Events

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Check out what's going on at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center by going to... Read more

Upcoming

Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Invitation only. For more information call 620.792.9342. Must be over 21 to... Read more
Class of '91 and '96 Reunion Music Festival Free Concerts featuring LA &... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
St. Rose offers very affordable community blood screenings one Saturday per... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
Underwritten by the Bill J. McKown Memorial Endowment/Golden Belt Community... Read more
The Barton County Young Professionals group would like to invite the public to... Read more
St. Rose offers very affordable community blood screenings one Saturday per... Read more
St. Rose offers very affordable community blood screenings one Saturday per... Read more
St. Rose offers very affordable community blood screenings one Saturday per... Read more

Past

Great Bend Party Party and Party in the Park Car Show at Veterans Memorial Park... Read more
A free showing of the movie, Jumanji will take place at the Jack Kilby Square... Read more
Cycling, Craft Beer, and Charitable giving, a first of its kind event for... Read more
Come stroll through downtown Great Bend and enjoy the summertime!
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Topeka Train Robbers!
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Topeka Train Robbers!
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Garden City Wind!
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Garden City Wind!
St. Rose offers very affordable community blood screenings one Saturday per... Read more
A free showing of the movie, Footloose will be shown at the Jack Kilby Square... Read more
Stores around town are slashing their prices, don't miss out on the sizzling... Read more
Come stroll through downtown Great Bend and enjoy the summertime!
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against Garden City Wind!
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Garden City Wind!
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Garden City Wind!
Come stroll through downtown Great Bend and enjoy the summertime!
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Salina Stockade!
Join the Great Bend City Band and enjoy the music!
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Salina Stockade!
8:30 am   Sunrise Services Non Denominational. Sponsored by 4-H Council... Read more
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Garden City Wind!
8:00 am   4-H Horse Show 9:00 am   Registration Mutton Bustin and Kids Ranch... Read more
7:30 am   4-H Dairy Goat Show 9:00 am   4-H Meat Goat Show 11:00 am   4-H Sheep... Read more
Join the Great Bend City Band and enjoy the music!
Come stroll through downtown Great Bend and enjoy the summertime!
7:30 am   Business Appreciation Breakfast - Chamber Coffee 7:30 am - 9:30 am   ... Read more
Come watch Great Bend BOOM play against the Garden City Wind!
Join us to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Great Bend Transload Facility.... Read more
8:00 am   Checking in all exhibits (expect perishables) 4-H and Open Class 8:30... Read more
The Barton County Fair celebrates 25 years of fun and entertainment! Check out... Read more
Celebrate the Fourth of July by watching the beautiful display of fireworks at... Read more
The city of Great Bend wishes  you a fun and safe 4th of July. Citizens of... Read more
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Topeka Train Robbers!
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Topeka Train Robbers!
Celebrate 40 years of business with C & V Home Improvement in their after-... Read more
Explore Great Bend by attending this week's Summer Street Stroll Farmer's... Read more
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Garden City Wind!
Come watch Great Bend BOOM play against the Garden City Wind!
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Salina Stockade!
Sunday June 26 8:00-8:30AM - 4-H Dog Show Registration 8:30AM - 4-H Dog Show... Read more
Adding native plants to your garden is a great way to improve wildlife habitat... Read more
St. Rose offers very affordable community blood screenings one Saturday per... Read more
Come watch the City Band play tonight!
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Salina Stockade!
The renowned American artist Georgia O’Keefe once wrote about her flower... Read more
Come watch the City Band play tonight!
Explore Great Bend by attending this week's Summer Street Stroll Farmer's... Read more
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Garden City Wind!
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Garden City Wind!
The Vink family would like to invite all Great Bend Chamber Members and Barton... Read more
Come watch the City Band play tonight!
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Topeka Train Robbers!
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Topeka Train Robbers!
Proceeds will benefit the Dell Hayden Memorial Child Advocacy Center for abused... Read more
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against Salina Stockade!
Come watch the City Band play tonight!
Conme watch Great Bend BOOM play against Garden City Wind!
Bring nature indoors with this unique project.  Choose your own natural objects... Read more
This home-grown group is made up of Kevin Jeffery, Aaron Hammeke, Ryan Hammeke... Read more
Come see International, award-winning, multiple world record holding, EXTREME... Read more
This group gained popularity doing cover songs on Socia Media. Made up of... Read more
Come see International, award-winning, multiple world record holding, EXTREME... Read more
Lead by Chris Price, this band camp started in April and June Jaunt is the... Read more
Proceeds to the Shriners!
Bring nature indoors! Choose your own natural objects and colors to make art... Read more
Come out to the Library to meet Dr. Mary Jo Taylor, candidate for Senate... Read more
Model Association of Central Kansas members will be flying and discussing model... Read more
Watch the fun competition!
