n ABIGAIL’S GRILL & BAR, 3701 S.W. Plaza Drive: Karaoke, 9 p.m. Saturdays. 246-6866.
n AJ’S NY PIZZERIA, 1930 S.W. Westport Drive: Trivia Live, presented by Challenge Entertainment, 8 p.m. Thursdays. 861-7000.
n AMERICAN LEGION POST 400, 3029 N.W. US-24 highway: Bill & Tina, 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 16; Dixie Cadillacs, from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, July 22. Lounge opens 4 p.m. Legion members and their guests welcome. 296-9400.
n BLIND TIGER BREWERY & RESTAURANT, 417 S.W. 37th: Glenfinnan, 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, July 17. 267-2739.
n THE BOOBIE TRAP BAR, 1417 S.W. 6th: Sunday Funday Karaoke, 10 to 11 p.m. Sunday, July 16; Digisaurus, 10 to 11 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, free show; Secret Song Karaoke, Wednesday, July 19; Throwback Thursdays, Thursday, July 20; Benevox, Leighton, and Our Lives Yesterday, 10 to 11 p.m. Friday, July 21; Alexa Kriss, and Justin Richmond, Saturday, July 22; Karaoke, Sundays and Wednesdays. 232-9008. www.boobietrapbar.com.
n THE BRASS RAIL, 401 N.E. Emmett: Trivia with Aimee, 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; Karaoke with Marni & Kyle, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursdays. 232-3332.
n THE BURGER STAND, 1601 S.W. Lane: Karaoke, 9 p.m. Saturdays; Free pool and pingpong, 8 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays; Trivia night, 8 to 11 p.m. Thursdays. 783-8900.
n CLASSIC BEAN, in Fairlawn Plaza, 2125 S.W. Fairlawn Plaza Drive: Heartstrings, 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, July 21; Picks and Sticks, 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 22. 271-5005.
n THE DUGOUT, 1545 S.W. Fairlawn Road: Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 273-8430.
n FACES BY MAYFIELD, 802 N. Kansas Ave., in the NOTO Arts District: Bemsha Swing, 8 p.m. Saturday, July 22; Arron Price, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays. 380-1667.
n FLAMINGO BAR & GRILL, 2335 N.W. Clay: Karaoke with Daren & Randy Live!, 7 to 11 p.m. Sundays and Tuesdays; Jam Night, from 8 p.m. to midnight Mondays and Wednesdays; Karaoke One Night Stand with Patty, 7 to 11 p.m. Thursdays. 783-2881.
n GAYLE’S, 600 N.W. Paramore St.: Mad Michelle, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, July 21, $5 cover; Straight Shot, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, July 22, $5 cover; Free Pool, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; Karaoke with Daren & Randy Live!, from 7 p.m. to midnight Mondays. (785) 232-5511.
n THE HOOKAH HOUSE TOPEKA, 1507 S.W. 21st, Suite 201: Karaoke, 9 p.m. Tuesdays; Pajama night, Wednesdays. 286-7003.
n J&J GALLERY BAR, 917 N. Kansas Ave.: July MOTO in NOTO, motorcycles 900 Block and classic cars 800 Block, Friday, July 21; Jars & Jams open mic, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. most Thursdays. 581-0689.
n THE LAZY TOAD, 5331 S.W. 22nd Place, in Fairlawn Plaza: Da’ Coots will host Jam Night, 7:30 to 11 p.m. Thursdays. 272-8623.
n OLD CHICAGO PIZZA & TAPROOM, 1231 S.W. Wanamaker Road: Trivia Live, presented by Challenge Entertainment, 9 p.m. Tuesdays. 273-5522.
n PHILIP BILLARD VFW POST NO. 1650, 3110 S.W. Huntoon: Westport Drive, 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, lower lounge; Silver Road, 7:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 22, upstairs. VFW members and their guests. 235-9073.
n QUINTON’S BAR & DELI, 4121 S.W. Huntoon: Q’s Live Presents Lovers and Friends, from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., doors open 9 p.m., Sunday, July 16. Cover: $5, ladies are free until 11 p.m.; Premier Jam Night with Truffle Shuffle, from 8:30 p.m. to midnight Tuesday, July 18, open to all artists; Q’s Live Tuesday Bluesday, open blues jam, 8 p.m. Tuesdays; Jam Night, from 8:30 p.m. to midnight first and third Tuesdays, open to all artists; Trivia Live, presented by Challenge Entertainment, 7 p.m. Wednesdays; Karaoke, 10 p.m. Wednesdays; Pong tournaments, 10 p.m. Thursdays. 215-8172.
