The 79th annual Midian Shrine Circus brings their unique and exciting, family-owned extravaganza to Wichita!
INTRUST Bank Arena | 500 E. Waterman St, Wichita KS 67202
This year’s new acts include a high-flying trapeze, bears and an opportunity for attendees to ride an elephant! Midian Shrine Circus also features the Chicago Boys from America’s Got Talent and special evening show appearances by Wichita’s own Olympic Medalist Nico Hernandez.
Tickets can be purchased online at selectaseat, by phone at 855-755-SEAT (7328) or in person at the Select-a-Seat Box Office at INTRUST Bank Arena.
For Show Times and more information, please visit the INTRUST Bank Arena website.
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Paddle Battle returns for a third year on Saturday, April 22nd, on Sand Creek in Newton, Ks!
The canoe and kayak race draws dozens of paddlers to Newton for one- and two-mile routes and, new this year, paddleboat sprints.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, and races start at 10 a.m. Prizes will be awarded, and T-shirts will be provided to those who pre-register, while they last. Registration is $25, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Heart 2 Heart Child Advocacy Center.
The Blarney Breakfast will feature festivities with bagpipers, Irish dancers and much more! Enjoy a hearty breakfast with bottomless cups of coffee – Adult Tickets are $15 and a Child Ticket (under 12) is just $5!
Expo Hall Century ll 225 W Douglas Wichita, KS 67202
The Women’s Fair has something for everyone!
Showcasing the latest in fashion, home décor, food, fitness, hairstyles and beauty products, the 19th Women’s Fair Feb. 17-19 brings the most up-to-date trends to Wichita’s Century II. In addition to a business workshop, motivational speakers and health screenings, more than 300 exhibitors will offer something for everyone in a unique marketplace filled with thousands of ideas and products.
More than two dozen stage shows will complement the exhibits with fashion and hair shows, cooking demonstrations, wine tasting, on-stage contests, a model search, a Shocker Pride Fashion Contest, fitness workouts, Doggy Fashion Show and much more.
Fair hours are noon to 8 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Admission is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors and $6 for children 6-12. Children 5 and under are free.
Visit their website home page at womensfair.com for a $1-off coupon on adult tickets (print out and present at box office; electronic coupons not accepted). Spot’s Party Bus will again provide free door side transportation from Lawrence-Dumont Stadium parking lot.
Kansas Day Celebration to feature Chisholm Trail Anniversary
The Kauffman Museum will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail during its annual Kansas Day Celebration on Saturday, January 28th at the museum in North Newton.
The event will feature a live longhorn, music, square dancing demonstrations, a cowboy and cowgirl parade, indoor and outdoor crafts, activities and demonstrations.
Celebrate Kansas Day begins at 11 a.m. with an hour-long presentation in Krehbiel Auditorium at Bethel College entitled “Head ‘Em Up & Move ‘Em Out,” by Jim Gray, executive director of the National Drovers Hall of Fame. Gray’s presentation is free.
All Fired Up BBQ food truck will sell food items following Gray’s presentation, beginning at noon.
From 1-4 p.m., Kansas Day activities will be held at the nearby Kauffman Museum. The family-friendly event is also free. Special demonstrations and activities include:
1:15 p.m.: Square dancing demonstration by Circle Eight Square Dance Club
2:15 p.m.: “The Chisholm Cattle Trail: The Rest of The Story,” a presentation by Gary and Margaret Kraisinger
3:15 p.m.: Gospel and traditional bluegrass tunes by Jammin’ Biscuits
3:45 p.m.: Cowboy and cowgirl parade – wear your best Western wear or make a vest at the museum
Indoor activities offered throughout the afternoon include knot making, cattle “stamp”ede, cowboy card toss, trick ropes, horse gear and tack display, “back in the saddle” photo op, a storytelling corner and “Memory Matters” handwriting activity.
Ongoing outdoor activities will include a walk on the actual Chisholm Trail with Brian Stucky, Wild West ropin’, cowpie tic-tac-toe, live longhorns, popcorn popping, a Native American teepee, blacksmith demonstration by Bill Moffitt, rope making, rope splicing, corn shelling, Dutch oven cooking demonstration, wagon rides with Country Boys Carriage and old-fashioned schoolyard games.
The event will also include a bake sale featuring homemade baked goods and a silent auction of antiques and collectibles, including six Remington paintings in color-artist’s proofs (1906), two antique revolvers dating from the turn of the century, a pair of antique cowboy spurs and a set of 16 U.S. National Park Service pamphlets (1930-1931).
Special Chisholm Trail anniversary merchandise will be available for purchase in the museum’s gift shop, while supplies last.
The Kauffman Museum is located on the campus at Bethel College at 27th and North Main in North Newton.