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Wichita State Shockers garage sale on October 3

2020 WU Shockers Garage Sale flyer

Shocker fans, get this date on your calendar. WSU Shockers will host a garage sale on Saturday, October 3 in the practice gym at Charles Koch Arena!  The sale will go from 8 a.m. until noon in the Aetna Multi-Purpose Gym. Enter through the exterior doors on the east side of Charles Koch Arena. The […]

Dinosaurs After Dark – spooky fun at Field Station: Dinosaurs in Derby

Dinosaurs after Dark at Field Station: Dinosaurs in Derby, KS

Field Station: Dinosaurs is back this year with some spooky Halloween fun for the family. Its Dinosaurs After Dark event is scheduled for Friday and Saturday evenings in October. Visitors are treated to a spooky-not-scary guided tour featuring recognizable movie monsters as they investigate ghostly activity happening at Field Station. Also included are songs, activities […]

FREE Chiefs watch party at Starlite Drive-In

Starlite Drive in football nights

Be a part of the most fun football watch party in town at the Starlite Drive In. Admission is FREE! Should be a fun time since this will be on the biggest big-screen ever! Gates will open at approximately 6 p.m. and spaces are first-come, first-served. You can bring your lawn chairs, and a cooler […]

Elephant and Piggie Musical at Capitol Federal Amphitheatre

Saturday, October 3 enjoy a fun, FREE musical production of Elephant and Piggie books. Enjoy this production presented by the Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center! This musical combines plots of several of the most popular Elephant and Piggie books. [sc name=”subscribe-link” ] Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs, blankets, bug spray, and snacks. […]

FREE Coffee at LaMar’s Donuts on National Coffee Day

Free coffee at participating Lamars Donuts for National Coffee Day

Yay for another free coffee offer! Participating LaMar’s Donut shops will be giving away a free 12 oz. cup of coffee on Tuesday, September 29 for National Coffee Day. Their website says the promotion is good all day, but Wichita LaMar’s locations close at 1 p.m., so you should stop by before then. https://www.facebook.com/LaMarsDonutsNRockRdSte/posts/3382573945114082 We […]

Free Coffee at Krispy Kreme for National Coffee Day

Free coffee at Krispy Kreme on National Coffee Day

Everyone will surely be buzzin’ on National Coffee Day. To help stir things up, Krispy Kreme is offering a FREE cup of coffee and a free doughnut to customers on Tuesday, Sept. 29 — no purchase necessary. The only catch, if you can call it that, is that to get the free doughnut, you do […]

Dunkin’ National Coffee Day deal

Dunkin Donuts Coffee - National Coffee Day

Dunkin’ Donuts coffee has some avid fans. See what all the buzz is about when Dunkin’ Donuts offers FREE coffee with purchase for National Coffee Day! The chain is doing its freebie promotion with a little sass – it’s actually renaming National Coffee Day on September 29 to National Dunkin’ Day.  (I don’t know if […]

Free dance production in the park

Bellydance classes and workshops in Wichita

Amira Dance Productions is putting on a Fall Festival in the Park at West Douglas Park, 3201 W. Douglas. Watch dance troupes performing various styles of dance, including various bellydance and fusion styles along with ballroom. As an outdoor event, this will offer an opportunity to be entertained by ADP’s colorful fun dancers with social […]

Apple Jam- 10 Year Anniversary of Meadowlark Farm

Saturday, September 19, from 3 pm to 8 pm enjoy a fun evening at Meadowlark Farm. Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Meadowlark Farm Orchard & Cidery with the acoustic rock and country music performed by Rock n’ Rick.   It is just $2 per person for ages 13 and older.   Enjoy some Hard Cider, […]

Happy Hour with Your Dog at Bradley Fair

Happy hour in Wichita, but you get to spend it with your dog! It’s called Yappy Hour at Bradley Fair. You and your pooch can explore Bradley Fair and its pet-friendly amenities while visiting dog-friendly restaurant patios and retailers to gather treats, plenty of attention and belly rubs. Yappy Hour will take place on September […]

Free jam sessions at Naftzger Park

Free jam sessions at Naftzger Park in downtown Wichita, KS - picture of man playing guitar

Enjoy a family-friendly time of jamming to music in the newly renovated Naftzger Park downtown.  During these low-key evenings, you’ll hear a variety of music styles, played both live and by a DJ. The crowd’s vibe will help decide where the music goes! Socially distanced “family squares” will be set up throughout the park, and […]

National Cheeseburger Day Deals 2020

Mouthwatering cheeseburger

We love made-up food holidays that mean everyone gets a good deal! (And I mean no disrespect – it’s just that someone, somewhere makes up these days, right?) Whatever its origins, National Cheeseburger Day has been declared to be September 18, and we are at this very moment scouring the city in search of National […]

Pumpkin Fest Trunk or Treat

On October 10 and 11, 2020 Eastside Marketplace will put on a Pumpkin Fest Trunk-or-Treat! This Trunk or Treat in Wichita looks like it is going to be quite fun. [sc name=”double-check-reminder” ] The festival activity will last from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Trunk-or-Treat car show will last from 3 p.m. to 6 […]

Cedar Creek Farm Pumpkin Patch

Cedar Creek Farm Pumpkin Patch vintage camper photo op

Pumpkin season is here! Cedar Creek Farm is located in Maize, so it’s particularly convenient for anyone who wants to visit a pumpkin patch on the west side of town. And it’s worth a drive from other parts of town too. This is a super cute property with lots of “unplugged” activities for the whole […]

PaddlePalooza Wichita!

