Featured Events


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Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Aug 2 @ 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
Aug 6 @ 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 [...]
Lane Agricultural Fair
Lane Agricultural Fair
Aug 7 – Aug 9 all-day
Lane Agricultural Fair @ Lane | Kansas | United States
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, [...]
From Attic to Exhibit: An All-Access Pass 9:30 am
From Attic to Exhibit: An All-Ac… @ Franklin County Records and Research Center
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
From Attic to Exhibit: An All-Access Pass @ Franklin County Records and Research Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Franklin County Historical Society houses and protects more than 35,000 artifacts. Have you ever wondered how objects are chosen for the collection? Go behind [...]
Ottawa Art Guild All-Member Exhibit Reception 5:30 pm
Ottawa Art Guild All-Member Exhi… @ Carnegie Cultural Center
Aug 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Ottawa Art Guild All-Member Exhibit Reception @ Carnegie Cultural Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
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 [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Aug 9 @ 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 [...]
Dietrich Cabin Living History Event 1:00 pm
Dietrich Cabin Living History Event @ Dietrich Cabin
Aug 10 @ 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
Aug 10 @ 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 [...]
Pooch Plunge 4:00 pm
Pooch Plunge @ Forest Park Pool
Aug 11 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Pooch Plunge @ Forest Park Pool | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Forest Park Pool has gone to the dogs! Bring your dogs out to swim the day after the pool closes for the season. Cost is $5/dog. [...]
Ottawa Community Blood Drive 2:00 pm
Ottawa Community Blood Drive @ Ransom Memorial Hospital
Aug 12 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Ottawa Community Blood Drive @ Ransom Memorial Hospital | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Donating at the Ottawa Community Blood Drive on Aug. 12 could be your ticket to a Disney World vacation for four! Everyone attending Community Blood [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Aug 13 @ 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 [...]
Downtown Third Saturday Ice Cream Festival
Downtown Third Saturday Ice Crea…
Aug 16 all-day
Downtown Third Saturday Ice Cream Festival @ Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Downtown Third Saturdays: Where the community comes together for music, art and other downtown events! This month will feature an ice cream festival and 1950s [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Aug 16 @ 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 [...]
Run for Ben 10:00 am
Run for Ben @ Prairie Paws Animal Shelter
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am
Run for Ben @ Prairie Paws Animal Shelter | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
This is a memorial ride for Ben, a family’s beloved pet that passed away in 2010. His family has dedicated this motorcycle run in his [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Aug 20 @ 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 [...]
McKameys Concert 7:00 pm
McKameys Concert @ Community Revival Center Church
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
McKameys Concert  @ Community Revival Center Church  | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Award-winning Southern gospel group The McKameys will be in concert at Community Revival Center Church. Admission is free.
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Aug 23 @ 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 [...]
Ransom 5K Walk/Run 8:00 am
Ransom 5K Walk/Run @ Forest Park
Aug 23 @ 8:00 am
Ransom 5K Walk/Run @ Forest Park | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Ransom 5K Run/Walk welcomes and encourages runners and walkers. Strollers are welcome but must start behind the runners/walkers. The event begins at Forest Park [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Aug 27 @ 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 [...]
Wellsville Car Show 4:00 pm
Wellsville Car Show @ Downtown
Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm
Wellsville Car Show @ Downtown | Wellsville | Kansas | United States
There is family friendly fun for all at the Wellsville Car Show! The event will feature cars and trucks, food, prizes and more! The Copper [...]
Building with Bats n’ BBQ
Building with Bats n’ BBQ @ Forest Park
Aug 30 all-day
Building with Bats n' BBQ @ Forest Park | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Whether you prefer smoking up some meat in competition, eating some great barbecue or swinging a bat at a softball tournament, a great time is planned [...]
Ottawa Fall City Wide Garage Sale
Ottawa Fall City Wide Garage Sale
Aug 30 all-day
Ottawa Fall City Wide Garage Sale @ Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Be on the lookout for all kinds of treasures in and around Ottawa!
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Aug 30 @ 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 [...]

Upcoming Events


Building with Bats n’ BBQ

When: 08/30/2014 all-day

Whether you prefer smoking up some meat in competition, eating some great barbecue or swinging a bat at a softball tournament, a great time is planned for you and your family. If you love cooking up some great barbecue, register for the Read on! →

Robin Williams Marathon

When: 09/01/2014 @ 12:00 pm

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," "Good Morning Vietnam" and the "Fisher King." All ticket sales will benefit the Elizabeth Layton Read on! →

Wellsville City Pool Doggy Dip

When: 09/02/2014 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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 dog tags to participate.

Ottawa Farmers Market

When: 09/03/2014 @ 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! →

“Discovering Our Roots” Exhibit Artist Reception

When: 09/05/2014 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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. Artists are encouraged to explore the rich Native American history of Ottawa. This theme can appeal Read on! →

Witness For The Prosecution Production

When: 09/05/2014 @ 7:30 pm

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 older widow, named Emily French. Since Mrs. French made him her principal heir, not aware Read on! →

Ottawa at 150 Birthday Bash

When: 09/06/2014 all-day

Come celebrate Ottawa's sesquicentennial! Events include birthday cake, a community lunch, vendors, entertainment and much more! Friday, Sept. 5 Artists Reception: “Discovering our Roots” 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Carnegie Cultural Center Play: “Witness for the Prosecution” 7:30 p.m. - Read on! →

Ottawa Farmers Market

When: 09/06/2014 @ 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! →