Mandofest among weekend offerings

Nationally acclaimed musician Evan Marshall will be featured in this year's Mandofest, billed as the largest mandolin event in the Midwest. The second concert in the weekend of activities is at 8 tonight at Liberty Hall, 642 Mass. Here are some other weekend activities to choose from:

Today

  • Lecture: "A Morning in St. Petersburg," Kristi Groberg from Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center, 8:30 a.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union, Kansas University.
  • Antique Show and Flea Market, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanada, Leavenworth.
  • Perennials-Favorites, Care and Maintenance, 9 a.m.-noon, Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • Pyramid Garden Trellis, 9 a.m.-noon, Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • Youth Birding Program: "Wings in Wyandotte," 9 a.m., Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, Wyandotte County Lake Park, Kansas City, Kan.
  • Friends of the Lawrence Public Library annual Book Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Garage and Library Gallery, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.
  • Basket Weaving-Tool Carrier, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • Forest Friends Story Time: "Tadpoles and Polliwogs," 1 p.m., Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, Wyandotte County Lake Park, Kansas City, Kan.
  • "Late Nite Catechism," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., H&R; Block City Stage Theater, Union Station, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Swing Time and Coffee big band concert to benefit Lawrence Habitat for Humanity, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt.
  • Murphy Lecture: "Building a Capital in Seventh-Century Japan," 2 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Americana Music Academy community acoustic jam, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Aimee's Coffee House, 1025-A Mass.
  • Greg Brown, Karen Savoca, 7 p.m., Woodruff Auditorium, KU.
  • Film: "C.S.A. -- Confederate States of America," 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., Oldfather Studios, Ninth and Avalon streets.
  • Purcell's Dido and Aeneas Hindemith's Hin und Zuruck, 7:30 p.m., Conservatory of Music, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 4949 Cherry, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Twyla Tharp Dance, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, KU.
  • 10-Minute Play Festival, 7:30 p.m., Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU.
  • Mandofest 2003, 8 p.m., Liberty Hall, 642 Mass.
  • Rambleshoe, Rhythm in Shoes and The Red Clay Ramblers, 8 p.m., Yardley Hall, The Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
  • "Jump, Fall, Catch," 8 p.m., Folly Theater, 12th and Central streets, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Steep Canyon Rangers (early show), 8 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Moon Over Buffalo," 8 p.m., Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe, Atchison.
  • Kansas City Symphony, Classical Series finale, 8 p.m., Lyric Theater, 11th and Central streets.
  • The Scamps, 8:30 p.m., The Blue Room, 18th and Vine streets, Kansas City, Mo.
  • The Love Squad, Leave, Et Tu, Brute?, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.
  • No Lessons, Javier Mendoza, Jeff Kanterman, 9 p.m., Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 E. Sixth St.
  • Battlefest Finals 2003: Session 2 (MC battle), 9 p.m., The Pool Room, 925 Iowa.
  • Brave Combo New CD Release Party, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Back Porch Blues Band, 9 p.m., Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa.
  • Princess Superstar, Mac Lethal, DJ Bee-Can, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • The Band That Saved the World, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.
  • Honky Tonk Chateau, Lust-R-Tones, Pendergast, 10 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.


Sunday

  • Antique Show and Flea Market, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanada, Leavenworth.
  • Free Family Day: "A Look Inside Lega," 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Art of the Lega," guided tour, 1 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Half Price Day! Friends of the Lawrence Public Library annual Book Sale, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Garage and Library Gallery, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.
  • Cantus, 2 p.m., Lied Center, KU.
  • Kansas City Symphony, Classical Series finale, 2 p.m., Yardley Hall, Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd.
  • "Moon Over Buffalo," 2 p.m., Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe, Atchison.
  • Purcell's Dido and Aeneas Hindemith's Hin und Zuruck, 2 p.m., Conservatory of Music, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 4949 Cherry, Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Late Nite Catechism," 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., H&R; Block City Stage Theater, Union Station, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Astrid Baker, saxophone and piano, 2:30 p.m., Central Court, Spencer Museum of Art, KU.
  • Music performance: saxophonist and pianist Astrid Baker, 2:30 p.m., Central Court, Spencer Museum of Art, KU.
  • 10-Minute Play Festival, 2:30 p.m., Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU.
  • "Ramona Quimby," 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., Folly Theater, 12th and Central, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Tandragee & Tartan, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 E. Sixth St.
  • Film: "Confederate States of America," 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., Oldfather Studios, Ninth and Avalon streets.
  • Percussion Ensemble I, 7:30 p.m., 130 Murphy Hall, KU.
  • Lonnie Fisher, Sleaze, Spivetal Bliss, The Couch, 8 p.m., Harbour Lights, 1031 Mass.
  • Superdrag, Ozma, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.
  • Don Mumford and Friends, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Eighth Street Tap Room, Eighth and New Hampshire streets.

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.
  • "Brown v. Topeka Board of Education," through April 12, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.
  • "Twilight and Reverie," oil landscapes by Lisa Grossman, through April 12, Dolphin, 1901 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Recent work by Baker University's studio art faculty, through April 17, Holt-Russell Gallery, Parmenter Hall, Baker University.
  • "Inside," paintings by Charles Sloan, through April 18, Greenlease Gallery, Rockhurst University campus, 1100 Rockhurst Road.
  • "Paintings of the Prairie and City" by Kim Casebeer, through April 18, Leopold Gallery, 327 E. 55th St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Tractor Don Hrabik's pedal tractor collection, through April 26, Toy and Miniature Museum, 5235 Oak, Kansas City, Mo.

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