Best Things Happening This Weekend in Wichita (March 29-31)

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FEATURED EVENTS

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.

BEST THINGS TO DO

■ Shockers Track & Field: Shocker Spring Invitational | March 29-30
Where: Cessna Stadium
Wichita State Track & Field will host the Shocker Spring Invitational at Cessna Stadium this Friday and Saturday March 29th & 30th. Friday’s events will begin at 4pm. Saturday’s field events will begin at 11:30am followed by running events at 2pm. Admission is free.

■ Adult Skate Night | March 29
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.

■ A Visit with the Easter Bunny | March 29
Where: Kansas Aviation Museum
Come and visit with the Easter Bunny from Four Seasons Entertainment! Get your photo taken, do some great Easter-themed crafts, and have some Easter treats! We are doing this during our Little Aviators Friday (Sponosred by Evergy), so all kids 12 and under get in free, along with one adult per child.

■ Final Friday Food Truck Rally | March 29
Where: Wichita Boathouse
Xclusive Booze Truck, Taters N Toppings, Smokin Diner, Bongo Fruit Smoothies, Big B’s Beef, U-Hungry Truck, Big Granny’s, Jive Turkey BBQ, Mook’s Food Truck, Abuelitas Cocina, Waffles N Stuff, Chaooo Beef Jerky, Marineros Tacos, FaceStuffers Food Wagon, Tacos Y Gorditas, Snoasis Shaved Ice, Uno Mas, Brazita Bites, Busy B’s, The Wing Xpress, The Artichoke, Shawarma UR’s, Batter Em Up, Tom’s Coffee Truck, Cheezepanzee, & Funky Monkey Munchies.

Cancers a Drag

■ Cancer’s a Drag – Wichita’s Biggest Drag Show benefiting Leukemia & Lymphoma Society | March 29
Where: Onyx Event Center
Join us March 29th for one of the hottest shows to come to Onyx Event Center! Drinks will be flowing as our Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Visionary of the Year Candidate, Clayton Dir, and others strut the stage in Drag! This adults-only fabulous Charity Drag Show pairs 5 Regular Joe/Jane Contestants with Professional Drag Royalty to raise the roof and tons of money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society!!

■ Gary Owen Live | March 29
Where: 
Century II
“The Crossing Over Tour” is an unprecedented standup comedy event with veteran comic Gary Owen with special surprise guests. Cincinnati, Ohio native, Gary Owen has been entertaining American audiences for more than a decade with his side-splitting comedy. Having performed to sold-out audiences in clubs and theatres across the country, Owen is one of America’s most beloved comedians. His newest movie “Back On The Strip” stars Kevin Hart, Wesley Snipes, Tiffany Haddish and Bill Bellamy.

■ 21st & Ridge Farmer’s Market | March 30
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!

■ The Great Jurassic Egg Hunt | March 30
Where: Field Station: Dinosaurs
It’s Back From A Land Before Time! The Second Annual Great Jurassic Egg Hunt returns with even more eggs to collect along the Field Station Trails! Included with your admission – one day only – your little one can hunt for eggs and will find small surprises, treats and more inside. Join us for original, live shows, games and activities all day as well included with your Day Pass. Unlike other Easter Egg hunts, EGGS ARE AVAILABLE ALL DAY – while supplies last – so that you can take the hunt at your pace!

SHOP SMALL SATURDAY Vendor Market

■ SHOP SMALL SATURDAY Vendor Market | March 30
Where: 
The Fun Venue
Come join us at The Fun Venue as we shop, eat, and support local small businesses in the Wichita area! Hosted by JAMME Events

■ EFC XVIII | March 30
Where: 
Hartman Arena
Evolution Fighting Championship is headed back to Hartman Arena on March 30, 2024. Tickets start at $30.

■ Wichita Sprint Car Showdown | March 30
Where: 
81 Speedway
Last year the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars returned to 81 Speedway for the first time since 2017, and The Greatest Show on Dirt will be right back at the Kansas oval in 2024! The month of March is closed out with a one-night stay at the facility located just north of Wichita.

