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BarnFest 2019

October 11th & 12th
Arkansas City, Kansas
Early Bird Registration is October 1!

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The dates for The Kansas Barn Alliance's BarnFest 2019 have been set! Please join fellow barn lovers in Arkansas City, Kansas on Oct. 11 and 12 at the historic Burford Theatre. The event will feature Informative Sessions on Friday, a public viewing of "The Barn Raisers" documentary on the Burford's movie screen Friday night and a tour of Barns and Stone Bridges in Cowley County on Saturday. And a Silent Auction will take place during the day on Friday. Registration forms available above.

BarnFest 2019 Schedule

Friday, October 11, 2019 - Burford Theatre
9:00-9:30 Registration
9:45 Welcome
10:00 Keynote Presentation - Martin Rude, The Barns at Timber Creek
11:00 Bids and Contracts, Mark Eastman, Timber Creek Construction
Noon Lunch - Catered, Etzanoa Film
1:00-2:00 Show Me The Money - Grants for Repairs, Renovation and More - Shannon Martin and Heather Fuesz
2:00-3:00 Barn Restoration - Trillium Dell Timberworks
3:00 Break - Sponsored by Visit Ark City
3:30 Barn Restoration - State Historical Society
5:30-6:30 Dinner and Reception, Catered, Cash Bar
7:00 Barn Raisers Movie (open to the public)
 
Saturday, October 12, 2019 - Tour starts at Burford
8:30 Meet at Burford Theatre for rolls & coffee
9:00 Depart by bus or carpool for barn tour, McCorgary Barn, Winery Barn, Johnson Barn
12:00 Lunch at the Stone Barn Farm, Dexter, Catered
1:00 Resume tour of area Stone Bridges
2:30 Dexter Helium Park Barn Quilt Tour with HS Student Artists
3:00 Break at West Riley, Dexter
3:30 Tour of Hidden Round Barn
4:30 BarnFest '19 ends back in Arkansas City

We reserve the right to alter the schedule to better fit the day's activities.

Lodging

A block of rooms is being held at Best Western Plus Patterson Park Inn, 6100 Patterson Pkwy, Arkansas City, Kansas. (620) 307-6767 (Ask for KS Barn Alliance Block of Rooms before Sept. 24 - $99 plus tax.)
Stone Barn Farm and Log Cabins, Dexter, KS (620) 886-1703
Barns at Timber Creek, Winfield, KS (620) 221-2797

Our thanks to this year's event sponsors: Visit Ark City, Stone Barn Farm, Burford Theatre, Bruce McMillan Architects, P. A. and Schamber Historical Preservation, LLC.


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Thanks to all who attended this year's BarnFest!.

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