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Archive for Saturday, December 1, 2001

s Christmas parade kicks off a weekend of holiday fun

December 1, 2001

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While the weather outside might be snippy, there's no reason to let that put a chill on your weekend fun.

Take a little time out from your shopping today and Sunday to enjoy the annual Christmas parades or to attend a play or the ballet.

Today

Festival of Trees, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Kansas Expocenter, Ag Hall, Topeka.

15th Annual Arts and Crafts Bazaar, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets.

Lawrence Art Guild Holiday Art Fair, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St.

Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade, 11 a.m., downtown Lawrence.

Festival of Nativities, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, 245 N. Fourth St.

"A Partridge in a Pear Tree," 2 p.m., Theatre for Young America, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission.

"A Christmas Carol," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Missouri Repertory Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo.

"Lumberjacks in Love," 6 p.m., New Theatre Restaurant, 9229 Foster St., Overland Park.

"Ceremony of Lessons and Carols," 7 p.m., St. Francis Xavier Church, 52nd Street and Troost Avenue, Kansas City, Mo.

"Little House on the Shores of Silver Lake," 7 p.m., Coterie Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

The Country Gentlemen, country, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Lawrence Visitor Center/Union Pacific Depot, Second and Locust streets.

"An American Christmas," with the Kansas City Singers, 7:30 p.m., United Temple on the Plaza, 707 S. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo.

"The Cherry Orchard," by University Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, Kansas University.

"The Nutcracker," Metropolitan Ballet of Topeka, 7:30 p.m., Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 S.E. Eighth St., Topeka.

Empire Brass Holiday Concert, 8 p.m., Music Hall, 301 W. 13th St., Kansas City, Mo.

"Honky Tonk Angels," 8 p.m., Topeka Civic Theatre, Gage and S.W. Eighth Streets, Topeka.

"The Mickey and Judy Show," with Jeff Harnar and Shauna Hicks, 8 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

"Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical," 8 p.m., American Heartland Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

"The Sound of Music," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Christmas Concert, 8 p.m., Memorial Hall, 600 N. Seventh St., Kansas City, Kan.

Sunday

"Lumberjacks in Love," noon, New Theatre Restaurant, 9229 Foster St., Overland Park.

Festival of Trees, noon-5 p.m., Kansas Expocenter, Ag Hall, Topeka.

Yule Feast Weekend, with parade at 1 p.m., downtown Ottawa.

Festival of Nativities, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, 245 N. Fourth St.

"A Candlelight Christmas," 2 p.m., University of Missouri-Kansas City, Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo.

"Honky Tonk Angels," 2 p.m., Topeka Civic Theatre, Gage and S.W. Eighth Streets, Topeka.

"Little House on the Shores of Silver Lake," 2 p.m., Coterie Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

"Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical," 2 p.m., American Heartland Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

"A Partridge in a Pear Tree," 2 p.m., Theatre for Young America, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission.

"Pin-Up Girl," film, 2 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

Snowflake Festival, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

"A Christmas Carol," 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Missouri Repertory Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas University Symphony Orchestra, featuring student compositions and Mendelssohn overtures, 2:30 p.m., Lied Center.

"The Sound of Music," 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H.

"An American Christmas," with the Kansas City Singers, 3 p.m., United Temple on the Plaza, 707 S. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo.

"The Nutcracker," Metropolitan Ballet of Topeka, 3 p.m., Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 S.E. Eighth St., Topeka.

Baldwin Christmas Parade, 6 p.m., downtown Baldwin.

Douglas County AIDS Project's Red Ribbon Art Auction, 7 p.m., SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Riverfront Plaza, Sixth and New Hampshire streets.

"Holiday Magic," featuring Shawnee Choral Society, 3 p.m., Washburn University, 17th and Jewell streets, Topeka.

Ongoing

David Loewenstein's Community-Based Murals, through Wednesday, Art and Design Gallery, Art and Design Building, KU.

"Gang of One vs. Stoneware Man," an exhibit of paintings by Dan Beck and stoneware and porcelain vessels by Marko Fields, through Thursday, Art Affair Gallery, 622 High St., Baldwin.

"Truth of Soul: African American Quilt Exhibit," by Marla Jackson, through Dec. 14, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.

Gallery of Gifts holiday boutique, through Dec. 22, Carnegie Cultural Center, 501 S. Main St., Ottawa.

"Adornment," holiday show and sale by JAMS artists, through Dec. 23, Van Go Mobile Arts, 715 N.J.

"Alberto Vargas: The Esquire Pinups" and "History of Photography," through Dec. 30 and "Kwang Jean Park and Shinoda Toko," through Feb. 24, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

"Cold War: Promise and Fear in the 1950s," through Dec. 30, Johnson County Museum of History, 6305 Lackman Road, Shawnee.

"WildLights!," through Dec. 30, Kansas City Zoo, Kansas City, Mo.

"A T. rex Named Sue," through Jan. 1, Union Station-Science City, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.

Photography exhibit by Terry Evans, through Jan. 5, Dolphin Gallery, 1901 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, Mo.

"Mirror with a Memory: The American Daguerreotype" and "Carrie Mae Weems: The Hampton Project," through Jan. 6, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.

"Hatching the Past," through Jan. 31, Natural History Museum, KU.

Ice Terrace, through March 24, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

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