Photo: Courtesy of Gavin Peters and Visit Wichita
It's the first weekend of April. No Foolin'! Do you have plans? Well, the great staff at Visit Wichita have some great ideas for fun this to do this weekend in Wichita. Stay safe! Here's a list of events.
MARCH 31, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m. Admission: Tickets start at $35
Location: Kansas Star Arena, 777 Kansas Star Drive, Mulvane KS 67110
With ten multi-platinum albums and sixteen Top 30 hits, Foreigner is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world with a formidable musical arsenal that continues to propel sold-out tours and album sales, now exceeding 75 million. Responsible for some of rock and roll’s most enduring anthems including “Juke Box Hero,” “Feels Like The First Time,” “Urgent,” “Head Games,” “Hot Blooded,” “Cold As Ice,” and the worldwide #1 hit, “I Want To Know What Love Is.”
WICHITA THUNDER VERSUS MISSOURI MAVERICKS
APRIL 1, 2017
Time: 7:05 p.m. Admission: Starting at $12
Location: INTRUST Bank Arena, 500 E. Waterman, Wichita KS 67202
The Wichita Thunder has just a few home games left this season. Watch them take on Missouri. The game starts at 7:05 p.m. There will be an Alumni Game at 5 p.m. Your Thunder game ticket will get you admission to that game, as well. Wichita will celebrate their 25th Anniversary as they bring back great names of Wichita past.
CHISHOLM TRAIL 150TH BUS TOUR
APRIL 1, 2017
Time: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $65 per person
Location: Tour starts at Lawrence Dumont Stadium, 300 S. Sycamore, Wichita KS 67213
Sit back, relax and enjoy this motor-coach ride into the past to the days of the Chisholm Trail, from Wichita to Caldwell and back. The tour features graves of people who walked the trail, markers and memorials, museums and longhorns. Lunch by the Sugar Sisters of Caldwell is included. Tickets are available at Hatman Jack's Wichita Hat Works at 607 W. Douglas.
HISTORIC WICHITA RIVER CITY TROLLEY TOURS
APRIL 1, 2017
Time: 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Admission: $15 per person, children 5 and under accompanied by an adult ride free
Location: : Tours begin on the west side of WaterWalk, 515 S. Main, Suite 108, Wichita KS 67202
Take a tour downtown in one of Wichita's unique 1925-style trolleys. The River City Trolley company provides tours during the months of April through July on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The tour winds along the Arkansas River and throughout the Delano District into Downtown Wichita. Learn more about the history of the area and discover something you never knew about Wichita! Reservations required.
APRIL 1 THROUGH DEC. 31, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: : Included in general admission, free for members
Location: Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd., Wichita KS 67203
Experience an exhibit that focuses on our state’s land, water, weather and the life it supports, both past and present. Encounter bison and throw chips into a simulated fire. In the new storm chaser vehicle, discover how weather instruments work – measure speed, humidity, storm direction and more. In the new aquifer, determine your personal water use and learn ideas for steps to conserve this precious resource.
ONE WOMAN SEX AND THE CITY: A PARODY OF LOVE, FRIENDSHIP AND SHOES
APRIL 2, 2017
Time: 8 p.m. Admission: $29 all seating levels
Location: Orpheum Theater, 200 N. Broadway St., Ste. 330, Wichita KS 67202
This loving tribute and send-up takes audiences through a laughter-infused version of all six seasons of the beloved show. There will be puns, cosmopolitans and audience participation.
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