Things To Do In Doo-Dah This Weekend

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It's a busy weekend in Wichita.  You have many options for things to do, thanks to my friends at Visit Wichita.  Check out this list of events going on this weekend.


GREAT PLAINS RENAISSANCE & SCOTTISH FESTIVAL

SEPT. 22-23, 2017

Time: 10 a.m. Admission: Advance tickets $8.50; $12 Adults, $5 Kids at the gate

Location: Sedgwick County Park, 6501 W. 21st. St. N., Wichita, KS 67205

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Whether you’re Scottish nobility or a fan of the Renaissance, this medieval village takes visitors on a journey to the Middle Ages to celebrate all beings in the realm. While you’re there, be sure to catch the authentic Scottish Highland Games or take a bite out of a traditional turkey leg. Kids tickets are free with advanced purchase of adult ticket.

 

RACE FOR THE CURE

SEPT. 23, 2017

Time: 7 a.m. 

Location: WaterWalk Plaza, 515 S. Main Street, Wichita, KS  67202                                                               

The 28th annual Susan G. Komen Wichita Race for the Cure on September, 23rd at the Waterwalk Plaza in Downtown Wichita. Celebrate, honor, and remember those that have fought breast cancer. They have something for the entire family to participate in throughout the morning.  This is their largest fundraiser of the year! They rely on this event to help raise a majority of funds to be able to help women and men here in Kansas that are battling breast cancer. They will also be able to contribute to cutting edge research that is progressing forward to find the cures for breast cancer. Please consider joining the Race to help save lives.  Click Here for more details.


SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM DAY LIVE!

SEPT. 23, 2017

Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Multiple locations

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The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission for two people. Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket.


TRUX SHOW

SEPT. 23, 2017

Time: 3-9 p.m.Admission: Free

Location: 4407 W. Maple, Wichita

This is an event for all truck lovers.  Click Here For Details!

 


KO NIGHT BOXING PRESENTS: “STEP UP” FT. NICO HERNANDEZ

SEPT. 23, 2017

Time: 7 p.m. Admission: $25-$75

Location: Hartman Arena, 8151 N. Hartman Arena Drive, Park City, KS 67147

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2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez returns to the ring for his third professional fight at Hartman Arena. The 2-0 flyweight will face his stiffest test against Francisco “Guerrero” Lapizco in the six-round main event.

 

TCHAIKOVSKY’S FOURTH

SEPT. 23-24, 2017

Time: Saturday 8 p.m.; Sunday 3 p.m. Admission: $20-$65

Location: Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67202

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The horns sound the opening of the 2017-18 season of the Wichita Symphony Orchestra with Tchaikovsky’s Fourth, a monumental work that blooms into an electrifying finale full of charm and delight.

 

AVENUE ART DAYS

SEPT. 23-24, 2017

Time: Varies Admission: Free

Location: Douglas Design District, Wichita

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The objective of Avenue Art Days is to showcase the talent of young artists around Wichita as they create works of art to spice up the look along Douglas. From light poles, park benches, crosswalks, murals and bridges, groups of artists and designs bring color and creativity to downtown Wichita. As the event grows in popularity, there are more murals and artwork that pop up along Douglas between Washington and Hydraulic. Douglas Design District has two Avenue Art Days creating more than 40 murals across the streets of downtown Wichita.

 

OPEN STREETS ICT

SEPT. 24, 2017

Time: Noon-4 p.m. Admission: Free

Location: Downtown Wichita

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Join a nationwide movement to get people active as four miles of Douglas Avenue are closed for Open Streets ICT. The street will be open for biking, walking, running, live music and dancing, entertainment, food, art, yoga and more. Head out to this free event as the community comes together with the best of what Wichita has to offer.

  

Go to the Visit Wichita website for a complete list of Wichita events.

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