The annual calendar has been moved to

October – November 2017

Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Calling all well- mannered, friendly dogs! Join us at the 3rd Annual Dog Parade with contests, kid activities & doggie prizes for best costume. This is a free event, though we are asking for dog & cat food donations for the Humane Society of Atchison. Dogs should be well-behaved & comfortable at a busy event where there are likely to be many dogs.

OktoberBest @ The Hardware Store
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

In-store specials and discounts! Get there early as selections will be reduced!

Haunted Halloween Train @ Santa Fe Depot
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Miniature train rides for children with ghosts & goblins at the Atchison Rail Museum.

Event sponsored by the Northeast Kansas Railroaders.

Ambassadors Meeting
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Ravens Race for Breast Cancer Awareness @ Warnock Lake
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am

On Saturday, October 28, beginning at 9:00 a.m., the Benedictine College Track & Field programs will host the 2nd Annual Ravens Race for Breast Cancer Awareness 5k Run/1 Mile Walk at Warnock Lake. Registration is $20 and includes entry to the race, a competition t-shirt, entry into gift basket raffles, and a free breakfast. Proceeds from the event will be given to Race Against Breast Cancer, a local non-profit organization that provides mammograms and screenings to women in northeast Kansas. Register at:

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Trick or Treat Down the Street
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Preschool – 5th grade

11 am – Free Pumpkins & Trick or Treat Bags

11 am to 2pm – Trick or Treat!

12 pm – Costume Contest at Atchison Library Lawn

2 pm – Kiwanis Halloween Parade

4 pm – Bicycle Drawing Deadline

Halloween Parade @ Downtown Atchison
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The Kiwanis Club of Atchison celebrates its 97th birthday during the 2017 Annual Halloween Parade in Downtown Atchison. Starts at 10th and Commercial, moving East.

Don’t miss the kid’s costume contest at the Atchison Public Library.

United Way Trivia Contest @ Atchison High School
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We invite you to get your team together and join in the fun! You are allowed up to 8 people on a team. Cost is $15 a person, which includes food, snacks, soda, water and coffee.
There are a wide variety of subjects. All answers are a team effort, no one is ever put on the spot. You have a night of fun while making money for a great cause that all stays local. Call Terry at the United Way office and we will reserve a table for you. 
Pay early or the night of, but you must reserve your spot. There will be prizes for the top 3 teams.
Call Terry to register your team at  913-367-6510 or stop by the office at 625 Commercial Suite 1.
Haunted Season Ends
Nov 4 all-day
Legislative Coffee @ Santa Fe Depot
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Topics to be discussed:

-Senate Bill 30 (regarding tax bill)

-Senate Bill 19 (school finances)


Open to the public.