The Farm Bureau Stage

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Farm Bureau Financial Services Stage

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Saturday, July 9

Phlox Fire Performers

10:30 – 11:30     Phlox Variety Show

 

The Farm Bureau Financial Services Stage welcomes Phlox Fire Performers to the stage for a newly improvised variety show with a bit of fire, humor, dance and contortion!

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Their shows have been dazzling crowds for nearly a decade. Most of the tools used are considered to be part of the ever evolving craft called Flow Art, which some of their performers have taken the art to the next level to become professional Fire Performers. These props include Poi, hula Hoops, Staff, Dragon Staff, Parasol, Fans, Rope Dart and even Fire Eating and Fire Breathing!

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The Magical Myztery Show

11:30 – 12:30        The Magic & Illusions of Shawn Reida

 

The Magical Myztery Show welcomes the magic of Shawn Reida to the Farm Bureau Stage for the first magic show of the day!

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The Magical Myztery Show welcomes Master Magician & Illusionist Shawn Reida to the Farm Bureau Stage! Reida has been entertaining audiences in Kansas and the far reaches of the earth professionally for over 40 years! His shows are always comical, fast paced, fun filled and highly entertaining! Reida has amused thousands of people around the USA via TV, radio, clubs, businesses, corporate functions, trade shows, banquets, fund raisers, schools, private homes, birthday parties, senior and retirements communities.

In addition to private shows, library shows and school shows, he regularly teaches and performs educational shows to 700+ kids in the Wichita Parks and Recreation summer recreational program and you may recognize him as the “master magician” that organized the two week long “Summer Magic Workshop” at the world famous Exploration Place in downtown Wichita, KS!

Aside from his performing career, he is a respected consultant for many prominent magicians, illusionists, mentalists, public speakers, and performance artists; as well as many large corporations such as De Beers, Helzberg Diamonds, Preferred Risk, DCI, Lifeline, and others. Over the years, he has received numerous awards of appreciation civic organizations, law enforcement agencies, social clubs, churches and others!

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Singing in the Park

12:30 – 1:30        Wichita Chorus Sweet Adelines

 

The Singing in the Park Show welcomes the voices of the Wichita Chorus Sweet Adelines to the Farm Bureau Stage for some great harmonies!

Wichita Chorus

The Wichita Chorus is part of Sweet Adelines International, an amazing group of women, singing real harmony, and having real fun today! Our Chorus invites women to enrich their lives by realizing their full singing potential. You’ll be amazed by the unlimited experiences and once-in-a-lifetime opportunities you’ll find as a member. The Wichita Chorus received its charter on April 23, 1951, with 26 members singing under the direction of Jack Midgley. The chorus placed 2nd in their first competition in 1951.

Through the years there have been many costumes, and many songs.  Best remembered and loved are probably the following: (1) the ‘Ponyboy’ package performed at the 1980 International contest that featured a rip-away costume for the front row to reveal them wearing jockey outfits. (The Wichita Chorus is proud to be among the first to do a costume change on stage.); and (2) the ‘Irish’ package–the chorus sang their hearts out as Irish lasses with Director, Melodee, dressed as a Leprechaun, with an actual shillelagh and bright orange hair!  Both of these packages achieved an International placement of 5th for the Wichita Chorus.
We are active competitors and performers and just returned from competing at the 2019 Harmony Classic Competition this September in New Orleans!  We placed third, small chorus, Division A! In 2017, we placed second at the Harmony Classic Competition in Las Vegas.

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The Great Brain Freeze

1:30 – 2:30        The Great Brain Freeze & Ice Cream Social

The Farm Bureau Stage is the place to see The Great Brain Freeze Ice Cream Eating Competition and Ice Cream Social!

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“Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, welcome to this spectacular, third annual ice cream eating contest! This will certainly be the greatest Brain Freeze Newton has ever seen. See, or be, one of FIVE finalists to attempt the impossible; to eat their weight in ice cream!”

Well, maybe not their weight, but as much as possible for a chance to win the coveted trophy! How do you get your name in the hopper for a chance to be drawn as a contestant? It’s simple, submit your name below for the chance to be four of the five eating the most frozen bowls of yumminess in three minutes… AND freeze your brain! The Defending champion always has chair at the table to defend their honor. If for some reason, they do not show up, we will choose one person out of the crowd!

Then after witnessing The Great Brain Freeze Contest the audience can cool down with a FREE frozen treat in the heat of July. What more can you ask for in life? IT’S FREE ICE CREAM IN JULY!

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Mouth Wide Shut

2:30 – 3:30        The Mouth Wide Shut Stand-Up Ventriloquist Show

Kevin Horner is a veteran comedian, ventriloquist, and magician. His unique style, voices, and adaptability spans all ages and personalities. His timing, energy, and quick wit and reactions with all audiences is guaranteed to inspire uproarious laughter.

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Kevin’s path started when he was approached to do bullying prevention programs in schools across the Midwest. The program entitled “Speaking Up For Those Who Can’t Speak Up For Themselves” was presented for over 15 years across the United States.

Kevin’s passion and ability to touch the hearts of audiences while making them laugh took him on the road to becoming a full time performer. Kevin has performed for Comicon, the Improv, Great Wolf Lodge, Whiteman Air Force Base, Fort Riley Military Base, Arkansas Tech University, as well as many other Corporate events, Schools, Libraries, Fairs and Festivals.

Kevin won the People’s Choice Awards at the One Way Street Puppet Festival in 2003, 2004, and 2005.
Kevin was awarded Best Ventriloquist by Gig Masters in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.

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