Events

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 […]

Beef Empire Days to announce 50th events during fundraiser

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Excitement is brewing for the 50th anniversary of Beef Empire Days. To kick off this year’s hallmark celebration of the beef industry, organizers are putting on the Beef Empire Days Rodent Racin’ Ball & Auction tomorrow night. The event gets underway at 5:30 […]

Museum noon lecture series resumes

Finney County Historical Museum kicked off a new round of its Brown Bag Lunch program on Tuesday with a presentation by museum education coordinator Johnetta Hebrlee that focused on homesteading and settlement in Kansas and the southwest portion of the state. The annual series traditionally provides live presentations about history […]

Schools, college offer Valentine entertainment

Garden City Public Schools and Garden City Community College have a variety of Valentine’s Day entertainment in store coming up. Edith Scheuerman Tigerrific Sign Choir to provide singing/signing valentines The Edith Scheuerman Elementary School Tigerrific Sign Choir will provide a singing/signing valentine to a friend, parents, grandparents, or anyone you […]

Museum’s Brown Bag lunch series set to begin

The Finney County Historical Society’s first Brown Bag Lunch program of 2018 will get under way Tuesday, Feb. 6, kicking off a month-long series of five presentations — a change from the original four scheduled. The annual series traditionally provides live presentations about history and related topics at noon each […]