Olathe, Kansas

Upcoming Events in Olathe Kansas


28Health & Wellness Fair - All day Health & wellness Fair. Free health screenings, seminars, speakers, drawings for prizes. CHIPs identification packages for children - free to help protect children. Lots more! 10-4.
For more details visit www.olathefpc.org or just come by - its free to the public.
Call 913-782-0140 for more information.

Address: 621 S Lee Avenue , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-782-0140 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: fpcolathe@mail.com
Web: www.olathefpc.org
Fee: Free


11 - 12Olathe Quilter's Guild Quilt Show - New and antique quilts, mini-quilt auction, vendors, scissor/rotary blade sharpening. Sat, 10 - 6; Sun, 12 - 4.

Address: 20700 West 151st Street, Olathe Kansas , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-829-3725 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: nicequilting@yahoo.com
Web: www.olathequiltersguild.com
Fee: $3.00


2Kansas Heart & Sole Classic - More than 1,500 local, state, and regional runners. Fun run, Tot Trot, 5K run/walk and 10K run. Certified course. Sponsored by the Olathe Running Club. For additional runs, visit the Olathe Running Club online.

Address: Downtown Olathe , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-492-8360 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.olatherunningclub.com


29 - 30Annual Olathe Relay For Life - American Cancer Society benefit - Please participate in the luminaria ceremony at 10:00 p.m., Friday. All cancer survivors are invited to take part in the opening ceremonies Friday.

During the luminaria ceremony, luminarias are placed around the track to remember those lost to cancer or honor those involved in the fight against cancer. You can purchase a luminaria even now (or through the event) for $5.

Address: Olathe District Activities Center, 159th St. & Lone Elm , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-747-6021 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: nfo@olathe.org

7ALL FORD SHOW - Top 25, Best in show, Lady's Choice, More. Hot dogs, Soft drinks and chips available. 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Address: Olathe Ford, Santa Fe and I-35 , Olathe, Kansas
Email: midamericafalcons@gmail.com
Web: www.midamericafalcons.com
Fee: Registration is $15.00

13Annual Kids Fishing Derby - 1000 participants vie for prizes, including biggest catch or longest fish. Ages 3-15, 60 plus. Worms provided. Free Hot Dog Lunch for the entire family!
Free T-shirt!

Address: Cedar Lake, 15500 S. Lone Elm Rd. , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-971-6263 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.olathecvb.org
Fee: Free

13Olathe Police Foundation Annual Benefit Car and Motorcycle Show - The Olathe Police Foundation is hosting its Annual Benenfit Car and Motorcycle Show on Saturday. Come on out and join us as we honor National Police Week. This is a family oriented, fun-filled event with a little something for everyone.

Expect car show awards and trophies in a wide variety of classes, GREAT door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. Our show will be in downtown (Original Town) Olathe, Kansas at the corner of Santa Fe (K-150/135th Street) and Chestnut. Show vehicle registration starts at 9:00 am with vehicle judging starting at 1:00 pm. Our show is open to all vehicle types. Classics, antiques, late models, muscle, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. A special invitation is extended to all vintage Public Safety vehicles. Show vehicle registration is $15. Students with current high school or college id may enter a vehicle for $10. Spectators are certainly welcome and admission is FREE! Participants may register on line at WWW.olathepolicefoundation.com or on sight the day of the show. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at olathepolicefoundation@yahoo.com or at 913-915-6817.

The Olathe Police Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization that raises funds in support of the men and women of the Olathe Police Department in Olathe, Kansas.

Address: 1640 East 151 st Street , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-915-6817 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: olathepolicefoundation@yahoo.com
Web: www.olathepolicefoundation.com
Fee: $15 per adult show vehicle / $10 per student show vehicle

13 - 14Annual HPAC Mopar Family Reunion Car Show & Swap - The High Performance Auto Club welcomes all Chrysler & AMC family vehicles. This show features a swap meet, car corral, goody bags, door prizes, and a tribute to Mopar TV & movie cars. Pre-register for a free t-shirt. A portion of the proceeds to benefit Children's Mercy.

Address: Bass Pro Shops, 12051 Bass Pro Drive (119th & I-35) , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 785-231-0719 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: hpacmopar@hotmail.com
Web: www.hpacmopar.com
Fee: Spectators free, participants $25

26 - 27Mustang Club of Greater Kansas City Annual Mustang & Ford Show - IS YOUR MUSTANG READY?!
It's that time of year again, and the Mustang Club of Greater Kansas City is proud to host the 31st Annual Show at Bass Pro Shops of Olathe in 2013! Come out on Friday, for Early Registration/Tech Inspection as well as FREE Hospitality from 5 – 8 pm. Saturday the festivities start at 8 am with Registration/Tech Inspection, and Judging begins at Noon.

