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Wild Flower Seeds

15.09% Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) 15.07% Scarlet Flax (Linum grandiflorum rubrum) 12.58% Annual Candytuft (Iberis umbellata) 10.06% Dwarf Blue Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus) 10.06% Lance Leaved Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata) 10.06% Annual Baby’s breath (Gypsophila elegans) 7.55% Indian Blanket (Gaillardia pulchella) 5.03% ‘Alaska’ Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum maximum) 5.03% Purple Praire Clover (Dalea purpurea) 2.52% Mixed Corn Poppy… Continue Reading

History of the Flint Hills

Mike Holder presents a Prairie Talk on the History of the Flint Hills in the loft of the historic barn at Pioneer Bluffs. “We will begin at the beginning,” says Holder. “Why it is what it is.” Holder draws on 47 years as a KSU Extension Agent in the Flint Hills. As an Agent, he… Continue Reading

Storm Spotter Training

Cottonwood Falls Community Building March 7th, 6:30 pm Storm Fury on the Plains Meteorologists from the National Weather Service office in Wichita has partnered with your local Emergency Management office and will be presenting information that will help prepare storm spotters and weather enthusiasts for the upcoming storm season. Our staff will provide an in… Continue Reading

Bazaar Bazaar

Please join us for a charity event to raise funds for the Bazaar school house and Bazaar cemetery upkeep. The night will include a dinner followed by an auction of various homemade goods! This event will happen December 4th at 6:00 PM at the Bazaar school house on the west side of highway 177, 7… Continue Reading

Country Christmas

November 26-27, 2021 Our annual pre-holiday event will include Friday’s Kid’s Night Before Christmas Out, Saturday all day in Strong City & Cottonwood Falls. A Good Old-Fashioned Christmas at the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, Holiday Home Tours, Santa’s Reindeer, Visit with Cowboy Santa, Lighting of the Historic Court House, Holiday Parade and more! Continue Reading

Emma Chase Friday Night Music 11/19/21

Join us for our 3rd Friday Jam on this Fri Nov 19th. All-acoustic, all-genre Jam starts at 7:30 pm and ends around 9:30. See you indoors at Prairie PastTimes 220 1/2 Broadway, Cottonwood Falls! [Photo below from pre-Covid days] Covid protocol: for your safety and those around you, please wear a mask if not vaccinated… Continue Reading

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