The county fair continues, as does the Free Music on the Lake series. And festival season kicks into gear. Crawford County Fair The Rodeo is Wednesday, July 31, and Thursday, August 1; the Tractor Pull is Friday, August 2; and, the Demolition Derby is Saturday, August 3. If you… Read More
This is National Travel & Tourism Week, a celebration of a growing sector in the Kansas economy. In Kansas, travel is a $10 billion industry, sustaining more than 94,000 jobs across the state – with 2,000 leisure/hospitality jobs in Crawford County alone. “Tourism plays an extremely important role in the Crawford County economy,” said… Read More
Get Busy Livin’ announces its 9th Annual 5K Run, Friendship Walk and Kids Fest to begin at 8:30 am on May 11, 2019 at Hutchinson Field, Pittsburg, Kansas. Details for runner sign ups can be found at our website www.getbusylivin.org Each year we select a slogan to reflect upon throughout… Read More
FARLINGTON, Kan. – Live music returns to Crawford State Park each Friday beginning May 17. Musicians perform at 6 p.m. at Lake View Cafe, either from the patio or from the deck overlooking the lake. Performers for the 2019: May 17 – Johnnie Zibert Polka Band with Gerald Azember; May… Read More
Three pumpkin patches are now open in Crawford County, Kansas, and each provide something different for visitors. Hickory Creek Farms 426 South 30th St, McCune Website | Facebook Enjoy 6-acre corn maze, 4 acres of pumpkins, barrel train, Pumpkin Playground, Critter Coral & real live animal races (2p… Read More
Congratulations to San Diego State on their 2018 National Club Baseball Association (NCBA) Division II World Series Championship. The Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau was proud to bring this event to Pittsburg for the fourth year in a row. We look forward to hosting the World Series again in… Read More
PITTSBURG, Kan. – For the first time, several local high school graduates are representing Pittsburg State when the National Club Baseball Association (NCBA) Division II World Series returns to Jaycee Memorial Ball Field, May 18-22. With their Regional Championship win, the Pittsburg State Club Baseball Team makes its first appearance… Read More
Crawford County is Crawling with Outdoor Adventures On an early spring day that seemed made for fishing, Tom Pebley, of Kansas City, cast his lure into one of the more than 1,000 strip pits that dot Crawford County. The blue Kansas sky above was picture perfect: White clouds dotted it,… Read More
Over 1,200 student-athletes from across the nation will compete in this year’s NAIA Indoor National Track & Field Championships taking place at the Robert W. Plaster Center March 1-3, 2018. As the championship host, the Crawford County Convention & Visitors Bureau is now organizing volunteers. From assisting visitors with questions… Read More
PITTSBURG, Kan. – Eight weeks. Eight track meets. During this time the coordinator for the Robert W. Plaster Center will walk the equivalent of going from Pittsburg to Greensburg, Kansas – and back. Most likely, he will have walked even longer than that. “(And) at least half of those are… Read More
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