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Upcoming Events in St. Francis Kansas


May

10 - 11 Annual Saturday in the Park Car and Bike Show - Approximately 150 cars from several states meet at Sawhill Park on the second Saturday in May.

Fun Facts: This is the place to see many unique and fascinating cars. Antique cars, including some from the 1930s and new ones are entered in the event.. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday Night Social hosted by the Cheyenne County Cruisers
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM at the High School

Preregistration is $20
Day of the show registration is $25

Come out and join the fun

Kids games
Food vendors
Blow up car
Burn out contest
Tractor rodeo

Address: Saw Hill Park , St. Francis, Kansas
Ph: 785-332-3960 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: nancy_schultz@yahoo.com
Web: www.facebook.com/carclubforlife/
Fee: Free

June

7 Gold Rush 5K - The Cheyenne County Chamber's Annual Gold Rush 5k.
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM MDT
Open registration starts at 7:00, races will begin at 8:05 pm.

Registration before June 1, $25.00
$15.00 for the Kid's 1 Mile
Includes a dry fit shirt
Registration after June 1, $30.00 for 5k
$20.00 for Kid's 1 Mile
(no shirt included)

Address: Legion Park-South of the Shelter House by parking lot at Memorial Gardens. , St. Francis, Kansas
Ph: 308-254-5851 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.stfranciskansas.com

July

4 4th of July Fun! - 7:00 AM Sainty Sharks Swim Team; hosting a triathlon (swim, bike, run) at St. Francis Swimming pool 211 S. Cherry St.
7:00 to 9:00 AM Cheyenne County Wildlife Inc. is hosting a Young Patriots Fishing Derby at Keller's Pond. All girls and boys 15 years and younger are invited to fish. Located 1/4 mile northwest of St. Francis on River St.
10:00 to 10:15 AM Red, White, and Blue Childrens Parade at Sawhill Park (downtown). All children 6th grade and younger (bikes, trikes, & wagons, no motorized vehicles)
10:15 to NOON Childrens games at Sawhill Park. Also enjoy Laser Tag for all ages.
10:30 to 1:30 PM Band from St. Francis will preform in the Band Shell at Sawhill Park (downtown)
11:30 to 1:30 PM All American "Hot Dog Meal" open to all, in front of Uptown Meat Market. Located downtown at 413 E. Washington St.
12:00 NOON Hot Dog Eating contest next to Uptown Meat Market & Deli. Located at 413 E. Washington.
1:00 to 4:00 PM Swimming and water games at the St. Francis Swimming Pool.
1:30 to 3:30 PM St. Francis Community Garden open house located at 3rd & Scott St.
2:00 PM Cheyenne County Cruisers are hosting The America The Beautiful Ride and Drive Road Rally and Poker Run. Begins at Sawhill Park (downtown). Route is St. Francis to Atwood to Colby to Goodland and back to St. Francis. All motorcycles, cars, and pickups are welcome. Registration from 1:00 to 2:00 at the park.
2:00 to 3:00 PM Betsy Ross Old Fashion Sing-a-Long at the Old Country Church on U.S. Highway 36 next to the Cheyenne County Museum
3:00 to 4:00 PM Proud to be an American open house at the Cheyenne County Museum on U.S. Highway 36. Serving ice cream, cake, lemonade, and ice tea.
4:00 to 6:30 PM Rest and Relax at home with family and friends
6:30 to 8:00 PM Great American Hamburger Meal open to all at Park Hill Restaurant parking lot on U.S. Highway 36
6:30 to 10:00 PM Food Vendors open at Park Hill Restaurant parking lot serving cotton candy, snow cones, popcorn, sodas, chilled water, funnel cakes, nachos, tator twists, and corn dogs
6:30 to 9:45 PM D.J. music and karaoke sing-a-long located in the parking lot of Roger Neitzel's Heating & Air Conditioning business located at 4th and Parkway St.
8:30 PM St. Francis young people to sing Patriotic songs in front of Roger Neitzel's Heating & Air Conditioning Business
9:45 PM Announcements and our National Anthem
9:50 to 10:45 PM Large fireworks display with Patriotic music. Please bring lawn chairs for personal seating
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Ph: 785-332-3142 (Always call and confirm events)

August

27 Tumbleweed Round Up - The annual Tumbleweed Roundup is a presentation of poetry, storytelling, and musical performances supplied by local talents. 2:00 - 4:00 PM and 7:00 - 9:00 PM.

