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Storytelling at Trailside Center
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Archery Day
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Butler,MO
Tour De Lakes - Tom Logan Memorial Ride
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Lee’s Summit,KS
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Dawn at Black Jack
5:00 AM - 7:00 AM | Wellsville,KS
Downtown Days Festival
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM | Lee’s Summit,KS
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Good Ol' Days
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Fort Scott,KS
Old Shawnee Days
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Shawnee,KS
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Chat-Fest on the Trails
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Gardner,KS
Celebrating Juneteenth 2017
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM | Kansas City,KS
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Poplar Heights Summer Day Camp
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Butler,MO
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Freedom's Frontier Board of Trustees Meeting
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Overland Park,KS
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Living History Series
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Free Friday Summer Fun Tours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Music in the Park
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Lee’s Summit,MO
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1920's Book Club at the Farmhouse
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Shawnee,KS
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Wildflower Hike
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Butler,MO
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Murder Mystery Dinner Party
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM | Butler,MO
Music in the Park
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Lee’s Summit,MO
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Water Ways Exhibit at Eudora Community Museum
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
Water/Ways Smithsonian Exhibition
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
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Free Friday Summer Fun Tours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Music in the Park
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Lee’s Summit,MO
African American History at the Watkins
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Lawrence,KS
 
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  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/1/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Butler, MO

    Archery Day

    It's a FREE Archery Class for kids ages 9-12. Qualified instructors will teach the basics with all equipment provided. Spend the morning at Poplar Heights Living History Farm and try your hand at archery.Class is FREE but Class Size is limited & Advance Registration Required. To register or for more information: info@poplarheightsfarm.org or call 660-200-5620...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/1/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Storytelling at Trailside Center

    Storytelling is the perfect means of communication. River and Prairie Storyweavers (RAPS) is the western Missouri and eastern Kansas Storytelling guild, with about Fifty members, from full-time professional tellers to those who just like to hear a good story. No one is required to tell, but after a few meetings, you may be thinking "I could do that!" and we have classes and workshops to help beginners learn tricks of the trade....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/1/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lee’s Summit, KS

    Tour De Lakes - Tom Logan Memorial Ride

    Tom Logan Memorial Ride, choose one of four routes- 10, 32, 55 or 65 mile rides! Packet Pickup and late registrations is Friday June 23, 4-7 p.m. at Longview Recreation Center parking lot (look for the big tent) 3801 SW Longview Recreation Center, LS MO 64081. Morning of from 5:45-6:45am at Longview Recreation Center parking lot. Tour begins at the Longview Recreation Center. Guaranteed t-shirt and goody bag if registered by Sunday, June 11, 2017....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/2/2017 5:00:00 AM  |  Wellsville, KS

    Dawn at Black Jack

    To commemorate the 161st Anniversary of the Battle of Black Jack, there will be a special tour of the battlefield on the exact date and at the exact time that the battle occurred 161 years before. Those interested in attending should arrive at the park no later than 4:45 a.m., and should bring flashlights or lanterns....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/2/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lee’s Summit, KS

    Downtown Days Festival

    Downtown Days, presented by Lee’s Summit Medical Center, is a family-friendly festival featuring live entertainment, arts and crafts, a carnival, delicious food vendors, a kids’ area, and much more! Meet (and get autographs) from your favorite local athletes and mascots at the Sports & Autograph Booth, sponsored by Security Bank of Kansas City!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/3/2017 8:00:00 AM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    Good Ol' Days

    Visit Fort Scott National Historic Site during this town-wide festival for an 1840's salute to the military....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/3/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Overland Park, KS

    Take a Hike Through History on the Indian Creek Trail

    A year ago, the concepts for the interpretive panels for the Hike Across History on the Indian Creek Trail were unveiled. Come take the hike and see the panels in place. The 3- by 5-foot panels have pictures and several stories each, interpreting Overland Park and Johnson County, Kansas, history....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/3/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Kingsville, MO

    National Prairie Day & Prairie Splendor Nature Hike

    Celebrate National Prairie Day and explore Powell Gardens very own prairie remnant that is home to unique flora and fauna. Discover these native wonders with a local expert and learn about prairie natives that are great additions to the home garden.Wear hiking shoes, bring water, and a hat. Participants will also trek briefly on the Byron Shutz Nature Trail. Register....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/3/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Old Shawnee Days

    Shawnee Toen 1929's Ticket to Fun. Sat. 3rd 10am-4pm. Sun. 4th 11am-4pm...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/3/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Lee’s Summit, KS

    Downtown Days Festival

    Downtown Days, presented by Lee’s Summit Medical Center, is a family-friendly festival featuring live entertainment, arts and crafts, a carnival, delicious food vendors, a kids’ area, and much more! Meet (and get autographs) from your favorite local athletes and mascots at the Sports & Autograph Booth, sponsored by Security Bank of Kansas City!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/3/2017 1:00:00 PM  |  Wellsville, KS

    Commemoration of the 161th Anniversary of the Battle of Black Jack

    To commemorate the 161st Anniversary of the Battle of Black Jack, there will be two tours of the battlefield conducted by John Brown, in which he will tell of the events leading up to the battle, how the battle occurred, progressed, and ended, and the results of the action. The first tour will begin at 1:00 p.m., and the second tour will begin at 4:00 p.m....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/3/2017 6:30:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Lincoln: Wrestling with His Angel, 1849-1856

    Former Clinton advisor Sidney Blumenthal discusses Wrestling with His Angel, 1849-1856, the second volume in his multibook biography The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln. It highlights the pivotal period in which Lincoln helped found and took immediate command of the Republican Party. Register with link provided....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/4/2017 11:00:00 AM  |  Lee’s Summit, KS

