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Thomas Hart Benton Display

National WWI Museum
Date: Saturday April 19, 2014 through Sunday October 12, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
In celebration of the 125th birthday of Thomas Hart Benton, view a display on the Museum's Research Center level describing the impact of Benton's U.S. Naval experience in 1918 as a camoufleur and draftsman and how these experiences influenced his development as an artist.
Upcoming Events

Vendor Marts

Town Pavilion
Date: Wednesday April 9, 2014 through Friday November 21, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Sale

Location: Town Pavilion
Price: Free
Please join us at the Town Pavilion for Vendor Marts!

June 13th & 27th
July 11th & 25th
August 8th & 22nd
September 19th
October 3rd & 17th
November 7th & 21st

Youth Horse Show


Date: Saturday September 20, 2014 through Sunday September 21, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Entertainment

Location: American Royal Complex- Hale Arena
Price: Free
The Youth Horse Show exhibitors compete in a number of divisions including Showmanship at Halter, Western Pleasure, Western Horsemanship, Hunter Under Saddle, Hunt Seat Equitation and Versatility. This horse show is very family oriented and most exhibitors in attendance come from Kansas and Missouri. Crowd favorites include the Costume Class and the Versatility Class.
http://www.americanroyal.com/

Dad's Flying Adventure


Date: Tuesday June 10, 2014 through Sunday November 16, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Auto / Motorsports

Location: Commemorative Air Force 6 Aero Plaza New Century,KS 66031
Price: Museum and Hangar Tours - Free / Open-cockpit Flight prices vary.
Surprise your loved one with an exciting adventure... a flight in an open-cockpit WW II Warbird! Gift certificates are available for rides in either our PT-13 Stearman or PT-19 Fairchild. Flights can be scheduled at your convenience. The Commemorative Air Force is a non-profit flying museum dedicated to honoring our nation’s past by educating future generations. Please call 913 206-8027 to book a flight, or to arrange for a gift certificate.

Battle of the Brisket

  • Battle of the Brisket

Date: Friday September 19, 2014 through Saturday September 20, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Sylvester Powell, Jr. Communtiy Center
Price: FREE
65 BBQ teams competing for top honors in a barbecue contest, all provided in a comfortable, relaxed environment that exemplifies the City of Mission! Charlie and the Stingrays and Four Fried Chickens and a Coke, will perform Friday evening.
http://www.missioncvb.org

Bittersweet Harvest: Bracero Project


Date: Sunday September 14, 2014 through Saturday November 15, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: 631 N. 126th Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Price: Free
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

“Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964”

WYANDOTTE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
AUGUST 1- NOVEMBER 16, 2014

Beyond the Rectangle

  • Beyond the Rectangle

Date: Friday September 19, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Larson Binkley
Price: Free
Looking for paintings that go beyond the rectangle? Local artist Jeff Henry returns to First Fridays with a one-man show of his non-rectangular painted wall sculptures at Larson Binkley. The free show, titled "Beyond the Rectangle," will take place this October beginning with a First Fridays Opening Reception on Friday, October 3rd, from 6-9pm. The show continues through October 31st. Larson Binkley is located at 310 W 20th Street, Suite 200, Kansas City, Missouri, 64108. The normal hours are 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday.

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: Thursday August 11, 2011 through Thursday December 31, 2015.
Time: 6:30 am - 8:30 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Chase Suite Hotel
Offered daily for guests of our hotel

Downtown Lee's Summit Farmers Market


Date: Event occurs every Saturday of every month.
Time: 7:00 am
Category: Sale

Location: Corner of Second and Douglas streets Downtown Lee's Summit
Price: FREE
The Downtown Lee's Summit Farmers Market is open from 7 a.m. to sell-out Wednesdays and Saturdays. Shoppers can purchase a variety of fresh produce, plants, meat, baked goods, handmade crafts and more.
http://downtownls.org/

39th Annual Friends of Shawnee Town Arts & Crafts Fair & Fall Festival

  • 39th Annual Friends of Shawnee Town Arts & Crafts Fair & Fall Festival

Date: Saturday September 20, 2014
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Category: Festival

Location: Shawnee Town 1929 11501 W. 57th Street, Shawnee, KS 66203
Price: $1 Donation to benefit Shawnee Town 1929, Musuem
Join us for the 39th Annual Friends of Shawnee Town Arts & Crafts Fair & Fall Festival, Saturday, September 20 from 9am-4pm.

