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2017 We Kan! Award Winners Annou...

The 25th annual We Kan! awards were announced May 6, 2017 at the Kansas Sampler...

Public invited to Big Kansas Roa...

On May 6 at the final Kansas Sampler Festival, the Kansas Sampler Foundation an...

Kansas Guidebook 2 shares 4,500 ...

Co-authors Marci Penner and WenDee Rowe spent four years traveling to every one...

Kansas Explorer Club

Kansas Explorer Club

Members of the Kansas Explorer Club receive 5-6 print newsletters a year full of things to see and do that are off the beaten path.

We Kan!

We Kan!

The Big Rural Brainstorm will be held March 7 in Newton in 2016.

Kansas Sampler Festival

Kansas Sampler Festival

The 2016 Kansas Sampler Festival will be held on May 7-8 in Winfield at Island Park.

Rural Culture Elements

Rural Culture Elements

The 8 rural culture elements are: architecture, art, commerce, cuisine, customs, geography, history and people! They help you see a place with new eyes.

8 Wonders

8 Wonders

Have you seen the 8 Wonders of Kansas Guidebook? Let it guide you to all 216 Wonders!

ERV

ERV

Marci and WenDee, of the Kansas Sampler Foundation, are going to every (626) incorporated city in Kansas to research for the second edition of the Kansas Guidebook for Explorers.

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The festival will be held May 6 and 7, 2017 in Island Park in Winfield.
 
In 2017, the last and final festival will take place in Winfield. A new event, The Big Kansas Road Trip, will be held the first full week-end in May, 2018. Location will be announced at the 2017 festival.

For more information contact WenDee LaPlant, assistant director, Kansas Sampler Foundation, 620.585.2374 or wendee@kansassampler.org for festival history, photos and background information.

For local host information in Winfield contact festival director, Sarah Werner, Director, Winfield Chamber of Commerce - 620.221.2420 or kssamplerfest@gmail.com.

For basic information about the festival CLICK HERE
 
Media are invited to cover the festival at no charge. Please arrange for a media badge by calling the Winfield Chamber of Commerce, 620.221.2420.
 
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