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On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World

  • On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World
National WWI Museum
Date: Active Saturday March 15, 2014 through Friday September 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.
A hungry teenage assassin fired two shots that struck and killed Austro-Hungarian heir, Franz Ferdinand. The assassination that forever changed the world and led to the series of events that triggered the outbreak of World War I will be on display in On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World, which opens March 15 at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. This special exhibition in Memory Hall was created with support from the Austrian National Archives, Serbian National Archives, Library of Congress, Kansas City Public Library and The British Library.
Upcoming Events

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National WWI Museum
Date: Active 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: Active 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: Active 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.

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: Active 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 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/

Whizbang Tour

  • Whizbang Tour
National WWI Museum
Date: Active Tuesday August 5, 2014 through Tuesday August 26, 2014.
Time: 11:00 am
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
Explore this week's "Staff Pick" in this 15-minute talk. Join a member of the Collections & Education department on the Paul Sunderland Glass Bridge for a "whizbang" exploration of one feature of the Museum. Event occurs every Tuesday in August at 11:00 a.m.
https://theworldwar.org/visit/upcoming-events

Hands-on History

National WWI Museum
Date: Active Friday August 1, 2014 through Friday August 29, 2014.
Time: 11:00 am
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
History is brought to life during this family-friendly program, where kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts in the Museum main gallery. Event takes place Mondays, Wednesdays in August and Friday August 1,15, and 29 at 11:00 a.m.
https://theworldwar.org/visit/upcoming-events

Hands-on History

  • Hands-on History
National WWI Museum
Date: Active Friday August 1, 2014 through Friday August 29, 2014.
Time: 11:00 am
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
History is brought to life during this family-friendly program, where kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts in the Museum main gallery. Event takes place Mondays, Wednesdays in August and Friday August 1,15, and 29 at 11:00 a.m.
https://theworldwar.org/visit/upcoming-events

STANFORD'S BARTENDING ACADEMY

Stanford's Comedy Club
Date: Active 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!

Come Celebrate with Laura Geller Beauty & Beauty Brands

Beauty Brands Salon Spa Superstore
Date: Active Wednesday August 20, 2014 through Wednesday August 20, 2014.
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Sale

Location: Beauty Brands Topeka 5820 SW 21ST STREET TOPEKA, KS 66604
Price: FREE
Please join Laura Geller national make-up artist Marissa Rudolph for an ultimate day of beauty! Get in on the hottest makeup trends of the season with tips & techniques straight from the pro. NYC make-up artist, Marissa Rudolph, will be making a special guest appearance at Beauty Brands offering complimentary make-up consultations & personalized make-up advice on how to achieve a complete, happiful look.

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 everyone the secret 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. $1-$20
http://www.recessplayers.com/

State of Deception Lecture

National WWI Museum
Date: Wednesday August 20, 2014
Time: 7:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Media, Reeducation, and the German Public after the Holocaust, Dr. Robert Williams, Mandel Center for Holocaust Advanced Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, will assess the ways that Soviet and American propaganda curtailed discussion and remembrance of the Holocaust during the early Cold War in Germany. In partnership with the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education and the National Archives at Kansas City. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis.
https://theworldwar.org/visit/upcoming-events

On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World

  • On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World
National WWI Museum
Date: Active Saturday March 15, 2014 through Friday September 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.
A hungry teenage assassin fired two shots that struck and killed Austro-Hungarian heir, Franz Ferdinand. The assassination that forever changed the world and led to the series of events that triggered the outbreak of World War I will be on display in On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World, which opens March 15 at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. This special exhibition in Memory Hall was created with support from the Austrian National Archives, Serbian National Archives, Library of Congress, Kansas City Public Library and The British Library.
Upcoming Events

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National WWI Museum
Date: Active 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: Active 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: Active 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.

