Through SEPT. 17 Howard Svaty Memorial Exhibit, Fredonia. Reception on Sept. 11. Stone House Gallery.
Sept. 1 Basics of Growing Berries in Kansas Webinar, Virtual. Discuss basic growth habits and care while learning about environmental concerns. Webinar from noon-1 p.m. hnr.k-state.edu/extension/info-center/k-state-garden-hour-webinar-series/k_state_garden_hour.html.
Sept. 2-5 Smoky Hill River Festival, Salina. Fine art and craft show, live music, Artyopolis for kids and food row. Oakdale Park, 785-309-5770, riverfestival.com.
Sept. 2-25 Public Tram Tour at Maxwell Wildlife Refuge, Canton. Board a modern day “covered wagon” tram to experience up close viewing of bison herds, native wildflowers and various wildlife in the heart of the Smoky Hills. Reservations required with three-day notice suggested. 2565 Pueblo Road, 620-628-4455, maxwellwildliferefuge.com.
Sept. 3-5 Little Balkans Days Festival, Pittsburg. A homage to the Balkan Peninsula, event blends family entertainment and celebrates the region’s diverse immigration heritage. 813 Memorial Drive, 620-231-7561, littlebalkansfestival.com.
Sept. 3-6 Watermelon Festival, Clyde. Festival includes a parade, craft vendors, demolition derby and softball/golf tournaments. clydekansas.org.
Sept. 4 All Wheels Border Queen Cruisers Car Show, Caldwell. Registration starts at 8 a.m., poker run at 12:30 p.m. Caldwell City Park, email@example.com, borderqueencruisers.com.
Sept. 4 Kruise-In at the Clarion, Garden City. Bring your muscle car, lowrider, motorcycle or anything you’re proud of to show off. 6-9 p.m.
Sept. 4 Lab Retriever Hunt Test, Fall River. At Flint Oak. 620-658-4401.
Sept. 4-5 Labor Day Slingfest, Garden City. Micros and dwarf cars from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Airport Raceway.
Sept. 5 Hansen Museum Labor Day Celebration, Logan. Kids activities throughout the day including tractor pull and inflatables. Car show and sand volleyball at 11 a.m. Food, live music and fireworks. Logan Golf Course on Hwy. 9.
Sept. 5 Old Settlers Day, Russell Springs. Event features parade at 10 a.m. followed by Cow Chip Throwing Contest at 11 a.m. and Jr. Rodeo at 1 p.m. 515 Hilts, 785-751-4242, butterfieldtrailmuseum.org.
Sept. 6 Northeast Kansas Tractor Cruise, Everest. Registration 8:30-10:15 a.m., cruise begins at 10:30 a.m. Funds raised will be donated to Angelman Syndrome Foundation. Everest Middle School, Keith Olsen 785-741-0208.
Sept. 10 Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, Garden City. Take part in the annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament. Register online. gardencitychamber.net.
Sept. 10 Community Mexican Fiesta, Garden City. There is something for everyone at the Garden City Community Mexican Fiesta. This year’s theme is “Coming Back Together – One Culture.” 502 N. Main St., 620-290-6264, finneycountycvb.com.
Sept. 10-11 Kan-Okla 100 Mile Highway Sale. Hundreds of yard sales and flea markets along the highway. S.E. Kansas along Hwys 75, 169 and 166 and N.E. Oklahoma along Hwys 75, 169 and 60, 620-779-2122, search Kan-Okla 100 Mile Highway Sale on Facebook.
Sept. 10-12 FloraKansas: Native Plant Festival, Hesston. Join in on the knowledge and abundance of hundreds of varieties of locally grown plants, also available for purchase. 177 W. Hickory St., 620-327-8127, dyckarboretum.org.
Sept. 10-19 Kansas State Fair, Hutchinson. Fairgoers will celebrate Kansas culture, industry, agriculture, communities and of course, food. 2000 N. Poplar, 620-669-3600, kansasstatefair.com.
