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Roots Festival celebrates 30th year

______________________ August 2019 Paola celebrates the 30th annual outdoor Roots Festival, Friday and Saturday August 23rd and 24th. By tradition, this is held in the historic downtown Park Square. The Festival includes live music performances from regionally and nationally acclaimed bands, including The Weda Skirts from Emporia Kansas, the Nace Brothers from Warrensburg, Missouri, and Victor …

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One story each — Kansas Museum of History celebrates 105 Counties

______________________ Topeka Frank Melbourne came to Kansas in the late 1800’s to present himself as “The Rain Wizard.” He declared to be the answer to the drought folks in western Kansas suffered at the time. Mr. Melbourne traveled from town to town, and put up dramatic shows to demonstrate how he could make rain. This is …

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Biking Across Kansas — three ways to partake!

_______________________________ May, 2019  Over 800 bicyclists will pedal along a select route from the west to the east end of Kansas for an annual event — and you could partake in the tradition! Biking across Kansas, endearingly known as BAK, celebrates its 45th year, June 8th-15th. This tradition features an approximate 500-mile route, for bicyclists …

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