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January

YEARLY OFFICIAL EVENTS SCHEDULES ---------- - Abilene - www.abilenecityhall.com/calendar.aspx www.eisenhower.archives.gov/ ... YEARLY OFFICIAL EVENTS SCHEDULES ----------

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26Statehood Ball - 2019Statehood Ball - 2019 - Abilene - Celebrate Kansas' birthday with an 1860's period dance at the Statehood Ball. This annual event is a fun activity for the whole family. The Kansas Bri ... Statehood Ball - 2019

27 - 4 Seelye Mansion Christmas Tours - 2017Seelye Mansion Christmas Tours - 2017 - Abilene - . Holiday tours begin the day after Thanksgiving and continue to mid-January. The Seelye Mansion is one of the finest homes in Kansas. A New York ... Seelye Mansion Christmas Tours - 2017

February

3 - 12 Heritage Art Show - 2016Heritage Art Show - 2016 - Abilene - Students from all grades in Dickinson County have been invited to show off their works of art in the Heritage Art Show Hosted by the Dickinson County ... Heritage Art Show - 2016

6Annual Sundown Salute's Rat Race - Junction City - Come join the fun and help support Junction City's Sundown Salute celebration. Race time: 7 pm. Dinner begins at 6 pm: hamburger or hot dog, bag of ... Annual Sundown Salute's Rat Race

12 - 14 KSU Annual Rodeo - Manhattan - Collegiate rodeo featuring mens and womens events including roping, bullriding, barrel racing and more. This year's event is expected to bring more th ... KSU Annual Rodeo

March

23 - 25 WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016 - Abilene - The most inclusive commemoration in the nation of the pivotal events of World War II will be our last chance to honor the men and women of the Grea ... WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016

25Paul Royer Film Series - Abilene - March 1 Funny Face, Visitors Center Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. March 8, An Affair to Remember, Visitors Center Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. March 15,A Hatful of ... Paul Royer Film Series

4Paul Royer Film Series - Abilene - March 1 Funny Face, Visitors Center Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. March 8, An Affair to Remember, Visitors Center Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. March 15,A Hatful of ... Paul Royer Film Series

5Grand Celtic Music Tour - Wamego - 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. ... Grand Celtic Music Tour

6Museum Opening and Quilt Raffle - Milford - Milford Museum opens for the new season. Noon to 5 pm. First of four quilts will be raffled off at 3 pm. Tickets ($1 each or 6 for $5). Museum hours ... Museum Opening and Quilt Raffle

7Annual Rotarian Polio Plus Golf Tournament - Junction City - 4-MAN SCRAMBLE at Rolling Meadows Golf Course. Registration at 8 am. Shotgun start at 9 am. Breakfast & lunch provided with beverage. Drinks provi ... Annual Rotarian Polio Plus Golf Tournament

11Paul Royer Film Series - Abilene - March 1 Funny Face, Visitors Center Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. March 8, An Affair to Remember, Visitors Center Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. March 15,A Hatful of ... Paul Royer Film Series

13Annual Aggieville St. Patrick's Parade and Road Races - Manhattan - Celebrate St. Patrick's expulsion of snakes from Ireland with a parade and green beer. The 2 mile fun run and walk begins at 10am, and at 12:45, the 1 ... Annual Aggieville St. Patrick's Parade and Road Races

13St. Patrick's Day Festivities - Chapman - Parade at 4:00 PM. ... St. Patrick's Day Festivities

15 - 21 Ida Stover Eisenhower Memorial Quilt ShowIda Stover Eisenhower Memorial Quilt Show - Abilene - The Dickinson County Historical Society will hold its Annual Ida Stover-Eisenhower Memorial Quilt Show beginning Monday, running through Sunday at the ... Ida Stover Eisenhower Memorial Quilt Show

April

21ESPN Bassmasters Series Tournament - Junction City

2Easter Egg Hunt & Roll - Abilene - Hunt for Easter Eggs on the Eisenhower Presidential Grounds at 1pm, free to the children. There will also be other games played. ... Easter Egg Hunt & Roll

3Kansas State University Open House - Manhattan - Enjoy food, fun and plenty of purple at K-State Open House. Explore our 250-plus majors and options, 475-plus student organizations, and the family at ... Kansas State University Open House

3Easter Egg Hunt - Alma - Saturday before Easter - This Alma Chamber of Commerce event is held at the Wabaunsee County Courthouse lawn. Children up to age 8 are divided into ag ... Easter Egg Hunt

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

3 - 4 Wamego Tulip FestivalWamego Tulip Festival - Wamego - 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 do ... Wamego Tulip Festival

3Cabin Fever Challenge Bike Ride - Wamego - 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 abilitie ... Cabin Fever Challenge Bike Ride

3Easter Bunny on the Train - 2021 - Abilene - The Abilene Parks & Recreation Department along with the Abilene and Smoky Valley Excursion Train provide a holiday treat. Enjoy the company of the E ... Easter Bunny on the Train - 2021

9 - 10 Cabela's KSU Ahearn Fishing Tournament - Junction City - This multi-species fishing tournament is one of the largest fishing events in Kansas. ... Cabela's KSU Ahearn Fishing Tournament

18Earth Day at Sunset Zoo - Manhattan - Celebrate Mother Earth and our animal friends and learn what you can do to help keep the Earth and its inhabitants healthy and happy for the future. 9 ... Earth Day at Sunset Zoo

