Plenty of fun on tap this weekend

The first weekend in October brings lots of activity to Lawrence. Residents might want to celebrate Oktoberfest at St. John's Schoo� or learn about what Kansas University has to offer during its Open House. Looking for a new home or a good book? A home builders showcase and library book sale are scheduled today and Sunday. Here are the offerings:

Today

� Farmers Market, 7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 10th and Vermont streets.

� Bayer Stone-Kansas Sculptors Assn. Sculpture Symposium, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Burcham Park, Second and Indiana streets.

� Antiques, Garden and Home Design Show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Overland Park International Trade Center, 115th and Metcalf, Overland Park.

� 26th Annual Heart of America Quilt Show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Atrium and Showplace Level I, Crown Center Shops, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

� Kansas University Open House, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., KU campus.

� Lawrence Public Library's fall book sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., library garage and tent, Seventh and Kentucky streets.

� Lawrence Own Your Own art exhibit, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Carnegie Library building, 200 W. Ninth St.

� Dance Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Robinson Center, Kansas University.

� "The Living Kitchen," exhibit, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., John Wornall House Museum, 6115 Wornal� Road, Kansas City, Mo.

� Lawrence Home Builders Assn.'s Fall Showcase of Homes, noon-5 p.m., 748-0612.

� "The Boy Who Cried Wolf & Other Fairy Tales," First Saturday Players, 1:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

� "Telenovelas: Love, TV and Power," Latin American Film Festival, 2 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss.

� "Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse," 2 p.m., Theatre for Young America, 4881 Johnson Drive, Kansas City, Mo.

� "Coyote on a Fence," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Black Box Theatre, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

� Americana Music Academy community acoustic jam, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Aimee's Coffee House, 1025-A Mass.

� St. John's Oktoberfest, 4:30 p.m.-10 p.m., St. John's School, 1208 Ky.

� "Right Between the Ears," 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.

� "The Divine WineFest," St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center fund-raiser, 6:30 p.m., Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, Mo.

� Holiday Fest, 7 p.m.-11 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

� Live jazz, featuring Mr. Van's Jazz Band, 7 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Bichelmeyer's Steakhouse Restaurant, 427 E. Fourth St., Tonganoxie.

� Branson-style country music, 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Glen's Opry, Fourth and Main streets, Tonganoxie.

� "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," University Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU.

� "Stuart Little," performed by Heart of America Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m., Darby-Hope Theater, Baker University campus, Baldwin.

� Gabriela Lena Frank, 7:30 p.m., Central Court, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss.

� Doug Varone and Dancers, 8 p.m., Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

� "Looking Over the President's Shoulder," 8 p.m., American Heartland Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

� Peter Serkin, pianist, Kansas City Symphony, 8 p.m., Lyric Theatre, Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College.

� Ethos Percussion Group, 8 p.m., Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 S.E. Eighth St.

� "Always � Patsy Cline," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H.

� "Bang, Bang, You're Dead," performed by Heart of America Performing Arts, 8:30 p.m., Darby-Hope Theater, Baker University campus, Baldwin.

� Al Pearson with Queen Bey, 8:30 p.m., The Blue Room, The American Jazz Museum, 18th and Vine streets, Kansas City, Mo.

� Kelley Hunt, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

Sunday

� Bayer Stone-Kansas Sculptors Assn. Sculpture Symposium wrap-up session, 9 a.m.-noon, Burcham Park, Second and Indiana streets.

� Antiques, Garden and Home Design Show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Overland Park International Trade Center, 115th Street and Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park.

� Lawrence Own Your Own, art exhibit, noon-3 p.m., Carnegie Library building, 200 W. Ninth St.

� Lawrence Home Builders Assn.'s Fall Showcase of Homes, noon-5 p.m., 748-0612.

� 26th Annual Heart of America Quilt Show, noon-5 p.m., Atrium and Showplace Level I, Crown Center Shops, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

� Lawrence Public Library's fall book sale, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., half-price day, library garage and tent, Seventh and Kentucky streets.

� Crop Walk, benefit for fight against world hunger, 2 p.m., West Side Presbyterian Church, 1024 Kasold Drive.

� Sunset Hill Spirit Fest, 2 p.m.-5 p.m., south lawn of Sunset Hill School, 901 Schwarz Road.

� "Art and Mental Health," 2 p.m., Carnegie Library building, 200 W. Ninth St.

� "Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse," 2 p.m., Theatre for Young America, 4881 Johnson Drive, Kansas City, Mo.

� "Looking Over the President's Shoulder," 2 p.m., American Heartland Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

� "Frankenstein," 2 p.m., The Coterie Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd., Crown Center level one.

� "Coyote on a Fence," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Black Box Theatre, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

� "Ruthless! The Musical," 2 p.m., Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy, 3028 S.W. Eighth Ave., Topeka.

� Peter Serkin, pianist, Kansas City Symphony, 2 p.m., Lyric Theatre, Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College.

� "Always � Patsy Cline," 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H.

� "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," University Theatre, 2:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU.

Ongoing

� Mini-train and carousel, 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.

� "Kansas Art Quilters: Changing Perceptions," through today, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.

� "Till Freiwald," through Sunday, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

� Renaissance Festival, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., through Oct. 13, Renaissance Festival Grounds, 628 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs.

� "American Indian Art," through Oct. 19, Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

� "Drawing Figures," "Four Photographers: Zig Jackson, Victor Masayesva Jr., Shelley Niro and Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie," and "Alicia Candiani, In the Land of Her Soul," through Oct. 20, Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

� 14th Annual Indian Arts Show, through Oct. 20, Museum of Anthropology, Spooner Hall, KU.

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