“Noises Off,” a comedy about a klutzy cast who encounters mishap after mishap putting on a comedy, 2 p.m. Sun., Wichita Center for the Arts Center Theatre, 9112 E. Central; $25, $20 members and seniors, $15 students; wcfta.com, 316-315-0151.
“Into the Woods,” 1987 Tony Award-winning dark musical retelling of fairy tales, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. May 3, Wilner Auditorium at Wichita State University, $16, $14 for faculty, seniors and military, $6 for non-WSU students, free for WSU students; 316-978-3233, wichita.edu/fineartsboxoffice.
“Oliver,” 1960 British musical based on Dickens’ “Oliver Twist” presented by Music Theatre for Young People, 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. May 3, Mary Jane Teall Theater in Century II; $12 in advance, $15 at the door, $10 students and groups, 316-219-4849, www.wichitatix.com; www.mtypks.org.
“Motherhood Out Loud,” series of touching and funny one-act plays by various authors exploring motherhood, presented by Wichita Community Theatre, 8 p.m. May 6-9, 7 p.m. May 10, 258 N. Fountain; $14, $12 seniors/military/students, $10 opening night May 6 only, 316-686-1282, wichitact.org.
“Annie Get Your Gun,” presented by Christian Youth Theater, 7 p.m. May 7-9, 2 p.m. May 9, Isely Traditional Magnet School, 5256 N. Woodlawn; $11, $9 students and seniors ($2 more at the door); cytwichita.org, 316-682-1688.
“Take Flight” Symphony of Spring, Broadway showcase featuring the Friends University orchestra and chorus, 2 p.m. Sun., Sebits Auditorium, 2100 W. University Ave. $16 adults, $13 seniors and students; 316-295-5677, friends.edu/finearts.
Delano Chamber Orchestra’s Young Artist Concert, 3 p.m. Sun., West Side Baptist Church, 304 S. Seneca; donations accepted; www.delanochamberplayers.org.
Chamber Concert Series, including Phillip Black and the WSU Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble, 3 p.m. Sun., First Unitarian Universalist Church, 7202 E. 21st St. $10; 316-684-3481.
Woods, Winds & Willows, 22-piece chamber orchestra including Wichita Symphony Orchestra concertmaster John Harrison performing Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf” and selections from Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons,” 4 p.m. Sun., Bartlett Arboretum in Belle Plaine (gates open at 3 p.m.). $10; www.bartlettarboretum.com.
Universal Harmony Concert, featuring master sitar player Ustad Nizami and the Universal Harmony Choir, 6:30 p.m. Sun., First United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway. Free; choir open to registrants at globalfaithinaction.org.
Kansas Mennonite Men’s Chorus, 300 voices perform traditonal hymns, gospel favorites and contemporary Christian music, 7 p.m. Sun., Bethel College, 300 E. 27th St. in North Newton. Donations accepted; 316-283-2500, ksmenschorus.org.
Concert Choir Coffeehouse concert, 7 p.m. Sun., Casado Student Center at Friends University, 2100 W. University. Free; baked goods and coffee for sale as a fundraiser; 316-295-5677.
Outdoor band concert, Friends University Concert Band plus the Senseney Music Community Band, 3 p.m. May 3, on the plaza on the south side of the Riney Fine Arts Building, 2100 W. University. Free; 316-295-5677.
“Earth’s Hidden Treasures,” 62nd Wichita Gem & Mineral Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun., Cessna Activity Center, 2744 George Washington Blvd.; $5 adults, $1 ages 12-17, free for ages 11 and under; www.wgmsks.org.
Blue Moon at the Museum, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum transformed into the Blue Moon Nightclub that was on South Oliver in the 1940s and 1950s, with dinner, drinks, dancing, music by Donna Tucker and her band, and museum exhibits, 7-10 p.m. Fri., 204 S. Main. Tickets $100 ($50 tax deductible); 316-265-9314.
Herb Day, garden seminars, master-gardener plant sale, box lunch sale, children’s activity, garden magazine sale, vendors selling herbs and other garden items, door prizes, farmers market in the parking lot vendors, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Extension Education Center at 21st and Ridge Road. Free admission.
