All events and activities are subject to change. Regular site admission applies unless otherwise noted.
Playing on the Prairie
Saturday May 3 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. FREE Admission!
Kick off a summer of fun activities with Playing on the Prairie and the grand opening of the new Agricultural Livestock Heritage Barn! In cooperation with the Olathe Junior Service Leage, enjoy spring time crafts, 1860s Living History activities and more!. Stagecoach rides will be offered for $2/person ages 3 & up. (activities subject to change)
Mom's Matter at Mahaffie-Celebrate Mother's Day!
Sunday May 11 noon to 4:00 p.m.
All family members will enjoy spending time with Mom at Mahaffie! Enjoy 1860s living history activities such as a stagecoach ride, visiting the Mahaffie Home and see what is cooking on Mrs. Mahaffie's cookstove. Sit down with your mom to fill out your family tree! Regular site admission applies, $6/adults, $4/children ages 5-11, Olathe residents receive $1/off admission
1860s Living History
Memorial Day-Labor Day
Wednesdays-Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sundays noon to 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy 1860s living history such as stagecoach rides, cookstove and blacksmith demonstrations and visit the Mahaffie House. Begin your visit in the Heritage Center to view exhibits and videos about the Mahaffie family and Johnson County. End your visit by purchasin a souvenir from the Mahaffie Market located in the Heritage Center. Active Military receive up to 5 free admission with ID as part of the Blue Star Museums program during these summer months.
Day Out with Frank and Ella
Wednesdays & Thursdays in June & July 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Participants will enjoy a different theme each week with hands-on activities, crafts and a stagecoach ride (paying youth only). Cost is $5/youth, accompanying adults free, (adults pay $2/person if they choose to take a stagecoach ride). When you arrive the day of your program, please park in the parking lot of the Heritage Center to pay the admission fee and pick up the map. Please feel free to bring your own lunch to enjoy a picnic under the white tent located on the Mahaffie grounds. Registration encouraged for groups of 10 or more, payment is due the day of the program. To register groups, please call 913.971.5111.
Family Fun Nights
Thursdays in June & July 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy FREE admission (a small fee applies to some activities) a different theme of history each week with lots of hands on activities. Stagecoach rides are $2/person ages 3 and up.
As each week gets closer, specific activities will be updates
Friday July 4 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy 1860s living history activities such as cookstove and blacksmith demonstrations, take a stagecoach ride and listen to a reading of the Declaration of Independence at noon. Regular site admission applies, $6/adults, $4/children ages 5-11, Olathe residents receive $1/off admission
Wild West Days
Saturday September 27 & Sunday September 28
Enjoy our annual fall event featuring live entertainment from the Whip Guy, Wicked Liars, Gunsmoke & Petticoats, Professor Farquar and more! Lots of hands on children's activities for the whole family. Cost is $5/ages 5 & up or a special family rate of 5 tickets for $20!
Check back as more events, details about events and programs are added or call (913) 971-5111 or email Mahaffie.