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Informational Meeting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Lexington,MO
For All the World to See
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Summer of Oz: National Agricultural Center & Hall of Fame
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM | Bonner Springs,KS
For All the World to See
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Summer of Oz: National Agricultural Center & Hall of Fame
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM | Bonner Springs,KS
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Story Walk
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM | Butler,MO
For All the World to See
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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For All the World to See
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Kid's Photography Workshop
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Topeka,KS
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For All the World to See
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Museum After Hours
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Topeka,KS
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Homestead Happenings (Day Camp for Children)
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Lawrence,KS
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Mahaffie Dinner
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Olathe,KS
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Story Walk
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM | Butler,MO
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Field trips Uncorked
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM | Overland Park,KS
 
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  • 8/17/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Chisholm Trail: Driving the American West, 1867-2017 Special Exhibit

    The Chisholm Trail fundamentally changed the American West, from the beginnings of the cattle industry to the birth of the American Cowboy. Learn about the founding fathers, Jesse Chisholm and Joseph McCoy. Discover how the cowboy became a folk hero through stories, songs, and film clips. A collaboration between Symphony in the Flint Hills and Flint Hills Design with major sponsorship from Lost Trail Soda....details >>

  • 8/17/2018 1:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Summer Whites: A Tradition (Special Exhibit at the 1855 Harris-Kearney House)

    White was the favorite and popular color for hot-weather dresses during the Victorian Era and at the turn of the century. Thin cotton lawn was the fabric of choice as it allowed the slightest breeze to pass through the entirely breathable, natural fabric. Because the white color reflects a certain amount of the sun's rays, the material acts as a physical shade, or UV protection. The intricate lace, trims, white works, and tiny buttons make these garments beautiful to look at, and beautiful to...details >>

  • 8/17/2018 2:00:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    Race and Infant Mortality Discussion

    The Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site has partnered with several community partners to host a discussion on race and the impact it has on infant mortality rates across the nation. Please join us on Friday August 17, 2018 at 2:00PM at 1515 SE Monroe Street Topeka, KS 66612. For questions, please dial (785)354-4273 X 240....details >>

  • 8/17/2018 9:00:00 PM  |  Manhattan, KS

    Science on the Terrace: Astronomy Viewing Night

    Guests will be able to look at the moon, planets and stars through 8” reflecting and 4” refracting telescopes with the help of K-State Professor Chris Sorensen and astronomer Brenda Culbertson. Our experts will also point out the major stars and summer constellations. Chris Sorensen is an avid amateur astronomer who built telescopes as a teenager that he uses today for public viewings. Brenda Culbertson is an observational astronomer who has conducted astronomy education for over 30 years....details >>

  • 8/18/2018 7:30:00 AM  |  Lone Jack, MO

    Lone Jack Heritage Day

    Boy Scouts Pancake Breakfast, Flag Raising & Pledge of Allegiance, Craft & Community Booths Open, Police Dept. Kid ID, Sisters of Hope UMC games/crafts/conversation & cooling station, Historical Society: Descendants Stories/Scan Photos/Documents/Update Wall of Honor, Reenactors interacting with public, Wreath Laying Ceremony (Cemetery, City of Lone Jack Community Service Award, Lone Oak 4-H awards, Community Picnic, Bluegrass Missourians, Hope UMC Praise Band, Old Fashioned Fiddle Contest....details >>

  • 8/18/2018 8:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Civil War on the Western Frontier: Events at the Watkins

    “One of our favorite annual history events.” — Lawrence Magazine Douglas County's largest heritage program returns with a series of great events at the Watkins. Featuring bus, walking, and cemetery tours, a keynote address, kids' activities, and Civil War music performed by Lawrence Opera Theatre! Tickets are now available and selling fast! Visit https://www.watkinsmuseum.org/events/cwwf/ to register for ticketed events....details >>

  • 8/18/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Chisholm Trail: Driving the American West, 1867-2017 Special Exhibit

    The Chisholm Trail fundamentally changed the American West, from the beginnings of the cattle industry to the birth of the American Cowboy. Learn about the founding fathers, Jesse Chisholm and Joseph McCoy. Discover how the cowboy became a folk hero through stories, songs, and film clips. A collaboration between Symphony in the Flint Hills and Flint Hills Design with major sponsorship from Lost Trail Soda....details >>

