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Little Balkans Days Festival

Presented By: Little Balkans
Dates: 9/1/2018, 9/2/2018
Location: Little Balkans
Address: 813 MEMORIAL DR, Pittsburg, KS 66762
Phone: (620) 231-7561
Time: 8:00 AM
Price: Free - Button Events $5
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Every Labor Day weekend Little Balkans Days celebrates the community’s culture, heritage and history. View the full schedule, which includes live music, historical reenactments, a car show, arts, crafts & food vendors, and much more. Most activities are free. Some are BUTTON EVENTS , meaning a $5 donation will get you into several activities and events for no additional charge, plus free transportation via shuttle. These events are listed below with a double asterisk (**). Get your buttons in advance at Celebrations by Lori, Kansas Teachers Community Credit Union, Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium, Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce, and Ron's Supermarket. FRIDAY, AUGUST 31 8 a.m. Chamber Coffee at Pritchett Pavilion (2nd & Broadway) 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Free Petting Zoo at 6th & Pine 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Quilt Guild Quilt Show at Memorial Auditorium, lower level 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Senior King & Queen Pageant at Meadowbrook Mall 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Civil War Living History: School Day Tours at Crawford County Historical Museum (SCHEDULED SCHOOL CLASS TOURS ONLY) 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Paint the Town Red Downtown Games & Activities, at 5th & Broadway 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Oldies and Rock & Roll Dance with The Duke Mason Band at Meadowbrook Mall 6:30 p.m. Kids Fun Run at 5th & Broadway - Registration begins at 6 p.m. ** 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Civil War Living History: Candlelight Camp Tour at Crawford County Historical Museum ** 8 p.m. Paint the Town Red After Party with "Ladies of the 80's" tribute to 80's music at Kansas Crossing Casino SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 7 a.m. Gorilla Century Bike Ride starts at Pittsburg High School, 1978 E 4th St 7:30 a.m. Paint the Town Red 5K starts at the Axe Library 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Photography Contest at Memorial Auditorium, upper lobby 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Farmer's Market at 11th & Broadway - Live music from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. Pancake Breakfast at St. John Lutheran Activity Center (304 W 3rd) 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. 3 Person Scramble Golf Tournament at Foark Oaks Golf Course, Lincoln Park 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Chili Cook-Off at Lincoln Park, Shelter #1 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Mike's Amusements Carnival & Games at Lincoln Park 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Arts, Crafts & Food Vendors at Lincoln Park 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Antique and Vintage Marketplace at Lincoln Park 8:30 a.m. Tennis Tournament at Pittsburg High School Tennis Courts 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Dog Show at Lincoln Park, Apex Stage 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Rollin' Nostalgia Little Balkans Car show 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Annual Book Sale at Pittsburg Public Library 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Quilt Guild Quilt Show at Memorial Auditorium, lower level 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Free Petting Zoo at 6th & Pine 9 a.m. & 11 a.m. Train Rides (one hour round trips) starting at Monroe & Elm Streets 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Baby Contest & Jr. King and Queen Contest at Lincoln Center. Registration at 8 a.m. ** 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Art Forms Gallery Demonstrations at 620 N Broadway: 9 a.m. Glass, 11 a.m. Clay, 1 p.m. Fused Glass 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Craw-Kan KanJam at Lincoln Park 10 a.m. - Sold Out Homemade Ice Cream & Pie Social at First United Methodist Church (5th & Pine) 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Radio Controlled Airplanes, half mile west and half mile north of the Pittsburg Airport ** 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Scavenger Hunt: Mining for Treasure at Miners Hall Museum in Franklin ** 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Civil War Living History: Battle Reenactments at Crawford County Historical Museum 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Folk Life Music Festival at Apex Stage on west end of Lincoln Park 10 a.m. 4 Old Guys, Barbershop Quartet 10:30 a.m. Balkans Brass, Brass Quintet 11 a.m. Johnnie Zibert Band, SEK Polka 12 p.m. John Kendrick & The Branchy Boys 1 p.m. Kolograd 3 p.m. White Buffalo 4 p.m. Julian Davis 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Bells of the Balkans Choir Concert at Lincoln Center 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Potica Demonstration at Lincoln Center 1 p.m. Bocci Tournament at Lincoln Park 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Swedish Pancake Demonstration at Lincoln Center 3:30 p.m. French Cookie Demonstration at Lincoln Center ** 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. The Tulsa Playboys & The J3 Band at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. 3 Person Scramble Golf Tournament at Four Oaks Golf Course, Lincoln Park ** 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. History of Crawford County at the Museum, at Crawford County Historical Museum ** 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Polka Dance at Meadowbrook Mall ** 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Chicken Dinner at Meadowbrook Mall 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Fishing Derby at Lakeside Park 6:30 p.m. SEK ArtFest Auction at Memorial Auditorium For more information, please visit http://littlebalkansfestival.com/

Little Balkans

(620) 249-2072 813 MEMORIAL DR, Pittsburg Map it
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Because so many of the residents of the area came from the Balkan region of Europe and because the economic and political... Learn more