SERENDIPITY, 820 N. Kansas Ave., in the NOTO Arts District: 806-0604. Public Ghost Hunt, hosted by Ghost Tours of Kansas, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Cost: $25, must purchase in advance, www.ghosttoursofkansas.com. www.serendipitytopeka.com.
n SKINNY’S SPORTS BAR & GRILL, 4016 S.W. Huntoon: DJ Meets, 10 p.m. Fridays; DJ Mark, 10 p.m. Saturdays; Karaoke with Lamont, 9:30 p.m. Thursdays. 273-1905.
n SPECK’S BAR & GRILL, 2105 S.W. Mission Ave.: Sunday Funday Jam, 7 p.m. Sundays, with hosts Charlie Barber and Andrew Barber. 272-9749.
n UNCLE BO’S, lower level, Ramada Hotel and Convention Center, 420 S.E. 6th: Mike Babbs and Friends, 8 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m., Friday, July 21, and Saturday, July 22. Blues society members get $2 discount. Advance tickets available at www.brownpapertickets.com. 234-4317. www.unclebos.com.
n THE WHEEL BARREL, 925 N. Kansas Ave.: The Entertainment, noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 16; Justin Fowler Patio Party, 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 22. 289-6767.
n WILD HORSE SALOON, 3249 S.W. Topeka Blvd.: Karaoke & dance party, 8 p.m. to close Sundays. 267-3545.
n THE BOTTLENECK, 737 New Hampshire: Information: Smackdown Trivia, 8:30 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 18 and older; Open Mic, 9:30 p.m., sign-up 9 p.m., Monday, July 17, 18 and older; PRIDE Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 19; Digisaurus, 8 p.m. Thursday, July 20, 18 and older; Prophets and Outlaws, 8 p.m. Friday, July 21, 18 and older. www.thebottlenecklive.com.
n REPLAY LOUNGE, 946 Massachusetts St.: 3rd Fridays On The Patio — Kimbarely Legal, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, July 21. Theme: “Dress to Impress.” http://www.replaylounge.com/.
n EMMETT: DRY CREEKBED SALOON, 510 Main St.: Karaoke with Daren & Randy Live!, from 8 p.m. to midnight Thursday, July 20. (785) 868-2004.
n ROSSVILLE: MIKEY’S BAR & GRILL, 205 N.E. US-24 highway: Karaoke with Daren & Randy Live!, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, July 21. (785) 584-6021.
n THE TOPEKA SANTA FE BAND: Ritchie House Historical Celebration, 4 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 1116 S.E. Madison St.
n GAGE PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: TOPEKA JAZZ WORKSHOP, 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 16, Amphitheater, 600 S.W. 6th St. Free admission.
n KANSAS EXPOCENTRE: SHAWNEE COUNTY FAIR — ZACH EMERY BAND, and Cruzline, 6:30 to 9 p.m., doors open 6 p.m. Friday, July 21, Landon Arena, One Expocentre Drive. Free show. Free ticket information: http://www.shawneecountyfair.org/entertainment.
n LIBERTY HALL: THE 780S SERIES WITH JIMMY WEBB, 7 p.m., doors open 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 19, 644 Massachusetts St. Webb will take the Liberty Hall Stage to share stories and songs from his 50+ year music career. The program is free and open to the public. No tickets are required. A book signing follows the program and copies of Webb’s books will be available for sale by the Raven Bookstore. Information: http://libertyhall.net.
n THE GRANADA THEATER: 3TEETH, and Bath Consolidated, 8 p.m., doors open 7 p.m., Saturday, July 22. Information and tickets: https://thegranada.com/ or (785) 842-1390. 1020 Massachusetts St. All ages.
n MANHATTAN MUNICIPAL BAND, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, Larry Norvell Band Shell in City Park, 1101 Fremont St. Information: (785) 587-2727 or http://www.mhkprd.com.
n ARTS IN THE PARK: SECRET AGENT 23 SKIDOO, 8 p.m. Friday, July 21, Larry Norvell Band Shell in City Park, 1101 Fremont St. Information: (785) 587-2727 or http://www.mhkprd.com.
n HIAWATHA JAZZ BAND, 7 p.m. Monday, July 17, Brown County Brown County Courthouse Square, 601 Oregon St., with free-will donation ice cream and cake being served on the north court house lawn provided by the Brown County Genealogical Society with the free-to-the-public music performance.
