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Century 2 Performing Arts & Convention Center

The Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center is a multi-functional facility, fully accessible to all users.

Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center
225 W. Douglas Ave.
Wichita, KS 67202
Fax: 316.303.8611
316.264.9121

Century 2 Performing Arts & Convention Center Events

Nov 17

Wichita Symphony Youth Orchestras - Fall Concerts

WSYO Fall Concerts
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Time: Times Vary
Date: Saturday November 17, 2018 through Sunday November 18, 2018
Location: Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center
Address: 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: $10 - $17; children 12 and under free
Category: Concert / Live Music
The Wichita Symphony Youth Orchestras Program (WSYO) is made up of three orchestras that serve over 260 students from 22 cities and towns in central Kansas and northern Oklahoma.

Saturday, November 17 @ 7:30 pm: Youth Symphony & Youth Wind Ensemble
Sunday, November 18 @ 3:00 pm: Repertory Orchestra & Youth Chamber Players

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Nov 17

Diwali Night 2018

Diwali Night 2018
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Time: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Date: Saturday November 17, 2018
Location: Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center
Address: 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: $10 - $25
Category: Cultural
The Cultural Association of India Presents Diwali 2018.

Diwali cultural program and community dinner will be on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Century II's Mary Jane Teall Theater.

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Dec 1

Holiday Sip N Shop Til You Drop

Holiday Sip N Shop
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Time: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Date: Saturday December 1, 2018
Location: Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center
Address: 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS, 67202
Category: Sale
Finish up your Christmas shopping on Dec 1st while supporting local small businesses. Shop over 100 vendors
and enjoy giveaways, demonstrations, make & take classes, cash bar, and more.

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Dec 1

The Runaway Snowman

The Runaway Snowman
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Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Date: Saturday December 1, 2018
Location: Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center
Address: 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: $7-$9.50
Category: Theatre / Dance
Wichita Children's Theatre & Dance Center presents The Runaway Snowman as part of their Once Upon a Time Series.

Can you believe it? Robin's snowman, Happy, can talk! He soon wins a local contest and becomes the town celebrity. The only problem is a local con man who takes all the fun out of being a star. So Happy must come up with a plan to save the day for Robin.

Run time: Approximately 40 mins

Dates and Times:
Saturday, December 1, 2018 12:00pm
Saturday, December 15, 2018 10:00am (No pizza will be served at this performance)

Location:
Mary Jane Teall Theater at Century II

Tickets:
General Admission (ages 2+) - $8.00
Groups 10+ - $7.00

Optional add-on:
Pizza - $1.50 (2 slices of pizza and a drink will be served at 11:30am)

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Dec 1

Chris Mann Home for Christmas

Chris Mann Christmas
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Time: 7:00 pm
Date: Saturday December 1, 2018
Location: Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center
Address: 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: $20 - $90
Category: Concert / Live Music
Wichita native Chris Mann who rose to fame as Christina Aguileras finalist on NBCs The Voice and just completed a 700+ performance national tour as Andrew Lloyd Webbers personal choice to don the iconic mask of the title role in The Phantom of the Opera comes back to Wichita a second time following last years wildly popular Christmas gala.

This years production will reunite Chris with internationally renowned conductor Steven Mercurio and new special guests in another great evening of holiday classics, pop tunes, and more from the Wichita Grand Opera.

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Dec 7

MTYP presents A Little Princess

MTYP Little Princess
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Time: Times Vary
Date: Friday December 7, 2018 through Sunday December 9, 2018
Location: Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center
Address: 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: TBA
Category: Theatre / Dance
Music Theatre for Young People presents A Little Princess. Based on the classic Victorian-era novel, a young girl’s resilience and the power of her imagination change the world.

Written by Tony-nominated composer/lyricist, Andrew Lippa (The Addams Family), and Brian Crawley (Violet), A Little Princess is based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

This re-imagined version of the classic tale expands beyond the confines of Victorian England to Africa, giving the writers ample opportunity to include African music and dance and take audiences on an unforgettable journey around the world.

Performances
Friday, Dec 7 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, Dec 8 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, Dec 9 at 2:30 pm

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Dec 8

Film with Orchestra: The Wizard of Oz

Orchestra: Wizard of Oz
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Time: 7:30 pm
Date: Saturday December 8, 2018
Location: Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center
Address: 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: $40-$80
Category: Concert / Live Music
See the timeless classic like never before with a live orchestral soundtrack provided by your Wichita Symphony! Featuring Peter Bay, guest conductor.

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Dec 11

Spirit of the Season Free Family Holiday Concert

Spirit of the Season Concert
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Time: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Date: Tuesday December 11, 2018
Location: Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center
Address: 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: Free
Category: Concert / Live Music
The Wichita Symphony presents their annual gift to the community, the Spirit of the Season Free Family Holiday Concert sponsored by Spirit AeroSystems.

Guest conducted by Micheal Hanawalt and featuring the Butler Community College Concert Choir, this one-hour concert will celebrate the sounds of the season with your favorite Christmas carols and holiday hits.

Tickets are available Monday, October 29. There is no charge for the tickets but they are required.

Canned food donations for the Kansas Food Bank will be accepted, and cash donations will be accepted for the Wichita Symphony's education programs.

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Dec 14

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Best Christmas Pageant Ever
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Time: Times Vary
Date: Friday December 14, 2018 through Saturday December 15, 2018
Location: Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center
Address: 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: $7-$8
Category: Theatre / Dance
Wichita Children's Theatre & Dance Center presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever as part of their Mainstage Series. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is a very funny and memorable story that introduces an outrageous family of children who learn the Christmas story and help everyone to rediscover its true meaning. This is an annual holiday tradition you won't want to miss.

Run time: Approximately 1 hr

Dates and Times:
Friday, December 14, 2018 6:30pm
Saturday, December 15, 2018 1:00pm
Saturday, December 15, 2018 3:00pm

Location:
Mary Jane Teall Theater at Century II

Tickets:
General Admission (ages 2+) - $8.00
Groups 10+ - $7.00

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Dec 14

The Nutcracker Ballet

Nutcracker Ballet
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Time: Times Vary
Date: Friday December 14, 2018 through Sunday December 16, 2018
Location: Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center
Address: 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS, 67202
Price: Starting at $25
Category: Theatre / Dance
Ballet Wichita transports Wichita into a magical world of dancing dolls, mischievous mice and sparkling snowflakes with the time-honored classic, the Nutcracker Ballet.

Choreographed and directed by Ballet Wichita’s Artistic Director, Alex Ossadnik, the 45th annual production promises a return to a traditional but lavish fairy-tale that has made the Nutcracker one of the season’s most treasured events. With new costumes and entirely new ACT II Scenery by celebrated Wichita Set Designer, Michael Downs, this is the year to join us as we journey through the Kingdom of Sweets and create lasting Nutcracker memories.

All performances danced live to Tchaikovsky’s lyrical and dramatic score, under the direction of Wesley Despain and feature a cast of over 130 local dancers.

This show is suitable for ages 3 and up!
(Please note: Children 2 and under do not require a ticket. However, they must remain in your lap.)

Dates and Times:
Friday, December 14, 2018 7:00pm
Saturday, December 15, 2018 7:00pm
Sunday, December 16, 2018 2:00pm

Location:
Century II Concert Hall

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