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Wanna do something cool this weekend? Here's a list of things happening in Wichita. A big thanks to Visit Wichita for keeping track of all of the awesome things to do during Wichita weekends. Here's a few things you can check out this weekend!
WICHITA JAZZ FESTIVAL
APRIL 2-8, 2018
Time: Times vary Admission: Free-$30
Location: Locations vary
Enjoy the easy-listening of jazz music around Wichita including venues like McAdams Park, Roxy’s Downtown, Fisch Haus and Wichita State University during this week-long celebration of the genre. With performances by PALO!, Eric Alexander, Harold Mabern, Ben Allison, Katie Thiroux and many other well-known jazz musicians, fans can experience most of the events for less than $30. For more details go to VisitWichita.com.
TRIPLE FEATURE SHOW: SHANE MCCONNAGHY, BRENT TERHUNE & JASON CHENY
APRIL 4-7, 2018
Time: Thursday 8 p.m.; Friday 8 & 10:30 p.m.; Saturday 7:30 & 10 p.m. Admission: $8-$12
Location: The Loony Bin, 215 N. St. Francis, Wichita, KS 67202
Enjoy this triple feature with three hilarious funnymen from all over the country. Meet Shane McConnaghy, the original voice of the Lucky Charms characters, Brent Terhune and Jason Cheny, all of whom offer different kinds of comedy to suit all senses of humor.
COWTOWN SEASON LAUNCH PARTY
APRIL 7, 2018
Time: Noon to 4 p.m. Admission: Free
Location: Old Cowtown Museum, 1865 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
Attend for a preview of things to come at Cowtown in 2018. Visit with volunteers and staff, walk the grounds and enjoy the opportunity to purchase a discounted membership ($55/family).
WICHITA GRAND OPERA: VERDI’S LA TRAVIATA
APRIL 7, 2018
Time: 7 p.m. Admission: $20-$85
Location: Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67202
A classic love story-turned-tragedy takes the stage when Wichita Grand Opera brings Verdi’s “La Traviata” to life on the Century II stage. Check out up-and-coming opera stars Larisa Martinez and Aaron Blake as they pair up as a vocal powerhouse in this timeless production.
APRIL 7-8 2018
Time: Saturday 7 p.m.; Noon Sunday Admission: $10-$30
Location: INTRUST Bank Arena, 500 E. Waterman, Wichita, KS 67202
It’s motocross as its finest! Don’t miss the dirt-slinging fun of AMSOIL Arenacross at INTRUST Bank Arena. The sport welcomes one of the most extreme racing environments on the planet with top professional athletes competing on man-made, custom-designed tracks.
Go to the Visit Wichita website for a complete list of Wichita events.