Your $1 Donation will benefit Shawnee Town 1929 and will give you access to:
100+ Vendors selling handmade arts & crafts & food
Raffles
Live Music
Bake Sale
Farmstead Tours
Free Kids Activities
& So Much More!

We're still accepting vendors for our 2014 show, for more information call us at 913-248-2360.
Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ShawneeTown1929

See you in September!

Chris Bartholomew Memorial Scholarship Softball Tournament 2014

  • Chris Bartholomew Memorial Scholarship Softball Tournament 2014

Date: Saturday September 20, 2014
Time: 9:00 am
Category: Other

Location: Fountain Bluff Sports Complex 2200 E. Old 210 Highway, Liberty, MO
Scholarship Details
The scholarship was established in memory of Chris Bartholomew, a 2004 graduate of North Kansas City High School. Chris was a young man with many goals; one was to work as a police officer. Chris worked a full-time job and when to college, studying Criminal Justice, to make this dream come true. However, on May 20, 2007, a senseless act of violence not only cut Chris’s hopes and dreams short, it cut his life short. Chris played sports beginning at age 5, from t-ball to baseball, football and soccer. He played adult softball up until the time of his death and this is what he loved; any and all sports.
This scholarship will help an area high school student achieve their goals of attending college. The main criteria for the scholarship are that the student be going into the Criminal Justice Field and that they play sports. We also require a short essay, along with transcripts.
Justice For Chris Bartholomew

STANFORD'S BARTENDING ACADEMY

Stanford's Comedy Club
Date: Tuesday January 7, 2014 through Wednesday December 31, 2014.
Time: 11:45 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Stanford & Son's Comedy Club
Become a Certified Bartender and receive BEHIND THE BAR/bartending EXPERIENCE!
Learn to Bartend right here at Stanford & Son's Comedy Club! Our next class is starting when YOU ARE READY - call 913-400-7500 to enroll!

Riverside Music Fest

  • Riverside Music Fest

Date: Saturday September 20, 2014
Time: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: E.H. Young Riverfront Park
Price: FREE!
Riverside Missouri's free music festival! September 20th 3:00pm-11:00pm. Including music, food, shopping, children's area, fireworks and more!
http://www.riversidefest.com/

The iMatter Experience - Mentoring Event for Girls and Parent

  • The iMatter Experience - Mentoring Event for Girls and Parent

Date: Friday September 19, 2014 through Saturday September 20, 2014.
Time: 6:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Category: Kids / Family

Location: Central United Methodist Church
Price: FREE to girls
The iMatter Experience is an interactive experience for girls ages 5-14 and their parent(s) and/or designated guardian(s), designed to provide a fun and positive environment for mentoring, families sharing and growing together.

The event dates are:
Friday, Sept. 19, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday, Sept. 20, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
@ Central United Methodist Church, 5144 Oak, Kansas City, MO

The event is FREE to girls and only $30 for parent/guardian.

Register online at
www.TheiMatterExperience.eventbrite.com until September 5.

The Experience begins Friday night with a kickoff celebration at 6:30p.m. which includes, music, giveaways and the iMatter Scavenger Hunt.

The fun continues on Saturday from 9:30a.m. to 3:30p.m. with dynamic learning experiences, tons of inspiration and even more giveaways.

For more information, contact Shannon Hancock at
(816) 287-0603 or TheiMatterExperience@gmail.com

Disaster Preparedness Seminar


Date: Wednesday September 3, 2014 through Wednesday October 8, 2014.
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Educational

Location: Central Seventh-day Adventist Church
Price: FREE
Disaster Preparedness Seminar
Starting Wednesday September 3rd (and every Wed for six weeks)
6:30 pm, No Charge; Free admission;
14651 Peterson Road,
Kansas City, MO 64149 (Hwy 71 south to hwy 150; east 3.5 miles)
Presenter: Craig Wiles; 417-830-4039
Come and learn together. While some preppers are beyond the level of preparations we will talk about; this is a great series to introduce friends, family and coworkers to the concept of being ready for what’s coming. “Don’t be scared, be prepared” is our motto. Helping people move away from fear as a motivator. Please share this with all your friends, but especially those you might be responsible for in a crisis.

