Best Things Happening This Weekend in Wichita (May 24-26)

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FEATURED EVENTS

Furniture On Consignment's Memorial Day Tent Sale

■ Furniture On Consignment’s Memorial Day Tent Sale | May 23-25
Where:
 Furniture On Consignment
Furniture On Consignment’s Memorial Day Tent Sale is happening May 23rd – May 25th. Find in-stock furniture and mattresses at or BELOW COST! Closeouts, floor models, scratch, dent and discontinued items with big discounts. New inventory is added every day. Don’t miss out, once these deals are gone, they’re gone! The Memorial Day Tent Sale, going on Thursday through Saturday. The big tent is open from 10am to 7pm. Hurry into the Memorial Day Tent Sale, only at Furniture On Consignment, just west of Oliver on 13th!​

■ The Hangover Brunch | May 26
Where:
 Brick & Mortar
Indulge in a unique brunch experience featuring an exquisite Brunch buffet, Mimosa’s, Fun trivia, great music and great vibes in an amazing atmosphere!

BEST THINGS TO DO

■ Music Theatre Wichita presents: Gypsy | May 24-25
Where: Century II
Step into the captivating world of Gypsy, where ambition collides with reality, and Mama Rose’s unwavering determination steals the spotlight. Plunge into the raw struggles and unbreakable bonds that define the human spirit. Under the brilliant musical composition by Jule Styne and the poetic lyrics of Stephen Sondheim, the show comes alive, offering an emotional journey unlike any other. From the first note of the alluring overture, you’ll find yourself transported on a musical odyssey.

■ Lao New Year | May 24-26
Where: Lao Buddhist Associates of Kansas
The three-day event takes runs from Friday, May 24 to Sunday, May 26. It’s one of the biggest cultural celebrations you’ll find in Wichita. A $5 daily entry fee will get you access to the vendor booths featuring food, clothing, gifts, live music and dancing, a Miss Lao Pageant Contest, and so much more.

■ Improv Show at Flying Pig Improv | May 24
Where: Flying Pig Improv
The pig misses your face. Get in here for a super fun evening of laughs and head scratches. You give us suggestions and we give you a show that no one has ever seen before!

■ Texas Chainsaw Massacre Charity Dinner: Presented by Madame Mae’s Horror Frights | May 24
Where: Tallgrass Film Association
Madame Mae has cooked up something special to celebrate 50 years of the first Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Madame Mae wanted to give back to the community the best way she knew how, food. Each ticket purchased will go to help the people in Wichita who need food. Each raffle ticket and donation will go straight to the local charities to help end hunger here in our city.

■ Adult Skate Night | May 24
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.

■ Picklemania MMXXIV | May 25
Where: 
Crestview Country Club
This is an MLP-style team pickleball tournament benefitting Rotary Club of Andover.

■ Unity & Community | May 25
Where: District 70
So this is a duel event. Pop-up on one side the Flags of Freedom along with a dedication from 1p-130. Color guard amongst other fun things.

■ The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Theater | May 25
Where: Wichita Marriott
America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner theatre show is now playing! Join us for an event that’s 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.

■ 21st & Ridge Farmer’s Market | May 25
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!

■ Old Town Farm & Art Market | May 25
Where: 
Old Town Wichita
A weekly destination for thousands of area residents and a must-see for visitors to the city. Old Town Farm & Art Market is a charming community gathering place situated in the heart of Kansas, where locals and visitors alike come together to celebrate a rich tapestry of art, agriculture, and culture.

ICT Veg Fest

■ ICT Veg Fest | May 26
Where: 
Sunflour Cafe & Collective
This will be our 4th year for ICT Veg Fest, a free event that showcases over 40 local small businesses to shop from. As well as amazing food vendors highlighting Wichita’s vegan food scene. Even if your not vegan this event is a must attend there will be something for everyone.

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AROUND THE CORNER

■ Final Friday Food & Booze Truck Rally | May 31
Where: Wichita Boathouse

Opera Kansas

■ H.M.S. Pinafore by Gilbert & Sullivan | June 1-2
Where:
 Century II
Come aboard for a night of high seas hilarity with Opera Kansas presenting Gilbert & Sullivan’s classic comedy, HMS Pinafore!


Sports

Wichita Wind Surge (Home Games)
■ May 21-26 | vs. San Antonio
■ May 28-June 2 | vs. Springfield
■ June 11-16 | vs. Midland

Wichita Wizards (Home Games)
■ June 1 | vs. Ct. KS Twisters
■ June 15 | vs. Oklahoma Kings
■ June 22 | Playoffs
■ June 29-30 | Final Four


LIVE MUSIC

Visit this week and the schedule for the weeks ahead at our Live Music Calendar – Sponsored by Mort’s Martini Bar.

Wichita Live Music Calendar

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PERFORMING ARTS

Century II Performing Arts Center
■ May 22-26 | Gypsy

Crown Uptown Theatre
June 15 | Niko Moon

Mosley Street Melodrama
 May 24 – July 6 | Reno County 911

Prairie Pines Playhouse
TBD

Roxy’s Downtown
 May 16 – June 8 | Legally Blonde

Wichita Orpheum Theatre
■ June 4 | Brit Floyd
■ June 7 | Randy Travis: The More Life Tour
■ June 21 | Brad Williams Live


Did you know the ICT Food Trucks Schedule is back? Visit ICTFoodTrucks.com to see what trucks are out this week!

Food truck owners are also invited to add their schedules for free!

Wichita Food Trucks

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