Emergency Preparedness Fair
Wabaunsee County Fair Building 400 E. 9th
How to prepare for an emergency for community, family, pets and livestock. This event is free to everyone.
Jackie Wilt R.N. Wabaunsee County Health Dept.
Pumpkins in the Park
Fall Festival to Benefit Meriden Park Project
Gather the family and join the citizens of Meriden and surrounding communities to attend the “Pumpkins in the Park” fall festival on Sat., Sept. 28, 2013. The all-day festival taking place in the Meriden City Park on S Owen Street is a fundraiser benefiting the Meriden Park Project. Funds raised will assist in creating a new park for the Meriden, Kansas, community.
The day will kick off with a sand volleyball tournament at 8 a.m., followed by a variety of races for children and adults of all ages to compete in. Prizes will be awarded.
Festival games and activities will begin at 11 a.m., ending at 3 p.m. Attendees can purchase a bracelet for $15 and enjoy unlimited pony rides, bounce house fun and games. A bracelet will also allow one free face painting.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a mini pumpkin for Pumpkin Launching or to decorate. The first 50 kids to arrive at the festival and purchase a wristband will receive a free pumpkin. Pumpkins will be available to purchase at the event. Multiple vendors will also be offering their wares to purchase.
Starting at 3 p.m., a classic egg toss competition will begin. The event organizers will provide the eggs, but the participants must provide their aim.
A classic chili cook-off competition will begin at 4 p.m. A minimal entry fee is required. If you are interested in entering the cook-off, please email email@example.com. Event attendees will also be able to enjoy chili at 5p.m., when the $5 chili supper begins. The meal ticket includes a bowl of chili, fixings and a beverage.
The day of fall-themed family fun will end with a free concert in the park featuring two bands and starting at 4:30 p.m. Holmes Street band will take the stage first. They feature a variety of songs and styles for all interests. At 6 p.m., the Blues Brothers will take the stage. Sam Austin and Chris Ridley, will be performing the songs of the Blues Brothers plus many other great songs by artists such as Elvis, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Wilson Pickett, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Ray Vaughn and many more. The concert is free, but donations are welcome.
For more information about the “Pumpkins in the Park” fall festival or the concert in the park, visit facebook.com/MeridenParkProject or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Andy and Brenda Coin Concert (benefiting the Moose Lodge of Topeka)
Valley Falls, KS - Delaware Township Hall - 501 Broadway St.
This will be an awesome concert featuring Andy and Brenda Coin. The husband and wife duo from Branson. Andy has sang with such greats as Kathy Mattea and Keith Whitley while Brenda sang with Charlie Pride for over 10 yrs. They sing the old standards of country you don't hear much anymore with some modern country thrown in for fun! Their voices are wonderful. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Moose Lodge here in Topeka for their organization. The doors open at 5:30 pm with concessions at that time. Pulled pork sandwiches, hotdogs and can be in a combo plate. Dessert available also. The show starts at 7 pm. Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased ahead to ensure a seat. Great door prizes will be given away. Head on out for a night of great music, good food and lots of fun!!
Kathy Lane - 785-338-1684 - Kathy.email@example.com
"Say It Ain't So!" (A Gospel Play)
The play start at 7pm on both nights
Faith Temple Church, 1162 SW Topeka, KS 66604
A Gospel Play
Friday, September 27, 2013 and Saturday, September 28, 2013. The play start at 7pm on both nights
Dr. Beryl New at 785-235-1834
Bikers Against Child Abuse Bike Fest and Giveaway
Topeka Harley Davidson
We will have a lunch with bands and vendors and giveaway a 2014 Harley.
The Brain 785-691-8914
2nd Hand Sale
No time submitted
Elmont United Methodist Church, 6635 NW Church Lane, Topeka, Kansas
Slightly used items, such as clothing for children and adults, small machinery, household items, etc., will be available for sale
Elmont United Methodist Church, 785-286-4521
Parade starting at 11am
Quenemo, Ks 66528
A day of fun filled with parade, baby show, kids games, vendors, chainsaw carvers, remote controlled airplanes, ice cream and food, car and motorcycle show, and bands with JOSH VOWEL Band headlining.
Shirley Rose 785-759-3510 or Jessica Rose 785-383-5971
Washburn 5K Run and 2 Mile Walk
Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center, Washburn University campus, 17th and Jewell St.
The 2013 Fun Run and Campus Walk will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 28, 2013. The cost for walkers is $15, while the cost for runners in the 5K is $25. Children 12 and under can participate for free. Same-day registration for the event is an additional $5 per competitor.
Read more about the event, including a new course for 2013, in our brochure at http://www.washburn.edu/alumni-friends/events-reunions/files/2013-fun-run-pdf
Washburn Alumni Association
McPherson (KS) Scottish Festival
Lakeside Park, US 56, McPherson, KS
Weekend packed with competitions, demonstrations and family fun centered on the traditions of Scotland, Ireland and the other Celtic nations.
Gates open at 9 a.m. each day at Lakeside Park.
Plus Friday evening Clan Gathering and free movie at the bandshell. Saturday evening Buffet Dinner and Concert by Headline Performers.
Continuous events at sixteen venues all day Saturday and Sunday. National Highland athletes turning the caber. Pipers, drummers and bagpipe bands. Celtic music. Irish and Scottish dance. Clydesdale horses, birds of prey, and Border collies herding sheep. Crafts and games for kids. Clan and genealogy information. Celtic harp. Renaissance sword fighting reenactment. Celtic product vendors. Food court featuring Scottish specialties.
Call McPherson CVB at 1-800-324-8022 for brochure. See macfestival.org or the Festival’s Facebook page for more details.
Anne Hassler, McPherson CVB, 1.800.324.8022 or Kathy Kajinami, promotions volunteer, 1.620.241.8507
Kansas Prepper Expo
Kansas Prepper Expo Fall 2013
The Fall 2013 Kansas Prepper Expo event will be held September 28, 2013 at the Jackson County 4-H building in Holton, Kans. Expo hours are from 9AM – 4PM. The admission is a free will donation at the door.
This is a survival and self-sufficiency exposition featuring everything from bushcraft to high tech solutions to homesteading.
Fifty vendors will be displaying, including Blackthorne USA. Free classes – for example, a wilderness survival lecture -- last from 45 minutes to an hour. For more information, check on our website, http://kansasprepperexpo.com/KS_Prepper_Expo/Home.html. You may also keep track of us at our Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/KansasPrepperExpo.
Tickets for door prizes are issued when you enter. There are prize drawings throughout the day. Tickets for drawings for donations can be purchased for larger prizes.
Peter Rafferty 785-256-6682