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November 28, 2013

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Nov. 28

runLawrence Thanksgiving Day 5K, 7 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m. race, Woodlawn School, 508 Elm St.

Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign, Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

LINK Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner, 1-2:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 1000 Kentucky St.

Nov. 29

Bizarre Bazaar, 5-9 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Downtown Lawrence Holiday Lighting Ceremony and Santa Rescue, 5:30 p.m., Ninth and Massachusetts streets.

Nov. 30

Festival of Trees display, 9 a.m.-noon, Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Holiday Art Sale, 9 a.m.-noon, Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Bizarre Bazaar, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 7-10 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Dec. 1

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Salvation Army: Community Care Visits to local nursing homes, 2-4 p.m.

17th Annual Organ Vespers Benefit Concert with Dr. Tandy Reussner, organist, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vermont St.

Holiday Percussion Concert, 7:30 p.m., White Concert Hall, SW 17th St., Washburn University, Topeka.

Dec. 2

Lawrence Festival of Trees, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Canadian Brass: A Holiday Concert, 7 p.m., Helzberg Hall, The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Dec. 3

Lawrence Festival of Trees, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St.

Festival of Trees display, 1-4 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Holiday Art Sale, 1-4 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Lawrence Festival of Trees Gala Auction Party, 7:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St.

Washburn University Jazz Concert, 7:30 p.m., White Concert Hall, SW 17th St., Washburn University, Topeka.

Dec. 4

Lawrence Festival of Trees, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St.

Salvation Army Community Dinner, 1 p.m., 946 New Hampshire St.

Festival of Trees display, 1-4 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Holiday Art Sale, 1-4 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Candy Cane Hunt for ages 6 and under, 4-6 p.m., Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th St.

Topeka Symphony: Capitol Federal Holiday Concert, White Concert Hall, SW 17th St., Washburn University, Topeka.

Dec. 5

Share the Warmth Coat Distribution, 9 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m., location to be announced.

Lawrence Festival of Trees, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St.

Festival of Trees display, 1-4 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Holiday Art Sale, 1-4 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Gingerbread Festival and Auction: Live Auction Event, 7 p.m., Abe & Jake’s Landing, 8 E. Sixth St.

Dec. 6

Share the Warmth Coat Distribution, 9 a.m.-noon , location to be announced.

TubaChristmas, noon, Helzberg Hall, The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Festival of Trees display, 1-4 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Holiday Art Sale, 1-4 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Gingerbread Festival and Auction: Gingerbread Viewing, 4-6 p.m., Abe & Jake’s Landing, 8 E. Sixth St.

Buck Night, 5 p.m., Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Dr.

“Shrek,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Dr.

KU Holiday Vespers On the Road, 7:30 p.m., Yardley Hall, JCCC Carlsen Center, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

Handel’s “Messiah,” 8 p.m., Helzberg Hall, The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Dec. 7

Big Brothers Big Sisters Gingerbread Festival and Auction: Gingerbread Viewing and Photos with Santa, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Abe & Jake’s Landing, 8 E. Sixth St.

Holiday Art Sale, 9 a.m.-noon, Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Children’s Holiday Shop, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., New York Elementary School, 936 New York St.

Horse Hullabaloo, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Watkins Museum of History, 1047 Massachusetts St.

Holiday Extravaganza Arts & Crafts Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Douglas County Fairgrounds Bldg. 21, 2110 Harper St.

Silent Auction, Festival of Trees, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Midland Railway Santa Claus Express, departing 10 a.m., Midland Railway Depot, 1515 High St., Baldwin City.

Jayhawk Audubon Society Holiday Bird Seed, Book & Feeder Sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vermont St.

LOLA Giant, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

20th Annual Lawrence Art Guild Holiday Art Fair, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Arts-Based Preschool Annual Cookie Sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. or until cookies are gone, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade, 11 a.m., Massachusetts St., Downtown Lawrence.

Festival of Nativities, noon-4 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, 245 N. 4th St. (4th and Elm), North Lawrence.

Children’s Gingerbread House Party, 12:30-2 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City. (Must preregister by Nov. 30.)

Midland Railway Santa Claus Express, departing 1 p.m., Midland Railway Depot, 1515 High St., Baldwin City.

