FOCUS ON THE BYWAY - PHOTO CONTEST
The Wetlands & Wildlife National Scenic Byway is a 77-mile scenic route through central Kansas which is made up of 7 communities and 3 wetlands of international importance. “Focus on the Byway” photo contest will be used to promote this byway region as a preferred travel destination by showing great visitor experiences and opportunities. Visit the contest page for information of the categories, detailed guidelines, and prizes! All entries must be submitted through the contest page .
View the winning photos for the second quarter on the contest page by clicking here .For fun byway facts, story ideas, and more, click here .
Holiday Quilts and Trees at the Shafer November 10 - December 20, 2014 Shafer Art Gallery - 245 NE 30 Road Festive holiday quilt exhibit will put you in the Christmas spirit!
Fiber Space January 23 - 24, 2014 Heartland Farm - 1049 CR 390 Beginners and experts alike will enjoy this fiber craft event.
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There are definitely four seasons in Kansas, and Great Bend celebrates each of them with special events and community traditions. Click on the links below to learn more about enjoying the magic of the holiday season, taking advantage of the great hunting opportunities the area offers, and read about the current activity in the marshes of Cheyenne Bottoms.
Holiday Calendar of Events
Wings & Wetlands Birding Festival
In conjunction with the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, The Nature Conservancy, and the Kansas Birding Festival, we would like to invite you to join us for the 2015 Wings & Wetlands Festival in Great Bend. You will enjoy 2 days packed full of guided birding trips to Cheyenne Bottoms, Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, and other birding hot spots in the area; along with workshops, meals, and keynote speakers.
The festival will take place April 24th and 25th, 2015. Visit kansasbirdingfestival.org or call 877-243-9268 for more information and a complete schedule. Download a registration form.
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