Events

DAY PROGRAM

A Day Program with updates since the printed guide came out in March, is available at each of the three county Information Centers. Or, you can download a copy here and print to take with you. This version is an easier to read version than the printed guide but you may still need to reference the guide for more information.  PLEASE NOTE! Change to the National Weather Service schedule. Tours will not be offered on Sunday and limited to two hours on Saturday. Please call the number listed on their entry for more information.  (See Sherman County)

Wallace County Senior Center
Wallace County

Wallace County Senior Center

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 See description 223 N. Main, Sharon Springs, KS 67758 785.852-.807

Drop-ins welcome for restroom, refreshments, conversation and information. Offering a display of antique quilts, a craft corner, including boxed greeting cards, are sold on donation basis. Coffee, tea, cookies, and a place to relax, warm up or cool down. Thursday 9am-Noon MT / 10am-1pm CT, Friday 10am-5pm MT / 11am-6pm CT, Saturday 10am-3pm MT / 11am-4pm CT.

Tri-State Engine & Thresher Show Grounds
Cheyenne County

Tri-State Engine & Thresher Show Grounds

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 7:00am to 7:00pm CDT Bird City, KS 67731 785.734.2291

Tri-State Engine & Thresher Show Grounds, east side of Bird City off U.S. Hwy. 36 and County Road 29. Rural heritage explored with not only steam engines but also antique tractors, player piano, replicas of rooms in old homesteads, sod house, country school house, toy museum, antique vehicles and more.

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Open House at the Flag Room
Cheyenne County

Open House at the Flag Room

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Thursday May 02, 2019 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM CDT 107 W. Bressler, Bird City, KS 67731 785.734.2556

Open House at the Flag Room, American Legion. View the impressive "Flag Room" at the American Legion Hall and visit with a local legion member.

Wright's Sunflower Oil Open House
Cheyenne County

Wright's Sunflower Oil Open House

Friday May 03, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 10:00am to 2:00pm CDT Bird City, KS 67731 785.734.7044

Wright's Sunflower Oil Open House, (From U.S. Hwy. 36 and Bird, 1/2 mi. east on U.S. Hwy. 36, 3 mi. north on Road 29.

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Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee
Cheyenne County

Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 11:00am to 11:30am CDT Bird City, KS 67731 620.937.2101

Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee, Van Doren Park, Rich and Lebow.

Cheylin High School Promenade
Cheyenne County

Cheylin High School Promenade

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 06:30 PM to 07:00 PM CDT 107 W. Bressler, Bird City, KS 67731 785.734.2341

Cheylin High School Promenade, American Legion Hall. Watch a time-honored tradition as students, dressed in their finest, parade before the School Prom.

GeoCaching
Cheyenne County

GeoCaching

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 7:00am to 7:00pm CDT 607.351.3796

Look for a list of geocaches for all three counties at geocaching.com. (New to geocaching? Sign up at geocaching.com.) A new geocache location will be revealed on May 2. Printed lists will be available at all three county information centers. For information contact Karen Weber at ksweber1@hotmail.com or call.

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Arikaree Breaks Self-Guided Driving Tour
Cheyenne County

Arikaree Breaks Self-Guided Driving Tour

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 7:00am to 7:00pm CDT St. Francis, KS 67756 785.332.3508

Arikaree Breaks Self-Guided Driving Tour. Pick up an Arikaree Breaks Driving Tour Map at the Information Kiosk at the St. Francis Rest Area on U.S. Hwy. 36 or next door at the Cheyenne County Museum. Take a spectacular drive through farming and ranching country to an area that proves Kansas is not flat. Fourteen miles north of the intersection of Washington and Benton in St. Francis, you will find an interpretive sign at the overlook which is a great place for photos of the "Grand Canyon of Kansas.'

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Birding Paradise
Cheyenne County

Birding Paradise

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 7:00am to 7:00pm CDT St. Francis, KS 67756 785.332.3508

Birding Paradise. Cheyenne County has larger amounts of riparian habitat and surface water than most of Western Kansas. Two sites near town offer good chances to spot birds. Find the first location south of St. Francis. Drive west on U.S. Hwy. 36 and take the first left (River Rd.) just before the bridge and follow the road southwest for three miles to the St. Francis Wildlife Area on the north side of the road. The second site, Keller Pond, is located just north of St. Francis on River Road. Birds seen in Cheyenne County include Golden Eagles, Western Tanager, Western Wood-Pewee, Black-billed Magpie and Purple Martin.

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Keller Pond and River Walk
Cheyenne County

Keller Pond and River Walk

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 7:00am to 7:00pm CDT St. Francis, KS 67756 785.332.3508

Keller Pond and River Walk. From Quincy and Washington, two blocks west to River, then north for 1/4 mile. Trailhead is on north side of River. Located on the northwest edge of town, Keller Pond is a great place to have a picnic lunch, go for a walk, or catch some fish (state license required). The recreation site now has a walking trail completely around both east and west ponds, a new walking bridge, young shade trees, and benches.

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Riverside Par 3 Challenge
Cheyenne County

Riverside Par 3 Challenge

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 11:00am to 9:00pm CDT 1215 US-36, St Francis, KS 67756 214.300.1571

Caddy Shack at Riverside, (one mile west of St. Francis). Enjoy four challenging Par 3 holes on Cheyenne County's premiere golf course. NOTE: The following information has changed since the program was printed. The Par 3 setup is available only on Saturday, May 4. Riverside features a 9-hole course that is a unique challenge with natural features of Northwest Kansas. Enjoy a cold drink and appetizer at the Caddy Shack Bar and Grill. Par 3 Challenge with cart rental is $20 (golf clubs available for $5 rental). Call to set up a tee time. 785.332.3401.

