U.S. Food Festival & Food Show Section
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February 6-9, 2016
International Pancake Day
The friendly little competition between Liberal, Kansas, and Olney, England, with women running down the streets of each town flipping pancakes, has been going on for more than 50 years now. It is still the only race of its kind on the planet. Eating & Flipping Contests, Recipe/Cooking Contest, Pancake Race, Receptions, Breakfasts, Parade, Entertainment, etc. (Last day & Race is always Shrove Tuesday).
February 14, 2016 VALENTINE'S DAY
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
March 7-11, 2016 - National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association. 'Make the Grade with School Breakfast.'
March 15, 2016 - 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture
April 2, 2016 - Brews on the Bricks - Hays, Kansas
Craft Beer Festival
April 6-8, 2016 Great Bend Farm & Ranch Expo - Great Bend, Kansas
Promoting the Latest Agricultural Technology, Research and Equipment.
April 15, 2016 The Taste of Downtown - Hays, Kansas
Participating downtown businesses will provide a sample of local dining and/or services for ticket holders to enjoy that evening. Patrons will be encouraged to purchase a $20 advance ticket – only 300 will be available — allowing them to sample and experience everything participating downtown restaurants and businesses have to offer including appetizer sized treats, fashions shows, DIY demos, beauty treatments and more. All event patrons will be entered to win several great prizes, some worth over $500!. Each prize basket will contain a $25 gift card to every participating business.
April 22, 2016 Earth Day - Worldwide
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.
January 10-12, 2017 28th Annual Topeka Farm Show 2017
Over 300 exhibiting companies, 550 booths and added attractions that include a Purebred Cattle Expo, Daily Horsemanship Clinics, and leadership seminar. Free parking, free admission, free health care programs and events for the entire family. Over 30,000 attendees each year. Attendance: 30,000
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