saturday

“Up the Beaten Path: Following the Chisholm Trail 1867-1872” exhibit opens • 1 p.m. • Harvey County Historical Museum • 203 N. Main • Newton. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for youth ages 5 through 17. Call 283-2221.

Music jam • 9:30 to 11 a.m. • Pages Books and Coffee, downtown Newton.


saturday

“Up the Beaten Path: Following the Chisholm Trail 1867-1872” exhibit opens • 1 p.m. • Harvey County Historical Museum • 203 N. Main • Newton. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for youth ages 5 through 17. Call 283-2221.

Music jam • 9:30 to 11 a.m. • Pages Books and Coffee, downtown Newton. Bring instruments and voices to join Jesse Graber.

wednesday through sunday

Chisholm Trail Festival • Various locations in Newton but mostly in Athletic Park. Highlights include a 10:30 a.m. parade from First Street, onto Meridian and then right on Fifth, where the parade ends; a 7 p.m. Wednesday jazz concert in the park; Stampede in the Sky fireworks at 10 p.m. Friday in the park; and Ricochet performing at 8 p.m. Saturday in the park. Tickets to Ricochet are $12 in advance or $15 Saturday in the park. Advance tickets are available at The Newton Kansan, 128 E. Sixth; Chisholm Trail Country Store; Graber’s Hardware; and Conoco One Stop on 12th Street.

august 13

The Black Crowes • 8 p.m. • The Cotillion • 11120 W. Kellogg • Wichita. Tickets are $35 in advance or $38 the day of the show. Tickets went on sale May 31. Visit www.thecotillion.com.

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. Tuesdays through Sundays; closed Mondays. Through July 13, the home is featuring a wedding dress display. 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.