Polar Plunge and Strut

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm Topeka, KS

Jumping into cold water to raise money for Special Olympics is a winter tradition. This event raises funds for local Special Olympics Programs and...

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Sketch Crawl

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:30pm Overland Park, KS

Artists Sketch Crawl

Enjoy a morning of creating art in the many lovely gardens at the Arboretum. Bring your own art supplies (pencils,...

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20th Annual Spring Fling Bike Race Series

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 11:00am to 5:00pm Lawrence, KS

This annual Bike Race event takes place on the roads inside Campground #1. Campground #1 is the 3rd Left after paying your daily vehicle permit...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm Overland Park, KS

Come out and enjoy kite flying every Sunday in April from 12:00 to 5:00. Bring your own kites or purchase them at the Leatherwood Depot at the...

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Irish Road Bowling

Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm Lawrence, KS

This is an annual fundraiser event to benefit the children charities for the Lawrence St. Patrick's Day Parade. The object is to throw an...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm Overland Park, KS

Come out and enjoy kite flying every Sunday in April from 12:00 to 5:00. Bring your own kites or purchase them at the Leatherwood Depot at the...

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Second Sunday Monthly Hike

Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Lawrence, KS

Our next Second Sunday Hike will be on April 12th at 1pm, and we will again begin at the Swimming Beach after meeting at the main office. We will...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm Overland Park, KS

Come out and enjoy kite flying every Sunday in April from 12:00 to 5:00. Bring your own kites or purchase them at the Leatherwood Depot at the...

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NET Reach Neighborhood Farmer's Market Kick-Off

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm Topeka, KS

The Shawnee County Health Agency is partnering with NET Reach to host a new farmer's market in 2015 in East Topeka. Thursday April 23 will...

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Tree Planting Ceremony & Sapling Giveaway

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 11:00am to 11:30am Overland Park, KS

Help us celebrate Arbor Day! Arbor Day celebrates planting and nurturing trees. Forrest the Fox and you will help us celebrate by planting an...

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Tour of the Trees

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 11:30am to 12:30pm Overland Park, KS

Our knowledgeable volunteers will lead this informative and interactive talk about the unique trees that live at the Arboretum. As you walk with...

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Webster State Park Open House

Saturday, April 25, 2015 (All day) Stockton, KS

The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism announced that all state parks will hold an Open House on Saturday April 25th, 2015. There...

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State Park Open House

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 5:00am to 11:00pm Lawrence, KS

The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism announced that all state parks will hold an Open House on Saturday April 25th, 2015. There...

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EISENHOWER STATE PARK OPEN HOUSE

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 8:00am to 3:00pm Osage City, KS

Kansas State Park Open House.
Eisenhower State Park. ( Free Admittance into the Park)
Comp join the fun. Activities will begin at...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm Overland Park, KS

Come out and enjoy kite flying every Sunday in April from 12:00 to 5:00. Bring your own kites or purchase them at the Leatherwood Depot at the...

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Sketch Crawl

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm Overland Park, KS

Artists Sketch Crawl

Enjoy an evening of creating art in the many lovely gardens at the Arboretum. Bring your own art supplies (pencils,...

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Wine Tasting on the Terrace

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Overland Park, KS

Join us for the first wine tasting of 2015. More details coming soon.
Registration: $25 for members, $28 for nonmembers

Wine Vendor:...

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Container Garden Exhibit

Friday, May 1, 2015 (All day) Overland Park, KS

Displays from garden organizations and volunteers will inspire and motivate you to build creative container plantings for your own patio, window...

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Container Garden Exhibit

Saturday, May 2, 2015 (All day) Overland Park, KS

Displays from garden organizations and volunteers will inspire and motivate you to build creative container plantings for your own patio, window...

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Container Garden Exhibit

Sunday, May 3, 2015 (All day) Overland Park, KS

Displays from garden organizations and volunteers will inspire and motivate you to build creative container plantings for your own patio, window...

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Container Garden Exhibit

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 (All day) Overland Park, KS

Displays from garden organizations and volunteers will inspire and motivate you to build creative container plantings for your own patio, window...

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Container Garden Exhibit

Saturday, May 9, 2015 (All day) Overland Park, KS

Displays from garden organizations and volunteers will inspire and motivate you to build creative container plantings for your own patio, window...

