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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April – May 2015

Harlem Ambassadors vs. Wellsville Dream Team @ Wellsville High School
@ 7:00 pm
Harlem Ambassadors vs. Wellsville Dream Team @ Wellsville High School | Wellsville | Kansas | United States
Get ready for Harlem-style comedy basketball, featuring high-flying slam dunks, games with kids and hilarious comedy! The Wellsville Dream Team is an eclectic group of [...]
First Friday Forum @ Neosho County Community College
@ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
First Friday Forum @ Neosho County Community College | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The monthly First Friday Forum features a speaker and community and government leaders, who discuss a variety of topics, including what’s happening around town and [...]
Williamsburg Easter Saturday Breakfast & Egg Hunt @ Williamsburg | Kansas | United States
Join the Williamsburg community for an Easter Saturday breakfast and egg hunt! Breakfast will be at 7 a.m. at the community building and include pancakes, [...]
Benefit Trail Ride for Meals on Wheels @ Cedar Park | Pomona | Kansas | United States
Registration begins at 8 a.m., with the ride to begin at 10 a.m. A $15 donation gets each rider lunch and a ticket for a [...]
The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown @ Franklin County Records and Research Center
@ 10:30 am
The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown @ Franklin County Records and Research Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Get ready for baseball season with a fun event celebrating baseball history! You might have heard of the Kansas City Monarchs, one of the most revered [...]
Wellsville American Legion Easter Egg Hunt @ Wellsville High School
@ 1:00 pm
Wellsville American Legion Easter Egg Hunt @ Wellsville High School | Wellsville | Kansas | United States
Join the Wellsville American Legion Post 194 for an Easter egg hunt!
Wellsville American Legion Chicken/Beef Noodle Fundraiser @ Wellsville American Legion Hall
@ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wellsville American Legion Chicken/Beef Noodle Fundraiser @ Wellsville American Legion Hall | Wellsville | Kansas | United States
Want some comfort food? The Wellsville American Legion will be serving homemade chicken and noodles and beef and noodles. Your meal comes with mashed potatoes, [...]
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Celebration Hall
@ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Celebration Hall | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Join the American Red Cross for a community blood drive.
Nerd Nite @ Smoked Creations lower level
@ 7:30 pm
Nerd Nite @ Smoked Creations lower level | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Nerd Nite is a free event for nerds and non-nerds alike. It includes speakers who give an 18-21-minute, entertaining and informative presentation across all disciplines. Doors will [...]
Annual All-Corvette Show @ Carstar
@ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Annual All-Corvette Show @ Carstar | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Come see corvettes from six generations representing 60 years of automotive history and performance! This is a free spectator event. Participant registration is $15/car. Every [...]
CASA Red Ball Benefit @ Sacred Heart Parish Center
@ 6:30 pm
CASA Red Ball Benefit @ Sacred Heart Parish Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Join CASA of the Fourth Judicial District for dinner, drinks, dancing, a silent auction and chocolate. Wear red to show support for local children. Tickets [...]
Jeremy McComb Up Close & Personal Concert @ GreatLife Golf and Fitness
@ 8:00 pm
Jeremy McComb Up Close & Personal Concert @ GreatLife Golf and Fitness | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Join KOFO Radio for an intimate concert with singer/songwriter Jeremy McComb. Don’t miss your chance to hear the stories behind the music. Tickets are $10 at the [...]
Second Sunday Free Museum Admission
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 [...]
Conclave of the Esoteric and Terrible Order of Pie Eaters Event @ Neosho County Community College
@ 7:00 pm
Conclave of the Esoteric and Terrible Order of Pie Eaters Event @ Neosho County Community College | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
They were a mysterious and secret organization that met once a month … to eat pie! The Esoteric and Terrible Order of Pie Eaters started [...]
Chicken and Noodle Dinner @ Ottawa First United Methodist Church
@ 11:00 am – 1:15 pm
Chicken and Noodle Dinner @ Ottawa First United Methodist Church | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Join the Ottawa First United Methodist Church for a chicken and noodle dinner to benefit outreach projects. Menu also includes green beans, mashed potatoes, salad, [...]
Chicken and Noodle Dinner @ Ottawa First United Methodist Church
@ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chicken and Noodle Dinner @ Ottawa First United Methodist Church | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Join the Ottawa First United Methodist Church for a chicken and noodle dinner to benefit outreach projects. Menu also includes green beans, mashed potatoes, salad, [...]
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 dance theme with “Dancing with [...]
Biscuits & Gravy Fundraiser for Meals on Wheels @ Wellsville Community Center
@ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Biscuits & Gravy Fundraiser for Meals on Wheels @ Wellsville Community Center | Wellsville | Kansas | United States
Join the Wellsville community for a fundraiser for Meals on Wheels. Breakfast includes biscuits and gravy, cinnamon rolls, orange juice and coffee. Cost is $5/person. [...]
Ottawa University Powwow @ Ottawa University
@ 8:00 am – 04/19/2015 @ 1:00 pm
Ottawa University Powwow @ Ottawa University | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Join Ottawa University in celebrating its sesquicentennial with a powwow! Download the event flier here.
Williamsburg Spring Fling Dinner @ Williamsburg Community Building
@ 5:00 pm
Williamsburg Spring Fling Dinner @ Williamsburg Community Building | Williamsburg | Kansas | United States
Bring the family for a chicken/beef noodle dinner with mashed potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, pickles, rolls, desserts and drinks. The event is a free-will offering [...]
Sumo Wresting Invitational @ Ottawa University Wilson Field House
@ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sumo Wresting Invitational @ Ottawa University Wilson Field House | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
During the event, companies and organizations select a representative willing to dress up in a sumo suit and compete against representatives from challenging companies and [...]
ECKAN 5K Walk/Run @ ECKAN central office
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ECKAN 5K Walk/Run @ ECKAN central office | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Come support Community Action and help fight poverty! Registration begins at 8 a.m., with the run/walk to begin at 9 a.m. Medals will be given [...]
Bark For Life of Franklin County @ Forest Park
@ 8:00 am
Bark For Life of Franklin County @ Forest Park | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Bring your best canine friend for a fun-filled day starting with a walk and then continuing with demonstrations, contests and games. The American Cancer Society Bark [...]
Open House Day on the Trail @ Old Depot Museum
@ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Open House Day on the Trail @ Old Depot Museum | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Hit the trails with us! The Open House Day on the Trail is in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s State Park Open [...]
Richmond Community Building Smorgasbord Fundraiser @ Richmond Community Building
@ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Richmond Community Building Smorgasbord Fundraiser  @ Richmond Community Building | Richmond | Kansas | United States
The menu will be fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, salads and dessert. The lunch is a free-will donation. There also will be [...]
Duke Mason Band Concert @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium
@ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Duke Mason Band Concert @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Duke Mason is a nationally known performer, and he and his band will put on a show you won’t soon forget! For more information on [...]
First Friday Forum @ Neosho County Community College
@ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
First Friday Forum @ Neosho County Community College | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The monthly First Friday Forum features a speaker and community and government leaders, who discuss a variety of topics, including what’s happening around town and [...]
Artist Exhibit Reception @ Carnegie Cultural Center
@ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Artist Exhibit Reception @ Carnegie Cultural Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Ottawa Community Arts Council will feature artists Haley Sellmeyer and Sonia Reeder-Jones with an exhibit May 1 through June 25. An artist reception is [...]
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 [...]