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Experience Holidays in Lawrence

While the weather outside could be frightful, Lawrence and its surrounding towns are always delightful. Use this article to navigate the myriad of events, shops, gifts, and activities for a memorable holiday outing perfect for family and friends.

Warm Up to Good Books in Lawrence

As cool autumn weather takes the place of warm summer days, it’s the perfect time to grab a cup of coffee and curl up with a book. Explore why reading is important, where to meet new books, and where to read while Living the Lawrence Life.

Experience the Variety of the Lawrence Music Scene

In Lawrence, the vibrant arts culture means you can find everything from classical to Irish to jazz to rock in a variety of music venues, clubs, and classrooms. Uncover the multi-faceted world of the Lawrence music scene!

Lawrence: A Foodie’s Haven

With an artistic and entrepreneurial spirit, it’s no surprise Lawrence has become known nationally as a culinary hot-spot. While visitors are often surprised at the variety Lawrence offers, any local resident can tell you the options are endless.

Top 5 Reasons to Retire in a College Town

Baby Boomers facing retirement aren’t settling for just settling down. They’re looking for an active second chapter in their lives. If this sounds like you, here are 5 reasons you should retire in a college town.

Explore Local Daytrip Treasures

In addition to our many attractions, festivals, shops, and restaurants, Lawrence is within convenient distance from many activities and historic national wonders perfect for staycations and more.

Explore All Douglas County Has to Offer

Part of what it means to “Live the Lawrence Life” is enjoying all the local opportunities you might have missed before retirement. There are quite a few hidden gems in Douglas County just waiting to be discovered.

Literary Lawrence

From famous authors of the past with a Lawrence connection and contemporary authors living right around the corner, to author events, writing classes, and great bookstores, you’ll find plenty of local opportunities to celebrate the written word.

The Grandchildren are Here – Now What?

It’s great when the grandkids come to visit, but sometimes keeping them entertained can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are a lot of local activities you can do with grandkids of all ages. Here’s a quick list of ideas to get you started.

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