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Fort Scott by Candlelight

Each December, Fort Scott National Historic Site provides visitors a unique opportunity to experience history. They turn off all of the modern lights, cover up the interpretive displays, line ...

Posted on December 20, 2011 9:29AM by Karen Ridder

A Kansas Version of the Nutcracker

This holiday season, plan on taking your family to see the Nutcracker Suite - Kansas style. While Tchaikovsky’s ballet is performed throughout the state, the Lawrence Arts Center weaves pieces of our own history into the familiar story. The result is a unique rendition of the holiday classic you will not want to miss. 

Posted on November 1, 2011 9:55AM by Becky Blake

150 Things I Love About Kansas Exhibit

Kansas Centennial Items

If you thought you knew what you loved about Kansas, it’s time to take another look.The Kansas History Museum in Topeka is featuring “150 Things I Love About Kansas” as a special exhibit in conjunction with the state’s 2011 sesquicentennial celebration. The display of ordinary items (a pair of overalls made in Kansas and worn by a Kansas farmer) mixes with the extraordinary (the first known photo of a tornado from 1884) to inspire visitors to think about the variety of unique people, places and things that make Kansas a place to celebrate.

Posted on January 26, 2011 7:43PM by Karen Ridder


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