Entertainment

Good things happening at HorseThief Reservoir

Photo by HorseThief Reservoir By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications In 10 years, a windswept portion of prairie in western Hodgeman County has been turned into an increasingly well-attended lake and recreation area. Last year, 36,836 vehicles were tallied entering HorseThief Reservoir, located about nine miles west of Jetmore […]

GCHS Thespians invited to perform at international festival

Garden City High School, home of International Thespian Troupe 2846, has been invited to present their production of Hamlet directed by Barbara Hilt, at the nation’s leading high school theatre festival in Lincoln, Nebraska. Eight schools have been invited based on productions that were adjudicated last fall; three more will […]

Spring ‘Brown Bag’ lunch program underway

Johnetta Hebrlee, right, Finney County Historical Museum Education Coordinator, speaks during a past Brown Bag Lunch presentation at the museum. The free program is available at noon on the second Wednesday of each month through April. The Finney County Historical Museum’s 2019 Brown Bag Lunch series began Jan. 9 and […]

Mercer Gallery to showcase new exhibit

The Mercer Gallery is presenting the exhibition Fractured Gatherings, showcasing clay works by the Wichita State University ceramics department from Nov. 2 to Dec. 7. The exhibition includes the work of faculty members and of seven graduate students who are studying sculptural and functional ceramics, and will feature a wide […]

GCCC Players to present original production this weekend

The Garden City Community College Players are presenting, Alone; In the Mind of Edgar Allen Poe, an original play written by Steven “Wade” Freeman, a non-traditional student from Garden City. Freeman is a retired nurse who, after a full career in the medical profession, has decided to pursue interests in […]

HPPR Living Room Concert

High Plains Public Radio’s Living Room Concert series will feature JF Stover at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the HPPR Studios, 210 N. Seventh St. in Garden City. Church choir and a neighborhood ragtime piano player planted early musical appreciation in folksinger JF Stover – and a musical family […]

Banner Art Walk set for Saturday

  The 11th annual Banner Art Walk gets underway this Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. in downtown Garden City. According to Garden City Downtown Vision, 50 hand-painted banners are being featured on downtown light poles this fall and will later be auctioned during the Banner Art Auction. The banners […]

GCHS Drama selling season club cards

The Garden City High School Drama Department is now selling 2018-19 season club cards. The $20 club card gains entrance to each of the mainstage productions, which is a savings of $20 on ticket prices over the entire 2018-19 season. The card serves as your ticket and will be punched […]

Escape the cLock marks first year in business

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Editor’s Note: This story is part of a month-long series called the 25 Days of Downtown Christmas that will highlight the fantastic selection of retailers in downtown Garden City. Escape rooms have become an increasingly popular pastime worldwide in recent years and Garden […]