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Archive for Thursday, August 9, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

August 9, 2007

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9 Today

Opening night: "The Ballad of Black Jack," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $7-$35, 843-2787.

Film: "Dark Command," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

Jail & Bail, a fundraiser for the March of Dimes, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Montana Mike's Steakhouse, 1015 Iowa.

Downtown Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 1020 Vt.

NAACP Lawrence Branch meeting, 6:30 p.m., gallery room at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Oread Neighborhood Association 30th anniversary celebration and meeting, 7 p.m., Castle Tea Room, 1307 Mass.

"An Evening with John Brown," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 7 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

10 Friday

Documentary: "Touched by Fire: Bleeding Kansas," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 10 a.m.-11:50 a.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

Lecture: "A Matter of Profound Wonder: The Middle-Class Marriage of Abraham and Mary Lincoln," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 7 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

Musical: "The Ballad of Black Jack," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $7-$35, 843-2787.

11 Saturday

Downtown Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-11 a.m., 824 N.H.

Red Dog Run race, a benefit for the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence, 7 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. race time, Johnny's Tavern, 401 N. Second St., $15 in advance, $18 same-day registration, 841-6854, www.bgclawrence.com.

Children's Games of the 1860s, part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 10 a.m.-noon, South Park, west side, free, 841-4109.

Midland Railway 20th-anniversary celebration, 10:45 a.m. ceremony, treks at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m., 1515 W. High St., Baldwin City

Lecture: "The U.S. Sanitary Commission in the Civil War," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, noon, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

Tour of historic Lecompton, part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 1:30 p.m., Territorial Capital Museum, 640 E. Woodson, Lecompton, free, (785) 887-6285.

Little Women Tea, part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., $10, 841-4109.

Tour of the Black Jack Battlefield, part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 4 p.m.-5 p.m., 161 E. 200 Road, Wellsville, free, 842-6478.

Territorial Dance, part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 7 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., reservation required, 841-4109.

Musical: "The Ballad of Black Jack," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $7-$35, 843-2787.

12 Sunday

Tour of historic Lecompton, part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 1:30 p.m., Territorial Capital Museum, 640 E. Woodson, Lecompton, free, (785) 887-6285.

Musical: "The Ballad of Black Jack," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., $7-$35, 843-2787.

Lecture: "Fighting beside my Brother," part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 3:30 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., free, 841-4109.

13 Monay

Douglas County Commission meeting, 8:30 a.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

"Let's Build a Mud Fort," day one, part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Lawrence Visitor Center, 402 N. Second St., register at 832-7930.

Eudora City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St.

KU Traditions Night, 8 p.m., Memorial Stadium, KU campus, 864-4250.

14 Tuesday

"Let's Build a Mud Fort," day two, part of Civil War on the Western Frontier events, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Constant Park, Fifth and Tennessee streets, register at 832-7930.

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