“The Cherry Orchard,” centers around a land-owning family and their servants, presented by Guild Hall Players, 2 p.m. Sun., St. James Episcopal Church, 3750 E. Douglas. Tickets $10, $5 students. Call 316-683-5686.
“A Tom Frye Melodrama,” comedy, Thu.-July 20, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Dinner 6:15 p.m. Thu.-Sat., curtain 7:50 p.m., dinner/show $27, $23 seniors, $21 children under 12, $17 show only all ages. Call 316-263-0222.
“Empire House Live,” series, 7 p.m. June 6-8, Sat. show will have a dinner option and is by reservation only, Old Cowtown Museum, 1864 Museum Blvd. Tickets $10 and $12 in advance, $12 and $14 at door, $22 and $24 dinner theatre. Call 316-219-1871.
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“Little Women,” tale about four sisters of the March family, who lose their wealth while the family patriarch is away serving in the Civil War, through June 8, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Select Thu. matinees, lunch service 10:30 a.m.-noon, show 12:30 p.m.; Thu.-Sat. dinner service 5-6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m.; Sun. matinees 2 p.m. show only. Tickets $40 show only, $55 lunch/dinner and show. Call 316-612-7696.
“Cinderella,” show 10 a.m. and noon June 13-14; 10 a.m., noon and 6:30 p.m. June 21, Wichita Children’s Theatre, 201 Lulu. $6 for show and cookie, $7.50 for show and pizza. Pizza served 11:30 a.m. June 13-14; 11:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. June 21. Call 316-262-2283.
“All Ways a Woman,” formerly known as “Menopaus-A-Palooza,” comedy, through June 15, Cabaret Oldtown, 4121/2 E. Douglas. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., doors open 7 p.m. Tickets $20. Call 316-265-4400.
“Dixie Swim Club,” comedy, June 6-23, Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 7 p.m. Sun. Tickets $14, $12 students, seniors, military, $10 opening night. Information, 316-686-1282 or wichitact.org.
“The Two Gentleman of Verona,” Shakespeare-in-the Park series, presented by Wichita Shakespeare Co., shows at 7 p.m. June 7, College Hill Park; June 8, Hap McLean Park, Park City; June 9, Riggs Park, Haysville; June 14, Buffalo Park; June 15, Central Riverside Park; June 16, Andover Sports Park, Andover; June 21, College Hill Park, June 22; Cowtown, June 23, Hand Park, Derby. Free. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. In the event of inclement weather call 316-655-2017 after 6 p.m.
“You Take the Cake,” comedy, shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun., June 6-30, The Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road, Kechi. Tickets $11 Thu. and Sun., $12 Fri.-Sat. Call 316-744-2152.
Jazz on the Patio, live jazz, 7 p.m. Friday, Homewood Suites by Hilton at the Waterfront, 1550 N. Waterfront Parkway. Free. Call 316-260-8844.
June Chamber Music Concert, former members of the Wichita Symphony, guest David DeBolt former principal bassoon with the Kansas City Philharmonic, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, 401 N. First St., Lindsborg. Free. Call 785-227-2220.
“Chamber Reflections,” featuring John Harrison, David DeBolt, James Jones, garden tours, music and dessert, 4 p.m. June 2, Dyck Arboretum of the Plains, 177 W. Hickory, Hesston. Tickets $12.50 in advance, $15 at door. Call 316-772-3265.
Summer Concerts at Bradley Fair Plaza, jazz, shows at 7:30-9:30 p.m. June 6, featuring Julian Vaughn; June 13, Greg Adams; June 20, Steve Cole; June 27, Denny Jiosa; July 4, Joseph Vincelli followed by a fireworks display, Bradley Fair, 2000 N. Rock Road. Free. Information, 316-630-9990 or bradleyfair.com.
Wichita Chamber Chorale Cabaret Concert, music by the Chorale, food and silent auction, 6:30 p.m. June 7, Prairie Pines Christmas Tree Farm, 4055 N. Tyler Road. Buffet 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m. preshow, 7:30 “Cabaret” concert. Tickets $25, $15 students. Call 316-204-2315.
