Garden City, KS Area Community Calendar

Sep
25
Tue
Southwest Kansas Photography Club Meeting
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Meetings will be held the 4th Tuesday of each month at 105 East Chestnut Street in Garden City.

Sep
27
Thu
Hamlet @ Garden City High School
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm

The GCHS Drama Department will kick-off the 2018-2019 season with William Shakespeare’s classic Hamlet. Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy will be presented at 7 p.m. September 27 and 29, and 2:30 p.m. September 30.

Sep
29
Sat
Whimmydiddle Arts & Crafts Fair @ City Park, Scott City
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Whimmydiddle Arts & Crafts Fair

Saturday, Sept. 29

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Scott City city park

Whimmydiddle Arts and Crafts Festival is always the last Saturday in September and attracts an
estimated 5,000 to 10,000 people annually.

The festival is located in the city park and is free to the public.

The festival features fine arts and crafts of the highest quality work, as well as, a food court with family picnic areas.

All artwork and crafts accepted to be sold and displayed at the Whimmydiddle Arts & Crafts Fair must be original artwork.

Hamlet @ Garden City High School
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm

The GCHS Drama Department will kick-off the 2018-2019 season with William Shakespeare’s classic Hamlet. Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy will be presented at 7 p.m. September 27 and 29, and 2:30 p.m. September 30.

Sep
30
Sun
Hamlet @ Garden City High School
Sep 30 @ 2:30 pm

The GCHS Drama Department will kick-off the 2018-2019 season with William Shakespeare’s classic Hamlet. Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy will be presented at 7 p.m. September 27 and 29, and 2:30 p.m. September 30.

Oct
4
Thu
Camera Club @ Finney County Public Library
Oct 4 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm

Bring a camera, introduce yourself, make friends, and have fun!

 

Oct
6
Sat
Leave a Legacy 5K and 10K Road Races @ The Cancer Center, 401 E. Spruce St., Garden City
Oct 6 @ 8:30 am

The Legacy 10K and Spirit 5K road races are certified by the USA Track & Field Organization and one of the premier races in southwest Kansas.

Individuals and teams have the opportunity to win cash and prizes while honoring their loved ones throughout their epic journey to the finish line.

Proceeds from the races fund the Leave a Legacy Foundation’s mission to improve cancer care resources in southwest Kansas. All proceeds remain in this region. Both Races are USA Track & Field Certified.

$2,500 in cash and prizes.
$500 for overall male and female 10K winners
Additional prizes and cash for 10K and 5K and divisional winners

The cost to enter is $35. Races start at 8:30 a.m., Oct. 6, at The Cancer Center, 410 E. Spruce St., Garden City.

In addition, there will be a pancake feed at 9 a.m. and a Kids Fun Run following the 5K and 10K races. At 7 p.m. on Oct. 6, there will be a Casino Night at The Golf Club at Southwind.

Pre-registration for the 5K and 10K will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 5 at Heartland Cancer Center. Registration will continue at 7:30 a.m. the morning of the race on Oct. 6.

Visit https://runsignup.com/Race/KS/GardenCity/LeaveaLegacy510kRoadRaces to sign up and to find links to more information, as well as donation opportunities to support Leave a Legacy.

 

Oct
10
Wed
Brown Bag Lunch @ Finney County Historical Museum
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm

Finney County Historical Museum’s free, Brown Bag Lunch history lecture series takes place at noon on the second Wednesday each month.

Sessions for the remainder of 2018 are scheduled for Sept. 12, Oct. 10 and Nov. 14.

The museum will provide beverages and dessert. Patrons may bring their lunch.

Admission is free, with access through the north museum entrance.

Brown Bag Lunch noon presentations include:

Taking Care of Your Health, offered Sept. 12 by Alicia Gian Maciulis, managing owner of Roots Juice and Co. Wellness Studio

A session Oct. 10 by Katie Herrick, Johnson City, director of the Stanton County Historical Museum.  Herrick will offer advice on what to do with objects and articles accumulated over a lifetime.  Her presentation entitled “Your Kids Don’t Want Your Stuff and Neither Does the Museum.”

The concluding noon program in the fall segment, “Self-Publishing Your Family History,” will be conducted on Nov. 14 by Jay Cook, Garden City, an accomplished genealogy researcher and author.

 

Oct
11
Thu
Teen Book Club @ Finney County Public Library
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Teen Book Club

Oct
16
Tue
Evening at the Museum @ Finney County Historical Museum
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm

Finney County Historical Museum’s evening lectures offer free admission, beverages and dessert.  Patrons are welcome to bring their own meals, and should use the museum’s north entrance.

“A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words,” on Oct. 16, focusing on ways to trace and discern history through photographs of the past.