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'BLITHE SPIRIT,' 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, Heritage Community Theatre, 2505 S. U.S. 89, Perry. $9; $8/seniors and children. 435-723-8392.
'HELLO, DOLLY!,' a Bonneville High School production, 7 p.m. today, Saturday, Monday, Wednesday-Nov. 13, 15, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 13, at the school, 251 E. 4800 South, Ogden. $8/door, or 801-452-4081 in advance for a discount.
'PHANTOM OF THE OPERA,' a Box Elder High production, 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Monday, Nov. 12 and 13, at the school, 380 S. 600 West, Brigham City. $8.50/adv., $10/door. Purchase advance tickets 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. weekdays at the school, starting Monday. 435-734-4840.
'THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL,' 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, through Nov. 13, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Washington Terrace. $10-$12, with discounts for students and seniors. 801-393-0070.
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'ANGELS IN AMERICA: PERESTROIKA,' staged reading, 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, SLC. $17. 801-363-7522 or www.saltlakeactingcompany.org.
'BOOM,' various times, through Dec. 5, Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, SLC. $15-$41. 801-363-7522 or www.saltlakeactingcompany.org
'BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA,' a Charles Morey adaptation, various times, today and Saturday, Pioneer Memorial Theatre, U of U, SLC. $24-$42. 801-581-6961 or www.pioneertheatre.org.
'THE COMING ICE AGE,' Pygmalion Theatre, various times, today and Saturday, Wagner Center, 138 W. 300 South, SLC. $20. ArtTix.
'DANCING AT LUGHNASA,' Pinnacle Acting Company, various times, today, Saturday, Thursday-Nov. 13, 18-20, Midvale Performing Arts Center, 695 W. Center St. (7720 South). $15; $13/seniors and students. www.pinnacleactingcompany.org.
'THE DROWSY CHAPERONE,' various times, daily excluding Sundays, through Nov. 20, Hale Centre Theatre, 3333 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City. $22-$26; $15-$16/children. 801-984-9000.
'NEGLECT,' 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Nov. 20, Wagner Center, 138 W. 300 South, SLC. Free.
'ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST,' 7 p.m. Thursday-Nov. 13, 18-20, Midvale Main Street Theatre , 7711 Main St. $10-$13/adv., $12-$15/door. 801-566-0596 or www.midevalemainstreettheatre.com.
'SHE WAS MY BROTHER,' Plan-B Theatre Company, various times, today-Sunday, Wagner Center, 138 W. 300 South, SLC. $10. ArtTix.
'STAGE DOOR,' various times, through Nov. 13, Margetts Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU, Provo. $10-$14. www.byuarts.com.
'WELCOME BACK POTTER: HARRY AND HERMIONE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION,' various times, through Nov. 13, Desert Star Playhouse, 4861 S. State, Murray. $12.95-$17.95; $8/children, discounts for seniors and students on some shows. 801-266-2600.
'YLIGHT,' various times, today and Saturday, Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, SLC. $8-$16. 801-355-4628.
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ANTELOPE ISLAND STATE PARK VISITOR CENTER, Antelope Drive west through Syracuse to entrance gate (I-15, Exit 332). Photos by Tom Mathewson of Layton. $9/vehicle. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 801-725-9263.
BOUNTIFUL/DAVIS ART CENTER, 745 S. Main St., Bountiful. Closing today: "LeConte Stewart Festival," featuring works by the Utah artist and his student Diane Turner; exhibit by Davis County artists Larry Wade and Glen Hawkins.10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2-5 p.m. Saturdays, and 7-8:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month. 801-292-0367.
BRIGHAM CITY MUSEUM-GALLERY, 24 N. 300 West, Brigham City. "The Great Land -- Alaska," photos by Jim Stettler of Pleasant View. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturdays. 435-723-6769.
ECCLES COMMUNITY ART CENTER, 2580 Jefferson Ave., Ogden. Opening with a reception 7-9 p.m. today: paintings by Weber County artist Jerry Hancock; pottery by Cache County resident Sharon Brown Mikkelson. Artist Invitational/Holiday Boutique in the Carriage House Gallery. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. 801-392-6935.
GALLERY AT THE STATION, Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. Opening with a reception 6-8 p.m. today: paintings by Dave Hall of Salt Lake City, and woodwork by Lane Phillips of Spanish Fork Canyon. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 801-393-9890.
