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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 and music [...]
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 [...]
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


First Friday Forum

When: 08/07/2015 @ 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! →

Ottawa Farmers Market

When: 08/08/2015 @ 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! →

Second Sunday Free Museum Admission

When: 08/09/2015 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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 John Brown; Silkville, the utopian community created to raise silkworms; a Victorian parlor, general store, Read on! →

Pooch Plunge

When: 08/10/2015 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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. All proceeds benefit Prairie Paws Animal Shelter.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 08/12/2015 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join the American Red Cross for a community blood drive.

Ottawa Farmers Market

When: 08/12/2015 @ 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! →

“One Native Spirit” Exhibit Reception

When: 08/14/2015 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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 opening reception is planned for 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 14. Download the event Read on! →

Downtown Third Saturday

When: 08/15/2015 all-day

Downtown Third Saturdays: Where the community comes together for music, art and other downtown events! This month will feature an ice cream festival and music by the Bop Daddies. Download the event flier here. Ride the Midland Railway with your Read on! →

Ransom 5K Walk/Run

When: 08/15/2015 @ 8:00 am

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 and ends at Ransom Memorial Hospital. Water is available along the route. Food and drink Read on! →