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Mountain Man Rendezvous, Heritage Days this Weekend in Canton

CANTON, Kan. – The Maxwell Wildlife Refuge will host the 29th Annual Mountain Man Rendezvous, Sept. 23-25.

The three-day event will feature 1800’s re-enactments with mountain men, trappers and traders, demonstrations contests, music, and food. Experience life as it was on the Kansas prairies, with bison tours each day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Gates open each morning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at 4:30 p.m. a benefit auction will feature elk sheds and other donated items, with proceeds to benefit The Friends of Maxwell.

The Maxwell Wildlife Refuge is located at 2565 Pueblo Rd. For more information, follow Maxwell Wildlife Refuge on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MaxwellWildlife.


Canton Days

South of the Refuge in Canton, Heritage Days will take place on Saturday with activities around town.

A community breakfast begins the day from 6 to 10 a.m. at the Canton Fire Station. Proceeds will go towards the purchase of new equipment.

Enter in the 5K Run/Walk at 7:00 a.m. at Old City Park. Other activities in the park include a car show from noon to 4 p.m. and a cornhole tournament.

Meanwhile, at the fairgrounds, check out the flea and craft market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Other Heritage Days events include a poker run and a street dance.