19 - 23 National Greyhound Association Spring MeetNational Greyhound Association Spring Meet - Abilene - Abilene National Greyhound Association (NGA) holds a Spring and Fall meet so enthusiasts can interact and search for the next champion racer. Abilene ... National Greyhound Association Spring Meet

26 - 24 WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - Abilene - The most inclusive commemoration in the nation of the pivotal events of World War II will be our last chance to honor the men and women of the Grea ... WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes

22 - 23 Kansas Birding FestivalKansas Birding Festival - Wakefield - 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 Wa ... Kansas Birding Festival

May

Midget Car Races - Clay Center

City Band Concerts - Clay Center - Every Wednesday, 8p.m. ... City Band Concerts

17City Wide Garage Sale - Clay Center

18Pasta 58 Bike Tour - Junction City - Pizza Hut and JCRD are excited to offer the Pasta 58 again this year. The ride begins in JC, travels through Chapman and Abilene and ends back in JC. ... Pasta 58 Bike Tour

18Wildflower Celebration and Sale - Junction City - Bring moms out to celebrate the beauty of wildflowers and enjoy some Mother's Day activities. As an added bonus, wildflowers also attract butterflies ... Wildflower Celebration and Sale

25WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016 - Abilene - The most inclusive commemoration in the nation of the pivotal events of World War II will be our last chance to honor the men and women of the Grea ... WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016

30 - 1 Flour Power Family Fun FestFlour Power Family Fun Fest - Abilene - Flour Power Family Fun Fest is an annual family-friendly event held in Abilene, Kansas. Our seventh annual event is scheduled for Friday and Saturday! ... Flour Power Family Fun Fest

1 - 25 City-Wide Garage Sales Days and German Meal - Alma - The event started in 1990 and each year there have been at least 50 garage sales. The Chamber holds a German meal, which features bierocks, bratwurts ... City-Wide Garage Sales Days and German Meal

1Abilene Fly-In Breakfast - Abilene - Always the first Saturday in May, 7 am-11 am. Pilots eat for free and other small admission charged. Pancakes, sausage and other items. ... Abilene Fly-In Breakfast

1Antique Telephone Show and SaleAntique Telephone Show and Sale - Abilene - Antique Telephones on display and for sale from the beginning to present, along with Insulators on display and for sale. Doors open to the public f ... Antique Telephone Show and Sale

1"Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" - Junction City - The "It’s About Me," Breast Cancer Awareness Association a 501 (c) 3 is hosting its annual "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" 5K walk/run on May 12, 2012 f ... "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes"

1 - 30 Gunfighters & Can Can DancersGunfighters & Can Can Dancers - Abilene - Come out to Old Abilene Town on the weekends to see the Gunfighters & Can Can Dancers in action!! The Gunfighters Saturday at 11:30 am, 1:30 pm & ... Gunfighters & Can Can Dancers

1Eisenhower Registration & MarathonEisenhower Registration & Marathon - Abilene - The Eisenhower Marathon is a Boston Marathon Qualifier. It is an all paved course (traffic detoured until 1pm.) There will be a marathon, half maratho ... Eisenhower Registration & Marathon

8Holm Automotive Center FREE Car & Truck Show - Abilene - It's back! Come enjoy the day with us at the FREE Annual Holm Automotive Classic Car & Truck Show. Vehicle registration begins at 8:00 am. There are D ... Holm Automotive Center FREE Car & Truck Show

8Annual Yard Art Classics Club Cars in The ParkAnnual Yard Art Classics Club Cars in The Park - Manhattan - Antiques, Classics, Collectibles and Modern Vehicles. Dash plaques for first 150 entries. goodie bags, door prizes, 50/50 pot, Food Vendors and DJ sty ... Annual Yard Art Classics Club Cars in The Park

9Iris Day - Manhattan - The iris collection of more than 300 varieties will be in bloom, a spectacular display of color. Iris Day is on Mother's Day every year from 1:00 pm - ... Iris Day

9Mother's Day at the Zoo - Manhattan - All mothers receive FREE admission with a child's admission. The first 50 mothers receive a carnation. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. ... Mother's Day at the Zoo

22Silver Flyer RailbusSilver Flyer Railbus - Abilene - Ride the train from Abilene to Enterprise, then the Railbus from Enterprise to Woodbine. Lunch in Woodbine. Drive by stone houses, in the German & Swe ... Silver Flyer Railbus

22Abilene & Smoky Valley - Steam Dinner Train - Abilene - 2018 Steam Dinner Train Schedule May 26, Sat, 6:30 pm - Brookville Hotel - Fried Chicken September 1, Sat, 6:30 pm - West’s Country Mart ... Abilene & Smoky Valley - Steam Dinner Train

24ZOObilation - Manhattan - Celebrate Memorial Weekend at Sunset Zoo. Check out the arts, crafts and folklife vendors and satisfy your tastebuds at the food vendor booths. There' ... ZOObilation

24Native Stone Festival,Spring Muligan & 5K Run/Walk - Alma - This event is sponsored by the Alma Chamber of Commerce. A Muligan, which is similar to a vegetable stew, is a tradition unique to this area. Old time ... Native Stone Festival,Spring Muligan & 5K Run/Walk

29City Wide Garage Sale - Wakefield - Something for everyone. ... City Wide Garage Sale

29#3415 Steam Engine Running#3415 Steam Engine Running - Abilene - 2021 Steam Locomotive #3415 Operating Schedule

Be a Steam Engineer for a Day! - fare $1,000

Advance reservations required.

