This Week: July 4 -9

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Monday, July 4th is the annual Spirit of Kansas Festival at Lake Shawnee. Celebration starts at 11 a.m. with food, craft vendors, and a Blues Festival. The water ski show begins at 6:30 p.m. The fireworks display begins at 10 p.m.

Thursday, the Emporia Memorial Municipal City Concert Band plays a free show from 8-9 p.m. at Fremont Park.

Friday is the start of the 27th Annual Sunflower State Games. Check out the more than 45 different events available at

Saturdays are always busy, and this one is no exception. The 83rd Annual Fiesta Mexicana Parade takes place in downtown Topeka beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The annual Railroad Festival is happening at Great Overland Station.

Zoobilee, a fundraiser for the Topeka Zoo, will be held Saturday night.

Check the attached links for more information on this week's events.