Ellsworth, Kansas - We’ll keep those “dogies” rollin’ into Ellsworth at 4:00pm and the end of our drive. The old cattle town will be waiting anxiously for the cattle to arrive. Come celebrate the 150th Kansas Anniversary in true cowboy style, at the End of the Trail!
Western Music “End of the Trail Concert” will feature Barry Ward, Judy Coder, Prairie Rose Rangers, and of course our Cowboy Poet and MC, Geff Dawson. Concert starts at 7:00pm at Ellsworth High School PAC Center on Saturday September 24, 2011.
NATIONAL DROVERS HALL OF FAME ASSOCIATION
ELLSWORTH-KANOPOLIS AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Friday, September 23
7:00 pm Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament American Legion Post #174. Highways 140 and 156.
Saturday, September 24
10am Pre(e)r Group Band – Christian Rock
10:45am Kaleigh Glanton – Award winning Singer
11:20am Cap’n W.T. Allen – Historic Performer
11:50am David Ross Gordon – Historic Performer
12:15pm Smoky Hill Pickers – Area Jam Group
1:05pm Dave Pickering One Man Band – See to Believe
2:00pm Matson & Weaver – Salina Singing Duo
2:45pm Max & Me – Miltonvale Singing Duo
3:30pm Pam Barber & Harry – Ventriloquist
4:00pm The End of the Trail
Kansas 150th Anniversary Cattle Drive trails through town
4:45pm Caldwell Dance Hall Belles – Direct from Caldwell, Kansas
5:15pm Backwater Boys – A Guaranteed Knee Slapper
All Day Beer Garden
Nicodemus Buffalo Soldiers - Roaming
Hodgden House Museum Complex Living History Day
Seven Historical properties open all day
10am-5:00pm Antique Tractor Show
11am-2pm Butter Churning and Wool Spinning Demonstrations
1:30pm Mother Bickerdyke portrayal by Lu Adams
2:00pm Water Witching Demonstration
2:45pm Tomahawk Throwing by White Bear (aka Dean Curtis)
Ellsworth Elementary School Grounds and adjacent streets
Youth Events from 10am-6pm unless otherwise noted
Fish Pond - Carousel - Blowup Bouncer - Kiddy Train Rides - Dart Throw
Dunk Tank - Soft Ball Throw - Bean Bags -Pop Bottle - Duck Pond
Cowboy Hat Toss – Special Prizes
Sunflower Seed Spitting – Special Prizes
10am – 12noon Sack Races - Cash Prizes
1pm-3pm 3-legged Races – Cash Prizes
2pm -4pm Kendra’s D.D. Clown Troupe – Face Painting
4:45-6pm Popcorn - Cotton Candy
DOUGLAS AVENUE STREET EVENTS
Apple Bobbing -114 N. Douglas
10am Lawn Mower Races – Cash Prizes
1pm Wheelchair Races – Cash Prizes
10am-6pm FFA Car Bashing
ELLSWORTH HIGH SCHOOL PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
7:00pm Western Music features Barry Ward, Judy Coder, and the Prairie Rose Rangers.
Tickets: Adults $12 advance, $15 at door, Children (12 & under) $7.
Intermission: Raffle drawing for an autographed guitar by “Sugarland.” Also Kansas 150th Anniversary decorated cakes will be auctioned. For tickets and other information: 785-472-4071; email@example.com; www.ellsworthkschamber.net.