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Container Garden Exhibit

Sunday, May 10, 2015 (All day) Overland Park, KS

Displays from garden organizations and volunteers will inspire and motivate you to build creative container plantings for your own patio, window...

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Second Sunday Monthly Hike

Sunday, May 10, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Lawrence, KS

Our next Second Sunday Hike will be on April 12th at 1pm, and we will again begin at the Swimming Beach after meeting at the main office. We will...

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Container Garden Exhibit

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 (All day) Overland Park, KS

Displays from garden organizations and volunteers will inspire and motivate you to build creative container plantings for your own patio, window...

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Container Garden Exhibit

Saturday, May 16, 2015 (All day) Overland Park, KS

Displays from garden organizations and volunteers will inspire and motivate you to build creative container plantings for your own patio, window...

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Container Garden Exhibit

Sunday, May 17, 2015 (All day) Overland Park, KS

Displays from garden organizations and volunteers will inspire and motivate you to build creative container plantings for your own patio, window...

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Container Garden Exhibit

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 (All day) Overland Park, KS

Displays from garden organizations and volunteers will inspire and motivate you to build creative container plantings for your own patio, window...

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Container Garden Exhibit

Saturday, May 23, 2015 (All day) Overland Park, KS

Displays from garden organizations and volunteers will inspire and motivate you to build creative container plantings for your own patio, window...

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Hot Summer Days

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Overland, KS

This event features water games for the whole family, prepare to get wet and maybe a little messy. Splashing around will help keep the...

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Smoky Gardens Family Fun Day

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 4:30pm to 10:30pm Goodland, KS

Enjoy a beautiful oasis on the North Fork of the Smoky Hill River. Camp under the stars, picnic under shelters and play on the playground. Walk...

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Night Hawk 50K Trail Run

Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Lawrence, KS

The Lawrence Trail Hawks are hosting their own Night Hawk 50K Run. Contact Mary Ann Frerert ...

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Lawrence Jayhawk Kennel Club & Heartland Coursing Association Dog Fun Run

Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 9:00am to 2:00pm Lawrence, KS

The Heartland Coursing Association teams up with the Lawrence Jayhawk Kennel Club for this 2nd Annual Dog Fun Run in the Picnic Area. A course...

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Second Sunday Monthly Hike

Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Lawrence, KS

Our next Second Sunday Hike will be on April 12th at 1pm, and we will again begin at the Swimming Beach after meeting at the main office. We will...

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Wheatstock XI

Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 11:00am to 9:00pm Topeka, KS

Old Prairie Town is proud to host the 11th Annual Wheatstock Concert featuring acoustic and bluegrass music. Bring your family out for this fun-...

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Spirit of Kansas

Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 8:00am to 11:00pm Topeka, KS

The Spirit of Kansas Festival is an old-fashioned 4th of July celebration held at Lake Shawnee beginning at 8am with arts and craft vendors, car...

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Wine Tasting on the Terrace

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Overland Park, KS

Join us and Somerset Ridge Vineyard and Winery for the third wine tasting of the season. They will showcase some of their locally produced wine in...

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Hot Summer Days

Friday, July 10, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Overland Park, KS

This event features water games for the whole family, prepare to get wet and maybe a little messy. Splashing around will help keep the...

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Second Sunday Monthly Hike

Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Lawrence, KS

Our next Second Sunday Hike will be on April 12th at 1pm, and we will again begin at the Swimming Beach after meeting at the main office. We will...

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Water-A-Palooza

Friday, July 24, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm Topeka, KS

Get ready for a splashing good time with Shawnee County Parks and Recreation and the Shawnee County Health Agency as they partner to host the...

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Summer Sunset Concert

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm Topeka, KS

Bring your family out for this fun-filled evening to listen to some wonderful local artists performing at their best. Bring your own lawn-chair...

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Family Day by the Pond

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm Topeka, KS

Join us for a wonderful afternoon of live music and entertainment, crafts, food and fishing for the kids. We will have a variety of activities...

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Smoky Valley Classic Car Show

Saturday, August 1, 2015 (All day) Lindsborg, KS

First Saturday in August.
August 1, 2015

Calling all gearheads and auto buffs to the Smoky Valley Classic Car Show! Check out over...

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Bim Willow

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm Overland Park, KS

Join us as we welcome Master Furniture Builder, Bim Willow, bending fresh willow into heirlooms. Come with a hammer, pruning shears and gloves and...

