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Shawnee Town 1929 is a museum that is a division of the City of Shawnee's Parks and Recreation Department. The Museum is currently undergoing an expansion that will allow visitors to experience a typical day in and around the 1920s farm community of Shawnee, Kansas, through authentic collections, exhibits, programs and events.

We look forward to your participation in one of the many new and exciting programs Shawnee Town 1929 has to offer. Call (913) 248-2360 or email shawneetown@cityofshawnee.org to register for our programs. Evening classes will meet at Town Hall, 11600 Johnson Drive and daytime classes will meet at the Visitor’s Center at 11501 W 57th Street.

Friends of Shawnee Town Newsletter

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/Shawnee Town Craft FairShawnee Town Craft Fair
September 19

09:00 am to 04:00 pm

Shoppers can browse through close to 100 craft booths featuring the handmade creations of jewelers, weavers, chefs, woodworkers, and other artisans at Shawnee Town 1929’s 39th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair on Saturday, September 20th between 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. We will have several food booths on hand to meet the needs of your taste buds! Admission is $1.00 at the gate, and all proceeds benefit the Shawnee Town 1929 Museum’s interpretive and educational programs. Don’t miss out! This is a must for all craft lovers! For more information call (913) 248-2360 or email rkrueger@cityofshawnee.org. >>more

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/Jammin’ on the Green- Harvest Moon Concert with the Kansas City UkestersJammin’ on the Green- Harvest Moon Concert with the Kansas City Ukesters
September 24

07:00 pm to 08:30 pm

The ukulele was one of THE most popular musical instruments of the 1920s and Shawnee Town has unofficially adopted the Kansas City Ukesters as our own ambassadors! Annual summer concerts at the Museum’s Bandstand wouldn’t be complete without their refreshing renditions of popular music of the 20s. This time it will focus on all those delightful tunes about the moon. Light refreshments provided. Location: Bandstand, Shawnee Town 1929, 11501 W. 57th Street >>more

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1920s Timeline
1920s Timeline

The place is Shawnee -- a small Kansas community of sloping farms, 3 churches, a general store, a brand new picture show palace, the soda fountain at Heaton’s and a Chevrolet dealership selling roadsters and jalopies.>>more

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Facility Rental

Need a place for your wedding reception, birthday celebration, company meeting, family reunion or other special event?>>more