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Informational Meeting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Higginsville,MO
Hidden History of Kansas
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM | Tonganoxie,KS
15th Annual Gordon Parks Celebration
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Fort Scott,KS
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15th Annual Gordon Parks Celebration
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Fort Scott,KS
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Grinter Art Fair
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM | KC,KS
Movie Night at the Barn
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM | Shawnee,KS
On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
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15th Annual Gordon Parks Celebration
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Fort Scott,KS
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On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
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On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
An Evening with Marci Penner
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Gardner,KS
Cemetery Tours
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Olathe,KS
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Home School Day
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Shawnee,KS
Museum After Hours: "Women at War"
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM | Topeka,KS
On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
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On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
Cemetery Tours
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Olathe,KS
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Heritage Fall Festival
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Arrow Rock,MO
Fall Festival
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Fairway,KS
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Dietrich Cabin Open House
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Ottawa,KS
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On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
Kansas City Houses, 1885-1938
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Speakeasy – Women of the 1920s
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Shawnee,KS
On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
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On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
Baker Campus Walking Tour for Maple Leaf Festiival
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Baldwin City,KS
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1920s Mystery Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Shawnee,KS
Music at the Fort
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM | Sibley,MO
On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
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On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
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On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
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On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
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On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
Fall Bunco Tournament and Live Auction
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM | Gardner,KS
Picturing Home: Kansas During World War II
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Lawrence,KS
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Historical Hauntings
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Shawnee,KS
On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
Candlelight Hospital Tours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM | Lexington,MO
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Dietrich Cabin Open House
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Ottawa,KS
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On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
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On Migration in Douglas County, Kansas
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
Halloween at the Watkins
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Lawrence,KS
 
 
 
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  • 10/16/2018 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 >>

  • 10/16/2018 6:30:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Kansas City Houses, 1885-1938

    Kansas City has a rich heritage of residential architecture that speaks to its national relevance during the city’s late 19th- and early 20th-century boom years—and to the capabilities of local architects who’d long been overshadowed by their East Coast counterparts.In an illustrated discussion marking the launch of his book Kansas City Houses, 1885–1938, architecture scholar Michael C. Kathrens spotlights the residential showcases dating to that 50-year golden period and their designers....details >>

  • 10/17/2018 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 >>

  • 10/17/2018 7:00:00 PM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Speakeasy – Women of the 1920s

    Sip a Prohibition cocktail and sample light, 1920s style hors d’oeuvres as we hear about three 1920s American women who altered the history of their professions. Zora Neale Hurston was a writer during the Harlem Renaissance, best known for her contributions to African American literature. Georgia O’Keefe is recognized as the Mother of American Modernism, and Florence Sabin was a pioneer for women in science....details >>

  • 10/18/2018 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 >>

  • 10/18/2018 6:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    A Kansas Gilded Age Dinner: Featuring Recipes from the Time of J.B. Watkins

    The Watkins and the historic Eldridge Hotel invite you to experience the splendor and fine dining of the Gilded Age. Join us at The Eldridge on October 18 for a meal taken straight out of menus of the 1880s—when entrepreneur J.B. Watkins lived at the hotel and built his business empire....details >>

  • 10/18/2018 6:30:00 PM  |  KC, MO

    These Truths: A History of the United States

    Can a divided nation embrace a shared past? The question is central to Jill Lepore’s new book These Truths: A History of the United States, which delivers a wide-angle examination of the origins and evolution of our country from Columbus to Trump. Americans, she points out, are descended from slaves and slave owners, from conquerors and the conquered, from immigrants and opponents of immigration. "A nation born in contradiction will fight forever over the meaning of its history," she writes....details >>

  • 10/18/2018 6:30:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    The First Morning of Their Freedom

    Dr. Diane Mutti-Burke is is Professor and chair of the History Department, and director of the Center for Midwestern Studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She is dedicated to bringing the Civil War era history of this region to public and educator audiences. In this program, she discusses black Missourians role in ending slavery, ensuring Union victory, and redefining U.S. citizenship. She is the author of "On Slavery's Border: Missouri's Small-Slaveholding Households, 1815-1865"....details >>

  • 10/18/2018 7:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Veterans Talking About War

    Tonight our featured speaker is Richard Calvert, who has earned five purple hearts. Richard was a Special Forces combat medic in the 8th Medical Brigade who was assigned at various times to many different fighting groups in Vietnam. Richard jumped 54 times in Laos and Cambodia. You remember those places, don’t you? The countries our President told America that our military men couldn’t enter. Refreshments served (lemonade and all the home-made cookies you can eat)....details >>

  • 10/19/2018 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 >>

  • 10/19/2018 5:00:00 PM  |  Baldwin City, KS

    Baker Campus Walking Tour for Maple Leaf Festiival

    Starting at Old Castle Museum, Kansas's first college building, museum director Sara DeCaro guides a walking tour of Baker University. -Explore Baker’s beautiful autumn campus -Visit the Old Castle Museum -Stop at buildings on campus listed on the National Register of Historic Places -Look inside Osborne Chapel, a church originally built in Sproxton, England and dedicated on Baker’s campus by Margaret Thatcher -Learn about Baker’s rich past and role in state and local history...details >>

