West Fest at Kansas Historical Society

TOPEKA, KS—The Kansas Historical Society announced that West Fest: National Day of the Cowboy will be held 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, July 27.

Activities include panning for gold, a cow pie toss, horse shoes, cowboy songs, rope making, crafts, story time, and other outdoor games. Visitors can see miniature ponies and a mustang. Activities appropriate for children age 11 and younger. From 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. a free lunch of hot dogs and chips will be provided by Hy Vee, Topeka. Admission is $8 adults, $7 seniors (65 and older), and $6 students. Children five and younger admitted free. The Historical Society is located at 6425 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka.

For more information, visit kshs.org/18314 or call 785-272-8681, ext. 414.

This event is made possible with support from the Kansas Historical Foundation’s Robert Quinn Rohde fund. Kansas is a member state of the National Day of the Cowboy, held on the fourth Saturday in July.

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