Come see International, award-winning, multiple world record holding, EXTREME... Read more
Come and enjoy a meal with free will donation and helo 19 local agencies.
NASCAR FANS COME SEE THE #88 NATIONWIDE SHOWCAR IN PERSON! THAT'S RIGHT WE WILL... Read more
Take a step back in time with Great Bend's very own Renaissance Faire! ... Read more
Checkout the unique art pieces of Sally Rylech!
Design your very own mini "Fairy" Garden. Program is free, space is limited,... Read more
Great Bend is hosting 45-50 teams for point in their divsion, contact GBRC for... Read more
Inflatables, games, and SO MUCH MORE! all proceeds go to the Barton County... Read more
Stop in and see the beautiful hand crafted art of wood carving. 
Registration until 8:45, tee off at 9! Many prizes, get more info from ryan.... Read more
Food, Jewelry, Crafts, and MUCH MORE!
Play Giant Checkers, Hop Skotch, Jenga, Connect 4, Kerplunk, and Human Foosball... Read more
A free showing of the movie, The Little Rascals will take place on June 3rd,... Read more
On Friday, June 3rd, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie ... Read more
Watch the Great Bend BOOM play agains the Topeka Trainrobbers!
Famer's Market in the Jack Kilby Square
Join us downtown and see lots of amazing automobiles!
Play, throw, and create with shaving cream! Register at link provided.
Come see an American Era Costume Showcase of fashion from highlighted times in... Read more
Gates Open . . . . . .7 am - 9 pmParking . . . . . .7 am - 9 pmTech . . . . . .... Read more
Go to Explore Great Bend on Facebook for a new clue at 8am, 12pm, and 6pm for a... Read more
Get your card at any of the participating stores and guess a Community Chest... Read more
Come watch the city band play tonight in the Jack Kilby Bandshell!
Come watch the Great Bend BOOM play against the Topeka Train Robbers!
Come watch Great Bend BOOM pllay against Garden City Wind!
Stop by and play some Magic the Gathering every Thursday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.... Read more
On Thursday, May 26th 2016, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the... Read more
Submit your very own local photography depicting local life in Barton County... Read more
St. Rose offers very affordable community blood screenings one Saturday per... Read more
The Shafer Gallery in collaboration with the Kansas Wetlands Education Center... Read more
Inaugural game between Great Bend Boom and Salina Stockade in Great Bend,... Read more
Stop by and play some Magic the Gathering every Thursday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.... Read more
On Thursday, May 19th 2016, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the... Read more
Children will make a clay toad abode to put in their home garden or backyard.... Read more
On Friday, May 13 2016, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie... Read more
FROGS: SOUNDING THE FUTURE The Shafer Gallery in Great Bend Kansas in... Read more
Pens and Flowers and Colors! Oh My!  Register at the provided to link to... Read more
Stop by and play some Magic the Gathering every Thursday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.... Read more
On Thursday, May 12 2016, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the... Read more
Team Hope is hosting a Mother/Daughter Brunch Saturday, May 7th beginning at 10... Read more
On Friday, May 6th 2016, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the... Read more
Downtown Great Bend's 2nd Annual Art and Wine Walk. Make sure to come explore... Read more
On Friday, May 6 2016, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie... Read more
Visionary leaders have the ability to see a preferred future, operate in the... Read more
Great Bend Regional Hospital is excited to host their first ever Ladies Night... Read more
Stop by and play some Magic the Gathering every Thursday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.... Read more
On Thursday, May 5th 2016, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the... Read more
Fun for the whole family! Begin your “migration adventure at the KWEC with... Read more
Catholic Charities presents the 15th Annual Wine Tasting Event---on Friday,... Read more
On Friday, April 29, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie, ... Read more
Stop by and play some Magic the Gathering every Thursday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.... Read more
The fourth annual Great Bend High School Community Day will be on Wednesday,... Read more
Featuring Guest Speaker: Donald G. McPherson, former NFL player, now advocating... Read more
On Monday, April 25th, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie... Read more
Great Bend Community Theatre’s production, Squirrel Lake, a comedy by Brian... Read more
Great Bend Community Theatre’s production, Squirrel Lake, a comedy by Brian... Read more
Earthday Celebration - Additional collections of Electronic Waste, Bicycles,... Read more
Grand Opening of Westside Market. prize drawings merchandise tasting
  Get your running shoes ready for the fastest, flattest 5k/3k race in Kansas... Read more
St. Rose offers very affordable community blood screenings one Saturday per... Read more
Great Bend Community Theatre’s production, Squirrel Lake, a comedy by Brian... Read more
A come and go eveny for Bike and Walk enthusiatsts Great Bend Coffee's... Read more
On Friday, April 22nd, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie... Read more
Bake Sale fundraiser for A Red Shoe event to end sexual and domestic violence... Read more
Great Bend Community Theatre’s production, Squirrel Lake, a comedy by Brian... Read more
Stop by and play some Magic the Gathering every Thursday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.... Read more
A screening of the documentarty film , The Hunting Ground, will be shown at the... Read more
