Horsing Around Downtown: Holiday Scavenger Hunt

Downtown Lawrence

Announcing the return of this popular holiday event! From December 2-9, look for the famous Watkins Hobby Horses in the windows of businesses in the 700 and 800 blocks of Massachusetts Street. Bring your checklist downtown, write down locations for at least six out of the eight horses, then drop it off at the Watkins […]

Free

Tails & Traditions Holiday Festival

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS

The 10th annual Tails & Traditions will feature free fun for your family! Stop by the Watkins, watch the Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade, and come in for holiday crafts courtesy of our friends from the Spencer Museum of Art, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Center for East Asian Studies, and the Wakarusa […]

Free

Ellie on the Shelf: A Kids’ Scavenger Hunt!

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS

Announcing an electrifying holiday game: Bring the kids into the Watkins on December 3, locate the miniature versions of our mascot Ellie the Electric Car on all three floors, and receive a Watkins Museum coloring book. Plus, you'll be entered in a drawing for a $50 gift card to The Toy Store! The drawing winner […]

Free

Tiny Tours: Toys, Toys, Toys!

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS

Tiny Tours are a once-a-month program for children ages 3-5 who have not entered school. The tour focuses on an interactive and a hands-on activities based on Lawrence history. Tour activities include story time, videos, time in the galleries, handling artifacts, arts, crafts, and games.  Children must be accompanied by an adult during Tiny Tours. There is […]

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