Spring is in full swing! Take a peek at all of the fun events in May. Music, theatre and outdoor festivals will get you in the mood for summer.

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May Highlights

5/10 SM&SH! Summit at Topeka Performing Arts Center in Downtown Topeka

5/12 Country & Food Truck Festival in Downtown Topeka

5/18 30th Annual Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals Presented by Minties at Heartland Motorsports Park

5/27 Welcome Home Block Party with Kyla Jade from NBC's THE VOICE  at Topeka Performing Arts Center in Downtown Topeka



5/4 First Friday Art Walk - City Wide

5/4 Lucas Oil ASCS Dirt Series Sprint Car Race at Heartland Motorsports Park

5/4 Governor's Cup Soccer at Sunflower Soccer Complex

5/5 Kansas KidsFest at Kansas Expocentre

5/5 Eagle Cruise Night Car Show in Downtown Topeka

5/12 Great Plains Cluster All Breeds Dog Show at Kansas Expocentre

5/17-5/27 Evans United Shows Carnival at Kansas Expocentre

5/18 Wild Kratts Live! at Topeka Performing Arts Center in Downtown Topeka

5/29 Topeka Golden Giants vs Centennial League All-Stars Baseball at  Lake Shawnee

5/30 Topeka Golden Giants vs KC Monarchs Baseball at Lake Shawnee

5/31 Topeka Golden Giants vs Junction City Brigade Baseball at Lake Shawnee


Theatre & Music

4/20- 5/5 King Lear at Topeka Civic Theatre

4/27 - 5/12 IF/THEN at Topeka Civic Theatre

5/4 Paul Nelson Band at Uncle Bo's

5/4 Aaron Douglas Art Fair Featured Artist Unveiling Party at Jayhawk Theatre

5/5 Broadway Revolution: Topeka Symphony Orchestra

5/5 HJ Entertainment Presents Artist JC The New King of Funk

5/5 The Kaopectones at Uncle Bo's Blues Bar

5/11 - 5/12 Laugh Lines at Topeka Civic Theatre

5/11 - 5/20 Freckleface Strawberry, The Musical at Topeka Civic Theatre 

5/12 Last Minute Folk presents Charlie Mosbrook at Jayhawk Theatre in Downtown Topeka

5/12 Norman Jackson at Uncle Bo's Blues Bar

5/13 Mariachi Festival at Topeka Performing Arts Center in Downtown Topeka

5/16 Blues in the Park featuring Ric Barron Band at Gage Park Amphitheater

5/19 Platinum Express at Uncle Bo's Blues Bar

5/26 The Cate Brothers at Uncle Bo's Blues Bar


Museum & Attractions

5/9 All About the Kaw: A Speakers Series at Great Overland Station

5/11 Museum After Hours: Gold Star Mother Pilgrimages 1929-1933 at Kansas Museum of History

5/13 Mother's Day Thank You at Kansas Children's Discovery Center

5/19 With All Deliberate Speed: The Monroe to Sumner Story Tour at Brown V Board Museum

5/25 Downtown Walking Tours with Ghost Tours of Kansas

5/25 Soaring Into Space Kansas Children's Discovery Center Birthday Week at Kansas Children's Discovery Center



5/12 Girls on the Run 5K

5/12 Two Block Chalk Walk in NOTO Arts District

5/13 Mother's Day 5k

5/26 Save for Education Day Presented by Edward Jones at Topeka Zoo



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