842-3415. 3408 W. Sixth.
- Thursdays: John Weatherwax and the Junk Yard Jazz, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
749-7699. 601 Kasold Dr. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Ten pool tables, nine-ball tournaments at 2 p.m. Sundays.
Bambino's Italian Cafe
832-8800. 1801 Mass. Music by acoustic singer-songwriters on Thursday-Sunday nights.
- June 24: Ernesto Valencia.
- June 25: Natalie Cox.
- June 26: Ernesto Valencia.
Boomer's Smokehouse and Saloon
832-9828. 601 Kasold Dr. Hours: 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Pool tables and dart boards. Live bands.
841-5483. 737 N.H. Club with dance floor and live music, featuring local and out-of-town bands including rock, reggae, jazz and blues. Swing Set, Sundays. Open mike, Mondays.
- June 24: The Lucky Hell Drivers, Jon Harrison's Down & Out Band.
- June 25: Band That Saved the World.
- June 26: Jesse Jackson Five.
- June 28: Split Lip Rayfield, The Meat Purveyors, Damnations.
- June 29: Pedro the Lion, Reflector, Appleseed Cast, Koan.
- June 30: Dr. Jones, Simon Wonderbrown.
- July 1: A.F.I., 88 Fingers, Louie, Death by Stereo, One Concern, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.; Darrell Lea Band, Coyote Project, 10 p.m.
Brown Bear Brewing Co.
331-4338. 729 Mass. Bands play 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. DJ Kilby, Monday nights.
- Mondays: DJ Kilby.
- Tuesdays: Celia.
- Wednesdays: Mudslinger.
- Thursdays: Simon Wonderbrown.
- Saturdays: Retro night, with DJ Kilby.
- June 25: Sugar Sly and the Strutt.
842-1414. 943 Mass. Son Venezuela and Key West Jazz Quartet alternate on Sundays.
841-7286. 815 N.H.
- June 24: Mark. T. Gottschall, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
842-7030. Ramada Inn, 2222 W. Sixth. Opens 4 p.m. daily.
- Wednesdays: Karaoke.
Free State Brewing Co.
843-4555. 636 Mass. Brewery and restaurant. Hours: 11 a.m.-midnight daily.
- Fridays: The Free State Brewery Jazz Quartet, straight-ahead jazz, 8 p.m.-midnight.
842-1390. 1020 Mass. Ultra Groove-Funk, Soul & Disco Party, Saturdays. Lazer Music Show, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Sundays. Martini Project-Acid Jazz in the Lounge, Mondays. Retro dance night, Thursdays. Good Times House Party, Fridays.
- June 28: Angels of Light, Windsor for the Derby, Blackwater.
841-1960. 1031 Mass. Hours: 2:30 p.m.-2 a.m. weekdays and 1:30 p.m.-2 a.m. weekends. Featuring live music Sundays and live jazz Wednesdays. Three pool tables.
Jack Flanigans Bar and Grill
749-4295. Just off 23rd Street behind McDonald's. Featuring restaurant and music emporium. Billiards, darts and TVs. Open for dinner Mondays-Thursdays, and lunch and dinner Fridays-Sundays. Live music or DJ on Saturdays. Dart league on Tuesdays.
- Fridays: DJ Retro Rob.
- Saturdays: Live music or swing dance, free swing lessons at 9 p.m.
749-3320. 926 1/2 Mass. Live jazz, funk, electric blues and original rock. Hours: 4 p.m.-2 a.m. daily. Concert information, 749-1387. All shows start at 10 p.m.
- June 24: Rich's Groove Parade, funk/rock jams.
- June 25: Jeffrey Lee and the Pale Moon Kings, jump blues.
- June 26: Ron Prince and Hard Time, blues/rock.
- June 30: Trump Mother Jones, groove rock.
J.B. Stout's Grill & Bar
843-0704. 721 Wakarusa Dr., in Wakarusa Plaza. Billiards and 25 TVs.
Jet Lag Lounge
842-0083. 610 Fla. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Sundays. Live bands on Fridays and Saturdays. First Friday and Saturday night of each month, Billy Spears Band.
