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OFFICIAL CITY EVENT CALENDAR - BELOW IS A LINK TO THE CITY'S OFFICIAL EVENTS CALENDAR


www.chamberofgarnettks.com/events.html

Address: 222 Main , Garnett, Kansas
Ph: 785.448.6767 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.chamberofgarnettks.com/CHAMBER_CALENDAR.html

April

8 Spring City-Wide Garage Sale - Ph: 785-448-6767 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: garnettchamber@embarqmail.com
Web: www.chamberofgarnettks.com

May

6 Square Fair - For almost 40 years Square Fair has been a mainstay tradition in Garnett. Held annually on the Saturday before Mother's Day, Square Fair is the "cool" place to bring mom and the entire family.

Enjoy a variety of crafters, business booths, food vendors and a little mix of farmer's market as the festival takes over downtown Garnett. Presented by Garnett Business and Professional Women, Square Fair was founded 40 years ago by the local chapter of American Association of University Women (AAUW). Square Fair has graced the grounds of the Anderson County Courthouse in the center of Garnett as one of the most famous events in the area and one of the largest festivals held in Garnett.

In conjunction with Square Fair, the Pieces and Patch Quilt Guild will have a special quilt exhibit to be held on the north side of the town square.

Partake of tours of the Walker Art Gallery, Harris House, Anderson County Historical Museum and Santa Fe Depot.

Ph: 785-448-6767 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.garnettbpw.com/Square_Fair_BRKI.php

June

16 - 18KS0602009e010 - Garnett Garnett "Hydroplane Thunderfest" - National Hydroplane Championship drivers from 12 states defending their titles on Lake Garnett in the Local Fairgrounds. Driver autograph sessions, bikini and muscleman contest, dash for cash, open pits. Speeds near 100 mph, Nonstop action for three days. 12:00- 5:00PM Daily. Exhibitors and vendors welcome!!

Address: 100 Park Rd Lake Garnett , Garnett, Kansas
Ph: 913-515-3237 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 785-448-5555
Email: Hydro090@yahoo.com
Web: www RACENBRA.com
Fee: $2 or $1 and can goods ( Help feed America )

July

1 Libertyfest Fireworks Display -
FREEDOM FIREWORKS begin at dusk!

AMERICAN PRIDE RUN & RIDE
Bike, walk or run around the beautiful North Lake! Dress in your best Patriotic apparel for your chance to win prizes! SPLASH course, be prepared to get wet! Register at the GACC office, 131 W. 5th Avenue, Garnett, KS 66032.
REGISTRATION FORM

LIBERTY KIDS TOT LOT
Fun activities for children to participate in before the FREEDOM FIREWORKS. Games, chalk, inflatables and much more! Parents, bring your lawn chairs! Courtesy of Little People's Learning Center. FREE to enter, donations greatly appreciated.

TAILGATES & TREATS
Kids, dress in your best PATRIOTIC apparel and vote for your favorite decorated tailgate/trunk! (Don't forget a bag for your goodies!) Brought to you by the Life Assembly of God Church.

ADULT GAMES
Cornhole tournament, horseshoes and designated tailgate area!

Address: Park Rd & N Lake Rd , Garnett, Kansas
Ph: 785-448-6767 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: garnettchamber@embarqmail.com
Web: www.chamberofgarnettks.com

22 - 5 Anderson County Fair - Check out website for more information on booth spaces,fair events and schedules, or for more information on 4-H and open class exhibits.


Ph: 785-448-2465 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.andersoncofair.com/

September

9 Fall City-Wide Garage Sale - Fantastic Finds on Highway 59/169.

Ph: 785-448-6767 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: garnettchamber@embarqmail.com
Web: www.chamberofgarnettks.com

23 Anderson County Corn Festival Cornstock - A day of corn, music...and fun! Golf tournament, Corn Idol karaoke contest (spoof of American Idol), Little Niblets Playland (children's activities, inflatable rides), fishing derby, agricultural and outdoor recreation exhibits, antique tractor show and tractor rodeo, outhouse races, horseshoe pitching, gun club open house, class reunion station, crafts booths and FOOD, FOOD and more FOOD!

Free parking and no admission to park. Admission fee to attend Concert on the Hill.

Address: Park Rd & N Lake Park , Garnett, Kansas
Ph: 785-448-5496 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info.cornstock@gmail.com
Web: www.accornfest.com
Fee: Free parking and no admission to park. Admission fee to attend Concert on the Hill.

