Featured Events


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First Friday Forum 10:00 am
First Friday Forum @ Neosho County Community College
Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
First Friday Forum @ Neosho County Community College | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The monthly First Friday Forum features a speaker and community and government leaders, who discuss a variety of topics, including what’s happening around town and [...]
Bunco for Childhood Cancer 6:00 pm
Bunco for Childhood Cancer @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Bunco for Childhood Cancer @ Westminster Presbyterian Church | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Join in for a fun night of food and prizes! Proceeds will go to the Franklin County Cancer Foundation and childhood cancer camps. Cost is [...]
Legislative Coffee 10:00 am
Legislative Coffee @ City Hall
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am
Legislative Coffee @ City Hall | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Local legislators will visit with the community to discuss the new legislative season and what has been going on in Topeka. The event is open [...]
Antique Appraisal 11:00 am
Antique Appraisal @ Front Porch Antiques
Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Antique Appraisal  @ Front Porch Antiques | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Have you always wondered the value of an antique? This is your chance to find out. Have an antique appraisal done by a recognized antique appraiser, [...]
Leadership Franklin County Throwback Movie Day Fundraiser 11:00 am
Leadership Franklin County Throw… @ Plaza Cinema
Jan 19 @ 11:00 am
Leadership Franklin County Throwback Movie Day Fundraiser @ Plaza Cinema | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Join the 2014-15 Leadership Franklin County for a Throwback Movie Day to benefit the Ottawa Senior Center! All proceeds will go toward the class project [...]
Kiwanis Club Spaghetti Feed 11:00 am
Kiwanis Club Spaghetti Feed @ First Baptist Church
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Kiwanis Club Spaghetti Feed @ First Baptist Church | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Join the Kiwanis Club for a spaghetti feed to benefit youth activities. Serving times are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 [...]
Kiwanis Club Spaghetti Feed 5:00 pm
Kiwanis Club Spaghetti Feed @ First Baptist Church
Jan 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Kiwanis Club Spaghetti Feed @ First Baptist Church | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Join the Kiwanis Club for a spaghetti feed to benefit youth activities. Serving times are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 [...]
Community Soup Lunch 11:00 am
Community Soup Lunch @ Appanoose Area Museum
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Community Soup Lunch @ Appanoose Area Museum | Pomona | Kansas | United States
Join the Appanoose Area Preservation Society for a community soup lunch!
Franklin County Historical Society Annual Meeting 2:00 pm
Franklin County Historical Socie… @ Neosho County Community College
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm
Franklin County Historical Society Annual Meeting @ Neosho County Community College | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
You’re invited to the 78th Annual Meeting of the members of the Franklin County Historical Society! This year’s program includes a short review of the [...]
Kansas City Royals Players & Alumni Meet & Greet 11:00 am
Kansas City Royals Players & Alu… @ Sears Hometown Store
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kansas City Royals Players & Alumni Meet & Greet  @ Sears Hometown Store | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Meet and greet Kansas City Royals players and alumni! The first 150 people get autographs! Throughout the Royals Caravan, the Royals are working with the [...]
Painting Party 5:30 pm
Painting Party @ Front Porch Antiques
Jan 29 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Painting Party @ Front Porch Antiques | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Come enjoy the evening with a fun painting party! Paint the “Heart Strings” painting with all materials supplied and easy techniques. Go home proudly with [...]
American Red Cross Blood Drive 8:00 am
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Ottawa Retirement Village - Margaret Hall
Jan 30 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Ottawa Retirement Village - Margaret Hall  | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Ottawa Retirement Village will host a blood drive with the American Red Cross. Call Kim Atchison at (785) 242-5399 to schedule your time. Please enter through [...]
Ottawa Senior Center Fundraiser 5:00 pm
Ottawa Senior Center Fundraiser @ Ottawa Senior Center
Jan 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ottawa Senior Center Fundraiser @ Ottawa Senior Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Arrive at 5 p.m. for a tasty hot meal with yummy desserts. At 6:30 p.m., entertainment will be presented by Dave Wooge. Suggested donation is [...]
Centropolis Christian Church Chili Cook-Off & Cupcake Challenge 5:00 pm
Centropolis Christian Church Chi… @ Centropolis Christian Church
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Centropolis Christian Church Chili Cook-Off & Cupcake Challenge  @ Centropolis Christian Church  | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
For a free-will donation, you can sample some of the best chili around! Or, if you think you have what it takes, enter the competition! [...]
Pancake Supper 5:00 pm
Pancake Supper @ Rantoul Presbyterian Church
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Pancake Supper @ Rantoul Presbyterian Church | Rantoul | Kansas | United States
Join the Rantoul Presbyterian Church for its annual pancake supper!
Chamber Annual Banquet & Silent Auction 5:30 pm
Chamber Annual Banquet & Silent … @ Ottawa Municipal Airport
Jan 31 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Chamber Annual Banquet & Silent Auction @ Ottawa Municipal Airport | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
This year’s theme is “The Magic of Ottawa.” The silent auction and social hour will be from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and the banquet will [...]

Upcoming Events


Centropolis Christian Church Chili Cook-Off & Cupcake Challenge

When: 01/31/2015 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

For a free-will donation, you can sample some of the best chili around! Or, if you think you have what it takes, enter the competition! For a $5 per recipe entry fee, you can enter your chili to be named Read on! →

Chamber Annual Banquet & Silent Auction

When: 01/31/2015 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This year's theme is "The Magic of Ottawa." The silent auction and social hour will be from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and the banquet will begin at 6:30 p.m.The event is the Chamber's main celebration of the year! The deadline to Read on! →

Ottawa Main Street Business Seminar

When: 02/02/2015 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This event is open to anyone but directed toward local business owners and how they can improve their bottom line. An open round table will discuss the future and profitability of owning and operating a business in Franklin County. Bruce Read on! →

An Artsy Affair Gallery Open House

When: 02/06/2015 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Tour the Carnegie Cultural Center, with work from more than 30 local artists on display. Meet Randy Endicott, the new gallery director. 

Legislative Coffee

When: 02/07/2015 @ 10:00 am

Local legislators will visit with the community to discuss the new legislative season and what has been going on in Topeka. The event is open to the public and will be broadcast on local Government Access Channel 20.

An Artsy Affair Kid-Friendly Art Time

When: 02/07/2015 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Create a masterpiece of your own!

An Artsy Affair Teen Art Event

When: 02/07/2015 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Create a masterpiece of your own!

“Almost, Maine” Production

When: 02/12/2015 @ 7:00 pm

Welcome to Almost, Maine, a town that’s so far north, it’s almost not in the United States — it’s almost in Canada. And, it almost doesn’t exist because its residents never got around to getting organized. So it’s just … Read on! →