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: Active 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

Whizbang Tour

  • Whizbang Tour
National WWI Museum
Date: Active Tuesday August 5, 2014 through Tuesday August 26, 2014.
Time: 11:00 am
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
Explore this week's "Staff Pick" in this 15-minute talk. Join a member of the Collections & Education department on the Paul Sunderland Glass Bridge for a "whizbang" exploration of one feature of the Museum. Event occurs every Tuesday in August at 11:00 a.m.
https://theworldwar.org/visit/upcoming-events

Hands-on History

National WWI Museum
Date: Active Friday August 1, 2014 through Friday August 29, 2014.
Time: 11:00 am
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
History is brought to life during this family-friendly program, where kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts in the Museum main gallery. Event takes place Mondays, Wednesdays in August and Friday August 1,15, and 29 at 11:00 a.m.
https://theworldwar.org/visit/upcoming-events

Hands-on History

  • Hands-on History
National WWI Museum
Date: Active Friday August 1, 2014 through Friday August 29, 2014.
Time: 11:00 am
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
History is brought to life during this family-friendly program, where kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts in the Museum main gallery. Event takes place Mondays, Wednesdays in August and Friday August 1,15, and 29 at 11:00 a.m.
https://theworldwar.org/visit/upcoming-events

STANFORD'S BARTENDING ACADEMY

Stanford's Comedy Club
Date: Active 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!

Tiblow Days Festival


Date: Active Thursday August 21, 2014 through Saturday August 23, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Festival

Location: Downtown Bonner Springs (Kansas)
Join us for this family-friendly festival. We'll have a Carnival, KCBS Sanctioned BBQ Contest, Parade, Musical Entertainment, Stage Entertainment, Community Pinewood Derby, Food and Craft Vendors, and Much More!
Tiblow Days Festival Information

Ford Driving Skills for Life

  • Ford Driving Skills for Life
Worlds of Fun
Date: Active Thursday August 21, 2014 through Friday August 22, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Educational

Location: Worlds of Fun, 4545 Worlds of Fun, Kansas City, MO 64161
Price: FREE
Ford Driving Skills for Life is a FREE program developed in 2003 in conjunction with the Governors Highway Safety Association and a panel of safety experts to address the leading cause of death among teenagers in the United States - vehicle crashes.

Teens will drive specially equipped vehicles on road courses under the supervision of professional instructors, improving their skills in these key areas: Hazard Recognition, Vehicle Handling, Space Management, Speed Management, Reaction Time, Braking and Stopping Distances, and how to Avoid the Dangers of Distracted and Impaired Driving.

When:

Thursday-Friday, August 21-22, 2014
Session 1: 7:30 am to 12:30 pm
Session 2: 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Registration is limited and signed consent forms are required. For more information and to register, please visit www.drivingskillsforlife.com. Please bring the signed waiver form and your teen’s driver’s license or permit with you to the event.
http://www.drivingskillsforlife.com

ST. LOUIS RAPPER CHINGY HEADLINES VATTEROTT COLLEGE OPEN HOUSE AND CONCERT AUG. 21

  • ST. LOUIS RAPPER CHINGY HEADLINES VATTEROTT COLLEGE OPEN HOUSE AND CONCERT AUG. 21

Date: Thursday August 21, 2014
Time: 5:00 pm
Category: Concert / Live Music

Location: Vatterott College 4131 North Corrington Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64117
Price: Free
Vatterott College invites the community to a concert and open house on Aug. 21, beginning at 5:00 p.m. St. Louis rapper Chingy headlines this outdoor concert at the campus of Vatterott College, 4131 North Corrington Avenue, in Kansas City. Sponsored by ex’treme Institute by Nelly-St. Louis (EI), this complimentary concert is open to Vatterott students and members of the general public who are 18 and older.

Mental Health Support Groups

  • Mental Health Support Groups

Date: Event occurs every Thursday of every month.
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Category: Health

Location: College Church of the Nazarene 2020 E. Sheridan Ave. Room V306 Olathe, KS 66062
Price: free
Pathway to Hope offers informal, candid weekly sessions for families and survivors living with mental illness. It is here where you will find empathy, validation, confronting of fears, social Interaction, networking, a resource library, information on community services, caring and sharing.
Family Support Group Every Thursday at 7pm-8:30
For family members of someone who has a mental illness. The group is facilitated by trained family members.
Survivor Support Group Every Thursday at 7pm-8:30
For those suffering from a mental illness. The group is facilitated by a trained survivor who is stable in their illness.
http://www.pathwaytohope.org/causes/support-2/2/

On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World

  • On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World
National WWI Museum
Date: Active Saturday March 15, 2014 through Friday September 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.
A hungry teenage assassin fired two shots that struck and killed Austro-Hungarian heir, Franz Ferdinand. The assassination that forever changed the world and led to the series of events that triggered the outbreak of World War I will be on display in On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World, which opens March 15 at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. This special exhibition in Memory Hall was created with support from the Austrian National Archives, Serbian National Archives, Library of Congress, Kansas City Public Library and The British Library.
Upcoming Events

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National WWI Museum
Date: Active 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: Active 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: Active 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.

