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7 Must-See Lawrence Events and Festivals This Summer

The largest festival of street performers in the U.S., a farmer's market voted best in Lawrence, and a weeklong celebration of film, music, art and ideas are only a few local activities. Open your door to new possibilities in Lawrence this summer!

6 Reasons Why Gardening Is the Perfect Retirement Hobby

It’s important to look for a hobby that can be altered to fit your new lifestyle perfectly. Why should you consider gardening? Explore the health, mood, community involvement benefits, and more about this perfect retirement hobby.

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.

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!

These Roadtrips Will Change How You See Kansas

Think Kansas is the flattest state? Think again. Kansas, where extensive hills meet the great plains, contains a breathtaking variety of waterfalls, desert like rock formations, rolling hills, marshes, cliffs, and canyons.

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.

Staying Active in Winter

Are you part of the 61 percent of Boomers who've made health and wellness a high priority for 2015? Has your enthusiasm for fitness gotten as cool as the winter temperatures? Don't get discouraged - and don't give up. There are a lot of enjoyable ways to stay active in Lawrence, no matter how cold it is outside.

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