Wade Bowen • 8 p.m. • The Cotillion • 11120 W. Kellogg • Wichita.


Wade Bowen • 8 p.m. • The Cotillion • 11120 W. Kellogg • Wichita. Special guests are the Bart Crow Band. Advance tickets are $15 at Select-a-Seat, The Cotillion, House of Sight and Sound in Salina and employee clubs. For more information or to charge tickets by phone, call (316) 722-4201 or log on to

jan. 8

Elvis’ birthday celebration • 6 p.m. • Marion Senior Center • 309 S. Third • Marion. There will be a light meal available for a donation. Marc Baker of Wichita will perform the music and moves identified with Elvis.

jan. 14

Dr. Francis Allen to be honored • 5 to 8 p.m. • Carriage Factory Gallery • 128 E. Sixth St. • Newton. Allen was a pioneer woman physician in the community and a driving force in establishing Carriage Factory Gallery. The gallery has a collection of her paintings that will be for show and sale at the reception.

feb. 4

Joan Rivers • 8 p.m. • Orpheum Performing Arts Centre Ltd. • 200 W. Broadway • Suite 102 • Wichita. Reserved tickets are $100 (meet and greet), $68, $55, $35 and $22. Call (316) 263-0884 for more information.

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.

The Warkentin House, 211 E. First St. 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. This Victorian house offers the visitor a glimpse into the way the Warkentins lived.

since 80 percent of the original furnishings remain.

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.