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: Active 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

Whizbang Tour

  • Whizbang Tour
National WWI Museum
Date: Active Tuesday August 5, 2014 through Tuesday August 26, 2014.
Time: 11:00 am
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
Explore this week's "Staff Pick" in this 15-minute talk. Join a member of the Collections & Education department on the Paul Sunderland Glass Bridge for a "whizbang" exploration of one feature of the Museum. Event occurs every Tuesday in August at 11:00 a.m.
https://theworldwar.org/visit/upcoming-events

Hands-on History

National WWI Museum
Date: Active Friday August 1, 2014 through Friday August 29, 2014.
Time: 11:00 am
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
History is brought to life during this family-friendly program, where kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts in the Museum main gallery. Event takes place Mondays, Wednesdays in August and Friday August 1,15, and 29 at 11:00 a.m.
https://theworldwar.org/visit/upcoming-events

Hands-on History

  • Hands-on History
National WWI Museum
Date: Active Friday August 1, 2014 through Friday August 29, 2014.
Time: 11:00 am
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
History is brought to life during this family-friendly program, where kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts in the Museum main gallery. Event takes place Mondays, Wednesdays in August and Friday August 1,15, and 29 at 11:00 a.m.
https://theworldwar.org/visit/upcoming-events

STANFORD'S BARTENDING ACADEMY

Stanford's Comedy Club
Date: Active 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!

Tiblow Days Festival


Date: Active Thursday August 21, 2014 through Saturday August 23, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Festival

Location: Downtown Bonner Springs (Kansas)
Join us for this family-friendly festival. We'll have a Carnival, KCBS Sanctioned BBQ Contest, Parade, Musical Entertainment, Stage Entertainment, Community Pinewood Derby, Food and Craft Vendors, and Much More!
Tiblow Days Festival Information

Ford Driving Skills for Life

  • Ford Driving Skills for Life
Worlds of Fun
Date: Active Thursday August 21, 2014 through Friday August 22, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Educational

Location: Worlds of Fun, 4545 Worlds of Fun, Kansas City, MO 64161
Price: FREE
Ford Driving Skills for Life is a FREE program developed in 2003 in conjunction with the Governors Highway Safety Association and a panel of safety experts to address the leading cause of death among teenagers in the United States - vehicle crashes.

Teens will drive specially equipped vehicles on road courses under the supervision of professional instructors, improving their skills in these key areas: Hazard Recognition, Vehicle Handling, Space Management, Speed Management, Reaction Time, Braking and Stopping Distances, and how to Avoid the Dangers of Distracted and Impaired Driving.

When:

Thursday-Friday, August 21-22, 2014
Session 1: 7:30 am to 12:30 pm
Session 2: 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Registration is limited and signed consent forms are required. For more information and to register, please visit www.drivingskillsforlife.com. Please bring the signed waiver form and your teen’s driver’s license or permit with you to the event.
http://www.drivingskillsforlife.com

Kids SciFri w/ Tikitum

  • Kids SciFri w/ Tikitum
National WWI Museum
Date: Event occurs every other Friday.
Time: 11:00 am
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
Tikitum and the National WWI Museum welcome little learners (3-12 yrs old) to use all of their senses exploring the connection between history and science. Each one-hour class includes 30 - 45 minutes of structured experiments followed by play and exploration. On August 8, we explore the Chain Reaction Principle through space discovery, physical science and chemistry. August 22, is Technology Revolution! After talking about how technology changes our lives, we'll look at the machine revolution and ask our "young inventors" to play with an "innovation workshop".
https://theworldwar.org/kidsscifri

Family Fridays

Paradise Park
Date: Event occurs every Friday of every month.
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Food Special

Enjoy a delicious all-you-can-eat-pizza buffet for only $3.99. Reg. $5.99
http://www.paradise-park.com

Fourth Friday


Date: Event occurs the fourth Friday of every month.
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Downtown Lee's Summit
Price: FREE
Explore Downtown for art, music and theatre events and visit participating businesses and restaurants.
http://downtownls.org/

