July 1 Celebrate America, old-fashioned celebration, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita, Oldcowtown.org.
July 1 Kansas UFO Day, Geneseo.
July 1-4 “Red White and Broadway,” Music Theatre Wichita, mtwichita.org.
July 4 Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration, Abilene, abilenekansas.org.
July 4 Old-Fashioned Fourth of July, Swensson Park, Lindsborg, visitlindsborg.com.
July 4 Old-Fashioned Fourth of July, turtle races, fireworks over Sterling Lake, sterlingkschamber.com.
July 11-15 123rd Official Kansas Wheat Festival, carnival, parade, music, 5K run, car show, arts and crafts, Wellington, welliingtonkschamber.com.
July 13-15 After Harvest Festival, Ellinwood, ellinwoodchamber.com.
July 16-17 Washunga Days, Council Grove, councilgrove.com.
July 19-22 Pretty Prairie Rodeo, nightly dance, Booster Club Arena, pprodeo.com.
July 21-22, 28-29 “Brigadoon,” presented by Broadway RFD, Swensson Park Bandshell, 8:30 p.m., Lindsborg, visitlindsborg.com.
July 22 National Day of the Cowboy, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita, Oldcowtown.org.
July 22-Sept. 15 Women Artists of the West (WAOW) National Exhibit, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton, carriagefactoryartgallery.com.
July 26-30 “Beauty and the Beast,” Music Theatre Wichita, Century II, mtwichita.org.
July 27-30 45th Nicodemus Homecoming Emancipation Celebration, nicodemushomecoming.org.
July 27-30 KKOA Leadsled Spectacular, Salina, visitsalina.org.
July 27-Aug. 6 Dodge City Days, rodeos, parades, concerts, BBQ, food vendors, Dodge City, visitdodgecity.org.
July 29 Carrie’s Annual Birthday Celebration, Little House on the Prairie Museum, Independence, littlehouseontheprairiemuseum.com.
Aug. 1-4 Wild Bill Hickok PRCA Rodeo and Central Kansas Free Fair, Abilene, abilenekansas.org.
Aug. 2-6 PRCA Rodeo, Dodge City, visitdodgecity.org.
Aug. 5 Longhorn Cattle Drive, Dodge City, visitdodgecity.org.
Aug 12 Night Hike and “Jurassic Park” showing, Botanica, Wichita, botanica.org.
Aug. 12 Back to School Blast, half-price admission, Rolling Hills Zoo, Salina, rollinghillszoo.org.
Aug. 16-20 “Ragtime,” Music Theatre Wichita, Century II, mtwichita.org.
Aug. 18 Annual Twine-a-thon, Cawker City, 785-781-4713.
Aug. 25-27 Maker Faire, Exploration Place, Wichita, exploration.org.
Aug. 26 Yoder Heritage Day, Downtown Yoder, 620-728-1223.
Sept. 1-4 Clyde Watermelon Festival, clydekansas.org.
Sept. 6-10 “Cats,” Music Theatre Wichita, Century II, mtwichita.org.
Sept. 8-17 Kansas State Fair, Kansas State Fairgrounds, Hutchinson, kansasstatefair.com.
Sept. 13-17 51st Walnut Valley Festival, five stages of live music, international flat-picking contests, art, crafts, food, Winfield fairgrounds, wvfest.com.
Sept. 15-16 Voices of the Wind People Pageant, Council Grove, councilgrove.com.
Sept. 16 54th annual Hillsboro Arts and Crafts Fair, Hillsboro, hillsboroartsandcraftsfair.org.
Sept. 16-17 45th Annual Art in the Park and Craft Fair, Marion, 620-382-3425.
Sept. 18-24 Monarch Week, Botanica, Wichita, botanica.org.
Sept. 22-24 Peace Treaty Festival, Intertribal Powwow, Kansas Championship Ranch Rodeo, Buckapalooza Rodeo, parade, historical stage show, children’s activities, food, Medicine Lodge, peacetreaty.org.
Sept. 23 Fall Festival: Makers Fair and Junkers Jamboree, Bonner Springs, bonnersprings.org/visit.
Sept. 23 Concordia Fall Fest, parade, Kids Corner, games, entertainment, 785-243-4290.
Sept. 23 City of Gold Festival, El Dorado, eldoks.com.
Sept. 23 Fair on the Square, car and truck show, courthouse square, Lyons, lyons-chamber.com.
Sept. 23-24 Last Run Car Show, Arkansas City, visitarkcity.org.
