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    Fort Leavenworth, KS Festivals Arts

    Lansing DAZE
    , also known as the "Brew, Blues, and BBQ festival", is a day of fun family activities, live entertainment, and children's activities centered around a barbeque cook-off judged by the Kansas City Barbeque Society.

    Autumn in the Grove is Lansing's annual fall-themed festival featuring entertainment, vendors and activities like pumpkin carving, scarecrow impersonators, cider drinking, and a bonfire.

    The Amelia Earhart Festival is Atchison's annual summer event celebrating one of their favorite residents, world famous female aviator Amelia Earhart. There are concerts, food, a carnival, research and honorary awards ceremonies, aerobatic performances, and a fireworks finale to top off this day of fun. The festival is kicked-off by a country music concert called LakeFest and has featured many top names in the industry over the years.

    The Muchnic Art Gallery is located in the 3-story Queen Anne Victorian-era mansion built by a local lumber merchant around 1885 and lived in by the Muchnic family, who later left the home to the community to be used for the arts. The first floor is exactly how the family left it, complete with family portraits, ornate furnishings, and stained glass windows. The second floor houses the Atchison Art Association gallery and provides space for art classes and events throughout the year.

    Kansas City:

    Spread out across a couple of streets in downtown Kansas City is what's known as the Avenue of Murals. Visitors should cruise by and gaze in wide wonder at the 8 different murals, each several blocks long.