Calendar

July-September Calendar of Events

July

July 1-20 “Out on a Limb,” Jan Butler, and glasswork by Robin Lies; Gallery 12, wichitagallery12.com.

July 1-Aug. 11 Kevin Mullins: Fire in the Paint Locker, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State, ulrich.wichita.edu.

July 1-Sept. 19 Nature Connects: Art with Lego Bricks, Botanica, botanica.org.

July 9-14 119th Annual Kanas Wheat Festival, carnival, parade, food, live music, games, arts and crafts, Wellington, wellingtonkschamber.com.

July 10-14 “A Chorus Line,” Music Theatre Wichita, Century II, MTWichita.org.

July 12-Aug. 24 “Forbidden Broadway’s Greatest Hits,” Roxy’s Downtown, 316-265-4400.

July 12-21 “Disaster!” Great Plains Theatre, Abilene, greatplainstheatre.org.

July 13 Fort Harker Days, Kanopolis, goellsworth.com.

July 13 Summer Birthday Bash, 1 to 3 p.m., celebrate Wichita Art Museum’s 34th birthday with ice cream social, wichitaartmuseum.org.

July 15 Drums Across Kansas, BG Products Veterans Sports Complex, El Dorado, eldoks.com.

July 17, Aug. 7  Breakfast & Butterfly Release, 9 a.m., Botanica, botanica.org.

July 17-28 “Dixie Swim Club, Wichita Community Theatre, 316-686-1282.

July 17-20 82nd Annual Pretty Prairie Rodeo, Kansas’ largest night rodeo, pprodeo.com.

July 18 Third Thursday, art and music, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton, 316-284-2749.

July 19 “Top Gun,” interactive film screening, Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

July19-27 Broadway RFD presents “Into the Woods,” Swensson Park, Lindsborg, visitlindsborg.com.

July 20 Moonwalk 50th Anniversary Celebration, activities and programs, Exploration Place, Wichita, exploration.org.

July 20 Wichita Birthday Party, celebrate the city’s 149th birthday, 1 to 5 p.m., Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, wichitahistory.org.

July 20 Commemorate the moon landing with new dome theater film and other activities, Exploration Place, exploration.org.

July 21 “Eva: A-7063,” 2 p.m., film about Holocaust survivor, Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

July 24-28 “Chicago,” Music Theatre Wichita, Century II, MTWichita.org.

July 25  Summer Night with Nature Connects, 6 to 8:45 p.m., petting zoo, children’s activities, crafts, food trucks, Botanica, botanica.org.

July 25-28 KKOA Leadsled Spectacular Car Show, Oakdale Park, Salina, kustomkempsofamerica.com.

July 26-27 Dam Music Festival, El Dorado Lake, eldoks.com.

July 26-Aug. 31 “Favorite Places” by Diane Curtis, with ceramics by Judy Brees, Final Friday opening July 26, 5:30 to 10 p.m., Gallery 12, wichitagallery12.com.

July 27 National Day of the Cowboy, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita, oldcowtown.org.

July 27 Storm the Castle, Exploration Place, exploration.org.

July 27 Family ArtVenture: Pictures of Us, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

July 27-Sept. 20 Art by Emily Willis Schroeder, Lora Jost, and Rachel Epp Buller, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton, 316-284-2749.

July 28 “Itzhak,” documentary film, 2 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

July 31-Aug. 3 Wild Bill Hickok PRCA Rodeo and Central Kansas Free Fair, Abilene, abilenekansas.org.

August

Aug. 1-3 Kansas’ Biggest Rodeo, Phillips County Fairgrounds; rodeo parade Aug. 3, 785-543-2448.

Aug. 2-3 National Cowboy Poetry Rodeo, Abilene, abilenekansas.org.

Aug. 3 Yoga on the Lawn, 9 a.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Aug. 3 “Light and Shadow”: Alyson Shotz and Kumi Yamashita Opening Party, 7 to 9 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Aug. 3 Wichita Taco Fest, 3 to 9 p.m., Cowtown, festiveict.com/taco-fest.

Aug. 3 Vintage Base Ball Game, Eisenhower Presidential Library grounds, Abilene, eisenhower.archives.gov.

Aug. 3-Jan. 5 Light and Shadow, ethereal sculptures by Alyson Shotz and Kumi Yamashita, Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Aug. 7-11 “In the Heights,” Music Theatre Wichita, Century II, MTWichita.org.

Aug. 8-11 Holly Frontier Western Celebration, downtown El Dorado, eldoks.com.

Aug. 10 Garden Tea Party, 6 to 8 p.m., Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton, 316-284-2749.

Aug. 15 Night at the Museum: Moonstruck, 7 to 10 p.m., live music, art, food trucks, cash bar, moon gazing, Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Aug. 15 Third Thursday, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton, 316-284-2749.

Aug. 16-17 Sand Creek Summer Daze, floating parade, live music, family activities, Athletic Park, Newton, sandcreeksummerdaze.com.

