It’s a nice weekend for getting out ahead of what looks like winter-cold weather next week. Here are 12 things to do this weekend in the Wichita area:
Wichita State Shockers exhibition basketball game, vs. Northwood (Fla.), 2 p.m. Saturday, Charles Koch Arena, WSU; officially sold out but check stubhub.com; game will be televised on Cox Kansas 22.
“Beethoven Lives Upstairs” by the Wichita Symphony Orchestra and Classical Kids Live, 4 p.m. Saturday, Century II Concert Hall, 225 W. Douglas; $15 adults, $10 ages 3 to 12; www.wichitasymphony.org, 316-267-5259.
ARISE (African-Americans Renewing Interest in Spirituals Ensemble), 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Wiedemann Hall at Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount; $15; 316-978-3233,www.wichita.edu/fineartsboxoffice.
Singing Quakers alumni concert, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 1958 N. Webb Road; $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, payable by cash or check at the door.
Slick Rick, 8 p.m. Saturday, Abode Venue, 1330 E. Douglas; for ages 18 and older; $20.
National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson exploring modern agriculture, 4 p.m. Sunday, Bartlett Arboretum depot in Belle Plaine; $5; reserve a spot by emailing info@BartlettArboretum.com.