Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Celebrating Kansas in 2011

Although the official day is January 29, 2011, Kansans will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of Kansas statehood throughout 2011. Below is a sampling of sites and articles offering events, dates and places where you can participate in this grass roots fĂȘte of everything Kansas:

Kansas 150 Calendar of Events
(Kansas 150 website)

News About the Kansas Sesquicentennial
(Kansas 150 website)

Kansas 150 Celebrations
(Kansas Travel and Tourism Division)

Kansas Day at the Kansas Historical Society

Kansas 150 Commemoration
(Kansas 150 Advisory Committee)

Kansas Day Presentation: John Carlin
(January 28, 2011, sponsored by the Center for Kansas Studies at Washburn University)

150 Things I Love About Kansas
(Kansas Museum of History Exhibit, Jan 28-Dec 31, 2011)

Kansas Arts Calendar
(Kansas Arts Commission)

Kansas Humanities Council 2011 Calendar

"150 Years of Statehood"
(Wichita Eagle)

"Kansas 150th anniversary events"
(Wichita Eagle)

"Kansas Day 2011"
(Kansas 150 SLK, State Library of Kansas)

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