Schowalter Villa Events

This page is your one-stop shop to read up on all that is happening at the Bluestem community of Schowalter Villa in Hesston, KS.

Bluestem Gala

The Bluestem Gala is our annual gala event to benefit the residents and participants of Bluestem Communities. We hope you join us for this community event as we gather in support and to celebrate the mission of Bluestem Communities. For more information, contact the Fund Advancement Office at 316-836-4879 or 620-327-3413.


Villa Days / Home Sweet Hesston

In 2018, Villa Days will be held Sept. 26-29 in conjunction with Home Sweet Hesston. This community-wide homecoming event is a celebration of Hesston and the people who call it home. Designated events throughout the weekend will benefit Schowalter Villa’s Good Samaritan Caring Fund. For more details about the event download the pdf

WHERE: Hesston, KS

Innovations in Living with Dementia Community Forum

Bluestem Communities’ annual community dementia forum, features interactive booths, an engaging speaker and a question and answer session.

WHERE: Hesston Mennonite Church, 303 S. Main St. in Hesston

Music & More

Join us for live music, dessert and ice cream by donation.

WHERE: Water’s Edge, 701 S. Main in Hesston

Hesston College

Hesston College is just down the block from our Schowalter Villa campus. For a list of upcoming events head on over to their website


Dyck Arboretum

Across Hickory Street you'll find the Dyck Arboretum. Be sure to check out all of their upcoming events on their website

Members are admitted free of charge. Adults – $2.00 per visit Children under 12 – $1.00 per visit