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■ Jurassic Quest | March 4-6
Where: Century II
Jurassic Quest, the largest & most realistic traveling dinosaur show in North America, is ROARING through Wichita, KS! Our event features more rides, activities, & dinosaurs than ever before! Sellouts expected, buy in advance to guarantee your time slot. Timed entry eliminates crowds and allows all guests to enjoy their Quest in a safe and accessible environment. If you plan to attend, we recommend purchasing tickets online ahead of time.
BEST THINGS TO DO!
■ First Friday at the Gnome | March 4
■ First Fridays at Revolutsia | March 4
Where: Hopping Gnome Brewing Co.
We’re excited to welcome Geli Chavez as our featured local artist for March! We’re still swooning over her Ope Wheat design, and can’t wait for this show! Grab an Ope Wheat and support local art!
■ Envision: Who We Are | March 4
Where: Envision Arts Gallery
Join us at the Envision Arts Gallery in Downtown Wichita to experience our current exhibition, Envision Who We Are. This exhibition features 18 artists highlighting their stories and success as individuals. Throughout the evening you can meet some of the artists, view artwork from Envision Arts, and engage in a variety of activities.
■ A Step Ahead | March 4
Where: Wichita Union Stockyards
We’re excited to be back in action at the Wichita Union Stockyards for 2 more Friday nights in March. Come and join us in learning a new line dance and partner dance pattern. The doors open at 7pm and the dance fun begins at 7:30pm.
■ The Mastermind Show w/ Curtis the Mentalist | March 5
Where: The Looney Bin
From the moment he struts onstage in his dark sunglasses, Curtis takes audiences on a 75-minute wild ride with his mind-bending and hilarious mental demonstrations.
■ 21st & Ridge Farmers Market | March 5
Where: 7001 W. 21st St.
Warmer days and sunshine are reminding us that Spring is right around the corner! Come visit our weekly market for a variety of produce, eggs, meats, baked goods, pet treats, art and much more!
■ Moana TeaTime | March 5
Where: The Enchanted Mermaid
You are cordially invited to tea with Moana, Mermaids, and friends. Enjoy tea, sandwiches, face paint, art craft, a show, and more! Wear your favorite Polynesian outfit and join Moana for an evening to remember!
■ Hope Gala 2022 | March 5
Where: Wichita Marriott
We are excited to announce this new signature fundraiser to replace our annual Bootlegger’s Ball – the Hope Gala. Why the Hope Gala? Because despite the challenges and tragic stories, there is so much hope. Our clients remain steadfast in their determination to make better lives for their children and themselves.
■ Six60 Diesel No Prep: King of The Concrete | March 5
Where:The Equalizer Kansas
Calling out the fastest Diesel trucks in the nation! If you like the adrenaline of diesel racing on the street and winning cash this event is for you.
■ Blood Orchard Vintage Market & Southside Food Truck Rally | March 5
Where: reBorn boutique & marketplace
oin us for shopping all things vintage, rustic, shabby-chic, handmade, homemade, and small business goods!! With a little luck you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for from our amazing vendors at our March Market!! We also host the Southside Food Truck Rally on the same day, and you’ll definitely want to try your luck with all of the awesome food our food truck family will be serving up!
■ Ziggy’s 10 Year Anniversary Party! | March 5
Where: Ziggy’s Pizza (Clifton Square)
Join us for a HUGE EVENT at Ziggy’s in Clifton Square as we celebrate 10 years in business.
■ Mardi Gras Parking Lot Parade | March 5
Where: Blue Hook Cajun Seafood Bar
Join blue hook in their first annual Mardi Gras parking lot parade! The parking lot of Blue Hook will be transformed into a Carnival with inflatables, face paint, Clowns, and much more. Mickey and Minnie will also be making a special appearance!
■ ICT Comic Con and Science Fiction Expo | March 5-6
Where: Century II
Captain ICT says welcome to Wichita’s premiere home for all things science fiction, comics, literature, movies and horror films as we launch our ICT Comic Con and Science Fiction Expo Year 6.0 event!
■ Snowbound: A Merry Ski Lodge | All Week Long
Where: Chicken N Pickle
Ready to be Snowbound? Reserve your ski passes and get ready to enjoy with family, friends and Mr. Kringle at our spacious venue with summit views. Read our feature about the event.
Around The Corner!
■ 2022 Anniversary Film Series | March 24
Where: Wichita Orpheum Theatre
The Anniversary Film Series is our monthly series of films celebrating a major anniversary. Films are screened at 7pm one Thursday a month.
■ Botanica Tulip Festival | April 2
Join us for our Tulip Festival on April 2nd, 9th, and 16th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm! Bring out the whole family or come with a group of friends! Both kids and adults will have a blast at Botanica’s Tulip Festival on the first three Saturdays in April. This beautiful start to spring features over 66,000 tulips with over 110 varieties, 31 of which have never been grown at Botanica before.
