Calendar

July-September Calendar of Events

July

July 1-24 “Impressions of the Heartland,” prints by Stephen M. Perry and pottery by Frank Martinez, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas, wichitagalleryxii.com.

July 1-Aug. 18 40th Anniversary Exhibition Part II, Reuben Saunders Gallery, 3215 E. Douglas, reubensaundersgallery.com.

July 1-Aug. 11 “Jacob A. Rils: How the Other Half Lives,” exhibit created by the Museum of the City of New York about the pioneering newspaper reporter and social reformer, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, wichitahistory.org.

July 1-Aug. 31 Vivid Expanses: The Landscapes of Sandzen, Coutts Museum of Art, El Dorado, couttsmuseum.org.

July 1-Sept. 3 Planet Shark: Predator or Prey, national traveling exhibition, close-up look at the ocean’s oldest and most effective predator. Travel back 370 million years to discover rare fossils and artifacts, immersive video, Exploration Place, exploration.org.

July 1-Sept. 9 Cameo Glass in Context: Charlotte Potter and April Surgent, exhibition, two contemporary glass artists shown alongside historic examples of cameo technique, Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Tuesdays on the Terrace, live music with drinks and food, 6 to 8 p.m., Botanica, botanica.org.

July 5, 12, 19, 26 Games in the Gardens, special activities in Downing Children’s Garden Meadow, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Botanica, botanica.org.

July 11-15 “Freaky Friday,” Music Theatre of Wichita, Century II, MTWichita.org.

July 11-13, 18-20, 26-27 Chamber Music in the Barn concerts, 721-7666.

July 14 Memoir Writing Workshop, 10 a.m. to noon, in cooperation with Humanities Kansas, led by poet and writer Al Ortolani, Mid-America All Indian Center, theindiancenter.org.

July 14 Adult Adventure: Cocktails with the Creatures, 6 p.m., Sedgwick County Zoo, scz.org.

July 14  Mixed Media Summer Garden Class, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton, carriagefactoryartgallery.com.

July 14-Sept. 7 Mixed media and mobiles by Judy Dove and Scott Brown; opening reception and artist talks, live music, July 14, 7 p.m., Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton, carriagefactoryartgallery.com.

July 16 Drums Across Kansas, El Dorado,  drumsacrosskansas.com.

July 18 Breakfast & Butterfly Release, Botanica, botanica.org.

July 18-21 Pretty Prairie Rodeo, Kansas’ largest night rodeo, dance, pprodeo.com.

July 19  “Natural Beauty,” exhibit by Jennifer Weigel opens, 6 to 8 p.m., Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton, carriagefactoryartgallery.com.

July 20-21, 27-28 Broadway RFD, “Annie,” Swensson Park band shell, Lindsborg, visitlindsborg.com.

July 21 ICT intertribal Art Market, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., view and purchase art from American Indian/Native artists, Mid-America All Indian Center, theindiancenter.org.

July 21 Farms Festival: County Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sedgwick County Zoo, scz.org.

July 21-22 4th Annual Wichita Mini Maker Faire, unleash your inner inventor, Exploration Place, exploration.org.

July 25 Senior Wednesday: “Wichita’s Other Half,” Jane Rhoads, 10 a.m., wichitahistory.org.

July 25-29 “Pippin,” Music Theatre of Wichita, Century II, MTWichita.org.

July 26-29 KKOA Leadsled Spectacular Car Show, Oakdale Park, Salina, kustomkempsofamerica.com.

July 27 Final Friday Art Crawl, participating galleries, Final Friday ICT on Facebook.

July 27-28 DAM Music Fest, El Dorado Lake, dammusicfest.com.

July 27-Aug. 11 84th NBC World Series, Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, nbcbaseball.com.

July 27-Aug. 25 Art by Mike Miller, Graeham Jarvis and Lauren Fitzgerald, CityArts, WichitaCityArts.org.

