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■ Lao Festival ~ Boun Pra-vet | September 2-4
Where: Lao Buddhist Associates of Kansas
Mark your calendar for this 3 Days 3 Nights Lao Festival for “Boun Pra-vet” Celebrating on Labor Day Weekend
BEST THINGS TO DO!
■ 1 Million Cups | August 31
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.
■ “Weird Al” Yankovic Live | September 1
Where: The Cotillion
Almost four years after his first foray into unfamiliar concert territory with his highly-acclaimed Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, “Weird Al” Yankovic is pressing his luck again, this time with The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour.
■ Ground Breaking Ceremony for Hopping Gnome | September 1
Where: Hopping Gnome Brewing Co.
We’re getting ready to start construction on our brand new taproom! Join us and the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce on September 1st at 4pm for a brief ground-breaking ceremony, brew house tour, and after-work craft beers! After announcing our expansion plans at the anniversary party in June, we know you’ve been eager to see the building plans and learn about all the details.
■ First Friday’s at Revolutsia | September 2
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!
■ First Friday Under the Stars | September 2
Where: Old Cowtown Museum
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! Admission is just $6/person, the event is open for all ages! Cowtown members, kids 4 and under, active military and educators get in free!
■ Adult Skate Night | September 2
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.
■ Blood Orchard Vintage Market & Southside Food Truck Rally | September 3
Where: reBorn Boutique & Marketplace
Join us for shopping all things vintage, rustic, shabby-chic, handmade, homemade, and small business goods!!
■ Water Lantern Festival | September 3
Where: O.J. Watson Park
Water Lantern Festival is an amazing experience where you’ll witness the magic of lanterns as they light up the water. The
■ Kansas Grown Farmer’s Market | September 3
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.
■ Old Town Farm and Art Market | September 3
Where: Old Town Wichita
Open every Saturday, April through December 17th
Around The Corner!
■ Zoobilee | September 10
Where: Sedgwick County Zoo
Enjoy live music, delicious drinks, and delectable bites from local establishments during Sedgwick County Zoo’s premier fundraiser.
■ Riordan Clinic Check Your Health | September 13-23
Where: Riordan Clinic
Your health is one of your most valuable assets! Be proactive and check your nutrient levels through the Riordan Clinic’s Check Your Health event. Participants can choose from one of five lab profiles to learn about your unique nutritional status. Empower yourself with life-changing knowledge to identify nutrient deficiencies and help prevent illness and chronic disease. Lab draws will be done on weekdays from September 12-23. Call today to schedule your appointment!
■ Blooms, Brews & Bloody Marys | September 15
Get ready to kick back and enjoy the finer things in life! Stroll our beautiful gardens, and taste Bloody Marys and small bites from local restaurants. Local bars duke it out for the best Bloody Mary in town! Also, enjoy local beer from some of our favorite breweries in town. We will also have live music performances throughout the gardens to keep us all entertained.
■ Autumn & Art Festival | September 16-18
Where: Bradley Fair
Come celebrate the creative spirit of our community at Kansas’ premier boutique alfresco fine art show.
For a fantastic, updated daily view of live music all around the city, check out Amped Up Live. They are an incredible source for music fans.
■ September 1 | “Weird” Al Yankovic
■ September 6 | Modest Mouse
■ September 8 | Pecos & The Rooftops
■ September 11 | Hanson
■ September 12 | Testament
Intrust Bank Arena
■ September 13 | Backstreet Boys
■ September 17 | Keith Urban
■ September 25 | Alabama
■ November 12 | Judas Priest
Kansas Star Casino
■ September 2 | Brantley Gilbert
■ September 23 | The Oakridge Boys
Temple Live Wichita
■ September 22 | Fine Swine Fest
■ September 23 | The Struts
■ September 25 | Stryper
■ September 9-10 | ICT Fest 2022
■ September 16 | Josh Meloy
Century II Performing Arts Center
■ October 8 | Kristin Chenoweth in Concert – For the Girls
Crown Uptown Theatre
■ August 26 – September 16 | Calendar Girls
■ August 5-28 | Copper Moon
The Looney Bin
■ August 25-27 | Jersey
■ September 1-3 | Mike Paramore
■ September 8-10 | Brendan Eyre
Mosley Street Melodrama
■ July 22 – Sept 3 | Revenge of the Beanie Babies
Prairie Pines Playhouse
■ Nov 18 – Dec 23 | Demise at the Department Store
■ September 9 – October 8 | The Golden Girls
Wichita Orpheum Theatre
■ September 2 | 100th Anniversary Kick Off & Mural Reveal Party
■ September 3 | Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival
■ September 9 | The Contested Plains
■ September 14 | Disney Junior Live On Tour: Costume Palooza
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