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Kansas Day at Kauffman Museum

Happy Kansas Day!

On January 30, celebrate our state’s birthday with this free Kansas Day event at Kauffman Museum! This year’s theme is, “Cultural Crossroads: Our Stories, Our Foods” to celebrate Kansas’s vibrant community of makers.

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Kansas Day activities will be in-person AND online this year.
At the museum and in the parking lot:

  • Food trucks
  • Local food producer booths
  • Do-it-yourself craft kits (to take home with you!)
  • Outdoor demonstrations
  • Special Smithsonian exhibit inside

The museum will be open in a limited capacity showing the traveling Smithsonian exhibit, “Crossroads: Change in Rural America” and the museum’s permanent exhibits. 

Online (virtual) Kansas Day presentations: 
Sign up in advance for the Zoom presentations.

  • Glen Ediger, on Mennonite ethnic foods, 11 a.m.
  • Jenny Masias, “The Immigrants Who Built Newton: One Spike at a Time,” 2 p.m.

Kansas Day event at the Kauffman Museum in Newton 
Date: January 30, 2021
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Location: Kauffman Museum, 2801 N Main St, North Newton, KS 
For more information: Check out their website or Facebook event

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