Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop - July 28, 2010

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Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm

July 28, 2010

Final Free Thursday Night Event Features Wheat Harvest and 1860s Farming

The 2010 season of Mahaffie’s Thursdays Open Late 6-8 p.m. comes to an end with FREE admission July 29.  Come help harvest the wheat and learn about 1860s farming!  Activities will include: feed the chickens ($1/bag of feed), make an "S" hook in the blacksmith shop ($2/each), ride the stagecoach ($2/person ages 3 and up), 19th Century children's games and see what's cooking on the cookstove.  Plus, visitors are encouraged to help harvest the wheat. 

Season Pass holders and Friends of Mahaffie receive activity tickets as admission is free on Thursday nights.


Extreme Cowboy Challenge

Mahaffie will host an Extreme Cowboy Challenge 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 30 and Saturday, July 31 and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, August 31.  Visitors can watch the cowboy clinic each day.  Friday and Saturday will feature a cowboy competition at 4 p.m.  Regular daily admission of $6 for adults and $4 for children will apply. 


New Newsletter System

We are pleased to announce a new format for our electronic newsletter, which will allow us to more efficiently send news via e-mail.  This new system also streamlines the subscription process.  Please note you may now choose to remove yourself from this e-mail at  Similarly, those interested in events at Mahaffie may choose to subscribe to the newsletter at

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.  

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Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm
1200 Kanss City Rd; Olathe, KS 66061