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Watch the power of horses and mules pull old-time mowing rigs across native prairie grass at Old Jefferson Town in Oskaloosa. Donations to offset event costs are... details>>
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... details>>
On View March 12 through June 25, 2016 (Corinthian Hall)
Opening Reception on Friday, March 18 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. (Carriage House and Corinthian Hall). The collection... details>>
Intended for girls and boys age 8 to 12, this annual event gives children a "behind the scenes" look at what it's like being a park ranger, as well as a unique opportunity to... details>>
Demonstrations highlighting the role of field artillery in the Battle of Wilson's Creek will be held hourly. There is an admission fee for this event. details>>
3/21/2013 10:00:00 AM | Olathe, KS
Spring Break Living History
Enjoy spring activities on the farm. Visit the blacksmith, see what is cooking on Mrs. Mahaffie's cookstove and play old-fashioned outdoor games. Stagecoach rides will be offered, weather and ground conditions permitting.
$6 adults/$4 ages 5-11. $1 off for Olathe residents....details >>
3/21/2013 7:00:00 PM | Leavenworth, KS
You Can't Get There from Here: Riverboats, Railroads, and the Development of the West
This presentation explores the crucial role that steam-powered transportation played in the opening of the American west. First the steamboat, and then the steam-powered locomotive, made possible the exploitation of the Great Plains. Each left a mark on the American cultural landscape that remains to this day.
Presenter, Christopher R. Gabel earned his PhD from Ohio State in 1981 and has been on the faculty of the Command and General Staff College since 1983....details >>