It’s the merry month of May, and the weather looks beautiful this weekend. Starting Sunday night, there’s a chance of an extended wet spell, so pick — and plant — your flowers while you may. Here are some of the things going on in the Wichita area this weekend, many of them in the great outdoors, several of them free.
Opening of Old Town Farmers Market, 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, First and Mosley; www.oldtownfarmersmarket.com.
Herb Day, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Extension Education Center, 21st and Ridge Road; free admission.
KidFest, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Century II Expo Hall; $2 to $6; wichitakidfest.com.
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Prairie Rose Western Days, weekend of free activities at the Prairie Rose Ranch, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 15231 SW Parallel Road in Benton; free; www.prairierosechuckwagon.com.
World Penguin Day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sedgwick County Zoo; penguin-keeper chats at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.; included in admission; scz.org.
“Oliver!” presented by the Music Theatre for Young People, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Mary Jane Teall Theater in Century II; $12 in advance, $15 at the door, $10 for students, 316-219-4849, www.wichitatix.com.
Gooding, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Crown Uptown Theatre; $15, www.instantseats.com.
Refresh: “Switch,” music by DJ Carbon and Rudy Love Jr. and The Collective, for ages 21 and older, 8 p.m. Saturday, Abode Venue, 1330 E. Douglas; $12 in advance at www.eventbrite.com, $15 at the door.
Mid-America All-Indian Center Benefit Car Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, 650 N. Seneca; free; www.theindiancenter.org.
Cinco de Mayo celebration at the zoo, Mexican-food vendors and bands, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sedgwick County Zoo; included in admission; scz.org.
Wichita Choral Society 70th-anniversary spring concert, 2 p.m. Sunday, First United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway; $10; www.wichitachoralsociety.org.
Outdoor band concert featuring Friends University Concert Band and Senseney Music Community Band, 3 p.m. Sunday, south side of the Riney Fine Arts Building, 2100 W. University. Free; bring lawn chair or blanket.
“Swan Lake” performed by the Russian National Ballet Theatre, 7 p.m. Sunday, Century II Concert Hall; $40-$95, $20 students, Select-A-Seat outlets, 316-755-7328, www.selectaseat.com.