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15 fun things to do in the Wichita area this weekend (April 23-24)

The Great Plains Renaissance Festival is Saturday and Sunday at Sedgwick County Park.
The Great Plains Renaissance Festival is Saturday and Sunday at Sedgwick County Park. File photo

It’s the last full weekend of April, and outdoor activities are breaking out all over the place. Here are some of those, along with some indoor events, that are going on in the Wichita area on Saturday and Sunday.

Great Plains Renaissance Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sedgwick County Park; $8.50 plus one free kid’s ticket online, or $12 adults, $5 kids at the door; www.greatplainsrenfest.com.

Midian Shrine Circus, 10 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Intrust Bank Arena, 500 E. Waterman; $15 and $20; 316-755-7328, www.selectaseat.com.

Support Law Enforcement Parade, noon Saturday, 500 N. Main; free; www.supportlewichita.org.

The Band Perry, along with Logan Mize and other country bands performing for the Wingnuts Community Benefit Concert, gates open at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, headliners at 9 p.m., Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, 300 S. Sycamore; $40 and $60; 316-755-7328, www.selectaseat.com.

Sons of the Pioneers chuckwagon supper, gates open at 5 p.m. Saturday for horse-drawn wagon rides, Silver Screen Cowboy Museum, classic Roy Rogers movies featuring Sons of the Pioneers, then all-you-can-eat chuckwagon supper at 6:30 with the show to follow, Prairie Rose Chuckwagon Supper, 15231 SW Parallel St.; $45; 316-778-2121, www.prairierosechuckwagon.com.

Midwest Winefest, 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Century II, 225 W. Douglas; $66; 225 W. Douglas; 316-219-4849, www.wichitatix.com; www.midwestwinefest.com.

Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet” and Bizet’s “Carmen” by the Russian National Ballet Theatre, 7 p.m. Saturday, Century II Concert Hall; $37 to $85; www.wichitagrandopera.org.

“Chicago,” musical presented by WSU’s School of Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Wilner Auditorium at Wichita State, 1845 Fairmount St.; $6 to $16; 316-978-3233.

“Last Train to Nibroc,” 8 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road in Kechi; $8, $5 military/senior/student; 316-880-9605, justintimetheatre.org.

“Enchanted April” presented by Wichita Community Theatre, 8 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday (April 30 and May 1 also), 258 N. Fountain; $14, $12 for students/military/seniors; 316-686-1282.

Food Trucks at the Fountain, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Wichita WaterWalk, 515 S. Main.

Early-iris show, sponsored by the Wichita Area Iris Club, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Botanica, 701 N. Amidon; free admission to the show; Botanica admission charged if you want to go out into the gardens, which are open from 1 to 5 p.m.; botanica.org.

Classics concert at Bartlett Arboretum featuring John Harrison, Evgeny Zvonnikov, Susan Mayo and Ramiro Miranda of the Wichita Symphony Orchestra plus Kentucky White on guitar, 4 p.m. Sunday, Bartlett Arboretum, 301 N. Line St. in Belle Plaine; $10; doors open at 3 p.m.; food from Luciano’s Strada Food truck for sale, plus picnics welcome; www.bartlettarboretum.com.

Spring Blues Crawl including the Graham-Horton Band and Bad Mother Hubbard, 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday over six Old Town venues including Loft 150 and Barleycorn’s; after-party for ages 21 and over headlined by Ghost Town Blues Band, 8 to 10 p.m. Sunday, The Brickyard; $10 wristband covers all of it; www.wichitablues.org.

Travis Tritt in Salina, 8 p.m. Sunday, Stiefel Theatre, 151 S. Santa Fe Ave. in Salina; $43 to $69; 785-827-1998, www.ticketmaster.com.

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