1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Awards • Dash Plaques for the first 150 Cars • Silent Auction • Raffle • 50/50 Drawing

Address: 12051 Bass Pro Dr. , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-636-7936 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: MCofGKC_PR@me.com
Web: mustangclubofgreaterkc.com/activities/annual-show
Fee: $25 ($20 before 6/9)


4Fourth of July Celebration - The City of Olathe’s Fourth of July Fireworks display is scheduled to begin at 9:30 p.m. on July 4 at the Great Mall of the Great Plains. In the event of rain, the display will be held on July 5. The International Fire Code as adopted by the City of Olathe prohibits the sale, use or possession of all fireworks within the city limits.

Address: The Great Mall of the Great Plains, 20700 W. 151st St. , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-764-1050 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.olathecvb.org

25Turkey Creek Division Train Show - Show Times 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Layout Tours 3:30 pm to 9:00pm

Clinics start at 9:00am – Clinics covering many aspect of the hobby

Model & Photo Contests – by NMRA judging and popular vote. Each model you entered into the contest will give you a chance in the special drawing to receive one $50.00 gift vouchers, up to a maximum of 5 chances.

Special Youth Award- for the best overall youth model entry

Door Prizes – From lots of different manufacturers and local hobby shops

Display Layout and Layout Tours – IN addition to the display layout at the meet, several local modelers will be opening their homes to layout tours in the afternoon and evening.

Swap Tables and Railroad Groups – expect to find more than 90 tables from area dealers, local hobbyists and other railroad groups.
For More information contact: Louis Seibel, l-seibel@comcast.net, 913-927-6850 or 913-393-3495

Address: Shawnee Mission North High School 7401 Johnson Drive Overland Park, Kansas 66202 , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-927-6850 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: l-seibel@comcast.net
Web: www.tc-nmra.org
Fee: $6.00 Adult NMRA Member $5.00 Children under 12 free


56Quilt Show at Ensor Farmsite and Museum - A show of approximately 100 quilts.
Saturday new quilts from the Spring Hill Quilters Guild;
Sunday antique quilts from the Olathe Chapter of the Daughter of the Revolution and the Farmsite.

1 to 5 p.m.

Tour the 1890s farmhouse and barn with a variety of antiques.

About four miles south of Olathe and one mile east of 169 Highway.

Address: Marshall Ensor Farmsite and Museum, 18995 W. 183rd St. , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-592-4141 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ensorparkandmuseum.org
Fee: Admission free.

10 - 12KS0503008e009 - OlatheJohnson County Old Settlers - A tradition since 1898, this festival fills downtown Olathe with local musical entertainment, carnival rides, and parade. The downstreets are lined with local organizations selling BBQ and the famous "Grange pups" sponsored by the local Grange. This event is truly a Johnson County homecoming. Meet thousands of friendly neighbors. Weekend after Labor Day.

* Arts & Crafts Booths - (913) 254-9993
* Commercial & Food Booths - (913) 782-5252
* Parade & all other info - (913) 782-5551

Address: Downtown Olathe , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-782-5551 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.johnsoncountyoldsettlers.org

26 - 27KS0503008e013 - OlatheMahaffie's Wild West Days - Last weekend - Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, Native Americans, trick riders, trick ropers, bandits and more. Two arena shows daily depicting Buffalo Bills 1800s Wild West Show. Western music, western vendors, stagecoach and pony rides. Kids area. Concessions.

Cowboys, Indians, Mountain Men, Mounted Cavalry, Dance Hall gals, stagecoach rides, and lots of critters. Old fashioned rootbeer, kettle corn, fresh roasted peanuts, barbecue and plenty of other vittles. Listen to cowboy music and poetry. Great fun for the whole family. If'n ya don't got cowboy fixin's, spruce up yar duds at one of the old time sutler's tents.

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily.

Public parking is available at Olathe North High School, with a free shuttle running to the Mahaffie entrance.

Address: Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm, 1100 Kansas City Road , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-971-5111 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.mahaffie.org
Fee: $5/person ages 5 & up or a special family rate of 5 tickets for $20


8 - 10Olathe Cemetery Tour (Olathe Historic Graveyard Walk) - Visit the graves of some of Olathe's founders and meet the people who rest here as they come alive to tell their stories. You'll meet Kansas Gov. John P. St. John, members of the Mahaffie family, and some folks killed during Quantrill's raid on Olathe. Refreshments.

Tours leave at 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, and 8:30pm.