Go Wild & Play! Experience the Imagination Playground! Bring your tots and... Read more
On Monday, April 18th, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie... Read more
Shop for Mother's Day, Graduation, Spring, or just becasue! You will find... Read more
This documentary was conceived by acclaimed National Geographic photographer... Read more
Carry The Fallen is a Ruck-March (Hiking) event.Teams ruck-march for three, six... Read more
On Friday, April 15, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie, ... Read more
On Friday, April 15th, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie ... Read more
Join us to make your very own water marble mug!! Supplies are limited so... Read more
Stop by and play some Magic the Gathering every Thursday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.... Read more
On Monday, April 11th, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie... Read more
Concert of Christian music featuring local soloists and choirs. Child care... Read more
Great Bend High School’s annual Mr. Perfect Panther Pageant will take place at... Read more
On Friday, April 8th, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie, ... Read more
Stop by and play some Magic the Gathering every Thursday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.... Read more
Celebrating its 5th Anniversary, the Great Bend Farm & Ranch Expo will take... Read more
Go Wild & Play! Experience the Imagination Playground! Bring your tots and... Read more
Please join us for a 3.16 mile race. Not your ordinary race, this race will... Read more
A mystery in the making! Gather evidence and clues while enjoying the... Read more
The Kansas Wetlands Education Center at Cheyenne Bottoms, 10 miles northeast of... Read more
On Friday, April 1st, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie ... Read more
     At A440 we LOVE live music. Unfortunately in Great Bend Kansas there is... Read more
On Friday, April 1st, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the move, ... Read more
The Barton Student Exhibit features the best of work from students from Barton... Read more
Stop by and play some Magic the Gathering every Thursday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.... Read more
On Monday, March 28, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie ... Read more
100,000 Pieaces of CANDY...Entertainment and prizes start at noon for anyone... Read more
The annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Great Bend Noon Kiwanis Club is set... Read more
The "Runners of Barton County" group and First Assembly of God are teaming up... Read more
St. Rose offers very affordable community blood screenings one Saturday per... Read more
Stop by and play some Magic the Gathering every Thursday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.... Read more
  The Grass Roots Environmental Advocacy Team (GREAT) will present “The 11th... Read more
The Great Bend Public Library will be showing all of the Hunger Games movies... Read more
Mother nature supplies the best craft materials!  Learn to use simple twigs to... Read more
Join us in Great Bend, KS as we bring the Best Pro Wrestling around and give... Read more
The Grass Roots Environmental Advocacy Team (GREAT) will present “The 11th Hour... Read more
Tired of trying to keep the family entertained through Spring Break, and there’... Read more
Mike Farris Thursday, March 17, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. Exhilarating rhythm-and-blues... Read more
Stop by and play some Magic the Gathering every Thursday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.... Read more
Go Wild & Play! Experience the Imagination Playground! Bring your tots and... Read more
Come make home made sugar scrubs. We will use sugar, coconut oil, food coloring... Read more
Go Wild & Play! Experience the Imagination Playground! Bring your tots and... Read more
2016 statewide tornado dril. Perfect oppurtunity for your household to practice... Read more
On Monday, March.14, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie, ... Read more
Outdoors writer/photographer Michael Pearce will present “Savoring the Kansas... Read more
These events give local individuals the chance to network with our legislators... Read more
School is out early, so get registered to spend the afternoon at the Activity... Read more
Make a spot to set your glass down on! Space is limited so register early!... Read more
Stop by and play some Magic the Gathering every Thursday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.... Read more
Story Time at the  Shafer Art Gallery “Cardboard creations” is the theme for... Read more
Storm Fury on the Plains, the annual severe weather safety meeting, will be... Read more
Storm Fury on the Plains, the annual severe weather safety meeting, will be... Read more
On Monday, March 5, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie, ... Read more
The Great Bend High School Theatre Department presents ALICE IN WONDERLAND by... Read more
Showtimes: March 4 & 5 at 7:30 pm, March 6 at 2 pm According to Barton’s... Read more
Showtimes: March 4 & 5 at 7:30 pm, March 6 at 2 pm According to Barton’s... Read more
The Great Bend High School Theatre Department presents ALICE IN WONDERLAND by... Read more
The Great Bend High School Theatre Department presents ALICE IN WONDERLAND by... Read more
Come be inspired by the amazing cardboard artworks of Jesse Montes and then... Read more
Showtimes: March 4 & 5 at 7:30 pm, March 6 at 2 pm According to Barton’s... Read more
On Friday, March 4 2016, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the... Read more
   At A440 we LOVE live music. Unfortunately in Great Bend Kansas there is... Read more
Stop by and play some Magic the Gathering every Thursday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.... Read more
All proceeds go to help serve the children and people in our community.
