Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Downtown Lawrence Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:26:15 GMT Top 5 Favorites in Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/18/Top-5-Favorites-in-Lawrence-Old-Fashioned-Christmas-Parade/2990/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Lawrence-Christmas-Parade-1611.jpg'/><br/> At the sound of the clip-clop of hooves on pavement and the jingle of bells, I could feel the excitement building amongst the crowd standing around me on a street corner in downtown Lawrence one chilly morning.&nbsp; Tue, 18 Dec 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/18/Top-5-Favorites-in-Lawrence-Old-Fashioned-Christmas-Parade/2990/ A Festival of Performers in Lawrence http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/7/A-Festival-of-Performers-in-Lawrence/2503/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Performer.jpeg'/><br/>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.&nbsp;" Tue, 07 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/7/A-Festival-of-Performers-in-Lawrence/2503/