Featured Events


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“Images of America: Ottawa” Book Signing 5:15 pm
“Images of America: Ottawa” Book… @ Franklin County Visitor Information Center
Dec 2 @ 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
“Images of America: Ottawa” Book Signing @ Franklin County Visitor Information Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Ottawa’s most anticipated history book is now available! As part of an Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce After Hours and Ottawa Main Street Association Mingle, Deb [...]
Holidays in Wellsville 6:00 pm
Holidays in Wellsville
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm
Holidays in Wellsville @ Wellsville | Kansas | United States
Celebrate the holidays in Wellsville with crafts, lights and much more! Download the event flier here. Friday, Dec. 6 6 p.m. – Christmas tree lighting [...]
The Bethlehem Project 5:45 pm
The Bethlehem Project @ Sylvester Ranch
Dec 5 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm
The Bethlehem Project @ Sylvester Ranch | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Bethlehem Project is held each December to celebrate Christmas! Area residents who want to experience what life might have been like in Bethlehem during [...]
Suzuki Strings Ribbons & Bows Concert 7:00 pm
Suzuki Strings Ribbons & Bows Co… @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm
Suzuki Strings Ribbons & Bows Concert @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Enjoy the sweet sounds of holiday music with the annual Ribbons & Bows concert, put on by the Ottawa Suzuki Strings. Tickets are $7 in [...]
Shopping Extravaganza 9:00 am
Shopping Extravaganza @ Appanoose Area Museum
Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Shopping Extravaganza @ Appanoose Area Museum | Pomona | Kansas | United States
Join the Appanoose Area Museum for a shopping extravaganza! China paintings, jewelry, baked goods, acrylic paintings, barnwood creations, Scentsy candles, sewn items, Christmas ornaments and [...]
Williamsburg Christmas Parade 4:00 pm
Williamsburg Christmas Parade
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm
Williamsburg Christmas Parade @ Williamsburg | Kansas | United States
Join Williamsburg for its annual Christmas parade and appearance from Santa Claus! A soup supper will follow the event at the community building. Crafts and [...]
The Bethlehem Project 5:45 pm
The Bethlehem Project @ Sylvester Ranch
Dec 6 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm
The Bethlehem Project @ Sylvester Ranch | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Bethlehem Project is held each December to celebrate Christmas! Area residents who want to experience what life might have been like in Bethlehem during [...]
Williamsburg Holiday Homes Tour and Tea 2:00 pm
Williamsburg Holiday Homes Tour …
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Williamsburg Holiday Homes Tour and Tea @ Williamsburg | Kansas | United States
Join the city of Williamsburg for its Holiday Homes Tour and Tea! Each house will have its own unique displays. Also, there will be a [...]
Ottawa University Christmas Vespers 4:00 pm
Ottawa University Christmas Vespers @ Fredrikson Chapel
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm
Ottawa University Christmas Vespers @ Fredrikson Chapel | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Christmas Vespers is one of the most anticipated programs of the year and provides the public an opportunity to hear the OU music ensembles perform [...]
The Bethlehem Project 5:45 pm
The Bethlehem Project @ Sylvester Ranch
Dec 7 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm
The Bethlehem Project @ Sylvester Ranch | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Bethlehem Project is held each December to celebrate Christmas! Area residents who want to experience what life might have been like in Bethlehem during [...]
Richmond Christmas Festival
Richmond Christmas Festival
Dec 13 all-day
Richmond Christmas Festival @ Richmond | Kansas | United States
Celebrate the holiday season with the city of Richmond! The festival will include the lighting of the Christmas tree at 6 p.m., an appearance by [...]
Pictures with Santa Paws 12:00 pm
Pictures with Santa Paws @ Prairie Paws Animal Shelter
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Pictures with Santa Paws @ Prairie Paws Animal Shelter | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Santa Paws is comin’ to town and Mrs. Paws sent him with some yummy baked goods to sell! Come get your pet’s picture taken with Santa [...]
Memory Tree Service 1:00 pm
Memory Tree Service @ Midland Care's Ottawa Campus
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Memory Tree Service @ Midland Care's Ottawa Campus  | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Remember someone special with Midland Care’s Memory Tree. Attend a ceremony for a time of remembrance, music and refreshments. An individual does not have to [...]
Second Sunday Free Museum Admission 1:00 pm
Second Sunday Free Museum Admission @ Old Depot Museum
Dec 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 [...]
Christmas Storytime 10:00 am
Christmas Storytime @ Old Depot Museum
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am
Christmas Storytime @ Old Depot Museum | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Ottawa Library and the Old Depot Museum invite you to come hear classic holiday stories, sip hot cocoa and explore the trains. All ages are [...]
Christmas Storytime 7:00 pm
Christmas Storytime @ Old Depot Museum
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm
Christmas Storytime @ Old Depot Museum | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Ottawa Library and the Old Depot Museum invite you to come hear classic holiday stories, sip hot cocoa and explore the trains. All ages are [...]

Upcoming Events


Legislative Coffee

When: 01/17/2015 @ 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.

Kiwanis Club Spaghetti Feed

When: 01/20/2015 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

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 p.m.

Kiwanis Club Spaghetti Feed

When: 01/20/2015 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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 p.m.

Community Soup Lunch

When: 01/24/2015 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join the Appanoose Area Preservation Society for a community soup lunch!

Pancake Supper

When: 01/31/2015 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the Rantoul Presbyterian Church for its annual pancake supper!

Chamber Annual Banquet

When: 01/31/2015 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

This year's theme is "The Magic of Ottawa."

First Friday Forum

When: 02/06/2015 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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 updates on the current market and national economy. The free event is open to the Read on! →

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.

“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! →