The weather should be perfect to get out and enjoy Wichita this weekend. Here's a list of things to do. Thanks to my friends at Visit Wichita for this great list of events this weekend. Be safe and have some fun!
WICHITA AREA BUILDERS HOME SHOW
FEB. 9-12, 2017
Time: Varies Admission: $8 adults, $6 seniors, $3 children, 6 and under free
Location: Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita KS 67202
Thousands of home products and exhibits, demonstrations and displays.
WICHITA THUNDER HOCKEY
FEB. 10 & 11, 2017
Time: 7:05 p.m. Admission: $12 and up
Location: INTRUST Bank Arena, 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita KS 67202
The Wichita Thunder battles the Colorado Eagles in ECHL action. Get there at 5 p.m. on Saturday for the USMC versus USAF hockey game.
HOTEL CALIFORNIA EAGLES TRIBUTE
Time: 8 p.m. Admission: $30 to $32.50
Location: Orpheum Theatre, 200 N. Broadway St., Ste. 330, Wichita KS 67202
Eagles tribute band Hotel California is coming to the Orpheum Theatre, and will be performing all of The Eagles classic hits. Hotel California's easy-going warmth that comes from the band exemplifies the Southern California sound of the 1970s.
ARCTIC CAT NITRO ARENACROSS TOUR
FEB. 10-11, 2017
Time: 7 p.m. Admission: $23 advance adults and children, $18 general admission adult, $12 general admission child (12 and under)
Location: Hartman Arena L.L.C., 8151 N. Hartman Arena Drive, Park City KS 67147
The rapidly growing Arctic Cat Nitro Arenacross Tour has taken the nation by storm as the largest indoor motocross tour in the United States. It’s not just a race but a high impact, visual sensation show that will keep you on the edge of your seats!
VALENTINES CHUCKWAGON SUPPER AT THE PRAIRIE ROSE
FEB. 11, 2017
Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Admission: $35 adults, $10 ages 3-12, under 3 free
Location: Rose Chuckwagon Supper, 15231 SW Parallel Rd, Benton KS 67017
Take your sweetheart on a horse-drawn wagon ride or watch a classic cowboy movie. The all-you-can-eat chuckwagon supper is at 6:30, followed by the show.
CAROUSEL: A CONCERT
FEB. 11, 2017
Time: 7:30 to 10 p.m. Admission: $30 to $75
Location: Century II Concert Hall, 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita KS 67202
Music Theatre Wichita and the Wichita Symphony join forces for the first time in a historic collaboration to bring you Rodgers and Hammerstein's beloved musical in a semi-staged production. This acclaimed music conveys hope and dignity through a dramatic testimony to the power of love.
2017 EASTERN KANSAS SCHOLASTIC ART AWARDS EXHIBITION
THROUGH MARCH 5, 2017
Time: 1 to 5 p.m. Admission: Free
Location: Mark Arts, 9112 E. Central Ave., Wichita KS 67206
The Eastern Kansas Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition showcases select artwork created by middle school and high school students from 70 Kansas counties. The Scholastic Art Awards are the largest and longest-running recognition program for young artists in the United States, identifying and rewarding students who demonstrate superior talent and achievement. Nationally, alumni include Andy Warhol, Robert Indiana and Zac Posen.