Monday, August 6, 2012





                            The magazine of South Johnson County

                             Most Fabulous 2012

Editors’ Picks


We like to treat ourselves every now and then ... just a little self-reward. These are perfect mini-indulgences. Dive in.

Best Place To Drink A Glass Of Award-Winning Kansas wine:
Somerset Ridge Vineyard!
Yup, we have award-winning wine from grapes grown right outside the city limits. This ├╝ber-charming family-owned winery has a picture-perfect background for wine tastings and when you want to uncork yourself from the rat race.
(913) 491-0038
somersetridge.com
Somerset, Kan.



   
GREAT MIDWEST
BALLOON FEST
Last year, the Great Midwest Balloon Fest was held just south of me. Huge crowd, lots of activity! This coming weekend, the fest will be held at the
Great Mall of the Great Plains in Olathe….
certainly no parking problems this year!


Make sure you visit the Wine Tent….
Somerset Ridge Vineyard’s wines
are the ONLY wines chosen for this event! Drop by and say hi to Cindy and Dennis Reynolds,
 the owners and winemakers!

EVENT DATE/TIME Aug 10, 2012 to Aug 12, 2012

DESCRIPTION

Great Midwest Balloon Fest

Come to this family-friendly event for a thrilling weekend of spectacular hot air balloons, non-stop activities, delicious food, the Kids Zone and entertainment. Activities include balloon and tethered rides, Fort Riley Mounted Cavalry Show, skydivers, giant kites, face painting, Disney performers and much more!

COST Adults $15, Children 6 to 12 $5,
Under 5 Free

LOCATION The Great Mall of the Great Plains
20700 W. 151st Street,  Olathe, KS

Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy

Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy
oil painting by Kay Tucker

Somerset Autumn on Wea Creek

Somerset Autumn on Wea Creek
Oil Painting by Kay Tucker, Private Collection

Floral

Floral
oil painting by Kay Tucker

Kansas Storm

Kansas Storm
oil painting by Kay Tucker, Private Collection

Watercolor Collage

Watercolor Collage

Tempo al Tempo....All in Good Time

Tempo al Tempo....All in Good Time
48"x36" sculptural painting by Kay Tucker