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Historical Hauntings
October 29, 2016

06:00 pm to 08:30 pm

Historical HauntingsShawnee Town's Historical Hauntings is a real scream for Halloween fans. Slither by on Saturday, October 29th from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Come to the grounds of Shawnee Town, 11501 W. 57th, three blocks west of Nieman Road where all activities are free with a $1 suggested donation to benefit Shawnee Town 1929 and open to the public. The Optimist Club of Shawnee-Mission will be selling snacks at the “Ghoul Café” and there will be trick-or-treating, tractor drawn hayrides, Farmstead tours, an eyeball candy counting contest, opportunities for Halloween photos and costume contests with five separate categories and awesome prizes!

Call Shawnee Town 1929, (913) 248-2360 or e-mail rkrueger@cityofshawnee.org for more information.

Speakeasy Society program - And All That Jazz!
November 9, 2016

07:00 pm to 08:30 pm

Speakeasy Society program - And All That Jazz!A little history, a bow to Kansas City, and of course, a little night music! Free and open to the public. “Password” required, please phone 913-248-2360 for reservations.

1920s Ornament Making - Class
November 15, 2016

06:30 pm to 08:00 pm

1920s Ornament Making - ClassBeautiful glass ornaments decorated almost every 1920s family Christmas tree, but there were also lovingly created handmade ones as well. Get an early start on decorating for the season by making some of the most popular handmade ornaments of the decade. Supplies included in class fee. Class fee $5. Registration required, please call today to reserve your spot, 913-248-2360.

Christmas Around Town
December 3, 2016

04:30 pm to 07:30 pm

Christmas Around TownDecorate the first page of your 2016 Christmas scrapbook with souvenirs and memories galore of the City's annual Christmas Around Town party. Commencing at 4:30 p.m., there will be entertainment at City Hall (11110 Johnson Drive) and open houses at downtown businesses. Santa Claus will arrive around 5:15 p.m. to help the Mayor light the City’s Christmas tree and present a check to the recipients of the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund. Then Santa will ride to the museum (11600 Johnson Drive) where all sorts of exciting activities await!

Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 5:45 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. while Wonderscope entertains with holiday activities. Take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage, sing along with the carolers, have your face painted with candy canes, take home a balloon from our balloon artists, and visit live reindeer! Have a guided tour of our 1920s farmhouse decorated for the season with real German tinsel and 1920s ornaments on the tree. Where else would you possibly want to be this holiday? Your scrapbook will be bursting at the seams with memories! Call Shawnee Town 1929, (913) 248-2360 or email rkrueger@cityofshawnee.org for more information!