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March

8 Grand Celtic Music Tour - With music full of culture, the Grand Celtic Music Tour is back at The Columbian! And what better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Join this St. Mary’s group as they share an evening of song, dance, and Celtic culture.

Address: Columbian Theatre, 521 Lincoln Ave , Wamego, Kansas
Ph: (800) 899-1893 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: boxoffice@columbiantheatre.com
Web: www.columbiantheatre.com

April

6 - 7KS0112030e002 - Wamego Wamego Tulip Festival - The Annual Tulip Festival brings over 20,000 people to town each year to the beautiful Wamego City Park and showcases tulips planted throughout the downtown and surrounding the historic Dutch Mill.

Wamego Tulip Festival features over 150 artisans and craft vendors, specialized food vendors,children's inflatable play area, free live entertainment, non-profit area in addition to the Cabin Fever Challenge bike ride,run,horseshoe tournament, and ice cream social.There is something for everyone!

Address: Wamego City Park , Wamego, Kansas
Ph: 785-456-7849 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: wchamber@wamego.net
Web: www.visitwamego.com

6 Cabin Fever Challenge Bike Ride - Please join us for a fun day in the Flint Hills of Pottawatomie County, KS. Three paved routes from 17-64 miles are suitable for all ages and abilities. Enjoy the Wamego Tulip Festival after you complete your ride! See you in April!

Address: Wamego Middle School, 1701 Kaw Valley Road , Wamego, Kansas
Ph: 785-456-9797 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: jay.clark@wtcks.com
Web: www.wam-sag-man.org/cabinfeverchallenge.php
Fee: $25-$35

20 Easter Egg Hunt - The Saturday morning before Easter at 10am in the Wamego City Park, kids gather to begin the hunt for over 3,000 eggs.

Address: Wamego City Park , Wamego, Kansas

June

29 - 4KS0112030e005 - Wamego Wamego Independence Day Celebration - Celebrate Freedom in Wamego this Independence Day. The day doesn’t just start with the #1 rated firework show in Kansas at 10pm, it's an all-day celebration for the whole family. Enjoy fun-filled activities for all ages, a carnival, parade, car show, live music, many food options and more!

Evans Midland Empire Shows, Inc. CARNIVAL!

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Enjoy carnival rides for all ages and thrill levels at the Carnival taking place along 5th and Ash Street in Wamego. Savor cotton candy & burgers and try your hand at carnival games--you might just walk away with a prize! The carnival will run from 3-10 p.m. on July 4th and wristbands will be sold for $23.00 each! All other days the carnival is open 6-10 p.m. Wristbands available each night from 6-10 p.m. for $22.00 each.

Email: info@visitWamego.com
Web: www.visitwamego.com/july4th

July

3 Walter P. Chrysler Antique Car Show - In conjunction with the annual 4th of July celebration, the annual Walter P. Chrysler Antique Car Show features hundreds of antique and restored cars from our past, as well as many modern cars of note displayed in the beautiful Wamego City Park.

Walter P. Chrysler Car Show City Park
Come to City Park for the 43rd Annual Walter P. Chrysler Car Show.

Contact Verne Claussen (785) 456-4179 for registration information.

9:00AM TO 3:30PM

Ph: 785-456-7849 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: wchamber@wamego.net
Web: www.visitwamego.com/july4th/schedule
(785) 456-4179 for registration information.

18 - 21 SUMMER THEATRE ACADEMY - The Summer Theatre Academy will be returning to The Columbian Theatre stage this July. The production is a town favorite and always fills up fast. The Summer Theatre Academy gives an opportunity to local kids to branch out and find their love for the theatre arts.
Registration for Members: March 25, 2015
Registration for non-members: April 1, 2015
Registration ends: June 1, 2015

Come see how much they have learned!
VIP Seating, $15 adults, $10 children, first two rows on floor and first two rows on first riser
All other seating, $10 adults, $5 children
No alcohol
Thurs, July 23, 2015, 7PM
Fri, July 24, 7PM
Sat, July 25, 2PM and 7PM
Sun, July 26, 2PM and 7PM

Address: The Columbian Theatre, 521 Lincoln Ave, Wamego, KS 66547 , Wamego, Kansas
Ph: 785-456-2029 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: boxoffice@columbiantheatre.com
Web: www.columbiantheatre.com
Fee: Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children/students, VIP Seating, $15 adults, $10 children, first two rows on floor and first two rows on first rise

August

27 Dueling Pianos Concert - You call the shots as Tony B tickles the keys. Dance, laugh, sing and shout the night
away. Tony B’s Dueling Pianos was such a hit last year we just had to invite them back to The Columbian! This interactive, non-stop party is sure to keep audiences on their feet all night. But you won’t want to miss out this year, every concert is different and Tony B promises to deliver.

Address: Columbian Theatre, 521 Lincoln Ave , Wamego, Kansas
Ph: (800) 899-1893 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: boxoffice@columbiantheatre.com
Web: www.columbiantheatre.com

September

20 - 21 Fabulous Finds on Hwy 99! - "Come buyaway with me" on Kansas Hwy 99 to find the best deals in September and have fun visiting each community to see what kind of business deals, yard sales and special events are in store!

Address: Kansas Hwy 99 from Oklahoma to Nebraska , Wamego, Kansas
Web: www.findson99.com

21KS0112030e007 - Wamego OZtoberFest - Celebrate all things Oz in this terrific fall festival in charming downtown Wamego.

