Second Annual

                      BTW Open Prairie Trikers

                         Trike-About Weekend

                       12, 13, 14 August 2011

 

Greetings!

 

This is your official invitation to the BTW Open Prairie Trikers 2011 Trike-About, August 12, 13, 14, in Wichita.  

We have a full schedule to keep you busy and we will have escorts spaced throughout the group so no one gets lost. 

 

We are asking for RSVPs, by August 8th as we need a head count for food Friday evening, the restaurants and Exploration Place.  

 It would also be helpful to know which parts you are planning on attending.  Our schedule is set up so you can join in at any point. 

You may respond to anyone on the committee listed below.

 

We will be raffling off a hand-tied Amish Quilt at $2 per ticket or 6 tickets for $10.  You do not have to be present to win. 

We will have it at the hotel Friday evening, and carry it with us Saturday so you will have an opportunity to look at it.  The drawing

will be at the end of the Trike-About.

 

Park City Express Inn, 793 Beaumont St., Park City, KS is giving us special rates for our event.  Please call 316-927-3900

and mention BTW to get your discount.  The rates vary from $52 for one bed single or double occupancy, $59.95 two beds double,

and $72.95 for three beds.  They have an outdoor pool so bring your suit!  The hotel has asked that you make your reservations

by July 31st if at all possible.  They are busy and weekends are filling up fast.

 

Friday evening

 

7 pm – 9:30 pm           Welcome our guests at Park City Express Inn first floor breakfast room.  We will have sandwiches, chips,

                                    cookies, fruit and drinks available.

 

Saturday morning

 

Prior to 8 am              Meet at Spangles at 61st North and I-135 in Park City.   If you are not local and not staying at the motel,

                                    please plan accordingly so you are here on time.

 

8 am                            Leave Spangles for Halstead, KS

 

9 am                            Lineup for Halstead Old Settlers Parade (throwing candy is encouraged)

 

10 am                          Parade starts

 

11 am (approx)            Yoder, KS Carriage Crossing for lunch (variety of homemade foods, reasonably priced,

                                    from salad, to sandwiches to full meals, including desserts) http://www.yoderkansas.com/ccr.htm

 

1 pm (approx)              Leave Yoder for Wichita Exploration Place

 

2 pm (approx)              Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd.  Interactive Science Exhibits, Dome Theater, Planetarium, Mini Golf,

                                    Traveling Exhibit (CSI experience – solve a crime).  You will be able to choose what you would like to do, whether

                                    it’s one thing or a combination of two or three.  The prices are reasonable and vary depending on what you choose.  

                                    Please visit their website for a listing.  The CSI Experience is included with the combo packages – not priced by itself. 

                                    Exploration Place closes at 5 pm so choose your fun accordingly.        http://www.exploration.org/index.php

 

6 pm                            Whiskey Creek Steak House, 231 N. Mosley, Wichita (Old Town) for dinner.  They have a variety of foods from

                                    sandwiches to full meals at reasonable prices.  http://www.whiskeycreek.com/wichitaks.shtml

 

8 pm                            Ride to the Keeper of The Plains in Riverside Park where we will have cookies and a cold drink for you.  The iconic

                                    "Keeper of the Plains" pays tribute to the Native Americans who made the area their home before the arrival of

                                    settlers. Located at the confluence of the Arkansas and Little Arkansas Rivers, the Keeper Plaza incorporates the

                                    history of the Native Americans and embodies a "sacred hoop" and the 4 elements that make up life (earth, air, fire

                                    and water). Each of the five manufactured boulders in the river next to the plaza has a fire feature, and the grouping

                                    makes up the "Ring of Fire." It is quickly becoming one of the most photographed locations in Wichita.

 

We will also show you the famous Troll who lives in the storm drains beneath the city.

 

Evening ends with escorting our guests back to the motel.

 

 

 

 

Sunday Morning

 

9 am                            Benton, KS Airport Restaurant for breakfast.  Sit inside or out, watch the planes, and have a great breakfast at a

                                    reasonable price.  Talk about the weekend and bid everyone farewell until we meet again.     

                                    http://www.bentonairpark.com/

 

 

 

 

Committee

 

Linda Dunn                               ldunn98651@cox.net               316-734-9244

Jerry Dunn                                cdunnright@cox.net                 316-737-4285

Sarah Eck                                 saraheck@hotmail.com             316-744-2841

Kathy Walter                            bosikat@cox.net                       316-778-1019

Dale “Pete” Walter                   pfitdog@cox.net                       316-778-1019

Georgie & Ray Miller                 swt_pea@sbcglobal.net           316-772-0038

 

OPT Director

Larry Adams                             dladams@cox.net                    316-258-5054

 

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