What’s Happening This Week in Wichita (April 19-23)

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Uptown Cheapskate Grand Opening | April 20-22
 Uptown Cheapskate East (8430 E. 21st St.)
beginning 10am Thursday, April 20-Saturday, April 22! Be the first to check out 1000s of pieces of your favorite styles at a fraction of the retail price! 🤩 💚The first 200 customers in the door get a free reusable tote to earn 10% off future purchases FOREVER + 10% more when selling to us (valid at the East Wichita location only). 🧡SPIN THE WHEEL DISCOUNTS/PRIZES: •10% off purchase •20% off purchase •30% off 1 apparel item •$5 off $30 purchase •$10 off $50 purchase •free sunnies •free new beauty item •free new hair clip •free new socks •free new sticker •free food truck item from Snoasis or I Heart Cookies

■ Shop & Grub | April 23
 Exploration Place Festival Plaza
Shop & Grub is a monthly outdoor market featuring various vendors selling vintage clothing, art, jewelry, accessories, home goods, wine, delicious food, and more. Free Admission for All Ages.


■ 1 Million Cups | April 19
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.

■ Nortons Brewing Company 5th Anniversary Bash | April 20-22
Where: Norton’s Brewing Company
We’re throwing a 3 day rager to thank you for our 5th year of business! We’ll be doing special releases of bottles and draft, and it’s the return of Beer Slushies and the damn slushie machine! We’ll have live music Friday and Saturday, special pop ups, and more!

■ Women SCORE Higher Conference | April 20
Where: Eugene M. Hughes Metropolitan Complex
Join us for the2023 Women SCORE Higher Conference! This year’s “Learn, Earn, Return” themed conference will feature keynote speaker Anita Oberwortmann, closing keynote speaker Sarah Morgan, eight interactive breakout sessions, and a panel discussion with women entrepreneurs of all ages, moderated by Finishing School for Modern Women Headmistress, Jill Miller focused on cultivation, rewards and giving back.

■ Wine About Cancer | April 20
Where: Brick & Mortar
Thursday, April 20th will be the seventh annual Wine About Cancer to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the local families they support.

■ Third Thursday: Derby, KS | April 20
Where: Madison Avenue Central Park
The City of Derby invites you to Third Thursday on April 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Madison Avenue Central Park! Spring Into Art has been combined with this event. Bring the whole family by this free event to enjoy art, music, food trucks, the Kansas Grown Farmers Market and more. Be sure to stop by our other participating locations this month including the Derby Public Library, the Derby Historical Museum, the Hubbard Arts Center and First Man Brewery

■ 68th Annual Gem & Mineral Show | April 20-23
Where: Cessna Activity Center
Come see Gems, minerals, meteorites, fossils and more!!

■ Wichita SkyKings Game + Marquez Valdez-Scantling Meet & Greet | April 21
Where: Charles Koch Arena

■ Crumbl Cookies Grand Opening | April 21
Where: 2755 N. Maize Road
Introducing cookies as you’ve never experienced before! Join us in our Grand Opening celebration for our New Market Square store! Doors open Friday, April 21st, from 8am until Midnight!

■ The Heart of ICT Market | April 21-23
Where: 221 N. West St.
Come and join us for this awesome event! Local artists of all sorts. Entrepreneurs, small businesses or anyone who has something to share or sell. This isn’t you’re average market. It is very diverse and because it’s a smaller market. You’ll come out of there with new friends and some cool stuff and eat deliciously.

■ Crumbl Cookies Grand Opening | April 21
Where: 2755 N. Maize Road
Introducing cookies as you’ve never experienced before! Join us in our Grand Opening celebration for our New Market Square store! Doors open Friday, April 21st, from 8am until Midnight!

■ Lunacorn Release | April 21
Where: Central Standard Brewing
Lunacorn is back and she’s Hot to Trot!! The ladies of CSB have a seltzer surprise in store for all you Lunacorns! This year we are so thrilled to partner up with the International Rescue Committee of Kansas (IRC). The first 100 people who donate $25 to or more to IRC will receive an ultra-rare, re-designed Lunacorn Nordic-glass featuring artwork from local artist Hannah Scott! Men’s and women’s shirts are also available, and 20% of the proceeds from Lunacorn beer and merch sales will go towards IRC!!!

■ Rod Trowbridge Memorial Fly-In | April 21-22
Where: Cook Airfield
Inspired by the 2020 passing of Rod Trowbridge, our Memorial Cook Airfield Fly-In is not only a celebration of life but also our first second gathering of fellow pilots, friends and family from around town and around the country! We invite everyone to join us for an incredible day full of fun for the whole family! This FREE event is open to the public.

■ Adult Skate Night | April 21
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.

■ Engineering Expo | April 22
Where: Bob Brown Expo Hall at Century II
Every year the Wichita SWE Chapter partners with local companies, educators, and more to provide kids K-8 with FREE activities geared to engage and encourage STEM educations, with a special sustainability emphasis to celebrate on Earth Day.

Spring Work In The Park Day | April 22
Where: Great Plains Nature Center
The Great Plains Nature Center is inviting the community to take part in their annual Spring Work Day on Saturday morning, April 22nd from 9am-11am. Lunch (hot dogs and chips and a drink) will be served at 11am and is limited to the first 50 volunteers to sign up. Please contact Darah at volunteer@gpnc.org to sign up for a project. Projects will include weeding the native garden, trail cleanup, brush removal, and other outdoor maintenance work. Work will begin promptly after a quick orientation in the GPNC lobby at 9am.

