“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” musical, based on the Old Testament tale of Joseph and his coat of many colors, 2 p.m & 7 p.m. Sun., Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $24-$62. Call 316-265-3107.
“The Three Little Pigs,” story of how the pigs learn to use common sense and the wolf learns to control his temper, 10 a.m. & noon Fri., Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. A Picnic Theatre production. Tickets $6 cookie/show; $7.50 pizza/show. Call 316-262-2282.
“The Odd Couple – Female Version,” classic farce about mismatched roommates, through July 26, The Forum Theatre, 147 S. Hillside. 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. matinee on Saturdays. Tickets $23 Thu. and Sat. matinee; $25 Fri.-Sat. Information and tickets, www.forumwichita.com or 316-618-0444.
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“Aladdin,” musical, through Aug. 9, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Lunch 11 a.m., show 12:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 12:30 p.m. matinee Thu.. Tickets $15.
Roy Rogers Jr., classic and cowboy song, horse-drawn wagon rides, classic cowboy movies and chuckwagon supper, 5 p.m. Fri., Prairie Rose Chuckwagon Supper, 15231 SW Parallel in Benton. Tickets $40. Call 316-778-2121.
“Jaws: The Melodrama,” by Tom Frye, through Sat., Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner 6:15 p.m., show 7:50 p.m. Thu.-Sat. Dinner/show $28, $18 show only. Call 316-263-0222.
“Say What?! Improv,” “Empire House Live” series, doors open 7:30 p.m., show 8 p.m. Sat., Empire House Theatre at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Mature audience ages 16 and older. Tickets $10. Information and tickets, www.wichitatix.com or 316-350-3323.
Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band, accordion-playing virtuoso, 7 p.m. July 23, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Tickets $15-$25. Call 316-258-2789.
“Catch Me If You Can,” musical, July 23-27, Century II Concert Hall. Shows 8 p.m. Wed.-Sat., 2 p.m. matinees Sat.-Sun., 7 p.m. Sun. Tickets $24-$62. Call 316-265-3107.
“Schoolhouse Rock Live,” musical, July 22-23 and July 25-26 Derby High School, 920 N. Rock Road in Derby. Shows 1 p.m. Tue.-Wed., 8 p.m. Fri., 6 p.m. Sat. Presented by Camp Center State Derby Recreation Center. Tickets $2, $1 ages 3-12. Call 316-788-3781.
“Fox on the Fairway,” comedy, July 24-Aug. 10, 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. Call 316-686-1282.
“That’s Entertainment,” musical, July 24-27, Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. Shows 7 p.m. Thu.-Fri., 8:30 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. Sun. A Heather Muller Black Box Theatre Production. A silent auction will be held in conjunction with the July 26 show from 2-8 p.m. to benefit operations of the theater. Admission $8.50-$12.50; $15-$20 night of auction. Call 316-262-2282.
“Perfect Wedding,” a wild stag party results in the groom-to-be finding a strange girl in his bed on the wedding day, through July 27, Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road in Kechi. Show 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun. Tickets $11 Thu. and Sun., $12 Fri.-Sat. Call 316-744-2152.
Summer Symphony Concert , by the WSU Summer Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Fri., WSU Miller Concert Hall. Tickets $7. Call 316-978-3233.
KEYN Summer Concert Series, 7 p.m. each Friday July 18-Aug. 15, WaterWalk Place, 515 S. Main. King Midas Fri.; Crosstown Traffic on July 25; Annie Up on Aug. 1; The Funtones on Aug. 15; Across the Pond and Rockin’ Horse & Carson Mac on Aug. 15. Free. Bring lawn chairs. Call 316-685-2171.
American Indian Festival, cultural celebration with American Indian artisans, art, song, dance and history, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun., Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center. Tickets $5 adults, $4 seniors/military, $3 youth ages 6-16, ages 6 and under free.
National Depression Glass, convention/show/sale, vintage glassware, pottery, china from the Victorian Era up through Mid-Century Modern with emphasis on the Depression Era, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun., Wellington High School, 1700 E. 16th St. in Wellington. Admission $8.
“The Way We Thought We Were: The Ideal and Reality of the Postwar Suburbs,” program by Jay Price, 2 p.m. Sat., Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Free. Call 316-265-9314
Wichita’s 144th Birthday Party, tours, crafts, refreshments and various activities, 1-5 p.m. July 20, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Free admission for those who bring a birthday card. Call 316-265-9314.
Step It Up Fashion Show, silent auction, 6 p.m. July 24, The Lux, 120 E. First St. Admission $15, $10 for ages 6 and under. Proceeds benefit Stepstone of Wichita. Call 806-1227.
CityArts Extravaganza, art-themed scavenger hunt around Old Town, art demonstration and birthday cake, 6-9 p.m. July 25. Free. Taste of Downtown food stations, wine in keepsake glasses, silent and live auctions, 7-9 p.m. July 26. Tickets $50. Proceeds support CityArts art class scholarships. Both events at CityArts, 334 N. Mead. Information and tickets 316-350-3245.
Heather Muller Black Box Theatre Silent Auction, 4:30 p.m. special alumni show, 6 p.m. auction, 8 p.m. performance of “That’s Entertainment,” raffles, wine auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres, July 26, Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. Cost: $10 auction only; $15 alumni show or “That’s Entertainment”; $25 includes auction and both shows. Call 316-262-2282.
