|19 - 23||NJCAA Women's National Championship - Sixteen teams from across the nation will compete in this 5-day, 26 game false double elimination tournament. The players featured at this tournament have potential that attracts recruiters, coaches, and fans from throughout the world. As Salina's premiere National Championship, this event provides sports fans with exciting, fun, and wholesome entertainment.
Address: 800 The Midway, Salina Bicentennial Center , Salina, Kansas
|26 - 28||Mid America Farm Expo - One of the largest spring farm shows in the Midwest. Over 400 exhibits of farm equipment and supplies. More than 300 exhibits: Grain Storage, Farm Supplies, Educational Clinics, Farm & Ranch Equipment, Farm Buildings, Precision Electronics, Livestock Equipment.
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 9am-5pm, Thursday 9am-4pm.
Well water testing daily from 10am-2pm.
Address: 800 The Midway, Salina Bicentennial Center , Salina, Kansas
|28 - 30||Kansas State Button Society Annual Spring Show - Public welcome! Please join us to view and learn about incredible works of art and history through the world of clothing buttons! 10 AM - 2 PM.
Competition and educational trays of antique, vintage, modern and studio clothing buttons will be on display.
Our showroom will host national button dealers offering buttons for sale!
|30||Fools Day 5K and 1 Mile Fun Runs - A scenic 5K run through Bill Burke Park and Uppermill Heights, and two bridge crossings over the Smoky Hill River. This road race is mostly paved with some trail and grass surfaces. Walkers and Runners welcome in this race to benefit the North Central Kansas Chapter American Red Cross. 5K (3.1 miles) and 1 mile 5K walkers are welcome with a 1 hour time limit.
Registration/Packet Pick-up opens at 8:30AM Registration/Packet Pick-up closes at 9:30AM Races start at 10:00AM! Awards at 11:15AM. Early Bird entries will receive shirts on race day. T-Shirts are not guaranteed on race day for entries received after registration deadline.
Awards: Overall Male and Female, and the top three finishers in each age group. 5K age groups: 10 & under, 11-13, 14-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 & over. (Overall male and female are not eligible for age group awards.) 1 mile participants will receive a finisher's ribbon.
Timing and Scoring: Oz Endurance will provide finish line results using CHIP TIMING! Packet Pick-up Friday at the Salina Running Company, 10AM -7PM. Race day 8:30AM-9:30AM. Updated information and entry forms available online.
Address: 1501 E. Crawford, Bill Burke Park Salina, Ks. 67401 , Salina, Kansas
|6||Salina Tech Vehicle Extravaganza - It's time to roll !!! We have officially kicked off the Vehicle Extravaganza! We had a great showing last year and we hope to make it bigger and better than ever. First we are adding many more classes as requested - over 30 to be exact. 1st, 2nd & 3rd place awards for each class We are working on having live music there to entertain you. The show will be judged this year by some very qualified people - to be revealed later We are planning on expanding our food court along with venders There will be awards for Best Chevy, Ford and Mopar We will be updating our website soon to help keep you informed. We will also keep this fb page updated. Call or email for questions http://www.facebook.com/pages/Salina-Tech-Vehicle-Extravaganza/125207014186692
Address: 2562 Centennial Road , Salina, Kansas
|13 - 14||By Gone Days - Demonstrations of rural and agricultural lifestyle including running Sawmill, Steam Engine, re-enactments, one-room school in session, and activities for the kids. Sat 8am-5pm; Sun 8am-5pm.|
|13||Southeast of Saline Crimestoppers Fishing Derby - Family Fun event. Casting Demonstration and Contest. Prizes for age 3 to 16 and 17+. Free Hot Dog and Drink Provided.
Address: North Shore Lakewood Park , Salina, Kansas
|4||Ethnic Festival - Multi-ethnic festival with games, music, food, and family entertainment. Noon-5pm.
