Playing on the Prairie

Event date: 
Saturday, May 4, 2013 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

This is event is held in cooperation with the Olathe Junior Service League. This event is at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm, 1200 Kansas City Road Olathe, KS  66061. For more information, or 913.971.5111

Playing on the Prairie will go on as scheduled. FREE admission and all children under 12 will receive a free book. (stagecoach rides are $2/person ages 3 & up. Activities are under cover however the grounds are extremely saturated. Please wear proper waterproof footwear as you will be outdoors going from building to building. The following activities are scheduled:

  • Horse Rides on Burt 10:00am to 11:30am & 1:00pm to 2:30pm (on grounds)
  • Shearing: 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm (under white tent)
  • Storyteller: 11:30am, 1:30pm & 2:30pm (near stagecoach line)
  • Activites throughout the day: craft activities, blacksmith demonstrations, bread making and butter churning in cellar, vendors of handmade fiber goods and fiber demonstrations under white tent. Trading Post, Gold Panning (weather permitting), laundry, and visiting the Mahaffie house. Please check the handout when you arrive at the Heritage Center for the up to date activities. Stagecoach rides: $2/person ages 3 & up.  All Activities are subject to change due to weather and ground conditions, thank you for your understanding.