Night # 1. September 3rd; Threat Assessment.
Night # 2. September 10th Physical Preparedness
Night # 3. September 17th Social Preparedness
Night # 4. Sept 24th Financial Preparedness
Night # 5. October 1st Personal Preparedness.
Night # 6. October 8th What or Who is behind Earth’s problems,

LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR

  • LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR
Eldridge Hotel
Date: Saturday September 6, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: ELDRIDGE HOTEL
Price: 17.50 20.00
Lawrence Ghost Tour Dates include September 6th, October 4th, October 17th and 31st.

Lawrence Ghost Tour has been a top seller for many years now! History of Quantrails Raid adds to the historical element of this tour along with the full apparitions captured on camera in Pioneer Cemetery during get-out stops by guests. Tickets now available for all upcoming tours.
All tours depart the lobby of The Eldridge by the fireplace inside. Tour lasts approximately two hours and you will get out in 2-3 spots Tickets are 17.50 in September and 20.00pp in October
Eldridge Hotel is located at 7th and Mass St.
Lawrence, KS

Ghost Tours of Kansas
785-851-0856
info@ghosttoursofkansas.com
www.ghosttoursofkansas.com

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National WWI Museum
Date: Saturday April 19, 2014 through Sunday October 12, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
In celebration of the 125th birthday of Thomas Hart Benton, view a display on the Museum's Research Center level describing the impact of Benton's U.S. Naval experience in 1918 as a camoufleur and draftsman and how these experiences influenced his development as an artist.
Upcoming Events

Vendor Marts

Town Pavilion
Date: Wednesday April 9, 2014 through Friday November 21, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Sale

Location: Town Pavilion
Price: Free
Please join us at the Town Pavilion for Vendor Marts!

June 13th & 27th
July 11th & 25th
August 8th & 22nd
September 19th
October 3rd & 17th
November 7th & 21st

Youth Horse Show


Date: Saturday September 20, 2014 through Sunday September 21, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Entertainment

Location: American Royal Complex- Hale Arena
Price: Free
The Youth Horse Show exhibitors compete in a number of divisions including Showmanship at Halter, Western Pleasure, Western Horsemanship, Hunter Under Saddle, Hunt Seat Equitation and Versatility. This horse show is very family oriented and most exhibitors in attendance come from Kansas and Missouri. Crowd favorites include the Costume Class and the Versatility Class.
http://www.americanroyal.com/

Dad's Flying Adventure


Date: Tuesday June 10, 2014 through Sunday November 16, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Auto / Motorsports

Location: Commemorative Air Force 6 Aero Plaza New Century,KS 66031
Price: Museum and Hangar Tours - Free / Open-cockpit Flight prices vary.
Surprise your loved one with an exciting adventure... a flight in an open-cockpit WW II Warbird! Gift certificates are available for rides in either our PT-13 Stearman or PT-19 Fairchild. Flights can be scheduled at your convenience. The Commemorative Air Force is a non-profit flying museum dedicated to honoring our nation’s past by educating future generations. Please call 913 206-8027 to book a flight, or to arrange for a gift certificate.

Bittersweet Harvest: Bracero Project


Date: Sunday September 14, 2014 through Saturday November 15, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: 631 N. 126th Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Price: Free
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

“Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964”

WYANDOTTE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
AUGUST 1- NOVEMBER 16, 2014

Beyond the Rectangle

  • Beyond the Rectangle

Date: Friday September 19, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Larson Binkley
Price: Free
Looking for paintings that go beyond the rectangle? Local artist Jeff Henry returns to First Fridays with a one-man show of his non-rectangular painted wall sculptures at Larson Binkley. The free show, titled "Beyond the Rectangle," will take place this October beginning with a First Fridays Opening Reception on Friday, October 3rd, from 6-9pm. The show continues through October 31st. Larson Binkley is located at 310 W 20th Street, Suite 200, Kansas City, Missouri, 64108. The normal hours are 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday.

