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In Utah this week: Halloween and The Beach Boys

Halloween is almost here, and the Beach Boys are coming to town. Check out all the big events in Utah this week.

The Beach Boys perform during the Stadium of Fire at Lavell Edwards Stadium in Provo Wednesday, July 4, 2012.
The Beach Boys perform during the Stadium of Fire at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo Wednesday, July 4, 2012. The band will perform at Tuacahn Amphitheatre in Ivins, Washington County, Nov. 5-6.
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

There are plenty of events — both live and online — going on across Utah. Here are some of the concerts, classes, drive-in movies and more happening this week.

Friday, Oct. 30

Concerts

Getting out

Comedy

Special movie screenings

  • 7 p.m. — “Grease.” Drive-in movie screening at the Twilight Drive-in at the Utah Olympic Park in Park City, hosted by Park City Film.

Book events

  • 6 p.m. — Allison K. Hymas. Author of “The Explorer’s Code.” Online event hosted by The King’s English Bookshop.

Saturday, Oct. 31

Concerts

Getting out

  • 10 a.m. — Halloween Hoot. Halloween celebration at Tracy Aviary in Salt Lake City.
  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m. — Halloween in the Museum! Halloween activities at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum in Salt Lake City.
There will be trick-or-treating and Halloween activities going on at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium in Draper on Oct 30-31.
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

Comedy

  • 7 & 9:30 p.m. — JP Sears. Performance at Wiseguys Live Comedy in Salt Lake City. For adults 21 and older.
  • 7:30 p.m. — Pete Jr. Performance at Wiseguys Live Comedy in West Jordan. For adults 21 and older.
  • 7:30 p.m. — Seth Tippetts. Performance at Wiseguys Live Comedy in Ogden.
  • 7:30 p.m. — ImprovBroadway Mainstage Show. Performance at ImprovBroadway in Provo.
  • 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. — Live Improv Show. Performance at ComedySportz Utah in Provo.

Special movie screenings

  • 6 p.m. — “Monsters, Inc.” Drive-in film screening at the Twilight Drive-in at the Utah Olympic Park in Park City, hosted by Park City Film.
  • 8:30 p.m. — “Get Out.” Drive-in film screening at the Twilight Drive-in at the Utah Olympic Park in Park City, hosted by Park City Film.

Sunday, Nov. 1

Getting out

Special Movie Screenings

  • 3 & 7 p.m. — “Apollo 13.” Film screening at select Cinemark and Megaplex Theatres.
  • 4:30 p.m. — “Coco.” Free drive-in film screening at the Twilight Drive-in at the Utah Olympic Park in Park City, hosted by Park City Film.

Monday, Nov. 2

Concerts

Getting out

Special movie screenings

  • 7 p.m. — “Apollo 13.” Film screening at select Cinemark and Megaplex Theatres.

Art events

Tuesday, Nov. 3

Special movie screenings

Wednesday, Nov. 4

Concerts

Getting out

Special movie screenings

  • 7 p.m. — “Ballet.” Online film screening hosted by Salt Lake City Film Society.

Thursday, Nov. 5

Concerts

Getting out

Special movie screenings

Art events

  • 7 p.m. — Crafty Kids. Online craft night for kids, hosted by the Salt Lake County Library.

Ongoing events

Concerts

Getting out

  • Pumpkin Train. Family-friendly train rides taking place on select dates through Oct. 30 at Heber Valley Railroad in Heber City.
BOOtanical at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City closes on Oct. 31.
University of Utah

