Poet Laureate To Perform At Matfield Green Sunday

Pramila Venkateswaran, poet laureate from Suffolk County, New York, will perform a reading and host a conversation, Sunday, June 1, 1:30 p.m., at Pioneer Bluffs near Matfield Green.

“Inspiration is always within you,”  Venkateswaran said. “Writing uses resources within your reach including the richness of your  inner world, and the sensory experiences of the external world.”

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Historic Pioneer Bluffs Ranch Education Center At Matfield Green Sets Weekend Events

One of the oldest and most picturesque ranch headquarters in the world is planning its annual fall celebration this weekend.

“Pioneer Bluffs is the ranch started in 1859 when Charles Rogler settled on Flint Hills grassland near what is now Matfield Green in Chase County. The headquarters with a dozen vintage ranch buildings have been preserved as a National Historic Landmark, and are a nationally renowned and respected heritage education center,” according to Lynn Smith, who serves as executive director. Continue reading →