june 8

“Pipes Plus” Newton Mid Kansas Symphony Orchestra Summer Music • 3 p.m. • Trinity Heights United Methodist Church • 1200 Boyd • Newton.


june 8

“Pipes Plus” Newton Mid Kansas Symphony Orchestra Summer Music • 3 p.m. • Trinity Heights United Methodist Church • 1200 Boyd • Newton. This second season for the renamed chamber music concert (former Harvey Festival) showcases the recently installed organ and new sanctuary at the church.Tickets: all seats $15/$12.50 advance available at Ten Thousand Villages in Newton. For information, call 283-0814 or in Wichita (316) 218-0367.

june 13

The Kingston Trio • 8 p.m. • Orpheum Performing Arts Centre Ltd. • 200 N. Broadway • Suite 102 • Wichita. Tickets are $80 (meet and greet), $65 (orchestra), $50 (rear auditorium), $40.50 (mezzanine) and $30 (balcony) through all Select-A-Seat outlets, Dillons Super Stores, by calling (316) 755-SEAT or online at www.selectaseat.com.

june 22

Container Water Gardens • 1 to 3 p.m. • Botanica, The Wichita Gardens • 701 Amidon • Wichita. Learn how to put together a small water garden for your deck or patio in this workshop with Mike Kandt. Participants will learn about a wide variety of aquatic plants and how to care for them. Each participant will take home a container and several starter plants. The fee is $50 or $40 for Botanica members. To register, call Diana Jones at (316) 264-0448.

area attractions

Harvey County Historical Museum, 203 E. Main, Newton. Regular hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays or by appointment. Admission: $3 adults, $2 for youth ages 5 through 17, $10 family.

The Carriage Factory Gallery, 128 E. Sixth • Newton. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and by appointment only Sundays. Admission: free.

Call 284-2749 for information.

Kauffman Museum, 27th and North Main in North Newton. Regular hours: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission: $3 adults, $1.50 for youth ages 6 through 16 years.

1877 Meeting House, East 12th and Logan, Newton. Free admission. Open on request. Call 284-2222. It is an example of Protestant wood frame Gothic construction.

The Warkentin House, 211 E. First. Hours: 1 to 4:30 p.m. weekends. The home, built between 1886 and 1887, is an example of the Victorian period in American architecture and furnishings. For information, call 283-3113 or 283-0812. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Kansas Register of Historic Places. Admission: $3 or $1.50 for children ages 5 through 12 years. Children younger than 5 years old are admitted free. For information, call 283-3113 or 283-0812.