Kansas City Area Events Calendar

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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.

Open House & Celebration

Union Station
Date: Saturday November 1, 2014 through Sunday November 2, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Historical

Location: Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Rd, KCMO 64108
A part of Union Station's centennial celebration.
http://www.unionstation.org/100years

Re-Dedication Ceremony

Union Station
Date: Saturday November 1, 2014
Time: All Day Event
Category: Historical

Location: Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Rd, KCMO 64108
A part of Union Station's centennial celebration.
http://www.unionstation.org/100years

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

Xtreme BUGS

Union Station
Date: Friday October 17, 2014 through Sunday April 12, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Union Station Kansas City
Price: Varies
Xtreme BUGS are marchin', crawlin' and flyin' into Union Station! This larger-than-life exhibition will host over 100 giant insect and fun, hands-on activities for the whole family. Get up close and personal with these massive, moving insects and arthropods and discover their amazing talents, unique behaviors and strange survival strategies!
Xtreme BUGS

ArtsKC Live!


Date: Saturday November 1, 2014
Time: 12:00 am - 6:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Kansas City Power & Light District
Price: FREE
ArtsKC takes over the streets of the Kansas City Power & Light District with live performances from the area's top artists and performers. ArtsKC Live! is a performance showcase and fall family festival that will feature up to 12 ArtsKC grant recipient performances and interactive art projects on the KC Live! stage and on the streets of the Power & Light District.

The performance showcase is open exclusively to ArtsKC Fund grant recipients and Artist, INC Fellows. Any arts-related organization may also register to participate in the event by hosting a promotional booth or a family-friendly art project.
Website

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/

36th Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewery & Bead Show

KCI Expo Center
Date: Friday October 31, 2014 through Sunday November 2, 2014.
Time: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Category: Expo

Location: KCI Expo Center
Price: Adults - $6, Adult 3 day passes - $11 & Children 5 to 12 - $2
Retail & Wholesale Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Bead Show.

Amtrak Exhibit Train at Kansas City Union Station

Union Station
Date: Saturday November 1, 2014 through Sunday November 2, 2014.
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Union Station 30 W. Pershing Rd. Kansas City, MO 64108
Price: Free
Can you hear the sound of a whistle? That’s the Amtrak Exhibit Train coming to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Kansas City Union Station on Saturday and Sunday, November 1 & 2.

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.

Open House & Celebration

Union Station
Date: Saturday November 1, 2014 through Sunday November 2, 2014.
Time: All Day Event
Category: Historical

Location: Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Rd, KCMO 64108
A part of Union Station's centennial celebration.
http://www.unionstation.org/100years

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

Xtreme BUGS

Union Station
Date: Friday October 17, 2014 through Sunday April 12, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Union Station Kansas City
Price: Varies
Xtreme BUGS are marchin', crawlin' and flyin' into Union Station! This larger-than-life exhibition will host over 100 giant insect and fun, hands-on activities for the whole family. Get up close and personal with these massive, moving insects and arthropods and discover their amazing talents, unique behaviors and strange survival strategies!
Xtreme BUGS

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

36th Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewery & Bead Show

KCI Expo Center
Date: Friday October 31, 2014 through Sunday November 2, 2014.
Time: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Category: Expo

Location: KCI Expo Center
Price: Adults - $6, Adult 3 day passes - $11 & Children 5 to 12 - $2
Retail & Wholesale Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Bead Show.

Amtrak Exhibit Train at Kansas City Union Station

Union Station
Date: Saturday November 1, 2014 through Sunday November 2, 2014.
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Union Station 30 W. Pershing Rd. Kansas City, MO 64108
Price: Free
Can you hear the sound of a whistle? That’s the Amtrak Exhibit Train coming to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Kansas City Union Station on Saturday and Sunday, November 1 & 2.

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

Xtreme BUGS

Union Station
Date: Friday October 17, 2014 through Sunday April 12, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Union Station Kansas City
Price: Varies
Xtreme BUGS are marchin', crawlin' and flyin' into Union Station! This larger-than-life exhibition will host over 100 giant insect and fun, hands-on activities for the whole family. Get up close and personal with these massive, moving insects and arthropods and discover their amazing talents, unique behaviors and strange survival strategies!
Xtreme BUGS

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

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

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

Xtreme BUGS

Union Station
Date: Friday October 17, 2014 through Sunday April 12, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Union Station Kansas City
Price: Varies
Xtreme BUGS are marchin', crawlin' and flyin' into Union Station! This larger-than-life exhibition will host over 100 giant insect and fun, hands-on activities for the whole family. Get up close and personal with these massive, moving insects and arthropods and discover their amazing talents, unique behaviors and strange survival strategies!
Xtreme BUGS

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

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

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

Xtreme BUGS

Union Station
Date: Friday October 17, 2014 through Sunday April 12, 2015.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Arts / Exhibits

Location: Union Station Kansas City
Price: Varies
Xtreme BUGS are marchin', crawlin' and flyin' into Union Station! This larger-than-life exhibition will host over 100 giant insect and fun, hands-on activities for the whole family. Get up close and personal with these massive, moving insects and arthropods and discover their amazing talents, unique behaviors and strange survival strategies!
Xtreme BUGS

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 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/

Author Philip White Talk About his book 'Whistle Stop'

  • Author Philip White Talk About his book 'Whistle Stop'

Date: Wednesday November 5, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Category: Cultural

Location: Kansas City Library
Price: FREE
Come prepared to find out how 31,000 Miles of Train Travel, 352 Speeches, and a Little Midwest Gumption Saved the Presidency of Harry Truman. President Harry Truman was a disappointment to the Democrats and a godsend to the Republicans. Whistle Stop is the first book of its kind: a micro-history of the months when Truman took to the rails, crisscrossing the country from June to Election Day. It all culminated with that iconic image of a grinning, victorious Truman holding aloft the famous Chicago Tribune headline: “Dewey Defeats Truman.”

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/