Winter Music Series concert, 1 p.m., Watkins Museum of History, 1047 Massachusetts St.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Santa at Douglas County Bank, 10 a.m.-noon, 9th and Kentucky branch.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 2 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Midland Railway Santa Claus Express, departing 3 p.m., Midland Railway Depot, 1515 High St., Baldwin City.

Children’s Gingerbread House Party, 3-4:30 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City. (Must preregister by Nov. 30.)

Festival of Lights Parade, 5-8 p.m., Eighth and High Streets, Baldwin City.

25th Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols, 7 p.m. (6:30 p.m. prelude music), St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center, 1631 Crescent Rd.

Rezound Handbell Ensemble: Christmas Celebration Concert, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vermont St.

“Shrek,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Dr.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 7:30 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Handel’s “Messiah,” 8 p.m., Helzberg Hall, The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Dec. 8

Holiday Bake Sale, 8 a.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vermont St.

Chancel Choir: “Messe de Minuit pour Noel” by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, 9:30 a.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vermont St.

Midland Railway Santa Claus Express, departing 10 a.m., Midland Railway Depot, 1515 High St., Baldwin City.

LOLA Giant, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Festival of Nativities, noon-4 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, 245 N. 4th St. (4th and Elm), North Lawrence.

Holiday Homes Tour, a benefit for Health Care Access, noon-5 p.m., at various homes around Lawrence.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Gingerbread Festival and Auction: Gingerbread Viewing, noon-5 p.m., Abe & Jake’s Landing, 8 E. Sixth St.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 1 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Midland Railway Santa Claus Express, departing 1 p.m., Midland Railway Depot, 1515 High St., Baldwin City.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Pre-Holiday Vespers, 1:30 p.m., Bales Organ Recital Hall, 1600 Stewart Dr.

Vespers, 2 p.m., Rice Auditorium, 404 Eighth St., Baldwin City.

Handel’s “Messiah,” 2 p.m., Helzberg Hall, The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

“Shrek,” 2:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Dr.

89th Annual KU Holiday Vespers, 2:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Dr.

Midland Railway Santa Claus Express, departing 3 p.m., Midland Railway Depot, 1515 High St., Baldwin City.

Vespers, 5 p.m., Rice Auditorium, 404 Eighth St., Baldwin City.

Pre-Holiday Vespers, 6:30 p.m., Bales Organ Recital Hall, 1600 Stewart Dr.

89th Annual KU Holiday Vespers, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Dr.

Dec. 9

TubaChristmas, noon, Helzberg Hall, The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Dec. 10

Holiday Art Sale, 1-4 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Christmas with Kelley Hunt and the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra, 7 p.m.,

Helzberg Hall, The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Dec. 11

Holiday Art Sale, 1-4 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Kansas City Symphony’s Classics Uncorked: “Winter’s Gift,” 7 p.m., Helzberg Hall, The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Dec. 12

Salvation Army’s Christmas Joy Shop, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.

Holiday Art Sale, 1-4 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

“Shrek,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Dr.

KU Jazz Vespers, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center,

Dec. 13

Salvation Army Christmas Joy Shop, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.

Holiday Art Sale, 1-4 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

A Kansas Nutcracker, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Turtle Island Quartet with guest vocalist Tierney Sutton: Solstice

Celebration “The Festival of Lights,” Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Dr.

“Shrek,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Dr.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 7:30 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

The Texas Tenors with the Kansas City Symphony, 8 p.m., Helzberg Hall, The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Dec. 14

Breakfast with Santa, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Community Building, 115 W. 11th St.

Holiday Art Sale, 9 a.m.-noon, Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Lawrence Farmers Holiday Market, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Lawrence Holiday Inn, 200 McDonald Dr.

Midland Railway Santa Claus Express, departing 10 a.m., Midland Railway Depot, 1515 High St., Baldwin City.

Festival of Nativities, noon-4 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, 245 N. 4th St. (4th and Elm), North Lawrence.

Midland Railway Santa Claus Express, departing 1 p.m., Midland Railway Depot, 1515 High St., Baldwin City.

Winter Music Series concert, 1 p.m., Watkins Museum of History, 1047 Massachusetts St.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 2 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Christmas Tea, 2 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City. (Reservations required.)

