Photo: Courtesy of American Theatre Guild and Visit Wichita
The final weekend before Christmas is coming up. Thanks to my friends at Visit Wichita for making sure that we can be festive before the holidays. Here's a list of some of the things you can do in Doo-Dah!
December 18-22, all shows start at 8 p.m. at Crown Uptown Theatre
This long-awaited gift has arrived! The Crown Uptown is once again producing theatre in Wichita. Along with Co-Producer Christine Tasheff and Direction by Patty Reeder, The Crown brings you the perfect Christmas Party. An evening that promises you a bountiful buffet, belly laughs and beautiful Holiday Music to get you in the Christmas Spirit.
Friday and Saturday, doors open at 5 p.m.; show starts at 6:30 p.m.
Sunday matinee, doors open at Noon; show starts at 1:30 p.m.
Enter a country winter wonderland as the Prairie Rose Chuckwagon Supper turns into a holiday haven right after Thanksgiving through late December. Don't miss performances from the Prairie Rose Rangers bringing an exciting mix of cowboy and classic Christmas songs.
December 20, 7:30 p.m. at Orpheum Theatre
With special guest Katy Guillen & The Drive Wichita’s beloved rock heroine, Jenny Wood graces fans and pulls heart strings with her empowering music and story. Joined by Kansas City all stars Katy Guillen and The Drive (best album of Kansas City, Pitch Magazine), it will be a night of strength and community.
December 21, 8 p.m. at Orpheum Theatre
While The Carpenters are known for over a dozen chart topping hits, they also won over their fans with their Christmas celebrations. Singer and playwright Lisa Rock and her 6-piece backing band are keeping The Carpenters’ holiday traditions alive and bringing their unforgettable Christmas songs to the stage.
Dec. 20-23, 6 to 9 p.m. at Field Station: Dinosaurs
Marvel at a one-of-a-kind exhibition with 44 life-sized dinosaurs wrapping gifts, decorating trees, and kissing under the mistletoe. The Field Station transforms into a sparkling, Mesozoic Winter Wonderland this holiday season where laughing, learning and holiday cheer go hand-in-hand-in-hand.
For more information on any of this week’s events, go to visitwichita.com/thisweek.