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■ I Got Sole: Sneaker Show | April 23
Where: Chicken N Pickle
‘I Got Sole” is a sneaker show that celebrates urban America’s love for sneakers, streetwear and collectibles in a fun format that allows you to experience the sneaker culture like never before.
■ Shop & Grub | April 24
Where: Naftzger Park
Come & Shop the very best vintage clothing, home goods, jewelry, art while grubbin on some delicious food from our unique variety of vendors. Read our feature on Shop & Grub from last year.
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■ 1 Million Cups | April 20
Where: Groover Labs
1 Million Cups is a free, weekly national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Every Wednesday morning at 8:45 a.m., one or two early-stage startups present their companies to a diverse audience of their peers, mentors, educators, and advisors.
■ Lynn Avants at The Cowboy Inn | April 20
Where: The Cowboy Inn
Enjoy the music of Lynn Avants as he performs a solo show in an intimate setting at The Cowboy Inn. Lynn performs variety of musical genres, influences, and experiences that are both fun and unique. You never know, things could get Significantly Spicy!
■ 2022 Anniversary Film Series | April 21
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.
■ Midwest Winefest | April 21-22
Midwest Winefest is Wichita’s premier wine and food festival! This year we will host the Old Town Walkabout and the Reserve Room events.
■ Earth Day Plant Sale | April 22
Where: Firefly Farm
■ Pour Paint Night | April 22
Where: The Enchanted Mermaid
“Learn to create a pour painting at the beautiful mermaid dream shop! All supplies, instructions, and hors d’oeuvres provided. BYOB your favorite wine. All tickets must be purchased in advance of 24 hours before the event either online, in store, or over the phone. No same day tickets will be sold.”
■ Adult Skate Night | April 22
Where: Carousel Skate Center
Join us for Adult Night every Friday! Must be 21 with a Valid ID. $10 Cover (skates included). Beer & mixed drinks available. Check out our feature at what to expect here.
■ Women’s Fair | April 22-24
Where: Century II
The Women’s Fair is the ultimate “Girls Day Out” shopping event where thousands come to shop and experience everything of interest to women from fashion, beauty, décor, food, entertainment, family & FUN!
■ Improv Shows at Flying Pig Improv | April 23
Where: Flying Pig Improv
“Wednesday was our 3rd Anniversary and we’re still celebrating. Come see the show and ponder yourself doing improv, too! Show starts at 8, doors open at 7:30. Arrive early (we frequently sell out). No reservations, no ticket presales. Uncensored content. Speak Easy players on Sat, 4/23: Andrea Damm-Dubois / Jessie Gray / John Penny / Ryan Sargent / Stephen Pile / Todd Ramsey ”
■ Fill A Bag Sale | April 23
Where: The Women’s Network
We are hosting a huge sale of women’s clothing. Customers can fill a bag for $30 full of name-brand clothing. We will have shoes, handbags and accessories for sale as well! We have a HUGE selection of gently-used to new professional, casual and formal clothing. All proceeds go towards helping women survivors of domestic violence. We have two programs within The Women’s Network, our Domestic Violence Transitional Employment program and Dress for Success. Women that have been in a DV relationship join our employment program to regain lost skills and receive therapy with case management. Within Dress for Success, ANY self-identifying woman can receive FREE work clothes if they are reentering the workforce or simply need clothing for their job. All proceeds from our sale will go towards supporting these programs and soon to expand to the surrounding counties!
■ Old Town Farm & Art Market | April 23
Weekly destination for thousands of area residents and a must-see for visitors to the city. More than a Farmers Market. Celebrating over 30 years as Wichita’s downtown Farm & Art Market. – Food, arts, entertainment, shopping, and so much more.
■ Kansas Grown Farmer’s Market | April 23
Where: Two Locations: 21st & Ridge and Derby Market
Join us every Saturday, April thru October. Featuring dozens of Kansas Grown! vendors, live music, food trucks, Troubles the Clown, and more!
Around The Corner!
■ The Lion King Musical | April 27 – May 8
Where: Century II Concert Hall
Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return to Century II!
■ Margaritas and Mojitos 2022 | May 20
Where: Exploration Place
Vote for Wichita’s Best Margarita & Mojitos
SPORTS IN Wichita
Wichita Wind Surge
■ Apr. 19 – 24 | vs Midland Rockhounds
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.
