Bake sale • 9 a.m. • Salvation Army parking lot • Newton.


Bake sale • 9 a.m. • Salvation Army parking lot • Newton. For sale will be baked goods and soup. The event is conducted by the Eagles Auxiliary to benefit the Heart to Heart Child Advocacy Center.

dec. 5 and 6

“Quiltmaker’s Gift” dinner theater • 7 p.m. • Salem United Methodist Church • Newton. The theater is presented by Newton Community Theatre and the Harvey County Homeless Shelter. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by calling Christa Jahay or Darla Morris at Regier Construction Inc. at 283-3729 or by e-mail at Reservations are needed by Dec. 1.

dec. 6

Kidron Bethel Village Christmas Gift Market • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. • Kidron Bethel Village Menno Hall • 3001 Ivy Drive • North Newton. Arts, crafts and food gifts will be sold.

Five Places of Christmas • hours for most places are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the exception of Carriage Factory Gallery, which will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Other places on the Five Places of Christmas are Warkentin House, Bethel College Administration Building, Kauffman Museum and Harvey County Historical Museum.

dec. 7

Krista Detor in concert • 4:30 p.m. • Dyck Arboretum in Hesston with luminary walk. Tickets are $17. Call (620) 345-2733 or e-mail This is part of the Old Settlers Inn concert series.

dec. 14

Harmonies in Holiday Homes Tour • 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. • four Newton homes. There are two tour times. Homes include Warkentin House, 211 E. First; Frank and Kathy Stucky, 721 Bobtail Court; Barth and Betty Hague, 309 E. Fourth; and Doug and Janet Ingmire, 635 Westchester Lane. Tickets are $12.50 and are available at Ten Thousand Villages, 625 N. Main St. in Newton, or by calling Anita Bohn at 283-6075. The tour benefits the Charles Olson Memorial Instrumental Music Scholarship Fund.

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. For information, call 283-3113 or 283-0812. 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.