THURSDAY

SEAQUEST BIRTHDAY

Special activities to celebrate SeaQuest's second birthday, 4-7 p.m. Jan. 10, SeaQuest Utah, 1201 N. Hill Field Road, Layton. $15/adults, $10/kids, utah.visitseaquest.com.

"THE HUMAN ELEMENT"

A film showing how environmental change is affecting the lives of everyday Americans, 7 p.m. Jan. 10, Jim Santy Auditorium, 1255 Park Ave., Park City. parkcityfilm.org, 435-615-8291. FREE.

RICK GERBER

The frontman for Badfeather and longtime Salt Lake area musician, 7 p.m. Jan. 10, Slackwater Pub and Pizzeria, 1895 Washington Blvd., Ogden. 801-399-0637.

BACK TO BASICS

Amazing local musical artist Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin mixes jazz, R&B, soul and funk, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10-12, Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State St., Salt Lake City. $10-$20, 801-957-3322.

"MY BIG FAT UTAH WEDDING"

At age 26 Gretchen is finally feeling the pressure to find a man, and what follows are hilarious complications, 7 p.m. Jan. 10-Mar. 23, Desert Star Playhouse, 4861 S. State St., Murray. $26.95/adults, $15.95/kids, desertstar.biz, 801-266-2600.

FRIDAY

BIG HEAD TODD AND THE MONSTERS

Blues-based rock band, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 11, The Depot, 13 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City. $28/adv., $30/day of, smithstix.com, 801-476-8499. Age 21-up.

MAGIC BROOKLYN

She has been performing magic since she was five, 7 p.m. Jan. 11, Utah Children's Theatre Studio, 3601 S. State St., Salt Lake City. $12, 801-532-6000.

"THE FIRST CHAPTER"

Part of the Vision Concert Company where youth dancers learn about the elements of putting on a production, 8 p.m. Jan. 11, Leona Wagner Black Box Theatre, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City. $10, arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

JACQUEES

An American R&B singer, 9 p.m. Jan. 11, The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. $25, showclix.com, 801-528-9197.

UNDERGROUND CASH

Johnny Cash tribute band, 9 p.m. Jan. 11, Funk ‘n Dive, 2550 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $5, 801-621-3483.

ROY WOOD JR.

Comic's talent has landed him on Comedy Central multiple times, 7 p.m. Jan. 11, Wiseguys Comedy Club Downtown, 194 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. $20, wiseguyscomedy.com, 801-532-5233. Age 21-up.

SCOTTY HAZE

Country musician from Ogden who has been around the music scene since the '70s, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11, Slackwater Pub and Pizzeria, 1895 Washington Blvd., Ogden. 801-399-0637.

SAM SLAM BIRTHDAY PARTY

More than 20 artists will be playing at this party, 8 p.m. Jan 11, The Yes Hell, 2430 Grant Ave., Ogden. $12 at the door, $10 with food or warm clothing donation, 801-903-3671.

WINTER SERIES RODEO

Cozy up in the heated arena while funnyman Sam Lively entertains, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 11-12, Golden Spike Arena, 1000 N. 1200 West, Ogden. $10/adults, $5/kids (adv.); $12/adults $6/kids (day of), 801-399-8798.

HOT HOUSE WEST

American band inspired by Gypsy band greats, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 11, Lighthouse Lounge, 130 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $5, 801-392-3901.

TONY HOLIDAY AND THE VELVETONES

Harmonica-based funk and jump blues mixed into dirty rock and down-home blues, 3:30 p.m. Jan 11-12, Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road, Huntsville. FREE.

CHOPIN'S PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1

Part of the Utah Symphony Masterworks Series, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11-12, Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. $15-$84, arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

GARY ALLAN

A top country singer with amazing vocals and fun live performances, 7 p.m. Jan. 11-12, Peppermill Concert Hall, 680 Wendover Blvd., West Wendover. SOLD OUT, 800-217-0049.

DRY BAR COMEDY

The popular online series is expanding to live shows featuring the favorites, 8 p.m. Friday (7 p.m. Saturday) Jan. 11-12, Wiseguys Comedy Cafe Ogden, 269 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $25, wiseguyscomedy.com, 801-622-5588.

CANNED HEAT

A unique blend of modern electric blues, rock and boogie, 8 p.m. Jan. 11-13, Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., Park City. $39-up, egyptiantheatrecompany.org, 435-649-9371.

"BECOMING ASTRID"

Film tells the true story of Astrid Lindgren, author of the Pippi Longstocking series, 8 p.m. Jan. 11-13 (6 p.m. Sunday), Jim Santy Auditorium, 1255 Park Ave., Park City. $6-$8, parkcityfilm.org, 435-615-8291.