The Tenors, Canadian quartet, classical and contemporary pop, 8 p.m. June 8, Orpheum Theatre. Tickets $15-$100. Information and tickets, 316-755-7328, selectaseat.com and all Dillons Superstores.
Butterfly House Grand Opening, performance by Bugs and Balloons, crafts, various activities, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Botanica, 701 Amidon. Tickets $7, $5 children ages 3-12, members free. Call 316-264-0448.
Tuesdays on the Terrace: music, drinks and horticulture, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tue., featuring Mudbugs; June 4, Trevor Stewart and Earthlines; June 11, Haymakers; June 18, Thor Bonner; June 25, Carrie Nation and the Speakeasy; July 2, Raging Sea; July 9, Carson Mac; July 16, Ryan Windham, July 23, Shantel Leitner, July 30, Jenny Wood, Aug. 6, Aaron Lee Martin, Aug. 13, Wayne Long and Arthetta Faye; Aug. 20, Bruce Huss; Aug. 27, “I Wish I Wrote That,”; Sept. 3, Nikki Moddelmog, Sept. 10, Scott Allan Knost; Sept. 17, Uche; Sept. 24, RKO Blues, Botanica, 701 Amidon. Tickets $7, $3 members. Call 316-264-0448.
Art for Your Ears, 7-9 p.m. June 6, featuring Chuck Pyle; July 11, Vance Gilbert; Aug. 1, Mark Selby and Tia Sillers, McKnight Outdoor Plaza, WSU. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Free. Information, 316-978-3664 or www.ulrich.wichita.edu/artforyourears.
A Christian Cowboy Experience, featuring Maurice Sklar, Claren and Nancy McQueen, Becky Spencer, Aaron Keller and McFerrin Family Singers, Sat.-June 3, SK Ranch, 12508 W. Parallel Road, Pretty Prairie. Hours 4-8 p.m. Sat.-June 2, lunch will be provided or bring your own, 6 p.m. June 3, dinner will be provided. Free; donations accepted. Call 620-960-5898.
Kelley Hunt, blues artist, humane society fundraiser, 7 p.m. June 8, McPherson Opera House, 219 S. Main, McPherson. Tickets $17-$25. Call 620-242-5356.
Treehouse Series of Concerts, 4 p.m. June 9, featuring Claire Lynch Band; June 16, Moreland & Arbuckle; June 30, John Fullbright; July 7; Darol Anger and the Furies, Sept. 15; Driven; Oct. 13, Philip Aaberg, Bartlett Arboretum, Belle Plaine. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Tickets $10. Information, 620-488-3451 or bartlettarboretum.com.
Once Upon A Time, interactive exhibit where fairy tales come to life through stage sets and graphics, featuring “Jack and the Beanstalk,” Sat.; “Three Little Pigs,” June 8; “Goldilocks & The Three Bears, June 15; “Hansel & Gretel,” June 22; “Extra Day,” June 29, exhibit through July 7, Botanica, 701 Amidon. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun., extended hours to 8 p.m. Tue. and Thu. Tickets $5 ages 3 and up in addition to admission to Botanica, which is $7, $5 ages 3-12. Information, 316-264-0448 or botanica.org.
KEYN Summer Concert Series, 8-10 p.m. July 12, Fun Tones; July 19, King Midas; July 26, Big Fat Fun; Aug. 2, Lucky People; Aug. 9, Across the Pond; Aug. 16, Soul Project, WaterWalk, 515 S. Main. Bands are subject to change. Bring your lawn chair. Free. Call 316-219-6060.
“Wichitennial River Festival and Traders Day,” buttons from 1972 and Riverfest Artifacts, exhibit through June 30, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Musuem, 204 S. Main. Hours 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission $2 with Riverfest Button Fri.-June 9, regular admission $4, $2 children ages 6-12, children 5 and under free. Information, 316-265-9314 or wichitahistory.org.
“Tsate Kongia: Walking in Two Worlds, the Life of Blackbear Bosin,” in-depth look into the personal and professional life of Bosin, one of the founders of the Indian Center and the man behind Keeper of the Plains sculpture, permanent display, Mid-America All-Indian Center, 650 N. Seneca. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Admission $7, $5 seniors, military, students, $3 children ages 6-12, free children under age 6. Call 316-350-3340.
