“How I Became a Pirate” runs Oct. 12-30 at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre in Orem. | Alexa Begay

There’s lots of autumn and Halloween-themed events going on this week, and Utah-based band Ryan Shupe & The RubberBand will perform Saturday in Orem.

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. 9

Concerts

Friday’s Live! Concert Series. Weekly online concert series hosted by Farmers Market Ogden.

Getting Out

Comedy

  • 7 & 9:30 p.m. — Paul Virzi. Performance at Wiseguys Live Comedy in Salt Lake City.
  • 7 & 9:30 p.m. — Chad Prather. Performance at Wiseguys Live Comedy in West Jordan.
  • 7:30 p.m. — “Comediathalon.” Performance at ImprovBroadway in Provo.
  • 7:30 p.m. — Arvin Mitchell. Performance at Wiseguys Live Comedy in Ogden.
  • 8 p.m. — Live Improv Show. Performance at ComedySportz Utah in Provo.

Special Movie Screenings

  • 6 p.m. — “Giving Voice.” Drive-in film screening hosted by the Utah Film Center at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy.
  • 6 p.m. — “Neruda.” Free online film screening and Q&A hosted by the Salt Lake City Library.
  • 8 p.m. — “Plan 10 From Outer Space.” Drive-in film screening hosted by Salt Lake Film Society at Redman Movies & Stories in Salt Lake City.

Book Events

Art Events

Saturday, Oct. 10

Concerts

Ryan Shupe and The Rubberband will perform in multiple concerts throughout Utah over the summer.
Bry Cox
Ryan Shupe & The RubberBand will perform at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre in Orem on Oct. 10.

Getting Out

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Getting Out

Comedy

Special Movie Screenings

  • 10 a.m. — “The Rogers.” Free online film screening hosted by the Utah Film Center.
  • 3 & 7 p.m. — “Total Recall.” Special film screening at select Cinemark Theatres and Megaplex Theatres.
  • 6 p.m. — “Save Yourselves!” Drive-in film screening hosted by the Utah Film Center at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy.
  • 6:30 p.m. — “Coming Clean.” Drive-in film screening hosted by the Utah Film Center at Belgian Waffle and Omelet Inn in Midvale.
  • 7 p.m. — “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” Outdoor film screening at The Gateway in Salt Lake City.
  • 8 p.m. — “Carnival of Souls.” Drive-in film screening hosted by Salt Lake Film Society at Redman Movies & Stories in Salt Lake City.
  • 11 p.m. — “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Drive-in film screening hosted by Salt Lake Film Society at Redman Movies & Stories in Salt Lake City. For adults 18 and older.

Book Events

Art Events

Sunday, Oct. 11

Getting Out

Special Movie Screenings

20141021 Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) and Marion Crane (Janet Leigh) have a chat at the Bates Motel before everything goes sideways in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho,” which will play two days at local Cinemark Theaters.
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Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) and Marion Crane (Janet Leigh) have a chat at the Bates Motel before everything goes sideways in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho,” which will show at select Cinemark and Megaplex Theatres.
  • 4 p.m. — “Psycho.” Special screening at select Cinemark Theatres and Megaplex Theatres.

Monday, Oct. 12

Concerts

Getting Out

Special Movie Screenings

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Special Movie Screenings

  • 7 p.m. — “Psycho.” Special screening at select Cinemark Theatres and Megaplex Theatres.
  • 7 p.m. — “Hotel Transylvania.” Special screening at the Salt Lake County Library’s Viridian Events Center in West Valley City.

Book Events

Tuesday, Oct. 13

Getting Out

Special Movie Screenings

Book Events

Terry Tempest Williams’ new book is “When Women Were Birds.”
Marion Ettlinger
Author Terry Tempest Williams will discuss her new book of essays, “Erosion: Essays of Undoing,” in a virtual event with The King’s English Bookshop on Oct. 13.
  • 6 p.m. — Terry Tempest Williams. Author of “Erosion: Essays of Undoing.” Virtual event hosted by The King’s English Bookshop.

Alt Press Fest: Comix Reading and Performance by Madisyn Delporto. Virtual event hosted by the Salt Lake City Library.

Art Events

Wednesday, Oct. 14

Concerts

Excellence in the Community: Tad Calcara Classical Trio. Free online concert livestreamed from the Gallivan Center in Salt Lake City.

Getting Out

Special Movie Screenings

Book Events

Art Events

Thursday, Oct. 15

Getting Out

Comedy

  • 7 p.m. — Trevor Wallace. Performance at Wiseguys Live Comedy in Salt Lake City.

