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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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  • 10/3/2018 1:00:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    Homeschool Wednesdays - Kansas Museum of History

    Make learning history an adventure at Homeschool Wednesdays. Students use primary and secondary sources to explore different topics each month. Designed for students from fourth grade through high school. The cost is $6 per student, which includes Museum admission. Regular admission prices apply for non-participating children. Mark this date on your calendar: October 3, 2018 — KidMapped...details >>

  • 10/3/2018 6:30:00 PM  |  KC, MO

    Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth

    Drawing from her poignant new memoir, Sarah Smarsh discusses her upbringing on a struggling KS farm and the impact inter generational poverty can have on individuals, families and communities. RSVP kcklibrary.org...details >>

  • 10/4/2018 11:30:00 AM  |  Tonganoxie, KS

    Hidden History of Kansas

    Adrian Zink will be give a presentation on his book, Hidden History of Kansas, in the Fairchild-Knox Barn. The Public Library is co-hosting with the historical society to provide a light lunch to attendees. The event is free and open to the public....details >>

  • 10/4/2018 12:00:00 PM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    15th Annual Gordon Parks Celebration

    Festival activities include free screenings of the Gordon Parks directed film "Leadbelly", displays of photos submitted for a contest, music, art workshops, poetry contest, and more. There are opportunities to hear some of the stars of the film. There is a meet and greet on Friday, at 5 p.m., at Sharkey's Pub. On Sunday, meet for breakfast (buy your own) at Nate's Place, National & 8th Street....details >>

  • 10/4/2018 6:00:00 PM  |  Higginsville, MO

    Informational Meeting

    Staff from the historic site will be on hand to provide information about the site and answer questions. The public is invited to share comments about the site and its operations. Input from the public is important to the department. Informational meetings being held in all state parks and historic sites help create a two-way communication. Learn the status and future plans for the park or site....details >>

  • 10/5/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    15th Annual Gordon Parks Celebration

    Festival activities include free screenings of the Gordon Parks directed film "Leadbelly", displays of photos submitted for a contest, music, art workshops, poetry contest, and more. There are opportunities to hear some of the stars of the film. There is a meet and greet on Friday, at 5 p.m., at Sharkey's Pub. On Sunday, meet for breakfast (buy your own) at Nate's Place, National & 8th Street....details >>

  • 10/6/2018 12:00:00 AM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    15th Annual Gordon Parks Celebration

    Festival activities include free screenings of the Gordon Parks directed film "Leadbelly", displays of photos submitted for a contest, music, art workshops, poetry contest, and more. There are opportunities to hear some of the stars of the film. There is a meet and greet on Friday, at 5 p.m., at Sharkey's Pub. On Sunday, meet for breakfast (buy your own) at Nate's Place, National & 8th Street....details >>

  • 10/6/2018 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Friends of the Kansas City Public Library City Market Book Sale

    Come browse, shop and celebrate the joy of reading and the community treasure that is the Kansas City Public Library. We're setup in the City Market inside the north glass atrium walkway next to the Arabia Steamboat Museum. Friends of the Kansas City Public Library will sell recently published hardback fiction and non-fiction, popular young adult, and audio books at the bargain price of $2. Soft cover books for all ages, DVDs, and CDs are only $1....details >>

  • 10/6/2018 10:00:00 AM  |  KC, KS

    Grinter Art Fair

    Art vendors and snack bar in visitors center;House tours, with demonstrations in house, $6 for adults, $3 for children....details >>

  • 10/6/2018 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 >>

  • 10/6/2018 11:00:00 AM  |  Eudora, KS

    "Douglas County: Pressures of Migration and Politics"

    The Eudora Historical Society will a traveling exhibit on the History of Immigration in Douglas County starting October 6, the start date of Eudorafest....details >>

  • 10/6/2018 2:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Steeped in History: Tea & Harmonies at the Wornall House

    Enjoy tea and a treat on the beautiful Wornall lawn (weather permitting), followed by a musical performance from Jayne Siemens and Tom Garrison in the parlor. Our singers will be accompanied by piano music played on our historic 1867 Steinway piano. This beautiful piano originally belonged to the Wornall family. Sponsored by Tea Market....details >>