KIMBALL VISUAL ARTS CENTER, 3848 Harrison Blvd., WSU, Ogden. Biennial Faculty Exhibition; reception 7-9 p.m. today. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays. 801-626-7689 or http://dova.weber.edu.
NORA ECCLES HARRISON MUSEUM OF ART, 650 N. 1100 East, USU, Logan. "Evidence and Artifacts: Particle Matter 2.5," by Christopher M. GauthiA(c)r, looking at local air quality; "EcoVisionaries: Designs for Living on Earth;" "Uses of the Real"; "Klompen," rhythmic sculpture by Trimpin; ceramics. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Suggested donation, $3/person. 435-797-0163.
OGDEN ARTS, 2484 Washington Blvd., street-level suites. Opening with a reception 6-9 p.m. today: oil paintings by Lynaea Brand; watercolors and portraits by Laurie Braegger; paintings by Darlene Hamblin. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. 801-393-3866.
SHEPHERD UNION ART GALLERY, 3848 Harrison Blvd., WSU, Ogden. "Through Our Lens," art by photographers and graphic designers for the school newspaper, "The Signpost." Also works by editors, reporters and other staff members. Reception 6-8 p.m. today. 7:30 a.m.-midnight Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays. 801-626-7538.
STEWART LIBRARY, WSU, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. Photos by Herman Cater of Slovenia; wildlife and landscape photography by Kevin Mikkelson of North Ogden; "Eddington and Makov: Letterpress Broadsides." 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, 1-9 p.m. Sundays. 801-626-6405.
UNIVERSE CITY, 2556 Washington Blvd., Ogden. Opening with a reception 5-8 p.m. today: "Tree of Life," paintings by Arthur Adelmann of Torrey. Closes with an art talk by Adelmann 6:30 p.m. Nov. 20. 5-8 p.m. Fridays, 1-6 p.m. Saturdays, and by appointment. 801-458-8959.
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ART ACCESS GALLERY, 230 S. 500 West, Suite 125, SLC. Closing Nov. 12: paintings by Erin Berrett and Vance Mellen, sculpture by Elizabeth Crowe.10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 801-328-0703.
ART AT THE MAIN, 210 E. 400 South, SLC. Works by Terrece Beesley of Layton, and several Salt Lake area artists. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays. 801-363-4088.
BYU MUSEUM OF ART, North Campus Drive, BYU, Provo. "Wide-Open Spaces: Capturing the Grandeur of the American Southwest," 80 paintings; "James Tissot: The Life of Christ," 124 watercolors by the 19th century artist; "Bill Owen: Suburbia," photographic study of life in the 1970s. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday (until 9 p.m. Thursdays); noon-5 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 801-422-8287.
CAROLYN TANNER IRISH HUMANITIES BUILDING, 215 S. Central Campus Drive, U of U, SLC. "Stem Cell Art & Bioethics." 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 801-581-6214.
FINCH LANE AND PARK GALLERIES/ART BARN, 54 Finch Lane (1325 E. 100 South), SLC. Closing Nov. 12: metal sculpture and jewelry by Kathleen Carricaburu; large-scale drawings by Regina Stenberg; paintings and drawings by Sam Wilson. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, and 6-9 p.m. during gallery strolls. 801-596-5000.
GALLERY AT LIBRARY SQUARE, City Library, 210 E. 400 South, SLC. Opening with a reception 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday: Portraits of Teens in Foster Care. Continuing: "Barrel of Surprises," pottery by Leslie Randolph; "Enigma," paintings by Angie Ju. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sundays. 801-524-8200.
GALLERYUAF, in the Utah Arts Festival offices, 230 S. 500 West, Suite 120, SLC. Closing Nov. 12: "Possible Realities," photography by Chris Madsen, Ai Mitton and Jacquelyn Muir. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 801-322-2428.
GLENDINNING MANSION, 617 E. South Temple, SLC. Portraits of unknown sitters, from the state's fine arts collection. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday. 801-533-3581.
KIMBALL ART CENTER, 638 Park Ave., Park City. Opening Saturday: "Ansel Adams: Early Works"; "Amy Pruzan: Reflections," glass metal and photography work by the Seattle artist. Continuing: "Sensation, Perception and Preference" by Robert Marc, director of research for the Moran Eye Center, and "Self Assigned," images by Utah photographers interpreting the Diane Arbus quote "Nothing is ever the same as they said it was." 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 435-649-8882.
