Embrace this unique atmosphere of shopping, eating, music and art. Second Saturdays and the Golden Ticket Give-Away is fun for friends and family, and a great place to meet new people. Browse, mingle and enjoy house warming events in local shops, special pamperings in salons, tasting opportunities and more while listening to great local music, meet and greets with artists and authors.
Second Saturdays entertainment is being scheduled and includes a variety of bands, individual singers, artists and authors, including bands such as Honky Tonk Legends, The Tone Benders and Garnett Area Community Band; singers such as Bert Peterson, Ethan Mitchell and Max Hopkins, and art by famous artist/muralist Jim Stukey and artist Sonia Jones, face painting and art by Nell Stockdall, and some blacksmithing by Mike Hill and friends. Special appearances and book signings by local authors are also in the works. The entertainment will provide a docent tour where people can stroll from the courthouse lawn and Harris Park to street corners and inside businesses and restaurants to enjoy a variety of art and culture that abounds locally in the Garnett area.
A Golden Ticket Give-Away is designed to capture the public's attention. Shop participating Second Saturday businesses and restaurants throughout the week leading up to and including the Second Saturday of the months of May, June and July to receive a golden ticket for a special drawing to take place at 6 p.m. on the courthouse lawn. The winning ticket holder will win $50 in gold dollar coins. You must be present to win or the prize money will be added to the next Second Saturday drawing! A complete brochure and other information is available at www.experiencegarnettks.com.