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Archive for Saturday, November 24, 2001

Arts shows, home tours and a multitude of Christmas musicals add to the cheer

November 24, 2001

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The holiday spirit is in full gear this weekend. Parades, arts festivals and home tours are sure to tickle your yuletide fancy.

Today

Bizarre Bazaar, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St.

Holiday Gift Market, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave.

Holiday Homes Tour Showcase, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Joseph, Mo.

"A Partridge in a Pear Tree," 2 p.m., Theatre for Young People, Mission Center Mall, 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.

"Right Between the Ears" holiday show, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.

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

Seventh Annual Miracle on Kansas Avenue Parade, 6 p.m., downtown Topeka.

"Adornment," holiday sale, show and party by JAMS, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Van Go Mobile Arts, 715 N.J.

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

"Bravo Broadway!" featuring the Kansas City Symphony, 8 p.m., Kansas City Music Hall, 13th Street and Central Avenue, Kansas City, Mo.

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

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

"The Santaland Diaries," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

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

Sunday

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

Holiday Gift Market, noon-5 p.m. Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave.

Holiday Homes Tour Showcase, noon-5 p.m., St. Joseph, 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.

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

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

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

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

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

"The Santaland Diaries," 3 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

Ongoing

"Los Dias de Los Muertos (The Days of the Dead)," through Monday, Museum of Anthropology, KU.

David Loewenstein's Community-Based Murals, through Dec. 5, Art and Design Gallery, Art and Design Building, KU.

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

"Gang of One vs. Stoneware Man," an exhibit of paintings by Dan Beck and stoneware and porcelain vessels by Marko Fields, through Dec. 6, Art Affair Gallery, 622 High St., Baldwin.

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

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

Vaile Victorian Mansion tours, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 30, 1500 N. Liberty St., Independence, Mo.

"Alberto Vargas: The Esquire Pinups," and "History of Photography," through Dec. 30, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

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

Crayola Christmas Land, through Dec. 31, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

"Christmas in the Park," lighting display of animated figures, 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays and 5:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, through Dec. 31, Longview Lake Park, Lee's Summit, Mo.

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

"Quilts: The Ties that Bind," through Jan. 13, Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

"Here Comes Santa" exhibit, through Jan. 25, Toy and Miniature Museum, 5235 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.

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

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

"Truman's Chryslers," through September, Harry S. Truman Library, Independence, Mo.

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