Travel Midwest Magazine Travel Midwest Digital ReplicaSUM17 - Page 44

KKOA Leadsled Spectacular Rolling Hills Zoo SUMMER There are many reasons to choose Salina for a quick getaway! Stiefel Theatre for the Performing arts presents an impressive marquee of en- tertainment. it’s also home to the Salina Symphony. Salina Community Theatre stages live productions year-round, from musical comedy to dramatic work to the- atre by children, for children. Tony’s Pizza Events Center presents rodeos, con- certs, Comic Con and more. SculptureTour Salina is an outdoor exhi- bition of 20+ sculptures on loan from across the country. Visitors are en- chanted by the diverse works they find downtown. Public art is everywhere – streets, parks, venues, even businesses. Salina art Center presents exciting con- 42 | Summer 2017 | Travel Midwest temporary exhibitions; the Cinema screens films nightly, exceeding all ex- pectations of small city Kansas. The Smoky Hill River Festival is the sec- ond weekend of June. Be immersed in fine arts, fine crafts, and art installations throughout Oakdale Park. Music, food, fun for all – THaT is The Festival! art of the ‘kool’ fast kind rolls in late July with the KKOa leadsled Spectacular. 1,600+ hot rods, classics and ‘kustoms’ are here for the weekend in Oakdale Park. Rolling Hills Zoo is a must-see! it also fea- tures a wildlife museum, creating two un- forgettable experiences in one destination. See JoJo the baby giraffe! Kenwood Cove Aquati c Center in Salina, KanSaS Find regional heritage at the Smoky Hill Museum with changing exhibits. it just opened an exciting area for children to explore, learn, PlaY – the Curiosity Shop. Visit the Yesteryear Museum for agricultural history. Have a carefree day at Kenwood Cove aquatics Park (late May to mid-august), which features a lazy river, zero-entry pool, kiddie area, and 1,400 feet of slides – wet and wild! Golfers will find three 18- hole courses: Salina Municipal is public, Greatlife Golf & Fitness semi-private, and Salina Country Club offers reciprocal memberships. Shop the quaint and quirky in historic downtown, or major retailers of our strip centers and malls, Salina’s got it!