Sept. 28-Oct. 1 Big Iron Overland Rally, Big Brutus, West Mineral, 620-827-6177.
Sept. 29-30 Annual Volga German Society Oktoberfest, Hays, VisitHays.com.
Sept. 30 Art Carnival, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton, carriagefactoryartgallery.com.
Sept. 30 Piotique Festival, Clay Center, growclaycounty.org.
Sept. 30 Downtown Wellington Fall Festival, Arts & Craft Fair, live music, chili cook-off, apple pie and cinnamon roll contests, Wellington, wellingtonkschamber.com.
Oct. 6-7 2nd Annual Hutchinson Fall Fest, Downtown Hutchinson, hutchrec.com.
Oct. 6-8 Hot Air Balloon Regatta, Columbus, balloon glow at dusk on Friday, three races (weather permitting), Oct. 7 Columbus Day Festival & Hot Air Balloon Regatta, car show, craft fair, entertainment, balloon races, columbusdayballoons.com.
Oct. 7 Wild About Crafts, unique gifts and crafts, food truck and cash bar, Rolling Hills Zoo, Salina, rollinghillszoo.org.
Oct. 7 County Fair, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita, Oldcowtown.org.
Oct. 7 Oakley Fall Festival, Buffalo Bill Cultural Center, schedule at buffalobilloakley.org/annual-events, 785-671-1000.
Oct. 7 Annual Wakonda Indian Festival, authentic performers and food, Glen Elder State Park, waconda.com.
Oct. 13-14 Svensk Hyllningsfest, biennial folk festival celebrating Swedish pioneers, art, crafts, music, ethnic foods, Lindsborg, svenskhyllningsfest.org.
Oct. 14 Steampunk Day, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita, Oldcowtown.org.
Oct. 14 Pumpkin PaZOOla, half-price admission for kids and free pumpkin (while supplies last), Rolling Hills Zoo, Salina, rollinghillszoo.org.
Oct. 20-21 Fort Leavenworth Haunted Walking Tour, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 14 International Lineman’s Rodeo, Agricultural Hall of Fame, Bonner Springs, bonnersprings.org/visit.
Oct. 20-28 Neewollah Festival, Independence, neewollah.com
Oct. 21-22 Hay, Hooves and Halloween, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita, Oldcowtown.org.
Oct. 28-29 Arkalalah, Arkansas City, visitarkcity.org.
Nov. 1-Jan. 1 Territorial Capital Museum’s Christmas tree display, over 250 trees decorated with Victorian, antique and themed ornaments, Lecompton, lecomptonkansas.com.
Nov. 3-Jan. 7 Arctic Adventure, polar playground leverages the latest technology, Exploration Place, Wichita, exploration.org.
Nov. 4 Age of the Gunfighter, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita, Oldcowtown.org.
Nov. 11 Holiday Open House Lindsborg, visitlindsborg.com.
Nov. 21 A Holiday To Remember & Christmas Tree Lighting, Botanica, Wichita, botanica.org.
Nov. 24_Dec. 30 Illuminations, Botanica, Wichita, botanica.org.
Nov. 25 Trail of Lights and Santas Around the World open, Great Bend, exploregreatbend.com, santasaroundtheworld.com.
Nov. 26 Home for the Holidays Festival & Parade, parade at 5:30 p.m., Fire & Ice performance, free ice skating, Great Bend, ExploreGreatBend.com.
Dec. 1-2, 8-9 Victorian Christmas, 6-9 p.m., Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita, Oldcowtown.org.
Dec. 2 Cowtown Christmas, Abilene, abilenekansas.org.
Dec. 2 Artists’ Studio Christmas Open House, visit working studios, Lindsborg, visitlindsborg.com.
Dec. 2 Snowflake Parade, Lindsborg, visitlindsborg.com.
Dec. 2 Five Places of Christmas, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton museums, carriagefactoryartgallery.com.
Dec. 2 Arts & Crafts Fair, Independence, independencehistoricalmuseum.org.
Dec. 9 Wellington Christmas Celebration, lighted parade, free Santa photos, cookies and cocoa, wellingtonkschamber.com.
Dec. 9 St. Lucia Festival and Heritage Festival, music, folk dancers, crowning of St. Lucia during day, with old-fashioned evening celebration at Old Mill Museum complex, Lindsborg, visitlindsborg.com.
Dec. 10 Vintage Homes Tour, Leavenworth, leavenworthhistory.org.