Bob Margolin of Muddy Waters Blues Band in Wichita

Bob Margolin of the Muddy Waters Band in Wichita KS

The Wichita Blues Society is bringing Bob Margolin, formerly of the Muddy Waters Blues Band, to Wichita on Friday, August 29, 2014. Margolin is a guitarist, singer, and bandleader who currently tours Blues events and presents workshops around the country. The event in Wichita will begin at 6 p.m. Friday evening at The Kansas African-American Museum. He'll share stories of his days in the Muddy … [Read more...]

Ulrich Museum Celebrates the Beat Generation

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Bongo beats, poetry and jazz are a hint of what you might find at the Ulrich Museum’s biggest party of the year. Join us for a Beat-inspired evening celebrating the works of visionary artist and Kansas native Bruce Conner. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and complimentary beverages inspired by the Beat Generation and try your hand at the artist-inspired Art Lab. It's FREE for WSU Students and Ulrich … [Read more...]

Woofstock 2014

Woofstock 2014 poster

It's almost time for Woofstock 2014, a favorite annual fundraiser for people and pets! More information is below, provide by the Kansas Humane Society. Woofstock 2014 is the 18th annual dog friendly, fundraising event to benefit the Kansas Humane Society and the 17,000 pets cared for this year. Celebrate the friendship we share with our furry friends and help provide a better future for … [Read more...]

FREE Screening of Indians in Aviation Documentary

Indians in Aviation Exhibit Opening at MAIIC

The public is invited to attend a free screening of the full-length documentary, Indians in Aviation, which will be shown in its entirety this month at the Mid-America All-Indian Center. The 90-minute documentary, which was commissioned by the Indian Center, is a companion to an exhibit of the same name that is currently on display in the Indian Center Museum. The film highlights the previously … [Read more...]

Iron ChileHead Competition: Food Trucks and Free Beer Samples

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Johnson's Garden Centers will host its second Iron ChileHead Competition this weekend on Saturday, August 23, 2014. Five Wichita food trucks and six local brewers will be competing for the top prize with green-chile-inspired recipes. Local celebrities Joe Stumpe, Denise Neil, and Greg Gann will decide who wins the green-chile-inspired trophy in each category. Meanwhile, you can purchase food … [Read more...]

FREE Museums on the River Teacher Appreciation Event

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Teachers, we appreciate you! The Museums on the River in Wichita want to show their appreciation of teachers at a free reception on September 5, 2014. http://youtu.be/PaHJRLoCyWc All area educators can join the museums at Botanica on that Friday evening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a fun and relaxing cocktail reception with tasty food, live music, and special prizes. Teacher Appreciation Night is … [Read more...]

Blacktop Nationals Car Show in Wichita

2012 Blacktop Nationals in Wichita

The 2014 Blacktop Nationals is back in Wichita starting Friday, August 22, 2014. This will be the fifth year for the huge car show and community event in downtown Wichita. The muscle cars, hot rods, and motorcycles will be the main draw, but almost anyone can find something to enjoy, from live entertainment, retail and food vendors, and beer gardens. It's free to walk around downtown and enjoy … [Read more...]

$12 Carloads at Starlite Drive-In

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$12 carloads are back beginning Friday, Augutst 15 at the Starlite Drive-In in Wichita, and continuing through the end of the season. The Starlite generally shows first-run movies, has two screens to choose from, and each screen features double or triple features. That's a whole lot of movies for a little bit of money! The carload pricing deal is good for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights, … [Read more...]