TOPEKA

1. Kicker Country Stampede

When: Thursday, June 20, through Saturday, June 22

Where: Heartland Motorsports Park, 7530 S.W. Topeka Blvd.

Price: $40-$565

The Stampede is three days of non-stop country music. Jason Aldean, Old Dominion and Jake Owen headline this year’s event. For information: countrystampede.com.

LAWRENCE

2. St. John’s Mexican Fiesta

When: 6 to 11:30 p.m. Friday, June 21, and Saturday, June 22

Where: St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1234 Kentucky St., Lawrence

Price: Free; donations requested

Enjoy authentic Mexican food, mariachi bands, traditional Mexican dancing and more at this fundraiser for St. John’s. For information: facebook.com/stjohnsfiesta.

TOPEKA

3. Sizzling Summer Swing

When: 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 21

Where: Jayhawk Theatre, 720 S.W. Jackson St.

Price: $11-$17

A night of dancing and live big band music from the Kings of Swing. There will be a beginner swing dance lesson from 7-7:30 p.m., then Kings of Swing will take the stage at 7:45. For information: jayhawktheatre.org.

MANHATTAN

4. Beer 101: Father’s Day Meat & Beer Pairing

When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 19

Where: Tallgrass Tap House, 320 Poyntz Ave.

Price: $25

This experience will feature five pairings of hearty proteins with five ounces of hand-selected beers to complement each dish. For information: bit.ly/Beer101June19.

TOPEKA

5. Hot in Topeka Burlesque

When: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, June 22

Where: Jayhawk Theatre, 720 S.W. Jackson St.

Price: $25

Enjoy nationally-acclaimed performers dancing live as a fundraiser for the Jayhawk. A full bar will be offered, as well as local and regional vendors. For information: bit.ly/HotinTopBurlesque2019.

ELSEWHERE

6. Sheep-A-Plooza Mutin’ Bustin’

When: 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22

Where: Cowboy Country Church, 19880 Line Road, Wamego

Price: Free to attend, $10 to compete

Kids ages 3-8 can compete by holding onto a sheep for as long as they can. Kids must weigh less than 60 pounds, and winners receive trophy buckles. For information: bit.ly/MutinBustin19.

TOPEKA

7. Film screening: ‘A New Deal for Public Art in a Free State’

When: 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 18

Where: Rita Blitt Gallery Mulvane Art Museum, 1700 S.W. Jewell Ave.

Price: Free

“A New Deal for Public Art in a Free State” documents the history of murals painted for Kansas post offices as part of New Deal arts programs and some of the controversies they created in communities. For information: bit.ly/NewDealJune18.

TOPEKA

8. Explore Fitness: Topeka Yoga Network

When: 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Saturday, June 22

Where: NOTO Arts Center, 935 N. Kansas Ave.

Price: $6; $15 for three weeks

Learn basic yoga techniques or enhance your practice with qualified instructors at this new weekly event. Some mats provided. For information: bit.ly/NOTOyogaJune22.

TOPEKA

9. The Charity Brawl

When: 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Saturday, June 22

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

Price: $25-$50

The Charity Brawl is an action-packed event with professional and amateur fighters competing in combat sports, such as boxing, MMA, combat jiu jitsu and kickboxing. Proceeds benefit LifeHouse Child Advocacy Center. For information: bit.ly/CharityBrawl19.

TOPEKA

10. TPD Mural Project: Community Paint Day

When: noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 16

Where: 320 S.W. Kansas Ave., off S.W. 3rd Street

Price: Free

Participate in a community experience, painting some of the first brush strokes on the Topeka Police Department’s “Common Ground” mural. For information: bit.ly/TPDpaintJune16.

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