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Celebrate Alden’s 150th Anniversary with Events Held Saturday & Sunday

ALDEN, Kan. – The City of Alden will celebrate its 150th anniversary this weekend, with most events taking place on Saturday starting at 9 a.m.

The day will feature a quilt show at the Methodist Church and the opening of the Alden Train Museum for tours. Both events will take place until 5 p.m.

Drop-off for the Bake-Off is from 10 a.m. until noon, with the contest starting at 2p.m.

Starting at 10 a.m., check out the “Telling Our Story” apron display at the Prairie Flowers Crafts studio.

Other events include the Amazing Race, fire department demonstrations, children’s games, and a free throw contest.

An omelet lunch will be served at noon at the township hall, and later in the day, a hot dog feed and dance featuring Rice County Line will take place beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the School Gymnasium.

Head back to Township Hall on Sunday for a combined church service at 11 a.m., followed by a hog roast meal.

For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1204172097093908.