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12 things to do in Wichita this weekend (Nov. 8-9)

Lana Charles and six other women have put a holiday table together loosly based on a girls-night-out theme from the 2002 movie, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood. (Oct. 27, 2014)
Lana Charles and six other women have put a holiday table together loosly based on a girls-night-out theme from the 2002 movie, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood. (Oct. 27, 2014) The Wichita Eagle

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:

Holiday Craftapalooza & Fabulous Vintage Market, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Century II Exhibition Hall, 225 W. Douglas; $3, free for ages 12 and under; www.montagefestivals.com.

Holiday Tables, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central; $10; www.wcfta.com, 316-634-2787.

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.

“Tied Up in Knotts,” comedy show by Don Knotts’ daughter Karen, 7 p.m. Saturday, Century II’s Mary Jane Teall Theater, 225 W. Douglas; $20, www.wichitatix.com, 316-303-8100.

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.

Terry Quiett Band, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas; $10-$40; www.crownuptown.com/tickets, 316-612-7696.

Slick Rick, 8 p.m. Saturday, Abode Venue, 1330 E. Douglas; for ages 18 and older; $20.

Free day at Exploration Place, including free admission to the traveling exhibit “Eww! What’s Eating You?” noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd.; free; www.exploration.org.

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.

Joe Bonamassa, 8 p.m. Sunday, Century II Concert Hall, 225 W. Douglas, $78.66-$101.46, wichitatix.com, 316-303-8100.

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