Datebook: Water conservation, outdoor music, beer dinner and more events for June 24

Free State Festival events for Friday, June 24:

Film: The Cart (Gaariwala), 1-2:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Water Wise: Protecting Our Waterways, 2:30-3:45 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Short Film Showcase I, 3-5 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Wet! The Aesthetics of Water Conservation, 4-5:15 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

The Art of Conversation: Health Policy and Social Justice, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Five Bar & Tables, 947 Massachusetts St.

Outdoor Music: The Americans and more! 5-11 p.m., outside the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

INSIGHT Art Talk with Aurora Robson, 5:30-6:45 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Free State Festival Beer Dinner, 5:30-8 p.m., Maceli’s Banquet Hall, 1031 New Hampshire St. (Tickets at freestatefestival.org)

Film: American Epic, 6-8 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Cloud interactive sculpture, 6-11 p.m., outside the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Midwest Playwriting Competition Staged Reading, 7-9 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Film: Nouvelle Lumiere: Experimental Films curated by Hang12, 7-9 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Film: The Invitation, 9-11 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Final Friday events for June 24:

5-9 p.m. unless otherwise noted

DOWNTOWN:

Mana Bar, 1111 Massachusetts St.: Recent Works by Michael W. Thompson and Friends.

Watkins Museum of History, 1047 Massachusetts St.: Kansas People’s History Project, 5-9 p.m., presentation at 7 p.m. by graphic artist Emi Gennis and students.

Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.: Exhibits and events in the Free State Festival. FREE live music starts at 5 PM on the street outside the Lawrence Arts Center.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar Tasting Shop, 937 Massachusetts St.: “Adventures of Summer” with Vicki Vormehr, Laurie Culling, Leta Strom Backdoor Photos, and Peggy Mohr.

The Roost, 920 Massachusetts St.: Larissa Wilson: New Works.

The Bourgeois Pig, 6 E. Ninth St.: Jesse Gray, “The Long Now.”

Ten Thousand Villages, 835 Massachusetts St.: Katie Carroll and Mary Elizabeth Atwood Paintings, Masks and Felting (5:30-9 p.m.).

Phoenix Gallery, 825 Massachusetts St.: Backstrap weaving demonstration by Neil Goss, jewelry by Louise Carroll, paintings by Aaron Brown; music by Darrell Lea.

Phoenix Underground, 825 Massachusetts St.: Death After Life by Dani Ramirez.

Essential Goods, 825 Massachusetts St.: Nate Rightmeyer | A Little Bit of This and That.

Henry’s Coffee Shop, 11 E. Eighth St.: Works by Hannah Archer.

Hobbs, 700 Massachusetts St.: JAndrews trunk show.

IN THE EAST LAWRENCE ARTS DISTRICT:

SeedCo Studios, 720 E. Ninth St.: Group Exhibition: Open Studios.

Rural Pearl Studio, 720 E. Ninth St., #1D: Cut paper artist Angie Pickman.

Cider Gallery, 819 Pennsylvania St.: Relation: Recent Works by Molly Murphy.

NORTH LAWRENCE:

The Brewhaus, 624 N. Second St.: Paintings by Dakota Driscoll - A debut show (6-9 p.m.).

The Enclave, North Lawrence Artists Collaborative Studio, 628 N. Second St.:Stained glass, horticultural, culinary, and graphics design artists.

Tooter and Tillaye’s Home Goods, 644 Locust St.: Jenn Wilson , Lawrence Artist (5-8 p.m.).

Other events for Friday, June 24:

Fitness Friday: Functional Fitness with Crossfit Lawrence, 7 a.m, Lawrence Public Library Lawn, 707 Vermont St.

Eudora CPA Picnic, Eudora CPA Park, Ninth and Main streets, downtown Eudora.

Lawrence Public Library Book Van, 9-10 a.m., Clinton Place, 2125 Clinton Parkway.

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

Lawrence Public Library Book Van, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Wyndham Place, 2551 Crossgate Drive.

Lawrence Public Library Book Van, 1-2 p.m., Peterson Acres, 2930 Peterson Road.

Perry Lecompton Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30 p.m., U.S. Highway 24 and Ferguson Road (in the Bernie’s parking lot), Perry.

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

Enchanted Re-Mediation: KU Sculpture Intercepting the Waste Stream: Exhibition/Auction for Friends of the Kaw, 5-6:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St.

115th Annual Oskaloosa Old Settlers’ Festival, 5 p.m.-midnight, Oskaloosa.

Friday Night Fried Chicken Dinner, 5:30-7 p.m., VFW Post 852, 1801 Massachusetts St.

Friday Night Dinner, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St.

Taizé Service: Healing for the Nations, 6 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vermont St.

St. John’s Mexican Fiesta, 6-11:30 p.m., St. John’s Catholic School, 1234 Kentucky St.

The Julie Major Trio, 7-10 p.m., The Nest at the Oread Hotel, 1200 Oread Ave.

Theater Performance: “Guys and Dolls,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Drive.

Karaoke Friday, 9 p.m., Fork to Fender, 1447 W. 23rd St.

Late Night Laughs, 10 p.m., Jazz: A Louisiana Kitchen, 1012 Massachusetts St.

Thrice with La Dispute and Gates, Granada, 1020 Massachusetts St.

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