Kaspars Bar & Grill
3115 W. Sixth.
- Saturdays: Karaoke.
842-8225. 2228 Iowa. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Nine billiard tables, dart league, big-screen television.
The Laughing Dog Saloon
841-1533. 1910 Haskell Ave. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Live music Saturday nights. Free biscuits and gravy at midnight Friday and Saturday nights.
- June 25: Blue Condition.
The Pool Room
749-5039. Hillcrest Shopping Center, 925 Iowa. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Twenty-two billiard tables, seven TVs, videos. Weekly 8-, 9- and 3-ball tournaments.
832-8228. 944 Mass. Darts, pool table, big-screen TVs. Celtic Jam Pub Night, 7 p.m. first Wednesday of every month. Hours: 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Sundays.
749-7676. 946 Mass. Pinball, video games, beer garden and occasional live music. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-2 a.m. Sundays.
749-5067. 623 Vt. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Darts, pool and shuffleboard. Live music every Saturday.
(913) 631-2591. Fourth and Main. Alcohol- and smoke-free environment.
- Saturdays: Branson-style country music, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Barlow's Blues Cafe
333 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
- June 26: Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band.
B.B.'s Lawnside Bar B.Q.
1205 E. 85th, Kansas City, Mo.
- Sundays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 8 p.m.-11 p.m.
(816) 561-2560. 4050 Pa., Kansas City, Mo.
- June 25: World Class Professional Kick-boxing, 7 p.m.
112 E Missouri, Kansas City, Mo.
- Wednesdays: Jam session, with Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
- June 25: Billy Ebeling and The Late for Dinner Band.
(816) 561-3747. 415 Westport Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
- Saturdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Davey's Uptown Rambler's Club
(816) 753-1909. 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo.
- June 26: Rex Hobart & The Misery Boys.
(816) 531-1504. 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
- June 24: Jazz Lovers Pub Crawl, jazz/R&B.;
- June 25: Chris Duarte Group, Lightnin' Boy Malcolm.
- June 26: The Majestic Rhythm Revue.
- June 27: Pato Banton and the
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Reggae Revolution, reggae.
- June 28: Captain Howdy, Lushbox, The Playthings.
- June 29: Wanda Jackson and the Cadillac Angels, Red Elvises.
- June 30: Mystic Revealers, Doliho, reggae.
- July 1: Hadacol, Howard Iceberg, Sandoval, Americana.
210 W. 47th, Kansas City, Mo.
- June 24: Ida McBeth.
- June 25: BML Swing Band.
- July 1: Ida McBeth.
4749 Pa., Kansas City, Mo.
- June 24: Queen Bey, Claude "Fiddler" Williams, Lonnie McFadden, Charles Williams Trio.
- June 25: Full Blast.
- June 30: Everett Devan, Brian Harmon Duo.
- July 1: Gerald Spaits, Harry Miller Duo.
Stanford and Sons
504 Westport Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
- Mondays: Open mike night, 8:30 p.m.
- Tuesdays: Best of Kansas City, 8:30 p.m.
47th and Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.
- Thursdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
- June 27: Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band.
- June 24: Brown-bag concert with Paul Gray Gaslite Gang, noon, Eldridge Hotel garden, 701 Mass.
- June 30: Lawrence City Band, 8 p.m., William Kelly Bandstand, South Park.
- July 1: Brown-bag concert with Tommy Johnson Experiment, noon, Eldridge Hotel garden, 701 Mass.
- Midwestern Music Camp for junior high students. Jazz concert at 7 p.m. June 25, camp concert at 11 a.m. June 26, both at Lied Center.
- Midwestern Music Camp for senior high students, June 27-July 10. Jazz concerts at 7 p.m. July 2 and July 9. Choir concert at 10 a.m., orchestra at noon and bands at 2 p.m. July 3 and July 10, all at the Lied Center.
Recitals at 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 3:30 p.m. Sundays in Swarthout Recital Hall, unless otherwise noted.
- June 30: Master's recital, Kristin Baxter, piano.
331-3226. 700 N.H. Hours: 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.
