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Registration has opened for the third bi-annual Big Rural Brainstorm to be held...

Popular Statewide Festival Comin...

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

Research duo completes statewide...

Marci Penner and WenDee LaPlant of the Inman-based Kansas Sampler Foundation h...

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
 
Festival wrap up 2015 new release:
 
Official news release - all media - highlights of 2015
 
Customized - for exhibitors 
 
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Facts at a Glance
 
2015 General News Release - Short
 
2015 General News Release - Long
 
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For exhibitor use only - custom designed news releases 
 
Custom release for Entertainers and Historic Performers
 
Custom release for Tourism Exhibitors (communities, organizations) and freestanding
 
Custom release for Kansas Products
 
Custom release for Food Vendors
 
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