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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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May
16

Burger Restaurants - Wichita, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

May is National Hamburger Month, and we can think of no better way to celebrate than by paying a visit to your local burger joint. And if you happen to live in the Wichita area, you have plenty of options. 

Our real estate agents are always excited to highlight local businesses. With that in mind, if you're looking for the best burger in Wichita, look no further than these five amazing restaurants.

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May
9

Pick Your Own Berries - Wichita, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

National Strawberry Month is observed each May, and that's when they usually ripen in the Wichita area. You'll find plenty of pick-your-own strawberry farms where you can go to pick the juiciest, freshest fruits right off the vines. And when you get home, wash them and eat some plain, use them in shortcakes or on top of a cheesecake, dip them in chocolate, and save some to freeze for later.

Our real estate agents suggest stopping by one or more of the following places to pick your own berries around Wichita.

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April
25

Little Sweden USA - Lindsborg, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Originally settled by Swedish farmers and immigrants in 1869, Lindsborg is a truly unique community in Kansas. It's known fondly as Little Sweden USA, thanks to the Swedish and Scandinavian heritage of so many residents. There's so much to see and do close to Lindsborg homes for sale, with many attractions that showcase the community's unique heritage. Our real estate agents are here to help you plan your next visit to Little Sweden USA, with our guide to six local attractions you won't want to miss.

  • Heritage Square & Old Mill Museum – 120 E. Mill St., Lindsborg, KS 67456
    Some of Lindsborg's most interesting historic buildings are located in Heritage Square, including the West Kentuck one-room school, a historic rail depot, a workshop belonging to early residents, and the community's first courthouse. This is also where you'll find the Old Mill & Swedish Heritage Museum, where you can discover more fascinating stories about local history and even research your own Swedish genealogy.

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April
11

Healthy Lunch Stops - Wichita, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

We all know how important it is to eat a nutritious and filling lunch, but it's not always easy to find the time to step away from work. April 13th is Make Lunch Count Day, and our real estate agents welcome you to rise to the challenge. Carve out some time to enjoy a healthy lunch from one of Wichita's best lunch stops from the list below.  

  1. Larkspur Bistro and Bar - 904 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67202 
    Want to enjoy your healthy lunch in a charming café atmosphere? Larkspur Bistro and Bar offers a full menu of light salads and sandwiches that you can order for a wholesome midday boost. They also serve many healthy entrée options for people who want something a little more substantial, including grilled portobellos and salmon gyros.

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March
7

Restaurants for Fried Chicken - Wichita, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

There is something undeniably enjoyable about biting into a good piece of crispy fried chicken. Luckily, there are some great places to get fried chicken in Wichita. In fact, our real estate agents recommend going out for fried chicken at least once while you're here looking at homes for sale. Here are five top spots serving fried chicken that will knock your socks off.

  1. Sam's Southern Eatery Wichita: 6600 W. Central Ave., Wichita, KS 67212
    Sam's Southern Eatery opened their first location in 2008, and since then, they have added several more locations throughout the southern states. Their menu contains a lot of southern favorites, including fried green tomatoes and po'boys, but they're particularly well known for their chicken.

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February
21

Margarita Day Around Wichita - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Like other well-known cities, Witchita is filled with all types of food and drinks from one corner of the city to the other. If you're a fan of margaritas, you certainly won't have to go far to find one. While these drinks are common for the area —even a movie theater chain carries them—our real estate agents have put together their favorite stops for Margarita Day.

  • Margaritas Cantina — 3109 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67211
    Margaritas Cantina
    has been delighting people of all ages for many years and is a favorite of the locals. Not only can you expect a large variety of delicious Mexican dishes and tasty margaritas, but you'll also be treated to live music and dancing at specific times throughout the week. If you'd like a change of pace, you can also choose to sit in the outdoor area and take in the fresh air.

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February
7

Wichita Breakfast Restaurants - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Is there anything more satisfying than a hot breakfast on a chilly morning? Whether you prefer sweet pancakes or savory egg dishes, a hot breakfast is a well-deserved indulgence. February 2022 is National Hot Breakfast Month, the perfect opportunity to treat yourself to a favorite meal. Here are some of the top Wichita breakfast restaurants our real estate agents recommend.

