The Arc’s Lights run thru December 28th

The Arc’s Lights are now open!

November 24th – December 28th 2016

Enter from W. Douglas Ave at N. St Paul St (between West St & Meridian Ave).

The Arc’s Lights support programs for people with disabilities.  Bring your family to this wonderful drive-thru light display with over 100 “new” displays this year!

Fridays & Saturdays admission is $10 a carload (tax included). Advance tickets can be purchased at or at area Quiktrips for only $8.00 (tax included).  Sundays – Thursdays admission is by donation.  Pre-purchased tickets can be used Sunday-Saturday.  Donations are always appreciated those evenings and every night.

The Arc’s Lights open at 5:30 pm every night.  Regular closing time is Sun – Thurs 9:00pm, Fri & Sat 10:00pm (and Dec 19, 20, 21, 22), and Christmas Eve 11:30 pm.

Santa photo nights will be every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday through Dec 23 (5:30 – 8:30pm). Other nights for Santa photos include:  Dec 19, 20, 21, 22 (5:30 – 8:30pm)  Printed photos with Santa are a $5 donation or take a photo with your camera for a donation.

Pet Photo Night will be December 15th  5:30-7:30pm

Photo Courtesy of The Arc’s Lights
Photo Courtesy of The Arc’s Lights

For more information:, Facebook and Twitter TheArcsLights – #TheArcsLights

Kids Cabaret for a Cause *Sunday, December 4th 2016 7 pm

Kid’s Cabaret for a Cause VI – Sunday, December 4, 2016

 The Independent School HS Auditorium

8317 East Douglas | Wichita, KS  67207

Ticket Donation $5 and cash donations would be greatly appreciated and gratefully received. An Angel Tree will be in the lobby to support a family this Holiday season.

The Studio will be hosting its 6th Kid’s Cabaret for a Cause to benefit The Christmas Crusade.  Previous Kid’s Cabs have raised money for The Treehouse, The Wichita Children’s Home, The Kansas Food Bank and Music Theatre Wichita. “I’ve thoroughly enjoyed working with my students and we all love hosting these benefits for such worthy local causes.” Many of these Studio students performed in the 2016 Music Theatre Wichita season, including James Heinrichs who recently played Chip in Beauty and the Beast.  Other performers include Abby Jolicoeur and Cami Abraham, 2016 Finalists in the Voice of the Heartland vocal competition in Oklahoma. Abby was also the 2014 Winner of the Kansas Kids Got Talent competition and 2016 $1,000 Grand prize winner of the Voice of the Children competition.  In 2014, Studio student, Timothy TV Cao joined the Broadway cast of Matilda as a swing for the roles of Bruce and Tommy.  After in year in NYC, Timothy studied with the American Ballet Theatre in NYC and currently studies with ABT in Kansas City while continuing lessons at The Studio.

For more information about the Kids Cabaret and The 42nd Annual KFDI Christmas Crusade for Kids, visit the KFDI website.

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About The Studio – Amy Menas Voice

The Studio – Amy Menas Voice, headquartered in Wichita, Kansas launched operations in 2006, is focused on providing private voice lessons and vocal and performance coaching for young people. Studio students have performed on Broadway in New York City, at regional productions and locally in several Music Theatre Wichita productions, as well as numerous community events and school projects. Boasting more than fifty students, ranging in age from seven to eighteen years old The Studio is dedicated to enriching the lives of young people and the audiences for whom they perform.

Follow The Studio on Facebook @amymenasvoicestudio

Merry Little Holiday Market at The Wichita Boathouse *Thursday, December 8th 2016 7 pm – 10 pm

Join your friends for the Merry Little Holiday Market!

Thursday, December 8th, 7 pm – 10 pm

Wichita Boathouse | 515 S. Wichita St, Wichita KS 67202

Skip the Mall and Shop Small this Holiday Season.  Jax & Co. invite you to get the best gifts that local Wichita shops, vendors and Artisans have to offer!   There are a limited amount of tickets and they will go fast!

