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Sunday Afternoon at the Museum

Kauffman Museum

Kauffman Museum

Sunday April 19, 2015, 3:00pm

Sunday April 19, 2015

Dr. Robert E. Weems, Jr., Willard W. Garvey Distinguished Professor of Business History at Wichita State University will speak on "Defining the 'Other': A History of Racial Stereotypes."

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Barnaby Bright, Prairie Window Concert Series

Dyck Arboretum of the Plains

Dyck Arboretum of the Plains

Sunday April 19, 2015, 4:00pm

Sunday April 19, 2015

“Barnaby Bright has a graceful, uplifting energy reminiscent of the Indigo Girls, but also have a virtuosity that is extremely unique. ” -Steve Morse, former critic at the Boston Globe, Billboard Magazine & Rolling Stone Learn more about Barnaby Bright at http://www.barnabybright.com/home Single-concert tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children 18 and under; Dyck Arboretum members receive a 10 percent discount – $18/$9. Presented by Dyck Arboretum of the Plains and the Prairie Window Concert Series For tickets call Dyck Arboretum: (620) 327-8127

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Art and Music in the Heart of Newton

Newton Area Chamber of Commerce

Newton, KS

Thursday April 23, 2015, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Thursday April 23, 2015

Come and enjoy local musical talent and art in the heart of Newton Kansas. Maps are still to come for you to know where and when different artists and musical groups will be performing. For anymore information on this event, please contact the Chamber at: (316) 283-2560

Newton Area Arts Spring into the Arts
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Art & Music in the Heart of Newton

Carriage Factory Gallery

Carriage Factory Gallery

Thursday April 23, 2015, 6:00pm

Thursday April 23, 2015

Music with Dave Schimming and the One Mule Band. Mezzanine Gallery opening features student artwork. Refreshments served. Come, listen, look, visit, eat, enjoy!

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Barn Quilt Painting Workshop

Carriage Factory Gallery

Carriage Factory Gallery

Saturday April 25, 2015, 10:00am to 5:00pm

Saturday April 25, 2015

Paint a barn quilt, suitable for outdoor display. $50, all supplies included, 2 ft square boards (other sizes available, inquire about price). Instructor Sandy Heyman will bring a book of patterns. Wear old clothes! Contact the gallery for reservations, space is limited.

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Prairiestock Local Music Festival

Dyck Arboretum of the Plains

Dyck Arboretum of the Plains

Saturday April 25, 2015, 10:00am to 7:00pm

Saturday April 25, 2015

Prairiestock is an all-day local music festival on the prairie! Bring your lawn chair or blanket, dine on tasty food from BS Sandwich Press and take in a lovely spring day at the arboretum. (Worried about the weather? Never fear. In case of rain, the festivities will be held in the Prairie Pavilion, with it’s two full walls of windows – next best thing to being outside.) SCHEDULE: 10 a.m. Thor Bonner – Acoustic Guitar 11 a.m. Barry Jones – Folk/Americana/Singer-songwriter Noon Jammin’ Biscuits – Bluegrass 1 p.m. Delores and the Pickin’-Fretter – Folk/Indie Rock/Celtic 2 p.m. Emily Strom – Soul/Jazz 3 p.m. Book of Jebb – Folk/Bluegrass 4 p.m. Knocknasheega – Celtic/Folk 5 p.m. The DeVeils – Folk/Indie Rock/Celtic 6 p.m. Ne’erdowells – Acoustic/Roots/Rock Admission: Adults $5, Ages 16 and under FREE

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Fusion: Music & History

Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony Orchestra

Historic Warkentin House 211 E. First St., Newton KS

Saturday April 25, 2015, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Saturday April 25, 2015

Spring Into the Arts Festival event sponsored by Newton Convention & Visitors Bureau. Open house with Chamber music by NMKSO musicians plus a special preview of Summer Music program with Jim Jones and Bryce Sund. Tour the historic home, enjoy music and refreshments.

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Sunday Afternoon at the Museum

Kauffman Museum

Kauffman Museum

Sunday April 26, 2015, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Sunday April 26, 2015

Bring children and grandchildren to celebrate Earth Day and help Kauffman Museum launch its new collaborative project with Trees for Life/Books for Life International. Children will participate in a brainstorming workshop with creative writing facilitator Gail Pryce to develop text for a book to be produced during Kauffman Museum's Uncle Carl's Camp the week of June 15-19. Kids enrolled in the camp session will illustrate the story and it will be published and distributed worldwide via Trees for Life's "Books for Life" initiative.

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Newton Community Children's Choir Spring Concert

Newton Community Children's Choir

800 E. 1st Street Newton, KS

Sunday April 26, 2015, 4:00pm

Sunday April 26, 2015

Shalom Mennonite Church

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Jewelry Featuring Your Watercolor

Carriage Factory Gallery

Carriage Factory Gallery

Saturday May 2, 2015, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Saturday May 2, 2015

Just in time for Mother's Day! Create a watercolor to fit a jewelry frame, complement with beads chosen by you. Instructed by jewelry artist Mary Lee McDonald and watercolor artist Susan Bartel. $45, all supplies included. Contact the gallery to register. Space is limited.

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Sunday Afternoon at the Museum

Kauffman Museum

Kauffman Museum

Sunday May 24, 2015, 3:00pm

Sunday May 24, 2015

Annette LeZotte, director of Kauffman Museum and Rachel Pannabecker, curatorial consultant for the "Sorting Out Race" exhibit, will share community reactions to and interactions with the exhibit as the exhibit closes and we prepare to send it out on the road.

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NMKSO Summer Music "Chamber Fusions"

Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony Orchestra

Trinity Heights United Methodist Church

Sunday June 7, 2015, 4:00pm

Sunday June 7, 2015

Special 20th Anniversary Chamber Music Concert with Jim Jones, Bryce Sund, Karen Schlabaugh, and Jakub Omsky. Info and tickets at www.nmkso.org.

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"Grace Notes"

Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony Orchestra

Grace Hill Winery

Friday June 26, 2015, 6:00pm

Friday June 26, 2015

A benefit for NMKSO at the Grace Hill Winery. Pasta dinner, wine, auction, and live music with the Inside Out Jazz Band. Reservations required.

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