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: Thursday August 11, 2011 through Thursday December 31, 2015.
Time: 6:30 am - 8:30 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Chase Suite Hotel
Offered daily for guests of our hotel

STANFORD'S BARTENDING ACADEMY

Stanford's Comedy Club
Date: Tuesday January 7, 2014 through Wednesday December 31, 2014.
Time: 11:45 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Stanford & Son's Comedy Club
Become a Certified Bartender and receive BEHIND THE BAR/bartending EXPERIENCE!
Learn to Bartend right here at Stanford & Son's Comedy Club! Our next class is starting when YOU ARE READY - call 913-400-7500 to enroll!

Disaster Preparedness Seminar


Date: Wednesday September 3, 2014 through Wednesday October 8, 2014.
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Educational

Location: Central Seventh-day Adventist Church
Price: FREE
Disaster Preparedness Seminar
Starting Wednesday September 3rd (and every Wed for six weeks)
6:30 pm, No Charge; Free admission;
14651 Peterson Road,
Kansas City, MO 64149 (Hwy 71 south to hwy 150; east 3.5 miles)
Presenter: Craig Wiles; 417-830-4039
Come and learn together. While some preppers are beyond the level of preparations we will talk about; this is a great series to introduce friends, family and coworkers to the concept of being ready for what’s coming. “Don’t be scared, be prepared” is our motto. Helping people move away from fear as a motivator. Please share this with all your friends, but especially those you might be responsible for in a crisis.

Night # 1. September 3rd; Threat Assessment.
Night # 2. September 10th Physical Preparedness
Night # 3. September 17th Social Preparedness
Night # 4. Sept 24th Financial Preparedness
Night # 5. October 1st Personal Preparedness.
Night # 6. October 8th What or Who is behind Earth’s problems,

LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR

  • LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR
Eldridge Hotel
Date: Saturday September 6, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: ELDRIDGE HOTEL
Price: 17.50 20.00
Lawrence Ghost Tour Dates include September 6th, October 4th, October 17th and 31st.

Lawrence Ghost Tour has been a top seller for many years now! History of Quantrails Raid adds to the historical element of this tour along with the full apparitions captured on camera in Pioneer Cemetery during get-out stops by guests. Tickets now available for all upcoming tours.
All tours depart the lobby of The Eldridge by the fireplace inside. Tour lasts approximately two hours and you will get out in 2-3 spots Tickets are 17.50 in September and 20.00pp in October
Eldridge Hotel is located at 7th and Mass St.
Lawrence, KS

Ghost Tours of Kansas
785-851-0856
info@ghosttoursofkansas.com
www.ghosttoursofkansas.com

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National WWI Museum
Date: Saturday April 19, 2014 through Sunday October 12, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
In celebration of the 125th birthday of Thomas Hart Benton, view a display on the Museum's Research Center level describing the impact of Benton's U.S. Naval experience in 1918 as a camoufleur and draftsman and how these experiences influenced his development as an artist.
Upcoming Events

Vendor Marts

Town Pavilion
Date: Wednesday April 9, 2014 through Friday November 21, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Sale

Location: Town Pavilion
Price: Free
Please join us at the Town Pavilion for Vendor Marts!

June 13th & 27th
July 11th & 25th
August 8th & 22nd
September 19th
October 3rd & 17th
November 7th & 21st

Dad's Flying Adventure


Date: Tuesday June 10, 2014 through Sunday November 16, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Auto / Motorsports

Location: Commemorative Air Force 6 Aero Plaza New Century,KS 66031
Price: Museum and Hangar Tours - Free / Open-cockpit Flight prices vary.
Surprise your loved one with an exciting adventure... a flight in an open-cockpit WW II Warbird! Gift certificates are available for rides in either our PT-13 Stearman or PT-19 Fairchild. Flights can be scheduled at your convenience. The Commemorative Air Force is a non-profit flying museum dedicated to honoring our nation’s past by educating future generations. Please call 913 206-8027 to book a flight, or to arrange for a gift certificate.

