1. Members Only at Kansas Crossing
The ‘80s tribute band Members Only is bringing a night full of classic rock hits to Kansas Crossing Casino — and all that classic rock will benefit a classic cause. The concert is a fundraiser for the SEK Humane Society. Tickets are $20 general admission. Come dressed in your best ‘80s gear and party like 30 years ago. The show will run from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday with an afterparty at T.J. Leland’s beginning at 10:30 p.m. A portion of drink proceeds at T.J. Leland’s will also benefit the SEK Humane Society. Fifty limited edition t-shirts and SEK Humane Society calendars will also be available for purchase during the concert.
2. Tastes and Sounds of Nations
Enjoy delicious food, musical performances and dances by international Pittsburg State University students from around the globe this Friday. The PSU International Students Association is hosting Tastes and Sounds of Nations to give the community an experience in food, culture and more through performances and displays of recipes, antiques and more. The event will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in Grubbs Hall at PSU.
3. Kaylene McCullough Cancer Benefit
Musicians for Miracles is hosting a benefit for Kaylene McCullough, who was recently diagnosed with lung cancer, this Friday. The event will take place from 7 p.m. to midnight at Faces Saloon at 202 N. Locust in Pittsburg. The evening will include music from Holly Reed, The J3 Band and the Blue Roc Rooster Band. Admission is a $5 gift at the door. There will also be a raffle and silent auction. All proceeds go to McCullough.
4. PHS Musical Theatre
Pittsburg High School Musical Repertory Theatre is presenting “Urinetown,” the musical about not being able to use the restroom any time you like. The show centers around a world with a water shortage where one company controls all public restrooms — and you must pay to use them. The musical includes tales of love, revolution and the battle between the rich elite and the poor and oppressed. The satirical comedy features exciting characters and over-the-top musical numbers. Shows take place at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with 2 p.m. Shows Saturday and Sunday. All shows are at the PHS Auditorium. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for youth.
5. Stolen Christmas by MRB
The Midwest Regional Ballet is presenting its take on the story of the Grinch and Whoville this weekend at Memorial Auditorium. The performance features an array of music and dance styles that tell the tale of how the Grinch discovered the meaning of Christmas. The show features dancers as young as two years old, making it a perfect show for the whole family. Performances are Friday at 7:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $12 for reserved seating, $10 for general admission balcony seating.