LOGE GALLERY, Pioneer Memorial Theatre, 300 S. 1400 East, SLC. Closing Saturday: "Deviant Art" by Grant Fuhst and "Toypocalypse All 3-D" by Adrian Prazen. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, as well as before and after performances and during intermissions. 801-581-6961.
L. TOM PERRY SPECIAL COLLECTIONS, Harold B. Lee Library, BYU, Provo. "Literary Worlds: Illumination of the Mind," with letters, drawings and artifacts from authors such as Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle and Lewis Carroll. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday (closed 10:45 a.m.-noon Tuesdays), 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays. 801-422-3175.
PIONEER CRAFT HOUSE, 3271 S. 500 East, SLC. Nonprofit dedicated to preserving and teaching craft, including jewelry making, pottery, wood carving, rug making and more. Demonstrations and classes. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 801-277-9688 or www.pioneercrafthouse.org.
RIO GALLERY, 300 S. 455 East, SLC. 2010 Statewide Annual Competition and Exhibition, "Mixed Media & Works on Paper." 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday. 801-533-3582.
SALT LAKE ART CENTER, 20 S. West Temple, SLC. Opening with a lecture 7 p.m. today: "Honeymoon," contemporary paintings by newlyweds Kristin Calabrese and Joshua Aster of Los Angeles; also "poptart," video works by Aster. Art lecture, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday: "Examining the American Hero," by the founders of the Oh Nancy national art collective, based in Boston. Continuing: "Go West," contemporary works based on the myths and ideology of the Old West. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and Saturdays, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays. Free, donations appreciated. 801-328-4201.
SALT LAKE CITY AND COUNTY BUILDING, 451 S. State St., SLC. "Utah Images 2010: Senior Art Show & Exhibit," works by artists age 55 and older. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 866-579-3709.
SPRINGVILLE MUSEUM OF ART, 126 E. 400 South, Springville. 25th Annual Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah." 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursday-Saturday (until 9 p.m. Wednesdays), 3-6 p.m. Sundays. 801-489-2727.
TEMPLE HAR SHALOM, 3700 N. Brookside Court, Park City. Exhibit of 33 quilts and three dresses by Israeli artists, curated by BYU's Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. www.templeharshalom.com.
UTAH ARTS ALLIANCE, 127 S. Main St., SLC. Opening with a reception 6-9 p.m. today: Salt Lake City School District Secondary Education Art Teachers Exhibit. Noon.-8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays, or by appointment. 801-651-3937.
UTAH CULTURAL CELEBRATION CENTER, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City. "Spirit of Diversity," mural and full-size replica of Olmec Head #8 from Veracruz, Mexico. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday and by appointment. Free. 801-965-5108.
UTAH MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Price Museum Building, 410 Campus Center Drive, U of U, SLC. "Trevor Southey: Reconciliation," retrospective of the Utah artist's life, from youth in Rhodesia, to married Mormon, then acknowledged homosexual. Also, "Faces: Selections from the Permanent Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art"; "Yayoi Kusama: Decades"; "The Ideal Landscape," painting on scrolls from China's Ming dynasty to the 20th century; "Painting Utah's Mount Olympus," works by Utah artists; "Community: Eat, Work, Play," children's art; "Africa: Arts of a Continent," including Egyptian sarcophagus. "Highlights of the Collection" tour 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Museum hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday (until 8 p.m. Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends. $7; $5/seniors and ages 6-18; free/6-under, higher education students in Utah, and military families of up to five people. 801-581-7332.
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BRIGHAM CITY HISTORIC DEPOT, 833 W. Forest St., Brigham City. Miniature trains, pioneer artifacts, gift shop. 1-5 p.m. Mondays, Thursday-Saturday, and by appointment. Free. 435-723-2989 or 435-723-3963.
GEORGE S. ECCLES DINOSAUR PARK AND MUSEUM, 1544 E. Park Blvd., Ogden. Dinosaur fossil lab, quarry, gold sluice and gem cave in the museum. More than 100 dinosaur replicas outdoors. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday (admission gate closes one hour prior to closing). $7; $6/seniors, students; $5/ages 2-12. 801-393-3466 or www.dinosaurpark.org.
HERITAGE MUSEUM OF LAYTON, 403 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton. "Down Memory Lane," artifacts from the past. "Layton Old Town," highlighting pioneers, early businesses, homes and farms of northern Davis County. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 801-336-3930.
