today, saturday

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” musical • 7:30 p.m. • Northlawn Studio Theatre • Hesston College • Hesston.

today, saturday

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” musical • 7:30 p.m. • Northlawn Studio Theatre • Hesston College • Hesston. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students and seniors (65 and older). Tickets also will be available at the door 30 minutes before each show, and are subject to availability. (See related article in last week’s Play section.)


Dreier Art Farm presents An Evening Concert with Lori Dreier • 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. • King Park Shelter House • Ridge Road and Lincoln Boulevard • Hesston. Suggested donation is $12 at the door. Dreier’s newly released CD, “Waiting,” will be for sale at $15. A total of 20 percent of CD sales go toward the International Justice Mission. Dreier is a graduate of Hesston High School who now resides in the Pacific Northwest. Her music is described as an easy, soulful vocal style with American/folk Texas and Kansas roots.


Open microphone night • 6 to 9 p.m. • Karen’s Kitchen • 701 N. Main St. • Newton. Everyone is invited to bring their talent with them and join in the fun or just come and listen. Dave and Candee Wright, along with Tom Myers, will start the night.

Peter Mulvey performing • 8 p.m. • Dyck Arboretum of the Plains • Hesston. To reserve tickets, call (620) 327-8127. Cost is $20 for adults and $12 children. Dessert will be served during intermission by donation. For more information, go to www.dyckarboretum/Events/Prairie Window Concert Series.

Much Love performing • 9:15 p.m. • Grover’s Bar • 423 N. Main St. • Newton.

march 2, 3

The “World Famous” Lipizzaner Stallions • 7 p.m. • Horse Exhibition Center • Hutchinson. Regular admission adult tickets are $22. For children 12 and younger and senior citizens 60 and older, regular admission tickets are $11. Tickets are available at the Kansas State Fair Office and online at

march 4

Riverpoint Church band “S.O.C.” performing • 6 to 8 p.m. • Karen’s Kitchen • 701 N. Main St. • Newton. They will play an acoustic mix of contemporary Christian music.

march 5

Bethel College Academy of Performing Arts will present Suzuki Strings performing • 3 to 4 p.m. • Karen’s Kitchen • 701 N. Main St.

area attractions

Harvey County Historical Museum and Archives, 203 N. Main St. in Newton. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays or by appointment. The museum celebrates a common history and culturally diverse community by sharing stories of the past, experiences of the present and possibilities of the future through exploration of objects, documents and photos. It is housed in the 1904 Carnegie Library building. Call 283-2221 for information. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for children ages 5 through 17 and free for children younger than 5.

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.

The Warkentin House, 211 E. First. Hours: closed through the first week of April. The home is an example of the Victorian period in American architecture and furnishings. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Kansas Register of Historic Places. Admission: $3 for adults 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.

The Carriage Factory Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St. 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.