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


Chamber Annual Banquet

When: 01/31/2015 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

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

“Almost, Maine” Production

When: 02/14/2015 @ 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! →

“Almost, Maine” Production

When: 02/15/2015 @ 2:00 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! →

First Friday Forum

When: 05/01/2015 @ 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! →