Chase County Country Christmas 2020

November 28, 2020 (Saturday after Thanksgiving) MOST EVENTS ARE CANCELED

REVISED; STILL PLANNED The Chase County Old School Development District Holiday Tables and Trees Event is new this year! You are invited to view displays from local businesses and organizations in the comfort of the Gym of the Old Chase County Elementary School in Cottonwood Falls! AND tour the buildig! Private tours are available on Thanksgiving Day and Friday 11/27 & Saturday 11/28  We have altered this event to make it even safer. Opportunities to visit will be by appointment only. Your group will have 45 minutes to self tour without worrying about any other visitors at the same time. The school will be open Thursday, 26th, Friday 27th and Saturday 28th from 9-5. Call 913-481- 0974 for an appointment. There is a $20 donation required to reserve a spot.

CANCELED Pioneer Bluffs near Matfield Green will have several outdoor areas decorated for the holidays and invites you to bring your family and friends (furry ones too) for the perfect Christmas Card Photo Op. 10am-4pm (Friday, too!)

CANCELED The Remembrance Service & Memory Tree will be held at Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home in Cottonwood Falls at 10:30 am. Social distancing and mas

CANCELED Saturday evening events start in Strong City with the Lighting of the Historic Caboose at 6pm. There the children’s names will be collected for a prize drawing to be held in Cottonwood Falls before the famous Lighting of the Historic Courthouse. Santa will throw the switch and join the parade on his way to the North Pole starting at 7pm.






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By Brogan Gillmore During the hot spring days of late May, Chase County holds its annual rodeo, with bull riding, mutton busting, calf scrambles and plenty of beer. And in the thick of it all is Toni Schneider, director of the Chase County Chamber of Commerce, and arguably one of the most involved people in…