By Natalie Vondrak |

Maple Leaf Festival

Special guest Ilene Kimsey joins Joel and Natalie in this episode to share the origin story of the Maple Leaf Festival in Baldwin City, Kansas. Ilene is part of the Maple Leaf Festival Committee and has been working with Brittany Keegan, the Watkins Museum’s Curator, over the last five years on an exhibit series depicting the Maple Leaf Festival’s history.

Time Capsule with KLWN’s Joel Becker and the Watkins Museum’s Natalie Vondrak explores the history of Lawrence or Douglas County and shares the stories of the people and events that have helped shape our community. The show airs the first Tuesday of the month during Radio for Grownups around 10:10 AM on FM 101.7 or AM 1320 KLWN.