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 – June 2015

Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class @ First Baptist Church Elliott Hall
@ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Personal Safety & Self-Defense Class @ First Baptist Church Elliott Hall | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Attend this peronsal safety and self-defense class, led by Mark d’Augereau, retired sergeant with the Ottawa Police Department. The class is free and open to the [...]
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
all-day
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 [...]
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 Spring City Wide Garage Sale @ Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Be on the lookout for all kinds of treasures in and around Ottawa!
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 [...]
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 [...]
Downtown Third Saturday
Downtown Third Saturdays: Where the community comes together for music, art and other downtown events! This month’s event will feature a vintage and antique flea [...]
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 Outdoor Vintage & Antique 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 [...]
Dietrich Cabin Living History Event @ Dietrich Cabin
@ 10:00 am – 1:00 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 third Saturday of every month from May to September. Every monthly opening will include programming [...]
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 [...]
Wellsville American Legion Memorial Day Service @ Wellsville Cemetery
@ 10:00 am
Wellsville American Legion Memorial Day Service @ Wellsville Cemetery | Wellsville | Kansas | United States
Join the Wellsville American Legion Post 194 for a special Memorial Day Service at the cemetery.
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 [...]
Flint Hills Trail 40 Mile & Marathon @ Celebration Hall
all-day
Flint Hills Trail 40 Mile & Marathon @ Celebration Hall | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Starting and finishing at Celebration Hall in Ottawa and following the Prairie Spirit Trail two miles north before intersecting with the Flint Hills Trail, this [...]
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 [...]
Color Craze 5K @ Forest Park
@ 9:00 am
Color Craze 5K @ Forest Park | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Come join in this family friendly run that will leave you with plenty of colorful memories! Proceeds from the event will benefit Communities in Schools. Cost is [...]
Pam Tebow Presentation @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium
@ 7:00 pm
Pam Tebow Presentation @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
You are invited to hear Pam Tebow, mother of Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, share the ongoing impact of her decision [...]
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 Suzuki Strings Institute Concert Series @ Carnegie Cultural Center or Ottawa University Chapel
– 06/20/2015 all-day
Ottawa Suzuki Strings Institute Concert Series  @ Carnegie Cultural Center or Ottawa University Chapel | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Ottawa Suzuki Strings Institute is an ensemble of young violinists, violists and cellists from 2 to 20 years old. These young string players receive [...]
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 [...]