Upcoming Events in Chanute Kansas
|4||Chanute KS City Wide Garage Sale - It is time for the Chanute Residents to Clean out their closets, attics, basements and garages and storage sheds. We would love for shoppers come from all over the Four State's to shop for fun stuff.|
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Annual Osa Johnson Film Festival
- Activities at the annual Safari Film Festival begin Friday evening with The African Queen Bogey and Hepburn in Technicolor!
Thanks to Jane Brophy and the Chanute Area Chamber of Commerce and Office of Tourism a petting zoo returns to the east side of the depot on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also, artisans including Robyn Z of KS Yardbirds and weaver Anne Neff will be doing demonstrations Saturday morning in the depot lobby beginning at 11 a.m.
The film festival continues with Saturday afternoon matinees presented at the Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum. At 1:30 p.m. The Roots of Heaven…1958 Errol Flynn – Orson Welles – Trevor Howard.
The Saturday night feature will be Excerpts & full episodes of Osa Johnson’s Big Game Hunt, which was the first Wildlife Documentary series on US TV! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puulZiKowuk
- Fashion Shows...Display Booths...Live Entertainment...Demonstrations...$500 contest! 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
As part of the Chanute Expo, the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center will host a Health Fair from 9-11. Participants must be 18 years or older and 12-14 hour fasting is required for lab work.
Neosho County Community College will be the host site for both the Safari Museum Film Fest and the Chanute Expo. In addition there will be a number of family geared fun and activities on campus including:
A Panther Baseball Game
Pony Rides & a Giant Slide
NCCC Program Showcase
MONKEY AROUND DOWNTOWN
Sponsored by Mainstreet, this is your chance to "go ape" while you shop, dine and explore downtown Chanute!
Enjoy special discounts and promotions at participating merchants and take part in a Flying Monkey Race!
Safari Family Fun Day
- Join us for our annual Safari Family Fun Day! All over downtown Chanute there will be a number of fun events - from a Petting Zoo to a welding rodeo to The Father of Aviation, Octave Chanute speaking at the Santa Fe Depot - scheduled all day!
9:30-5pm: Take a Book Safari! The Chanute Public Library will put up a Story Walk around the depot grounds for guests to read while getting their feet in motion!
10-5: The Safari Museum will be OPEN FREE to the Public
10-5: The Safari Museum will host our Annual RUBBER DUCK HUNT for kids...any child 6-12 that comes to the museum, completes a fun search for hidden rubber ducks in the museum will get one FREE entry into the museum's Annual ADVENTURE DUCK RACE scheduled to be held Saturday August 5th. Winners need not be present, so be sure to participate in the hunt whether you plan to come to the race or not!
11-12: Octave Chanute will be live and in person - thanks to Historic Interpreter Bill Nicks - and making his debut speech in the town named for him. Weather dependent, we plan to have Octave speaking behind the Santa Fe Depot, with bleacher seating provide for his audience. We would like to thank Warren Alford, the Chanute Historical Society Museum, the Chanute Public library, and Lloyd Zimmer Books & Maps for donating money to help our museum cover the costs of Octave's safe travel to Chanute!
11-5pm: The Chanute Art gallery OPEN HOUSE
11-2: The Kramer Petting Zoo will be back at the Safari Museum thanks to funding by the Chanute Area Chamber of Commerce and Office of Tourism!
1-3: Try some Old Fashioned Games put on by the Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum from 1-3 behind the depot
TBA: Welding Rodeo Contest presented by The Chanute Art Gallery located in the Irene Neely Hudson Park
Mirza Shrine Car Show and Swap Meet
- Registration 8 - 10 am. Judging 1PM. All usual classes, Dash plaques to 1st 100 persons registered. Trophies to winners. Swap meet $25.00 per site. Camping sites and Motels nearby.
Address: Chanute High parking lot E. 35TH St. , Chanute, Kansas
|4||Independence Day Activities - Fireworks at Santa Fe Park.|
|11 - 12||Annual Chanute Mexican Fiesta - Join us in this historic celebration of Mexican heritage at the Annual Chanute Mexican Fiesta. Experience the amenities of this annual festival that embraces the cultural contribution of Chanute's Spanish speaking residents and the harmonious relationship between Mexico and the United States. People of all ages are invited to participate in the festival and experience authentic Mexican cuisine, dancing, and special performances by professional musicians and entertainers.|
|26||Artist Alley Festival - Annual festival for nearly 40 years. Arts/crafts, fine art, live entertainment, 5K, food, parade, train rides, beer garden, motorcycle show, and antique cars. Fun for the entire family. 9am-5pm. Last Saturday in September.|
|27||Quilt Month in Chanute - Quilt month started years ago by the Chanute Art Gallery. 12 different quilts loaned by local and area quilters in the gallery each week. "Quilting Day in the Chanute Art GAllery" is October 1st, 9am-9pm. Everyone is invited whether a beginner or a pro! Bring your quilting ideas whether it is completed work or beginning pieces. Have lunch and hear a speaker. Mon-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat Noon-4pm; Sun 1-4pm.|
|10||City Wide Garage Sale - Chanute residents are cleaning out their attics and garages for the annual citywide garage sale. Chanute tribune will have maps.|
|7||Veterans Day Parade - Parade at 11:00 am. Sponsored by the Elks Lodge #806|
Downtown Christmas Open House
- Extended Shopping Hours, Santa, Carriage Rides and more.
- Christmas trees and manger scenes, lights and music! "Children's Christmas Room" Santa, his sleigh, elves, reindeer, and children's trees. Local school students trees, winter village, and their paintings. Coloring contest, open house, Christmas luncheon, men chefs bake sale, unique gift shop with original paintings, pottery, sculpture, jewelry, dolls, ornaments, darling books and "Doing" gifts for the children. Beautiful and Fun!
Christmas Activities are held throughout the month. Famous in the Art Gallery is the "Men Chef Bake Sale" and the "Christmas Luncheon" is for everyone.
Our Patio Bricks make wonderful Gifts for the Family! Merry Christmas and Thank You All For Your Generosity and Loyalty! M-F,10am-4pm; Sat, Noon - 4pm; Sun, 1-4pm.
Address: Chanute Art Gallery, 17 N Lincoln , Chanute, Kansas
Soup & Chili Supper
- Join us for a hearty, warm supper before lining the streets for the annual parade of lights. 5:00p - 6:30p.
Address: Masonic Temple , Chanute, Kansas
|27||Parade of Lights - Downtown - 7:00 PM.|