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January

22 - Mystery Dinner
All-you-can-eat buffet and mystery dinner, $25 per person. Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe, 7 p.m. (913) 367-1647

29 - Dessert Theatre
An evening of one-act plays with dessert and coffee, $10 adults / $5 students. Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe, 7 p.m. (913) 367-1647

February

11-13 - "Ravenscroft"
Live community theatre performance of this frightening yet funny Gothic thriller. $8 adults / $5 students, 8 p.m. (2 p.m. on Sunday), Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe.
(913) 367-1647

12 - Twilight Theatre
Late-night theatrical fun featuring a variety of entertainment. Theatre Atchison,
401 Santa Fe. (913) 367-1647

18-20 - "Ravenscroft"
Live community theatre performance of this frightening yet funny Gothic thriller. $8 adults / $5 students, 8 p.m. (2 p.m. on Sunday), Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe.
(913) 367-1647

March

6 - Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
16-piece orchestra and female vocalist, Mount Community Auditorium, 751 S. 8th. (913) 367-6112

11 - Dessert Theatre
An evening of one-act plays with dessert and coffee, $10 adults / $5 students.
Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe, 7 p.m. (913) 367-1647

18-20 - "Ravenscroft"
Live community theatre performance of this frightening yet funny Gothic thriller. $8 adults / $5 students, 8 p.m. (2 p.m. on Sunday), Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe.
(913) 367-1647

18 - Mystery Dinner
All-you-can-eat buffet and mystery dinner, $25 per person. Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe, 7 p.m. (913) 367-1647

19 - St. Patrick's Day Parade
Annual wearin o' the green by families, businesses and organizations competing with floats in parade through the downtown; corned beef and cabbage at the Elks.
(913) 367-2427

26 - "Concert of Hymns"
50-voice community choir presents a concert of favorite hymns, St. Benedict's Catholic Church, 1000 N. 2nd.
(913) 367-1525

April

1- May 17 - Megan Wyeth & Patti Reece
Photography display by two artists. Hours: Wed., 10 a.m. &endash; 5 p.m., Sat., Sun., 1 &endash; 5 p.m. Muchnic Art Gallery, 704 N. 4th. (913) 367-4278

8 - Twilight Theatre
Late-night theatrical fun featuring a variety of entertainment. Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe. (913) 367-1647

10 - Douglas Webster, Baritone
Baritone singer performing light opera, Broadway hits and pop songs, Mount Community Auditorium, 751 S. 8th. (913) 367-6112

30 - "All-American Salute to 2000"
60-piece orchestra performs compositions by American composers, O'Malley-McAllister Auditorium at Benedictine College, 1020 N. 2nd, 4 p.m. (913) 367-1525

May

6 - Dessert Theatre
An evening of one-act plays with dessert and coffee, $10 adults / $5 students. Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe, 7 p.m. (913) 367-1647

14 - Kiwanis Flea Market
Three downtown blocks of merchandise for sale or trade, Main Street. (913) 367-2427

20-June 21 - "Face to Face with Grandma Layton"
Art by the well-known Kansas artist, Grandma Layton. Hours: Wed., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sat., Sun., 1 - 5 p.m. Muchnic Art Gallery, 704 N. 4th. (913) 367-4278

26-27 - Antique Airplane Fly-in
Displays of vintage aircraft at Amelia Earhart Airport.
(913) 367-2427

27-28 - Riverbend Art Festival
Some 100 exhibiting artists from a five-state area displaying and selling artwork along the city's downtown, outdoor pedestrian plaza. (913) 367-4278

29-June 1 - Atchison Hobo Days
3rd annual gathering of hobos with hobo arts, crafts, entertainment, mulligan stew, music nightly, campfire songs & stories, Atchison Rail Museum, 200 S. 10th. (913) 367-4958

June

Summer Concerts
Tuesday evening concerts on the lawn of the Atchison Library, 401 Kansas Ave., 7 p.m. (913) 367-1525 .

"In the Good Ol' Summertime"
Museum docents in Victorian costume, games of croquet on the lawn, lemonade & cookies on the screened-in porch for group tours booked during the month of June. Evah C. Cray Historical Home Museum, 805 N. 5th, (913) 367-3046

2-4 - "Annie"
Live community theatre performance of the hit musical about an orphan and her dog. $10 adults / $6 students, 7:30 p.m. (2 p.m. on Sunday), Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe.
(913) 367-1647

9-11 - "Annie"
Live community theatre performance of the hit musical about an orphan and her dog. $10 adults / $6 students, 7:30 p.m. (2 p.m. on Sunday), Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe.
(913) 367-1647

16-17 - Forest of Friendship Celebration
Annual celebration honoring the men and women of aviation and space; childrens' activities, parade of U.S. and foreign flags, honorees ceremony and featured speakers.
(913) 367-2427

16-18 - "Annie"
Live community theatre performance of the hit musical about an orphan and her dog. $10 adults / $6 students, 7:30 p.m. (2 p.m. on Sunday), Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe. (913) 367-1647

