Abe & Jake's Landing
841-5855. 8 E. Sixth (access from top level of parking garage next to city hall). Bar hours: 4 p.m.-midnight Tuesdays-Thursdays and 4 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Fridays-Saturdays. Live music, Fridays in The Landing.
Oct. 20: Border Band, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
842-3415. 3408 W. Sixth.
Mondays: Games, bingo and pull tabs, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
Thursdays: John Weatherwax and the Junk Yard Jazz, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturdays: Games, bingo and pull tabs, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
749-7699. 601 Kasold Dr. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Ten pool tables, daily drink specials, Astros matches the pot for Sunday tournaments.
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. Smackdown Live Action Trivia, 8 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Sundays. Ready Steady Go Soul, Motown, Swing, old R&B;, Dance Hall, 10:30 p.m. Sundays. Open mic, Mondays.
Oct. 20: Lee Rocker, B.O.M.B., 8 p.m.
Oct. 22: B-Side Players, 8 p.m.
Oct. 23: Disco Biscuits, 8 p.m.
Oct. 24: Burning Spear, 8 p.m.
Oct. 25: MC Paul Barman, DJ P, Mac Lethal, 8 p.m.
Oct. 26: Broadcast, Everest, 8 p.m.
Brown Bear Brewing Co.
331-4338. 729 Mass. Bands play 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. DJ Kilby, Monday and Friday nights. Celia, Tuesday nights. Carol Dressler's Acoustic Showcase, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. first Sunday of the month.
Oct. 18: Julia Peterson, David Swalve.
Oct. 21: Sugadaddies.
842-7030. Ramada Inn, 2222 W. Sixth. Opens 4 p.m. daily.
843-9690. 1803 W. Sixth.
Wednesdays and Fridays: Bingo, 7 p.m.
Oct. 20: Karaoke, 9 p.m.
Oct. 21: Dance with RR4, 9 p.m.
Flamingo Dance Academy
331-2227. 1117 Mass.
Sundays: Swing dance, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., with salsa and swing lessons, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Oct. 20: Swing 39 band, 9 p.m.
842-1390. 1020 Mass. Ultra Groove-Funk, Soul & Disco Party, Saturdays. All New Men 101: Beer Babes and Bonding, Mondays. Club Babylon with Fernando Poo from KJHK, Wednesdays. Retro dance night, Thursdays. Ladies Night, Fridays.
Oct. 22: Galactic, 8 p.m.
Oct. 24: Julia Peterson, David Swalve.
Oct. 25: Meg Hooper, benefit for battered women's shelter.
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-HAWK. Just off 23rd Street behind McDonald's. Billiards, darts, foos-ball, NTN and TVs in every booth. DJ, Thursday-Saturday nights. Open 4 p.m. daily and 11 a.m. weekends. Soft Tip Dart League on Tuesdays. DM Goman's Dance Party on Thursdays, Flashback Fridays Retro Dance on Fridays, 105.9 Lazer Saturday Night Dance Party on Saturdays, Soprano Sundays Showtime 8 p.m. Sundays.
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.
Oct. 19: Reggae Cowboys.
Oct. 20: The Band That Saved The World, party funk.
Oct. 21: Shaking Tree, college rock.
Oct. 23: Spanktones, open jam.
Oct. 25: Embious Trio with Bear Mountain Picnic, jazz.
Oct. 26: A.J. Croce, piano boogie.
J.B. Stout's Grill & Bar
843-0704. 721 Wakarusa Dr., in Wakarusa Plaza. Billiards and 27 TVs. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily.
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.
842-0377. 401 N. Second, across the Kansas bridge. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays. Cajun night every first and third Wednesdays of the month.
Kaspars Public House
843-9621. 3115 W. Sixth. Darts.
Wednesdays: Knowledge Live Action Trivia, 8 p.m.
Saturdays: Karaoke, 9 p.m.
Milton's Coffee & Wine
832-2330. 920 Mass.
Oct. 20: Midday Ramblers, 9 p.m.