October

7 - 8 Lake Garnett Grand Prix Revival -
OCT. 8TH AND OCT 9TH ---- www.lggpr.org/

The 2016 event will be a two-day event to be enjoyed with family and friends; where you will see amazing cars and maybe meet someone new. This year there will be events to suit all tastes, including the famous track event where men and women with steel nerves go screaming by in their pride and joys, with engines making music to chill the nerves.

Even though this year is a two-day event, your level of participation remains flexible with options that include the car show, the autocross event, the Corvette Extravaganza, and the high speed track event. And did we mention entertainment Saturday evening in downtown Garnett? You don’t have to drive your car at speed to enjoy the day. Events on each day will remain independent – you don’t need to attend both days.

The 2016 event will be celebrating an American classic car, the Corvette. A Corvette Extravaganza will take place on the weekend and it is expected that several spectacular cars from multiple states will be in attendance.

SATURDAY & SUNDAYS' SCHEDULE 2016

FRIDAY
6:00p - 8:00p Registration / Check-in open @ Garnett Inn & Suites
6:30p BBQ Dinner (Tickets available on registration form)
SATURDAY
7:00a - 10:00a Track Registration Opens @ the Rec Center
8:30a - 8:45a Parade Laps with Pace Car
9:00a - 4:00p Autocross @ Anderson Co High School
9:00a - 9:20a Mandatory Drivers Meeting
9:30a - 9:50a Corvette Extravaganza
10:00a - 10:20a Group V - Vintage Race Car Exhibition
10:30a - 10:50a Rides for Charity - open to the public
11:00a - 11:20a Group E - Modern Race Car Exhibition
11:30a - 11:50a Rides for Charity - open to the public
12:00n - 12:20p Group H - Historic Race Cars (50mph max)
1:00p - 1:20p Corvette Extravaganza
1:30p - 1:50p Group V - Vintage Race Car Exhibition
2:00p - 2:20p Rides for Charity - open to the public
2:30p - 2:50p Group E - Modern Race Car Exhibition
Downtown Garnett, On the Town Square
12:00n - 4:00p Car show Registration Open @ Town Square
3:00p - 6:00p Car Show @ Town Square
6:00p - 10:00p Beer Garden @ Donna Harris Park
SUNDAY
7:00a - 10:00a Track Registration Opens @ East Shelter House
9:00a - 9:20a MANDATORY Driver Meeting
9:30a - 9:50a Flag Ceremony and National Anthem
10:00a - 10:20a Track Group A - 60mph Max
10:30a - 10:50a Track Group B - 80mph Max
11:00a - 11:20a Track Group C1 - 100mph Max
11:30a - 11:50a Track Group C2 - 100mph Max
12:00n - 12:20p Track Group H - Historic Cars 50mph Max
1:00p - 1:20p Track Group V - Vintage Race Car Exhibition
1:30p - 1:50p Track Group A - 60mph Max
2:00p - 2:20p Track Group E - Monder Race Car Exhibition
2:30p - 2:50p Track Group B - 80mph Max
3:00p - 3:20p Track Group V - Vintage Race Car Exhibition
3:30p - 3:50p Track Group C1 - 100mph Max
4:00p - 4:20p Track Group E - Modern Race Car Exhibition
4:30p - 4:50p Track Group C2 - 100mph Max
**TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
The schedule is subject to change – please check back before the event.

Email: info@lggpr.org
Web: www.lggpr.org/

November

25 Christmas Parade & Lighting Ceremony - Enjoy the annual evening Christmas parade with lighted floats, marching bands and Santa at the end. Warm yourself w/ chili or soup at the Garnett Fire Station, too. 6:30pm.

Address: 4th Ave & Oak St , Garnett, Kansas
Ph: 785-448-6767 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: garnettchamber@embarqmail.com
Web: www.chamberofgarnettks.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Anderson County Historical Society Museum

The Anderson County Historical Society acquired the Longfellow School building in 1993 which was originally built in 1885. When a fire destroyed the school in 1924

Garnett, KS Museums

Lake Garnett

Constructed by Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930's, Lake Garnett has a surface area of over 55 acres. The lake provides camping facilities, electric and water hookups, and a sanitary dump station. Camping, permits are required and game fish are stocked in Garnett'

Garnett, KS Recreation

Santa Fe Depot

tThe Santa Fe Depot was renovated in 1996 and serves as a tourist information center and resting place for The Spirit Trail users. The are picnic facilities, restrooms, concession area (vending machines), and trail lounge.

Garnett, KS Railroad History

Harris House

Built in 1888 by Peter Brandt, the Victorian style house was donated to the Anderson County Historical Society by the Dr. C. B. Harris family. Refurbished in 1986

Garnett, KS Famous Homes


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