■ Trey Kennedy Live | March 30
Where: Orpheum Theatre
Trey Kennedy is a born and raised Oklahoman who never expected to enter the entertainment industry. While attending college at Oklahoma State University, Trey found fame on the mobile app Vine, amassing more than 2.5 million followers. He was a top creator on the app for more than three years and, through this experience, discovered a passion for entertainment.

■ Ahren Belisle Unmuted Comedy Tour | March 30
Where: Vorshay’s Cocktail Lounge
As seen on AMERICA’S GOT TALENT, and KILL TONY, Ahren Belisle is a software engineer and mental health advocate turned comedian. Born in Northern Ontario with cerebral palsy, Ahren is a mute comedian who uses his phone to deliver jokes. Ahren has over 500,000 followers and uses his platform to spread positive messages and comedy.

■ Improv Show | March 20
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.

Women Empowered Local & Global Handmade Market & Community Day

■ Women Empowered Local & Global Handmade Market & Community Day | March 30
Where: Children’s Advocacy Center
Plan a friends’ day out and join this fun and purposeful shopping experience in a great community! Coming on March 30, we are celebrating International Women’s Month! Visit this movement of empowered women on a mission to offer opportunity to others: including local and global handmade art and goods, fair/direct trade, nonprofits working with women, diverse community groups, and women-owned small businesses.

■ Adult & Teen Egg Hunts | March 31
Where: Ark Church
Join us for Easter Sunday service on March 31st AND for our 4th annual Ark Church Adult Easter Egg Hunt! Registration opens at 9:45 am and closes at 10:30 am. Hunt takes place directly after service, and only those in attendance for the one hour service will be eligible. Registration is free, and you could win $1000s in prizes ranging from free drinks to grills, tv’s, gift cards and much more!

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Major League Table Tennis

■ Major League Table Tennis | April 5-7
Where:
 Charles Koch Arena
Are you ready for some high-flying ping pong action? Major League Table Tennis is coming to Wichita — and we’re bringing our four Western Division teams deadlocked in an all-out playoff push. Which teams will stay home? Which teams will head to Chicago for the MLTT Cup and the chance at $100,000 in prize money? Bring the family to the Koch Arena to find out!


Sports

Wichita State Baseball (Home Games)
■ March 29 – 11am | vs. Rice
■ March 30 – Noon | vs. Rice
■ April 2 – 6pm | vs. Oklahoma
■ April 3 – 6pm | vs. Kansas
■ April 9 – 6pm | vs. Oklahoma State (at Riverfront Stadium)
■ April 12 – 6pm | vs. Florida Atlantic
■ April 13 – 2pm | vs. Florida Atlantic
■ April 14 – 1pm | vs. Florida Atlantic
■ April 17 – 6pm | vs. Oral Roberts

Wichita Thunder (Home Games)
■ March 30 – 7:05pm | vs. Tulsa Oilers
■ April 3 – 10:30am | vs. Allen Americans
■ April 6 – 7:05pm | vs. Tulsa Oilers
■ April 6 – 7:05pm | vs. Tulsa Oilers

Wichita Sky Kings (Home Games)
■ April 18 – 7pm | vs. Shreveport-Bossier Mavericks
■ April 22 – 7pm | vs. Enid Outlaws
■ April 26 – 7pm | vs. Little Rock Lightning
■ April 28 – 3pm | vs. Santa Ana Thunder
■ May 3 – 7pm | vs. Potawatomi Fire
■ May 4- 7pm | vs. Texas 7ers
■ May 17 – 7pm | vs. Potawatomi Fire


LIVE MUSIC

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PERFORMING ARTS

Century II Performing Arts Center
■ 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
 April 4-27 | Cabaret

Wichita Orpheum Theatre
■ March 30 | Trey Kennedy: Grow Up Comedy Tour
■ April 7 | Glenn Miller Orchestra


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