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Spring Home School Day

Enjoy Work & Play: 1860s Style!

  • Date: 04/27/2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm
    1200 E. Kansas City Road
    Olathe, Kansas 66061
  • Introduction: Home School families are invited to experience 1860s living history activities from our most popular school programs.
  • StagecoachThe morning session, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. is full! Please register for the afternoon session. 
  • Afternoon session: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 
  • The theme is Work & Play: 1860s Style!
  • Activities may include: helping in the garden, making a Thaumatrope, and 1860s dancing and more!
  • Other activities may include: stagecoach rides, visiting the Mahaffie House, cookstove and blacksmith demonstrations. 
  • Cost is $5/student, ages 5-17, ages 4 & under and accompanying adults are admitted free.
  • Stagecoach rides are offered, weather and ground conditions permitting. Accompanying adult stagecoach rides cost $2.
  • Families are invited to enjoy activities at their own pace. You can visit each station at your leisure during the open house format during your registered time. 
  • Mahaffie staff and volunteers are dressed in 1860s clothing at each activity.
  • Park in the Heritage Center lot, pay your admission and pick up your map when you arrive.
  • You are welcome to bring your own lunch to enjoy at the picnic tables on the grounds after you are finished with your session. 
  • Plan to visit The Heritage Center Mahaffie Market. This gift shop offers many family friendly items.
  • Registration required:
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