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Christmas-themed events continue through the weekend

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at 3:21 p.m.
  • Updated Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at 10:46 a.m.


Christmas is over, and before much longer, all of Wichita’s Christmas fun will be over, too.

A few local Christmas activities keep things going for a little longer once the big day has passed, but time is running out to catch them until next year.

Here’s a list of some of the holiday entertainment options available through the weekend:

Illuminations: Botanica’s elaborate walk-though light display, with more than 200 trees, remains open from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. through Tuesday at 701 N. Amidon. Admission is $7 for adults, $6 members, $5 ages 3-12, under 3 free. For more information, call 316-264-0448.

Lights on St. Paul: This drive-through display with more than 1 million lights synchronized to music opens at 5:30 nightly through Sunday at the Arc of Sedgwick County, 2919 W. Second St. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. (A suggested donation is $5.) For more information, visit www.arc-sedgwickcounty.org/.

“Derbysville: The Town of Misfit Toys”: The holiday performance at Mosley Street Melodrama runs through Monday at the theater at 234 N. Mosley. Visit www.mosleystreet.com or call 316-263-0222 for show times and ticket prices.

Miniature Christmas Trees & Vintage Santa Collection, Wichita Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main: The museum will have its display of tiny trees created by Sylvia Jackson and a collection of vintage Santa figurines on display through Tuesday. The museum is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. It’s closed on Mondays. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children ages 6 to 12. It’s free for children 5 and under and museum members. For more information, visit wichitahistory.org.

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