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■ 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.
■ Gingerbread Village | November 12 – 13
Where: Exploration Place
Gingerbread Village guests will receive a gingerbread house kit for each person. Each kit contains precut graham cracker pieces, icing and an array of candy for guests to use as they strategize, engineer, craft and build the ultimate sweet escape.
BEST THINGS TO DO!
■ Chick’n Pop Grand Opening | November 8
Where: 3233 E. Harry St.
■ WSU Women’s Basketball vs. Alcorn St | November 9
Where: Charles Koch Arena
■ 1 Million Cups | November 9
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.
■ Paris Baguette Grand Opening | November 10
Where: 9780 E. 21st St. N.
■ Holiday Tables | November 10-13
Each year, the galleries of Mark Arts are transformed with exquisite tablescapes, sure to give attendees ideas for the upcoming holiday season. Dining tables of all shapes and sizes are decorated by individuals, nonprofit organizations and businesses showcasing home entertaining ideas. Designing Women also offers a popular boutique in conjunction with the event, as well as Girls’ Night Out, ARTrageous Party and a Holiday Tea.
■ Bronx Pizza & Pints Grand Opening | November 11
Where: 2140 W. 21St N.
■ Moore Flowers 2022 Holiday Open House | November 11 – 12
Where: Moore Flowers
Moore Flowers is excited to help usher in the spirit of the season with our Holiday Open House! Visit our storefront for a magical winter wonderland full of inspiring decor, unique goodies, beautiful plants and, of course, our fabulous fresh and silk floral arrangements. Sip on a warm cider and listen to holiday music as you discover that perfect gift! Step over into our newly renovated Studio 236, an intimate space for small gatherings, for more inspiration!
■ Adult Skate Night | November 11
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 and Art Market | November 12
Where: Old Town Wichita
The intoxicating sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the holidays are awaiting you in Old Town. Featuring Food Artisans, Farms, Ranches, Artists, Handmade Artisans, Live Music and Entertainment in an atmosphere unique to Wichita. We invite you to a holiday shopping experience, like no other.
■ WSU Men’s Basketball vs. Alcorn St | November 12
Where: Charles Koch Arena
■ Spirit Bazaar | November 12
Where: Church of the Holy Spirit
This is a great place to start your holiday shopping. We have over 60 vendors, bake sale, raffles, and door prizes. Breakfast (homemade cinnamon rolls and biscuits & gravy) and lunch (chicken & noodles, taco soup, sloppy joes and homemade desserts) are available throughout the day. Santa will be available for pictures (free) with the children from 11am-1pm! Children 12 and under are free.
■ WSU Women’s Basketball vs. Omaha | November 12
Where: Charles Koch Arena
■ Wine Walk at Applejack Pumpkin Patch | November 12
Where: Applejack Pumpkin Patch
Six wine stations will be set up around the pumpkin patch, and each station will have your choice of a sweet or dry wine to try at each one. Grazing Plains Farm will also be joining us with an included cheese pairing at each station for the most Kansas wine and cheese pairing you’ll ever have!
■ Improv Show at Flying Pig Improv | November 12
Where: Flying Pig Improv
■ 5th Annual Cuffs vs. Axes Charity Boxing Classic | November 12
Where: The Sports Forum
The Honore Adversis Foundation, Wichita Firefighters Charitable Fund, and Villa Boxing have partnered to sponsor the 5th Annual Cuffs vs. Axes Charity Boxing Classic on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at The Wichita Sports Forum. Proceeds from the Classic will benefit both volunteer, nonprofit  (c) (3) organizations as well as the Villa Boxing Club juvenile delinquency prevention program for at-risk youth in the Plainview area.
■ Cattle Baron’s Ball of Wichita | November 12
Where: B-29 DOC Hangar
Now celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the Cattle Baron’s Ball of Wichita includes a mission filled program, dinner, dancing, live entertainment, live & silent auctions, and western themed games. The Ball is a major fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and all funds support local programs & services, and cancer research. Tickets are $100, VIP tickets $200, Table of Ten $1,000, VIP Table of Ten $2,000. Website outlines everything included with each level.
■ Diwali Fest | November 13
Where: Century II
Diwali Fest is a festival of lights, food, colorful clothes, and dance!
Looking for all the holiday shopping events taking place in and around town? Check out what’s available in Wichita here
Around The Corner!
■ Shop & Grub | November 20
Where: Exploration Place
Shop & Grub is our monthly market featuring a unique variety of vendors selling vintage clothing, jewelry, accessories, home goods, wine, delicious food and more.
Looking for a private space to rent for the holidays in a restaurant? Check out what’s available in Wichita here
For a fantastic, updated daily view of live music all around the city, check out Amped Up Live. They are an incredible source for music fans.
■ November 12 | Triston Marez
■ November 17 | Casey Donahew Band
■ November 28 | Little Feat – Waiting For Columbus Tour
■ December 28 | Kolby Cooper
INTRUST Bank Arena
■ November 15 | Hillong United + Chris Tomlin
■ November 17 | Tran-Siberian Orchestra
■ November 19 | Reba McIntyre
■ November 12 | Judas Priest
■ November 25 | Blues Clues and You
Kansas Star Casino
■ No Upcoming Concerts
Temple Live Wichita
■ November 12 | Me Like Bills
■ November 17 | Paul Cauthen
■ November 18 | Michael Carbonaro
■ November 19 | The Ultimate Doors
■ November 26 | That Arena Rock Show
■ December 2 | Hembree
■ November 11 | Sodown
■ November 19 | Dope
■ November 29 | Slum Village
Century II Performing Arts Center
■ November 12-13 | Wichita Symphony Youth Orchestras Fall Concerts
■ November 19| Mozart Requiem
■ December 3 | Wichita Wurlitzer 50th Anniversary Holiday Concert
■ December 4 | Christmas Fantasies
Crown Uptown Theatre
■ November 12 | Jazz Night Out
■ November 18 – December 18 | A Crown Holiday Spectacular
■ No Upcoming Events
The Loony Bin
■ November 10 – 12 | Myles Weber
■ November 17 – 19 | William Lee Martin
■ November 25 – 26 | Mike Baldwin
■ December 1 – 3 | Aaron Weber
Mosley Street Melodrama
■ 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 9 | Celebrating David Bowie
■ November 10 | Cirque Musica
■ November 11 | Black Jacket Symphony
■ November 12 | JP Sears
■ November 13 | Blue October
■ November 15 | Joe Bonamassa
■ November 16 | Indigo Girls
■ November 19 | Los Chicos del 512
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