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The start of the Christmas season in Lawrence brings the customary holiday lights and carols, but also the city’s own tradition — the annual rooftop rescue of Santa.
A new culinary festival is being planned in Lawrence this fall as a bookend to food truck season.
Lawrence food bank Just Food released on Tuesday the names of 26 food trucks participating in this year's Kansas Food Truck Festival in East Lawrence.
The Lawrence City Commission will decide Tuesday what events to fund — and how much they should receive — through a new grant program created to give a boost to tourism-generating activities.
Quintessential Lawrence events and programs, such as the Free State Festival and Busker Festival, as well as countless other crowd-gathering affairs, will soon have a new potential source of funding if a new grant program gains City Commission approval Tuesday.
The holiday season will officially kick off in Lawrence on Friday evening, when about 60,000 light bulbs are switched on, illuminating downtown in the colors of Christmas. But the annual lighting ceremony has been canceled and the accompanying Santa rescue has been rescheduled, said Sally Zogry, director of Downtown Lawrence Inc.
Lawrence’s convention and visitors bureau, eXplore Lawrence, is holding a public festival to welcome about 1,800 cyclists with Bike MS: Kansas City Ride who will stop today at South Park.
The Douglas County National Organization for Women will host its 2014 Summit on the Status of Girls and Adolescents from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Lawrence Public Library.
The sixth annual Tour of Lawrence takes off this weekend, with more than 600 professional and amateur bicycle racers and enthusiasts expected in town Friday through Sunday.
Kansas University and Lawrence Art Center organizers will be accepting community submissions until late Friday for the Free State Festival's inaugural Lightning Round of ideas presentations.
The KU theater department is preparing the first North American production of a Shakespeare play done in 'original pronunciation.' The performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" starts Nov. 11, 2010 at KU's Murphy Hall.
The Octoginta bicycle race will have an extended 100-mile course option in honor of former KU Athletic Director Bob Frederick. More than 750 riders are expected to participate in the two-day event.
Broken Arrow Park in Lawrence will host a classic car show tomorrow. The event will feature classic cars, food and music.
The Midland Railway in Baldwin City holds their Labor Day Railfest from August 30 to September 1, offering rides on a KCS Railway Post Office car.