Day of the Cowboy

Honoring Flint Hills cowhands of yesterday and today. Cowboy history, in photos, video, and story, by Greg Hoots, author and historian Branding—Leave your family brand at Pioneer Bluffs! Bring your branding iron, or come watch branding demonstrated (on wood). Roping...
Match Day

Match Day

Dear Friends, We have an opportunity to do even more! Will you help? Match Day is an exciting event sponsored by the Emporia Community Foundation.  It provides a pool of matching funds to 25 selected organizations within the area —including Pioneer Bluffs. Your Match...
Dinner from Argentina

Dinner from Argentina

You are invited to… A locally sourced, fine dining experience by Guest Chef Dr. Tracey Graham 5:30 p.m. Saturday, December 7 in the 1908 home at Pioneer Bluffs This is a fundraising event to support ranching heritage education programs at this historic site. Only 20...
Farmer Derek Klingenberg

Farmer Derek Klingenberg

A local farmer/rancher combines his love of music and entertainment with daily ag life, and the result has landed Farmer Derek Klingenberg onto the world stage. What does the Farmer say?” At 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, Farmer Derek will answer this question in a...
Patriotic music on the lawn

Patriotic music on the lawn

At 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 27, the Butler County Brass will perform at Pioneer Bluffs near Matfield Green. The concert will be outdoors on the front lawn of this historic site, with plenty of space for physical distancing while enjoying a very special event. Visitors...
Butler County Brass Band

Butler County Brass Band

Join us for an outdoor concert with patriotic music! The Butler County Brass will perform at Pioneer Bluffs on Saturday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. It will be an outdoor concert on the lawn of this historic site. Beverages will be available for purchase at the concert. You...
A concise history of the Santa Fe Trail

A concise history of the Santa Fe Trail

Beginning in 1821, the Santa Fe Trail was actively in use for almost 60 years. How could a relatively short-lived highway of commerce have a legacy lasting two hundred years? A Prairie Talk will explore this subject. At 1:30 p.m. Saturday, August 21, Steve Schmidt, of...
Bryan Knowles in concert

Bryan Knowles in concert

Enjoy Red Dirt Country music of singer-songwriter, Bryan Knowles. $10 cover charge includes two free beers (for adults)!