Address: Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm, 1100 Kansas City Road , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-971-5111 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.mahaffie.org
Fee: Advanced tickets required. $3/adults, $2/children ages 5-11

15 - 17Autumn Auction of Collectibles - Third Thursday-Saturday - An auction of over 1,500 items including antiques, collectibles, Christmas merchandise, and quilts. Shop at the gift shop for crafts, Christmas decorations, floral arrangements and wreaths. Eat at the concessions area. Proceeds benefit MidAmerica Nazarene University.

NOTE: 2003 was the final year for auction to include cattle.

Address: Land Gym on MNU campus, 2030 E. College Way , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-791-3280 (Always call and confirm events)

26 - 28TakeAction! Health Conference - The Take Action! conference is designed to offer participants easy-to-use tools and concepts for total self-improvement - physically, emotionally and financially. The goal is to strengthen the practice of prevention in helping individuals maintain a healthy life. We are excited to welcome individuals and organizations from the mental health, fitness, medical, financial, nutrition fields...and more! A job fair will be held in conjunction with the entire health conference.
Businesses that are hiring will be highlighted for job seekers.

Address: 21350 West 153rd Street , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 816-808-9101 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: skconsulting911@gmail.com
Web: www.takeactionkc.com
Fee: Free to attend - vendor fees

29 - 31Falcon Fright Fest - Falcon Fright Fest Comes to Olathe South
The Olathe South Department of Performing Arts will be hosting Falcon Fright Fest this October 29, 30 and 31. This three day event will contain events for people of all ages and scare thresholds. The event will kick off on Thursday, October 29 at 7:00 PM with the world premiere performance of the play The Haunting of Hannibal House. Below are the different events that will be happening for Falcon Fright Fest! This event will be collecting canned foods for the Trick-Or-Treat so Kids Can Eat campaign and is a fundraiser for the Performing Arts.
The Haunting of Hannibal House: This world premier one act surrounds 8 teenagers spending the night in a haunted house on a dare. It is rumored that “Howard Hannibal” who built this enormous estate in 1864, buried treasure before vanishing alongside his unknown acquaintance in 1875. Nobody in the house has been able to remain there long, due to mysterious fires, murders, and ghostly occurrences. Will these 8 students make it through the night? Will they find lost treasure? What will happen in the “Haunting of Hannibal House? Come find out on October 29th and 30th! Show begins at 7PM and is not recommended for children under 12.
Falcon Haunt: Ghouls and spirits abide as the Thespians of Troupe 5006 will be hosting a scare filled Haunted House. Walk the haunted hall and enter the parlor of the mansion. What happens in there, no one will say. You must experience it for yourself. The haunted house is open after the show on Friday and at 7:30PM on Saturday.
Kids Fright Fest: On Saturday 10/31, starting at 1PM the Thespian Troupe 5006 will also be hosting a Halloween festival for our younger kids. We will have games, prizes, face painting and costumed characters for the kids of Olathe to interact and take pictures with. This family friendly event is a fun filled event for elementary aged kids.
Halloween Orchestra Concert: On Saturday 10/31 at 7PM join the Falcon Orchestra as they entertain the spook in all of us. Listen to the sounds of the season as the costumed orchestra plays music from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera, the TranSiberian Orchestra and many other frightfully familiar selections. Remember the concert is free and appropriate for all ages. Audience, please join the orchestra in the spirit of the night and attend the concert in your most creative costume.
Haunting of Hannibal House (play): $5
Falcon Haunt: $5
Haunting of Hannibal House (play) and Falcon Haunt: $8
Kids Fright Fest: $4 / child (parents free)
Halloween Orchestra Concert: Free

Bring a canned food donation for Trick-or-Treat so Kids Can Eat and receive $2 off admission to any event.

Address: 1640 E. 151st Street , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-780-7160 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: jriggsos@olatheschools.org
Web: www.olathesouththeatre.org/falcon-fright-fest.html
Fee: Up to $5.00 (discounts with canned food)


7Olathe North Holiday Boutique - This is our annual Olathe North High School Holiday Boutique. This is our big fundraiser to help support Project Graduation. We already have over 35 vendors booked at this time. Some vendors are as follows...Bling It Boutique, Grace Adele, Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple, 31 Gifts, Silpada, Cookie Lee Jewelry, Scentsy, Premier Jewelry, Tupperware, Wildtree, plus lots of one of kind gifts.

We are still looking for vendors.

Address: Olathe North High School 600 E. Prairie Rd. , Olathe, Kansas
Email: slf777@gmail.com
Fee: Free to shop

14KS0503008e032 - OlathePrairie Center Holiday Bazaar & Silent Auction - Put on your shopping shoes and grab your gift list - it's time for the Annual Prairie Center Holiday Bazaar & Silent Auction, Saturday, ~ Noon to 4:00 pm

Plan to spend some time at the school browsing the aisles in search of great gifts for yourself or someone you love. We have over 40 vendors participating this year - lots of new faces as well as familiar favorites - there is something for everyone on your list!

