Wichita River Festival

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An artistic depiction of the jacket worn by Admiral Windwagon Smith is the backdrop for the 2018 River Festival poster, which was unveiled Friday.

The poster was created by Wichita artist Joe Worley, who won $3,500 for his winning design.

“I love to create and share my creations with the world,” Worley said in a news release. “Having my art selected to be the imagery for this year’s Riverfest is a truly awesome and humbling experience.”

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With the annual Wichita River Festival approaching, the city says the Arkansas River is suitable for recreational use.

However, there are some advisory conditions you should follow: