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January 2021

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

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kauffman Museum, 27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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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. Kansas Day Schedule Update: Outdoor stations canceled! Food trucks not available. Indoor museum exhibits available. Limited entry due to COVID-19. Kansas Day in a Box pick-up, cookie sales, take-home craft pick-up available inside the…

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“Mennonite – Food – Traditions” by Glen Ediger

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Celebrate Kansas Day! Virtual Event: Join us online for "Mennonite - Food - Traditions" a virtual Zoom presentation by Glen Ediger. Ediger will give a brief history of Mennonites who immigrated to Kansas and how foods enjoyed in Kansas today are influenced by that history. He will speak about the traditional foods of the Low-German Mennonites and discuss his 30 favorite foods. Sign up to attend on Zoom.  Ediger publishes a Mennonite Farmer blog on Facebook offering weekly posts about…

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“The Immigrants Who Built Newton: One Spike at a Time” by Jenny Masais

January 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A Celebrate Kansas Day! Virtual Event – "The Immigrants Who Built Newton: One Spike at a Time" by Jenny Masias. History, important contributions, and crucial economic role that Mexican immigrants have made to Newton, Kansas, and beyond.

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April 2021

Earth Day Trail Walk

April 24 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kauffman Museum, 27th & Main St.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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Community participants will walk (or bike) to seven of the eight stations along the concrete North Newton trail from Kansas Avenue to Chisholm Trail park (north of Kauffman Museum). At each station they can stop to learn about local history and get a card stamped. Participants that walk the whole trail and get seven stamps may stop at the museum to pick up a packet of trail mix. Walkers and bikers may start at the Newton Dog Park or at Kauffman Museum…

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May 2021

FaspBox Spring Event

May 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
At Home
$50.00

Celebrate spring and enjoy Low German Mennonite food culture with FaspBox, faspa in a box from Kauffman Museum! Faspa is a light, evening meal consisting of bread, meat, jam, butter and cheese. Register by April 26, 2021 to take part in this exciting event and receive exclusive access to FaspBox programming.

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