Events

Pre-festival Event: Thomas Frank presented by Lawrence Public Library

Pre-festival Event: Thomas Frank presented by Lawrence Public Library

Wednesday, Jun 15  |  7:30pm - 9:00pm
Riverkings Museum Tour

Riverkings Museum Tour

Monday, Jun 20  |  1:00pm - 3:00pm
The Art of Conversation: Gender, Sexuality, and Social Justice

The Art of Conversation: Gender, Sexuality, and Social Justice

Monday, Jun 20  |  4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Listeners

The Listeners

Monday, Jun 20  |  5:00pm - 6:30pm
Experimental Film Showcase

Experimental Film Showcase

Monday, Jun 20  |  5:00pm - 9:00pm
A Matter of Perspective: Shedding Light on Local Artists

A Matter of Perspective: Shedding Light on Local Artists

Monday, Jun 20  |  5:00pm - 9:00pm
Langston Hughes Unfurled, Part I

Langston Hughes Unfurled, Part I

Monday, Jun 20  |  6:00pm - 7:15pm
Ladyfire

Ladyfire

Monday, Jun 20  |  7:00pm - 9:00pm
Langston Hughes Unfurled, Part II

Langston Hughes Unfurled, Part II

Monday, Jun 20  |  7:30pm - 8:45pm
An Evening with Maria Bamford

An Evening with Maria Bamford

Monday, Jun 20  |  7:30pm - 9:30pm
CLOUD

CLOUD

Monday, Jun 20  |  7:30pm - 9:00pm
VIP Late Night: Merchants Pub & Plate

VIP Late Night: Merchants Pub & Plate

Monday, Jun 20  |  9:30pm - 11:30pm
Downtown Tuesday Painters' Pop-up Gallery

Downtown Tuesday Painters' Pop-up Gallery

Tuesday, Jun 21  |  9:00am - 12:00pm
The Art of Conversation: Politics and Social Justice

The Art of Conversation: Politics and Social Justice

Tuesday, Jun 21  |  4:30pm - 5:30pm
Speed-Dating Researchers

Speed-Dating Researchers

Tuesday, Jun 21  |  4:30pm - 6:30pm
Gordon Parks Elementary

Gordon Parks Elementary

Tuesday, Jun 21  |  5:00pm - 7:00pm
What We've Become

What We've Become

Tuesday, Jun 21  |  6:30pm - 9:30pm
Midsummer Night’s Raku

Midsummer Night’s Raku

Tuesday, Jun 21  |  7:30pm - 10:00pm
Art Talk: Luke DuBois

Art Talk: Luke DuBois

Tuesday, Jun 21  |  7:30pm - 8:30pm
Chi-raq

Chi-raq

Tuesday, Jun 21  |  8:00pm - 10:30pm
The Art of Conversation: Music and Social Justice

The Art of Conversation: Music and Social Justice

Wednesday, Jun 22  |  4:30pm - 5:30pm
KU Student Film Showcase

KU Student Film Showcase

Wednesday, Jun 22  |  5:00pm - 6:30pm
VIP Networking: 7 East 7th

VIP Networking: 7 East 7th

Wednesday, Jun 22  |  5:00pm - 6:30pm
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Wednesday, Jun 22  |  5:00pm - 7:00pm
Uncle Howard

Uncle Howard

Wednesday, Jun 22  |  6:00pm - 8:00pm
A(R/C)T: Art and Activism

A(R/C)T: Art and Activism

Wednesday, Jun 22  |  6:00pm - 7:15pm
Mixology II

Mixology II

Wednesday, Jun 22  |  7:00pm - 8:30pm
Free State Poetry Reading

Free State Poetry Reading

Wednesday, Jun 22  |  7:00pm - 9:00pm
Haskell Thunderbird Theatre Staged Reading

Haskell Thunderbird Theatre Staged Reading

Wednesday, Jun 22  |  7:30pm - 9:30pm
An Evening with Kris Kristofferson

An Evening with Kris Kristofferson

Wednesday, Jun 22  |  8:30pm - 10:30pm
The Art of Conversation: Water and Social Justice

The Art of Conversation: Water and Social Justice

Thursday, Jun 23  |  4:30pm - 5:30pm
Eat Lawrence! Kitchen Convo Live

Eat Lawrence! Kitchen Convo Live

Thursday, Jun 23  |  5:00pm - 6:30pm
Art History on the Rocks: Art of Noise

Art History on the Rocks: Art of Noise

Thursday, Jun 23  |  5:00pm - 7:00pm
NUTS!

