Thursday, Oct. 18

• The 23rd Annual Health and Wellness Extravaganza will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Eldred Center, 275 W. 500 North, Provo. Educational booths include weight loss for seniors, stroke awareness, substance abuse and breast cancer awareness. Includes music therapy and prescription drug management information. Free.

• Chris Heimerdinger, author of the "Tennis Shoes Among the Nephites" adventure series, will present a program at 7 p.m. in the Young Special Events room of the Provo City Library at Academy Square, 550 N. University Ave.

• Delectable Desserts at tonight's Spanish Fork Macey's Little Theatre Kitchen class at 7 p.m. at 187 E. 1000 North. Learn to make decadent desserts. Call 798-9803. Free.

Monday, Oct. 22

• Tunes and Tour at the Gordon B. Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center from 5-7 p.m. Enjoy a music recital and tour the new building. Free.

• Minerva Teichert: Pageants in Paint Exhibit Family Home Evening, at 7 and 8 p.m. The 7 p.m. event is tailored for families with children. The 8 p.m. program is designed for home evening groups. Seating is limited. Home Evenings through Dec. 17. Call 422-8287. Free.

Wednesday, Oct. 24

• Comic magician Timothy Riggs appears at the SCERA, 745 S. State, at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $5. Call 225-2569. Free goody bags with each paid admission.


• "Thoroughly Modern Millie" through Nov. 24 at 7:30 p.m., Hale Center Theater 225 W. 400 North, Orem. Cost: $13.50/$17.50. Call 226-8600.

• "The White Star" through Oct. 27 (Friday and Saturday), 7:30 p.m., Art City Playhouse, 254 S. Main, Springville. Cost: $12/$8 children/$10 seniors, students. $42 family. Group rates available. purchase online at www.WhiteStarMusical.com or at the door. Call 435-668-5702.

• "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, " 7:30 p.m., Oct. 19-Nov.17 (Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays). Center Street Musical Theatre, 177 W. Center, Provo. Cost: $10/$8 children. Monday Night family pass/$35. Family Home Evening groups welcome. Dinner is $10, served at 6:30 p.m. Call 373-4485 or see www.csmtc.com.

• "The Marriage of Figaro," Oct. 24-27 at 7 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU campus. Cost: $18 ($14 weeknights/$15 weekends with student ID). Dress rehearsal Oct. 20 and 23 at 7 p.m. BYU Philharmonic Orchestra/Kory Katseanes, conductor. Performed in Italian with English supertitles. Call 422-4322.

• PBS star Frank Ferrante in "An Evening with Groucho," Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo. Ferrante is joined by pianist Jim Furmston. Cost: $15/$12 students. Call 852-7007. See www.coveycenter.org

• NEW! Anton Chekov's "The Seagull," Nov. 2, 3, 7-9, 13-17 (dress rehearsals Oct. 31 and Nov. 1) at 7:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee Nov. 10 in the Margetts Theater, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU campus. Cost: $14 ($5 off weeknights, $4 off weekends for students) $7/dress rehearsals, matinees. Call 422-4322.

• NEW! "Big Friendly Giant," Oct. 22-Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Mondays; public matinees Saturdays at 2 p.m. Daytime shows reserved for schools. At the SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem. Part of the Theatre for Young Audiences series. Cost: $6/$4 children, seniors and students. Call 225-2569.


• Utah Valley Symphony "Beethoven's Sixth," Oct. 16-18, at 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 E. Center, Provo. Cost: $10, $25/family. Call 852-7007.

• Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU campus. Free.

• "Chris Merritt Concert," 8 p.m., Oct. 19 with free barbecue at 7:30 p.m., Velour Music Gallery, 235 N. University Ave., Provo. Cost: $5.

• Susan Duhlmeier-Bonnie Gritton Piano Duo, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU campus. Free.

• Flexible Music in concert, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU campus, presenting new works by BYU composer Steven Ricks and alumnus Ethan Wickman. Cost: $6. Call 422-4322.

• American Fork Symphony "Espana," Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the American Fork High School, 510 N. 600 East. Cost: $3/$10/family. Call 756-2330.

• OcTUBAfest, Oct. 24-27 at 7:30 p.m., Madsen Recital hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU campus. Oct. 24: Tuba and euphonium student recital; Oct. 25: Faculty artist Steve Call on tuba; Oct. 26: Guest artist Adam Frey, euphonium and Utah Premiere Brass; Oct. 27: Grand OcTUBAfest Concert. Free.

• Kirkmount, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem. Cost: $10/$8 children, seniors, students. Features Celtic music. Call 225-2569.

• Evanescence in concert, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m., McKay Events Center, UVSC campus, Orem. Cost: $39.50/$36.50; $40 day of. Call 863-7469 or buy at SmithsTix outlets.