THURSDAY

SAL VULCANO

Comedian from the show “Impractical Jokers,” 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Jan. 3, Wiseguys Comedy Cafe Downtown, 194 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. SOLD OUT.

POP THE CORK

Come for an evening of pairing wine, beer, and coffee along with some intelligent conversation, 8 p.m. Jan. 3, Mad Moose Cafe, 2429 N. Highway 158, Eden. $50, 801-452-7425.

FRIDAY

“SUPERMAN”

Celebrate the Weber County Heritage Foundation’s birthday with a screening of the 1978 Superman movie, 7 p.m. Jan. 4, Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. 801-689-8700. FREE.

CHAD PRATHER

Motivational speaker and writer, 8 p.m. Jan. 4, Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City. $27.50-$60, arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

HOLIDAY HANGOVER

Come rock out to groups Berlin Breaks, Riding Gravity, Silence the Critic and Rev Mayhem, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 4, The Royal, 4760 S. 900 East, Salt Lake City. $5, smithstix.com, 801-467-8499.

BIG JAY OAKERSON

Beloved comedian from New York, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Jan. 4-5, Wise Guys Comedy Cafe Downtown, 194 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. $20, wiseguyscomedy.com, 801-532-5233.

A NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATION

Start out the new year with the Utah Symphony, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4-5, Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. $15-$84, arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

THE BABY BOOMER COMEDY SHOW

Jan McInnis and Kent Rader are baby boomers who have combined their acts into an evening of laughs, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4-5, Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State St., Salt Lake City. $10-$20, 801-957-3322.

“EMERGE”

RDT showcases the artistry and choreographic skills of its dancers, 7:30 p.m. Jan 4-5 (2 p.m. Saturday), Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 Broadway, Salt Lake City. $15, arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

MONSTER JAM

A high octane weekend featuring six different competitions, 7 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4-5, Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. $15-$85, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

JURASSIC QUEST

Come out to the largest and most realistic dinosaur event in North America, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 4-6 (3-8 p.m. Friday), Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. $20-$36, jurassicquest.com.

KEITH STUBBS

Hilarious stand-up comedian, talented actor and award-winning radio personality, 8 p.m. Jan. 4, Wiseguys Comedy Club Ogden, 269 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $12, wiseguyscomedy.com, 801-622-5588.

“A PRIVATE WAR”

Based on the true life story of Marie Colvin, a war correspondent, 8 p.m. Jan 4-6 (6 p.m. Sunday), Jim Santy Auditorium, 1255 Park Ave., Park City. $6-$8, 435-615-8291.

FIREFALL

Rock band formed in 1974 produced the hit single “You Are the Woman,” 8 p.m. Jan. 4-6, Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., Park City. $39-$65, 435-649-9371.

“THE LION IN WINTER”

A battle between Henry II and his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine over which son will be king, 7 p.m. Jan. 4-19, Pioneer Theatre Company, 300 S. 1400 East, Salt Lake City. $30-$71, www.pioneertheatre.org, 801-581-6961.

SATURDAY

IMPROV AGAINST HUMANITY

Watch as improvisers bring Cards Against Humanity to life, 9:30 p.m. Jan. 5, The Comedy Loft, 3934 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $5, 801-719-7676. Mature audiences.

2019 KICKOFF PUB CRAWL

A pajama party celebration of 10 years of Utah’s favorite spirits, 5-11:59 p.m. Jan. 5, The Angry Goat, 2570 Washington Blvd., Ogden. Pay for your own drinks. Age 21-up.

SETH TIPPETS

He has been making audiences laugh for the last six years, 8 p.m. Jan. 5, Wiseguys Comedy Club Ogden, 269 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $12, wiseguyscomedy.com, 801-622-5588.

O-TOWN THROWDOWN

Improv comedians use your suggestions to make comedy magic, 8 p.m. Jan. 5, The Comedy Loft, 3934 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $5, 801-719-7676. Rated PG-13.

G-LIFE & MASTER Q

Hip hop music , 9 p.m. Jan. 5, The Royal, 4760 900 East, Salt Lake City. $5. smithstix.com, 801-467-8499. Age 21-up.

DOKKEN

Classic metal band performing with Lita Ford, 7 p.m. Jan. 5, The Depot, 13 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City. $35/adv. $40/day of, smithstix.com, 801-355-5522. Age 21-up.

JOHN PIZZARELLI QUARTET

A tribute to Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 5, Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City. $29.50, arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

MONDAY

GRAND OPENING CEREMONY

In honor of the newly renovated Lindquist Hall, 2-4 p.m. (2:30 p.m. ribbon cutting) Jan. 7, Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. FREE.

ISLAND TIME II

A night of Polynesian entertainment, 7 p.m. Jan. 7, Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. 801-689-8700. FREE.

WEDNESDAY

THUNDER ROAD

The emotional story of a police officer on the verge of a personal meltdown, 7 p.m. Jan. 9, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. Broadway, Salt Lake City. FREE.

JAZZ AT THE STATION

Monthly performance of jazz music, 7 p.m. Jan. 9, Union Station Grand Lobby, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. FREE.

“ANNIE JR.”

The story of little orphan Annie, 7:30 p.m. Jan 9-14, On Pitch Performing Arts Center, 587 N. Main St., Layton. $10, oppac.yapsody.com, 385-209-1557.

CONTINUING

“HOW THE GROUCH

STOLE CHRISTMAS”

Green eggs and hilarious hams, various times through Jan. 5, Desert Star Playhouse, 4861 S. State St., Murray. $24.95 adults, $14.95 children. 801-266-2600.

“THE LION, THE WITCH

& THE WARDROBE”

Siblings stumble through an old wardrobe and enter the land of Narnia, 7 p.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Dec. 1-Jan. 5, Utah Children’s Theatre, 3605 S. State St., Salt Lake City. $16, uctheatre.org.

“I DO! I DO!”

Musical that takes the audience through the 50-year marriage of a couple, 7:30 p.m. various days, Dec. 31-Feb. 9, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Washington Terrace. $12-$17, www.terraceplayhouse.com, 801-393-0070.

NORTHERN UTAH

HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS ART GALLERY

A display of pieces of art by high school seniors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday Jan. 2-26, Eccles Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Ave., Ogden. Reception 5-8 p.m. Jan. 4. 801-392-6935. FREE.

Contact Mark Saal at 801-625-4272, or msaal@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @Saalman. Friend him on Facebook at facebook.com/MarkSaal.

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