“The Wizard of Oz,” noon Wed., 10 a.m. & 1:45 p.m. Thu., 10 a.m., noon & 6:30 p.m. Fri., noon Sat., Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 S. Lulu. $6 show only, $7.50 pizza/show. Call 316-262-2282.
“‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ and other Eric Carle Favorites,” puppet production, 4 p.m. Sat., Stiefel Theatre, 151 S. Santa Fe in Salina. Tickets $14, $9 ages 11 and under. Call 785-827-1998.
Live in HD: Lehar’s “The Merry Widow,” operetta, 11:55 a.m. Sat., Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway. Tickets $23, $21 seniors, $18 students with ID, $13 ages 7-17. Call 316-263-1665.
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Texas A&M University Singing Cadets, all male chorus, 7 p.m. Tue., East Heights United Methodist Church, 4407 E. Douglas. Donations accepted. Call 316-682-6518.
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, concert, 7:30 p.m. Thu., Prairie Pines, 4055 N. Taylor Road. Tickets $35-$55. Call 316-722-1145.
Tchaikovsky’s Second, classics concert, 8 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Jan. 18, presented by Wichita Symphony Orchestra, Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $19-$57. Call 316-267-7658.
Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line, concert, 4 p.m. Jan. 18, Dyck Arboretum of the Plains, 177 W. Hickory in Hesston. Tickets $20, $10 children. Call 620-327-8127.
WSU Organ Day, presented by Rie Bloomfield Organ Series, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 24, Wiedemann Hall, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3103.
Disney in Concert, presented by Salina Symphony, 4 p.m. Jan. 25, Stiefel Theatre, 151 S. Santa Fe in Salina. Tickets $27.75-$37.75. Call 785-827-1998.
Gala for Giving, food, spirits, music, live and silent auctions, opening event of the Starbird-Devlin Rod & Customs Charities Car Show, 6-9 p.m. Thu., Century II Convention Center. Tickets $100. Proceeds benefit the Arc of Sedgwick County, Big Brothers Big Sisters and Starkey Inc. Call 316-634-1800.
“The Dream Lives On,” Martin Luther King Jr. celebration and various activities, Thu.-Jan. 19, hosted by Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina. Go to www.kwu.edu/mlk for a list of events, times and locations. Call 785-827-5541, ext. 1127.
Starbird-Devlin Rod & Customs Charities Car Show, noon-10 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 18, Century II Convention Center. Tickets $12, $20 couples, $6 ages 12-17, ages 11 and younger free. Proceeds benefit The Arc of Sedgwick County, Big Brothers Big Sisters and Starkey Inc. Information and tickets, www.wichitatix.com or 316-303-8100.
Emerald City Chorus Pancake Feed, served by Chris Cakes, bake and craft sale, 8 a.m.-noon Sat., Southwest Presbyterian Church, 1511 W. 27th St. South. Cost $5-$6. Call 316-773-9300.
Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration: “The Table of Brotherhood,” 8 a.m. Sat. pancake breakfast, Christian Faith Center, 1130 S. Broadway; 10 a.m. MLK parade, starting at Christian Faith Center, 1130 S. Broadway; 11 a.m. book collection for children in West Africa, Kansas African American Museum, 601 N. Water; 7 p.m. celebration and program, Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 1550 N. Chapel Hill Drive. Admission: $3 button available at various QuikTrip locations. Call 316-262-7651.
Senior Wednesday, 10 a.m. refreshments, 10:30 a.m. program, Jan. 21, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3664.
Rock the Keys, dinner, auctions and dueling pianos, fundraiser to help support Communities in Schools of Wichita and Sedgwick County, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24, Abode, 1330 E. Douglas. Tickets $125. Information and tickets, www.eventbrite.com/e/rock-the-keys-tickets or 316-973-5110.
“Wine 101,” class will sample six types of complementary wine and learn about grape varieties, history and common misconceptions and vocabulary, 6 p.m. Wed., Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Cost $35-$45. Call 316-634-2787.
“Living with Less,” photographs by Marydorsey Wanless, exhibit Thu.-Feb. 20, Gallery, Kansas Wesleyan University, 100 E. Claflin in Salina. Hours 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri., Sat.-Sun. by appointment. Gallery Talk with the artist, noon Jan. 27, Guests are encouraged to bring a sack lunch. Drinks and snacks provided. First Thursday reception 5-7 p.m. Feb. 5. Free. Call 785-827-5541, ext. 5166.
“Photographic Wonders: American Daguerreotypes,” exhibit featuring 82 daguerreotypes from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and offering a glimpse into a long-gone epoch in imagery, Sat.-May 10, 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; members free. Saturdays free admission. Call 316-268-4921.
“Kansas: Roots and Reflections,” “Dreaming,” photographs by Jim Richardson, watercolor monotypes by Kathleen Kuchar, exhibit through Jan. 18; Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, 401 N. First St. in Lindsborg. “Holiday Gift Show,” art includes paintings, prints, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, blown glass and will be for sale. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. Free. Call 785-227-2229.
Fine Art for the Wine Heart, re-create a selected painting and sip wine, 7 p.m. Jan. 22, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Painting supplies and wine glasses provided. Cost $45. Call 316-634-2787.
Winter Opening Reception, step into a “hackers delight” with artist Evan Roth, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 24, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Admission $10; free WSU students and Ulrich members. Call 316-978-3664.
Wichita Women Artists Celebrating 65 Years, watercolor, oil gouache, pastels, pencil, mixed media, acrylic and sculpture, exhibit through Jan. 24, CityArts, 334 N. Mead. Hours 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-350-3245.
“Rookie Mistakes” and “Changing of Seasons,” ceramics, drawing and painting, by Cowley College and CityArts students, exhibit through Jan. 24, City Arts, 334 N. Mead. Hours 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-350-3245.
Kansas Skies, photographs by Nathan Patrick, exhibit through Jan. 25, Vagabond Coffee House, 614 W. Douglas. Hours 7 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Free. Call 316-303-1110.
“Nature’s Industry,” works inspired by nature with its unending source of patterns, colors and textures, artist Shalo Maida, exhibit through March 6, William J. Reals Gallery, KU School of Medicine-Wichita, 1010 N. Kansas. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-293-3400.
“The Secret Wisdom of Earth,” by Christopher Scotton, 6 p.m. Fri., Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.
National Readathon Day, a party to celebrate literacy and reading, sponsored by Penguin Random House noon-4 p.m. Jan. 24, Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Donations can be made to National Book Foundation, 90 Broad, Suite 604, New York, N.Y. 10004. Call 316-682-1181.
Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, auditions for “Annie,” 5 p.m. Jan. 20, at the theater, 201 Lulu. Ages 8 and up. Adults needed. Call 316-262-2282.