Entertainment plentiful this weekend

From music to football to theater, there is plenty of offerings in the region this weekend. Here are some events you might want to check out:

Today

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

� Walnut Valley Festival/National Flat-Pickin' Championships, 9 a.m., Winfield.

� Model railroad Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, Building 21, 21st Street and Harper Avenue.

� Ailey Male Trio, 3:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

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

� "Family Day," 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Garvey Center Room 143, Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, 17th and Jewell streets, Topeka.

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

� "Incognito," 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., Missouri Repertory Theatre, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo.

� In Flames, Killswitch Engage, Sentenced, Dark Tranquility, 5 p.m. (early show), The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.

� Kansas University football game against Bowling Green, 6 p.m., Memorial Stadium.

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

� Sharon Isbin, guitarist, 7 p.m., University of Missouri-Kansas City, Conservatory of Music, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo.

� Cordelia Brown at the piano, 7 p.m., The Lodge & Mini Golf, 502 Ames, Baldwin.

� Stormy Bennett, John Quigley, Teresa Cook and Vance Monday, 7:30 p.m., Glen's Opry, Fourth and Main streets, downtown Tonganoxie.

� Sheryl Crow, Michelle Branch, Windsor Medium, 8 p.m., Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Bonner Springs.

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

� Little Richard, 8 p.m., Ameristar Casino Hotel, 8201 N.E. Birmingham Road, North Kansas City, Mo.

� "La Boh�me," 8 p.m., Lyric Opera of Kansas City, 1029 Central, Kansas City, Mo.

� Blue 88, 8 p.m., Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa.

� Lyric Opera gala dinner and performance, 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., 1029 Central, Kansas City, Mo.

� "Les Mis�rables," 8 p.m., Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, Mo.

� "Barefoot in the Park," 8 p.m., Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy, 3028 S.W. Eighth Ave., Topeka.

� "Dirty Blonde," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 3823 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

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

� Al Pearson Quintet with Luqman Hamza, 8 p.m., The Blue Room, The American Jazz Museum, 18th and Vine streets, Kansas City, Mo.

� Handsome Family, 8:30 p.m. (early show), Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo.

� Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

� Arthur Dodge and the Horsefeathers, 9 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.

� National Fire Theory, 9 p.m., The Brick, 1727 McGee, Kansas City, Mo.

� Anything But Joey, Aura Minor, The Mellismatics, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

� Luna, Jennyanykind, 10 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.

� Shanti Groove, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.

� Malachy Papers, 11 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo.

Sunday

� Walnut Valley Festival/National Flat-Pickin' Championships, 9 a.m., Winfield.

� "Discover Your Treasures � Antique Appraisal Fair," 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.

� "Milk & Eggs: The American Revival of Tempura Painting, 1930-1950," public opening, 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss.

� Lawrence Chamber Orchestra, 2 p.m., with pre-concert lecture by Timothy Hankewich at 1:15 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

� "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 Ave., Kansas City, Mo.

� "Barefoot in the Park," 2 p.m., Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy, 3028 S.W. Eighth Ave., Topeka.

� "Incognito," 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Missouri Repertory Theatre, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo.

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

� "Dirty Blonde," 3 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 3823 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

� Lawrence Preservation Alliance walking tour of properties in Vinland area, 5 p.m., Vinland Methodist Church, 1724 N. 692 Road.

� Soulfly, Wilhaven & Northside Kings, 7 p.m., The Beaumont Club, 4050 Pa., Kansas City, Mo.

� Liar's Academy, Fairweather, Codeseven, Open Hand, 7 p.m., El Torreon, 3101 Gillham Rd., Kansas City, Mo.

� Terri Hendrix (with Lloyd Maines), 7:30 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread.

� "Les Mis�rables," 8 p.m., Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, Mo.

� Victory at Sea, Atone at Tone, 9 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.

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

� Key, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

� Rodney Branigan, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

� Billy Ebeling, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Harbour Lights, 1031 Mass.

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.

� Amazing Bugs Corn Maze, Pendleton's, through Sept. 29, 1446 E. 1850 Road.

� "Ultimate X," on Extreme Screen, through Sept. 30, Union Station-Science City, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.

� "Picking Sundays," wine grape harvesting, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. through Sept. 30, Holy-Field Vineyard & Winery, 18807 158th St., Basehor.

� "Kansas Art Quilters: Changing Perceptions," through Oct. 5, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.

� "Till Freiwald," through Oct. 6, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

� "Family Holdings: Turkish Nomadic Flatweaves" and "Landscape Drawings by David Hartley," through Oct. 6, Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, 17th and Jewell streets.

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

� "Milk and Eggs: The American Revival of Tempera Painting, 1930-1950" and "N.C. Wyeth: Works from the Collection of the Brandywine River Museum," through Nov. 17, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

� "Beyond Oz: Children's Book Illustrations from the Region," through Dec. 15, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, 701 Beach Lane, Manhattan.

� "Corinthian Hall: An American Palace on Gladstone," through Dec. 31, Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

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