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Jul 4, 2013

Enjoy stagecoach rides, visits to the blacksmith, and a reading of the Declaration of Independence at noon.  See what is cooking on the cookstove and enjoy the exhibits in the Heritage Center.  Regular site admission applies: $6/adults, $4/children ages 5-11.  Olathe residents receive $1 off.

Jul 3, 2013

The City of Olathe sponsors Farmers' Market to provide a means by which individuals may sell primarily regionally grown fresh produce and/or plants and fresh flowers. The intent of the market is to offer primarily for retail sale only produce that can be grown in this geographic area and is not refined and/or made into another product.

Jul 2, 2013

On Tuesday, July 2nd Olathe Parks & Recreation will be taking over Community America Ballpark to support the Kansas City T-Bones.  Group Discount tickets are available for any team, family or individual, the group that sells the most tickets will be involved in the T-Bones Baseball Buddy pre-game.  The second place group will select one individual to participate in the first pitch ceremony.  Deadline to purchase tickets: one week prior to game day.  Tickets are $10 and are available at Parks and Recreation. 

Jul 1, 2013

City Swim Meet Black Bob Bay Closes at 5 p.m.

Jun 28, 2013

The Olathe FREE Summer Concert series began in 2000. Each year it showcases top quality, cutting edge artists featuring a variety of family friendly genres of music. Thanks to the support from the population at large and our generous sponsors, we are accomplishing that goal. Over the past 13 years the Olathe Parks and Recreation Department has presented local, regional, national and international performers.

Jun 27, 2013
Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm 1200 Kansas City Road Olathe, KS stays open late with FREE admission. Enjoy a concert by the Olathe Civic Band, cookstove and blacksmith demonstrations, and stagecoach rides ($2/person ages 3 & up). Pie, ice cream and lemonade will be available for purchase. Decorate your bicycle, wagon or stroller for the annual patriotic parade! For more information go to or call 913.971.5111. Watch an old-fashioned baseball game at 6:30 p.m. 19th century fireworks will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. or when it gets dark.
Jun 27, 2013

Preschools, daycares and summer youth groups are invited to attend Day Out with Frank & Ella in June and July at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm 1200 Kansas City Road Olathe, KS. 1860s hands on activities, a stagecoach ride and a craft are included with admission. Cost is $5/youth, accompaying adults are free. A different theme of history will be featured each week.