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Tasty Tuesday and 4 after 4 Day


By Brenna Eller


HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Today, don’t miss the $3 concessions at participating vendors! Not only is it Tasty Tuesday, but after 4 p.m., admission will be $4. Hutchinson Regional Healthcare Center is sponsoring the day.

Grab a flyer at the gate with the following vendors participating in Tasty Tuesday:

  • Kettle Corn (2Y ENTERPRISE) Kettle Corn (sample bag)
    306 Cottonwood Ave, 504 Ft Hays Blvd
  • Chubbs & SpuddsDeep Fried Green Beans, Mac & Cheese Bites
    410 Bison Blvd
  • Creamy RichPineapple Whip Ice Cream Cone
    503 Bison Blvd / 132 Pride of Kansas Ave
  • D & J Pronto PupsSmall Pronto Pup
    313 Cottonwood Ave / 309 Ft Riley Blvd / 401 Pride of Kansas Ave / 406 Grandstand Ave / 313 Ft Leavenworth Blvd
  • Connie’s Funnel Cakes (Dutch Funnel Cakes) – 4 In. Funnel Cake
    302 Cottonwood Ave
  • Cooper Nut KettleCinnamon Roasted Nuts (Tasting Bag)
    512 Bison Blvd
  • Kansas Dairy AssociationIce Cream, Nacho (Sample Size)
  • LH Ice CreamDippin Dots, Ice Cream (3 1/2 oz dish)
    313 Pride of Kansas Ave
  • Midstate Cookers (Sample sizes): Alligator, Poppers, Mozzarella Stx, Chicken strips, Onion Rings, Mushrooms, Green Beans, Deep Fried Pickles
    410 GRANDSTAND Ave
  • Original Corn RoastRoasted Corn Cup (6 oz)
    302 Ft Riley Blvd
  • Pop’s PlaceSmall Flavored Iced Tea
    315 GRANDSTAND Ave


Be sure to make your way to the 4H exhibits throughout the day today to see the many awards given over the weekend. Locations for exhibits and areas include: The Ad Astra Building, 4H Centennial Hall, Pride of Kansas Building, the Oz Gallery, FFA building, Domestic Arts Building, and also the livestock and individual animal buildings.

There will be a lot of entertainment today. Marching bands begin at 8 a.m. at the People’s Bank and Trust Arena.

Glenda and Mike
Glenda of Glenda and Mike’s Mysteries & Wonders Show, brings helpers from the audience into her magic trick on Sept. 8.

Ventriloquist and magician duo Glenda and Mike perform at the Lowen Corporation Stage at Lake Talbott at 11 a.m. and in case you miss them, they are there throughout the week.

Another Ventriloquist, Kevin Horner will be performing later at the Family Variety Theatre at 1 p.m. as well.

INSTEP, a variety band, will be performing at the free Peoples Bank and Trust Arena at noon and then Keyboardist, vocalist and recording artist of over 35 years Dennis Laffoon (Piano Man) from Kansas City will also be performing at 1 p.m. today at the free Peoples Bank and Trust Arena. Laffoon has played with many well-known musicians such as Heart, Journey, Cheap Trick, REO, Night Ranger, and Kansas. He was inducted in the Kansas Music Hall of Fame March 9, 2009.

Dennis Laffoon
(Piano Man) Dennis Laffoon performing at the Peoples Bank and Trust Arena on Saturday, Sept. 9.

Makayla Brownlee will also be performing at the Peoples Bank Arena, from 2 – 3:30 p.m. Brownlee is an emerging singer/songwriter from Southern Kansas. At 4:30 p.m., The George Sanders Blues Band will be performing at the arena. The band comes from the Mississippi Delta and for over 40 years, they have been playing blues, pop, and soul music.

The big concert tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Nex-Tech GRANDSTAND is social media star Cooper Alan with Frank Ray.

For more information and to see other events and times, see the full schedule here.