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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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/Model A Car Cruise & Children's Pedal CarsModel A Car Cruise & Children's Pedal Cars
May 7

01:00 pm to 04:00 pm

This will be a day for car enthusiasts – big and small! The Northwest Missouri Ford Model A Car Club will have their prized Model A’s on hand for a cruise around museum grounds. Along with mid-twentieth century pedal cars from the private collection of Joe Moncado, they will be on museum grounds with their owners for 3 hours. There will be a raffle for rides in the Model A’s. Light refreshments provided. Free with regular museum admission, $3 for adults, $1 for children, free for children under 5 years. >>more

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/Bloody Mary Roll-Out PartyBloody Mary Roll-Out Party
June 1

05:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Let the good times roll! It's time for the 9th Annual Bloody Mary Roll-Out Party! Join the Friends of Shawnee Town us as we celebrate Shawnee Town and kick-off the 9th annual Tomato Roll Fundraiser with an evening of drinks, hors d’oeuvres, raffle items, live auction and more! When: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 5:00pm – 7:00pm Where: The Shawnee Town Gazebo 11501 W. 57th St., Shawnee, KS Cost: $25 per person RSVP: Call 913-248-2360 to reserve your spot by May 25th. Ask us about family or corporate sponsorships for this year's Tomato Roll, which will take place on Saturday, June 4 at the corner of Johnson Drive & Nieman Road just before the start of the Old Shawnee Days parade! Sponsorships include tickets to this fun and tasty event! Bloody Marys, Wine & Beer will be available. Don’t miss the chance to win unique prize packages! >>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