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Storytelling at Trailside Center
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Music in the Park
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Lee’s Summit,MO
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Water Ways Exhibit at Eudora Community Museum
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
Water/Ways Smithsonian Exhibition
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
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Ambassador's Monday--The Buffalo Soldiers
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Raytown,MO
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Eudora and the Civil War
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
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Music in the Park
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Lee’s Summit,MO
Oak Hill Cemetery Tour
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM | Lawrence,KS
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1920's Book Club at the Farmhouse
10:00 PM - 11:30 AM | Shawnee,KS
Genealogy and History Fair
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
Crosby Kemper Award Presentation and Festivities
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Total Eclipse of the Battlefield
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM | Lexington,MO
SOLAR ECLIPSE WEEKEND AUG 19-20-21-2017
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Richmond,MO
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Babe Ruth's Baseball
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Shawnee,KS
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Music in the Park
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Lee’s Summit,MO
 
 
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  • 8/17/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Solar Eclipse Presentation

    Dan Johnson has been on staff at Powell Observatory in KC for more than 20 years. He owns one of the region's largest private telescopes. He'll talk about the upcoming solar eclipse and answer these questions and more: Why are solar eclipses so rare? Will there be others in the near future? Where is the best place to observe this one? What do we need to know about how to observe a solar eclipse?...details >>

  • 8/17/2017 11:00:00 AM  |  Eudora, KS

    Eudora and the Civil War

    The Eudora Community Museum’s exhibit explores Eudora and the Civil War. If you are participating in this week's Civil War on the Western Frontier activities in Douglas County, Kansas, and would like to schedule a tour, call or email. Museum hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m-5 p.m. To schedule a tour, call or email...details >>

  • 8/17/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 8/17/2017 6:30:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Unholy Rebellion: The Civil War Diary of Charles Adam Wetherbee: 1861–1864

    As part of Civil War on the Western Frontier, the monthly meeting of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will feature a special talk by Glady McGlen on a Civil War soldier’s diary. Look for other events in Lawrence and Douglas County this week commemorating the Civil War....details >>

  • 8/18/2017 11:00:00 AM  |  Eudora, KS

    Eudora and the Civil War

    The Eudora Community Museum’s exhibit explores Eudora and the Civil War. If you are participating in this week's Civil War on the Western Frontier activities in Douglas County, Kansas, and would like to schedule a tour, call or email. Museum hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m-5 p.m. To schedule a tour, call or email...details >>

  • 8/18/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 8/18/2017 6:30:00 PM  |  Lee’s Summit, MO

    Music in the Park

    Enjoy free Friday night concerts featuring a variety of musical genres in Downtown Lee’s Summit. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets for seating. This event runs through Labor Day weekend....details >>

  • 8/18/2017 8:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

    This year's Oak Hill Cemetery Tour, part of the annual Civil War on the Western Frontier week in Lawrence, Kansas, is guided by Watkins Museum of History Curator Brittany Keegan. Get more information about gathering for the tour when you register. Look for other events on our calendar, or visit the Watkins Museum's website at www.watkinsmuseum.org/cwwf.php....details >>

  • 8/19/2017 8:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Civil War on the Western Frontier: Events at the Watkins

    As part of Civil War on the Western Frontier, the Watkins offers an exciting day of bus and walking tours, living history presentations, Civil War-era folk music, kids’ programming, and a keynote address by Robert K. Sutton, former Chief Historian of the National Park Service. For scheduling and tickets visit watkinsmuseum.org/cwwf.php....details >>

  • 8/19/2017 8:30:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Quantrill’s Raid and the Civil War

    Quantrill’s Raid and the Civil War – defining moments in the history of Lawrence – are commemorated at the Watkins Museum of History with: walking tours, bus tours, a "School for Soldiers" with children's activities, live music, presentations and living history reenactors, Quantrill’s Raid Victims Memorial Service and Historian Keynote Address at 10 a.m., a special museum tour of Quantrill's Raid artifacts, and more. Our calendar lists more Ciivl War on the Western Frontier events this week....details >>

  • 8/19/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Manhattan, KS

    Genealogy and History Fair

    Classes, Exhibits, Information Tables, Everyone welcome to attend this event which explores the history and people of Riley County. Learn about how to research your own family's history and how you can get involved with the keeping of records....details >>

  • 8/19/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Richmond, MO

    SOLAR ECLIPSE WEEKEND AUG 19-20-21-2017

    The Museum is stepping back in time for the Aug 21 Solar Eclipse . Sat( 10am to 4pm ) ... Saturday night a ghost adventure with PRI. ( 8pm to midnight ) $25 per person. need to reserve in advance. Sunday 1pm to 4pm. It will be a living history day with reenactors visiting 1867 when James Gang robbed our bank. Monday- Solar Eclispse party ( food and ice for sale )...details >>

  • 8/19/2017 11:00:00 AM  |  Eudora, KS

    Eudora and the Civil War

    The Eudora Community Museum’s exhibit explores Eudora and the Civil War. If you are participating in this week's Civil War on the Western Frontier activities in Douglas County, Kansas, and would like to schedule a tour, call or email. Museum hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m-5 p.m. To schedule a tour, call or email...details >>

