Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Emma Chase Café Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:15:29 GMT 5 reasons to visit the Tallgrass Prairie in the fall http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/26/5-reasons-to-visit-the-Tallgrass-Prairie-in-the-fall/2792/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/TallGrass.jpg'/><br/> I recently had the pleasure of heading out the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve&nbsp;to see the fall scenery. I&rsquo;ve made this trek before and at varying points of ... Fri, 26 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/26/5-reasons-to-visit-the-Tallgrass-Prairie-in-the-fall/2792/ Music, Home Cooking Harmonize at Emma Chase Café in Cottonwood Falls http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/21/Music-Home-Cooking-Harmonize-at-Emma-Chase-Caf-in-Cottonwood-Falls/2551/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Emma-Chase-Cafe-solo.jpeg'/><br/> If you&rsquo;re looking for something different to do on a Friday night, there&rsquo;s a free event that easily ranks at the top of the charts. Every week year-round the Emma Chase Caf&eacute;&nbsp;invites musicians of all ages and levels to bring their acoustic instruments to Cottonwood Falls for a jam session. Music lovers like me tune in for a night of old-time bluegrass, folk, country, gospel and rock &lsquo;n&rsquo; roll in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere beginning at 7:30 pm every Friday.&quot; Tue, 21 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/21/Music-Home-Cooking-Harmonize-at-Emma-Chase-Caf-in-Cottonwood-Falls/2551/ Washington’s MarCon Pies’ Recipe for Success http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/9/Washington-s-MarCon-Pies-Recipe-for-Success/2527/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Pies.jpeg'/><br/> If you&rsquo;re like me and can&rsquo;t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen&hellip;even if it means not satisfying a craving for homemade pie in this hot weather. Thankfully, there&rsquo;s a place right here in Kansas that makes serving my favorite dessert, well, as easy as pie.&nbsp;MarCon Pies&nbsp;in Washington bakes 500-plus fruit, nut, crunch, cream, cheesecake and specialty pies every day, yet each tastes just like grandma used to make.&nbsp;&quot; Thu, 09 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/9/Washington-s-MarCon-Pies-Recipe-for-Success/2527/ Central Kansas Says “Välkommen” to the Faces and Places Tour http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/1/Central-Kansas-Says-V-lkommen-to-the-Faces-and-Places-Tour/695/ As cliché as it may sound, our weekend trip as “Roadies” for the Kansas Travel and Tourism Faces and Places tour, had something for everyone. On our way back to Lawrence, my boyfriend, Hank, his ... Fri, 01 Jul 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/1/Central-Kansas-Says-V-lkommen-to-the-Faces-and-Places-Tour/695/ Prairie Fire Festival Honors Dramatic Flint Hills Tradition http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/4/Prairie-Fire-Festival-Honors-Dramatic-Flint-Hills-Tradition/330/ The Prairie Fire Festival in Cottonwood Falls celebrates the annual range-management practice of burning the tallgrass prairie to promote new growth. Indigenous Native Americans noticed that bison liked to graze on the freshly burned grasses and shared the concept with European settlers, who went on to develop exceptional cattle-grazing territory.The festival marks this Flint Hills tradition with a weeklong schedule of talks on everything from “The Kaw Dwellings in Morris County, Kan.” to “Mammals of the Tallgrass Prairie” and performances by historians and bluegrass groups. Mon, 04 Apr 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/4/Prairie-Fire-Festival-Honors-Dramatic-Flint-Hills-Tradition/330/ Kansas Café Mixes Home-Cooking and Music Nights http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/25/Kansas-Caf-Mixes-Home-Cooking-and-Music-Nights/283/ Learn about the Emma Chase Café in Emma Chase Café from owner Sue Smith – then stop in for an Emma Burger and Friday Night Jam Session. Fri, 25 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/25/Kansas-Caf-Mixes-Home-Cooking-and-Music-Nights/283/