St. Francis Motorcycle Museum
Cheyenne County

St. Francis Motorcycle Museum

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 9:00am to 8:00pm CDT 110 E. Washington, St. Francis, KS 67756 785.332.2400

Excellent displays of vintage motorcycles including early Indian and Harley-Davidson classics, Flanders, Cleveland, Suzuki, Yamaha, and Triumph. Individual tours of the museum will be offered or enjoy seeing it at your own pace. Donations welcome.

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Cheyenne County Museum
Cheyenne County

Cheyenne County Museum

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm CDT St. Francis, KS 67756 785.332.4950

Cheyenne County Museum. Extended hours at museum for the BKRT. An outstanding feature of the museum is a diorama, complete with prehistoric fossils that were uncovered locally. 201 W. U.S. Hwy. 36.

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Free Popcorn!
Cheyenne County

Free Popcorn!

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Friday May 03, 2019 10:00am to 5:00pm CDT 530 US-36, St Francis, KS 67756 785.332.2188

Free Popcorn!, Yost Ford. When Mr. Yost was alive, he designated every Wednesday as Popcorn Day. As a special tribute during the BKRT, popcorn will be served on Thursday and Friday. Stop by the most customer friendly dealership in Northwest Kansas and meet Larry Finley, an extremely knowledgeable, community minded gentleman.

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Quincy Gallery Show
Cheyenne County

Quincy Gallery Show

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 10:30am to 7:00pm CDT St. Francis, KS 67756 785.332.0308

Quincy Gallery Show "Local Flavor" Multi-Artist Show/Exhibit, Quincy Gallery-Cheyenne Center for Creativity, 109 North Quincy.

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Live Music at Fresh Seven
Cheyenne County

Live Music at Fresh Seven

Friday May 03, 2019 - Friday May 03, 2019 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM CDT 312 W. Washington, St. Francis, KS 67756 785.772.1202

Live Music at Fresh Seven. Listen to the original sounds of Adler and Hearne. Limited dinner menu available plus handcrafted cocktails and microbrews. Live music donation $10-$20 appreciated.

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Live Music at Fresh Seven
Cheyenne County

Live Music at Fresh Seven

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM CDT 312 W. Washington, St. Francis, KS 67756 785.772.1202

Live Music at Fresh Seven. Listen to the original sounds of Anna P.S. while you enjoy free snacks, handcrafted cocktails and microbrews. Live music donation of $10-$20 appreciated.

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Garden Tour
Cheyenne County

Garden Tour

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm CDT 1565 US-36, St. Francis, KS 67756 785.332.2950

Garden Tour, Kellner Homestead, (east of town). View the vast "home garden" of long time gardener, Elmer Kellner, and learn about different gardening techniques he has successfully used.

Kids Make It & Take It Art Projects
Cheyenne County

Kids Make It & Take It Art Projects

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM CDT 218 W. Washington, St. Francis, KS 67756 785.332.4231

Kids Make It & Take It Art Projects, Art Hub. Come and go art activities for kids.

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Art Studio Tour
Cheyenne County

Art Studio Tour

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 1:00pm to 4:00pm CDT St. Francis, KS 67756 785.332.0308

Art Studio Tour, Quincy Gallery-Cheyenne Center for Creativity. A come and go art studio tour experience. Pick up map for studio's at Quincy Gallery, 109 N. Quincy.

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Sand Creek to Cherry Creek
Cheyenne County

Sand Creek to Cherry Creek

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 3:00pm to 4:00pm CDT St. Francis, KS 67756 785.332.4950

"Sand Creek to Cherry Creek', a talk by Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Park Ranger at the Old Country Church on the grounds at the Cheyenne County Museum, 201 W. U.S. Hwy. 36.

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Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee
Cheyenne County

Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 3:00pm to 3:30pm CDT E. Washington and N. Denison, St. Francis, KS 67756 620.937.2101

Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee, Sawhill Park band shell, downtown.

Wallace County Cruisers Car and Bike Show
Wallace County

Wallace County Cruisers Car and Bike Show

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 9:00am to 4:00pm CDT Ferlen and 3rd, Sharon Springs, KS 67758 607.351.3796

Wallace County Cruisers Car and Bike Show. Ferlen Avenue from 3rd to 5th. Car show participants register at Catholic Parish Center, 116 W. 4th, 8am MT / 9am CT; contact Angie for entry pre-registration. Awards at 2pm MT / 3pm CT at Parish Center. Besides vintage and classic cars and bikes you'll find food vendors, children's activities, community-wide garage sales, hot dog eating contest, free movie and tri-county poker run.

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Sherman County Driving Tour
Sherman County

Sherman County Driving Tour

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 10:00am to 6:00pm CDT 785.890.4595

Sherman County Driving Tour. For assistance, visit High Plains Museum, 1717 Cherry. An app is available to download for the driving tour. A print version of the tour will be available at the museum and BKRT Information Center.

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Sherman County Scavenger Hunt
Sherman County

Sherman County Scavenger Hunt

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 7:00am to 7:00pm CDT 785.821.4233

Sherman County Scavenger Hunt using GPS Coordinates. Discover explorer-y attractions throughout Sherman County using GPS coordinates. The first 20 to be returned will win a prize! Mail to Sherman County CVB, PO Box 927, Goodland, KS 67735. Click on "Read More" to take you a page where you can download and print the scavenger hunt.

