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Area festivals roll out welcome mat for visitors

May 24, 2008 ·  comment

All across the region, town festivals offer food, fun and family entertainment throughout the spring, summer and fall. Here's a look at some area festivals that are worthy of consideration for your entertainment calendar.

First tip for summer travel: Plan

May 24, 2008 ·  comment

Consider these tips before packing up and heading out.

Historical, educational sights just down the road from area

May 24, 2008 ·  comment

If you want to get on the road, consider heading to places steeped in history.

Plenty of kid-friendly attractions available in region

May 24, 2008 ·  comment

OK, so you've seen enough Dora the Explorer to turn into the Grumpy Old Troll, and - even after listening to all 27 albums/videos/DVDs of the Wiggles - the kids are still bouncing off the walls.

High technology, history intermingle in Basehor

May 24, 2008 ·  comment

The growing town of Basehor offers a few amenities of suburban life mixed in with the one-of-a-kind features of a small rural community.

Small town has big plate of entertainment offerings

May 24, 2008 ·  comment

There are plenty of more events and reasons to make a trip to Baldwin.

Livin' on the edge good for city

May 24, 2008 ·  comment

The continually growing community of Bonner Springs has many options for Kansas travelers “livin' on the edge.”

Nashville sound pairs with Tonganoxie charm

May 24, 2008 ·  comment

Tonganoxie isn't quite the country music hub that Nashville claims fame to, or even Branson, Mo., but a downtown Tonganoxie music venue is a popular local spot for country music on the weekends.

Shawnee museums, events welcome visitors

May 24, 2008 ·  comment

In Shawnee, visitors can find a lot of history and fun for the whole family.

Potpourri of specialty shops dot De Soto

May 24, 2008 ·  comment

Although De Soto's two-block core no longer serves as the town's retail heart, it is home a growing number of specialty shops.


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