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WF Youth Symphony Orchestra Christmas Concert – Friday, December 16

WFYSO invites you to join its annual Christmas concert as the organization celebrates 30 years of exceptional music performance. After the show, don’t forget to partake in the tradition of viewing MSU Burns Fantasy of Lights!

WFYSO will also be raffling off two tickets to ITS 2023 Cakes and Concerto Gala. Raffle tickets are $5 each and can be purchased through the following link:

🎄Date: Friday, December 16th 2022
🎄Time: 7:00 PM
🎄Location: MSU – Akin Auditorium
🎄No admission fee

Nature Tots: Play in the Snow! – Saturday, December 17

Join River Bend Nature Center on Saturday, December 17th, from 10:30 am- 11:30 am for our Nature Tots program, Play in the Snow!

*Make snow!
*Measure the winter temperature!
*Construct your own bird feeder!
*Look for signs of winter on the trail!

This program is for ages 2-6 and is included with general admission. Nature Tots begins at 10:30 am, and it is not a come-and-go program.

General admission: $6, Children/Seniors/Military/Students: $5, and Children 1 and Under and RBNC members are free.

City Lights XMas Xplosion! – Saturday, December 17

Bring your friends and family by to experience 9th Street Studios latest, holiday inspired installation “XMAS Xplosion!” Enter through the patio and have your cameras ready. In true 9th Street Studios style, the gallery has been transformed into an over-the-top Holiday Art experience! Ranging from the Traditional to the avant-garde, Xmas Xplosion will melt even the coldest of hearts and will provide oodles of backdrops and interactives for festive photos and holiday cheer! Admission is $5 per person. All money raised will fund future projects for 2023!

Candlelight Tours at the Kell House – Saturday, December 17

This holiday season, the Kell House Museum invites you to escape the hustle and bustle and visit the 113-year-old home to enjoy the lights and decorations.

The Museum will be open for evening tours, guided or self-guided. The lights will be turned down, allowing the magic of Christmas to sparkle through.

Saturday, December 17th, 2022

5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Plan for about an hour visit.

Reservations are recommended.

Admission is $8 per person

Las Posadas – Thursday, December 22

Las Posadas is a traditional celebration filled with food, music, singing, and piñatas. Zavala Hispanic Cultural Initiative will celebrate with a re-enactment of a Posadas, Christmas caroling, food, piñatas, Matachines, and a rosary. The event will take place Thursday, December 22 at 6 pm at Big Blue.
Las Posadas es una celebración tradicional llena de comida, música, canto y piñatas. Celebraremos con una recreación de Posadas, villancicos navideños, comida, piñatas, Matachines y un rosario.

Winter LEGO® Camp – December 26 to December 30

Who: Kids ages 6+ (camp is divided between ages 6-9, and 10+)

What: Winter LEGO® Camp

When: December 26-30, 9a-12p

Where: CrashWorks, 900 Indiana Avenue

$100/child; $90 for each additional child

Beat the winter blues with the annual CrashWorks Winter LEGO® Camp! Kids ages 6+
can spend their vacation learning about engineering, architecture, and more through hands-on building fun.

Under the guidance of experienced teachers, our LEGO®-based winter camps give kids the chance to apply real-world STEM concepts as they build their own creations. For bonus fun, projects are often tied to popular themes like movies, space, amusement parks, and free build time is always included!

CrashWorks provide all the supplies and equipment needed to keep the interaction and discovery flowing. The pace is fast and the action never stops at our Winter LEGO® camp, with plenty of games and play time. Kids are guided and taught by experienced and fully screened staff. They’ve designed a camp structure that combines technical, STEM-focused model building with free-play sessions that encourage kids to unlock their imaginations!

The Grand Ol’ Christmas Show – Friday, December 23

It’s been a tough year and we all need a little Christmas…right this very minute!

This Holiday season, The Grand Ol’ Christmas Show is bringing our one-of-a-kind musical variety show to theaters across Texas.

So fill that glass with Eggnog, add a touch of the Christmas spirit and join us for a real, live, in-person Christmas Show on December 19th at The Wichita Theatre!

Trust us, it doesn’t get better than this:

🎄 Yule listen to all your favorite Christmas classics!

🎄 Yule burst at the seams from wonderfully original sketch comedy!

🎄 Yule ring in the Christmas season with the best artists and entertainers in Texas!

🎄 Yule shoot your eye out! Offended? Don’t be so Fra-gee-lay!

If you’re looking for the perfect way to celebrate the season with your loved ones, don’t miss this show!

And remember, like Clarence told George Bailey, no man is a failure who has friends, so bring ‘em with you and let’s all rock around the Christmas tree!

Grab your friends and fam and let’s end the year on a high note!