Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Flavor: Upcoming Events

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Flavor: Upcoming Events

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Upcoming events

CAPITOL MIDWEEK FARMERS MARKET -- 7:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday (rain or shine), June 29, Kansas Statehouse (south lawn), S.W. 10th between Harrison and Jackson. Continues through Oct. 14.

21ST STREET FARMERS MARKET AT KNI -- 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 1, Kansas Neurological Institute, 3107 S.W. 21st. Continues through Oct. 14. Vendor information: 296-5354, 296-5301 or

712 INNOVATIONS FIRST FRIDAY MAKERS MARKET -- 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 1, 712 S. Kansas Ave. Featuring booths with locally made goods. Booth reservation: Information: or 409-6500.

DOWNTOWN TOPEKA FARMERS MARKET -- 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday (rain or shine), July 2, S.W. 12th and Harrison. Held every Saturday through November. Information:, or (785) 249-4704.

ROTARY FREEDOM FESTIVAL -- 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 2, Constitution Hall, 429 S. Kansas Ave. Event commemorates the 160th anniversary of the Topeka Legislature's first meeting and its visit from Col. E.V. Sumner and the U.S. Cavalry on July 4, 1856. Re- enactments, food, 35th Infantry Division Band of the Kansas Army National Guard's Brass Quintet at noon, territorial artifacts, Civil War equipment, tour of Constitution Hall and Post Office where in 1854 segregation was challenged. Raffle fundraiser drawing at 4 p.m. Raffle tickets and information: Event information:

KANSAS ON KANSAS AVENUE: A DOWNTOWN CELEBRATION -- Gates open at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 2, S.W. 8th and Jackson, 10th and S. Kansas Avenue and S.E. 8th and Quincy (handicap dropoff and entry). Performances by local musicians, beer gardens and food trucks from 3 to 6 p.m. in the 800 and 900 blocks of S. Kansas Avenue. Opening acts Maria the Mexican at 6 p.m. and Zac Harmon Band at 7:15 p.m.; headliner Kansas will begin at 9 p. …

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