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Special Event: For the Family
Hall of Heroes
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 Unleash your superpowers and test your skills of gadgets and more. Investigate movie props, costumes, memorabilia and rare artifacts, including a full-scale "half" replica of the 1960s Batmobile. Hall of Hero...
Exploration Place
Wichita, KS

Thu 8/17/17 - Mon 1/1/18
Special Event: Film
Totality
Peer into the skies like never before and experience scenes from around the world during total eclipses of the sun and moon. Find out how eclipses occur and what happens when they do. Included with general museum admission. Seating subject to availability...
Exploration Place
Wichita, KS

Thu 8/17/17 - Mon 9/4/17
Special Event: Film
Supervolcanoes
Opens Saturday, June 17 Ka-boom! Enormous ash plumes and lakes of lava cover the earth in one powerful blast. Dive into what was a regular occurrence from 74,000 years ago when supervolcanoes helped to shape the world as we know it. Scale cataclysmic volc...
Exploration Place
Wichita, KS

Thu 8/17/17 - Sat 9/30/17
Special Event: Children, For the Family, Religious
Bible School Family Fun Day
Celebrate a free morning of Bible School in a family friendly environment. Sing songs, listen to Bible stories, create crafts. Say grace together and enjoy a macaroni and cheese lunch. Wheelchair accessible, convenient parking, on bus route.
Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ
Wichita, KS

Thu 8/17/17 at 10am-12pm
Special Event: Children, Class/Workshop, Community Event, Fair/Festival, Food/Tasting, For the Family, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Natural Grocers' 62nd Anniversary Celebration
Join us to celebrate our 62nd anniversary!. We will have prize drawings throughout the day, free samples from our grocery, supplement and body care departments, and a grand prize drawing for an Alaskan cruise. Additionally, an ice cream social will be held...
Natural Grocers
Wichita, KS

Thu 8/17/17 at 9am-9:05pm
Special Event: Film
Raising Arizona (30th Anniversary Screening)
Raising Arizona is a 1987 American crime comedy film directed, written, and produced by the Coen brothers, and starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, William Forsythe, John Goodman, Frances McDormand, and Randall “Tex” Cobb. Not a blockbuster at the time of ...
Orpheum Theater
Wichita, KS

Thu 8/17/17 at 7pm
Special Event: Community Event, Social Event, For the Family
5th-8th Back to School Bash
Who says music and water don't mix? Join your friends for a night of music and fun in the water. Wear your swim suit to the bash. Please remember that USD 260 rules still apply and will be enforced. Concessions are available and security officers will be p...
Rock River Rapids
Derby, KS

Fri 8/18/17 at 7pm-9pm
Special Event: Holiday
Celebrate National Fajita Day at On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina!
For a second year in a row, On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina is ready to celebrate National Fajita Day on Aug., 18th! Fajitas aren’t just a meal, they’re an experience – with a steamy sizzle you can see, smell, and hear from across the restaurant. And...
On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina
Wichita, KS

Fri 8/18/17 at 11am-11pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, For the Family, Community Event, Social Event
Celebrate National Fajita Day at On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina!
For a second year in a row, On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina is ready to celebrate National Fajita Day on Aug., 18th! Fajitas aren’t just a meal, they’re an experience – with a steamy sizzle you can see, smell, and hear from across the restaurant. And...
On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina
Wichita, KS

Fri 8/18/17 at 11am-11pm
Special Event: Play, Comedy
Greater Tuna
In Greater Tuna, a hilarious send-up of small town morals and customs, just two male actors portray more than 20 of the upstanding citizens of Tuna, Texas’s third smallest town—including men, women, children, and animals.
Topeka Performing Arts Center
Topeka, KS

Fri 8/18/17 at 7:30pm
Sat 8/19/17 at 7:30pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 7:30pm
Sat 8/26/17 at 7:30pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 2pm
Special Event: General
MOWTrivia Mania
Little explanation is required for this event, a traditional trivia night with the twist that the questions will be drawn from the exhibits and artifacts that appear in the museum. This is a fun and, ultimately, educational experience that will be enjoyed ...
Museum of World Treasures
Wichita, KS

