Economic Gateway https://www.visithutch.com Visit Hutch News RSS Feed Sat, 20 Oct 2018 03:34:29 -0500 en-US Stage 9's Annual Talking Tombstones Returns to Eastside Cemetery https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/6132/stage-9s-annual-talking-tombstones-returns-to-eastside-cemetery https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500 STAGE 9’S ANNUAL TALKING TOMBSTONES RETURNS TO EASTSIDE CEMETERY Hutchinson, KS - Stage 9 is proud to present its perennial Fall favorite, Talking Tombstones, on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 5:00pm and 8:00pm at Eastside Cemetery. Tours begin at Eastside Cemetery Mausoleum located at 500 S. Cleveland.  This is Stage 9’s 12th... NJCAA DI Men’s Basketball Championship Wins National Award https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/5353/njcaa-di-mens-basketball-championship-wins-national-award https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Wed, 03 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Visit Hutch announced today that the 2018 NJCAA DI Men’s Basketball Championship has won a SportsTravel Award for the Best Single-Sport Event in the Collegiate division. The award was presented at the SportsTravel Awards Ceremony at the national TEAMS Conference, put on by Northstar Travel Group.  ‘The Tournament’, as it is... HUTCHINSON SELECTED AS SITE OF FUTURE KANSAS SHRINE BOWL https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/5027/hutchinson-selected-as-site-of-future-kansas-shrine-bowl https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Mon, 24 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0500 HUTCHINSON, KS – Visit Hutch has announced that the Kansas Shrine Bowl Board of Directors voted to bring the Kansas Shrine Bowl to Hutchinson in June 2021.  The annual Shrine Bowl is expected to bring thousands of fans to Gowans Stadium and over $2 million in economic impact to the... NJCAA DI Volleyball Championship Tickets on Sale Now https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/4940/njcaa-di-volleyball-championship-tickets-on-sale-now https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0500 HUTCHINSON, KS- Visit Hutch, host of the 2018 NJCAA Division I Volleyball Championship, announced today that online tickets are on sale for the November Championship.  The dates are November 15-17, 2018, at the Hutchinson Sports Arena. This is the second year Hutchinson will host the 16 team, double-elimination Volleyball Championship.  The... International Airplane Convention Coming to Hutchinson Airport https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/4797/international-airplane-convention-coming-to-hutchinson-airport https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The American Yankee Association, International Grumman Pilots Association is bringing their annual convention to Hutchinson and the Hutchinson Regional Airport, September 24-27, 2018.  They are expecting at least 50 aircrafts and nearly 100 people for the four-day event!  Currently attendees are expected from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom... NJCAA DI Men’s Basketball Championship Nominated for National Award https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/3934/njcaa-di-mens-basketball-championship-nominated-for-national-award https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Hutchinson, KS – Visit Hutch is excited to announce that the 2018 NJCAA DI Men’s Basketball Championship, known as “The Tournament”, has been nominated for a SportsTravel Award in the category of “Collegiate – Best Single-Sport Event”, and are up against four other national collegiate sporting events. Voting for the SportsTravel... Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Volleyball Tournament Returns to Hutchinson https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/3444/kansas-collegiate-athletic-conference-volleyball-tournament-returns-to-hutchinson https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Wed, 01 Aug 2018 19:00:00 -0500 Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Volleyball Tournament Returns to the Hutchinson Sports Arena The 2nd Annual Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) Fall Fling will return to the Hutchinson Sports Arena later this month.  All thirteen of the KCAC member college volleyball teams will compete in the Fall Fling scheduled for August 24-25,... Stage 9 Announces Third Annual Fundraising Gala https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/3442/stage-9-announces-third-annual-fundraising-gala https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Tue, 31 Jul 2018 19:00:00 -0500 THIRD ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA “WHOSE WINE IS IT ANYWAY?” TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 Hutchinson, Kan. – Stage 9’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce its annual fundraiser “Whose Wine Is It Anyway?” on Thursday, September 6, 2018.  