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Archive for Sunday, November 27, 2005

Upcoming holiday events

November 27, 2005

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Nov. 27

Memory service, 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt. Come decorate a tree with ornaments in memory or honor of a loved one, relative or friend.

Nov. 28

Festival of Trees display, benefits The Shelter Inc., 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., admission $2 for adults.

Nov. 29

Festival of Trees display, benefits The Shelter Inc., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., admission $2 for adults.

Festival of Trees auction, doors open at 7 p.m., auction starts at 8 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass.

Nov. 30

Festival of Trees display, benefits The Shelter Inc., 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., admission $2 for adults.

Student Activities Council Christmas tree lighting, 7 p.m., outside Baker University's Osborne Chapel.

Kansas University Jazz Vespers, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive. Tickets are $10-$12.50.

Dec. 1

Festival of Trees display, benefits The Shelter Inc., 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., admission $2 for adults.

Holiday buying seminar, with Ron King of American Family Insurance, Jeff's Audio Video and Doctor Dave, on best technology gifts and avoiding scams, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., Ron King Agency, 3010 Four Wheel Drive, 841-8008.

Dec. 2

Gingerbread House Auction viewing, benefiting Big Brothers/Big Sisters, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., the Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass.

"The Snow Queen," performed by the KU Theatre for Young People, 1 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, $10, 864-3982.

Bethlehem Walk, with the Ottawa Bible Church, 5:45 p.m.-9 p.m. Park at the sales barn at 3619 N. Highway 59 north of Ottawa for the bus ride. Free admission; donations are accepted. See www.ottawabiblechurch.org/bethlehem.htm or call (785) 242-8313.

Live Christmas piano music by Laurel Fisher, 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass.

Dec. 3

Gingerbread House Auction viewing, benefiting Big Brothers/Big Sisters, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., the Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass.

Fair Trade Fair, part of Lutheran World Relief and SERRV International's A Greater Gift program, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H., 843-4150.

"The Snow Queen," performed by the KU Theatre for Young People, 10 a.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, $10, 864-3982.

Holiday Art Fair, sponsored by the Lawrence Art Guild, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., with wine and cheese reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

Holiday buying seminar, with Ron King of American Family Insurance, Jeff's Audio Video and Doctor Dave, on best technology gifts and avoiding scams, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Ron King Agency, 3010 Four Wheel Drive, 841-8008.

Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas parade, 11 a.m., starting at Seventh and Massachusetts streets in downtown Lawrence. More than 100 entries have been accepted. CornerBank is the chief sponsor.

Festival of the Nativities, noon-4 p.m., featuring over 300 nativities from around the world, with music, refreshments and crafts. Centenary United Methodist Church, Fourth and Elm streets. Donations are welcomed.

Bethlehem Walk, with the Ottawa Bible Church, 5:45 p.m.-9 p.m. Park at the sales barn at 3619 N. Highway 59 north of Ottawa for the bus ride. Free admission; donations are accepted. See www.ottawabiblechurch. org/bethlehem.htm or call (785) 242-8313.

Dec. 4

United Methodist Men's Pancake Feed, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 946 Vt. Proceeds benefit the Adopt-A-Family Ministry.

Festival of the Nativities, noon-4 p.m., featuring over 300 nativities from around the world, with music, refreshments and crafts. Centenary United Methodist Church, Fourth and Elm streets. Donations are welcomed.

Gingerbread House Auction viewing, benefiting Big Brothers/Big Sisters, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., the Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass.

"The Snow Queen," performed by the KU Theatre for Young People, 2:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, $10, 864-3982.

KU Vespers, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., the Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, $10-$12.50.

Holiday Homes Tour, benefiting the Health Care Access Clinic, 3 p.m.-8 p.m., see www.healthcareaccess.com or call 841-5760 for tickets and locations.

Baker University Vespers, 75th anniversary, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Eighth and Grove streets, Baldwin. Free admission.

Bethlehem Walk, with the Ottawa Bible Church, 5:45 p.m.-9 p.m. Park at the sales barn at 3619 N. Highway 59 north of Ottawa for the bus ride. Free admission; donations are accepted. See www. ottawabiblechurch.org/bethlehem.htm or call (785) 242-8313.

Lighted Holiday Parade, downtown Baldwin, 6 p.m., downtown square, 594-3244.

Art 'n' Soul, presentation of visual art and Scripture with Advent and Christmas themes, 6:30 p.m., service of Compile follows, Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H., freewill offering accepted, 843-4150.

Dec. 5

"The Snow Queen," performed by the KU Theatre for Young People, 1 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, $10, 864-3982.

Gingerbread House Auction viewing, benefiting Big Brothers/Big Sisters, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., the Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass.

Dec. 6

Gingerbread House Auction viewing, benefiting Big Brothers/Big Sisters, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., the Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass.

"The Snow Queen," performed by the KU Theatre for Young People, 1 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, $10, 864-3982.

Dec. 7

"The Snow Queen," performed by the KU Theatre for Young People, 1 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, $10, 864-3982.

The Lawrence Apple User's Group 2.0 will be having a meeting titled "Holiday Buyer's Guide," 7 p.m., at Signs of Life Bookstore, 722 Mass. Local Apple experts will show you all the cool Macintosh and iPod products to buy this holiday season. Free admission, see http:// www.laugks.org for more information.

