Archive for September 2017

Fall Means ESU Football

If it’s fall, it must be time for football! The Emporia State University Hornets are currently 2-2 in the MIAA Conference with big home games still to come, including Homecoming on November 4. Tailgating is a tradition that Emporians take seriously. Grab some friends, some food, and your Hornet gear for a day cheering on…

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Antiquing in Emporia

Are you a picker? A flea market maven? A bargain hunter? Do you love vintage tools or clothes or furniture or household goods? Emporia has plenty of opportunities for you to find an elusive treasure from years gone by. Antique & Vintage Shops Dalton Gang Antiques – 502 South Commercial Street – Bring your work…

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Emporia: The Disc Golf Vacation Destination

Emporia is a big deal on the disc golf scene. We have some of the best courses and tournaments in the country, and people are starting to take notice. Jeremy Rusco of Dynamic Discs shared an article with us about a couple who came from Illinois to play disc golf in Emporia: Die-hard disc golf…

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An Emporia Icon: J’s Carryout

j's carryout

While you’re visiting Emporia, take the opportunity to try one of the best burgers around at J’s Carryout, 27 Commercial Street. Rated “Best Burgers in the State of Kansas” by AAA, this restaurant’s big tastes more than make up for its small size. Located in a 1950’s style burger joint, this little restaurant has been…

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Great American Market: 9 Blocks of Antiques, Vintage Items and Bargains

downtown emporia during the Great American Market event

Downtown Emporia is the place to be this weekend! Commercial Street from 3rd Avenue to 12th Avenue will be closed to traffic when vendors of all kinds gather at this year’s Great American Market. What You’ll Find The secret to the event’s success is that it appeals to a wide range of people, both local and outside…

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