  • Egg Cetera: 242 N. Mosley St., Wichita, KS 67202
    Egg Cetera is a laid-back breakfast and brunch spot serving some of the tastiest breakfast dishes in Old Town. They make a lovely Eggs Benedict, served with a side of hash browns. Their avocado toast with sunny side up eggs on the side is another favorite. And, of course, you can't go wrong with the filling biscuits and gravy combo.

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January
24

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

January is National Dog Training Month, which means it's time to work on your dog's behavior and skills. Whether you want to teach your dog something specific or just want to reinforce basic obedience, you don't have to do it alone. Our real estate agents have assembled this list of the best dog training agencies in and around Wichita to help you find the right teacher for your canine companion. 

  1. Chisolm Creek Pet Resort - 6260 N. Hillside, Wichita KS 67219 
    Chisolm Creek Pet Resort is a spacious green campus offering boarding and day camp services for dogs on top of their top-class dog training classes. Their puppy training courses are great for socializing very young dogs and teaching them how to behave safely in a home environment. Older dogs can participate in basic and advanced obedience training or take classes to prepare to work as a therapy animal or compete in rally competitions.

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January
10

Spicy Food Around Wichita - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

There's just something about spicy food that's irresistible. January 16th is International Hot and Spicy Food Day, so what better way to celebrate than by going to a restaurant that lets you indulge in that heat you crave?

But when you're moving to a new area, it can be difficult to know which restaurants will fill your needs. There are plenty of Wichita homes for sale, but are there any spicy restaurants nearby? There are. Here are a few of our favorites in the area.

  • Thai House - 969 N. West St., Wichita, KS 67203
    Family-owned and operated, Thai House prides itself on delicious homemade food cooked from scratch that's as spicy as it is mouth-watering. Thai spices give their food that signature heat in dishes like Paad Krapow (stir fry with chilis and sweet basil) and Gaeng-Khiao-Wan (Thai green curry paste). When browsing the menu, look for the diamond icons next to various items. One diamond means it's hot and spicy. Two diamonds mean it's extra hot and spicy.

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December
6

Bakeries for Brownie Day - Wichita, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Whether you like them fudgy or cakey, a rich chocolate brownie is an undeniable treat – and with National Brownie Day coming up on December 8th, you've got a great excuse to indulge. Check out these five places serving stellar brownies near our Wichita homes for sale.  

  1. YaYa's Eurobistro - 8115 E. 21st St. N, Wichita, KS 67206 
    YaYa's Eurobistro
    serves a mixture of Italian, French, Greek, and other European cuisines for a truly diverse culinary experience. Whether you prefer chicken, beef, pork, seafood, or even pasta or pizza, you'll find the food you're craving here. The real highlight, however, is this restaurant's Phyllo Brownie. Served with crème anglaise and French vanilla ice cream and topped with a sprinkling of Oreo cookie crumbles, this is one of the most indulgent versions of this dessert you'll ever taste.

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September
20

Where to Go for Milkshakes Around Wichita, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Cool, creamy, and decadent — nothing beats a well-made milkshake. September is Shake Month, and if you're a milkshake lover, you should head on over to Wichita. And while you're in town, check out these Wichita homes for sale and experience the best of Kansas culture and architecture. You might find your dream home in this serene yet exciting city.

  1. Old Mill Tasty Shop - 604 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67202
    Family-owned and operated, the Old Mill Tasty Shop has been running since 1932. Located in old town Wichita, families have gathered in this little shop for sodas made the old-fashioned way for generations. Old Mill is a popular lunch spot, renowned countrywide for its soda fountain, deli sandwiches, and indulgent milkshakes.

    As many Wichitans can attest, their chocolate and strawberry shakes are to die for. Other flavors include hot fudge coffee and hot fudge chocolate. And the best part: Any excess shake that doesn't fit into your glass is served to you on the side.

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September
7

Bakeries for Sourdough Bread - Wichita, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Few things smell more delightful than freshly baked bread. Sourdough bread is a favorite of our real estate agents, and we were surprised to learn that sourdough recipes date all the way back to back to 1500 BC when it was created and enjoyed by the Egyptians.

