Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - 150 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:33:32 GMT Fort Scott by Candlelight http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/20/Fort-Scott-by-Candlelight/1444/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/6511313241_191caf4b50_b.jpg'/><br/>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 ... Tue, 20 Dec 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/20/Fort-Scott-by-Candlelight/1444/ A Kansas Version of the Nutcracker http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/1/A-Kansas-Version-of-the-Nutcracker/1269/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/snow-ballerinas.gif'/><br/>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.&nbsp; Tue, 01 Nov 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/1/A-Kansas-Version-of-the-Nutcracker/1269/ 150 Things I Love About Kansas Exhibit http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/26/150-Things-I-Love-About-Kansas-Exhibit/1/ 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. Wed, 26 Jan 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/26/150-Things-I-Love-About-Kansas-Exhibit/1/