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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.

We Kan!

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!



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 Cheyenne, Sherman and Wallace. The event will be held over four days, May 2-5, 2019.

A Hopp'in Good Time in McPherson

Thursday, June 20, 2019
2:00 p.m.
McPherson Museum
1111 E. Kansas Ave.
McPherson, Kansas


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Current Explorer Club Member
We don't mean to be all snooty, but this event is open only to current Kansas Explorers Club members and family members. You will have the option to join if you are not a member or if your membership has expired.
Yes! I am a current member.
No! I am not a member but will be by the time I click the submit button.

Please choose a meal from the list below.
We will be dining at Ristorante Italiano di Famiglia. Your meal includes salad, entree, dessert and coffee/tea. Choose a meal for each member in your group. If you have more than two people wanting the same meal choice, please list it in the additional comment box at the end of the form.

Spaghetti with Meatballs
This one sounds good! I never met a meatball I didn't like.
That's a lotta meatballs so make it two!

Meat Lasagna
You are making this so hard. I can't turn down a good meaty lasagna.
Make that two!

Spinach Lasagna
I'm glad you offered a vegetarian choice!
Hope the chef has chopped lots of veggies because we'll need two of these.

(fettuccine pasta sauteed in a creamy Rosa sauce with fresh vegetables)
You had me at creamy Rosa sauce.
You had someone else at creamy Rosa sauce so make that two!

Primavera with chicken
Thank you for offering a poultry option.
There are two chicken eaters in our group.

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We accept all major credit cards and debit cards. If you are paying for more than three people, choose the "3 ppl" payment plus one or two ppl option for a total of 4-5 people.

You may select multiple items below.
  Hoppin Good Time-includes trolley, tours and dinner-1 person -- 42.00
  Hoppin Good Time-includes trolley, tours and dinner-2 ppl -- 84.00
  Hoppin Good Time-includes trolley, tours and dinner-3 ppl -- 126.00
  Renew your membership - single rate -- 18.61
  Renew your membership - family rate -- 30.00
  Become a new member - single rate -- 18.61
  Become a new member - family rate -- 30.00

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