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■ St. Mary Orthodox Christian Church Mediterranean Festival | May 14
Where: St. Mary Orthodox Christian Church
This year we are celebrating 90 years as a parish, and since our founding we have shared our food and heritage with the community through public dinners and bake sales. We are grateful to continue this tradition with the 2022 Mediterranean Festival and can’t wait for you to join us!
■ Shop & Grub | May 15
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.
BEST THINGS TO DO!
■ Symphony in the Gardens | May 13
Symphony in the Gardens is a feast for the senses: hear the Wichita Symphony, see the lush gardens of Botanica, and taste heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks throughout the evening. Stroll through Botanica’s beautiful gardens as you enjoy live music provided by musicians of the Wichita Symphony stationed throughout for this progressive-style concert.
■ Adult Skate Night | May 13
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.
■ Art Together: Explore Asia | May 14
Visit Mark Arts for free family fun during Art Together: Explore Asia on May 14. At 10 a.m., Storytime Village will read “Amy Wu and the Paper Dragon” by Kat Zhang. At 10:30 a.m., guests are invited to create a Chinese dragon puppet. Two cultural dances that celebrate Asian American heritage will be presented by area performers at 11 a.m.: a Kalakrit dance performance and a solo by the Miss Wichita Asian Festival pageant winner, Miss Philippines. Pre-registration is requested.
■ Tacos ‘n’ Tequila | May 14
Where: Wichita Boathouse
Tacos and Tequila is one of Wichita’s most anticipated festivals. Join us at the Wichita Boathouse for a day full of live entertainment, games, great food, fine tequilas, and an assortment of other drinks.
■ Sunflower Boogiedown | May 14
Where: Central Standard Brewing
After a two year hiatus, The Sunflower Boogiedown returns! We’re keepin’ it old school with our friends from Free State Beer. Collab beer releases, block party and bands ALL DAY!!
■ Shen Yun | May 14-15
Where: Century II
The gong resounds, the curtain opens and a heavenly scene is right before your eyes. Fairies emerge from a sea of billowing clouds. Mongolians ride on horseback across grasslands as vast as the sky. Classic stories of love and loss, of humor and heroic deeds, come to life. You will be amazed by how vibrant, exciting and profound classical Chinese culture can be.
■ Old Town Farm & Art Market | May 14
Where: Old Town
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 | May 14
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!
■ Wichita Festival of the Arts | May 7
Where: Riverside Park
Join Wichita Park & Recreation and William A. Stofer at Wichita Festival of the Arts in Central Riverside Park! Enjoy being outside, while walking around visiting the 100+ local vendor booths that will be on-site to showcase our community’s talents in arts and entertainment. Enjoy the music, take in a performance, or peruse the booths at this bi-annual festival.
■ 2nd Annual Plant Swap & Art Sale | May 15
Where: Valley Floral Co.
Thousands of plants from common to those special unicorns. Plant accessories & art from over 30 local vendors & artists!
Around The Corner!
■ Torchy’s Wichita: Free Taco & Queso Bash | May 19-22
Where: Torchy’s Tacos East & West
Torchy’s Tacos is celebrating the Wichita community and sharing our appreciation the best way we know how: free tacos and queso! From May 19 – 22, both of Torchy’s locations are offering one free taco and one order of Green Chile Queso to every guest that stops by, no purchase necessary. Fans will be able to enjoy Torchy’s world famous queso, along with any taco on the menu, including our May Taco of the Month – The Cougar – made with smoked beef brisket, corn relish, guajillo onion strings, BBQ sauce, chipotle sauce and cilantro on a flour tortilla. Torchy’s Tacos locations are at 2191 N. Rock Road and 2901 North Maize Road.
■ 2022 Anniversary Film Series | May 19
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.
■ Margaritas and Mojitos 2022 | May 20
Where: Exploration Place
Vote for Wichita’s Best Margarita & Mojitos
■ Concert at the Park | May 22
Where: High Park
We’re kicking off the summer season with a Concert at the Park! Bring your family, friends, and lawn chairs, and join us at the High Park Amphitheater in Derby for an evening of fun family entertainment, with live music from Countryside’s own Keepers of the Mane, food, games, prizes, and so much more. This is another great opportunity to invite your ONE! See you there!
SPORTS IN Wichita
Wichita Wind Surge
■ May 17-22 | vs. Springfield
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.
Friday, May 13
■ Patz | Mort’s Martini Bar | 4 p.m.
■ Uche and the Crash | The Brickyard | 6 p.m.
■ Lisa Hittle Jazz Plus | Larkspur | 7 p.m.
■ The Steinbergs | The Artichoke | 7:30 p.m
■ Old #5’s | Mort’s Martini Bar | 8 p.m.
■ Sleepy Truckers | The Shamrock | 9 p.m.
■ Nostalgia | Vorshay’s Cocktail Lounge | 9 p.m.
Saturday, May 14
■ Just Tori | The Rusty Nail | 10 a.m.
■ Jeff and Phil | The Cowboy Inn Saloon | 5 p.m.
■ No Signal | The Brickyard | 5:30 p.m.
■ Halestorm | Wave | 7:20 p.m.
■ Sleepy Truckers | The Artichoke | 7:30 p.m
■ Fozzy | Temple Live Wichita | 7:30 p.m.
