Parade of Pets

Parade of Pets NexLynx and other downtown businesses are welcoming your furry family members. Join the pet parade virtually this year on the Facebook event page. Facebook Virtual Pet Parade

Elvis Week

Celebrate Elvis Week Rock out as we celebrate Elvis week a little early with art, music, food and more. Take a selfie with our Elvis while you are here.

Explore the 4th

Continue the 4th of July celebration downtown with a fun scavenger hunt at 14 downtown locations. Grab a card at any of the participating businesses and answer as many clues as you can for each business before the night is over. Return the completed form to any of the participating locations for a chance to […]

Cheesy Chalk Walk

Cheesy Chalk Walk Several downtown locations will be covering the sidewalks with chalk art and serving up cheesy snacks during the Downtown Cheesy Chalk Walk. As a special cheesy treat, sample pairings of craft beers and craft cheeses. Don’t forget you can also pair your wine with some of our delicious themed cheese food selections […]

Cinco de Mayo/Salsa Walk

Cinco de Mayo/Salsa Walk Celebrating Cinco de Mayo, several downtown FFAW locations will feature not only art, but delicious salsa. Come taste our homemade salsa paired with other Mexican themed snacks and delicious drinks. Enjoy a night out with a margarita while you look at our featured art.

Collaborative Paintings Donated for Roar & Pour Event

NexLynx recently presented five donated framed paintings to the Friends of the Topeka Zoo. Over 16 months ago, the Friends of the Topeka Zoo approached NexLynx with an idea for a project that lead to the most unique collaborative paintings, pairing local artists with animals from the Topeka Zoo.

NexLynx graciously donated the framing for each of the five paintings with each artist donating their creativity, artistic skills and time towards this very rewarding project. The five paintings will be auctioned off at the Roar & Pour Wine Fest, April 29, 2017. All proceeds going to the Friends of the Topeka Zoo to use to support the Topeka Zoo’s education programs, conservation efforts, exhibit enhancement and more. Read More . . .

Enter for a chance to win

Enter for a chance to winWear blue & help spread awareness for Autism

Purchase a raffle ticket for $1 each or $5 for 7, for a chance to win a Downtown goodie basket valued at $260 while raising money for Topeka Area Autism Network.

Basket content

Gift Certificates from: Cashmere – $10, Moburts – $20, HHB BBQ – $10, Leaping Llamas – $35, Lupita’s Restaurant – $20, Hazel Hill Chocolate – $10 and Blue Dipped Peeps, Absolute Designs by Brenda – Gift Card plus floral napkins, 712 Innovations – Cork drink coaster, Ginny’s Gift Shop – Wizard of Oz stuffed Bear, BohoMojo – Fair Trade Scarf & Soapstone Lion, NexLynx Art Gallery – Leather Bound Tool Kit, A New Image Hair Salon – HEMPZ Bobywash, Fabtastic Furniture – ‘HOME’ blocks

View the basket at Ginny’s Gift Shop, 929 S. Kansas Ave.

Brush up on your Topeka Zoo facts

First Friday Art Walk – March 3rd from 5pm to 8pm Brush up on your Topeka Zoo facts for a chance to win general admission tickets to the Zoo or Giraffe and Lorikeet feeding certificates. Put your knowledge to the test and see how much you know about your local Topeka Zoo.

A Beer Sampling of Topeka Breweries

Sample selected beers from Topeka’s very own three microbreweries; Blind Tiger Brewery, Happy Bassett Brewing Company and Norsemen Brewing Company. Participants will be entered to win prizes provided by these local breweries.