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Welcome to The Barn at Kill Creek Farm by Darrel Zimmerman
Barn Renovation - Mike Meyer - Hernly & Associate - Lawrence, KS
Rural Heritage Survey in Douglas Co. - Dale Nimz, Lawrence , KS
1:00 - 2:00
Trillium Dell Timberworks - Rick Collins, Knoxville, IL
2:00 - 2:45
A Save our Barn Success Story - Ben Moore
3:00 - 3:45
A Passion for Windmills - Loren Lockman - Murdock, NE
Evening meal & Entertainment
Saturday, August 27th
Meet at The Barn at Kill Creek Farm - Load bus
Depart for first barn on the tour aboard an air conditioned motor coach
Return to Kill Creek Barn, DeSoto
Barn & Farmstead Nomination Workshop
At The Barn at Kill Creek Farm, 9200 Kill Creek Road, DeSoto, KS
August 25, 2016 ~~~ 10 am to 4 pm
$25 per person ($40 per couple)
At this hands-on workshop, Kansas barn owners will gather to learn how to complete the Preliminary Site Information Questionnaire (PSIQ) - the first step for placing a barn on the State of Kansas and/or the National Register of Historic Places. Amanda Loughlin will present basic National Register information and detailed information about the PSIQ form. Attendees will be assisted by Kansas Barn Alliance members. Cost: $25 per person or $40 per couple (includes lunch and snacks).
PSIQ Information - Amanda Loughlin, Nat'l Register Coordinator, KSHS
Assistance with filling out individual PSIQ forms (Getting Started)
Barn Quilt Competition
Become part of the Kansas State Fair! Pre-Enter by August 15, 2016.
Champion barn quilt will be permanently displayed on the Kansas State Fairgrounds with credit being given to the quilt creator. Learn more about the competition requirements, recommendations and rules here.
Barn Fest 2015
Thanks to all who attended last year's Barn Fest! See below for a few photos of the event.