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1. Catch a concert

LINDSBORG—Bethany College faculty and students will perform at the Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery in Lindsborg at 2 p.m. on Dec. 10. The concert continues a tradition of area musicians performing at the gallery during the holiday season.

The concert will feature a selection of Christmas-time favorites such as “O Come, All Ye Faithful,” “The First Noel,” and “Deck the Halls,” performed by strings, brass, handbells and piano. A holiday reception in honor of the participants will follow the program.

The Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery is located at 401 N. First St. in Lindsborg.

There is no charge for admission, however, seating is limited. For further information, please contact the gallery at 785-227-2220 or fineart@sandzen.org. 

2. See a show

MANHATTAN — New choreographic works by Kansas State University dance faculty will be performed by students in WinterDance ‘17, which will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at Chapman Theatre in Nichols Hall.

“WinterDance ‘17” features a variety of dance styles, including jazz, tap, modern and African dance.

Kansas State University students involved in the production include Jazlyn Kingsolver, Assaria, Hannah Stecklein, McPherson and Emma Snyder, Salina.

Tickets are $11 for students; $14 for faculty, staff, military and seniors; and $16 for the public. Tickets can be purchased online at ksu.universitytickets.com, by calling 785-532-6878, or at the Chapman Theatre box office, which opens one hour before show time.

3. Learn about history

The fort’s annual Christmas Past celebration is from noon to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 9. Step into an old fashioned holiday celebration that is sure to warm your heart and get you into the spirit of Christmas.

You can visit Santa Claus in the North Officers’ quarters or sample 1860s desserts in the post hospital. For those who love traditional Christmas songs, join the Fort Larned Christmas carolers as they serenade visitors, volunteers and staff around the fort.

Whether you love to sing, or just want to listen, students from the Larned High School Band will play holiday music at 1 p.m. in the Visitor Center auditorium. As always, everything is free to the public.

Fort Larned National Historic Site is located six miles west of Larned on Kansas Highway 156. Information on visiting is on the internet at www.nps.gov/fols, or by calling 620-285-6911, or email to fols_superintendent@nps.gov.