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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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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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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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July
11

Mosquito-Free Outdoor Entertaining - Homeowners - J.P. Weigand

You're trying to enjoy a balmy summer evening, but mosquitoes have decided to crash your fun. Don't let these annoying pests ruin your summer activities. Instead, our real estate agents recommend following these tips to keep your patio or deck free of mosquitos. 

  • Add Fans to Your Outside Spaces
    Mosquitoes are small and not particularly strong. Setting up a few oscillating fans can help keep your deck or patio free of pests by literally blowing the mosquitos away. They also supply your guests with a refreshing breeze.

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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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May
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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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March
21

Walking Paths - Wichita, KS - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

There's nothing like a quiet stroll to get you some exercise, refresh your mood, and get you into a more peaceful frame of mind.

You don't need a special location for walks either, but the right environment does enhance the experience. Since March 30th is National Take a Walk in the Park Day, let's take a look at some of the best trails near our Wichita homes for sale.

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October
18

Motorcycle Rides - Explore Kansas - J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.

The lure of the open road is a major part of America's story, and it doesn't get any better than the highways and byways of Kansas. Hop on the back of a motorcycle and head out to these great routes, attractions, and events around Wichita as recommended by our real estate agents

  • Kansas Motorcycle Museum - 120 N. Washington, Marquette, KS 67464
    Located just over an hour away from Wichita, Kansas Motorcycle Museum is a must-see for anyone who rides. The museum honors the legacy of Stan "The Man" Engdahl, a Marquette legend for both his prolific racing career and his extensive civic service. Get an up-close look at more than 100 rare and vintage motorcycles, including Engdahl's #46 Harley-Davidson and a bike owned by Elvis Presley. Hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily except Sunday when doors open at 11 a.m. Admission is free, but donations to the non-profit organization are welcome.

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