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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February – May 2015

Community Soup Lunch @ Appanoose Area Museum
@ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Community Soup Lunch @ Appanoose Area Museum | Pomona | Kansas | United States
Join the Appanoose Area Preservation Society for a community soup lunch!
Spaghetti Supper @ Rantoul Presbyterian Church
@ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Spaghetti Supper @ Rantoul Presbyterian Church | Rantoul | Kansas | United States
Join the Rantoul Presbyterian Church for its annual spaghetti supper!
Ottawa Police Foundation Trivia Night Fundraiser @ Sacred Heart Parish Center
@ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Ottawa Police Foundation Trivia Night Fundraiser @ Sacred Heart Parish Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Ottawa Police Foundation invites you to attend the fourth annual Trivia Night Fundraiser! Teams will compete in seven rounds of trivia for prizes. Teams [...]
Travis Marvin “Then There’s That …” Tour @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium
@ 8:00 pm
Travis Marvin "Then There's That ..." Tour @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Travis Marvin performs a mixture of country, rock, blues and southern rock — from yesterday’s hits to the top 40 country hits of today and [...]
Farm Profit Dinner & Conference @ Celebration Hall
@ 6:00 pm
Farm Profit Dinner & Conference @ Celebration Hall | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Hear from Tony English, with Frontier Farm Credit, “2015 Economic Trends That Will Affect Agriculture;” David Hornung, with Franklin County Farm Service Agency, “2014 Farm [...]
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 [...]
An Artsy Affair Live Art Auction @ Carnegie Cultural Center
@ 7:00 pm
An Artsy Affair Live Art Auction @ Carnegie Cultural Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Come bid on artwork by more than 30 local artists! Proceeds will support Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Ottawa Youth Artists Alliance.
KOFO Home & Garden Show @ Goppert Building
@ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
KOFO Home & Garden Show @ Goppert Building | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Home & Garden Show features more than 40 businesses on site that offer services and products on landscaping, home repair equipment and several other [...]
Legislative Coffee @ City Hall
@ 10:00 am
Legislative Coffee @ City Hall | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Local legislators will visit with the community to discuss the new legislative season and what has been going on in Topeka. The event is open [...]
KOFO Home & Garden Show @ Goppert Building
@ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
KOFO Home & Garden Show @ Goppert Building | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Home & Garden Show features more than 40 businesses on site that offer services and products on landscaping, home repair equipment and several other [...]
Child & Adult Health Fair @ Ransom Memorial Hospital
@ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Child & Adult Health Fair @ Ransom Memorial Hospital | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Join Ransom Memorial Hospital for an adult and child health fair! Topics include vision and hearing information, fire truck tours, fire safety, depression screening, McGruff, [...]
Meals on Wheels Dinner & Pie Auction @ Sacred Heart Parish Center
@ 6:30 pm
Meals on Wheels Dinner & Pie Auction @ Sacred Heart Parish Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Make reservations by calling (785) 242-8341 or (800) 223-6325. Funds raised will benefit Mid-America Nutrition Program, which provides meals for seniors in Anderson, Coffey, Franklin, [...]
Women’s History Month Presentation @ Village Plaza
@ 2:00 pm
Women's History Month Presentation @ Village Plaza | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Hear the fascinating stories of Franklin County women throughout history! Deb Barker, director of the Franklin County Historical Society, will lead the presentation.
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 spring open houses at businesses downtown [...]
Prairie Spirit Trail Ultra Races @ Prairie Spirit Rail Trail
all-day
Prairie Spirit Trail Ultra Races @ 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. Runners will do an out-and-back, beginning in Ottawa and [...]
Community Soup Lunch @ Appanoose Area Museum
@ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Community Soup Lunch @ Appanoose Area Museum | Pomona | Kansas | United States
Join the Appanoose Area Preservation Society for a community soup lunch!
Ottawa Retirement Village Easter Egg Hunt @ Village West | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Easter egg hunt is for children 0-12. Punch and cookies will be available. Download the event flier here.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 $10/car. Every [...]
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 [...]
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 Saturday of every month from April to October. Every monthly opening will [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]