“Transformations of Water,” paintings on rice paper by Chiaw-Weai Loo, ceramics by students of David Self, exhibit through Tuesday, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.
“The Santa Fe Collection,” contemporary paintings, sculpture, prints and assemblage, preview 5-8 p.m. Thursday, opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, exhibit through Aug. 1, Marcia McCoy Studios, 5020 E. Central. Hours are by appt. only. Free. Call 505-470-1067.
Sue Vautravers & Jill Stromberg, pastels and oil paintings, Larksfield Place Bistro, exhibit through Friday, Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. North. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.
“Caesura,” ceramics and paintings by Alexandria DeLong, closing reception 7-9 p.m. Friday, MindFire Academy Art Gallery, 3805 E. Harry, Suite 100. Free. Call 316-227-3380, ext. 8148.
Midwest Photo Emerge, photography, featuring various artists, closing reception 7-10 p.m. Friday, Center Gallery at the Midwest Center for Photography, 111 Ellis. Free. Call 316-269-1250.
“Artist’s Proof,” original prints by notable American artists exploring an array of print media, lithograph and etching, exhibit through Saturday, Kansas African American Museum, 601 N. Water. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., noon-4 p.m. Sat. Call 316-262-7651.
Photography Show, photographers Richard, Kuhns, Fred Lassman, John Morrison, Rod Seel, Steven Seymour, blown glass by Roger Ward, exhibit 6-9 p.m. June 1, exhibit through July 31, Art Room 114, 114 N. Main, El Dorado. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. or by appointment. Free. Call 316-321-3223.
Ray Turner: Population, portraits on glass, exhibit Sat.-Aug. 25, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Tickets $7, $5 seniors, $3 youth and students, children age 5 and under free. Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.
Quilts from the Permanent Collection, quilts and coverlets, exhibit through June 2, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon to 5 p.m. Sun. Admission $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 youth and students, children age 5 and under free. Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.
Friends University Senior Art, exhibit through June 7, Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.
“Earth and Sky, Women of the Prairie,” watercolors, oils and acrylics, from 16 women artists from Kansas, Nebraska and Missouri, opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, exhibit through June 24, Artworks, 7724 E. Central. Hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-682-1481.
Artists Sam and Kent Wilson, exhibit June 11-July 19, Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-264-9121.
“From the Margins,” paintings, drawings and sculpture by artist Kevin Kelly, exhibit through June 15, Fiber Studio, 418 S. Commerce. Hours by appointment or by chance. Free Call 316-305-1996.
Spring Exhibitions, paintings, ceramics and watercolors, featured artists Jacklyn Garlock, Dale Hartley and Susan Lynn, exhibit through June 23, closing reception 2-4 p.m. June 23, Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, 401 N. First St., Lindsborg. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Information, 785-227-2220 or sandzen.org.
“Reinvented,” paintings by Harry Williford, sculptures by Don Lind, opening reception Friday 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m., exhibit through June 26, 6/26 Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Information, 316-267-5915 or www.wichitagalleryxii.com.
“Designs of the Celtic Isles,” paintings and pastels, featured themes and motifs of Celtic scriptural embellishments by artist Margi Sweeton, exhibit through July 2, VAAM Gallery, 223 S. Main, McPherson. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free. Call 620-241-5774.
“The Hills Are Alive: Flint Hills Landscapes,” paintings, ceramics and art glass, opening reception 2-4 p.m. Sunday, exhibit through July 13, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. Free. Information, 316-284-2749 or carriagefactoryartgallery.com.
“Prints and Print Makers, 1916-1946: C.A. Seward and Friends,” curated by Barbara Thompson, exhibit through Aug. 4, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission $7, $5 seniors, $3 youth and students, children age 5 and under free. Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.
“Western Lithograph Co.: The Fine Art Printing Program,” drawings printed in multiples by master lithographers, exhibit through March 11, 2014, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Hours 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission $4, $2 children ages 6-12, free under age 6. Information, 316-265-9314 or wichitahistory.org.