Museum plans Halloween History Howl on Saturday

The Wyandotte County Museum, 126th and State Avenue, Bonner Springs, is planning a Halloween History Howl from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18.

The event is a family fall festival geared to children, said Jennifer Laughlin, museum curator. It will include pumpkin painting, a magic show, fire trucks and police cars, sheriff’s station children’s identification cards, Schlagle Library display, face painting and a balloon artist.

Refreshments of cider and popcorn are included with the admission price of $5 for children ages 2-15. Adults are admitted free with their children.

Also at the Wyandotte County Museum, the exhibit, “Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Project,” will continue through Nov. 15. A Smithsonian traveling exhibit, it is the history of migrant workers.

The museum also plans a historical bus tour on past and present entertainment in Wyandotte County on the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 18, she said.

To be included on the guided bus tour are such sites as Carnival Park, Big 11 Lake, and the old Granada Theater in downtown Kansas City, Kan.

For more information on the bus tour or other activities, call the museum, located inside Wyandotte County Park at Bonner Springs, at 913-573-5002.

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