Hillbilly Glow Run/ Walk 5k

Don’t miss Glow-In-The-Dark FUN at the 1st annual Hillbilly Glow Run / Walk 5K Friday July 25th starting at 9pm at the North Lake Park, Garnett. Entry Fee the day of the race is $35.00. Kids Run Age 5-12 is $25.00. All participants will receive a glow-in-dark essentials.

Best Dressed Hillbilly Contest

Attention Run/Walk Participants: 4 lucky winners of this best dressed contest will get to meet the Casey Donahew Band backstage at Cornstock, Sept. 27th .

The first man and first woman to cross the finish line will win meet and greets too!

All proceeds of this run/walk will benefit the Anderson County Corn Festival (Cornstock) Scholarship Fund.


134th Coffey County Fair Schedule – Burlington

134th Coffey County Fair  2014 Schedule

Fair Theme- “Grow It, Sew It, Show It at the Coffey County Fair”

Pre-fair Activities

July 14 2 pm                            Demonstration / Consumer Judging

July 17 5 pm                             Horse Show at Rodeo Arena Kelley Park

July 18 4 pm                 Buymanship Style Review at New Strawn Community Bldg

            7 pm                 Construction Style Review at New Strawn Community Bldg

July 18 5 pm to 9 pm                 Barbecue Cookoff- open to the public at Kelley Park

July 19 8 am to 5 pm    Barbecue Cookoff- open to the public at Kelley Park


Wednesday, July 23

7:30 am to 1 pm                        Entries Made

9 am                                         Judge 4-H Foods and Arts & Crafts

10 am                                       Judge 4-H Woodworking

1 pm                                         Open Class Exhibit Buildings closed for judging

3 pm to 8 pm                            Livestock, Poultry and Rabbit check-in

4 pm                                         Food Sale at 4-H Building

6 pm                                         4-H Building Closes

                                                Dog, Cat and Hand Pet Show at show arena

Thursday, July 24

8 am                                         Judge Rabbits (barn closed)

10 am                                       Judge Poultry (barn closed)

9 am to 9 pm                            All exhibit buildings open to public

11 am                                       Bucket Calf Show

5 pm                                         Sheep & Meat Goat Show

Following Sheep & Meat Goat Show                  Doxie Wiener Dog Fun Run in show arena

7 pm                                         Coffey County Farm Bureau Pedal Power Tractor Pull (ages 4-12) Midway

8 pm                                         Horse Pull Grandstands

Friday, July 25

 9 am to 9 pm                            All exhibit buildings open to public

 9 am                                         4-H Ambassadors Announced

Beef Show

4:30 pm to 8:30 pm                   Petting Zoo

6 pm                                         Parade

Sweet 6 & 16 Ceremony

8 pm                                         Parade of Purples Style Review in lawn west of Kelley Hall

7:30 pm                                    Rivertown Music Show

Saturday, July 26

7 am to 9 am                             Central National Bank Fair Breakfast under grandstands

8:30 am                                    Swine Show

9 am to 9 pm                            All exhibit buildings open to public

1 pm                                         Dairy Cow & Dairy Goat Show

4 pm                                         Livestock Skill-a-thon

4:30 pm to 8:30 pm                   Petting Zoo

7 pm                                         Demolition Derby

Sunday, July 27

6 am to 10 am                    Animals Not Involved in Round Robin or

           Premium Sale Released

9 am                                         Horseshoe Pitch

9am                                          Worship Service in show arena

 10:30 am                                   Round Robin Showmanship

 1 pm                                         All exhibit buildings open to public

                                                            Bale Toss on north side of Swine Barn

4:30 pm to 6 pm                        Check out exhibits from buildings & premium collection

 5 pm                                         Trophy Presentation

 5:30 pm                                    Bucket Calf Scramble

 6 pm                                         Livestock Sale


Wilson County Fair 2014

Wilson County Fair

Free Football Camp – Iola

Free Football Camp for boys going into 3rd-8th grade. July 29-31, from 5:30-8:30 pm, at the Iola High School Football Stadium, Riverside Park, Iola. Doug Kerr and the Iola High School Football Team will be instructing the camp. No pre-registration necessary.

CHS Food & Facts Series – Burlington

In the next Coffey Health System Food & Facts presentation, Gabe Wurdeman, D.D.S. of RockCreek Dental will discuss the different types of periodontal diseases, risk factors, and prevention. His presentation will also include periodontal disease signs and symptoms and available treatments to restore oral health.

