1. Diwali Night at PSU
The Indian Students Association at Pittsburg State University is hosting its annual Diwali Night Saturday. The event is one of the largest organized by students. The evening will begin at 5 p.m. with music, dancing and cultural performances at the Crimson and Gold Ballroom inside the Overman Student Center. A traditional Indian buffet will follow the festivities in Grubb’s Hall, but tickets for the meal must have been purchased by November 1. The first part of the night is free and open to the public.
2. Annie Up at Kansas Crossing
The Wichita-based Annie Up will be making a two-night stand at the Kansas Crossing Casino — both shows for free. Concerts begin at 8 p.m. both Friday and Saturday nights at Kansas Crossing. Doors for the shows open at 7 p.m. The pop group performs an array of genres with multiple voices taking turns at the helm. Annie Up has played everything from fairs to festivals and plans to bring that energy to Kansas Crossing. Shows are free. Attendees must be 21 years of age or older.
3. St. John Lutheran Holiday Bazaar
St. John Lutheran Church will have its annual Holiday Bazaar with soup to go, Christmas items and greeting cards available. The bazaar will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the church. The church will also have a baked potato fundraiser Sunday starting at 11 a.m. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go toward bringing back comforter makers to the church.
4. Girard United Methodist Chili Feed
Girard United Methodist Church will host a chili feed and bake sale. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and includes chili or soup with dessert and a drink. The cost is $6. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., fresh baked goods will be available for purchase.
5. HOPE Weekend
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church is hosting its HOPE Weekend (Help Our Parish Excel) Saturday and Sunday. Weekend activities include a co-ed alumni basketball tournament, 5K color run, third annual auction and dinner with Dueling Piano Entertainment, Altar Society Turkey Bazaar and more! Festivities begin at 9 a.m. Saturday. For more information call 620-231-2135.