It’s time to kick off the holiday season at the annual Olathe WinterFest, Friday, December 6 in the R.R. Osborne Plaza at Olathe City Hall. The event runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec 6 and is highlighted by the Mayor’s Christmas Tree lighting. The main stage will feature the arrival of Santa Claus, music groups from Olathe schools and a variety of local talent. Food and warm beverages will be available for purchase.
Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm, 1200 Kansas City Road, Olathe, KS, will be OPEN! Enjoy 1860s living history activities such as cookstove and blacksmith demonstrations, visiting the Mahaffie House and exhibits in the Heritage Center and stagecoach rides, (weather and ground conditions permitting) Admission is $6/adults, $4/children ages 5-11, Olathe residents receive $1/off admission. www.mahaffie.org or call 913.971.5111.
Ages 12 and up (for females only) FREE program This program represents a living legacy in honor of Ali Kemp. Ali, a 19-year-old Leawood resident, was murdered while working at an area residential pool in 2002. The goal of this program is to raise awareness and give women the self-protection skills needed to avoid becoming the victim of a violent crime. Participants learn basic techniques for thwarting an attack which could save their lives.