* Bid on fabulous themed baskets and class art projects in our Silent Auction!
* Have a bite ~ Kansas Coffee Cafe will feature lunch and snack items, and their terrific coffee!
* If the kids get bored shopping let them spend a little time with us in our Kids' Activity Booth!
* Kids can get creative with craft materials and do fun coloring/activity pages. There is no charge, but donations are appreciated.

Come out and support our great school ~ see you then!
* Check us out on Facebook, search "Prairie Center Holiday Bazaar" for more information. (Remember to click that you LIKE us!)

Vendors Include:
Thirty-One Gifts, Cookie Lee Jewelry, Patty Ann Bags, Suplise it's a Party! , Scentsy, kbCreations, Tupperware, Project Lydia, Pampered Chef, Shop with Susan, Turnings-By-Tom, Cate Eighmey Photography, Curt's Customs, Advocare, Tastefully Simple, K & K Designs, Wildtree, Kansas Coffee Cafe, Stella & Dot, Active Chiropractic, Mrs. Hager's Cinnamon Rolls, Celebrating Home, 18" Doll Dresser, Beijo, Tasha Orth Photography, BeautiControl/Your Door Day Spa, Juice Plus+, Hillside Honey, Glitter Girl KC, Our Sweet Pea Boutique, Ali Boop Crafts, It Works! , Mr. Williams Signs, Creative Cases + Salon J, QT Bug Bowtique, Kathy's Creations, Clever Lime, Silpada Designs, Clever Container, J&D Glassworks, Creative Memories, Velata, and more!

Address: Prairie Center Elementary School, 629 N Persimmon Drive, Olathe, KS 66061 , Olathe, Kansas
Web: www.facebook.com/PrairieCenterHolidayBazaar
Fee: Free

27 - 30Christmas Card Lane - Friday after Thanksgiving through New Years - Giant greeting cards and lights decorate an entire neighborhood. More than 200 homes participate.

Address: Located north of 151st Street and West of Ridgeview. (Ridgeview and Frontier) , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-764-1050 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamber@olathe.org
Web: www.olatheks.org
Directions: From 1-35 Take 1-35 South to Olathe Take the 151st St. Exit (Exit 215) · You will go down the exit ramp and then back up the ramp to 151st St. This is a straight crossing of Highway 169 (Harrison). Turn left onto 151st St. · You will need to be in the left-hand lane very shortly. Turn left onto Ridgeview. Take the first left and weave through the neighborhood.


1 - 31Christmas Card Lane - Friday after Thanksgiving through New Years - Giant greeting cards and lights decorate an entire neighborhood. More than 200 homes participate.

Address: Located north of 151st Street and West of Ridgeview. (Ridgeview and Frontier) , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-764-1050 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamber@olathe.org
Web: www.olatheks.org
Directions: From 1-35 Take 1-35 South to Olathe Take the 151st St. Exit (Exit 215) · You will go down the exit ramp and then back up the ramp to 151st St. This is a straight crossing of Highway 169 (Harrison). Turn left onto 151st St. · You will need to be in the left-hand lane very shortly. Turn left onto Ridgeview. Take the first left and weave through the neighborhood.

4WinterFest - Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony - First Friday - This annual ceremony and festival features the dedication of area Optimist Clubs that work hard to raise funds for the Mayor's Christmas Tree. Funds raised are donated to local groups who provide important youth services. The tree lighting is highlighted by area choruses and local entertainment, as well as ice sculpture demonstrations and displays. Horse-drawn carrriage rides add to the magic of the evening. Santa Clause makes his appearance with a little help from the Olathe Fire Department.

Evening featuring the lighting of a holiday tree, choirs from Olathe's schools, a variety of local talent and the arrival of Santa Claus. Other attractions include ice sculpting, horse-drawn carriage rides, a visit with Santa and food and drink. Proceeds raised for the Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund from businesses, civic groups and the sale of holiday ornaments go to benefit agencies in our area that address the needs of the less fortunate in our community.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Ph: 913-971-6263 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@olatheks.org
Web: www.olathecvb.org

5Mahaffie's Victorian Open House - First Saturday - House decorated for 1860s holidays. Music and refreshments, and 1860s crafters/vendors. Santa and giftshop.

The Mahaffie house will be on the tour of Victorian homes of Olathe on Saturday with special entertainment. Visitors can peek in on the Mahaffie family as they prepare for the busy Christmas holiday season. Both Santa and Father Christmas will be stopping by to greet the children.
10 am - 4 pm.

Address: Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm, 1100 Kansas City Road , Olathe, Kansas
Ph: 913-971-5111 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.mahaffie.org
Fee: Free admission. Donations gratefully accepted.

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