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10 fun things to do in the Wichita area this weekend (Aug. 8-9)

Music Theatre Wichita presents “Hello, Dolly!” on Saturday and Sunday.
Music Theatre Wichita presents “Hello, Dolly!” on Saturday and Sunday. Courtesy photo

From Latin American music in the great outdoors to a musical indoors to evening baseball and stargazing, there are lots of summertime activities going on in the Wichita area this weekend. Click on the titles of events to link to stories from The Eagle and Kansas.com for more information.

Latin American Festival, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Nomar Plaza, 21st and Broadway; free.

“Hello, Dolly!” presented by Music Theatre Wichita, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Century II Concert Hall; $28 to $64 evenings, $26 to $56 matinees; 316-265-3107, www.mtwichita.org.

“Robin Hood” presented by Crown Summer Kids Theatre, 2:15 p.m. Saturday, Crown Uptown Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas; doors open at 1:30 p.m.; $10, including a snack and juice; 316-612-7696, crownuptown.com.

NBC World Series championship baseball game, 6 p.m. Saturday, Lawrence-Dumont Stadium; $6 and $10; nbcbaseball.com, 316-977-9400, www.selectaseat.com.

ICT Roller Girls roller derby, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, the Cotillion, 11120 W. Kellogg; $13.50; 316-722-4201, www.thecotillion.com.

Deep Purple, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Kansas Star Casino’s Event Center Arena, 777 Kansas Star Drive, off I-35 at Exit 33 in Mulvane; ages 21 or older; $35 and $55; kansasstarcasino.com, www.ticketmaster.com.

“Life Story of a Star,” 9-11 p.m. Saturday, Lake Afton Public Observatory, MacArthur Road and 247th Street West in Lake Afton County Park; $6, $4 ages 6-12, free for ages under 6; 316-978-7827, www.webs.wichita.edu/lapo.

Wichita Wingnuts vs. Joplin Blasters baseball, 5:05 p.m. Sunday, Lawrence-Dumont Staditum; $6 to $13 in advance, $8 to $15 day of game (ages 2 and under free); 855-755-7328, selectaseat.com, www.wichitawingnuts.com.

Boston, with Blue Oyster Cult and Shooting Star, 7 p.m. Sunday, Intrust Bank Arena, 500 E. Waterman; $39 to $125, selectaseat.com.

“Much Ado About Nothing: The Barroom Shakespeare Edition,” 7:30 p.m. Sunday, east room of The Anchor, 1109 E. Douglas; free admission but limited seating; donations accepted; bar and kitchen will be open; 316-612-7696.

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