“Steel Magnolias,” comedy-drama about female bonding among a group of Louisiana women who are “delicate as magnolias but tough as steel,” through Feb. 12, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Show times are 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat. (doors open at 5, buffet at 6:30); 5:45 p.m. Sun. (doors open at 4, buffet at 4:15); select Thu. matinees at 12:15 p.m. (doors open at 11 a.m., buffet at 11:15). Tickets $35.95 Thu.-Sat. evenings; $32.95 Sun. evenings; $29.95 select Thu. matinees; $16.95 children under 12; $55 VIP Lounge. Show only $15-$18.95. Information, 316-612-7696 or www.crownuptown.com.
“James and the Giant Peach”: Fortunes change for James Henry Trotter, an orphan shipped off to live with his two abusive aunts, when he finds a peach tree that produces a fruit the size of a house; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20-21, McPherson College Theatre, 1600 E. Euclid, McPherson. Tickets $5 for adults, $3.50 for seniors and children ages high school and under. Reservations and information, 620-242-0444 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” show only at 10 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. Jan. 26, show 10 a.m., show plus pizza, noon (pizza served at 11:30 a.m.) and 7 p.m. (pizza served at 6:15 p.m.) Jan. 27, show and pizza, noon (pizza served at 11:30 a.m.) Jan. 28, Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Centre, 201 Lulu. Cost for show $5.50, pizza and show $7. Call 316-262-2282.
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“Harvey,” comedy about a gentleman who claims to be best friends with a six-foot white rabbit named Harvey, Jan. 27-29, Sebits Auditorium, Friends University. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Tickets $8, $5 students and seniors. Call 316-295-5537.
“The Moore Family Vintage Santa Collection” and “Miniature Christmas Trees,” Santa Claus figures and collection of miniature holiday trees, on exhibit through today, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Admission $4, $2 ages 6-12, children under 6 free. Information, 316-265-9314 or wichitahistory.org.
The Mary Wilson Supremes Collection, exhibition of gowns worn by The Supremes, through Thu., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon to 5 p.m. Sun. Admission $7, $5 for seniors, $3 for students, free for children under 5. Saturdays always free. Call 316-268-4921.
“Dream Images,” exhibit by Karen Kramer, includes a collection of dream images and images initially captured in her sleep, through Jan. 27, KU School of Medicine, William J. Reals Gallery of Art-East, 1010 N. Kansas. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-293-2643.
Art exhibits featuring Aaron Galindo, Theresa Arnold, Jeannette Seger, Alfreda Seeber, Anna Seeber Shaw, Barbara Henman and Brenda Yarnall, through Jan. 30, Art Room 114, 114 N. Main, El Dorado. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-321-3223.
Wichita’s Smith Guitars – 18 Strings Over Sedgwick County," rare examples of guitars made by the Smith family; "The Guitar Collection," exhibit of a newly published book describing a guitar and the world’s most remarkable guitars, on exhibit through Jan. 31, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Admission $4, $2 ages 6-12, children under 6 free. Information, 316-265-9314 or wichitahistory.org.
Carpe Diem String Quartet, presented by the El Dorado Community Concert Association, 3 p.m. Jan. 15, El Dorado Middle School Auditorium, 500 W. Central. Admission by season ticket. Cost: $45 adults, $10 students, $95 family (parents, grandparents, children 18 and under); $50 single family (single parent, grandparent and children 18 and under). Call Shirley at 316-321-6742 or 316-321-9601.