Saturday | August 26, 2017
You spent the night in the Loft. It’s awfully dark out here. How was that?
We took the lawn chairs and went out in the front yard and looked at the stars. It was wonderful!
– at Volland
Experience the darkness of the night sky and the brilliance of the stars.
It’s one of the best things about the Flint Hills.
BBQ | Music | Stars
The Kansas Astronomical Observers will bring their telescopes and tell us about the night sky.
Dave Leiker will offer tips on night-sky photography to those who are interested
Music by our friend Rob Manes
The fun begins at 6:30
Stargazing 8-11 (or ???)
Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket – and bug spray might be a good idea.
$40 per person
Youth 12 and under | $20
Free tent camping in the back yard or in the pasture by reservation
Restrooms and showers will be available in lower level of The Volland Store, by separate entrance. Bring your own towels and supplies. Gallery will be closed after 11 pm, but the lower lever will remain open.
email us or call 785-499-3616 for camping reservation
BBQ dinner: Smoking’ Wille’s BBQ, one of our favorite food trucks, is bringing Pulled Pork or Brisket sandwiches (select your choice when making your reservation) , baked beans, coleslaw, and chips.
Jeanette (Alma Bakery) is making peach cobbler, served with ice cream!
Iced tea and water. Beer and soda available for purchase.
Please note: There is no rain date, but the party will continue if it’s cloudy. In case of event cancellation due to rain or lightning, your purchase will be considered a tax-deductible donation to the Volland Store Fund, a 501c3 nonprofit administered by the Kansas Rural Communities Foundation, supporting free community programming at The Volland Store.
The Volland Store is located at 24098 Volland Road, eight miles southwest of Alma, Kansas, on Old K-10 Highway,
then ¼ mile south on Volland Road. thevollandstore.com
Internet directions are unreliable for this location. Click here for a map