From movies to pajamas and petting zoos, This Wichita weekend has something to offer everyone! Check out these local events!
Luke Bryan Kill the Lights Tour at Intrust Bank Arena, May 13
It's finally the weekend that local country music fans have been waiting for! Luke Bryan will perform his Kill the Lights Tour at Intrust Bank Arena on Friday, May 13. Known for hits like "Country Girl," "Someone Else Calling You Baby," "Do I," and many others Bryan has had a very successful career in country music.
Bryan is a winner multiple American Music Awards, Academy of Country Music Awards and Billboard Awards. Luke Bryan will be accompanied by special guests Dustin Lynch and Little Big Town. Luke Bryan's Wichita show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range in price from $39.75 to $74.75.
Pajama Party at the Sedgwick County Zoo, May 13
Celebrate the weekend with a pajama party at the Sedgwick County Zoo! Featuring a theme of Growing up Wild, the event allows children from newborns to age five to learn about wildlife while wearing their pajamas! The event runs from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m., so get dressed for bed and come check it out! THe event will highlight a discussion, a craft, a snack and a bedtime story, in addition to a one-of-a-kind zoo experience! An admission cost of $8 for members and $10 for nonmembers will cover one child and one adult. An additional $4 will be required for each additional guest. Space is limited, so preregistration is required. Registration is now open for all classes.
Yoga on the Lawn at the Wichita Art Museum, May 14
Get your stretch on this weekend, as the Wichita Art Museum resents yoga on the lawn! From 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, guests are invited to join Limitless Yoga of Wichita's instructor, Kelsea Wright for a free flow class! The class is for all skill levels, but is intended for ages 16 and up. Expect to get a great work out, and to stretch some common problem areas.
The class will begin before the museum opens in the Paula and Barry Downing Amphitheater, In case of inclement weather, class will not be held. Guests should bring their own yoga mats or towels and water bottles.
Purple Rain Double Feature at the Orpheum, May 14
Wichita's Historic Orpheum Theatte will host a Celebration of This Thing Called Life in honor of the late music icon Prince on Saturday, May 14. For just $8, catch a double feature of two of Prince's most popular films: Purple Rain and Under the Cherry Moon. The event will begin at 7 p.m.
Purple Rain, where Prince made his debut, has won both Grammy and Academy awards. The film depicts Prince at the Kid, a talented musician who is alienated from his peers. The Kid has a rough home life but finds solace in his music. Under the Cherry Moon follows two brothers who scam money off of rich women. When Christopher Tracy (Prince) falls in love with one of girl he's trying to scam, things get complicated.
General Admission tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased online at selectaseat.com, by phone at 855.755.7328 and in person at INTRUST Bank Arena Box Office.
Jake Gill Benefit Concert at the Scottish Rite Center, May 14
Catch a great show and support a good cause this Saturday night, as CMA recording artist Jake Gill will perform a benefit concert at the Scottish Rite Center at 7 p.m. One of the fastest growing country rock ’n’ roll acts, the Jake Gill Band are Kansas locals. The group has opened for multiple big-name country artists, including Jake Owen, Easton Corbin, and Jason Aldean.
TFI Family Services and the Wichita Scottish Rite will each receive 50 percent of proceeds raised by this event. Funds donated to TFI will directly benefit their foster care program and proceeds for the Scottish Rite will support children’s programs through their Wichita Children’s Trust. Tickets to the event range in price from $10 to $20.
Learn more here.
Mini Golf Day At All Star Sports and Adventures, May 14
In observance of Saturday's National Mini Golf Day, All Star Sports and All Star Adventures will offer a free miniature golf season pass to the first 100 guests at the park to purchase a game of Miniature Golf or a Super Saturday Pass!
Both All Star locations will also offer prizes for players receiving a hole-in-one! On Saturday, guests can play all day long for the price of a two-game ticket price! All Star Adventures is located at 1010 N. Webb Rd, and All Star Sports is located at 8333 W. 21st St. N.
Uncork the Music at Wheat State Wine Co., May 14
Carrie Nation and the Speakeasy will perform at Wheat State Wine Company's Uncork the Music event on Saturday, May 14. Come out and enjoy local live music at Wheat State, located at 23622 Springhill Farm Dr. in Winfield.
Doors open at 7 p.m. for the event, and the music begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 per carload at the door, so load up as many friends as possible and come enjoy the fun!
Real American Country Fest at Old Cowtown Museum, May 14-15
Come out to Old Cowtown Museum for tow days of country music at the Real American Country Fest! Featuring music by Mark Chestnutt and Joe Diffie, it's an event you won't want to miss! Chesnutt performs on Saturday, and on Sunday, Diffie takes the stage. The event will also highlight a variety of other activities, including a car show, Chuckwagon Feed Demos, farm equipment, gospel sing-a-longs, petting farm, pig races, pony rides, and music from Red Dirt and Bluegrass music bands.
Gate admission is $20 per day for adults and free for youth 12 & under.
Sandman at the Loony Bin, May 14-15
Be put under a magic spell this weekend as the Sandman performs at the Loony Bin. Volunteers will be pulled from the audience to participate in the show. You never know, you might be a star! Audience members must be ages 18 or over, and should be warned that the show is rated Heavy R.
Catch the show at &:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday nights. As this is a special engagement, no coupons or passes will be accepted.