*****even though the 150th celebration has come and gone, you can still celebrate the counties history by visiting the museum and learning about where you live! Wyandotte County has a rich history, and we are here to share it with you.
150th Celebration of Wyandotte County, taking place at the Wyandotte County Park (126th & State Ave) on June 6-7!
Join the Wyandotte County Historical Museum as we commemorate Wyandotte County’s 150th Anniversary. Re-enactors, speakers, dancers and music are just part of that variety of events and activities scheduled throughout the year-long millennium celebration that recognizes our history, which began in 1859.
Performers scheduled include:
Saturday, June 6th
1859 Medicine, First Person Re-enacter, 10am
Magic Show, 11am
Peter Adams, Irish Immigrant Songs, 12 Noon
Kansas Old-Time Fiddlers Pickers and Singers, 1pm-2:45pm
Mexican Dancers, 3pm
Lithuanian Dancers, 4pm
Vandels Snook, 7pm-8:45pm
FIREWORKS after the concert
Sunday, June 7th
- 1850s Church Service, 10am
- Kansas Old Time Fiddlers Pickers and Singers 11am-12:45pm
- 1859 Medicine, First person re-enactor 1pm
- Gospel Choir, Our Lady & St. Rose, 2pm
- Hrvatski Obicaj (Croatian Tamburitzan), 3pm
Other events will be Hot Air balloons, Children’s Area, Food Court, Beer Garden, Blacksmith, Spinner/Weaver, Quilters, exhibition of the Wyandotte Art Association, Cow Chip Bingo, a 1850s Church Service on Sunday morning at 10am and numerous educational/organization tents.
There is something for everyone!
The event will end on Sunday at 3:30pm with the Dedication of the Oblisek, which will be a permanent monument outside of the museum.
All events will take place in the museum and the surrounding Wyandotte County Park. (126th & State Avenue) All events are free and open to the public!