Midland Railway Santa Claus Express, departing 3 p.m., Midland Railway Depot, 1515 High St., Baldwin City.

A Kansas Nutcracker, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Lawrence Civic Choir Winter Concert, 7:30 p.m., Free Methodist Church, 3001 Lawrence Ave.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 7:30 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

“Shrek,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Dr.

KPR’s Big Band Christmas Concert with the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra and singer Ron Gutierrez, 8 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St.

Dec. 15

Midland Railway Santa Claus Express, departing 10 a.m., Midland Railway Depot, 1515 High St., Baldwin City.

Salvation Army’s Children’s Christmas Program, 10:45 a.m., Salvation Army Chapel/Gymnasium, 946 New Hampshire St.

Voices in Praise Christmas Carolers, Julie Alley, director, 10:45 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vermont St.

Santa Splash, noon-1 p.m., Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Dr.

Festival of Nativities, noon-4 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, 245 N. 4th St. (4th and Elm), North Lawrence.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 1 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Midland Railway Santa Claus Express, departing 1 p.m., Midland Railway Depot, 1515 High St., Baldwin City.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

A Kansas Nutcracker, 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

“Shrek,” 2:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Dr.

Midland Railway Santa Claus Express, departing 3 p.m., Midland Railway Depot, 1515 High St., Baldwin City.

Concert: Fine Arts Chorale of Kansas City, 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vermont St.

William Baker Festival Singers: 16th Annual Candlelight, Carols & Cathedral, 3 p.m., Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 416 W. 12th St., Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 5 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Dec. 16

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Topeka Festival Singers: “Make We Merry,” 7:30 p.m., White Concert Hall, SW 17th St., Washburn University, Topeka.

Dec. 17

Holiday Art Sale, 1-4 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Larry Carter Concert: Forest Green - The Winter Concert, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Dec. 18

Holiday Art Sale, 1-4 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Red Dog Days Jingle Jog, 6 p.m., meet behind Kizer Cummings Jewelry, 833 Massachusetts St.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 7:30 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Dec. 19

Salvation Army Adopt-A-Family gift distribution, 9 a.m.-noon, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.

Holiday Art Sale, 1-4 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Kansas City Symphony Christmas Festival, 7 p.m., Helzberg Hall, The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 7:30 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Dec. 20

Holiday Art Sale, 1-4 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Bromelsick Christmas Party, 7 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Dr.

A Kansas Nutcracker, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

“Shrek,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Dr.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 7:30 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

William Baker Festival Singers: 16th Annual Candlelight, Carols & Cathedral, 8 p.m., Grace and Holy Trinity Church, 415 W. 13th St., Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas City Symphony Christmas Festival, 8 p.m., Helzberg Hall, The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Dec. 21

Holiday Art Sale, 9 a.m.-noon, Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

Festival of Nativities, noon-4 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, 245 N. 4th St. (4th and Elm), North Lawrence.

Winter Music Series concert, 1 p.m., Watkins Museum of History, 1047 Massachusetts St.

Kansas City Symphony Christmas Festival, 1 p.m., Helzberg Hall, The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 2 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

A Kansas Nutcracker, 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

A Kansas Nutcracker, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

“Shrek,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Dr.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 7:30 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas City Symphony Christmas Festival, 8 p.m., Helzberg Hall, The

Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Dec. 22

Festival of Nativities, noon-4 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, 245 N. 4th St. (4th and Elm), North Lawrence.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 1 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

A Kansas Nutcracker, 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Kansas City Symphony Christmas Festival, 2:30 p.m., Helzberg Hall, The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

“Shrek,” 2:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Dr.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra, 3 p.m., Sprint Center , 1407 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 5 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas City Symphony Christmas Festival, 7 p.m., Helzberg Hall, The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Sprint Center, 1407 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

Dec. 23

Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 2 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Spire Chamber Ensemble and Baroque Orchestra, Handel’s “Messiah,” 7 p.m., Helzberg Hall, The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 7:30 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Dec. 24

Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign ends at noon today.

Kansas City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” 1 p.m., The Kauffman Center, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Dec. 25

Lawrence Christmas Dinner Committee's Community Christmas Dinner, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vermont St.

Dec. 28

Festival of Nativities, noon-4 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, 245 N. 4th St. (4th and Elm), North Lawrence.

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