Aug. 16-17 Twine-a-thon, Cawker City, hwy24.org.

Aug. 19-Nov. 17 “Lowell Nesbitt: Apollo, 1969,” Experiential Engineering Building, curated by Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State, ulrich.wichita.edu.

Aug. 23-24 Cowtown Days and Rodeo, Ellsworth, goellsworth.com.

Aug. 24 Adam’s Apple Festival, Lucas, lucaskansas.com

Aug.  24 Big Brutus Polka Fest, West Mineral, 620-827-6177.

Aug. 24 Zoo Brew Craft Fest, Rolling Hills Zoo, Salina, rollinghillszoo.org.

Aug. 24 Mini Used Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Aug. 24, 31 Fall wildflower tours, Maxwell Wildlife Refuge, Canton, 620-628-4455.

Aug. 30-Sept. 1 Little Balkans Days Festival, Pittsburg, LittleBalkansFestival.com.

Aug. 31 Dinner train, Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad, Abilene, asvrr.org.

Aug. 31-Sept. 1 Chisholm Trail Days, Old Abilene Days, Abilene, abilenekansas.org.

Aug. 31-Sept. 2 Steam locomotive train rides, Abilene, asvrr.org.

Aug. 31 People of the Plains, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita, oldcowtown.org.

Aug. 31-Oct. 14 KC Renaissance Festival, Bonner Springs, kcrenfest.com.

September

Sept. 6-8 Huff n Puff Balloon Rally, Topeka, VisitTopeka.com.

Sept. 6-15 Kansas State Fair, Hutchinson, kansasstatefair.com.

Sept. 6-28 Paintings by Bob Neace with sculptures by John Lindholm, First Friday opening Sept. 6, 5:30 to 10 p.m., Gallery 12, wichitagallery12.com.

Sept. 7 Steampunk Day, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita, oldcowtown.org.

Sept. 7 Book-making class taught by Rachel Epp Buller, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton, 316-284-2749.

Sept. 7-Nov. 2 Haunted Atchison, Atchison, VisitAtchison.com.

Sept. 7 Yoga on the Lawn, 9 a.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Sept. 9 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, hosted by Lindsborg’s Rendezvous Adventure Outfitters at the McPherson Opera House, 785-227-9810.

Sept. 11 Sunset Yoga, 7 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Sept. 12-Dec. 8 “Clay Currents: The Wichita National Ceramics Invitational,” Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State, ulrich.wichita.edu.

Sept. 12-Dec. 8 “Teachable Moments: The XXII Faculty Biennial,” Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State, ulrich.wichita.edu.

Sept. 14 Night Lights Sky Lantern Festival, El Dorado State Park & Lake, nightlightsevent.com.

Sept. 4-15 “Blood Brothers,” Wichita Community Theatre, wichitact.org.

Sept. 15 5th Annual Fiesta Hispana, Exploration Place, exploration.org.

Sept. 18-22 Walnut Valley music festival, national and international contests on eight instruments; live music on four stages, crafts, food, Winfield fairgrounds, wvfest.com.

Sept. 19 Curator talk: Susie Silbert, “Catalyzing Change: Making Glass New,” 6 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Sept. 19-22 Highway 36 Treasure Hunt, 400 Miles of antiques and garage sales across Kansas, ushwy36.com.

Sept. 20-Oct. 25 Ceramic show, Karg Art Glass, Kechi; opening night with live music and demos, Sept. 20, 316-744-2442.

Sept. 20 Roaring 20s Party, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita, oldcowtown.org.

Sept. 21 Fueled by Fire, 9-mile or 2-mile run, Newton, fueledbyfirenewton.net.

Sept. 21 50th annual Hillsboro Arts & Crafts Fair, hillsboroartsandcraftsfair.org.

Sept. 21 Tour the Art Garden, 10:30 a.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Sept. 21 41st Art in the Park, Marion, marionparksandrec.com.

Sept. 26 Senior Expo, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Sept. 27-29 Age of the Gunfighter, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita, oldcowtown.org.

Sept. 27-29 Kansas Championship Ranch Rodeo, Peace Treaty Pow Wow, Medicine Lodge.

Sept. 28 Blues, Brews & Barbecue, Newton, ToNewton.com.

Sept. 28 Red Hot Chili Pepper 5K & Little Pepper Run, Chili Cook-off, Newton, ToNewton.com.

Sept. 28 Mini Used Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wichita Art Museum, wichitaartmuseum.org.

Sept. 28 Smoky Hill Museum Street Fair, Salina, smokyhillmuseum.org.

Sept. 28-Jan. 5 Wild Weather, national traveling exhibit, Exploration Place, Wichita, exploration.org.

Sept. 28-Nov. 15 Art by Bob Neace, Curtis Haynes, Andy Brown, Don Fullmer and Wendell Donaldson, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton, 316-284-2749.

Sept. 28-29, Oct. 4-5 Ciderfest, Louisburg Cider Mill, louisburgcidermill.com.