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Upcoming Events in Tonganoxie Kansas


March

16 St. Pat's Parade - Tonganoxie goes Green every year to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. 2013 was the 25year celebration of this annual event. The parade is entirely volunteer run and needs your help! If you would like to volunteer to be on the parade steering committee, please contact City Hall at 913-845-2620 or email jjones-lacy@tonganoxie.org. See pictures of a recent St. Patrick's Day celebration.

Ph: 913-845-2620 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@tonganoxie.org
Web: www.tonganoxie.org

April

14 Spring Shop Till You Drop - Craft and Home Business Show. 9am-3pm.

Address: Tonganoxie High School , Tonganoxie, Kansas
Ph: 913-417-7164 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free Admission

May

24 - 26 Abdallah Shrine's Rodeo & Demo Derby - Rodeo, Demolition Derby, . Rodeos on Thursday & Friday. Demo Derby on Saturday. All events will begin at 7:00pm. Visit website for more information. Memorial Day Weekend.

Address: Leavenworth County Fairgrounds, 22618 Mclouth Rd , Tonganoxie, Kansas
Email: rodeo-info@shrinerodeo.com
Web: www.shrinerodeo.com
Fee: Adult $12 Kids 6-12 $4 under 6 free with adult

June

9 Tonganoxie Days - Fun for the Entire Family! Craft show, 10-K Run, 5-K Fun Walk, Car Show & Continuous Entertainment. Typically the second Saturday in June.

Address: Downtown , Tonganoxie, Kansas
Ph: 913-845-5183 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.tonganoxie.org

July

24 - 28 Leavenworth County Fair - 4-H member animal and non-animal exhibits, booths, food, carnival rides & entertainment: Tues - Parade 6:30, Draft Horse Pull 8pm; Weds - Rodeo & Concert 8pm; Thurs - Rodeo & Concert 8pm & Armband night for carnival rides; Fri - Talent Show TBD, Livestock Auction 7pm, Sat - Youth Dance 6:30pm, Turtle Races 1pm, Kids Pedal Tractor Pull 2pm & Demolition Derby 6:30pm,

Address: Tonganoxie Fair Grounds , Tonganoxie, Kansas
Ph: 913-683-4483 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: flatrockgelbvieh@yahoo.com
Web: www.leavenworth.ksu.edu

October

26 Spooktacular - Every year, on the Friday before Halloween, children and their families can visit Tonganoxie businesses on 4th Street for Halloween treats and some family fun.

There is a scarecrow-decorating contest, a prize raffle, a pumpkin-carving contest, and a live DJ to supply the music.

Dress up and join in the fun!

Ph: 913-845-2620 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@tonganoxie.org
Web: www.tonganoxie.org

November

17 Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting - The Mayor’s Christmas Tree lighting is a free event in downtown Tonganoxie. Visitors can enjoy carolers dressed in traditional garments circa 1900, carriage rides, baked goodies and hot cocoa while watching the Mayor light the 10-foot tree at 4th Street between Bury and Green. This event typically occurs the Saturday before each Thanksgiving in downtown Tonganoxie.

Ph: 913-845-2620 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@tonganoxie.org
Web: www.tonganoxie.org

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Honey Valley School

As one of four buildings on the Tonganoxie Historical Society site, the Honey Valley schoolhouse – district #56 - was organized on March 25, 1869. It was located about a mile south of Tonganoxie on the Gordon Harmon Farm -near County Road 1 and U. S. Highway 24-40

Tonganoxie, KS Historic Schoolhouses

The Fairchild/Knox Historic Barns

The Fairchild/Knox hay barn and milk parlor are now the Community building and the museum of the Tonganoxie Historical Socitey. The original barn was built in 1901, but burned down in 1928. Frank Fairchild, with his wife, Mattie, formerly of Ulster County, NY started the dairy with 40

Tonganoxie, KS Historic Barns

Tonganoxie Community Historical Society Museum

The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society (TCHS) owns and operates 10 acres, called the Site, with four buildings. They are The Honey Valley School house, Reno Methodist Church, Fairchild/

Tonganoxie, KS Museums

Reno Methodist Church

The original Reno Methodist Church was opened August 16, 1891 at a cost of $1,900. Samuel Kelsall and James Phenicie were instrumental in its organization. The first minister was John Jacobs - a Baptist and blacksmith in Reno. The original building was destroyed by fire in 1918

Tonganoxie, KS Historic Churches

Tonganoxie City Parks

VFW Park - This beautiful park was built by the local VFW post. It covers about 15 acres and is located at 900

Tonganoxie, KS City Parks

Things to do near Tonganoxie, KS