n LIVE IN THE LOT: BRICKHOUSE, and Lora McDonald, 7 p.m. Friday, July 21, between Merchant and Commercial. Food and drink, 6:30 p.m. West 7th Ave., Emporia.
n EMPORIA GRANADA THEATRE: ASIA, 8 p.m. Friday, July 21, 807 Commercial St., Emporia. Tickets: $10-$35, (620) 342-3342.
n STIEFEL THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS: GLADYS KNIGHT, 8 p.m. Saturday, July 22, Salina. Tickets: $69-$99, (785) 827-1998 or www.stiefeltheatre.org.
n JOKES AT FACES OPEN MIC: hosted by Brian Doby, 8 p.m., doors open 7 p.m., Thursday, July 20, Faces by Mayfield, 802 N. Kansas Ave. Free entry. Information: 380-1667.
n Topeka Civic Theatre 2017-18 Season Memberships on sale, 357-5211, www.topekacivictheatre.com.
n JAYHAWK THEATRE: AD ASTRA THEATRE ENSEMBLE PRESENTS 3RD THURSDAYS, 7th annual 24-Hour Play Festival, this is a recap of some of the past year’s most memorable shorts, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Thursday, July 20, 720 S.w. Jackson St. Information: www.adastratheatre.com. Third Thursday is Free to the public; the 24HPF is a suggested donation of $10.
n HELEN HOCKER THEATER: “CINDERELLA AND THE TALE OF THE GLASS SLIPPER,” book, lyrics and music by Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman, performed by the Bath House Players, a troupe of 14- to 18-year-olds, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 21-22; 2 p.m. Sunday, July 23; 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 27-29; 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 3-5; 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6 (closes), Helen Hocker Theater, in Gage Park. Tickets: $13 ($11 children 11 and younger). 251-5990. www.helenhockertheater.com.
n THE BREAK ROOM: DALE EASTON’S “THE DRUNKARD 2017,” directed by Karen Hastings, 7 p.m. July 21-29, 911 S. Kansas Ave. Tickets: $20, www.breakroomdowntown.com, or at the Box Office open one hour before each performance for walk in sales.
n TOPEKA CIVIC THEATRE & ACADEMY MAIN STAGE SERIES: “DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST,” music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, based on the 1991 film of the same name, Sunday, Aug. 13 (closes), with 16 evening shows, with optional dinner theater on Fridays and Saturdays, and five Sunday matinees, with optional brunches, Sheffel Theatre, in TCT, 3028 S.W. 8th. Tickets: $25 ($20 full-time students). Dinner: $19 ($17.50 children 12 and younger or seniors 60 and older). Sunday brunch: $13 ($9 children 12 and younger). 357-5211. www.topekacivictheatre.com.
n KANSAS REPERTORY THEATRE: “NEXT TO NORMAL,” 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 16 (closes), on Stage Too! in the Crafton-Preyer Theatre at Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive, Lawrence. KS REP is also partnering with Headquarters, Inc., to raise money for and awareness of mental illness. KS REP will be raising money by selling KU Dining baked goods at a Depressed Cake Shop pop-up shop at each performance. Tickets: $20 for adults, $19 for senior citizens and KU faculty and staff, and $10 for students and children. KU ticket offices and online at www.kutheatre.com or call the University Theatre at (785) 864-3982 and the Lied Center at (785) 864-ARTS. Adult language and may not be appropriate for all audiences.
n LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER: SUMMER YOUTH THEATRE — “CHARLOTTE’S WEB,” 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, July 20-21, and 3 p.m. Saturday, July 22 (closes), 940 New Hampshire St. Adapted by Joseph Robinette. Based on the book by E.B. White. In this stage adaptation of the classic children’s book, a young girl, Fern, befriends the runt piglet, Wilbur. When the adults in Fern’s family prepare to slaughter Wilbur, Fern teams up with a barnyard spider named Charlotte to convince the community that Wilbur is “some pig” worth saving. Tickets: $10 adults, $7.50 seniors and students. Information and tickets: (785) 843-2787 or www.lawrenceartscenter.org.
