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Weekend Express: 5 things happening in Utah

Published August 18, 2013 10:18 pm

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We're here to help you plan your weekend, with best picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit http://www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here.

Beer Festival • City Weekly's fourth annual Utah Beer Festival pours Saturday in Salt Lake City. Organizers promise 125 beers — more beers than prior years.

When • 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17

Where • Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main St. in Salt Lake City

Tickets • Start at $15. https://cwstore.cityweekly.net/EventMicroSite/453

Oktoberfest • Yes, really. Summer has disintegrated enough that this weekend Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort kicks off its annual rite of lederhosen, polka and sausages. The event runs every weekend through Oct. 13.

When • Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 through Oct. 13

Where • Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, Highway 210, Little Cottonwood Canyon in Salt Lake County

Tickets • Admission is free

By David Burger

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

The four-time Grammy-winning country artist performs. Lovett has recorded 13 albums and released 21 singles to date, including the No. 10 chart hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart "Cowboy Man." "It's Not Big It's Large" was released in 2007, where it debuted at No. 2 on the Top Country Albums chart.

When • Saturday, 7 p.m.

Where • Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, 2250 Deer Valley Dr., Park City

Tickets • $40-$85 at ecclescenter.org

Movies • "Jobs." It's always kind of fun when a Sundance Film Festival movie hits wide distribution, huh? Unfortunately, the biopic "Jobs," about Apple icon Steve Jobs, isn't one that's going to make Robert Redford proud. Click here for a review.

Television • By Scott D. Pierce

If you're so inclined, you can watch a couple hours of Utahns on reality TV shows on Sunday night. First up, it's actually ex-Utahns — the polygamist Brown family celebrates Christmas in "Sister Wives."

When • Sunday at 10 p.m.

Channel • TLC

Then Utahns George Wright and Scott Lomu have 48 hours to strike gold or their partner will terminate the contract on "Jungle Gold."

When • Sunday at 11 p.m.

Channel • Discovery

Local sports on TV • Real Salt Lake travels to Los Angeles to take on the Galaxy (Saturday, 8:30 p.m. Channel 4).

For more TV highlights • Go to sltrib.com/blogs/tv