Music in the Park


Date: Friday August 22, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Category: Concert / Live Music

Location: Howard Station Park, corner of Third and S.E. Main streets
Price: FREE
Enjoy free Friday night concerts featuring a variety of musical genres from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend in Howard Station Park in Downtown Lee's Summit. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating.
http://downtownls.org/

Bleachers: #FNLKC

  • Bleachers: #FNLKC

Date: Friday August 22, 2014
Time: 8:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Kansas City Live! Block
Price: Free
96.5 The Buzz & Coors Light presents the Bleachers FREE concert on Friday, August 22nd at Kansas City Live Block, part of the Friday Night Live! concert series. Concert is FREE to attend! 21+ only. Show starts at 8 p.m. Sponsored by: 96.5 The Buzz, Coors Light Central States Beverage and The Pitch Kansas City #FNLKC
http://powerandlightdistrict.com/index.cfm?page=calendar#event-2587

On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World

  • On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World
National WWI Museum
Date: Active Saturday March 15, 2014 through Friday September 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.
A hungry teenage assassin fired two shots that struck and killed Austro-Hungarian heir, Franz Ferdinand. The assassination that forever changed the world and led to the series of events that triggered the outbreak of World War I will be on display in On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World, which opens March 15 at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. This special exhibition in Memory Hall was created with support from the Austrian National Archives, Serbian National Archives, Library of Congress, Kansas City Public Library and The British Library.
Upcoming Events

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National WWI Museum
Date: Active 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: Active 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: Active 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.

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: Active 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

Whizbang Tour

  • Whizbang Tour
National WWI Museum
Date: Active Tuesday August 5, 2014 through Tuesday August 26, 2014.
Time: 11:00 am
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
Explore this week's "Staff Pick" in this 15-minute talk. Join a member of the Collections & Education department on the Paul Sunderland Glass Bridge for a "whizbang" exploration of one feature of the Museum. Event occurs every Tuesday in August at 11:00 a.m.
https://theworldwar.org/visit/upcoming-events

Hands-on History

National WWI Museum
Date: Active Friday August 1, 2014 through Friday August 29, 2014.
Time: 11:00 am
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
History is brought to life during this family-friendly program, where kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts in the Museum main gallery. Event takes place Mondays, Wednesdays in August and Friday August 1,15, and 29 at 11:00 a.m.
https://theworldwar.org/visit/upcoming-events

Hands-on History

  • Hands-on History
National WWI Museum
Date: Active Friday August 1, 2014 through Friday August 29, 2014.
Time: 11:00 am
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
History is brought to life during this family-friendly program, where kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts in the Museum main gallery. Event takes place Mondays, Wednesdays in August and Friday August 1,15, and 29 at 11:00 a.m.
https://theworldwar.org/visit/upcoming-events

STANFORD'S BARTENDING ACADEMY

Stanford's Comedy Club
Date: Active 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!

Tiblow Days Festival


Date: Active Thursday August 21, 2014 through Saturday August 23, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Festival

Location: Downtown Bonner Springs (Kansas)
Join us for this family-friendly festival. We'll have a Carnival, KCBS Sanctioned BBQ Contest, Parade, Musical Entertainment, Stage Entertainment, Community Pinewood Derby, Food and Craft Vendors, and Much More!
Tiblow Days Festival Information

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/

Kansas City Ballet Presents “KC Dance Day”

  • Kansas City Ballet Presents “KC Dance Day”

Date: Saturday August 23, 2014
Time: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Category: Theatre / Dance

Location: Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity at 500 W. Pershing Rd., Kansas City, MO 64108
Price: Free
Come and experience our 4th annual KC Dance Day at the Bolender Center from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM with FREE dance classes and FREE performances; even pieces by Kansas City Ballet! Enjoy classes ranging from a beginner to advanced, Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet, Adult Ballet, Zumba®, Pilates, Yoga, and more. The day also includes FREE Kids’ Dance Shows and FREE performances by Kansas City’s finest world and modern dance companies. Don’t miss this day of dance. See you there!
http://www.kcballet.org

Bacon - Fest


Date: Saturday August 23, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Category: Food / Beverage

Location: Union Station
Price: July 1 - 31: General Admission $40 VIP $80 August 1- 23: General Admission $50 VIP $100
Pork has been getting a bad rap these days and we think it’s a shame. Come out and celebrate the greatest cured meat ever made BACON! Enjoy all things bacon while helping newly disabled children and adults get back on the road of life.

