Featured Events


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Robin Williams Marathon 12:00 pm
Robin Williams Marathon @ Plaza Grill & Cinema
Sep 1 @ 12:00 pm
Robin Williams Marathon  @ Plaza Grill & Cinema | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Celebrate Robin Williams’ life at the Robin Williams Marathon. Showings will be at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Movies featured will be “Mrs. Doubtfire,” [...]
Wellsville City Pool Doggy Dip 4:00 pm
Wellsville City Pool Doggy Dip @ Wellsville City Pool
Sep 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wellsville City Pool Doggy Dip @ Wellsville City Pool | Wellsville | Kansas | United States
Bring your dogs to the pool for a dip to celebrate the end of the pool season! Cost is $5/dog. All dogs must have city [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Sep 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The market is open seasonally from May to October. This is Franklin County’s place for fresh produce and seasonal flowers every year. More than 25 [...]
“Discovering Our Roots” Exhibit Artist Reception 5:00 pm
“Discovering Our Roots” Exhibit … @ Carnegie Cultural Center
Sep 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
“Discovering Our Roots" Exhibit Artist Reception @ Carnegie Cultural Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The exhibit, “Discovering Our Roots,” is a Native American-themed exhibit and coincides with Ottawa’s 150 birthday celebration. It will be on display September and October. It [...]
“Witness for the Prosecution” Production 7:30 pm
“Witness for the Prosecution” Pr… @ Old Franklin County Courthouse
Sep 5 @ 7:30 pm
"Witness for the Prosecution" Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
ACT Ottawa is set to perform Agatha Christie’s most celebrated courtroom drama, “Witness for the Prosecution.” Leonard Vole is arrested for the murder of a wealthy [...]
Ottawa at 150 Birthday Bash
Ottawa at 150 Birthday Bash
Sep 6 all-day
Ottawa at 150 Birthday Bash @ Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Come celebrate Ottawa’s sesquicentennial! Events include birthday cake, a community picnic, vendors, entertainment and much more! Download the schedule of events here. Download a map [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Sep 6 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The market is open seasonally from May to October. This is Franklin County’s place for fresh produce and seasonal flowers every year. More than 25 [...]
“Witness for the Prosecution” Production 1:30 pm
“Witness for the Prosecution” Pr… @ Old Franklin County Courthouse
Sep 6 @ 1:30 pm
"Witness for the Prosecution" Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
ACT Ottawa is set to perform Agatha Christie’s most celebrated courtroom drama, “Witness for the Prosecution.” Leonard Vole is arrested for the murder of a wealthy [...]
“Witness for the Prosecution” Production 3:00 pm
“Witness for the Prosecution” Pr… @ Old Franklin County Courthouse
Sep 7 @ 3:00 pm
"Witness for the Prosecution" Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
ACT Ottawa is set to perform Agatha Christie’s most celebrated courtroom drama, “Witness for the Prosecution.” Leonard Vole is arrested for the murder of a wealthy [...]
Ottawa Circles 9:00 am
Ottawa Circles @ Neosho County Community College
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Ottawa Circles @ Neosho County Community College | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Circles exist in eight Kansas communities and more than 60 across the United States. Circles will be starting soon in Ottawa. Come learn about a [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Sep 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The market is open seasonally from May to October. This is Franklin County’s place for fresh produce and seasonal flowers every year. More than 25 [...]
Power of the Past Antique Engine & Tractor Show
Power of the Past Antique Engine… @ Forest Park
Sep 12 – Sep 14 all-day
Power of the Past Antique Engine & Tractor Show @ Forest Park | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
This show is much more than a gathering of gas engine and tractor enthusiasts, although those are pretty amazing when all the engines are chugging [...]
“Witness for the Prosecution” Production 7:00 pm
“Witness for the Prosecution” Pr… @ Old Franklin County Courthouse
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm
"Witness for the Prosecution" Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
ACT Ottawa is set to perform Agatha Christie’s most celebrated courtroom drama, “Witness for the Prosecution.” Leonard Vole is arrested for the murder of a wealthy [...]
Fantastic Finds on Highway 59/169
Fantastic Finds on Highway 59/169
Sep 13 – Sep 14 all-day
Fantastic Finds on Highway 59/169 @ Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The inaugural “Fantastic Finds on Highway 59/169” event will link Ottawa to Iola (Franklin County to Allen County) with garage sales Sept. 13-14. Participating garage sales [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Sep 13 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The market is open seasonally from May to October. This is Franklin County’s place for fresh produce and seasonal flowers every year. More than 25 [...]
Prairie Paws Animal Shelter Garage Sale 9:00 am
Prairie Paws Animal Shelter Gara… @ Prairie Paws Animal Shelter
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Prairie Paws Animal Shelter Garage Sale @ Prairie Paws Animal Shelter | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Shop the garage sale to benefit Prairie Paws Animal Shelter!
Sunflower Piecemakers Quilt Show 10:00 am
Sunflower Piecemakers Quilt Show @ Goppert Building
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunflower Piecemakers Quilt Show @ Goppert Building | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The event features quilts for viewing, a boutique table, vendors and an opportunity quilt. The mini quilt auction will be at 3:30 p.m.  
“Witness for the Prosecution” Production 7:00 pm
“Witness for the Prosecution” Pr… @ Old Franklin County Courthouse
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm
"Witness for the Prosecution" Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
ACT Ottawa is set to perform Agatha Christie’s most celebrated courtroom drama, “Witness for the Prosecution.” Leonard Vole is arrested for the murder of a wealthy [...]
Dietrich Cabin Living History Event 1:00 pm
Dietrich Cabin Living History Event @ Dietrich Cabin
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Dietrich Cabin Living History Event @ Dietrich Cabin | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The 1859 Dietrich Cabin in City Park will open this year on the second Sunday of every month from April to October. Every monthly opening [...]
Second Sunday Free Museum Admission 1:00 pm
Second Sunday Free Museum Admission @ Old Depot Museum
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Second Sunday Free Museum Admission @ Old Depot Museum | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The two-story passenger depot built in 1888, today serves as a museum. Exhibits include a model railroad layout; displays tracing the life of famed abolitionist [...]
“Witness for the Prosecution” Production 3:00 pm
“Witness for the Prosecution” Pr… @ Old Franklin County Courthouse
Sep 14 @ 3:00 pm
"Witness for the Prosecution" Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
ACT Ottawa is set to perform Agatha Christie’s most celebrated courtroom drama, “Witness for the Prosecution.” Leonard Vole is arrested for the murder of a wealthy [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The market is open seasonally from May to October. This is Franklin County’s place for fresh produce and seasonal flowers every year. More than 25 [...]
Ol’ Marais River Run Car Show 6:00 pm
Ol’ Marais River Run Car Show @ Forest Park
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 21 @ 3:00 pm
Ol’ Marais River Run Car Show @ Forest Park | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The event begins on Friday evening with an open cruise at Forest Park, giving those who do not meet the 1972 cut-off, the opportunity to [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The market is open seasonally from May to October. This is Franklin County’s place for fresh produce and seasonal flowers every year. More than 25 [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The market is open seasonally from May to October. This is Franklin County’s place for fresh produce and seasonal flowers every year. More than 25 [...]
Ottawa’s 150-Year Story Presentation 6:30 pm
Ottawa’s 150-Year Story Presenta… @ Ottawa Library
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm
Ottawa's 150-Year Story Presentation @ Ottawa Library | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
What do piles of manuscripts, letters, photographs and correspondence tell us about Ottawa’s 150-year history? Archivist Susan Geiss will provide a presentation on her research [...]
Ladies Night Out 4:00 pm
Ladies Night Out
Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ladies Night Out @ Ottawa | Kansas | United States
More than 30 Ottawa businesses have joined together to present the annual Ladies Night Out event! All of the businesses will have something unique to [...]
Wellsville Days
Wellsville Days
Sep 27 all-day
Wellsville Days @ Wellsville | Kansas | United States
Join us for a family fun filled day on the bricks of Main Street in Wellsville! Activities include a parade — cash prize for “Crowd Favorite Float” — craft and fundraiser booths, [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Sep 27 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The market is open seasonally from May to October. This is Franklin County’s place for fresh produce and seasonal flowers every year. More than 25 [...]
Museum Day Live! 10:00 am
Museum Day Live! @ Old Depot Museum
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Museum Day Live! @ Old Depot Museum | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Old Depot Museum is proud to be one of the hundreds of museums around the United States that will be offering free admission on [...]
Indian Artifact & Arrowhead Show 2:00 pm
Indian Artifact & Arrowhead Show @ Appanoose Area Museum
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Indian Artifact & Arrowhead Show @ Appanoose Area Museum | Pomona | Kansas | United States
Come see thousands of interesting Indian artifacts! Enjoy homemade ice cream, raffle prizes and T-shirt and cap sales. If you have artifacts, bring them. Display [...]

