Journey, Doobie Brothers at Intrust Bank Arena
Journey will welcome Wichita with “Open Arms” on Monday at Intrust Bank Arena when it performs along with the Doobie Brothers as part of the San Francisco Fest 2016 tour. Journey, which has been nominated for two Grammys since its first album in 1975, has recorded 14 albums during its four-decade career, producing hits such as “Don’t Stop Believin’ ” and “Faithfully.” Though legendary lead singer Steve Perry is no longer with the band, the group has had sound-alike Arnel Pineda behind the mic since 2008. The concert also will include the Doobie Brothers, another classic rock band, which is known for songs such as “China Grove” and “Takin’ It to the Streets.”
Details: Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 7 p.m. Mon., Intrust Bank Arena, 500 E. Waterman. $39.50-$99.50. 316-755-7328, www.selectaseat.com
‘The Pirates of Penzance’ at Bradley Fair
Wichita Grand Opera will put on its annual outdoors Opera on the Lake show at Bradley Fair this weekend, this time offering a performance of “The Pirates of Penzance.” The operetta, a two-act comedy, includes famous opera songs “Away, Away! My Heart’s On Fire” and “Major-General’s Song.” The show will be performed on an island in the middle of the water and will feature a large pirate ship as part of the staging. Stay for the fireworks after the show. The best seats are ticketed, but some free seating, with limited visibility, is available on the north end of the lake near the Hilton Garden Inn. Bring a lawn chair for free seating.
Details: Show at 8 p.m. Fri., Sat., Bradley Fair Plaza, 2000 N. Rock Road. $37-$85. 855-755-SEAT, www.selectaseat.com
Buckcherry, Black Stone Cherry at Hartman Arena
Rock band Buckcherry is making a stop Tuesday at Hartman Arena as part of a tour supporting its seventh studio album, “Rock ‘n Roll.” Buckcherry, touring with Black Stone Cherry, is likely to perform fan favorites such as “Sorry” and “Lit Up.”
Details: Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. Tue., Hartman Arena, 8151 N. Hartman Arena Drive, Park City. $22. www.ticketmaster.com
Chihuly drawings highlight museum’s opening party
The Wichita Art Museum’s summer opening party on Saturday will kick off the start of its Chihuly drawings exhibition, made up of 35 years of pencil, charcoal and acrylic drawings by artist Dale Chihuly. Chihuly, a world-renowned American sculptor, created the museum’s centerpiece “Confetti Chandelier,” and the drawings will be on display through Sept. 11. Saturday’s party will include a cash bar and live music by the Arnold Palmers, and The Muse Cafe will stay open late to serve dinner.
Details: 7-9 p.m. Sat., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 Museum Blvd. $10, free with WAM membership. 316-268-4921, www.wichitaartmuseum.org
Children’s Farm Fest at the Zoo
The Sedgwick County Zoo will put on an installment of its Children’s Farm Fest series on Saturday, this one focused on the zoo’s heritage breeds. Children will be able to meet a Nigerian dwarf goat at 10 a.m., a Nankin chicken at 11 a.m. and an American cream draft horse at noon. The event also will include games in the American barn and a display of artifacts in the African farm.
Details: 1-4 p.m. Sat., Sedgwick County Zoo, 5555 W. Zoo Blvd. Ages under 2 free, ages 3-11 $9.95, ages 12 and older $14.95, members free with membership card and photo ID. 316-266-8273, www.scz.org
Center for the Arts student exhibition FREE ALERT!
The Wichita Center for the Arts will open its student exhibition Friday, which will feature paintings, drawings, photography, printmaking, pottery, sculpture and more produced by students who participated in Wichita Center for the Arts class during the 2015-16 year. Pieces also will be for sale.
Details: Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Fri., exhibition through June 26, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Free. 316-634-2787, wcfta.com
Comedian Mike Epps at Hartman Arena
Comedian and actor Mike Epps, a native of Indiana, will bring his stand-up act to Hartman Arena on Friday. Epps, best known for his roles in “Next Friday” and “Friday After Next,” also appeared in “The Hangover.” He’s also known for his 2009 comedy album “Funny Bidness,” which features appearances by several well-known rappers.
Details: Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Fri., Hartman Arena, 8151 N. Hartman Arena Drive, Park City. $22-$62. http://www.ticketmaster.com
Kathy Griffin at Salina’s Stiefel
Kathy Griffin, one of only three females comedians to ever win a Grammy for Best Comedy Album, will make a stop Sunday at the Stiefel to dish out some of her famous blunt, all-lines-crossed comedy. Aside from her comedy tours, hosting awards shows and working on television series, Griffin also released her book, “A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin,” which debuted at No. 1 on the New York Times Bestseller list in 2009.
Details: Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Sun., The Stiefel, 151 S. Santa Fe, Salina. $49-$69. 785-827-1998, http://www.ticketmaster.com