Community Appreciation Day is what the long traditional Old Settlers Day celebration has been tagged this Saturday, Sept. 27, at Alta Vista.
According to Pam McDiffett, city official, the Alta Vista Chamber of Commerce has a full slate of activities for all ages scheduled all day throughout the rural western Wabaunsee County community.
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Old-fashioned hand husking of corn will be demonstrated, and everyone is welcome to give the farm task of an earlier time a personal try during the corn picking, shelling, husking and grinding, coordinated by Ag Heritage Park farm museum, Saturday, Sept. 28, at Alta Vista, when the Wabaunsee County community is celebrating its annual Old Settlers Day. Continue reading →
It’s time for a celebration at the “Little Town on the Prairie.” That’s the 125th anniversary for Alta Vista, Kansas.
While many rural Kansas communities started earlier, and at about the same time, no longer exist, Alta Vista continues with stable population, an active business district and the always-critical schools. Continue reading →
It’ll be a “step back in time” at Alta Vista on Saturday.
“Old-fashioned corn harvest will highlight activities planned at Ag Heritage Park on the south edge of Alta Vista, which will be celebrating its 125th anniversary during the annual Old Settlers Day celebration, on September 22,” announced Connie Larson, park board president. Continue reading →