What’s Happening This Week in Wichita (August 31-September 5)

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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


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
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
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
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

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Zoobilee | September 10
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
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.

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The Cotillion
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

Hartman Arena
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

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Century II Performing Arts Center
October 8 | Kristin Chenoweth in Concert – For the Girls

Crown Uptown Theatre
August 26 – September 16 | Calendar Girls

Kechi Playhouse
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

Roxy’s Downtown
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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