The Wizard of Oz
July 10 - August 15
Topeka Civic Theatre, Topeka, KS
Little Dorothy Gale of Kansas, like so many girls her age, dreams of what lies over the rainbow. One day a twister hits her farm and carries her away over the rainbow to another world. Come join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the Cowardly Lion and Toto as they travel the universe of Dorothy’s imagination.
Shrek the Musical
July 31 - August 2 & August 5 - 8
Shawnee Mission Theatre in the Park, Shawnee, KS
Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a TONY Award-winning fairy tale adventure featuring all new songs. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage, and proves there's more to the story than meets the ears.
Back to School Bash Skate Party
Wednesday, August 5
Carousel Skate Rink, Wichita, KS
Zora Beale Hurston Community Center presents a Back to School Bash Skate Party to celebrate a great summer and the beginning of a new school year.
The Urban Slide - Lawrence
August 8 & 9
8th Street, Lawrence, KS
The Urban Slide is the coolest Slip N’ Slide in the world! Regardless of how many times you take a trip down the 1000-foot adventure you are bound to have a great time!
Salina Pooch Plunge
Monday, August 17
Kenwood Cove Aquatics Park, Salina, KS
Bring your dog for a day at the pool in the 6th annual Pooch Plunge! Dogs get in free.
Flint Hills Beef Fest
August 21 - 23
Lyon County Fairgrounds, Emporia, KS
Fun for the whole family, including a ranch rodeo, pony wagon rides, a kids' pedal tractor pull, cow patty toss competition and live music and dancing!
Kids Mystery Theater: The Case of the Missing Marsupial
Friday, August 21
Flint Hills Discovery Center, Manhattan, KS
Flint Hills Discovery Center's exhibits come to life as children discover suspects who may have kidnapped animals from the In the Dark exhibition. Dinner is provided.
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