Wichita State Men’s Basketball
■ Mar. 5 ‣ 2 p.m. | vs East Carolina
Wichita State Women’s Basketball
■ Mar. 7 ‣ 1 p.m. | vs Tulsa (at Fort Worth)
■ Mar. 4 ‣ 7:05 p.m. | at Kansas City Mavericks
■ Mar. 6 ‣ 4:05 p.m. | at Kansas City Mavericks
■ Mar. 16 ‣ 7:05 p.m. | at Allen Americans
Read our feature on attending a Wichita Thunder game
■ Mar. 5 ‣ 6:30 p.m. | at Ontario Fury2
■ Mar. 6 ‣ 2:30 p.m. | at San Diego Sockers
Lamb Team Real Estate – Keller Williams Hometown Partners
A local husband/wife real estate team with more than 15 years experience working in the Wichita community. To see how they can help you, call 316-259-1187 or visit their website or Facebook.
Friday, Mar. 4
■ Patz | Mort’s Martini Bar | 4 p.m.
■ Harrison Steele | 6S Steakhouse | 6 p.m.
■ Kay Doeden | Fairmount Coffee Co. | 6 p.m.
■ Jimmy Eat World | The Cotillion | 7 p.m.
■ Lisa Hittle Jazz Plus | Larkspur | 7 p.m.
■ Meraki | Monika House | 7 p.m.
■ MJ12 | Hurricane Sports Grill | 7 p.m.
■ William Flynn | The Shadows | 7 p.m.
■ Uche & Shoeshine Blue | The Artichoke | 7:30 p.m
■ Whiskey & Water | Mort’s Martini Bar | 8 p.m.
■ Whiskey South Forty | Clutch House | 8:30 p.m.
■ The Echos | Vorshay’s Cocktail Lounge | 9 p.m.
■ A Band In Kansas | Margarita’s Cantina | 9 p.m
■ Sleepy Truckers | The Shamrock | 9 p.m.
■ Brian Knowles | The Hive | 9 p.m.
■ Rumblefish | Jerry’s Bar & Grill | 9 p.m.
Saturday, Mar. 5
■ Jared Hurn & Friends | Fairmount Coffee Co. | 9 a.m.
■ Primitive Rage & Amnesia Garden | Monika House | 6 p.m.
■ Mountain Deer Revival | TempleLive Wichita | 6 p.m.
■ Rudy Love Jr. | The Shadows | 7 p.m.
■ Brody Caster | Wichita Union Stockyards | 7 p.m.
■ Patti Steel w/ Michael Tisdale | The Artichoke | 7:30 p.m
■ Terry Quiett Band and the Avey Grouws Band | Wichita Orpheum Theatre | 7 p.m.
■ A.J. McCausland | Mort’s Martini Bar | 8 p.m.
■ Annie Up | Jerry’s Bar & Grill | 9 p.m.
■ Prairie Smoke | Shenanigans | 9 p.m.
■ Llew Brown Band | Margarita’s Cantina | 9 p.m
■ Suite 68 | Mortdecai’s Tavern & Eatery | 9 p.m.
■ Vinyl Drive | The Rusty Nail | 9 p.m.
■ Vinyl Ritchie | Vorshay’s Cocktail Lounge | 9 p.m.
■ Sunshine The Bunny | The Shamrock | 9 p.m.
Sunday, Mar. 6
■ Blue Grass Jam | Damm Music Center | 1 p.m.
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Century II Performing Arts Center
■ Mar. 4-6 | Frozen Jr. (Music Theatre of Wichita)
■ Mar. 5-6 | Wichita Symphony Youth Orchestras (Wichita Symphony Orchestra)
■ Mar. 12 | Mass Appeal: Wichita Symphony Chorus In Concert (Wichita Symphony Orchestra)
■ Mar. 23-25 | An Officer and a Gentleman (Broadway in Wichita)
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FAMILY FUN SERIES!
Seeking something to do with the family but can’t commit to a particular day? Browse our family fun series which highlights various family activities:
■ Axe To Grind
■ Berry Picking at Elderslie Farm
■ Bingo Casino
■ Bliss Climbing and Fitness
■ Botanica, The Wichita Garden
■ Carousel Skate Center
■ The Cosmosphere
■ Exploration Place
■ Karg Art
■ O.J. Watson Park
■ Old Cowtown Museum
■ Sedgwick County Park – Boundless Playground
■ Sedgwick County Zoo
■ Seneca Bowl
■ Splash Aqua Park
■ West Acres Bowling Center
■ Wichita Thunder
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