A Special Invitation

On behalf of the Friends of the Beaumont Water Tower, we cordially invite you to a weekend in the beautiful Flint Hills of eastern Butler County, for a celebration of goals this small community of volunteers have achieved:

  • 16th anniversary of organization
  • View the historic monument marker
    • Bronze history plaque
    • Bronze Kansas Preservation Alliance for Excellence Award -- plaque
  • Preservation completed of 1885 Frisco tower
  • Historic site directional signs, Hwy 400.

We'll thank you ahead for your support and participation in our project. Hope to see you June 2nd & 3rd, 2006 at the celebration.

We'll decorate the town with a country atmosphere for your arrival.

Sincerely,

Marce Brewer, President
Friends of the Beaumont Water Tower
Box 20, Beaumont, KS 67012

1-620-843-2591 or 1-620-843-2363

Butler County

 
 
 

Frisco
Water Tower Festival

Beaumont, Kansas

June 2nd & 3rd 2006

The Old Frisco Water Tower in Beaumont, Kansas

The 1885 Frisco Water Tower  

 

Bring a friend and let's all meet down by the historic tower in Beaumont, Ks.

  Friday, June 2, 2006 at 5:00 p.m.  

·         Enjoy a mouth-watering Catfish Dinner with all the fixings at the Beaumont Hotel.

·         Three Year Flame – Come join the crowd, dance in the Street or just relax.

Saturday, June 3, 2006 - Starts at 7:00 a.m.

A full day of family fun will be planned -- Breakfast at the Beaumont Hotel, fill up on pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, biscuits and gravy, and coffee. 

All day Saturday Events – Airplane Fly In – Antique Cars – Hand Pump Car – Arts & Crafts – Motorcycle Show.

The Weekend has only BEGUN !!!

  9:00 a.m.: Motorcycle Show & Games – Bring your cycle out.  Hosted by the Christian Motorcycle Association.

  9:00 a.m.: Arts, Antiques & Crafts - ALL DAY

10:00 a.m.: Veterans Ceremony – Tribute to Veterans of all wars.

11:00 a.m.: PARADE Starts!!!  Children’s bicycle and costume contest (line up at 10:30 a.m.).

11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.: Bar-B-Q  all day at the Beaumont Hotel.

11:30 a.m.:  Jezeriee’s Middle Eastern Dancers

Noon:  Motorcycle Show Judging

1:00 p.m.:  Auction – Donated items are appreciated.  Proceeds benefit the goals of the tower organization. Don’t miss this one!

2:00 p.m.: Motorcycle Games Begin – Prizes will be awarded throughout the afternoon.

4:45 p.m.: Motorcycle Awards Presented

5:00 p.m.:  Karaoke – Sing your heart out and with the grand prize!

7:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m.:  Three Hits and a Miss! – The band will have you dancing in the street and tapping your feet.   Bring your family, lawn chairs and cameras for this free open-air dance. 

 

And Much Much Moore !!!

 

Friends of the Beaumont Water Tower want to welcome and thank you for your support and interest.

Bring your family, friends, camera and lawn chairs and enjoy this weekend in Beaumont, Kansas.

MISSION STATEMENT Preservation of the Historic 1885 Frisco Built Water Tower to Educate all Generations, Documenting it's Historic Significance in the National Archives, and to Establish Celebration to Develop an Atmosphere to promote Tourism in Beaumont, Kansas.

Be sure to visit the Historic Beaumont Hotel in the beautiful scenic Flint Hills of Kansas, established in 1879, at www.hotelbeaumontks.com.

Not responsible or liable for any injuries or accidents should they occur.


May 4, 2006 / Kathy Ballew / kballew@bucoks.com

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