Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend In Wichita
We've got live classical music, belly dancing, antique displayed guns and much more to keep your weekend interesting! You can watch talented Wichita dancers perform a variety of dance moves, watch stars in outer space as they are born, live out their lives, and fade away, or join hundreds of women as they take to the streets in a 5K for charity. No matter what you choose, you can't go wrong.
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1) 38th Annual Dance Magic Show
Date: Saturday, March 9
Time: 7:00 PM
Where: Orpheum Theatre, 200 N. Broadway St., Wichita
Cost: Adults $15.00 in advance, $18.00 at the door. $5.00 for children under 10.
Why you should go: Enjoy a night of captivating dance performances by Wichita’s very own Amira Dance Productions. The show will include Amira dancers who will perform a variety of dance moves, including Belly Dancing, Hula Dancing, Tribal Fusion, Dark Rromani, Tribal Belly Dancing, Bollywood, Americanized Gypsy, East Indian Dancing, and much more. Sit back and enjoy great music, beautiful costumes, and a cocktail or two at Wichita’s historic Orpheum Theatre.
Along with the entertainment put on by Amira’s skilled dancers, the show will also include magic /side show performers Rose Red and Roscoe. The show is suitable for all ages. For more information, call 316-265-5659. To buy tickets online, CLICK HERE.
2) Diva Dash Women's 5K Run/Walk
Date: Saturday, March 9
Time: 8:30 AM
Where: 13th and Webb Road, Wichita
Cost: $40.00 on Race Day ($15.00 for the Lil’ Princess Kids Run)
Why you should go: Work-up a sweat by participating in the inaugural Wichita Diva Dash 5K on Saturday, March 9. The fun ‘women-only’ race will be held at The Waterfront, located at 13th Street and Webb Road.
The Diva Dash Women’s 5K will be followed by the Lil’ Princess Kids Run for young girls 8 and younger. The kids run will include different running distances from 50 yards to 200 yards based on the participant’s age. Participants that register will receive a cotton shirt, tiara and ribbon. The kid’s race will start at 9:30 AM.
An awards ceremony will be held following both runs, where food and beverages will be provided. Prize money will be awarded to the top 5 race finishers in the 5K. Prize will range from $50 to $400, depending on finishing times.
Proceeds from the event will help the nonprofit organization Girls on the Run. The charity provides an after-school program for girls in grades 3rd through 8th that addresses the healthy development of a girl’s social, mental, emotional, physical and spiritual well-being.
3) Chisholm Trail Antique Gun Association Annual Gun Show
Date & Time:
Saturday, March 9 – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, March 10 – 9:00 Am – 4:00 PM
Where: Kansas Pavilions, 1229 E. 85th North, Wichita
Cost: $10.00 for both days with hand stamp, Children under 12 are FREE (with an adult)
Why you should go: The biannual Chisholm Trail Antique Gun Association Gun Show will be taking over the Kansas Pavilions, Saturday through Sunday. The event is the largest gun show in Kansas and is expecting a record crown this year due to the current political climate.
The event is organized for the purposes of serving the interests of collectors and shooters of antique and antique-replica firearms. The event includes guns and ammo for sale. The fall Chisholm Trail Antique Gun Association Gun Show will take place at the Kansas Pavilions, October 12 through 13, 2013.
4) Mozart and Mahler
Date & Time:
Saturday, March 9 – 8:00 PM
Sunday, March 10 – 3:00 PM
Where: Century II Concert Hall, 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita
Cost: $17.00 - $$49.00
Why you should go: Classical music will fill Wichita’s Century II Concert Hall this weekend with the classics concert, Mozart and Mahler. Masterworks from both Mozart and Mahler will be performed live by the Wichita Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Daniel Hege. Mahler's peaceful melodies will be performed in his Symphony no. 4, and principal oboist of the Wichita Symphony Andréa Banke will take center stage to perform Mozart's Oboe Concerto.
Tickets can be purchased by calling the Symphony Box Office at (316) 267-7658.
5) Life Story of a Star
Time: 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Date: Fri, Mar. 8 & Sat, Mar. 9
Where: Lake Afton Public Observatory, 25000 W. 39th South, Goddard
Cost: Adults $5.00, Children (6-12) $3.00, Children under 6 are FREE, Family $15.00
Why you should go: Come out to the Lake Afton Public Observatory this Friday/Saturday and watch stars as they are born, live out their lives, and fade away. The special ‘Life Story of a Star’ program allows you to use the observatory’s telescope to observe objects in outer space that illustrate different stages in a star’s lifespan. The event will also include observation of Jupiter, our solar system’s largest planet.
A family rate is available for 2 adults and immediate children or grandchildren for $15.00. The event does not take debit or credit cards.
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