Bonus: Memorial Day was last weekend, and we still have a weekend of May left! And rain isn’t even in the forecast!
This weekend marks the first of the Wichita Riverfest, so there’s lots to do downtown Saturday and Sunday. Here are some fest highlights along with some of the other events going on in the Wichita area this weekend:
South Central Kansas Mustang Club All Ford and Mustang Car Show, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sedgwick County Park, 6501 W. 21st St.; free; sckmc.com.
Master-gardener garden tour, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, 8309 W. Northridge Road, 11304 W. Valley Hi Drive, 14106 W. Texas Circle, 3040 N. Cromwell, 526 N. Tara Lane, 702 Edgewater, 6927 Odessa St. in Bel Aire, Delano Community Garden at 200 S. Walnut; $10 at any of the gardens; sedgwick.ksu.edu.
Steampunk Day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Old Cowtown Museum, 1865 W. Museum Blvd.; included in admission; www.oldcowtown.org.
World-record attempt for longest line of bicycles at Riverfest, noon Saturday, RedGuard Stage at WaterWalk; included in Riverfest button ($10 adults, $3 kids); www.wichitariverfest.com.
Red Dirt Concert including Kyle Park at Riverfest, 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday, RedGuard Stage at WaterWalk, included in Riverfest button ($10 adults, $3 kids); www.wichitariverfest.com.
Easton Corbin concert at Riverfest, 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Kennedy Plaza Stage; included in Riverfest button ($10 adults, $3 kids); www.wichitariverfest.com.
WAM Summer Opening Party for new exhibitions, including cash bar, light hors d’oeuvres, music by the Shoes, dinner available in the Muse Cafe, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd.; $10 admission, free for members; wichitaartmuseum.org, 316-268-4921.
Butterfly Festival, games, crafts, music, dress-up, scavenger hunt, season opening of Butterfly House at Botanica, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, 701 N. Amidon; $3 with a Riverfest button ($10 adults, $3 kids); botanica.org.
Admirals Armada, exhibit of Riverfest buttons and history, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main; admission free with a Riverfest button ($10 adults, $3 kids); wichitahistory.org, 316-265-9314.
Wichita Wingnuts vs. Grand Prairie baseball, 1:05 p.m. Sunday, Lawrence-Dumont Stadium; free general-admission seat with Riverfest button ($10 adults, $3 kids), otherwise $6 to $13, plus $2 more on game day; www.wichitawingnuts.com, 316-755-7328
Cardboard Regatta at Riverfest, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Douglas Avenue Bridge; included in $10 Riverfest button ($3 kids); www.wichitariverfest.com.
Chamber Concert Series featuring Seth Girton, 3 p.m. Sunday, First Unitarian Universalist Church, 7202 E. 21st St. $10; 316-684-3481, www.firstuu.net.
Hip Hop Showcase at Riverfest, 4 to 10 p.m. Sunday, RedGuard Stage at WaterWalk, included in Riverfest button ($10 adults, $3 kids); www.wichitariverfest.com.
“Urinetown,” comic musical presented by Wichita Scottish Rite Signature Theatre, 7 p.m. Sunday, Venue 332 at the Scottish Rite Center, 332 E. First St.; $14 adults, $10 students, military and seniors; wichitascottishrite.org, 316-263-4218.