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Big Screen Under the Stars

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm Topeka, KS

Bring the entire family out to the Bettis Family Sports Complex and enjoy watching the Big Screen Under the Stars! Bring your lawn chairs and...

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Second Sunday Monthly Hike

Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Lawrence, KS

Our next Second Sunday Hike will be on April 12th at 1pm, and we will again begin at the Swimming Beach after meeting at the main office. We will...

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Ta'i Chi Chih

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am Overland Park, KS

T'ai Chi Chih is joy through movement! Combining T'ai Chi Chih with the natural beauty of the Arboretum will allow the class participant...

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Ta'i Chi Chih

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am Overland Park, KS

T'ai Chi Chih is joy through movement! Combining T'ai Chi Chih with the natural beauty of the Arboretum will allow the class participant...

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Ta'i Chi Chih

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am Overland Park, KS

T'ai Chi Chih is joy through movement! Combining T'ai Chi Chih with the natural beauty of the Arboretum will allow the class participant...

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Ta'i Chi Chih

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am Overland Park, KS

T'ai Chi Chih is joy through movement! Combining T'ai Chi Chih with the natural beauty of the Arboretum will allow the class participant...

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Second Sunday Monthly Hike

Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Lawrence, KS

Our next Second Sunday Hike will be on April 12th at 1pm, and we will again begin at the Swimming Beach after meeting at the main office. We will...

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Ta'i Chi Chih

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am Overland Park, KS

T'ai Chi Chih is joy through movement! Combining T'ai Chi Chih with the natural beauty of the Arboretum will allow the class participant...

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Dinner on the Prairie

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm Overland Park, KS

Friday September 18, 6:30-9:30 pm; Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 8909 W. 179th, Overland Park, KS. Revel in an atmosphere...

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Ta'i Chi Chih

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am Overland Park, KS

T'ai Chi Chih is joy through movement! Combining T'ai Chi Chih with the natural beauty of the Arboretum will allow the class participant...

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Full Moon Walk

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm Overland Park, KS

The full moon will light the paths. Star gazing, night time sights and sounds, bring the family and flashlights. No pre-registration necessary....

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Healthy Fun at the State Parks Day

Saturday, September 26, 2015 (All day) LAWRENCE, KS

Our events...
One hour Hike starts at Noon at the Beach Parking Lot
Grand Re-Opening of our 9 hole Frisbee Disc Golf Course - Come...

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AKC Retriever Field Trials

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 6:00pm Osage City, KS

All vehicles must obtain valid state park vehicle permits. State park vehicle permits cost $5.00 per day.

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Air Capital Fly-In

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 8:00am to 4:00pm Newton, KS

The annual Air Capital Fly-in will be held on Saturday, Oct. 3, at Newton City-County Airport. The event begins at 8 a.m. with a pancake breakfast...

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Of Earth and Sky: Plein Air Painting in the Flint Hills (watercolor) with John Hulsey

Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm Manhattan, KS

FHDC Members: $115 | Non-Members: $125

If you have always wanted to try painting outdoors, but didn’t know where to start, this workshop...

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Of Earth and Sky: Plein Air Painting in the Flint Hills (oils) with John Hulsey

Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm Manhattan, KS

FHDC Members: $115 | Non-Members: $125

Painting outdoors, or plein air painting, has become extremely popular again and many of the top...

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Of Earth and Sky: Plein Air Painting in the Flint Hills (oils) with John Hulsey

Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm Manhattan, KS

FHDC Members: $115 | Non-Members: $125
Painting outdoors, or plein air painting, has become extremely popular again and many of the top...

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Flint Hills Masters: Nature Through an Artist's Eyes

Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 7:00am to 10:00am Manhattan, KS

Saturday, November 7
7:00am - 10:00am
FHDC Members: $12 | Non-Members: $14
Join Flint Hills Master Artist Susan Rose, and local...

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Go See It! Visit to Blue Earth Village

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm Manhattan, KS

Come learn the history of Blue Earth Village and the people who called it home from Dr. Lauren Ritterbush, Associate Professor of Anthropology at...

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Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:30am Manhattan, KS

Enjoy coffee, doughnuts, and juice for breakfast. Make a real gingerbread house, visit Santa, and decorate a holiday picture frame to hold your...

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Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:30am Manhattan, KS

Enjoy coffee, doughnuts, and juice for breakfast. Make a real gingerbread house, visit Santa, and decorate a holiday picture frame to hold your...

