A performer and scholar will bring historic Kansan Amelia Earhart to life at a performance hosted by Derby’s American Legion post.

Ann Birley, scholar and performer with Ride into History, will take the audience back to 1937 to hear first-hand about Earhart’s historic solo flight across the Atlantic, as well as her plans to fly around the

world at the equator.

The free performance will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at the amphitheater at High Park, 2801 E. James St. Hamburgers and hotdogs will be served at $5 a meal. prior to the event at 4 p.m.

A release from American Legion Post 408 says all proceeds from food sales will go toward supporting future youth and community


In case of inclement weather, the performance will be held at Derby Public Library, 1600 E. Walnut Grove Rd.


  • Occurred Saturday, September 14th, 2019 @ 5:00 pm


High Park, 2801 E. James St.

2801 E. James
Derby, Kansas 67037