Our 50th Reunion Agenda

This is the final agenda posted September 19, 2012


Class of 62 50th Reunion Final Agenda Instructions


Well mates, we are in the final week before our 50th reunion celebration and a few questions have been raised, so I’ll try to answer them with the itinerary below.


Wednesday night, Sept. 26: 7P.M.
Social at Palmer Ranch, 1 ¾ west of Augusta on Hiway 54 on north side of road.


Thursday morning, Sept. 27: 9 A.M.
Old Methodist Church, School and 6th Street for organizing rides to “Tour Day” El Dorado Oil Museum, Beaumont for lunch and Elk Falls Pottery. Coffee and donuts served


10A.M. Oil museum tour: 383 E. Central El Dorado, KS $4.00 each Pay as you go.
1 P.M. Lunch at Beaumont Hotel, Beaumont, KS HW 400 east Butler County, KS. Pay as you go for meal.
After lunch travel to Elk Falls Pottery factory
Return to Augusta.


Thursday night some will go to casino at Mulvane, KS. Others can do whatever they want.


Friday morning Sept. 28, 9 A.M.


Golf at Augusta Country Club


12 noon lunch at Country Club. Suggest Wichita tour group to either attend luncheon or be at country club at 1 P.M. for departure to Wichita. Car arrangements to be made at CC luncheon. Pay as you go for lunch. Wichita tour group will incur some admission fees to various museums.


5 P.M. Augusta High School parking lot south side. Area will be allotted to our class for tailgating. Food will be available from Booster Club. We have decided not to compete with the Booster club. Their food is good and reasonable in price. We will furnish pop. No alcohol allowed on school property. After eating, we will attend football game (if you want to) and area for seating will be roped off for our class. Pay as you go for food and ball game.


Saturday morning Sept. 29, 9 A.M.
Old Methodist church, School and 6th for coffee and donuts and preparation for visit to Augusta theater.
Cost for tour and movie to be determined.
Afternoon is opened. I have not reserved a shelter or meeting place for an afternoon event. Most didn’t seem interested in this event. You can visit with each other, mozy around Augusta, or rest up for Saturday night.


5 P.M. Meet at Prairie Rose. Pictures will be taken and other things to look at before eating.
Meals are $29.26 per person. Pay as you go and pay before meal. You can also pay on-line at ahsclass62.com
6:30 – 9 P.M. Eat BBQ full course meal and enjoy the Prairie Rose Band
9 P.M. – Midnight: Social gathering and reminiscing of the last 50 years in the Prairie Rose theater.
END of Celebration
All descriptions and locations are mapped on website @ ahsclass62.com
You can also call me at 316-253-0653


end of updated agenda September 19, 2012


It begins Wednesday night, Sept. 26 at 7 P.M.
Our dates for the reunion are September 26-29, 2012. We will kick it off on Wednesday night with a social hour or two (maybe 3). With our questionnaires and results we have enough participation to begin on Wednesday night and carry-out our plans for Thursday and Friday.


Wednesday night at 7 P.M. Palmer Ranch west of Augusta


*Our social will be held at the Palmer Ranch 1 3/4 miles west of Augusta on the north side of US54/KS400. See below for detailed info on location.

Thursday morning at 10A.M. El Dorado Oil Museum


Thursday September 27 –Car tour to El Dorado and visit the Oil Museum at 10A.M. Next stop will be Beaumont and visit the wooden Frisco water tower, the only one left in the State of Kansas. We will have lunch at the historic Beaumont Hotel (1P.M.). After lunch, we will travel to Elk Falls, visit the Elk Falls Pottery factory, and watch them spin and make pottery. After this, we will head back to Augusta. Thursday evening will be open for those that would like to go to the Mulvane Casino. It's right at the Mulvane exit south of Wichita off the Kansas Turnpike.


Kansas Oil Museum El Dorado, Kansas


Beaumont Historic Hotel and Restaurant


Elk Falls Pottery


Friday September 28 - Augusta Country Club 9A.M.


Golf at Augusta Country Club with Penland (for those that want to golf). Car tour to Wichita with Diane, Trudy and Jill. The information below is some of the suggestions that the tour may include. Lunch will be served at the Country Club.


Car tour to Wichita includes:
Frank Lloyd Wright Home, Wichita Historical Museum (Old City Hall), Botanica, the Wichita Gardens, Wichita Art Museum, Sedgwick County Zoo Ranked in the top five of the Nation, and Tanya’s Soup Kitchen for lunch. Those on this tour will also join Judy McCrea at a reception after her art viewing afternoon.


Friday night is homecoming so we will tailgate in AHS parking lot and attend the homecoming football game. During the tailgating, other members of other classes may attend for food and visit. Meet at High School at 5 P.M.


Frank Lloyd Wright









Saturday September 29 - Augusta Theater 10A.M. . Visit the Augusta Theater Watch movie at theater.


Options for afternoon:


Rest and get ready for our banquet
Meet at the Park at 2 P.M. for visiting. Family members welcomed.
Other class members are also welcomed.
Augusta Historic Theater
Augusta Historic Museum
Augusta Museum of Military History

Check out the Prairie Rose


5 P.M. Meet at the Prairie Rose for evening festivities


The Prairie Rose exit is located 1 mile west of Benton on 254. Turn north and go approximately 3 miles and veer to the right when sign appears. Go approximately 1/2 mile and it's to the right.


5-6:30 P.M. Visit the museums and take a chuck wagon ride, or watch a movie. We will also take some class pictures outside during this time.


6:30 - 7:30 Enjoy a full course BBQ meal, all homemade $28.78 per meal. Pay that night before we eat, or pay on-line. Pay me or committee person.


7:30 - 9P.M. Enjoy live entertainment furnished by the "Prairie Rose Chuck Wagon Band" Kris Johnson is a member of this group and also, the son of Bill and Lynda Johnson.


9 P.M. - 12 A.M. Class of 62 will have the Bar 20 Theater room for the rest of the evening. We will serve refreshing drinks for all and discuss the past 50 years.


We will have an auction to replenish our reunion fund. Please bring items to auction that will draw the interest of attendees.


* Due to conflict of scheduling, the old church will not be available for a meeting place as originally planned. Troy and Jenny Palmer have offered their house on the Palmer Ranch west of Augusta for our social event on Wednesday. The other two meetings originally planned have been cancelled and we will meet at the place of touring or activity.


Detailed location of Palmer Ranch is 1 3/4 west of Augusta on U.S. 54, KS400 on the north side of the road. There is a Palmer Ranch sign on the north side of the roadway. You will drive slowly through the horse areas, house to the left, horse barn on the right and through an open wrought iron security gate. This will be the start of their home area. You will then go around a few curves and circle around their house to the 2nd open gate and park on the north side of the wrought iron fence. At this point, you will be greeted and lead into the pool area where our social is.


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