Upcoming Events


Ol’ Marais River Run Car Show

When: 09/19/2014 @ 6:00 pm – 09/21/2014 @ 3:00 pm

The event begins on Friday evening with an open cruise at Forest Park, giving those who do not meet the 1972 cut-off, the opportunity to be a part of the activities. Saturday is the show and shine portion followed by Read on! →

Ottawa’s 150-Year Story Presentation

When: 09/24/2014 @ 6:30 pm

What do piles of manuscripts, letters, photographs and correspondence tell us about Ottawa's 150-year history? Archivist Susan Geiss will provide a presentation on her research to celebrate Ottawa's sesquicentennial.

Ladies Night Out

When: 09/26/2014 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

More than 30 Ottawa businesses have joined together to present the annual Ladies Night Out event! All of the businesses will have something unique to offer, from exciting new products and refreshments to sales and specials. Play the scavenger hunt Read on! →

Wellsville Days

When: 09/27/2014 all-day

Join us for a family fun filled day on the bricks of Main Street in Wellsville! Activities include a parade — cash prize for “Crowd Favorite Float" — craft and fundraiser booths, food vendors, petting zoo, 5K race, kid zone — unlimited fun with purchase of armband — Read on! →

Ottawa Farmers Market

When: 09/27/2014 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

The market is open seasonally from May to October. This is Franklin County's place for fresh produce and seasonal flowers every year. More than 25 vendors visit the farmers market, held weekly on from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Read on! →

Museum Day Live!

When: 09/27/2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Old Depot Museum is proud to be one of the hundreds of museums around the United States that will be offering free admission on Saturday, Sept. 27. This is your chance to revisit a favorite museum or explore a Read on! →

Indian Artifact & Arrowhead Show

When: 09/28/2014 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come see thousands of interesting Indian artifacts! Enjoy homemade ice cream, raffle prizes and T-shirt and cap sales. If you have artifacts, bring them. Display space is provided free.

Ottawa Farmers Market

When: 10/01/2014 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The market is open seasonally from May to October. This is Franklin County's place for fresh produce and seasonal flowers every year. More than 25 vendors visit the farmers market, held weekly from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays Read on! →