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Historical Bicycle Tours - Guided tours begin in May and end in September. Explore the natural beauty of the Blue Hills and hear the history behind it. For ages 7-70, minimum of seven riders are needed to reserve the day and time for each tour.

Ph: 785-346-2881 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ochamber@ruraltel.net

June

2HWY 24 Garage Sale - 8 Counties & 17 Communities have joined forces to bring you the first ever Highway 24 Garage Sales!! One 3-day weekend only, the first weekend in June. 230 Miles of countless bargains and hidden treasures. From Glen Elder, Kansas all the way to Bethune, Colorado and through the beautiful Solomon Valley.

https://www.facebook.com/HWY24Sales

Ph: 785-568- 0120 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.facebook.com/HWY24Sales

July

4Summer Barbecue and Fireworks - It's an old fashioned celebration with music, games, BBQ and fireworks at dark. You don't want to miss this!

Ph: 785-346-2881 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ochamber@ruraltel.net
Web: www.discoverosborne.com/

26 - 31Osborne County Fair - Join in on the fun at the Osborne County Fair. See the animals and craft projects; participate in the talent show or enter your own project to be judged in open class.

Demolition Derby is going to be held at Friday night at 7:00 -

www.facebook.com/Osborne-County-Fairboard-153233428089388/

Ph: 785-346-2521 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ochamber@ruraltel.net
Web: www.discoverosborne.com/

September

12Hole in the Wall Gang Annual Rod Run - Friday nite:Sloppy joes and drinks Registration 5-9 pm
Sat.: Registration 9-3pm people games and car games, Supper at 7:00, Awards at 8:00, Dance after that. Camping facilities, with hot shower and bathrooms.Held at Os County fairgrounds. Lots of fun.

Contact us for a flyer!

Address: Osborne fairgrounds , Osborne, Kansas
Ph: 7853462813 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 7853462498
Email: lknoll@ruraltel.net
Web: www.discoverosborne.com/
Fee: Pre-register $35 Day of Run $40

2Fall Festival - Osborne's Fall Festival activities range from a black powder shoot and a golf tournament to an art show. Second weekend in September.

Ph: 785-346-2670 (Always call and confirm events)

October

30Sunflower State Book Festival - The Sunflower State Book Festival is the largest such event in the state of Kansas. The annual Festival focuses on the celebration and promotion of literary writing in Kansas. It brings together authors, illustrators, small presses, library organizations, and others from across Kansas for a one day exhibition. All genres of writing are represented, from children, action/adventure, & other fiction to poetry, inspirational, historical and other non-fiction. Visiting with authors, books for sale (signed by actual authors!), public readings, writing workshops, and an author's forum provides something for the entire family throughout the day. 10AM to 4PM.

Address: Osborne High School Gymnasium, 215 West Washington Street , Osborne, Kansas
Ph: 785-346-5565 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: vonr5@ruraltel.net
Web: www.sunflowerbookfest.com
Fee: Free

November

4Osborne Annual Rotary Community & Hunters Feed - Hunting, dining, and shopping are the name of the day in Osborne during the opening of hunting season on the second Saturday in November! After a day's hunting in the field, dine on either baked ham or fried chicken with all the fixin's - green beans, corn, fresh bread rolls & dessert - at the Osborne Rotary Club's annual Community & Hunters Feed. It will be held that Saturday from 5:30PM to 8:30PM at the St. Aloysius Parish Hall, 219 North Elm Street, in Osborne KS.

Items donated by local businesses will be raffled off during the meal with the proceeds to be used to support the Rotary's student scholarship program and other community projects.

Address: St. Aloysius Parish Hall, 219 North Elm Street , Osborne, Kansas
Fee: All you can eat - $7 adults; $4 for 12 & Under

4The Arts and Craft Show - 9AM - 4PM. Follow the Candy Cane Lane! Arts & Crafts fair with homemade crafts, candles, woodcrafts, and much more! Second Saturday.

Address: Lynn Residence, 529 West New Hampshire , Osborne, Kansas
Ph: 785-346-2166 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ochamber@ruraltel.net
Fee: Free

10Chamber Lighting the Holidays Celebration - Celebrate the start of the holiday season in Osborne. Several stores will be open 5PM until 7PM. The Osborne County Memorial Hospital Fundraising Committee's Chili Cook-off will be held in Veterans Hall in downtown Osborne from 5PM to 7PM; the cost of the meal will be a free will donation. Watch as various teams compete for the winning chili! Other soups will also be available.

Door prizes courtesy of Osborne Area Chamber of Commerce members will be given out at intervals during the supper; then at 7PM will be the Annual Chamber Christmas Drawing - 1st prize is $500 in Chamber scrip money, with 2nd prize being $250 in scrip money.

So come to Osborne and have a Safe and Happy Holidays this year!

Address: West Main Street , Osborne, Kansas
Ph: 785-346-2881 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 785-346-2522
Email: ochamber@ruraltel.net
Fee: Donation

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Osborne City Cemetery

The Osborne City Cemetery opened in 1879 at the corner of Eleventh Street and U.S. Highway 24 West. Veterans ranging from the Mexican War though the Vietnam War are buried here. Noted buffalo hunter Jeff Durfey and Howard Ruede, author of the celebrated book "Sod-House Days,"

Osborne, KS Cemeteries

Osborne County Museum Complex

The Osborne County Museum Complex offers an opportunity to visit the past with memorabilia dating back to the pioneer days.

On Exhibit

* Horse-drawn farm machinery
* Stonemason's tools
* Medical equipment

Osborne, KS Museums

Osborne County Pioneers Memorial

This simple elegant sphere-topped white marble column was dedicated in 1929 to preserve the memory and spirit of Osborne County's first generation of settlers. It is located on the northeast corner of the historic courthouse square.

Osborne, KS Memorials

Osborne WPA Scout Cabin

Built of native stone as a Works Progress Administration (WPA)project in 1936, the historic Scout Cabin features original fireman poles and a massive stone fireplace. The building is available for meetings, reunions, and other community events.

Osborne, KS Historic Buildings

Osborne Shady Bend Golf Course

Want a Challenge? Try Shady Bend Golf Course in Osborne, Kansas. You'll like the irrigated, tree lined, blue grass fairways and the undulating, sloped bent grass greens. Our 9 hole golf course, par 36, is a challenge to any golfer with our slope rating of 130.

Our economical $10

Osborne, KS Golf Courses

Things to do near Osborne, KS

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