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Second Sunday Monthly Guided Hike

Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm Lawrence, KS

Clinton State Park and AmeriCorps invite you to join us for monthly hikes through the park every Second Sunday through the coming year. Each...

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Second Sunday Monthly Guided Hike

Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm Lawrence, KS

Clinton State Park and AmeriCorps invite you to join us for monthly hikes through the park every Second Sunday through the coming year. Each...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Overland Park, KS

Let's go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Overland Park, KS

Let's go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic...

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Second Sunday Monthly Guided Hike

Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm Lawrence, KS

Clinton State Park and AmeriCorps invite you to join us for monthly hikes through the park every Second Sunday through the coming year. Each...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Overland Park, KS

Let's go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic...

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Run/Walk Coyote Trail @ Webster State Park

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am Stockton, KS

Run/Walk the Coyote Trail at 9 am. The loop is approx. 3 miles long. Bridget Starbuck will be leading the run starting at 9 however you are...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Overland Park, KS

Let's go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic...

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Camp Wood YMCA Centennial Celebration

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 10:00am to 5:00pm Elmdale, KS

Camp Wood YMCA Centennial: Celebrating 100 Summers
Saturday, May 7th, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (lunch provided)

Join us for a free...

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Second Sunday Monthly Guided Hike

Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm Lawrence, KS

Clinton State Park and AmeriCorps invite you to join us for monthly hikes through the park every Second Sunday through the coming year. Each...

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Flint Hills Festival

Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 11:00am to 5:00pm Manhattan, KS

Touch, hear and taste the Flint Hills! Join us for our annual Flint Hills Festival. Celebrate the Flint Hills with beer and wine samples, live...

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World Oceans Day

Saturday, June 4, 2016 (All day) Topeka , KS

World Oceans Day is Saturday June 4, 2016 at the Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center. Come explore the zoo while visiting booths that touch on the...

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Lantern Fest 2016

Saturday, June 11, 2016 (All day) , KS

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At The Lantern Fest, thousands of revelers join together armed with lanterns for one unforgettable spectacle....

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Lovewell State Park Kids Fishing Clinic

Sunday, June 12, 2016 (All day) Webber, KS

The Kids Fishing Clinic is an educational opportunity for kids interested in learning about fishing. The Kids Fishing Clinic will be limited to 50...

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Second Sunday Monthly Guided Hike

Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm Lawrence, KS

Clinton State Park and AmeriCorps invite you to join us for monthly hikes through the park every Second Sunday through the coming year. Each...

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Washunga Days

Friday, June 17, 2016 - 5:00pm to Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 5:00pm Council Grove, KS

Washunga Days is an annual festival that celebrates the culture - both past and present - of Council Grove, showcasing the city and all of its...

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Governor's Campout & Great Outdoor Day

Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 10:00am to Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 10:00am , KS

Great Outdoors Day:
Celebrate Get Outdoors Month with the Kansas Dept of Wildlife, Parks, & Tourism & others for a FREE...

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Lovewell State Park Sand Castle Contest

Sunday, June 19, 2016 (All day) Webber, KS

The 21st annual Sand Castle/Sculpture Contest at Lovewell State Park, Webber Kansas, is scheduled for Sunday, June 19th, 2016 at the Southwinds...

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Lovewell State Park "Float Your Boat" Contest

Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm WEBBER, KS

Participants must design and build a cardboard boat (specifications will be available in early June), and bring it to the Southwinds Beach for the...

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Waconda Lake Fireworks show

Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 9:45pm to 10:30pm Glen Elder, KS

Fireworks show in association with the Waconda Firework Assoc.

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Kansas Veterans & Family Reunion

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 6:00am to Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 12:00pm , KS

Welcome to Kansas Veterans and Family Reunion

This year's reunion will be held on July 15-17, 2016

Held on Veterans Point,...

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National Day of the Cowboy

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Manhattan, KS

Celebrate the American Cowboy at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. Meet rodeo queens, get your face painted, try your hand at horse shoes, barrel...

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7th Annual Shawnee County's Largest Workout @ Cylcovia Topeka

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm Topeka, KS

Topeka, Shawnee County and surrounding county residents of all ages and abilities are encouraged to participate in the 7th annual community...

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Tall Corn BBQ Contest

Friday, August 5, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, August 6, 2016 (All day) Rossville, KS

Rossville Tall Corn BBQ Contest is a Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) sanctioned competition. Pit Masters smoke their specialty, Brisket,...