HILL AEROSPACE MUSEUM, Hill Air Force Base, 7961 Wardleigh Road, Roy. Exit Roy gate (Exit 338) off I-15. Military aircraft, uniforms and artifacts, Women Airforce Service Pilots, jet exhibits and more. Plane Talk, 1 p.m. Saturday. Rocket and space presentation, 1 p.m. Nov. 12, by NASA Space Ambassador Randy Bond. Museum open 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. Free, donations accepted. 801-777-6868.
MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY, 500 N. 700 East, USU, Logan. Ongoing exhibits about Antzi the Iceman, the Dogon tribe of Africa, body modification and more. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 435-797-7545.
NORTH OGDEN HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 332 E. Pleasant View Drive, North Ogden. Exhibits on North Ogden pioneers and American Indians. 4-6 p.m. Thursdays. Additional visits by appointment, 801-782-4458.
ROY HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 5550 S. 1700 West, frontage road off I-15's Exit 338. Collections include dresses dating back to the 1920s, artwork, military uniforms, geodes, railroad artifacts, a firetruck and more. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Free. 801-776-3626.
SYRACUSE MUSEUM AND CULTURAL CENTER AND FARM AND HOME MUSEUM, 1891 W. 1700 South. More than 3,000 items about the city's history. Farm and Home Museum explores the city's agricultural past with murals, artifacts and hands-on exhibits. 2-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and by appointment. Free. 801-825-3633.
UNION STATION MUSEUMS, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. Browning Firearms Museum features guns designed by John M. Browning; Browning-Kimball Car Museum with cars from 1901-1932; Utah State Railroad Museum. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Observe ongoing restoration work on the 223 locomotive, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturdays. $5; $4/seniors; $3/11-under. 801-393-9886.
WEBER COUNTY DUP MUSEUM and Miles Goodyear Cabin, 2148 Grant Ave., Ogden. Artifacts, photos and histories of the Top of Utah's early settlers. Closed for winter. Group tours by appointment, 801-731-0292. Outreach presentations, 801-621-4891. Information, 801-393-4460. Free.
WORLD OF PUPPETRY MUSEUM, Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City. Open 2-5 p.m. the first and third Saturday of each month, with puppets from around the world, activities and shows. Free, donations appreciated. Private tours on request; $15. 435-723-0740.
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BYU MUSEUM OF PALEONTOLOGY, 1683 N. Canyon Road, Provo. Dinosaur exhibits. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 801-422-3680.
BYU MUSEUM OF PEOPLES AND CULTURES, 100 E. 700 North, Provo. "Beneath Your Feet: Discovering the Archaeology of Utah Valley"; "New Lives: Building Community at Fourmile Ruin," exploring drought-plagued people in A.D. 1200 Arizona. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 801-422-0020.
CAMP FLOYD/STAGECOACH INN STATE PARK AND MUSEUM, Fairfield, 22 miles southwest of Lehi on State Road 73. Exhibits on Camp Floyd and the Utah conflict, with artifacts, documents and photographs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. $2; $6/family. 801-768-8932.
CHASE HOME MUSEUM OF UTAH FOLK ART, Liberty Park, 1300 S. 700 East, SLC. Exhibits include a horsehair quirt by Davis County rancher Brett King, leatherwork by Glen Thompson of Huntsville, and Shoshone beadwork. By appointment only, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, through winter. Free. 801-533-5760.
CHURCH HISTORY MUSEUM, 45 N. West Temple, SLC. "Mi vida, mi historia: Stories of Faith and Inspiration from Latin American Saints"; "The Salt Lake Tabernacle: Gathering the Saints Under One Roof." 9 a.m.-9 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. weekends, and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. most holidays. Free. 801-240-3310 or www.lds.org/museum.
CRANDALL HISTORICAL PRINTING MUSEUM, 275 E. Center St., Provo. Working replicas of the Gutenberg press, Ben Franklin's press and others. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays, and by appointment. $3. 801-377-7777 or www.crandallmuseum.org.
FORT DOUGLAS MILITARY MUSEUM, 32 Potter St., Fort Douglas (east of U of U), SLC. Collection of military uniforms, helmets, weapons, equipment and more, documenting the history of the military in Utah. Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 801-581-1251.