- June 24: Preschool music with Melonie Snowden, 10:30 a.m.
- June 27: Ben Juneau, folk, 2 p.m.
Memorial Drive, Kansas University.
- Recitals are at 3 p.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, except holidays and when KU classes are not in session.
Lawrence Public Library
843-3833. 707 Vt. Open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Sundays.
- June 27: Harpist Misty Dawn Warren, 2:30 p.m., auditorium.
- July 1: Soulfly, Neurosis, Hatebreed.
- June 25: Poison, Ratt, Great White, LA Guns, 6 p.m., Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.
- June 26: Red, White and Boom, featuring Smashmouth, Fastball, Shawn Mullins, Better Than Ezra, Joey McIntire, 98 Degrees, New Radicals, Everything, Sixpence None the Richer, Divine, Blessed Union of Souls and Mulberry Lane, 2 p.m., Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.
- June 26: Blues Revue, featuring Bobby "Blue" Bland, Tyrone Davis and Johnnie Taylor, 7 p.m., Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
- June 30: Phish, 7:30 p.m., Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.
River Valley Festival
Barney Allis Plaza, 13th and Central, Kansas City, Mo. Gates open at 5 p.m.
- June 25: Dr. Zhivegas, The Gap Band, Kool & the Gang.
- June 26: Government Mule, Poi Dog Pondering, Big Head Todd and The Monsters, Peter Frampton.
707 W. 47th, Kansas City, Mo.
- June 25: Mark T. Gottschall, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Kansas City International Jazz Festival
Crown Center, Kansas City, Mo.
- June 25: Norman Hedman's Tropique, Karrin Allyson, Chick Corea and Origin, 6 p.m.-11 p.m.
- June 26: Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble, Gerald Spaits, Dena DeRose, David Sanchez Quintet, Chucho Valdes, Kenny Garrett Quintet, Bobby McFerrin with Astral Project, 2 p.m.-11 p.m.
- June 27: Junk Jam '99, the Dunn-Freeman Mix, Vanessa Rubin, Steve Turre with Strings, Maynard Ferguson and His Big Bop Nouveau Band, Kevin Mahogany, 2 p.m.-11 p.m.
(816) 414-7000. 8201 N.E. Birmingham Rd., North Kansas City, Mo. Sunday Swing, first Sunday of every month.
- June 26: Loretta Lynn, 8 p.m.
- June 30: Battlestation XII, 7 p.m.
3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
- June 25: River Valley After-Party, classic funk/soul/disco.
"A Little Night Music" concert series
Gage Park Amphitheater. Concerts at 7:30 p.m.
- June 27: Santa Fe Band.
Brown Bag Concert Series
Concerts from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., south side of the Capitol.
- June 24: Drive South.
- July 1: Spellbound.
Ottawa Suzuki Strings concerts
* June 27: Welcome voncert, 1:20 p.m., Ottawa University chapel.
- June 27: Brian Lewis, violin, Laura Kennedy, pianist, 7 p.m., Ottawa University chapel.
- June 28: Solo recital, 1:30 p.m., Ottawa University chapel.
- June 28: Ottawa Suzuki 25th birthday party and graduation concert, 7 p.m., Ottawa University chapel.
- June 29: Solo recital, 1:20 p.m., Ottawa University chapel.
- June 29: Institute Orchestra concert, 7 p.m., Ottawa University chapel.
- June 30: Solo recital, 1:20 p.m., Ottawa University chapel.
- June 30: Fund-raising concert featuring fiddler-violinist Mark O'Connor, 7 p.m., Ottawa University chapel.
Tuttle Creek State Park.
- June 25: Shannon Smith, 12:30 p.m.; Great Divide, 2 p.m.; Shane McAnally, 4 p.m.; Diamond Rio, 6 p.m.; Lynyrd Skynyrd, 8 p.m.; John Michael Montgomery, 10 p.m.
- June 26: Dustin Evans, 11 a.m.; Montgomery and Gentry, 12:30 p.m.; Bill Engvall, 2 p.m.; John Berry, 4 p.m.; Toby Keith, 6 p.m.; Faith Hill, 8 p.m.; Sawyer Brown, 10 p.m.
