Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Winfield Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:47:04 GMT Walnut Valley Festival Brings Bluegrass to Kansas http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/1/Walnut-Valley-Festival-Brings-Bluegrass-to-Kansas/3079/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/20130921-249.jpg'/><br/> The&nbsp;Walnut Valley Festival&nbsp;draws bluegrass musicians and lovers to the South Central Kansas town of Winfield every September. Referred to as a &quot;Pickers Paradise,&quot; the festival is home of the International Finger Style Guitar Championship, and the International Autoharp Championship, as well as a number of national contests. This was the 42nd&nbsp;year for the festival that starts every year on the Thursday before the third full weekend in September.&nbsp; Tue, 01 Oct 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2013/1/Walnut-Valley-Festival-Brings-Bluegrass-to-Kansas/3079/ Winfield Makes December Bright http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/4/Winfield-Makes-December-Bright/2929/ You may think of taking a drive to Winfield in September for its internationally famous bluegrass festival, but thousands of visitors are discovering how the town lights up December, too. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/4/Winfield-Makes-December-Bright/2929/ A Bucket List of Golf Courses in Kansas http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/2/A-Bucket-List-of-Golf-Courses-in-Kansas/2481/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Alvamar-Members-Course-3.jpeg'/><br/> A novice golfer, I decided to create a bucket list of some of the best public golf courses in Kansas. I questioned two of my avid golf friends who regularly travel distances in search of a ... Thu, 02 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/2/A-Bucket-List-of-Golf-Courses-in-Kansas/2481/ Knee-slappin’ Bluegrass Music at Pickin’ on the Plains in Colby http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/17/Knee-slappin-Bluegrass-Music-at-Pickin-on-the-Plains-in-Colby/2289/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/Hootin_Annies2.jpeg'/><br/> Tap your toes to live bluegrass music or pick your own banjo or guitar at Pickin&rsquo; on the Plains Bluegrass and Folk Festival July 20-22 in Colby. This event is in harmony with the long-running Walnut Valley Festival&nbsp;in Winfield, just on a slightly smaller scale. In fact, Pickin&rsquo; on the Plains began when music enthusiasts decided to bring the music, fun and fellowship they experienced at the Winfield event to the Western High Plains of Kansas nearly 20 years ago. And what a festival it has become! Tue, 17 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2012/17/Knee-slappin-Bluegrass-Music-at-Pickin-on-the-Plains-in-Colby/2289/ Enjoy the best in bluegrass at Winfield’s Walnut Valley Festival http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/12/Enjoy-the-best-in-bluegrass-at-Winfield-s-Walnut-Valley-Festival/1040/ Pick and grin, or just tap your toes, at this popular Kansas music eventRecognized as the “Bluegrass Event of the Year,” the Walnut Valley Festival annually attracts bluegrass fans and performers ... Mon, 12 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/12/Enjoy-the-best-in-bluegrass-at-Winfield-s-Walnut-Valley-Festival/1040/