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■ Pinkies Up! Tea & Treatments | June 18
Where: Skin Essentials
Join us for a lovely Saturday tea party! We’ll be performing free mini spa treatments that feature all the goodness of Green Tea! (Treatments are first come, first served) We’ll have sweet treats, free self-care swag (while they last!)Enjoy a delicious assortment of teas from The Tea House at Clifton Square and yummy tea party treats from Frost! Enjoy a free gift with any $25 retail purchase and the opportunity to save on future spa services!
■ Shop & Grub | June 19
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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■ Wichita Open – Korn Ferry Tour | June 14-19
Where: Crestview Country Club
Formerly known as the Air Capital Classic, the Wichita Open began over 30 years ago and is one of four original Tour events still played. The tournament brings more than 50,000 people to Crestview Country Club’s North Course each June, and is part of the Korn Ferry Tour, which is on the path to the PGA Tour. Some of the best golfers in the world compete in multiple events on a challenging course with many 3- to 5-par holes. Crestview is the only 36-hole country club in Kansas.
■ 1 Million Cups | June 15
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.
■ Apparition Blackbeard | June 15-18
Where: Apparition: Wichita
Apparition is setting sail for the high seas! Join the crew of the notorious Blackbeard and explore flavors and sensations like never before! Whether ye be a gentleman pirate like Stede Bonnet, a clever devil like Jack Sparrow or a dread captain like Blackbeard, we have drinks a plenty for you at this one of a kind pop up bar – and the rum is never gone! Enter our pirate cove to enjoy souvenir pirate punch bowls, filled with delicious dead man’s treasures, frozen drinks served in coconuts, and GROG! Whether you are here to carve your destiny and sit on the throne as Pirate King or build a sand castle on the beach – we’ve got you covered! This pop up will run Wednesday – Saturday in June & July.
■ Jerry Hahn – A Taste of Jazz at the Barn | June 16
Where: Prairie Pines
Wichita can hear one of their own as Jazz great Jerry Hahn takes the stage on June 16. The concert, rescheduled from 2021, will be at Prairie Pines.
■ 2022 Anniversary Film Series | June 16
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.
■ Bradley Fair Summer Concert Series | June 16
Where: Bradley Fair
Join us for our annual 5-week concert series, every Thursday evening in June. This year, we’re excited to introduce several new music genres from bluegrass to R&B and almost everything in between. Live music starts under the sunset at 7:30 PM.
■ Canine Stars Dog Stunt Show | June 16-19
Where: Exploration Place
You’ve seen them on America’s Got Talent – now see them in person at Exploration Place! A team of adopted dogs will wow you with stunts including dock diving, freestyle disc tricks, agility skills and high jumping.
■ Night In Delano – Food Truck Rally | June 17
Where: Delano Food Truck Court
Join us for the the Night in Delano Food Truck Rally at the Delano Food Truck Park, 220 S Handley. Food trucks & vendors, Beer & Wine from Grace Hill Winery, Live music.
■ Vine, an Alfresco Event | June 17
Join us on June 17th for an unforgettable night at Vine, an Alfresco Event to support Botanica, the Wichita Gardens. Mix and mingle in our beautiful gardens and experience a mouth-watering farm-to-table dinner, enjoy fully stocked bars, and dance the night away to live music.
■ Adult Skate Night | June 17
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.
■ Old Town Farm & Art Market | June 18
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.
■ 15th Annual Fly-In at Stearman Field | June 18
Where: Stearman Field Bar & Grill
15th Annual Fly-In at Stearman Field Bar & Grill. Food Tents – Beer Garden – Breakfast Buffet. Come See the Planes. Live music by Steve Warren and Road 23 from Noon to 4 p.m. Evening Show by Lucky People
■ Giraffe Weekend at Tanganyika Wildlife Park | June 18-19
Where: Tanganyika Wildlife Park
Join us for our Connect and Preserve Giraffe Weekend to help us celebrate their species! 🦒 Throughout the weekend, we will be offering many different giraffe-themed activities, some of which will allow you to get UP-CLOSE and personal with our amazing reticulated giraffes.
■ Kansas Grown Farmer’s Market | June 18
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!
■ Rock The Park | June 18
Where: O.J. Watson Park
Three Bands, EPIC, RAVEN and the Cartunes at OJ Watson Park. Three Food trucks, and it’s FREE!
■ “BBQ, Beer & HotRods” ALL Wheels Pop-Up Car Show | June 18
Where: The Angry Elephant
This is a free event, open to ALL wheels! Come hangout with us after Cars & Coffee or whatever else your doing. Show up and visit and look at all the cool vehicles, great food, great drinks! This restaurant serves amazing food with large portions! Come enjoy the fun!
■ 12th Annual Palette to Palate | June 18
Where: Mark Arts
Palette to Palate is an annual fundraiser for KETCH that benefits specialized programs and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our community. This event is known for its premier wine, and of course, generous giving. Gather with us for an elegant evening full of activities, including an exquisite wine and dinner pairing, and live and silent auctions.
■ Spring 2022 Parade of Homes | June 18-19
Where: Wichita, KS
A three-weekend event for everyone interested in homeownership. The Parade is the absolute best opportunity to tour new homes, on display from Noon to 6:00 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday, June 4-5, June 11-12, and June 18-19.
■ Father’s Day Car Show | June 19
Where: Sedgwick County Zoo
Grab your crew, put the pedal to the metal and cruise on out to Sedgwick County Zoo for Father’s Day. See classic cars, antique autos and modern models while exploring your favorite animal exhibits. Dads are admitted free with an additional paid admission. Members get in free with membership card and photo ID.
