We have two more weekends to experience most of the Christmas-season events that are offered in the Wichita area — and this weekend, at least, will be unseasonably warm. Here are some of the things going on in the area this weekend, including a few that aren’t holiday-related.
Santa Shuffle 5K, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sedgwick County Park; $35; ozendurance.net.
Opening of Together Wichita 2014 Memories Park, where families and others can take photos against backdrops, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, west side of Sedgwick County Park, 6501 W. 21st St.; free.
“Cheers! A Toast to the Holidays,” concert by the Heart of America Men’s Chorus, 7 p.m. Saturday, 4:30 p.m. Sunday, DeMattias Hall at Newman University, 3100 W. McCormick Ave.; $15, $5 for students, 316-708-4837.
“The Nutcracker” by Friends University Ballet, 7:30 p.m. Saturday (and Dec. 19 and 20), 2 p.m. Sunday (and Dec. 20), Sebits Auditorium at Friends; $20 adults, $15 seniors and students, www.friends.edu/ballet.
Advent concert, 5 p.m. Sunday, Church of the Magdalen, 12626 E. 21st St.; free; donations accepted for Guadalupe Clinic.
Living Nativity, 6, 6:30, 7 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, East Heights United Methodist Church, 4407 E. Douglas; coffee bar, display of angels and wooden toys, and organ demonstrations inside; free admission.