Bittersweet Harvest: Bracero Project


Date: Sunday September 14, 2014 through Saturday November 15, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: 631 N. 126th Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Price: Free
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

“Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964”

WYANDOTTE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
AUGUST 1- NOVEMBER 16, 2014

Beyond the Rectangle

  • Beyond the Rectangle

Date: Friday September 19, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Larson Binkley
Price: Free
Looking for paintings that go beyond the rectangle? Local artist Jeff Henry returns to First Fridays with a one-man show of his non-rectangular painted wall sculptures at Larson Binkley. The free show, titled "Beyond the Rectangle," will take place this October beginning with a First Fridays Opening Reception on Friday, October 3rd, from 6-9pm. The show continues through October 31st. Larson Binkley is located at 310 W 20th Street, Suite 200, Kansas City, Missouri, 64108. The normal hours are 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday.

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: Thursday August 11, 2011 through Thursday December 31, 2015.
Time: 6:30 am - 8:30 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Chase Suite Hotel
Offered daily for guests of our hotel

STANFORD'S BARTENDING ACADEMY

Stanford's Comedy Club
Date: Tuesday January 7, 2014 through Wednesday December 31, 2014.
Time: 11:45 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Stanford & Son's Comedy Club
Become a Certified Bartender and receive BEHIND THE BAR/bartending EXPERIENCE!
Learn to Bartend right here at Stanford & Son's Comedy Club! Our next class is starting when YOU ARE READY - call 913-400-7500 to enroll!

Disaster Preparedness Seminar


Date: Wednesday September 3, 2014 through Wednesday October 8, 2014.
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Educational

Location: Central Seventh-day Adventist Church
Price: FREE
Disaster Preparedness Seminar
Starting Wednesday September 3rd (and every Wed for six weeks)
6:30 pm, No Charge; Free admission;
14651 Peterson Road,
Kansas City, MO 64149 (Hwy 71 south to hwy 150; east 3.5 miles)
Presenter: Craig Wiles; 417-830-4039
Come and learn together. While some preppers are beyond the level of preparations we will talk about; this is a great series to introduce friends, family and coworkers to the concept of being ready for what’s coming. “Don’t be scared, be prepared” is our motto. Helping people move away from fear as a motivator. Please share this with all your friends, but especially those you might be responsible for in a crisis.

Night # 1. September 3rd; Threat Assessment.
Night # 2. September 10th Physical Preparedness
Night # 3. September 17th Social Preparedness
Night # 4. Sept 24th Financial Preparedness
Night # 5. October 1st Personal Preparedness.
Night # 6. October 8th What or Who is behind Earth’s problems,

LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR

  • LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR
Eldridge Hotel
Date: Saturday September 6, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: ELDRIDGE HOTEL
Price: 17.50 20.00
Lawrence Ghost Tour Dates include September 6th, October 4th, October 17th and 31st.

Lawrence Ghost Tour has been a top seller for many years now! History of Quantrails Raid adds to the historical element of this tour along with the full apparitions captured on camera in Pioneer Cemetery during get-out stops by guests. Tickets now available for all upcoming tours.
All tours depart the lobby of The Eldridge by the fireplace inside. Tour lasts approximately two hours and you will get out in 2-3 spots Tickets are 17.50 in September and 20.00pp in October
Eldridge Hotel is located at 7th and Mass St.
Lawrence, KS

Ghost Tours of Kansas
785-851-0856
info@ghosttoursofkansas.com
www.ghosttoursofkansas.com

Happy Hour Monday-Friday

Jack Stack Barbecue
Date: Event occurs every Monday of every month.
Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Overland Park, Freight House and Plaza Locations, bar and patio
Price: $2.50-$6.50
Select Appetizers, $4.50-Burnt Ends, Onion Rings, Fried Mushrooms, Fire-Kissed Cajun & Chicken Wings.
$6.50-Grilled Jumbo Shrimp, Fire-Roasted Salmon.

Select Wines, $4.00: Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel & Pinot Grigio.

Select Beers, $2.50
Domestic Draft, $3.50
Boulevard Draft

Jose Cuervo Gold Margaritas, $4.00
Premium Martinis, $5.00
http://www.jackstackbbq.com

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National WWI Museum
Date: Saturday April 19, 2014 through Sunday October 12, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
In celebration of the 125th birthday of Thomas Hart Benton, view a display on the Museum's Research Center level describing the impact of Benton's U.S. Naval experience in 1918 as a camoufleur and draftsman and how these experiences influenced his development as an artist.
Upcoming Events

Vendor Marts

Town Pavilion
Date: Wednesday April 9, 2014 through Friday November 21, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Sale

Location: Town Pavilion
Price: Free
Please join us at the Town Pavilion for Vendor Marts!