24- August 6 - "The Figure in Art: Four Continents"
Art depicting the human figure representing four continents. Original art by Pablo Picasso, Rockwell Kent, Jacob Lawrence and other well-known artists. Hours: Wed., 10 a.m. &endash; 5 p.m., Sat., Sun., 1 &endash; 5 p.m.
Muchnic Art Gallery, 704 N. 4th. (913) 367-4278

25 - Amelia Earhart Century Bike Ride
35-, 63- and 100-mile routes on a long-distance bike ride through the scenic and rolling farmland of northeast Kansas. (913) 367-4113

July

"In the Good Ol' Summertime"
Museum docents in Victorian costume, games of croquet on the lawn, lemonade & cookies on the screened-in porch for group tours booked during the month of June. Evah C. Cray Historical Home Museum, 805 N. 5th, (913) 367-3046

21-22 - Amelia Earhart Festival
Celebration honoring Atchison's most famous daughter. Spectacular fireworks display on the Missouri River, outdoor concert, lunch honoring former U.S. Senator Nancy Kassebaum Baker, speakers symposium with five Kansas women role models, spectacular "Concert in the Sky" fireworks display over the Missouri River, aerobatic performance by pilot Ken Stout, a street dance with music by Kansas City's "The Exceptions", arts & crafts, food vendors, carnival, plus activies for children. (800) 234-1854

August

"In the Good Ol' Summertime"
Museum docents in Victorian costume, games of croquet on the lawn, lemonade & cookies on the screened-in porch for group tours booked during the month of June. Evah C. Cray Historical Home Museum, 805 N. 5th, (913) 367-3046

14-18 - Atchison County Fair
4-H, domestic living and agricultural exhibits, food booths, parade, carnival and live musical entertainment. County Fairgrounds, Effingham. (913) 833-5450

September


9 - Dessert Theatre
An evening of one-act plays with dessert and coffee, $10 adults / $5 students. Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe, 7 p.m. (913) 367-1647

10 - Kiwanis Flea Market
Three downtown blocks of merchandise for sale or trade, Main Street. (913) 367-2427

22-24 - "Rumors"
Live community theatre performance of Neil Simon's face-paced farce. $8 adults / $5 students, 8 p.m. (2 p.m. on Sunday), Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe. (913) 367-1647

23 - Twilight Theatre
Late-night theatrical fun featuring a variety of entertainment. Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe. (913) 367-1647

29-Oct. 1 - "Rumors"
Live community theatre performance of Neil Simon's face-paced farce. $8 adults / $5 students, 8 p.m. (2 p.m. on Sunday), Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe. (913) 367-1647

October

7-8 - Oktoberfest Arts & Crafts Festival
Downtown event with over 100 arts & crafts vendors plus German foods and music. (800) 234-1854

7-8 - Model Train Show
Annual model train show sponsored by North East Kansas Railroaders, Memorial Hall. (800) 234-1854

12-15 - Fall Foliage Tours
Narrated trolley tour through historic Atchison to admire the beautiful colors of autumn. Trolley departs Santa Fe Depot, 200 S. 10th, 10 a.m. &endash; 4 p.m. (800) 234-1854

20-31 - Haunted Homes Tours
Narrated trolley tour through "the most haunted town in Kansas. Trolley departs Santa Fe Depot, 200 S. 10th, 5 p.m. &endash; 9 p.m. (800) 234-1854

27-28 - Halloween Haunted Train
Miniature train ride through Ground Hog Flats Cemetery with ghosts and goblins en route and Halloween treats, Atchison Rail Museum, 200 S. 10th. (913) 367-3205 or (800) 234-1854

28 - Kiwanis Halloween Parade
Ghosts, goblins and ghouls on parade through downtown Atchison plus trick-or-treat goodies at participating businesses, 2 p.m. (913) 367-2427

28 - Mystery Dinner
All-you-can-eat buffet and mystery dinner, $25 per person. Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe, 7 p.m. (913) 367-1647

November

5 - Americana Concert
Riverbend Concert Choir, a 50-voice choir, sings American folk and sacred music. (913) 367-1525

10-12 - "The Miracle Worker"
Live community theatre performance of the story of the relationship by Annie Sullivan and her blind student, Helen Keller. $8 adults / $5 students, 8 p.m. (2 p.m. on Sunday), Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe. (913) 367-1647

17-19 - "The Miracle Worker"
Live community theatre performance of the story of the relationship by Annie Sullivan and her blind student, Helen Keller. $8 adults / $5 students, 8 p.m. (2 p.m. on Sunday), Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe. (913) 367-1647

19 - Fall Concert
Fall concert by the Benedictine College-Atchison Community Orchestra, O'Malley-McAllister Auditorium at Benedictine College, 1020 N. 2nd, 4 p.m. (913) 367-1525


For more complete information, please contact the

Atchison Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 126, Atchison KS 66002
(800) 234-1854
Fax: (913) 367-2485

 


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