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!

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Barton Community College
vs. Colby Community College
Saturday, October 4, 2014 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Brit Spaugh Park
The Great Bend Renaissance festivities will be October 4th from 10am to 6pm in Brit Spaugh Park. General admission is $6, kids 6 - 12 $3 and 5 and under are free.
Saturday, October 4, 2014 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Barton Community College
vs. Hutchinson Community College
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Barton Community College
Men's and women's soccer vs. Cowley County Community College.
Friday, October 10, 2014 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Barton Community College
Men's and women's soccer vs. Northeastern Junior College
Saturday, October 11, 2014 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Barton County Historical Village
THE 3rd ANNUAL ROLLING SCULPTURE CAR SHOW welcomes classic vehicle owners and enthusiasts to the Barton County Historical Society Village. Registration opens at 9 a.m. with the show running until 4 p.m.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Barton Community College
The Great Bend Zoological Society will present A Night with Jungle Jack Hanna on Thursday, October 16th at Barton Community College. Proceeds will benefit the Zoological Society and their projects at the Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo & Raptor Center. More details and ticket information will be released as the date approaches.
Friday, October 17, 2014 to Saturday, October 18, 2014
Location: Great Bend Expo Complex - West Barton County Road
Friday night TestnTune and Grudge racing. Saturday points race and King of the Track at historic SRCA Drag strip. Friday, 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Saturday, Noon - Midnight
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Location: Heartland Farm - 1049 CR 390
Come join the fun and learn a lost skill. Workshop to learn the skill of butchering chickens.
Sunday, October 19, 2014 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Kansas Wetlands Education Center
If you love fiber, have we got a workshop for you Knitters, crocheters, spinners, quilters, anyone who works with yarn or fabric will go home with a new appreciation for natures resources. Learn what plants in our area have hidden secrets, the process of going from plant to dye, and techniques to make sure your hand dyed creations last. We will do one dyepot from start to finish, and all workshop participants will leave with samples of our creations.
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