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September 21, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Flint Hills Discovery Center
315 A. 3rd St.
Manhattan, KS 66502
Members: $22
Non-Menber: $26
Exploring Emporia
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Tallgrass Tour Bus: Exploring Emporia

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Experience the "Front Porch of the Flint Hills" as we travel to Emporia in Lyon County, where you will be treated to a driving tour full of history and fun tales with a local step-on guide. The William Allen White Home is known for its famous guests. Now is your chance to visit this historic landmark. Choose your own lunch location of either Radius Brewing Company or Bobby D’s Merchant St. BBQ. There will be plenty of time to explore the unique shops downtown. Include is a stop at the All Veterans Memorial featuring a Huey Helicopter, Ship Anchor, a Sherman Army tank. Finally, we will finish with a relaxing stroll through the David Traylor Zoo.
Guests are encouraged to bring a resealable water bottle. Light snacks will be provided. Registration opens Monday, August 5. Pre-registration is required by September 20 at 5:00 PM. Pre-register online, by phone, or in person at the Flint Hills Discovery Center.