Theater

Continuing Productions

Art galleries

Opening exhibitions

Live exhibitions

  • Anthony’s Fine Art and Antiques. “Only in Utah: A Celebration in Art” by various artists is currently on display.
  • Bountiful Davis Art Center. “Breast Cancer Quilts” by Dr. Judy Elsley; “In Pursuit of Desire” by Tommy Costello; “In the Next Studio Over” by David Raleigh and Tyler Alexander; “These Clothes Are Not Mine” by Katie Benson; and “Untold Aftermath” by Elizabeth Matthews will be on display through Nov. 7.
  • Brigham City Museum of Art and History. 2020 Photography Competition: “Changes” by various artists will be on display through Nov. 14.
  • Brigham Young University Museum of Art. “Rend the Heavens: Intersections of the Human and Divine” by various artists will be on display through December 2021; “Far Out: The West Re-Seen” by Victoria Sambunaris will be on display through May 1, 2021. “Becoming America” by various artists will be on display through May 2022.
  • Finch Lane Gallery. “Botanical Concrete” by Heidi Almosara; “Mother: Landscape” by Kasey Lindley; and “Tributaries” by Nathan Mulford will be on display through Nov. 13.
  • Modern West Fine Art. “American Soup” by Andrew Alba will be on display through Oct. 30.
  • Red Cliff Gallery. Solo Art Show by Ken Church will be on display through Oct. 31.
  • Southern Utah Museum of Art. “Day of the Dead: Festival of Altars” by various artists will be on display through Nov. 7; “Right Here Right Now: Featuring the ‘Work in Progress’ Mural” by various artists will be on display through Dec. 23; “From Dust” by Cara Despain will be on display through Feb. 27, 2021.
  • Springville Museum of Art. “Curating Community: Art City Influencers” by various artists will be on display through Oct. 31; “Contemplations: Highlights from the Spiritual and Religious Permanent Collection” by various artists will be on display through Dec. 12; “Grand Ambitions” by various artists will be on display through summer 2023.
  • Utah Museum of Fine Arts. “Beyond the Divide: Merchant, Artist, Samurai in Edo, Japan” by various artists will be on display through Nov. 8; ACME Lab: “Utah Women Working for Better Days” by various artists will be on display through Dec. 6.

Virtual exhibitions

  • Art at the Main. “The Local Scene” by Adrian Bangerter runs through Oct. 31.
  • Chase Home Museum of Folk Arts. “The Grand Beehive: Utah’s Iconic Symbol” by various artists, “Traditional Textiles: Ties That Bind” by various artists, and “Work, Refined” by various artists are available to view online.
  • David Dee Fine Arts. “The Exquisite Art of the Woodblock Print” by various artists is available to view online.
  • Modern West Fine Arts. “Roots: A tribute to the original artists of Modern West” by various artists is available to view online.
  • Springville Museum of Art. “Up Close and Far Away” by various artists runs through April 1, 2021.
  • Utah Museum of Fine Arts. “Seven Masters: 20th-Century Japanese Woodblock Prints” by various artists is available to view online, or as a virtual tour at Vimeo.com.
  • Woodbury Art Museum. “Faculty Art Show” by various artists runs through Dec. 12.

Community briefs

  • Ogden Restaurant Week is expanding its dates and will include the entire month of November this year. During Ogden Restaurant Week 2020, the community can purchase a $20 gift card for $10, which can be used at participating restaurants from Nov. 1-30. The gift cards are possible through a Shop In Utah grant. For more information and to find a list of participating restaurants, visit ogdenrestaurantweek.com.
  • The National Ability Center has announced that the annual Saluting Our Heroes Luncheon (which is usually held in Salt Lake City) will be taking a different shape this year. Two different events for Veteran’s Day will take place instead. Through Oct. 30, friends and family members of military service members, veterans, first responders and health care workers are invited to take part in the Salute Your Hero contest and nominate someone for a complimentary health and wellness trip to the National Ability Center Ranch, valued at $5,000. Contest winners will be announced on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11. A Field of Flags event, with 250 American flags on display, will also take place Nov. 9-16 in front of Miners Hospital in Park City. For more information and to nominate a hero, visit discovernac.org/salute-your-hero.
  • Craft Lake City is looking for volunteers to help with its second annual Holiday Market. The market will take place this year as both an online and in-person event, and volunteers are needed for both. The online market will run Nov. 1-30, with two live virtual events taking place on Nov. 6 and Nov. 20. The in-person market will take place Dec. 4-5 at The Monarch in Ogden. For more information and to apply to volunteer, visit craftlakecity.com.

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