- June 27: Heartland, 11 a.m.; Warren Brothers, 12:30 p.m.; Kansas, 2 p.m.; The Wilkinsons, 4 p.m.; Joe Diffie, 6 p.m.; Reba McEntire, 8 p.m.
(785) 271-0190. 4013 S.W. 21st.
- June 26: "Les Sylphides," featuring dancers Sara Briggs and Kyle Thomas and pianist Leon Burke, 7:30 p.m., Topeka High School Auditorium.
Apple Valley Farm
On Lake Perry near Ozawkie. Show times at 8:30 p.m.
- "Went With the Wind," Saturdays through Sept. 11.
- "The Adventures of Sheriff Sam," Fridays through Aug. 7.
Summer Youth Theatre
843-2787. Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth.
- June 24-27: "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," by students in grades 8-12, 7:30 p.m. June 24-25, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. June 26 and 7:30 p.m. June 27.
American Heartland Theatre Co.
(816) 842-9999. Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Performance times vary. Show times: 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.
- "Marriage Is Murder," through June 27.
Colony Steak House and Lobster Pot
(816) 452-1144. Colony Steak House and Lobster Pot, 8821 State Line Rd., Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
- "Cabin Fever," through July 3.
(816) 474-6552. 2550 Grand Ave., Crown Center, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 10 a.m. and noon Wednesdays-Fridays, 7 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.
- "The Seven Dwarfs," through July 25.
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival
Southmoreland Park, 47th and Oak.
- "Macbeth" and "Much Ado About Nothing," 8:30 p.m., through July 18.
Johnson County Community College
(913) 469-4450. Red Balloon Theater, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
- June 25-26: "New York, New York," 8 p.m.
The Lighten Up Playhouse
(816) 474-4386. 323 W. Eighth in Lucas Place, Kansas City, Mo.
- "Play it By Ear!" 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
- "Ultimate Yard Sale," 10 p.m. Fridays.
- "Outside the Lines," 10 p.m. Saturdays.
The Quality Hill Playhouse
(816) 421-1700. 303 W. 10th, Kansas City, Mo., unless otherwise noted. Performance times vary.
- June 25-26: "New York, New York."
Theatre for Young America
(913) 831-1400. Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Dr., Mission. Show times are 10 a.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays and 2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.
- "The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood," through July 9.
(816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10. 3820 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. Shows begin at 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays.
- The Main Street New Play Festival, featuring "Rosemarie's Baby," "Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit" and "Robert's Room," through June 27.
Baldwin City Theatre
- June 24-26: "Show Boat," 8 p.m., downtown Baldwin.
Topeka Performing Arts Center
(785) 297-9000. 214 S.E. Eighth.
- June 27: "Grease!," 7 p.m.
Helen Hocker Center for the Performing Arts
(785) 273-1191. 215 S.E. Seventh. Performances at 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays.
- "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," June 24-26 and July 1-3.
331-3226. 700 N.H. Hours: 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays. Thursday Stories, 10:30 a.m., and Saturday Stories, 11 a.m., children's amphitheater; Chess Club, 7 p.m. Mondays.
- June 24: Camp Borders, with puppet making and theater, 1 p.m.-2 p.m.
- June 26: "Dream Interpretation for Self-Awareness," by School of Metaphysics, 1 p.m.
- June 27: Geek Beat, 2 p.m.
- June 29: Coffee Connection book discussion group, "New Song" by Jan Karon, 9 a.m.
838-3221. 937 Mass. Story times, 10:30 a.m. Fridays.
- June 29: Giant vegetable contest.
Douglas County AIDS Project
- June 26: Red Ribbon Flights, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Lawrence Municipal Airport, north of Lawrence.
Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds
21st and Harper.
- June 26-27: Third Annual Cat Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
842-3883. 11th and Vermont. Hours: 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Saturdays.
- Fresh seasonal produce, flowers, bedding plants and crafts, through Nov. 13.
Hastings Books Music and Video
832-0719. 1900 W. 23rd.
