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1. See Tied Up in Knotts
Actress Karen Knotts, the daughter of the legendary actor Don Knotts, will present “Tied Up in Knotts” at 3 p.m. on Sunday at the McPherson Opera House.
This one-woman show about growing up and performing with her famous father, who played Barney Fife on the Andy Griffith Show, is Karen’s loving tribute to the man that raised her; complete with song, dance, character acting, and all the love and humor you could expect from the daughter of the celebrated actor.
It’s a show about growing up in the celebrity-filled world of Mayberry and wanting to follow in her father’s acting footsteps.
Karen tells stories about her legendary dad and shares fond memories of visiting the set of Mayberry, seeing cast members like Ron Howard (Opie) and Frances Bavier (Aunt Bea), plus appearances in over 22 other shows and films.
“When my father, Don Knotts, passed away in February 2006, I wanted to pay tribute to him in the way I knew him best: as an amazing loving dad,” Karen Knotts said.
Tied Up in Knotts is must-see for kids of the ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s.
The show is sponsored by Terry and Toni Bandy, Home State Bank/The Citizens State Bank, Tyler and Mary Hughes, Prairie Hills Financial Group, Welco Services, and Williams. Tickets are $25, $20, and $15, plus a $4 preservation fee, students $10, and available at mcphersonoperahouse.org or by calling or visiting the box office: 620-241-1952, 219 S. Main Street.
Catch a quintet
2. LINDSBORG — The Konza Wind Quintet will perform 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery.
The quintet is composed of Karen McLaughlin Large on flute and piccolo, Alyssa Morris on oboe and English horn, Tod Kerstetter on clarinet, Susan Maxwell on bassoon, and Jacqueline Fassler-Kerstetter on horn. The concert is the final performance for the Sandzen Gallery's 2017-18 chamber music series.
The Konza Wind Quintet is the resident woodwind chamber ensemble at the school of music, theatre, and dance at Kansas State University,
The Sandzén Gallery is located at 401 North First Street in Lindsborg.
There is no charge for the concert, however, donations are appreciated. For further information, please call the Gallery at 785-227-2220 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Celebrate library week
The McPherson Public library will celebrate National Library week with PBS Kids Explore the Outdoors Premiere from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the library.
They will be screening new episodes of Splash and Bubbles, Nature Cat & Wild Kratts. Refreshments and special craft will be included.