Photo: Courtesy of US Figure Skating
We're already at the end of January. This month has gone by quickly. Here's a list of things happening in Wichita this weekend to keep you entertained. Thanks to my friends at Visit Wichita for all of the information on events in our awesome city!
US FIGURE SKATING MIDWESTERN AND PACIFIC COAST SYNCHRONIZED SKATING SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
THROUGH JAN. 28, 2018
Time: Times vary Admission: $25-$65
Location: INTRUST Bank Arena, 300 E. Waterman, Wichita, KS 67202
Experience the first event of its kind in Wichita as the US Figure Skating Midwestern & Pacific Coast Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships bring more than 2,500 skaters from ages 7 to 70 to downtown Wichita. Enjoy group performances and a unique experience never before seen in the Air Capital.
JAN. 26, 2018
Time: 7:30 p.m. Admission: $25-$53
Location: Orpheum Theatre, 200 N. Broadway St., Wichita, KS 67202
Finding his way from a Hispanic upbringing in a small South Texas town, this comedian brings a “Tex-Mex”-style of comedy with a uniquely American voice that transcends anything about ethnicity, making him universally relatable. He’s known best for being a writer on the hit Comedy Central show “Mind of Mencia” and produced and wrote on rapper Pit Bull’s “La Esquina.”
THE GOLDEN GIRLS
JAN. 26-MARCH 17, 2018
Time: 8-10 p.m. Admission: $20-$30
Location: Roxy’s Downtown, 412 ½ E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67202
This theatrical parody is back by popular demand at Roxy’s Downtown. With brand new episodes, come see Scott Noah, Tom Frye, Kyle Vespestad and Monte Wheeler take over the stage as Wichita’s favorite funnymen. Catch performances Thursday through Sunday from Jan. 2 through March 17, 2018.
PRCA CHAMPIONSHIP RODEO
JAN. 26-27, 2018
Time: 7:30 p.m. Admission: $24-$44 Advance; $5 more day of
Location: Hartman Arena, L.L.C., 8151 N. Hartman Arena Drive, Park City, KS 67147
Get ready for some high kickin’, dirt slingin’ fun at Hartman Arena with the PRCA Championship Rodeo. Top professional riders from across the country will compete in seven action-packed events as they try to qualify for the Wrangler National Finals in Las Vegas.
MOZART’S MAGNIFICENT VOYAGE
JAN. 27, 2018
Time: 4 p.m. Admission: Adults $15; Children $10
Location: Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67202
Just in time for his 262nd birthday, the Wichita Symphony Orchestra is celebrating Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart by allowing the audience to follow Karl, his son, through a journey of the Classical master’s music and a father-son bonding adventure that will warm your heart.