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Kansas Sampler

2017 We Kan! Award Winners Annou...

The 25th annual We Kan! awards were announced May 6, 2017 at the Kansas Sampler...

Public invited to Big Kansas Roa...

On May 6 at the final Kansas Sampler Festival, the Kansas Sampler Foundation an...

Kansas Guidebook 2 shares 4,500 ...

Co-authors Marci Penner and WenDee Rowe spent four years traveling to every one...

Kansas Explorer Club

Kansas Explorer Club

Members of the Kansas Explorer Club receive 5-6 print newsletters a year full of things to see and do that are off the beaten path.

We Kan!

We Kan!

The Big Rural Brainstorm will be held March 7 in Newton in 2016.

Kansas Sampler Festival

Kansas Sampler Festival

The 2016 Kansas Sampler Festival will be held on May 7-8 in Winfield at Island Park.

Rural Culture Elements

Rural Culture Elements

The 8 rural culture elements are: architecture, art, commerce, cuisine, customs, geography, history and people! They help you see a place with new eyes.

8 Wonders

8 Wonders

Have you seen the 8 Wonders of Kansas Guidebook? Let it guide you to all 216 Wonders!

ERV

ERV

Marci and WenDee, of the Kansas Sampler Foundation, are going to every (626) incorporated city in Kansas to research for the second edition of the Kansas Guidebook for Explorers.

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Festival Sponsors

Special thanks to the following sponsors. We appreciate your support!
 
Cottonwood $5,000+
 
American Bison $2,500+
  • Get Branded 2017
  • Walnut Valley Association  2016 & 2017
  • Winfield Economic Development  2016 & 2017
 
Sunflower  $1,000+
  • Best Western Plus Patterson Park Inn 2017
  • College Hill Coffee  2016 & 2017
  • Gottlob Nursery & Garden Center
  • Grene Vision Group - Dr. Gail Burden  2016 & 2017
  • Kathryn's at Millington Place
  • Powder Valley Inc.
  • PrairieLand Partners
  • Wheat Sate Wine Co.
  • Winfield Recreation Commission  2016 & 2017
 
Meadowlark  $500-$1,000
  • Citizens Bank  2016 & 2017
  • Cowley County Soil Conservation Dist  2016 & 2017
  • Field Creative Design
  • Mobile Radio
  • Nieves Mexican Restaurant
  • SKT
  • William Newton Hospital
  • Winfield Iron & Metal
 
Spotted Salamander  $250-$500
  • Arkansas City Public Library
  • Buterbaugh & Handlin  2016 & 2017
  • Cardinal Sign
  • Community Health Center in Cowley
  • Community National Bank and Trust
  • Cowley County Soil Conservation District
  • Cowley CourierTraveler
  • Ed Foster
  • Galaxy Technologies
  • Home on the Range  2016 & 2017
  • McClung Brothers  2016 & 2017
  • Merle Snider Motors  2016 & 2017
  • Southwestern College
  • Walnut Valley Title
  • Winfield Daily Courier  2016 & 2017 
 
Ornate Box Turtle  $100-$250
 
2016 & 2017
  • Andreas Law Office
  • Biderman's Bistro & Catering
  • Citizens Bank of Kansas
  • Cowley County Historical Society Museum
  • CPA Solutions, LLC
  • Edward B. Stephenson
  • Family Wealth Management
  • Field to Fabric Quilt Company
  • Finney Heating
  • Four County Mental although Center
  • Galaxie Business Equipment
  • Gary and Pat McCutcheon
  • Graves Drug Store
  • Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice
  • Hutto Printing
  • iYarn
  • Jarrett & Norton CPAs, LLC
  • JP Long CPA, LLC
  • Legacy Foundation
  • Liermann's Boot & Saddle Shop
  • Lindly Appliance Repair Inc.
  • Lyle A. Weinert, CPA
  • Phil & Mary Jarvis
  • Rotary Club of Winfield
  • Schmidt & Sons, Inc.
  • Sunrise Kiwanis
  • Taylor and Krusor, LLC
  • Taylor, Mark & Roxann
  • The Cutting Edge Lawn Service
  • Theurer Auction/Realty
  • Valley Co-op, Inc.