Events

Banner Art Walk set for Saturday

  The 11th annual Banner Art Walk gets underway this Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. in downtown Garden City. According to Garden City Downtown Vision, 50 hand-painted banners are being featured on downtown light poles this fall and will later be auctioned during the Banner Art Auction. The banners […]

Tumbleweed Festival promises great music, family fun

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications A late summer tradition, the 27th annual Tumbleweed Festival is just two weeks away, promising another great weekend of family fun including food, music and children’s activities. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the great atmosphere of the West Green at Lee Richardson […]

Finney County Museum’s annual rib sale fundraiser underway

Orders being taken through Aug. 21; pick up on Aug. 30 The Finney County Historical Society’s annual pre-Labor Day spare rib sale is underway as a fund-raising endeavor to support exhibits, educational programs, research efforts and artifact preservation at the Finney County Museum. According to the Museum, orders may be […]

Jungle Run car show set for this Saturday

The Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo’s Jungle Run IV car show gets underway on Saturday at 8 a.m. on the West Green at the zoo. According to FLRZ, there will be train rides, music and food at the event, as well as cars and awards in seven categories including King […]

Annual Flea Market Festival coming July 14

Finney County Historical Museum’s 9th annual Flea Market Festival is scheduled for July 14 at Lee Richardson Zoo. More than 4,700 people from Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas and additional states attended the festival last summer which features antiques, collectibles, art and crafts. The gathering offers booths set up by 60-plus […]

Beef Empire Days parade information

The Beef Empire Days Parade begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 9, on Main Street in downtown Garden City with more than 100 entries anticipated. Be sure to find your spot to watch along the parade route. Awards will be given to first and second place winners in each category. […]

Beef Empire Days kicks off 50th anniversary today

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Beef Empire Days kicks off its 50th iteration with a boot-scootin’ outdoor concert tonight at the Clarion Inn parking lot featuring two up and comers in the country music scene. Gate opens at 6 p.m. with the opening performer, Hunter Hutchinson, taking the […]

Hitz, Stoecklein inducted into GCHS Hall of Fame

Melinda Hitz, class of 1975, and Alan P. Stoecklein, class of 1973, were inducted into the Garden City High School Hall of Fame on Friday, May 11. Hitz received her associate’s degree from Garden City Community College and is a graduate with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree from […]