In the photo at the top of this page, Lawrence author and musician Melvin Litton performs at Kaw Valley Public House. Check out our story about Litton at this link.
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Kaw Valley Almanac for Oct. 25-31, 2021
This time of year can provide incredibly lush landscape photos as the trees become more colorful by the day. But beware — deer-vehicle collisions peak soon.
Photo gallery: Just Us League and friends greet Reverse Halloween Parade-goers
For the second year, members of the Just Us League — a group of local cosplayers — teamed up with the City of Lawrence to welcome trick-or-treaters to Broken Arrow Park for their Reverse Halloween Parade.
Lawrence donation orchard seeks volunteers to plant ‘giving’ fruit trees
A Lawrence donation garden’s growers aim to end local food insecurity. They’ve shared 7,500 pounds of produce in Douglas County so far this year, and they need help planting fruit trees this weekend.
KU Theatre to bring a ‘wild ride’ to the stage with musical this weekend
The KU Department of Theatre & Dance has got the beat, and students are excited to share it when “Head Over Heels” premieres this weekend.
Wonder Gallery to reopen, featuring Matthew Willie Garcia prints, a ‘Utopian Bookstore,’ and ‘blobby things’
Wonder Gallery will reopen on Final Friday with an expanded focus that includes home items and a Utopian Bookstore alongside rotating artists’ exhibitions.
Kaw Valley Almanac for Oct. 18-24, 2021
Deer activity is starting to increase with the beginning of rutting season. Drive carefully, especially after sunset and before sunrise when deer are most active.
Second calendar from the Times now highlighting longer-term Lawrence events
The Lawrence Times has added a second calendar to our Events page to help boost exposure for events that are ongoing for longer periods of time.
Photos: Haus of McCoy holds grand opening
Haus of McCoy, the new community hub for queer and trans youth in Lawrence, opened its colorful rooms to the public Wednesday in a celebratory grand opening.
Celebrate Lawrence’s gay liberation history with upcoming ‘51 Years OUT!’ events (Sponsored post)
Next week, 17 KU and Lawrence-based groups will come together for a series titled 51 Years OUT! to celebrate more than half a century of local LGBTQ+ pride.
Lawrence Arts Center, City Band join forces for live ‘Music Man’ performances (Sponsored post)
Harold Hill returns this weekend with his timeless message of hope and the importance of community when the Lawrence Arts Center joins with the Lawrence City Band to bring “The Music Man, Concert Version” to South Park.
Lawrence teens create ‘no judgment’ period supply closet for all who menstruate
A group of Lawrence teens aims to alleviate embarrassment by normalizing the conversation about menstruation while offering free period products to those in need.
The Raven Book Store’s bestsellers for Oct. 12, 2021 (Sponsored post)
Susan Orlean and Michelle Zauner ride the waves of their wonderful Liberty Hall events to spots on the bestseller list this week, but nobody can beat Meg Heriford’s instant-classic Ladybird, Collected, riding strong a full year after its pub date. You love to see it.
Kaw Valley Almanac for Oct. 11-17, 2021
This still vibrant prairie or downy gentian is a good reason to continue to walk an area prairie, even as sunflowers and goldenrods finish up. The warm season grasses will begin turning color just like the trees this week.
Review: Gold Medal BBQ brings sweet Southern style to downtown Lawrence
Review: Gold Medal BBQ Co. brings high-quality smoked meats and Southern-influenced side dishes to downtown Lawrence. The predominant flavors lean strongly toward the sweet, even in dishes that are typically tangy.
A moment in Lawrence: Former residents of La Yarda and their descendants attend film screening
Former residents of La Yarda, the East Lawrence housing unit built for Mexican American railroad workers from 1920-51, and many of their descendants attended a screening of a film about the neighborhood Saturday evening.