Arts & events
Alia León has had a knack for entrepreneurship since she was around 8 years old. Now 14, she’s encouraging other young folks to participate in the Lawrence Youth Makers Market and inviting the community to come shop.
Members of LOLA — now Lovers of Lawrence Art — have changed the collective’s name to embrace more of the community ahead of their annual LOLA Giant art market.
Organizers are aiming to uplift inclusivity in the Lawrence holiday market scene with a new event this December, and there’s still room for more vendors to sign up.
Community members flocked to Bizarre Bazaar, the annual two-day art market that kicks off the holiday season in Lawrence, as it opened Friday evening at the Lawrence Arts Center.
Santa Claus found himself stuck on the roof of Weaver’s Department Store once again Friday night, but first responders with Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical came to the rescue.
“Let’s have a parade!”
Those words kick off a local holiday tradition: the Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade. This year’s will be the 30th.
The Festival of Trees has a new location and new nightlife events this year, and its staple — a display of donated trees, wreaths and more with unique designs and themes — is ready for viewing hours, beginning Friday.
Lawrence Lights – Making Spirits Bright is returning for its third year, starting Tuesday evening. The fundraiser event transforms the Youth Sports Complex into a festive winter wonderland.
One of the city’s best known holiday traditions will return to downtown Lawrence Friday.
Bizarre Bazaar, an annual two-day art market, will soon return, bringing three floors of local artists selling handcrafted works and a full lineup of entertainers to the Lawrence Arts Center.
The young artists of Van Go will soon welcome the community to their annual Adornment holiday art show and sale.
A series of Lawrence family-favorite holiday happenings will soon return, but in a new location and with new nightlife events added to the lineup.
We cannot address the physical climate change facing us until we have a cultural climate change, Lawrence author Daniel Wildcat told a crowd packed into the Raven Book Store Friday evening.
Donors have helped the Watkins Museum of History purchase a painting depicting a pivotal moment in Lawrence’s history, and the painting has quite a story of its own.
A community-workshopped production illustrating how birthing people have strived for reproductive justice across time made its debut Wednesday, and audiences have two more opportunities to join in the conversation.
Local author and Haskell professor Daniel Wildcat will round out the Raven Book Store’s 2023 event slate Friday with a discussion over his new book, “On Indigenuity: Learning the Lessons of Mother Earth.”