Delano Fall Fair – A Chisholm Trail Celebration *October 6th – 8th 2017

Join your friends for the Delano Fall Fair!  October 6th – 8th 2017

A Chisholm Trail Celebration

Three Days of Free Family Fun!   Including Cowboy Food, a Western Parade, Old Fashioned Games,  Cowboy Church Service, a Ice Cream Social, Vendors and much more!  

Graphic Courtesy – Visual Fusion

The Schedule includes these fun events:

Friday, October 6th 2017

Campfire Ghost Stories 6 pm – 9 pm 

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 Saturday, October 7th 

Western Parade Saturday October 7th at High Noon – A western parade of horses and horse-drawn vehicles from the Clock Tower east to McLean Boulevard and south to Maple Street.

Evening Entertainment – 6 pm – 9 pm – Del Shields and Suzy Bogguss on the Main Stage! 

Sunday, October 8th

Running of the Doves – 1 PM 

Ice Cream Social – 500 Block of Douglas in Front of Milkfloat – 2:00 PM

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Beard & Mustache Competition – 2 pm 

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Jesse Chisholm Look-Alikes 

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Sponsors include:  

Historic Delano and our Partners:  

KWLS Radio, the City of Wichita, Sedgwick County Kansas, CargillHayes Company, Hutton Construction, Visual Fusion

Along with our Sponsors  
Aero Plains Brewing, Cavenders, Credit Union of America, Drury Plaza Broadview, The District Church, InSite Real Estate GroupVisit Wichita

Bell Carpet & Floors, ColemanDelano Barbeque, Dress Gallery, L’Image, Milkfloat, The Monarch 

Arrow Wrecker Service, Bicycle X-Change, Brownies Barber Shop, Chisholm Trail State Bank, Club Billards, Cowboy Boot Shop, Hinkle Law Firm, LLC, House of Hair Salon, Key Construction, Ludeman Insulation & Supply, Occidental Management Inc., Riverside Dental, Senior Services of Wichita, Z Insurance. 

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Kansas Day Celebration to feature Chisholm Trail Anniversary – Kauffman Museum, North Newton Ks *January 28th 2017

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Kansas Day Celebration to feature Chisholm Trail Anniversary

The Kauffman Museum will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail during its annual Kansas Day Celebration on Saturday, January 28th at the museum in North Newton.

The event will feature a live longhorn, music, square dancing demonstrations, a cowboy and cowgirl parade, indoor and outdoor crafts, activities and demonstrations.

Celebrate Kansas Day begins at 11 a.m. with an hour-long presentation in Krehbiel Auditorium at Bethel College entitled “Head ‘Em Up & Move ‘Em Out,” by Jim Gray, executive director of the National Drovers Hall of Fame. Gray’s presentation is free.

All Fired Up BBQ food truck will sell food items following Gray’s presentation, beginning at noon.

Kauffman Museum - North Newton, Ks
Photo Courtesy Newton Convention & Visitors Bureau

From 1-4 p.m., Kansas Day activities will be held at the nearby Kauffman Museum. The family-friendly event is also free. Special demonstrations and activities include:

  • 1:15 p.m.: Square dancing demonstration by Circle Eight Square Dance Club
  • 2:15 p.m.: “The Chisholm Cattle Trail: The Rest of The Story,” a presentation by Gary and Margaret Kraisinger
  • 3:15 p.m.: Gospel and traditional bluegrass tunes by Jammin’ Biscuits
  • 3:45 p.m.: Cowboy and cowgirl parade – wear your best Western wear or make a vest at the museum

Indoor activities offered throughout the afternoon include knot making, cattle “stamp”ede, cowboy card toss, trick ropes, horse gear and tack display, “back in the saddle” photo op, a storytelling corner and “Memory Matters” handwriting activity.

Ongoing outdoor activities will include a walk on the actual Chisholm Trail with Brian Stucky, Wild West ropin’, cowpie tic-tac-toe, live longhorns, popcorn popping, a Native American teepee, blacksmith demonstration by Bill Moffitt, rope making, rope splicing, corn shelling, Dutch oven cooking demonstration, wagon rides with Country Boys Carriage and old-fashioned schoolyard games.

The event will also include a bake sale featuring homemade baked goods and a silent auction of antiques and collectibles, including six Remington paintings in color-artist’s proofs (1906), two antique revolvers dating from the turn of the century, a pair of antique cowboy spurs and a set of 16 U.S. National Park Service pamphlets (1930-1931).

Special Chisholm Trail anniversary merchandise will be available for purchase in the museum’s gift shop, while supplies last.

The Kauffman Museum is located on the campus at Bethel College at 27th and North Main in North Newton.

For more information call the museum at 316-283-1612 or the Newton Convention & Visitors Bureau at 316-284-3642 or go to tonewton.com/kansas-day.html.

KAUFFMAN MUSEUM TO CELEBRATE 15OTH ANNIVERSARY OF CHISHOLM TRAIL DURING KANSAS DAY EVENT ON JAN. 28th 2017
Photo Courtesy Newton Convention & Visitors Bureau