Things To Do In Doo-Dah On Mother's Day Weekend

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Mother's Day Weekend is upon us, and there's a lot of things going on this weekend.  Here's a list of highlights for the weekend of May 12-14, 2017.  You can also find out What's Up In Wichita on the Visit Wichita website.


WICHITA FORCE VERSUS SALINA LIBERTY

May 12, 2017

Time:  7:05 p.m. Admission: $7-$50

Location: INTRUST Bank Arena, 500 E. Waterman, Wichita KS 67202

Check out the speed of football, indoors at INTRUST Bank Arena.  Wichita has only one regular season home game remaining after this game versus Salina. CLICK HERE FOR TICKET INFO!


LUCKY PEOPLE

MAY 12-13, 2017

Time: 9 p.m.                                       Admission: FREE (MUST 21 OR OLDER)

Location: Tin Lizard at Kansas Star Casino, 777 Kansas Star Drive, Mulvane KS 67110

Performing a variety of popular songs from the eighties ‘til now, they have just one goal in mind: Get you out of your seat and keep you on the dance floor. From funk, to rock…dance, to pop, the party never stops. Coming from King Me, Room Full of Walters and other popular bands, they know how to have a good time!

MORE DETAILS HERE!


CHARLIE WIENER 

MAY 12-13, 2017

Time: Varies       Admission: $8-$12

Location: The Loony Bin Comedy Club, 205 N. St. Francis, Wichita KS 67202

Charlie Wiener has headlined comedy clubs across the United States and Canada for more than 30 years. He has been called ‘Too weird for New York’, manager of the Lone Star Café and ‘Too Midwestern’, both in L.A. and Dallas, we feel he is somewhere in between. Maybe too weird to be Midwestern or too funny to be categorized, we are not much on labels.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION!


FLYING MONSTERS 

MAY 12-14, 2017

Time: Varies       Admission: Dome Prize Applies

Location: Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean, Wichita KS 67203

Soar the prehistoric skies with the flying reptiles of the dinosaur world, the pterosaurs. Uncover how this creature, the size of a giraffe, with a wing span similar to a modern day jet plane, can fly. Narrated by David Attenborough, the world’s leading naturalist. Dome prices apply.  MORE DETAILS!  


KANSAS INTERNATIONAL DRAGWAY SPRING NATIONALS 

MAY 12-13, 2017

Time:  Varies      Admission: $10-$25

Location: Kansas International Dragway,  7800 W. 61st Street North, Maize KS 67101

It is Spring Nationals time at the Kansas International Dragway. Come see the Black Pearl Jet Car, Central State Superchargers and a collection of sportsters, street bikes and pro-mod vehicles. Gates open at 5 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday.  CLICK HERE FOR TICKET INFO!


EXPLORE KANSAS 

MAY 12-14, 2017

Time: Varies       Admission: Varies

Location: Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean, Wichita KS 67203

Experience a new exhibit name and elements for this area that focus 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.  MORE INFO ON EXPLORATION PLACE!


NATIONAL JUNIOR COLLEGE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION REGION VI BASEBALL TOURNAMENT 

MAY 12-16, 2017

Time: Varies       Admission: Varies

Location: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, 300 S. Sycamore, Wichita KS 67213

Check out some of the brightest stars in baseball as they hit Wichita on a quest for the NJCAA World Series that takes place in Grand Junction, Colorado.  GET MORE DETAILS!


2ND SATURDAY 

MAY 13, 2017

Time: 9 a.m.       Admission: Free (Food and Drinks available to purchase)

Location: Douglas Design District

Shop Local, Shop Douglas! The 2nd Saturday of every month encourages you to explore Wichita's most unique businesses and get a deal while you're at it. Simply purchase a recycled, reusable tote at any of the 2nd Saturday shops & save!  MORE INFORMATION ON 2ND SATURDAY HERE!


MUFFINS (AND ART WITH MOM) 

MAY 13, 2017

Time: 10 a.m.     Admission: Adults/ $5, Kids/Free

Location: CityArts, 334 N. Meads, Wichita KS  67202

Bring mom for muffins and create colorful peat pots decorated with flowers made from found objects. They’re the perfect gift for mom this Mother’s Day! 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 13, at CityArts, 334 N. Mead. $5 for kids, adults are free. Call (316) 350-3245 to enroll. Limited spots available.  MORE INFO!


HOME ON THE RANGE FEATURING MICHAEL MARTIN MURPHEY

MAY 13, 2017

Time:  7 p.m Admission: $20-$40

Location: Orpheum Theatre, 200 N. Broadway, Wichita KS 67202

This special presentation will feature of the stars of the film and music from legendary singer and performer Michael Martin Murphey. 

The film tells the story of the song, the cabin and the lawsuit that determined its origins. It has attracted both well-known actors and accomplished musicians. The film was produced by Lone Chimney Films, a not for profit educational film company based out of Kansas, in association with Sperra Studios. 

In addition to a live performance by Michael Martin Murphey and the screening of the film, the evening will feature a question and answer session with film stars Buck Taylor, Rance Howard, Mark Mannette, Michael Martin Murphey, Mitch Holthus, Skip Gorman, Darby Hinton, Mathew Greer, Kay Epperson and the director, Ken Spurgeon.

The film is sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council, The People’s Heartland Foundation, Emprise Bank, Northfield School of the Liberal Arts, Philip and Becky Elder, Jim Graf, The Logan Foundation, Jim and Bev Mershon, ITC Holdings.  CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS!  


MOTHER’S DAY AT BOTANICA 

MAY 14, 2017

Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Admission: Adults- $7, Kids (3-12)-$5, Seniors/Military-$6

Location: Botanica, 701 N. Botania, Wichita KS  67203

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Botanica Wichita with mom. Enjoy some mimosas while strolling through the gardens. Sign mom up for a membership and receive a discount in honor of Mother's Day.  MORE INFORMATION HERE!


NO CHILD WET BEHIND 

MAY 14, 2017

Time: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.    Admission: Adults- $7, Kids (3-12)-$5, Seniors/Military-$6

Location: Sedgwick County Park

Check out the 5K, 1-mile Family Fun Run, Vendors, and Food-Trucks at Sedgwick County Park on Mother's Day. Register to run or donate diapers to help Wichita Families who struggle to provide diapers for their babies.  MORE EVENT INFO!




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