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■ Rhea Lana’s Children’s Consignment Spring Event | Feb. 13-16
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!
BEST THINGS TO DO
■ Fat Tuesday Party | Feb. 13
Where: Central Standard Brewing
Getting ready for one of our favorite events of the year… FAT TUESDAY!! Music from Moon Pie Brass band and food from Mamacita’s. Buckle up for a PARRYTAAAYYY!
■ 2024 Oyster Dinner | Feb. 13
Where: St. James Episcopal Church
The 2024 Oyster Dinner will be at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13, featuring oysters on the half-shell, breaded and fried oysters, oyster stew, and beer and wine on tap. Tickets are $55 each, and may be purchased online, or in-person at the church with cash or check. Credit/Debit cards will not be accepted on the day of the event
■ Mardi Gras Show | Feb. 13
Where: Walker’s Jazz Lounge
Experience the spirit of Mardi Gras at our vibrant celebration! Revel in live music, delectable flavors, and an ambiance that captures the essence of this festive carnival. Join us for an unforgettable night of joy!
■ Fat Tuesday Crawfish & Shrimp Boil | Feb. 13
Where: Little Busters Sports Bar
Mardi Gras is about Music, Muffaletta Sandwiches, Cajun Shrimp Po Boys, Hurricanes and Excitement. It’s one big holiday here at Little Busters! Come join us for Mardi Gras ALL MONTH LONG! Fat Tuesday is February 13th! Get the whole Krewe together for PUB POLL at 7pm!
■ Galentine’s Day at The Gnome | Feb. 13
Where: Hopping Gnome Brewing Company
Join us for Galentine’s Day, a day where ladies celebrate ladies! We’ll have the Black Cherry HBIC Sour on tap and new HBIC merchandise! It’ll be a crafts & drafts kind of night with Taylor Swift bracelets, galentines supplies, and a special group art project! Mi Sueño will be here for dinner with a yummy breakfast themed menu.
■ Ladies Night Galentine’s Day Party | Feb. 13
Where: Side Pockets
LADIES NIGHT IS BACK! Join Una Vida Tequila for our first Ladies Night in over a year! Get the girls together, let’s have a Galentine’s Party! Bryce Lob of Una Vida Tequila will be on hand with delicious drink samples plus we have a variety of all new vendors including glass artists, soap & bath bombs, jewelry, sweets & more! We’ll have lots of giveaways too including a special raffle for donations to ICT SOS!
■ Fat Tuesday & Mardi Gras Party | Feb. 13
Where: River City Brewing Company
Fat Tuesday is coming so it’s time to boil again. One of our favorite events every year so here are the deets……. The boys are brewing up The Big Easy sour ale inspired by the famous NOLA Hurricane cocktail. Brewed with copious amounts of sweet dark cherries, orange zest and passion fruit. Crawfish and shrimp will be cooked together. $28 gets you corn, andouille sausage, red potatoes and 1 pound of seafood all cooked up using Louisiana Crawfish Companys boil seasoning. It’s the best we have found packed full of traditional flavor and the right amount of spice. Additional seafood can be purchased for $10 per pound.
■ Art After Dark | Feb. 13
Where: The Selfie Spot on Douglas
Welcome to Art After Dark – Ages 21+, a unique and exciting experience designed exclusively for ladies. Join us for a night of fun, laughter, and creativity as we step up the traditional paint and sip night. Get ready to unleash your artistic side and create your very own one-of-a-kind art piece. Whether you want to paint an adorable “eggplant” with quirky accessories or let your imagination run wild, we provide all the materials you need. Don’t forget to capture the memories with selfies in our fabulous booths after. Book your spot today for just $40 per person
■ Wichita, KS Roadshow | Feb. 13-17
Where: Hilton Garden Inn (Bradley Fair)
Come join us for our annual Wichita, KS Roadshow! Do you have any possessions that you, your children, or grandchildren no longer find fascinating or valuable? Or if you have items that were left over after a loved one passed away and you don’t know what to do with them? Have you acquired an item or been keeping anything in your basement or attic that you’ve forgotten about or overlooked and would like to sell or have more information about? Here at IECA, we purchase goods and give free evaluations on items from estates and your personal collection, including antiques, collectibles, military, jewelry made of gold and silver, coins, bullion, vintage toys, watches, sports memorabilia, guitars, some artwork, and home décor. This free, five-day event is being held at Hilton Garden Inn Wichita,
■ 1 Million Cups | Feb. 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.
■ 7 Brew Coffee Celebrates 7th Birthday | Feb. 14-17
Where: 7 Brew Coffee Locations
It’s almost time to blow out the candles! 7 Brew, the drive-thru coffee company revolutionizing the industry with over 20,000 drink combinations, is celebrating the 7th anniversary of its founding in Rogers, Arkansas, and they’re ready to spread the love with giveaways Wednesday, Feb. 14, through Saturday, Feb. 17.
■ Accountabilitea | Feb. 14
Where: The Hive
At our Accountabilitea, we help you navigate your goals, foster loving accountability, and connect with fellow women in business in an intimate setting. Imagine sipping on a comforting cup of tea, surrounded by the cozy ambiance of a Hive member’s home or business.
