Best Things Happening This Weekend in Wichita (Jan. 12-14)

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FEATURED EVENTS

Wichita Ducks Unlimited Annual Banquet | Jan. 13
Where: Cessna Activity Center
Ducks Unlimited fundraising banquet hosted by the Wichita chapter. Proceeds used for wetlands and waterfowl conservation projects.

BEST THINGS TO DO

■ Kathleen Madigan Live | Jan. 12
Where: 
Orpheum Theatre
Comedian Kathleen Madigan’s 34-year comedy career is showing no signs of slowing down on her 2024 Potluck Party Tour. Madigan has been touring 250 nights a year on the road and has risen from performing in comedy clubs to performing in marquee theaters with sold-out shows.

■ Adult Skate Night | Jan. 12
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.

■ The Legend of Georgia McBride | Jan. 12-13
Where: 
Roxy’s Downtown
Kick off the new year with a hilarious comedy by Tony Award winning playwright Matthew Lopez at Roxy’s Downtown! The Legend of Georgia McBride follows Casey, a young Elvis Presley impersonator barely making a living. He’s young, he’s broke, his landlord’s knocking at the door, and he’s just found out his wife is going to have a baby. To make matters worse, Casey is fired from his gig as an Elvis impersonator in a run-down, small-town Florida bar. When the bar owner brings in a B-level drag show to replace his act, “The King” transforms into an all-out queen.

■ Wichita Thunder vs. Cincinnati Cyclones | Jan. 12-13
Where: 
Intrust Bank Arena

■ Wichita Bridal Fair | Jan. 13-14
Where: 
Century II
The Wichita Bridal Expo, which draws brides and grooms from all over the state of Kansas, features more than 200 wedding professionals and the biggest LIVE Wedding Fashion Stage Shows in Kansas, plus beautiful imagine showcases. Meet this area’s top wedding professionals while enjoying tastings, decor, a variety of venues, photographers, DJ’s, beauty and more. Participants have the chance to win a $5,650 Grand Prize Package, additional special prizes, and prizes from each vendor. Brides and Grooms: Pre-Register NOW at WichitaBridalShow.com to be eligible for pre-show prizes and for more event information.

Wichita Wings vs. El Paso Rhinos | Jan. 13
Where: Hartman Arena

Comedy Night | Jan. 13
Where: Driftwood Lounge
Join us for an evening of comedy and cocktails!

ICT Ball Busters Pinball Tournament | Jan. 13
Where: The Arcade
Let’s kick off the new year (and warm up for State next weekend ;)) with an ICT Ball Busters tournament! This is a women’s only event. ALL ages and skill levels are welcome! Bring your sister, your momma, girlfriends, your granny… any woman in your life that deserves to have a flippin’ good time!! Doors open at 11am, the event starts at 1pm! Feel free to come in early, grab some food, and play some games! There is a $5 entry fee, plus coin drop.

Spektrum Muzik Presents: Stop Making Sense | Jan. 13
Where: Tallgrass Film Association
A concert film documenting Talking Heads at the height of their popularity, on tour for their 1983 album “Speaking in Tongues.” The band takes the stage one by one and is joined by a cadre of guest musicians for a career-spanning and cinematic performance that features creative choreography and visuals. Pre-Roll by Local filmmaker Chris Maslen opens at 6:30 pm and film at 7 pm

WSU Men’s Basketball vs. Memphis | Jan. 14
Where: Charles Koch Arena

■ Wichita Thunder vs. Utah Grizzlies | Jan. 14
Where: 
Intrust Bank Arena

Barbie Themed Bingo | Jan. 14
Where: White Crow Cider Co.
Hi Barbie! Join us for Barbie themed Bingo. Grab some friends, cider, food by Mi Sueño and play bingo. Free to play, swag or random prizes.

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AROUND THE CORNER

Robert Burns Dinner | Jan. 27
Where: First Presbyterian Church
2024 Robert Burns Dinner – celebrating the life and legacy of Scotland’s National Poet. Presented by Wichita Caledonian Pipes & Drums and Scottish American Military Society

Rhea Lana’s Children’s Consignment Spring Event | Feb. 8-16
Where: Century II
Upscale Resale for Savvy Families! Rhea Lana’s Children’s Consignment Event is Wichita’s largest Children’s Consignment Sale! Hundreds of Families come together to sell thousands of high quality, gently used children’s items for 60-90% off retail prices!


LIVE MUSIC

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PERFORMING ARTS

Century II Performing Arts Center
■ January 26-28 | Come From Away: The Remarkable True Story

Crown Uptown Theatre
■ February 15-17 | Don’t Let The Pigeon Drive the Bus! The Musical

Mosley Street Melodrama
 Feb. 2 – March 16 | Anchorman of Steel

Prairie Pines Playhouse
TBD

Roxy’s Downtown
 January 11 – February 3 | The Legend of Georgia McBride

Wichita Orpheum Theatre
■ January 12 | Kathleen Madigan
■ January 19 | Within Her Storied Walls
■ January 27 | Mania: The ABBA Tribute
■ February 2 | Brincos Dieras
■ February 6 | Black Violin
■ February 8 | Alicia Villarreal
■ February 9 | Johnny Cash – The Official Concert Experience


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