Prairie Rose Western Days, weekend of free activities at the Prairie Rose Ranch including a mountain man encampment, Native American dancers, re-enactors, horse-drawn wagon and pony rides, square dancers, western arts and crafts, bluegrass and cowboy music, chuckwagons, Kansas Ranch Ropers Competition (Sat.), Kansas Cowboy Poetry Contest (May 3), plus demonstrations of rope making, chuckwagon cooking, bee keeping and sodbusting (horse-drawn plowing), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-May 3, 15231 SW Parallel Road in Benton. Free; www.prairierosechuckwagon.com.
Mid-America All-Indian Center Benefit Car Show 2015, display of vintage cars and motorcycles on the back grounds of the center, plus children’s activity, food trucks, half-price admission to the Indian Center Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 3, awards at 3 p.m., 650 N. Seneca. Free; www.theindiancenter.org.
“A Pinch of Hope, a Dash of Design,” Junior League Kitchen Tour, proceeds going to awareness, intervention and prevention of child abuse, 12:30-4:30 p.m. May 3, addresses of east-side houses listed on ticket; $40 (includes discount on Junior League cookbook). Tickets must be purchased in advance at jlwichita.org or by calling 316-682-7473.
Student/Faculty Art Fair, fine-art items made by faculty and students in a variety of price ranges, plus food trucks and a classic car show (11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 9), 10 a.m.-7 p.m. May 8-9, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Free admission; www.wcfta.com.
“Art of the Book,” Wichita Art Museum’s Art & Book Fair, including book sale, small-works art sale, story-telling, art photography booth, showing of “Big Fish” (2 p.m. May 9 and 11 a.m. May 10), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 9, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. May 10, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Free admission; wichitaartmuseum.org.
Symphony al Fresco, Wichita Symphony ensembles performing in four venues at Prairie Pines, plus food and drink, auctions, May 9, 4055 N. Tyler; $100, $25 for children, with proceeds going to the orchestra’s education and family programs; RSVP by May 4 to 316-267-7658.
“Mod Rags From Teensville,” teenage-style clothing of 1960s Wichita, on display through May, Main Street Entrance of the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun.; included in museum admission; wichitahistory.org, 316-265-9314.
“Artists of the Harlem Renaissance 1918-1930,” Kansas African American Museum, 601 N. Water St. Included in admission; 316-262-7651
BFA Studio Art Exhibition, includes work by Michael Fisher and Rhonda Davis, through Sat., Shift Space Gallery, 416 S. Commerce. Free; 316-266-6476
Flint Hills Photography and Mosaic Show, featuring works by Phoebe Janzen, Kevin Freuchting, Galen Obermeyer and Peggy Wilson, opening May 3 through June, Gallery 101 of the Flint Hills, 106 E. Main in Marion. Meet-the-artist reception 1-4 p.m. May 3. Free; 10 percent of sales for cancer research, plus donations accepted; 620-382-7501.
“Relative Creativity, A Family Affair,” exhibit featuring work by Kristin Ediger Goering, Bruce Ediger, Mark Ediger and Davidi Ediger, through May 23, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St. in Newton. Free; 316-284-2749, www.carriagefactoryartgallery.com.
National Fiber Directions Exhibition, featuring 81 works by 63 fiber artists, through May 10, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central; concurrent exhibition of Henrietta Holmes couture dresses from the 1920s through 1940s. Free; www.wcfta.com.
“Photographic Wonders: American Daguerreotypes,” exhibit of 82 daguerreotypes from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, through May 10, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Museum admission $7, $5 seniors, $3 students and youth ages 5-17, members free. Saturdays free admission; wichitaartmuseum.org; 316-268-4921.
Faculty Biennial exhibition by the School of Art, Design and Creative Industries at Wichita State University, including works by Royce Smith, Larry Schwarm and Kate Van Steenhuyse, opening reception 6 p.m. Sat., Ulrich Museum of Art at WSU, 1845 Fairmount; $10, free for members and students; e-mail email@example.com. Exhibit open from Sat. through Aug. 23, 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri. Free; ulrich.wichita.edu.
“The Two-Headed Beast,” by Dustin Parker and Greg Turner, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Fri., exhibit through May 15, Steckline Gallery, Newman University, 3100 McCormick. Free; www.newmanu.edu/stecklinegallery, 316-942-4291.
Lauren Winner, author of “Girl Meets God,” reading from her new book, “Wearing God: Clothing, Laughter, Fire, and Other Overlooked Ways of Meeting God,” plus refreshments, 5 p.m. Sun., Eighth Day Books, 2838 E. Douglas. Free; 316-683-9446, www.eighthdaybooks.com.