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Lawn Games
Sherman County

Lawn Games

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 10:00am to 6:00pm CDT 2802 Commerce, Goodland, KS 67735 607.351.3796

Lawn Games, Mid-America Camp Inn. Relax by playing a lawn game! Set up one of the provided lawn games and put them away when done. Games will be sitting on the lawn in their own boxes.

National Weather Service Tour
Sherman County

National Weather Service Tour

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 10:00am to 1:00pm CDT 920 Armory, Goodland, KS 67735 785.899.7508 or 785.899.2360

UPDATE: Due to potential severe weather, tours have been cancelled for Sunday and tours on Saturday are limited to two hours in the morning. Call the numbers listed to register and/or for more information. Tours for Friday are as scheduled with no changes. National Weather Service Tour, (located by the airport). Please provide ages of those in your party and a phone number in case of cancellation. Age will be used to customize the presentation. Registration will begin April 22. Please only call in the a.m. Tour size per session limited to 20. Call to pre-register. 9am-12pm MT / 10am-1pm CT. Call 785.899.7508 or if busy, call 785.899.2360.

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Exploring Sherman County Music Exhibit
Sherman County

Exploring Sherman County Music Exhibit

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 10:00am to 6:00pm CDT 1717 Cherry, Goodland, KS 67735 785.890.4595

Exploring Sherman County Music Exhibit, High Plains Museum.

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Build Your Own Helicopter
Sherman County

Build Your Own Helicopter

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 10:00am to 6:00pm CDT 1717 Cherry, Goodland, KS 67735 785.890.4595

Build Your Own Helicopter, High Plains Museum. Build your own helicopter then fly your own creation. The flight times will be noted and saved. At the end of the weekend times will compared and a champion will be named.

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Fingerprinting and Jail Tours
Sherman County

Fingerprinting and Jail Tours

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 10:00am to 4:00pm CDT Goodland, KS 67735 785.890.4835

Fingerprinting and Jail Tours, Sherman County Bastille (Jail). Fingerprinting is a program for parents to protect their children. Parents keep the fingerprint and can provide them to law enforcement if and when necessary. Law enforcement does not retain the fingerprints. Each set of fingerprints requires about 15 minutes. Jail tours will be provided if available. On Saturday, additional hours in the evening are from 7-9 pm CT. 813 1/2 Broadway Ave.

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Story Walk, Simple Arts, and Crafts
Sherman County

Story Walk, Simple Arts, and Crafts

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 10:00am to 8:00pm CDT 812 Broadway, Goodland, KS 67735 785.899.5461

Story Walk, Simple Arts, and Crafts, Goodland Public Library. Activities for children throughout the day. Come see the mysterious Kansas Room painting and the Railroad Window.

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Ennis-Handy House Tours
Sherman County

Ennis-Handy House Tours

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM CDT 202 W. 13th, Goodland, KS 67735 785.821.1349

Ennis-Handy House Tours. Tour the beautiful 1906 Queen Anne house adorned with gingerbread trim and covered porches. Sponsored by the Sherman County Historical Society.

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Olde Westport Spice Factory Tours
Sherman County

Olde Westport Spice Factory Tours

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM CDT 1218 Main, Goodland, KS 67735 913.233.9809

Olde Westport Spice Factory Tours. See where this family-owned company makes and ships their special blend spices, seasoning and dry soups. They ship world-wide!

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Kansas jigsaw puzzle and play board games
Sherman County

Kansas jigsaw puzzle and play board games

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 01:00 PM to 09:00 PM CDT 1218 Main, Goodland, KS 67735 785.504.9020

Kansas jigsaw puzzle and play board games. Terra Bona Hawai'ian Shaved Ice. Join the fun completing a State of Kansas jigsaw puzzle, play board games, and cards. We will have all your favorite board games set up.

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Visit with Gary - Garrett Liquor and Laundry Center
Sherman County

Visit with Gary - Garrett Liquor and Laundry Center

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM CDT 918 Main, Goodland, KS 67735 785.890.5972

Visit with Gary, Garrett Liquor and Laundry Center. Visiting with the locals is a good way to learn more about a town and appreciate its people and history. Gary is known as a 'true Sherman County treasure.' He's a former Rock Island Railroad worker and has a vast amount of knowledge about Sherman County, past and present! He likes to sit outside his store when the weather is nice and is looking forward to visitors during the BKRT. He has extra chairs in the back and will bring as many onto the sidewalk as needed. Check out the train track that hangs from the ceiling in the liquor store and the large collection of liquor bottle decanters.

White Eagle Gas Station Open House
Sherman County

White Eagle Gas Station Open House

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM CDT E. 17th and Clark, Goodland, KS 67735 785.821.4362

White Eagle Gas Station Open House. Enjoy Goodland businessman Rod Cooper's restored 1928 White Eagle Gas Station, moved to Goodland from Kanorado. See an impressive range of petroliana (oil company collectibles) in the restored station.

Open House at the Gulick House
Sherman County

Open House at the Gulick House

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 6:00pm to 9:00pm CDT Goodland, KS 67735 785.821.4362

Open House at the Gulick House. The late 19th-century Gulick House was home to physician Dr. A.C. Gulick who practiced in Goodland for nearly 60 years. The house was restored to its original condition by current owner, Rod Cooper, and displays many of the family's personal and medical artifacts. A highlight is the home's beautiful parquet floors. It is not regularly open to the public and is a rare treat to see. Located at the corner of W. 11th and Grand Avenue.

