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Trailblazers Youth Day Camp
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM | Fort Scott,KS
Nature Photography Contest and Exhibit
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Overland Park,KS
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Nature Photography Contest and Exhibit
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Overland Park,KS
PAIR Day on Fort Leavenworth
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Leavenworth,KS
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Nature Photography Contest and Exhibit
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Overland Park,KS
Dog Days of Summer
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Shawnee,KS
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Nature Photography Contest and Exhibit
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Overland Park,KS
Genealogy II: Advanced
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Kansas City,MO
Triangle Loom Weaving
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Nature Photography Contest and Exhibit
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Overland Park,KS
Buffalo Bill Days
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Leavenworth,KS
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Nature Photography Contest and Exhibit
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Overland Park,KS
Buffalo Bill Days
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Leavenworth,KS
 
 
 
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  • 8/25/2016 8:00:00 AM  |  Overland Park, KS

    Nature Photography Contest and Exhibit

    Celebrate the beauty and capture the wonder of the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens with your photos! Prizes and special invitations to artist talks are available to those that submit their work. Submission Period June 1- July 10 at 5 p.m. For questions or more information on how to enter, email katharine.garrison@opkansas.org....details >>

  • 8/25/2016 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 >>

  • 8/25/2016 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    A Tale of Two Nations: Reconnecting our African-Native Heritage

    To celebrate the National Park Service Centennial, the special exhibit "A Tale of Two Nations: Reconnecting Our African-Native Heritage" is free and open to the public. History has vague records of the first meeting between Native Americans and African Americans. The black presence in America began during European expeditions in the early sixteenth century with free blacks, indentured servants, slaves, and conquistadores of the new world. This exhibit explores African-Native interconnectedness....details >>

  • 8/25/2016 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Republican Showdown in Kansas City

    In 1976, the nation and much of the world focused on Kansas City and delegates at the Republican National Convention. The presidential nomination battle in Kemper Arena between incumbent President Gerald Ford and challenger Ronald Reagan was decided at the convention. This exhibit made possible by a grant from the Enid and Crosby Kemper Foundation, and staged in partnership with KU's Dole Institute of Politics, features photographs, video, and artifacts from the historic event....details >>

  • 8/25/2016 10:00:00 AM  |  Desoto, KS

    Barn Nomination Workshop (Barn Fest 2016)

    Kansas barn owners: gather for a hands-on workshop on completing the PSIQ - the Preliminary Site Information Questionnaire- for placing a barn on the State of Kansas and/or the National Register of Historic Places. Attendees will be assisted by Kansas Barn Alliance members. Tax credits may be available for barn restoration costs. Use the link to register; also sign up for free newsletters about barn preservation activities. Barn Fest Presentation Day and Motor Coach Barn Tour on Aug. 26-27....details >>

  • 8/25/2016 12:00:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    Oregon and California National Historic Trails - Pappan's Ferry Public Drop In Times

    You are cordially invited to drop in to provide suggestions and comments, ask questions, or just visit and observe as we discuss the upcoming work to create an Oregon Park Trail in Topeka near the historic Pappan's Ferry crossing. There are several opportunities this week to be part of the conversation....details >>

  • 8/25/2016 12:00:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    National Park Service Centennial Celebration

    Celebrate 100 years of National Park Service with us!...details >>

  • 8/26/2016 8:00:00 AM  |  Overland Park, KS

    Nature Photography Contest and Exhibit

    Celebrate the beauty and capture the wonder of the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens with your photos! Prizes and special invitations to artist talks are available to those that submit their work. Submission Period June 1- July 10 at 5 p.m. For questions or more information on how to enter, email katharine.garrison@opkansas.org....details >>

  • 8/26/2016 9:00:00 AM  |  Desoto, KS

    Barn Fest 2016 Presentation Day and Motor Coach Barn Tour

    Come to the Barn at Kill Creek Farm for the 2016 Barn Fest tour via an air-conditioned motor coach to barns in Gardner, Olathe, Tonganoxie, Linwood and Lawrence, Kansas. Space is limited. Non-members of the Kansas Barn Alliance cost is $110....details >>

  • 8/26/2016 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 >>

  • 8/26/2016 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    A Tale of Two Nations: Reconnecting our African-Native Heritage

    To celebrate the National Park Service Centennial, the special exhibit "A Tale of Two Nations: Reconnecting Our African-Native Heritage" is free and open to the public. History has vague records of the first meeting between Native Americans and African Americans. The black presence in America began during European expeditions in the early sixteenth century with free blacks, indentured servants, slaves, and conquistadores of the new world. This exhibit explores African-Native interconnectedness....details >>

  • 8/26/2016 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Republican Showdown in Kansas City