June 13th & 27th
July 11th & 25th
August 8th & 22nd
September 19th
October 3rd & 17th
November 7th & 21st

Dad's Flying Adventure


Date: Tuesday June 10, 2014 through Sunday November 16, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Auto / Motorsports

Location: Commemorative Air Force 6 Aero Plaza New Century,KS 66031
Price: Museum and Hangar Tours - Free / Open-cockpit Flight prices vary.
Surprise your loved one with an exciting adventure... a flight in an open-cockpit WW II Warbird! Gift certificates are available for rides in either our PT-13 Stearman or PT-19 Fairchild. Flights can be scheduled at your convenience. The Commemorative Air Force is a non-profit flying museum dedicated to honoring our nation’s past by educating future generations. Please call 913 206-8027 to book a flight, or to arrange for a gift certificate.

Bittersweet Harvest: Bracero Project


Date: Sunday September 14, 2014 through Saturday November 15, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: 631 N. 126th Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Price: Free
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

“Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964”

WYANDOTTE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
AUGUST 1- NOVEMBER 16, 2014

Beyond the Rectangle

  • Beyond the Rectangle

Date: Friday September 19, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Larson Binkley
Price: Free
Looking for paintings that go beyond the rectangle? Local artist Jeff Henry returns to First Fridays with a one-man show of his non-rectangular painted wall sculptures at Larson Binkley. The free show, titled "Beyond the Rectangle," will take place this October beginning with a First Fridays Opening Reception on Friday, October 3rd, from 6-9pm. The show continues through October 31st. Larson Binkley is located at 310 W 20th Street, Suite 200, Kansas City, Missouri, 64108. The normal hours are 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday.

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: Thursday August 11, 2011 through Thursday December 31, 2015.
Time: 6:30 am - 8:30 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Chase Suite Hotel
Offered daily for guests of our hotel

STANFORD'S BARTENDING ACADEMY

Stanford's Comedy Club
Date: Tuesday January 7, 2014 through Wednesday December 31, 2014.
Time: 11:45 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Stanford & Son's Comedy Club
Become a Certified Bartender and receive BEHIND THE BAR/bartending EXPERIENCE!
Learn to Bartend right here at Stanford & Son's Comedy Club! Our next class is starting when YOU ARE READY - call 913-400-7500 to enroll!

Disaster Preparedness Seminar


Date: Wednesday September 3, 2014 through Wednesday October 8, 2014.
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Educational

Location: Central Seventh-day Adventist Church
Price: FREE
Disaster Preparedness Seminar
Starting Wednesday September 3rd (and every Wed for six weeks)
6:30 pm, No Charge; Free admission;
14651 Peterson Road,
Kansas City, MO 64149 (Hwy 71 south to hwy 150; east 3.5 miles)
Presenter: Craig Wiles; 417-830-4039
Come and learn together. While some preppers are beyond the level of preparations we will talk about; this is a great series to introduce friends, family and coworkers to the concept of being ready for what’s coming. “Don’t be scared, be prepared” is our motto. Helping people move away from fear as a motivator. Please share this with all your friends, but especially those you might be responsible for in a crisis.

Night # 1. September 3rd; Threat Assessment.
Night # 2. September 10th Physical Preparedness
Night # 3. September 17th Social Preparedness
Night # 4. Sept 24th Financial Preparedness
Night # 5. October 1st Personal Preparedness.
Night # 6. October 8th What or Who is behind Earth’s problems,

LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR

  • LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR
Eldridge Hotel
Date: Saturday September 6, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: ELDRIDGE HOTEL
Price: 17.50 20.00
Lawrence Ghost Tour Dates include September 6th, October 4th, October 17th and 31st.