Pat's Blue Rib'N Barbecue
865-1618. 1618 W. 23rd. Live music every Friday night. Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. every day. NTN trivia.
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: 3 p.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Fridays and 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday-Sundays.
749-5067. 623 Vt. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Darts, pool and shuffleboard. Live music every Saturday.
Stu's Midtown Tavern
749-1666. 925 Iowa. Hours: 10 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Two pool tables, four dart boards. Live music Friday and Saturday nights.
Wednesdays: Heads, Hands & Feat, 9 p.m.-midnight.
Oct. 20: Back Alley Band.
Oct. 21: Lee McBee and Bill Dye.
843-2078. 138 Ala.
Thursdays: Bingo/pull tabs, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
(913) 631-2591. Fourth and Main. Alcohol- and smoke-free environment.
Saturdays: Branson-style country music, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
112 E. Mo., Kansas City, Mo.
Wednesdays: Jam session, with Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
(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.
Oct. 25: Betty Blowtorch, Sister Mary Rotten Crotch, 9 p.m.
Eden Alley Restaurant
707 W. 47th, On the Plaza, Kansas City, Mo.
Oct. 20: Mark Gottschall, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
(816) 531-1504. 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
Oct. 19: Tim Reynolds Acoustic, The Daybirds, 9 p.m.
Oct. 20: Lonnie Brooks, Big Woody.
Oct. 21: Dave Hole, Evan Dease.
Oct. 23: Boothill, Drive By Truckers, The Silvermen.
Oct. 24: Main Stage, Home Town Talent Concert, 8 p.m.
Oct. 25: K.C. Reggae All Star Jam, Portable Roots, Artist Network Benefit.
Oct. 26: Kristie Stremel Band, Sugadaddies, 9 p.m.
New Point Grille
44th and Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City, Mo.
Oct. 20: David Basse, Greg Richter, Bob Bowman, Joe Cartwright, 7 p.m.-1 a.m.
Oct. 21: David Basse, Greg Richter, Joe Cartwright, 7 p.m.-1 a.m.
Oct. 23: Carl Peterson live radio show with David Basse, Greg Richter, Craig Akin, 7 p.m.
Oct. 24: Dan Bliss Duo, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
Oct. 25: Bob Bowman Duo, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
Oct. 26: David Basse, Greg Richter, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
Stanford and Sons
504 Westport Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
Mondays: Open mic 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.
Oct. 20: Tim Reynolds, 8 p.m., Lied Center.
Oct. 18: Percussion Masterclass, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Murphy Hall Room 130.
Oct. 22: "Seven Last Words from the Cross," 7:30 p.m., St. John the Evangelist Church.
Oct. 26: KU Jazz Singers and Vocal Jazz Choir, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
Recitals at 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 3:30 p.m. Sundays in Swarthout Recital Hall, unless otherwise noted.
Oct. 19: Doctoral recital, Soyoun Lim, soprano.
Oct. 23: Faculty recital: Vince Gnojek, saxophone, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall.
Oct. 24: John Boulton, flute, with Alice Downs, piano; Peter Chun, viola; Ben Sayevich, violin.
First United Methodist Church
Oct. 26: Northern Harmony Choral, 7:30 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
Oct. 21: Family concert with Monty Harper, 1:30 p.m.
Lawrence High School
Oct. 22: "Family Fantasy," Lawrence Chamber Orchestra, 2 p.m.
Oct. 20: Maceo Parker, 9 p.m., and Blackalicious, 7 p.m.
Trinity Episcopal Church
10th and Vermont.
Oct. 20: "100 Years of Broadway," Kaw Valley Community Chorus, 7:30 p.m.
West Side Folk
865-FOLK. Information Web site: www.westsidefolk.org. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
Oct. 20: Brooks Williams, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread.
Oct. 21: Steven Kaufman, Scott Tichenor and Friends, St. Margaret's Episcopal, 964 U.S. Highway 40.
UMKC Conservatory of Music
(816) 235-2700 (ticket office). Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry, Kansas City, Mo. Concerts at 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays in White Recital Hall, unless otherwise noted.