Special Movie Screenings

  • 7 p.m. — “The Ring.” Special screening at the Salt Lake County Library’s Viridian Events Center in West Valley City.
  • 7 p.m. — “Never Again.” Special screening at select Cinemark Theatres and Megaplex Theatres.

Book Events

  • 12 p.m. — Ruha Benjamin. Author of “Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code.” Virtual event hosted by the University of Utah’s Tanner Humanities Center.
  • 7 p.m. — Laura Stott, author of “Blue Nude Migration,” and Rob Carney, author of “Facts and Figures.” Virtual event hosted by The King’s English Bookshop.

Art Events

  • 4:30 p.m. — Move: Kinetic Art. Class for kids ages 6-16 at Kimball Art Center in Park City.

Ongoing Events

Getting Out

  • “Fiery Romance.” Concert from the Orchestra of Southern Utah will be available to stream Oct. 10-17.
  • Scarecrow Festival. Festival runs Oct. 12-17 at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi.
  • 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. Halloween activities and entertainment runs through Oct. 31 at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City.

Theater

Opening Productions

Continuing Productions

Art Galleries

Opening Exhibitions

Live Exhibitions


Utah Museum of Fine Arts
“Beyond the Divide: Merchant, Artist, Samurai in Edo, Japan” runs through Nov. 8 at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts in Salt Lake City.
  • 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 runs through Nov. 14.
  • Brigham Young University Museum of Art. “John Henri Moser: Painting Utah Modern” by John Henri Moser runs through Oct. 10; “Rend the Heavens: Intersections of the Human and Divine” by various artists runs through December 2021; “Becoming America” by various artists runs 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 Wil Adams and Lynda Sentker runs through Oct. 10.
  • Southern Utah Museum of Art. “Right Here Right Now: Featuring the ‘Work in Progress’ Mural” by various artists runs through Dec. 23; “From Dust” by Cara Despain runs through Feb. 27, 2021.
  • Springville Museum of Art. “Curating Community: Art City Influencers” by various artists runs through Oct. 31; “Contemplations: Highlights from the Spiritual and Religious Permanent Collection” by various artists runs through Dec. 12; “Grand Ambitions” by various artists runs through summer 2023.
  • Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. “Guerrilla Girls” by various artists runs through Oct. 17; “Bandera Negra” by Regina Jose Galindo; and “Growing Rocks” by Brad Evan Taylor are also currently on display.
  • Utah Museum of Fine Arts. “Beyond the Divide: Merchant, Artist, Samurai in Edo, Japan” by various artists runs through Nov. 8; ACME Lab: “Utah Women Working for Better Days” by various artists runs through Dec. 6.

Virtual Exhibitions

  • Art at the Main. “The Local Scene” by Adrian Bangerter runs through Oct. 31.
  • Brigham Young University Museum of Art. “John Henri Moser: Painting Utah Modern” by John Henri Moser runs through Oct. 10.
  • 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.

Community Briefs

  • Craft Lake City is accepting applications for artisans to participate in this year’s Holiday Market. The market will take place both in-person and online, and Utah-based artisans are invited to apply for one or both. Applications for the in-person market (which will take place Dec. 4-5 at The Monarch in Ogden) are due Oct. 13, and applications for the online market (which will run Nov. 1-30) are due Oct. 20. Separate $20 application fees for the in-person and online markets apply. For more information and to apply, go to craftlakecity.com/holiday-market/holiday-market-exhibitor-prospectus.
  • Downtown Salt Lake City will host “Open Street” events each Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening from 6-10 p.m. through Oct. 10. This will include expanded patio service areas for restaurants, as well as buskers and artist activations in various locations from Exchange Place to City Creek Center. Parts of Main Street will be closed to automobile traffic and open to pedestrians. Physical distancing, face coverings and frequent disinfecting are requested, and face masks are required upon entry to restaurants and shops. For more information, go to downtownslc.org
  • Utah Valley University’s Writers Academy Conference is moving online this year. The virtual conference will begin Oct. 9, with events taking place through Nov. 6. Presentations will be given live every Thursday evening, and all the presentations will be recorded and made available to attendees to watch at any time. Admission to the conference is $65, or $30 for students. For more information, go to uvu.edu/conferences/writers-academy.
  • Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum is moving this year’s Witches and Wizards Tea Magic School online. Classes will be held virtually, and participants will have a magical school supply kit delivered to their house. The event will take place on Oct. 24 at 11 a.m. (must register by Oct. 12). The cost is $15 for members of the museum and $13 for nonmembers. For more information, go to discoverygateway.org.

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