Best Things Happening This Weekend in Wichita (March 22-24)

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FEATURED EVENTS

■ Block-In Overnight at Exploration Place | March 22-23
Where: 
Exploration Place
Set up camp amongst a million plastic bricks in Bricktopia, take over the exhibits, snack on popcorn while watching a movie, conquer on the barefoot brick challenge, and compete in a scavenger hunt – all while wearing your pajamas! Be prepared for adventure as you explore the museum after hours and make new friends along the way!

The Dinner Detective

■ The Dinner Detective | March 23
Where: 
Wichita Marriott
America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner theatre show is now playing! 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.

BEST THINGS TO DO

■ Friday Social Hour at The Hive | March 22
Where: The Hive
Join your fellow Bees and wind down at our monthly Social Hour! Bring your favorite beverage and snacks, then simply relax, chat, and unwind from the week. Drop in whenever you can make it—it’s a time to connect and enjoy good company!

■ Adult Skate Night | March 15
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.

■ Disney On Ice | March 22-24
Where: Intrust Bank Arena
Chart a course through the night sky to Disney On Ice presents Magic in the Stars where every story begins with a wish! This all-new production brings the brightest Disney stars to life through cutting-edge figure skating, high-flying acrobatics, unexpected stunts, innovative lighting, thrilling special effects, eye-catching costumes, and stunning set designs.

■ Liverpool Legends | March 22
Where: Orpheum Theatre
Experience the complete history of The Beatles, starting with the early mop-top hits, such as I Want To Hold Your Hand, She Loves You, and Twist and Shout. You’ll then take a Magical Mystery Tour down Penny Lane, through the psychedelic era of Sgt. Pepper. And in The End, Come Together and sing and dance to classics like Get Back, Here Comes the Sun, and Hey Jude. This unique one of a kind Beatles show is narrated by Louise Harrison.

■ 21st & Ridge Farmer’s Market | March 23
Where: 
7001 W. 21st. St.
Warmer days and sunshine are reminding us that Spring is right around the corner! Come visit our outdoor weekly market for a variety of produce, eggs, meats, baked goods, pet treats, art and much more!

■ Chisholm Trail Gun Show | March 23-24
Where: Hartman Arena
Taking place on Saturday and Sunday, MARCH 23 & 24 – the CTAGA Gun Show features over 400 tables of firearms, ammunition, and accessories. Everything from rare antique weaponry to technology’s newest advances in hunting, gun storage and gun building will be available for enthusiasts.

■ Central KS Reptile Expo | March 23-24
Where: 
The Venue at Madison Avenue Central Park
Bring the family to see some awesome animals! A large variety of top notch reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, supplies and more!!! Get your new pet straight from the breeder and have the opportunity to talk to the experts themselves.

■ Wizard’s Alley March Warhammer 40k Tournament | March 23
Where: 
Wizard’s Alley
Engage in epic battles in the grim darkness of the 41st millennium! This event promises fierce competition, camaraderie, and a chance to showcase your strategic prowess.

■ Friends of WAM Mini-Used Book Sale | March 23
Where: 
Wichita Art Museum
Calling all book lovers and collectors! The Friends of WAM will have a wide selection of gently-used books for all ages and interests, including fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, and many 1st editions, author signed and rare-finds. These will go quickly, so plan to arrive early to get first pick! All proceeds from the Mini Used Book Sale benefit WAM’s events and programs.

■ Sweatin’ to the Oldies | March 23
Where: Advanced Learning Center
Join us for an engaging and enjoyable program centered around low-impact exercise where we’ll be following the iconic workout videos by Richard Simmons. Feel free to work out at a pace that suits you, and most importantly, have a blast!

■ Egg the Park – Edgemoor and McAdams Park | March 23
Where: Edgemoor Park
Join us for our annual Easter egg hunt, Egg the Park! Everything is FREE! Age-specific egg hunts, bounce houses, games, hot dogs, snow cones, giveaways and more! There will be over 20,000 eggs!

■ Improv Show | March 23
Where: Flying Pig Improv
Every show is unique because it’s inspired by your suggestions! Yup, we create funny, weird, thought-provoking, and downright confounding scenes and games right on the spot for you.

■ Mama Raised a Man | March 23
Where: Century II
In this stage play, a single mother races against the mortal clock trying her hardest to raise her son into a great man despite the lack of presence of a reliable father figure. Her son perseveres through racial conflict and everyday obstacles striving to be the man he’s always wanted in his life. In order to provide a better life for his family, he puts it all on the line by enlisting to go fight this country’s war against terror after the biggest attack on US soil on September 11th, 2001.

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AROUND THE CORNER

Kansas Sneaker Fest

■ Kansas Sneaker Fest | March 30
Where:
 Friends University – Garvey Physical Education Center
Kansas Sneaker Fest is the Largest sneaker convention in Kansas. A unique marketplace for sneaker enthusiasts to buy, sell, and trade sneakers amongst each other. The event features vendors selling and displaying the latest and most sought after sneakers, highly coveted vintage clothing, streetwear brands and accessories. Other activities include a a free throw competition where attendees face off for a chance to win a slew of prizes. Attendees also have the opportunity to win a pair of highly coveted sneakers by supporting the sock drive which benefits local shelters in the Wichita area.


LIVE MUSIC

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PERFORMING ARTS

Century II Performing Arts Center
■ March 22 | Bluey’s Big Play
■ March 22 | Ed Bassmaster Live
■ March 23 | Mama Raised a Man
■ March 29 | Gary Owen: The Crossing Over Tour

Crown Uptown Theatre
■ April 26 | Terri Clark: Live in Concert

Mosley Street Melodrama
 March 29 – May 11 | Planes, Trains and Autoimmune Diseases

Prairie Pines Playhouse
TBD

Roxy’s Downtown
 March 21-23 | Wichita Gridiron
 April 4-27 | Cabaret

Wichita Orpheum Theatre
■ March 22 | Liverpool Legends
■ March 23 | Giselle – Grand Kviv Ballet
■ March 30 | Trey Kennedy: Grow Up Comedy Tour
■ April 7 | Glenn Miller Orchestra


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