Lawrence Ghost Tour has been a top seller for many years now! History of Quantrails Raid adds to the historical element of this tour along with the full apparitions captured on camera in Pioneer Cemetery during get-out stops by guests. Tickets now available for all upcoming tours.
All tours depart the lobby of The Eldridge by the fireplace inside. Tour lasts approximately two hours and you will get out in 2-3 spots Tickets are 17.50 in September and 20.00pp in October
Eldridge Hotel is located at 7th and Mass St.
Lawrence, KS

Ghost Tours of Kansas
785-851-0856
info@ghosttoursofkansas.com
www.ghosttoursofkansas.com

Comedy Improv Classes

  • Comedy Improv Classes

Date: Event occurs every Tuesday of every month.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Category: Educational

Location: Open Fire Wood Burning Pizza
Price: $10 a class ($80 total)
The Recess Players are now offering classes. Christian Robinson will be our first Level 1 instructor. The class will be two hours long every Tuesday night for 8 weeks. Each class is $10 ($80 total) and classes will meet at Art Closet Studios which is located inside of Open Fire Pizza. We will be teaching the core philosophies and foundations of long form improvisation. The UCB Comedy Improvisation Manuel will be the text for all levels (one book for 4 levels is a steal!). Contact Zak Roland at zakrecessplayers13@gmail.com to register. Sign up today!
https://www.facebook.com/events/1431229177109635/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Visiting Scholar Lecture Series: NCAA President Mark Emmert, Ph.D.

  • Visiting Scholar Lecture Series: NCAA President Mark Emmert, Ph.D.

Date: Tuesday September 23, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Category: Educational

Location: Convocation Center, Rockhurst University
Price: Free
Mark Emmert, Ph.D., president of the National Collegiate Athletics Association, will be the guest of Rockhurst University’s Visiting Scholar Lecture Series Tuesday, Sept. 23.
Emmert’s talk in the Convocation Center on the Rockhurst University campus, “The Collegiate Model for the 21st Century,” will provide a look at what is driving the Association’s decision-making in a time of big ideas and defining moments.
Each NCAA division is facing important decisions about its future. As with many membership organizations, groups within the organization hold diverse opinions and seek to conduct their business in different ways. In his lecture, he will address the Association’s core values and focus on the lifelong well-being and success of the nation’s more than 460,000 student-athletes.
Emmert began his NCAA presidency in October 2010.
Rockhurst University’s Visiting Scholar Lecture Series invites the public to attend this free lecture, which begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, in the Convocation Center on the Rockhurst University campus. To register your attendance for the event, call the Center for Arts and Letters at 816-501-4828.
rockhurst.edu

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National WWI Museum
Date: Saturday April 19, 2014 through Sunday October 12, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
In celebration of the 125th birthday of Thomas Hart Benton, view a display on the Museum's Research Center level describing the impact of Benton's U.S. Naval experience in 1918 as a camoufleur and draftsman and how these experiences influenced his development as an artist.
Upcoming Events

Vendor Marts

Town Pavilion
Date: Wednesday April 9, 2014 through Friday November 21, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Sale

Location: Town Pavilion
Price: Free
Please join us at the Town Pavilion for Vendor Marts!

June 13th & 27th
July 11th & 25th
August 8th & 22nd
September 19th
October 3rd & 17th
November 7th & 21st

Dad's Flying Adventure


Date: Tuesday June 10, 2014 through Sunday November 16, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Auto / Motorsports

Location: Commemorative Air Force 6 Aero Plaza New Century,KS 66031
Price: Museum and Hangar Tours - Free / Open-cockpit Flight prices vary.
Surprise your loved one with an exciting adventure... a flight in an open-cockpit WW II Warbird! Gift certificates are available for rides in either our PT-13 Stearman or PT-19 Fairchild. Flights can be scheduled at your convenience. The Commemorative Air Force is a non-profit flying museum dedicated to honoring our nation’s past by educating future generations. Please call 913 206-8027 to book a flight, or to arrange for a gift certificate.

Bittersweet Harvest: Bracero Project


Date: Sunday September 14, 2014 through Saturday November 15, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: 631 N. 126th Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Price: Free
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

“Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964”

WYANDOTTE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
AUGUST 1- NOVEMBER 16, 2014

Beyond the Rectangle

  • Beyond the Rectangle

Date: Friday September 19, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Larson Binkley
Price: Free
Looking for paintings that go beyond the rectangle? Local artist Jeff Henry returns to First Fridays with a one-man show of his non-rectangular painted wall sculptures at Larson Binkley. The free show, titled "Beyond the Rectangle," will take place this October beginning with a First Fridays Opening Reception on Friday, October 3rd, from 6-9pm. The show continues through October 31st. Larson Binkley is located at 310 W 20th Street, Suite 200, Kansas City, Missouri, 64108. The normal hours are 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday.

