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■ NBC World Series | August 3-August 6
Where: Eck Stadium
In 2022, the NBC World Series will be split between Hobart-Detter Field in Hutchinson, KS (July 28-31), and Eck Stadium in Wichita, KS (August 1-6).
BEST THINGS TO DO!
■ Go Play, Nature’s Calling Backpack Event | August 3
Where: Multiple Locations
Come pick up a backpack that is full of supplies to explore the great outdoors. Some of the items include side-walk chalk, colored pencils, a weather window activity and much more! Through the funding of The Charles and Joanne Mcllaine Foundation, these backpacks are completely free to Wichita, and surrounding families. There will be 8 different locations across the city of Wichita that you can grab a backpack from! See below for more information on pickup addresses and times.
■ A Summer of Magic: Harry Potter Dome Theater Experience | August 4-5
Where: Exploration Place
Exploration Place is bringing the world of Harry Potter to Wichita! Each week our wizard and muggle guests will watch one movie in the series on the dome screen with booming surround sound. Before the show, participate in themed classes and interactives provided by a variety of Hogsmeade shops and magical places. Butterbeer will flow freely and there will be an opportunity to take home muggle artifacts.
■ First Friday’s at Revolutsia | August 5
Haute Handmade Markets & Revolutsia has a Brand New Market Series: First Fridays at Revolutsia!!!
Join us #FirstFridays throughout 2022 for a FREE Pop Up Market from 5-8pm each month!
We can’t think of a better place to be on Wichita’s #FirstFriday art crawl than the coolest shipping container spot in town!
■ First Friday Under the Stars | August 5
Where: Apparition: Wichita
Enjoy entertainment, food and drinks in the old west the first Friday of every month! Each month will feature different entertainment and experiences, so please be sure to follow our Facebook page to get all the info!
■ Ted Nugent Live | August 5
Where: Kansas Star Casino
Ted Nugent has carved a permanent place in rock & roll history selling more than 40 million albums, performing over 6,500 high-octane live shows, and continues to set attendance records at venues around the globe.
■ Adult Skate Night | August 5
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.
■ Kansas Grown Farmer’s Market | August 6
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
■ Old Town Farm and Art Market | August 6
Where: Old Town Wichita
Open every Saturday, April through December 17th
■ 3rd Annual Peach Fest | August 6
Where: Blood Orchard
It’s Market week y’all!! And it’s also our 3rd annual Peach Fest!! #ictpeachfest2022 will be in full swing this coming Saturday, August 6th!! Our amazing food truck family will be serving up their very best from 11a-2p, including a peach dish made with #bloodorchard peaches!! Our vendors will be ready with all of their wonderful goodies from 9a-3p, and of course we’ll have our peaches
■ Filipino Barrio Fiesta | August 6
Where: Sedgwick County Park
Celebration of Filipino Culture. Please join us on August 6, 2022 starting at 12 noon – 6 pm at Sedgwick county Park Sunflower shelter.
■ Yadda Fest 2 | August 6
Where: Odd Fellow Hall
Yadda Fest is back! Join us August 6th from 5PM – 2AM for live music, local vendors, a carefully crafted cocktail and food menu and MORE! This festival is inspired by the youtube show The YaddaYaddaYadda Show where host Courtney Nance interviews artists, chefs and bartenders alike with a goal of educating and connecting with the community.
■ Rock’s Dugout Sportscard and Sports Memoabilia Show | August 7
Where: Sedgwick County Park
Over 50 tables of sportscards and sports memorabilia. Dealers selling and buying on the entire concourse of Northrock Bowling Lanes.
Around The Corner!
■ Festive Hoop Jam | August 14
Where: Charles Koch Arena
Festive ICT presents the inaugural Festive Hoop Jam Classic. A dynamic basketball event which includes a player meet and greet, slam dunk contest, and 5 on 5 street ball celebrity basketball game.
■ Shop & Grub | August 21
Where: Naftzger Park
Shop & Grub is our monthly market featuring a unique variety of vendors selling vintage clothing, jewelry, accessories, home goods, wine, delicious food and more.
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■ August 5 | Jason Boland & The Stragglers
■ August 14 | Pop Evil
■ August 24 | Sean Kingston
■ September 1 | “Weird” Al Yankovic
■ September 6 | Modest Mouse
■ September 8 | Pecos & The Rooftops
■ September 11 | Hanson
■ September 12 | Testament
Intrust Bank Arena
■ August 6 | Dierks Bentley
■ August 25 | Morgan Wallen
■ August 26 | West Fest feat. Ice Cube and Cypress Hill
■ September 13 | Backstreet Boys
■ September 17 | Keith Urban
■ September 25 | Alabama
■ August 5 | KEYN Music Series
■ August 12 | KEYN Music Series
■ November 12 | Judas Priest
Kansas Star Casino
■ August 5 | Ted Nugent
■ September 2 | Brantley Gilbert
■ September 23 | The Oakridge Boys
Temple Live Wichita
■ August 4 | Lauren Alaina
■ August 10 | Matisyahu
■ August 14 | Silversun Pickups
■ August 19 | Bart Crow
■ August 3 | Sarah Shook & The Disarmers
■ August 5 | 10 Years
■ August 12 | Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears
■ August 13 | Three Days Grace
■ August 18 | Jamey Johnson
■ August 19 | American Aquarium
■ August 26 | Shamarr Allen
Century II Performing Arts Center
■ August 17-21 | The Drowsy Chaperone
Crown Uptown Theatre
■ July 15- August 7 | The Wedding Singer
■ August 5-28 | Copper Moon
The Looney Bin
■ August 4-6 | Matt Sadler
■ August 11-13 | JR Brow
■ August 18-20 | Tracy Smith
Mosley Street Melodrama
■ July 22 – Sept 3 | Revenge of the Beanie Babies
Prairie Pines Playhouse
■ Nov 18 – Dec 23 | Demise at the Department Store
■ August 4-20 | Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Wichita Orpheum Theatre
■ August 27 | Chris D’Elia
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