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Lane Agricultural Fair
Lane Agricultural Fair
Jul 30 – Aug 1 all-day
Lane Agricultural Fair @ Lane | Kansas | United States
This year’s Lane Agricultural Fair is packed full of activities and entertainment! The Osa-Lane Quilt Show, consisting of items made by the Osa-Lane Quilt Guild, [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Aug 1 @ 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 Play Day 10:00 am
Ottawa Play Day @ Kanza Park
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Ottawa Play Day @ Kanza Park | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Come play in the park! Join in family fun and games. The day will include cardboard box building, imagination playground, disc and soccer golf and other [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Aug 5 @ 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
Aug 7 @ 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 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Aug 8 @ 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 [...]
Second Sunday Free Museum Admission 1:00 pm
Second Sunday Free Museum Admission
Aug 9 @ 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 [...]
Pooch Plunge 4:00 pm
Pooch Plunge @ Forest Park Pool
Aug 10 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Pooch Plunge @ Forest Park Pool | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Forest Park Pool has gone to the dogs! Bring your dogs out to swim the day after the pool closes for the season. Cost is $5/dog. [...]
American Red Cross Blood Drive 12:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Celebration Hall
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive @ Celebration Hall | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Join the American Red Cross for a community blood drive.
Ottawa Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Aug 12 @ 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 [...]
“One Native Spirit” Exhibit Reception 6:00 pm
“One Native Spirit” Exhibit Rece… @ Carnegie Cultural Center
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
"One Native Spirit" Exhibit Reception @ Carnegie Cultural Center | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Explore Native American art in the Ottawa Community Art Council’s latest cultural display. The exhibit will be on display Aug. 14 through Sept. 25. An [...]
Downtown Third Saturday
Downtown Third Saturday
Aug 15 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 an ice cream festival, street dance, [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Aug 15 @ 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 [...]
Ransom 5K Walk/Run 8:00 am
Ransom 5K Walk/Run @ Forest Park
Aug 15 @ 8:00 am
Ransom 5K Walk/Run @ Forest Park | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
The Ransom 5K Run/Walk welcomes and encourages runners and walkers. Strollers are welcome but must start behind the runners/walkers. The event begins at Forest Park [...]
Dietrich Cabin Living History Event 10:00 am
Dietrich Cabin Living History Event @ Dietrich Cabin
Aug 15 @ 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 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Aug 19 @ 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 [...]
Nerd Nite 3 7:30 pm
Nerd Nite 3 @ Smoked Creations lower level
Aug 20 @ 7:30 pm
Nerd Nite 3 @ Smoked Creations lower level | Ottawa | Kansas | United States
Nerd Nite is a free event for nerds and non-nerds alike. It includes speakers who give an 18-21-minute, entertaining and informative presentation across all disciplines. Doors will [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Aug 22 @ 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 4:00 pm
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Aug 26 @ 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 [...]
Wellsville Car Show 4:00 pm
Wellsville Car Show
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm
Wellsville Car Show @ Wellsville | Kansas | United States
There is family friendly fun for all at the Wellsville Car Show! The event will feature cars and trucks, food, prizes, live entertainment and more! [...]
Ottawa Farmers Market 8:00 am
Ottawa Farmers Market @ Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot
Aug 29 @ 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 [...]

Upcoming Events


Wellsville Car Show

When: 08/28/2015 @ 4:00 pm

There is family friendly fun for all at the Wellsville Car Show! The event will feature cars and trucks, food, prizes, live entertainment and more! Download the event flier here.

First Friday Forum

When: 09/04/2015 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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 updates on the current market and national economy. The free event is open to the Read on! →

The Cowboy Experience Bourbon Train

When: 09/04/2015 @ 7:00 pm

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 western theme. While on board the train, you will be introduced to five distinctive bourbons, each served Read on! →

Ottawa Farmers Market

When: 09/05/2015 @ 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! →

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, a fashion show, equine crafts and supplies, numerous vendors and demonstrations. Horse clubs will be on hand, and a tack sale 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! →