... #3415 Steam Engine Running

June

3/4 Midget Car Races - Clay Center - ... 3/4 Midget Car Races

City Band Concerts - Clay Center - Every Wednesday, 8p.m. ... City Band Concerts

21 - 22 Women's Annual Fishing Tournament - Junction City - Friday at 6:00 will be the pre-meeting/dinner. Saturday from 7:00am-2:00p.m. ... Women's Annual Fishing Tournament

26 - 24 WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016 - Abilene - The most inclusive commemoration in the nation of the pivotal events of World War II will be our last chance to honor the men and women of the Grea ... WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016

28 - 18 Music in the Park - Junction City - EVERY FRIDAY, 7PM - Bring a lawn chair and listen to great music! Hosted by the Arts Council, enjoy evenings of great entertainment under the stars at ... Music in the Park

28 - 29 Annual Kansas Wildscape's Fishing & Golf Tournament - Junction City - Kansas Wildscape is excited to announce this year's Governor's Fishing & Golfing Classic will be held in Juncton City. Event information, along with a ... Annual Kansas Wildscape's Fishing & Golf Tournament

29Community-wide Garage Sale - Chapman - First Saturday. ... Community-wide Garage Sale

29Symphony at Sunset-D-Day Commemorative-2016Symphony at Sunset-D-Day Commemorative-2016 - Abilene - Symphony at Sunset...Annual D-Day Commemorative Concert with the Salina Symphony at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum & Boyhood Home outdoor ... Symphony at Sunset-D-Day Commemorative-2016

30Milford Lake Walleye Tournament - Junction City - For more detailed information to to www.kansaswalleye.org ... Milford Lake Walleye Tournament

4 - 25 Arts In The Park Concert Series - Manhattan - June - July., Arts in the Park is our summer concert series that brings live music to you every Friday throughout the summer. For over 40 years, the M ... Arts In The Park Concert Series

5 - 27 Gunfighters & Can Can Dancers - Abilene - Come out to Old Abilene Town on the weekends to see the Gunfighters & Can Can Dancers in action!! The Gunfighters Saturday at 11:30 am, 1:30 pm & ... Gunfighters & Can Can Dancers

5Abilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner TrainAbilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner Train - Abilene - June 9, Sat, 6:30 pm - West’s Country Mart—Prime Rib June 23, Sat, 6:30 pm - Brookville Hotel – Fried Chicken Sept 8, Sat, 6:00 pm - Brookvill ... Abilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner Train

5Symphony in the Flint Hills - 2017 - Abilene - Symphony in the Flint Hills, Inc. celebrates the history, ecology and culture of the last stand of native tallgrass prairie through music and place-ba ... Symphony in the Flint Hills - 2017

5Kansas Aviation Expo - Junction City - Come join Flinthills EAA 1364's celebration of all things with wings. Always the first Saturday in June. Walk among antique, experimental, and modern ... Kansas Aviation Expo

5Art in the Park - Junction City - Artists, crafters, musicians, entertainment, and food vendors in lovely, historic Heritage Park. Start the day with a colorful 2K run. Come back to th ... Art in the Park

10Geary County Historical Gala - Junction City - An old-fashioned home town social celebrating local history with song dance & great food. ... Geary County Historical Gala

13Father's Day at the Zoo - Manhattan - Celebrate Father's Day at Sunset Zoo. All fathers receive FREE admission with a paying child. The first 50 fathers receive a coupon for the concession ... Father's Day at the Zoo

19Abilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner TrainAbilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner Train - Abilene - June 9, Sat, 6:30 pm - West’s Country Mart—Prime Rib June 23, Sat, 6:30 pm - Brookville Hotel – Fried Chicken Sept 8, Sat, 6:00 pm - Brookvill ... Abilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner Train

19Silver Flyer RailbusSilver Flyer Railbus - Abilene - Ride the train from Abilene to Enterprise, then the Railbus from Enterprise to Woodbine. Lunch in Woodbine. Drive by stone houses, in the German & Swe ... Silver Flyer Railbus

24 - 26 Kicker Country Stampede Music and Camping FestivalKicker Country Stampede Music and Camping Festival - Manhattan - The Midwest's largest 3-day country music and camping festival in the heartland, Kicker Country Stampede brings in over 20 artists and a first-class l ... Kicker Country Stampede Music and Camping Festival

July

3/4 Midget Car Races - Clay Center

City Band Concerts - Clay Center - Every Wednesday, 8p.m., ... City Band Concerts

30Walter P. Chrysler Antique Car Show - Wamego - In conjunction with the annual 4th of July celebration, the annual Walter P. Chrysler Antique Car Show features hundreds of antique and restored cars ... Walter P. Chrysler Antique Car Show

1 - 26 #3415 Steam Engine Running#3415 Steam Engine Running - Abilene - 2018 Steam Locomotive #3415 Operating Schedule Steam Trains

Fare (steam powered trains)

Adults (age 12 and over): $30.00

Chil ... #3415 Steam Engine Running

4Annual Kiwanis Pancake Feed - Manhattan - The Annual Kiwanis Pancake Feed is the ORIGINAL pancake feed in Manhattan. Pancakes, KSU Call Hall sausage, orange juice and coffe are served for the ... Annual Kiwanis Pancake Feed

