Annual Community Events

Join us for our annual community events! Check our website regularly for news and updates regarding dates and time.

Bluestem Gala

The Bluestem Gala is our annual gala event to benefit the residents and participants of Bluestem Communities. We hope you join us for this community event as we gather in support and to celebrate the mission of Bluestem Communities. This year’s gala will feature entertainment by award-winning duo Ryanhood, along with the opportunity to win one of two trips through a raffle held the evening of the event. Raffle tickets are $50/each. Winner picks the trip option. Option #1 New York City trip for two. Option #2 California Golf and Spa trip for two. It’s a night you won’t want to miss!

For more information, contact the Fund Advancement Office at 316-836-4879 or 620-327-3413. Click here to register for this event. 

WHEN: November 1, 2018
WHERE: Meridian Center – Newton, Kansas

Country Breakfast

In early October, an annual breakfast at Kidron Bethel Village is hosted by Friends of Kidron. Come join us on the Saturday morning of Bethel College Fall Fest for a delicious breakfast!

WHEN: 2019 TBD
WHERE: Kidron Bethel Village in North Newton

Fireworks Extravaganza

Find the only fireworks show in North Newton on the campus of Kidron Bethel Village. This event is fun for the whole family! You can expect concessions, children’s games, live music and a festive fireworks show. 

WHEN: July 4, 2019
WHERE: Kidron Bethel Village in North Newton

Gathering in the Garden

On the Friday evening of Bethel College’s Fall Fest, come enjoy an informal evening of socializing in Kidron Bethel Village’s Peace Garden. The outdoor event is complete with live music and appetizers paired with wine. 2019 date to be announced.

WHEN: 2019
WHERE: Kidron Bethel Village in North Newton

Holiday Marketplace

On Saturday, December 1st Friends of Kidron will hold the annual Holiday Marketplace. Kidron Bethel residents and several local vendors, including Ten Thousand Villages, will be available for your holiday shopping needs. This event will support the Health Care Benevolent Fund, a ministry of Kidron Bethel Village, assisting residents who are unable to cover the full cost of their care. Cinnamon rolls and coffee by donation. 

WHEN: December 1, 2018 | 9am - 1pm
WHERE: Kidron Bethel Village in North Newton

Villa Days in collaboration with Home Sweet Hesston

Villa Days is held in conjunction with Home Sweet Hesston. This community-wide homecoming event is a celebration of Hesston and the people who call it home. Designated events throughout the weekend will benefit Schowalter Villa’s Good Samaritan Caring Fund.

WHEN: 2019 TBD
WHERE: Hesston, KS