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Top Lehigh Valley events: Wings and Wheels Extravaganza, Dave Koz and Friends, Kids Theater

July 12, 2013

YellowBrix

July 12--DAVE KOZ & FRIENDS

1 The Grammy-nominated jazz saxophonist is joined by Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright and Richard Elliot, three more of today's pre-eminent saxophone players, 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Easton's State Theatre.

With support from Koz's band, the group will debut songs from their upcoming album "Summer Horns," a tribute to the great horn section bands in modern music (Earth Wind & Fire, Chicago, Tower Of Power, Blood, Sweat & Tears, James Brown, Sly and the Family Stone). Also, expect to hear the hottest hits from their individual catalogs.

Tickets are $50; $60. The theater is at 453 Northampton St. Info: http://www.statetheatre.org.

WINGS & WHEELS EXTRAVAGANZA DAVE KOZ & FRIENDS

2 A vintage aircraft fly-in and car show will be held this weekend at Golden Age Air Museum in Bethel. Gates open at 9 a.m. Saturday and festivities continue through 4 p.m. Sunday.

The World War I-themed event features refreshments, biplane rides, flying activities, aviation and automotive flea market and camping for displayers ($10). Entertainment will be provided by Hill-to-Hill Brass Quintet, 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturday; and Lebanon Big Swing Band, 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday. Registration fee for 1946-1977 vehicles, $8; pre-1946 vehicles, free. Cars newer than 1977 will not be displayed.

Admission is $8; $4, ages 6-12; and free, ages 5 and under. The museum is at Grimes Airfield, 371 Airport Road. Info: 717-933-9566 or http://www.goldenageair.com.

KIDS THEATRE

3 Enjoy a tale as old as time when the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival presents the beloved fairytale, "Beauty and the Beast," 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday at DeSales University's Schubert Theater, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley. The play continues through Aug. 3. Tickets are $16; $12, ages 12 and under. Info: http://www.pashakespeare.org.

The Cat in the Hat, Horton the elephant and all your favorite Dr. Seuss characters are mashed together into one energetic show, "Seussical," 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Muhlenberg College's Studio Theatre, 2400 Chew St., Allentown. The musical, presented by Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre, continues through July 27. Tickets are $12. Info: http://www.muhlenberg.edu/smt.

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