25 - 23 Music in the Park - Junction City - EVERY FRIDAY, 7PM - Bring a lawn chair and listen to great music! Hosted by the Arts Council, enjoy evenings of great entertainment under the stars at ... Music in the Park

25WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016 - Abilene - The most inclusive commemoration in the nation of the pivotal events of World War II will be our last chance to honor the men and women of the Grea ... WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016

1 - 4 Wamego Independence Day CelebrationWamego Independence Day Celebration - Wamego - 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 cel ... Wamego Independence Day Celebration

2 - 30 Arts In The Park Concert Series - Manhattan - June -July, Arts in the Park is our summer concert series that brings live music to you every Friday throughout the summer. For over 40 years, the Man ... Arts In The Park Concert Series

2 - 4 Old Abilene Town 4th of July CelebrationOld Abilene Town 4th of July Celebration - Abilene - On Friday, Old Abilene Town will celebrate the 4th of July. There will be a full day of activities, food and fun. You won’t want to miss out on th ... Old Abilene Town 4th of July Celebration

3Coors Freedom Run - Junction City - The Coors Freedom Run is a 10k/5k Run. 7:00 AM, (Registration for both races begins at 5:30am) 8:30 AM One Mile Fun Run 5th & Jefferson. Proceeds f ... Coors Freedom Run

3 - 25 Gunfighters & Can Can Dancers - Abilene - Come out to Old Abilene Town on the weekends to see the Gunfighters & Can Can Dancers in action!! The Gunfighters Saturday at 11:30 am, 1:30 pm & ... Gunfighters & Can Can Dancers

4Old Fashioned 4th of JulyOld Fashioned 4th of July - Abilene - Celebrates the 4th with a bang, mud volleyball and a variety of activities. The celebration has something for everyone. There is a Fun run, 3-on-3 bas ... Old Fashioned 4th of July

4Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration - Alma - Features an old-timers baseball game in the early evening, visiting, meal, free homemade ice cream social, and beautiful fireworks at dark. There is a ... Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration

4Fourth of July Fireworks - Clay Center

4Sundown Salute - Junction City - Come celebrate the annual largest FREE Independence Day celebration in Kansas. Features Carnival, Vendors, National Recording Artist, Local and Region ... Sundown Salute

7 - 11 Clay County Free Fair - Clay Center - Including Lion's Club Bar-B-Q and Farmer's Market. ... Clay County Free Fair

10Ice Cream Social - 2015 - Abilene - Come and have some FUN!! 7:00pm at The Heritage Center ... Ice Cream Social - 2015

15 - 18 SUMMER THEATRE ACADEMY - Wamego - 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. T ... SUMMER THEATRE ACADEMY

17National Day of the Cowboy - 2016National Day of the Cowboy - 2016 - Abilene - Dust off your hat!! Come and Celebrate the day of the Cowboy!! Stagecoach rides, gunfighters, steam engine is running and lots of fun games!! Fr ... National Day of the Cowboy - 2016

18 - 22 Geary County Free Fair - Junction City - Come out and see livestock, arts & crafts, photography and much more. Features "Barnyard Olympics" and events the whole family will enjoy. ... Geary County Free Fair

18Cowtown Classic Bike Ride - Abilene - Ride through beautiful Dickinson County at the Cowtown Classic Bike Ride, offering 15, 30, 40 and 60-mile routes with all routes beginning and ending ... Cowtown Classic Bike Ride

22 - 26 Riley County Fair and Kaw Valley Rodeo - Manhattan - 4-H and open class exhibits, parade, livestock, children's tractor pull, carnival, turtle races, PRCA Rodeo (Thurs.-Sat.) ... Riley County Fair and Kaw Valley Rodeo

22 - 24 Kaw Valley Rodeo - Manhattan - The Kaw Valley Rodeo is Manhattan's premier PRCA Rodeo! Watch BareBack Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Tie Dow ... Kaw Valley Rodeo

23 - 27 Wabaunsee County 4-H Fair - Alma - The fair is a day of fun and excitement for the entire family. Start with the rides and move on to the entertainment and the agricultural exhibits and ... Wabaunsee County 4-H Fair

24National Day of the Cowboy - Manhattan - This annual observance celebrates the cowboy as symbol of the American West. Join the celebration of cowboy heritage, love of the land and in particul ... National Day of the Cowboy

24Silver Flyer RailbusSilver Flyer Railbus - Abilene - Ride the train from Abilene to Enterprise, then the Railbus from Enterprise to Woodbine. Lunch in Woodbine. Drive by stone houses, in the German & Swe ... Silver Flyer Railbus

August

3/4 Midget Car Races - Clay Center

24Dueling Pianos Concert - Wamego - 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 ju ... Dueling Pianos Concert

28Bulls-N-Broncs - 2016Bulls-N-Broncs - 2016 - Abilene - Bull and Bronc riding in the Tom Smith Arena during the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo days. ... Bulls-N-Broncs - 2016

31Tuttle Creek Crappie Club Tournament - Manhattan - There's some big crappie lurking in the depths of Tuttle Creek Lake, just waiting to be caught. Teams of anglers will go in pursuit of those monster c ... Tuttle Creek Crappie Club Tournament

3119th Century Vintage Baseball Game19th Century Vintage Baseball Game - Abilene - Abilene IronCutters Take on another team in Vintage Base Ball Game The annual 19th Century Vintage Baseball game will be played on the groun ... 19th Century Vintage Baseball Game

