This is the last summer weekend before the students move back into the dorms and LFK kicks into full college-town mode once again. Savor it while you can with good bands at the Replay, big laughs at Jazzhaus, and family fun at ConfabuLarryum. http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2015/aug/08/295185/ **Me Like Bees/Westerners, 10 p.m. Thursday ...
- Aug. 13, 2015
Weekend Picks: Drakkar Sauna farewell show; Sandbar block party; Urban Slide; pie auction; punk rock at Frank's
Summer is slowly slipping away. Live it up while you can by sliding down a gigantic water slide in west Lawrence and witnessing the bittersweet farewell from one of LFK's favorite bands. http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2015/jul/31/294866/ **Drakkar Sauna: The Farewell Concert, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Lawrence Arts Center** It's a rare and beautiful thing ...
- Aug. 6, 2015
Weekend Picks: Love Garden songwriters; Bill Murray art; weird walking tours; demolition derby; Blackbird Revue
We don't have a festival in our Weekend Picks this time around, but we do have a fair. That's sort of like a festival, right? Add in some Final Friday hijinks and a few great music opportunities and you've got all the makings for a nice little late-summer weekend in ...
- July 30, 2015
The summer stretches onward. There is still beer to drink, shows and festivals to attend, comedy to make you laugh, and poetry to inspire you. Let's get going. http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2015/jul/17/294457/ **Lawrence Brewer's Guild 20th anniversary firkin tapping, music from Maw at 6ish and tapping at 7 p.m. Thursday, Free State Brewing ...
- July 23, 2015
Weekend Picks: Sidewalk Sale; Bummer release party; ragtime at Gaslight; Class of Astra; theatrical mysteries; and wacky science theater for kids
Readers, the heat wave is on and seems to be lingering for the weekend. Will you brave the temps for sweet bargains at the Sidewalk Sale or sweaty rock shows at Love Garden? Or hide out in a dark theater in Murphy Hall with a good mystery? Either way, we've ...
- July 15, 2015
Weekend Picks: Outdoor movies, Talib Kweli, another block party, 'Big Lebowski' at Liberty Hall, Nerd Nite bonus pick
Is it a festival-free weekend in LFK? Or did we just overlook this weekend's festivals? Nonetheless, we found plenty of fun for the weekend and a few events next week that deserve early mentions. http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2015/jul/04/293837/ **'Back to the Future II' outdoor screening, 7:30 p.m. for food and 9 p.m. for ...
- July 9, 2015
Readers, if you are anything like us, you are still recovering from last weekend's whirlwind of festivals and fiestas. Things slow down a bit in LFK for this holiday weekend, but we've found plenty of local activities — along with some Ladybird pie and a road trip suggestion — to ...
- July 2, 2015
Buckle up, folks. This weekend is almost certainly the busiest cultural weekend of the summer, if not the entire year. If you are out and about very much at all, you're likely to find yourself (intentionally or otherwise) in the midst of two festivals, a fiesta, Final Friday events, and ...
- June 25, 2015
Weekend Picks: Free State Festival; Tiki Night at Cinema A Go-Go; offbeat sports; JEFF the Brotherhood
Many Lawrence residents will be treating **ALL** of next week like an extended weekend as the massive Free State Festival launches on Monday. We've got a preview below, along with Weekend Picks full of campy movies and "offbeat sports." It's a good time to be in LFK. http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2015/jun/13/292926/ **"Our Centron ...
- June 18, 2015
Weekend Picks: 9 Del grand opening party; 'True West' (again); sci-fi book signings; PorchFest KC; Richard's Rock Camp concert; The Melvins
Expect the all-encompassing Free State Festival to dominate local coverage for the next few weekends. In the meantime, peruse another varied selection of events below where you'll find everything from legendary punk shows to a prestigious sci-fi conference at KU. http://www2.ljworld.com/photos/2015/jun/09/292655/ **9 Del Lofts grand opening party, 5-9 p.m. Friday, ...