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop (New Market Square) Grand Opening | April 22
Where: 10728 W. 21st St.
Join us in celebrating Fuzzy’s Taco Shop’s Grand Opening! FIRST 50 GUESTS GET FREE TACOS FOR A YEAR!! Free special edition T-Shirt for first 100 guests!

Old Town Farm & Art Market | April 22
Where: 835 E. 1st St.
Weekly destination for thousands of area residents and a must-see for visitors to the city. Wichita’s downtown Farm & Art Market since 1991! – Food, Arts, Artisan Goods, Live Music, Street Entertainers, and so much more.

21st & Ridge Farmers Market | April 22
Where: 21st & Ridge Road
Enjoy over 100 local vendors supplying the market with delicious fruits, vegetables, meats, farm fresh eggs, hand harvested honey, baked goods, jams, jellies, salsas, fresh cut flowers, pet treats, unique artisan crafts, and more. Experience a true taste of local visiting with friendly growers, producers and artisans. Live music, cooking demonstrations, sample tastings, food trucks and local favorite Troubles the Clown are just some of the many features to see at our farmers’ market!

Diaper Jam | April 22
Where: Champs Bar & Grill
Diaper raffle all day! Live music all day. Receive a raffle ticket for every package of diapers you bring the day of the event for a chance to win all kinds of cool prizes & cash! (Must be present to win)

■ Earth Day Celebration & Starter Plant Sale | April 22
 Firefly Farm
Make plans to attend the Earth Day Celebration & Starter Plant Sale at Firefly Farm! In addition to Firefly’s starter plants, shop RISE Farms, ICT Urban Greens, Ballard & Co, Esperanza Coffee Roasters and Hempy’s Heart. ICT Food Rescue is also confirmed to share more about how you can support their mission.

■ Vendor Market at River Vista Apartments | April 22
 River Vista Apartments
18 area vendors! Food, art, jewelry, decor and more! 11:00-2:00 in River Vista Apartments’ River Lounge.

■ Party in the 060 2023 | April 22
 Riggs Park

■ PBR – Wichita Classic | April 22
 INTRUST Bank Arena
For one night only, some of the best bull riders in the world will battle the sport’s rankest bovine athletes in the ultimate showdown of man vs. beast in one of the most exciting live sporting events to witness.

Canines & Cold Brew | April 23
Where: Sunflour Cafe & Collective
Bring your furry friends out to Sunflour Cafe & Collective for Canines & Cold Brews, hosted by CM Goodies and Puppy Smiles! We’ll be celebrating Earth Day weekend by sharing ways to minimize our carbon paw-print. Shop outside with local pet-friendly vendors – and then come inside for delicious drinks & vegan food! Inside the Collective area you can also find a variety of eco-friendly items, including reusable cups & shopping bags – all created by local producers. There will be goodie bags for the first 100 customers!

Singing into the Summer | April 23
Where: Chicken N Pickle
The Studio Singers (ages 10-14) will perform your favorite Disney songs and more! Join us for our Singalong! The event is free to attend!

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■ Midwest Winefest 2023 | April 27-29
 Old Town
The Midwest Winefest is celebrating 28 years in 2023! Funds raised from Midwest WinefestSM have totaled more than $5 million which directly go to support the Guadalupe Health Foundation and in turn are used to support their primary beneficiary, Guadalupe Clinic.

■ ICT Brunch Fest | April 29
 OJ Watson Park
Enjoy brunch bites from local restaurants, caterers, and food trucks.

■ Margaritas and Mojitos | April 29
 OJ Watson Park
Margaritas and Mojitos is a unique tasting event that features different local establishments in the Wichita Locale serving up handcrafted Margaritas and Mojitos for a chance to win Wichita’s best Margarita or Mojito. Attendees and Judges vote on the best Margarita and Mojito and the establishments with the most votes in each category will receive an award for 1st or 2nd place Best Margarita and Best Mojito (People’s Choice and Judges choice). Limited Tickets available! Your ticket grants you admission into the event.


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Century II Performing Arts Center
■ April 22-23 | Edge Talent Dance Competitions
■ April 22 | Prokofiev 5
■ April 28-29 | Cinderella’s Wedding: Junior Dance Recital
■ April 30 | Churchill starring David Payne

Crown Uptown Theatre
■ April 22 | An Evening with the Yellowjackets
■ May 11-13 | Chicken Little

Kechi Playhouse
 No Upcoming Events

Newman University Theatre Department
 No Upcoming Events

The Loony Bin
 April 20-22 | Alex Elkin
 April 27-29 | Landry
 May 4-6 | Quinn Patterson

Mosley Street Melodrama
 March 31-May 13 | Hard Times at Mary Dingles Mercantile

Prairie Pines Playhouse
■ No Upcoming Shows

Roxy’s Downtown
 April 6-29 | Ride The Cyclone

Wichita Orpheum Theatre
April 30 | Least of These Premiere
■ May 4 | Menopause The Musical
■ May 13 | Midwest R&B Fest

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