NotWedding on Tuesday
The NotWedding is a fake wedding that will serve as an interactive bridal show and give brides-to-be a chance to see local wedding vendors in action. It’s at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Abode Venue, 1330 E. Douglas, and attendees will get dinner, drinks and an up-close look at photographers, caterers, jewelers, cake makers and more. Tickets are $25 and are available at www.thenotwedding.com/events/wichita/.
Encounters Con this weekend
The second annual Encounters Convention, a celebration of science fiction, comic books, gaming, anime, steampunk and more, is scheduled for this weekend at the Best Western Wichita North Hotel & Suites, 915 E. 53rd St. North. The convention is scheduled for 4 to midnight Friday, 7 a.m. to midnight Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m Sunday. Tickets are $35 for a weekend pass, $15 for a Friday or Sunday pass and $22 for a Saturday pass. For a full schedule of events, www.encounterscon.com, and for information, call 316-253-3392.
Food for Thought’s Fall Market
Food for Thought, the health food and gift store at 2929 E. Central, is putting on its semiannual October Fling market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday in the store’s parking lot. It will feature vintage items, crafts, re-purposed items and more. Three food trucks – The Flying Stove, Cake Face Bake Shop, and B.S. Sandwich Press – will be serving at the event. Among the businesses represented will be Reverie Coffee Roasters, John’s Pitas, Sarah Jane’s Salsas and Cravings Gluten Free Bakery. Admission to the market is free. For more information, call 316-683-6078.