Address: Cheyenne Theater , St. Francis, Kansas
Ph: 785-332-2367 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: plcraw@sbcglobal.net
Web: www.stfrancisks.com/
Fee: Free Admission

31 - 3 Cheyenne County Fair - The first week in August county residents flock to the fair. At the fair, 4-Her's exhibit projects ranging from livestock, to photography. An old fashion Saturday morning parade with floats, clowns, and horses, and nightly entertainment makes it fun for the entire family. The well maintained home-owned carnival features games and rides, run by local volunteers. 4-H 9am; rides 6:30-11:30pm.

Address: Fairgrounds , St. Francis, Kansas
Ph: 785-332-3171 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: director@ccdcks.com
Web: www.cheyenneksfair.com/
Fee: Free

November

2 Fall Craft Show - The Fall Craft Show is the perfect place to pick up homemade Christmas gifts and enjoy others' handiwork. A large variety of high quality, hand-made crafts are always at the show. Vendors from several states rent tables at the show and many of the vendors return year after year. First Saturday in November, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Address: St. Francis Grade School (307 E. Webster) , St. Francis, Kansas
Ph: 785-332-2961 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: director@ccdcks.com
Web: www.stfranciskansas.com

29 - 30 St. Francis, the City of Lights - Visit downtown St. Francis for beautiful lights, great shopping and the chance to sit on Santa's knee. A drive through the city will reveal some home lighting displays that will knock your socks off!

Highlights: Christmas in St. Francis begins with the annual Light Parade on the Friday after Thanksgiving at 6 p.m. (top right). It features businesses' and individuals' floats all decked out in lights and making the trip down Main Street. Then, on the four Friday nights preceding Christmas, stores stay open with special deals, and Santa makes an appearance on Main Street to listen to everyone's Christmas wishes.

Day after Thanksgiving through Christmas.

Ph: 785-332-2961 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.stfranciskansas.com

December

1 - 25 St. Francis, the City of Lights - Visit downtown St. Francis for beautiful lights, great shopping and the chance to sit on Santa's knee. A drive through the city will reveal some home lighting displays that will knock your socks off!

Highlights: Christmas in St. Francis begins with the annual Light Parade on the Friday after Thanksgiving at 6 p.m. (top right). It features businesses' and individuals' floats all decked out in lights and making the trip down Main Street. Then, on the four Friday nights preceding Christmas, stores stay open with special deals, and Santa makes an appearance on Main Street to listen to everyone's Christmas wishes.

Day after Thanksgiving through Christmas.

Ph: 785-332-2961 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.stfranciskansas.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Riverside Recreation

Golf - 9 holes, grass greens, club house, cart rental

St. Francis, KS Golf Courses

Sawhill Park

Features one of the last bandshells in Kansas with its unique acoustics.

St. Francis, KS Amphitheaters

Duckland

The park offers families a unique opportunity to picnic and observe geese, ducks, and beaver on small ponds.

St. Francis, KS Parks

Ye Olde Country Church

The Church was built by the First German Evangelical Lutheran Immanuel Church congregation in 1914. The original pump organ that was purchased and placed in the church in 1914

St. Francis, KS Historic Churches

The Cheyenne County Museum

The museum features a diorama complete with prehistoric fossils uncovered locally. This diorama shows life as it progressed over the millenia on the High Plains, and includes furniture and period exhibits of frontier life. All of the exhibits are of Cheyenne County history.

St. Francis, KS Museums

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