Marion Springs Events Center is now OPEN and accepting reservations. Jay and Mary Bessey share their story about founding Marion Springs Event Center:
We were living in Paola, KS when our daughters were both in college and were looking to relocate closer to Baldwin or Lawrence, KS. We saw the former Marion Springs School, a place Mary had taught, on the market and saw the possibilities of re-purposing the building as our home and eventual event center.
Our mission is to provide a unique space for events and experiences for the community and beyond, while working on adaptive reuse of a historic building.
Retain the historic integrity of the building and grounds while creating opportunities for present experiences and future memories.
By appointment only. Seasonality of operation – Spring, Summer and Fall with limited events in the Winter.
About Mary and Jay
Jay works in the automotive industry. Mary is a teacher working for USD 348. We both enjoy renovating and re-purposing projects as well as entertaining. We have two wonderful daughters.