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The Turbulent Twenties
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM | Overland Park,KS
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The Turbulent Twenties
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM | Overland Park,KS
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First Fridays at 18th & Vine
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
The Turbulent Twenties
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM | Overland Park,KS
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Bison Hike
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Mindenmines,MO
The Turbulent Twenties
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM | Overland Park,KS
GeoArboretum
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Overland Park,KS
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The Turbulent Twenties
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM | Overland Park,KS
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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM | Overland Park,KS
The Great Migration
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM | Liberty,MO
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The Turbulent Twenties
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM | Overland Park,KS
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The Turbulent Twenties
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM | Overland Park,KS
FFNHA Partnership Meeting
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM | Topeka,KS
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The Turbulent Twenties
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM | Overland Park,KS
Quilt Exhibit from the Collection of Tammy Reid
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Afternoon Tea
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Gladstone,MO
The Turbulent Twenties
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM | Overland Park,KS
Our Continuing Journey: From Bondage to Freedom
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM | Manhattan,KS
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Live Music at Grinter Jamboree
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Kansas City,KS
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History on Tap – Baseball
7:00 PM - 8:03 PM | Shawnee,KS
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Quilt Exhibit from the Collection of Tammy Reid
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Dietrich Cabin Open House
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Ottawa,KS
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Galilean Nights
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM | Topeka,KS
Quilt Exhibit from the Collection of Tammy Reid
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Dream With Da Vinci
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
Quilt Exhibit from the Collection of Tammy Reid
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Dream With Da Vinci
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
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Dream With Da Vinci
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
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Dream With Da Vinci
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
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Dream With Da Vinci
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
Pioneer Days 2019: On the Trail
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Ottawa,KS
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Dream With Da Vinci
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
Pioneer Days 2019: On the Trail
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Ottawa,KS
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Dream With Da Vinci
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
Quilt Exhibit from the Collection of Tammy Reid
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Pioneer Days 2019: On the Trail
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Ottawa,KS
 
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  • 5/1/2019 9:00:00 AM  |  Overland Park, KS

    The Turbulent Twenties

    AAA estimates that 112.5 million Americans traveled over Christmas and New Year holidays in 2018 (about 1-in-3 Americans). The vast majority—more than 102 million—drove to their destination. Americans love their cars. Johnson County Museum’s temporary exhibit, “The Turbulent Twenties,” is on display through May 11, 2019. The exhibit explores many facets of American culture in the 1920s, both nationally and locally....details >>

  • 5/1/2019 1:00:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    Homeschool Wednesdays - Kansas Museum of History

    Make learning history an adventure. Students (4th grade-high school) use primary and secondary sources to explore different topics each month. Mark your calendar! 2018: Nov 7, Foodways: From Family Traditions to Fast Food; Dec 5, Music of the Midwest. 2019: Jan 9, Uncovering the Past; Feb 6, Bucks and Banking; Mar 6, Inventing Kansas; Apr 3, The Dust Bowl: Life During the Dirty '30s; May 1, There's No Place Like Home....details >>

  • 5/2/2019 9:00:00 AM  |  Overland Park, KS

    The Turbulent Twenties

    AAA estimates that 112.5 million Americans traveled over Christmas and New Year holidays in 2018 (about 1-in-3 Americans). The vast majority—more than 102 million—drove to their destination. Americans love their cars. Johnson County Museum’s temporary exhibit, “The Turbulent Twenties,” is on display through May 11, 2019. The exhibit explores many facets of American culture in the 1920s, both nationally and locally....details >>

  • 5/3/2019 9:00:00 AM  |  Overland Park, KS

    The Turbulent Twenties

    AAA estimates that 112.5 million Americans traveled over Christmas and New Year holidays in 2018 (about 1-in-3 Americans). The vast majority—more than 102 million—drove to their destination. Americans love their cars. Johnson County Museum’s temporary exhibit, “The Turbulent Twenties,” is on display through May 11, 2019. The exhibit explores many facets of American culture in the 1920s, both nationally and locally....details >>

  • 5/3/2019 12:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    First Fridays at 18th & Vine

    First Fridays are a cultural experience of music, art, food, and shopping. Shop local artists and an array of food trucks. All of the neighbors in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District present lively entertainment! Stop in to the American Jazz Museum and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, check out live music at the Juke House, Blue Room, Mutual Musicians Foundation, Vine Street Studio, and dance at Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey. Check with the museum for more info on specific dates....details >>

