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2016 We Kan! Awards announced...

The 24th annual We Kan! awards were announced May 7, 2016 at the Kansas Sampler...

27th Kansas Sampler Festival is ...

More than 8,200 people came to enjoy the weather-shortened version of the 27th ...

Popular Statewide Festival Comin...

The Kansas Sampler Foundation announced today that the long-time Kansas Sampler...

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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News Release Information

The festival will be held May 7 and 8, 2016 in Island Park in Winfield.
 
In 2017, the last and final festival will take place May 6 & 7.

For more information contact WenDee LaPlant, assistant director, Kansas Sampler Foundation, 620.585.2374 or wendee@kansassampler.org for festival history, photos and background information.

For local host information in Winfield contact festival director, Sarah Werner, Director, Winfield Chamber of Commerce - 620.221.2420 or kssamplerfest@gmail.com.

For basic information about the festival CLICK HERE
 
Media are invited to cover the festival at no charge. Please arrange for a media badge by calling the Winfield Chamber of Commerce, 620.221.2420.
 
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