Attention all paddlers, (kayak, SUP, canoe, raft, etc.) Sunday, September 13 is YOUR day.    All are welcome to this PaddlePalooza; from pros to first timers.   This is a FREE event on September 13, from 1:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.   Bring your board, kayak, canoe, etc, a cooler with your favorite picnic fixins, […]

Denny’s Super Slam for $5.99

Denny's build your own Grand Slam breakfast

Denny’s is serving up super savings in its bigger breakfast that’s sure to fill up any hungry bargain hunter. Due to its popularity, the iconic diner is bringing back its Super Slam with two eggs, two bacon strips, two sausage links, two buttermilk pancakes and hash browns — all for $6.99. (The entrée may be priced […]

KFC offers tenders & fries meal deal for just $5.49

KFC Meal Deal for $5.49 - chicken tenders, fries, and a drink

Did you know KFC now serves fries? The chain’s Secret Recipe Fries are seasoned with a secret blend of herbs and spices, fried to crispy perfection just like its chicken. (If you didn’t know, the fries have replaced the chain’s Potato Wedges on the menu.)  And, of course, the chain is known for its “world-famous chicken” and […]

Get free box of Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal via rebate

Cinnamon Toast Crunch free box rebate

Got milk? General Mills is making breakfast a little crunchier with a big, sweet giveaway. Cinnamon Toast Crunch has been a breakfast table staple for more than 35 years and become the second biggest cereal brand in the country. To thank customers for making them one of America’s favorite cereals, Cinnamon Toast Crunch is giving […]

Cowtown’s Roaring 20s event for grownups on Sept. 18

Old Cowtown Museum Roaring 20s - over 21 event

On September 18, 2020, Wichita’s Old Cowtown Museum will enter a whole new era. The living history museum will leap forward several decades to transform itself into a Wichita of the Roaring Twenties – complete with speakeasies, gangsters, and jazz. This is an event for adults. You can be 18 or older to attend, but […]

Cookie Decorating Classes with Wichita Parks and Recreation

Yummiest class you could sign up for! Cookie decorating classes in Wichita. In the cookie decorating classes, you will learn about icing consistencies, outlining, flooding, wet-on-wet decorating and marbling techniques using royal icing and then design the cookies. [sc name=”subscribe-link” ] All utensils will be provided and each attendee will leave with 4-5 decorated cookies. […]

Fall Beekeeping Classes with Wichita Parks and Recreation

beekeeping classes Wichita

What’s the buzz about? Fall beekeeping classes in Wichita! This beginning course teaches beekeeping essentials including equipment needed, caring for and collecting bees, along with developing and harvesting honey. Instructor provides continued support once your hive has been established. [sc name=”subscribe-link” ]  This class is for ages 16 and up. The beekeeping classes will be at […]

$1 Espresso at Placeholder Coffee

Happy Monday! They’re celebrating National Coffee Day in Wichita all month long. Get your caffeine fix with a $1 espresso at Placeholder Coffee. [sc name=”subscribe-link” ] Espresso will be $1 every Monday through the month of September. Placeholder coffee is open from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Their lobby is open for carry-out only, but […]

Labor Day deal at Bonefish Grill

Bonefish Grill lobster shrimp roll

Forget the grill this Labor Day weekend and leave the cooking to Bonefish Grill! In honor of the long holiday weekend, Bonefish Grill is making feeding families easy and delicious with a Lobster and Shrimp Family Bundle ($45) that includes salad, family-style sides and freshly-baked cookies and serves up to five people. Guests can also […]

20% off Jimmy Johns for Labor Day weekend

Jimmy Johns Labor Day weekend deal

You can pack your Labor Day weekend picnic but let Jimmy John’s make the sandwiches and get 20% off. Here’s the deal: Now through Sunday September 6, Jimmy John’s is offering a limited-time national promotion where you can save 20% off any order of $10* or more. All you need to do to get the […]

Coleman Factory Outlet Truckload Sale

coleman factory outlet labor day truckload sale

If you aren’t already camping this Labor Day weekend – and maybe even if you are – head over to the 21st and Maize area in northwest Wichita for the Coleman Factory Outlet Truckload Sale.  Coleman Factory Outlet’s Labor Day Truckload Sale will begin September 3rd thru September 7th in their store parking lot at […]