Fri 8/18/17
Special Event: Animals, Social Event
Rock River Rapids Pooch Pool Party
RRR is coming to and end with a doggie splash! The Pooch Pool Party takes place after the humans have used the pool for the last time this season. Chemicals in the water are adjusted for a "different breed of swimmer." For human safety, only those 16 years...
Rock River Rapids
Derby, KS

Fri 8/18/17 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Special Event: Other
Annual Wichita Stamp and Coin Show
Stamp and Coin Show with 30 dealers from surrounding states. Exhibits from local collectors on display , and a YOUTH BOOTH for the young beginning collector. All ages welcome.
Cessna Activity Center
Wichita, KS

Sat 8/19/17 - Sun 8/20/17 at 9am-5pm
Special Event: Children
Back to School Bash
Join us for our Back to School Bash as we gear up for another great school year! Food, games, give aways and a DJ to get the party started! Donate a school supply item to be entered into the grand prize drawing!
Towne West Square
Wichita, KS

Sat 8/19/17 at 1pm-2:30pm
Special Event: Community Event
Butler Enrollment Open House
Let's make tomorrow indefinitely better! Come to Butler’s Andover & El Dorado Campuses to Enroll for Fall Classes. We can't wait to see you! Saturday, August 19, 10 am – 3 pm There will be Free Placement Testing at both locations! Can’t make Sat...
Butler Community College, El Dorado Campus
El Dorado, KS

Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-3pm
Special Event: Farmers' Market
Derby Farmers Market
The Derby Farmers Market will include live music, produce, grass fed beef, farm fresh eggs, honey, fudge, plants, handcrafted purses, aprons, knits, soap, jewelry and more
Madison Avenue Central Park
Derby, KS

Sat 8/19/17 at 7am-12pm
Sat 8/26/17 at 7am-12pm
Sat 9/2/17 at 7am-12pm
Sat 9/9/17 at 7am-12pm
Sat 9/16/17 at 7am-12pm
Special Event: Farmers' Market
FARMERS MARKET
Food trucks, Live Music, Lamb, Buffalo, Pork, Beef, Chicken, Produce, Honey, Eggs, Salsa, Jam/Jelly. Baked Goods, Frozen Meals, Pressed Juice, Handmade Jewelry and Crafts
Sedgwick County Extension Education Center
Wichita, KS

Sat 8/19/17 at 7am-12pm
Sat 8/26/17 at 7am-12pm
Sat 9/2/17 at 7am-12pm
Sat 9/9/17 at 7am-12pm
Sat 9/16/17 at 7am-12pm
Special Event: Expo/Trade Show, Social Media, Fair/Festival, Social Event
Sole Purpose 2017
DESCRIPTION TheCRWN & Unboxed Sneakers presents to you 'Sole Purpose 2017'. Wichita's hottest sneaker and apparel show is back for 2017 and we're bringing more apparel, more give aways, more sneaker vendors and most importantly, MORE SNEAKERS!!!! This y...
Abode
Wichita, KS

Sat 8/19/17 at 12pm-5pm
Special Event: Community Event, For the Family
Eclipse Party
Be part of this rare event – a total solar eclipse! In Wichita, the Earth will plunge into 90% darkness as the Moon travels between it and the Sun. Safely view the solar eclipse using special glasses (provided to the first 500 guests) or solar telescopes. ...
Exploration Place
Wichita, KS

Mon 8/21/17 at 11:30am-3pm
Special Event: Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Conference
13th Annual Working Well Conference
Why is the Working Well Conference important to you? Workplaces play a key part in preventing, protecting and promoting healthy behaviors. While employers have a responsibility to provide a save and hazard-free workplace they also have opportunities to pr...
Hyatt Regency
Wichita, KS

Tue 8/22/17 at 8:30am-4pm
    

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