Entertainment

10 fun things to do in the Wichita area this weekend (May 21-22, 2016)

Children’s Farm Fest at Sedgwick County Zoo
Children’s Farm Fest at Sedgwick County Zoo Courtesy photo

Here are some of the things going on Saturday and Sunday in the Wichita area this weekend.

Tour of Art Garden at Wichita Art Museum, for ages 6 and older, 10 a.m. Saturday, meet in the foyer, 1400 W. Museum Blvd.; free; if the weather is rainy, an indoor tour will be conducted; 316-268-4921, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Midwest Beerfest, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Century II Expo Hall, 225 W. Douglas; $45, or $15 for a designated-driver ticket; www.midwestbeerfest.com, www.wichitatix.com, 316-303-8100.

Children’s Farm Festival: Heritage Breeds Day, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sedgwick County Zoo, 5555 W. Zoo Blvd.; included in admission; 316-660-9453, www.scz.org.

“Wheel of Fortune” Wheelmobile, 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday (applications to be handed out starting one hour before start time), Kansas Star Arena, 777 Kansas Star Drive, off I-35 at Exit 33, Mulvane; free, for ages 21 and older; 316-719-5000, kansasstarcasino.com.

WAM summer opening party, cash bar, live music and new exhibit of Chihuly drawings, 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd.; $10, free for members; 316-268-4921, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Wichita Wingnuts baseball opening weekend vs. Lincoln Saltdogs, 7:05 p.m. Saturday and 1:05 p.m. Sunday, Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, 300 S. Sycamore; $6 to $13 in advance, $8 to $15 day of game (children 2 and under free); www.wichitawingnuts.com, 855-755-7328, selectaseat.com.

“Pirates of Penzance” Opera on the Lake, presented by Wichita Grand Opera, 8 p.m. Saturday, Bradley Fair Lake, 2000 N. Rock Road; $37 to $85; bring a lawn chair for free seating with limited visibility on the north end of the lake by the Hilton Garden Inn; www.wichitagrandopera.org, selectaseat.com, 316-262-8054.

Say What Improv, 8 p.m. Saturday, Old Cowtown Museum, 1865 W. Museum Blvd.; $10; 316-219-1871, www.oldcowtown.org.

Food Trucks at the Fountain (early this month because Riverfest will be setting up on the final Sunday of the month), 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., WaterWalk, 515 S. Main St.; free yoga session starting at 10 a.m.; music by Stimulus.

Comedian Kathy Griffin in Salina, 8 p.m. Sunday, Stiefel Theatre, 151 S. Santa Fe in Salina; $49 to $69; 785-827-1998, www.stiefeltheatre.org, ticketmaster.com.

  Comments