Oct. 21: Richard Cass, piano.
Oct. 23: Percussion Ensemble.
Oct. 24: Conservatory Wind Ensemble.
Grace and Holy Trinity
(816) 474-8260. 13th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
Oct. 22: Fine Arts Chorale, concert dedicated to St. Cecilia and reception, 2 p.m.
Hillcrest Christian Church
11411 Quivira Road, Overland Park.
Oct. 26: Fine Arts Chorale, 7:30 p.m.
Johnson County Community College
(913) 469-4445. 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park. Performances at 8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays in Yardley Hall, unless otherwise noted.
Oct. 19: Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet and pianist Jon Nakamatsu.
Oct. 23: Ruel Joyce Recital series, Mark Gibbs, cellist, noon, Recital Hall.
Oct. 24: Jazz series, Jack Lightfoot Quartet, noon, Recital Hall.
Kansas City Symphony
(816) 471-0400. Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, unless otherwise noted.
Oct. 20-22: Evelyn Glennie, percussion, 8 p.m. Oct. 20-21 at Lyric Theatre, and 2 p.m. Oct. 22 in Yardley Hall at JCCC.
Oct. 26-28: "Classical Mystery Tour A Tribute to the Beatles," 7 p.m. Oct. 26, 8 p.m. Oct. 27-28, Music Hall.
(816) 842-5500. 12th and Central, Kansas City, Mo.
Oct. 25: St. Paul Chamber Orchestra with pianist Garrick Ohlsson, 7 p.m.
1228 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
Oct. 22: Hanson, 7:30 p.m
13th and Wyandotte, Kansas City, Mo.
Oct. 21: Mystikal, Killa Tay, Luni Coleone, Trick Daddy and Trina, 7 p.m
Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church
Oct. 24: "Songs of Celebration," Kansas City Chorale, 7:30 p.m.
(816) 414-7000. 8201 N.E. Birmingham Rd., North Kansas City, Mo.
Sundays: Swing dance, with Dave Stephens, 2 p.m.
W. J. McBride's Irish Pub
119th St. and Blue Valley Parkway, Pinnacle Village Shopping Center, Overland Park.
Oct. 21: "Jammin for the Cure Kansas City," benefit concert for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 1 p.m.-7 p.m.
Topeka Performing Arts Center
(785) 297-9000. 214 S.E. Eighth. Performances start at 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
Oct. 22: Memorial tribute to Dick Wright.
Barnes and Noble
6130 S.W. 17th.
Oct. 20: Music and CD signing for "A Child's Garden of Song" by Ted Jacobs Ensemble, 7 p.m.
First United Methodist Church
600 S.W. Topeka Blvd.
Oct. 23-24: "Made in America," with Topeka Festival Singers, 8 p.m.
(785) 594-6451 or (785) 594-2305. Rice Auditorium, unless otherwise noted.
Oct. 19: Kevin Mahogany, jazz, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 24: Music Forum, 11 a.m.
Oct. 24: Olivier Chassain, French guitarist, 7:30 p.m. McKibbin Recital Hall, Owens Musical Arts Building.
864-ARTS. West Campus, Kansas University.
Oct. 19: "Songs of the Wanderers," Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, 8 p.m.
Johnson County Community College
(913) 469-4455. 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
Oct. 20: Ballet Gran Folklorico de Mexico, 8 p.m., Yardley Hall.
Oct. 26-27: "Victoria," with Dulcinea Langfelder & Co.
Ticket information, Murphy Hall Box Office, 864-3982, or the Lied Center Box Office, 864-2787. Performances at 8 p.m., unless noted otherwise.
"Angels in America: Part I: Millenium Approaches," 7:30 p.m. 19-21, and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 22, Crafton-Preyer Theatre.
"How I Learned to Drive," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26-31 and Nov. 1-4, Inge Theatre.
English Alternative Theatre
For ticket reservations, call 864-3642. Show times: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays.
Oct. 19-22: "Whiteout," by Alan Newton, 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H.
