Built as an opera house, perhaps, and later converted into a movie theater (The Uptown), this beautiful stone structure is beginning its long-awaited restoration. Please join in the great adventure!


 

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PARKAPALOOZA!

August 5, 2021

   

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A BIRTHDAY PARTY!

August 5, 2021

   

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BLACK TIE 2!

September 14, 2021

    Strong City Preservation Alliance Presents the 2nd Annual Black Tie Affair  STRONG CITY, KS – The Strong City Preservation Alliance invites the community to the second annual Black Tie Affair at the Uptown Theater in Strong City, Kansas on October 2, 2021.  The event will begin with happy hour cash bar starting at…

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An Unexpected Gift!

September 21, 2021

   

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Things Are Lookin’ Good!

December 9, 2021

            The decals had been suggested by Tom Thompson, and were made by Kansas Graphics in Cottonwood Falls. The company also graciously donated part of the cost. The 2021 Heritage Trust Grant will restore…for real!…the east doors and windows, but in the meantime things look much better!      …

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Santa and Mrs. Claus at the 1900 Theater!

December 21, 2021

   

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Match Day 2023

July 16, 2023

SCPA is pleased to announce that we have been selected to participate in the 2023 Emporia Community Foundation Match Day.  The Match Day Event will be held November 13, 2023. Contributions can be dropped off at the Emporia Community Foundation or by online at  Emporia Area Match Day :: Strong City Preservation Alliance (emporiamatchday.com) Or…

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EXCITING THINGS ARE HAPPENING

September 17, 2023

Additions to the Website.   Be sure to check out the website. We have made some changes; we added a few new features. Including a Match Day menu button, please check on this often as we will have updates regularly, Black Tie Affair menu button and a Stay Informed menu button. This last menu button is…

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