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Lovewell State Park Fun Day

Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 7:00am to 6:00pm WEBBER, KS

5K or 2 mile Fun Run/Walk, Co-Ed Mud Volleyball, Rock/Paper/Scissors Tournament, Sandpile Treasure Hunt Pre-Registration required for Mud...

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Tall Corn Festival

Friday, August 12, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, August 14, 2016 (All day) Rossville, KS

The Tall Corn Festival is a celebration of the harvest and summer. Come out and enjoy the spirit of small towns, a parade down Main Street,...

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FREE Entry Day at Clinton State Park

Saturday, August 13, 2016 (All day) Lawrence, KS

Enjoy the State Park without purchasing a daily vehicle permit TODAY!

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Lovewell State Park Campground Christmas

Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 12:00pm to Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 11:00am WEBBER, KS

Campers decorate their campsites and camping cabins in yuletide themes. The public is encouraged to view the decorations. Entries must register at...

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Tuttle Creek OK Kids Day

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 8:00am to 5:00pm ,

A family friendly day of activities of fishing clinic, games, archery, bb guns, train, water games, and more. Activities free and free park...

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Evening on the Riverwalk

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm Council Grove, KS

Evening on the Riverwalk is an annual event on the Neosho Riverwalk in Council Grove, KS. Join us for a beautiful evening along the scenic Neosho...

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Evening on the Riverwalk

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm Council Grove, KS

Evening on the Riverwalk is an annual event on the Neosho Riverwalk in Council Grove, KS. Join us for a beautiful evening along the scenic Neosho...

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OK Kids Day - Animal Program @ Clinton State Park

Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Lawrence, KS

Come for the chance to get a close up look of our Live Animal’s on Display. Show-n-Tell @ Shelter #6 in Campground #3 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (...

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Fireworks on the Lake

Sunday, September 4, 2016 - 8:45pm to 9:15pm Cheney, KS

Fireworks on Labor Day Weekend ??? Why not!

The Ninnescah Sailing Association has been celebrating the end of the summer sailing...

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Lovewell State Park 3D Archery Tournament

Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 9:00am to 1:00pm WEBBER, KS

3D Archery Shoot begins at 8 am - Individuals compete on 14 station 3D archery range. Divisions for Men, Women, Youth. Steel Deer Target Contest...

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Grandparents Day Free Concert and Ice Cream Social

Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 1:00pm to 7:00pm Topeka, KS

Join us on Grandparents Day for some inter-generational fun! Grandparents get in for 1/2 price! We will have an awesome folk concert by Susan...

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Grandparent's Day Concert

Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm Overland Park, KS

Help us celebrate Grandparent's Day! Join us for children’s entertainment and fun for the whole family. It’s an excellent opportunity to...

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Voices of the Wind People Pageant

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 8:00pm Council Grove, KS

Join us in 2016 for our biennial production of the Voices of the Wind People Pageant. The pageant will be held in the old Neosho Riverbed at the...

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Council Grove Fall Festival on the Santa Fe Trail

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm Council Grove, KS

This new festival will coincide with the Voices of the Wind People Pageant on September 16 and 17. Family friendly entertainment, food, and music...

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Voices of the Wind People Pageant

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 8:00pm Council Grove, KS

Join us in 2016 for our biennial production of the Voices of the Wind People Pageant. The pageant will be held in the old Neosho Riverbed at the...

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Great Kaw Adventure Race

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Eudora, KS

The second annual Great Kaw Adventure Race is scheduled for September 24, 2016 and will include just over 30 miles of running, canoeing, and...

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Worldwide Day of Play Celebration!

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 11:00am to 3:00pm Topeka, KS

Join us for a day of fun-filled activities at the Kansas Children's Discovery Center. We are celebrating the "Worldwide Day of Play...

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Snake Scales and Turtle Tales Animal Program

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Lawrence, KS

Come join us at Shelter #6 in Campground #3 for an up close look at our Live Snakes & Turtles on display. We'll bring their cages out...

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OK Kids Day - Animal Program @ Clinton State Park

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Lawrence, KS

Come for the chance to get a close up look of our Live Animal’s on Display. Show-n-Tell @ Shelter #6 in Campground #3 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (...

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Snake Scales and Turtle Tales Animal Program

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Lawrence, KS

Come join us at Shelter #6 in Campground #3 for an up close look at our Live Snakes & Turtles on display. We'll bring their cages out...

