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Hello and welcome back to the Baker Connection! I’m Carol Soria, a senior at Baker University and this semester’s Intern at the Chamber of Commerce. I will be updating every other week, with events that everyone can attend offered by Baker.     April 18, 2018 — All Day, Baker […]

The Baker Connection



Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to introduce our 3rd Member Spotlight for the month of April: Baldwin City Radio. Without further ado, here is their story, in the words of founder Jay Wachs:   Our Story Baldwin City Radio was created in April 2017 for the purposes of […]

Member Spotlight: Baldwin City Radio






In August 2017, a flash flood caused severe damage to Midland Railway’s tracks and bridges. Elvyn Jones, Lawrence Journal World, reported the story here. Baldwin City’s Economic Development Corporation (EDC) President, Dave Hill, prepared a strategy to secure funding for the track repair framed in a larger vision for a […]

Support Midland Railway!








                Ride the Kansas Belle Well folks, as promised, here’s the date for Kansas Belle Dinner Train’s Annual Wine Tasting, featuring The Wine’s of Spain! Mark your calendars: Saturday April 28, 2018! The listing of wines (which will be announced when I am […]

Spring Chamber & Community Events





#ShopBaldwinCity at the Chamber’s December Luncheon: Do your holiday shopping in one place and support our local businesses this holiday season (and eat lunch, too!). Find that Baldwin City original holiday gift!  Date: Wednesday, December 13 Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm shopping 11:30 am – 1:00 pm lunch Location: […]

December Chamber Luncheon


Bursting with Holiday Cheer The end of November – and all of December! – is a time of events and celebrations. This blog post will feature the best of Baldwin City’s happenings, and will be updated throughout the season. Please check back regularly for new happenings and details. FESTIVAL OF […]

Holiday Happenings in Baldwin City


This Saturday, November 25th, is American Express’ Small Business Saturday. Shopping small has a huge impact on the community you live in. Here are some statistics on the state of Kansas: https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/shop-small/impact?state=KShttps://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/shop-small/impact?state=KS Baldwin City businesses are getting in the holiday spirit, and doing their best to make it easy for […]

Small Business Saturday in Baldwin City



All Aboard the Midland Railway’s Santa Claus Express!  Buy tickets now!    Enter to win the City of Baldwin City’s Home Holiday Light Contest               #ShopBaldwinCity this holiday season! Check out the Lumberyard’s Holiday Art-a-Fair.      #ShopBaldwinCity: Eat, Drink & Be Local Baldwin Dance Cafe, […]

November & December Events


Need another reason for voting in the Nov. 7 general election for city government and school board positions? If you care about where you live, consider that your local vote will have thousands of times more power than your presidential ballot.  Chris Green, Kansas Leadership Center, 2017 The General Election is Tuesday, […]

Vote Baldwin City! November 7


Network with area businesses and organizations, and stay updated and informed on issues and events. All are welcome! We’d love to see you. When: November 8, noon-1pm Where: Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High Street Presentation: Baker University Today and Building for the Future… Presenter: Dr. Lynne Murray, President, Baker University         […]

November Chamber Luncheon




Baker University Choral Concert is tonight, October 27th, at 7:30p.m. in the Rice Auditorium. Downtown Halloween October 31st, 5-8p.m. Downtown Baldwin & Business Trick-or-Treating everywhere Star Wars themed haunted house Lumberyard Arts Center October 31st. Candy Land Cruise event Baldwin City Library October 31st. Halloween Fun: Saturday, October 28 at […]

Last week of October: Halloween events edition




October is full of amazing events! Which ones will you be participating in? Check out our events page for more specific information, or click on the image to go to the host’s website.                              

October Events in Baldwin City


The Chamber and our Chamber businesses/nonprofits are offering a number of strategies for YOU to #shopbaldwincity:   Downtown Holiday Shopping Spree Lumberyard Arts Center Holiday-Art-Affair BADV “Eat, Drink and Be Local” & Sip n Shop Natural Solutions “Make & Take” Baldwin City Chamber Business Expo Luncheon Ad Astra Alpacas Open […]

Shop Baldwin City for the Holidays


This is your chance to learn about local wineries and agritourism. With our Chamber Luncheon falling on the heels of the Kaw Valley Farm Tour  this weekend, October 7 & 8,  we thought presentations from two Baldwin City area winery owners would be quite fitting. Tom Holland, owner, Haven Pointe […]

October Chamber Luncheon: Local Wineries & Agritourism




Are you wondering what to do with the kids this Halloween? Baldwin City has got you covered! Saturday, October 28th, Visit Heritage Tractor Halloween Howl Sunday, October 29th, Enjoy the festivities at Worden UMC Tuesday, October 31st: HALLOWEEN! From business trick-or-treating, to awesome events at the Lumberyard Arts Center, Baldwin […]

Hometown Halloween: A Baldwin City Tradition


This blog series features information provided by the mayoral and city council candidates for election. Please check out the entire list of candidates and details about the upcoming forum on this page. Name: A.J. Stevens Family: My wife, Carrie, is an attorney who serves as the Director of Compliance at […]

A.J. Stevens, City Council Candidate