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■ Trunk or Treat at Walser Auto Campus | October 29
Where: Walser Auto Campus
Join us for Trunk or Treat at the Walser Auto Campus! It will be a fun and safe trick-or-treat experience for kids across our campus from Audi Wichita to Jaguar-Land Rover. There will be a trunk decorating content where you can compete and win cash for your school club or local charity. First prize is $1,500, second place is $1,000 and third place is $750. Those interested in joining this fun trunk decorating contest can email Alexe for details at firstname.lastname@example.org.
■ Murder at the Ballet | October 29
Where: 131 Circle Drive
Join us for a fun-filled and spooky murder mystery fundraiser on Saturday, October 29 – just in time for Halloween! Attendees will take part in a mysterious story that unfolds throughout the evening ending with the unmasking of a murderer. Guests will be given a role to play in a 1920’s Gatsby inspired speakeasy along with character information and costume suggestions – you are free to have as much fun as you’d like with these suggestions and be creative.
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■ Get the hell outta here Gaga!!!! Gaga’s Grub retirement party | October 25
Where: Hopping Gnome Brewing Co.
Tacos for the public for the last time and delish brew from the gnome!!
■ 1 Million Cups | October 26
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.
■ Shocker Madness | October 26
Where: Charles Koch Arena
Thursday, Oct. 27, fans are invited to a free evening of fun at Charles Koch Arena and a sneak preview of the WSU men’s and women’s basketball teams. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with trick-or-treating and player autographs on the main concourse. On-court festivities, including slam dunk and three-point contests, get underway at 6:30 p.m., followed by men’s and women’s intrasquad scrimmages. Fans can enter to be selected as a Dunk Contest Judge alongside Shocker Legends Ron Baker, Zach Bush, and Wu Shock by liking one of the linked Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram posts. The selected winner will be chosen on Wednesday, October 26.
■ ICT Fashion Tour x Odd Fellow Hall: Gourmet Fashion | October 28
Where: Odd Fellow Hall
Gourmet Fashion is where fashion meets food with our fundraiser dinner hosted at Odd Fellow Hall. Attendees will experience five curated courses by Chef Bill Crites and Jimmy Vo as well as five crafted cocktails by Mixologist Wm. Cody Lonergan inspired by the runway looks from five designers from ICT Fashion Tour’s 2022 lineup (Maria Egger, Sydney Lenox, Ashley Knepper, Anri, & Nina Winter). Music will be by Matthew & Tereza Zardoz of Rajidae Productions.
■ Villains on the Farm at Eberly Farm | October 28
Where: Eberly Farm
Come enjoy Eberly Farm for a fun filled evening for Halloween and travel our spooky path for trick or treating!!! Link for tickets will be available closer to the event!!
■ Adult Skate Night | October 28
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.
■ Spooky Night of Treasures | October 28
Where: The Museum of World Treasures
The Museum of World Treasures invites you to join us in celebrating our beautifully dark and mysterious world in a fun and spooky way! Proceeds from this event go to support the educational mission of the Museum of World Treasures. Begin your night with a self-guided haunted tour through the Museum with surprises around every corner! Followed by a Halloween themed PARTY in our Event Space with thrilling activities.
■ Mall Monster Mash | October 28
Where: The Museum of World Treasures
Mall Monster Mash at Towne West Square will have over 25 local Art Vendors, Live DJ sets, Halloween Games, Costume Contests, and a Monster Drag Show. Hauntingly delicious refreshments will be provided by Kung Fu Tea. The event will be free for all ages and take place from 7pm to 11pm.
■ Final Friday Art Show for Domestic Violence Awareness Month | October 28
Art created by survivors of domestic violence and their children in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month
■ Kansas Grown Farmer’s Market | October 29
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.
■ Pumpkins at the Park 2022 | October 29
Where: Tanganyika Wildlife Park
We’re back with Pumpkins at the Park!🎃 That’s right – Pumpkins at the Park, Wichita’s largest Halloween event, returns this year for a spooky good time for the entire family EVERY Saturday in October from 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm. Come celebrate the fall season and get into the Halloween spirit with us. With five nights of fun, you’ll have more days to fit into your busy schedule! From toddlers to grandparents and everyone in between, we’ve got fun for everyone this Halloween!
■ Old Town Farm and Art Market | October 29
Where: Old Town Wichita
Open every Saturday, April through December 17th
■ Dia de los Muertos Wichita 2022 | October 22
Where: Nomar District
Come celebrate our event in honor of Dia de los Muertos! We’re hosting this event to invite Wichita and share Día de los Muertos and what it is all about. Will have traditional Mexican dances, vendors of all kind, live music, festivities, contests, food and more! Saturday October 29th from 11 am to 11pm
■ Jason Aldean: Rock N’ Roll Cowboy Tour | October 29
Where: INTRUST Bank Arena
Multi-Platinum entertainer Jason Aldean announces today that he will gear up for the road this summer with his ROCK N’ ROLL COWBOY TOUR, produced by Live Nation. The 34-city trek will launch July 15th in Scranton, PA and conclude October 29th in Wichita, KS.
■ 4th annual Halloween hootenanny | October 30
Where: Cedar Creek
Come trick-or-treat at Cedar Creek! Leave all the work up to us, we provide all the candy and fall time memories for your family! We will have trick-or-treat stations set up at all of our hay bale art pieces. You can rest assured that all of your child’s candy comes from one safe place and only our employees handle the sweet treats.
Around The Corner!
■ Taste of Wichita | November 4 – 13
Where: Wichita, KS
From November 4-13 2022, enjoy ten days of local dining options in Wichita that are sure to please and delight any palate. Try out a new restaurant or dine at your favorite spot to help support the Junior League of Wichita.
■ 2022 National Finals Steer Roping | November 4 – 13
Where: Kansas Star Casino
The biggest listing of fall events, festivals, cookoffs and other fun things going on around town.
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■ October 28 | Highly Suspect
■ November 12 | Triston Marez
■ November 17 | Casey Donahew Band
■ November 28 | Little Feat – Waiting For Columbus Tour
INTRUST Bank Arena
■ October 29 | Jason Aldean
■ November 15 | Hillong United + Chris Tomlin
■ November 17 | Tran-Siberian Orchestra
■ November 19 | Reba McIntyre
■ October 30 | Baby Shark Live
■ November 12 | Judas Priest
■ November 25 | Blues Clues and You
Kansas Star Casino
■ No Upcoming Concerts
Temple Live Wichita
■ October 23 | Carnifex
■ October 28 | Zoso: The Ultimate Led Zepplin Experience
■ November 1 | Cane Hill
■ November 12 | Me Like Bills
■ October 27 | Moodie Black
■ October 28 | 2Lot
■ October 29 | Wheatus
■ November 4 | Ryan Griffin
■ November 5 | Tennessee Jet
Century II Performing Arts Center
■ November 4 | 4 Things with Amy Brown Live
Crown Uptown Theatre
■ October 14 – 30 | Rocky Horror Picture Show Opening Night
■ October 27 – 29 | Click, Clack, Boo
■ No Upcoming Events
The Loony Bin
■ October 27 – 29 | Billy D Washington
■ November 3 – 5 | Rick Gutierrez
Mosley Street Melodrama
■ Sept 16 – Oct 29 | Witches of Eastborough
■ Nov 11 – Dec 23 | Scrooge You! A Bad Christmas Carol
Prairie Pines Playhouse
■ Nov 18 – Dec 23 | Demise at the Department Store
■ October 27 – November 12 | Carrie: The Musical
Wichita Orpheum Theatre
■ November 5 | David Sedaris
■ November 9 | Celebrating David Bowie
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