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Take a bite out of these National Sandwich Day deals

FREE sandwich at McAlister's Deli with purchase of an iced tea

It’s always good to get sandwiched by savings. On National Sandwich Day, there will be plenty of people celebrating by slathering their favorite condiments, along with meat and cheese, between two slices of bread. No matter the day, did you know it’s estimated more than 300 million sandwiches are consumed by Americans every day? That’s […]

National Sandwich Day deal from Firehouse Subs

National Sandwich Day at Firehouse Subs

Every day is sandwich day for Firehouse Subs, but the fast-casual sub shop has double points for National Sandwich Day.  On November 3, Firehouse Subs is offering rewards members double points when they order a medium or large Hook & Ladder sub. To become a loyalty member, guests can download the Firehouse Subs app on […]

McDonald’s offers free baked goods for one week

free baked goods at McDonalds

Can you smell the fries and baked goods in the air? For the first time in more than eight years, McDonald’s is sweetening its core menu with the addition of three new baked goods — Apple Fritter, Blueberry Muffin and Cinnamon Roll. [sc name=”subscribe-link” ] And the new baked goods are not just for breakfast, […]

Sonic Halloween corn dog deal

Move over pizza, there’s another option for a quick Halloween night meal. Sonic corn dogs will only be just 50 cents each all day on October 31. (Add-ons are extra.) There’s no limit, so all of the goblins can enjoy a corn dog or two. The scary good deal is valid at participating locations. For locations, […]

Black Friday deal now: KitchenAid Pro 5 Plus stand mixer $199

KitchenAid stand mixer Black Friday deal screenshot from Best Buy website

Wait, what? This is the KitchenAid mixer that is usually $499 (and still is, at all of the other websites I checked) and Best Buy has it right now for $199 as an early Black Friday deal.  Aw, this one’s over! Check that link for other Best Buy Black Friday deals though. You might just […]

Great Clips: Free haircut for active military and veterans

Free haircuts for veterans on Veterans Day at Great Clips

Great Clips is celebrating Veterans Day  with a promo that’s a cut above the rest. On Nov. 11, the salon will give all veterans and active military members a FREE haircut (regularly $17, at most locations) — no buzz-cut required. Related: Free haircut coupon at new Sport Clips Haircut location in Wichita (through Nov. 22) This […]

FREE Mr. Mummy Pancake for Kids at IHOP

This Halloween week just got a little sweeter with a FREE Mr. Mummy pancake at IHOP. From October 26-30, 2020 kids ages 12 and under can get a FREE Mr. Mummy pancake at IHOP. This FREE pancake deal is available in-restaurant from 7 am to 10 pm. [sc name=”subscribe-link” ] If you would like to […]

Volunteer Opportunity: Fall Work Day in the Park

Great Plains Nature Center photo walk

If you are looking for a way to get outside and work on projects that make a difference, look no further! The Great Plains Nature Center and Wichita Parks and Recreation have teamed up to provide this opportunity to get outside, get some volunteer hours, and help maintain the beautiful park. [sc name=”subscribe-link” ] Join […]

Wreath Festival at Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum

wichita-sedgwick county historical museum gift shop at christmas

37th Annual Wreath Festival  A Wichita tradition, the Wreath Festival at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum features holiday decorations and gift items, delicious packaged fresh baked items and festive music in the Historical Museum (the original Wichita City Hall building) fully dressed for the holidays.  During the event the Museum Gift Shop will be expanded […]

Free Sandwich Day Benefitting The Kansas Humane Society (KHS)

Free sandwich at chick n max to benefit humane society

Chick N Max is offering FREE sandwiches on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, from 11am-1pm at all three of their locations! Guests who donate any amount to the Kansas Humane Society (KHS), who will be on-site collecting donations, will receive their choice of a FREE Screamin’ Mimi or Hot Honey full-sized sandwich. *One free sandwich per […]

Howl-loween at the Great Plains Nature Center

Join the naturalists at the Great Plains Nature Center for a howling good evening of Halloween fun and FREE activities! Howl-loween is Friday, October 23, 2020 from 6:45 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the Great Plains Nature Center which is located at 6232 E. 29th St. N., Wichita, KS 67220. This year they’re taking the event OUTSIDE! […]

Reminder: Free movie in Naftzger Park

free movies in the park downtown Wichita 2020

Enjoy a fun, FREE, and socially distanced activity in downtown Wichita at the newly-renovated Naftzger Park with Park and Recreation’s Movies in the Park events this fall. So far, two Movies in Naftzger Park are planned (see dates below). They’ll have social-distancing squares set up for families, and they ask that masks are worn when moving […]

Annual Pumpkin Drop at Stearman Field

Flyer for the 2020 Stearman Field Pumpkin Drop

Bring your family and some lawn chairs to enjoy the annual Pumpkin Drop at Stearman Field in Benton, KS on October 24, 2020.  It’s a fun, family-friendly Halloween event! The fun begins at 2 p.m. You get to watch airplanes as they fly in and drop pumpkins on the target below. Kids can wear their […]

