Weekend preview – Fall Break edition


Matthew Murphy

“CATS” will be at Century II in Wichita from Oct. 14-16.

Looking for something to do in Wichita over fall break? Here are some of the events going on this weekend.


-Food Truck Festival

Aloft 4 p.m.
Who doesn’t love food trucks on a crisp fall afternoon?

-‘Young Frankenstein’

Orpheum 7 p.m.
One of the funniest Halloween movies is playing at the Orpheum. Get ready to sing-a-long with Gene Wilder.

-Madrigals and Glee

Wiedemann Theatre 7:30 p.m.
Wichita State Choirs will be giving a concert that’s free to students.

-The Art of Code Switching

CAC Theatre 6 p.m.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion Diversity Lecture Series is back again with Harold Wallace III. This event is free for students.


-Back to the 90s Dance Party

WAVE 9 p.m.
Go back to the 90s for this dance party. Don’t forget to wear all your favorite 90s fashion to get in free.

-Trader Joe’s Grand Opening

Bradley Fair 9 a.m.
The long-anticipated Trader Joes is finally here. You might want to show up early to beat the rush.


-Old Town Farmers’ Market

Old Town Square 8 a.m.
Go get some local food and emjoy wandering around Old Town.

-Little Jerusalem State Park Grand Opening

Lyon County, Kansas 9 a.m.
A brand new state park is opening near Wichita. Experience the wildlife of Kansas and see the wonders of the newest state park.


Botanica 11 a.m.
Botanica’s largest family-friendly event costs only $10 and includes all your favorite fall activities.

-Fall Family Fun Day

Chicken N Pickle 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Pumpkin painting for the kids, a beer or two for the adults.

-Midwest Dogfest

Chisolm Creek Pet Resort 3 p.m.
Food trucks, beer, and dogs? A dream event.

-Halloweentown Movie Night

Klausmeyer Farm 7 p.m.
Everyone’s favorite nostalgic Halloween movie is playing at Klausmeyer Farm. Bring your blankets and folding chairs and get ready to relive your childhood.


-West Side Food Truck Rally

Sedgwick County Zoo 11 a.m.
The Zoo and food trucks? I can hardly think of a better way to spend a Sunday.



Century II 7:30 p.m.
Go see the award-winning musical before the movie comes out this December. “CATS” will be in Wichita from Oct. 14-16.


-Jack-o-lantern Spectacular

Botanica 6 p.m.
Botanica will be filled with carved pumpkins for this Halloween-themed exhibit.