    In 1976, the nation and much of the world focused on Kansas City and delegates at the Republican National Convention. The presidential nomination battle in Kemper Arena between incumbent President Gerald Ford and challenger Ronald Reagan was decided at the convention. This exhibit made possible by a grant from the Enid and Crosby Kemper Foundation, and staged in partnership with KU's Dole Institute of Politics, features photographs, video, and artifacts from the historic event....details >>

  • 8/26/2016 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Oregon and California National Historic Trails - Pappan's Ferry Presentation of Draft Plan

    The design team will present concepts and alternatives for an Oregon and California Trail experience in the future park, and gather feedback....details >>

  • 8/26/2016 12:00:00 PM  |  Leavenworth, KS

    Buffalo Bill Days

    A Heritage Festival and Community Event. Live music all weekend long, reenactors and History presentations, food, vendors and more. Something for everyone, come on out and enjoy a weekend of fun....details >>

  • 8/26/2016 7:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    The Great War at 100: The KU WWI Centennial Committee

    University of Kansas scholars Lorie Vanchena, Nathan Wood, and Drew Burks discuss KU's commemoration programs marking the 100th anniversary of World War I. For more information visit www.european.ku.edu/wwi-tribute....details >>

  • 8/27/2016 8:00:00 AM  |  Overland Park, KS

    Nature Photography Contest and Exhibit

    Celebrate the beauty and capture the wonder of the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens with your photos! Prizes and special invitations to artist talks are available to those that submit their work. Submission Period June 1- July 10 at 5 p.m. For questions or more information on how to enter, email katharine.garrison@opkansas.org....details >>

  • 8/27/2016 8:30:00 AM  |  Desoto, KS

    Barn Fest 2016 Presentation Day and Motor Coach Barn Tour

    Come to the Barn at Kill Creek Farm for the 2016 Barn Fest tour via an air-conditioned motor coach to barns in Gardner, Olathe, Tonganoxie, Linwood and Lawrence, Kansas. Space is limited. Non-members of the Kansas Barn Alliance cost is $110....details >>

  • 8/27/2016 9:00:00 AM  |  Leavenworth, KS

    Buffalo Bill Days

    A Heritage Festival and Community Event. Live music all weekend long, reenactors and History presentations, food, vendors and more. Something for everyone, come on out and enjoy a weekend of fun....details >>

  • 8/27/2016 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 >>

  • 8/27/2016 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    A Tale of Two Nations: Reconnecting our African-Native Heritage

    To celebrate the National Park Service Centennial, the special exhibit "A Tale of Two Nations: Reconnecting Our African-Native Heritage" is free and open to the public. History has vague records of the first meeting between Native Americans and African Americans. The black presence in America began during European expeditions in the early sixteenth century with free blacks, indentured servants, slaves, and conquistadores of the new world. This exhibit explores African-Native interconnectedness....details >>

  • 8/27/2016 9:30:00 AM  |  Independence, MO

    Retrace Pioneer Steps in Independence, MO

    "Encounter with Peoples of the Past"- Farmer's Market, south of square, corner of Walnut/Liberty (9:30-10:30 a.m.). "Chin Music"-1827 Log Courthouse, 107 W Kansas, and National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W Pacific (11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.). "Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow." Wave goodbye to a wagon train bound for California (Noon, on square). "Town Topics"-1827 Log Courthouse, 107 W Kansas (2 p.m.) Greet a Santa Fe Trail caravan (4 p.m.)."Melodies of the Pioneers" (3-6 p.m.) around square....details >>

  • 8/27/2016 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Republican Showdown in Kansas City

    In 1976, the nation and much of the world focused on Kansas City and delegates at the Republican National Convention. The presidential nomination battle in Kemper Arena between incumbent President Gerald Ford and challenger Ronald Reagan was decided at the convention. This exhibit made possible by a grant from the Enid and Crosby Kemper Foundation, and staged in partnership with KU's Dole Institute of Politics, features photographs, video, and artifacts from the historic event....details >>

  • 8/27/2016 12:00:00 PM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    Picnic in the Park and Vintage Baseball Game

    Come to Fort Scott National Historic Site for some old fashioned fun! Relive the earliest days of America’s pastime by cheering on your favorite vintage baseball team! Bring a picnic lunch and join us for a celebration of the NPS 100th birthday!...details >>

  • 8/28/2016 8:00:00 AM  |  Overland Park, KS

    Nature Photography Contest and Exhibit

    Celebrate the beauty and capture the wonder of the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens with your photos! Prizes and special invitations to artist talks are available to those that submit their work. Submission Period June 1- July 10 at 5 p.m. For questions or more information on how to enter, email katharine.garrison@opkansas.org....details >>

  • 8/28/2016 9:00:00 AM  |  Leavenworth, KS

    Buffalo Bill Days

    A Heritage Festival and Community Event. Live music all weekend long, reenactors and History presentations, food, vendors and more. Something for everyone, come on out and enjoy a weekend of fun....details >>

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