Meadowlark Big Band Concert & Swap Meet

Friday, May 13, 2022 - 8:00am to Saturday, May 14, 2022 - 5:00pm



Big Band Concert

The Kansas All Star Big Band has emerged! The All Stars include the very best jazz musicians in the state of Kansas. Many of our members are jazz educators from Hays to Wichita to Lawrence and everywhere in between. Several musicians have doctorate degrees in jazz studies or their respective instruments. Coming from the military, cruise ship or professional big band backgrounds, these professional jazz musicians bring to Kansas the very best in big band entertainment! They all have a connection to the state in some way. Whether they are former students, natives of the area or highly sought after talent making a rare appearance, they are pleased to call Kansas home.
Gates open at 6:00 pm and the concert starts at 7:00 pm.

Meadowlark Swap Meet

This swap meet is for demonstrators. Anything that you would see at a prairie home and or historic agriculture show is allowed.  This includes cookstoves, treadle sewing machines, tractors, stationary engines, farm equipment, blacksmithing and woodworking tools, antique automobiles, historical clothing, and literature. 
This includes cookstove, treadle sewing machines, tractors, stationary engine and farm equipment, blacksmithing, woodworking, antique automobiles, historical clothing, and literature. If you are interested in vending please visit our web page for a registration form or contact the historical society.

Spaces for this event are 10ftx20ft. One space $15 and two spaces are $25. Or come shop and enjoy a day of fun.

The event will be held at the Dickinson County Heritage Center. There will be a concert on Friday evening by the Kansas Star Band. Saturday is the Meadowlark Swap Meet “Passing the tools along to keep history alive”.

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