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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.

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We Kan!

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

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.

Big Kansas Road Trip

Big Kansas Road Trip

The showcase counties are Barber, Comanche and Kiowa. The event will be held over four days, May 3-6, 2018.

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Program Schedule 2018

 
Most of the programs will include a power point and talk about the Kansas Guidebook 2 unless otherwise noted. 

DATE 

TIME

ORGANIZATION

CITY

MARCH




03.10

TBA

Chamber of Commerce, location TBA

Little River

03.15
7 p.m.

Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet
 
Fort Scott

APRIL




04.03 - Tuesday
7 p.m.
Goodman Memorial Library
St. John
04.05 - Thursday
6 p.m.
Jackson Co. Historical Museum
Trinity Lutheran Church, 401 Cheyenne Dr., Holton

04.06 - Friday

6:30 p.m.

Mennonite Heritage & Ag Museum Heritage Dinner and Fundraiser, Tabor Mennonite Church

891 Chisholm Trail Rd., Newton

 
04.13 - Friday
 
7 p.m.
Flint Hills Regional Council, Hilton Conference Center (non-guidebook program, talk will center around rural communities and our projects)
410 South 3rd St, Manhattan
 
04.15 - Sunday
 
2 p.m.
 
110 W. Main, Logan

MAY




05.12 - Saturday

10 a.m.

Capitol Area Explorers, Volland Store, 24098 Volland Road

 Volland

JUNE








06.12 - Tuesday
6 p.m.
Chanute Library, 111 N. Lincoln
Chanute
06.14 - Thursday
6:30 p.m.
Onaga Library, 313 Leonard
Onaga
06.21 - Thursday
6:30 p.m.
Lyndon Library, 127 E. 6th
Lyndon
 
06.24 - Sunday
 
2 p.m.
104 E. Highland
 
Johnson
06.27 - Wednesday
11 a.m.
Senior Center at Elmdale Park, 400 E. Ave. E
Hutchinson

JULY







07.18 - Wednesday
11:30 a.m.
Welcome Club at Arterra, 2161 Quail Creek Dr. (members only)
Lawrence
07.21 - Saturday
2:30 p.m.
Wichita Library Branch
Wichita
07.24 - Tuesday
12 noon
First Presbyterian Church, 308 S. 8th
Salina

SEPTEMBER




09.12 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Leadership Kansas - State Fair - not open to the public
Hutchinson




OCTOBER











NOVEMBER







11.03 - Saturday
7 p.m.
Wichita Chautauqua - Panelists: Jay Price, Marci Penner, Victoria Foth-Sherry and Jesse Nathan.
Santa Fe Trail Rm, WSU Student Center - Wichita