Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Emma Chase Music Hall Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:40:51 GMT 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/ 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/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/aerial-photo-prairie-burn.jpeg'/><br/>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. 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/