    Downtown Days Festival

    Downtown Days, presented by Lee’s Summit Medical Center, is a family-friendly festival featuring live entertainment, arts and crafts, a carnival, delicious food vendors, a kids’ area, and much more! Meet (and get autographs) from your favorite local athletes and mascots at the Sports & Autograph Booth, sponsored by Security Bank of Kansas City!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor EventPartner Partner Event

    6/4/2017 12:30:00 PM  |  Kingsville, MO

    Heartland Beekeeping Partnership Workshop

    This workshop is hosted in collaboration with the Heartland Beekeeping Partnership, an organization providing professional speakers to Western and Central Missouri beekeepers, regional clubs, and associations. Jennifer Berry, who researches honey bee health and sublethal effects of pesticides on beneficial insects and integrated pest management techniques. You must register for this event....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/4/2017 1:00:00 PM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Crossings: Getting Over, Around, and Through Water in Franklin County (Exhibit Grand Opening)

    The new exhibit explores our relationship with the Marais des Cygnes River. Enjoy refreshments, live music by Larry Lintner, and water taste-testing. One of the exhibit’s important features is a large floor map of the Marais des Cygnes River, which spans the 34’-long exhibit room at a scale of 18 inches equaling a mile. Visitors are invited to walk the river and study places where historic roads and current bridges cross the waters. The exhibit also features audio of 1951 flood survivors....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/4/2017 2:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Public Meeting for Wakarusa River Valley Museum Master Plan

    The Clinton Lake Historical Society is updating its Master Plan for Wakarusa River Valley Heritage Museum property. Come learn about the Master Plan and provide feedback on existing and proposed features including: the museum, Freedom Rings by local artist Stephen Johnson, a Meeting Hall and parking lot, Wakarusa River Valley Community Cabins, Steele House Ghost Structure, Kansas Ave Interpretive Walk, Log Cabin and Interpretive Center, Ag Museum, Educational Museum, Clinton Lake Watchtower....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/5/2017 9:05:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Timeline Radio with Clenece Hills - 1320AM KLWN/101.7FM

    Clenece's guests will be two women making important to promotion of local history. Barbara Higgins-Dover, manager of Wakarusa Valley Heritage Museum and founder of Kansas River Kings Museum, and Jan Shupert-Arick, Douglas County Heritage Coordinator! To listen on your computer, go to www.klwn.com. Select Podcasts, then select Timeline. Select the Timeline program you want to hear. Click on Sound Cloud and listen on your computer! Call to participate (785) 843-1321....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/6/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Topeka Gives 2017: Topeka Community Foundation Charitable Giving Day

    Currently there is $83,250 in match money for this one day of giving. We look forward to a great day of charitable giving. Freedom's Frontier will share a booth with the Friends of the Free State Captial (Topeka's Constitution Hall). Donations made during this event will allow Freedom's Frontier to share in the match money. Come visit us to find out more about Freedom's Frontier partners and programs....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/7/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Time Travelers Summer Games Series

    Ever wanted to own a pet rock? How about make your own flapper hat? We're traveling through time this summer with our Time Travelers Summer Games Series! Join the Watkins Museum in June and July as we host crafts, games, and activities. 10:00-noon on Wednesdays June 7, 14, 21 & 28 July 12, 19 & 26 Free and open to the public Recommended for children 3+...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/7/2017 6:30:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    The Best Land Under Heaven: The Donner Party in the Age of Manifest Destiny (Michael Wallis)

    A tragic chapter in America’s westward expansion turned sensationalistic when some of the stranded and starving Donner-Reed party of 1846 began eating their dead in a desperate effort to survive. Only 48 of 89 emigrating men, women, and children who entered the Sierra Nevada Mountains made it safely out, and the ill-fated wagon train remains a source of morbid fascination today. Celebrated historian, and author Michael Wallis separates fact from fiction in his new book. Register (link provided)....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/9/2017 6:30:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    Museum After Hours – Doughboys and Doughnut Girls: the Salvation Army and WWI

    Join us for a special Museum After Hours program series, 6:30 p.m. Friday. The programs complement the Kansas Museum of History's special exhibit, Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes, and are held in recognition of the 100th anniversary of World War I. Chris Cantwell, assistant professor of history, University of Missouri, Kansas City presents "Doughboys and Doughnut Girls: The Salvation Army and WWI."...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/9/2017 6:30:00 PM  |  Lee’s Summit, MO

    Music in the Park

    Enjoy free Friday night concerts featuring a variety of musical genres in Downtown Lee’s Summit. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets for seating. This event runs through Labor Day weekend....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/9/2017 7:00:00 PM  |  Manhattan, KS

    2017 Kansas Cowboy Poetry Contest Finals

    Cowboy poets from across Kansas and beyond will compete for the coveted trophy buckle at the finals of the 2017 Kansas Cowboy Poetry Contest. This event is on the evening prior to the Symphony in the Flint Hills, so if you are planning to go to the Symphony, come to Manhattan early and enjoy this too!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    6/10/2017 7:30:00 AM  |  Kansas City, KS

    Celebrating Juneteenth 2017

    Join family and friends at Quindaro Ruins. Food, games, music, speakers, and lots more. Looking for creative talents to participate Contact Raymond Crockett at mrgrincch7@gmail.com. 5k Run/Walk – 7:30am to 9am starting at the Quindaro Overlook south on 27th Street to Quindaro Blvd to 13th Street and back to the Overlook. Kiddie’s Run 9am to 9:30...details >>

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