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Have friends or family in town for Thanksgiving weekend? Need a diversion from holiday shopping? Enjoy the exhibits in the Heritage Center and Living History activities Friday, November 23 and Saturday, November 24. Our hours on Friday, November 23 will be 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturday, November 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Regular site admission applies, $6/adults, $4/children ages 5-11, Olathe Residents receive $1/off admission.t The Santa Breakfast is full so registration has been closed for that event. Please join Mahaffie for Christmas Open House.
The staff and the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Foundation Board would like to express their deepest gratitude and thanks for all of the support given throughout the year to Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm. We greatly appreciate all of the visitors, donations, and the time given by our volunteers to help make Mahaffie a great place for the community and region. Because of this wonderful support, Mahaffie is a place to engage visitors with hands on experiences of 1860s farming, frontier life, and stagecoach travel while preserving the nationally significant Mahaffie story.
Tune to KMBC Channel 9 News Sunday, November 25 from 7:00 a.m to 9:00 a.m. to enjoy a news feature story about Mahaffie. Joel Nichols and crew filmed the segment last Wednesday, November 14. After the story airs November 25, the story will be available for viewing on the website, www.kmbc.com
Our annual Christmas Open House will be Saturday, December 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is FREE! Suggested donation is $2/adults and $1/children ages 5-11. Enjoy the holiday decorations at the Heritage Center, stagecoach rides will be $2/person ages 3 and up, (weather and ground conditions permitting) and other hands on living history activities. Santa will visit the Heritage Center at 1 p.m.! The Shady Grove String Band will play Christmas music in the Heritage Center from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and the Shawnee Victorian Christmas Carolers will sing from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Other activities include making ornaments in the Heritage Center, stringing popcorn and cranberries, blacksmith demonstrations and see what is cooking on Mrs. Mahaffie's Cookstove.
The Holiday Tea will be Sunday, December 9 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Heritage Center. Cost is $5/person ages 5 and up and Registration is required and payment is due the day of the event. Enjoy tea, refreshments, and make an ornament to take home.
For more information about the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm, visit www.mahaffie.org
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Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm
Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site