Wednesday, Apr. 20
■ Patz | Jerry’s Bar & Grill | 5 p.m.
■ Taylor Martin | The Artichoke | 7:30 p.m
■ Jordan Summerville | Mort’s Martini Bar | 8 p.m.
■ Lynn Avants | The Cowboy Inn Saloon | 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, Apr. 21
■ And Then There Were 2 | Jenny Dawn Cellars | 6 p.m.
■ Whitnie Means | 6S Steakhouse | 6 p.m
■ Alex Nordine & Lalanea Chastain | Brass Taproom | 7 p.m
■ Mojo Hands | Mort’s Martini Bar | 8 p.m.
Friday, Apr. 22
■ Patz | 6S Steakhouse | 6 p.m.
■ Lisa Hittle Jazz Plus | Larkspur | 7 p.m.
■ MX vs. The Railroad with Dark Unicorn & Frank Sativa | Monika House | 7 p.m
■ Kyle Killgore | The Artichoke | 7:30 p.m
■ Whiskey & Water | Mort’s Martini Bar | 8 p.m.
■ Jimmie Allen | Wichita Orpheum | 8 p.m.
■ Prodigals | Wave | 8 p.m
■ The Banned | Jerry’s Bar & Grill | 9 p.m.
■ RKO Blues Band | The Shamrock | 9 p.m.
■ Candice & The Business Casual | Vorshay’s Cocktail Lounge | 9 p.m.
Saturday, Apr. 23
■ Harrison Steele | Mort’s Martini Bar | 3 p.m.
■ Lisa Hittle Jazz Plus | Larkspur | 7 p.m.
■ Marty Haggard | Wichita Union Stockyards | 7 p.m.
■ Spring Fleet | The Artichoke | 7:30 p.m
■ Grant & Alan | Mort’s Martini Bar | 8 p.m.
■ Sir Charles III & the Collective | Brickyard | 8 p.m.
■ Prairie Smoke | Mortdecai’s Tavern & Eatery | 8:30 p.m.
■ Sister Sarah Tree | Jerry’s Bar & Grill | 9 p.m.
■ Mad City Cruisers | The Shamrock | 9 p.m.
■ Infinite Layers | Vorshay’s Cocktail Lounge | 9 p.m.
Sunday, Apr. 24
■ Southern Voice | Bill & Mary’s | 5 p.m.
Have a live concert, you’d like to have listed?
SUBMIT AN EVENT
Century II Performing Arts Center
■ Apr. 23 | Raeann’s Fancy Footwork Spring Recital
■ Apr. 27 – May 8 | The Lion King Musical
Crown Uptown Theatre
■ Apr. 20 | Jazz Fest
Friends University Division of Fine Arts
■ Apr. 22-24 | Symphony of Spring
■ Apr. 30 | International Day of Jazz Celebration
■ No Upcoming Events
The Looney Bin
■ Apr. 21-23 | Tony Tone
■ Apr. 28-30 | Nick Hoff
Wichita Center for Performing Arts
■ No Upcoming Events
Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center
■ No Upcoming Events
Wichita State School of Performing Arts
■ Apr. 21-23 | “Go Like Saints”
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28May10:00 am - 10:00 pm2841 S. Hydraulic28May11:00 am - 10:00 pmWorld Wash Laundry28May12:00 pm - 11:00 pm1935 N. Broadway28May1:00 pm - 11:00 pmStar Lumber & Supply28May3:00 pm - 10:00 pmA-OK Pawn Shop28May3:00 pm - 10:00 pmPuerto El Triunfo28May3:30 pm - 10:30 pm102 E. 29th St. N28May4:00 pm - 10:00 pmWestway Marketplace28May4:00 pm - 11:00 pm2110 N. Market28May5:00 pmBirrieria Raymundo28May6:30 pm - 10:00 pmF&K Liquor28May8:00 pmLucky's Everyday
