What’s Happening This Week in Wichita (Jan 31-Feb 5)
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■ Soup of the day with chef Loren | 3 February
Where from: Central standard brewing
A FRENCH POP-UP! Come down for a traditional taste of southern France. Chef Loren Fields is a local foodie with worldly taste buds who cooks up a bouillabaisse for the evening. Prawns, scallops and whitefish swim in a lobster and saffron broth. Served with bread, this soup will not disappoint.
■ Sleight-ly Tipsy at Loony Bin Wichita | February 4th
Where from: The crazy bin
The winner of the 2022 Midwest Championship of Comedy Magic and youngest veteran of the stage comes to the Loony Bin every month with Sleight-ly Tipsy, the 90-minute magic show that crowns the Midwest! Audiences love Christian’s shows for their sassy and spontaneous comedy, ridiculous props and impossible magic tricks. Tickets for the next show on February 4th at 5pm are $18 so get them before they sell out!
THE BEST THINGS TO DO!
■ Discover Girl Scouts: Wichita | 31 January
Where from: Boston Recreation Center
You’re invited to be a Girl Scout! From exploring the great outdoors to getting inspiration for her next big idea, Girl Scouts can take her where she wants to go. Join us at the Boston Recreation Center in Wichita from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for activities and to learn more about Girl Scouts.
■ Tuesday night Pokemon League | 31 January
Where from: Wizard Asylum
Pokémon League is a fun and accessible way for Pokémon fans to get together and have fun! League events are open to all Pokémon TCG and video game players, regardless of experience level or skill. Play, trade, and even win cool prizes with your own cards and Pokémon video games! The best part is that you can do all of this with other Pokémon players who love collecting and playing as much as you do.
■ 1 million cups | February 1st
Where from: Groover Labs
1 Million Cups is a free, weekly national program to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. Every Wednesday morning at 8:45 am, one or two early-stage startups present their companies to a diverse audience of colleagues, mentors, educators and advisors.
■ WSU Men’s Basketball vs. No. 3 Houston | February 2nd
Where from: Charles Koch Arena
■ Greater Kansas RV Show | February 2nd to 5th
Where from: century II
RV owners and adventurers will find the lowest prices of the year at the Greater KS RV Show. From the comfort of Wichita’s Century II Convention Hall, window shoppers and willing shoppers can review the wide selection of Jayco, KZ, Grand Design and many other quality lines.
■ Pinball League on Thursday Nights | February 2nd
Where from: The Arcade
Admission to The Arcade is at 6 p.m. The league games start at 18:30, after this time no more practice games are allowed in league games. This league runs over 7 weeks, 6 weeks of qualification and 1 week of finals. Only your best 4 of the 6 qualifying weeks will be used to determine placement in the finals. The lowest 2-week scores are not used. Each qualifying week, starting January 5th and running through February 9th, consists of a 5-game bank. The format for the qualifying weeks is Best Game, one try per machine.
■ Adult Skate Night | 3 February
Where from: Carousel Skate Center
Join us for grown-up night every Friday! Must be 21 years old and have valid ID. $10 coverage (including skates). Beer and mixed drinks available. Check out our feature on what to expect here.
■ snow glow | 3 February
Where from: All Indian Museum of Central America
It’s a night sledding event you’ll never forget, with music by DJ Karetaker, LED light show, food truck and snow by Snow Bros Snowmakers. Pre-registration is required and will be available on our website. Bring a non-metal sled and enjoy playing in the artificial snow. *Event is subject to change due to weather conditions.
■ Blood Orchard Vintage Market & Southside Food Truck Rally | February 4th
Where from: ReBorn Boutique & Marketplace
Shop with us for everything Vintage, Rustic, Shabby Chic, Handcrafted, Homemade and Small Business items! We are back!!! After a wonderful Christmas time with our family and friends, we are ready to see YOU ALL!!! Just in time for sweetheart season, we’re ready to spread the ♥️ and have some great vendors for you to shop for your sweetheart!
■ Cupid 2 Mile Crawl | February 4th
Where from: Sedgwick County Park
Join the 7th Annual Cupid 2 Mile Crawl Run on February 4th at 8:30am. The race takes place at the Horseshoe Shelter at Sedgwick Co Park. This will be a flat and fast 2 mile run for singles and couples! Participants receive a long-sleeved racing shirt, an individual start number, finisher medals and a chipped timer. Hot chocolate and donuts will be served after the run.
■ 2023 Annual Wichita Cat Fancy Cat Show | February 4th
Where from: The cotillon
People are encouraged to enter their unregistered cats in the show’s domestic pet section, a category that celebrates the beauty of the everyday feline. Cats must be at least 4 months old, spayed or neutered if older than 8 months, have all current vaccinations, be of a good temper and not have claws. Entry fee is $30 per cat.
■ Evening of Entertainment Benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society | February 4th
Where from: Up Wichita
The team “Cancer SLAYers” invites you to a special evening of performances benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society! Come and enjoy amazing singing and beautiful dancing performed by local and regional artists.
■ Galentine’s Day 2023 Drag Brunch | February 5th
Where from: Odd Fellow Hall
Visit CoAct Kansas for a fabulous drag brunch buffet benefiting the Wichita Family Crisis Center. Enjoy delicious food, sparkling mimosas, and an outstanding drag show featuring some of Wichita’s finest artists. Not only will you have a great time, but you’ll be supporting an important cause that helps families in crisis. Don’t miss the opportunity to win some great raffle prizes for $5 per ticket while supporting a great cause. Gather your closest friends and join us for a day of fun, laughter and giving back. Don’t wait, get your tickets now before they sell out!
■ Rock’s Dugout Sportscard and Sports Memorabilia Show | February 5th
Where from: North Rock Lanes
Vendors from Kansas and neighboring states have taken up residence in the concourse at Northrock Bowling Lanes to sell and purchase sports tickets and memorabilia. Free admission. Over 50 tables.
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■ Rhea Lana’s Consignment Sale | 12-17 February
Where from: century II
Upscale resale for savvy families! Rhea Lana’s Children’s Consignment Event is Wichita’s Largest Children’s Consignment Sale! Hundreds of families come together to sell thousands of quality, gently used children’s items at BARGAIN prices!
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