10-Day Planner: Music, theater, sports and lectures in Northern Utah Feb. 17-26

Tuesday , February 14, 2017 - 3:51 PM

Courtesy of Dr. Seuss Enterprise

A birthday celebration for Theodor Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, at Barnes & Noble in Layton. The event is free. Courtesy of Dr. Seuss Enterprises.

CARMEN LOPEZ, Standard-Examiner

FRIDAY, Feb. 17

‘ANNIE’ LIVE — The endearing classic about an orphan girl seeking her parents and happiness in the Big Apple. 7:30 p.m., Ziegfeld Theater, 3934 S. Washington Blvd., Ogden. Performance will also run Saturday, Feb. 18. 855-944-2787. Check theziegfeldtheater.com for more performance dates. $17-19.

MUSIC IN THE CITY — Featuring Kate MacLeod, known for playing traditional music and cutting-edge contemporary songwriting, with guests W. Mark Hazel, Bob Smith, and Peter and Mary Danzig. 7:30 p.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City. Doors open at 7 p.m. bcfineartscenter.org. 435-723-0740. $8-12.

UTAH AUTHOR READS & SIGNS — Featuring Mikel Parry and his novel “Fathom!” depicting his main character’s unique ability to solve cases by incorporating the criminal mindset using little to no evidence. 7 p.m., Weller Book Works, 607 Trolley Square, Salt Lake City. FREE.

SATURDAY, Feb. 18

PLANE TALK SERIES — Featuring retired USAF Chief Master Sgt. Jim Mallock, who will share some of his experiences in flying missions to Vietnam. 1 p.m., Hill Aerospace Museum auditorium, 7961 Wardleigh Road, Hill Air Force Base. FREE.

BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL WORLD TOUR — “Experience” thrilling mountain landscapes while you “meet” the world’s top adventurers and hear their stories; two-day screening will consist of different films each day. 7 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. Event runs through Sunday, Feb. 19. Seating is reserved. egyptiantheaterogden.com. 801-689-8700. $18 for one day; $30 for both.

STORM LARGE AND HER BAND LE BONHEUR — “Delivers everything from Cole Porter to Black Sabbath.” 7:30 p.m., Eccles Center Theater, 1750 Kearns Blvd., Park City. www.parkcity.institute. 435-655-3114. $29-79.

MEN’S BASKETBALL — Weber State men’s basketball hosts North Dakota. 7 p.m., Dee Events Center, Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. weberstatetickets.com. $7-26.

SUNDAY, Feb. 19

WOMEN’S TENNIS — Weber State women’s tennis hosts Grand Canyon. 11 a.m., Ogden Athletic Club, 1221 E. 5800 South, South Ogden. weberstatesports.com. FREE.

‘VIRTUE’ THE MUSICAL — A play by Tim Slover depicting the most compelling character in Western Europe’s revolutionary 12th century. 2 p.m., Studio Theatre, Rose Wagner Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City. Event runs through Monday, Feb. 26. Recommended for ages 12 and older; no babes in arms. Patrons require a ticket regardless of age. artsaltlake.org. 801-355-2787. $10-20.

MONDAY, Feb. 20

HISTORICAL EXHIBITS — “The Way We Worked” and “Weber County Works” exhibits. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. Exhibits on display through March 18. 801-393-9890. FREE.

BOOK CLUB MEETING — Featuring “A Gentleman in Moscow,” by Amor Towles. 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 1780 N. Woodland Park Drive, Layton. Meet in the café area. 801-773-9973. FREE.

HAIRY HORSE SHOW — Family open show. 9 a.m. to noon, riding arena, Golden Spike Event Center, 1000 N. 1200 West, Ogden. 801-750-0999. FREE.

TUESDAY, Feb. 21

UTAH QUILT GUILD’S RUBY JUBILEE EXHIBITION — Check out some of Utah’s finest creations. 11 a.m., Brigham City Museum, 24 N. 300 West, Brigham City. Exhibit runs through March 25. Museum closed Mondays. www.brighamcitymuseum.org. 435-226-1439. FREE.

