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EVENTS

JULY 2022

  • July 8: Charlie Redd & Luna Voo Doo Music Performance Fundraiser Event

    The very popular and entertaining Rock, R&B, Pop Band, Charlie Redd & Luna Voo Doo will be performing the very best in party dance music at the Liberty Theater in Fort Scott, KS for a fundraiser event for The Gordon Parks Museum. Tickets are $25 each or $30 at the door.

  • July 9: 79th Carver Day Celebration

    Celebrate the 1943 establishment of George Washington Carver National Monument! This event features programs interpreting the life and legacy of George Washington Carver. Guest speakers, musical groups, a Junior Ranger station, and exhibitors are also included. Carver Day is free of charge!

  • July 10: Kaw Mission Councils

    The Kansas Historical society is hosting a variety of educational programs that focus on the history of the Santa Fe Trail.

  • July 13: Kansas Museum Association hosts free webinar

    On July 13 from 10:00 to 11:00 am tune in when KMA hosts a webinar on the conservation of plastics with Whitney Baker, Head of Conservation Services at the University of Kansas Libraries. For more information visit: https://ksmuseums.org/news/kma-hosts-webinar-caring-for-plastic-museum-objects-july-13/

  • July 13: When Freedom Changed America

    This program from Dr. Edgar Tidwell of University of Kansas, compares and contrasts ideas of freedom and civil rights in 1863 and 1963. This one-hour, in-person program includes snacks and beer. Ages 21 and up. Cost: $8. Museum closes at 4:30pm. Program complements the museum’s special exhibit, REDLINED: Cities, Suburbs, and Segregation, on display through January 7, 2023.

  • July 18-22: Project Archeology Workshop at Fort Osage

    Jackson County Parks + Rec invites you to take an exciting trip back in time! Practice the basics of scientific inquiry using archaeological data. Learn how archaeologists investigate and interpret past cultures and peoples. Finally, learn how to incorporate all of this into your classroom or other settings. Archaeology is an excellent tool for engaging youth in STEM education.

  • July 28: Fairfax Family Night at the Monarchs

    Fairfax Industrial District is celebrating their 100th anniversary this month with a game at the Kansas City Monarchs. Visit fiakck.org for more information on other events coming up.

  • July 28-30: Our Rich History Leads to A New Promise

    Nicodemus Kansas Homecoming, 144th Emancipation Celebration

August 2022