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Downs Unplugged Coffeehouse - Free performances on the SECOND SATURDAY of each month. Area musicians, singers or story tellers will perform live in the relaxed setting of the Downs Unplugged Coffeehouse. This provides a venue for local artists to display their talents. Starting at 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Would you like to perform?

Ph: 785-454-3421 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: crwarner@nckcn.com
Web: www.downschamber.com/

March

3 Between Yes & I Do Bridal Fair - Doors Open at 1 PM and close at 4 PM
Runway Show - Approximately 3 PM
Admission is $5 per person

Brides, Pre-Register Today

Win 1 of 2 - $250 Shopping Sprees!!

Only brides who pre-register are eligible for this special event prize. Must be present March 6 to win.

Registration must be completed by Friday, February 24, 2017 at 5 p.m.

VENDORS: Please call 785-454-6670 for information or email betweenyesandido@gmail.com

Address: Lakeside High School Gym - Morgan Ave. , Downs, Kansas
Ph: 785-454-6670 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: betweenyesandido@gmail.com
Fee: Admission is $5 per person

April

20 Yellow Brick Run - 1/2 Marathan & Bicycle Event - 13.1 Mile (Half-Marathon) Running & 40 Mile Bicycle Event. Individual, Two-Man, and Four-Man Teams. 9 AM Start.

Early Registration Due April 3

Participants will begin in Osborne at the City Park and finish in Downs at the High School Routes post to the right

A Public Hamburger Lunch will be held from 12 noon to 2 pm at the State Bank of Downs Parking Lot. $5.00 Meal; Participants eat for Free.

Proceeds go to: Osborne Junior Chamber Scholarship * Downs Junior Chamber Scholarship Fund * Osborne Chamber of Commerce * Downs Chamber of Commerce

Ph: 785-454-6670 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.downschamber.com
Fee: $30/$40

26 - 27 Kansas Storytelling Festival - A weekend to celebrate stories and the art of storytelling - from the fables that we learned as children to the retelling of poignant moments in history as well as tall tales humor and lots of music. Educational workshops and swapping grounds are available for those who desire more than just pure entertainment.

Address: Memorial Hall 500 Morgan Ave Downs , Downs, Kansas
Ph: 785-454-3808 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: lgyost@ruraltel.net
Web: www.kansasstorytelling.com
Fee: Admission

June

20 - 22 Downs Celebration - 3 nights of Carnival with 3 great nights of bands and beer garden... You are sure to have a great time here in Downs. Opens at 6 pm all 3 nights!

Address: Rail Road St. , Downs, Kansas
Ph: 785-454-6670 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: aburda@ruraltel.net
Web: www.downschamber.com
Fee: Free

November

22 - 23 Tree Fest - THANKSGIVING WEEKEND - A celebration of the Christmas season, family, and community, Tree Fest provides the atmosphere with trees decorated by local businesses and organizations to view and buy, and live music by local artists. You have a chance to "vote" on your favorite tree, and have the chance to win it! Fri 7-9pm; Sat 10am-7pm.

Address: S Morgan Ave, Memorial Hall , Downs, Kansas
Ph: 785-454-3493 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: sjknouf@nckcn.com
Web: www.downschamber.com
Fee: $3

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Downs Cemetery

The Downs Cemetery is located along Highway 24

Downs, KS Cemeteries

Lipton Hotel

The Lipton Hotel was built in 1880 and is still standing. It once sheltered dignitaries and politicians. Today it houses one of the areas finest gift stores on the street level and some of the old rooms upstairs have been converted into modern apartments.

Downs, KS Historic Buildings

Sod and Stubble Country Self-Guided Auto Tour

Three miles northwest of the city of Downs is located the site of the 1871 homestead of immigrant Henry Ise. In 1873, Henry married seventeen-year old Rosa Haag of Holton, Kansas and brought her west to live. Twelve children (five girls and seven boys) were born on this homestead in the 27

Downs, KS Pioneer Life

The Railroad Gazebo

The Railroad Gazebo, located in the railroad park, is a replica of the original gazebo and continues to serve as a focal point for community events, just as it did in the late 1800s.

Downs, KS Pioneer Life

Carnegie Library

The Downs Carnegie Library built in 1905 which was constructed from a $5,000 gift from Andrew Carnegie, still houses the library. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings.

Downs, KS Carnegie Libraries

Things to do near Downs, KS