today, saturday

“4 Seasons” recital • 7 p.m. • Fox Theatre • downtown Newton. This is the recital of the Newton Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $7 for people 13 and older, $5 for people 4 through 12 and free for children ages 3 and younger.

saturday

“The Beatles” • 7 p.m. • Bethel College Fine Arts Center’s Krehbiel Auditorium • North Newton. The performance, featuring 22 of the Fab Four’s tunes, is put on by the Bethel College Academy of Performing Arts. Tickets are $7 for adults, $3.50 for seniors, $5 for kids 5 to 12 years old and free admission for kids younger than 5.


today, saturday

“4 Seasons” recital • 7 p.m. • Fox Theatre • downtown Newton. This is the recital of the Newton Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $7 for people 13 and older, $5 for people 4 through 12 and free for children ages 3 and younger.

saturday

“The Beatles” • 7 p.m. • Bethel College Fine Arts Center’s Krehbiel Auditorium • North Newton. The performance, featuring 22 of the Fab Four’s tunes, is put on by the Bethel College Academy of Performing Arts. Tickets are $7 for adults, $3.50 for seniors, $5 for kids 5 to 12 years old and free admission for kids younger than 5.

sunday through june 21

Women’s Association of the Wichita Symphony Symphony Showhouse-ParkStone at College HIll • Victor Place and Rutan • Wichita. The talents of dozens of designers, decorators and artists will be showcased in four brownstones open for public tour. This project involves nearly 1,000 volunteers, and several people from Newton have decorated a powder room in one of the brownstones. Advance tickets for $10 may be purchased at Waltner Wood and Wall Designs in Newton. For more information, contact Margaret Crawford at (316) 636-5542.

june 5

Bryan Adams in concert • 8 p.m. • Orpheum Performing Arts Center Ltd. • 200 N. Broadway Suite 102 • Wichita. Reserved tickets are $97.50, $67.50, $47.50. Call (316) 263-0884. Tickets available online at www.selectaseat.com, by telephone at (316) 755-7328 and at any Dillons Super Store. Bryan Adams has sold more than 65 million records, toured six continents and achieved No. 1 status in more than 40 countries.

june 6

Monthly jam session • 7 to 8:30 p.m. • Spring Lake RV Resort • two miles west of Halstead on U.S. Highway 50 at Spring Lake Road. Bring musical instruments and your singing voice.

june 11 through 14

Smoky Hill River Festival • Oakdale Park • Salina. The festival features art, entertainment, food, music and activities for children. Visit www.riverfestival.com for more information. The festival is from 6 to 10 p.m. June 11, and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 12 through 14.

june 28

Patriotic celebration of God and country • 4 p.m. • First Presbyterian Church • 900 Columbus • Newton. The program will consist of music from a program titled “God Bless the U.S.A.,” as well as other familiar patriotic songs.

area attractions

Harvey County Historical Museum, 203 E. Main St., 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 St. • 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 streets 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 streets, Newton. Free admission. Open on request. Call 284-2222. It is an example of Protestant wood frame Gothic construction.

Cobalt Gallery • 605 N. Main St. • Newton. Joseph Loganbill's paintings and Hanna Eastin's clay work are on display, with Linda Gebert's jewelry and Barbara Snyder's jewelry.

Mennonite Heritage and Agricultural Museum, 200 N. Poplar, Goessel. Admission: $3 for adults and $1.50 for children ages 7 through 12. Hours through September: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, closed Mondays and major holidays. There are eight buildings to explore: Immigrant House, Wheat Palace, Schroeder Barn, Friesen House, Krause House, Goessel Bank, South Bloomfield School and Prep School. Call (620) 367-8200 for more information.