Events

Check out all the events going on in and around Franklin County, KS. Look at the events calendar below for a full schedule of festivals, fairs, sporting events, performances, entertainment and more!

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October – December 2014

School Records Project Open House @ Franklin County Records and Research Center
@ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
School Records Project Open House @ Franklin County Records and Research Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Nine years ago, the Franklin County Historical Society received the records of Franklin County’s 103 rural school districts. Thanks to a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage [...]
Hallowesta
@ 6:00 pm
Hallowesta @ Wellsville | Kansas | United States
Celebrate Halloween in downtown Wellsville! Costume judging begins at 6:15 p.m. Afterward, enjoy hot dogs, trick-or-treating or the home football game! Download the event flier [...]
Night Trains of Terror @ Midland Railway
@ 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 [...]
Night Trains of Terror @ Midland Railway
@ 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 [...]
Quilts for Holidays: Major, Bizarre & Unique @ Appanoose Area Museum
@ 2:00 pm
Quilts for Holidays: Major, Bizarre & Unique @ Appanoose Area Museum | Pomona | Kansas | United States
Florence Milliman will present a show of quilts, ranging from full size to mini wall hangings, and will explain how and why she made each [...]
Veterans Day Celebration & Parade
@ 6:30 pm – 11/08/2014 @ 8:00 pm
Veterans Day Celebration & Parade @ Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Celebrate Veteran’s Day in Ottawa! The opening ceremony will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7 at Washburn Towers, Fifth and Main streets. Tour the [...]
Homemade Holidays Craft Show @ Ottawa Middle School
@ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Homemade Holidays Craft Show @ Ottawa Middle School | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Get an early start on your holiday shopping with more than 125 vendors featuring fine handmade items! The event, in its 16th year, is sponsored [...]
An Evening With Frank @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium
@ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
An Evening With Frank @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Bethany Chapel Baptist Church caught fire on Aug. 4 and was completely destroyed. This concert, featuring hits of Frank Sinatra by Ken Frank, will [...]
Second Sunday Free Museum Admission @ Old Depot Museum
@ 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 Main Street Uncorked @ Sacred Heart Parish Center
@ 7:00 pm
Ottawa Main Street Uncorked @ Sacred Heart Parish Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Join the Ottawa Main Street Association for a wine, beer and food tasting, photo booth and auction! Auction items, including destination trips, signed memorabilia, house [...]
Ottawa Rotary Club Grocery Grab @ Queen's Price Chopper
@ 9:00 am
Ottawa Rotary Club Grocery Grab @ Queen's Price Chopper | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
You have a chance to win a 5-minute grocery grab at Queen’s Price Chopper! Plus, five winners will win Queen’s Price Chopper gift cards. Tickets [...]
Ottawa's 150th Christmas on the Prairie  @ Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Celebrate the holiday season in downtown Ottawa! Activities are planned throughout the day, with the lighting of the Christmas tree by the mayor that evening. [...]
The Bethlehem Project @ Sylvester Ranch
@ 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 [...]
Holidays in Wellsville
@ 6:00 pm – 12/07/2014 @ 8:00 pm
Holidays in Wellsville @ Wellsville | Kansas | United States
Celebrate the holidays in Wellsville with crafts, lights and much more!
Suzuki Strings Ribbons & Bows Concert @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium
@ 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 @ Appanoose Area Museum
@ 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 [...]
The Bethlehem Project @ Sylvester Ranch
@ 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 [...]
Ottawa University Christmas Vespers @ Fredrikson Chapel
@ 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 @ Sylvester Ranch
@ 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 | 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 [...]
Second Sunday Free Museum Admission @ Old Depot Museum
@ 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 [...]