Wichita River Festival: Wednesday’s highlights (June 4)
06/04/2014 10:01 AM
06/04/2014 10:01 AM
Most events are included with the cost of a Riverfest button unless otherwise noted. Some events have changed since the Riverfest brochure was published. Go to www.wichitariverfest.com for updates.
For information on The Eagle Medallion Hunt, street closings and other Riverfest happenings, visit kansas.com/riverfest.
Ackerman’s Backyard: Designed for adults. Enjoy adult beverages, bands, vendors and more. Happy hour entertainment from 4 to 8 p.m. every evening on the Star Floating Stage. 4-9:30 p.m. Wed.-Thu.; 4-10 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat. and Sun. Location: A. Price Woodard Park
Cox Kids Corner: Enjoy games, art projects, clowns, magicians and more. No button required for ages 5 and under. 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Wed.-Thu.; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat.-Sun.
The Eagle Medallion Hunt: The hunt is underway and continues until Thursday. Daily clues will be published in The Eagle and at about 10 a.m. each day at www.kansas.com/medallionhunt. They’ll be published at the same time on The Eagle’s social media pages: Facebook ( www.facebook.com/wichitaeagle) and Twitter ( @kansasdotcom). Prize is an “Ultimate Game Room” from Chilton Billiards and Spas.
Paddle Boats & Kayaks: Participation may be subject to conditions, restrictions or prohibitions. Availability is dependent on weather and river conditions. 3:30-8:30 p.m. daily unless races are in progress. Location: Board by Douglas Avenue Bridge on Arkansas River
Riverfest Zipline: $10 with a Riverfest button. Participation may be subject to conditions, restrictions and prohibitions. Noon-8 p.m. Fri. and Sat.; and Sun.; 5:30-8 p.m. Wed.-Thu. Location: WaterWalk Pavilion; entrance on east side of river
Wagonmasters River Tour: Cruises depart from the gazebo next to the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview. $5, $4 for ages 3-16, ages 2 and younger are free. A Riverfest button is required for all riders ages 6 and up. 4-8 p.m. Wed.-Fri.; 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday: Location: Arkansas River at Douglas Street Bridge
“The Ugly Duckling”: Performance by Wichita Children’s Theatre. 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Location: Mary Jane Teall Theater at Century II
Library History Day: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Central Library West Lawn
Keeper of the Plains Walk: 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and 12:15-12:45 p.m. Location: Fit ’n’ Fun Zone at WaterWalk Pavilion
Family Fun Under the Tent: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Central Library West Lawn
Wet ’n’ Wild Neon Dance Party featuring DJ Grand Master Flash: 5 p.m. DJ Carbon; 6 p.m. Durazzo; 8:30 p.m. Grandmaster Flash. Location: Kennedy Plaza
KAKE Touch-A-Truck: Kids can climb aboard their favorite trucks, big rigs and emergency vehicles. 5-9 p.m. Location: WaterWalk Pavilion
Bash-A-Truck: 5-9 p.m. Location: WaterWalk Pavilion
Hiland Dairy Ice Cream Social: 6:30-8 p.m. Location: Douglas and Water streets