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■ Light Your Heart with Heartspring | February 25
Where: Wichita Marriott
Be our guest for an enchanting evening celebrating the children of Heartspring. Indulge in festive food and drinks, entertainment, live and silent auctions, and surprises throughout the evening.
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■ Kid’s Closet Spring Savings Event | February 21-25
Where: Wichita Hoops
Get ready to Shop and Save at Kid’s Closet’s Semi Annual Consignment Event!! Everything, seriously EVERYTHING you need and want for your kiddos at Crazy Unbelievable Bargain Prices!!
■ Lynn Avants & Jim Vegas At The Artichoke | February 22
Where: The Artichoke
Lynn Avants (which some of you may know as food blogger Significantly Spicy) & Jim Vegas will be alternating blues sets at the Artichoke. No cover.
■ 1 Million Cups | February 22
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.
■ WSU Men’s Basketball vs. Memphis | February 23
Where: Charles Koch Arena
■ Thursday Night Pinball League | February 23
Where: The Arcade
Doors at The Arcade open at 6pm. League games will begin at 6:30pm, no practice games will be allowed on league games after this point. This league will run for 7 weeks, 6 weeks of qualifying and 1 week of finals. Only your best 4 of the 6 weeks of qualifying will be used to determine finals placement. Lowest 2 weeks scores will not be used.
■ Roar & Snore: Dinosaur Overnights | February 24
Where: Exploration Place
Spend a night at the museum, sleep with the dinosaurs, take over the exhibits, snack on popcorn while watching a movie, compete in a scavenger hunt and learn about dinosaurs and fossils – all while wearing your pajamas! Be prepared for adventure as you explore the museum after hours and make new friends along the way!
■ Adult Skate Night | February 24
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.
■ Monster Jam | February 25-26
Where: INTRUST Bank Arena
This. Is. Monster Jam™! The most unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable motorsports experience for families and fans in the world today returns to Wichita for an adrenaline-charged weekend from February 25-26, 2023. At Monster Jam®, world champion athletes and their 12,000-pound monster trucks tear up the dirt in wide-open competitions of speed and skill.
■ Wichita Flea Market | February 25-26
Where: Kansas Star Casino
We’re a local family bringing a monthly Flea Market to the Wichita area. There will be vendor booths of all types to rummage through at the Wichita Flea Market. What treasures will you find?
■ Mark Arts: Art Market & Open House | February 25
Save the date for Mark Arts’ annual Art Market & Open House on February 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This indoor event will feature local and regional artists, designers, and makers selling beautiful works and one-of-a-kind gifts. It is the perfect way to spend time with your family or have a creative date. During the open house there will be, a scavenger hunt, instructor demonstrations, and performances in the Great Hall. Admission is free. Vendors to be announced.
■ ICT Fashion Tour Gourmet Fashion Show | February 25
Where: Odd Fellow Hall
Gourmet Fashion is a unique multisensory event where fashion meets food with our fundraiser dinner hosted at Odd Fellow Hall. Attendees will experience curated courses by Jimmy Vo and paired craft cocktails by Mixologist Wm. Cody Lonergan inspired by the runway looks from local designer, Sydney Lenox accompanied with live music by Yané Fox.
■ Chesters For Children | February 26
Where: Chester’s Chophouse
Join us at Chester’s Chophouse & Wine Bar on February 26th for an exclusive party and evening of generosity. Enjoy live music and auction while dining on hors d’oeuvres and drinks.
Fat Tuesday Events for February 21
Blue Moon Caterers at Villa Luna – A Red Beans Bayou Grill Memorial
Where: 8406 W Central Ave
Time: 4pm – 8pm
Celebrate Fat Tuesday with Blue Moon Caterers by bringing back all of your Red Beans Favorites for a night! All you can eat buffet with all the Cajun Classics just like you remember! We’ll have oysters, Hurricaines and Gator-Aide at the bar, and for the bravest of all – OYSTER SHOTS! $30 for Adults, $15 for ages 4-15, free for kids under 4. No reservations, first come first serve. We’ll accept cash or card at the door.
Central Standard Brewing – Mardi Gras Party
Where: 156 S. Greenwood
Time: 3pm – 10pm
We’ve got the BEST FAT TUESDY party in all of Wichita and this year it just got a whole LOT better! The Black Fig Bakery will be serving King Cake slices and Queen cake cupcakes. 5- until sold out Peewee and Sweets making up muffuletta sammys and smoked chicken gumbo. 5-until sold out Come down to see Moonpie Band marchin and groovin 7-9
Doo-Dah Diner – 10th Annual Fat Tuesday Cajun Feast
Where: 206 E. Kellogg Dr.