Goodland High School Baseball
Sherman County

Goodland High School Baseball

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Thursday May 02, 2019 4:00pm to 6:00pm CDT Goodland, KS 67735 785.890.5656

Goodland High School Baseball, Memorial Field. Bring your own lawn chair, sit back and enjoy the game! Located at 1305 W. 25th, behind Super 8.

Goodland Junior High Spring Concert
Sherman County

Goodland Junior High Spring Concert

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Thursday May 02, 2019 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM CDT 1203 Cherry, Goodland, KS 67735 785.890.5656

Goodland Junior High Spring Concert, Goodland Junior High. Wouldn't these students be pleased to see visitors from out of town attend their concert'

Movie showing at Sherman Theatre
Sherman County

Movie showing at Sherman Theatre

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 08:00 PM to 10:00 PM CDT 1203 Main, Goodland, KS 67735 785.899.6103

Movie showing, Sherman Theatre. Check for what's showing. On Sunday, showtime is at 2:30 p.m. CDT.

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Kanorado Museum Tours
Sherman County

Kanorado Museum Tours

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM CDT 201 Main, Kanorado, KS 67741 785.399.2282

Kanorado Museum Tours. See an original coal shed wooden building and Rock Island railroad caboose. Learn about the town's history in this charming museum. After tour hours, call for appointment. Your hostess, Hazel Estes, says 'If the lights are on in the museum, come on in!'

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Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee
Sherman County

Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Thursday May 02, 2019 1:30pm to 2:00pm CDT Kanorado, KS 67741 620.937.2101

Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee at Kanorado park. Look for them at Main and Front Street.

Thursday Night Bingo
Sherman County

Thursday Night Bingo

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Thursday May 02, 2019 08:00 PM to 10:00 PM CDT 212 Main, Kanorado, KS 67741 785.399.2348

Thursday Night Bingo, Kanorado Senior Center. Immerse yourself in small town culture and maybe win a prize!

21st Century Bean Factory Tour
Sherman County

21st Century Bean Factory Tour

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Friday May 03, 2019 2:00pm to 5:00pm CDT Ruleton, KS 67735 785.852.4203

21st Century Bean Factory Tour. From Goodland, at the intersection of Commerce (Hwy. 27) and Business Hwy. 24, head west on Old Hwy. 24 for 8 1/2 miles. 21st Century Bean was formed in 1998 as a farmer-owned processing cooperative. They are a major provider of packaged dry beans for the USDA food assistance programs, delivering product to food banks throughout the United States. Call ahead to set up a time to visit between hours listed.

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United Telephone Building Tours
Sherman County

United Telephone Building Tours

Friday May 03, 2019 - Friday May 03, 2019 2:00pm to 5:00pm CDT 10th & Main, Goodland, KS 67735 785.821.1349

United Telephone Building Tours. The telephone building is currently being restored. This will be the first time tours will be offered. Sponsored by the Sherman County Historical Society.

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Welding Stars
Sherman County

Welding Stars

Friday May 03, 2019 - Friday May 03, 2019 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM CDT 1209 Harrison, Goodland, KS 67735 785.890.1576

Welding 'Stars', Northwest Kansas Technical College, Welding Building. Learn how to weld a decorative metal star. Pre-register and pre-pay ($30.00 per person, covers material and consumables). Contact Shea Vrbka at shea.vrbka@nwktc.edu or call.

Welding  Stars
Sherman County

Welding Stars

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM CDT 1209 Harrison, Goodland, KS 67735 785.890.1576

Welding 'Stars', Northwest Kansas Technical College, Welding Building. Learn how to weld a decorative metal star. Pre-register and pre-pay ($30.00 per person, covers material and consumables). Contact Shea Vrbka at shea.vrbka@nwktc.edu or call.

Goodland Rotary Club meeting
Sherman County

Goodland Rotary Club meeting

Friday May 03, 2019 - Friday May 03, 2019 1:00pm to 2:00pm CDT Goodland, KS 785.890.4595

Goodland Rotary Club meeting, Northwest Tech Student Union. All Rotarians are invited to attend the meeting and lunch. Located near 15th and Eustis. Click on the link for a campus map, Building #7.

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Historic Theatre Tour
Sherman County

Historic Theatre Tour

Friday May 03, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM CDT 1203 Main, Goodland, KS 67735 785.821.0811

Historic Theatre Tour, Sherman Theatre. Renovation uncovered four illustrious 1928 panels of the peacocks and roses design, and, by the same artist, an elaborate framed 1928 mural. (Movie theatre showtimes 7pm MT/ 8pm CT, Monday through Sunday.)

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Friday Night Bingo
Sherman County

Friday Night Bingo

Friday May 03, 2019 - Friday May 03, 2019 8:00pm to 10:00pm CDT 1523 Arcade, Goodland, KS 67735 785.890.6251

Friday Night Bingo, Goodland BPOE Elks #1528.

Spring Livestock Show
Sherman County

Spring Livestock Show

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 10:00 AM 417 N. Main, Goodland, KS 67735 785.890.4880

Spring Livestock Show, Sherman County Fairgrounds, Livestock Barn.