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: Thursday August 11, 2011 through Thursday December 31, 2015.
Time: 6:30 am - 8:30 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Chase Suite Hotel
Offered daily for guests of our hotel

STANFORD'S BARTENDING ACADEMY

Stanford's Comedy Club
Date: Tuesday January 7, 2014 through Wednesday December 31, 2014.
Time: 11:45 am
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Stanford & Son's Comedy Club
Become a Certified Bartender and receive BEHIND THE BAR/bartending EXPERIENCE!
Learn to Bartend right here at Stanford & Son's Comedy Club! Our next class is starting when YOU ARE READY - call 913-400-7500 to enroll!

Disaster Preparedness Seminar


Date: Wednesday September 3, 2014 through Wednesday October 8, 2014.
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Educational

Location: Central Seventh-day Adventist Church
Price: FREE
Disaster Preparedness Seminar
Starting Wednesday September 3rd (and every Wed for six weeks)
6:30 pm, No Charge; Free admission;
14651 Peterson Road,
Kansas City, MO 64149 (Hwy 71 south to hwy 150; east 3.5 miles)
Presenter: Craig Wiles; 417-830-4039
Come and learn together. While some preppers are beyond the level of preparations we will talk about; this is a great series to introduce friends, family and coworkers to the concept of being ready for what’s coming. “Don’t be scared, be prepared” is our motto. Helping people move away from fear as a motivator. Please share this with all your friends, but especially those you might be responsible for in a crisis.

Night # 1. September 3rd; Threat Assessment.
Night # 2. September 10th Physical Preparedness
Night # 3. September 17th Social Preparedness
Night # 4. Sept 24th Financial Preparedness
Night # 5. October 1st Personal Preparedness.
Night # 6. October 8th What or Who is behind Earth’s problems,

LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR

  • LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR
Eldridge Hotel
Date: Saturday September 6, 2014 through Friday October 31, 2014.
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: ELDRIDGE HOTEL
Price: 17.50 20.00
Lawrence Ghost Tour Dates include September 6th, October 4th, October 17th and 31st.

Lawrence Ghost Tour has been a top seller for many years now! History of Quantrails Raid adds to the historical element of this tour along with the full apparitions captured on camera in Pioneer Cemetery during get-out stops by guests. Tickets now available for all upcoming tours.
All tours depart the lobby of The Eldridge by the fireplace inside. Tour lasts approximately two hours and you will get out in 2-3 spots Tickets are 17.50 in September and 20.00pp in October
Eldridge Hotel is located at 7th and Mass St.
Lawrence, KS

Ghost Tours of Kansas
785-851-0856
info@ghosttoursofkansas.com
www.ghosttoursofkansas.com

Downtown Lee's Summit Farmers Market


Date: Event occurs every Wednesday of every month.
Time: 7:00 am
Category: Sale

Location: Corner of Second and Douglas streets Downtown Lee's Summit
Price: FREE
The Downtown Lee's Summit Farmers Market is open from 7 a.m. to sell-out Wednesdays and Saturdays. Shoppers can purchase a variety of fresh produce, plants, meat, baked goods, handmade crafts and more.
http://downtownls.org/

Comedy Improv Workshops with the Recess Players

  • Comedy Improv Workshops with the Recess Players

Date: Event occurs every Wednesday of every month.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Category: Educational

Location: The Uptown Arts Bar
Price: 0-$20
Come learn long-form comedy improv from the best in KC! The Recess Players are a group of well-trained comedians that are now teaching the secrets to being funny. Every Wednesday night at the Uptown Arts Bar you can drop into our improv workshop that features a different instructor and topic every week. Step outside your comfort zone, learn the craft of improvisation, and have fun. These classes will introduce you to a whole new world of live comedy. Make sure to stick around afterwords for Poetic Underground. Support local art!
http://www.recessplayers.com/