"A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE"

The story of Stella and Stanley trying to navigate the problems of marriage, compounded by the arrival of Stella's sister, 7 p.m. Jan. 11-Feb. 2, CenterPoint Theatre, 525 N. 400 South, Centerville. $15, centerpointthatre.tix.com, 801-298-1302.

SATURDAY

"THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW"

Eric Carle's timeless classic has made its way to the stage, 1:30 p.m. Jan. 12, Eccles Theater, 131 Main St., Salt Lake City. $20-$37.50, arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

SOAR-FANTASTIC FLYING FRIENDS

Salt Lake Symphony plays flying-themed songs, 2 p.m. Jan. 12, Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City. $10, at the door.

LADY WILD FILM FEST

A showcase of films with strong female leads or characters, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 12, Browning Center's Austad Auditorium, Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. $15, www.andshesdopetoo.com.

PARROT NATION

A Jimmy Buffet tribute band, 10 p.m. Jan. 12, Brewskis, 244 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $5-$10, 801-394-1713.

DOKTOR KABOOM

Sporting chrome goggles and an orange lab coat, Doktor Kaboom entertains with an explosive comedic style, 2 p.m. Jan. 12, Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City. $12, 801-581-7100.

OPEN MIC NIGHT

Share your talents or watch other people share theirs, 7 p.m. Jan. 12, Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City. Free for performers, $2 donation for non-performers, 435-723-0740.

ENTWOOD

Progressive indie rock band, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 12, Lighthouse Lounge, 130 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $5, 801-392-3901.

O-TOWN THROWDOWN

Improvisers use your suggestions to make comedy magic, 8 p.m. Jan. 12, The Comedy Loft, 3934 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $5, 801-719-7676. Rated PG-13.

OH SNAP

The '90s hip hop party is returning to The Depot, 9 p.m. Jan. 12, The Depot, 13 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City. $10/adv. $12/day of, smithstix.com, 801-456-2800. Age 21-up.

"AN EVENING OF BURLESQUE"

A night of classic fan dancing and other performances, 9:30 p.m. Jan. 12, Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $35-$100, smithstix.com, 801-689-8700. Age 21-up.

"SATURDAY KNIGHTS LIVE"

See what happens when improv comedians get together to play D&D, 9:30 p.m. Jan. 12, The Comedy Loft, 3934 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $5, 801-719-7676. Mature audiences.

MONDAY

VENDOR NIGHT

Join Habitat for Humanity at their first-ever vendor night for those who are in home construction, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 14, Habitat Ogden Restore, 3111 Wall Ave., Ogden. habitatwdrestore.org/rsvp, 801-475-9821. FREE.

DOKTOR KABOOM

Sporting chrome goggles and an orange lab coat, Doktor Kaboom performs at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14, Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main St., Logan. $15, 435-752-0026.

"ARSENIC AND OLD LACE"

Classic play about Mortimer Brewster finding out just how crazy his family is after his marriage to girl-next-door Elaine Harper, 7 p.m. Jan. 14-19, Ogden High School Auditorium, 2828 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. $8/adults, $5/students, seniors and kids; ogdensd.schoolcashonline.com/Fee/Index, 801-737-8700.

TUESDAY

ALLEN STRICKLAND

Comedian and writer in Los Angeles who has performed stand-up on "Conan" twice, 7 p.m. Jan. 15, Wiseguys Comedy Club Downtown, 194 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. $5, wiseguyscomedy.com, 801-532-5233. Age 21-up.

WEDNESDAY

LANCO

Country music group, 7 p.m. Jan. 16, The Depot, 13 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City. $25/adv. $30/day of, smithstix.com, 801-476-8499.

JOHN MEDESKI'S MAD SKILLET

A New Orleans band mixing southern grooves with jazz, blues and psychedelic rock, 8 p.m. Jan. 16, The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. $34, ticketfly.com, 801-596-3560.

KRIS KRISTOFFERSON & THE STRANGERS

Spend the evening with this musical and film superstar, 7:30 p.m. Jan 16, Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City. $35-up, 801-581-7100.

CONTINUING

"I DO! I DO!"

A musical that takes the audience through the 50-year marriage of a couple, 7:30 p.m. weekends, 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. 801-392-6935. FREE.

"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.

MIDWAY ICE CASTLES

See a beautiful winter phenomenon built using thousands of hand-placed icicles, 4-9 p.m. Jan. 5-Feb. 2 (noon-10:30 p.m. Saturdays), Homestead Resort, 700 N. Homestead Drive, Midway. Weekdays: $10.95/adults, $7.95/children. Weekends: $15.95/adults, $9.95/children. showclix.com, 866-435-2850.

"ANNIE JR."

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

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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