The public is invited to attend the Food & Facts presentation on Friday, August 1, from noon to 1 p.m. in Coffey County Hospital’s Allen Woods 2 Conference Room.  Attendance and lunch are free.  Seating is limited, so register today by contacting Lacey Ballard at (620) 364-2121 Ext. 4174 or  Information and online registration is also available at

The Food & Facts series, previously known as Lunch & Learn, is a community service of Coffey Health System.

Allen County Fair – Iola

Don’t miss this years Allen County Fair Friday July 25th – Saturday August 2nd.

Friday, July 25

  • 6pm- Mutton Busting, rodeo arena
  • 8pm URA-MRCA Rodeo, rodeo arena

Saturday, July 26

  • 8am – Smokin’ Hot Cars & BBQ at Riverside Park. More info call 365-9740
  • 10:30a – Dry Land Turtle Race, baby barnyard
  • 6pm- Mutton Busting, rodeo arena
  • 8pm URA-MRCA Rodeo, rodeo arena

Sunday, July 27

  • 5:30p-8p Kiwanis Train Ride, pick up near the baby barnyard
  • 8pm – Draft Horse Pull

Monday, July 28

  • 5:30 – 8p – Kiwanis Train Ride, pick up near the baby barnyard
  • 6:30p – Shodeo, rodeo arena
  • 7:30p – Local Talent Show – Free Stage east of Comm Bldg.

Tuesday, July 29

  • 5:30 – 8p – Kiwanis Train Ride, pick up near the baby barnyard
  • 6-8:30p – Gail Ritter Pedal Pull
  • 6-9p – Baby Barnyard 75 Birthday Celebration
  • 6:30p – FREE Watermelon Feed, near show arena

Wednesday, July 30

  • 5:30 – 8p – Kiwanis Train Ride, pick up near the baby barnyard
  • 6-9p – Program by Kansas Dept. of Wildlife and Parks, baby barnyard
  • 7p- Ranch Rodeo, rodeo arena
  • 7:30p – Fashion Show, Free Stage east of Community Bldg.

Thursday, July 31

  • 7pm – 4-H and FFA Livestock Premium Auction, Show Arena

Saturday, August 2

  • 1p – Mud Run, Wide Open Speed Park, Humboldt
  • 6pm – Tractor Pull, Rodeo Arena

*Event Tickets are $5 each. Some events require two event tickets for admission. For more information call 620-228-2101

Allen County Fair 2014


Antiques What’s It Worth – Burlington

Ever wonder if that family heirloom is the real deal? Think that yard sale bargain might be worth a lot more than you paid? Find out what it is worth at the Coffey County Museum on Saturday, August 2nd from 9am – 1pm. Only an informal verbal approximation of value will be given. Money raised will go towards the restoration of the Rural Dale Schoolhouse and the Bethel Church that is on the museum’s property.

$7 per item or 3 items for $15. 3 item limit per person.

Please sheath or wrap any sword, knife or sharp object to prevent injury. Only unloaded firearms allowed; ammunition will not be allowed into the event. Security will be checking these items at the door.

Coffey County Caregiver Luncheon

A two hour video on dementia care by Teepa Snow will be presented at the Coffey County Caregiver Luncheon on Friday August 8th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Coffey County Hospital.

RSVP by August 1st to Phyllis at 785-242-7123 ext. 113

Sponsored by the East Central Kansas Aging and Disability Resource Center.

3rd Annual Chanute Blues Blast


Anderson County Fair 2014

Anderson Co Fair

Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen

This year Dairy Queen  is celebrating Miracle Treat Day with even more magic.

On Thursday August 14th, 2014, $1 or more from every Blizzard® Treat purchased at participating DQ® stores will be donated to your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to help children in need.

Together we can provide hope and healing to sick and injured children in your community. Participating in this years Miracle Treat Day is Dairy Queen’s in Garnett, Burlington and Ottawa.

Haunt For Hirschsprung’s Hot Rod Run- Iola

Hot rod

GACC 19th Annual Golf Classic

Golf classic

American Legion Post 13 Breakfast

The American Legion Post 13 in Yates Center invites the public to breakfast at the American Legion Hall, on the northwest corner of the square in Yates Center, for all you can eat biscuits/gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage links, hash browns, juice and coffee. Adults are $6, children 6-12 are just $3 and children under 5 eat free! Serving from 7-10am on the following dates:

  • June 21st
  • July 19th
  • August 16th
  • September 20th
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