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 2014

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 [...]
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 @ 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 @ 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 [...]
Dogtoberfest @ West Shelter, Forest Park
@ 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 @ Pleasant Ridge
@ 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 @ Neosho County Community College
@ 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 @ 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 [...]
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 [...]
Pome on the Range Fall Festival @ Pome on the Range
@ 10:00 am – 10/12/2014 @ 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 [...]
Bow Meow Benefit Dinner & Auction @ Sacred Heart Parish Center
@ 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 @ 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 @ 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 [...]
Maple Leaf Festival
@ 9:00 am – 10/19/2014 @ 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 [...]
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 @ 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 [...]
“Shadow on the Hill” Book Signing @ Appanoose Area Museum
@ 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 @ Neosho County Community College
@ 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 @ 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 [...]
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 [...]
Prairie Spirit Trail Fall Classic @ Prairie Spirit Rail Trail
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 @ 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 University DECA Color Splash Dash @ Ottawa University Hull Athletic Center
@ 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 @ Options for Animals College of Animal Chiropractic
@ 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 @ 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 [...]
Trunk or Treat @ Wellsville Baptist Church
@ 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. [...]