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November
14

Gluten-Free Dining - Wichita, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Following a gluten-free diet isn't always easy, but many restaurants have become more accommodating. The Wichita area is lucky to have several excellent restaurants with gluten-free menu items. Whether you're in the mood for burgers, noodles, or a great salad, here are the top places our real estate agents recommend for gluten-free eats.

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October
10

Chocolate Cupcakes Around Wichita - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Who wants a chocolate cupcake? Just about everyone. They're a delicious and decadent dessert that's hard to resist - especially after a long day of looking at Wichita homes for sale. October 18 is National Chocolate Cupcake Day, and what better excuse to indulge? Here are our favorite places to get gourmet chocolate cupcakes in the Wichita area.

  • Wichita Cake Creations - 550 N. Webb Rd., Wichita, KS 67206
    Wichita Cake Creations
    does beautifully decorated cakes for weddings, birthdays, and other occasions. What they're best known for, though, is their cupcake drive-thru. Pull up to the window and get from one to a dozen cupcakes in flavors like chocolate brownie, banana split, white chocolate raspberry, and more. You can even save a couple of bucks on your order by letting them choose your flavors. Don't worry - everything's delicious.

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October
3

Dog Parks - Wichita, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Walking your dog is good for your own health and also for your dog's wellbeing. More active dogs are less prone to arthritis and joint pain as they age. On your end, walking can help keep your heart and mind healthy. If you've been meaning to walk your dog more often, October 1-7 is the week to start making that goal a reality. It's Walk Your Dog Week, and our real estate agents recommend visiting one of these Wichita parks to get started.

  1. Chapin Park: 2400 E. MacArthur Rd., Wichita, KS 67216
    Chapin Park is a large, 190-acre regional park. There is a dedicated dog park with two separate, off-leash enclosures. Each park has a shaded shelter, so you and your dog can get some relief from the sunshine. There's plenty of parking on-site too.

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September
19

Fall 2022 Leaf Peeping - Wichita, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Fall is in the air in Kansas. The mornings are a little crisper, and leaves all over the Wichita area will show their autumn colors. If you're looking for places to see some great fall foliage this season, you're in luck! Our real estate agents are here to share their favorite leaf-peeping spots in the Wichita area. 

  1. Botanica Wichita - 701 Amidon St., Wichita, KS 67203
    Spanning just over 17 acres, Botanica Wichita is a spectacular park and botanical garden in the heart of the city. It's an urban oasis just minutes from many Wichita homes for sale. Various themed gardens come alive with brilliant foliage in fall. The Woodland Walk & Frank Smith Woodland Glade is especially beautiful as the leaves change. The gardens also host many migrating monarch butterflies this time of year. The winged insects stop at the garden throughout September on their way south for the winter, providing an extra splash of color.

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August
29

Sunflower Fields - Wichita, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

A walk through a thriving sunflower field is the perfect way to mark the end of your summer. Many of our real estate agents make yearly trips to these golden fields all around the Wichita area, enjoying the blossoms and the other activities available at each location. Join them by heading out to one of the spots on the list below. 

  • Grinter's Sunflower Farm - 24154 Stillwell Rd., Lawrence, KS 66044
    With sunflowers as far as the eye can see, Grinter's Sunflower Farm is well worth the drive from Wichita. With the fields planted July 9th this year, sunflowers are expected to be in full bloom in early September. While professional photographs are known to schedule sessions here, the general public is welcome to snap pictures as well.

    Photo seekers are advised to come on a sunny day, about two hours after sunrise or before sunset. You're sure to be rewarded with some amazing pictures.

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August
8

Wichita Bookstores - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Do you love getting lost in a good book? Are your favorite gifts novels or comic books? If so, we have some good news. National Book Lovers Day is coming up on August 9th. This holiday is dedicated to book lovers of all ages and interests. Whether you love crime novels or biographies, our real estate agents encourage you to visit one of these local Wichita bookstores in celebration. 

  • Watermark Books & Cafe: 4701 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67218
    Watermark Books & Cafe is an independent bookstore near many Wichita homes for sale. Not only do they have a great selection of books, but there's also a cafe inside the shop. You can order a sandwich, a pastry and coffee, or a salad to enjoy while you read. Many of the sandwiches are named after famous books. Guests really love The Iliad chicken salad sandwich.

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July
25

Wichita Wineries for Wine and Cheese Day - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Wine and cheese pair together so perfectly. There's nothing quite like a creamy blue cheese with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc or a slice of cheddar paired with good Merlot. If you love wine and cheese as much as we do, you'll want to celebrate National Wine and Cheese Day on July 25th. Take a break from looking at Wichita homes for sale, and stop by one of these local destinations.

  • Jenny Dawn Cellars: 703 Douglas Ave. Ste 180, Wichita, KS 67202
    Jenny Dawn Cellars opened in 2016 and has become a mainstay in the Wichita area. They partner with wine facilitators in Napa, CA, and source their grapes from growers in California and Kansas.

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July
18

2022 Farmers Markets - Wichita, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Kansas is well-known for its amazing, locally grown produce and fresh foods. There's such a long list of farmer markets in the state that our real estate agents thought it'd be a good idea to share some of our favorites found in Wichita and the surrounding areas:

  • Old Town Farmers Market - 835 E. 1st St. N, Wichita, KS 67202
    Close to many Wichita homes for sale, this farmers market is filled with treasures. While food is certainly a highlight, you'll find a wide assortment of art, handmade items, live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, an area for the kids, and much more. Many locally owned businesses show up at the Old Town Farmers Market to offer a variety of activities, classes, and even the occasional contest.

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June
13

Fishing in Wichita - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

June 18 is National Go Fishing Day, and June is a truly beautiful month to be out on the water in Kansas. Here in the Wichita area, we're lucky to have a wealth of great fishing options close by, including over 20 public lakes within the metro area.

Our real estate agents are excited to share some of their favorite local fishing holes for bass, catfish, panfish, and more. Be sure to mark your calendars for June 18, and join us at one of these outstanding Wichita fishing lakes!

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June
6

Chocolate Ice Cream - Wichita, KS - J.P Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Ice cream is a smoothly decadent treat that's tasty year-round, but its creamy coolness is even more appealing in warmer months. National Chocolate Ice Cream Day is on June 7, so visit a Wichita ice cream shop on that day and stop by others throughout the month and summer.

Our real estate agents recommend paying a visit to the following ice cream shops to indulge in some chocolate ice cream.

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