1. Jeff Dunham at Topeka Performing Arts Center

When: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13

Where: Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 S.E. 8th Ave.

Price: $62.50

Comedian Jeff Dunham brings his "Seriously!?" show to the Topeka Performing Arts Center. Dunham performs with his puppets Peanut, Walter, José Jalapeño, Bubba J., and Achmed the Dead Terrorist. For more information:


2. 2019 Holiday Open House

When: 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10

Where: Downtown Manhattan

Price: Free

Downtown Manhattan businesses will be participating in this event where retailers will offer holiday specials, seasonal treats and gift offerings. For more information:


3. "The Legend of Georgia McBride"

When: 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15 and 16

Where: Topeka Civic Theatre, 3028 S.W. 8th Ave.

Price: $17.75

"The Legend of George McBridge" tells the story of a man who was just fired from his gig as an Elvis impersonator in a small-town Florida bar. The bar owner brings in a B-level drag show to replace his act and the man finds there is a lot to learn about show business and himself. For more information:


4. Kitten Yoga with Lawrence Human Society and Genesis Health Club

When: 10 a.m. and noon Saturday, Nov. 16

Where: Lawrence Human Society, 1805 E. 19th St.

Price: $20

Yoga instructors from Genesis Health Club will guide participants through yoga while kittens roam the room. Registration is required. For more information:


5. Curator, Artist and a Book

When: 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16

Where: The Volland Store, 24098 Volland Road, Alma

Price: Free

Artist Jeremiah Ariaz, whose work is displayed at The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art at Kansas State University, will talk about his exhibit "Louisiana Trail Riders." For more information:


6. Evening of Chocolate with Nick

When: 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16

Where: Hazel Hill Chocolate, 724 S. Kansas Ave.



7. Christmas Shopping Extravaganza

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16

Where: Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex, 12200 214th Road, Holton

Price: Free

Local small businesses will be at this event to help people shop for Christmas. The first 25 shoppers get gift bags full of giveaways and coupons. For more information:


8. Family Fall Fest and Chili Feed

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16

Where: Shawnee Heights High School, 4201 S.E. Shawnee Heights Road

Price: Admission is a canned good

People can enjoy craft and vendors, activities for kids and a chili feed. There will be inflatables set up, balloon art and henna tattoos for free. For more information:


9. Holiday Cookie Decorating Class

When: 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16

Where: Paper June, 927 N. Kansas Ave.

Price: $20

Kids will learn how to decorate holiday cookies. Each child will decorate a total of six cookies which they can then take home. The class is suited for kids 10 years and older. For more information:


10. Twister Fiber Festival

When: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16

Where: St. David's Episcopal Church, 3916 S.W. 17th St.

Price: Free

The annual Twisted Fiber Festival features artisans' booths selling handmade items and raw materials. Classes and demonstrations will also be offered all day. For more information: