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Lost Arts Fair
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Grinter Fest
10:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Kansas City,KS
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Lost Arts Fair
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Indian Art Market
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM | Lawrence,KS
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Madonna of the Trail 90th Anniversary Celebration
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Lexington,MO
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MOCHE
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Independence,MO
Dutch Oven Campfire Cooking
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Butler,MO
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MOCHE
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Independence,MO
Citizenship Ceremony
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Fort Scott,KS
The Watkins Building: 130 Years Young
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Lawrence,KS
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Dietrich Cabin Open House
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Ottawa,KS
Wild West Days
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Olathe,KS
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Stopping Stones Ceremony
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Food Frontiers: Lawrence's Culinary History
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Lawrence,KS
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A Quilt Walk
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Overland Park,KS
Harvest Home Picnic and Pie & Basket Auction
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Lawrence,KS
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Memories at the Museum: Always a Blue Jay
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Junction City,KS
 
 
 
 
 
 
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  • Vistior Visitor Event

    9/25/2018 7:00:00 PM  |  Tonganoxie, KS

    Lawbreakers for the Common Good

    Presentation about the underground railroad at 7:00 pm. The presentation is sponsored by Humanities Kansas (formerly the Kansas Humanities Council)....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    9/25/2018 7:30:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Maria Hinojosa, Frontline: Latinos and Immigration from a Woman’s Perspective

    Maria Hinojosa is the Executive Producer of NPR’s Latino USA and PBS’s America by the Numbers. One of the most prominent Latina journalists in our country, She has covered major stories for 20+ years. She is a frequent guest on MSNBC and CBS Sunday Morning, an author, and recipient of many awards. She will speak about her experiences covering immigration for NPR and PBS. Event is supported by the Friends of the Sosland Foundation....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor EventPartner Partner Event

    9/26/2018 10:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Maria Hinojosa, Frontline: Latinos and Immigration from a Woman’s Perspective

    Maria Hinojosa is the Executive Producer of NPR’s Latino USA and PBS’s America by the Numbers. One of the most prominent Latina journalists in our country, She has covered major stories for 20+ years. She is a frequent guest on MSNBC and CBS Sunday Morning, an author, and recipient of many awards. She will speak about her experiences covering immigration for NPR and PBS. Event is supported by the Friends of the Sosland Foundation. This event is the Public Conversation Session....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    9/27/2018 5:30:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Stopping Stones Ceremony

    Stopping Stones arts initiative is partnering with The Westport Historical Society and The 1855 Harris-Kearney House to recognize and celebrate an enslaved African-American woman named, Harriet “Hattie” Drisdom Kearney, who was just 9 years old when auctioned and purchased for $1,300 by Col. Charles E. Kearney and his family. Hattie’s Stopping Stone will be placed within the walkway of The 1855 Harris-Kearney House. During the ceremony we will honor her sacrifices and tell her story....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    9/28/2018 6:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Food Frontiers: Lawrence's Culinary History

    Stop by the Watkins on Final Friday for a delectable new exhibit and history talk. Check out the debut of "Food Frontiers: Lawrence's Culinary History," and listen to food historian Dr. Kelly Erby's presentation "Catering to the Free State Cause: Commercial Dining in Early Lawrence, 1854–1865," at 6 PM. Plus, great refreshments and a free drawing for a delicious apple pie from Great Harvest Bread Co....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    9/29/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  New Century, KS

    Warbirds in Flight: 100 Years of Warbirds and Warriors

    The show features B-24 Diamond Lil, one of only two flying B-24s. Returning this year is the B-25 Show Me. Show Me was built in Kansas City at Fairfax plant, where General Motors now builds cars. Returning is the TBM “Avenger”. This is the type of plane President George H. W. Bush flew during WWI, becoming the youngest naval aviator at the time. New this year is the Red Tails RISE ABOVE educational program designed to educate and inspire all ages with the history and lessons of Tuskegee Airmen....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    9/29/2018 10:00:00 AM  |  Overland Park, KS

    A Quilt Walk

    Join us for Quilt Walk at the Arboretum! The Blue Valley Quilters Guild will be displaying nearly 100 quilts in the gardens. Weather permitting. Join us for this colorful display of art and craft. Hosted by the Friends of the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    9/29/2018 10:00:00 AM  |  Mindenmines, KS

    Prairie Jubilee

    Come celebrate the tallgrass prairie at Prairie State Park. Take part in activities such as a living history loop to learn what it was like to live on the prairie. Listen to live music & the sounds of the prairie. Take a ride out to see the bison & enjoy trying some bison for lunch. Visit with people from other organizations & agencies that partner to help protect and preserve the tallgrass prairie. This event is sponsored by Missouri State Parks. Enter through north entrance....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    9/29/2018 5:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Harvest Home Picnic and Pie & Basket Auction

    Mmm, pie! It's the 145th Annual Wakarusa Valley Heritage Museum and Clinton Lake Historical Society Harvest Home Picnic. Hot dogs and brats provided. Bring a dish to share. If interested in donating pies or basket items, please call (785) 550-9392. There will be family fun, a silent auction, a quilt raffle, kids games, a potluck supper, and local band, Simply Country. We will dedicate a bench to Martha Parker, and give Arletta Flory Lifetime Community Volunteer Recognition....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    9/29/2018 7:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    ContraBanned: An Uncensored Celebration of the Library

    In a time when separation and division feels front and center in our world, ContraBanned brings people together to celebrate our right to read and our freedom to access knowledge, unrestricted. While banning books silences stories, the Library empowers people to find their voice and doesn't censor the stories you'll find on our shelves.Join the Friends of the Kansas City Public Library for an empowering cocktail party and fundraiser during Banned Books Week....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    9/30/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  New Century, KS

    Warbirds in Flight: 100 Years of Warbirds and Warriors

    The show features B-24 Diamond Lil, one of only two flying B-24s. Returning this year is the B-25 Show Me. Show Me was built in Kansas City at Fairfax plant, where General Motors now builds cars. Returning is the TBM “Avenger”. This is the type of plane President George H. W. Bush flew during WWI, becoming the youngest naval aviator at the time. New this year is the Red Tails RISE ABOVE educational program designed to educate and inspire all ages with the history and lessons of Tuskegee Airmen....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    9/30/2018 3:00:00 PM  |  Junction City, KS

    Memories at the Museum: Always a Blue Jay

    Join us for our monthly oral history program Memories at the Museum! This month, we are sharing memories about high school in Junction City! As the school year gets into full swing, come share your favorite moments at JCHS or St. Xavier School with us. Come share memories of your favorite classes, proms, football games, or teachers that made a difference in your life. Were you in the school play? Come share that too! No story is too small! Come help us make history!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/4/2018 11:30:00 AM  |  Tonganoxie, KS

    Hidden History of Kansas

    Adrian Zink will be give a presentation on his book, Hidden History of Kansas, in the Fairchild-Knox Barn. The Public Library is co-hosting with the historical society to provide a light lunch to attendees. The event is free and open to the public....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/4/2018 6:00:00 PM  |  Higginsville, MO

    Informational Meeting

    Staff from the historic site will be on hand to provide information about the site and answer questions. The public is invited to share comments about the site and its operations. Input from the public is important to the department. Informational meetings being held in all state parks and historic sites help create a two-way communication. Learn the status and future plans for the park or site....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/6/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Friends of the Kansas City Public Library City Market Book Sale

    Come browse, shop and celebrate the joy of reading and the community treasure that is the Kansas City Public Library. We're setup in the City Market inside the north glass atrium walkway next to the Arabia Steamboat Museum. Friends of the Kansas City Public Library will sell recently published hardback fiction and non-fiction, popular young adult, and audio books at the bargain price of $2. Soft cover books for all ages, DVDs, and CDs are only $1....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/6/2018 10:00:00 AM  |  KC, KS

    Grinter Art Fair

    Art vendors and snack bar in visitors center;House tours, with demonstrations in house, $6 for adults, $3 for children....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/6/2018 11:00:00 AM  |  Eudora, KS

    On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas

    The Eudora Community Museum brings a traveling exhibit highlighting how communities in Douglas County were populated. Douglas County's Heritage Coordinator, Jan Shupert-Arick, researched the project which was funded by FFNHA & the Kansas Humanities Council & supported by Douglas County. The exhibit will run October 6 - December 29, 2018 on the 2nd floor of the Eudora Community Museum located at 720 Main Street in Eudora, Kansas. A related program will take place on November 15th at 7 p.m....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/6/2018 2:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Steeped in History: Tea & Harmonies at the Wornall House

    Enjoy tea and a treat on the beautiful Wornall lawn (weather permitting), followed by a musical performance from Jayne Siemens and Tom Garrison in the parlor. Our singers will be accompanied by piano music played on our historic 1867 Steinway piano. This beautiful piano originally belonged to the Wornall family. Sponsored by Tea Market....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/6/2018 2:00:00 PM  |  Independence, MO

    Andrew Carroll and the War Letters Project

    Andrew Carroll, director of the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University, is on a nationwide tour to seek out and preserve letters from every war in U.S. history. Carroll’s program will focus on his most recent book, the critically-acclaimed My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War, which includes letters from Missouri native John “Black Jack” Pershing but also young Harry Truman, who served as an artillery captain during World War I....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/6/2018 2:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Rolling Revolution at Free State

    The Free State Brewing Co. and the Watkins Museum of History invite you to an afternoon of family and bike-friendly fun celebrating our popular exhibit, "Rolling Revolution: How Bicycles Changed Lawrence." Roll on over to the Free State bottling facility at 1927 Moodie Road for food trucks, beer, and live Irish folk music by Beyond The Heather. Admission is free; you just have to pay for your food and drink!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/6/2018 2:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Steeped in History: Tea and Harmonies at the Wornall House

    Enjoy tea and a treat on the beautiful Wornall lawn (weather permitting), followed by a musical performance from soprano Jayne Siemens and baritone Tom Garrison in the parlor. Our singers will be accompanied by Ellen Sommer, on our historic 1867 Steinway piano. This beautiful piano originally belonged to the Wornall family. Because of limited seating area in the Wornall House, tickets will be limited. Don’t miss your chance to experience a special performance in this historic setting!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/6/2018 8:00:00 PM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Movie Night at the Barn

    Bring your lawn chairs and sleeping bags to watch movies on the “big screen” – the side of Shawnee Town’s Market Shed! Mickey and Minnie Mouse mark their first appearance in the classic cartoon, “Steamboat Willie.” Then, Charlie Chaplin appears in the romantic comedy “City Lights.” In 2007, the American Film Institute listed it 11th of the best American films. Film critic James Agee said the film's final scene was "the greatest single piece of acting ever committed to celluloid"....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/9/2018 11:00:00 AM  |  Eudora, KS

    On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas

    The Eudora Community Museum brings a traveling exhibit highlighting how communities in Douglas County were populated. Douglas County's Heritage Coordinator, Jan Shupert-Arick, researched the project which was funded by FFNHA & the Kansas Humanities Council & supported by Douglas County. The exhibit will run October 6 - December 29, 2018 on the 2nd floor of the Eudora Community Museum located at 720 Main Street in Eudora, Kansas. A related program will take place on November 15th at 7 p.m....details >>

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