Events

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    Symphony at Sunset

    June 6, 2020

    Commemorate the anniversary of D-Day at this annual outdoor concert held on the grounds of the Eisenhower Presidential Library. The Symphony, joined by the 1st Infantry Division Band, will present a...

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  • Grease

    June 12, 2020 to June 28, 2020

    We've got chills... of excitement bringing this hair-greasing hydromantic, hopelessly devoted show to Great Plains Theatre! You're the one that we want! 

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    Silver Flyer Railbus

    June 27, 2020

    Ride the train between Abilene & Enterprise and the Railbus from Enterprise to Woodbine!

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July 2020
  • The Music Man

    July 12, 2020 to July 28, 2020

    You will pick-a-little talk-a-little while passing through Gary, Indiana and on to River City where our 76-trombone-marching-band will be joined by the PGP bootcampers. Shipoopi! 

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    2020 Ike Book Talk Series

    July 14, 2020

    Ike's Book Club starts the new year with Eisenhower's At Ease: Stories I Tell to Friends. The 2020 Ike Book Talk series begins Tuesday, January 14 at 7 p.m. The book club meets in the Visitors...

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    Silver Flyer Railbus

    July 25, 2020

    Ride the train between Abilene & Enterprise and the Railbus from Enterprise to Woodbine!

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    Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo

    July 29, 2020 to August 1, 2020

    The Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo, named one of the top 5 professional outdoor rodeos in America for 1995, 2001, 2002, 2010, 2011 and 2016; and the Top Large Outdoor Rodeo in the Prairie Circuit for 2003,...

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  • Central Kansas Free Fair Parade

    July 30, 2020

    The parade kicks off the annual Central Kansas Free Fair. The 2020 Parade begins at 4 p.m., Thursday, July 30, at 7th Street and Buckeye, proceeds south to 3rd Street and west to Washington Street.

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    Reader's Theatre - DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE by Sarah Ruhl

    July 30, 2020

    An incessantly ringing cell phone in a quiet café. A stranger at the next table who has had enough. And a dead man – with a lot of loose ends. So begins Dead Man’s Cell Phone. A work about how we...

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