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Walnut Valley Festival

Every year, right as the heat subsides but before the leaves change, comes a landmark occasion for music lovers in Kansas. If your grass is blue, then the Walnut Valley Festival is the place for you. Winfield, in the southeast corner of the state, becomes a home away from home for thousands of folk and flatpickin’ fans every September. It’s almost become a rite of passage for any native Kansan.

Posted on May 16, 2014 11:21AM

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


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