Featured Events


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Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Oct 1 @ 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 [...]
Black Powder Encampment & Days of Old Antique Bazaar
Black Powder Encampment & Days o…
Oct 4 – Oct 5 all-day
Black Powder Encampment & Days of Old Antique Bazaar @ Wellsville | Kansas | United States
Wellsville organizers take on the business of war as they establish this live history event. See a Civil War re-enactment and black powder encampment and [...]
Bras Across Ol’ Marais and Tour Des’ Bras
Bras Across Ol’ Marais and Tour …
Oct 4 all-day
Bras Across Ol' Marais and Tour Des' Bras @ Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Franklin County Cancer Foundation, Ottawa BPW and the Ottawa Main Street Association will honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the second annual Bras Across Ol’ [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Oct 4 @ 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 [...]
Dogtoberfest 10:00 am
Dogtoberfest @ West Shelter, Forest Park
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am
Dogtoberfest @ West Shelter, Forest Park | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Walk your dog with the pack! Join in for a dog walk around beautiful Forest Park! Pre-registration will be at Ottawa City Hall’s planning and [...]
Ol’ Mary’s Chili Cook-Off 10:00 am
Ol’ Mary’s Chili Cook-Off @ Pleasant Ridge
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ol' Mary's Chili Cook-Off @ Pleasant Ridge | Rantoul | Kansas | United States
The annual Ol’ Mary’s Chili Cook-off is fun for the whole family! Your $5 admission to Peckham’s Pumpkin Patch includes the chili cook-off, sampling and [...]
Native Neighbors 11:00 am
Native Neighbors @ Neosho County Community College
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Native Neighbors @ Neosho County Community College | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
This special event provides the opportunity to learn from the descendants of native and emigrant tribes who have lived in the 41 Kansas and Missouri [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Oct 8 @ 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 [...]
Pome on the Range Fall Festival 10:00 am
Pome on the Range Fall Festival @ Pome on the Range
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm
Pome on the Range Fall Festival @ Pome on the Range | Williamsburg | Kansas | United States
The Fall Festival features food vendors, fresh-popped kettle corn, fresh apple cider, kids activities and games, Grandpa Pokey the balloon clown, mule-drawn wagon rides to [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Oct 11 @ 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 [...]
Bow Meow Benefit Dinner & Auction 5:00 pm
Bow Meow Benefit Dinner & Auction @ Sacred Heart Parish Center
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Bow Meow Benefit Dinner & Auction @ Sacred Heart Parish Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Bow Meow is Prairie Paws Animal Shelter’s signature fundraising event, complete with a delicious catered dinner with a silent and live auction full of a [...]
Dietrich Cabin Living History Event 1:00 pm
Dietrich Cabin Living History Event @ Dietrich Cabin
Oct 12 @ 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
Oct 12 @ 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
Oct 15 @ 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 [...]
Night Trains of Terror 7:00 pm
Night Trains of Terror @ Midland Railway
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm
Night Trains of Terror @ Midland Railway | Baldwin City | Kansas | United States
The train consists of passenger coaches and an old baggage car that has been turned into a “haunted house.” During your ride, you will be [...]
Maple Leaf Festival 9:00 am
Maple Leaf Festival
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm
Maple Leaf Festival @ Baldwin City | Kansas | United States
With more than 300 craft exhibits, quilt shows and displays, performing arts, music, unique food and activities for families, the Maple Leaf Festival is the [...]
Downtown Third Saturday
Downtown Third Saturday
Oct 18 all-day
Downtown Third Saturday  @ 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 the vintage flea market. [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Oct 18 @ 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 Outdoor Vintage Flea Market 9:00 am
Ottawa Outdoor Vintage Flea Market
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ottawa Outdoor Vintage Flea Market @ Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Have a fun day pickin’ at the Ottawa Outdoor Vintage Flea Market! Vendors downtown and in north Ottawa will have unique antiques and vintage and [...]
Night Trains of Terror 7:00 pm
Night Trains of Terror @ Midland Railway
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm
Night Trains of Terror @ Midland Railway | Baldwin City | Kansas | United States
The train consists of passenger coaches and an old baggage car that has been turned into a “haunted house.” During your ride, you will be [...]
“Shadow on the Hill” Book Signing 2:00 pm
“Shadow on the Hill” Book Signing @ Appanoose Area Museum
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm
"Shadow on the Hill" Book Signing @ Appanoose Area Museum | Pomona | Kansas | United States
Diana Staresinick-Deane will tell about her book, “Shadow on the Hill,” and why she researched and wrote about a 1925 Coffey County murder.
Shared Stories of the Civil War: Price’s Raid of 1864 7:00 pm
Shared Stories of the Civil War:… @ Neosho County Community College
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm
Shared Stories of the Civil War: Price's Raid of 1864  @ Neosho County Community College | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
In 1864, martial law was declared in Kansas and every able-bodied man was called to repel Confederate General Sterling Price, who led 10,000 troops across [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Oct 22 @ 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 [...]
Night Trains of Terror 7:00 pm
Night Trains of Terror @ Midland Railway
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm
Night Trains of Terror @ Midland Railway | Baldwin City | Kansas | United States
The train consists of passenger coaches and an old baggage car that has been turned into a “haunted house.” During your ride, you will be [...]
Prairie Spirit Trail Fall Classic
Prairie Spirit Trail Fall Classic @ Prairie Spirit Rail Trail
Oct 25 all-day
Prairie Spirit Trail Fall Classic @ Prairie Spirit Rail Trail | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Prairie Spirit Trail is a beautiful rails-to-trails course that runs through numerous quaint little towns and treats runners to stunning displays of incredible fall [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Oct 25 @ 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 University DECA Color Splash Dash 8:30 am
Ottawa University DECA Color Spl… @ Ottawa University Hull Athletic Center
Oct 25 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Ottawa University DECA Color Splash Dash @ Ottawa University Hull Athletic Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Join the fight against prostate cancer in Franklin County by participating in the fourth annual DECA 5K! Participants will receive a T-shirt and a keepsake. [...]
Wellsville Chamber Wine & Brew 6:00 pm
Wellsville Chamber Wine & Brew @ Options for Animals College of Animal Chiropractic
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm
Wellsville Chamber Wine & Brew @ Options for Animals College of Animal Chiropractic | Wellsville | Kansas | United States
Enjoy a relaxing evening of wine tastings, hors d’oeuvres and a live auction! Complimentary wine tasting glass will be provided at the door. This event supports [...]
Night Trains of Terror 7:00 pm
Night Trains of Terror @ Midland Railway
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm
Night Trains of Terror @ Midland Railway | Baldwin City | Kansas | United States
The train consists of passenger coaches and an old baggage car that has been turned into a “haunted house.” During your ride, you will be [...]
Trunk or Treat 3:00 pm
Trunk or Treat @ Wellsville Baptist Church
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Trunk or Treat @ Wellsville Baptist Church | Wellsville | Kansas | United States
Join in the spooky fun in Wellsville! Activities include a moon walk/bounce house, face painting, balloon artist, caricature artist and free hot dogs and drinks. [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Oct 29 @ 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 [...]
Hallowesta 5:30 pm
Hallowesta
Oct 31 @ 5:30 pm
Hallowesta @ Wellsville | Kansas | United States
Celebrate Halloween in downtown Wellsville! Hot dogs will be served 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. before the parade judging. Lineup will begin at 6:30 p.m. [...]
Night Trains of Terror 7:00 pm
Night Trains of Terror @ Midland Railway
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm
Night Trains of Terror @ Midland Railway | Baldwin City | Kansas | United States
The train consists of passenger coaches and an old baggage car that has been turned into a “haunted house.” During your ride, you will be [...]