July 27-Aug. 28 Photography by Justin Bayles with ceramics and sculptures by Yusuf Etudaiye, opening reception on Final Friday, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas, wichitagalleryxii.com.

July 28-Nov. 25 Over There, Over Here: American Print Makers Go to War, 1914-1918, American print makers and their artistic responses to World War I, includes Kansas artists and Wichita’s booming aviation business in the years following 1914, Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.


August

Aug. 2 Back to School Bash, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sedgwick County Zoo, scz.org.

Aug. 4 CityArts Cupcake Challenge, 1 to 3 p.m., 350-3245 for tickets.

Aug. 4 “Child Labor in America: The Epic Legal Struggle to Protect Children” with Dr. John Fliter, 2 p.m., 265-9314.

Aug.  4 Smoky Valley Classic Car Show, Swensson Park, Lindsborg, visitlindsborg.com.

Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28 Tuesdays on the Terrace, live music with drinks and food, 6 to 8 p.m., Botanica, botanica.org.

Aug. 8-18 Disney’s “The Little Mermaid,” Music Theatre of Wichita, Century II, MTWichita.org.

Aug. 10 Perseid Meteor Shower viewing party, Kansas Wetlands Education Center, Great Bend, wetlandscenter.fhsu.edu.

Aug. 10-19 “Shrek the Musical,” Great Plains Theatre, Abilene, greatplainstheatre.org.

Aug. 11 Yoga on the Lawn, 9 a.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Aug. 16  Ice Cream Floats and the NUTS (Newton Ukulele Tunes Society), 6 to 8 p.m., Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton, carriagefactoryartgallery.com.

Aug. 16  EP 21, Exploration Place hosts adults only, 5:30 to 9 p.m., food trucks, exploration.org.

Aug. 16 Night at the Museum 5, 7 to 10 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Aug. 17-19 Sand Creek Summer Daze Festival, concerts, home brew and barbecue competitions, family activities, Athletic Park, Newton, sandcreeksummerdaze.com.

Aug. 18 Adult Adventure: Beastly Beers, 6 p.m., Sedgwick County Zoo, scz.org.

Aug. 18 Tour the Art Garden, 10:30 a.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Aug. 18 Watercolor Workshop, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton, carriagefactoryartgallery.com.

Aug. 22 “Secure the Shadow ere the Substance Fade: Wichita’s Pioneer Photographers 1870 – 1884” with Jami Frazier Tracy, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 265-9314.

Aug. 31 Final Friday exhibition opening, portraits by Carlos Soto, Reuben Saunders Gallery, 3215 E. Douglas.

Aug. 31-Sept. 25  “Venetian Bazaar” by Joanna Ramondetta with ceramics and jewelry by Eugene Stucky, opening reception on Final Friday, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas, wichitagalleryxii.com.

September

Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25 Tuesdays on the Terrace, live music with drinks and food, 6 to 8 p.m., Botanica, botanica.org.

Sept. 7-16 Kansas State Fair, Hutchinson, kansasstatefair.com.

Sept. 7 Vine, an Alfresco Event, elegant dinner in the gardens with live music, 6:30 p.m., Botanica, botanica.org.

Sept. 8 Yoga on the Lawn, 9 a.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Sept. 8 Roaring 20s, Cowtown, oldcowtown.org.

Sept. 8 Fueled by Fire,  9-mile and 2-mile runs begin at 8 a.m. in Athletic Park, Newton, fueledbyfirenewton.com

Sept. 8-Dec. 9 Burnt Generation, exhibition of contemporary Iranian photography that surveys the profound impact of decades of political unrest and social upheaval, including the Iranian revolution of 1979, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State, ulrich.wichita.edu.

Sept. 12-16 47th Walnut Valley Festival, four stages featuring nearly 30 musical acts, national flat-picking competitions, arts and crafts, food vendors, Winfield fairgrounds, wvfest.com.

Sept. 14-16 Autumn and Art, Bradley Fair, autumnandart.com.

Sept. 15 Art Gone Wild Plein Air Event, Rolling Hills Zoo, Salina, rollinghillszoo.org.