- June 26: Children's story time, 11 a.m.-noon.
Lawrence Public Library
843-3833. 707 Vt. Open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Sundays. Story times, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, June 8-July 27. Adult summer reading program, through Aug. 31. Children's and young adult summer reading program, through July 31.
- June 30: "Treasure Quest: On Stage Explorations," with David-Michael Allen, 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
749-1972. 644 Mass.
- June 25: "Gays in the Millinery," fund-raiser for Lawrence Freedom Coalition, with swing dance lessons, comedian Chris O'Carroll, swing dance lessons, hat contest and dance music by DJ Orpheus, 8 p.m.-midnight.
Kansas City Zoo
(816) 871-5701. Call (816) 871-IMAX for theater information. Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- "Alaska: Spirit of the Wild," "Sharks," "Everest" and "The Greatest Places," Sprint IMAX Theater.
- "Amazonia," through Sept. 6.
Wyandotte County Fairgrounds
- June 25-26: Unity for the Community, 10 a.m.
Westport Allen Center
(816) 753-3884. 706 W. 42nd St., Kansas City, Mo.
- Fridays: Lindy hop lessons, 8:30 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Worlds of Fun and Oceans
4545 Worlds of Fun Ave., Kansas City, Mo.
- "Summer Spectacular," laser lights and pyrotechnics to music, through Aug. 22.
(785) 272-5821. 635 S.W. Gage Blvd. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.
- Mini train and carousel, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays.
Saint Mary College in Kansas
4100 S. Fourth St.
- Juneteenth celebration, through June 20.
The Kansas Coliseum
1229 E. 85th Street North.
- June 27: Flea Market, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
- July 1-3: Stars and Stripes Benefit Horse Show.
Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center
(316) 662-2305. 1100 N. Plum.
- "Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun," "T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous," "Destiny in Space," "Cosmic Catastophe Planetarium Show," "Space Hits Laser Show," "Rich Mullins II Laser Show" and "Pink Floyd 'The Wall' Laser Show."
Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art
864-4710. On Mississippi Street west of the Kansas Union on the Kansas University campus. Comprehensive museum with paintings, sculpture, graphics and textiles. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays; and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Closed Mondays.
- "Two Centuries of American Glass," through Aug. 22.
- "Quilt National '97" and "A Quilt Sampler," through Aug. 7.
- "Portraits: The Artist in Print," through Aug. 7.
- "Flatland Skies, Keith Jacobshagen," June 26-Sept. 5.
Programs, lectures, films and events
- June 24: "Two Centuries of American Glass," gallery talk by intern Stephanie Fox, 7 p.m.
- July 1: "Innovative Art Quilts," lecture-gallery talk by quilter Chris Wolf Edmonds, 7 p.m.
Kenneth Spencer Research Library
Behind Strong Hall on Poplar Lane, KU campus. Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays (the Kansas Collection and University Archives close at 5 p.m.).
- "Finders & Keepers: the Building of a Collection," Special Collections, Main Gallery.
- "Three Decades of the Kenneth Spencer Research Library," University Archives.
- "No Dreams Deferred: African-American Leadership in the Kansas Region," Kansas Collection.
Kansas University Natural History Museum
864-4540 or 864-4450. On Jayhawk Boulevard on KU campus. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.
- "The Lush Vegetation of Antarctica."
Programs for children; to register, call 864-4173.
- June 28-July 2: "New Horizons," ages 4-5, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
- June 28-July 2: "Dig Into Geology," ages 8-9, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
- June 28-July 2: "Exploring the Jungle," ages 6-7, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
- June 28-July 2: "Horse Crazy," ages 10-12, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Museum of Anthropology
864-4245. Spooner Hall on KU campus. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- Permanent exhibits: "Costa Rica and Her Neighbors" "The Human Life Cycle," "Peoples in Africa" and "People in Places."
- "The Talking Pot: Interpreting Ancient Pottery from Costa Rica," through Aug. 16.
- "Archaeology in Kansas," through Aug. 1.