29May10:00 am - 10:00 pm2841 S. Hydraulic29May11:00 am - 3:00 pmThe Truck Stop29May11:00 am - 10:00 pmWorld Wash Laundry29May12:00 pm - 10:00 pm1935 N. Broadway29May12:00 pm - 8:00 pmRodriguez Fashions29May12:30 pm - 8:00 pmDollar General (Broadway)29May1:00 pm - 10:00 pmStar Lumber & Supply29May2:00 pm - 10:00 pmSoto Tire Shop29May2:00 pm - 6:00 pmEl Puerto Seafood & Chicken29May2:00 pm - 8:00 pmF&K Liquor29May3:00 pm - 10:00 pmPuerto El Triunfo29May3:30 pm - 10:30 pm102 E. 29th St. N29May4:00 pm - 8:00 pmWestway Marketplace29May4:00 pm - 10:30 pmAdrian Photography29May4:30 pm - 9:00 pmDavis Liquor Outlet
30May11:00 am - 7:00 pmBosley's Tire & Wheel30May2:00 pm - 10:00 pmSoto Tire Shop
31May11:00 am - 7:00 pmBosley's Tire & Wheel31May11:00 am - 1:00 pmHeights High School31May3:30 pm - 10:00 pm102 E. 29th St. N
01June11:00 am - 7:00 pmBosley's Tire & Wheel01June2:00 pm - 10:00 pmSoto Tire Shop01June3:00 pm - 10:00 pmA-OK Pawn Shop01June3:00 pm - 10:00 pmPuerto El Triunfo01June3:30 pm - 10:00 pm102 E. 29th St. N01June4:00 pm - 9:00 pmWestway Marketplace01June6:30 pm - 10:00 pmF&K Liquor
02June9:00 am - 5:00 pm2110 N. Market02June11:00 am - 7:00 pmBosley's Tire & Wheel02June2:00 pm - 10:00 pmSoto Tire Shop02June3:00 pm - 10:00 pmA-OK Pawn Shop02June3:00 pm - 10:00 pmPuerto El Triunfo02June3:30 pm - 10:00 pm102 E. 29th St. N02June4:00 pm - 9:00 pmWestway Marketplace02June4:00 pm - 10:30 pmAdrian Photography02June4:00 pm - 10:00 pm1935 N. Broadway02June4:30 pm - 9:00 pmDavis Liquor Outlet02June4:30 pm - 11:00 pm3404 N. Arkansas Road02June5:00 pm - 9:00 pmLowes (NW Wichita)02June5:30 pm - 9:30 pm512 W. 21st Street02June6:30 pm - 10:00 pmF&K Liquor
03June10:00 am - 10:00 pm2841 S. Hydraulic03June11:00 am - 1:30 pmWichita State Food Truck Plaza03June11:00 am - 7:00 pmBosley's Tire & Wheel03June11:00 am - 10:00 pmWorld Wash Laundry03June11:00 am - 11:00 pmStar Lumber & Supply03June12:00 pm - 11:00 pm1935 N. Broadway03June2:00 pm - 2:00 pmSoto Tire Shop03June3:00 pm - 10:00 pmA-OK Pawn Shop03June3:00 pm - 10:00 pmPuerto El Triunfo03June3:30 pm - 10:30 pm102 E. 29th St. N03June4:00 pm - 10:00 pmWestway Marketplace03June4:00 pm - 11:00 pm2110 N. Market03June4:00 pm - 12:00 amAdrian Photography03June4:30 pm - 9:00 pmDavis Liquor Outlet03June5:00 pmBirrieria Raymundo
04June7:00 am - 12:00 pmKansas Grown Farmers Market04June8:00 am - 1:00 pmOld Town Farm & Art Market04June8:00 am - 1:00 pmOld Town Farm & Art Market04June10:00 am - 10:00 pm2841 S. Hydraulic04June11:00 am - 7:00 pmBosley's Tire & Wheel04June11:00 am - 3:00 pmThe Truck Stop04June11:00 am - 10:00 pmWorld Wash Laundry04June11:00 am - 1:30 pmWest Douglas Park04June12:00 pm - 11:00 pm1935 N. Broadway04June12:00 pm - 8:00 pmRodriguez Fashions04June12:30 pm - 8:00 pmDollar General (Broadway)04June1:00 pm - 11:00 pmStar Lumber & Supply04June2:00 pm - 2:00 pmSoto Tire Shop04June3:00 pm - 10:00 pmA-OK Pawn Shop04June3:00 pm - 10:00 pmPuerto El Triunfo
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