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FREE fall flute concert at Friends University

Friends University flute concert November 2019

Here’s another awesome FREE entertainment opportunity in Wichita. The Friends University Flute Choir will present “Fall, Friends and Flutes: A Celebration” Monday, Nov. 25, at 7:30 p.m. The flute choir is comprised of ten talented students and community members. “Fall, Friends and Flutes: A Celebration” concert will include a variety of repertoire from Bach, to rag, […]

FREE fall chamber orchestra concert at Friends University

Fall chamber orchestra at Friends University

The Friends University Sinfonietta Orchestra, formally known as the Chamber Orchestra, will present its Fall Concert Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. The orchestra’s concert will feature new faculty percussionist Andrew Slater on vibraphone along with his student Marleah Mullen on marimba in a piece titled Ambient Music, by Kees Schoonenbeek. Ambient music, as well […]

Inexpensive dance class from Wichita Swing Dance Society

Inexpensive dance lessons and Swingin' Sundays, Wichita Swing Dance Society

The Wichita Swing Dance Society hosts a swing dance every Sunday night at the Lux Ballroom in Downtown Wichita. This is an inexpensive way to try a new hobby or learn a new dance. Its $10 for the lesson and the dance. They accept cash or Venmo.  Photo from: Wichita Swing Dance FB page  The […]

Teen Sketch-a-Rama at Wichita Art Museum

Teen event at WAM

All Wichita-area high schoolers are invited to enjoy an evening of art, food, music and fun at the Wichita Art Museum this November. This is a FREE event for teens, but advance registration is necessary to participate. The fall Sketch-a-Rama features guest teaching artists, engaging art sessions, music with DJ Alex Hunt, food, and fun. […]

FREE “Glorious Glass Show” at Karg Art Glass

Rollin Karg Shell - Glass blowing in Wichita Ks

Karg Art Glass will have a new show on display this winter with a special FREE opening night reception you won’t want to miss. The Glorious Glass Show will be on display at Karg Art Glass from November 8, 2019 through January 3, 2020 during normal store hours.   The FREE opening night festivities will […]

Movie Nights at the Pop-Up Park

Movie Nights at the Pop-Up Park ICT

This is an older post. See Summer Movies in Wichita for the latest information.  Hurray! More free Summer Movies in Wichita! Downtown Wichita will be hosting free movie nights at the ICT Pop-Up Park on Douglas Ave. downtown. These are all family-friendly, so bring the kids and bring your lawn chairs along with a little cash […]

Fidelity “micro” branch opening in Revolutsia

Fidelity Bank opens microbranch in Revolutsia

Join Fidelity Bank at the opening of its new “microbranch” in Revolutsia. They’ll have tours of the office, live music from the Tom Page Trio, register to win a gift card for Revolutsia businesses. Food and drink are available to purchase from Little Lion Cafe, Prost, Taco Locale, and Boards Wichita in the Revolutsia Center, […]

Trick or Treat on the Lake at Watson Park

O.J. Watson Park paddleboats in Wichita, KS

Here’s a NEW fun and family-friendly trick-or-treating event in Wichita. Wichita Park and Recreation is hosting Trick-or-Treat on the Lake October 19, 2019 – and you’ll literally be on the lake! You’ll float on the lake in either a pedal boat or kayak as creatures lurk on the shoreline waiting to give you a treat. […]

Museum of World Treasures events for adults 21+

Museum of World Treasures

  The Museum of World Treasures is hosting a series of fun evening events for adults 21 and over. Enjoy a casual evening, relax and visit with friends (or make new ones!) and enjoy drinks, conversation, and light appetizers. You will be able to immerse yourself in local treasures, vendors, and interactive experiences. The Museum […]

Advance ticket discount for Blues, Brews, and BBQ at Athletic Park in Newton

Blues Brews BBQ Newton 2019

On September 28, 2019, Newton Now newspaper will host Blues, Brews and BBQ at Athletic Park in Newton. World-class blues musicians will perform live and local craft beer and barbecue vendors will be selling their food and beverages. Tickets are discounted right now. If you purchase them in advance, you will pay only $17 per […]

Wichita Blues Crawl

Fall Blues Crawl 2019 Wichita, KS flyer with schedule

Get ready for the 2019 Fall Blues Crawl in Wichita, happening Sunday evening, September 29. The annual event is one you won’t want to miss.  A $10 wristband gets you into all the venues plus the After Party. The Wichita Blues Crawl is really a good time with some great music. You won’t want to […]

Free movie at Buffalo Park

Free movie night Buffalo Park September Wichita

Mark Collier of Allstate Insurance is hosting another fun, free community event. This one is a free movie night in Buffalo Park! They’ll be showing the new Captain Marvel movie, and Cholita’s Mexican Restaurant will be there selling street tacos. Proceeds from the taco sales will go to the Cholita’s Strikers soccer club. The free […]

