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The Music of Patsy Cline

Pioneer Bluffs Ranch Main Barn 695 Kansas Highway 177, Matfield Green, KS

Kim Coslett and her 4-piece band perform all of Patsy’s hits, while including biographical information, history, and stories behind the songs. In the loft of the historic barn at Pioneer Bluffs. 2:00 p.m. Appetizers and beverages 3:00 p.m. Concert Cost: $50 per person This is a fundraising event to support future music programs at Pioneer […]

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Old-time Barn Dance

It will be a classic, old-time Barn Dance in the loft of the 1915 barn at Pioneer Bluffs, considered by some to be the best dance floor in the Flint Hills. On Saturday, May 21, the dance begins at 6:30 p.m. and will continue until 9:30 p.m. (or when dancers wear out). Beginners are invited […]

Symphony Day Open House (and Barn)

Pioneer Bluffs, Center for Flint Hills Ranching Heritage 695 Kansas Highway 177, Matfield Green, KS, KS

Our barn and house will be open on Saturday, June 11. Whether you are heading to the Symphony in the Flint Hills (which is just up the road from Pioneer Bluffs this year), or simply out enjoying the Flint Hills, this is a chance to tour our National Register Historic District. Our volunteers will be […]

Prairie Talk: The Hatcher Family story

Pioneer Bluffs Ranch Main Barn 695 Kansas Highway 177, Matfield Green, KS

An upcoming Prairie Talk will tell the story of a Flint Hills family that began in 1897 at the Emporia Stock Yards. At 3:00 p.m. Saturday, July 9, Jeanne Hatcher shares the history of six generations of the Hatcher family. From Emporia to Chase County, the Fox Creek Ranch grew. Today the children and grandchildren […]

Butler County Brass returns

Pioneer Bluffs Ranch Main Barn 695 Kansas Highway 177, Matfield Green, KS

At 6:30 p.m. on July 9, the Butler County Brass returns to Pioneer Bluffs by popular demand for an outdoor concert. In the event of inclement weather, the performance will be moved to the loft of the barn. The six musicians of the Butler County Brass are music educators who love what they do and […]

Music from “Great American Songbook” coming to Pioneer Bluffs

Pioneer Bluffs Ranch Main Barn 695 Kansas Highway 177, Matfield Green, KS

An 18-member orchestra that has performed for notables that include President George W. Bush and Luciano Pavarotti is coming to the Flint Hills for a special concert. On Saturday, August 27, the Great Plains Jazz Orchestra will present Big Band Jazz and music from “The Great American Songbook” on the shaded lawn of Pioneer Bluffs. […]

Prairie Talk: “Cowboyin’ is women’s work”

Pioneer Bluffs Ranch Main Barn 695 Kansas Highway 177, Matfield Green, KS

Bobbie Hammond has managed as many as 25,000 acres of Flint Hills grass and 8,000 head of cattle. At the same time, she was a professional rodeo barrel racer. She won in the Old Timers’ Rodeo National Finals when she was a grandmother – and that was 40 years ago. Hammond will share her unique […]

Match Day 2022

Pioneer Bluffs, Center for Flint Hills Ranching Heritage 695 Kansas Highway 177, Matfield Green, KS, KS

Dear Friends, Match Day is almost upon us. A very busy 2022 is bringing us to that day again, the day on which our donors’ generosity defines what we can offer in the coming year. Big things happened this year at Pioneer Bluffs. More people visited than ever before and we had more programs than […]

An Evening of Enchantment

Pioneer Bluffs Historic Rogler Home 695 Kansas Highway 177, Matfield Green, KS

All seats are now taken for "An Evening of Enchantment." Mark your calendar now for April 15, a special dinner in the barn by Guest Chef Gus Bays.