LIVING PLANET AQUARIUM, 725 E. 10600 South, Sandy. "Journey to South America," with Gentoo penguins, electric eels, piranhas and more. Exhibits of seahorses, stingrays, sharks, jellyfish and Utah amphibians and fish. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday-Thursday. $9; $8/seniors and military; $7/ages 3-17. Stingray feeding 2 p.m. daily, except Thursdays; $6. Penguin Encounters, limited to eight people, 1 p.m. daily; $34/person. 801-355-3474.
MONTE L. BEAN LIFE SCIENCE MUSEUM, BYU, Provo. "Ecosystem Dioramas"; "Synoptic Collections"; "Africa: A Diverse Continent." 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. Free shows daily: 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Mondays, reptiles; 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, animal adaptations; 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Utah plants and animals; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, ecosystems; 7:30 p.m. Fridays, invertebrates; 1 p.m. Saturdays, reptiles. Storytime, 11 a.m. Wednesdays. Free. 801-422-5051.
PARK CITY MUSEUM, 528 Main St., Park City. Exhibits on town history, from settlement and mining to ski mecca and music venue. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sundays. $10, $5/ages 7-17, free/6-under. Veterans Day (Thursday) admission for veterans. 435-649-7457.
PIONEER MEMORIAL MUSEUM, 300 N. Main St., SLC. Early Mormon artifacts and relics. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Free. 801-532-6479.
THIS IS THE PLACE HERITAGE PARK, 2601 Sunnyside Ave., SLC. Train rides and self-guided walking tours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays; limited program; $; $3/child, senior. Visitor center free. This Is the Place Monument open dawn-dusk daily; free. 801-582-1847.
UTAH MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, 1390 E. Presidents Circle, U of U, SLC. Today, 2-4 p.m., scientist Allan Ekdale talks about ancient marine life. "The Dino Show: Live from Laramidia," 11 a.m. Fridays, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturdays. HawkTalks, 10 a.m. Saturdays. Exhibits: "Glory of the Sea: Mollusc Shells and the Animals Inside Them"; "Year of the Dinosaur," new dinosaur discoveries; "Range Creek: An Anthropology of Place"; plus geology, paleontology, animal and mineral exhibits. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sundays; $7; $3.50/seniors and ages 3-12. Open until 8 p.m. the first Monday of each month, with free admission. 801-581-6927 or www.umnh.utah.edu.
WHEELER HISTORIC FARM, 6351 S. 900 East, SLC. Preserved farm with exhibits on 19th-century farm life. Regular hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday with tours of farmhouse on the hour Monday, Wednesday, Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; $2. Cow milking is 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 50 cents. Farm admission free. 801-264-2241.
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COUNTRY DANCE, 8-11:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. 8 p.m. lessons; 9 p.m. dance starts. $4/lesson, $5/dance. 801-805-4846.
DANCE, featuring the music of Tony Summerhays, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Golden Hours Center, 650 25th St., Ogden. Also, free beginning line-dance lessons at 7:15 p.m. on the first three Wednesdays of the month. Dance, $5.
LEARN TO DANCE, West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, Nightclub 2, two-step, waltz and cha-cha, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, Eagles Lodge, 975 Wall Ave., Ogden. $2. 801-985-5949.
SATURDAY NIGHT DANCE CLUB, swing dance with the Toe Tappers Orchestra, 8-10:30 p.m. Saturdays, Golden Hours Center, 650 25th St., Ogden. $5. Singles welcome. 801-479-4312
SINGLE SWINGERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB, for singles and couples, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, Eagles Lodge, 975 Wall Ave., Ogden (enter rear door on west side). $4 suggested donation. 801-479-4555.
SQUARE DANCING, 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays, Brigham City Senior Center, 24 N. 300 West. $4. 435-633-8827.
LEARN TO SQUARE DANCE, to slower music with the Golden Promenaders, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Golden Hours Center, 650 25th St., Ogden. $4 donation suggested. Couples, singles and rusty dancers welcome. First time free. 801-393-1916.
WILD BUNCH SQUARE DANCE CLUB, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays, Golden Hours Center, 650 25th St., Ogden. $8/couple. 801-393-6242. 801-774-9447.
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'WORLDANCE, OF MISTS AND MOUNTAINS,' 7:30 p.m. today, Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. President's Circle, U of U, SLC. Music and dance from the Caucasus, Middle East and central Asia, featuring Ercument Kilic of Turkey. $10; $7/students and seniors. 801-581-7100.