Free Goddard Gathering: Family Night

Goddard pavilion in Linear Park

The City of Goddard is hosting a fun evening of food trucks, live music, and a free family movie in Linear Park this fall. Admission is FREE – just plan to bring some money for food trucks, which will include Four Star BBQ, Noble House Hawaiian, UNO MAS, and Espresso Self. The evening kicks off […]

FREE opening reception for From Clay to Art ceramics show at Karg Art Glass

This is sure to be a wonderful show. The evening before the Kechi Kite Festival, Karg Art Glass is hosting an opening reception for the show “From Clay to Art,” which will feature ceramics from numerous artists. Hint for couples: This will make for an impressive date night for the low, low cost of FREE! […]

An Evening of Country Music at Aero Plains

An Evening of Country Music at Aero Plains Brewing with KPTS and KFDI

Aero Plains Brewing, KPTS Channel 8, and KFDI radio have teamed up to present An Evening of Country Music this Thursday, August 29. The event begins at 7 p.m. and includes live country music and a screening of Kansas Country, and a sneak peek of the upcoming PBS country music series by Ken Burns. This […]

Mountain Deer Revival CD Release Party and Concert

Mountain Deer Revival 2019

Fans of local live music won’t want to miss Kansas-based Mountain Deer Revival’s CD Release Party at Cowtown this month. The event is family-friendly and open to all ages. August 17 will be a night of jams, gunfights, booze and food trucks at The Cowtown Throwdown: MDR CD Release Party! The evening includes live music […]

ALT 107.3 Birthday Bash concert Saturday at CapFed Amphitheater

Capitol Federal Amphitheater in Andover Kansas

The Andover Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced the lineup for the third concert in its series of summer music festivals. The ALT 107.3 Birthday Bash will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the Capitol Federal Amphitheater with Eve 6, the Spin Doctors, and Fuel! You can purchase tickets now at the Capitol […]

Night at the Museum: Moonstruck

Wichita Art Museum

The Wichita Art Museum’s annual Night at the Museum event brings a great mash-up of fun antics, live, music, art, and an electric vibe to a summer night. In celebration of the epic July 1969 moon landing and the exhibition Light & Shadow: Alyson Shotz and Kumi Yamashita, this event starts indoors for art viewing […]

Light & Shadow opening party at the Wichita Art Museum

Exhibit opening event for adults in Wichita at the Wichita Art Museum

The Wichita Art Museum is hosting an opening party for its newest exhibit, Light & Shadow. This could be a nice evening out with friends or even a wonderful date night idea. Glass artists Alyson Shotz and Kumi Yamashita will be on hand during the opening party, which will be held in the Farha Great […]

Hitchcock Film Series at the Crown Uptown

Hitchcock Film Series at the Crown Uptown Wichita KS - picture of Alfred Hitchcock holding clabberboard for Psycho film

Ooh, classic film fans are going to love this. The Crown Uptown Theatre in Wichita is celebrating the 120th birth date of Alfred Hitchcock, master of suspense and director of some of the coolest movies ever, by hosting a Hitchcock film series! The theatre recently installed a movie wall and they’re putting it to good […]

Blues & Brews Fest

Blues & Brews Festival flyer 2019 at CapFed Amphitheater

Summer music is heating up along with summer! In July, the Capitol Federal Amphitheater is hosting the Blues & Brews Festival with an awesome lineup of local and national artists. The Blues & Brews Fest is the second of three events held at the CapFed Amphitheater this summer. Tickets are on sale now for the […]

Moon landing anniversary events at Lake Afton Public Observatory

Lake Afton Observatory Wichita KS

The volunteers at Lake Afton Public Observatory invite you to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing with special activities and presentations every Friday and Saturday in the month of July. These are family-friendly and budget-friendly events. Admission to the observatory is $8 for adults, $4 for youth, or $20 for the […]

Kansas concert ticket discount for the 4th of July

the band, Kansas

What?? Another concert ticket discount, and this one is for one of the biggest, best bands EVER (And I’m not saying that just because it’s ours): Kansas! Here’s the deal from an email I just got from Hartman Arena. I don’t know if this discount has been advertised anywhere else yet, but check on their […]

4th of July discount on Carrie Underwood concert at INTRUST Bank Arena

INTRUST Bank Arena in downtown Wichita

Starting today (July 2), INTRUST Bank Arena has a special Independence Day deal! Get discounted tickets to the Carrie Underwood concert in Wichita with the promo code below! Carrie Underwood is coming to Wichita on The Cry Pretty Tour 360 on September 18. You can see the American Idol star and all-around American girl for […]

Wichita 4th of July: Red, White, and Boom

Wichita 4th of July fireworks

Celebrate the 4th of July with Wichita’s biggest Independence Day party, Red White & BOOM. The party will be  July 4, in downtown Wichita, from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Unfortunately, Wichita’s Red, White, and Boom! celebration had to be canceled for 2020. You may still be able to find some 4th of July fun […]