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Rogers Hall at Camp Mary Dell
Brown's Memorial Park
1943 Indy Rd.
Abilene, KS 67410
Barn Fest 2014 - September 26-27th
Schedule(subject to change)
Friday, September 26
Rogers Hall, Camp Mary Dell at Brown's Park, Abilene, open at 7:30 am
Light Breakfast. Attendees welcome to facility and surrounding park area.
7:30 - 9:00
Registration Sign-in for Conference & Tour
Silent Auction Opens and Table displays open
Conference Welcome & Introductions
Barn Quilt Trail driving tours presentation of Dickinson County, by Judy Sorenson, Elmo, KS (Please visit the KS Flint Hills Quilt Trail table display)
"From The Land of Kansas", KS Dept. of Agriculture
Mid-morning break/view displays
State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), Sarah Martin, Topeka
National Festival of Breads 2013 Youth Winner, Mardi Traskowsky, Woodbine, KS.
Schamber Construction/Restoration, Len Schamber, Damer, KS
Dr. Darrin Rubino, Dendrochronologist, Hanover College, Indiana
Q&A Open Conference Session
Wrap-up sessions. Tour the Historic C.L. Brown's Park Home
Open time. Lodging check-in. Visit Abilene for shopping/touring.
"Let's Celebrate the Barn!"
Evening program & meal at Rogers hall.
Up-tempo piano & accompanists, vocal, saxophone.
Evening Feature: Kevin Kirkwood of KirkwoodKreations, Lecompton, KS. Silent Auction bidding will conclude ahead of feature program.
Saturday, September 27
"Swedish-German-English" Stone Barns tour day
Biscuit & Gravy breakfast, furnished by the Dickinson Co. Garden Guild. Location: Rogers Hall
Board buses, assemble driving line & Leave Camp Mary Dell to Stop #1 & driving tour
STOP #1 - Prospect Park Farm, Anders family/Taylor Farm
STOP #2 - Harlan Janke Farm
STOP #3 - Lunch at Lyona Methodist Church, Lyons Creek
STOP #4 - Jim & Jean Wohler/J.S. Hollinger barn
STOP #5 - Gordon & Joyce Taylor/Larson barn
Driving tour route back towards Abilene
Arrive back to Rogers Hall at Camp Mary Dell. Conclude conference.