Live music • 8 to 10 p.m.• Pages Books and Coffee • 605 N. Main St. • Newton. Pages has live music every Friday night.


Live music • 8 to 10 p.m.• Pages Books and Coffee • 605 N. Main St. • Newton. Pages has live music every Friday night.


16th-Annual Halloween Safe Walk • 5 to 6:30 p.m. • 500, 600 and 700 blocks of North Main Street • Newton. Local businesses will hand out candy.

Historic Hauntings program • 6 and 9 p.m. • Old Cowtown Museum • 1865 W. Museum Blvd. • Wichita. Geared toward mature audiences. Tickets are $15 and are available at The program includes evidence presented by the Wichita Paranormal Research Society of paranormal activity at Old Cowtown Museum with a video presentation including audio and video footage. Guests also will be given guided tours inside buildings selected by WPRS. There will be a question-and-answer session.

Showing of “Poltergeist” • 7 p.m. • Orpheum Performing Arts Center Ltd. • 200 N. Broadway, Suite 102 • Wichita. Tickets are $5 at the door and $4 for senior citizens, military and students. The film was made in 1982 and stars Craig T. Nelson and JoBeth Williams.

Vienna Boys Choir • 7 p.m. • McPherson Opera House Co. • McPherson. The Vienna Boys Choir started in 1498. Tickets may be purchased online at, at the box office at 219 S. Main St. in McPherson or by calling (620) 241-1952.

saturday and sunday

Hay, Hooves and Halloween • 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 30 and noon to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 31 • Old Cowtown Museum • 1865 W. Museum Blvd. • Wichita. Bring children either in or out of costume for trick-or-treating and general Halloween fun. There will be games, pumpkin drawing, face painting, spooky stories in the mortuary and re-enactment of the “Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” Regular admission rates apply.

nov. 5

“The Cultured Chuckle,” a night of “Saturday Night Live” skits • 7 to 9 p.m. • Karen’s Kitchen • 701 N. Main St. • Newton. Call 804-4573 or 772-2140 or go by Karen’s Kitchen to sign up. Prizes will be awarded. Imitate your favorite “Saturday Night Live” skits.

nov. 20

Holiday Shopping Party • 1 to 5 p.m. • Furley Co-op basement • Furley. Vendors will be local and from out of town. Featured are quilted items, a massage booth, Avon, handmade glass jewelry, children’s books, handmade fleece items and the Furley United Methodist Church bake sale.

dec. 15

Trans-Siberian Orchestra • 8 p.m. • INTRUST Bank Arena • Wichita. Ticket prices start at $25 and may be purchased at or by calling (316) 755-SEAT.

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 and 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: $4 adults, $2 for youth ages 6 through 16 years.

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

The Warkentin House, 211 E. First. Hours: 1 to 4:30 p.m. every day except Mondays. The home 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.