Sept. 11 Race to the Center Half Marathon and Bike Race, Smith Center. A peaceful running and biking race on all country roads from Smith Center to the geographic center of the U.S. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 11 150 Years of Oxford, Oxford. A community celebration including a parade, craft and food vendors, live music, horseshoe tournament and fireworks.
Sept. 11 Beauty from Ashes: Women’s EmpowHER Series, Fredonia. From 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Grace First Assembly of God, 620-378-2801.
Sept. 11 Chamber Car Show, El Dorado. Kick off with a parade at 10 a.m. followed by car show judging from 1-3 p.m. 300 N. Main St., 316-321-3150, eldoks.com/Facilities/Facility/Details/Civic-Center-4.
Sept. 11 Cornhole Tournament, Fredonia. Registration from 9-9:45 a.m., tournament starts at 10 a.m. VFW Post 3018, 620-636-1526.
Sept. 11 Doll Show, Dodge City. Presented by Dodge City Dollies from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Birds of a Feather Quilt Shop, 314 W. Spruce, Virginia 620-371-5125.
Sept. 11 Firemen’s Benefit Car Show, McPherson. Car show from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. will aid the Firemen’s Benefit Fund. 511 W. Lakeside Drive, 620-245-2505, visitmcpherson.com.
Sept. 11 For the Fallen Music Festival, Leon. Multiple bands and musicians, camping, yard games and archery to raise awareness and end veteran suicide. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Forgotten 22. From 3-11 p.m. email@example.com.
Sept. 11 Freedom in the Sky Air Show, Scott City. Gates open at 8 a.m., air show to salute our first responders at 1 p.m. Food and plane rides available. Scott City Airport.
Sept. 11 Heritage Festival, Hope. Festival events include car and craft shows, bounce houses, parade, musical entertainment, hog and turkey roast, pin-up contest and carriage rides. hopehf.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 11 Indian Artifact Show, Holton. Thousands of authentic Indian artifacts and related items displayed by exhibitors. Bring any Indian artifacts you wish to have identified. N.E. Kansas Heritage Complex, 12200 214th Road, 785-364-3238, email@example.com.
Sept. 11 North Lyon County Veterans Memorial Festival, Bushong. Car show, remembrance of 9/11 victims and local veterans from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Search North Lyon County Veterans Memorial Project on Facebook.
Sept. 11 Turkey Creek Car and Motorcycle Show, Merriam. The show kicks off at 10 a.m. (rain or shine) and offers food, music and plenty of engine revving. 5740 Merriam Drive, 913-322-5550, merriam.org/Government/Departments/Parks-Rec.
Sept. 11 Veterans Fall Festival, Allen. Flag raising at 7:30 a.m. to start the day. Enjoy a car and motorcycle show, ATV fun run, food and craft vendors and Civil War re-enactment. Fireworks at dusk. City Park.
Sept. 11 Mexican Fiesta, Chanute. Fiesta began as a way for families to get together after the Mexican Revolution. The celebration continues today bringing families and the community together. 2701 S. Santa Fe, Santa Fe Park Fiesta Grounds, Chanute Mexican Fiesta, Inc. on Facebook.
Sept. 11-12 Kansas High School and Jr. High School Rodeo, Garden City. Finney County Fairgrounds, Jim Boy Hash 620-275-3205.
Sept. 11-12 Community Mexican Fiesta, Garden City. Enjoy the Fiesta Scholarship Pageant at Garden City Community College, the Fiesta parade at 10 a.m. on Saturday on Main Street. The celebration continues at Stevens Park featuring family activities, food and live music. Angelica 620-290-6264.
Sept. 14 Kansas Grassroots Artist Tour, Hays. In coordination with the Grass Roots Arts Center, tour the home and workshop of Curly Leiker, a scrap-metal mailbox artist followed by a visit to the stone sculptor Pete Felten’s courtyard and Stone Gallery. Grassroots Arts Center, 785-525-6118.