 Included in your ticket price are:  A canvas Shopping Tote, Hot Cocoa bar with toppings galore and their Gift Wrap Work Station stocked full with beautiful gift wrap, tags, bows and gift toppers.

Ticket Prices are $12.00 for General Admission and $16.00 for VIP Early Access (click here for more information on tickets)

Graphic Courtesy Jax & Co.
Graphic Courtesy Jax & Co.

The Merry Little Holiday Market has teamed up with Reverie Coffee Roasters to provide you with delicious Hot Cocoa topped with all the goodies that you can imagine!  And of course there will be Coffee too (included in Ticket Price)!  Reverie gifts will also be for sale at the Merry Little Holiday Market as well.

Graphic Courtesy Jax & Co.

This post is Sponsored by Jax & Co.

Join this Event on Facebook for more info and updates!

Visit The Merry Little Holiday Market’s website for their Vendor List and Ticket information!


Holidays in Delano *Saturday November 19th 12 pm – 6 pm

Visit The Delano District on Saturday November 19th for “Holidays in Delano”!  12 pm – 6 pm

Bring a canned good and receive a Shopping Pass good for discounts at participating Delano shops.

Drop your canned good off at one of the following locations on the 19th to receive your shopping pass:
Bungalow 26 – 613 W Douglas Ave, Wichita KS 67213
Aero Planes Brewery – 117 N Handley St, Wichita KS 67203
The Chocolate Fountain Event Rentals – 730 W Douglas Ave, Wichita KS 67203

All food collected will go to help Delano families through The Cupboard, a Food Bank based out of the New Covenant United Methodist Church and excess items will be sent to the Kansas Food Bank.

  There will be craft stations for the kids, free smores and Santa will be at Sweet Cheeks (722 W Douglas Ave, Wichita KS 67203) from 2 – 5 pm for pictures!

Visit this Event on Facebook for more info and updates!

This event is hosted by The Monarch

Graphic Courtesy of The Monarch

Holiday Tasting Event at two GreenAcres Market Locations *Saturday November 12th 11 am – 2 pm

It’s that time of year again… GreenAcres is sampling out all the offerings on its Holiday Menu – turkey, stuffing, sweet mashed potatoes and MORE! Available to order from the deli for your Thanksgiving dinner.

Join them and try before you buy! Green Acres is also hosting several local vendors and demos, with free samples throughout the store. You won’t leave hungry!

This Holiday Tasting Event will be at two GreenAcres Market Locations!

  GreenAcres Market Bradley Fair – 8141 E 21st St N, Wichita, Kansas 67206

and GreenAcres Market Wichita West -10555 W 21st St N, Wichita, Ks 67205

Graphic Courtesy GreenAcres Market

Visit GreenAcres Market Online

Facebook  – GreenAcres Market Bradley Fair @greenacresmarketwichita

Facebook – GreenAcres Market Wichita West  @GreenAcresMarketWichitaWest

Critter Camp and Furry Film Friday at the Kansas Humane Society *Friday November 11th

Two Fun Events at the Kansas Humane Society

Friday, November 11th

Kansas Humane Society | 3313 N. Hillside St, Wichita KS 67219

Veterans Day Critter Camp

This all day camp from 8 am – 5 pm is designed for kids kindergarten through 5th grade.

The cost is $35 per child and includes fun activities, crafts and lessons teaching kids to be safe around animals, pet responsibility, empathy and compassion toward animals, and everyone’s favorite PAINTING WITH PUPPIES!

Register online or contact Shanna Ireland, Humane Education Supervisor at 316-220-8709.

Graphic Credit – Kansas Humane Society

Furry Film Friday

This is a monthly event (held on the second Friday of every month) that’s great fun for animal-loving, pizza-eating, moving-watching kids!  Parents can drop off the kids at the Kansas Humane Society at 6 pm, enjoy a night out then pick them up at 8:30 pm.  Cost is $20 per child and $10 for each sibling.

Contact Shanna Ireland at 316-220-8709 or to register for Furry Film Friday today!

Graphic Credit – Kansas Humane Society

Follow Kansas Humane Society on Facebook @kshumane