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■ Riordan Clinic – Check Your Health Event | September 12-23
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.
■ Shop & Grub | September 118
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!
■ Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour | September 13
Where: INTRUST Bank Arena
Following the success of last summer’s sold-out North American tour, the Backstreet Boys are excited to announce a second North American tour. Produced by Live Nation, the extensive 45-date, three-month trek will see the group performing their impressive catalogue of award-winning hits in arenas and amphitheaters all over the U.S. and Canada
■ Kansas State Fair | September 13-18
Where: Kansas State Fairgrounds
Celebrate Kansas with the Kansas State Fair Sept. 9-18, 2022! The Kansas State Fair has been the state’s largest gathering of Kansans since 1913.
■ 1 Million Cups | September 14
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.
■ Disney Junior Live On Tour: Costume Palooza | September 14
Where: Wichita Orpheum
The Pollstar-nominated Disney Junior tour is back with an ALL-NEW show, Disney Junior Live On Tour: Costume Palooza! This show brings beloved Disney Junior characters and favorite Marvel Super Heroes together live on stage for a jam-packed, concert-style show with singing, dancing, acrobatics, and more. It will feature favorite songs from hit Disney Junior series, as well as new original music. Mickey, Minnie, and their pals are getting ready to throw a huge costume party but mysterious green rain, wind, and smoke keep interrupting the fun. Can Spidey and his Amazing Friends help save the Costume Palooza?
■ Adult Skate Night | September 16
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.
■ Torchy’s East 2-Year Anniversary | September 16
Where: Torchy’s Tacos East
Come celebrate our Damn Good 2-Year Anniversary with us. Free queso for a year for the first 50 guests. Live music and raffle prizes and a Taco Eating Contest.
■ 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.
■ Kansas Grown Farmer’s Market | September 17
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 17
Where: Old Town Wichita
Open every Saturday, April through December 17th
■ Derby Small Business Fair | September 17
Where: Hubbard Arts Center
Come shop and finds your new obsessions with our local small businesses at Derby Small Business Fair. There will be 50+ vendors with a variety of items to shop from!
■ Oktoberfest Celebration | September 17
Where: Two Brothers BBQ & Sports Grill
Celebrate the start of Oktoberfest at Two Brothers BBQ & Sports Grill on Saturday, September 17th, 2022! We will have our Outdoor Beer Garden open from 10am to 9pm! Our friends from the House of Schwan will have their famous beer trailer setup to serve up some seasonal beers! We will also have Brats, Sauerkraut, Pork Schnitzel, and Pretzels for sale!
■ Latinfest ICT | September 17
Latinfest isn’t just a festival… It’s an Experience!!! Join us for a day that celebrates the culture and traditions from Central/South America, Mexico and the Latin Caribbean There will be music, live dance and music performances, a variety of authentic cuisine and merchandise
■ Keith Urban: The Speed of Now World Tour | September 17
Where: INTRUST Bank Arena
Four-time Grammy Award winner Keith Urban has set Summer ’22 for the North American debut of his first world tour in four years, THE SPEED OF NOW WORLD TOUR. The tour’s newly announced North American leg, with 3x Grammy nominee Ingrid Andress, will add fifty shows to the previously announced concerts in Australia, Germany, Netherlands and the U.K.
■ Wichita Flea Market | September 17-18
Where: South YMCA
Come walk the aisles at the Farha Sports Center at the South Wichita YMCA and shop small through the 200+ booths that include antiques, crafts, vintage items, collectibles, primitives, reclaimed items, comics, artwork, jewelry, toys, and so much more in this monthly flea market operated by a local Wichita Family.
■ Open Streets ICT | September 18
Where: Downtown Wichita
Roll or stroll your way down Douglas as four miles are closed to traffic. Vendors, food trucks, shops and restaurants.
■ Community Fair Days! | September 18
Where: Old Cowtown Museum
Free admission for all, plus shop over 50 great local vendors! Food, treats, and great handmade art, home decor, glasses, t-shirts, jellies, jams, local authors and more!
Around The Corner!
■ Wichita Pickle Jam | September 29
Where: Chicken N Pickle
The IMA Foundation is gearing up for its annual fundraising event, “Wichita Pickle Jam,” at Chicken N Pickle to benefit Wichita Children’s Home and other local non-profit organizations. On September 29th, they’ll host an unforgettable day of doubles pickleball. Teams and attendees will enjoy food, drinks, live music, and an intense pickleball competition! Pickle Jam will also feature a recreational cornhole tournament.
■ Skin Essentials 15th Anniversary Bash | October 1
Where: Skin Essentials
Help Us Celebrate 15 years of Clean Beauty! FREE Mini Spa Treatments. Free Swag Small Bites and Yummy Sips Custom Home-Care Bar Store-Wide Sale Prizes!
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■ September 12 | Testament
■ September 24 | Fine Swine Fest
■ September 29 | In Flames
■ October 1 | Killer Queen
Intrust Bank Arena
■ September 13 | Backstreet Boys
■ September 17 | Keith Urban
■ September 25 | Alabama
■ October 29 | Jason Aldean
■ November 17 | Tran-Siberian Orchestra
■ October 30 | Baby Shark Live
■ November 12 | Judas Priest
Kansas Star Casino
■ September 23 | The Oakridge Boys
Temple Live Wichita
■ September 22 | Fine Swine Fest
■ September 23 | The Struts
■ September 25 | Stryper
■ October 14 | Larry Fleet
■ September 16 | Josh Meloy
■ September 18 | Pierce The Veil
■ September 24 | Jake Shimabukuro
■ September 25 | Waylon Payne
■ September 29 | The Luka State
■ September 30 | Back to the 80’s
Century II Performing Arts Center
■ October 8 | Kristin Chenoweth in Concert – For the Girls
Crown Uptown Theatre
■ August 26 – September 16 | Calendar Girls
■ September 9-25 | The Glass Menagerie
The Looney Bin
■ September 15-17 | Ben Creed
■ September 22-24 | Dale Jones
■ September 29-October 1 | Mike Speenberg
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
■ September 9 – October 8 | The Golden Girls
Wichita Orpheum Theatre
■ September 14 | Disney Junior Live On Tour: Costume Palooza
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