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Upcoming Events in Wakefield Kansas


April

27 - 28KS0103029e004 - Wakefield Kansas Birding Festival - Interested in bird watching and want to learn more? A three day event will be held in Wakefield, Kansas to highlight the bird watching areas around Wakefield, Milford Lake and the Milford Wetlands. The area offers an intriguing blend of riparian woodlands, tall grass prairies, wetlands and aquatic habitats. Because of the mix of ecosystems, a bird list of more than 300 species of birds has been recorded in the area during migration.

Field trips will be offered including; Landscape Arboretum, North Timber Creek, Milford Wetlands, Republican River Bottoms, the Milford Nature Center and Fish Hatchery,Prairie Chicken field trip to Fort Riley and Konza Prairie. Seminars will include, Eagles,Terns and Endangered Species; Birds of Prey; Purple Martins and Backyard Birding.

Birding activities are scheduled at the Methodist Church in Wakefield.

For schedule of events and registration form go to www.kansasbirdingfestival.org

Address: Wakefield Methodist Church Fellowship Room , Wakefield, Kansas
Email: lcowell@flinthills.com
Web: www.kansasbirdingfestival.org

May

26 City Wide Garage Sale - Something for everyone.

Ph: 785-461-5886 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: wakefieldks.com

August

24 - 26 Wakefield Birthday Bash - FRIDAY ATTRACTIONS: JR. CLASS BBQ, PET SHOW, YOUTH DANCE, RACE REGISTRATION, CRAFT BOOTHS, INFLATABLES, FLYING DEBRIS GRANDSTAND ENTERTAINMENT

SATURDAY ATTRACTIONS: PARADE @10AM, 10K ROAD RACE, 1 MILE COLOR RUN, BOOSTER CLUB BREAKFAST, SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT, CAR SHOW, DUNK TANK, FACE PAINTING, QUADRAPHONIC, HOMEMADE ICE CREAM, KIDS EVENTS, 3 ON 3 BASKETBALL, SCAVENGER HUNT, FREE LION’S CLUB HOG ROAST, FREE WATERMELON, ADULT DANCE, PETTING ZOO, CITY POOL OPEN

SUNDAY ATTRACTIONS: SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT, COMMUNITY CHURCH SERVICE, ENTERTAINMENT

Ph: 785-461-5886 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: wakefieldks.com

25 Wakefield Birthday Bash and Car Show - Judged Classes, Chevy, Ford, Mopar, Motorcycles, Trucks, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Ratrods, Under 21 class, 2000 and up, Top 40, Best of Show. $20 registration. 9a-12, Judging 12-2. awards at 3. Tons of shade, door prizes, 50/50 pot, Goodie bags including Meal ticket, and prize token. Fun for the whole family. Food vendors, paraded at 10, live bands 12-8p, and much more.

Info also on FB@WAKEFIELDBIRTHDAYBASH

Address: 3rd and Dogwood , Wakefield, Kansas
Ph: 785-761-4554 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: csvfarms2000@yahoo.com
Fee: Free to the public

September

1 Wakefield Fall Festival - 5:00-7:00 Community Free BBQ
Wakefield Museum will be selling homemade pie and ice cream, tea and lemonade throughout the day and evening
This event is sponsored by the Wakefield Lions Club and will be held at the Republican Valley Farm Museum at the corner of 8th and Elm streets on Highway 82.

Address: 8th and Elm , Wakefield, Kansas
Ph: 785-461-5516 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: wakefieldmuseum@eaglecom.net
Web: www.wakefieldmuseum.com

December

1 Wakefield Museum's Christmas Bazaar - Plan to bring your holiday shopping list and check it twice at the Wakefield Museum's Annual Holiday Bazaar. You'll have the opportunity to browse through - and purchase - a variety of high quality handcrafted angels, Santas, snowmen, wreaths, holidays aprons and vests, and wall hangings. The many unusual Christmas tree ornaments, unique lighted table top trees, hand-painted wooden chairs, embellished towels and pillows, and American decorated items can help you find something special for even the fussiest person on your shopping list.

You're sure to find something tempting in the holiday treat section in the Rau Wing of the Museum. Delicious homemade items such as pies, cakes, cookies, breads, popcorn balls and candies are just a few of the treats available.

There also will be homemade vegetable beef soup and chili, homemade cinnamon rolls, pie and cake as long as they last and free coffee all day long.

Don't forget to check out the nearly new "white elephants" awaiting for you downstairs. You may just find a treasure you can't live without.

Door prizes are given out every half hour starting at 9:30 AM - Teddy bears, homemade fudge, Christmas decorations, CD's and books are just a few of the surprises for children and adults.

This annual event is held the first Saturday of December. 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

Address: 604 6th Street , Wakefield, Kansas
Ph: 785-461-5519 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: wakefieldmuseum@eaglecom.net
Web: www.wakefieldmuseum.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Kansas Landscape Arboretum

The Kansas Landscape Arboretum offers a glimpse of Kansas nature at its best. As you stroll through over 193 wooded acres you can see over 1,000 species of trees and shrubs, Bronze plaques along the Memorial Tree Walk identify over 100

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