Tag: Finney County Historical Museum

MUSEUM OPEN HOUSE FEATURING CHRISTMAS EXHIBIT, LIVE MUSIC & ART

           People across Southwest Kansas are invited to celebrate Christmas at the Finney County Historical Museum, where the annual holiday open house has been scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 14.            The come and go gathering will offer seasonal snacks, live music and the museum’s Christmas […]

STONE ARTIFACTS AND BEE-KEEPING PROGRAMS COMING UP

Brown Bag Lunch and Evening at the Museum series sessions Nov. 13 & 19 Two more fall season presentations are coming up as part of the Finney County Historical Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch and Evening at the Museum history lecture series in Garden City, one about a surprising aspect of […]

SIGNS & SCENES EXHIBIT OPENS AT FINNEY COUNTY MUSEUM

Visitors to the Finney County Historical Museum in Garden City can take a short trip down Memory Lane through a small new exhibit that opened today in the Front Door Gallery.             The exhibit, which will remain on display until Thanksgiving, is entitled “Signs and Scenes…Images and Iconography from Finney […]

Lunch, Evening programs set to resume at FC Museum

The Big Pool shown during the 1950s. Photo courtesy Finney County Historical Museum GARDEN CITY — The Finney County Historical Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch and Evening at the Museum programs are resuming soon for fall with a new series of six free presentations about history. The noon programs will begin […]

Retired Telegram Sports Editor authors book

The Finney County Historical Museum will host a book signing from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 25 for retired Garden City Telegram Sports Editor Brett Marshall, who has just produced an extensive volume on a half-century of Kansas high school football playoffs. Marshall’s book, “Under the Lights: 50 Years of […]

10th annual Flea Market Festival on tap for July 13

Visitors to the 2017 Flea Market peruse some of the wares at one of the booths. Vendor registration is open for the Finney County Historical Museum’s 10th Annual Flea Market Festival scheduled for July 13 at Lee Richardson Zoo, and the museum is currently accepting donated items. More than 4,500 […]

Finney County Museum switches to summer hours

The Finney County Historical Museum, 403 S. Fourth St., Garden City, has extended its exhibit hours for the summer season effective May 28 through mid-August. Hours to see museum exhibits are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, as well as 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is free.       […]

‘Evening in the Past’ to feature Holliday reenactor

Southwest Kansans can step back in time and met Old West legend John Henry “Doc” Holliday at the Finney County Historical Society’s upcoming Evening in the Past, set for 6 p.m. May 25 on the patio at the Finney County Museum. The program will feature a living history performance by […]