31Brew 2 Shoe 10K, 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run - Manhattan - Join us for the 12th Annual Brew 2 Shoe road races. The race is on August 1st, 2020 at 7 am. This year we are proud to be sponsored by Midwest Dream C ... Brew 2 Shoe 10K, 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

4 - 7 Annual Wild Bill Hickok PRCA RodeoAnnual Wild Bill Hickok PRCA Rodeo - Abilene - PRCA Rodeo at it's finest... grand entry, saddle bronc riding, bareback bronc riding, steer wrestling, tie down roping, team roping, women's barrel ra ... Annual Wild Bill Hickok PRCA Rodeo

4 - 9 Central Kansas Free FairCentral Kansas Free Fair - Abilene - The Central Kansas Free Fair is one of the largest in Kansas with a week of Carnival Fun! 3 Nights of Derby Fun! 4 Nights of Rodeo Action! Live Entert ... Central Kansas Free Fair

4#3415 Steam Engine Running#3415 Steam Engine Running - Abilene - 2018 Steam Locomotive #3415 Operating Schedule Steam Trains

Fare (steam powered trains)

Adults (age 12 and over): $30.00

Chil ... #3415 Steam Engine Running

4 - 9 Central Kansas Free FairCentral Kansas Free Fair - Abilene - The Central Kansas Free Fair is one of the largest in Kansas with a week of Carnival Fun! 3 Nights of Derby Fun! 4 Nights of Rodeo Action! Live Entert ... Central Kansas Free Fair

5Central KS Free Fair Western ParadeCentral KS Free Fair Western Parade - Abilene - Commercial, Non-Commercial & Youth Floats (4-H/FFA to Youth), Horses, Clowns, Bands, Farm Machinery, Elected Officials and Candy for the kids! Starts ... Central KS Free Fair Western Parade

7 - 29 Gunfighters & Can Can Dancers - Abilene - Come out to Old Abilene Town on the weekends to see the Gunfighters & Can Can Dancers in action!! The Gunfighters Saturday at 11:30 am, 1:30 pm & ... Gunfighters & Can Can Dancers

8 - 9 Demolition DerbyDemolition Derby - Abilene - 2 Nights of Derby Fun during the Central Kansas Free Fair! Sunday: Auto Demolition Derby, (80 and Newer Modified) and Team Derby Monday: Combine ... Demolition Derby

13Harper Demolition Derby - Abilene - This is CDDA Sanctioned event. Limited Weld Bolt and chain/ bone stock. Show starts at 7:30 pits open at 3:30 ... Harper Demolition Derby

21Hot Alma NightsHot Alma Nights - Alma - Come out and enjoy an old-fashioned Saturday night in the Flint Hills. Saturdays were the "social" event of the small towns years ago. You can experi ... Hot Alma Nights

21Silver Flyer RailbusSilver Flyer Railbus - Abilene - Ride the train from Abilene to Enterprise, then the Railbus from Enterprise to Woodbine. Lunch in Woodbine. Drive by stone houses, in the German & Swe ... Silver Flyer Railbus

26 - 27 Purple Power Play - Manhattan - The school year and K-State sports seasons start with family and heavy doses of Purple Pride, K-State band, food and loads of family fun right in City ... Purple Power Play

26 - 25 WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & HeroesWWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - Abilene - The most inclusive commemoration in the nation of the pivotal events of World War II will be our last chance to honor the men and women of the Grea ... WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes

27 - 29 Wakefield Birthday Bash - Wakefield - FRIDAY ATTRACTIONS: JR. CLASS BBQ, PET SHOW, YOUTH DANCE, RACE REGISTRATION, CRAFT BOOTHS, INFLATABLES, FLYING DEBRIS GRANDSTAND ENTERTAINMENT SATU ... Wakefield Birthday Bash

28Wakefield Birthday Bash and Car Show - Wakefield - Registration 9-12, Rain or Shine, Judged classes, Motorcycle. Ford, Chevy, Mopar, Pontiac, Corvette, Street Rod, Parade 10a, Beard and Mustache contes ... Wakefield Birthday Bash and Car Show

September

3/4 Midget Car Races - Clay Center

28Annual Car Show & Brinkley Days - Milford - Cars, crafts, food, fun and opening of Milford Museum. For more information on the car show, call 785-463-5490. For more information on the museum, c ... Annual Car Show & Brinkley Days

28Wakefield Fall Festival - Wakefield - 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 even ... Wakefield Fall Festival

28 - 30 Chapman Labor Day Celebration - Chapman - Join us for the full schedule of Chapman Labor Day events, beginning Saturday evening with the American Legion street dance! This Kansas Craft Show wi ... Chapman Labor Day Celebration

28Chisholm Trail Classic Car Show - Abilene - Chisholm Trail Classic Car Show will be located in historic Abilene where cowboys roamed the streets in the 1800s at the end of a long cattle drive on ... Chisholm Trail Classic Car Show

28 - 30 #3415 Steam Engine Running#3415 Steam Engine Running - Abilene - 2018 Steam Locomotive #3415 Operating Schedule Steam Trains

Fare (steam powered trains)