  • 5/4/2019 9:00:00 AM  |  Overland Park, KS

    The Turbulent Twenties

    AAA estimates that 112.5 million Americans traveled over Christmas and New Year holidays in 2018 (about 1-in-3 Americans). The vast majority—more than 102 million—drove to their destination. Americans love their cars. Johnson County Museum’s temporary exhibit, “The Turbulent Twenties,” is on display through May 11, 2019. The exhibit explores many facets of American culture in the 1920s, both nationally and locally....details >>

  • 5/4/2019 10:00:00 AM  |  Mindenmines, MO

    Bison Hike

    We will explore the prairie while learning about bison. Join us on our guided bison hike to see what the prairie has to offer this time of year. Don't forget your cameras! Be prepared for a two mile hike over uneven terrain. Bringing water, snacks, a hat and sunscreen, and wearing sturdy shoes is recommended. Binoculars will be useful in looking at bison as well as other wildlife that we may see. Dress for the weather....details >>

  • 5/4/2019 10:00:00 AM  |  Overland Park, KS

    GeoArboretum

    Interested in geocaching? Find out why over 5 million people throughout the world hunt for containers, called geocaches, using handheld GPS devices. Bring the entire family for this fun-filled adventure at the Arboretum. Brief classroom presentation followed by a search for two geocaches. Adult presence required for ages 13 and under....details >>

  • 5/6/2019 9:00:00 AM  |  Overland Park, KS

    The Turbulent Twenties

    AAA estimates that 112.5 million Americans traveled over Christmas and New Year holidays in 2018 (about 1-in-3 Americans). The vast majority—more than 102 million—drove to their destination. Americans love their cars. Johnson County Museum’s temporary exhibit, “The Turbulent Twenties,” is on display through May 11, 2019. The exhibit explores many facets of American culture in the 1920s, both nationally and locally....details >>

  • 5/7/2019 9:00:00 AM  |  Overland Park, KS

    The Turbulent Twenties

    AAA estimates that 112.5 million Americans traveled over Christmas and New Year holidays in 2018 (about 1-in-3 Americans). The vast majority—more than 102 million—drove to their destination. Americans love their cars. Johnson County Museum’s temporary exhibit, “The Turbulent Twenties,” is on display through May 11, 2019. The exhibit explores many facets of American culture in the 1920s, both nationally and locally....details >>

  • 5/7/2019 10:45:00 AM  |  Liberty, MO

    The Great Migration

    Students from Liberty High School and William Jewell College, and senior citizens from the Palestine Community Center of Kansas City, Missouri, are part of a discussion on the impact of The Great Migration on American Society. The Great Migration is the name given to the migration of some six million African Americans from the South to the North (1916-1970) in search of better jobs and freedom from discrimination and racist ideologies used to justify oppression and violence....details >>

  • 5/7/2019 6:00:00 PM  |  Bonner Springs, KS

    Wyandotte County History Lecture Series: Bonner Springs, Kansas

    Roger Miller, a member of the Bonner Springs Historical Society, is the featured speaker. He is also a member of the Grinter House Friends, and is the Past President of the Wyandotte County Historical Society. He has written about pharmacy history, and published a book on the history of Bonner Springs....details >>

  • 5/8/2019 9:00:00 AM  |  Overland Park, KS

    The Turbulent Twenties

    AAA estimates that 112.5 million Americans traveled over Christmas and New Year holidays in 2018 (about 1-in-3 Americans). The vast majority—more than 102 million—drove to their destination. Americans love their cars. Johnson County Museum’s temporary exhibit, “The Turbulent Twenties,” is on display through May 11, 2019. The exhibit explores many facets of American culture in the 1920s, both nationally and locally....details >>

  • 5/9/2019 9:00:00 AM  |  Overland Park, KS

    The Turbulent Twenties

    AAA estimates that 112.5 million Americans traveled over Christmas and New Year holidays in 2018 (about 1-in-3 Americans). The vast majority—more than 102 million—drove to their destination. Americans love their cars. Johnson County Museum’s temporary exhibit, “The Turbulent Twenties,” is on display through May 11, 2019. The exhibit explores many facets of American culture in the 1920s, both nationally and locally....details >>

  • 5/9/2019 10:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    FFNHA Partnership Meeting

