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Upcoming Events in Baxter Springs Kansas


April

30 Home-Grown Art Show and Sale - First Weekend in April and First Weekend in October.

Ph: 620-856-3131 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamberinfo.baxtersprings@gmail.com
Web: baxterspringschamber.com

2 - 4 Living History Week - 6 outdoor venues, Native-American Indian, Western, frontier, log cabin, covered wagon, Civil War, 40 costumed demonstrators. Hands-on history for students.

Ph: 620-856-2385 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.baxterspringsmuseum.org

June

1 City Wide Garage Sale - First Saturday in June. Fall sale is first Saturday in October.

Ph: 620-856-3131 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamberinfo.baxtersprings@gmail.com
Web: baxterspringschamber.com

August

30 - 3 Cowtown Days & Rodeo - The annual celebration features live entertainment throughout the festival, featuring "Pride of Texas Shows Carnival" with 15 big rides. Route 66 Classic Car Show with over 50 cars and motorcycles. Along with Wild West Gun-fight re-enactments and Wild West Shows by the Cherokee Arts Council, Carriage rides, Stage concerts, Mustang GT 5.0 raffle, "Battle of the Bands," and much more.

* Gospel Music * Entertainment Each Night * Arts and Crafts * Food Vendors * Historical Society Presentation * Car Show and Cruise * 3 Day Saddle Club Rodeo

6:00 -10pm

Address: Hwy 166 E, Kiwanis Park , Baxter Springs, Kansas
Ph: 620-856-3131 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamber@baxtersprings.us
Web: baxterspringschamber.com
Fee: Free

October

4 - 6 Steel Guitar Rendezvous - First Full Weekend in October.

Ph: 620-856-3131 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamberinfo.baxtersprings@gmail.com
Web: baxterspringschamber.com

4 - 5 Route 66 Fall Festival - 1st Weekend of October.

Ph: 620-856-3131 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamberinfo.baxtersprings@gmail.com
Web: baxterspringschamber.com

5 City Wide Garage Sales - Fall sale is the first Saturday in October. Summer sale is the first Saturday in June.

Ph: 620-856-3131 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamberinfo.baxtersprings@gmail.com
Web: baxterspringschamber.com

5 Home-Grown Art Show and Sale - First Weekend in October and First Weekend in April.

Ph: 620-856-3131 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamberinfo.baxtersprings@gmail.com
Web: baxterspringschamber.com

November

2 Veterans Day Parade - Weekend before Veterans Day.

Ph: 620-856-3131 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamberinfo.baxtersprings@gmail.com
Web: baxterspringschamber.com

December

30 Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting - First Saturday in December - This local event draws a large crowd and one very special visitor!

Ph: 620-856-3131 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamberinfo.baxtersprings@gmail.com
Web: baxterspringschamber.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Baxter Springs Historical Museum

The Baxter Springs Historical Museum is filled with exhibits depicting the various stages of the city'

Baxter Springs, KS Museums

Log Cabin

The log cabin was built east of the Lowell Cemetery in the 1870s. R.A. Hibbard built it as a home for his brother-in-law's family. Kent Lynch purchased the property and donated the cabin to the Historical Society in memory of Marsah Moncrief Lynch. In 1987

Baxter Springs, KS Pioneer History

Historic Walking Tour

Walk along the downtown sidewalks on both sides of Military Avenue. Posted on the store fronts of the historic buildings are framed accounts of the original occupants of each store, their dates, and sometimes an account of a particular historical event that took place at that spot.

Baxter Springs, KS Tours

Black Dog Trail Marker

Located on the grounds of the Historical Museum, the marker commemorates the Black Dog Trail opened in 1803 by Chief Black Dog ( Manka - Chonka) and his band of Osage Indians who had a village nearby where springs once flowed freely.

Baxter Springs, KS Historical Markers

Little League Baseball Museum

This museum displays many awards and memorabilia of local sports heroes such as Mickey Mantle and Hale Irwin and other stars a Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Bill Russell, and other.

Baxter Springs, KS Museums

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