ABIGAIL’S GRILL &BAR, 3701 S.W. Plaza Drive: Karaoke, 9 p.m. Saturdays. 246-6866.
AJ’S NY PIZZERIA, 1930 S.W. Westport Drive: Trivia Live, presented by Challenge Entertainment, 8 p.m. Thursdays. 861-7000.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 400, 3029 N.W. US-24 highway: DJ Ted, 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10; Silver Road, 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Jan. 13; Pitch Tourneys at 1 p.m. second and fourth Sunday of each month, bring a snack; Free use of pool tables 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Legion members and their guests welcome. 296-9400.
THE BOOBIE TRAP BAR, 1417 S.W. 6th: Sunday Funday Karaoke, 10 to 11 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7; Jam Night, 10 to 11 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9; The Best Karaoke in Town, Wednesday, Jan. 10; Throwback Thursdays, Thursday, Jan. 11; The NeoRomantics, Oceanside Hotels, and Instant Karma, 9 to 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12; Exo’s Birthday, Saturday, Jan. 13; Karaoke, Sundays and Wednesdays. 232-9008. www.boobietrapbar.fun.
THE BRASS RAIL TAVERN, 401 N.E. Emmett: Trivia with Katelynn, 7 p.m. Tuesdays; Karaoke with Kyle, 9 p.m. Thursdays. 232-3332.
THE BURGER STAND, 1601 S.W. Lane: Karaoke, 9 p.m. Saturdays; Free pool and ping pong, 8 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays; Trivia night, 8 to 11 p.m. Thursdays. 783-8900.
THE CELTIC FOX, 118 S.W. 8th Ave.: Jam 4 Dan, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, and noon Sunday, Jan. 14. A three-day music event to honor Dan Falley, who was long-time Topeka musician; raise scholarship funds to give Shawnee County youth an opportunity to further their musical studies; and provide Topeka’s musicians a unique opportunity to come together to share their love of music. Admission: $5 suggested donation per adult, per day, and children accompanied by an adult are free. Information: jam4dan.com/jam11.html. 235-2138.
THE DUGOUT, 1545 S.W. Fairlawn Road: 8-ball pool tournament, 7:30 p.m., and Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 273-8430.
FACES BY MAYFIELD, 802 N. Kansas Ave., in the NOTO Arts District: Arron Price, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays. 380-1667.
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.
GAYLE’S, 600 N.W. Paramore St.: Delta Haze, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12. Cover: $5.; Eleven After, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13. Cover: $5.; Free Pool, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; Karaoke with Daren &Randy Live!, from 7 p.m. to midnight Mondays. (785) 232-5511.
HOOKAH HOUSE TOPEKA, 1507 S.W. 21st, Suite 201: Karaoke, 9 p.m. Tuesdays; Movie Night, Wednesdays; College Night, Thursdays. 286-7003.
J&J GALLERY BAR, 917 N. Kansas Ave.: Jars &Jams open mic, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. most Thursdays. 581-0689.
JAYHAWK STATE THEATRE OF KANSAS, 720 S.W. Jackson: Last Minute Folk presents Mark Dvorak, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, Jayhawk Gallery. Topeka’s own Fred Appelhanz will open the show with his hammer dulcimer. Tickets: $20, http://lastminutefolk.org/. Information: www.jayhawktheatre.org.
THE KICKSTART SALOON, 2521 N. Kansas Ave.: Shawn Ward, 9 p.m. to midnight Friday, Jan. 13. 230-7581.
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.
OLD CHICAGO PIZZA &TAPROOM, 1231 S.W. Wanamaker Road: Trivia Live, presented by Challenge Entertainment, 9 p.m. Tuesdays. 273-5522.
PHILIP BILLARD VFW POST NO. 1650, 3110 S.W. Huntoon: Swinging Country, 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, lounge; EZ Pieces, 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, lounge; Dixie Cadillacs, 7:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, Main Hall. VFW members and their guests. 235-9073.
QUINTON’S BAR &DELI, 4121 S.W. Huntoon: College Night, 10 p.m. to midnight Mondays; 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.
SKINNY’S SPORTS BAR &GRILL, 4016 S.W. Huntoon: DJ Meets, 10 p.m. Fridays; DJ Mark, 10 p.m. Saturdays; Karaoke with Mark and Matt, 9:30 p.m. Thursdays. 273-1905.
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.
UNCLE BO’S, lower level, Ramada Hotel and Convention Center, 420 S.E. 6th: Hamilton Loomis, 6:30 p.m., doors open 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 10. All tickets: $10 at the door.; Kick Off Party for IBC, hosted by Tas Cru Band, 8 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 12. Tickets: $10, CitySpin.com. 234-4317. www.unclebos.com.