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.
"Deathtrap," through Oct. 22.
(816) 474-6552. 2450 Grand Blvd., Crown Center, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 10 a.m. and noon Wednesdays-Fridays, 7 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.
"Gatherings in Graveyards: Three Great Masterpieces of Horror and Imagination," through Nov. 29.
Johnson County Community College
(913) 469-4450. 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
Oct. 21: "Beyond Bounds," a benefit for the JCCC Gallery of Art, 7 p.m., The Theatre.
Oct. 26-27: "Victoria," Dulcinea Langfelder and Co., 8 p.m., The Theatre.
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.
Martin City Melodrama and Vaudeville Co.
(816) 942-7576. 13440 Holmes, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays.
"The Phantom Menace of the Opera" plus original vaudeville revue, "Campaigns, Candidates and Confetti!" through Nov. 5.
Missouri Repertory Theatre
(816) 235-2700. Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays.
"Sisters Matsumoto," Oct. 13-Nov. 5.
The New Theatre Restaurant
(913) 649-SHOW. 9229 Foster, Overland Park. Meals begin at 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon Sundays.
"Song of Singapore," with Loretta Swit, through Nov. 5.
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 Ugly Duckling," through Oct. 27.
(816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10. 3828 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. Shows begin at 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays.
"Art," Oct. 20-Nov. 12.
Topeka Civic Theatre
Box office, (785) 357-5211. Dinner and non-dinner seating. Box office, Gage and S.W. Eighth. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays; 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, with dinner starting at 6 p.m.; and 2 p.m. Sundays.
"Dangerous Obsession," drama, Oct. 20-Nov. 11.
Topeka Performing Arts Center
(785) 297-9000. 214 S.E. Eighth.
Oct. 21-22: The Phantom's Haunted House.
Oct. 26-31: The Phantom's Haunted House.
Highland Community College
"Our Town," 8 p.m. Oct. 19-20 and 2 p.m. Oct. 21, Culbertson Auditorium.
The Wichita Center for the Arts
(316) 634-0593. 9112 E. Central.
"Freedom Ride: The Rosa Parks Story," school performances, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Oct. 18-20.
Oct. 18-20: "Across the Plains: The Journey of the Palace Wagon Family," 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
842-3883. 11th and Vermont.
Homegrown and baked foods, 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Saturdays.
Hall Center Lecture Series
Oct. 24: "Crossing the Color Line: Rhythm and Blues and the Birth of Rock 'n' Roll," with Julian Bond, 8 p.m., Lied Center.
Oct. 20: Homecoming parade, 2:30 p.m., Jayhawk Boulevard.
Kansas University football
Memorial Stadium, Kansas University.
Oct. 21: Colorado at KU, 11:30 p.m.
Lawrence Barn Dance Assn.
749-1356. Lawrence Arts Center Dance Annex, Eighth and Vermont. Dance 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
Oct. 21: Lisa Harris, caller, music by Jim and Kim Landsford, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center Dance Annex.
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.
Oct. 15-21: "Take Time to Read," Teen Read Week activities.
Oct. 25: "Faith in Fiction-World Faiths," book group, 7:30 p.m.
West Campus, Kansas University.
Oct. 21: Comedian Steven Wright, 8 p.m.
31st and Iowa.
Oct. 21: Pet caricatures by Kristin Dempsey, noon-5 p.m.
The Raven Bookstore
749-3300. 6 E. Seventh.
Oct. 25: Stephen T. Johnson, author of "My Little Red Toolbox," 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
843-2422. Building 21, Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper.
Oct. 21: Maple Leaf Festival Dance, with callers Bob Householter and Bill Roles and rounds with Wally and Jeanette Kelly, 7:30 p.m., Vinland Elementary School, Vinland.
Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread. Noon-1 p.m.; lunch at 11:30 a.m.
Oct. 25: "A Hopeful Dream: Peace and Nonviolence for the Children of the World," Robert Shelton.