'CARMINA BURANA, Ballet West performance, with Balanchine's "The Four Temperaments," 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, and 2 p.m. Saturday, Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, SLC. $18-$72. 801-323-6900.
BALLET SHOWCASE, performances by students and faculty of BYU, 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday, Richards Building, BYU, Provo. $6. 801-422-4322 or www.byuarts.com
BYU DANCESPORT CHAMPIONSHIPS, ballroom dance competition, Nov. 12-13, Wilkinson Student Center Ballroom, 150 E. Bulldog Blvd. (1230 North), BYU, Provo. Detailed schedule posted within the week prior to competition. $11, $13/reserved arena, $17/reserved table. $20-$32/both days, advance purchase. www.byuarts.com.
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ANNUAL BISON HEALTH CHECKS, blood tests, weights, inoculations, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. today-Saturday, bison corrals at Antelope Island State Park, west of Syracuse off Interstate 15's Exit 332. Bison sale is 10 a.m. Nov. 13; view animals at 8 a.m. Sale info, 801-209-4678. $9/vehicle. 801-773-2941.
PAULY SHORE, comedian, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. today, Wiseguys Comedy Cafe, 269 Historic 25th St., Ogden. 18 and over. $25. www.wiseguyscomedy.com.
SHAWN PAULSEN, comedy hypnotist, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday, Wiseguys Comedy Cafe, 269 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $10. www.wiseguyscomedy.com.
BRAD BONAR, comedian, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Nov. 12-13, Wiseguys Comedy Cafe, 269 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $10. www.wiseguyscomedy.com.
'SESSIONS,' music, dance, theater, poetry by community members, noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays, Shepherd Union Room 232, WSU, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. Free. Performers must register in advance; 801-626-7243.
ANTELOPE ISLAND STATE PARK features biking and hiking trails, beaches, wildlife. Fielding Garr Ranch and visitor center open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Park open 7 a.m. to half hour after sunset. Reached via I-15 Exit 332, west of Syracuse. $9/vehicle. 801-773-2941.
AMERICAN WEST HERITAGE CENTER, six miles southwest of Logan, 4025 S. U.S. 89-91, Wellsville. Living history closed for season. Cache Valley History Exhibit features artifacts, interactive displays; open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Free. 435-245-6050 or 800-225-3378.
BEAR RIVER MIGRATORY BIRD REFUGE, 2155 W. Forest St., Brigham City. Education center, with interactive exhibits, wetland diorama, 1/2-mile outdoor trail, open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. Auto tour loop through refuge, 12 miles west of center, open dawn to dusk daily; call ahead to check road conditions, 435-734-6422. Free. 435-734-6425.
ICE SHEET, 4390 Harrison Blvd., Ogden, offers public skating Monday-Saturday. Sessions are noon-2 p.m. Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Saturday; noon-3 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays; 6-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Admission: $4; $3.50/ages 3-17 and seniors; $2.75/military and families; free/2-under. $1.50 skate rental. Discounts for groups of 10 or more. 801-778-6360.
GOLDEN SPIKE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, with exhibits, films, self-guided auto tour, hiking and biking. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Last Spike Site at Promontory Summit, 32 miles west of Brigham City via I-15 (Exit 365) and state roads 13 and 83. $5/vehicle. 435-471-2209.
ECCLES ICE CENTER offers public skating, 2825 N. 200 East, North Logan. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9:30-11:30 Fridays, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturdays, and 12:30-2:15 Sundays. Evening skating available but times vary; call 435-752-1170 or visit www.ecclesice.com. $4.50; $3.50/children and seniors; $1.75 skate rental.
OGDEN NATURE CENTER, trails, animal watching and more, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m-4 p.m. Saturdays, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden. Wild Wednesday 3:30 p.m: "In Honor," Veteran's Day program with a bald eagle; free to U.S. veterans. $4; $3/seniors; $2/ages 2-11; free/2-under. 801-621-7595.
STOKES NATURE CENTER, plants, fossils, animals, hiking trails, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 2696 E. U.S. 89, Logan Canyon. Wild Wednesdays, new family nature activities, 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays; November theme is "Snakes & Spiders." Free. 435-755-3239 or www.logannature.org.
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STAND-UP LIKE AN EGYPTIAN, comedy showcase with Tere Joyce and Franchie San Pedro, 8:30 p.m. today-Saturday, Egyptian Theater, 328 Main St., Park City. $15/adv., $18/door, $20/cabaret and balcony seating. www.parkcityshows.com.
