Atchison festival to honor Amelia Earhart


According to The Topeka Capitol Journal, Atchison will host a celebration in memory of the famous aviator Amelia Earhart on July 18th and 19th.

July 18th will mark the start of LakeFest 2014, which includes performances by country artists Thomas Rhett, Danielle Bradbury and Randy Houser at 7 p.m. at Warnock Lake.

Tickets are $30, and free for children ages 10 and under.

July 18th will also feature a portrayal of the Atchison native by historian Ann Birney in the Public Library at 2 p.m. on Kansas Avenue.

Other scheduled events include aircraft displays and a pancake feed on July 19th.

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