Youth Track & Field Meet
Sherman County

Youth Track & Field Meet

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 10:00 AM 1205 Eustis, Goodland, KS 67735 785.890.5656

Youth Track & Field Meet, Goodland Junior-Senior High School, Goodland Community Track. Bring your own lawn chair and support these young Kansas athletes.

Precision Agriculture Technology Farm Tour
Sherman County

Precision Agriculture Technology Farm Tour

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM CDT 1209 Harrison, Goodland, KS 67735 970.290.5031

Precision Agriculture Technology Farm Tour, Northwest Tech College - Agriculture Dept. Innovative technology is rapidly changing the Kansas agriculture industry. Learn more about how those changes are affecting agriculture by taking this tour. Send tour request to weston.mccary@nwktc.edu. Tours offered on the hour. Limited to 50 people.

Cruisin' for Land and Sky Benefit Poker Run
Sherman County

Cruisin' for Land and Sky Benefit Poker Run

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM CDT Cherry and Old U.S. Hwy. 24, Goodland, KS 67735 785.821.0874

Cruisin' for Land and Sky Benefit Poker Run. All cars, trucks and bikes welcome. Sponsored by ABATE of Kansas District #13. Cash prizes for the high and low hands, raffle prices 50/50. $15 first hand, $5 per extra hand route. Registration 9-11am MT / 10am-Noon CT at the Wallace County Cruisers Car Show, downtown Sharon Springs; Fort Wallace Museum, Hwy. 24, Wallace; Goodland Welcome Center, Goodland (next to the giant Van Gogh Painting); Thresher Show, Bird City (U.S. Hwy. 36 east of Bird City); St. Francis Motorcycle Museum, St. Francis (110 E. Washington). All poker hands need to be in by 3pm MT / 4pm CT. Drawing at 4pm MT / 5pm CT. Please note: This is not a race. Be safe and have fun.

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Goodland Farmers and Crafters Market
Sherman County

Goodland Farmers and Crafters Market

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 11:00am to 3:00pm CDT 1218 Main, Goodland, KS 67735 785.504.9020

Goodland Farmers and Crafters Market.

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Open Studio Carnegie Arts Center
Sherman County

Open Studio Carnegie Arts Center

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM CDT 120 W. 12th, Goodland, KS 67735 785.890.6442

Open Studio, Carnegie Arts Center. Bring your creative spirit and enjoy this all ages event. Children under 16 need to be accompanied by an adult. Open Studio is free, and most of the materials and tools are available. There is a small fee for painting pottery and for some canvases.

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Cemetery Tour
Sherman County

Cemetery Tour

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 11:00am to 2:00pm CDT Goodland, KS 67735 785.890.4595

Cemetery Tour, Goodland Cemetery. Wear comfortable shoes. N. Main and Armory Road.

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Lemonade contest & lawn croquet
Sherman County

Lemonade contest & lawn croquet

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 4:00pm to 8:00pm CDT 202 W. 13th, Goodland, KS 67735 785.821.1349

Lemonade contest & lawn croquet at the historic Ennis-Handy House. Try the local's lemonade entries and vote for your favorite. Sponsored by the Sherman County Historical Society.

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Sherman County Speedway Races
Sherman County

Sherman County Speedway Races

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 7:30pm 417 N. Main, Goodland, KS 67735 785.995.9877

Sherman County Speedway Races, Sherman County Speedway. Dirt track is 3/8 miles long. There are 6 classes of races, 5 IMCA which are for national points and local track points. Econo class is for local class standing and is for beginners. Cost is $10 for 13 and older, $5 for 12 and under. Hot lap begins at 5:30pm MT / 6:30pm CT

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Soul Steppin' Studio Dance Recital
Sherman County

Soul Steppin' Studio Dance Recital

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 07:00 PM 1209 Cherry, Goodland, KS 67735 720.587.7341

Soul Steppin' Studio Dance Recital, Goodland Junior-Senior High Auditorium. Tickets: $7 adults, $5 children 12 and under and adults over 65.

Buffalo Ranch Tour
Sherman County

Buffalo Ranch Tour

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Friday May 03, 2019 7:00pm 7580 Road 25, Goodland, KS 67735 651.336.9498

Buffalo Ranch Tour, see buffalo on their native prairie just north of Goodland. You'll also learn how the Homestead Ranch, located on the actual Great Western Cattle Trail, preserves this holistically-managed landscape. Call ahead to reserve your space.

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GeoCaching
Sherman County

GeoCaching

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 7:00am to 7:00pm CDT 607.351.3796

Look for a list of geocaches for all three counties at geocaching.com. (New to geocaching? Sign up at geocaching.com.) A new geocache location will be revealed on May 2. Printed lists will be available at all three county information centers. For information contact Karen Weber at ksweber1@hotmail.com or call.

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Stumpin' and Kansas Explorer Club meeting
Sherman County

Stumpin' and Kansas Explorer Club meeting

Sunday May 05, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 10:00am to 11:00am CDT 1998 Cherry, Goodland, KS 67735 620.937.2101

Stumpin' and Kansas Explorer Club meeting, at the Van Gogh painting.

Soul Steppin' Studio Dance Recital
Sherman County

Soul Steppin' Studio Dance Recital

Sunday May 05, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 04:00 PM 1209 Cherry, Goodland, KS 67735 720.587.7341

Soul Steppin' Studio Dance Recital, Goodland Junior-Senior High Auditorium. Tickets: $7 adults, $5 children 12 and under and adults over 65.

