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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September – October 2014

Robin Williams Marathon @ Plaza Grill & Cinema
@ 12:00 pm
Robin Williams Marathon  @ Plaza Grill & Cinema | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
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,” [...]
Wellsville City Pool Doggy Dip @ Wellsville City Pool
@ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wellsville City Pool Doggy Dip @ Wellsville City Pool | Wellsville | Kansas | United States
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 [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
@ 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 [...]
“Discovering Our Roots” Exhibit Artist Reception @ Carnegie Cultural Center
@ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
“Discovering Our Roots" Exhibit Artist Reception @ Carnegie Cultural Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
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 [...]
Witness For The Prosecution Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse
@ 7:30 pm
Witness For The Prosecution Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
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 [...]
Ottawa at 150 Birthday Bash @ Ottawa | Kansas | United States
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 [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
@ 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 [...]
Witness For The Prosecution Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse
@ 1:30 pm
Witness For The Prosecution Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
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 [...]
Witness For The Prosecution Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse
@ 3:00 pm
Witness For The Prosecution Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
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 [...]
Ottawa Circles @ Neosho County Community College
@ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Ottawa Circles @ Neosho County Community College | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Circles exist in eight Kansas communities and more than 60 across the United States. Circles will be starting soon in Ottawa. Come learn about a [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
@ 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 [...]
Power of the Past Antique Engine & Tractor Show @ Forest Park
– 09/14/2014 all-day
Power of the Past Antique Engine & Tractor Show @ Forest Park | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
This show is much more than a gathering of gas engine and tractor enthusiasts, although those are pretty amazing when all the engines are chugging [...]
Witness For The Prosecution Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse
@ 7:00 pm
Witness For The Prosecution Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
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 [...]
Fantastic Finds on Highway 59/169 @ Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The inaugural “Fantastic Finds on Highway 59” event will link Ottawa to Iola (Franklin County to Allen County) with garage sales Sept. 13-14. Participating garage sales [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
@ 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 [...]
Sunflower Piecemakers Quilt Show @ Goppert Building
@ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunflower Piecemakers Quilt Show @ Goppert Building | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The event features quilts for viewing, a boutique table, vendors and an opportunity quilt. The mini quilt auction will be at 3:30 p.m.  
Witness For The Prosecution Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse
@ 7:00 pm
Witness For The Prosecution Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
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 [...]
Dietrich Cabin Living History Event @ Dietrich Cabin
@ 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 @ 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 [...]
Witness For The Prosecution Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse
@ 3:00 pm
Witness For The Prosecution Production @ Old Franklin County Courthouse | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
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 [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
@ 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 [...]
Ol’ Marais River Run Car Show @ Forest Park
@ 6:00 pm – 09/21/2014 @ 6:00 pm
Ol’ Marais River Run Car Show @ Forest Park | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The event begins on Friday evening with an open cruise at Forest Park, giving those who do not meet the 1972 cut-off, the opportunity to [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
@ 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 @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
@ 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 [...]
Ladies Night Out @ Downtown
@ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ladies Night Out @ Downtown | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
More than 20 Ottawa businesses have joined together to present the annual Ladies Night Out event! All of the businesses will have something unique to [...]
Wellsville Days @ Wellsville | Kansas | United States
Join us for a family fun filled day on the bricks of Main Street in Wellsville! Activities include a parade — cash prize for “Crowd Favorite Float” — craft and fundraiser booths, [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
@ 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 [...]
Museum Day Live! @ Old Depot Museum
@ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Museum Day Live! @ Old Depot Museum | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Old Depot Museum is proud to be one of the hundreds of museums around the United States that will be offering free admission on [...]
Indian Artifact & Arrowhead Show @ Appanoose Area Museum
@ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Indian Artifact & Arrowhead Show @ Appanoose Area Museum | Pomona | Kansas | United States
Come see thousands of interesting Indian artifacts! Enjoy homemade ice cream, raffle prizes and T-shirt and cap sales. If you have artifacts, bring them. Display [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
@ 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 [...]