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Dietrich Cabin Open House
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Ottawa,KS
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At Home on the Range: Community Cookbooks
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Shawnee,KS
Homeschool Wednesday
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Topeka,KS
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Home School Day
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Shawnee,KS
Fall Cemetery Tours
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Olathe,KS
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Speakeasy Society Program
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Shawnee,KS
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Ghost Tours at the Wornall House
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Dietrich Cabin Open House
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Ottawa,KS
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Families & Food Trucks Story Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Ghost Tours at the Wornall House
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Historical Hauntings
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Shawnee,KS
Ghost Tours at the Wornall House
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM | Kansas City,MO
 
 
 
 
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  • 10/23/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 10/24/2017 8:00:00 AM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Professional Development Workshop - Working with Individuals with Dementia

    This workshop, put on in partnership with Arts and AGEing KC, Shawnee Town 1929, and FFNHA, will help to educate museum professionals and the intricacies, challenges, and opportunities of working with individuals with dementia and their caregivers....details >>

  • 10/24/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 10/24/2017 6:00:00 PM  |  Butler, MO

    155th Anniversary of the Battle of Island Mound

    Men of the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry & Their Stories: The Battle of Island Mound was only the first of many fights for the men of the 1st KCVI. Come hear about some of the remarkable tales of heroism and sacrifice that followed the Island Mound skirmish. Fresh recruits became battle-hardened soldiers and earned the respect of both their comrades and their enemies. Presented by the Bates County Museum....details >>

  • 10/25/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 10/26/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 10/27/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 10/27/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Families & Food Trucks Story Time

    Join us on the last Friday of the month for our Families and Food Trucks Story Time! Enjoy a story with the Kansas City Public Library – Westport Branch at 10:30AM, then stay for lunch. We’ll have food trucks on site with multiple cuisines to choose from – perfect for the family with different tastes. Even the pickiest eater will find something they love. You can eat your lunch outside on our beautiful museum lawn, or come inside the barn for air conditioned seating....details >>

  • 10/27/2017 6:30:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Ghost Tours at the Wornall House

    Join us for one of our popular Ghost Tours to hear about some of the unexplained sights and sounds experienced here, learn about the gruesome Civil War history and the soldiers that may have died here, and enjoy theatrical presentations to get you in a spooky mood....details >>

  • 10/28/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 10/28/2017 1:00:00 PM  |  Lecompton, KS

    160th Anniversary of Abolitionist Bleeding Kansas Speech--Reenactment!

    Historic Lecompton hosts the 160th -anniversary reenactment of an abolitionist's Bleeding Kansas speech. Join the mob of abolitionists outside of Constitution Hall in hearing the great orator James Lane make his fiery, bloody-thirsty speech calling for the end of the writing of the Lecompton Constitution. The eight-minute speech will feature the Lecompton Reenactors. James Lane made the original speech in October 1857....details >>

  • 10/28/2017 6:00:00 PM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Historical Hauntings

    $1 suggested donation...details >>

  • 10/28/2017 6:30:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Ghost Tours at the Wornall House

    Join us for one of our popular Ghost Tours to hear about some of the unexplained sights and sounds experienced here, learn about the gruesome Civil War history and the soldiers that may have died here, and enjoy theatrical presentations to get you in a spooky mood....details >>

  • 10/28/2017 6:30:00 PM  |  Kansas City, KS

    Grinter Storytelling Around a Campfire

    Nothing says fall like an evening around the campfire, roasting hotdogs, making s'mores, and listening to stories. And take a tour of the Grinter House....details >>

  • 10/29/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 10/29/2017 3:00:00 PM  |  Ottawa, KS

    "Haunted Lawrence," featuring author Paul Thomas

    Join us for a book signing featuring Ottawa native Paul Thomas, author of Haunted Lawrence! Learn the tragic stories of Pete Vinegar, George Albach and Lizzie Madden and uncover the devilish truth behind the “legend” of Stull Cemetery. Author Paul Thomas reveals the ghoulish history behind these stories and many more. Books will be available for sale that evening. FCHS can accept cash, checks, or credit cards (MC, Visa, AE, Discover)....details >>

  • 10/30/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 10/31/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 11/1/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    Homeschool Wednesday

    Visit the Kansas Museum of History and join us for Homeschool Wednesdays, the first Wednesday of each month, September through May. Discover a new topic each month! Fourth grade through high school students can learn and explore primary and secondary sources with activities related to each topic. Cost is $5 per student, which includes Museum admission. Students younger than fourth grade may visit the Discovery Place during this time. Preregistration is required....details >>

  • 11/1/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 11/2/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 11/3/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 11/4/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Preparing for Winter and the Holidays: An Intergenerational Sharing and Celebration

    Registration Required...details >>

  • 11/4/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 11/4/2017 2:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, KS

    Grinter Chili Dinner

    Take a tour of the historic house, enjoy a fall chili dinner. There will be music, and a ceremony recognizing veterans. We'll also have a silent auction....details >>

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