It's back to school time. It's also time to figure out what to do this weekend. Visit Wichita has a long list of things you can do in Doo-Dah. Here's some things you can check out this weekend. Get out and have some fun!
NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: MOONSTRUCK
AUG. 15, 2019
Time: 7-10 p.m. Admission: General Admission $10; WAM Members Free
Location: Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203
WAM’s annual event brings a great mash-up of fun antics, live music, art, and an electric vibe to a summer
night. In celebration of the epic July 1969 moon landing and the exhibition Light & Shadow: Alyson Shotz and
Kumi Yamashita, this event starts indoors for art viewing and live bluegrass music from The DeWayn Brothers.
Then, head outdoors when the sun goes down for food trucks, outdoor cash bar, moon gazing with telescopes
and insight provided by Kansas Astronomical Observers, and moon songs performed by Opera Kansas.
JIM GAFFIGAN: SECRETS & PIES
AUG. 16, 2019
Time: 8 p.m. Admission: $35.75-$69.75
Location: INTRUST Bank Arena, 500 E. Waterman, Wichita, KS 67202
Laugh until it hurts with funny man Jim Gaffigan, who is known around the world for his unique brand of humor
largely revolving around his observations of life. This four-time Grammy nominated comedian, actor, writer,
producer, two-time New York Times best-selling author, Emmy-winning top touring performer and multi-platinum
recording artist will be at INTRUST Bank Arena on Aug. 16.
5TH ANNUAL GRUB & GROOVE FESTIVAL
AUG. 16-17, 2019
Time: Friday 7:30 p.m.; Saturday 5 p.m. Admission: $31-$91
Location: Capitol Federal Amphitheater, 1607 E. Central Ave., Andover, KS 67002
This two-day outdoor music festival is jam-packed with good eats and great jams. This year’s festival features
performances from musicians like Chrystal Rucker, James Fortune, John P. Kee, Glenn Jones, Zapp and Midnight
Star. This is a 21+ event. Reserve your VIP seating right in front of the stage or bring your own lawn chairs to enjoy
TASTE THIS – BEE TOUR AND HONEY TASTING EXPERIENCE
AUG. 17, 2019
Time: 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Admission: $20
Location: Botanica Wichita, 701 N. Amidon, Wichita, KS 67203
Celebrate National Honey Bee Day on Aug. 17 with this Bee Tour and Honey Tasting Experience at Botanica
Wichita. Enjoy a short tour of Alexander Bee House and delicious honey on site. Some honeys burst with caramel
or butterscotch flavors; others taste grassy. Learn to appreciate the taste nuances of honey through a flight
paired with food and a floral-themed beverage. Groups of 8 or more can schedule a private tour at any time.
2019 PUBLIC GRAPE HARVEST
AUG. 17, 2019
Time: 8 a.m.-Noon Admission: Adults $10; Children $0.01
Location: Grace Hill Winery, 6310 S. Grace Hill Road, Whitewater, KS 67154
It’s a winemaking experience unlike any other, as you become the first step in the process at the Grace Hill Winery
Public Grape Harvest. Join the picking every Saturday morning throughout August and September for about 2-3
hours each day. Once the picking is done, the harvest crew is led on a tour of the winery to see the grape crushing
and pressing in action. Then, enjoy lunch with wine (or super fresh grape juice for the little ones).