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10 things to do this weekend (Nov. 15-16)

Participants will showcase a variety of dance styles at Praise Dance Expo.
Participants will showcase a variety of dance styles at Praise Dance Expo. Courtesy photo

It’s suddenly winter, complete with a chance of snow, setting the mood for the first Christmas events of the holiday season taking place this weekend. Here are some of those, along with some other non-holiday things to do in the Wichita area this weekend.

Gingerbread Village, decorate a gingerbread house, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd.; $9.50 ages 12 and up, $8 seniors, $6 ages 3 to 11, ages 2 and under free; includes admission to Exploration Place; www.exploration.org, 316-660-0600.

Santa arrives at Towne East, parade at 1 p.m. Saturday, beginning at JC Penney court, 7700 E. Kellogg Drive; free; www.simon.com/mall/towne-east-square.

Santa arrives at Towne West, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; Dillard’s south court near Journeys, 4600 W. Kellogg Drive; free; www.simon.com/mall/towne-west-square.

“Urinetown,” 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Heather Muller Black Box Theatre at the Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 S. Lulu; $8.50 and $12.50; 316-262-2282.

Praise Dance Expo, 6 p.m. Saturday, Orpheum Theatre, 200 N. Broadway; $10; www.wichitaorpheum.com, 855-755-7328.

Wichita Symphony Orchestra: Mozart and Salieri, three pieces from “Amadeus” including Mozart’s “Requiem,” 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Century II Concert Hall, 225 W. Douglas; $19-$57; 316-267-7658, www.wichitasymphony.org.

Jackyl with opening act Joe Durt, 8 p.m. Saturday, Cotillion, 11120 W. Kellogg; $20 to $25; www.thecotillion.com, 316-722-4201.

Air Capital Comic Con, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sedgwick County Extension Education Center, 7001 W. 21st St.; free admission; www.aircapcomiccon.com.

Friends University Percussion Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Friends University Sebits Auditorium; free; www.friends.edu/finearts.

Jeezy, 8 p.m. Sunday, Cotillion, 11120 W. Kellogg; $31.50 to $36.50; www.thecotillion.com, 316-722-4201.

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