  • 8/18/2018 10:00:00 AM  |  Shawnee, KS

    1920s Mystery Book Club

    August’s mystery - The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie. Colonel Bantry and his wife find the dead body of a young woman in their library. Fearing her husband will be the target of suspicion and gossip, Mrs. Bantry asks Miss Marple for her expert assistance in solving the crime. Cosponsored by Johnson County Library and Shawnee Town 1929. Recurring program on the third Saturday of every month from February – November....details >>

  • 8/18/2018 1:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Summer Whites: A Tradition (Special Exhibit at the 1855 Harris-Kearney House)

    White was the favorite and popular color for hot-weather dresses during the Victorian Era and at the turn of the century. Thin cotton lawn was the fabric of choice as it allowed the slightest breeze to pass through the entirely breathable, natural fabric. Because the white color reflects a certain amount of the sun's rays, the material acts as a physical shade, or UV protection. The intricate lace, trims, white works, and tiny buttons make these garments beautiful to look at, and beautiful to...details >>

  • 8/18/2018 3:30:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    School of the Soldier: Civil War Kids' Activities

    A fun learning experience in which kids age 7-12 get a taste of life as Civil War soldiers! For tickets, visit watkinsmuseum.org/soldier-school...details >>

  • 8/21/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Chisholm Trail: Driving the American West, 1867-2017 Special Exhibit

    The Chisholm Trail fundamentally changed the American West, from the beginnings of the cattle industry to the birth of the American Cowboy. Learn about the founding fathers, Jesse Chisholm and Joseph McCoy. Discover how the cowboy became a folk hero through stories, songs, and film clips. A collaboration between Symphony in the Flint Hills and Flint Hills Design with major sponsorship from Lost Trail Soda....details >>

  • 8/21/2018 9:30:00 AM  |  Butler, MO

    Story Walk

    Kids bring your family and take a walk along our nature trails and stop to read a good book or poem - page by page, and then come to the Learning Center for a fun follow-up activity. June 12th & 26th, 9:30 - 10:30 am, It's looking at Nature July 10th & 24th, 9:30 - 10:30 am, It's Farming time August 7th &21st, 9:30- 10:30 am, Be a Pioneer...details >>

  • 8/22/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Chisholm Trail: Driving the American West, 1867-2017 Special Exhibit

    The Chisholm Trail fundamentally changed the American West, from the beginnings of the cattle industry to the birth of the American Cowboy. Learn about the founding fathers, Jesse Chisholm and Joseph McCoy. Discover how the cowboy became a folk hero through stories, songs, and film clips. A collaboration between Symphony in the Flint Hills and Flint Hills Design with major sponsorship from Lost Trail Soda....details >>

  • 8/22/2018 6:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, KS

    Wyandotte County History Lecture Series

    Join us for an evening of Kansas City, Kansas, history presented by Bill Nicks. Nicks, the site administrator at Grinter House, a historic re-enactor, and local history specialist will discuss the history of barbecue in Kansas City, Kansas. This program is organized by the museums and historical sites of Wyandotte County....details >>

  • 8/22/2018 7:00:00 PM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Jammin’ on the Green with the Grand Marquis

    Grand Marquis is inspired by KC blues, New Orleans jazz, and Memphis soul, creating a blend of American roots music with plenty of original material and revitalized classics. Sit back and relax under the stars during their high-energy live performance! Light refreshments provided....details >>

  • 8/23/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Chisholm Trail: Driving the American West, 1867-2017 Special Exhibit

    The Chisholm Trail fundamentally changed the American West, from the beginnings of the cattle industry to the birth of the American Cowboy. Learn about the founding fathers, Jesse Chisholm and Joseph McCoy. Discover how the cowboy became a folk hero through stories, songs, and film clips. A collaboration between Symphony in the Flint Hills and Flint Hills Design with major sponsorship from Lost Trail Soda....details >>

  • 8/24/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Chisholm Trail: Driving the American West, 1867-2017 Special Exhibit