■ GROW Grand Opening | June 19
Where: Grow Giesen Plant Shop
GROW is all about the experience. From grabbing a crafted cocktail from BOTANIC at GROW, to creating your very own terrarium at our DIY bar, to shopping the most amazing plants and products, and enjoying some moments on our patio. We want you to feel special & elevated every time you visit us. Our opening will be a ticketed event. Each ticket will have a 2.5 hour time frame that you will select with a limited amount of tickets per time slot. This way we can make sure everyone can experience GROW to its fullest, while keeping our capacity in mind—and hopefully not create a mile long line. ***Update: Tickets are sold out***
■ Horsepower at High Park | June 19
Where: High Park
Our next event will be held at High Park in Derby at the north lot, and will now be known as Horsepower at High Park! This will be the new home for future meets as long as things continue to go smooth. Come out again June 19th from 3-6 pm! Even though we’re at a new location, our sponsors will still be providing their services. Expect some delicious food from Travieso’s this time around, along with some Delta 8 slushes from Lifted Slush!
Around The Corner!
■ Go Skateboarding Day Skate Jam and Mini-Fest | June 21
Where: The Board Awakens Skatepark
Go Skateboarding Day Skate Jam and Mini-Fest, Presented by Baxter & Associates, Dandurand Drugstore, Channel963 & ALT 107.3. Event to include: Free Park Entry, Live Music From @cheapkitesokc @notcopsks @marriceanthony @deliriumsux. Raffles, Contests, and Giveaways Beer Garden Food Truck by Snack Shack. Live Broadcast Remote
■ Wichita Taco Fest | June 25
Where: Capitol Federal Amphitheater
The Wichita Taco Festival is a unique & dynamic one day family event that will fuse together Wichita’s love for tacos, margaritas & live music.
■ Summer Buzz | June 25
This summer-themed event is designed with the whole family in mind! Celebrate bees and butterflies and their role as pollinators with crafts, interactive education, and games. Guests will also be invited to visit the Alexander Bee House for an up close and personal look at bees at work, and see if you can find the queen bee!
■ Gnome Anniversary Party | June 25
Where: Hopping Gnome Brewing Co.
We’re celebrating 7 years of gnome beers with our annual outdoor party!
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Century II Performing Arts Center
■ June 15-19 | 42nd Street Musical
Crown Uptown Theatre
■ June 3-26 | The Addams Family Musical
The Forum Theatre
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Friends University Division of Fine Arts
■ No Upcoming Events
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The Looney Bin
■ June 16-18 | Rob Little
■ June 23-25 | Alex Ortiz
■ June 30-July 2 | Mo Alexander
Mosley Street Melodrama
■ May 27 – July 9 | Dirty Square Dancing
■ June 25 | A Night at the Roxy’s
Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center
■ No Upcoming Events
Wichita Community Theatre
■ June 9-19 | The Ladies Foursome
Wichita Orpheum Theatre
■ June 23 | I Love My Dad
■ June 25 | Patton Oswalt: Who’s Ready to Laugh?
■ July 22 | Kurtis Conner
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23September10:00 am - 10:00 pmValley Center Fall Festival23September11:00 am - 8:00 pmCircle K Gas Station23September11:00 am - 4:00 pmGROW Giesen Plant Shop23September12:00 pm - 11:00 pm1935 N. Broadway23September12:00 pm - 3:00 pmHopping Gnome Brewing Co.23September1:00 pm - 11:00 pmStar Lumber & Supply23September2:00 pm - 10:00 pmCity of Gold Festival (El Dorado)23September4:00 pm - 10:00 pmWalmart Neighborhood Market (Seneca)23September4:30 pm - 9:00 pmDavis Liquor Outlet23September5:00 pmBirrieria Raymundo
24September10:30 am - 1:00 pmNatural Grocers West24September11:00 am - 2:00 pmCentral Riverside Park24September11:00 am - 1:00 pmJane's Landing24September12:00 pm - 10:00 pm1935 N. Broadway24September12:00 pm - 3:00 pmHopping Gnome Brewing Co.24September1:00 pm - 10:00 pmStar Lumber & Supply24September4:00 pm - 8:00 pmWalmart Neighborhood Market (Seneca)24September5:00 pm - 9:00 pm512 W. 21st Street
25September11:00 am - 8:00 pmCircle K Gas Station
26September11:00 am - 8:00 pmCircle K Gas Station
27September11:00 am - 8:00 pmCircle K Gas Station
28September11:00 am - 8:00 pmCircle K Gas Station28September4:00 pm - 10:00 pm1935 N. Broadway28September4:00 pm - 8:00 pmThe Hudson28September4:30 pm - 9:00 pmDavis Liquor Outlet28September5:30 pm - 9:30 pm512 W. 21st Street
29September11:00 am - 11:00 pmStar Lumber & Supply29September11:00 am - 8:00 pmCircle K Gas Station29September12:00 pm - 11:00 pm1935 N. Broadway29September4:00 pm - 10:00 pmWalmart Neighborhood Market (Seneca)29September4:30 pm - 9:00 pmDavis Liquor Outlet29September5:00 pmBirrieria Raymundo29September5:00 pm - 10:00 pmWichita Boathouse29September5:30 pm - 9:30 pm512 W. 21st Street
30September12:00 pm - 11:00 pm1935 N. Broadway30September1:00 pm - 11:00 pmStar Lumber & Supply30September4:00 pm - 10:00 pmWalmart Neighborhood Market (Seneca)30September4:30 pm - 9:00 pmDavis Liquor Outlet30September5:00 pmBirrieria Raymundo
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