Visit the OZ Museum to see Original Munchkin Margaret Pellegrini and Oz collector Johnpaul Cafiero, participate in the Ruby Slipper Run, Yellow Brick Road bike ride, Kansas River Race,or just enjoy the many craft vendors, munchkinland children's inflatable area, food vendors or live entertainment on the street.

Finish a full day with Sip-n-Stroll Wamego, a wine/beer tasting event, and then relax at the historic Columbian Theatre for a live production of Wizard of Oz.Join us for all the fun!

Address: 511 Lincoln Ave , Wamego, Kansas
Ph: 866-458-8686 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: wchamber@wamego.net
Web: www.OZtoberFest.com

21 Yellow Brick Road Bike Ride - Bicycling event for all ages & abilities. Three routes from 16-50 miles in the scenic Flint Hills. Come and bring the whole family for a fun day in Wamego, KS. This event is held in conjunction with OZtoberFest (www.oztoberfest.com) in Wamego.

Address: Wamego High School, 801 Lincoln , Wamego, Kansas
Ph: 785-456-9797 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: jay.clark@wtcks.com
Web: www.wam-sag-man.org/yellowbrickroadride.php
Fee: $25-35.

21KS0112030e016 - Wamego Ruby Slipper Run - The Ruby Slipper 10K & Scarecrow 2-Mile Fun Run start each year in downtown Wamego during OZtoberFest. Come out and have fun!

Address: 529 Lincoln , Wamego, Kansas
Ph: 785-456-7849 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: wchamber@wamego.net
Web: www.wamegochamber.com
Fee: 2-Mile $15, 10K $25

October

19 Hillbilly Casino - Booking their own tours, producing their own records, and marching to the beat of
their own drum (literally and figuratively); this Rockabilly band is anything but normal. These Nashville natives have created a name for themselves as a small, independent, and totally out of the ordinary band. Inspired by each other’s differences and striving to celebrate all that music means to them, their performances are notoriously energetic and full of spunk. They’re sure to have audiences entertained and asking for more.

Address: Columbian Theatre, 521 Lincoln Ave , Wamego, Kansas
Ph: (800) 899-1893 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: boxoffice@columbiantheatre.com
Web: www.columbiantheatre.com

November

9 Pott. County Posse - Originally formed as the live band for our beloved Hoo Haw show, this independent

group is making another appearance at The Columbian Theatre. Celebrating the

contemporary country, the classic country, and everything in between; Pott County

Posse is sure to entertain.

Address: 521 Lincoln Ave, Wamego, KS , Wamego, Kansas
Ph: (800) 899-1893 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: boxoffice@columbiantheatre.com
Web: www.columbiantheatre.com

9 Tyler Gregory - A native to the rolling hills of Kansas, Tyler Gregory will celebrate all that Kansas is to everyone. He travels all around the country sharing his music but he remains a local favorite here in the Flint Hills. He’s known to take cues from the WWII-era blues and fill them with his unique folk sound. With traveling as a hobby and music as a passion, he’s sure to please audiences of all ages.

Address: Columbian Theatre, 521 Lincoln Ave , Wamego, Kansas
Ph: (800) 899-1893 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: boxoffice@columbiantheatre.com
Web: www.columbiantheatre.com

23KS0112030e008 - Wamego Lighted Christmas Parade and Illumination Ceremony - To celebrate the Christmas Season, the Wamego Chamber of Commerce sponsors the annual Christmas Parade at 6pm the Saturday after Thanksgiving each year, featuring the arrival of Santa Claus, as well as a Holiday Open House in charming downtown Wamego. After the lighted parade, the highlight of the evening is the illumination of City Park folowed by visits with Santa Claus in the Wamego Historical Museum school house.

Thousands of lights cover trees and the historic Dutch Mill. It is truly a great time to shop in Wamego and experience the warm, friendly people who make this such an enjoyable season.

Address: Downtown Wamego and City Park , Wamego, Kansas
Ph: 785-456-7849 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: wchamber@wamego.net
Web: www.visitwamego.com
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Columbian Theatre, Museum and Art Center

The story of The Columbian began over one hundred years ago. J.C. Rogers, a Wamego banker, visited the Chicago World's Fair, the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. He was astonished at the beauty and scope of the event, celebrating the 400th anniversary of Columbus' discovery of the new world.

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Wamego, KS Theatres

Wamego City Park

Wamego City Park is a beautiful 12-acre park that was rated one of the best in Kansas. The Wamego Historical Museum and Prairie Town Village, Schonoff Dutch Mill, minature children'

Wamego, KS Park

OZ Museum

Come and celebrate over 100 years of Oz history. Start with the book published in 1900 - through the 1939 MGM classic and up to the Broadway show, Wicked. Come see the movie in its entirety in our state of the art theater and get your picture taken next to your favorite characters. Don'

Wamego, KS Museums

Schonoff Dutch Mill

The Schonoff Dutch Mill towers over beautiful Wamego City Park, the perfect place for picnicking and horseshoes, fishing in the pond, riding the children's minature train, or taking a stroll. The Old Dutch Mill was built in 1879 and moved to the park in the 1920'

Wamego, KS Historic Mills

Wamego Historical Museum & Prarie Town Village

Located in City Park, the Wamego Historical Museum & Historic Prairie Town Village includes the museum, a restored one-room schoolhouse,general store, Wamego Telephone Exchange building, a log cabin, jail and Schonoff Dutch Mill. In 1973

Wamego, KS Museums

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