  • 10/20/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Sibley, MO

    Music at the Fort

    Historic Fort Osage comes alive with the sound of music form two centuries ago. Interpreters will help you understand the role that music played in the military life at the Fort. Enjoy music from a variety of instruments including the wind ensembles and stringed instruments. Guests may also take part in sing-alongs with music from the time period....details >>

  • 10/20/2018 10:00:00 AM  |  Shawnee, KS

    1920s Mystery Book Club

    October’s mystery – At Bertram’s Hotel by Agatha Christie. At Bertram’s Hotel, the intrepid Miss Marple must solve a deadly mystery at the end of a chain of very violent events. Cosponsored by Johnson County Library and Shawnee Town 1929. Recurring program on the third Saturday of every month from February – November....details >>

  • 10/20/2018 10:00:00 AM  |  Butler, MO

    Battle of Island Mound Commemoration Event

    Come to the historic site to commemorate the Battle of Island Mound, the first Civil War battle where African-American soldiers engaged in combat. Planned events include musical performances, Civil War-era demonstrators, a blacksmith, a cooking demonstration, crafts, storytelling, a medicine show, documentary viewing and a living history loop. Food and craft vendors may also be present....details >>

  • 10/20/2018 10:00:00 AM  |  Baldwin City, KS

    Baker Campus Walking Tour for Maple Leaf Festiival

    Starting at Old Castle Museum, Kansas's first college building, museum director Sara DeCaro guides a walking tour of Baker University. -Explore Baker’s beautiful autumn campus -Visit the Old Castle Museum -Stop at buildings on campus listed on the National Register of Historic Places -Look inside Osborne Chapel, a church originally built in Sproxton, England and dedicated on Baker’s campus by Margaret Thatcher -Learn about Baker’s rich past and role in state and local history...details >>

  • 10/20/2018 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 >>

  • 10/20/2018 5:00:00 PM  |  Lawson, MO

    5th Annual Halloween Campout

    Bring the family camping and enjoy the park’s Halloween campout. Activities will include the spookiest campsite contest, a K-9 costume contest, campsite trick-or-treating (campers are encouraged to bring candy for trick-or-treaters) and more....details >>

  • 10/20/2018 5:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Historical Epitaphs, Voices from the Past

    A guided tour/theatrical event at Kansas City's oldest public cemetery. As visitors are led through Union Cemetery actors will give first person narratives of some of the interesting characters in Kansas City's history. Ticket price includes dinner from Union Cemetery neighbor and partner Cafe Europa....details >>

  • 10/20/2018 6:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Candlelight Ghost Tour

    The Harris-Kearney House and Westport Historical Society are excited to announce our next paranormal ghost investigations of the year! Join us on Saturday, October 20 & 27, 2018 at the Harris-Kearney House for an adventure you will never forget! The Candlelight Ghost Tours will are scheduled on-the-hour at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm each evening. Cost is $10.00 per person. Tours st on the hour and typically fill quickly....details >>

  • 10/20/2018 7:30:00 PM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde Silent Film Festival

    The Plaza Cinema, Franklin County Historical Society, and Kansas Silent Film Festival are once again partnering to bring you a spectacular silent film event featuring a LIVE musical score performed by keyboardist Marvin Faulwell and percussionist Bob Keckeisen, with introductions by Bill Shaffer. Films: shorts DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE (1920), DR. PYCLE & MR. PRYDE (1925), and the feature length film DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE (1920), starring John Barrymore, Nita Naldi, and Brandon Hurst....details >>

  • 10/21/2018 2:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Benevolence, Moral Reform, Equality: Women's Activism in Kansas City

    Women in Kansas City began shaking their domestic bonds in the late 19th century, forming organizations to provide charitable relief, reform society’s ills, and claim space for themselves in the body politic. From abolitionist Sarah Coates to science educator Josephine Silone Yates, they helped shape Kansas City and exerted influence nationally through their leadership of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union and other groups....details >>

  • 10/21/2018 2:00:00 PM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Author Lana Wirt Myers: The Diaries of Reuben Smith, Kansas Settler and Civil War Soldier

    In 1854, after arriving from England, twenty-two-year-old Reuben Smith traveled west, to Kansas Territory. There he found the bloody prelude to the Civil War, as Free Staters and defenders of slavery battled to stake claims. For 50 years, Smith wrote fascinating narratives about his observations and experiences of territorial days, the border war, civil war, and early Kansas politics (he served three terms as state representative and 15 years as steward of the Kansas State Insane Asylum)....details >>

  • 10/23/2018 9:30:00 AM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Class – Flapper Fancies (2nd of two sessions)

    Make a dress from Downton Abbey patterns. Visit Etsy at eVintagepatterns to purchase the pattern of your choice or browse available patterns at Shawnee Town. The instructor will guide you through creating your personal selection and using 1920’s patterns. Prior sewing experience is a MUST. You will purchase your own fabric and sundries before class meets....details >>

  • 10/23/2018 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 >>

  • 10/24/2018 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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