This bacontastic event features local restaurants that will be serving up creative bacon fare samples for you to enjoy along with cold beer and live music. There will be some fun contests too; Bacon Eating, Best Bacon Recipe and Best Bacon/Pork Themed T Shirt. This is your opportunity to be crowned the Bacon King or Queen. All guests will receive a commemorative gift. You’ll also have access to some of the most unique bacon themed and flavored products available in the USA!

Must be 21 and older to attend.
http://www.baconfestkc.com/

FREE Movie in the Park "Rudy"


Date: Saturday August 23, 2014
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Category: Film / Movie

Location: Legacy Park Amphitheater. 901 NE Bluestem Dr. Lees Summit. 64086
Price: FREE
Join us for a night under the stars to enjoy a classic football movie! Lee’s Summit Parks & Recreation presents the showing of “Rudy”! The gates will open at 7:00 pm and the movie will start at 8:20 pm. This is a FREE event provided by the Park Board. Concessions will be for sale. We hope to see you there and remember to bring your chairs and blankets!
http://cityofls.net/Parks/Featured-Activities-Events/Special-Events.aspx

On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World

  • On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World
National WWI Museum
Date: Active Saturday March 15, 2014 through Friday September 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.
A hungry teenage assassin fired two shots that struck and killed Austro-Hungarian heir, Franz Ferdinand. The assassination that forever changed the world and led to the series of events that triggered the outbreak of World War I will be on display in On the Brink: A Month That Changed the World, which opens March 15 at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. This special exhibition in Memory Hall was created with support from the Austrian National Archives, Serbian National Archives, Library of Congress, Kansas City Public Library and The British Library.
Upcoming Events

Thomas Hart Benton Display

National WWI Museum
Date: Active 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: Active 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: Active 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.

Complimentary Breakfast Buffet for our guests!

Chase Suite Hotel - Overland Park
Date: Active 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

Whizbang Tour

  • Whizbang Tour
National WWI Museum
Date: Active Tuesday August 5, 2014 through Tuesday August 26, 2014.
Time: 11:00 am
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
Explore this week's "Staff Pick" in this 15-minute talk. Join a member of the Collections & Education department on the Paul Sunderland Glass Bridge for a "whizbang" exploration of one feature of the Museum. Event occurs every Tuesday in August at 11:00 a.m.
https://theworldwar.org/visit/upcoming-events

Hands-on History

National WWI Museum
Date: Active Friday August 1, 2014 through Friday August 29, 2014.
Time: 11:00 am
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
History is brought to life during this family-friendly program, where kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts in the Museum main gallery. Event takes place Mondays, Wednesdays in August and Friday August 1,15, and 29 at 11:00 a.m.
https://theworldwar.org/visit/upcoming-events

Hands-on History

  • Hands-on History
National WWI Museum
Date: Active Friday August 1, 2014 through Friday August 29, 2014.
Time: 11:00 am
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Price: Included with Museum admission and free for members.
History is brought to life during this family-friendly program, where kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts in the Museum main gallery. Event takes place Mondays, Wednesdays in August and Friday August 1,15, and 29 at 11:00 a.m.
https://theworldwar.org/visit/upcoming-events

STANFORD'S BARTENDING ACADEMY

Stanford's Comedy Club
Date: Active 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!

Meet Me at the Alter Bridal Show

  • Meet Me at the Alter Bridal Show
Crown Center
Date: Sunday August 24, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Category: Sale

Location: Westin Crown Center 1 E. Pershing Rd. Kansas City, MO 64108
Price: Free
Sunday August 24th
Westin Crown Center
12-4pm
Bridal Show
Wedding Dress Giveaway
http://connectinkc.com/node/255

Victory Project Round Up Benefit Concert

  • Victory Project Round Up Benefit Concert

Date: Sunday August 24, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Category: Concert / Live Music

Location: RecordBar
Price: $20
The Victory Project Roundup is a benefit concert to raise money for the Victory Project, Sporting KC's foundation. Guests will have the opportunity to listen to live local music, bid on live and silent auction items, and mingle with Sporting KC players.
https://victoryprojectroundup.splashthat.com/