July-September Highlights

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Chisholm Trail’s 150th anniversary

The commemorative Oklahoma-Kansas Chisholm Trail Cattle Drive will be met in Caldwell on Sept. 16 with a day full of festivities before moving north and ending near on Sept. 23.

Wichita’s annual Delano Fall Fair will salute the Chisholm Trail with a three-day event Oct. 6-8. The weekend will start with campfire ghost stories on Friday evening and continue Saturday with a western parade at high noon, old-fashioned games, storytellers, horses, chuckwagon food, and music by Suzy Bogguss and Del Shields. Sunday plans include a cowboy church service and ice cream social. Events take place in Wichita’s historic Delano district, which is located on Douglas just west of downtown.

For other events in central Kansas and more info, go to ct-150.org.


Bike Share rides into Wichita

The new availability of 100 cruiser bikes at 19 stations throughout downtown has made getting around – for work, exercise, enjoyment or sightseeing – more convenient and a lot more fun.

Bike stations are conveniently located throughout Delano, Old Town, near Century II, Exploration Place, Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, INTRUST Bank Arena and along the Q-line trolley routes.

The Bike Share ICT fleet, which is provided by Zagster, includes a basket for carrying groceries, takeout or other items. Riders may rent the bikes for $3 per hour or purchase an annual membership for $30 (student price is $20).

For more info and download the app, visit bikeshareict.com.