Oct. 22 is completely packed with events, but luckily UMFA's new exhibit will be on display all weekend and clear until February if you're looking for more to do on Saturday. Dress up as a creature of the night and learn about the nocturnal forest creatures at Ogden Nature Center, see the world's greatest detective at The Children's Theatre and watch chimp astronauts save the day at the City Library.
Creatures of the Night
Roam the Ogden Nature Center at night to learn about all the forest's nocturnal creatures: Owls, snakes, toads, spiders and more. All kids and parents are invited to wear their Halloween costumes or dress as their favorite animal. Goodies, campfires stories, face painting, scavenger hunts, songs and more. $6 per person.
5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22 Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street, Ogden Click here for more info
Elementary, my dear Watson
Kid actors at The Children's Theatre take on the story of the world's greatest detective in 'The Hound of the Baskervilles.' A phantom beast stalks young Sir Henry of the Baskerville estate, and it's up to Sherlock Holmes to solve the case. Salt Lake magazine will be there, taking notes for a review. Will you?
7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22 (shows through Oct. 30) The Children's Theatre, 237 S. State Street, SLC Click here for tix
Space Chimps 2
Every Friday afternoon the City Library shows a different kids movie in the reading room at 3 p.m. This week's is the sequel to the movie about some crazy, cool chimpanzee astronauts. Stars Tom Kenny, Zack Shada, Patrick Warburton and Cheryl Hines.
3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22 City Library, 210 E. 400 South, SLC Click here for more info
UMFA opened their new exhibit, The Faces, on Thursday, featuring modern, contemporary and pop art with a focus on the human face and figure, such as Andy Warhol's Polaroid portraits. This is one museum gallery the kids will actually love.
Thursday, Oct. 21 to Feb. 13 Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, SLC Click here for more info