Church Thanksgiving dinner

What: The Second Baptist Church, 1107 N. Main St., is inviting the public to a Thanksgiving dinner.

When: 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday

Where: Second Baptist Church, 1107 N. Main St.

Cost: Free

Contact: (620) 757-1566.


Elks Thanksgiving dinner

What: The Garden City Elks Lodge will be hosting a Thanksgiving dinner as a thank-you to the community.

When: 1 p.m. Thursday

Where: Elks Lodge, 905 E. Kansas Plaza

Cost: All veterans and first responders, plus one guest, can eat free of charge. All others will be asked to make an $8 donation. The RSVP deadline has passed, for those interested in attending.


Garden City Arts open house

What: Stop by Garden City Arts on Small Business Saturday to find unique gifts from local artists. Several Garden City Arts artists will have tables set up with an extended selections of their art work.

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday

Where: Garden City Arts, 318 N. Main St.


Bad Boys of Wrestling

What: The Bad Boys of Wrestling is an independent wrestling organization that travels the country and puts on family-friendly events for all. The event will include the famous Luchador Wrestlers from Mexico, top U.S. wrestlers and both men's and women's matches.

When: 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday

Where: Finney County Fairgrounds, 209 Lake, Garden City

Tickets: Ringside, $18; general admission, $10; children 3 and younger get in free but must sit on lap. Go to to buy tickets.


Tree lighting ceremony

What: Come to downtown Garden City to see the Christmas lights get turned on in Stevens Park, get your picture with Santa, Mrs. Claus and Frozen’s Queen Elsa and Princess Anna, and listen to the Garden City High School choir sing Christmas carols. The first 100 kids will receive a free Magic Bell to assist with the lighting ceremony. There will be hot cocoa, cookies and cider for purchase, courtesy of the Finney County Humane Society.

When: Tree lighting, 6 p.m. Saturday; photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, as well as Queen Elsa and Princess Anna, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Where: Stevens Park in downtown Garden City