Go Wild & Play! Experience the Imagination Playground! Bring your tots and... Read more
Home Eat/Drink Shop Where Am I? Directory Live Play Stay Need Help? News... Read more
The Wonderful Wizard of Song Monday, February 29, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. A multi-... Read more
Planetarium Director Dr. Tim Folkerts will show the full-dome movies "Learn... Read more
On Monday, Feb.29th, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie, ... Read more
The Barton Baseball team will play a doubleheader at 1 p.m.
Barton Softball will play a doubleheader at 1 p.m.
St. Rose offers very affordable community blood screenings one Saturday per... Read more
Join us for an opening reception for the exhibit featuring the work of Hispanic... Read more
On Friday, February 26th 2016, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing OZ... Read more
Come watch the Panther basketball teams play against Hays! Several games will... Read more
The Barton Community College basketball programs will begin first round action... Read more
If there were a vaccine against cancer, wouldn't you get it for your kids? HPV... Read more
Stop by and play some Magic the Gathering every Thursday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.... Read more
The Barton Softball team will play a doubleheader with games at 1 p.m.
School is out early, so get registered to spend the afternoon at the Activity... Read more
On Monday Feb. 22nd, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie, ... Read more
Isobel Lomax and Dolly Biddle are two "mature" cable access cooking show... Read more
Please join us for the 17th annual BOCK Chili Challenge.  You can vote on which... Read more
Come watch the Panther basketball teams play against Liberal! Several games... Read more
Who hunts soundlessly throughout the night, striking terror in little rodent... Read more
Isobel Lomax and Dolly Biddle are two "mature" cable access cooking show... Read more
On Friday, February 19th 2016, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing UP... Read more
Recently students at Great Bend Middle School have heard from Detective Heather... Read more
Stop by and play some Magic the Gathering every Thursday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.... Read more
Go Wild & Play! Experience the Imagination Playground! Bring your tots and... Read more
The women's game will start at 5:30 p.m. and men's at 7:30 p.m.
Go Wild & Play! Experience the Imagination Playground! Bring your tots and... Read more
Billy Dean Tuesday, February 16, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. Country music artist Billy... Read more
Wichita State University will be at Barton! Stop by the info table between 9 a.... Read more
On Monday, Feb. 15th, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie, ... Read more
Isobel Lomax and Dolly Biddle are two "mature" cable access cooking show... Read more
Make a gourd bird house for your backyard, and participate in the national... Read more
Isobel Lomax and Dolly Biddle are two "mature" cable access cooking show... Read more
On Friday, February 12th 2016, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing ... Read more
Isobel Lomax and Dolly Biddle are two "mature" cable access cooking show... Read more
Learn how to make cute Origami hearts for your sweetie this Valentines Day!... Read more
Stop by and play some Magic the Gathering every Thursday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.... Read more
Are you interested or do you have questions about the regulations regarding... Read more
The Barton Softball team will play a doubleheader
On Monday Feb. 8th, The Great Bend Public Library will be showing the movie, ... Read more
Knights of Columbus annual Pancake and Sausage Feed.  Sunday, February 7th from... Read more
The eleventh annual CASA Chocolate Benefit Auction February 6th, 2016 at 6:30... Read more
The women's game will start at 5:30 p.m. and men's at 7:30 p.m. Hall of fame... Read more
Join us for the induction of Joe Burger, Caley Carter-Knudsen, and Ray Seib... Read more
Area high school seniors will have opportunity to tour campus, meet with... Read more
The 2016 Barton County Spelling Bee will take place on February 6th at 10:00 AM... Read more
These events give local individuals the chance to network with our legislators... Read more
Develop ice crystals in a “snowflake machine” made from household items and... Read more
Friday, Feb. 5 - The Great Bend Public Library will be showing The Intern in... Read more
On Friday, February 5th 2016, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing The... Read more
Give the gift of life giving blood. Blood or Double Red Cells
Stop by and play some Magic the Gathering every Thursday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.... Read more
Cupcake Decortating! Joins as we decorate cupcakes!
