today through tuesdayHarvey County Fair Most events at the Harvey County Fairgrounds First and Grandview Newton.
today through tuesdayHarvey County Fair Most events at the Harvey County Fairgrounds First and Grandview Newton. Highlights include rodeo at 8 p.m. today and Saturday, pedal pull at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Kids Ag Fest from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, parade at 6 p.m. Saturday in downtown Newton, Demolition Derby at 6:30 p.m. Sunday and 4-H Livestock and Champion 4-H Food Auction at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. There is no cost to attend the fair, but some events charge an admission price.todayAnnual Community Fish Fry 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Hesston Area Senior Center Hesston. Served will be fish, fried potatoes, cole slaw, baked beans, bread, tea and orange drink. A free-will offering will be taken. Proceeds help update the kitchen wiring.Sound of the Heartland concert 8 p.m. Trinity Heights United Methodist Church 12th and Boyd Newton. They perform four-part acappella harmony. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call Sue Moore at (316) 772-9348.aug. 14Brenda Lee performing 8 p.m. The Orpheum 200 N. Broadway Suite 102 Wichita. aug. 21Earth, Wind and Fire, and Chicago in concert 7:30 p.m. Hartman Arena 77th Street and Interstate 135 Park City. Tickets are available at www.stage1tickets.com, at the box office and Park City Leekers.area attractionsHarvey 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.The Warkentin House, 211 E. First St. Hours through Aug. 30: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays; closed Mondays. The home, built between 1886 and 1887, is an example of the Victorian period in American architecture and furnishings. This Victorian house offers the visitor a glimpse into the way the Warkentins lived, since 80 percent of the original furnishings remain. 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. Call (620) 367-8200 for more information.