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Six school districts, a small college, and several old mining towns mean there's something going on for everyone nearly every weekend in Crawford County, Kansas, if you know where to look. Festivals, theater productions, local and occasionally nationally known musicians and comedians, sports, and more.

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November 15, 2022

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There's always something going on in Crawford County, Kansas, you just have to know where to look. This county of 40,000 people is made up of 13 communities, including one…
May 1, 2022

Gus the Gorilla explores Southeast Kansas coloring book

Join the Pittsburg State mascot, Gus the Gorilla, as he explores Pittsburg and surrounding communities. Learn about attractions, parks, and how PSU became the Gorillas. Pick up a copy at…
January 1, 2022

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A FREE guide with tips on where to drink, eat, play, stay & get cool photos. Includes a convenient breakdown of what's at area parks, while also telling the stories…

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Small town with a big city vibe

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Our Story

Our Story

Coal, Bootlegging, Fried Chicken, mines returned to nature

Trip Ideas

Holiday Art Market coming to Downtown Pittsburg

Looking for a unique gift for that hard to shop for person in your life? Look no further than downtown…

9 ways to celebrate a Crawford County Christmas

The holiday season is very busy in our corner of Kansas. If none of the activities or events listed here…

KSHSAA Class 5A Football State Championship

Gameday happens to be Small Business Saturday. Eat like a local and enjoy small town deals. Date: Saturday, November 26,…

The Amazon Army – Social Influence of the Coal Camp Women

Sunday, December 12, 2022 marks the 101st anniversary of a three day protest that made national headlines. From December 12-14,…

Six concerts, Broadway play planned for PSU this month

Several musical opportunities open to the campus and the community are coming up in November at Pittsburg State University. Four…

Holiday Craft Cocktail Experience coming to Franklin museum

FRANKLIN, Kan. - Learn to make signature cocktails and snack pairings for any holiday event on November 18, 2022 at…

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