Go Wild & Play! Experience the Imagination Playground! Bring your tots and... Read more
Go Wild & Play! Experience the Imagination Playground! Bring your tots and... Read more
Come watch the Panther basketball teams play against Salina Central! Several... Read more
Join us for a reception and ceremony to celebrate the new Adult Healthcare... Read more
Fort Hays State University will be at Barton! Stop by the info table in the... Read more
Come cheer on the Cougars! The women's game will start at 5:30 p.m. and men's... Read more
On Monday, February 1st 2016, the Great Bend Public Library will be showing ... Read more
Come cheer on the Cougars! The women's game will start at 5:30 p.m. and men's... Read more
Join us for a ribbon cutting and Chamber Coffee for Barton's new Welding Lab!... Read more
Come cheer on the Cougars! The women's game will start at 1:30 p.m. and men's... Read more
Come cheer on the Cougars! The women's game will start at 5 p.m. and men's at 7... Read more
Give the gift of life giving blood. Blood or Double Red Cells
Miss Barton County & Miss Golden Belt will be crowned during a scholarship... Read more
Icy Sidewalk Sale-Great Bend January 16 at 10am Stores will be sizzling with... Read more
The community is invited to take a look at what some of the top photographers... Read more
Join us for the “Exposure Time 3” juried photography exhibit awards reception.... Read more
Come cheer on the Cougars! The women's game will start at 5 p.m. and men's at 7... Read more
Come cheer on the Cougars! The women's game will start at 5 p.m. and men's at 7... Read more
Holiday Kids Day Out - Join your friends for this youth focused day which... Read more
Give the gift of life giving blood. Blood or Double Red Cells
Free Ice Skating in Jack Kilby Square   Take the whole family and enjoy a... Read more
Free Ice Skating in Jack Kilby Square   Take the whole family and enjoy a... Read more
Free Ice Skating in Jack Kilby Square   Take the whole family and enjoy a... Read more
Free Ice Skating in Jack Kilby Square   Take the whole family and enjoy a... Read more
Holiday Kids Day Out - Join your friends for this youth focused day which... Read more
Free Ice Skating in Jack Kilby Square   Take the whole family and enjoy a... Read more
Santas Around the World 1221 Main Street This display is beyond amazing and... Read more
Santa will be making a special stop each week in Great Bend at his favorite... Read more
Free Ice Skating in Jack Kilby Square   Take the whole family and enjoy a... Read more
Santas Around the World 1221 Main Street This display is beyond amazing and... Read more
Santa will be making a special stop each week in Great Bend at his favorite... Read more
Christmas Dance Celebrate the Christmas season by dancing to the music of our D... Read more
Free Ice Skating in Jack Kilby Square   Take the whole family and enjoy a... Read more
Santas Around the World 1221 Main Street This display is beyond amazing and... Read more
Santa will be making a special stop each week in Great Bend at his favorite... Read more
Free Ice Skating in Jack Kilby Square   Take the whole family and enjoy a... Read more
Santas Around the World 1221 Main Street This display is beyond amazing and... Read more
Santa will be making a special stop each week in Great Bend at his favorite... Read more
Great Bend High School Students perform their annual Christmas Concert on... Read more
The Great Bend Youth Choir will perform on December 13 at 3:30 immediately... Read more
The sounds of the season will be carried by Great Bend High School A Cappella... Read more
Craft Series – Upcycled Plastic Jewelry 13 Dec 2:00 PM Kansas Wetlands... Read more
Free Ice Skating in Jack Kilby Square   Take the whole family and enjoy a... Read more
Santas Around the World 1221 Main Street This display is beyond amazing and... Read more
Santa will be making a special stop each week in Great Bend at his favorite... Read more
Come cheer on the Cougars! The women's game will start at 1:30 p.m. and men's... Read more
Free Ice Skating in Jack Kilby Square   Take the whole family and enjoy a... Read more
Santas Around the World 1221 Main Street This display is beyond amazing and... Read more
Santa will be making a special stop each week in Great Bend at his favorite... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Barton is an official testing sight for ACT.