■ RKO Blues | Mort’s Martini Bar | 8 p.m.
■ Monterey Jack with John Smith | The Brickyard | 8 p.m.
■ Paul Bogart | Wichita Union Stockyards | 8:30 p.m.
■ David Holland Band | Mortdecai’s Tavern & Eatery | 8:30 p.m.
■ Annie Up | Jerry’s Bar & Grill | 9 p.m.
■ Tequila Ridge | The Rusty Nail | 9 p.m.
■ The Echos | Vorshay’s Cocktail Lounge | 9 p.m.
■ Epic | Margarita’s Cantina | 9 p.m
Sunday, May 15
■ Jamie Quick | Mort’s Martini Bar | 2 p.m.
■ Eric Shumaker & Lisa Hittle | Grace Hill Winery | 2 p.m.
■ Bat | Mort’s Martini Bar | 5 p.m.
■ Aaron Kamm and the One Drops | Wave | 7 p.m.
Upcoming Noteworthy Concerts
■ Justin Moore | Hartman Arena | 7:30 p.m. – May 19
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Century II Performing Arts Center
■ May 13-15 | Talent on Parade Performing Arts Competition
Crown Uptown Theatre
■ May 13-22 | RENT!
The Forum Theatre
■ No Upcoming Events
Friends University Division of Fine Arts
■ No Upcoming Events
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The Looney Bin
■ May 12-14 | Rob Ward & Rafe Williams
■ May 19-21 | Paul Hooper
■ May 5-22 | Priscilla: Queen of the Desert
Wichita Center for Performing Arts
■ No Upcoming Events
Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center
■ No Upcoming Events
Wichita Community Theatre
■ May 21-22 | An Evening of Culture
Wichita Orpheum Theatre
■ May 18 | Robert Earl Keen
■ May 21 | Brian Regan
■ May 22 | Indigo Girls
■ May 27 | Beatles vs. Stones
Wichita State School of Performing Arts
■ No Upcoming Events
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28November11:00 am - 7:00 pmBosley's Tire & Wheel28November2:00 pm - 10:00 pmSoto Tire Shop
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30November11:00 am - 7:00 pmBosley's Tire & Wheel30November2:00 pm - 10:00 pmSoto Tire Shop30November3:00 pm - 10:00 pmA-OK Pawn Shop30November3:30 pm - 10:00 pm102 E. 29th St. N30November4:00 pm - 9:00 pmWestway Marketplace30November6:00 pm - 8:00 pmCentral Standard Brewing30November6:30 pm - 10:00 pmF&K Liquor
01December9:00 am - 5:00 pm2110 N. Market01December11:00 am - 7:00 pmBosley's Tire & Wheel01December2:00 pm - 10:00 pmSoto Tire Shop01December3:00 pm - 10:00 pmA-OK Pawn Shop01December3:30 pm - 10:00 pm102 E. 29th St. N01December4:00 pm - 9:00 pmWestway Marketplace01December4:00 pm - 10:30 pmAdrian Photography01December4:00 pm - 10:00 pm1935 N. Broadway01December4:30 pm - 9:00 pmDavis Liquor Outlet01December4:30 pm - 11:00 pm3404 N. Arkansas Road01December5:30 pm - 9:30 pm512 W. 21st Street01December6:30 pm - 10:00 pmF&K Liquor
02December11:00 am - 7:00 pmBosley's Tire & Wheel02December11:00 am - 10:00 pmWorld Wash Laundry02December11:00 am - 11:00 pmStar Lumber & Supply02December12:00 pm - 11:00 pm1935 N. Broadway02December2:00 pm - 2:00 pmSoto Tire Shop02December3:00 pm - 10:00 pmA-OK Pawn Shop02December3:30 pm - 10:30 pm102 E. 29th St. N02December4:00 pm - 10:00 pmWestway Marketplace02December4:00 pm - 11:00 pm2110 N. Market02December4:00 pm - 12:00 amAdrian Photography02December4:30 pm - 9:00 pmDavis Liquor Outlet02December5:00 pm - 11:00 pm3404 N. Arkansas Road02December5:00 pmBirrieria Raymundo02December5:30 pm - 9:30 pm512 W. 21st Street02December6:30 pm - 10:00 pmF&K Liquor
03December8:00 am - 1:00 pmOld Town Farm & Art Market03December11:00 am - 7:00 pmBosley's Tire & Wheel03December11:00 am - 1:00 pmHaysville Activity Center03December11:00 am - 10:00 pmWorld Wash Laundry03December12:00 pm - 11:00 pm1935 N. Broadway03December1:00 pm - 11:00 pmStar Lumber & Supply03December2:00 pm - 2:00 pmSoto Tire Shop03December3:00 pm - 10:00 pmA-OK Pawn Shop03December3:30 pm - 10:30 pm102 E. 29th St. N03December4:00 pm - 10:00 pmWestway Marketplace03December4:00 pm - 11:00 pm2110 N. Market03December4:00 pm - 12:00 amAdrian Photography03December4:30 pm - 9:00 pmDavis Liquor Outlet03December5:00 pmBirrieria Raymundo03December5:30 pm - 12:00 am3404 N. Arkansas Road
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