August 2018

Concert on the River Bridge

The Lindsborg Landmark Concert Series continues with a performance by Everyday Lights on the river bridge at the corner of First and Mill Streets in Lindsborg, Saturday August 18, at 8:00 PM.Everyday Lights is a group of Salina-based musicians with a love for folk and jazz rhythms. Their unique instrumentation and improvised harmony gives them a fresh, creative sound that is best realized in their original music. Their ability to combine a variety of musical styles including folk, country, rock and bluegrass always keeps the audience guessing and looking forward to the next song.Parking is available on First and Mill street, bring a lawn chair and make your way to the marked seating area on the north end of the bridge for an enjoyable evening of great music over the water of the Smoky Hill River.

The year 2018 is flying by at a ridiculous break-neck speed! Already the lazy days of summer are closing to an end while parents everywhere scurry to be ready for the beginning of the next school year.

Friday, August the 17th, is an important day to remember in the hustle and bustle of getting back into the school year routine. Not only does Lindsborg welcome back the returning Bethany College Students, but at 5:30 PM the entire community is invited to the annual water fight in Swensson Park, located at 400 N Main St, in Lindsborg.

Additionally, community children will be invited to join in helping to restore the artwork at the park prior to the water fight. Follow the Visit Lindsborg Facebook page for details.

Grab your super-soakers and join the action! Fuel up on watermelon and hot-dogs before you fill up at the giant refill tank provided by the Lindsborg Fire Department.

Makers Street - The Lindsborg Art Walk
Friday, August 10th, 5 pm to 8 pm

Walk the streets of Lindsborg, and be amazed!

Enjoying the busking talents of hula hoopers, an audio artist, live painters, tarot card readers, musicians, even a dog circus. Browse the shops and galleries who will be showing a rich collection of artists’ work.
Light refreshments will be served in most locations and the restaurants of Lindsborg will be open for dinner.
Busking, a form of public performance (usually for tips), can be dated back to the 11th century and can be found in just about every major culture. A common sight in major metropolitan areas, musicians play on a street corner, allowing audiences to drop a dollar or two into an instrument case. Experience this big city treat in the streets of Little Sweden USA. For more information click here.

Annual Lindsborg Street Dance

Save the date! Saturday, August 25, bring your family, your lawn chair, and get ready to dance the night away on the south 100 block of Main Street, Downtown Lindsborg. The evening begins with the musical stylings of Sam Unruh from 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM. Stay for the Country & Classic rock band, Free Range Chicken , from 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM and dance out the evening to everything from Queen to Merle Haggard.

New Exhibit Opening

New exhibitions open at the Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery on Saturday, August 4, 2018, with a reception that evening from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM and artist talks beginning at 5:30 PM. Featured shows include paintings by William Counter of Chapman; watercolors by Krystall Barnes of Great Bend and John Keeling of Kansas City; stained glass and collages by Stan Detrixhe ; and Birger Sandzén watercolors from the Moffett Collection of Kansas City. The exhibitions will continue through October 21, 2018.

The Sandzén Gallery is located at 401 North First Street in Lindsborg. Gallery hours are 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Sunday. The Gallery is closed Mondays. Admission is free, with donations appreciated. Docent tours for groups are available by two-week advance appointment. For more information about Birger Sandzén, the gallery, and these exhibitions visit , email , or telephone (785) 227-2220. 

Bug Salad by Stan Detrixhe

Those Eyes by John Keeling

Strike Two by William Counter

Green Womb by Krystall Barnes

A pool party celebrating man's best friend! Cost is $5.00 per adult, dogs get in free! The proceeds will go towards the new community dog park, Scentral Bark. The doggy dip rules are:
  • Limited to two dogs per owner
  • Only owners and their dogs allowed in the water
  • Any aggressive dog will be asked to leave with its owner
  • Dogs not allowed in the deep end, water slide, or diving boards
  • ALL dogs will need to have proof of vaccination
  • Female dogs in heat are not allowed in facility
  • Any owner or dog with open wounds will not be allowed in facility
  • Please clean up after your dog

Red Barn Studio Museum

The Red Barn A.I.R. Studio hosts Studio 2 Co-op, a group of local artists, through August 25th. Stop by and meet the artists of the Studio 2 Co-op: Marsha Howe (enameling), Mri-Pilar (mixed medium), Tayla Mace (painting & fiber collage), and Karon Stuglemeyer (painting).

Find out more here.

Find ways to keep your body in motion, your kids busy and your mind off the heat of summer! Check out the Lindsborg Recreation Department's programs . Whatever your fitness level or age, Lindsborg offers many opportunities to move and groove!

Don't forget! It's Lindsborg Farmers Marketseason! Peruse the farm fresh offerings made available every Thursday evening from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM in the Bethany Lutheran Church parking lot at 320 N. Main Street.

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