Lawrence, KS Entertainment
Ironwood Wood Court and Park West Gardens are conveniently located near entertainment options in Lawrence, KS.
Things To Do In Lawrence
Located just outside of the hustle and bustle of downtown, the apartments at Ironwood Court and Park West Gardens are perfectly situated to take advantage of all the Lawrence, KS, entertainment you could hope for, while still being able to return to a quiet, smalltown-vibe home.
Taking center stage at the state’s flagship university, this place serves as a cultural mecca for locals and travelers alike. With just a few months of downtime each year (the schedule slows down or completely halts between May and August, in alignment with the school’s calendar), the rotation of performances will keep you coming back. From renowned orchestras to Broadway-style shows to dance performances and beyond, there’s something here for everyone.
Standing on the site of the state’s first abolitionist newspaper, the building as it is today dates all the way back to 1912 and has operated as both a movie theater and night club throughout the years. Today it serves as a video store, coffee shop, independent cinema (showcasing lesser-known films, including art and foreign features), and a live performance center.
This sprawling museum fills its nearly 20,000 square feet of space with myriad memorabilia highlighting the history and tradition of athletics at the University of Kansas, including the coaches and student-athletes that played the school’s courts throughout the years. Peruse display cases filled with old uniforms, trophies, and equipment from days gone by. For a more immersive experience, book a guided 45-minute tour and really learn about the school’s past.
The culmination of the work of three local Rotary clubs — the Lawrence Rotary Club, the Jayhawk Breakfast Rotary Club, and the Central Rotary Club — over the course of two years of planning, this place is a plantsman’s paradise. On the property are 11 species of oaks, six species of maples, nut trees, redbuds, crabapples, and more. There’s also a garden that teaches about drought-tolerant plantlife and a certified Monarch Watch Waystation, which serves as a home to, you guessed it, butterflies. There are plentiful paths to explore and wildlife to admire, including geese and cranes that can often be spotted at the property’s ponds or waterfalls.
There is so much to be discovered when exploring Lawrence, KS, entertainment. And the best way to get started with experiencing it all is from a conveniently located place you can call home. Contact us today to schedule a tour of your new home at Ironwood Court or Park West Gardens!