Mahaffie Summer Season Promotes Family Fun

The summer season officially begins at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm, 1200 Kansas City Road, on Friday, May 24.  Enjoy living history activities and stagecoach rides from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and noon to 4:00 p.m. on Sundays.

Beyond regular hours, Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm offers many special events throughout the summer. 

  • Family Fun Nights – Mahaffie is open 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday nights in June and July.  Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities focused on a historic theme.  This event features free admission; special activities like stagecoach rides are $2/person.  Themes include: Horse Power - June 6; Civil War – June 13; Hit the Trails! - June 20; Kansas Cowboys – July 11; Kansas Wheat Harvest - July 18 and Fun on the Farm - July 25.
  • 19th Century Fireworks and Olathe Civic Band Concert - Thursday, June 27; 6:00 p.m.
    Join the Olathe Civic Band for a concert at 7:30 p.m. followed by 19th century fireworks by the Olathe Fire Department.  Show your American pride and bring your decorated bike/stroller/wagon.  Bring your lawn chairs, blanket and picnic dinner to enjoy this patriotic celebration.  Fireworks will begin at dark.  Free admission; special activities like stagecoach rides are $2/person. 
  • Day Out with Frank and Ella – Preschools, daycares, and other youth groups or individuals are invited to attend these drop-in summer fun sessions. Sessions are Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to noon or Thursdays from noon to 3:00 p.m. in June and July. Participants will enjoy a different theme each week with hands-on activities, crafts and a stagecoach ride (paying youth only). Registration is encouraged but not required. To register call (913) 971-5111. Cost is $5/youth; accompanying adults are free.