Adults (age 12 and over): $30.00

Chil ... #3415 Steam Engine Running

28Abilene & Smoky Valley - Steam Dinner Train - Abilene - 2018 Steam Dinner Train Schedule May 28, Sat, 6:30 pm - Brookville Hotel - Fried Chicken September 1, Sat, 6:30 pm - Brookville Hotel - Fri ... Abilene & Smoky Valley - Steam Dinner Train

28Annual Lake Wabaunsee Fall Market - Alma - Join the Lady Lakers in a fundraising event for Wabaunsee Pines Golf Course. Surely you'll want to buy some of these things at the Market. Crocheted R ... Annual Lake Wabaunsee Fall Market

28 - 30 Gunfighters - 2016 - Abilene - Come out to Old Abilene Town on the weekends to see the Gunfighters in action!! The Gunfighters Saturday at 11:30 am, 1:30 pm & 3:30 pm Sunday at ... Gunfighters - 2016

1Catfish Chasers Fall Classic Fishing Tournament - Junction City - 7am to 4pm Saturday, September 10 Don't Miss This One!!! Teams of two will compete in this two day event. Catfish Chasers are a couple of Kansas ... Catfish Chasers Fall Classic Fishing Tournament

4 - 5 Chisholm Trail Day FestivalChisholm Trail Day Festival - Abilene - It’s time to saddle up and head to the Annual Chisholm Trail Day Festival, on Saturday in Old Abilene Town from 9 am to 4 pm. The admission is $6 ... Chisholm Trail Day Festival

4Abilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner TrainAbilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner Train - Abilene - June 9, Sat, 6:30 pm - West’s Country Mart—Prime Rib June 23, Sat, 6:30 pm - Brookville Hotel – Fried Chicken Sept 8, Sat, 6:00 pm - Brookvill ... Abilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner Train

5Grandparents Day at Sunset Zoo - Manhattan - Grandparents receive FREE admission when they bring their little wild ones to the Zoo. The first 50 grandparents receive a coupon for the Safari Outp ... Grandparents Day at Sunset Zoo

16 - 19 AggieFest Music & Art Festival - Manhattan - Aggiefest celebrates live art and music in Manhattan; local, national and international musicians. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM. ... AggieFest Music & Art Festival

17 - 18 Fabulous Finds on Hwy 99! - Wamego - "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, y ... Fabulous Finds on Hwy 99!

17 - 18 Jammin' in JC Blues & BBQ Festival - Junction City - Blues and BBQ...it's a winning combination! Music will fill the air when Jammin' in JC Blues & BBQ Festival brings Texas Style Blues and a four catego ... Jammin' in JC Blues & BBQ Festival

18Piotique Fall Festival - Clay Center - Details Vendors, military equipment, the Mark Champan 5K and 2 mile Run at 7 a.m.; BPW car show at Dexter Pak and an art show at the new site of ... Piotique Fall Festival

18OZtoberFestOZtoberFest - Wamego - Celebrate all things Oz in this terrific fall festival in charming downtown Wamego. Visit the OZ Museum to see Original Munchkin Margaret Pellegri ... OZtoberFest

18Yellow Brick Road Bike Ride - Wamego - 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 Wa ... Yellow Brick Road Bike Ride

18Ruby Slipper RunRuby Slipper Run - Wamego - The Ruby Slipper 10K & Scarecrow 2-Mile Fun Run start each year in downtown Wamego during OZtoberFest. Come out and have fun! ... Ruby Slipper Run

18Abilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner TrainAbilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner Train - Abilene - June 9, Sat, 6:30 pm - West’s Country Mart—Prime Rib June 23, Sat, 6:30 pm - Brookville Hotel – Fried Chicken Sept 8, Sat, 6:00 pm - Brookvill ... Abilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner Train

18Enterprise Fall Festival - Abilene - Schedule of events to be coming soon!! Website: https://www.facebook.com/Enterprise-Fall-Festival-134158450000641/ ... Enterprise Fall Festival

26 - 24 WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & HeroesWWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - Abilene - The most inclusive commemoration in the nation of the pivotal events of World War II will be our last chance to honor the men and women of the Grea ... WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes

October

18 - 19 Sunflower International Harvester Reunion - Junction City - Annual. International Harvester vehicles, implements, and collectibles on display. Arts/crafts, antiques, swap meet, and food. 8am-3pm. ... Sunflower International Harvester Reunion

25WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016 - Abilene - The most inclusive commemoration in the nation of the pivotal events of World War II will be our last chance to honor the men and women of the Grea ... WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016

25 - 17 Gunfighters - 2016 - Abilene - Come out to Old Abilene Town on the weekends to see the Gunfighters in action!! October 1-2 and 22-23. The Gunfighters Saturday at 11:30 am, 1:30 ... Gunfighters - 2016

26Native Stone Festival - Alma - The Native Stone Festival will be held on Sunday with a 2 mile Fun Run/Walk at 1:00. Get your registration in early to be guaranteed a fabulous shirt! ... Native Stone Festival

1 - 2 Annual Pumpkin Patch Arts and Craft Show - Manhattan - Sponsored by the Mercy Regional Health Center Auxiliary, an arts and crafts festival featuring 150 vendors from six different states. Everything is ha ... Annual Pumpkin Patch Arts and Craft Show

2Monster Myths by Moonlight - Junction City - Explore nature trail by moonlight and learn the truth about spiders, snakes, bats and other Halloween monsters. Hay Rack Rides, entertainment, and fo ... Monster Myths by Moonlight

