Entertainment

Country artist Jason Pritchett to perform

By GREATER GARDEN CITY Country music artist Jason Prichett will perform live Wednesday night at 8 p.m. inside the Finney County Exhibition Building. The free concert kicks off this week’s entertainment at the 2019 Finney County Fair in Garden City. According to his website, Prichett is putting Western back in […]

Finney County Fair gets underway this week

Work was well underway Monday afternoon on setting up the Exhibition Building for the 2019 Finney County Fair. The fair officially starts Wednesday and continues through Saturday at the Finney County Fairgrounds. By Greater Garden City The 2019 Finney County Fair officially kicks off on Wednesday, but organizers and 4-Hers […]

GCCC and GC Rec to present Oliver! this week

GARDEN CITY — This week, Garden City Community College and the Garden City Recreation Commission will present the classic musical, Oliver!, by Lionel Bart, which is based on the Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist.  Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 2:30 p.m. July 13 and 14 in the […]

‘Folky-tonk’ duo to perform HPPR Living Room concert

On July 19, High Plains Public Radio will host Pushing Chain, a Minnesota-based “folky-tonk” duo in the studio at 7 p.m. as part of the HPPR Living Room Concert series. Pushing Chain plays a little bit of country, some bluegrass, ballads, Americana, roots, folk and gospel. The duo features Boyd […]

GCCC to host second Living Room concert May 4

GARDEN CITY — Garden City Community College, in partnership with High Plains Public Radio and the Tumbleweed Festival, are presenting the second Living Room Concert on the GCCC campus at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in the Beth Tedrow Student Center Portico. A free studio Seminar Master Class will be […]

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 […]