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Archive for Saturday, December 7, 2002

Schooner’ leads weekend fare

December 7, 2002

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The weekend is full of events with holiday spirit. Among the Lawrence activities are a downtown Christmas parade, "The Christmas Schooner" and a Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art celebration. Here are some other events to consider:

Today

  • Lawrence Art Guild's Holiday Art Fair, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
  • Eldridge Hotel Old Fashioned Christmas Parade, 11 a.m., Massachusetts Street from Seventh to 11th streets.
  • "Little House," 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., The Coterie Theatre, Level One of Crown Center, 2540 Grand Blvd., Suite 144, Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Cricket on the Hearth," 2 p.m., Theatre for Young America, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission.
  • 22nd annual "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, 2 p.m., 8 p.m., Spencer Theatre, UMKC Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Boys Choir of Harlem, 2 p.m., Yardley Hall, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
  • Christmas Candlelight Tours, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., John Wornall House Museum, 6115 Wornall Road, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Gospel Show, 7 p.m., Ottawa Municipal Auditorium, 301 S. Hickory, Ottawa.
  • Cast members of "The Christmas Schooner," from left, Colby
Sostarich, Alfred Lata, Dan Hayes and Sarah Young, will stage the
musical this weekend at Lawrence Community Theatre.

    Cast members of "The Christmas Schooner," from left, Colby Sostarich, Alfred Lata, Dan Hayes and Sarah Young, will stage the musical this weekend at Lawrence Community Theatre.

  • Live jazz, featuring Mr. Van's Jazz Band, 7 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Bichelmeyer's Steakhouse Restaurant, 427 E. Fourth St., Tonganoxie.
  • John Jervis, classically trained guitarist, 7 p.m. -9 p.m., Paradise Cafe, 725 Mass.
  • "You Never Can Tell," University Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, Kansas University.
  • "Jake's Women," 7:30 p.m., Bishop Seabury Academy, 1411 E. 1850 Road, Lawrence.
  • Branson-style country music, 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Glen's Opry, Fourth and Main streets, Tonganoxie.
  • Connie Dover, Ann Zimmerman and Friends, West Side Folk Concert, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
  • CMT Most Wanted Live Tour, featuring Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Tommy Shane Steiner, 7:30 p.m., Landon Arena, One Expocentre Drive, Topeka.
  • "Bat Boy: The Musical," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 3823 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "The Christmas Schooner," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H.
  • Andrew WK, 8 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass.
  • Cordelia Brown at the Piano, 8 p.m., The Lodge, 502 Ames St., Baldwin.
  • Billy Ebeling and The Late For Dinner Band, 8 p.m.-midnight, New Point Grille, 917 W. 44th St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Ted Rosenthal Trio featuring Lewis Nash and Peter Washington, 8:30 p.m., The Blue Room, 18th and Vine streets, Kansas City, Mo.
  • The Flops, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.
  • Karl Ramburg Trio, original jazz ; 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Paradise Cafe, 728 Mass.
  • Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • 1933 Prohibition Repeal Party, featuring Sister Mary Rotten Crotch, The Role Models, 9 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • My Three Sons, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Sky Burial, Minds Under Cover, 9 p.m., The Brick, 1727 McGee, Kansas City, Mo.
  • The Band That Saved the World, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.
  • Check Engine, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.

Sunday

  • Santa Paws Photos, noon-4 p.m., Lawrence Humane Society, 1805 E. 19th St.
  • Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art Winter Holidays Celebration, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., KU.
  • Pre-Vespers Organ Concert, 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Bales Organ Recital Hall, KU.
  • PBS Met Opera Telecast: Giuseppe Verdi's "The Troubadour" featuring Luciano Pavarotti, Eva Marton, Sherill Milnes and Dolora Zajio, 2 p.m., Topeka and Shawnee Public Library, Sheffel Room, Topeka.
  • "Little House," 2 p.m., The Coterie Theatre, Level One of Crown Center, 2540 Grand Blvd., Suite 144, Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Cricket on the Hearth," 2 p.m., Theatre for Young America, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission.
  • 22nd annual "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, 2 p.m., 7 p.m., Spencer Theatre, UMKC Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Vespers, 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU.
  • "The Christmas Schooner," 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H.
  • "Bat Boy: The Musical," 3 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 3823 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Johnson County Community Chorus, Young Singers of Overland Park, Heartland Elementary School's Jag Choir, 3 p.m., Yardley Hall, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
  • Holiday wishes benefit and silent auction for Arc of Douglas County, 4 p.m., Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa.
  • Lawrence Barn Dance, 4 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave.
  • 72nd Annual Christmas Candlelight Vespers , 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Baldwin.
  • Paul Oakenfold, Hernan Cattaneo, 8 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass.
  • Big Wu, Pseudopod, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.
  • Swing dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., with salsa and swing lessons 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Dance Academy, 1117 Mass.
  • Red Animal War, Red Fontane, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Trophy Wives, Moxie, Westport Flea Market, 9 p.m., 817 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Don Mumford and Friends, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Eighth Street Tap Room, Eighth and New Hampshire streets.

Ongoing

  • 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, Topeka Zoo, 635 S.W. Gage Blvd., Topeka.
  • "Secret Games: Wendy Ewald Collaborative Works with Children, 1969-1999," through Sunday, Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Days of the Dead," through Monday, Museum of Anthropology, Spooner Hall, KU.
  • "Wrapped Words: Handmade Books from Cuba's Ediciones Vigia," through Dec. 15, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.
  • "Beyond Oz: Children's Book Illustrations from the Region," through Dec. 15, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, 701 Beach Lane, Manhattan.
  • "Ansel Adams Photographs from the Collection," through Dec. 29, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

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