GeoCaching
Wallace County

GeoCaching

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 7:00am to 7:00pm CDT 607.351.3796

Look for a list of geocaches for all three counties at geocaching.com. (New to geocaching? Sign up at geocaching.com.) A new geocache location will be revealed on May 2. Printed lists will be available at all three county information centers. For information contact Karen Weber at ksweber1@hotmail.com or call.

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Wallace County Car Hunt
Wallace County

Wallace County Car Hunt

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 7:00am to 7:00pm CDT 414 N. Main, Sharon Springs, KS 67758 785.821.1864

Wallace County Car Hunt. Pick up your WaCo game board at the Sharon Springs Library. Visit WaCo attractions and find a special car (it might be a photo, a toy car or the real thing) marked with the BKRT symbol.'Get your game board marked at each location, then turn it in to be eligible for cash prizes. Alternate phone, 785.443.3217.

Radiel Wrench Museum Tours
Wallace County

Radiel Wrench Museum Tours

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM CDT 223 N. Kennedy, Sharon Springs, KS 67758 785.821.1206

Radiel Wrench Museum tours. Call ahead or drop by. Dale Radiel is a completist. A completist is a collector who wants to collect an example of every item in a particular field. His field is International Harvester (IH) tools. He has amassed the second- or third-largest IH tool collection in the United States. The museum building is wall to wall, floor to ceiling wrenches and other tools. You have to see it to believe it!

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Art Show and Book Sale
Wallace County

Art Show and Book Sale

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 10:00am to 7:00pm CDT 414 N. Main, Sharon Springs, KS 67758 785.852.4685

Art Show and Book Sale, Sharon Springs Library, 414 N. Main.

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21st Century Bean Processing Plant Tour
Wallace County

21st Century Bean Processing Plant Tour

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Friday May 03, 2019 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM CDT 715 E. 2nd, Sharon Springs, KS 67758 785.852.4203

21st Century Bean Processing Plant Tour. Tour the new plant located on the southeast side of town. Farmer-owned bean processing cooperative. From the farmer's fields to your family's table, 21st Century Bean takes pride in its continuing mission to be an efficient and quality processor, packager, and provider of dry edible beans.

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Explore Downtown Wallace
Wallace County

Explore Downtown Wallace

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM CDT Wallace, KS 67761 720.298.1133

Explore Downtown Wallace. Antique tractors exhibited on 2nd; antique store/coffee shop featured; corridor between Fort Wallace Museum and 1879 Kansas Pacific Railway House; guided pathway to Old Wallace=10 placards on sites of Old Wallace buildings (brochure at Fort Wallace Museum).

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Re-enactor Encampment and Guided Tours of Fort Wallace Museum
Wallace County

Re-enactor Encampment and Guided Tours of Fort Wallace Museum

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM CDT 2655 Hwy. 40, Wallace, KS 67761 785.891.3564

Re-enactor Encampment and Guided Tours of Fort Wallace Museum. Climb aboard a stagecoach, see a 40-foot plesiosaur fossil discovered by a fort surgeon in 1867 and stroll through the outstanding Milford Becker addition. Outbuildings include the 1865 Pond Creek Stagecoach building, 1888 Bethany Lutheran Church and Sunderland-Poe Large Exhibit Building. Experience a special re-enactor encampment, including Indian, Scout and U.S. Army interpretation on the grounds. At the museum entrance find the Ernie Poe Buffalo Sculpture created from two miles of barbed wire! Museum retail area includes books, toys, drinks and candy..

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Wild Horse Viewing
Wallace County

Wild Horse Viewing

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 7:00am to 7:00pm CDT Can be viewed in the area east of the Ft. Wallace Cemetery road. 785.821.1864

Wild Horse Viewing, Fort Wallace Cemetery Road. See over 1,300 wild horses on the panoramic High Plains of Wallace County. Information about the horses available at the Fort Wallace Museum. Update! April 29. The horses have been moved to the pasture west of the cemetery road and from paved County Road 26. They are still very visible from these roads. Please do not drive on the private ranch roads and respect all signage.

Tea Time at the Kansas Pacific Railroad Superintendent's House
Wallace County

Tea Time at the Kansas Pacific Railroad Superintendent's House

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 10:00am to 3:00pm CDT Wallace, KS 67761 785.891.3564

Tea Time at the Kansas Pacific Railroad Superintendent's House. From 2nd and Main, take the driveway south. Come for tea and a look around the striking, two-story limestone 1879 Kansas Pacific Railway Superintendent's House, one of two structures remaining from the original railroad built to Denver.

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Fort Wallace Cemetery Guided Tour
Wallace County

Fort Wallace Cemetery Guided Tour

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 6:00pm Wallace, KS 67761 785.891.3564

Fort Wallace Cemetery Guided Tour.' Interpretation at entrance to Wallace Cemetery; proceed to back (north) of cemetery to view last physical traces of old Fort Wallace. Directions: Hwy. 40 mile marker 27, 1/2 mile east of Fort Wallace Museum, turn south one mile on Road 27, then one mile east on Outpost Road. Old Cemetery is on the north side of Wallace Cemetery. Fort Wallace Museum Garvey Historian Deb Goodrich, will interpret the Old Fort Wallace Cemetery, where many graves remain of those who died of violence and disease in the early Indian Wars. The German Family Massacre, Custer's 7th Cavalry Cenotaph, ''Where Lies Comstock's Grave'', plus other stories will be shared.

