Shawnee Mission Park hosting outdoor festival Sept. 28

If you like to celebrate being in the great outdoors, Shawnee Mission Park will be the place for you on Saturday, September 28. That is the date for the Double Ogg Dare Festival sponsored by Johnson County Park and Recreation District.

Ogg imageThe festival includes a family adventure course, lots of nature-based children’s activities, mountain bike, running, orienteering and disc golf events. A pancake breakfast and a Dutch oven cook-off and cooking demonstrations add a culinary touch.

Admission is $5 and children under three are free. Proceeds will fund development of the future Oak Ridge Lodge and adjoining park lands along Ogg Road in Shawnee Mission Park. The Oak Ridge addition includes a community gathering place, trailheads and 100 acres of wildflower meadows and native grasses surrounded by hardwood forest.

The full schedule and registration information for the challenge events can be found here.