    The Chisholm Trail fundamentally changed the American West, from the beginnings of the cattle industry to the birth of the American Cowboy. Learn about the founding fathers, Jesse Chisholm and Joseph McCoy. Discover how the cowboy became a folk hero through stories, songs, and film clips. A collaboration between Symphony in the Flint Hills and Flint Hills Design with major sponsorship from Lost Trail Soda....details >>

  • 8/24/2018 1:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Summer Whites: A Tradition (Special Exhibit at the 1855 Harris-Kearney House)

    White was the favorite and popular color for hot-weather dresses during the Victorian Era and at the turn of the century. Thin cotton lawn was the fabric of choice as it allowed the slightest breeze to pass through the entirely breathable, natural fabric. Because the white color reflects a certain amount of the sun's rays, the material acts as a physical shade, or UV protection. The intricate lace, trims, white works, and tiny buttons make these garments beautiful to look at, and beautiful to...details >>

  • 8/25/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Chisholm Trail: Driving the American West, 1867-2017 Special Exhibit

    The Chisholm Trail fundamentally changed the American West, from the beginnings of the cattle industry to the birth of the American Cowboy. Learn about the founding fathers, Jesse Chisholm and Joseph McCoy. Discover how the cowboy became a folk hero through stories, songs, and film clips. A collaboration between Symphony in the Flint Hills and Flint Hills Design with major sponsorship from Lost Trail Soda....details >>

  • 8/25/2018 1:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Summer Whites: A Tradition (Special Exhibit at the 1855 Harris-Kearney House)

    White was the favorite and popular color for hot-weather dresses during the Victorian Era and at the turn of the century. Thin cotton lawn was the fabric of choice as it allowed the slightest breeze to pass through the entirely breathable, natural fabric. Because the white color reflects a certain amount of the sun's rays, the material acts as a physical shade, or UV protection. The intricate lace, trims, white works, and tiny buttons make these garments beautiful to look at, and beautiful to...details >>

  • 8/25/2018 2:00:00 PM  |  Independence, MO

    Women on the Santa Fe Trail Lecture

    Join the Friends of the National Frontier Trails Museum and the Missouri River Outfitters for a lecture by historian Dr. Leo Oliva exploring female writers on the Santa Fe Trail. Dr. Oliva is the author of several historical works, covering the Santa Fe Trail, the Frontier Army, and 19th Century Kansas. Before the lecture, the Friends of NFTM will hold their annual meeting. Light refreshments provided. Admission is $5, free to members. 1:00 Meeting, 2:00 Lecture....details >>

  • 8/25/2018 4:00:00 PM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Babe Ruth’s Baseball – Played the 1920’s Way!

    Hot dog! Get ya hot dog here! Join us for the second annual vintage 1920’s “base ball” game played at Herman Laird Park. Volunteer players from the Kansas City Men’s Senior Baseball League will take the field and represent the Kansas City Blues and Minneapolis Millers. Food and drink will be for sale....details >>

  • 8/28/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Chisholm Trail: Driving the American West, 1867-2017 Special Exhibit

    The Chisholm Trail fundamentally changed the American West, from the beginnings of the cattle industry to the birth of the American Cowboy. Learn about the founding fathers, Jesse Chisholm and Joseph McCoy. Discover how the cowboy became a folk hero through stories, songs, and film clips. A collaboration between Symphony in the Flint Hills and Flint Hills Design with major sponsorship from Lost Trail Soda....details >>

  • 8/29/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Chisholm Trail: Driving the American West, 1867-2017 Special Exhibit

    The Chisholm Trail fundamentally changed the American West, from the beginnings of the cattle industry to the birth of the American Cowboy. Learn about the founding fathers, Jesse Chisholm and Joseph McCoy. Discover how the cowboy became a folk hero through stories, songs, and film clips. A collaboration between Symphony in the Flint Hills and Flint Hills Design with major sponsorship from Lost Trail Soda....details >>

  • 8/30/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Chisholm Trail: Driving the American West, 1867-2017 Special Exhibit

    The Chisholm Trail fundamentally changed the American West, from the beginnings of the cattle industry to the birth of the American Cowboy. Learn about the founding fathers, Jesse Chisholm and Joseph McCoy. Discover how the cowboy became a folk hero through stories, songs, and film clips. A collaboration between Symphony in the Flint Hills and Flint Hills Design with major sponsorship from Lost Trail Soda....details >>

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