Clyde W. Tombaugh Observatory
864-3166. 500 Lindley Hall. Open to the public for observations on the first and third Sunday nights and the second, fourth and fifth Fridays of each month, if skies are clear, 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Watkins Community Museum of History
841-4109. 1047 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.
- "The Basketball Man: Dr. James Naismith."
Clinton Lake Museum
Route 5. Hours: 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays and by appointment. Includes the exhibit "Clinton Lake Communities: The First 20 Years, 1854-1874."
- "Transportation: Rails to Conrails."
Kansas Museum of History
(785) 272-8681. 6425 S.W. Sixth. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays.
- Kansas History Center Nature Trail, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
- "Midlin, Kansas Chronicles: A Postcard Story," featuring the work of artist Clark Britton and writer Tom Averill.
- "Leading the Way: Famous Kansans," through November.
- "Grassland Rhapsody: Art from the Kansas Federation of Women's Clubs."
- "From Gems to Gimcracks, The Discovery Place," hands-on gallery for children, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. daily.
- June 24: Marshall's Band.
Mulvane Art Museum
(785) 231-1124. 17th and Jewell on the Washburn University campus. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.
- Outdoor Art Exhibition.
- "Two Views: Photography of Rick Dingus and Paula Chamlee," through Aug. 1.
Combat Air Museum
(913) 862-3303. Public aviation museum at Forbes Field. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.
Ward Meade House
(913) 235-0806. 124 N. Fillmore. Victorian house, log cabin, old school and botanical gardens, with tours and crafts shop. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.
Territorial Capitol -- Lane Museum
(913) 887-6148. Near downtown Lecompton. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
Constitution Hall State Historic Site
(913) 887-6520. 319 Elmore. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Displays on territorial Kansas. Free.
Coal Creek Library
Eight miles south of Lawrence on Douglas County Road 1055, east on Douglas County Road 460. Established Nov. 22, 1859. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Sundays, April through October. Area historical information. For appointment, call (913) 594-3960.
Old Jefferson Town
(785) 863-2070. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, April through mid-December. Collection of vintage buildings, including John Steuart Curry boyhood home, a bow string bridge, wind wagon sculpture, windmill, bell tower and five acres of native grass and wildflowers. Farmer's market from 8 a.m. to nonn Saturday.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
(816) 561-4000. 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo. Comprehensive art museum. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- "Sculpture: Abstractions and Transformations," through Aug. 15.
- "Echoes of Eternity: The Egyptian Mummy and the Afterlife," through May 7.
- June 27: "Grave Matters," 2 p.m.
The Kemper Museum
of Contemporary Art
4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- "Abstract Painting, Once Removed," through July 18.
- "Permanent Collection and New Acquisitions," through Aug. 22.
- June 27: Abstract painting workshop, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Kansas City Museum
(816) 483-8300. 3218 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-4:30 p.m. Sundays. Exhibits also at Town Pavilion, 1111 Main St.
- "Dear Mr. Ripley: Treasures from the Believe It or Not! Archives," through Sept. 5.
- "Rendezvous with a Comet: Challenger Mission," 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, through July 31.
- "Summer Skies," through Sept. 12.
- Fridays-Sundays: "The Truth Is Out There," ongoing.
John Wornall House Museum
(816) 444-1858. 146 W. 61st Terr., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
- June 27: "A Highland Fling," featuring the St. Andrews Pipe and Drum Corp and Highland Dancers, 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
Johnson County Museum
(913) 631-6709. 6305 Lackman, Shawnee. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays. Free admission.
- "With Grace and Wit: The Paintings of Margot Peet, 1903-1995," through Aug. 22.
- June 26: "Meet Samantha," 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Toy and Miniature Museum
(816) 333-9328. 5235 Oak, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.
- Saturdays: "The Great Mystery" puppet shows, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
- "Miniature Book Society's Traveling Exhibit," through June.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo.
2818 Frederick Blvd. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.
- "William T. Keller: Early Illustrations from St. Joseph," through Sept. 5.
Wichita Art Museum
(316) 268-4921. 619 Stackman Dr. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.
- "Pop Culture Hot and Cool I," through July 11.
- "Edmund Davison and His Circle," through Nov. 7.