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Weskan School Tour
Wallace County

Weskan School Tour

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Thursday May 02, 2019 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM CDT 219 Coyote Blvd, Weskan, KS 67762 785.821.6123

Weskan School Tour. Tour Kansas' first consolidated school with Superintendent Dave Hale. Look around the 1921 school and learn about the four-day school week and 6-man football. Listen for the school bell that sounds like the howl of a coyote, the school's mascot! Please check in at the school office when you arrive.

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Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee
Wallace County

Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Thursday May 02, 2019 4:00pm to 4:30pm CDT Weskan and Carter, Weskan, KS 67762 620.937.2101

Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee at Weskan Park, (west of the school.)

Sunset with the Man on the Mountain
Wallace County

Sunset with the Man on the Mountain

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 7:30pm to 9:00pm CDT 39.021759, -102.037186 785.943.5444

Sunset with the Man on the Mountain, (Mount Sunflower). Early in the evening just about supper time, the Ol' Man on the Mountain will be at The Mountain to share stories, history, tall tales, and maybe some lies! Share some Kansas craft brews and drive a golf ball higher than anyone in Kansas! Bring your own lawn chair and favorite beverage. (Sunset begins at 7:41pm MT / 8:41pm CT.)

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Hell's Half Acre Tours
Wallace County

Hell's Half Acre Tours

Friday May 03, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 See description 414 N. Main, Sharon Springs, KS 67758 785.821.2083

Hell's Half Acre Tours, address withheld (tour is on private property). The site, which is geologically unique with geodes and gypsum, is rarely seen by the public. Access only by special guided tour. Meet at the Sharon Springs Library, 414 N. Main. Group will carpool in higher-profile vehicles (limit 15 vehicles), as it is a little rough getting into the site. Sturdy walking shoes recommended. The site is not handicapped-accessible. The tour will take about an hour. NOTE: A third tour has been added. First tour is Friday, May 3 at 10am MT / 11am CT; Saturday, May 4 at 10am MT / 11am CT and again at 2pm MT / 3pm CT.

Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee
Wallace County

Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee

Friday May 03, 2019 - Friday May 03, 2019 3:00pm to 3:30pm CDT Wall and 2nd, Wallace, KS 67762 620.937.2101

Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee, Wall and 2nd.

Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee
Wallace County

Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee

Friday May 03, 2019 - Friday May 03, 2019 12:00pm to 12:30pm CDT 313 N. Main, Sharon Springs, KS 67758 620.937.2101

Stumpin' with Marci and WenDee in front of the Wallace County courthouse.

Screen Print Your Own Commemorative 'Ski Mt. Sunflower' Shirt
Wallace County

Screen Print Your Own Commemorative 'Ski Mt. Sunflower' Shirt

Friday May 03, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM CDT 404 Broadway, Weskan, KS 67762 785.443.3217

Screen Print Your Own Commemorative 'Ski Mt. Sunflower' Shirt, Shortgrass Studio. Conquer 'The Mountain" and then mark the achievement by printing your own 'Ski Mt Sunflower' t-shirt. Wear it proudly long after the BKRT weekend! Find details and pricing info at shortgrassstudio.com and facebook.com/shortgrassstudio.

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Roll-n-Bowl
Wallace County

Roll-n-Bowl

Friday May 03, 2019 - Friday May 03, 2019 6:00pm to 8:00pm CDT Oak St & School Ave, Weskan, KS 67762 620.290.1809

Roll-n-Bowl, Weskan Bible Church, Cinnamon Roll and Chili Supper. Donation welcome.

Community-wide Garage Sale
Wallace County

Community-wide Garage Sale

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM CDT Sharon Springs, KS 67758

Community-wide Garage Sale. Maps with locations will be available at the Sharon Springs Public Library, 414 N. Main and 27/40 Convenience Store, 102 E. Hwy. 40.

Flea Market
Wallace County

Flea Market

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 9:00am to 3:00pm CDT 228 N. Main, Sharon Springs, KS 67758 785.821.1564

Flea Market. Find all sorts of treasures from 17-18 vendor booths set up at the Sharon Springs Township Hall.

Plant Sale
Wallace County

Plant Sale

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM CDT 227 N. Main, Sharon Springs, KS 67758 719.502.5261

Plant Sale, Revival Roots Greenhouse/Diamond Greenhouse. Find them in the area of 227 N. Main.

Meet the Chisum Family
Wallace County

Meet the Chisum Family

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 10:00am to 3:00pm CDT Sharon Springs, KS 67758 785.821.1864

Meet the Chisum Family, located north of the Health Department, 104 E. 4th, facing Main (catty corner from the courthouse). Descendants of the Chisum Family will share the story of the oldest registered brand in Wallace County. Get "branded" and you'll get a cookie!

Book Signing, Mary Wright
Wallace County

Book Signing, Mary Wright

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM CDT 414 N. Main, Sharon Springs, KS 67758 785.852.4685

Book Signing, Mary Wright, local author. Sharon Springs Library.

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Hot Dog Eating Contest
Wallace County

Hot Dog Eating Contest

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 12:00 PM Sharon Springs, KS 67758 785.821.3831

Hot Dog Eating Contest, located at the Car and Bike Show, Ferlen Avenue from 3rd to 5th. Become Wallace County's First Annual Hot Dog Eating Champion! $5 participant registration fee includes complementary Wallace County Recreation drinking cup and all you can consume hot dogs! Winner receives a free one-month membership to the Wallace County Rec to work off those hot dogs, or the cash equivalent, and will be invited back to defend their title at next year's competition.

