Friday, Oct. 15, 6-9 PM

Don't miss tonight's Gallery Stroll downtown. Bundle up in a good sweater and visit, or try to, the many participating galleries. Get into the Halloween spirit with gallery Blonde Grizzly's Classic Monsters, featuring over 25 local and national artists whose work celebrates the likes of Cookie Monster, Dracula and Frankenstein. Because every pastoral painting needs a little wolfman, or so says the above piece by Kat Martin.


Saturday, Oct. 16, 5 PM

Harp lovers: enjoy a celestial-saturated night as more than 150 Suzuki harpists put on Chrysalis: A Celebration of Harps at Abravanel Hall. A great family-friendly event, and there's even some mention of a 25-foot caterpillar.

MORE INFO: 123 W South Temple, (801) 355-2787

Saturday, Oct. 16, 6 PM

In the world of haute couture, fashion is art. But why not expound on that more with Art Meets Fashion and enough eye candy to make you twitch. Support local designers, fashion photographer Jake Garn, local restaurants, Salt Lake Community College Fashion Institute and the Art Institute of Salt Lake at this chic extravaganza. Add to that: 100% of all ticket sales will benefit Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Salt Lake Art Center. Sip on pretty cocktails and nibble on a sampling of art-inspired "tasting stations" before the 7:30 runway show. Buy tickets here.


Saturday Oct, 16 9 PM

He's opened for The Dixie Chicks and Dave Matthews Band, but see Austin-based, singer-songwriter/rock/pop solo artist Bob Schneider in his own deserved limelight at the Urban Lounge. Buy tickets here.