Ah, April in Wichita. Here are some of the things going on in the area on Saturday and Sunday.
Art at the Arb, featuring art, music and food on the spring-blooming grounds,10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Bartlett Arboretum, 301 N. Line St. in Belle Plaine; $5; bartlettarboretum.com.
Workroom Third Anniversary Party and Artisan Market, featuring bands, food trucks and artisans, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, The Workroom, 150 N. Cleveland; free admission.
“Curtain Up: A Salute to Broadway” featuring the Heart of America Men’s Chorus, 7 p.m. Saturday and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Newman University, 3100 W. McCormick; $15, $5 for students; 316-708-4837, hoamc.org.
Verdi’s Requiem performed by the Wichita Symphony Orchestra, featuring orchestra chorus, Friends University Singing Quakers, and soloists including Samuel Ramey, 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Century II Concert Hall, 225 W. Douglas; $25 to $67; wichitasymphony.org, 316-267-7658.
Elvis tribute artist Marshall Matthews & the Memphis Kings, plus the Fabulous Shirtheads and Brian Lee Dunning, 8 p.m. Saturday, Cotillion, 11120 W. Kellogg; $30; 316-722-4201, www.thecotillion.com.
Live jazz brunch and showing of mid-century jazz documentary “The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith,” brunch 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, documentary screening at 2 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 Museum Blvd.; admission to the screening is free; brunch available for sale in the Muse Cafe; brunch reservations at 316-268-4973, www.wichitaartmuseum.org.
Cowtown 2016 season launch party, noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Old Cowtown Museum, 1865 W. Museum Blvd.; free admission; oldcowtown.org.