Free Ice Skating in Jack Kilby Square   Take the whole family and enjoy a... Read more
Santas Around the World 1221 Main Street This display is beyond amazing and... Read more
Santa will be making a special stop each week in Great Bend at his favorite... Read more
You are invited to attend the grand opening of My BackYard Playground at the... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Free Ice Skating in Jack Kilby Square   Take the whole family and enjoy a... Read more
Santas Around the World 1221 Main Street This display is beyond amazing and... Read more
Santa will be making a special stop each week in Great Bend at his favorite... Read more
Christmas Dinner and Open House Join your friends at the Senior Center for... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Christmas Entertaining Meals Enjoy over lunch the musical talents of the GBMS... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Cheyenne Bottoms Naturalists – That’s a Rap(tor)! 8 Dec 6:00 PM Kansas Wetlands... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
GBHS Band Winter Concert, GBHS Gym, 2027 Morton St., 8:00 pm
Holiday Vocal and Instrumental Concert The concert will feature Christmas music... Read more
GBHS Orchestra Concert, GBHS Auditorium, 2027 Morton St., 7:00 pm 
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
The Holiday Home tour in Great Bend is December 6 from 1 to 5 , sponsored by... Read more
Free Ice Skating in Jack Kilby Square   Take the whole family and enjoy a... Read more
hafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Nine... Read more
Santas Around the World 1221 Main Street This display is beyond amazing and... Read more
Come experience the fun of the Shafer Gallery Holiday Open House. Watch The... Read more
Santa will be making a special stop each week in Great Bend at his favorite... Read more
Jingle Bell Swing Big Band Dance, Barton’s Hilltop Singers will provide... Read more
Free Ice Skating in Jack Kilby Square   Take the whole family and enjoy a... Read more
Santas Around the World 1221 Main Street This display is beyond amazing and... Read more
Santa will be making a special stop each week in Great Bend at his favorite... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Holiday Crafts It's family time to create your personalized Christmas... Read more
Come check out the Barton Wrestling team take on Northeastern Oklahoma A &...
Due to the forecast of inclement weather, this event has been postponed until... Read more
Free Ice Skating in Jack Kilby Square   Take the whole family and enjoy a... Read more
Santas Around the World 1221 Main Street This display is beyond amazing and... Read more
Santa will be making a special stop each week in Great Bend at his favorite... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Santaland Diaries and Season's Greetings For Mature Elves Only by David Sedaris... Read more
Free Ice Skating in Jack Kilby Square   Take the whole family and enjoy a... Read more
Santas Around the World 1221 Main Street This display is beyond amazing and... Read more
Santa will be making a special stop each week in Great Bend at his favorite... Read more
Join us for instrumental and vocal performances by students of the Barton Music... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Join the United Way of Central Kansas at the lunch or dinner table and help us... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Golden Belt Community Foundation has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of... Read more
Auditions for the Barton Music Department's spring musical production of “The... Read more
Santa’s Workshop - Enjoy an evening of holiday cheer, festive crafts, food,... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Auditions for the Barton Music Department's spring musical production of “The... Read more
Free Ice Skating in Jack Kilby Square   Take the whole family and enjoy a... Read more
Santas Around the World 1221 Main Street This display is beyond amazing and... Read more
Santa will be making a special stop each week in Great Bend at his favorite... Read more
Join us for the Best Western Barton Booster Club Thanksgiving Classic Barton... Read more
Trail of Lights – Lighted displays begin at dusk.  Winds throughout town.... Read more
Free Wagon Rides: Take a ride around the square for the ultimate holiday... Read more
Free Ice Skating – Take the whole family and enjoy a festive favorite on the... Read more
Annual Lighting of Mayor’s Tree:  6:15pm Jack Kilby Square, Mayor Mike Allison... Read more
Santa’s Schedule & See Santas Around the World 1221 Main Street The Real... Read more
Join us for the Best Western Barton Booster Club Thanksgiving Classic Barton... Read more
Join us for the Best Western Barton Booster Club Thanksgiving Classic Barton... Read more
Home for the Holidays Parade – Main Street. Theme for this year is “A Soldier’s... Read more
Living Nativity Portraits:  Each year the Foundry Methodist Church provides a... Read more
Join us for the Best Western Barton Booster Club Thanksgiving Classic Barton... Read more
Downtown Cookie Contest – Great Bend shoppers can sample & judge cookies... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Win with Explore Great Bend 1st-$1,000 2nd-$750 3rd-$500 4th-$250 Great Bend... Read more
Join us for the Best Western Barton Booster Club Thanksgiving Classic Barton... Read more
Win with Explore Great Bend 1st-$1,000 2nd-$750 3rd-$500 4th-$250 Great Bend... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Join us as we sample the cuisine from around Great Bend, while also raising... Read more
