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Kansas Day 2017
January 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pmFree
The Coffey County Historical Museum’s annual fundraiser, Kansas Day, will be held at the museum on Saturday, January 28, 2017.
Children will have the opportunity to participate in Pioneer Activities from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The activities are free, but donations are greatly appreciated. Activities include rope making, candle dipping, butter churning, yarn dolls, and more. The train set in the Asbury Gallery will also be running during this time.
A silent and a live auction will also take place during the event. The Live Auction will start at noon in the Pioneer Gallery with auctioneer, Cameron Roth. Some of the items for the Live Auction include an autographed Bill Snyder KSU football, autographed KU basketballs, Wichita Thunder tickets, and much more! The silent auction will start at 11:00 a.m. and close at 1:00 p.m. Some of the items for the silent auction include a certificate for a 30 minute massage, KC Chiefs items, handmade items, gift certificates to local businesses, gift baskets and so much more! Photographs of the items that will be in the auction can be found on the museum’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/coffeymuseum in the “Kansas Day 2017 Auction Items” album.
Donations from the pioneer activities and the auctions will go towards the restoration of the Rural Dale one-room schoolhouse and the Bethel Church located on the museum’s grounds.
The Lebo United Methodist Church Youth Group will serve a meal in the Pioneer Gallery. The proceeds from the meal will go towards mission projects.
For more information about the fundraising event or if you would like to volunteer or donate, contact the Coffey County Historical Museum toll free at (888) 877-2653 or in person at 1101 Neosho Street, Burlington, KS.