$1 Admission to the Sedgwick County Zoo Back to School Bash

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This could possibly be called a "Teacher Preparedness Event," but the zoo is just calling it the Back-to-School Bash and letting everyone in for just $1. You'll get zoo admission for only $1 on Saturday, August 1, 2015. The event is sponsored by KAKE Channel 10 and Dillons grocery stores. While not required to get the $1 admission, visitors are encouraged to bring new school supplies to … [Read more...]

Museum of World Treasures Customer Appreciation Day 2015

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It's an event we look forward to each year: This year, the Museum of World Treasures Customer Appreciation Day will be held Saturday, August 08, 2015. On Customer Appreciation Day, not only is admission discounted to just $3, the museum also has special activities for the kids, educational presentations, and more. It's a great day to visit, and at almost 70% off the regular adult admission … [Read more...]

FREE KEYN Summer Concert Series at the WaterWalk Downtown

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The 2015 KEYN Summer Concert Series is coming this July to the Waterwalk in downtown Wichita. The free concerts will be held on Friday evenings at Main Street and Waterman. You can park for free in the Waterwalk parking garage at 515 S. Main or in the parking area near Gander Mountain. Bring your lawn chairs and some water to keep you cool. Food trucks and a cash bar will be onsite for the … [Read more...]

4th of July Fireworks and Independence Day Celebrations around Wichita

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Happy Independence Day! Here are some of the upcoming 4th of July fireworks in Wichita and surrounding communities this year. Many of the community celebrations will be held in parks, so be sure to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Also, scroll down the page to see 4th of July deals and discounts in the Wichita area! Fireworks in Wichita and Nearby Salute to America's Heroes and Fireworks at … [Read more...]

Twilight Tuesdays at Sedgwick County Zoo

Cheap admission to the Sedgwick County Zoo - Winter Wednesdays

You might want to mark your calendars for this. On Tuesdays in July, the Sedgwick County Zoo stays open late for members to stroll the zoo and enjoy cooler evening hours. Non-members can get free admission during these Tuesday evening hours by picking up a voucher at a Cox Solutions Store once they're available (which was mid-June last year). Bring your family to the Zoo every Tuesday evening in … [Read more...]

Wichita Mini Maker Faire

Wichita Mini Makers Faire

Hey you DIYers, crafters, bakers, entertainers, inventors, and artists, The Maker Faire is coming to Wichita on July 18th at Exploration Place! The Maker Faire is an opportunity for makers to showcase their projects and share with Wichita what they are doing and learning. Driven by Make:┬ámagazine and the Maker Movement, the Maker Faire gives freedom to amateur creatives of all ages to … [Read more...]

You-Pick Places (aka Pick Your Own) Near Wichita

Beck's Farm Orchard tour on Groupon

Every year readers ask me where they can find "you-pick" places in the Wichita area. They're talking about the orchards and farms where families can go pick fresh produce right off the tree or vine. This is so much fun to do, and it's a great way to enjoy fresh air and sunshine together as a family. The challenge is that this is seasonal, and not all produce shares the same season, of … [Read more...]

Wichita Art Museum Summer Birthday Bash

Wichita Art Museum Free Family Artventures, Free admission on Saturdays

The Wichita Art Museum is celebrating its 80th birthday this summer with a good old fashioned ice cream social. Get free admission and free ice cream served with a smile by the Wichita Wagonmasters at the Wichita Art Museum Summer Birthday Bash on July 18, 2015. The event will include live music and art-making activities, and you can spend an hour or two viewing the museum's current exhibits, … [Read more...]