Join the United Way of Central Kansas at the dinner table and help us raise... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Barton Community College’s Prairie Winds Concert Band and Jazz Band, featuring... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Here is a story that contains the drama and pathos that inspired the old cliche... Read more
Win with Explore Great Bend 1st-$1,000 2nd-$750 3rd-$500 4th-$250 Great Bend... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Come cheer on the cougars as they take on Hesston! General Admission: $6.00,... Read more
Barton Theatre Season 2015-2016 Barton Theatre Student Production -Said and... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Barton Theatre Season 2015-2016 Barton Theatre Student Production -Said and... Read more
Holiday Pounds for Pets Supply Drive  Help bless the local Humane Society by... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Come cheer on the Cougars! The game will start at 5:30 p.m. General Admission... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Wichita State University will be at Barton! Stop by the info table between 9 a... Read more
Join the United Way of Central Kansas for their 2nd annual Dress Down the Town... Read more
Arsenic and Old Lace is a classic 1940 dark comedy that was made first into a... Read more
Come cheer on Barton's men basketball team as they take on McPherson! General... Read more
Join the United Way of Central Kansas at the lunch table and help us raise... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Arsenic and Old Lace is a classic 1940 dark comedy that was made first into a... Read more
Planetarium Director Dr. Tim Folkerts will show the full-dome movie “Dinosaurs... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Friends University will be at Barton! Stop by the info table in the Library... Read more
Arsenic and Old Lace is a classic 1940 dark comedy that was made first into a... Read more
'TIL BETH DO US PART STARRING: DYANN TWITCHELL, CHARLIE DIXON, LAUREN JONES,... Read more
'TIL BETH DO US PART STARRING: DYANN TWITCHELL, CHARLIE DIXON, LAUREN JONES,... Read more
Win with Explore Great Bend 1st-$1,000 2nd-$750 3rd-$500 4th-$250 Great Bend... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
Panther Paw Craft Festival – Get your head start on Christmas shopping! Several... Read more
The Dominican Sisters of Peace in Great Bend will host their Annual Mission... Read more
'TIL BETH DO US PART STARRING: DYANN TWITCHELL, CHARLIE DIXON, LAUREN JONES,... Read more
Shafer Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception, “New Quilts from an Old Favorite:... Read more
'TIL BETH DO US PART STARRING: DYANN TWITCHELL, CHARLIE DIXON, LAUREN JONES,... Read more
The Great Bend Knights of Columbus Club is having their annual fall soup supper... Read more
Join us for a Kansas history snapshot presentation of “Buffalo Soldiers: An... Read more
Come cheer on the Cougars! The women's game vs. Tabor College JV will start at... Read more
The Board of County Commissioners is joined by the Memorial Parks Advisory... Read more
Presidio Brass Tuesday, November 10, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. Through their show of... Read more
Join us for a Barton Game Night featuring Minute to Win It! Games to play... Read more
SIDEWINDER'S CASINO NIGHT The Sidewinders MC will be hosting our annual Casino... Read more
The Rifleman stands guard over the north side of the Barton County Courthouse.... Read more
Great Bend Fire Department Stache Dash--Wear your best Mustache! Proceeds go... Read more
Win with Explore Great Bend 1st-$1,000 2nd-$750 3rd-$500 4th-$250 Great Bend... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
Tickets area available for purchase at the door with cash or check. There will... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
Holiday Decor – Formerly Holiday Tables. Holiday decorating ideas from Kustom... Read more
Daylight Saving Time Ends set your clock back one hour.
Various residents around the community will be welcoming costumed children to... Read more
Children are invited to wear their costumes and trick or treat in the First... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
Barton Community College will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
The Argonne Rebels All-Stars will present a special evening of high-energy... Read more
Zoo Boo Brit Spaugh Park & Zoo October 24, 6 to 8 p.m. Dozens of businesses... Read more
Entertainment for the whole family. City Slickers Mugging Ranch Games Horse... Read more
Family Fall Festival - bounce house, games and family fun. Ages preschool -6th... Read more
Kiwanis Halloween Parade On Saturday, October 24th, starting at 11 a.m. the... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
We are asking everyone to Turn Our Town Purple to show your commitment to... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
The Barton County Association of Churches will be hosting the annual Soup... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
Judgement House is a walk-through drama that takes you through the lives of a... Read more
Holiday shopping with vendors that carry kitchenware, accessories, candles, spa... Read more
Judgement House is a walk-through drama that takes you through the lives of a... Read more
Charity Chili Cook-Off Charity Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, October 17th from 11... Read more
Judgement House is a walk-through drama that takes you through the lives of a... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
The Young Irelanders Thursday, October 15, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. The Young... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
