Top 5 things to do this weekend - July 22nd to July 24th
Get your ‘groove’ on this weekend by attending one of several musical events here in Wichita. You can attend a FREE classic rock concert at the WaterWalk or go see a Grammy-award winning quartet at the Orpheum. If you want to get some music and comedy all in one, then attend the hit Broadway show “Xanadu” at the Century II Concert Hall.
Other events this weekend include a poker benefit for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or a FREE celebration of Wichita’s 141th birthday at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum. No matter which event you choose to go to, there will be something for all ages to do!
1) Texas Hold’Em Poker Benefit
Time: Register 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Date: Friday, July 22
Where: The Waterfront
Info: 10096 E. 13th St. N. Suite 126, Wichita, Kansas 67206
Why you should go: Irvin Jacks Men’s Barber Spa is hosting a no limit Texas Hold’Em Poker Tournament to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The event will take place at Irvin Jacks, located in The Waterfront.
Support this great cause by coming out to this fun evening of Texas Hold’Em Poker, food, drinks, cigars, and prizes. There is a suggested donation set at $100.00 and the first place winner will win $1,000.
2) Museum Kid’s Day
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Date: Thursday, July 21
Where: Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum
Info: 204 S. Main, Wichita, Kansas 67202
Why you should go: Celebrate Wichita’s 141 birthday by coming to the Historical Museum this coming Thursday. Learn more about Wichita by viewing over 70,000 artifacts that cover the history of the city. This event will also include tours, fun projects, and other activities for children of all ages.
Admission to this event is free so don’t miss your chance to celebrate the founding of our city. The event is only taking place between 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. so you want to be late!
For more information on this event, click here: http://wichitahistory.org/calendar/event/museum-kids-day-3/
Date & Time:
8:00 p.m. – Friday, July 22
8:00 p.m. – Saturday, July 23 (Matinee 2:00 p.m.)
7:00 p.m. – Sunday, July 24 (Matinee 2:00 p.m.)
Where: Century II Concert Hall
Cost: $22.00 - $57.00, Matinee $20.00 - $49.00
Info: 225 W. Douglas, Wichita, KS 67202
Why you should go: Come be amused by checking out this hit Broadway musical at the Century II Concert Hall. The musical satirizes the plot of the notoriously bad film “Xanadu”, using a mixture of comedy, 80s attire, and roller disco. Get your ‘groove’ on with songs like “Magic,” “Whenever You’re Away from Me,” and more.
For more information on this event, click here: http://www.mtwichita.org/Performances_2011.cfm?content=xd
4) Bela Fleck & The Original Flecktones
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Date: Saturday, July 23
Where: The Orpheum
Cost: $35.00 - $45.00
Info: 200 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS 67202
Why you should go: Spend your Saturday night listening to this Grammy-award winning quartet. The band is known for its premier banjo playing in music that ranges from jazz, bluegrass, classical, electric blues, African music, and Eastern European folk dances. The amazing range of music and talent is something that you will have to come out and hear for yourself!
For more information on this event, click here: http://wichitaorpheum.com/_music/belaFleck.html
5) Blue Eyed Soul
Time: 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Date: Friday, July 22
Info: 515 S. Main St., Downtown Wichita, Kansas
Why you should go: Make your Friday night a little more fun by attending this FREE classic rock concert presented by KEYN-FM 103.7. This is an outdoor event at the WaterWalk, so make sure to bring your lawn chairs or blankets. The concert will feature the Wichita-based band Blue Eyed Soul who are known for performing crowd favorites.
Food and drinks will be available to purchase. Alcohol is not to be brought to this event. Free parking will be available in the WaterWalk parking garage located at 515 S. Main Street.
For more information on this event, click here: http://www.wichitawaterwalk.com/events/classic-hits-concerts.html
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