Weekend offers cultural outlets

Fine art exhibitions, hands-on arts activities and theater events abound this weekend. In Mission, "In the Footsteps of Freedom with Harriet Tubman" continues its run at Theatre for Young America. Here's a look some other events to occupy your weekend:

Today

  • Oil Painting Workshop with Jean Cook, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Carnegie Cultural Center, Fifth and Main streets, Ottawa.
  • Portrait Drawing with Gene Shambaugh Workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Carnegie Cultural Center, Fifth and Main streets, Ottawa.
  • "Concrete Basket Planter," 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • "Hidden Art Locked Away" Art Sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade, Leavenworth.
  • "Zorro" set construction, lighting and set design workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Coterie Theatre, Crown Center Shops, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Make It and Take It Activity for Children: Victorian Valentines," 10 a.m.-3 p.m., John Wornall House Museum, 6115 Wornall Road, Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Bye-Bye Blahs," 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • Lecture: "Souls of Black Folks: Relationship and Meaning to Art, History and Culture," 11 a.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.
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    Actors from Theatre for Young America in Mission perform in "In the Footsteps of Freedom with Harriet Tubman." The play continues its run this weekend.

  • David Nieves, Barnes & Noble Author of the Month, 11 a.m., 8121 N.W. Roanridge Road, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Free State Music Festival, J.D. Crowe & the New South, Spontaneous Combustion, Mid-Day Ramblers, High on the Hog, Tichenor & Biggs, Exit 81, shows at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., Lawrence Holidome, 200 McDonald Drive.
  • "Art of the Lega: On the Road," 2 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "The Dinner Party," 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., American Heartland Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Suite 314, Kansas City, Mo.
  • "In the Footsteps of Freedom with Harriet Tubman," 2 p.m., Theatre for Young America, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission.
  • "Zorro," 2 p.m., Coterie Theatre, Crown Center Shops, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Americana Music Academy community acoustic jam, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Aimee's Coffee House, 1025-A Mass.
  • Andro Linklater, British journalist, 4 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.
  • "Guys and Dolls," 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., Spencer Theatre, UMKC Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Cash on Delivery," 6 p.m. dinner show, 8 p.m. show, Topeka Civic Theatre, 3028 S.W. Eighth Ave., Topeka.
  • Big Woody's Blues Revue, 7 p.m. (early show), Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 E. Sixth St.
  • Mike Roberts, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Bambino's Restaurant, 1801 Mass.
  • A Static Lullaby, The Rise, 7 p.m., El Torreon, 3101 Gillham Road, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Live jazz, featuring Mr. Van's Jazz Band, 7 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Bichelmeyer's Steakhouse Restaurant, 427 E. Fourth St., Tonganoxie.
  • Jim Winters and Jack Wicker, 7:30 p.m., Glen's Opry, Fourth and Main streets, Tonganoxie.
  • Sixpence None the Richer, Luce, 7:30 p.m., The Beaumont, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Choreographer's Showcase," featuring the Prairie Wind Dancers, 8 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
  • Billy Ebeling and The Late For Dinner Band, 8 p.m.-midnight, New Point Grille, 917 W. 44th St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Dunn/Freeman Mix, 8:30 p.m., The Blue Room, 18th and Vine streets, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Neko Case & Her Boyfriends, Catherine Irwin, Carolyn Mark, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.
  • The Schwag, 9 p.m., Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 E. Sixth St.
  • Straight Shot, 9 p.m., Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa.
  • Randy McAllister plus The Blues Notions, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Famous FM, Podstar, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Mr. Marco's V7, Sky Burial, 9 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • The People, The Silvermen, 9 p.m., The Brick, 1727 McGee, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Pocket Space, 9:30 p.m., Paradise Cafe, 728 Mass.
  • The Band That Saved the World, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.

Sunday

  • Mid-America Train Meet Show & Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Expo Center at Indian Springs, Interstate 635 and State Avenue, Kansas City, Kan.
  • "Art of the Lega" guided tour, 1 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Hidden Art Locked Away" Art Sale, 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade, Leavenworth.
  • "The Dinner Party," 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., American Heartland Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Suite 314, Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Concrete Basket Planter," 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • "Barn Wood Birdhouses," 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • "Zorro," 2 p.m., Coterie Theatre, Crown Center Shops, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Guys and Dolls," 2 p.m., Spencer Theatre, UMKC Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "In the Footsteps of Freedom with Harriet Tubman," 2 p.m., Theatre for Young America, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission.
  • "As Far As The Heart Can See" benefit concert, Latch-Keyboard Project, 2 p.m., White Concert Hall, Washburn University, Topeka.
  • "Jungalbook," KU Theatre for Young People, 2:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU.
  • Organ Concert, Kansas State University professor Mary Ellen Sutton and her students, 3 p.m., St. John's Lutheran Church, 901 Fillmore, Topeka.
  • "Daddy & Me Sweetheart Tea," 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade, Leavenworth.
  • Family dance, 4 p.m., followed by potluck, 5:30 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries Building, 1204 Oread Ave.
  • Music Fest, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 1330 Kasold Drive.
  • Trapt, Stage, The Living Things, National Fire Theory, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.
  • The Baldwin Brothers, TJ Dovebelly, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

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