Things to do,  places to go!

Walk Kansas for Kids  Get up and get going! Great resource for health and fitness. There is even a page for adults! Make getting fit a priority for the whole family!

Like to knit or crochet? Want to learn? Go to the Craft Yarn Council for everything you need to know. Free patterns, instructions and more!

The El Dorado Municipal Band summer series of concerts take place at Forest Park’s historic band shell, at the intersection of West 9th and North Taylor Streets by the city pool. Concerts begin at 8:00pm on Thursday evenings in June and July. It is free and fun for the whole family. They are on Facebook too!

Take me out to the  ball game!  El Dorado Broncos . Plan to attend their games this summer!  The Broncos are college players in the Jayhawk league. The El Dorado Broncos are the 2009 National Baseball Congress Champions!  (5 time Champs – 1989, 1990, 1996, 1998 and 2009!)

Home games are played at Mc Donald Stadium, and admission to home games is free, thanks to community support.

Great food at the concession stand. Come out and support the El Dorado Broncos. You will be glad you did! Great ball playing, hometown atmosphere!

World War II History Center 119 W. Central, downtown El Dorado.    Admission is Free!

Kids Konnect-Fun website for kids!

Watch the moon rise!  Have a picnic dinner, or make popcorn, or just watch it happen together.  Beautiful sight, especially the full moon. Here is a link to the U.S. Naval Observatory website.  You can find the time of the moon rise for any day, any location.  Go away from the town to the east and watch the moon in all it’s glory.  Play “I spy the moon”. Who is first to see it break the horizon? Bring some binoculars, or a telescope if you have one. It is still impressive just looking with your unaided eyes. The full moon only rises 12 or 13 times a year and some of those are obscured by clouds.  It is a rare and beautiful sight.

The Butler County History Center/Kansas Oil Museum 383 East Central Ave., El Dorado, KS 67042, is a fascinating look into our past.  There is a small admission fee for the museum, but the research library is free.      

Coutts Memorial Art Museum, is right here in El Dorado at 110 N. Main.  An unusual resource for a town this size. Admission is  free. 316-321-1212

Ulrich Museum of Art in Wichita wonderful opportunity to see an amazing collection of great art.  The outside sculpture collection is always open!  Worth the drive to Wichita. Located on the Wichita State University campus  Admission to the museum is free. 316-978-3664.

Kansas Veterans and Family Reunion in July at El Dorado Lake. An annual event.

 


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