Gingerbread House live auction, benefiting Big Brothers/Big Sisters, 7 p.m., the Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass.

Dec. 8

"The Snow Queen," performed by the KU Theatre for Young People, 1 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, $10, 864-3982.

Dec. 9

Vintage holiday shop, with Angela Conrad of My Father's Daughter, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., 1754 E. 1200 Road (about 1 mile north of Sixth Street on Kasold Drive), 832-2835.

"A Kansas Nutcracker," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Tickets are $11-$16, 843-2787.

"Carols at Christmas," by the Lawrence Women's Chorale, 8 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt. Admission is $5-$6. For more information, call 832-0080.

Dec. 10

Holiday Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 2206 E. 23rd St.

Children's Holiday Shop, gifts $1-$5 for the family, with face painting, Baby Jay and holiday songs, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

Cookie Walk, with homemade cookies and candles sold by the pound, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H., 843-4150.

Vintage holiday shop, with Angela Conrad of My Father's Daughter, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 1754 E. 1200 Road (about 1 mile north of Sixth Street on Kasold Drive), 832-2835.

Festival of the Nativities, noon-4 p.m., featuring over 300 nativities from around the world, with music, refreshments and crafts. Centenary United Methodist Church, Fourth and Elm streets. Donations are welcomed.

Live Christmas piano music by Laurel Fisher, 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass.

Lawrence Civic Choir Holiday Concert, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt.

"A Kansas Nutcracker," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Tickets are $11-$16, 843-2787.

Dec. 11

Festival of Lessons and Carols, 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H., 843-4150.

Festival of the Nativities, noon-4 p.m., featuring over 300 nativities from around the world, with music, refreshments and crafts. Centenary United Methodist Church, Fourth and Elm streets. Donations are welcomed.

"A Kansas Nutcracker," 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Tickets are $11-$16, 843-2787.

Soup/chili dinner and silent auction, 6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church's Brady Hall, 946 Vt. See the Children's Ministries Christmas Pageant. Winners will be announced during a dessert buffet.

Advent and Christmas Choral Service, 7 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt.

"The Christmas Story," a Baker University faculty recital presented by Susan Buehler, assistant professor of music, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Eighth and Grove streets, Baldwin.

Dec. 16

Vintage holiday shop, with Angela Conrad of My Father's Daughter, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., 1754 E. 1200 Road (about 1 mile north of Sixth Street on Kasold Drive), 832-2835.

"A Kansas Nutcracker," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Tickets are $11-$16, 843-2787.

Dec. 17

Corpus Christi Catholic Church Cookie and Candle Walk, 9 a.m. at the church, 6001 Bob Billings Parkway, $8 per pound.

Vintage holiday shop, with Angela Conrad of My Father's Daughter, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 1754 E. 1200 Road (about 1 mile north of Sixth Street on Kasold Drive), 832-2835.

Festival of the Nativities, noon-4 p.m., featuring over 300 nativities from around the world, with music, refreshments and crafts. Centenary United Methodist Church, Fourth and Elm streets. Donations are welcomed.

Pawsh Wash Santa and pet photos, noon-6 p.m., Pawsh Wash, 1520 Wakarusa Drive, Suite C, 856-7297.

"A Kansas Nutcracker," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Tickets are $11-$16, 843-2787.

Dec. 18

Bethlehem Days, 9:45 a.m., Fellowship Hall, Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H. Admission: Please bring baby item for Mother-to-Mother program, 843-4150.

Children's Christmas program, 10:30 a.m., Calvary Temple Assembly of God, 606 W. 29th Street Terrace.

Festival of the Nativities, noon-4 p.m., featuring over 300 nativities from around the world, with music, refreshments and crafts. Centenary United Methodist Church, Fourth and Elm streets. Donations are welcomed.

Potluck dinner followed by children's Christmas program, 12:15 p.m., Sanctuary, Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H., 843-4150.

"A Kansas Nutcracker," 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Tickets are $11-$16, 843-2787.

"The Best Gift Ever is the Best Defense Ever," by Calvary Church of God in Christ, 6 p.m., free admission, 646 Ala., 843-8913.

Adult Christmas program, 6:30 p.m., Calvary Temple Assembly of God, 606 W. 29th Street Terrace.

Dec. 24

First United Methodist Church, Christmas Eve services, 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., 946 Vt. Also at Hereford House, 4931 W. Sixth St., 5 p.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church Christmas Eve services, 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 11 p.m., with nursery provided at the first two times, 1245 N.H., 843-4150.

St. Margaret's Episcopal Church services: 5:30 p.m. Children's Christmas pageant, 8 p.m. contemporary service, 10 p.m. Prelude of Carols, 10:30 p.m. traditional lessons and carols with communion, 5700 W. Sixth St.

Dec. 25

St. Margaret's Episcopal Church Christmas Day service, 11 a.m., 5700 W. Sixth St.

Trinity Lutheran Church Christmas Day service, 11 a.m., 1245 N.H., 843-4150.

Dec. 31

Corpus Christi Knights of Columbus New Year's Eve party, from after Mass to midnight. A dinner and dance are planned, with a pizza party, games and babysitting for the kids.

Jan. 1

St. Margaret's Episcopal Church New Year's Day services: 7:45 a.m. principal service, 9 a.m. contemporary service, 10:45 a.m. with choir and hymns, 5:30 p.m. service, all with communion, 5700 W. Sixth St.

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