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Explore Schaake's Pumpkin Patch

Join Matty D as he searches for the perfect pumpkin on opening day at Schaake's Pumpkin Patch in Lawrence, Kansas. Watch for expert tips from experienced pumpkin hunters on finding the right pumpkins to take home. The free family attraction features activities for kids, tons of photo ops, a country…

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Q&A with the Women of RPG

RPG, short for Restaurant, Pub, and Games, in Downtown Lawrence offers more then 1,000 board games, delicious food with locally sourced ingredients, and a fully-stocked bar where creative cocktails are stirred up and a variety of beers are on tap. Their website touts it as a community within a…

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Shopping for (and with) kids for the Holidays in Lawrence

From Santa’s rescue by the fire department to the old-fashioned horse-drawn Christmas parade, Lawrence is a dream in the Holiday season. But don’t let the wonderful events distract you from the fact that Lawrence also has some very good holiday shopping, particularly if you have children on your…

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The Ultimate Lawrence Summer Bucket List for Families

If you have kids and you're spending time in Lawrence this summer, this list is my gift to you. Everything on it is something our family has tried or something we're dying to try. From ice cream tasting sprees to pop-up playgrounds, there's something for everyone. It's summer time and the living is…

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Great spots for animal lovers in Lawrence, Kansas

If it were up to my children, we would have a full food chain worth of animals living in our house. One wants a kitten and a rabbit. The other wants a snake and a tarantula. Combined with the sixty pounds of goldendoodle we already have....I mean, what could possibly go wrong? Here in Lawrence…

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Five trails perfect for a fall hike

One of my favorite Lawrence amenities is our abundance of well-maintained trails, and fall is a prime time to check them out. With cooler temperatures and fewer bugs, our local trails are a wonderful place to enjoy a sunny September afternoon or crisp October evening. The following fall hikes…

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