DERAY DAVIS, comedian, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. today-Saturday, Wiseguys Comedy Cafe, 2194 W. 3500 South, West Valley City. $20-$30. www.wiseguyscomedy.com.
MOUNTAIN WEST REEF FEST, conference on conservation of ocean life and captive care of ocean creatures, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Red Lion Hotel, 161 West, 600 South, SLC. Workshops for reef aquarists, scuba divers and more, plus some fun activities for kids. $10; free/12-under. www.MountainWestReefFest.com.
DIWALI, Indian new year's celebration with Festival of Lights, fireworks, folk dancing, drama, dinner, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple, 8628 S. Main St., Spanish Fork. Free; dinner/$6. 801-787-1510.
REMEMBERING WORLD WAR II, a veterans lecture series, 7 p.m. Monday, City Library, 210 E. 400 South, SLC. Phoenix Jazz Band performs in Veterans Day program; C. J. "Sandy" Santoro of South Ogden and others share noncombat experiences. Boy Scouts from Holy Family Catholic Church in Ogden present flag ceremony. Free. 801-273-7695.
FALL FUNDRAISER AT THE NEW YORKER, cocktail party to support Discovery Gateway children's museum, 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, 60 W. Market St., SLC. $100. 801-456-5437.
DISNEY ON ICE, various times Thursday-Nov. 14, Energy Solutions Arena, 301 S. South Temple, SLC. $13-$50. Smith's Tix.
VETERANS DAY COMMEMORATION, Thursday, Olpin Union Building, 200 S. Central Campus Drive, U of U, SLC. 8 a.m.-2 p.m., military vehicle display; 8:45-10:15 a.m., panel discussion, "Deployment: From Family to Foxhole"; 11 a.m., full dress military ceremony and 21-gun salute; 1:30 p.m., performance by Phoenix Swing Band; 7 p.m. concert by Utah National Guard 23rd Army Band & Combined Granite School District High School Choir, in the Huntsman Center. Free. 801-581-6773.
BABCOCK PERFORMING READERS, Gala 30 Year Retrospective with a staged play highlighting past shows, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Union Building, 200 Central Campus Drive, U of U, SLC. Free. 801-585-9244.
KYLE CEASE, comedian, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Nov. 12-13, Wiseguys Comedy Cafe, 505 S. 600 East, Trolley Square, SLC. $20. www.wiseguyscomedy.com.
RACHEL FEINSTEIN, comedian, 8 p.m. Nov. 12, The Bay, 404 S. West Temple, SLC. $10/adv., $20/day of. 21 and over. Smith's Tix.
NAVAJO RUG SHOW AND SALE, supporting the Adopt-A-Native Elder Program of Park City, at Deer Valley's Snow Park Lodge, 2250 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City. Hors d'oeuvres, American Indian and Western entertainment, rug exhibit and live auction 7-9 p.m. Nov. 12; $30, $10/11-younger. Show and sale 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 13-14; $5 cash or equivalent in donated canned goods. Events: weaving demonstrations 1 p.m. both days, Grandma Native Idol contest 4 p.m. Nov. 13, Navajo Veteran's Ceremony 10 a.m. Nov. 14, powwow 3 p.m. Nov. 14. 435-649-0535.
NASA BLAST, interactive exhibits from San Francisco's Exploratorium, space garden, solar system walk, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, through December 2011, various venues at Thanksgiving Point, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi. $20-$30; $16-24/children. Reached via I-15, Exit 284 (Highland-Alpine). 801-768-2300, 888-672-6040 or www.thanksgivingpoint.com.
'UTAH IN THE UNION: THE STORY OF THE 45TH STATE,' historical documents, photos, artifacts, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday through Dec. 31, Utah State Capitol, 350 N. State St., SLC. Free. 801-538-1800 or www.utahstatecapitol.utah.gov.
HISTORIC SALT LAKE CITY TOURS, sponsored by Utah Heritage Foundation. Guided tours of David Keith Mansion, McCune Mansion and Marmalade District, by appointment; $3. Also self-guided tours of historic districts, with downloadable maps and audio. Free. 801-533-0858, ext. 104; www.utahheritagefoundation.com.
