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Call (316) 350-3323 for more information about any events listed below.​
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The History of Roller Skating

Time: 2-3pm
Tickets: $3 (Museum members FREE)

Did you know that the first patented roller skate had only three wheels? Come and learn the history of roller skating from its infancy of spools tied onto wooden blocks to the modern inline and quad skates. This lecture will highlight artistic skating, speed skating, roller hockey, and roller derby. We will discuss the touring group The Skating Vanities, roller skating movies, and even animals on skates! The hour will end with Wichita's roller skating roots.

Presented by James Vannurden, Curator.

Museum grounds will not be open to the public during lectures.​​​​​​​​​
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History of Music Stores in Wichita, 1875-1925

Time: 2-3pm
Tickets: $3 (Museum members FREE)

Throughout the city's early history Wichitans had a fascination with music especially the piano, and there were music stores to cater to the growing trend. Keith Wondra, assistant curator, will explain the history of music stores in Wichita and display some of the musical instruments in the museum's collection.​​​​

Museum grounds will not be open to the public during lectures.​​​​​
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Victorian Gardening

Time: 2-3pm​​​​
Tickets: $3 (Museum members FREE)

Today, gardens are a pleasant hobby for some, but not a large part of most people's lives. Many are concerned that their lawn will look nice, but that is the extent for many. In the Victorian era, gardens, and there are many of them, were an essential part of life and reflected ideals and values of their age. We will look at the different styles of gardens and the meanings behind them. Maybe in the end you will embrace a green thumb!​​

Presented by Anthony Horsch, Education Director.

Museum grounds will not be open to the public during lectures.​​​​​​​​
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Season Launch Party

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Once Upon a Time

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Civil War Day

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Steampunk Day

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Celebrate America

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National Day of the Cowboy

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Chisholm Trail Heritage Days

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Hay, Hooves and Halloween

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Victorian Christmas

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Breakfast With Santa

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Lunch With Santa

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