Endless Summer Luminary Walk • 9 to 10:30 p.m. • Dyck Arboretum of the Plains • Hesston.


Endless Summer Luminary Walk • 9 to 10:30 p.m. • Dyck Arboretum of the Plains • Hesston. The events features food along the path, woodcarver John Buckner, Teter Farms with goat milk soap and Voices of the Prairie Sculptures by Conrad Snider. The cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students, $2.50 for children and free for children 4 and younger.

saturday, sunday

“Going Broadway!” • 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday • Krehbiel Auditorium in the Bethel College Fine Arts Center • North Newton. Tickets will be available at the door at $5 for students, $8 for adults and free for children 3 and younger. Pieces from musicals will be performed by the Bethel College Academy of Performing Arts music and dance students.

june 5

Concert and dinner to benefit Walton Rural Life Center • elementary school’s barn • Walton. Food will be served from 5:30 to 7 p.m. with the concert by Larry Thompson and the Big Buckle Band from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and include a complete barbecue meal. Lauren Thompson, 9, will perform with the group. For more information, call Walton Rural Life Center at (866) 837-3161.

june 10 through 13

2010 Smoky Hill River Festival • Oakdale Park • Salina. The festival features entertainment, food, art and activities for children. Festival buttons are $10 each or $15 at the gate. Children 11 and younger are admitted free. For more information, visit

area attractions

Harvey County Historical Museum, 203 E. Main St., Newton. Regular hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays or by appointment. Admission: $3 adults, $2 for youth ages 5 through 17, free for children 4 and younger, and $10 family rate (two parents or grandparents and their children/grandchildren younger than 18).

The Carriage Factory Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St. • Newton. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 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.

Cobalt Gallery, 605 N. Main St. • Newton. Hours: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, call 283-3002.

There is no cost to visit the gallery. Artwork of Ian Gingerich-Gaylord is on display.

Kansas Sports Museum • Chisholm Trail Center • exit 28 at Interstate 135 • Newton. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 pm. Mondays through Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

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.

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.