- "Birger Sandzen: Patriarch of Kansas Printmaking," through Aug. 29.
- "Kansas Watercolor Society Seven-State Exhibition," June 27-Sept. 12.
Wichita State University Edwin A. Ulrich Museum
(316) 978-3664. WSU campus. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.
- "Half-Past Autumn: The Art of Gordon Parks," through Aug. 8.
Harry S. Truman Library
(816) 833-1400. U.S. Highway 24 and Delaware Street.
- "The Truman Chryslers," through Sept. 30.
- "Dear Bess: Love Letters from the President," through Sept. 1.
- "Treasures of the Truman Library," through Dec. 31.
- "George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace," July 1-Dec. 1.
Beach Museum of Art
(785) 532-7718. On the Kansas State University campus. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, with extended hours to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.
- Works by Doug Osa, June 29-Sept. 5.
1017 1/2 Mass. 865-4181.
- Beadwork by Melba Whatley and split-loomed necklace and bear fetish collection of Brenda Eubanks.
749-0200. 820 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. on Thursdays; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- Contemporary fine crafts by national and local artists, including ceramics, metal, wood, jewelry and furniture.
749-0430. 625 Walnut. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Imported African and Asian art. Call before visiting.
500 Locust Gallery
832-9867. 500 Locust. Gallery open by appointment or by calling 841-6138 or 842-5328.
- Recent figurative works by Askew, Doner-Hedrick, Dunkley, Graham, Haller, Jackson, Johnson, Murphy, Piller, Sudlow, Underwood and Whitenight.
Free State Glass Gallery
840-0900. 1021 Mass. Hand-blown glass and sculpture. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
842-2770. 723 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- Works by national and international artists, including jewelry designs by Peter Zacharias and enamels by Faulker Fusaiy.
Haskell Indian Nations University
749-8417. 155 Indian Ave.
- Exhibit of photos from the Rinehart Collection, library.
Julie Hammer Home Studio
841-1191 or 841-1800, by appointment only.
- Watercolor paintings, prints and notecards.
843-7749. 18711 Jefferson Hills Dr. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Call for an appointment.
- Paintings and original prints.
Lawrence Arts Center
843-ARTS. 200 W. Ninth.
- Pastel drawings by Mark L. Moseman, through June 26.
Lawrence Public Library
Seventh and Vermont.
- Paintings and assemblages by Margaret Rose, through June.
- Calligraphics by Jude Ann, through June.
- Watercolors by May Bernofsky, through June.
- "Treasure Quest," through June.
Lawrence Riverfront Plaza Factory Outlets
Suite 110, Riverfront Plaza.
- Portrait exhibit by Wayne Wildcat.
Paul Penny Home Studio
843-6700. 638 Ohio. Oil paintings of local scenes and the Midwest. By appointment only.
843-0080. 919 Mass. Hours: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Works by regional artisans in clay, fiber, glass, wood and more.
Redfield's Stained Glass Studio
843-4039. 2050 E 1550 Rd. Hours: By appointment.
Custom stained and beveled glass.
Roy's Gallery and Framing
842-1554. 15th and Kasold Drive. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. Featuring glassworks, ceramics and original artwork by artists including J. Brothers, J. Gaumnitz, L. Copt, R. Sudlow, B. Opelka, J.G. Brown, J. Orr, J. Whitenight, C. Krallman, Free State Glass, V. Brejcha and R. Zerwekh.
Silver Works and More
842-1460. 715 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays. Featuring fine jewelry and crafts by local and national artists.
Southwest and More
843-0141. 727 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays, and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Specializing in American Indian jewelry and fine arts, Mexican imports and western style.
Van Gogh's Ear Studio and Gallery
842-4899. 1017 Mass. Recycled art, painted furniture and murals by David Montgomery, stained glass by Sarah Teague Johnson, and various works by area artists.
841-5140 or 842-3154, by appointment. Realistic, figurative murals and paintings; specializing in portraits and commissions.
(816) 561-5333. 4540 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Fridays-Saturdays, or by appointment.
- Pastels on paper by Henry I