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Candlelight Tour
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Christmas at the Anderson House
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Lexington,MO
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Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills
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  • 12/10/2016 8:30:00 AM  |  Olathe, KS

    Santa Breakfast

    Enjoy the decorations of the Heritage Center and breakfast with Santa! Cost: -$8/ ages 3 & up, includes all activities plus one family photo -Breakfast includes: pancakes, sausage, fruit, coffee and juice Registration: -Limited to 100 participants, registration & payment is due before the program -To register visit: www.mahaffie.org...details >>

  • 12/10/2016 8:45:00 AM  |  Manhattan, KS

    Breakfast with Santa

    SOLD OUT! The whole family is invited to join Santa for a morning of food, fun, and holiday cheer. Start with a delicious hot breakfast as Santa judges the ugly sweater contest. Then children can decorate real gingerbread men, face the North Pole obstacle course, and search for clues on the candy cane scavenger hunt! Everyone will have the opportunity to get their family photo with Santa including printed photos and custom picture frames for the kids to take home!...details >>

  • 12/10/2016 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 12/10/2016 10:00:00 AM  |  Alma, KS

    Freedom's Frontier: Stories From the Western Border

    Now on view at the Wabaunsee County Historical Society Museum in Alma. A graphic exhibit of maps, photographs and paintings illustrating a timeline of events in the western counties of the Heritage Area that are connected to its themes of westward expansion, Bleeding Kansas and the Nation’s enduring struggle for freedom. Funded in part by an interpretive grant from Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area. (Closed over the noon hour.)...details >>

  • 12/10/2016 10:00:00 AM  |  Manhattan, KS

    Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills

    Laura Ingalls Wilder said, "Home is the nicest word there is." What if your town or home is no longer there? Explore Flint Hills hidden places and tell us what "Going Home" means to you. An interactive exhibit, a map to locate lost Flint Hills towns, iPad stations with community stories, a place to record memories, and a children’s area are the work of Chapman Center for Rural Studies (KSU) undergrads and faculty, made possible by an estate gift from Mark Chapman....details >>

  • 12/10/2016 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Community Digitization Project: Preserve African America History

    Honor the contributions of African Americans during the Jazz Age and Great Depression. Bring up to three photographs, documents or relevant ephemera from 1918-1948. Items will be scanned , photographed and digitized for eventual display. participants will receive an archival supply kit to preserve personal items. Limited to 30 persons a day. Please RSVP at www.blackarchives.org...details >>

  • 12/10/2016 12:00:00 PM  |  Manhattan, KS

    Civil War Era Drawings from the Becker Collection

    The Becker Archive in Boston, Massachusetts, contains approximately 650 previously undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper. They observed, drew, and sent back for publication images of the Civil War, the construction of the railroads, the Chicago fire, and other important events of nineteenth-century American history. September 10 - December 18, 2016....details >>

  • 12/10/2016 12:00:00 PM  |  Gladstone, MO

    Cookies and Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus

    The Friend's of the Atkins-Johnson Farm is hosting their annual event Cookies and Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus on Saturday, December 10 at the Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum. Families will enjoy cider, cookies and the opportunity to take a photo with both Santa and Mrs. Claus in the historic home traditionally decorated for the Christmas season. Each family photo is $5. Admission is free. This fundraiser benefits the Friends of the Atkins-Johnson Farm....details >>

  • 12/11/2016 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 12/11/2016 12:00:00 PM  |  Manhattan, KS

    Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills

    Laura Ingalls Wilder said, "Home is the nicest word there is." What if your town or home is no longer there? Explore Flint Hills hidden places and tell us what "Going Home" means to you. An interactive exhibit, a map to locate lost Flint Hills towns, iPad stations with community stories, a place to record memories, and a children’s area are the work of Chapman Center for Rural Studies (KSU) undergrads and faculty, made possible by an estate gift from Mark Chapman....details >>

  • 12/11/2016 12:00:00 PM  |  Manhattan, KS

    Civil War Era Drawings from the Becker Collection

    The Becker Archive in Boston, Massachusetts, contains approximately 650 previously undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper. They observed, drew, and sent back for publication images of the Civil War, the construction of the railroads, the Chicago fire, and other important events of nineteenth-century American history. September 10 - December 18, 2016....details >>