With Sourdough September upon us, there couldn't be a better opportunity to visit your favorite Wichita bakery and indulge in this delicious treat. Below are some of our favorite local places where you can go for sourdough bread.

  • Aria Bakery - 6476 E. Central Ave., Wichita, KS 67206
    Some of the best homemade sourdough bread in all of Wichita is baked fresh every morning at Aria Bakery. Delicious baked goods, a friendly staff, and reasonable prices make Aria one of the most popular bakeries in the area. The shop is open Tuesday through Saturday until 6 pm. One of the best things about Aria Bakery is it's within walking distance from these Wichita homes for sale.

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August
23

Restaurants for Waffles - Wichita, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Who doesn't love waking up to the smell of waffles in the morning? These delicious, crispy treats are one of our favorite dishes. Waffles are so versatile: They can be enjoyed as a meal or a dessert and topped with syrup, ice cream, fruit, chocolate, or even fried chicken. Everyone has a favorite waffle style.

National Waffle Day is August 24th, so what better time to get out and this amazing creation while also supporting some of Wichita's wonderful local businesses? If you're in search of the best waffles in town, below are some recommendations from our real estate agents.

  • Dempsey's Biscuit Co at Crunch BBQ - 550 N. Rock Rd.. #105, Wichita, KS 67206
    For some of the best Belgian Waffles in Wichita, check out Dempsey's Biscuit Co. These delicious waffles can be ordered as a stand-alone meal or topped with three hot chicken fingers, bourbon syrup, and hot sauce for one of the best Chicken & Waffles dishes in the area. Dine-in or order delivery — either way, just be sure to check out some of these amazing Wichita homes for sale on your way home.

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July
19

Food Trucks - Wichita, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

When our real estate agents are busy showing homes all day, they love stopping by a food truck for a quick bite to eat. Luckily, there are plenty of great options in the Wichita area. Next time you're out exploring Wichita homes for sale, plan to visit one of these delicious food trucks for a quick and easy lunch or dinner. 

  • Urban Skillet: Wichita, KS
    From cheeseburger eggrolls and chicken alfredo lasagna to funnel cakes and nacho fries, the menu selection at Urban Skillet is nothing short of amazing. They offer large portion sizes and fair pricing, making this one of our favorite local trucks. 

    Urban Skillet doesn't have a set location or schedule, so it's best to follow them on Facebook to keep up with all their latest events and announcements.

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July
5

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

July is National Ice Cream Month! 31 days to celebrate cones, sundaes, milkshakes, banana splits, and more. And by "celebrate," we naturally mean "eat." Of course, you're moving, so you'll have to find some good ice cream parlors near your new home. There are plenty of Wichita homes for sale, but how many have ice cream nearby? All of them, if you know where to look. Here are some of our favorite ice cream places in and around Wichita.

  1. Churn & Burn - 548 S. Oliver, Wichita, KS 67218
    This locally owned and sourced ice cream shop is a mesh of delicious opposites. Churn & Burn specializes in both ice cream treats and hot coffee. They also take classic, old ice cream recipes and modernize them by flash freezing their desserts in liquid nitrogen. Offering both dine-in and takeout, they have a wide variety of flavors, from cranberry walnut to strawberry balsamic to cinnamon, made to order with your favorite mix-ins and sauces.

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June
21

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

There's nothing better than browsing a farmer's market on a lazy Saturday morning. You can get fresh, delicious produce that's much better quality than what you'll find in the store – all from local vendors. You're about to move to Wichita, and you know there must be some good farmer's markets around town, but you don't yet know where they are or how close they are to you. Fear not. There are plenty of Wichita homes for sale near farmer's markets. Our real estates are happy to help you find the best ones in your area. Here's a list of our favorites.

  • Kansas Grown! Market - 7001 W. 21st St. N, Wichita, KS 67205, or 701 E Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67202
    Kansas Grown!
    is the largest grower-owned farmer's market in the state. There are actually two different locations in Wichita. The Main Market at 21st and Ridge meets Saturdays, from 7 am to noon, starting in April and through October. Or, if you're not an early riser, you can go to the Union Station market on Douglas, Wednesdays between 4 and 7 pm, from mid-May until September. In addition to farm-fresh produce, both locations often have themed days and host cool events for you and your family.

