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Combat Air Museum - One of a handful of major aviation museums in the United States located on an active air field. Visitors to our museum are regularly treated to flying activities of Air Force fighter aircraft and Army helicopter operations.

The Mulvane Art Museum - With almost 3000 objects in its permanent collection, a schedule of changing exhibitions and numerous public programs, Mulvane Art Museum has something for everyone. Founded in 1922, Mulvane Art Museum is one of the oldest museums west of the Mississippi. A wonderful array of art. Be sure and visit the Art Lab, a hands on art experience where you can create your own masterpiece.

Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy - The Helen Hocker Center for the Performing Arts is an organization dedicated to enriching the cultural growth of our community. Quality family entertainment, positive learning experiences in a friendly atmosphere, and an outlet for artistic expression for youth and adults. If you are looking for a fun play then you will want to check us out.

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Topeka Railroad Festival - Fun activities for the whole family. Raising of the Flags Opening Ceremony, Variety of Model Railroad Trains, Classic Cars, Antique Cars, Free Photos at the Photo Booth, Rope Making, Railroad Memorabilia, Fumbles the Clown, Balloon Sculptures, Face Painting, Tie the Knot with the stem of a cherry, Pie Eating Contest, many food vendors and exhibitors,and much more!

Sunflower Music Festival - Sunflower Music Festival of Topeka, Kansas presents an annual series of orchestra concerts, chamber music evenings, educational projects and other artistic events of the highest level. These events occur throughout a two week period each June in White Concert Hall on the Washburn University campus.

Topeka Tinman Triathlon - This event features short course, long course and a sprint distance triathlon. The long course includes 1 Mile Swim - 20 Mile Bike - 6.5 Mile Run. Come, put yourself to the test to see if you can endure one of these great races!

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Boss Hawg's BBQ - Boss Hawg’s meats will show a strong pink-to-red coloration called a “smoke ring”. This is due to being cooked in the time-honored fashion: over a hardwood fire. Our meat is smoked properly, and therefore will be moist on the inside.

LongHorn Steakhouse - At LongHorn, we work to capture the flavor and the fun of the West in our restaurants. Our steaks are hand-cut, hand-seasoned and carefully prepared. Our burgers are thick and juicy, our salads freshly made.

Jeremiah Bullfrogs Sports Bar and Grille - Jeremiah Bullfrogs Live has over 10,000 square feet for your entertainment needs. Our sports bar side has over 50 TV's for your viewing pleasure. With great food, great staff, and a fun and friendly environment, you can't miss Topeka's largest bar!

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