Address: Oakdale Park , Salina, Kansas
|4||Kansas Tractor Club Tractor Drive - This is an annual Tractor Drive in Central Kansas. The cost is $15 per tractor. All tractors must be able to maintain a 10 mph speed limit. The route will be approximately 40 miles. The details of this years route will be upcoming. Please check our web page for more details. Lunch is provided with a donation.|
|6 - 9||Smoky Hill River Festival - SECOND WEEKEND - In Salina, the first breath of true summer is marked by the arrival of the Smoky Hill River Festival. A carousel of color and sound unfolding, the Festival presents a sophisticated palette of events in a refreshingly laid-back atmosphere. The Smoky Hill River Festival is an affordable pleasure oriented to all ages, rivaling big city events. Once you've experienced it, you won't miss it ever again!
The festival draws over 90,000 people to Salina's beautiful Oakdale Park. Join family and friends in experiencing the sights and sounds of extraordinary artists and entertainers from all over the world. 90 juried exhibiting artisits, 50 juried craftspeople in four craft markets, 35 performing groups, 30 incredible food vendors, two & five mile runs, a 25 mile bike race, sand sculpture, and many kid's activities. GATES OPEN DAILY 10:00 AM.
Address: Oakdale Park , Salina, Kansas
|4||Old Fashioned Fourth of July - Old-fashioned fourth of July festival with, games, prizes, stage entertainment, food, drink, and family fun. Noon-4pm.
Address: Oakdale Park, Oakdale Dr & Center , Salina, Kansas
|6||Wheat Harvest Days - Demonstrations of rural and agricultural lifestyle featuring horse-drawn binders, antique tractor binding and threshing, and working steam engine. 8 am.|
|19||Annual Hook and Slice - Big Brothers Big Sisters Benefit Golf Tournament. The golf tournament will be a four person team scramble, with both a men and women division. The Hole Event Competitions include: Longest Drive Women’s, Longest Drive Men’s, Closest 2nd Shot, Longest Putt, and the renowned Hole-in-One.
Address: Salina Country Club Salina, KS , Salina, Kansas
|7 - 11||Tri Rivers Fair and Rodeo - The county fair, a celebration of country living, includes a parade through downtown Salina, livestock judging and exposition, a carnival, 4-H events, exhibits and crafts, a demolition derby,an invitational draft horse show, bake sales, a belt buckle auction, a petting zoo, a pedal tractor pull and much more!.
Address: Saline County Expo Center and Bicentennial Center , Salina, Kansas
|17||Blessing of the Grapes, Harvest-Wine Festival - A day of fun-filled activity for the entire family. Kid's games, wine tasting for adults. Estate tours and demonstrations. 10am-7:30pm.|
|24 - 25||Annual GEAR HEAD Swap Meet - Car Parts, Hot Rod Parts, Tires, Wheels, Performance Accessories, You Name It. We are expecting this event to be spectacular. 2 Huge Days of Fun! Event will be held in a 16,000 square foot concrete parking lot just east of the New Ohio and pacific Overpass In Salina Kansas. If you want to set up a booth Contact Jason 785-342-4745. Spaces are 12 foot by 12 foot and are $50 in advance or $75 the day of the show. Concessions will be provided. Spots are filling up fast so call today.
Address: 888 N Ohio , Salina, Kansas
|14||Jam & Slam - The Salina Area Chamber of Commerce Jam & Slam tournament is held annually in September. This 3-on-3 Basketball tournament will take place at the corner of Ash and Santa Fe. Sign up today! $40 per team.
Address: 120 W. Ash , Salina, Kansas
|21||Smoky Hill Museum Street Fair - Everybody loves a parade - and food - and fun. And the Smoky Hill Museum Street Fair has it all! Don't miss the pancake feed, Salina Journal Chili Cool-off, inflatable rides and more. Centered around the Smoky Hill Museum, this one-day festival of fun is held annually the forth Saturday of September. Celebrate the history and heritage of the Smoky Hills region with a downtown parade, stage entertainment, children's hands-on activities, inflatable rides and special activities for kids of all ages.|
|27 - 29||Prairie Festival - The Prairie Festival is The Land Institute's primary annual public event. Its themes vary from issues center around sustainability, environment and education. The festival features speakers, artists, music, drama, dancing, guided prairie walks, bird watching, children's activities, and food. It gives the Institute an opportunity to host visitors from across the country while providing entertainment, education and a social event.
