Events

June 2022
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    Great Plains Theatre presents: Footloose the Musical

    June 3, 2022 to June 12, 2022

    Kick off your Sunday shoes with this classic movie turned musical about inspiring a town through the importance of love and dance while witnessing the powers of wisdom and forgiveness. Gotta cut...

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    Symphony at Sunset

    June 4, 2022

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

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  • Pioneer Camp

    June 6, 2022 to June 10, 2022

    This annual event is for kids ages 2nd through 6th grade who want a first-hand experience on what it was like for pioneers to live and work each day. This camp fills up fast, so make sure to get your...

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  • Pioneer Camp

    June 13, 2022 to June 17, 2022

    This annual event is for kids ages 2nd through 6th grade who want a first-hand experience on what it was like for pioneers to live and work each day. This camp fills up fast, so make sure to get your...

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  • Memories of the Prairie

    June 18, 2022

    Experience first-hand stories, educational programs and reenactors bringing history to life at the Historical Society and Museum on Saturdays during the summer. Witness the pioneer days from the...

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    Great Plains Theatre presents: MATILDA The Musical

    June 24, 2022 to July 3, 2022

    Follow the classic Roald Dahl story of an astonishingly witty girl with special powers that teaches us to use our extraordinary imaginations to change our destiny. Sometimes you have to be a little...

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    Great Plains Theatre presents: JERSEY BOYS - The Story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

    June 24, 2022 to July 3, 2022

    Join us for the international musical phenomenon that takes you behind the story and music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Come be a part of the challenges, the rise, and the ultimate triumph...

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  • Memories of the Prairie

    June 25, 2022

    Experience first-hand stories, educational programs and reenactors bringing history to life at the Historical Society and Museum on Saturdays during the summer. Witness the pioneer days from the...

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July 2022
  • Memories of the Prairie

    July 2, 2022

    Experience first-hand stories, educational programs and reenactors bringing history to life at the Historical Society and Museum on Saturdays during the summer. Witness the pioneer days from the...

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  • Memories of the Prairie

    July 9, 2022

    Experience first-hand stories, educational programs and reenactors bringing history to life at the Historical Society and Museum on Saturdays during the summer. Witness the pioneer days from the...

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August 2022
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    Central Kansas Free Fair Parade

    August 4, 2022

    The parade kicks off the annual Central Kansas Free Fair. The 2022 Parade begins at 4 p.m., Thursday, August 4, at 7th Street and Buckeye, proceeds south to 3rd Street and west to Washington Street

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September 2022
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    Great Plains Theatre presents: BASKERVILLE A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

    September 9, 2022 to September 25, 2022

    The classic literary character of Sherlock Holmes is teamed up once again with John Watson and over 40 other characters to solve a kooky and educational whodunnit. “Elementary, my dear Watson,...

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    Abilene Oktoberfest

    September 17, 2022

    Abilene Oktoberfest is celebrating its 5th Annual event! Come and experience some German entertainment including authentic dancers, tasty food, German-themed music by DJ's DeeJays, crafts, and, of...

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    Heritage Days at the Dickinson County Heritage Center

    September 30, 2022 to October 1, 2022

    The annual Heritage Day Festival features a living history with the blacksmith and antique agriculture demonstrations, steam engine carousel rides, an antique tractor show, a classic car show, model...

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October 2022
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    Tombstone Talks

    October 29, 2022

    Tombstone Talks is going to be held within the Abilene Cemetery. This fun activity takes you from tombstone to tombstone. Where someone will be portraying an individual from the past. Six people have...

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December 2022
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    Great Plains Theatre presents: THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER

    December 2, 2022 to December 18, 2022

    This Holiday treat will have you leaving the theatre with warm fuzzies about a story of the Great Lakes voyages of Christmas Tree ships and a family’s positive spirit to share the power of classic...

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  • Old-Fashioned Christmas

    December 3, 2022 to December 4, 2022

    Enjoy children's crafts in the Kellogg one-room schoolhouse, sip hot chocolate in Burklund's Grocery Store, ride the 1901 C.W. Parker Carousel, hear Christmas music from three live bands, visit Santa...

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  • Cowtown Christmas

    December 3, 2022 to December 4, 2022

    Visit Abilene December 3-4, 2022 for the Heritage Homes Association’s Homes for the Holidays Tour, enjoy an Old Fashioned Christmas at the Dickinson County Heritage Center and Old Abilene Town, tour...

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    45th Heritage Homes Association's Homes for the Holidays Tour

    December 3, 2022 to December 4, 2022

    2022 Tour information coming soon!  

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