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Celebrate Kansas Day! “Cultural Crossroads: Our Stories, Our Foods”

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Celebrate Kansas Day! at Kauffman Museum. Celebrate our state’s birthday with this free Kansas Day event at Kauffman Museum! This year’s theme is, “Cultural Crossroads: Our Stories, Our Foods” to celebrate our vibrant community of makers! Kansas Day activities will be in-person AND online this year.
In the museum parking lot:
• Food trucks
• Local food producer booths
• Do-it-yourself craft kits (to take home with you!)
• A virtual presentation by Glen Ediger, on Mennonite ethnic foods, time TBA.
• A virtual presentation by Jenny Masias, “The Immigrants Who Built Newton: One Spike at a Time,” time TBA.
The museum will be open in a limited capacity showing the traveling Smithsonian exhibit, “Crossroads: Change in Rural America” and the local companion exhibit, “Of Land & People: Our Community at a Crossroads of Change.”
The exhibition will encourage you to:
• Take Another Look! at Kauffman Museum permanent exhibits with related themes.
• Take a Walk! outdoors to discover additional content along North Newton trails.
• Add your hopes, dreams and critiques to the Community Response wall.


January 30
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Kauffman Museum
27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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