The Rodeo Comes to Town!

JUNE 3, 4 & 5, 2021 “Rodeo weekend schedule features evening performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 o’clock,” said Toni Schneider, rodeo board member.“The rodeo museum and a trade show open each evening at 6:00,” noted Schneider, Chase County Chamber of Commerce director. “There will also be a kid’s ‘buckaroo/ buckarette’ rodeo at 6… Continue Reading

Quarter

In 2010, the United States Mint began issuing 56 quarter-dollar coins featuring designs depicting national parks and other national sites as part of the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Program. The America the Beautiful Quarters® Program featured coins with the reverse designs depicting national parks and other national sites. Each year five new… Continue Reading

River Suite in the Fall Dinner & Music on the Bridge

Gates will open at 6pm with happy hour music by Tallgrass Express. New this year, hard cider from Meadowlark Farm, Orchard & Cidery of Rosehill, KS will be available for purchase! There will also be a cash bar serving wine & beer. Dinner service will start at 7pm. Entertainment by Tallgrass Express will resume at 8pm! Order Tickets online… Continue Reading

Open House Symphony Saturday at Pioneer Bluffs

Pioneer Bluffs barn and house will be open on Saturday, June 11. Whether you are heading to the Symphony in the Flint Hills (which is just up the road from Pioneer Bluffs this year), or simply out enjoying the Flint Hills, this is a chance to tour our National Register Historic District. Our volunteers will… Continue Reading

Emma Chase Friday Night Music summer season begins

Emma Chase Friday Night Music is back in full swing this summer season with jam sessions from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. every first, third and fifth Friday of each month. Depending on the weather, this family friendly event is partnered with and located at Prairie PastTimes and in front of the Flint Hills Symphony, according… Continue Reading

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

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