Sept. 15 Composting with Worms Webinar, Virtual. Harness the powers of a composting worm to turn kitchen scraps and garden trash into gardening gold by vermicomposting year-round. Webinar from noon-1 p.m. hnr.k-state.edu/extension/info-center/k-state-garden-hour-webinar-series/k_state_garden_hour.html.
Sept. 15-19 Walnut Valley Festival, Winfield. Enjoy live music, campground jam sessions and acoustic instrument contests. Workshops, competitions and a craft show are also on the festival lineup. 1105 W. Ninth Ave., 620-221-3250, wvFest.com.
Sept. 16 Ladies Night Out Poker Night, Great Bend. Enjoy this fun poker-night-themed shopping event. exploregreatbend.com.
Sept. 16 Summer Street Stroll and Food Trucks, Great Bend. Shop for locally grown, fresh produce, bread and honey, while enjoying local food trucks. 4-7 p.m. Jack Kilby Square.
Sept. 17-18 Elanco & Animal Health International Beef Empire Days Golf Tournament, Garden City. Buffalo Dunes Golf Course, 620-276-1210.
Sept. 17-18 Hotel Josephine Ghost Hunt & Sleepover, Holton. Hotel Josephine has made its mark as one of the most haunted buildings in Kansas. Guests can spend the night investigating the hotel with state-of-the-art paranormal equipment. 501 Ohio St., hoteljosephine1890.com.
Sept. 17-18 Kansas Storytelling Festival, Downs. The Kansas Storytelling Festival brings world renowned storytellers together. Visitors enjoy these tremendous talents all located within the quaint and quiet rural town. kansasstorytelling.com.
Sept. 17-18 Voices of the Wind People, Council Grove. This performance will take you back to the mid-1850s to witness the story between Chief Allegawaoo, the Kanza (Kaw) Chief and Seth Hays, Council Grove’s first Euro-American resident. Begins at 8 p.m.; purchase tickets online. Riverwalk Amphitheater, firstname.lastname@example.org, voicesofthewindpeople.com.
Sept. 17-19 Airfest, Great Bend. Every three years the Great Bend Municipal Airport hosts aerial entertainment and 2021 is sure to be the best. exploregreatbend.com.
Sept. 17-19 Beef Empire Fall Cutting and Fall Feedyard Event, Garden City. Show is part of a nationally-sanctioned group of shows designated as the Heartland Circuit. A feedyard class will be offered where feedlot and ranch employees showcase their talents. Lee Ann 620-664-7230 or Rebecca 620-546-5253.
Sept. 17-Oct. 3 Garden Glow Luminary Event, Topeka. Experience the Ward-Meade Botanical Garden and Old Prairie Town’s Historic buildings at night with larger than life, hand-crafted electric light displays from 7-10 p.m. 124 N.W. Fillmore, 785-251-6993.
Sept. 18 BlocktoberFest, Paola. There will be German food, live music, a biergarten and various activities for kids. Festival begins at noon. 34868 Block Road, 913-849-3687, trinitylcms.org.
Sept. 18 BloomKS Pumpkin and Mum Sale, Rose Hill. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Preorder now. email@example.com.
Sept. 18 Buffalo Bill Century Ride, Leavenworth. Choose from four routes to ride through beautiful Leavenworth County. 123 S. Esplanade, 913-758-2948, bikereg.com/49468.
Sept. 18 Fall Fest, Garden City. Experience fall with local arts and crafts, food vendors and talented musicians. Downtown Garden City, 620-276-0891, gcdowntown.com.
Sept. 18 FNB Fall Fest, Washington. Car and truck show, inflatables and train rides for the kids, poker walk, food and music. 785-325-2221, Ryan Kern firstname.lastname@example.org or Melissa Montague email@example.com.
