens,” by Danae Mattes, and “Windswept,” by Patrick Dougherty, through Oct. 19; and “After Promontory,” curated by Ashlee Whitaker, through Oct. 5 (801-422-8287)

Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum, 660 W. 400 North, Blanding, “Ancient Skies Through Ancient Eyes,” by Bob Maynard, through Oct. 31 (utahscanyoncountry.com)

Granary Art Center, 86 N. Main, Ephraim, “De/Marcation: A Survey of Contemporary Photography in Utah,” curated by Amy Jorgensen and Edward Bateman; and “Heaving Into Mountains,” by Jackie Leishman, through Sept. 27 (435-283-3456)

Julie Nester Gallery, 1280 Iron Horse Drive, Park City, group show featuring art by Joe Brubaker, John Dempcy, Matt Devine, Chris Hayman, Chad Little and Nicholas Wilton, through Sept. 30 (435-649-7855)

Kimball Art Center, 1401 Kearns Blvd., Park City, “Photographic Brushstroke,” by Van Chu, through Nov. 3 (435-649-8882)

Meyer Gallery, 305 Main, Park City, “Making Her Mark,” by women, through September (435-649-8160)

Mountain Place Gallery, 123 N. Main, Logan, “Celebrate Fall,” by Russ Fjeldsted, through October (435-752-0211)

Southern Utah Museum of Art, 351 W. University Blvd., Cedar City, “Homage to William Shakespeare,” by Karl Momen, and “Al Farrow: Wrath and Reverence,” through Oct. 5 (435-586-7700)

Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 400 South, Springville, 26th annual Utah Quilt Show, through Sept. 21, and “Round Up: Icons of the American West,” by various artists, through June 19, 2021 (801-489-2727)

St. George Art Museum, 47 E. 200 North, St. George, “In the Spirit of Everett Ruess,” woodcuts and linocuts by Carol Bold, Royden Card, Abe McCowan and Robert Perkins, through Oct. 22 (435-627-4525)

Terzian Galleries, 625 Main, Park City, “Utah’s Best,” by Utah artists, through Sept. 15 (435-649-4927)

Woodbury Art Museum, University Place, 575 E. University Parkway, Orem, “Heroes and Villains: How Myth Made Fantasy,” by various artists, and “The Hildebrandt Collection,” by Greg and Tim Hildebrandt, through Sept. 14 (801-863-4200)

FAMILY ACTIVITIES

“Rescue Heroes” tour, Sept. 6, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Walmart stores at 1851 W. Highway 40, Vernal; 1206 N. Canyon Creek Parkway, Spanish Fork; 585 N. State, Lindon; and Sept. 8, 12:30-6:30 p.m., 136 W. State Road 73, Saratoga Springs, free (walmart.com/m/rescue-heroes)

“Outdoor Adventures: Apple Harvest,” Sept. 7, 10 a.m.-noon, Wasatch Mountain State Park, Huber Grove, 1500 Warm Springs Road, Midway, $5 for general, free for children ages 10 and younger; space is limited, register online (801-584-4562 or hoglezoo.org)

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Saturdays through Sept. 28, 10:30 a.m., Utah Children’s Theatre, 3605 S. State, $20, for ages 5 and older (801-532-6000 or uctheatre.org)

LIBRARIES

South Jordan Library, 10673 Redwood Road, South Jordan, “Homeschool STEAM: Wind,” Sept. 6, 10:15 a.m. (801-944-7634)

Taylorsville Library, 4870 S. 2700 West, “STEAM Fridays: Spiders,” Sept. 6, 4 p.m. (801-943-4636)

West Valley Library, 2880 W. 3650 South, West Valley City, “Edible Engineering Bridges,” Sept. 6, 4 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Herriman Library, 5380 W. Main, Bubble Balls for teens, Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Draper Library, 1136 E. Pioneer Road, Draper, Hooves of Happiness, Sept. 7, 11 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, read to a dog, Sept. 7, 1 p.m. (801-594-8611)

Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, read to a dog, Sept. 7, 1 p.m. (801-524-8200)

Whitmore Library, 2197 Fort Union Blvd., Cottonwood Heights, Taylor’s Traveling Troupe, Sept. 7, 1 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Millcreek Library, 2266 E. 3435 South, read to a dog, Sept. 7, 3 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Provo Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, “Program Your Very Own Robo Pet” for teens, Sept. 7, 3 p.m. (801-852-6650)

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

NowPlayingUtah.com is offering free tickets to events to celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month in October. Through Sept. 15, website visitors can enter to win free tickets to performances for events Oct. 1-31. The Free Night of Art is aimed at introducing Utah audiences to new forms of art in their hometowns, according to a news release. To enter, create a free account at freenight.nowplayingutah.com and pick two top requests. Entrants will be notified by email, win or lose, on Sept. 22, according to the news release. Visit freenight.nowplayingutah.com for more information and enter to win.

The Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation recently announced it is accepting applications for its 2020 competition. Pianists ages 11-18 are invited to apply by Sept. 15. A nonrefundable application fee of $150 is required. The competition will take place in June 2020 in Salt Lake City, with a total of $60,000 in cash prizes. Visit bachauer.com for rules and more eligibility requirements.

The Fine Arts Center in Brigham City will host auditions for “James and the Giant Peach, Jr.” on Sept. 17-18, at 6:30 p.m. Youth ages 8-18 are invited to audition for the musical. Performances will be Dec. 5-9. For more information contact 435-723-0740 or visit bcfineartscenter.org.

KUED recently announced its Book Club in a Box is back with four new boxes. Book Club in a Box is a packaged toolkit for book clubs throughout Utah, according to a news release. Any book club in Utah can register for a box, provided they send feedback to KUED. The boxes are free and provided by grants from Utah Humanities, the Bastian Foundation and community partners. According to the news release, each box includes a copy of the book and KUED documentary for the host, background materials and discussion questions. This year’s boxes include the following: KUED’s “On the Spectrum,” with “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” by Mark Haddon; KUED’s “Unspoken: America’s Native American Boarding Schools,” with “Cheyenne Again,” by Eve Bunting; KUED’s “Martha Hughes Cannon,” with “The Invention of Wings,” by Sue Monk Kidd; and KUED’s Utah’s Freedom Riders,” with “Coming of Age in Mississippi,” by Anne Moody. Visit kued.org/bookclub for more information and to register for a box.

Fidelity Investments leaders and employees recently presented the Utah Food Bank with proceeds from their Summer Drive efforts. According to a news release, Fidelity Investments in Utah garnered more than $150,000 through their Summer Business Food and Fund Drive this year. That effort will help feed 126 Utah families for one year. The initial project began in 1993 as a food drive, collecting 800 pounds. It has since been an annual effort on behalf of Utah Food Bank, with more than $1.6 million raised since the beginning of the collaboration. Visit utahfoodbank.org for more information.

Momi Donuts will join The Gateway this fall as the first mochi donut bakery in Utah. According to a news release, Momi’s mochi donuts are a new food trend out of Asia. The Pon de Rings, a ring of doughnut holes, are sweet and chewy and made with naturally gluten-free glutinous rice flour and tapioca starch instead of white or wheat-based flours. Each donut is made of eight connected balls or donut holes that form a ring, according to the news release. Momi Donuts will offer specialty glazes, including strawberry, cookies and cream and other seasonal flavors. The address will be 158 S. Rio Grande St., unit B. The website, momidonuts.com, will be updated soon.

Note: This list is not all-inclusive, and events and prices are subject to change. To submit an event listing, email features@deseretnews.com.