Mark your calendars for

Celebrate Kansas Day!

January 27 @ 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. at Kauffman Museum


Food in the Museum Parking Lot, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Le-J’s BBQ
  • Tacos el Poderosa
  • New Shalom Youth Group
  • Sage & Juliette Coffee 

In the Auditorium sponsored by Union State Bank

  • 1 p.m. – Kansas Day: A Celebration of Animals in Our State
    Stephanie Carlson, education coordinator, Dillon Nature Center
  • 2 p.m. – Life and Death in the Western Interior Seaway of Kansas
    Ian Trevethan, education and outreach coordinator, Sternberg Museum
  • 3 p.m. – Exploring the Changing Distribution of Kansas Mammals
    Matt Peek, wildlife research biologist, Kansas Department of Wildlife

Indoor Activities
sponsored by Bunting Magnetics and Conrade Insurance

  • Animals of Kauffman Museum Scavenger Hunt
  • Origami Birds
  • Prairie Animal Portraits
  • Animal Mask-Making
  • Handcrafted Kansas Cookies for Sale
  • Skulls and Skins Identification
  • Reading Corner
  • Play-Doh Station
  • Rock Painting

Outdoor Activities
sponsored by Bluestem Communities

  • Farmhouse Sing-along
  • Bird Feeder Craft
  • Buffalo Chip Tic Tac Toe
  • Prairie Dog Corn Hole
  • Native American Teepee
  • Blacksmith Bill Moffet
  • Rope Making 
  • Branding Station
  • Corn Shelling
  • Popcorn Popping
  • Vintage Washing Machines
  • Old-fashioned Schoolyard Games
  • Historic Farmhouse

Petting Zoo
sponsored by INTRUST Bank

Horse-drawn Wagon Rides sponsored by the Citizens State Bank – Goessel

Chisholm Trail Interactive History Tours 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Caring Hands Humane Society Adoption Drive

Health Ministries mobile clinic on-site 1-3:30 p.m.


Date: January 27
Time: 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm


Kauffman Museum
27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
Phone: 316-283-1612


Andi Schmidt Andres
Phone: (316) 283-1612


27th and North Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117
Across from the main campus of
Bethel College


(316) 283-1612
Mailing address:
300 E. 27th Street
North Newton, KS, 67117-1716


Tue-Fri  9:30am-4:30pm
Sat-Sun 1:30pm-4:30pm
Closed Mondays and
Major Holidays