  • 10/6/2018 2:00:00 PM  |  Independence, MO

    Andrew Carroll and the War Letters Project

    Andrew Carroll, director of the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University, is on a nationwide tour to seek out and preserve letters from every war in U.S. history. Carroll’s program will focus on his most recent book, the critically-acclaimed My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War, which includes letters from Missouri native John “Black Jack” Pershing but also young Harry Truman, who served as an artillery captain during World War I....details >>

  • 10/6/2018 2:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Rolling Revolution at Free State

    The Free State Brewing Co. and the Watkins Museum of History invite you to an afternoon of family and bike-friendly fun celebrating our popular exhibit, "Rolling Revolution: How Bicycles Changed Lawrence." Roll on over to the Free State bottling facility at 1927 Moodie Road for food trucks, beer, and live Irish folk music by Beyond The Heather. Admission is free; you just have to pay for your food and drink!...details >>

  • 10/6/2018 2:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Steeped in History: Tea and Harmonies at the Wornall House

    Enjoy tea and a treat on the beautiful Wornall lawn (weather permitting), followed by a musical performance from soprano Jayne Siemens and baritone Tom Garrison in the parlor. Our singers will be accompanied by Ellen Sommer, on our historic 1867 Steinway piano. This beautiful piano originally belonged to the Wornall family. Because of limited seating area in the Wornall House, tickets will be limited. Don’t miss your chance to experience a special performance in this historic setting!...details >>

  • 10/6/2018 8:00:00 PM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Movie Night at the Barn

    Bring your lawn chairs and sleeping bags to watch movies on the “big screen” – the side of Shawnee Town’s Market Shed! Mickey and Minnie Mouse mark their first appearance in the classic cartoon, “Steamboat Willie.” Then, Charlie Chaplin appears in the romantic comedy “City Lights.” In 2007, the American Film Institute listed it 11th of the best American films. Film critic James Agee said the film's final scene was "the greatest single piece of acting ever committed to celluloid"....details >>

  • 10/7/2018 10:00:00 AM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    15th Annual Gordon Parks Celebration

    Festival activities include free screenings of the Gordon Parks directed film "Leadbelly", displays of photos submitted for a contest, music, art workshops, poetry contest, and more. There are opportunities to hear some of the stars of the film. There is a meet and greet on Friday, at 5 p.m., at Sharkey's Pub. On Sunday, meet for breakfast (buy your own) at Nate's Place, National & 8th Street....details >>

  • 10/7/2018 1:00:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    Family History Month Celebration & Open House

    October is National Family History Month, and the Topeka Genealogical Society is celebrating with an Open House. How many of your ancestors fought in the Civil War, or moved to Territorial Kansas to try to sway the state's position on slavery? Stop by our Library any time between 1 and 4 pm to find out more about how you can research your family history and find answers to these questions and more....details >>

  • 10/9/2018 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 >>

  • 10/9/2018 6:30:00 PM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Class - Flapper Fancies: Downton Abbey Dresses for Fashionable Ladies (1st 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 >>

  • 10/10/2018 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 >>

  • 10/11/2018 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 >>

  • 10/11/2018 12:00:00 PM  |  Gardner, KS

    An Evening with Marci Penner

    Marci explored local eateries, attractions, and more in every one of the 627 cities and towns in Kansas so that all of us can use "The Kansas Guidebook 2 for Explorers" to plan our own adventures in Kansas. Come hear about Marci's travels, the Kansas Explorer Club, and the annual Big Kansas Road Trip, May 2-5, 2019. Marci is Executive Director of the Kansas Sampler Foundation, which helps to preserve and sustain rural culture. This Gardner Historical Museum program will be held off site....details >>

  • 10/11/2018 7:00:00 PM  |  Olathe, KS

    Cemetery Tours

    Tour the Olathe Memorial Cemetery where you’ll meet, and visit the graves of historical figures from Olathe! Tours are approximately one hour. Park at Northview Elementary 905 N. Walker, Olathe, KS 66061...details >>

  • 10/12/2018 10:00:00 AM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Home School Day

    $2.50 per person Children under the age of 2 are free. Reservations required. Select either morning or afternoon session. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 – 3:00 p.m....details >>

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