YOUTH CHESS CLUB — Those ages 4-18 are invited to learn and play the ultimate intellectual game. 4 p.m., Weber County Library’s Ogden Valley branch, 131 S. 7400 East, Huntsville. Supplies are provided. FREE.

‘MATILDA THE MUSICAL’ — Based on the children’s novel by Roald Dahl. 7:30 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main St., Salt Lake City. Event runs through Sunday, Feb. 26. ArtTix.org. 385-468-1010. $54-$348.

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22

FILM SERIES — Featuring 1939 romance, Civil War epic “Gone With the Wind." 6:30-10:30 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. smithstix.com. 801-689-8700. $5.

WILD WEDNESDAY: SNOW TRACKS - WHAT’S THE TRICK TO TRACKING? — Identify local animals species and solve print puzzles. 3:45-4:30 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden. Meet at the visitor center. $3-$5.

COUNTRY DANCE — Lessons, 8:30-9 p.m.; open dance floor, 9-11:30 p.m., Browning Theater, Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. 435-512-9771. $4 before 9 p.m. or $5 after.

THURSDAY, Feb. 23

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Weber State women’s basketball hosts Eastern Washington. 7 p.m., Dee Events Center, Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. weberstatetickets.com. 801-626-8500. FREE-$5.

MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT — Featuring Robben Ford, named in the “100 Greatest Guitarists of the 20th Century.” 8 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., Park City. Repeat performances through Saturday, Feb. 25. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. All ages welcome. egyptiantheatrecompany.org. 435-649-9371. $23-35.

THE BROTHERS COMATOSE IN CONCERT — Known for their hit single “Trippin’ on Down,” with special guest Rainbow Girls. 8 p.m., The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Doors open at 7 p.m. Must be at least age 21. 1-800-501-2885. $17.

FRIDAY, Feb. 24

CHOREOGRAPHY FESTIVAL — Presented by Imagine Ballet Theatre; will feature amateur and professional choreographers, and solo, small group and ensemble performances of a variety of dance types. 7:30 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. Winning choreographer’s grand prize to include theater rental and crew for performance in October. Events runs through Saturday, Feb. 25. egyptiantheaterogden.com. 801-689-8700. $15-20.

PRESCHOOL MUSIC TIME — Geared for ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult; siblings are welcome. 9:30 a.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City. Event includes crafts. 435-723-0740. Suggested donation $1.

THE CROSSROADS PROJECT — Blending captivating and poetic science and powerful music. 7:30 p.m., auditorium, Leonardo Museum, 209 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City. Ages 6 and younger are not admitted. Tickets are required regardless of age. No lap-sitting allowed. Event runs through Saturday, Feb. 25. utahpresents.org. 801-581-7100. $5-25.

SATURDAY, Feb. 25

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DR. SEUSS! STORYTIME — Featuring coloring, activities, more. 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 1780 N. Woodland Park Drive, Layton. 801-773-9973. FREE.

OPERA SYMPOSIUM — Featuring “Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor.” 5:30 p.m., social center, Holy Family Catholic Church, 1050 E. 5600 South, South Ogden. Event includes music and a light supper. Reservations are required by Thursday, Feb. 23, and may be made with Jackie McCleary, 801-776-6605. FREE-$15.

PLANE TALK SERIES — Featuring retired USAF Chief Master Sgt. Jon Knox, who will share his experiences as a helicopter mechanic and flight engineer. 1 p.m., Hill Aerospace Museum auditorium, 7961 Wardleigh Road, Hill Air Force Base. FREE.

SUNDAY, Feb. 26

RMBRA BARREL JACKPOT — Check out some of the toughest barrel racing competitors around. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., riding arena, Golden Spike Event Center, 1000 N. 1200 West, Ogden. 801-726-5515. FREE.

UTAH STATE CHARIOT RACES — Athletes are harnessed in teams of two and pull a chariot for 440 yards while competing against other teams. 1 p.m., racetrack, Golden Spike Event Center, 1000 N. 1200 West, Ogden. FREE-$6.

MEN’S TENNIS — Weber State men’s tennis hosts Northern Colorado. 11 a.m., Ogden Athletic Club, 1221 E. 5800 South, South Ogden. weberstatesports.com. FREE.