Explore Kansas! trip to experience the Symphony in the Flint Hills

Symphony in the Flint Hills promotional photo

Hesston College alumni and friends will experience the renowned annual Symphony in the Flint Hills with the Kansas City Symphony during the college’s 13th annual Explore Kansas! trip June 14.

The day trip will depart from Hesston and make a stop in El Dorado for the Flint Hills Art Fest before arriving for an afternoon and evening at Rosalia Ranch in Butler County for the evening symphony concert, presentations on Flint Hills culture, history and ecology, wagon rides, prairie walks and an art exhibit and auction. College faculty member and historian, John Sharp, will join the group to share stories of the Flint Hills.

Symphony in the Flint Hills, now in its ninth year, celebrates the history, ecology and culture of the Tallgrass Prairie. About 7,000 people attend the event every year.

The cost of the trip is $120 per person and is limited to the first 60 people to register. Cost includes van transportation, a box lunch and Symphony in the Flint Hills events and concert. The evening meal and snacks may be purchased from on-site vendors. A limited number of  Symphony in the Flint Hills event tickets only are also available at $90 each. This excludes transportation and all the amenities of the full Explore Kansas! trip. Registration and full payment must be received by May 31.

To reserve a spot or for further information, call the Hesston College Alumni Office at 620-327-8109 or 866-437-7866 or email alumni@hesston.edu.