4050 Penn. Westport.
Oct. 25: 7th annual Sandstone Amphitheatre Entertainment Auction to benefit Good Samaritan Project, food at 5:30 p.m., auction at 6:30 p.m.
2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
Oct. 21: Crown Center Pumpkin Patch, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Historic Kansas City Foundation
P. O. Box 414413, Kansas City, Mo.
Oct. 21: Historic Homes Tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Union Hill Neighborhood.
Independence, Mo., Annual Halloween Parade
Historic Square, Independence, Mo.
Oct. 16-26: Pumpkin Contest, Chamber office.
Johnson County Community College
12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
Oct. 23: "Ghosts," presentation by Peter Jordan, parapsychologist, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 233 GEB.
Kansas City Zoo
(816) 513-5700. Call (816) 513-IMAX for theater information. Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
"Dolphins," "T-Rex Back to the Cretaceous" and "Wild California."
"HalloWeekends," 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Oct. 21 and 22.
"Michael Jordan to the Max," through Jan. 31.
7204 W. 80th, Overland Park.
Oct. 19: Screening of "The Strange Case of Senor Computer," 7:30 p.m.
(816) 501-4151.1100 Rockhurst Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
Oct. 24: Marilyn Hacker, Midwest Poets Series, 7:30 p.m., Mabee Theater.
Unity Temple on the Plaza
(816) 561-1627. Country Club Plaza, 707 W. 47th, Kansas City, Mo.
Oct. 19: "The Power of Your Intuition of Heal," lecture by Judith Orloff, M.D., 7:30 p.m.
Barnes & Noble
(785) 273-9600. 6130 S.W. 17th.
Wednesday and Saturday Storytime and Craft Hour, 10 a.m.
Oct. 21: Book signing by Michael Fedo, author of "The Lynchings in Duluth," 3 p.m.
Oct. 22: Book signing by Monica Jackson, author of "Midnight Clear," 3 p.m.
Oct. 25: Children's storytime , "Trains" by Anne Rockwell, 10 a.m.
Flint Hills Festival of Wines
Houston Street Ballroom.
Oct. 20-22: Wine and food extravaganza.
39th Annual Maple Leaf Festival
Various locations. Musical entertainment and activities throughout the weekend. For information, call (785) 594-3854.
Oct. 20-22: Maple Leaf Festival 2000.
Maple Leaf Quilters Guild
(785) 594-3477. Meets the fourth Thursday of each month at the Baldwin Senior Center recreation room.
Oct. 23: "A New Twist on Triangles," workshop by Mary Sue Suit, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Chase County Court House
Oct. 21: Chase County Courthouse Birthday Celebration, 7 a.m.
Atchison Preservation Alliance
323 N. Terrace.
Oct. 21-22: Atchison Churches Tour, noon-4 p.m.
Oct. 28: Kiwanis Halloween Parade, 2 p.m.
Santa Fe Depot
(800) 234-1854. 200 S. 10th.
Oct. 20-31: Haunted Homes Tours, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Tours at 9 p.m., 10 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Oct. 31.
Lenexa Community Center
Pflumm Road at Santa Fe Trail Drive
Oct 21-22: 2000 Coin, Stamp and Card Show, sponsored by the Johnson County Numismatic Society, Sat 9-5, Sun 9-3.
Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center
(316) 662-2305. 1100 N. Plum. "Dolphins," and "Wild California," ongoing in Carey IMAX.
"Night Sky Live!" and "Voyage to the Planets," ongoing at Justice Planetarium.
"Laser Fun II," "Backstreet Boys/'N Sync," "Metallica" and "Rich Mullins" laser shows, ongoing.
Restoration of the Liberty Bell 7, ongoing.
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.
"The Gilded Age: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum," through Nov. 19.
"American Indian Traditions Transformed," through Oct. 22.
"Contemporary Photographs: Rethinking the Genres," Oct. 15-Dec. 12.
Programs, lectures, films and events
Oct. 26: "American Visions: The Gilded Age" and "John Singer Sargent: Outside the Frame," 7 p.m., Auditorium.
