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Big band among Chase County events

Tall Grass Big Band, a 17-piece band from Emporia, will perform music of the ’40s at an ice cream social at 7:30 p.m. Saturday on the Chase County courthouse lawn in Cottonwood Falls. Fireworks will follow at dark in Swope Park.

The Fourth of July weekend in Chase County will begin with a Friday night jam session of tallgrass pickin’ at Emma Chase Cafe, Cottonwood Falls.

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, two miles north of Strong City, will have historical children’s games, music, and clogging Saturday and paper- airplane classes and contests Sunday and Monday.

Prairie bus tours will be available at 11 a.m and 3 p.m.

Courthouse tours also will be available at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday.

Last modified June 30, 2011