Featured Events


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Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Sep 2 @ 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 [...]
First Friday Forum 10:00 am
First Friday Forum @ Neosho County Community College
Sep 4 @ 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 [...]
The Cowboy Experience Bourbon Train 7:00 pm
The Cowboy Experience Bourbon Train @ Kansas Belle Dinner Train
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm
The Cowboy Experience Bourbon Train @ Kansas Belle Dinner Train | Baldwin City | Kansas | United States
A bourbon train ride on Kansas Belle from Baldwin City to Norwood offers an old-time wagon ride, a unique bourbon tasting experience and a roaring campfire with a [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Sep 5 @ 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 Fall City Wide Garage Sale 9:00 am
Ottawa Fall City Wide Garage Sale
Sep 5 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Ottawa Fall City Wide Garage Sale @ Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Be on the lookout for all kinds of treasures in and around Ottawa!
Old West Cowboy Days 10:00 am
Old West Cowboy Days @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Old West Cowboy Days @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Saddle up for a day of cowboy fun at the Old West Cowboy Days! The day will consist of barbecue, movies, equine crafts and supplies, numerous [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Sep 9 @ 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 [...]
An Evening with Fred Harvey and the Harvey Girls 5:00 pm
An Evening with Fred Harvey and … @ Old Depot Museum
Sep 10 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
An Evening with Fred Harvey and the Harvey Girls @ Old Depot Museum | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Spend an evening with Fred Harvey and the Harvey Girls! The Old Depot Museum and Plaza Cinema are teaming up for an event! From 5 p.m. [...]
“The Dixie Swim Club” Production 7:00 pm
“The Dixie Swim Club” Production @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm
"The Dixie Swim Club" Production @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. [...]
Power of the Past Antique Engine & Tractor Show
Power of the Past Antique Engine… @ Forest Park
Sep 11 – Sep 13 all-day
Power of the Past Antique Engine & Tractor Show @ Forest Park | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
This show is much more than a gathering of gas engine and tractor enthusiasts, although those are pretty amazing when all the engines are chugging [...]
“The Dixie Swim Club” Production 7:00 pm
“The Dixie Swim Club” Production @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm
"The Dixie Swim Club" Production @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. [...]
Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake
Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl fo… @ Royal Crest Lanes
Sep 12 all-day
Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids' Sake @ Royal Crest Lanes | Lawrence | Kansas | United States
Bowl for Kids’ Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters largest national fundraiser, raising over $20 million annually for children in need across the country. Because [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Sep 12 @ 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 [...]
Sunflower Piecemakers Quilt Show 10:00 am
Sunflower Piecemakers Quilt Show @ Goppert Building
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunflower Piecemakers Quilt Show @ Goppert Building | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The event features more than 170 quilts for viewing, a boutique table, vendors and an opportunity quilt. Opportunity quilt tickets are $1/each or $5/six. The [...]
“The Dixie Swim Club” Production 7:00 pm
“The Dixie Swim Club” Production @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm
"The Dixie Swim Club" Production @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. [...]
Second Sunday Free Museum Admission 1:00 pm
Second Sunday Free Museum Admission
Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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 [...]
“The Dixie Swim Club” Production 3:00 pm
“The Dixie Swim Club” Production @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium
Sep 13 @ 3:00 pm
"The Dixie Swim Club" Production @ Ottawa Municipal Auditorium | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Sep 16 @ 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 [...]
Ol’ Marais River Run 6:00 pm
Ol’ Marais River Run @ Forest Park
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 20 @ 3:00 pm
Ol’ Marais River Run @ Forest Park | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The event begins on Friday evening with an open cruise at Forest Park, giving those who do not meet the 1972 cut-off, the opportunity to [...]
Downtown Third Saturday
Downtown Third Saturday
Sep 19 all-day
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 the Ol’ Marais River Run Car Show! [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Sep 19 @ 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 [...]
Sporting Clay Shoot 9:00 am
Sporting Clay Shoot @ Locust Point Gun Club at Pomona Lake
Sep 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sporting Clay Shoot @ Locust Point Gun Club at Pomona Lake | Lyndon | Kansas | United States
Come support Meals on Wheels! Entry fee is $45 for 50 targets. Additional rounds are $30. Lunch included for a shooter with entry fee. Additional [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Sep 23 @ 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 [...]
Hod Rod Golf Tournament
Hod Rod Golf Tournament @ LaMont Hill Golf Course
Sep 26 all-day
Hod Rod Golf Tournament @ LaMont Hill Golf Course | Vassar | Kansas | United States
Rodney was a courageous young boy who always had a smile on his face and never complained about what life brought him. He also spent [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Sep 26 @ 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 Days 9:00 am
Wellsville Days
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am
Wellsville Days @ Wellsville | Kansas | United States
Get ready for a family fun-filled day on the bricks of Main Street in Wellsville! Activities include a parade — cash prize for “Crowd Favorite Float” — craft and fundraiser booths, food [...]
Dietrich Cabin Living History Event 10:00 am
Dietrich Cabin Living History Event @ Dietrich Cabin
Sep 26 @ 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 August. September’s event will be Sept. 26. [...]
Indian Artifact & Arrowhead Show 2:00 pm
Indian Artifact & Arrowhead Show @ Appanoose Area Museum
Sep 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Indian Artifact & Arrowhead Show @ Appanoose Area Museum | Pomona | Kansas | United States
Come see thousands of interesting Indian artifacts! Enjoy homemade ice cream, raffle prizes and T-shirt and cap sales. If you have artifacts, bring them. Display [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Sep 30 @ 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 [...]

Upcoming Events


Ottawa Fall City Wide Garage Sale

When: 09/05/2015 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Be on the lookout for all kinds of treasures in and around Ottawa!

Old West Cowboy Days

When: 09/05/2015 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Saddle up for a day of cowboy fun at the Old West Cowboy Days! The day will consist of barbecue, movies, equine crafts and supplies, numerous vendors and demonstrations. Horse clubs will be on hand, and a tack sale and swap is Read on! →

Ottawa Farmers Market

When: 09/09/2015 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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 vendors visit the farmers market, held weekly from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays Read on! →

An Evening with Fred Harvey and the Harvey Girls

When: 09/10/2015 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Spend an evening with Fred Harvey and the Harvey Girls! The Old Depot Museum and Plaza Cinema are teaming up for an event! From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., stop by the Old Depot Museum to discover how restaurateur Fred Harvey Read on! →

“The Dixie Swim Club” Production

When: 09/10/2015 @ 7:00 pm

Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. Free from husbands, kids and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Read on! →

Power of the Past Antique Engine & Tractor Show

When: 09/11/2015 – 09/13/2015 all-day

This show is much more than a gathering of gas engine and tractor enthusiasts, although those are pretty amazing when all the engines are chugging at once! With the passage of time, many of our younger generation have never seen Read on! →

“The Dixie Swim Club” Production

When: 09/11/2015 @ 7:00 pm

Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. Free from husbands, kids and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Read on! →

Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake

When: 09/12/2015 all-day

Bowl for Kids' Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters largest national fundraiser, raising over $20 million annually for children in need across the country. Because of Bowl for Kids' Sake, more Bigs and Littles can be paired up, more friendships Read on! →

Ottawa Farmers Market

When: 09/12/2015 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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 vendors visit the farmers market, held weekly from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays Read on! →