Time: 4:30pm – 8:30pm
Let’s enjoy a delicious Cajun feast (complete with live crawfish flown in from New Orleans!) and help the homeless in our community at the same time! Make your reservations now for our epic 10th Annual Fat Tuesday Cajun Feast! Call 316-265-7011, option 1. $40/per person. $20 for those over 75 and under 10. Under 5 free.
* DooDads Permanent Jewelry Wichita will also be donating $10 from each bracelet or anklet linked during the event.
Hopping Gnome Brewing Co. – Fat Tuesday with Mi Sueño
Where: 1710 E. Douglas
Time: 6pm – 8pm
We’re so excited to host Mi Sueño in the taproom for a fun Fat Tuesday Pop-up! They’ll be featuring a special Mardi Gras themed menu. Mark your calendars now and stay tuned for details!
Mort’s Martini Bar – Fat Tuesday at Mort’s
Where: 923 E. 1St. St
Time: Starts at 3pm
Get in your Tuesdays best and come on down to Morts! Food, drinks & live music all night!!! Consiglio & Co. 5PM-7PM
Cajun Band By, Fly By Night 8PM-12AM. Feast Today, For Tomorrow We Fast
River City Brewing Company – Fat Tuesday Crawfish & Shrimp Boil
Where: 150 N. Mosley
Time: 5pm – 9pm
Let The Good Times Roll or as they say in New Orleans…Laissez les bons temps rouler The order is placed with for a few hundred pounds of fresh live crawfish and we are pumped….This is a great event and has sold out every year we have done it.
Beer, crawfish, shrimp and good times. If you know you know, if you don’t you need to make plans to be here. Grab a Hurricane Inspired Gose brewed with passion fruit, orange and cherry, and get ready to dive into a delicious crawfish boil.
We will be doing things a little different this year. You can order the boil which consist of – red skin potatoes, corn, andouille sausage, cup of gumbo then you tell us how many pounds of crawfish and shrimp you want. Crawfish and shrimp will be cooked together but will be mostly crawfish. Or you can get just a bowl of Gumbo And you are going to want to order a few BBQ oysters.
Whiskey Dicks – Fat Tuesday
Where: 801 S. Seneca
Time: Starts at 11am
Doors open at 11am with Zydeco music, Cajun platters with Frog Legs, jalapeno hush puppies, Crawfish Jambalaya and cajun slaw $12.99, 1/2 PRICE Macs including Cajun Mac with fried shrimp and crab $6.50 and $3 Calls & $4 SoCo Hurricanes!!! Happy Hour 3pm to 6pm with 1/2 price drinks and apps!!! Laissez les bons temps rouler!! Must be 21+
Around The Corner!
■ Blood Orchard Vintage Market & Southside Food Truck Rally | March 4
Where: Wichita Marriott
Join us for shopping all things vintage, rustic, shabby-chic, handmade, homemade, and small business goods!
What are this month’s happy hours and restaurant specials? We’ve got you covered here!
■ February 24 | The AC/DC Experience – Noise Pollution
■ February 25 | Shrek Rave
INTRUST Bank Arena
■ March 23-26 | Disney On Ice
■ March 30 | Kenny Chesney
■ March 16 | Casting Crowns
Kansas Star Casino
■ No Events Scheduled
Temple Live Wichita
■ February 23 | Token
■ February 25 | Dylan Scott
■ February 23 | Trent Gaddie
■ February 26 | Cory Branan
■ February 28 | David Ramirez & Dylan LeBlanc
■ March 2 | Whitey Morgan and the 78’s
■ March 2 | Whitey Morgan and the 78’s
■ March 3 | Scotty Austin & Flaw
■ March 4 | Dexter & The Moonrocks
Karaoke Bar Schedule in Wichita
Century II Performing Arts Center
■ March 3-5 | Seussical Jr.
■ March 4-5 | Wichita Symphony Youth Orchestras – Spring Concerts
■ March 11-12 | Synergy Performing Arts Competition
■ March 17-19 | Anastasia
Crown Uptown Theatre
■ March 4 | Dancy Odyssey 2023 Phoenix
Friends University Fine Arts Department
■ March 4 | Dance Showcase
■ No Upcoming Events
Newman University Theatre Department
■ No Upcoming Events
The Loony Bin
■ February 23-25: John “The Ragin’ Cajun” Morgan
■ March 2-4: CJ Starr
■ March 9-11: Gabriel Rutledge
Mosley Street Melodrama
■ February 3- March 18 | Beauty School Melodrama
Prairie Pines Playhouse
■ No Upcoming Shows
■ Feb. 16 – March 4 | Two Gentlemen of Verona
Wichita Orpheum Theatre
■ February 25 | Liverpool Legends
■ March 8 | Lunafest
■ March 10 | The Black Jacket Symphony
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