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Radius at the Ranch

April 15, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT

A fine dining experience in a historic barn

5:00 pm Happy Hour begins
5:30 pm *Music by Howard Glanton and Excier Rodriguez, Classical Guitar Duet
6:30 pm Dinner by Gus Bays, featuring Filet of Beef Tenderloin
FUNdraising Auction following dinner.
Cost: $150 per person, of which $100 is a tax-deductible contribution.

Chef Justin “Gus” Bays will be our guest chef for Radius at the Ranch.
Gus began his award-winning career right where he grew up, in Lawrence, Kansas, working at high-end restaurants. He was trained at the Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Scottsdale, Arizona. He then made his way back to Kansas where he accepted the position of Executive Chef at the Grand Central Hotel Bar and Grille in Cottonwood Falls. Today Gus is co-owner and Chef of Radius Brewing Company, Emporia’s first brewery since prohibition and full-service restaurant with a made-from-scratch menu.

*Classical guitar music is sponsored by Bryan Folk, Kathy Kelly, and Homestead Ranch.

Seating limited to first 100. Reservations required no later than April 7, 2023. To reserve your seats, contact Lynn Smith at lynn@pioneerbluffs.org or (785) 393-1569 (cell). After confirming seating is available, you can pay online using the donate link here, or bring a check that evening.

FUNdraising Auction
with Guest Auctioneer, Jeff Davidson
A few fun and unique items and experiences will be auctioned after dinner. Proceeds from the sale will support Pioneer Bluff’s programs and exhibits.
Auction includes:

  • 4 nights in a 4-bedroom, 3,200 sq ft condo, facing the San Sophia Range near the town of Telluride, Colorado. The 4-night stay will be between May 27 – June 15 or September 18 – October 3 in 2023, or similar dates in 2024. Click here for photos and details. 
  • Design a Beer experience with Radius Brewmaster Jeremy “JJ” Johns  – style, design, create, and name your craft beer that will be on tap at Radius.
  • Handmade “Kansas Prairie” quilt, made by Candy Johnson, quilted by Monty Smith.
  • Tickets to Broadway show – Disney’s Aladdin at the Kansas City Music Hall, June 3 @ 2 pm.
  • “Running with the Storm,” photo by Dave Leiker. Canvas wrap. 32 ½” x 48”
  • “Pottawatomie County Sunset,” photo by Dave Leiker. Matted and framed. Photo size is 19” x 30 ½” – overall with frame is 28” x 39 ½”
  • Prairie Nature Walk & Music with Annie Wilson, Five Oaks Ranch, for 1-6 persons, to be scheduled at your convenience.
  • A homemade pie, made by award-winning baker, Janet Post.


April 15, 2023
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
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Pioneer Bluffs Ranch Main Barn
695 Kansas Highway 177
Matfield Green, KS 66862 United States
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