Featured Events


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Ottawa City Band Concert 7:30 pm
Ottawa City Band Concert @ City Park
Jul 1 @ 7:30 pm
Ottawa City Band Concert @ City Park | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Ottawa City Band started in 1898 and is the second longest continuously running band in the state. It is a strong mix of school band [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Jul 2 @ 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 [...]
Lunch & Learn 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learn @ Records and Research Center
Jul 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn @ Records and Research Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
In the spirit of the 150th anniversary of the founding of Ottawa, Deborah Barker, director of the Franklin County Historical Society, will devote each hour [...]
Suzuki Strings Institute Concert Series 7:00 pm
Suzuki Strings Institute Concert… @ Carnegie Cultural Center or Ottawa University
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm
Suzuki Strings Institute Concert Series @ Carnegie Cultural Center or Ottawa University | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Join the Ottawa Suzuki Strings for its annual concert series! Concerts at Carnegie Cultural Center Friday, June 6 — Dr. David Garrett, cellist, with the [...]
Glorious Fourth 8:00 am
Glorious Fourth @ Old Depot Museum
Jul 4 @ 8:00 am
Glorious Fourth @ Old Depot Museum | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Glorious Fourth is an effort to recreate a traditional celebration of the Fourth of July, as held in Franklin County during the 1850s and 1860s. [...]
Ottawa Fireworks Show 9:00 pm
Ottawa Fireworks Show @ Forest Park
Jul 4 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Ottawa Fireworks Show @ Forest Park | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Watch an amazing fireworks display at Forest Park at dusk! Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the evening. The Ottawa City Band will entertain the [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Jul 5 @ 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 City Band Concert 7:30 pm
Ottawa City Band Concert @ City Park
Jul 8 @ 7:30 pm
Ottawa City Band Concert @ City Park | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Ottawa City Band started in 1898 and is the second longest continuously running band in the state. It is a strong mix of school band [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Jul 9 @ 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 [...]
RMH Gift Shop Christmas in July 5:00 pm
RMH Gift Shop Christmas in July @ Ransom Memorial Hospital
Jul 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
RMH Gift Shop Christmas in July @ Ransom Memorial Hospital | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Shop the gift shop to help support Ransom Memorial Hospital! There will be a large selection of home decor items, gifts, food samples and door [...]
Richmond Free Fair
Richmond Free Fair
Jul 10 – Jul 12 all-day
Richmond Free Fair @ Richmond | Kansas | United States
Highlights of the fair include cowboy Olympics, old time games, old tractor and machinery show, mutton busting, greased pig contest, horseshoe pitch tournament, athletic events, [...]
RMH Gift Shop Christmas in July 9:00 am
RMH Gift Shop Christmas in July @ Ransom Memorial Hospital
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
RMH Gift Shop Christmas in July @ Ransom Memorial Hospital | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Shop the gift shop to help support Ransom Memorial Hospital! There will be a large selection of home decor items, gifts, food samples and door [...]
RMH Gift Shop Christmas in July 9:00 am
RMH Gift Shop Christmas in July @ Ransom Memorial Hospital
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
RMH Gift Shop Christmas in July @ Ransom Memorial Hospital | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Shop the gift shop to help support Ransom Memorial Hospital! There will be a large selection of home decor items, gifts, food samples and door [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Jul 12 @ 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 [...]
Eric Gordon Living Room Session 7:00 pm
Eric Gordon Living Room Session @ Franklin County Visitor Information Center
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm
Eric Gordon Living Room Session @ Franklin County Visitor Information Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Join Eric Gordon for a living room session performance. Gordon, a contestant on season 13 of “American Idol,” will perform at 7 p.m. Limited seating [...]
Dietrich Cabin Living History Event 1:00 pm
Dietrich Cabin Living History Event @ Dietrich Cabin
Jul 13 @ 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
Jul 13 @ 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 [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Jul 16 @ 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 [...]
Franklin County Fair & Rodeo
Franklin County Fair & Rodeo @ Franklin County Fairgrounds
Jul 17 – Jul 20 all-day
Franklin County Fair & Rodeo @ Franklin County Fairgrounds | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Franklin County Fair and Rodeo is fun for the whole family! Come for the rodeo, demolition derby, 4-H displays, carnival and livestock auction. Each [...]
Downtown Third Saturday Sidewalk Sale
Downtown Third Saturday Sidewalk…
Jul 19 all-day
Downtown Third Saturday Sidewalk Sale @ Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Downtown Third Saturdays: Where the community comes together for music, art and other downtown events! This month will feature a sidewalk sale throughout Ottawa all [...]
Habitat for Humanity Golf Classic 6:00 am
Habitat for Humanity Golf Classic @ Great Life Golf & Fitness
Jul 19 @ 6:00 am
Habitat for Humanity Golf Classic @ Great Life Golf & Fitness | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Play some golf and help build homes for the families in Franklin County who desperately need them! Registration is at 6 a.m. for the first flight [...]
Ottawa Municipal Airport Open House and Fly-In 7:00 am
Ottawa Municipal Airport Open Ho… @ Ottawa Municipal Airport
Jul 19 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ottawa Municipal Airport Open House and Fly-In @ Ottawa Municipal Airport | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Come see static displays of airplanes, as well as vintage cars, antique tractors and equipment from the Ottawa fire and police departments! Games for kids [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Jul 19 @ 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 [...]
Cram the Van School Supply Drive 9:00 am
Cram the Van School Supply Drive @ Kansas State Bank ATM
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cram the Van School Supply Drive @ Kansas State Bank ATM | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Share hope and excitement for the 2014 school year for children in foster care by providing a new backpack or school supplies! Advantage Ford has donated [...]
House Jumpers Concert 5:30 pm
House Jumpers Concert @ Haley Park
Jul 19 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
House Jumpers Concert @ Haley Park | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Join Ottawa’s Downtown Third Saturday event with a free concert provided by the House Jumpers.
Jeremy McComb Concert 7:30 pm
Jeremy McComb Concert @ Lighthouse Bay Marina at Pomona Lake
Jul 19 @ 7:30 pm
Jeremy McComb Concert @ Lighthouse Bay Marina at Pomona Lake | Vassar | Kansas | United States
Join KOFO for a free summer concert featuring Jeremy McComb! Bring your lawn chairs or camp out and enjoy his new singles, including “Your Fault” and [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Jul 23 @ 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 Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Jul 26 @ 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
Jul 30 @ 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 [...]

Upcoming Events


Ottawa Farmers Market

When: 08/06/2014 @ 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 7 p.m. on Wednesdays Read on! →

Lane Agricultural Fair

When: 08/07/2014 – 08/09/2014 all-day

This year’s Lane Agricultural Fair is packed full of activities and entertainment! The Osa-Lane Quilt Show, consisting of items made by the Osa-Lane Quilt Guild, will be open to the public 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 and 10 Read on! →

Ottawa Art Guild All-Member Exhibit Reception

When: 08/08/2014 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Ottawa Art Guild for its all-member exhibit featuring watercolors, acrylic, photography, oils, metal design, gel pen and more! The exhibit will be on display Aug. 1 through Aug. 30. An artist reception will be 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 Read on! →

Ottawa Farmers Market

When: 08/09/2014 @ 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 7 p.m. on Read on! →

Dietrich Cabin Living History Event

When: 08/10/2014 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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 will include programming for adults and children and focus on topics like “The Kansas Frontier,” Read on! →