Let There Be Lite-Brite

This art on First Friday in Wichita will have you feeling bright and nostalgic. “Let There Be Lite-Brite” will feature artists’ work in an unusual medium — the popular retro Lite-Brite toy. [sc name=”subscribe-link” ] The show begins at 7 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m. Nov. 6 at the District on Commerce.   Many […]

Drive-Boo Trick-or-Treat at OJ Watson Park

If you are looking for the annual family-friendly Halloween event at Watson park, you’ve found it! Thanks to events like Drive-Boo at OJ Watson Park Halloween 2020 is not canceled. It’s one of many 2020 Wichita trick-or-treat events that are happening because organizations have found a way to keep the tradition alive. At the Watson […]

Grand opening freebies and deals at new Sport Clips haircuts in Wichita

five stylists standing in Sport Clips Haircuts new grand opening location Wichita at Central and Hillside

A new Sport Clips Haircuts location is opening in Wichita on Friday, October 16, 2020 and they will be celebrating with some great deals – including a FREE haircut for new clients. The coupon is valid until November 22, 2020. (You can scroll down to screenshot it and show it to your stylist.) The new […]

DQ Halloween kids’ meal deal

Dairy Queen Kid's Meal with chicken, milk, apple sauce, and vanilla soft-serve ice cream cone

There’s nothing scary about this Halloween meal deal from DQ.  (We’ve rounded up a whole bunch of other ghoulishly good Halloween and October deals here. And you can find more great Kids Eat Free and Cheap deals here.) On October 31, at participating locations, Dairy Queen fans can get a Kid’s Meal for only $1.99 […]

Yoga in Naftzger Park for Young Professionals

Enjoy a cool morning of yoga at Naftzger park. This FREE 45 minute relaxing yoga flow will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 17th. [sc name=”subscribe-link” ] This is a great time to spend time with other HR and Young Professionals in the community. Registration is available here. There will be marked spots […]

Broadway in the Park

Saturday, October 10 at Naftzger Park you can hear songs from some of your favorite shows for FREE! This FREE live music event will allow you to get outside and enjoy some fun show tunes. The Studio Singers will be singing from the Evergy Energy Pavillion from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. [sc name=”subscribe-link” ] […]

Starbucks BOGO Free Beverage on October 8

Grab a friend and you can both sip on big savings at Starbucks thanks to its popular Happy Hour special.  On Oct. 8, Starbucks is offering its popular Happy Hour special — buy-one-get-one FREE on any handcrafted beverage (Grande or larger.) That’s one for you, and a free one for a friend… or vice versa. Whoever’s broke-er, I guess! 🙂 […]

Opera at the zoo

Performer in Handel's Alcina opera performance by Friends University at Sedgwick County Zoo

Friends University will put on an opera performance at the Sedgwick County Zoo Thursday, Friday, and Sunday evenings this weekend. Tickets will be just $15 per person, or $10 for seniors, students, and zoo members. The opera is Alcina by G. F. Handel. Performances are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 8, Friday, October 9, […]

Live Music at Central Standard Brewing on Wednesday nights

Live music at Central Standard brewing is back on Wednesday nights. Central Standard Brewing plans on having live music from the Central Standard Bluegrass Band every Wednesday from 6 pm to 9:30 pm. The Central Standard Bluegrass Band is of up of well-known local musicians from the bands Pretend Friend and The DeWayn Brothers. [sc […]

Kids Eat Free All Week at Pizza Ranch

Haven’t had an opportunity to try out west Wichita’s new pizza buffet? Well, now is your chance! Monday, October 5th – Sunday, October 11th kids eat FREE at Pizza Ranch! One child 12 & under will receive a FREE buffet for each Adult Buffet purchased at regular price. [sc name=”subscribe-link” ] Pizza Ranch offers a […]

Krispy Kreme’s ‘Sweet-or-Treat’ Saturdays offers dozen doughnuts for $1

Can you make Halloween any sweeter? Well, Krispy Kreme is doing just that with its latest holiday offers. First, Krispy Kreme is introducing a new batch of monster doughnuts — available starting Oct. 5. The chain’s Scary Sweet Monster Doughnuts are a sweet take on three classic Halloween monsters, including: Frank Monster Doughnut — A doughnut filled […]

Trail of Tears Memorial Walk at Mid-America Indian Center

Teepee on the back grounds of the Mid-America All-Indian Center in Wichita KS

On Saturday, October 3, the Mid-America All-Indian Center will host the Trail of Tears Memorial Walk and recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day.  The free event will begin at 10 a.m. on the museum’s back grounds with the playing of a ceremonial drum. Those attending will be invited to walk around the drum in remembrance of those […]