Now that it’s November, the holiday festivities are pouring in. Between your choice of going on a holiday shopping spree or building gingerbread houses with your family, you really can’t go wrong with any of these weekend picks!
Read on for more information on Toto’s top 5 weekend picks. Make sure to also check out other Kansas events on FetchToto’s Events Calendar: http://events.fetchtoto.com/
1) Holiday Tables 2012
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM; Tea Room Luncheon 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Date: Thursday, November 8 – Saturday, November 10
Where: Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central Ave., Wichita
Cost: $10, Tea Room Luncheon $12
Why you should go: For years, the galleries of the Wichita Center for the Arts have been elaborately transformed by decorated tabletops for the upcoming holiday season. Holiday Tables was an event started back in the 1960s, where a group of individuals began decorating tables to display festive ways to entertain for the holidays.
The event takes place Thursday to November 10 and will feature dining tables of all shapes and sizes that are decorated by individuals, business and non-profits from Wichita. This year’s decorating theme is “Table Dressings.”
Along with a collection of exquisitely decorated holiday tables, the exhibit will also have a variety of holiday decorations and delectable baked goods for sale.
2) Gingerbread Village
Date & Time:
Friday, November 9 – 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Saturday, November 10 – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, November 11 – 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Where: Beech Activity Center, 9710 E. Central, Wichita
Cost: $8 in advance, $9 at the door (Children 3 & Under are FREE)
Why you should go: Jump start the holiday season with the Gingerbread Village. The event includes a tour of professionally crafted gingerbread houses and gingerbread men, an opportunity to create and take-home your own gingerbread house, and home-made treats for sale at the bake shop.
Proceeds from this event go towards paying for the Assistance League of Wichita’s projects that benefit local school children. This is a great event to kick-off the holidays with your children. Children 3 and under are FREE.
3) White Christmas
Time: Matinee & evening performances
Date: Friday, November 9 – Sunday, December 23
Where: Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas
Cost: Thursdays: matinee $29.95, evening $35.95; Friday – Sunday: $41.95; Children (12 & under) $32.95