Two-day water garden tour begins

Country and rock acts line up outdoor concerts

As the temperature rises, so does the summer activity. Here are some of the offerings this weekend:

Today

� Farmers Market, 6:30 a.m.-10 a.m., Tenth and Vermont streets.

� Grandparents Days at the Pool, all day, Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center, Seventh and Kentucky streets, and Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive.

� Water Garden Tour 2002, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., tickets available at Water's Edge, Earl May Nursery and Garden Center, Sunrise Garden Center, Clinton Parkway Nursery and Garden Center and at all tour sites.

� Country Stampede, with Shevy Smith, Larry the Cable Guy, Phil Vassar, Jamie O'Neal, Trace Adkins, Kenny Chesney, noon, Tuttle Creek State Lake, Manhattan.

� Upward Bound Powwow and Art Show, noon-5 p.m., powwow grounds, Haskell Indian Nations University.

� Screening of "Run," a film by Timothy English, noon, Rio Theatre, 80th and Metcalf streets, Overland Park.

� Red, White & Boom, featuring Def Leppard, Train, Michelle Branch, Five for Fighting, Vanessa Carlton, India.Arie, Course of Nature, O-Town, Toya, RES, A1, Ashanti, 2 p.m., Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Bonner Springs.

� "The Pied Piper," 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

� Acoustic Community Jam Session, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., The Americana Music Academy, 745 N.H.

� Latin Express Band, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Seventh and Kansas streets, Topeka.

� "Right Between the Ears," 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., American Heartland Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Ave., Kansas City, Mo.

� American Roots Music Jam Session, 6 p.m., Carnegie Cultural Center, Fifth and Main streets, Ottawa.

� "Cars Under the Stars," Lenexa Annual Street Fair, 6 p.m.-11 p.m., Old Town Lenexa, on Santa Fe Street between Pflumm and Noland Roads, Lenexa.

� "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," 7 p.m., Coterie Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Ave., Kansas City, Mo.

� String Cheese Incident, 7 p.m., Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Road., Kansas City, Mo.

� Fabulous Fifties Show, 7:30 p.m., Glen's Opry, Fourth and Main streets, Tonganoxie.

� "Oliver!" 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

� "Extrasolar Planets," 8 p.m., White Concert Hall, Washburn University, 17th and Jewell streets, Topeka.

� "Incorporated!" by Theatre of Relativity, 8 p.m., NextSpace Gallery, 512 E. 18th St., Kansas City, Mo.

� Dunn/Freeman Mix, 8:30 p.m., American Jazz Museum, 18th and Vine streets, Kansas City, Mo.

Sunday

� Water Garden Tour 2002, noon-4 p.m., tickets available at Water's Edge, Earl May Nursery and Garden Center, Sunrise Garden Center, Clinton Parkway Nursery and Garden Center and at all tour sites.

� "Oliver!" 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

� "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," 2 p.m., Coterie Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Ave., Kansas City, Mo.

� "Incorporated!" by Theatre of Relativity, 2 p.m., NextSpace Gallery, 512 E. 18th St., Kansas City, Mo.

� Elizabeth Egbert Berghout, carillonneur, 5 p.m., Campanile, KU.

� Earth, Wind and Fire, WAR, 7 p.m., The Amphitheater at Mizzou, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Mo.

� Lawrence Community Theatre Gala, 7 p.m., Marriott SpringHill Suites, 1 Riverfront Plaza.

� Swing dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., with salsa and swing lessons from 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Dance Academy, 1117 Mass.

� Public viewing sessions, Clyde W. Tombaugh Observatory, 9 p.m.-10:30 p.m., press box roof of Memorial Stadium.

Ongoing

� Topeka Zoo, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, Topeka Zoo, 635 S.W. Gage Blvd., Topeka.

� "Amish Quilts 1880 to 1940, from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown," through Sunday, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

� "Rags to Riches: 25 Years of Paper Art from Dieu Donn� Papermill," through Sunday, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, 701 Beach Lane, Manhattan.

� "Ceramics East and West," through Monday, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

� "Todd Hido: Open House," through July 7, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

� "Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from The British Museum," through July 7, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.

� "Good Bears of the World," through July 11, Toy and Miniature Museum, 5235 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.

� "Postcards from the Past: Preserving the Built Environment," Sunday through July 17, Old Depot Museum, 135 W. Tecumseh.

� "Printed Art and Social Radicalism," through July 21, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

� Quilt 2001 Contemporary Quilts, through July 28, Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, 17th and Jewell streets, Topeka.

� "FLASH! The AP Covers the World," through July 28, Harry S. Truman Library, U.S. Highway 24 and Delaware Street, Independence, Mo.

� "Garden of the Heart," through Aug. 1, Dane G. Hansen Museum, 110 W. Main St., Ottawa.

� "From Reservation to Corporate Office: A Donation of Southwest Art" and "Early Us (and Them) in Africa," through Aug. 18, Museum of Anthropology, KU.

� "Geometric Abstractions: Quilts 1870 to 1990 from the Collection," through Aug. 18, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

� "Rodin's Obsession: The Gates of Hell," through Aug. 25, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, 701 Beach Lane, Manhattan.

� "Abandoned in Place," Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, through Aug. 31, 1100 N. Plum, Hutchinson.

� "Frederick J. Brown: Portraits in Jazz, Blues and other Icons," Sunday through Sept. 1, The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

� "Hubble Telescope: New Views of the Universe," through Sept. 2, Union Station-Science City, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.

� "Night Life/Day Trips: Paintings by Ellen Pearce" and "Rhett Johnson: Beyond Lost," through Sept. 8, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, 2818 Frederick Blvd., St. Joseph, Mo.

� "Tour: 40 Demonic Heads by Robert Gonzalez," through Sept. 15, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, 701 Beach Lane, Manhattan.

� "Truman's Chryslers,'" through September, Harry S. Truman Library, U.S. Highway 24 and Delaware Street, Independence, Mo.

� "Amelia Earhart: Icon in Advertising," through October, Atchison County Historical Society Museum, 200 S. 10th St., Atchison.

� "History of Corinthian Hall," through December, Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

� "Circus Magicus," through Jan. 5, 2003, Union Station-Science City, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.

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