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Upcoming Events in Norton Kansas


March

16 Annual Tri-state Toy & Collectibles Show - One of the oldest shows of this type in the area. Dealers from 3 states displaying old and new farm toys. Nascar, Hotwheels, trucks and whatever. 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Concession stand on premises. Sponsored by Norton United Methodist Men and Norton Travel and Tourism Committee.

Address: National Guard Armory, North Highway 283 , Norton, Kansas
Ph: 785-877-2341 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: dvwill@ruraltel.net
Web: www.discovernorton.com/
Fee: Admission $2.00, 12 and under FREE WITH ADULT

May

10 Annual Chamber Golf Shootout - Address: Prairie Dog Golf Course , Norton, Kansas
Ph: 785-877-2501 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: nortoncc@ruraltel.net
Web: www.discovernorton.com/

June

8 Fest-of-All; SPPA Antique Tractor Show; Almena Celebration - June 10: Sunflower Pioneer Power Association Antique Show – Almena, Kansas

Ph: 785-877-3009 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: nortoncc@ruraltel.net

15 Annual Busch Carp Derby - June 17: Carp Shoot at Prairie Dog State Park (Norton Archery Club)

Location: Prairie Dog State Park

Type: Carp Shoot & Hamburger Feed

Date: Saturday, June 17, 2006

Contact: John Baker

Time: 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

Address: Sebelius Reservoir , Norton, Kansas
Ph: 785-877-2501 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: nortoncc@ruraltel.net

July

4 4th of July Fireworks - Free Watermelon.
4 miles west - 1 mile south of Norton

Address: Prairie Dog State Park , Norton, Kansas
Ph: 785-877-2501 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: nortoncc@ruraltel.net
Web: www.discovernorton.com/

5 - 6 Norton Car Show -
Cars, Motorcycles, Tractors, Stationary Engines --- Come on out and enjoy a day or two with us. You'll be glad you did.

More detailed info at link below

www.thenortonlocal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Car-Show-Details.pdf

Address: Downtown Norton Courthouse Square , Norton, Kansas
Ph: 785-877-2501 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: nortoncc@ruraltel.net

5 - 6 Car Show - Norton Classic Cruisers Car Show - . July 7-8: Norton Classic Cruisers Car Show

Cars, Motorcycles, Tractors, Stationary Engines

(This event is hosted by the Norton Community Car Club)

Norton Kansas Car Show and Airstrip drags are an annual event in Norton Kansas. This year, I would like to invite you all to come out and enjoy the country air with me! With our massive population of approximately 2500 people, not including pets... we are sure to have a great time!

Norton has 2 motels, a hotel, a bar, a dance hall, paved roads, brick roads, electricity... and we may even be able to stir up some aviation fuel for those who want a little more oomph in their ride...



Ph: 785-877-3299 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: nortoncc@ruraltel.net
GO HERE FOR DETAILED INFO - www.thenortonlocal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Car-Show-Details.pdf

19 - 27 Norton County Fair - Home owned carnival. Car races.

Address: Elmwood Park , Norton, Kansas
Ph: 785-877-2501 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: nortoncc@ruraltel.net
Web: www.twincreeks.k-state.edu/4-h/norton-4h/

August

20 Crazy Day - Citywide Sidewalk Sale.

Ph: 785-877-2501 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: nortoncc@ruraltel.net

September

13 - 15 Annual Great US Hwy 36 Treasure Hunt - Join us for mile after mile of garage sales and yard sales all along the 400 miles of U.S. 36 Highway in Kansas. From Elwood to St Francis overlooking the Missouri River to the Colorado border, 13 Counties. Lodging is available along the way so pack a bag and join us for the event.

US 36 sweeps the traveler along a pleasant, scenic highway from the wide Missouri River in northeast Kansas corn country through lush, rolling hills and friendly towns to the yucca-studded, semi-arid High Plains of western Kansas.

Towns along US 36 are among the gems in the crown of this historic, progressive state of Kansas, and they are interesting places to stop and rest. Get acquainted with Indian and pioneer museums that display our rich heritage, sculpture that commemorates it, and fairs, festivals, and rodeos that celebrate it.

Along US 36 you will find the site of Kansas' last Indian raid, a stage coach station, Pony Express stations and the birth place of "Home on the Range." We have great places to hunt and fish, as well as great places to live. Come see us today!

The Treasure Hunt is sponsored by the U.S. 36 Highway Association & Local Tourism organizations/Chamber of Commerce

For more information please contact Bonnie Youngquist, Secretary for the U.S. 36 Highway Association, Inc.

Ph: 785-877-2501 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: nortoncc@ruraltel.net
Web: www.ushwy36.com/

October

17 Heller Halloween Festival - Address: Downtown Norton , Norton, Kansas
Ph: 785-877-2501 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: nortoncc@ruraltel.net

November

26 Citywide Arts & Crafts Show - Ph: 785-877-2501 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: nortoncc@ruraltel.net

Attractions and Upcoming Events

"They Also Ran" Gallery

"What do Stephen A. Douglas, Horace Greeley, Horation Seymour, Henry Clay, Alf Landon, Richard Nixon and Jimmy Carter have in common? - They all ran for President ... and lost." Although these men and many others in American Presidential History were unsuccessful in their bids to attain the nation'

Norton, KS Museums

Hillmon School

The Hillmon Schoolhouse was the sixth school district to be organized in Norton County. The school houses were numbered as they were built and the Hillmon School was District 6

Norton, KS Pioneer History

Adobe House

Tourists will relive a bit of the past when they visit the Adobe House located at the Prairie Dog State Park. This earthen-walled structure is the only one in Kansas on its original location and preserved as a museum. As near as can be determined, the house was constructed in 1892

Norton, KS Pioneer History

Norton County Historical Museum

Did you know that Norton County, Kansas, was the site of one of the biggest meteor impacts in the United States? At about 5:00 p.m. on February 18, 1948, there was a loud explosion and fireball approximately 15

Norton, KS Museums


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