Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Final October Weekends!

 

 

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Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm
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October 18, 2011

Trick or Treat at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop Saturday, October 29Trick or Treat

Little ones will enjoy trick or treating in costume on the historic Mahaffie grounds, 1200 Kansas City Rd., Olathe during the site’s Trick or Treat Off the Street from 4-6 p.m., Saturday, October 29.  Admission is $3 per person for all ages and includes trick or treating, games, crafts and a hay ride.

Parking and access for the event will be at the western parking lot located in front of the historic house instead of at the Heritage Center.

Local community groups will be on the grounds distributing candy.  Groups interested in handing out candy at the event may call (913) 971-5111.

 

Fall harvest is the theme in October at the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop

Weekends in October visitors can help make apple cider, pick corn, saw wood, prepare wheat for threshing, learn about the site’s team of oxen and ride the stagecoach.  Activities vary by weekend.  In honor of the fall harvest, visitors may bring in two non-perishable food items to receive $1 off admission.  The food will be collected and delivered to Harvesters.

The Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop is open Wednesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday noon-4 p.m.  Harvest-themed living history activities will be offered weekends in October.  Wednesday through Friday visitors may explore the grounds and view the Heritage Center museum exhibit.  Mahaffie will begin its winter schedule November 1.  Visit www.mahaffie.org or Mahaffie’s Facebook page for winter activities. 

For more information about Mahaffie visit www.mahaffie.org, visit the site on Facebook or call (913) 971-5111
 

 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, www.mahaffie.org  (913) 971-5111.

For more information about the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm, visit www.mahaffie.org

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Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm
1200 Kansas City Rd; Olathe, KS 66061
913-971-5111
Open Wednesday thru Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m.