2 - 3 #3415 Steam Engine Running#3415 Steam Engine Running - Abilene - 2018 Steam Locomotive #3415 Operating Schedule Steam Trains

Fare (steam powered trains)

Adults (age 12 and over): $30.00

Chil ... #3415 Steam Engine Running

4 - 9 National Greyhound Association Fall MeetNational Greyhound Association Fall Meet - Abilene - Abilene National Greyhound Association (NGA) holds a Spring and Fall meet so enthusiasts can interact and search for the next champion racer. Abilene ... National Greyhound Association Fall Meet

8 - 9 VFW VigilVFW Vigil - Abilene - Goes from 4:30 pm on Friday through 7:00 am on Saturday morning, celebrating Dwight D. Eisenhower's Birthday Activities. Outside the Place of Meditati ... VFW Vigil

9Presidential Wreath Laying Ceremony - Abilene - Presidential Wreath Laying Ceremony, and American Legion Eisenhower Pilgrimage, celebrating Dwight D. Eisenhower's Birthday activities beginning at 10 ... Presidential Wreath Laying Ceremony

9Abilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner TrainAbilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner Train - Abilene - June 9, Sat, 6:30 pm - West’s Country Mart—Prime Rib June 23, Sat, 6:30 pm - Brookville Hotel – Fried Chicken Sept 8, Sat, 6:00 pm - Brookvill ... Abilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner Train

14Annual Promenade on Poyntz - Manhattan - Downtown business serve as "Stops" along the Promenade path as participants stroll around sampling a variety of wine and food. Each business will feat ... Annual Promenade on Poyntz

16Abilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner TrainAbilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner Train - Abilene - June 9, Sat, 6:30 pm - West’s Country Mart—Prime Rib June 23, Sat, 6:30 pm - Brookville Hotel – Fried Chicken Sept 8, Sat, 6:00 pm - Brookvill ... Abilene & Smoky Valley - Dinner Train

16Hillbilly Casino - Wamego - Booking their own tours, producing their own records, and marching to the beat of their own drum (literally and figuratively); this Rockabilly band i ... Hillbilly Casino

23 - 24 Spooktacular at Sunset ZooSpooktacular at Sunset Zoo - Manhattan - SPOOKtacular is an annual two-day event featuring a Half-Way Haunted Trail, daily Rock Band On-Stage Jam for guests, live music, drum circle, KSU-Tap ... Spooktacular at Sunset Zoo

23Silver Flyer RailbusSilver Flyer Railbus - Abilene - Ride the train from Abilene to Enterprise, then the Railbus from Enterprise to Woodbine. Lunch in Woodbine. Drive by stone houses, in the German & Swe ... Silver Flyer Railbus

27Howl-Oweenie SpooktacularHowl-Oweenie Spooktacular - Abilene - Abilene Parks and Recreation will be partnering with Old Abilene Town for this years event. The evenings activities have been moved to Old Abilene To ... Howl-Oweenie Spooktacular

30Boo Party - Manhattan - Children may enjoy trick-or-treating at participating stores, play fun games, have their faces painted and see balloon animals by Pixie the Clown. 5:3 ... Boo Party

November

26 - 23 WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016 - Abilene - The most inclusive commemoration in the nation of the pivotal events of World War II will be our last chance to honor the men and women of the Grea ... WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016

304-H Annual Hunter's Breakfast - Milford - All-You-Can-Eat pancakes, sausages, eggs, biscuits & gravy, coffee, juice -- for only $5!!! 4:30 am to 1:30 pm. ... 4-H Annual Hunter's Breakfast

304-H Annual Craft Fair - Milford - Food, arts & crafts, other vendors. ... 4-H Annual Craft Fair

30 - 31 Abilene Gun Show - Abilene - Army Surplus Items - Knives - Coins - Reloading Supplies - Ballcards - Armed Security - Commissioned Law Enforcement Officers. All federal, state and ... Abilene Gun Show

6Flint Hills Sheek Boutique Shop and Crop - Manhattan - The Flint Hills Sheek Boutique is a unique bi-annual Holiday shopping event that brings various local and not so local businesses together in one plac ... Flint Hills Sheek Boutique Shop and Crop

6Pott. County Posse - Wamego - Originally formed as the live band for our beloved Hoo Haw show, this independent group is making another appearance at The Columbian Theatre. Cele ... Pott. County Posse

6Tyler Gregory - Wamego - 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 mu ... Tyler Gregory

7Annual German Mennonite Meal & Intern'l Craft & Bake Sale - Manhattan - This event will feature a German Mennonite meal featuring borscht (chicken & vegetable soup-no beets), homemade bread, whole hog sausage and New Years ... Annual German Mennonite Meal & Intern'l Craft & Bake Sale

10Manhattan Veterans Day Parade - Manhattan - Come support our Veterans on their special day. This year we will have elements of the Big Red One marching in the parade along with area students and ... Manhattan Veterans Day Parade

11Veterans Day CeremonyVeterans Day Ceremony - Abilene - Starts at 11am by the Pylons ... Veterans Day Ceremony

13Annual Buttons & Bows Arts & Crafts Show - Manhattan - An Arts and Crafts Fair with vendors from several states selling their original hand crafted work. Items available are: wood, pottery, jewelry, fabric ... Annual Buttons & Bows Arts & Crafts Show