The festival will begin this year with a barn dance on Friday evening. Campers and other early arrivals may gather at The Land Institute's big barn to visit. Following the barn dance you're welcome to make music?amateur or professional, bring your instruments and voices and join the fun.
|27||St. John's Military School's Muleskinner Golf Tournament - Registration 12:00, Shotgun start 1:00... Prize include Hole In One, Closest to the Pin, Team Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishes... Live and silent auction to be held following event... Items available to auction will be Scottsdale, AZ vacation home, various autographed sports items and tickets, dinner parties and much more......All proceeds from the event will fund SJMS Muleskinner Campaign which provides scholarships to deserving young men. St. John's has been a part of the Salina community for the last 123 years. As our enrollment reaches it's capacity this coming school year, so does the need to provide financial assistance to families whose sons need the type of education St. John's provides.|
|28||SIK Fundraiser Car Show - We are a non-profit organization that is dedicated to keeping today's youth into cars and out of trouble.
We are holding this car show to bring awareness to the community about what we are trying to do with today's youth. Up to this point we have used our own money out of pocket to take our members on trips, to events, and to be able to bond together and grow together in a safe and happy environment. The money raised at the car show will help to take our members on a trip to an amusement park for a day of fun and enjoyment.
7am-11am Vehicle Registration
18 Classes with 1st and 2nd place awards
5 major awards, including People's Choice, SIK Choice, Participant's Choice, Largest Club, and Best of show
Please contact us with any questions or comments
Siplex Innovative Kreations Coordinator
|5 - 6||Annual Silver Needles Quilt Show - Annual show featuring star-studded quilts, classes, demonstrations, vendors, opportunity quilt, and mini auction.
Address: Bicentennial Center, 800 The Midway , Salina, Kansas
|12 - 13||Antique Engine and Steam Show - Featured Tractors: Oliver, Minneapolis-Moline & Case Steam powered Sawmill, Tractor Pull and Games, Parade of Tractors, Gas engines, Agricultural demonstrations, Farmers Market, numerous vendors and exhibitors featuring crafts and demonstrations.|
|19||Friends of the Salina Animal Shelter's 5k Wagathon - All proceeds from this 5k run/walk benefit the Salina Animal Shelter!
This race is a 3.1 mile walk or run. Feel free to take part in the race with or without a leashed dog. The race path is a 100% trail course winding through Webster Conference Center's Nature Trail.
7:00-8:00 Registration/ Packet Pickup, Vendor/Information Booths open
8:00- Vendor/Information Booths Open
8:30 - Race starts
9:30- Awards presentation
10:00- Costume Contest!
For a $5 dollar donation enter your Pet into the contest. Prize will be
awarded for the overall crowd favorite.
9:30-11:00-Finish Line Festivities!
Enjoy refreshments, pizza and music.
There will also be GREAT silent auction items to bid on!!
Address: Webster Conference Center, 2601 N. Ohio, Salina, KS , Salina, Kansas
|16||Christmas Festival and Parade - Downtown/Shopping Centers. 6pm.
Ph: 785-825-0535 (Always call and confirm events)
|16||See 'N' Sell Arts & Crafts show - See 'N' Sell was founded by the YWCA of Salina and is now continued by the Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland. See 'N' Sell began in 1966 with a small group of crafters and has grown to over 200 exhibitors from Kansas and surrounding states selling handcrafted items at Salina's Bicentennial Center. New for 2010 will be the addition of a commercial exhibitor area.
Approximately 4,000 shoppers attend See 'N' Sell each year, and the show consistently receives rave reviews from shoppers and exhibitors alike. Our marketing committee promotes the show throughout the region via radio, newspaper, flyers, websites, and crafters' publications.
Address: The Bicentennial Center, 800 The Midway, Salina, KS , Salina, Kansas
|16||Heartland Toy Show - Buy, sell, trade old and new toys. In the 4-H and Kenwood Hall building. Opens at 9 AM and closes at 3 PM. Food provided on site.
Address: Kenwood Park, 900 Greeley, Salina, KS , Salina, Kansas
|30||Holidays in the Heartland - Father Christmas, children's make-and-take holiday ornaments, musical entertainment, and refreshments. 2-4pm.|