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Great Clips Haircut Sale

This is advertised in the Wednesday Wichita Eagle Express insert, page 4F. No coupon is necessary to get a Great Clips Haircut for $5.99. The promotion is good April 29th through May 9th at participating Great Clips locations.

Free, 3rd Annual Orpheum Car Show

Get free admission to the 3rd annual Orpheum Car Show on Sunday, May 2nd, from 1-5 p.m. Classic cars, muscle cars, and antique cars will be on display and competing for top honors. (The “Best in Show” winner will automatically receive entry in the 2010 Black Top Nationals in August.) It should be a great […]

Botanica Plant and Book Sale

Botanica is selling a variety of plants, shrubs, annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs at its second-annual Plant and Book Sale Friday and Saturday, April 23 and 24, 2010. Some of the plants were grown right at Botanica; all were hand-picked by them to work well in Kansas gardens. According to the website, the prices are […]

Discounts for Walking with Dinosaurs

It’s been great fun seeing the response to the Walking with Dinosaurs giveaway here at Wichita on the Cheap. I love reading the enthusiasm in all the entries, and you all have perfectly valid reasons to win! Except I’m not picking–I will leave that job up to the unfeeling, blank-hearted computers to randomly choose. And […]

Tax-Day Treat: 15% off PF Changs on April 15

Tax day is a good day for restaurants to give away food or offer big discounts. (They’re probably thinking of the big deduction they’ll get next year, as they should.) But sadly, I could only find ONE restaurant in Wichita that has an April 15th special. PF Changs at the Waterfront in Wichita is offering […]

Meet Baby T-Rex from Walking with Dinosaurs

I’ve personally gotten several requests for discounts to the show Walking with Dinosaurs, which is coming to INTRUST Bank Arena April 21-25, 2010. I’m working on it, but until I find something, I thought you might enjoy this really cool event: Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 7, you can meet Baby T-Rex from Walking With Dinosaurs for […]

Free Easter Egg Hunt at Wichita Ice Center

Kids ages 1 through 12 are invited to participate in a free Easter Egg Hunt at the Wichita Ice Center on Saturday, April 3, 2010 between 10:30 a.m. and noon. There will be other Easter-themed activities during this time (including a visit from the Easter Bunny), followed by a public skate session at regular admission […]

Happy 1st Anniversary, First Friday!

I can’t believe it’s been a year since I saw an announcement on Twitter about the very first First Friday Music Crawl in Wichita. The monthly event seemed to gather support rapidly–and what’s not to love? The first Friday of every month, live bands perform in various businesses throughout Old Town. Most of the clubs […]

Free Admission Loony Bin Comedy Club

Sunday night the Loony Bin Comedy Club is rocking the blues with D.C. Malone and Vinny from Sleepy Truckers. Admission is free, but call for reservations. Loony Bin Comedy Club 6140 East 21st Street Wichita, KS 67208 316-618-HAHA  (4242) Free Admission: Sunday, March 28, 2010, 9 – 11 p.m. (You must have ID to enter, regardless […]

Yappy Days Only $2 for Kids

Yappy Days are here again. Tomorrow (Saturday, March 27) is the 8th annual Yappy Days at the Kansas Coliseum Pavilion II. Bring your dog and the kids for a fun-filled day of activities, information, and treats. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for kids ages 5-12, and it appears that dogs get in free. 🙂 […]

Free College Class Day at Butler CC

Here’s your opportunity to get a free college education–at least for a day. Butler County Community College is hosting a Free College Class Day, Saturday, March 27, 2010 at the El Dorado, Andover, Council Grove, and Marion campuses. The line-up looks really amazing with classes on serious topics like starting and running a business to […]

Free Home Remodeling Clinic & Pizza

It’s spring, which means it’s time to take care of those projects around the house. Get expert remodeling advice at Star Lumber’s “Pizza with the Pros” education series. Each seminar will be taught by a professional remodeler with tips and hints about home repair. Free pizza will be available at each event. The series kicks […]

Congratulations to Melissa Smith!