Oct. 25: "The Gilded Age," professor emeritus Stuart Levine, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Kress Gallery.
Tours du Jour
Oct. 19: "Stephane Couturier's 'Zum Georg-Treu-Platz, Dresden'," curator John Pultz, 12:15 p.m., 20th-Century Gallery.
Oct. 26: "Contemporary art: Provocative or reactive? A discussion of John Coplan's 'Self Portrait'," intern Beth Harris, 12:15 p.m.
Kenneth Spencer Research Library
Behind Strong Hall on Poplar Lane, KU campus. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, and noon-4 p.m. Sundays (Kansas Collection and Special Collections only).
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.
Programs for children; to register, call 864-4173.
Oct. 19: "Science City Day Trip," ages 7-9, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Oct. 20: "Museum Camp In," ages 10-12, 7 p.m.-9 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.
"12th Annual Lawrence Indian Arts Show," through Oct. 22.
Clyde W. Tombaugh
864-3166. 500 Lindley Hall. Open to the public for observations on the second and fourth Sunday nights of each month, if skies are clear, 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
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. Hands-on history room for children, call for hours.
"Postcards from the Past: Preserving the Built Environment," through Nov. 5.
"Underground Railroad in Douglas County, Kansas."
"The Basketball Man: Dr. James Naismith."
Clinton Lake Museum
(785) 748-0800. Route 5. Hours: 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays and by appointment.
"Clinton Lake Communities: The First 20 Years, 1854-1874."
"The Underground Railroad."
"The J.C. Steele House."
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.
"From Gems to Gimcracks, The Discovery Place," hands-on gallery for children, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. daily.
"Wheat People: Celebrating Kansas Harvest," through November.
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.
Washburn Art Faculty Exhibit Bi-Annual show, Oct. 21-Dec. 22.
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.
"Drawing and Painting," through Feb. 18.
"Tempus Fugit: Time Flies," Oct. 15-Dec. 31.
"Snake Goddesses of Ancient India," Oct. 15-Jan. 7.
Oct. 19: "Henry Moore Remembered," by Rosamond Bernier, 6 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.
"Donald Sultan: In the Still Life Tradition," through Dec. 3.
Works by Sandra Scolnik, Oct. 13-Jan. 7.
Oct. 22: "Broadway Danny Rose," 2 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.
"Storybook Garden Exhibit," through Dec. 31.
Fridays-Sundays: "The Truth Is Out There," ongoing.
Hallmark Visitors Center
(816) 274-3613. Crown Center, 25th and McGee, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturdays and most holidays. Free admission, wheelchair accessible. Reservations required for groups of 10 or more.
Creative and Hallmark Keepsake Ornament exhibit.
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. River and Prairie Storyweavers, 1 p.m.
Oct. 19: Open House celebrating new book "The Amazing Museum Adventure of Thomas Maxim Moore," 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Union Station-Science City
Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays.
"Remember the Children: Daniel's Story" exhibit, Oct. 20-March 18.
"Challenger Learning Center's Rendezvous With a Comet," Family Missions, 11 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday.
"Mysteries of Egypt," "Encounter in the Third Dimension," "Mark Twain's America," "Sky Quest."
"Pink Floyd's The Wall," 10:15 p.m., 11 p.m. and 11:45 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
Laser Shows, "Laser Magic," 5:30 p.m., "Laser Retro," 7 p.m., Laser Hipnotica," 8:30 p.m., "Laseropolis," 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, "Laser Metallica," 10:45 p.m., Friday and Saturday.
"Rendezvous with a Comet," 11 a.m., 12:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday.
"Magic of Flight," 11:15 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.
"PopMania," 12:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 9:15 p.m.
"Union Station Stories," 11 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. Mondays-Tuesdays, 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturdays, 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sundays.
"Science City Live!," 11 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Saturday 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sundays.
"Under the Clock KCUR," radio program, 11 a.m. Fridays.
"If These Walls Could Talk," 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.
Art and Design Gallery
Art and Design Building, KU campus. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fridays, 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays. Closed Saturdays and holidays.