CLARK PLANETARIUM features daily star shows, IMAX films, cosmic light shows, 110 S. 400 West (at The Gateway), SLC. Open 10:30 a.m. daily; closes at 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 9 p.m. Thursdays, 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 6 p.m. Sundays. Free exhibits include rocketry, MarScape, meteorites, weather station. $8; $6/ages 12-under. Special-engagement shows have different rates. 801-456-7827 or www.clarkplanetarium.org.
HEBER VALLEY HISTORIC RAILROAD features Provo Canyon Limited, Comedy Murder Mystery, more, various times, Saturdays, 450 S. 600 West, Heber City. www.hebervalleyrailroad.org. $24-$48. 435-654-5601 or Smith's Tix.
HOGLE ZOO, 2600 E. Sunnyside Ave., SLC. Pachyderm programs with baby Zuri are Fridays-Sundays. Animal Encounters, feeding of various animals, features bats at 2:30 p.m. today and Nov. 12 ($49) and giraffes at 10 a.m. Saturday ($39); reservations required. Enrichment Breakfast, about activities used to enrich animals' lives, 7:45 a.m. Nov. 13. $15; $10/children; reservations required. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily; stay on grounds until 5:30 p.m. $9; $7/ages 3-12 and seniors; free/2-under. 801-582-1631.
RED BUTTE GARDEN, 300 Wakara Way, U of U, SLC. Opening today: Glass Art Guild of Utah exhibit; reception 2-5 p.m. Nov. 13. Orchid show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Garden open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $6; $4/seniors, children; free/3-under and members. 801-581-IRIS.
SWANER ECOCENTER, 1258 Center Drive, Park City. Lecture, 6 p.m. Tuesday: "Dirty Little Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth," Jim Steenburgh, U of U professor, looks at the effects of global warming on Utah's snow; $6, reservations required. Exhibits, climbing wall, preserve and more. Noon-5 p.m. Wednesday, noon-6 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. $9; $7/seniors; $6/ages 3-11; free/3-under. 435-649-1767.
THANKSGIVING POINT features North American Museum of Ancient Life, Fox Family Farm, more, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi. Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday (some areas close earlier). $2.50-$14. Reached via I-15, Exit 284 (Highland-Alpine). 801-768-2300, 888-672-6040 or www.thanksgivingpoint.com.
TRACY AVIARY, 589 E. 1300 South in Liberty Park, SLC. New South American Pavilion and southern ground hornbills exhibit. Feed South American sun conures in "Amazon Adventure," 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Also pelican feeding, children's activities, daily bird shows. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $5; $4/students, seniors; $3/ages 4-12; free/3-under. During November, bring a nonperishable food item for Utah Food Bank and receive $1 discount. 801-596-8500.
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ANTHROPOLOGY FILM SERIES, Price Museum Building, 410 Campus Center Drive, U of U, SLC. Wednesday, 6 p.m., "Moolaade (Magical Protection)," (2004, not rated), Somalian film about the practice of female genital mutilation. Event starts 5:30 p.m. with a related museum exhibit; concludes with a post-film discussion. $7; $5/seniors and children; free/students. 801-581-7332.
BREWVIES CINEMA PUB screening, "Cheap Ski Movie," 7 p.m. Thursday, 677S. 200 West, SLC. $5. Open to 21 or older with I.D. 801-355-5500.
PARK CITY FILM SERIES, at Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave., Park City. "Get Low" (2010, rated PG-13), about a hermit planning a pre-death funeral, a Sundance in Ogden selection, 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 6 p.m. Sunday. $12. $7; $6/students and seniors, at door. www.parkcityfilmseries.com.
SALT LAKE ART CENTER, 20 S. West Temple, SLC. "Jean-Michele Basquiat: The Radiant Child" (2010, unrated), about the late neo-expressionist artist. Free.
SALT LAKE FILM CENTER, City Library, 210 E. 400 South, SLC. "The Oath" (2010, unrated), about Osama bin Laden's former bodyguard, 7 p.m. Tuesday.
SILENT FILMS, Edison Street Organ Loft, 3331 Edison St. (a quarter block east of State Street at 3300 South), SLC. $6; $5/children. 801-485-9265. "The Power of the Press" (1928), the Lon Chaney classic, 7:30 p.m. today.
TOWER THEATRE, 876 E. 900 South, SLC. "Hannah Free" (2009, unrated), a drama about a lesbian couple, childhood friends from a conservative community, 7 p.m. Monday. Free.