ReptiDay Hutchinson, vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, seminars and raffles, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 26, Kansas State Fairgrounds, 2000 N. Poplar in Hutchinson. Admission $10; $5 ages 5-12; $5 ages 5 and under free. Call 863-268-4273.
Craftapalooza & Vintage Market, handmade items, artisan designs, home decor and various other items, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 26, Century II Exhibition Hall. Admission $3. Call 405-596-1687 or 316-264-9121.
“Windows On Collections,” posters which capture the local entertainment scene in mid-20th century Wichita, exhibit Tue.-Sept. 14, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Hours 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission $5; $2 ages 6-12; under age 6 free. Call 316-265-9314.
Senior Wednesday, featuring artist Lisa Solomon, hand-drawn doilies and hand-tied French knots, 10:30 a.m. Wed., Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Ages 55 and older. Free. Call 316-978-6462.
Artist Robert Carver, paintings, exhibit through Sat., Mead Street Gallery, 121 N. Mead. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Free. call 316-262-5192.
“The Endless Possibilities III,” paintings by Sally Cobb, ceramics by Joyce Furney, exhibit through July 22, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.
Fine Art for the Wine Heart: O’Keefe’s Red Poppy, paint while sipping wine, 7 p.m. July 24, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Supplies provided. Cost $35 members, $45 nonmembers. Call 316-634-2787.
Kent Williams, artist and co-founder of Fisch Haus Studios, opening reception 1-5 p.m. July 25, exhibit through July 27, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Hours 1-5 p.m. Free. Call 316-634-2787.
“Tallgrass Prairie Press,” ceramics by Tracy Collins, exhibit through July 26, Art Room 114, 114 N. Main in El Dorado. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tue. or by appointment. This is part of the Art Crawl of the Flint Hills Art Fest. Free. Call 316-321-3223.
“Land, Sky and Other Enchantments,” photography by Kelly Wright, sculptures by Don Lind, through July 26, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St. in Newton. Hours noon-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-284-2749.
“Indian Territory: Contemporary American Indian Art,” exhibit through July 27, 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 students and ages 5-17, under 5 free. Saturdays free. Call 316-268-3921.
“TRI Art,” paintings by Jacob Seymore, Bryan Reynolds and Jose Alvarado, exhibit through July 31, Gathering Space Gallery, Derby Public Library, 1600 Walnut Grove Road in Derby. Hours 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. Free. Call 316-788-0760.
Meet the Artists, watercolors by Susan Bartel, baling wire horse sculptures by Belinda Skiles, through July 31, Gallery 101, 106 E. Main in Marion. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 620-382-7504.
20th Century Studio Glass, modern use of glass as an artistic medium to produce sculptures or three-dimensional artworks, exhibit through Aug. 2, The Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Call 316-634-2787.
Kansas Academy of Oil Painters, exhibit through Aug. 3., Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th North. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.
“Acrylic Paintings with an Air of Whimsy,” paintings by Virgil Penner, exhibit through Aug. 8, William J. Reals Gallery, KU School of Medicine, 1010 N. Kansas. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-293-3535.
“Gesture and Expression: Isabel Bishop and the Fourteenth Street School,” paintings, drawings and prints depicting shop girls, vagrant men and teeming life around Union Square, exhibit through Aug. 17, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 Sun. Admission $7, $5 seniors, $3 students and ages 5-17, under age 5 free. Saturdays free. Call 316-268-4921.
Kim Casebeer, Carol Long, Deb Gilley, artists, landscape paintings, ceramics and printmaking, exhibit through Aug. 17, Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, 401 N. First St. in Lindsborg. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. Free. Call 785-227-2220.
“Night: Works on Paper,” prints are media for nocturnes and share characteristics with the night, exhibit through Aug. 31, 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 students and ages 5-17, under age 5 free. Saturdays free. Call 316-268-4921.
“Kansas Landscapes,” artist George Jerkovich, exhibit through Aug. 31, Watson Gallery, Stiefel Theatre, 151 S. Santa Fe in Salina. Co-sponsored by KU School of Medicine-Salina. Free. Call 785-493-1492.
“A House in the Sky,” by Amanda Lindhout, 6 p.m. Thu., Grace Presbyterian Church, 5002 E. Douglas. This event is in conjunction with Watermark Books & Cafe. Free. Call 316-682-1181.
“The Devil’s Glove,” by Louis Agnello, “Cousin Vinny” 12:30-5 p.m. July 18, Bookaholic, 8760 W. 21st St.; 1-4 p.m. July 19, Barnes & Noble, 1920 N. Rock Road. Free. Call 316-721-5575 or 316-315-0421.
Wichita Community Theatre, auditions for “On Golden Pond,” 2-4 p.m. Sat.-July 13, at the theater, 258 N. Fountain. Roles available for three men ages 35-80, two women ages 35-70 and one teenage boy. Information, www.wichitact.org or 316-686-1282.
Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, auditions for Professional Touring Co., noon-6 p.m. July 14-15, at the theater, 201 Lulu. Actors should prepare two musical pieces, one upbeat and one ballad and prepared for a cold reading. Auditions by appointment only. Call 316-262-2282.