Monday, October 31, 2016

Area Happenings - October 31, 2016

Here are the upcoming events that the Gazette has been made aware of as of October 29, 2016. To submit an item to the community events calendar, please email it to

October 31, 2016 (Today)

Hogwarts Haunted House at Lumberyard Arts Center
 During Baldwin City’s Downtown Business Trick or Treating, the Lumberyard Arts Center will host a kid-friendly, Harry Potter themed haunted house. Free and open to the public. 
5:30 P.M-7 P.M.

In addition to downtown businesses a number of private homes will be handing out candy. Two such homes, one on Eighth near Dearborn and the other on Jersey near Eighth have decorated yards for Halloween.  
According to, only one home has marked itself as welcoming trick or treaters, that being near Ninth and Jersey (it will have it's Christmas lights on for Halloween).

November 1, 2016

Candidates Forum
 Moderated by Hank Booth
6:30 P.M. - 8 P.M.
Lumberyard Arts Center
718 High Street

November 8, 2016

Tuesday, November 8 - Serving begins at 5:30 p.m.
Ives Chapel United Methodist Church
1018 Miami Street, Baldwin City - 785-594-6555
Dine in or Take Out
Donations Earmarked for Mission Outreach 2017 are:
Age 11 - Adult - $8.00; Children Age 5 - 10 - $4.00; Age 4 and under - Free
Sponsored by Ives Chapel United Methodist Women

November 9, 2016
The Baldwin City Community Senior Mix will meet Nov. 9 at 2:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall of Ives Chapel United Methodist Church, 1018 Miami Street. The program, "On the Road Again," will feature Debra McCullough, Baldwin City Recreation. A fellowship and refreshment time will follow. All seniors, 55 to 105, in the Baldwin City/community area are welcome.

November 10, 2016
Turkey Dinner
5 P.M. - 7 P.M.
The United Methodist Women are hosting a turkey dinner and all are welcome to attend!

November 10-12, 2016

Theater Production
7:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.
Rice Auditorium
Baker University
404 8th St

November, 2016
Ives Chapel
Thankful Thursday
6-7 P.M.

December 3, 2016
Breakfast with Santa 9 A.M. (Intermediate Center)
Festival of Lights       6 P.M. (Downtown - outside post office)

December 11, 2016
Baker University's Christmas Vespers
Rice Hall
2 P.M. and 5 P.M.

Every 4th Thursday of the Month

10 A.M. - 11 A.M.
Mobile Food Bank
Baldwin City New Life Assembly of God
118 5th St
Baldwin City, KS
Stay in car, line up and drive through

Every Tuesday through October
Eudora Local Gardening Farmer’s Market
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Tuesdays 
 through October 2016
1402 Church Street
Eudora, KS. 
In the parking lot of Gene’s Hartland Foods. 
Local, fresh produce and foods offered by local growers and producers!

Every Wednesday through October
De Soto Farmer’s Market (Fresh Promise’s Market)
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Wednesdays through October 2016 
at The Barn at Kill Creek Farm
9200 Kill Creek Road
De Soto, KS
 Local, fresh produce and foods offered by local growers and producers!

 Every Thursday through October
Cottin's Hardware Farmer's Market on Thursdays from 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm through September at Cottin's Hardware & Rental back parking lot - 1832 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, KS. Local vendors offer a variety of goods including produce, baked items, hot foods, meats, eggs, soaps, jams, jellies, herbs, fudge and much more!  

 Every Friday through October
Perry Lecompton Farmers' Market 
Fridays from 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm 
at Bernie's parking lot
24 Hwy and Ferguson Road
Perry, KS
Visit the market to find fresh vegetables, fruits, homemade jams and jellies, baked goods, honey, fresh cut flowers, farm fresh eggs, handmade crafts and more!

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