Mahaffie Holiday Tea December 9


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Olathe WinterFest Friday, December 7

It’s time to kick off the holiday season at the annual Olathe WinterFest, Friday, December 7 in the R.R. Osborne Plaza at Olathe City Hall.  The event runs from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and is highlighted by the Mayor’s Christmas Tree lighting.  The main stage will feature the arrival of Santa Claus, music groups from Olathe schools and a variety of local talent.  Food and warm beverages will be available for purchase.In addition to food and music, family and children’s activities are planned.  Santa will take time out of his busy pre-holiday schedule to make a visit and sit for pictures with children.As part of the festivities, representatives from 14 beneficiaries of the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund will be introduced and proceeds from the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will be presented to the Christmas Tree Fund.

Mahaffie will be at WinterFest as well. Scheduled to appear is the popular Goat Cart (weather and ground conditions permitting). We hope to see everyone there!

Holiday Tea Sunday, December 9

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.

Christmas Open House and Lawrence Parade a Success!

Thank you to all who attended Christmas Open House at Mahaffie Saturday December 1. Over 600 visitors enjoyed living history activities, making Christmas Ornaments, and visiting Santa! The weather was very warm and please enjoy the photos on our Facebook page. Also, the stagecoach enjoyed the success of the Lawrence Old Fashioned Christmas Parade. We greatly appreciate all of the support for our holiday events. The photo was submitted by a City of Olathe employee who attended the parade.  


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1200 Kansas City Rd; Olathe, KS 66061
(913) 971-5111
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Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site
1200 Kansas City Rd.
Olathe, KS  66061
(913) 971-5111;