1. See the film
The KIPCOR Film Series continues with "Dawnland" at 3 p.m. Nov. 17 in Luyken Fine Arts Center at Bethel College in North Newton.
The film is about the forced removal of Native American children from their homes and the historic investigation that followed. The screening is free and open to the public and will be followed by an audience discussion led by Dan Wildcat, professor of Indigenous and American Indian Studies at Haskell Indian Nations University.
2. Have some 'Oysters'
The annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Feed will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 16 at Walton Rural Life Center. Menu includes fresh sliced and fried Rocky Mountain Oysters or choice of hamburger or hot dog, home cut French fries, baked beans, garlic bread, tea and water. Event also includes country music and a hog raffle. Proceeds support classroom and school needs.
The Newton American Legion will host a nut fry from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 16 at the post home, 400 Spencer. Admission is $15 for adults for an all-you-can eat meal. Chicken strips will also be served.
3. Check the market
The 32nd annual Christmas Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 16 at Newton Recreation Center. Craft and other vendors will sell unique and handmade items. Door prizes will be given throughout the day. Admission to the bazaar is free.
4. Sip and shop
Newton Nitros Swim Club will host its annual Ladies Night Sip & Shop from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 14 at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth. Sip wine while shopping for local handmade items and home-owned business items. Raffle prizes, chair massages and music. Admission is free.
5. Take in some live music
There are two live music shows in Newton on Nov. 16. Dangie will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. at Moxie Bar & Grill, 1420 Old Main, while Ricky Fugitt will perform at 9 p.m. at Jay's Place, 202 N. Main.