THE WHEEL BARREL, 925 N. Kansas Ave.: Game Night at The Wheel Barrel, 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8; Open Mic Poetry Night featuring R.D. McManes, 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9. 289-6767.
WILD HORSE SALOON, 3249 S.W. Topeka Blvd.: Karaoke with DJ Smurf, 8 p.m. to close Sundays; College Night, Wednesdays, get in free with college ID until 11 p.m.; Free dance lessons, 8 p.m., and free pool, and no cover. Thursdays; Ladies get in free until 10 p.m. 267-3545.
THE BOTTLENECK, 737 New Hampshire: KU vs. Iowa State Watch Party, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9. All ages.; Sweet Ascent Album Release Party, The Dear Misses, Double Dog Dare, 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12. Cost: $8. All ages.; Digitour: Arctic Lights, 3 p.m., 1 p.m. VIP doors, Saturday, Jan. 13. Cost $8. All ages. The Pickin Pear, 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13. All ages. thebottlenecklive.com.
JACKPOT SALOON &MUSIC HALL, 943 Massachusetts St.: Interstate Run with Counting the Quiet, 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Jan. 13. (785) 832-1085.
REPLAY LOUNGE, 946 Massachusetts St.: Get Down Pride Night! DJ Furst Bass inside, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 7; THT!: Bloom, Porno Wolves, and Buffalo Fuzz, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 11; Tyler Gregory, and Jessica Paige, 6 to 9 p.m., and CS Luxem, Karen Meat, Dubb Nubb, and Life Coach, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12; Pale Tongue, The Savage Blush, and Wendy Moira, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13; Karaoke Jones, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Mondays; Happy Hour Karaoke, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays. Cover: $2.; Open Mic, hosted by Tyler Gregory, 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Cover: $2. replaylounge.com.
EMMETT: DRY CREEKBED SALOON, 510 Main St.: Karaoke with Daren &Randy Live!, 8 p.m. to midnight Thursday, Jan. 11; Pool Tournament and Chili Cook Off hosted by the Bearded Sinners Beard Club of Kansas, 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13. Pool tournament entry fee $10; admission $5 and a $5 donation; and chili cook off entry fee $10. There will be a $50 chili cook off winner. (785) 868-2004.
ROSSVILLE: MIKEY’S BAR &GRILL, 6021 E. US-24 highway, Suite A: Karaoke with Daren &Randy Live!, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12. (785) 584-6021.
KAW VALLEY COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB’S MONTHLY COUNTRY MUSIC JAM, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, Fellowship Hall, Elmont United Methodist Church, 6635 N.W. Church Ln., one mile east of US-75 highway on N.W. 66th St. Donation of $2 suggested. Listeners and players welcome. No lunch. 640-3681.
SIMON JOHNSON, organist of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, Grace Cathedral, 701 S.W. 8th Ave. Organ music to ring in the New Year. Tickets: $10 general, $5 students, free for age 12 and younger, 235-3457 or GreatSpaces.org.
LAST MINUTE FOLK presents Mark Dvorak, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, Jayhawk Gallery, Jayhawk State Theatre of Kansas, 720 S.W. Jackson. Topeka’s own Fred Appelhanz will open the show with his hammer dulcimer. Tickets: $20, lastminutefolk.org.
TOPEKA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT, “Romantic Revolution,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, White Concert Hall, Washburn University, S.W. 17th St. Korngold’s Violin Concerto with guest artist Elena Urioste. Tickets available online at www.topekasymphony.org or call (785) 232-2032.
THE LAWRENCE CIVIC CHOIR will be starting up a new term and welcoming new members Monday, Jan. 8. Registration will begin at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 14th and Kasold. No auditions required. They meet every Monday from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Registration will continue on Jan. 15 and 29. Information: Paula Siegele, (517) 282-6047.
AMERICANA MUSIC ACADEMY: Community Jam, 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 1419 Massachusetts St. All styles and levels welcome, acoustic instruments only. (785) 830-9640. Free.
THE HAT: Wade Bowen with Flatland Cavalry, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 1315 Laramie St. Tickets: $15, general admission, https://www.thehatksu.com/ or (913) 269-1404.
PRAIRIE BAND CASINO &RESORT: THE HIGHWAYMEN LIVE, 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, Great Lakes Ballroom, 12305 150 Road, Mayetta. Perhaps the greatest country music super group in history, The Highwaymen (Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings) traveled the world performing country music to millions of fans. This 90-minute country music tribute show is full of upbeat; honky-tonk hits like Ring of Fire, Dukes of Hazard, and On the Road Again. Relive the glory days when country music was made by Good Men, Country Men, The Highwaymen. Tickets: $20-$25, (888) 727-4946, firstname.lastname@example.org or prairieband.com. All attendees must be 21 years of age or older and have a Prairie Band Casino &Resort Players card to enter. Tickets will be available at the Will Call desk beginning at 5 p.m. day of the show. All tickets are general admission (first-come, first-served seating).