Sept. 15 49th Hillsboro Arts & Crafts Fair, hillsboroartsandcraftsfair.org.

Sept. 15 40th Art in the Park, Marion, marionparksandrec.com.

Sept. 15 Ride for the Dogs poker run and party, Caring Hands Humane Society, Newton, caringhandshs.org/ride-for-the-dogs.html .

Sept. 15 Oil  Painting Workshop, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton, carriagefactoryartgallery.com.

Sept. 15 Art Garden Tour, 10:30 a.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Sept. 15-Nov. 9 Art by Mike Livingston on exhibit; opening reception, Sept. 15, 7 p.m., Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton, carriagefactoryartgallery.com.

Sept. 16 Fiesta Hispana, crafts, games, food, music, dance, Exploration Place, exploration.org.

Sept. 16 Wine Mosey, Cowtown, oldcowtown.org.

Sept. 20 EP 21, Exploration Place hosts adults only, explore the Toytopia exhibit, 5:30 to 9 p.m., food trucks, exploration.org.

Sept. 20-23 Frontier Western Celebration, El Dorado, frontierwesterncelebration.com.

Sept. 20 Hot Dog Feast with Chef Joe Gilliam, live music, 6 to 8 p.m., Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton, carriagefactoryartgallery.com.

Sept. 19 Over There: Print Collectors Program, Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Sept. 20 Over There: Aviation Lecture, Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Sept. 21 Versus: A Live Art Battle, 6:30 p.m., 36 of the area’s most talented artists create works in 20 minutes, $100, MarkArts, 634-2787.

Sept. 21-23 The Land Institute’s Prairie Festival, The Land Institute, Salina, salina.com.

Sept. 22 Share Our Food, tasting of authentic American Indian dishes from across the country, 6 to 8 p.m., Mid-America All Indian Center, theindiancenter.org.

Sept. 22 Family ArtVenture, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Sept. 22 Farms Festival: Pollinator Power, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sedgwick County Zoo, scz.org.

Sept. 22 Breakfast with the Birds, 8 a.m., Sedgwick County Zoo, scz.org.

Sept. 22 Smoky Hill Museum Street Fair, celebrate the history and heritage of the Smoky Hills region with a downtown parade, historic demonstrators, entertainment, food and activities, Salina, smokyhillmuseum.org.

Sept. 22 Fall in Love with Kechi, kite festival and vintage market, 316-253-4119.

Sept. 22-Dec. 31 Toytopia, national traveling exhibit, investigate the origins of toys, see the world’s largest Etch-A-Sketch and play vintage video arcade games, Exploration Place, Wichita, exploration.org.

Sept. 28 Final Friday Art Crawl, participating galleries, Final Friday ICT on Facebook.

Sept. 28-30 Medicine Lodge Peace Treaty Pageant and ranch rodeo, peacetreaty.org.

Sept. 28-Oct. 20 Art by Dustin Parker, Matthew Hilyard, Theresa Harrison, Susie Cunningham, CityArts, WichitaCityArts.org.

Sept. 29-Jan. 31, 2019  Kansas Land: Farm Photography by Larry Schwarm and Bryon Darby with University of Kansas Faculty, recent works; opening party Sept. 29, 7 to 9 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Sept. 28-Oct. 23 Paintings by Tom Montgomery with ceramics by Dan Gegen, opening reception on Final Friday, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas, wichitagalleryxii.com.

Sept. 28-Nov. 3 School of Creativity Exhibition, MarkArts, 634-2787.

Sept. 29 Artisan market, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., downtown Newton, ToNewton.com.

Sept. 29 Red Hot Chili Pepper 5K and Little Pepper Fun Run followed by Harvey County United Way Chili Cook-off, ToNewton.com.

Sept. 29-30, Oct. 6-7 Ciderfest, Louisburg Cider Mill, louisburgcidermill.com.

Sept. 30 Sunset Yoga, 7 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.