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June
7

Yoga Studios - Wichita, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc

If you've been busy checking out Wichita homes for sale, you might have started to feel a little frazzled. The good news is, International Yoga Day is right around the corner. Taking some time out for a yoga class is a great way to find some inner peace. 

There are plenty of incredible yoga studios in the area where you can find some Zen. Here are a few we recommend.

  • Wichita Ashtanga Yoga: 1927 S. Hydraulic Ave., Wichita, KS 67211
    Christince, owner of Wichita Ashtanga Yoga, has been practicing yoga for over a decade. Once she began practicing Ashtanga, she began to see changes in other parts of her life. This experience led her to pursue yoga teacher training.

    Today, she brings her passion and experience to all the students who attend her studio. Some of the classes you'll find here include an Ayurvedic Yoga Series, Mysore, Yin, and Half Primary.

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May
17

Wichita Tourist Attractions - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

The Wichita area is bursting with fun attractions and things to do. But if you've lived here for a while, you may not take the time to venture out and explore as much as you used to. This summer, consider taking a "staycation" and re-acquainting yourself with the Wichita area through a tourist's eyes. Here are some of the top attractions our real estate agents recommend.

  • Jurassic Art: 256 W. Rosewood St., Rose Hill KS, 67133
    If you're looking at Rose Hill homes for sale, be sure to stop at Jurassic Art while you're in the area. This offbeat tourist attraction is a collection of artistic creations related to Jurassic Park and the Jurassic period in general. 

    Visitors can drive or walk through the park for free. You'll see dinosaur sculptures, a 15.5-foot Sir Allen the Knight, and even a graveyard for discontinued cars.

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April
19

Historical Destinations Around Wichita - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

The Wichita area has a rich history that includes cattle drives, Native Americans, and aviation manufacturing. If you'd like to learn about some of the area's history, you'll find several museums and other stops, including an old-fashioned sandwich and soda shop, that are well worth a visit.
  
Our real estate agents suggest stepping into the past at these Wichita destinations.  

  1. Old Mill Tasty Shop – 604 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67202  
    Although it may not seem like a traditional historic destination, the Old Mill Tasty Shop has been serving hungry and thirsty customers since 1932. The atmosphere is friendly, and some customers make the Tasty Shop a daily habit. Take a break and order a soda that's still made the old-fashioned way, or try a malt, shake, or float. If you'd like to make a meal of it, order the daily blue-plate special, or choose a sandwich like peanut butter, banana, and honey.

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March
1

Pizza Shops Around Wichita - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Any day is a good day for pizza, and we're fortunate to have such a wide variety of pizza shops around the Wichita area. Who doesn't love a cheesy slice piled high with toppings? Our real estate agents certainly do and suggest visiting the following restaurants to order the perfect pizza around Wichita:

  • Picasso's Pizzeria – 621 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67213 
    Craving delicious New York-style pizza? You know, the kind with a thin yet crispy crust that you can fold in half to eat? Picasso's Pizzeria was founded by Kurt Schmidt because he couldn't find a restaurant that served New York-style pizza that met his standards. Buy pizza by the slice if you're on your own or a "ginormous" 26-inch size if you're with a group. Try tasty options like The Kansas, which comes topped with sunflower seeds, spinach, bleu cheese, and red onion, or customize your own slice or pie.

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February
22

Wichita Coffee Shops for Barista Day - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

Let's face it, many of us would struggle to start the day without a little help from our favorite coffee or specialty drink. So our real estate agents think it's important to show appreciation to the local baristas who keep us awake and energized. Good baristas often work long hours and provide good customer service, so it's always nice to leave a tip when possible.

March 1 is Barista Day, so there couldn't be a better opportunity to thank your local coffee shop employees. We created a list of some of the best Wichita coffee shops to help you narrow down your choices:

  • Want Bierock Company And Coffee House - 2615 W. 13th St. N, Wichita, KS 67203
    For some of the best handcrafted coffee in Witchita, checkout Want Bierock Company And Coffee House. This classic coffee shop serves up fresh brews, specialty drinks, and kombucha in a comfortable, cozy atmosphere. While you're there, be sure to try one of their delicious famous cinnamon rolls.

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