Sept. 18 Galesburg Days, Galesburg. Enjoy various events throughout the day with a craft show from noon-5 p.m. To sign up for a free booth at the Galesburg marketplace craft show contact 620-778-0553 or 913-522-5063. Search Galesburg Days on Facebook.
Sept. 18 Ride the Sante Fe Trail, Council Grove. Bring your horse and ride the trail from Bushong to Kaw Indian Memorial. Back Country Horsemen will provide breakfast at 8 a.m. and a shuttle of trailers at the end of the trail. Registration required. 785-748-0850, bchkansas.com.
Sept. 18-19 Lake Scott Catfish Tournament, Scott City. Compete for prizes. Poles can be in the water beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning. Fishermen must be in line to weigh at 11:59 a.m. on Sunday. chamber.scottcityks.org/events.
Sept. 18-19 Pontiac Uprising Races, Great Bend. From 9-11 a.m. enjoy all Pontiac race, car show and GTOAA Regional Meet.
Sept. 19 EcoFest, Wichita. A family-friendly festival to showcase environmental stewardship and eco-innovation though demos, vendors, food, music, art and fun for all ages. 7202 E. 21st St. N., ecofestwichita.org.
Sept. 19 Presidio Brass, Dodge City. Brass quintet and piano at 7 p.m. Dodge City Civic Center, 2110 N. First Ave.
Sept. 20-25 Endless Footdrag: International Paramotor Event, Fredonia. Enjoy the beauty of flight, world champion aerobatics teams and introductory passenger flights. The best time to watch is early morning and evening.
Sept. 23-26 Wilson County Old Iron Days, Fredonia. Learn about former ways of farming including demonstrations of wheat threshing, wood cook stove methods and broom making. The Rollin ‘Red’ Vandever Memorial Park, 10392 Jade Road, oldironclub.org.
Sept. 24 Fall Art Walk Festival, Pittsburg. Festival showcases local talents ranging from 2D and 3D art, performance art and more. There will also be live music and food vendors. Fourth and Broadway, 620-687-4535, pittsburgartwalk.com.
Sept. 24-25 Bit & Spur Saddle Club Rodeo, Chanute. Full rodeo with many activities. 2730 S. Katy Road, Rodeo Arena, 620-212-2794, chanutesaddleclub.org.
Sept. 24-26 Peace Treaty Festival and Pageant, Medicine Lodge. This event pays homage to the land and people who have claimed Medicine Lodge as their own throughout the centuries. This year includes the Peace Treaty Pageant, Medicine Lodge Intertribal Powwow, the WRCA-sanctioned Kansas Championship Ranch Rodeo and rough-stock only Bulls and Broncs event, plus live music, dancing, children’s activities, food and vendors. Memorial Peace Park, peacetreaty.org.
Sept. 25 Artist Alley, Chanute. Arts and crafts festival with food vendors and other activities. 110 E. Main, Downtown Chanute, 620-431-0056, chanutemainstreet.com.
Sept. 25 Arts & Crafts Market, Pretty Prairie. Artists and craftsmen present original, handmade, vintage and/or repurposed items. Begins at 9 a.m. 22002 S. Partridge Road, 620-459-6825, jmcollingwoodbarn.com.
Sept. 25 Blue Truck Vintage Market, Buhler. A gathering of our favorite antique, vintage, rusty, handmade art booths, as well as food and live music. 8217 N. Worthington Road, 620-200-4989, visithutch.com.
Sept. 25 Endless Summer Car Cruise, Phillipsburg. Cruise on into Phillipsburg and hang out. Car show at 6 p.m. and cruise at 7 p.m. 301 State St., 785-543-2321, visitphillipscounty.org.
Sept. 25 Fall Fest and 150 Celebration, Concordia. 5k run parade, Kid’s Corner with inflatables, games, entertainment and vendors. 785-243-4290.
