Calendar of Events

From sporting events to live plays, art exhibits to nature experiences, there is always something to see and do here! Mark your calendars with all the fun happening in Great Bend!

Saturday, December 10, 2016 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Kansas Wetlands Education Center
Quarterly program on a nature topic. No registration is required. FREE event. Open to adults and interested teens.
Sunday, December 11, 2016 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Barton County Historical Society
Barton County Historical Society will host their annual holiday celebration, "Ghosts of Christmas Past" on Sunday, December 11th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The open house will feature decorations from 7 groups as well as our own vintage Christmas displays.
Sunday, December 11, 2016 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Kansas Wetlands Education Center
Looking for a unique holiday gift? How about a great piece of jewelry? Well use polymer clay and natural materials to create one of a kind pendants in this workshop. Polymer clay is an inexpensive, safe, non-toxic material that can be baked in your own oven. Give us a call today at 1-877-243-9268 to register for this fun, FREE craft workshop
Monday, December 19, 2016 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Kansas Wetlands Education Center
Meet at the KWEC. Small groups will meet to identify and count birds within the Cheyenne Bottoms count circle. FREE and open to the public regardless of birding expertise. Free lunch served. Call the KWEC to register 877-243-9268
Saturday, December 24, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Crest Theatre
Join us for Christmas Eve at the Crest At this event, hosted by Community Christian Church, we'll celebrate Christmas together by singing favorite Christmas carols, hearing a message of hope, and remembering together what this season is all about. The whole family will enjoy itHang around afterwards for cookies, cocoa, and have a family picture taken at our Christmas photo booth