■ The Dinner Detective Wichita – Valentine’s Day Show | Feb. 14
Where: Wichita Marriott
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one! Solve a hilarious mystery while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The culprit is hiding in plain sight somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect before you know it! Join us for an event that is very different from a traditional murder mystery dinner show. Our actors are not dressed in costume and are hidden in the audience! This results in a fun, social and interactive evening suitable for all adults. Each ticket includes our signature award-winning murder mystery dinner theatre show, along with a full plated dinner, waitstaff gratuity, and plenty of surprises during the show.
■ Bach & Brews | Feb. 15
Where: Tor Brewing
Treat yourself (and your Valentine’s date) to an evening of music. Listen to local classical musicians while enjoying delicious smashburgers and craft beer at Tor Brewing, February 15, 7:00-8:30 PM. This family-friendly event is free. Tips are encouraged.
■ Adult Skate Night | Feb. 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.
■ Wichita Thunder vs. Kansas City Mavericks | Feb. 16
Where: Intrust Bank Arena
■ Carden International Circus Spectacular | Feb. 16-18
Where: Hartman Arena
The Carden International Circus Spectacular is back at Hartman Arena on February 16-18, 2024. Revisit the magical memories of your childhood while creating new ones with your own kids that will last a lifetime! Don’t miss all the fun!! Come one hour before each showtime for all the pre-show activities that will entertain the entire family: from elephant and camel and horse rides, to the fun inflatables and amazing face painting, there’s something for everyone of all ages!!
■ Dirty Dancing Interactive Dome Experience | Feb. 16-18
Where: Exploration Place
“That was the summer of 1963 – when everybody called me Baby, and it didn’t occur to me to mind.” If those words give you goose bumps and takes you back to Kellerman’s, this show is for you. Join us in the Dome, where nobody gets put in the corner, as we watch Dirty Dancing on the soaring screen. Interact with the film in a whole new way, following prompts to sing, shout, move and snack your way through the film. Before the show, join us for dance lessons, games, a cash bar and more. For all of you Johnny and Baby super-fans, we have a VIP ticket option that completes the experience with perks just for you. We promise you’ll have the time of your life.
■ Family Crow Down (After Dark Version) | Feb. 16
Where: White Crow Cider Company
Grab a cider and some friends and join us for Family Crow Down. It’s our version of Family Feud. This time we will be doing an Adults Only version. We are generally a family friendly establish but you might want to think twice before under 18 hears these questions/answers.
■ Daddy Daughter Dance | Feb. 17
Where: Maize South Middle School
Join us for a fun-filled dance where you can show your Barbie or Barbie Dolls just how special they are to you. We welcome dads, step-dads, uncles, brothers or any male role model to be part of this special night. Feel free to come dressed up as your favorite Barbie, Ken or Alan, wear your favorite party dress, costume or dress casual.
■ Sunday Ship & Shop | Feb. 18
Where: Alzavino Wine Tavern
Come out and support various local vendors while sipping on incredible wine, bubbles and mimosas. A great way to support more than 12 locally owned small business owners!
■ Enchanted Rose Ball – Daddy Daughter Dance | Feb. 18
Where: Wichita Children’s Theatre and Dance Center
Join us for our first ever Daddy Daughter Dance, accompanied by dance lessons, raffles, treats and surprise guests! Sunday, February 18, 2024 from 2-4 PM at the Wichita Children’s Theatre and Dance Center. 201 S Lulu, Wichita, KS 67211.
■ Wichita Thunder vs. Tulsa Oilers | Feb. 18
Where: Intrust Bank Arena
■ Gabriela Martinez Plays Rachmaninoff | Feb. 18
Where: Century II
Hello? Is anyone listening out there? Imagine a musical message – a Primal Message – sent 25,000 light-years away. What would our cosmic greeting sound like? Nokuthula Ngwenyama, inspired by the work of Carl Sagan and the interstellar greeting sent by the Arecibo Observatory in 1974, offers her possibility. As we say in Kansas, “Ad Astra per Aspera.”
What are this month’s happy hours and restaurant specials? We’ve got you covered here!
Fat Tuesday? Here ya go!
Valentine’s Day Events? We got that too!
AROUND THE CORNER
■ Death by Chocolate | March 2
Where: Exploration Place
Step into the thrilling world of James Bond at our Casino Royale-themed gala—an evening of espionage and elegance. Experience the glitz and glamour of the iconic spy with more than two dozen tasting stations, promising the ultimate in culinary indulgence. Enjoy the excitement of classic casino games, showcase your charisma at karaoke, and dance the night away at the Knight Club—an exclusive castle venue transformed into a pulsating dance party.
Visit this week and the schedule for the weeks ahead at our Live Music Calendar.
Century II Performing Arts Center
■ February 18 | Gabriela Martinez Plays Rachmaninoff
■ February 20 | All City Honor Choir Concert
■ March 2-3 | Wichita Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concertcan
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
■ February 22 – March 16 | Jekyll & Hyde
Wichita Orpheum Theatre
■ February 20 | Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox
■ February 29 | Thirst & Broadway
■ March 6 | Drew Lynch
■ March 14 | The Black Jacket Symphony
■ March 15 | Jo Koy
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