About Laurie

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Laurie has created 7 entries.

2019 Corn Maze Open through Halloween

Sept 2019
Oakley Corn Maze Open!
The Corn Maze at the Buffalo Bill Cultural Center is open daily from dawn till dusk.  Come and bring the whole family.

The maze is located in the cornfield just north of the sculpture.  Enter under the big archway.  The maze is free, but a clever corn ear donation box will […]

September 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

2019 Giant Clam Shell Display

  Giant Clam Shell Fossil on loan from Keystone Gallery
This fossil was found, collected and prepared by Chuck Bonner, Keystone Gallery.   

Plateceramus (pla- tee-ser’-a-mus) clams are covered with small fossil oysters, ostrea congesta. Since the ancient inland sea was silt covered, the oysters used the large clams as a stable attachment surface.

This beautiful clam […]

May 23rd, 2019|On Display|0 Comments|

On Permanent Display

Permanent Displays
Sheridan, End of the Track – Lobby Display
Oil by artist Chuck Bonner, Keystone Gallery.  Read the story about the 1868 “wickedest town in the west”: Sheridan-Lawless City of the Plains (from the Kansas Territorial magazine).  Listen to the Story “Hidden History – The Ghost Town of Sheridan Kansas 1868”.     
Buffalo Bill’s Wild West […]

March 20th, 2019|On Display|0 Comments|

Annie Oakley Comes to Life at the BBCC on July 26th

July 26, 2016 

Tuesday, July 26th   5:30 – 7:30 pm
The Buffalo Bill Cultural Center / 3083 US Hwy 83 / Oakley, Kansas
We are excited to host  author and Interactive Public Speaker, Charlotte Endorf as she presents Annie Oakley -“Always On Target”.  Her presentation will include a book signing of her newly released piece. The […]

June 23rd, 2016|On Display|0 Comments|

Oakley Corn Maze is Open!

September 2015


Our first corn maze is completed and ready for you, your family, school group or community club to take to the paths. Landowners Gary and Raelene Keller planted the corn for the maze at the site of the […]

September 10th, 2015|On Display|0 Comments|

April 2015 – Hometown Teams – Oakley Shucks!

April 2015
Hometown Teams Partner Exhibit – Schedule of Events – March 27 – May 3, 2015
March 27 – May 3 – Exhibit – Kansas State Cornhusking; “Harvesting” the Spirit of Athletic Competition at the Buffalo Bill Cultural Center.   Exhibit includes a photo collage of cornhusking contests of the past and present, a photo display […]

February 14th, 2015|On Display|0 Comments|

October 2014, Still Shuckin’ After All These Years

Shuckin’ back …. Did you know?

  Competitive cornhusking in the 1920’s and 30’s was a spectator sport drawing crowds of up to 100,000.
 The sport, often call the “Battle of the Bangboards” was dubbed the “fastest growing spectator sport in the world” by Time Magazine.
  Kansas joined Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska […]

September 30th, 2014|On Display|0 Comments|