Support Mahaffie with Croquet Tournement June 4

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Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm

May 9, 2011


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Spots Still Available for Mahaffie Croquet Tournament June 4: Teams Forming Now!

Teams are forming now for the second-annual Mahaffie Sunflower Wickets croquet tournament.  This unique event is being hosted by the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Foundation in support of the preservation, programming and promotion of the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site located at 1200 Kansas City Rd. in Olathe.

Sunflower Wickets will be held Saturday, June 4 at Stagecoach Park, located across the street from the Mahaffie historic site.  Registration and a continental breakfast will begin at 9 a.m. with play beginning at 9:30 a.m., followed by lunch and awards at 11:30 a.m.  Prizes will be awarded to the top four finishing teams.

Croquet was a popular in-expensive sport throughout the country in the mid 19th century. 
Two-person teams are now forming.  For more information about forming a team or tournament sponsorship opportunities, contact Mahaffie at (913) 971-5111 or email Mahaffie.

Special thanks to the Missouri Croquet Association for their assistance with the event. 


Visit the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Saturdays and Sundays through May for hands-on living history activities and stagecoach rides. 
The Heritage Center exhibit is open Wednesday through Friday (the historic house is closed and stagecoach rides are not available). 
Experience all activities Wednesday through Sunday starting June 1.

Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site is operated by the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of Olathe. Open hours, stagecoach operations, living history activities, special events and programs vary seasonally.  Access is limited in the winter months and the site is closed major holidays. Please call or visit our website for current times and dates,  (913) 971-5111.

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Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm
1200 Kansas City Rd; Olathe, KS 66061
Open Wednesday thru Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m.