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Snake Scales and Turtle Tales Animal Program

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm Lawrence, KS

Come join us at Shelter #6 in Campground #3 for an up close look at our Live Snakes & Turtles on display. We'll bring their cages out...

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Little Apple Glow Paddle

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm Manhattan, KS

The Little Apple Glow Paddle is a group float on the Kansas River on October 29, 2016 from 5pm to 7:30PM. The float will end in darkness....

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Toys 4 Tots Charity Crappie Tournament

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 7:00am to 3:00pm Lawrence, KS

The Kansas Crappie Club will have their annual fundraiser for Toys 4 Tots at Clinton Lake. They will be launching from the Boat Ramp closest to...

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Holiday Luminary Walk

Friday, November 25, 2016 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 17th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Holiday Luminary Walk

Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 17th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Holiday Luminary Walk

Friday, December 2, 2016 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 17th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Holiday Luminary Walk

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 17th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Orienteer Kansas Meet

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm Lawrence, KS

Orienteer Kansas will be using the North Short Trail System for a meet. The Start / Finish line will be in the Corp of Engineers Overlook Area...

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Second Sunday Monthly Guided Hike

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm Lawrence, KS

Clinton State Park and AmeriCorps invite you to join us for monthly hikes through the park every Second Sunday through the coming year. Each...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Overland Park, KS

Let's go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Overland Park, KS

Let's go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic...

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Tree Planting Ceremony and Sapling Giveaway

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 11:00am to 7:30pm Overland Park, KS

Help us celebrate Arbor Day! Arbor Day celebrates planting and nurturing trees. Join Forest the Fox and help us celebrate by planting an Arbor Day...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Overland Park, KS

Let's go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic...

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Webster State Park OK KIDS Day

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm Stockton, KS

Youth Ages 4-12 are invited to attend the activities located throughout the park. They will be a fishing clinic, a skins and skulls presentation...

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Kids Fishing Derby with the Clinton State Parks Fishing’s Future Chapter

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Lawrence, KS

RESCHEDULED FROM 4/22/17 - NOW 5/6/17
KDWPT/ Clinton State Park chapter of Fishing’s Future will host a Kid’s Fishing Derby on May 6, 2017...

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Discover Salina Naturally

Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 11:00am to 4:00pm , KS

Meet a pioneer or mountain man
Talk to a buffalo hunter
See a sophisticated telescope and view
the surface of the sun
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National Train Day

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Overland Park, KS

Children love to watch the trains! Learn about railroad history while you and your family enjoy our beautiful train garden, with its real caboose...

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Stems Plein Air Sunset Paint

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Be a part of this artistic tradition at the Arboretum. Artists who complete a plein air painting during the Stems Quick Paint event will be judged...

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Enchanted Forest

Saturday, May 27, 2017 (All day) to Monday, September 4, 2017 (All day) Overland Park, KS

They're back! This summer the Arboretum and Botanical Gardens are again home to the mystical domains of gnomes, fairies, elves, sprites,...

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3rd Annual Serious Fun Mud Run at the Kansas Children's Discovery Center!

Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:45pm Topeka, KS

Join us on June 4th for the 3rd Annual Serious Fun Mud Run!

The Serious Fun Mud Run is for anyone age 4+ and features running through...

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Plein Air Art Fair

Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 11:00am to 5:00pm Overland Park, KS

This special Plein Air sales event will feature up to 30 individual artist tents placed prominently throughout the Arboretum for patrons to enjoy...

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Sedgwick County Fair

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 9:00am to Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 11:45pm , KS

Once again, the fairgrounds in Cheney, Kansas will be home to the Sedgwick County Fair! Just a short drive west of Wichita on Highway 54, the...

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Kansas Veterans and Family Reunion

Friday, July 21, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, July 23, 2017 (All day) , KS

Kansas Veterans and Family Reunion

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OK Kids - Archery Target Program @ Clinton State Park

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm Lawrence, KS

At Archery Target Practice – at our Archery Range near the entrance of Campground #1. Come join us in trying out ARCHERY! Instructors will be...

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Labor Day Outdoor STEAM Activities

Monday, September 4, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm Topeka, KS

We are open from 9 am - 5 pm on Labor Day! It's a great day to spend outside with family! Celebrate with us and explore our Outdoor Classroom...

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Grandparent's Day Concert

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm Overland Park, KS

Join us for fun with the whole family. Children’s entertainment will help us celebrate Grandparent's Day. It’s an excellent opportunity to...