BUBBLE GUPPIES LIVE!: READY TO ROCK, Wednesday, Feb. 26, Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 S.E. 8th Ave. Tickets: $19, $25, $35 and $45. A limited number of $65 Meet &Greet Packages are available. Meet &Greet Package includes premium show seating and a pre-show photo opportunity with two Bubble Guppies Live! characters. Ticket prices include a $3 facility fee. Additional fees and special offers may apply. Available at the TPAC Box Office, TopekaPerformingArts.org or by phone at (800) 745-3000.
LAWRENCE ARTS CENTER: Story Slam. Real stories, live &uncensored., Friday, Jan. 12. Theme: The Trouble with Technology. Live music at 7 p.m. and the slam at 7:30 p.m., 940 New Hampshire.
CLASSIC FILM: “DESIGN FOR LIVING,” BLACK AND WHITE (1933), 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, Marvin Auditorium 101C, Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 S.W. 10th. A woman cannot decide between two men who love her, and the trio agree to try living together in a platonic and friendly relationship.
LIBERTY HALL CINEMA, 644 Massachusetts St., show times for Sunday through Thursday, Jan. 7-11.
“Darkest Hour,” PG-13, 4:05 and 9:40 p.m. Sunday and Monday, 4:05 p.m. Tuesday, 4:05 and 9:40 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, in the Little Theater; 1:15 and 6:55 p.m. Sunday, 6:55 p.m. Monday, 3:50 p.m. Tuesday, 6:55 p.m. Wednesday, 1:15 and 6:55 p.m. Thursday, in the Main Theater.
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” R, 1 and 6:40 p.m. Sunday, 6:40 p.m. Monday, 6:40 and 9:10 p.m. Tuesday, 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, 1 and 6:40 p.m. Thursday, in the Little Theater; 3:50 and 9:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday, 3:50 and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, in the Main Theater.
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. libertyhall.net.
SUNDAY, JAN. 7: ADVANCED WORKSHOP, (Advanced Program), Topeka, Kaw Valley Activity Center, 200 S.W. 30th St., Suite 105, Dana Schirmer [S], 4 p.m. Advanced (Square Dance Attire Optional); and PLUS SQUARES, (Plus Program), Topeka, Kaw Valley Activity Center, 200 S.W. 30th St. Suite 105, Dana Schirmer [S], 7 p.m. Plus (Square Dance Attire Optional).
MONDAY, JAN. 8: HWY 40 PLUS WORKSHOP (Plus Program), Topeka (Tecumseh), Croco Hall, 6115 S.E. US-40 Highway, Larry Crady [S], 7 to 9 p.m. Plus Workshop.
FRIDAY, JAN. 12: WHEATHEART SQUARES, Topeka (Tecumseh), Croco Hall, 6115 S.E. US-40 Highway, Larry Crady [S], Lalla Steenbock [R], 7:30 p.m. Plus, 8 p.m. Mainstream &Rounds, Hobo Stew, Serving Meal at 9:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, JAN. 13: BLUESTEM SWINGERS, Emporia, Senior Center, 603 E. 12th St., Dale Stead [S], Lalla Steenbock [R], 7:30 p.m., Mainstream, Rounds &Plus tip, Snowflake Dance; HAPPY TIME SQUARES, Lawrence, First Methodist Church West Campus, 867 US-40 Highway (West 6th St.), Chris Wildhagen [S], Vernon Nelson [R], Judy Broers [L], 7:15 p.m. Plus, 8 p.m. Mainstream Rounds &Lines (Note Only Dance once a Month); and LONE WRANGLERS, Manhattan, Riley County Senior Service Center, 301 N. 4th St., Fred Trujillo [S], 7:30 p.m. Mainstream &Plus tip.
TOPEKA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER: AILEY TRIO: SEE THE BEST, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, 214 S.E. 8th Ave. Ailey Trio is an engaging 60-minute presentation with three dancers from the internationally acclaimed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performing excerpts from its current repertory. The presentation is an exciting blend of lecture, class, and informal performance, designed to provide a comprehensive dance experience that focuses on how an Ailey dancer develops the skills needed for success including the importance of exercise, hard work and artistic expression. The participants leave with a better understanding of what it takes to become a professional in any field. Cost: $3.75-$6 (financial aid available).
CROCO COUNTRY DANCES, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, Croco Hall, 6115 S.E. US-40 highway, Tecumseh. Music: Borderline Country. (785) 478-4760.
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.
SHAWNEE SWINGERS square dance lessons, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Croco Hall, 6115 S.E. Highway 40, Tecumseh. Caller: Mike Salerno. Information: Karla, (785) 817-3071.