  • 8/19/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 8/19/2017 1:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    School of the Soldier: Civil War Kids' Activities

    Our unique and popular Civil War program for kids returns as part of Civil War on the Western Frontier! This year's School of the Soldier is expanded to 90 minutes of fun and educational activities in which kids age 7-12 will get to experience Civil War soldier life. During the Civil War, recruits did a training program called the School of the Soldier. On Saturday, August 19, kids can take part in an enlistment ceremony, learn how to march, and go on a scouting mission....details >>

  • 8/19/2017 2:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Crosby Kemper Award Presentation and Festivities

    The Westport Historical Society and R. Crosby Kemper III are pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2017 R.CROSBY KEMPER III Award for Achievement in Historic Preservation, known as THE CROSBY, is the Union Cemetery Historical Society. The presentation of the award will take place during festivities at Union Cemetery, 227 E 28 Terrace, Kansas City, MO, on Saturday, August 19 at 2:00pm. The public is invited to attend the festivities. More details will follow at www.westporthistorical.com...details >>

  • 8/19/2017 3:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Underground Railroad Bus Tour

    Part of Civil War on the Western Frontier at the Watkins Museum of History. Tour guide Judy Sweets takes us to two of the last remaining Underground Railroad-associated structures in Lawrence, the Grover Barn and the Miller House. We'll hear other stories of the Underground Railroad as well. Tour tickets are $25 and going fast! Visit www.watkinsmuseum.org/cwwf.php or call (785) 841-4109 for tickets....details >>

  • 8/19/2017 8:00:00 PM  |  Richmond, MO

    SOLAR ECLIPSE WEEKEND AUG 19-20-21-2017

    The Museum is stepping back in time for the Aug 21 Solar Eclipse . Sat( 10am to 4pm ) ... Saturday night a ghost adventure with PRI. ( 8pm to midnight ) $25 per person. need to reserve in advance. Sunday 1pm to 4pm. It will be a living history day with reenactors visiting 1867 when James Gang robbed our bank. Monday- Solar Eclispse party ( food and ice for sale )...details >>

  • 8/19/2017 10:00:00 PM  |  Shawnee, KS

    1920's Book Club at the Farmhouse

    Reservations Required...details >>

  • 8/20/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 8/20/2017 1:00:00 PM  |  Richmond, MO

    SOLAR ECLIPSE WEEKEND AUG 19-20-21-2017

    The Museum is stepping back in time for the Aug 21 Solar Eclipse . Sat( 10am to 4pm ) ... Saturday night a ghost adventure with PRI. ( 8pm to midnight ) $25 per person. need to reserve in advance. Sunday 1pm to 4pm. It will be a living history day with reenactors visiting 1867 when James Gang robbed our bank. Monday- Solar Eclispse party ( food and ice for sale )...details >>

  • 8/20/2017 2:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Partisan Paintings: George Caleb Bingham and the Election of 1844 (Missouri Valley Sundays)

    American expansionism was an issue in the 1844 presidential election. The Democratic Party supported Texas annexation and the Whigs adopted an anti-expansion platform. Democrat James K. Polk defeated Whig Henry Clay to become the 11th U.S. president. Missouri artist/politician George Caleb Bingham, feared Polk's policies. Art historian Joan Stack explores how his two 1845 paintings, The Concealed Enemy and Fur Traders Descending the Missouri, may have reflected that anxiety. RSVP to attend....details >>

  • 8/20/2017 4:00:00 PM  |  Wellsville, KS

    Battlefield Tour With John Brown and His Free State Militia

    As part of the Civil War on the Western Frontier activities commemorating the 154th anniversary of Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence, Kansas, there will be a special tour of the Black Jack Battlefield. It will be conducted by Kerry Altenbernd as John Brown, assisted by members of the 13th Kansas Infantry reenactor group serving as his civilian Free State militia. Maybe a few proslavery men will be there too....details >>

  • 8/20/2017 4:00:00 PM  |  Wellsville, KS

    Battlefield Tour with John Brown and His Free State Militia

    Kerry Altenbernd - named a notable Kansan for portraying John Brown - assisted by the 13th Kansas Infantry Regiment reenactor group, serving as the civilian Free State militia, and a few proslavery men too, provides a battlefield tour. Black Jack Battlefield is the site of Brown's attack on a pro-slavery militia led by Henry Clay Pate June 2, 1856. Reenactors will be camping on site; come early and visit with them. Check our calendar for other Civil War on the Western Frontier events this week....details >>

  • 8/21/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Richmond, MO

    SOLAR ECLIPSE WEEKEND AUG 19-20-21-2017

    The Museum is stepping back in time for the Aug 21 Solar Eclipse . Sat( 10am to 4pm ) ... Saturday night a ghost adventure with PRI. ( 8pm to midnight ) $25 per person. need to reserve in advance. Sunday 1pm to 4pm. It will be a living history day with reenactors visiting 1867 when James Gang robbed our bank. Monday- Solar Eclispse party ( food and ice for sale )...details >>

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