  • 12/11/2016 4:30:00 PM  |  Lone Jack, MO

    Celebrate Christmas with Civil War Soldiers

    On Sunday, December 11, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. visit with the soldiers for just $2 per person, 12 years and older. Children 11 years and under are free. Discount admission includes museum. No need to dress for winter weather as camp will be set up inside the Civil War Museum. No shivering in the cold of night while visiting the soldiers. You may even find a cup of something to warm you when you get to camp. Donations are always greatly appreciated....details >>

  • 12/12/2016 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 12/12/2016 10:00:00 AM  |  Manhattan, KS

    Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills

    Laura Ingalls Wilder said, "Home is the nicest word there is." What if your town or home is no longer there? Explore Flint Hills hidden places and tell us what "Going Home" means to you. An interactive exhibit, a map to locate lost Flint Hills towns, iPad stations with community stories, a place to record memories, and a children’s area are the work of Chapman Center for Rural Studies (KSU) undergrads and faculty, made possible by an estate gift from Mark Chapman....details >>

  • 12/12/2016 12:00:00 PM  |  Manhattan, KS

    Civil War Era Drawings from the Becker Collection

    The Becker Archive in Boston, Massachusetts, contains approximately 650 previously undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper. They observed, drew, and sent back for publication images of the Civil War, the construction of the railroads, the Chicago fire, and other important events of nineteenth-century American history. September 10 - December 18, 2016....details >>

  • 12/13/2016 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 12/13/2016 10:00:00 AM  |  Alma, KS

    Freedom's Frontier: Stories From the Western Border

    Now on view at the Wabaunsee County Historical Society Museum in Alma. A graphic exhibit of maps, photographs and paintings illustrating a timeline of events in the western counties of the Heritage Area that are connected to its themes of westward expansion, Bleeding Kansas and the Nation’s enduring struggle for freedom. Funded in part by an interpretive grant from Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area. (Closed over the noon hour.)...details >>

  • 12/13/2016 10:00:00 AM  |  Manhattan, KS

    Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills

    Laura Ingalls Wilder said, "Home is the nicest word there is." What if your town or home is no longer there? Explore Flint Hills hidden places and tell us what "Going Home" means to you. An interactive exhibit, a map to locate lost Flint Hills towns, iPad stations with community stories, a place to record memories, and a children’s area are the work of Chapman Center for Rural Studies (KSU) undergrads and faculty, made possible by an estate gift from Mark Chapman....details >>

  • 12/13/2016 12:00:00 PM  |  Manhattan, KS

    Civil War Era Drawings from the Becker Collection

    The Becker Archive in Boston, Massachusetts, contains approximately 650 previously undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper. They observed, drew, and sent back for publication images of the Civil War, the construction of the railroads, the Chicago fire, and other important events of nineteenth-century American history. September 10 - December 18, 2016....details >>

  • 12/14/2016 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 12/14/2016 10:00:00 AM  |  Alma, KS

    Freedom's Frontier: Stories From the Western Border

    Now on view at the Wabaunsee County Historical Society Museum in Alma. A graphic exhibit of maps, photographs and paintings illustrating a timeline of events in the western counties of the Heritage Area that are connected to its themes of westward expansion, Bleeding Kansas and the Nation’s enduring struggle for freedom. Funded in part by an interpretive grant from Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area. (Closed over the noon hour.)...details >>

  • 12/14/2016 10:00:00 AM  |  Manhattan, KS

    Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills

    Laura Ingalls Wilder said, "Home is the nicest word there is." What if your town or home is no longer there? Explore Flint Hills hidden places and tell us what "Going Home" means to you. An interactive exhibit, a map to locate lost Flint Hills towns, iPad stations with community stories, a place to record memories, and a children’s area are the work of Chapman Center for Rural Studies (KSU) undergrads and faculty, made possible by an estate gift from Mark Chapman....details >>

  • 12/14/2016 12:00:00 PM  |  Manhattan, KS

    Civil War Era Drawings from the Becker Collection

    The Becker Archive in Boston, Massachusetts, contains approximately 650 previously undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper. They observed, drew, and sent back for publication images of the Civil War, the construction of the railroads, the Chicago fire, and other important events of nineteenth-century American history. September 10 - December 18, 2016....details >>

  • 12/15/2016 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

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