    Freedom's Frontier staff, members of the Board of Trustees, Partners representing historic sites, historical societies, museums, libraries and archives, trails associations, tourism bureaus, and other history- and tourism-related organizations and businesses meet on the second Thursday of odd-numbered months. Meetings include updates on FFNHA projects, networking, and often guest speakers, and planning sessions. A catered lunch is available, or bring a brown bag. Attend all or part of the day....details >>

  • 5/10/2019 9:00:00 AM  |  Overland Park, KS

    The Turbulent Twenties

    AAA estimates that 112.5 million Americans traveled over Christmas and New Year holidays in 2018 (about 1-in-3 Americans). The vast majority—more than 102 million—drove to their destination. Americans love their cars. Johnson County Museum’s temporary exhibit, “The Turbulent Twenties,” is on display through May 11, 2019. The exhibit explores many facets of American culture in the 1920s, both nationally and locally....details >>

  • 5/10/2019 1:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Quilt Exhibit from the Collection of Tammy Reid

    On display: beautiful Harris-Kearney House quilts from the 19th century. The featured exhibitor is Mrs. Tammy Reid, the wife of Andy Reid, the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs. Tammy has been collecting quilts from across the country for many years and will share a sampling of her collected quilts that contain vibrant colors, historic patterns and one-of-a kind designs. Special reception on May 17....details >>

  • 5/10/2019 6:30:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    Museum After Hours -The Chisholm Trail: Joseph McCoy’s Great Gamble

    The McCoy brothers bet their fortunes on Abilene, Kansas, 150 years ago, then just a slapdash way station. This is the story of how that gamble paid off, transforming the cattle trade, the American landscape, and diet. Joseph McCoy, the younger brother, forged links between cattlemen, entrepreneurs, and restaurateurs; between ecology, disease, and technology; and between local, national, and international markets. Discover how this choice changed the environment, reshaped the Kansas prairie...details >>

  • 5/11/2019 9:00:00 AM  |  Overland Park, KS

    The Turbulent Twenties

    AAA estimates that 112.5 million Americans traveled over Christmas and New Year holidays in 2018 (about 1-in-3 Americans). The vast majority—more than 102 million—drove to their destination. Americans love their cars. Johnson County Museum’s temporary exhibit, “The Turbulent Twenties,” is on display through May 11, 2019. The exhibit explores many facets of American culture in the 1920s, both nationally and locally....details >>

  • 5/11/2019 10:00:00 AM  |  Manhattan, KS

    Flint Hills Festival

    Experience Flint Hills culture and beauty. Celebrate with artisans, entertainment, a beer and wine tasting tent, children’s activities (bounce house, obstacle course, face paint, climbing wall, archery and more!) and food trucks. More than 20 partner organizations and Vendors will be located indoors and outside at the FHDC and on the adjoining Blue Earth Plaza. Festival tickets include exhibit admission to exhibits that let visitors step into works of art and favorite children's books....details >>

  • 5/11/2019 12:00:00 PM  |  Gladstone, MO

    Afternoon Tea

    Mark your calendar for afternoon tea on the grounds of the Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum....details >>

  • 5/11/2019 1:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Quilt Exhibit from the Collection of Tammy Reid

    On display: beautiful Harris-Kearney House quilts from the 19th century. The featured exhibitor is Mrs. Tammy Reid, the wife of Andy Reid, the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs. Tammy has been collecting quilts from across the country for many years and will share a sampling of her collected quilts that contain vibrant colors, historic patterns and one-of-a kind designs. Special reception on May 17....details >>

  • 5/11/2019 4:00:00 PM  |  Manhattan, KS

    Our Continuing Journey: From Bondage to Freedom

    A participatory theater experience that re-creates some of the conditions, struggles and dangers that fugitive slaves experienced as they navigated Kansas terrain and sought northern freedom. The event is presented by Wonder Workshop. For ages 10+. Individuals under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Register at http://wonderworkshop.org....details >>

  • 5/11/2019 4:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    In Their Own Words: Voices of the 1968 Lawrence High School Student Walkout

    Current students of Lawrence High School present their original short dramatic production based on documents from this landmark local civil rights event, followed by remarks by former County Administrator Craig Weinaug and insights from Watkins staff on our current exhibit "Students Take a Stand: The Lawrence High School Student Walkouts."...details >>

  • 5/14/2019 7:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, KS

    Live Music at Grinter Jamboree

    Come to Grinter barn the second Tuesday of each month and enjoy food, beverages and great live music!...details >>

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