Shrove Tuesday http://kmuw.org en Why Does Liberal Have An Annual Pancake Race Against A Town In The UK? http://kmuw.org/post/why-does-liberal-have-annual-pancake-race-against-town-uk <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Eight hundred miles from the bright colors, music and costumes of Mardi Gras in New Orleans, a quiet snow falls on the southwest Kansas town of Liberal. It’s not obvious right away that something important is happening, but as you move downtown it becomes pretty clear that Liberal is not going to let a few inches of snow stop them from their annual celebration—the International Pancake Race between Liberal and Olney, England. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Fletcher Powell 12914 at http://kmuw.org Why Does Liberal Have An Annual Pancake Race Against A Town In The UK?