n KANSAS REPERTORY THEATRE: “THE BOOK CLUB PARTY,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 20-22, and at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 22-23, in the William Inge Memorial Theatre at Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive, Lawrence. It is a hit comedy about books and the people who love them. The play follows six devoted book club members whose weekly meetings form relationships and comic situations that are sprinkled with joy, wit, drama and hilarity. This play brought about a natural collaboration between KS REP and the Lawrence Public Library. Book clubs are welcome to a discounted ticket price to any performance of “The Book Club Play” and a special event following the July 23 matinee. The event will feature free snacks and beverages, a book swap and raffle, and a talkback with the director. Tickets: $20 for adults, $19 for senior citizens and KU faculty and staff, and $10 for students and children. KU ticket offices and online at www.kutheatre.com OR call the University Theatre at (785) 864-3982 and the Lied Center at (785) 864-ARTS. Adult language and may not be appropriate for all audiences.
n WATERVILLE OPERA HOUSE: MARYSVILLE AREA COMMUNITY THEATRE PRESENTS “PETER AND THE STARCATCHER,” 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22, and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 23 (closes), 202 E. Front St., WAterville. Tickets: available at the door, $10 adults, $9 senior citizens and students, and $5 children 12 and under. Reserved seating limited to season ticket holders only.
n “Moana Sing-Along,” PG, 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, July 21, Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, Marvin Auditorium 101BC, 1515 S.W. 10th Ave. Closed captioning will be provided.
n CLASSIC FILM SERIES: “JURASSIC PARK,” PG-13, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 21, Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, Marvin Auditorium 101BC, 1515 S.W. 10th Ave.
n “Jayhawkers,” — Celebrating Fifty Years of Fair Housing In Lawrence, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 16, Abe & Jake’s Landing, 8 E. 6th St., downtown Lawrence. Free screening. University of Kansas Film Professor Kevin Willmott will engage in a discussion of his film after the screening. Information: (785) 832-3467.
n LIBERTY HALL CINEMA, 644 Massachusetts, Lawrence, show times for Sunday through Thursday, July 16-20:
• “Beatriz at Dinner,” R for language and a scene of violence, 4:05 and 9:25 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday, 9:25 p.m. Wednesday, 4:05 and 9:25 p.m. Thursday, in the Little Theater; 1:30 and 7:05 p.m. Sunday, 7:05 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, in the Main Theater (wheelchair accessible).
• “The Beguiled,” R for some sexuality, 1:10 and 6:45 p.m. Sunday, 6:45 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, 3:50 and 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, 1:10 and 6:45 p.m. Thursday, in the Little Theater; 3:50 and 9:05 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday, and Thursday, in the Main Theater (wheelchair accessible).
Tickets: $10 ($9 students with ID; $8 children 11 and younger and seniors 60 and older). Matinee prices (shows before 6 p.m.); $8 ($7 children and seniors). (785) 749-1972. www.libertyhall.net.
n Sunday, July 16: ADVANCED WORKSHOP, (Advanced Program), Topeka, no dancing, Supporting NEKSDA Dance & Potluck Dinner; HARPER COUNTY SQUARE DANCERS, Kingman, Knights of Columbus Hall, 615 W “D” Ave., TBA [S], 2:30 p.m. Mainstream, (No Banners) (Only dance this month); NORTHEAST KSDA, TOPEKA (Tecumseh), Croco Hall, 6115 S.E. HWY. 40, NE New and Area Callers [S], NE New and Area Cuers [R], 3:30 p.m. Mainstream Dance Featuring Newer Callers in the district, Please bring food for the potluck to honor the callers. Drinks and plastic ware will be provided. Hosted by Wheatheart Squares Dance Club; and PLUS SQUARES, (Plus Program), Topeka, no dancing, Supporting NEKSDA Dance & Potluck Dinner.
n Monday, July 17: DI & DON WORKSHOP, (Mainstream Workshop), Topeka (Tecumseh), Croco Hall, 6115 S.E. U.S. Hwy. 40, Diana Wagner [S], 7 to 9 p.m., Workshop for New and Returning Dancers; and n FRIENDSHIP ROUNDS, (Rounds), Paola, Paola Senior Center, 121 W. Wea St., Pam Young, Stash Tosio & Guest [R], 7 to 9:30 p.m. PH 2-4, Club Dance.
n CROCO COUNTRY DANCES, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 20, Croco Hall, 6115 S.E. US-40 highway, Tecumseh. Music: Swingin’ Country. (785) 478-4760.
n INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE GROUP, 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays, 2637 S.E. 41st St. Free and open to everyone. No partners or experience needed. Information: 215-0968.