Where to celebrate Kansas Day


Celebrate Kansas Day at nature center

On Saturday, Jan. 28, the Great Plains Nature Center (GPNC) will host its Kansas Day celebration.
This free open house event will highlight the organization and the beautiful state of Kansas. The event is open to all ages.
Visitors will be able to learn about upcoming events such as Walk with Wildlife and Art on the Trail; GPNC clubs; Kansas trivia; volunteer opportunities; GPNC’s favorite things (program starts at 11 a.m.); the 2023 annual guide and more.
The event runs 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 6232 E. 29th St. N. in Wichita.
The Great Plains Nature Center is a cooperative project between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, City of Wichita, and the Friends of the Great Plains Nature Center nonprofit organization.
These partners share a common goal of providing opportunities for the public to investigate, understand and develop an appreciation for wildlife and the environment, while promoting sound stewardship of natural resources.

Museum to celebrate Kansas Day

WICHITA – The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum will celebrate Kansas Day with song and verse on Sunday, Jan. 29. The celebration will run 2-3 p.m. at 204 S. Main, Wichita.
Musician and radio personality Orin Friesen will serve as master of ceremonies. Featured will be the Diamond W Wranglers, Jenny Lou and the Buckaroos, and cowboy poet Scott Wiswell. Performances will be in the DeVore Auditorium on the second floor.
The program will available to remote audiences by registering at the museum’s website, www.wichitahistory.org/events.
While at the museum, explore local history. The museum occupies the original 1890 Wichita City Hall.
Regular admission to the museum is $5 for adults and $2 for children. On Sunday, free admission is available through a gift from the Ruth Spooner Stone Charitable Trust, Intrust Bank.
For more information, call 316-265-9314 or visit wichitahistory.org.