Springtime at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop

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March 28, 2011

 

Register for Home School Day (April 14), Spring Cemetery Tours (April 17) and Mother's Day Tea (May 1).

 

Spring Season Kicks Off with Planting Event
Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm, 1200 Kansas City Rd., Olathe, will kick off its spring season with the annual Plowin’ and Plantin’ event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 2.  Visitors can get a hands-on look at springtime on an 1860s farm.  See how farmers would prepare their crops, taste what is cooking on Mrs. Mahaffie's stove, take a stagecoach ride and more!  Some activities are weather permitting.  Admission is $6/adults, $4/children ages 5-11, Olathe residents receive $1 off.

With the spring season comes the return of hands-on living history activities, including stagecoach rides, and the historic Mahaffie house will be open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.  The Heritage Center only will be open Wednesdays through Fridays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Other upcoming spring activities now open for registration are the Saturday, April 17 historic cemetery tours and the Sunday, May 1 Mother’s Day Tea.  Registration also is available for Mahaffie’s Summer History Camps for kids entering grades 2 through 6.  Visit www.mahaffie.org for details. 

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.