Maple Leaf Festival - Expired Event
|Location||Baldwin Intermediate and Primary Centers
U.S. 56 & Lawrence St
Baldwin City, KS 66006
|Description:||Starting in 1958 the Maple Leaf Festival bagan as a community event inspired by Dr. Ivan Boud, a biology professor at Baker University. He noted that the third weekend in October was the optimum time to view the changing colors of the Naple Leaves in the area and te perfect time to celebrate the successful harvest. Over fifty years later, withover 300 craft exhibits, quilt shoows and displays, performing arts, music, unique food items and activities for the family, the Maple Leaf Fetival is the biggest fall family event in the area and provides an opportunity for locan non-profit organizations to raise funds. The tow day festival occurs on the third full weekend of October with a parade at 11am, chldren's competition, marching bands, floats and antique cars. Sunday concludes the festivities with additional events and crafts for sale and a quild show. Craft booths are indoors and outdoor from 9-6 Sat and 9-5 Sunday. Daily Kids Zoe with crafts, rides for kids under 10 and the Midland Railroad with dramatic arts and music.|
No pets are allowed, per City ordinance.
20 Food Booths, Black Jack Battlefield and Cabin, Gospel Music Sunday.
|Show hours||Sat-Sun 9-6|
|$110 10x10-2 days, $85 10x10 -1 day (limited), Electricity $35|
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