Summer of Oz events in full swing

Dorothy and the Tin Man in the production of “The Wizard of Oz” signed autographs earlier today at the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, Bonner Springs. The live theater production continues today, Friday and Saturday at the Providence Medical Center Amphitheater, 130th and State Avenue. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

Summer of Oz events in Wyandotte County are in full swing today, with “The Wizard of Oz” production continuing at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. The play is at the Providence Medical Center Amphitheater, 130th and State, Bonner Springs.

The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame had a busy day of Oz-related activities today, that will continue Friday and Saturday. There is an admission charge. For information, see http://www.aghalloffame.com/oz-comes-to-kansas/.

The Wyandotte County Museum at 126th and State Avenue, inside Wyandotte County Park, also has display cases and other items with the “Wizard of Oz” theme. There is no admission charge to the museum. See wycomuseum.org.

Other museums and places around town also have activities tied to the “Wizard of Oz.” For more information, visit http://wyandottedaily.com/wizard-of-oz-production-opens-tonight-at-amphitheater/.

The Ag Hall has many activities planned in conjunction with the “Wizard of Oz” this week, including a corn maze. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
The Wyandotte County Museum at 126th and State has several displays about “The Wizard of Oz” currently. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
The Wyandotte County Museum at 126th and State has several displays about “The Wizard of Oz” currently. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
The Ag Hall has many activities planned in conjunction with the “Wizard of Oz” this week, including a corn maze. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Train rides for children are part of the Ag Hall’s “Summer of Oz” events. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
The Paul Mesner Puppets will appear in a Wizard of Oz performance at noon and 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Ag Hall. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
There’s also a tornado-themed children’s slide, the Twisted Twister, at the Ag Hall. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
Crafts and activities are part of the “Summer of Oz” activities at the Ag Hall. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
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