Alumni Square Dance: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Hutchinson High School JV gym, 810 E 13th Ave, Hutchinson. Open to the public. Admission is $5 per person with children ages 10 and under admitted for free. Proceeds will benefit scholarships and education in the community. Refreshments will be served. Long-time caller, Tom Clark, will officiate at the dance. The Alumni Square Dance is open to everyone, not just Salthawk alumni.
Bohemian Rhapsody: 7:30-9:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2-4:15 p.m. Sunday, Hutchinson Fox Theatre, 18 East 1st Avenue, Hutchinson. Cost: $4. Hutchinson Fox Theatre Film Series"Bohemian Rhapsody," rated PG-13.
Polar Express: 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Carey Digital Dome Theater, Cosmosphere, 1100 Plum, Hutchinson. The film will be shown at 7 p.m. also on Dec. 26 through Jan. 6. A special Christmas Eve showing will happen at 3 p.m. on Dec. 24. Special showings for school groups are also available. Contact Helene Kain, School Programs Manager, at helenek@cosmo.org for details.
Grand Central Station's 1st Annual Christmas Open House: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 16 East 3rd Avenue, Hutchinson. Visit one of the newest attractions in Hutchinson as the Kansas Central Model Railroaders (KCMR) host their first annual Christmas Open House. This event is free to the public. Enter to win a free train set which will be given away at the close of the event. (Need not be present to win)
Matthias Miller Book Release: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Glenn's Bulk Food Shoppe & Gospel Bookstore, 6405 West Morgan Avenue, Hutchinson. Half of all book profits to New Horizons Ministries, a non-profit in Canon City, Colorado. This book signing event is your opportunity to pick up an autographed copy to share with other leaders (or to read yourself), while at the same time blessing a nonprofit making a positive impact in Colorado.
Christmas Edition of Beer & Hymns: 7 p.m. Sunday, Bluebird Books & Cafe, 2 S Main St, Hutchinson. We will be caroling, for each other, in one spot, with beer in hand! We hope that you'll bring your out of town guests along for a festive good time. Bring a holiday snack to share, drinks will be provided (your drink donation is much appreciated).
Santa at Station No. 1: 6 p.m. Saturday, 2 E 20th Ave, Hutchinson. In conjunction with Reno County EMS, Reno County Sheriffs Dept, Hutchinson Police Department and Reno County Emergency Communications come visit Hutchinson Fire Station No. 1 and visit with Santa and Fire Pup.
Youth baseball camp: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Home Plate Club, 513 W 5th Ave, Hutchinson. Camp featuring the HCC Blue Dragon Baseball coaching staff. Cost is $40 per session. Space is limited, register by e-mailing campers name, age, team affiliation and which session(s) they will be attending to Info@homeplatehutch.com. Sessions 2 and 3 are full. Session 1, from 8 to 10 a.m., is hitting for ages 7-12. Session 4, from 3 to 5 p.m., is hitting for ages 13-18.
Ugly Sweater Party: 8 p.m. Saturday, Oliver's Beef & Brew, 925 E. 30th, Hutchinson. Drink specials, DJ Chaos and $50 cash prize.
Smedley's Ugly Sweater Christmas Party: 9 p.m. Saturday, Smedley's Tavern, 317 N Main St, Hutchinson. Wear your ugliest Christmas sweater. Festive drink specials, prizes for the ugliest Christmas sweaters, giveaways, and DJ AJ spinning the best 80's beats all night long.