Sept. 25 Whimmydiddle Arts and Crafts Fair, Scott City. Arts, crafts, jewelry and food. Scott City Park, whimmydiddle.org.
Sept. 25 Car, Truck and Motorcyle Show, Kingman. Show to benefit the Kingman County Museum in conjunction with Kingman’s Fall Festival. 400 N. Main, Sharon Kostner 620-532-5274 or 620-314-5006, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 25 Morning Grit Farm Market and Fun Show, Rose Hill. Join local crafters and vendors for a fun day of holiday shopping and entertainment including a photo booth, food trucks, hay rides and activities from 2-8 p.m. email@example.com.
Sept. 25-26 Fall Festival and Swap Meet, Meriden. Festival includes flea market, arts and crafts, antique tractors and engines, working displays, stock antique garden tractor pull and concessions. 8275 K-4 Hwy., meridenthreshers.org.
Sept. 25-26 Horse-Mounted Shooting Competition, Fredonia. Wilson County Fairgrounds.
Sept. 25-Oct.31 Long Pumpkin Patch Opening Weekend, Great Bend. You pick pumpkin patch. Open weekends from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 163 N.E. 30 Road.
Sept. 28 Women’s Expo, Great Bend. See what’s new in the worlds of fashion, beauty, health and fitness and personal and work life. Expo includes demos, services and exhibits from 3:30-7 p.m. Great Bend Events Center.
Sept. 28-Oct. 2 Area Artist Exhibit/Competition, Fredonia. Drop off entries Sept. 21-24, Open house 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on homecoming day. Stone House Gallery.
Every Saturday and Sunday in October Fall Blast, Scott City. Blast includes a corn maze, giant slide and hay ride. Bellwether Barn, bellwetherbarn.com.
Oct. 1-2 Buhler Frolic, Buhler. Tailgate on Friday before the football game and parade on Saturday to celebrate all returning champions. 219 N. Main, 620-543-2253.
Oct. 1-2 F&E Auto Auction, Great Bend. Classics, muscle cars, antiques and hot rods from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Great Bend Expo Complex.
Oct. 1-2 Fall Fest, Hutchinson. Activities include Show & Shine of hot rods, Main Street Cruise, burnout competition and 5K/10K races. 117 N. Walnut, 620-663-6179, visithutch.com.
Oct. 1-2 Kansas Barn Sale, McPherson. Buy antiques, vintage, re-purposed, handmade and artisan goods. 1108 E. Simpson St., 620-241-3340, mcpcity.com/501/Visitors.
Oct. 1-3 Mountain Man Rendezvous, Canton. Presents the life of explorers and trappers from the early 1800s with re-enactments, craft demonstrations, survival skills and games. 2565 Pueblo Road, 620-241-3340, maxwellwildliferefuge.com.
Oct. 1-3 Sunflower Futurity, Scott City. Annual barrel race event. Scott City, 620-635-0323.
Oct. 1-3 Rustic Charm, Wichita. Vintage and vintage-inspired clothing and jewelry. Event includes live music and food trucks. Wichita Sports Forum, 2668 N. Greenwich Road vintagemarketdays.com.
Oct. 2 Harvest Home Festival, Leon. A family community event with car show, parade, craft booths, talent show, mountain oyster feed and more. Downtown Leon, Geri 719-433-6500.
Oct. 2 Hemp-bee Art Festival, Hutchinson. A festival celebrating Kansas hemp, honey and art. Featuring hemp, local vendors, artists, artisans, music and food trucks. 3313 Blanchard S.W., 620-860-9664.
Oct. 2 Heritage Days, Abilene. Living history with blacksmith and threshing demonstrations, steam engine, carousel rides, an antique tractor show, classic car show and model trains. 412 S. Campbell St., 785-263-2681, dickinsoncountyhistoricalsociety.com.
