Wednesday, July 9

• "Stardust," the SCERA Shell Outdoor Movie, SCERA Park, 699 S. State, Orem, following celebrity talent. Cost: $4/$3 for children, students and seniors. Call 225-2569.

• Notable Author Discussion: Cormac McCarthy, at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. in the reading room at the Orem Public Library, 58 N. State. Join associate librarian Eliot Wilcox and other readers to talk about the Pulitzer Prize winning author Cormac McCarthy. Call 229-7391. Free.

• Shakespeare for Kids at 6 p.m. in the storytelling wing of the Orem Public Library. Tonight: "The Comedy of Errors." For children 6-up. Call 229-7391. Free.

Friday, July 11

• Drawing from the Imagination: Guy Francis, at 7 p.m. in the storytelling wing of the Orem Public Library, 58 N. State. Artist Guy Francis creates amazing illustrations for numerous children's books including his newest, "Dance by the Light of the Moon" written by Joanne Ryder. Call 229-7391. Free.

Saturday, July 12

• Springville World Folkfest starts July 12 through July 19, Arts Park, 620 S. 1350 East, Springville. (Street dance: July 16, Springville Museum of Art parking lot, 126 E. 400 South. Free.)

Sunday, July 13

• Arts in the Park concert: JaNae Kotter and Friends guitar ensemble, chorale, 7 p.m., Wines Park in Lehi, 500 N. Center. Free.

Stage shows:

• "Seussical, the Musical" presented by Alpine Community Theater, 7 p.m., July 11-21, Timberline Middle School, 500 W. Canyon Crest Road, Alpine. Cost: $8. Tickets available at Kohler's, River Meadows and tickets.alpine " TARGET="_blank">

• "Little Women" through July 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Hale Center Theater, 225 W. 400 North, Orem. Cost: prices vary. Call 226-8600.

• "Footloose: The Musical" through July 19 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 Playhouse, 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 W. Center, Provo. Tickets: $10/$8 children. Dinner:$10 more. Call 373-4485.


• 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. For more information, call 422-8287 or see: Free.

• Uncommon Ground exhibit through July 25, Terra Nova Gallery, 41 W. 300 North, Provo. Open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 374-0016. Free.

• The Da Vinci Experience at UVU's Woodbury Art Museum at the University Mall now through Oct. 4. 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.

• 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: or call 377-8294 for the village, 852-6609 for the museum. Free.

• "Wayne Thiebaud: 70 Years of Painting" exhibit through July 27, Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 400 South. Call 489-2727. Free.

Comedy clubs:

• 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: 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. Cost: $10. Call 377-6910.

• 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. Call 377-9700. See: Every Thursday ComedySportz laughletes perform musicals, Shakespeare, MST3K-style heckling. Cost: $3.