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Linn County Speedway - Just south of Pleasanton on US Highway 69, the Linn County Speedway offers heart-pounding excitement every Saturday night throughout the summer.

August

5 Mine Creek Battlefield - Heritage Day - Join us for Heritage Day, a special event at Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield State Historic Site near Pleasanton. This annual event features cavalry, artillery, and infantry Civil War period demonstrations. Plus blacksmith, Dutch oven cooking, weaving, broom making, leather works, basket making, and spinning wool. The event we will also include a weapons display and medical tent.

Address: 20485 Hwy 52, Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site , Pleasanton, Kansas
Ph: 913-352-8890 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: minecreek@kshs.org
Web: www.kshs.org/mine_creek
Fee: Free

October

30 - 1 General Pleasonton Days - Held annually on the first weekend in October, General Pleasonton Days celebrates the rich Civil War history of the City of Pleasanton and commemorates General Alfred Pleasonton the Union General in command at the Battle of Mine Creek and our communities namesake.

Linn County's biggest parade, kids games, giant inflatables, adult games, Cookee's Drive-In Car Show and more await you in Pleasanton Kansas. Voted Linn County's favorite community event 2 years in a row!!

Address: Main Street & Dunlap Park , Pleasanton, Kansas
Ph: 913-352-8257 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.pleasantonkansas.org
Fee: Free

30KS0610018e009 - Pleasanton Cookees Drive-In General Pleasonton Days Car Show - Cookees Drive-In will again be sponsoring the General Pleasonton Days Car Show! We will have streets blocked off around 102 E. 12th St. in Pleasanton, KS. 2-6pm.

We will offer free dash plaques and goody bags to the first 50 entrants into the car show.
We will offer trophies for Top 20, Best in Class for car/truck/bike/rat rod, Youth, and Furthest Distance!
We will also have a huge variety of items we will be giving away, like we do every year!
Admission is free to spectators. Car show entry fee is $18.
Music provided by a live band, The Tone Benders
www.cookeesdrivin.com for more information.

Address: 102 E. 12th St. Pleasanton, KS. 66075 , Pleasanton, Kansas
Ph: 816-564-5961 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: contact@cookeesdrivein.com
Web: www.cookeesdrivein.com
Fee: $18

December

Holiday Homes Tour - Christmas spirit is the pride of Pleasanton during the month of December. Guided tours of various local homes featuring holiday cheer make for a fun family outing.

Ph: 913-352-8257 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.pleasantonkansas.org

2 Christmas Parade - Second Saturday.

Ph: 913-352-8257 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.pleasantonkansas.org

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site

One of the largest Cavalry engagements of the entire Civil War, and the only one fought on Kansas soil, the Battle of Mine Creek occurred on Oct. 25, 1864, when 2,500 Union horsemen defeated 6,500 Confederate soldiers, killing or capturing over 1,000

Pleasanton, KS Battlesites

Linn County Museum & Geneological Library

Sponsored by the Linn County Historical Society, the museum has one of the best genealogy libraries in the region. Displays relate a wide range of county history, including the Mine Creek Battle, lead mining in Kansas, and an old country store exhibit. Learn about Indians who inhabited this area;

Pleasanton, KS Museums

Trading Post Museum

Trading Post is one of the oldest settlements in Kansas and the site of an early French trading post with the Osage Indians, established in 1825. The museum features early settlers pictures, Indian artifacts, John Brown's cabin door from cabin built at Massacre park in 1858

Pleasanton, KS Museums



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