Today in Lawrence: Snow! Also, Ploughman's Lunch and Treasure Sale, hip-hop dance and author for kids

Hip-hop dance company Rennie Harris Puremovement will be performing Friday night at the Lied Center.

Hip-hop dance company Rennie Harris Puremovement will be performing Friday night at the Lied Center.

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SNOW!

The countdown to snow continues with cold temperatures today, then a 90 percent chance of snow on Saturday. Today's high will be 35 degrees with partly cloudy skies and an overnight low of 21 degrees. We'll lose a few degrees on Saturday, with a high of 31 and a low of 19. Snow is expected to start early Saturday and continue throughout the day and into the evening with an accumulation of 3 to 5 inches. Sunday the high will be 28 degrees, the low, 14.

Ploughman's Lunch

Join Trinity Episcopal Church for the Ploughman’s Lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Trinity Treasures handmade crafts and gifts sale is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will also be baked goods for sale. Admission to lunch is $8. Trinity Episcopal Church is at 1011 Vermont St.

Dance expression

Rennie Harris Puremovement (RHPM) is based on the belief that hip-hop dance is the most important original expression of a generation, with the unique ability to convey themes that extend beyond racial, religious and economic boundaries. Rennie Harris Puremovement will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive.

Stories to tell

Master storyteller and children's picture book author Carmen Agra Deedy will participate in two events on Saturday. The first is Author Storytime from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. All ages are welcome. The second event is for adults: An Evening with Carmen Deedy, 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Holiday shopping opportunity

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department will host the 38th annual Holiday Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Community Building, 115 W. 11th St. The Holiday Bazaar features handmade arts and crafts, including pottery, stained glass, paintings, non-commercial jewelry and many more items produced by local and regional artists. Holiday music will also be showcased throughout the event. The event is free and open to the public.

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More Nov. 14 events

“What Is Your Brain Age?” 9:30 a.m., Deal Six Auditorium, Extension Center, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.

Mike Shurtz Trio featuring Erin Fox, 10:15-11:30 a.m., Signs of Life, 722 Massachusetts St.

Indian Taco Sale, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Lawrence Indian United Methodist Church, 950 E. 21st St.

New Horizons Band, 1:15 p.m., Music Club, Smith Center, 4730 Brandon Woods Terrace.

International Coffee Hour, 3 p.m., ECM Center, 1204 Oread Ave.

Holiday Art-A-Fair Sneak Peek, 5-9 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin.

Chicken and Noodles dinner, 5:30 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St.

Bingo night, doors 5:30 p.m., refreshments 6 p.m., bingo starts 7 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St.

Story Slam: “Separation,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

KU Choirs: University Singers, Women’s Chorale, Concert Choir, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vermont St.

A Mark Twain Storybook by Tom Poole, 7:30 p.m., Rice Auditorium, Baker University, 404 Eighth St., Baldwin.

More Nov. 15 events


Red Dog’s Dog Days workout, 7:30 a.m., parking lot in 800 block of Vermont Street.

Lawrence Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, 824 New Hampshire St.

St. John Catholic Church Rummage Sale, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1246 Kentucky St.

German School of Northeast Kansas, 9:30-11 a.m., Bishop Seabury Academy, 4120 Clinton Parkway. (Ages 3 and up.)

Art Cart: Positive/Negative, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Mississippi St.

Lawrence High Inter-Tribal Club Indian Taco Sale, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Morris Baptist Center at Haskell, 146 Indian Ave.

Leo Posch Guitars Clinic with Luthier Leo Posch, 2 p.m., Mass Street Music, 1347 Massachusetts St.

Saturday Afternoon Ragtime, 2-4 p.m., Watkins Community Museum, 1047 Massachusetts St.

Americana Music Academy Saturday Jam, 3 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Massachusetts St.

Headpin Challenge, 6-9 p.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa St.

American Legion Bingo, doors open 4:30 p.m., first games 6:45 p.m., snack bar 5-8 p.m., American Legion Post #14, 3408 W. Sixth St.

Ballroom/Latin Practice Party, 7-9 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vermont St.

A Mark Twain Storybook by Tom Poole, 7:30 p.m., Rice Auditorium, Baker University, 404 Eighth St., Baldwin.

More Nov. 16 events

Art Cart: Positive/Negative, noon-4 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Mississippi St.

A Mark Twain Storybook by Tom Poole, 2 p.m., Rice Auditorium, Baker University, 404 Eighth St., Baldwin.

Lyric Arts Trio, 3 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

The East Hill Singers: “Sing Your Way Home,” 4 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vermont St.

Irish Traditional Music Session, 5:30-8 p.m., upstairs Henry’s on Eighth, 11 E. Eighth St.

O.U.R.S. (Oldsters United for Responsible Service) dance, 6-9 p.m., Columbus Hall, 2206 E. 23rd St.

Old Time Fiddle Tunes, Potluck and Jam, all acoustic stringed instruments welcome. 6-10 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Massachusetts.

Smackdown! trivia, 7 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 New Hampshire St.

Kansas Virtuosi, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center Pavilion, 1600 Stewart Drive.

Found Footage Festival, 7:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St.

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