She won 2 tickets to see Bon Jovi in concert from Wichita on the Cheap and INTRUST Bank Arena. Way to go, Melissa! Thanks to everyone who participated in the trivia contest. You all must be Bon Jovi experts, because everyone answered correctly. The winning entry was chosen at random as I explained in the […]

Free Tickets to KS Acoustic Arts Concert

Kansas Acoustic Arts Association is giving away 20 free tickets to its next concert featuring the Mudbugs and the Medicine River Boys March 18th at 7pm. Here’s how to get the free ticket: Be among the first to “Share” the Facebook post with your friends, or “Re-tweet” it on Twitter, then let them know you […]

Dog Day Afternoon at Exploration Place

Exploration Place kicks off its spring/summer series of outdoor events on the first day of spring break with Dog Day Afternoon. Admission is free. Show up with Fido at the Entrance Plaza between 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. for a dog-themed afternoon, with EP’s Ready Vet Go exhibit, talks from local experts on pet care and […]

$10 Admission to Winter Jam 2010

Billed as Christian music’s largest annual tour, Winter Jam 2010 is coming to Intrust Bank Arena on March 21, 2010. Admission is $10 at the door. No advance tickets are sold, and seating is first-come, first-served. Featured artists include Newsboys, Third Day, Newsong, Tenth Avenue North, Fireflight, MIKESCHAIR, Robert Pierre, Revive, and speaker Tony Nolan. […]

Superstar Barbie Special $3

In celebration of her birthday on March 9, SuperStar Barbie in stores for the special price of $3. The promotion is good for one week only, between March 6 – 13, 2010. SuperStar Barbie is a remake of the 1977 blonde bombshell with a pink dress, feather boa, and a pop-in “diamond” ring. If that’s […]

Free Movie at the Murdock Theatre

If you enjoy French films, you might like the Murdock Theatre’s Friday film, Delicatessen (by the same director as Ame Lie). The regular admission price is $5 (and includes a complimentary fur coat to wear during the performance–really!), but you can get in for free on Friday, March 5, 2010. Here’s how: Fan Murdock Theatre […]

Answer 5 questions, get entered to win 2 Tickets to Bon Jovi concert!

All you have to do is answer 5 questions correctly and you’ll be entered to win 2 tickets to see Bon Jovi in concert at INTRUST Bank Arena on March 11, 2010. So start thinking about who you’ll bring with you when you go to the Bon Jovi concert on Thursday night, and brush up […]

Free Jazz Series at Fisch Haus

The schedule for the 2010 Jazz Series at Fisch Haus has been announced. Four Tuesday nights in March: March 2 – Aaron Newton March 9 – Distortion Folk March 16 – Jared Brickman Trio March 23 – Kit Craig Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and concerts start at 8 p.m. The concerts are free and […]

Free Museum Admission to Bank of America Cardholders

As part of its Museums on Us program, Bank of America is offering its cardholders free admission to the Wichita Art Museum on the first full weekend of every month. All you need is a valid photo ID and a Bank of America/Merrill Lynch card to get one admission free. The first weekend of the […]

1/2 off the Entertainment Book

I’m way too frugal to pay full price for anything, including the Entertainment Book, so this deal caught my attention. I thought you might want to know about it too. Especially with Spring Break coming up for the Wichita area schools. You probably know that the Entertainment Book has coupons that save you up to […]

USAF Falconaires Present Free Big Band Jazz Concert

Thursday night at Century II Concert Hall, enjoy traditional and contemporary big band jazz performed by the U.S. Air Force Academy Band. The Falconaires is an 18-member jazz group consisting of full-time, active-duty military personnel that has performed at the prestigious national and international music events such as the Clearwater (that would be Florida) Jazz […]

Free Square Dance Lessons w/Free Lunch

This is an old post from 2010, but square dance lessons are still available for $30 – the free lunch is still included! Swing your partner do-si-do with free square dancing lessons from the Circle 8 Square Dance Club. In 5 lessons, you’ll know your promenade from your allemande well enough to have fun at […]

Free Pretzel Saturday at Auntie Anne’s

Saturday is free pretzel day at Auntie Anne’s. Stop by between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to get either a free original or cinnamon and sugar pretzel. Limit one per person. Wichita has Auntie Anne’s locations inside Town East and Town West malls. Think you’ll forget? Go to www.freepretzelday.com to sign up for a wake-up […]