The event begins at 6:45 p.m. and ends at 9:30 p.m.... Avenue Q Opens August 16 at Stage 9 https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/3443/avenue-q-opens-august-16-at-stage-9 https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Tue, 31 Jul 2018 19:00:00 -0500 RAUNCHY ADULT MUSICAL COMEDY AVENUE Q FEATURING PUPPETS OPENS AUGUST 16 Hutchinson, Kan. –  Stage 9 continues its 2018 Season with Avenue Q, winner of the Triple Crown of Tony Awards (Best Musical, Score and Book).  This raucous, raunchy and hilarious musical comedy has often been described as Sesame Street for... Visit Hutch Unveils Updated Branding For The NJCAA DI Volleyball Championship https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/2544/visit-hutch-unveils-updated-branding-for-the-njcaa-di-volleyball-championship https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Sun, 24 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Visit Hutch, host of the NJCAA DI Volleyball Championship, is proud to unveil the updated branding for the 2018 National Championship. The Championship will be at the Hutchinson Sports Arena, November 15-17. The primary logo was produced in partnership with the NJCAA and designed by Team IP, the official championship... Hutchinson to Host KSHSAA 3A and 4A State Volleyball Tournament https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/494/hutchinson-to-host-kshsaa-3a-and-4a-state-volleyball-tournament https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Mon, 26 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 TOPEKA, Kan. – The 48th annual KSHSAA State Volleyball Tournament will welcome a new championship host site in 2018. Classes 3A and 4A will compete for trophies at the Hutchinson Sports Arena for the first time.  “The 2018-2019 school year will see a change in our school classification system which will... "Our Town" Coming to Stage 9 https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/517/our-town-coming-to-stage-9 https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Thu, 04 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0600 STAGE 9 Welcomes You to OUR TOWN – January 21 & 22, 2017 Hutchinson, Kan. – Stage 9 opens its 2017 season with a special production of the classic drama by Thornton Wilder, Our Town. Stage 9 presents a staged reading of the classic Our Town for two performances only, Saturday,... Retired NCAA DI Volleyball Coach John Dunning to Attend NJCAA Volleyball Championship in Hutchinson https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/495/retired-ncaa-di-volleyball-coach-john-dunning-to-attend-njcaa-volleyball-championship-in-hutchinson https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500 HUTCHINSON, KS- The Greater Hutchinson Convention/Visitors Bureau in partnership with the NJCAA DI Volleyball Coaches Association is excited to announce that five-time NCAA champion and AVCA Hall of Famer, John Dunning, will be in Hutchinson as part of the NJCAA DI Volleyball Championship that is taking place at the Hutchinson... Second Musical of the 2017 Season Builds a Beautiful City at Stage 9 https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/496/second-musical-of-the-2017-season-builds-a-beautiful-city-at-stage-9 https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Hutchinson, Kan. – September 21st –October 1st, 2017, the magical retelling of the Gospel of Saint Matthew comes to Stage 9. Prepare Ye, for Godspell (2012 Revised Version) is a timeless musical that is sure to thrill audiences night after night. Godspell (2012 Revised Version) is the dramatic retelling of the... NJCAA DI Volleyball Championship Tickets On Sale https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/497/njcaa-di-volleyball-championship-tickets-on-sale https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0500 HUTCHINSON, KS- The Greater Hutchinson Convention/Visitors Bureau, host of the 2017 NJCAA Division I Volleyball Championship, announced today that tickets are on sale for the November Championship.  The dates are November 16-18, 2017, at the Hutchinson Sports Arena. All Session Passes for the three day event are available for $35 and... Prairie Dunes Set to Host 114th Trans-Miss Amateur https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/498/prairie-dunes-set-to-host-114th-transmiss-amateur https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Wed, 05 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0500 HUTCHINSON, Kan.—Widely considered one of the best inland golf courses in America, Prairie Dunes Country Club will play host to the 114th Trans-Miss Amateur Championship. Set for July 10-13, the Trans-Miss Amateur this year features another world-class field as the event moves from last summer’s fog and cool temperatures at... Volunteers Needed for the Trans-Mississippi Golf Championship https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/499/volunteers-needed-for-the-transmississippi-golf-championship https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0500 For the sixth time in its 114-year history, the Trans-Mississippi Amateur Golf Championship will come to Hutchinson and Prairie Dunes Country Club, July 10-13, 2017.  