19Holiday Kick-Off Christmas Parade - Junction City - Christmas Parade, Lighting of Heritage Park, Christmas Tree Auction and Santa's arrival for the holiday season. The parade will start at 5:30 p.m. fro ... Holiday Kick-Off Christmas Parade

19Christmas Season Kick-Off - Chapman - Day after Thanksgiving. ... Christmas Season Kick-Off

19 - 26 Seelye Mansion Christmas ToursSeelye Mansion Christmas Tours - Abilene - Mrs. Seelye began the Christmas tradition with an open house in 1906. Today many guests enjoy seeing the Seelye Mansion in its Christmas setting. Deco ... Seelye Mansion Christmas Tours

20Lighted Christmas Parade and Illumination CeremonyLighted Christmas Parade and Illumination Ceremony - Wamego - To celebrate the Christmas Season, the Wamego Chamber of Commerce sponsors the annual Christmas Parade at 6pm the Saturday after Thanksgiving each yea ... Lighted Christmas Parade and Illumination Ceremony

26Festival of Lights Celebration and Lighting Ceremony - Manhattan - Manhattan Festival of Lights welcomes the holiday season as Blue Earth Plaza in southeast Manhattan is bathed in glorious lighting to usher in the cel ... Festival of Lights Celebration and Lighting Ceremony

27Homemade for the Holidays Arts and Crafts Show - Manhattan - Large craft show with 55 plus crafts in a large facility with plenty of free parking available. All items will be handcrafted with a strong emphasis o ... Homemade for the Holidays Arts and Crafts Show

December

Christmas Homes Tour - Clay Center

Clay County Museum Open House - Clay Center - 35 decorated trees throughout the museum. ... Clay County Museum Open House

31Annual Little Apple Ball Drop - Manhattan - Enjoy New Year's Eve day and evening with fun, food, and a party atmosphere at Manhattan establishments. Then, join us for fireworks, laserworks, a Tr ... Annual Little Apple Ball Drop

31KIDS' NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY - Manhattan - jumpin' beans is having a Kid's New Year's Eve Party!! This is a chance for the kids to have a ball & for you to get out for some fun of your own!! Ou ... KIDS' NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY

25Christmas Tree Lane - Abilene - Visitors to Abilene during the holiday season will enjoy the brightly lit Christmas trees along two avenues in Abilene. The Public Works Department ob ... Christmas Tree Lane

25WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016 - Abilene - The most inclusive commemoration in the nation of the pivotal events of World War II will be our last chance to honor the men and women of the Grea ... WWII Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes - 2016

27Annual Holiday Craft & Gift Show - Abilene - 50-60 booths full of arts, crafts, gifts and food booths - some include Diane Litke's famous goodies and the Methodist Church, just to name a few. ... Annual Holiday Craft & Gift Show

27 - 28 Homes for the Holidays TourHomes for the Holidays Tour - Abilene - One of the many charms of Dickinson County is its magnificent collection of stately homes dating from the late 1800's and early 1900's. Working in co ... Homes for the Holidays Tour

27Christmas at the Museum - Junction City - Geary County Historical Museum holiday open house and community social focusing on Christmas customs and activities of the past. ... Christmas at the Museum

27Ladies Brunch & Annual Holiday TeaLadies Brunch & Annual Holiday Tea - Abilene - The Arts Council of Dickinson County presents the Annual Ladies’ Holiday Brunch & Christmas Tea on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the Eisenhower Presiden ... Ladies Brunch & Annual Holiday Tea

27Seelye Mansion Christmas ToursSeelye Mansion Christmas Tours - Abilene - Mrs. Seelye began the Christmas tradition with an open house in 1906. Today many guests enjoy seeing the Seelye Mansion in its Christmas setting. Deco ... Seelye Mansion Christmas Tours

28Christmas in the CabinChristmas in the Cabin - Abilene - Get ready for the Holiday Season by visiting the Heritage Center, the air will be filled with Christmas Magic. On Saturday from 4 pm to 8 pm the ... Christmas in the Cabin

28Holiday Reception & Municipal Band Concert - Abilene - The annual holiday reception and band concert will be held at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Sunday. The event is scheduled for 2 p ... Holiday Reception & Municipal Band Concert

3 - 5 "Christmas Traditions" Trolley Tours - Abilene - Ride the trolley around town to look at the beautiful Christmas lights, hear stories of local and national Christmas Traditions, the ride lasts about ... "Christmas Traditions" Trolley Tours

4Santa Comes to Town - Alma - This Chamber sponsored event is a must for the whole family. Activities begin in the afternoon, with local businesses being open for Christmas shoppin ... Santa Comes to Town

4Wakefield Museum's Christmas Bazaar - Wakefield - 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 th ... Wakefield Museum's Christmas Bazaar

4Santa on the TrainSanta on the Train - Abilene - The Abilene Parks & Recreation Department along with the Abilene & Smoky Valley Excursion Train provide a holiday treat to help celebrate the season. ... Santa on the Train

4Night of Christmas Magic & Tree LightingNight of Christmas Magic & Tree Lighting - Abilene - The Night of Christmas Magic is a family event in downtown Abilene with many different activities and attractions that everyone can participate in tog ... Night of Christmas Magic & Tree Lighting

10 - 12 "Christmas Traditions" Trolley Tours - Abilene - Ride the trolley around town to look at the beautiful Christmas lights, hear stories of local and national Christmas Traditions, the ride lasts about ... "Christmas Traditions" Trolley Tours