Oct. 2 Leave a Legacy Half Marathon, Garden City. Who will you run for? The Leave a Legacy Foundation’s Spirit 5K and Heart Winkin’ Half Marathon aims to strengthen the cancer resources and treatments available to those in western Kansas. Heartland Cancer Center, whodoyourunfor.org.
Oct. 2 Merriam Drive Live, Merriam. Two stages of live music, food trucks, adult beverages, yard games and kids activities await beginning at 1 p.m. 5740 Merriam Drive, 913-322-5550, merriam.org/Government/Departments/Parks-Rec.
Oct. 2 Rosewood Rodeo, Great Bend. Full night of rodeo activities, face painting, silent auction and concessions from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Great Bend Expo lll Arena.
Oct. 2 Year End Fishing Classic, Arcadia. Tournament will begin at 7 a.m. Cash prizes will be awarded. 499 E. Baker St., 620-249-1875, visitcrawfordcounty.com.
Oct. 2-31 Bellwether Barn Fall Blast, Scott City. Enjoy a 5-acre corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin patch, train, bounce house, games, and concessions. 10311 Kansas 95, 620-874-1363, visitscottcity.com.
Oct. 2-31 Pumpkin Patch at Wood Farms, Pittsburg. Enjoy the hay maze, corn maze, hay ride, giant pumpkin bounce pad, combine slides/play set and inflatables. 1108 S. 200th St., 620-249-5223.
Oct. 6 Embrace Your Landscape’s Wild Side Webinar, Virtual. Learn tips from avid backyard bird feeder Chuck Otte. hnr.k-state.edu/extension/info-center/k-state-garden-hour-webinar-series/k_state_garden_hour.html.
Oct. 8-9 Show and Swap Meet, Pittsburg. Enjoy looking at items from the past restored and operating. Activities for the whole family. 651 U.S. 69, 620-724-4117, sekgasenginetractorclub.com.
Oct. 8-9 Svensk HyllningsFest, Lindsborg. Featuring art and crafts, special foods, music and parade while Swedish folk dancers and musicians add to the flavor of the festival. Main & Lincoln Streets, 785-227-8687, svenskhyllningsFest.org.
Oct. 8-10 Columbus Day Festival, Columbus. In connection with the Columbus Hot Air Balloon Regatta, there’s something for all ages: children’s corner, petting zoo, car show, craft fair, food and entertainment. 320 E. Maple, 620-429-1492, chamberofcolumbus.com.
Oct. 9 Fall Fest/Chili Cook Off, Holton. Shop, listen to music, participate in the chili cook off or scarecrow decorating contests. 400 New York Ave., 785-364-3963, exploreholton.com.
Oct. 9 Festa Italiana, Frontenac. Activities include food samples, Kids Zone, Mario’s Market and a live auction. 1 Raider Drive (E. McKay), 620-249-5914, frontenacedfoundation.org?page_id=39.
Oct. 9 Girls Day Out, LLC Fall Show, Oakley. Crafters as well as home-based businesses will be on hand with prizes and concessions. 217 Kaler, 785-672-4670.
Oct. 9 Fall Festival, Haven. Featuring 5K run, bicycle ride, kids’ pedal pull, micro stock car races, alpaca/llama races and BBQ contest. 120 S. Kansas, 620-465-3618, visithutch.com.
Oct. 9 Oktoberfest, Chanute. Special Oktoberfest beer and music. 101 S. Santa Fe, Memorial Building Parking Lot.
Oct. 9 Psychic Fun and Feast, Holton. Take part in a fun and spirited evening ghost hunting at Hotel Josephine. 501 Ohio St., 785-364-3151, hoteljosephine1890.com.
Oct. 9 Pumpkin PaZOOla, Salina. One free pumpkin for kids 12 and under while supplies last. First 300 children wearing a Halloween costume will receive a free gift. 625 N. Hedville Road, 785-827-9488, rollinghillszoo.org.