NUTS!

Thursday, Jun 23  |  6:00pm - 8:00pm
Patricia Lockwood: New Work

Patricia Lockwood: New Work

Thursday, Jun 23  |  7:00pm - 8:00pm
Blind Boy Paxton

Blind Boy Paxton

Thursday, Jun 23  |  7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Future of Investigative Reporting

The Future of Investigative Reporting

Thursday, Jun 23  |  7:30pm - 8:45pm
Movie-oke

Movie-oke

Thursday, Jun 23  |  8:00pm - 10:00pm
Going NUTS! with JD McPherson

Going NUTS! with JD McPherson

Thursday, Jun 23  |  8:30pm - 10:30pm
VIP Late Night: Cider Gallery

VIP Late Night: Cider Gallery

Thursday, Jun 23  |  10:00pm - 11:30pm
The Cart (Gaariwala)

The Cart (Gaariwala)

Friday, Jun 24  |  1:00pm - 2:30pm
Water Wise: Protecting Our Waterways

Water Wise: Protecting Our Waterways

Friday, Jun 24  |  2:30pm - 3:45pm
Short Film Showcase I

Short Film Showcase I

Friday, Jun 24  |  3:00pm - 5:00pm
Wet! The Aesthetics of Water Conservation

Wet! The Aesthetics of Water Conservation

Friday, Jun 24  |  4:00pm - 5:15pm
The Art of Conversation: Health Policy and Social Justice

The Art of Conversation: Health Policy and Social Justice

Friday, Jun 24  |  4:30pm - 5:30pm
Outdoor Music: The Americans & more!

Outdoor Music: The Americans & more!

Friday, Jun 24  |  5:00pm - 11:00pm
The Free State Festival Beer Dinner

The Free State Festival Beer Dinner

Friday, Jun 24  |  5:30pm - 8:00pm
INSIGHT Art Talk with Aurora Robson

INSIGHT Art Talk with Aurora Robson

Friday, Jun 24  |  5:30pm - 6:45pm
American Epic

American Epic

Friday, Jun 24  |  6:00pm - 8:00pm
St. John's Mexican Fiesta

St. John's Mexican Fiesta

Friday, Jun 24  |  6:00pm - 11:30pm
Midwest Playwriting Competition Staged Reading

Midwest Playwriting Competition Staged Reading

Friday, Jun 24  |  7:00pm - 9:00pm
Nouvelle Lumiere

Nouvelle Lumiere

Friday, Jun 24  |  7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Invitation

The Invitation

Friday, Jun 24  |  9:00pm - 11:00pm
VIP Networking: The Burger Stand

VIP Networking: The Burger Stand

Friday, Jun 24  |  9:30pm - 11:30pm
The Art of Conversation: Race and Social Justice

The Art of Conversation: Race and Social Justice

Saturday, Jun 25  |  10:00am - 11:00am
Only Yesterday

Only Yesterday

Saturday, Jun 25  |  10:00am - 12:15pm
Family Cleanup of the Kaw River

Family Cleanup of the Kaw River

Saturday, Jun 25  |  10:00am - 12:00pm
Short Film Showcase II

Short Film Showcase II

Saturday, Jun 25  |  12:00pm - 2:00pm
Yarn Bomb the Jungle

Yarn Bomb the Jungle

Saturday, Jun 25  |  12:00pm - 3:00pm
Free State Family Fun Fest

Free State Family Fun Fest

Saturday, Jun 25  |  12:00pm - 3:00pm
The Fits

The Fits

Saturday, Jun 25  |  12:45pm - 2:45pm
Free State Festival Lightning Round

Free State Festival Lightning Round

Saturday, Jun 25  |  1:00pm - 3:00pm
Free State Frolic: A Lawrence-Inspired Scavenger Hunt

Free State Frolic: A Lawrence-Inspired Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, Jun 25  |  1:00pm - 4:00pm
Caffeine and Cinema

Caffeine and Cinema

Saturday, Jun 25  |  1:00pm - 2:30pm
Morris From America

Morris From America

Saturday, Jun 25  |  3:30pm - 5:30pm
Public Enemy

Public Enemy

Saturday, Jun 25  |  6:30pm - 11:00pm
Jad Abumrad: Gut Churn

Jad Abumrad: Gut Churn

Saturday, Jun 25  |  7:00pm - 8:30pm
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