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Day out on the Konza Prairie

Plan on a walk or ride through the prairie. See the native Tallgrass. Watch the buffalo roam. But make sure you don’t miss this month’s FREE Konza Prairie Open House.

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Posted on September 4, 2012 11:12AM by Becky Blake

A Festival of Performers in Lawrence

Sword swallowers, Fire-walkers and Pogo-stick stuntmen are among the dozens of performers taking to the streets in Lawrence this month for the 5th annual Busker Festival. It’s a chance to enjoy performances ranging from the bizarre to the truly unique. Festival Co-Conspirator (Founder) Richard Renner explains what the party is all about:What is a Busker Festival?The Busker Festival is a three day long street performer festival that’s based on a lot of similar festivals in the United States and Europe. They do a lot of what I like to call, “Useless skills” like fire-eating and sword-swallowing, contortionists, Pogo acrobats. There are also plenty of musicians. This year there will also be food vendors. "

Posted on August 7, 2012 11:28AM by Becky Blake

Wildflower Tours, a great way to experience Natural Kansas

As Mother’s Day approaches, instead of giving your mom some flowers, plan to experience them together on one of the state’s many wildflower tours.The Barber County Wildflower Tour on the Saturday before Mother's Day is a perfect example. It lets you encounter native wildflowers and have the chance to see a beautiful part of the state in a unique way. 

Posted on May 1, 2012 9:25AM by Becky Blake

An Irish Tribute in Junction City

If you are looking for an Irish way to celebrate March, kick off the green season with a unique performance at the Junction City C.L. Hoover Opera House. 

Posted on March 6, 2012 10:26AM by Becky Blake

Kansas: The Top Five Reasons to Celebrate Our State

From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, giving and gratitude are hallmarks of the holiday season. When we pause to reflect on the past year – the challenges and joys – it’s a perfect time to appreciate the richness that the land and people of Kansas add to our experiences.In keeping with the season’s spirit of giving and gratitude, we’ve assembled the following top five reasons to celebrate our state. With these timely reminders, plan to enjoy and explore all Kansas has to offer in the coming year.

Posted on December 8, 2011 8:51AM by Becky Blake


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