Oct. 11 Folk Legacy Trio, Dodge City. 1950s-’70s era folk music at 7 p.m. Dodge City Civic Center, 2110 N. First Ave.
Oct. 13-16 Home Sweet Hesston, Hesston. A community-wide, multi-day homecoming event. 620-327-4102, hesstonks.org.
Oct. 15-17 Corn Festival, Oakley. Saturday night entertainment, Cornhusking Championship, kids art contest and corn ear throwing. 3083 US Hwy. 83, 785-671-1000, buffalobilloakley.org.
Oct. 16 Fall-Fest, Harper. Car show, cornhole tournament, co-ed softball tournament, food and more. Harper West Main park, Wade Beal 316-258-0222, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 16 Fall Festival, Johnson. Join the Stanton County Hospital Auxiliary to enjoy homemade crafts, food and fun from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Johnson City 4-H Building, 620-492-6630.
Oct. 16 Flatlander Half Marathon and 5K, Great Bend. Take part in the half marathon and 5K. Sign up online. runsignup.com.
Oct. 16 Oktoberfest, Kinsley. Celebrate the German heritage with food, beer and music. Everyone is a bit German at Oktoberfest.
Oct. 23 Cato Fall Tour, Arcadia. The festival includes tours of the pioneer era community, live music, food and reenactments, occasionally including a shootout. 1153 N. 200th St., 620-231-1212, catoschool.com.
Oct. 23 Cedar Cove Prowl-o-Ween, Louisburg. Educational presentations given throughout the day with trick-or-treating for the children. 3782 Hwy. K-68, 913-837-5515, saveoursiberians.org.
Oct. 30 Kiwanis Downtown Halloween Parade, Great Bend. Bring your children to parade around downtown in their Halloween outfits at 11 a.m. Downtown Great Bend.
Nov. 3 Winter Interest in the Landscape Webinar, Virtual. Beat winter garden boredom through the texture, color and movement of plants that will bring year-round beauty to your landscape. Webinar from noon-1 p.m. hnr.k-state.edu/extension/info-center/k-state-garden-hour-webinar-series/k_state_garden_hour.html.
Nov. 3-Dec. 10 Photography Exhibit/Competition, Fredonia. Drop off Oct. 26-Nov. 11. Stone House Gallery.
Nov. 6-27 Explore Great Bend Month, Great Bend. Jump start holiday shopping and explore Great Bend stores. Look for themes, fun events and discounts every Saturday in November. 1209 Williams St., 620-793-4111, exploregreatbend.com.
Nov. 11 Veterans Day Parade, Leavenworth. The oldest Veterans Day observance in the nation and the largest parade west of the Mississippi. 416 Cherokee St., 913-758-2948, visitleavenworthks.com.
Nov. 20 Christmas Parade, Hutchinson. Parade starts at Avenue B and goes up Main Street to 12th Avenue. 117 N. Walnut, 620-665-5758, hutchchamber.com/downtown.
Nov. 27 Christmas Tree Lighting, WaKeeney. WaKeeney lights up the prairie skies with thousands of lights, fresh greenery and handcrafted decor. Features a holiday bazaar, a soup supper, horse-drawn wagon rides, live reindeer, train rides, music and Santa. 200 N. Main, 785-743-8325, wakeeney.org.
Nov. 27 Home for the Holidays Festival and Parade, Great Bend. Enjoy the holidays in downtown Great Bend from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Parade begins at 5:30 p.m. 1400 Main St., 620-793-4111, exploregreatbend.com.
Nov. 27 Santa’s Around the World, Great Bend. Come tell Santa what’s on your Christmas wish list and view the beautiful artwork of Loretta Miller with her 24 life-size Santas representing countries and regions around the world. Santasaroundtheworld.com.
Nov. 27-Dec. 31 Trail of Lights, Great Bend. The animated lights start a Great Bend Brit Spaugh Park and move throughout town before completing at Jack Kilby Square.