Upcoming Events


Black Powder Encampment & Days of Old Antique Bazaar

When: 10/04/2014 – 10/05/2014 all-day

Wellsville organizers take on the business of war as they establish this live history event. See a Civil War re-enactment and black powder encampment and browse vendors on Main Street.

Dogtoberfest

When: 10/04/2014 @ 10:00 am

Walk your dog with the pack! Join in for a dog walk around beautiful Forest Park! Pre-registration will be at Ottawa City Hall's planning and codes department. On-site registration begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, with the walk Read on! →

Native Neighbors

When: 10/04/2014 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

This special event provides the opportunity to learn from the descendants of native and emigrant tribes who have lived in the 41 Kansas and Missouri counties in the Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area. Enjoy a day filled with native dancing Read on! →

Ottawa Farmers Market

When: 10/08/2014 @ 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 6 p.m. on Wednesdays Read on! →

Ottawa Farmers Market

When: 10/11/2014 @ 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 6 p.m. on Read on! →

Pome on the Range Fall Festival

When: 10/11/2014 @ 10:00 am – 10/12/2014 @ 5:00 pm

The Fall Festival features food vendors, fresh-popped kettle corn, fresh apple cider, kids activities and games, Grandpa Pokey the balloon clown, mule-drawn wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, face painting and a bouncy house. Fall decorations available include hardy mums, Read on! →