New Year's at Noon, face-painting, bounce house, clowns, deejay, treats, Bubble Man, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 1, Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd. Included with general admission. Information, 316-660-0600.

"Boeing, Boeing," comedy, Jan. 8-Feb. 7, Crown Uptown Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Buffet 6 p.m. Thu.-Sat., doors open at 5:45; buffet 4:15 p.m. Sun., doors open at 4. Tickets $26.95-$33.95, $14.95 for children 12-under. Information, 316-681-1566, online at

Monster Truck Nationals, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8, Hartman Arena, 8151 N. Hartman Arena Drive, Park City. Tickets $12-32 at the Hartman Arena box office, online at, or by calling 888-755-2583.

"Rigoletto," Wichita Grand Opera, 7 p.m. Jan. 15, Mary Jane Teall Theater, Century II. Tickets $35-$85. Information, 316-262-8054.

Wichita Symphony Orchestra, with electric violinist Tracy Silverman, conducted by Andrew Sewell, 8 p.m. Jan. 16, 3 p.m. Jan. 17, Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $20-$42 (discounts available) at, or by calling 316-267-7658.

Harlem Globetrotters, 7 p.m. Jan. 22, Intrust Bank Arena. Tickets $21-$84 at Select-A-Seat outlets. Charge by phone, 316-755-SEAT.

Kansas Aviation Museum's Winter Chill Party, fundraising dinner and Riverbend Radio Hour show performed by local celebrities, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 30, Kansas Aviation Museum, 3350 S. George Washington Blvd. Tickets $50. Reservations, 316-683-9242 or 877-683-9242, by e-mail at