Tasting of "Made in Kansas" Products
Wallace County

Tasting of "Made in Kansas" Products

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 1:00pm to 9:00pm CDT Sharon Springs, KS 67758 785.852.4350

Tasting of "Made in Kansas" Products, The Thirsty Store. You'll sample Kansas-made wine, beer and distilled products.

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Pump Organ Jubilee
Wallace County

Pump Organ Jubilee

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 4:00pm to 5:00pm CDT 2655 Hwy. 40, Wallace, KS 67761 785.891.3564

Pump Organ Jubilee, Fort Wallace Museum. Individuals will be playing the pump organs, visitors may join in. At 3:34 pm MT / 4:34 pm CT there will be a Home on the Range sing-a-long, accompanied by multiple pump organs!

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Y Knot Farms and Ranch Tour
Cheyenne County

Y Knot Farms and Ranch Tour

Thursday May 02, 2019 2:30pm 2255 Road T, Bird City, Kansas 67731 785-734-2380

A family owned and operated Organic Wheat & Produce Farm and Grass-Fed, Grass-Finished Belted Galloway Cattle Ranch, with a goal of providing quality Organic food at reasonable prices with an intention to promote sustainable agricultural practices. Tour will include Produce (gardens, hoop houses, grow house), cattle, field windbreaks, and organic wheat. Experience this one-of-a kind businesses in northwest Kansas, and realize the potential for rural businesses. From U.S. Highway 36 between Wheeler and Bird City, turn north on County Road 23 and go 6 miles to where road tees, turn west 1/2 mile and turn left at the white buildings with green roofs.

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Heirloom Baby Boutique
Sherman County

Heirloom Baby Boutique

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 1104 Main, Goodland, KS 67735 785-414-9330

A beautiful new space inside a historical building with tin ceiling and original hardwood floors is the charming backdrop for finding unique baby gifts and ladies gifts, too. Pick up a free sample of the laundry soap while you enjoy complimentary water and coffee. Open Thursday-Friday 9:30am-5:30pm MT / 10:30am-6:30pm CT and Saturday 9:30am-5pm MT / 10:30am-6pm CT.

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Kansas Barn Alliance Display
Wallace County

Kansas Barn Alliance Display

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 9:00am to 6:00pm 2655 Hwy. 40, Wallace, KS 67761 785.891.3564

Find the display inside the 1865 Pond Creek Stagecoach Building on the grounds of the Fort Wallace Museum.

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An Evening with Michael Martin Murphey
Wallace County

An Evening with Michael Martin Murphey

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 See description 2655 Hwy. 40, Wallace, KS 67761 785.891.3564

Award-winning singer/songwriter, Michael Martin Murphey will be performing daily at the museum. The solo performances are sponsored by the Murphey Western Institute (MWI) and will be free to the public. He is best known for his enduring hit Western song, “Wildfire." He performed at the Great Fort Wallace and Western Kansas Exposition in 2017 before a sell-out crowd. He is an ardent supporter of the Fort Wallace Museum and its mission. Bring your own lawn chair to the Fort Wallace Museum grounds for the following performances. Cowboy cobbler, ice cream and beverages for sale. Thursday, May 2 - 8pm MT / 9pm CT; Friday, May 3 - 8pm MT / 9pm CT; Saturday, May 4 - 8pm MT / 9pm CT; SPECIAL SUNDAY MORNING PROGRAM! Sunday, May 5 - 9am MT / 10am CT - Gospel sing with MMM at the 1888 Bethany Lutheran Church on the grounds of the Fort Wallace Museum. Seating limited to the first 90 people.

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Pride of the Prairie Orchestra Concert
Wallace County

Pride of the Prairie Orchestra Concert

Sunday May 05, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 3:00pm 521 N. Main St., Sharon Springs, KS 67758

Sit back and relax and listen to the sounds of a spring concert in the Wallace County High School Auditorium. A nice end to the BKRT week-end. 2pm MT / 3pm CT

Have a drink on us.
Cheyenne County

Have a drink on us.

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Friday May 03, 2019 8:00am to 5:00pm 209 Washington St, St Francis, KS 67756

Stop by the friendly offices at St. Francis City Hall and have a drink on them! A drink of water that is! They welcome all BKRT visitors to stop by on Thursday and Friday, from 7am-4pm MT / 8am-5pm CT for a FREE bottle of water. Now that's downright neighborly!

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Croquet Anyone?
Cheyenne County

Croquet Anyone?

Thursday May 02, 2019 - Sunday May 05, 2019 Daylight hours 300 Washington St, St Francis, KS 67756

Play croquet at the bandshell or consider taking the stage at the WPA and locally designed bandshell in Sawhill Park on E. Washington Street. Everyone is welcome to play the game "on the green." A croquet set will be set up and ready for you to play. The park was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008. Learn more by clicking on the "Read More" link.

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Adler & Hearne at the Carnegie
Sherman County

Adler & Hearne at the Carnegie

Saturday May 04, 2019 - Saturday May 04, 2019 7:00pm 120 W. 12th, Goodland, KS 67735 785.890.6442

If you missed the original sounds of this musical duo on Friday in St. Francis, then here’s another chance to sit back and enjoy their signature blend of Folk, Jazz, Blues and Gospel at the Carnegie Arts Center. 6pm MT / 7 pm CT. 785.890.6442

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