Arts notes

Home tour set for Saturday in Leavenworth

Leavenworth � "Opening Doors," a tour featuring 11 homes in Leavenworth and Lansing, will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The tour includes homes dating from the 1860s to contemporary.

Advanced tickets are $10; on the day of the tour, they are $12. Proceeds will purchase laptop computers for the hospice and home health departments at Cushing Memorial Hospital.

For more information, call (913) 684-1104.

Design concepts to be highlighted

Overland Park � The 10th Annual Antiques and Garden and Home Design Show will be Oct. 4-6 at the Overland Park International Trade Center.

The show will features a blend of collecting, gardening and interior design concepts. Appraisers will be available to give verbal assessments of family heirlooms and jewelry.

Hours are from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 6.

Tickets are $7 in advance and $9 at the door. For advance tickets call (816) 410-SHOW or visit

Quilt Show to feature patriotic themes

Kansas City, Mo. � The 26th Annual Heart of America Quilt Show will be Saturday-Oct. 13 at Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd. The show will have a patriotic theme.

About 200 wall hangings and bed-size quilts will be shown. An old-fashioned quilting bee can be observed. A special exhibit tied into the city's March of the Bears festival will include 20 small and crazy Bear wall hangings.

Hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Saturday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday-Friday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Admission is free.

Sculptors group to meet at Burcham

The Bayer Stone-Kansas Sculptors Assn. Limestone Symposium will be Friday-Oct. 6 in Burcham Park.

The symposium is designed for the novice as well as the skilled carver. The schedule includes: Friday: Registration, 9 a.m.; demonstrations of hand tools, air toils and masonry techniques, 9:30 a.m.; individual carve, 10:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Individual carves will continue from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 6.

Participants do not have to attend all three days. Bayer Stone Inc. will supply the stone. Some carving tools will be available but participants should bring their own tools and gloves.

Cost is $10 for Kansas Sculptors Assn. members, $20 for nonmembers and $10 for students with I.D.


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