Oct. 15-Oct. 20: Donna Lucky, KU architecture student exhibition.
Oct. 22-Nov. 3: David Buss, England, photography exhibition
The Art Cornerstone
843-4750. 925 Iowa.
Paintings by Kathleen Mosher and Sherry Kay and sculptures by Jiri Lonsky, through Oct. 17.
"Putting the Pieces Together," mosaics by Linda Baranski, Oct. 17-Nov. 17.
Artframes Gallery and Artforms Sculpture Garden
842-1991. 912 Ill. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays or by appointment.
Back to the Garden
749-3109. 619 N. Second, one block north of Kansas River bridge. Works by Celestial Ironworks and other unique art for house and garden.
Back to the Garden
1017 Mass. (second location). Works by Celestial Ironworks and other unique art for house and garden.
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.
The Bourgeois Pig
843-1001. 6 E. Ninth. Hours: 7 a.m.-2 a.m. daily.
Photographs by Scott Indermauer, through Nov. 11.
865-0502. 1012 Mass. www.carmesi.com. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays-Saturdays; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays; and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.
Original ceramics, glass works, jewelry and artwork by Thomas Hart Benton, D. Brown, D. Dunkley, K. Campbell, Free State Glass, M. Jones, J.G. Kellas, E. Lerner, B. Maurland, C. Schaffer, P. Shopen, S. Teicher, Lisa and John Ross, Chuck and Murf Dixon, Terry Miller, Albo Glass, Bob Gent and Hartzell Grey.
Celia Smith Studio
843-8417. 907 W. 27th Terrace. Hours: By appointment only.
Symbolic and narrative paintings; holistic portraits, prints and cards.
Creative Hand Studio
832-9413. 2504 Westdale Road. Call for an appointment.
Original art by Barbara Jarvis, including paintings, collages, wall designs, borders, art arrangement and hanging.
Kristin Dempsey Portraiture and Fine Art Studio
749-3368 or (800) 640-1230, code 01. 1804 Ill. Call for appointment. Web sites: www.dempseyportraits.com; www.kristindempsey.com.
Pencil, charcoal and oil portraiture, including pets; oil paintings; limited prints, note cards, commercial illustration.
841-2254. 416 E. Ninth.
Private collection of Marty Olsen.
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, Dunkley, Graham, Haller, Jackson, Johnson, Piller, Sudlow, Underwood, L. Ramberg and Tyner.
The Fields Gallery
842-7187. 712 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays, and 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sundays.
Oil paintings by John Anderson, Jodi Brown, Adam Kleine, Kim Kern, Paula Hauser Leffel, Jerry Lubensky, Tom Russell.
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
749-8417. 155 Indian Ave.
Exhibit of photos from the Rinehart Collection, library.
Iveth Jalinsky Studio
749-4801 or 550-9530. By appointment only. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paintings by Iveth Jalinsky.
10 E. Ninth. Hours: 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 7 a.m.-midnight Thursdays-Saturdays and 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays.
Works by Mary Ann King and Nick Vacarro.
926 1/2 Mass.
Figurative and ceramic sculptures by Tanya McNeely, thru Nov. 19.
15 E. Seventh.
Fine art portraits.
Jennifer Immel Oldridge Home Studio
331-3090. 112 W. 15th. By appointment only. Web site: www.sunflower.com/~dojo.
Pastel drawings, portraits, note cards and oil and acrylic paintings.
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 Chamber of Commerce
865-4411. 734 Vt.
"The Many Moods of Pastels," works by Erika Binns.
"Studio Pilar," abstract painting, November.
Bert Nash Community Health Center, posters, December.
Lawrence Arts Center
843-ARTS. 200 W. Ninth.
"Designs in Wood," handbuilt furniture by Marty Mille, Will Orvedal and Rick Stein, through Nov. 1.
Lawrence Presbyterian Manor
"Art of the Ages: Celebrating the Creativity of Senior Kansans," through Oct. 20.