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Upcoming Events in Elkhart Kansas


May

23 Annual USDA Forest Service Free Fishing Derby - For all "kids" ages 0 -16 yrs. and 55 yrs. and over. Commencing at 8:00 a.m. at the Cimarron National Grassland Ponds. After the competition, awards will be presented to the winners, lunch will be served and door prizes and lots of fun ... guaranteed!

Please contact the Cimarron National Grasslands office for more details and directions.

The largest fish in the various age categories and overall will be awarded a prize.

Address: Cimarron National Grassland Recreation Area , Elkhart, Kansas
Ph: 620-697-4621 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: ghf.mtcoks.com/schedule.html

June

2 - 9 Grassland Heritage Festival - Authentic period entertainment, storytelling, reenactments and demonstrations bring this Santa Fe Trail celebration to life right before your eyes. The kids as well as grown-ups will be amazed as they learn the skills of basket weaving, rawhide braiding and roping.


More info and pictures -- ghf.mtcoks.com



Ph: 620-697-2833 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mtcomuseum@elkhart.com
Web: ghf.mtcoks.com
Grassland Heritage Group Address: P.O. Box 817 Elkhart, KS 67950 Phone (620) 697-4600 Email brichardson@epictouch.com

September

15 Annual Rummage Roundup - The Annual Rummage Roundup is Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. To Reserve your spot it's only $10.00.

Address: Morton County Civic Center , Elkhart, Kansas
Ph: 620-697-2525. (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ci.elkhart.ks.us/

November

3 Holly Days - Arts and crafts festival that gets bigger every year.

Ph: 620-697-4600 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ci.elkhart.ks.us/

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Santa Fe "Companion" Trail

The Cimarron National Grassland near Elkhart, Kansas, contains 23 miles of the Santa Fe Trail's Cimarron Route, the longest Trail segment on public land. A 19-mile "companion"

Elkhart, KS Natural Attractions

Semi-pro Baseball

Elkhart boasts its own semiprofessional baseball team, the Dusters, sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Promising, hopeful players descend on the community each summer to play, practice and live with local families.

Elkhart, KS Recreation

Morton County Historical Society Museum

A visit to the Morton County Historical Museum is an exploration in history. As you enter the museum, you will note the beautiful paintings around the room, depicting the history of Morton County. All are painted by local artists, reflecting pride in sturdy pioneer ancestors.

Elkhart, KS Museums

Olympic Medalists Glen Cunningham and Thane Baker

Glenn ran on the 1932 and 1936 U.S. Olympic teams winning a silver medal in 1936 in the 1500 meters. In 1938 he set an indoor mile world record with a time of 4.04.4

Elkhart, KS Famous People

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