As with other major golf events that Hutchinson has hosted, there is a need for volunteers to make this championship successful.  Currently, the event organizers are... STRATACA TO BE CLOSED JUNE 29-JULY 4 https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/500/strataca-to-be-closed-june-29july-4 https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Museum Attraction to be closed to the public for equipment maintenance. HUTCHINSON, Kan. – June 24, 2017 – Strataca announced today that the facility will be temporarily closed for preventative equipment maintenance beginning Thursday, June 29. The museum is expected to reopen on Wednesday, July 5. “It is unfortunate we will have... National African American RV Association Bringing Rally To Hutchinson https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/501/national-african-american-rv-association-bringing-rally-to-hutchinson https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The National African American RVers’ Association, Inc. wishes to inform you of the 25th Anniversary of the Annual National Camp Rally at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson, Kansas, July 16-23, 2017. The National African American RVers’ Association, Inc., is also known by the acronym, NAARVA. The members of NAARVA’s... An Odd Couple arrives at Stage 9 https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/502/an-odd-couple-arrives-at-stage-9 https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Hutchinson, Kan. – Stage 9 announces the opening of its fourth production of the 2017 season, The Odd Couple [Female Version]. Performances will be June 22-24, 2017 and June 29 – July 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. with matinees on June 25 and July 2, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.  Stage... Hutchinson to Host 2018 American Yankee Association Annual Convention and Fly-in https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/503/hutchinson-to-host-2018-american-yankee-association-annual-convention-and-flyin https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Wed, 31 May 2017 00:00:00 -0500 HUTCHINSON, KS – The International Grumman Pilots Association, a division of the American Yankee Association (AYA), Board of Directors voted for Hutchinson to be the host of their 2018 annual convention.  The convention will take place at the Hutchinson Regional Airport and other attractions around the Hutchinson community. “This is an... Chris Parker named new NJCAA Executive Director https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/504/chris-parker-named-new-njcaa-executive-director https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Tue, 09 May 2017 00:00:00 -0500 OLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The NJCAA – the governing body of two-year college athletics based in Colorado Springs, Colorado – has announced the hiring of Dr. Christopher J. Parker as its new executive director beginning July 17, 2017. Parker will replace Mary Ellen Leicht, who announced in August of 2016... National Travel and Tourism Week Kicks Off May 7 https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/505/national-travel-and-tourism-week-kicks-off-may-7 https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Sat, 06 May 2017 00:00:00 -0500 During the first full week in May, communities in Kansas unite to showcase the impact of travel to policymakers, business leaders and local media with rallies, events and other activities.  As part of the 34th Annual National Travel and Tourism Week, the Greater Hutchinson CVB is shining the spotlight on... Prairie Dunes to Host the 114th Trans-Mississippi Amateur Championship https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/506/prairie-dunes-to-host-the-114th-transmississippi-amateur-championship https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Sun, 16 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0500 For the sixth time in its 114 year history, the Trans-Mississippi Amateur Golf Championship will come to Hutchinson and Prairie Dunes Country Club, July 10-13, 2017.  The championship is comprised of 144 amateur men’s golfers who will compete in 72 holes of stroke play during the four day event.  “Prairie Dunes... Big 12 Golf Championship Returns to Prairie Dunes Country Club https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos/p/item/507/big-12-golf-championship-returns-to-prairie-dunes-country-club https://www.visithutch.com/news-and-videos Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:00:00 -0500 The 2017 Big 12 Men’s Golf Championship will be played in Hutchinson, at Prairie Dunes Country Club April 24-26th.  This year marks the 21st Annual Big 12 Golf Championship and the 12th time that Hutchinson has hosted.  The 10 teams of the Big 12 will arrive prior to the championship...