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2nd Annual Webster State Park Car Show

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 8:00am to 3:00pm Stockton, KS

2nd Annual Webster State Park Car Show, September 16, 2017. 8 am to 3 pm. Awards at 3 pm. $25 per vehicle to enter car in show. FREE park entrance...

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Worldwide Day of Play

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 11:00am to 3:00pm Topeka, KS

Worldwide Day of Play means it is time to get outside and play! Visit the Kansas Children's Discovery Center for an exciting day of play! We...

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Botanical Brewfest

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 3:00pm to 8:00pm Overland Park, KS

Enjoy the best selection of craft beers you won't find anywhere else. We'll have food, music, games and fun. Brewfest features many...

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Medical Heroes Appreciation 5K Run and Walk

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:30am Topeka, KS

On Saturday October 21st from 8:30AM to 10:30AM, join CISCRP and Stormont Vail Health in celebrating Medical Heroes, study volunteers who...

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Spooky Playground

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 11:00am to 3:00pm Topeka, KS

Kansas Children's Discovery Center is happy to once again participate in the Gage Park Halloween.
It is a spooky time of year! Come...

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Spooky Playground

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 11:00am to 3:00pm Topeka, KS

Kansas Children's Discovery Center is happy to once again participate in the Gage Park Halloween.
It is a spooky time of year! Come...

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Luminary Walk

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Luminary Walk

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Luminary Walk

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Luminary Walk

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Luminary Walk

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Luminary Walk

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Pomona State Park Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm Vassar, KS

Pomona State Park Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Everyone welcome!
Bring your Easter basket.
Help us spring into action by bringing your...

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Discover Salina Naturally Fair

Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm Salina, KS

The Discover Salina Naturally Fair is a free event for families to learn and interact with many aspects of past, present, and future efforts with...

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Enchanted Faire

Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm Overland Park, KS

Gnomes, Fairies, Goblins and Sprites will be frolicking in the grove. Join them in your best enchanted costume. Enjoy treats, entertainment, photo...

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The Great Kaw Adventure Race

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 9:00am Eudora, KS

The Great Kaw Adventure Race is an orienteering based, cognitive, and physical challenge event. Challenges could be trivia about Eudora's...

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Botanical Brewfest

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm Overland Park, KS

Join us for the 5th annual Botanical Brewfest. Beers from over 40 breweries, presenting over 100 beers for tasting. Food, music, games and fun....

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Luminary Walk

Friday, November 23, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Luminary Walk

Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Luminary Walk

Friday, November 30, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Luminary Walk

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Luminary Walk

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Luminary Walk

Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Trails That Connect Us - Open House

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm Lawrence, KS

JOIN FREE STATE FOR “TRAILS THAT CONNECT US”
Friday April 26th 5-8PM *** Free State Brewing Co. 1923 Moodie Road, Lawrence, KS

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Lindsborg Midsummer's Festival

Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 3:00pm , KS

Have you ever witnessed traditional Swedish dancing? It is a true art form! It will not only amaze you but also delight! Join us for this year...

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Tunes + Tallgrass: Moonrise Kingdom

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 6:30pm to 11:00pm Wichita, KS

Wichita Art Museum and Tallgrass Film Festival join together for the 7th annual outdoor movie night. "Moonrise Kingdom" is the seventh...

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Family ArtVenture: Art Outdoors

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm Wichita, KS

Family ArtVenture: Art Outdoors
Drop in anytime or stay the whole day with us for family art making and fun. Explore special activities and...

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Marmaton Massacre Mountain Bike Festival

Saturday, July 13, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, July 14, 2019 (All day) , KS

6th Annual Marmaton Massacre Mountain Bike Festival and Kansas State Mountain Bike Championship at Gunn Park Trails in Ft. Scott.

A awesome...

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The Great Kaw Adventure Race

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 9:00am Eudora, KS

The Great Kaw Adventure Race is an orienteering based, cognitive, and physical challenge event. Challenges could be trivia about Eudora's...

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Old Prairie Town Christmas

Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm , KS

Start a new holiday tradition for your family. Old Prairie Town will be filled with lights and activities around every corner. Visit the Lingo...

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Wichita Riverfest

Friday, May 29, 2020 (All day) to Saturday, June 6, 2020 (All day) , KS

A week of art, 5k and 10k runs, parade, classic car show, music and fun along the river in downtown Wichita

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