This is a free come and go event. Shine and Show will be at Dillons October... Read more
Great Bend Expo III Arena will be filled with Rosewood Rodeo family fun... Read more
Duck hunting season begins on Saturday, October 10 for the Cheyenne Bottoms... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
Opening reception is Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 pm In the new exhibit at the Shafer... Read more
25th Annual Four Corners Oktoberfest!  Tuesday, Oct. 6th, 5-8pm, under the... Read more
Walk to End Alzheimer's is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and... Read more
Join MACK on Saturday, October 3rd, from Noon til dusk as members will be... Read more
Going to See the Elephant is "a vivid, stirring and richly imaginative study... Read more
Where History Meets Fantasy Entertainment: Ez N Dill, Thistle Green, Filles de... Read more
Going to See the Elephant is "a vivid, stirring and richly imaginative study... Read more
Join Great Bend as they cheer on the Panthers at this year's Homecoming. 6:30... Read more
Show your support for Great Bend High School by attending this year's parade.... Read more
Going to See the Elephant is "a vivid, stirring and richly imaginative study... Read more
Annual Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser. Dine-in or carry out. Tickets are available... Read more
Get registered for our annual Bowl 'N One Event! This event brings out your... Read more
Wine in the Wild Wine in the Wild is a benefit for the Great Bend Brit Spaugh... Read more
Join your gal pals at the Wome's Expo. This event has become a highly... Read more
The 3rd Annual Hahn Brothers Supercross Shootout is taking place September 19th... Read more
The Harlem Ambassadors Professional Show Basketball team was conceived in... Read more
Sunday Helicopter Rides & Warbird Rides Tours of Aircraft &... Read more
Saturday 8 am – 11 am: Pancake Breakfast General Aviation Fly-In starting at... Read more
School Tours , Warbird Rides, Historical Displays, Appearances of Ike... Read more
The 3rd Annual Hahn Brothers Supercross Shootout is taking place September 19th... Read more
The McCartney Years Thursday September 17, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. Rewind to 1973 and... Read more
        The Suicide Prevention Task Force of Central Kansas Partnership... Read more
Help celebrate the K-96 business corridor on Thursday, September 3rd from 5-7 p... Read more
Join us for a fun night of great art from faculty, staff, and local artists.... Read more
BCC Foundation's 37th Annual Big Benefit Auction Barton Foundation’s 37th... Read more
STUFF THE BUS 2016 It's that time of year again!  Every year the United Way of... Read more
STUFF THE BUS 2016 It's that time of year again!  Every year the United Way of... Read more
Truth, Justice, and United Way United Way of Central Kansas will host its... Read more
Free Outdoor Movie The City of Great Bend and Waters True Value are showing "... Read more
Come enjoy art, snacks, and good company for our closing reception for the... Read more
NWTF Golden Plains Gobblers Banquet Join the National Wild Turkey Federation on... Read more
Kansas history expert Ron Parks from Manhattan will be the guest speaker at 7:... Read more
Great Bend High School track Saturday, July 25th 8:00 am Cystic fibrosis or (CF... Read more
Summer Sidewalk Sale   The Sizzling Summer Sidewalk Sale returns Saturday, July... Read more
Free Outdoor Movie "E.T."   Presented by the City of Great Bend and Waters True... Read more
Free City Band Concert at Crest Theatre.
This Free Will Donation event will help to raise funds to provide Literacy Kits... Read more
Drums Across Kansas is an organization that features friendly competition... Read more
Teen Movie Mondays are officially back at the Great Bend Public Library on... Read more
Sunday, July 1 8:30 AM      Sunrise Services                    Non-... Read more
Dedication of the exhibit "The Hometown Team – How Our Community Championed Its... Read more
Saturday, July 11               9:00 AM Registration Mutton Bustin’ and Kids... Read more
Friday, July 10 7:30 AM      Business Appreciation Breakfast... Read more
Free City Band Concert at Crest Theatre.
Thursday, July 9 7:30 AM      Business Appreciation Breakfast... Read more
Teen Movie Mondays are officially back at the Great Bend Public Library on... Read more
City of Great Bend display coordinated in part by Sunflower Diversified... Read more
Free City Band Concert at Crest Theatre.
Join us for coffee and a ribbon cutting at the Great Bend Tribune as we... Read more
Subscription specials and promotions all day. Follow us on Facebook for special... Read more
Teen Movie Mondays are officially back at the Great Bend Public Library on... Read more
Free Concert performed by The Great Bend City Jazz Band at the Court House Band... Read more
Free City Band Concerts located at the Court House Band Shell.
The 35th Infantry Army National Guard Band will perform a concert at the Court... Read more
A Free Event to Celebrate and Thank those who have given or risked their lives... Read more
Teen Movie Mondays are officially back at the Great Bend Public Library on... Read more
Free City Band Concerts located at the Court House Band Shell.
Teen Movie Mondays are officially back at the Great Bend Public Library on... Read more
Free City Band Concerts located at the Court House Band Shell.
Teen Movie Mondays are officially back at the Great Bend Public Library on... Read more
Free City Band Concerts located at the Court House Band Shell.
Teen Movie Mondays are officially back at the Great Bend Public Library on... Read more
Free City Band Concerts located at the Court House Band Shell.