• Provo's Summer Band Series
from 7-8 p.m. at North Park, 500 N. 500 West. Featuring the Utah Premiere Brass. Free.
• The Blue Sky Concert Series at Provo's Pioneer Park
, 500 W. Center. Tonight: Middle Eastern dance. Concert is from 7-8 p.m. Free.
• Jamming at Pioneer Village
every Monday night from 7-8 p.m. throughout the summer, Provo's North Park on 500 West between 500 and 700 North.
Bring your instrument. Free.
• Concerts at the American Fork Amphitheater
, 851 E. 700 North at 7 p.m. Tonight: Joshua Creek. Call 756-1508. Free.
• Family Night on the Farm
, 6-8 p.m. at Farm Country at Thanksgiving Point. Tonight: Cowboy Training. Cost: $3.50. Call 592-91920.
• Museum Mondays,
5-7 p.m. at the Museum of Ancient Life at Thanksgiving Point. Tonight: "Nature Prints" Cost: $10/$8 children. Call 766-5013.
• Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum
, 645 E. 1430 North, celebrates its 30th Anniversary with weekly live animal shows. Today: reptiles at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Call 422-5052. Free.
• Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum
, 645 E. 1430 North, celebrates its 30th Anniversary with weekly live animal shows. Today: Adaptations at 7:30 p.m. Call 422-5052. Free.
• Teen Summer Reading: Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
, at 2 p.m. at the Orem Public Library, 58 N. State. It's midsummer, and it's time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine with games and treats celebrating an old fashioned Independence Day. Call 229-7391. Free.
• Afternoon Adventures
at the Orem Public Library, 58 N. State. Join storyteller ToriAnn Berkey as she sets out on a new adventure. For ages 5-younger. Call 229-7391. Free.
• Renaissance Kids
in the Storytelling Wing, Orem Public Library, 58 N. State. Children scan bring pillows to the Storytelling Wing and enjoy a Cartoon Film Festival. Free.
• "42nd Street,"
(1933) being shown at 6:30 p.m. in the media auditorium at the Orem Public Library, 58 N. State. This Busby Berkeley classic has aged to perfection. Call 229-7391. Free.
Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum
, 645 E. 1430 North, celebrates its 30th Anniversary with weekly live animal shows. Today: Utah Plants and Animals at 7:30 p.m. Call 422-5052. Free.
• Shakespeare for Kids
at 4 p.m., Storytelling Wing, Orem Public Library, 58 N. State. Becky and Joel Wallin present Henry V. Learn a new Shakespeare play each week in this interactive theater. For ages 6-up. Call 229-7391. Free.
• "Footloose: The Musical,"
at 8 p.m., SCERA Shell Outdoor Theater, 699 S. State, Orem. Cost: $10/$12/$14; $8/$10/$12 for children, seniors and students. Buy at the SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays. Call 225-2569.
• "Never Kiss On A Park Bench,"
through July 26 at 7:30 p.m. (Friday, Saturday and Monday), Valley Center Playshouse, 780 N. 200 East. Lindon. Cost: $6/$5 students, children, seniors/$25 family. Call 785-1186.
• "Les Miserables the School Edition,"
through July 19 (Fridays, Saturdays & Mondays) at 7:30 p.m., 2 p.m. matinees July 12, 19 at Center Street Musical Theatre, 177 West Center, Provo. Tickets: $10/$8 seniors, students, children. Monday Night Family Pass/$45. Dinner:$10 more. Call 373-4485.
• Patriots in Petticoats
, July 2, 3 at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.; July 4 and 5 at 1p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Crandall Historical Printing Museum Colonial Theatre, 275 E. Center, Provo. This historical production features life stories of women of the Revolution as told in History of the American Revolution by Mercy Otis Warren. Free.
• "We The People,"
July 2-3 at 6 and 8 p.m. July 4 at 4 p.m. at the Provo Tabernacle, 100 S. University Ave. This is a musical celebration of the U.S. Constitution and the Founding Fathers written and directed by Janie Thompson. Free.
• Nathan Osmond and Guests
in concert July 5 at 8 p.m. at the Crandall Historical Printing Museum Colonial Days, 275 E. Center, Provo. Free.
• Abba Live!
in concert July 24 at 8 p.m. at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theater, 699 S. State (inside SCERA Park). Cost: $10, $12, $15, $18. Call 225-2569.
Museums and exhibits:
• "Turning Point: The Demise of Modernism and the Rebirth of Meaning in American Art" at the Brigham Young University Museum of Art July through Jan. 3 will explore how two groups of American artists in the late 1960s rebelled against Modernist abstraction by creating artworks that directly challenged Modernism's theoretical tenets. The Museum of Art is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. The museum is closed on Sunday. For more information about the museum, visitors can call 801-422-8287 or visit moa.byu.edu
• Uncommon Ground
exhibit through July 25 at the Terra Nova Gallery, 41 W. 300 North, Provo. Open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Other times by appointment. Call 374-0016. Free.
• The Da Vinci Experience
at UVSC's Woodbury Art Museum at the University Mall now through Oct. 4. The exhibit features working mechanical models based on the drawings found in Leonardo Da Vinci's notebooks. Cost: $14/$11 seniors, $6 students, active military and family. Family group rates available. Children 5-under free. Open Monday from 12-9 p.m. and Tuesday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Open Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
• The Pioneer Village and Museum,
500 W. 700 North. Open through Labor Day Mondays from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday from 4-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 1-5 p.m. Contributions accepted. See: www.pioneervillage-museum.org
or call 377-8294 for the village, 852-6609 for the museum. Free.
• "American Dreams,"
selected works from the permanent collection of American Art, BYU Museum of Art, BYU campus, Provo. Call 422-ARTS. Free.
• Orem Heritage Museum
, SCERA Center, 745 S. State. Guided tours 3-7 p.m. Monday-Friday or by appointment. Call 225-2569. Free.
• Crandall Historical Printing Museum
, 275 E. Center, Provo. Open weekdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost: $3. Tours by appointment. Call 377-7777.
• "Wayne Thiebaud: 70 Years of Painting" exhibit
featuring 84 paintings and drawings by the artist, through July 27. Also "84th Annual Spring Salon" through July 6.
Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 400 South, Springville. Open Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday from 3-6 p.m. Call 489-2727. Free.
• Camp Floyd/Stagecoach Inn State Park
, 18035 W. 1540 North, Fairfield, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Cost: $2. Call 768-8932.
• Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum,
BYU campus in Provo, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday. Call 422-5051. Free.
• Thrillionaires Improv Theater
, every Saturday at 8 p.m., Cheap Thrills presented by the workshop performance group every Tuesday at the Covey Center for the Arts Little Theater, 425 W. Center, Provo. Cost: $10. See: www.coveycenter.org
or call 852-7007.
• Wiseguys Comedy Cafe,
corner of Geneva Road and University Parkway behind the Chevron station. Shows every Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. This week featuring comedy hypnosis. Cost: $10. Call 377-6910.
• Fat, Dumb and Happy's Comedy Club
, 1350 W. 1140 South, Orem, Suite 3. Must be 18. Cost: $8 adults, $6.50 students. Buy online or at the door.
• Comedy Sportz, 36 W. Center, Provo. Clean improv comedy each Friday and Saturday at 8 and 10:15 p.m. Cost: $8 in advance/$10 at the door, $4/$5 children. Pre-payment required to hold reservations. Call 377-9700. See: www.comedysportzutah.com for more information. Every Thursday ComedySportz laughletes perform musicals, Shakespeare, MST3K-style heckling. Cost: $3. No reservations needed.