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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

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!

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

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

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!

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/

Disaster Preparedness Seminar


Date: Active 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,

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/

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

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!

Disaster Preparedness Seminar


Date: Active 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,

Worth Harley-Davidson Hosts Project LiveWire Experience September 4-6


Date: Active Thursday September 4, 2014 through Saturday September 6, 2014.
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Category: Auto / Motorsports

Location: Worth Harley-Davidson, 9400 NW Prairie View road, Kansas City, MO 64153
Price: Free
Innovation, meet heritage. Recently Harley-Davidson revealed Project LiveWire, the first Harley-Davidson electric motorcycle.

In keeping with the company’s customer-led product development approach, the company is taking Project LiveWire to consumers across the country, including fans in Kansas City, who will be able to ride the bike at Worth Harley-Davidson in Kansas City, September 4-6, and provide feedback to help shape the future of Harley-Davidson’s first-ever electric motorcycle. Even those who don’t yet ride will have the opportunity to feel the power of Project LiveWire through Jumpstart, a simulated riding experience.

Licensed motorcycle riders can now register online for their chance to demo Project LiveWire Experience at an upcoming tour stop. In 140 characters or less, riders must use originality and creativity to tell Harley-Davidson why they should be among the first to take this historic ride on Project LiveWire. Riders can visit the Project LiveWire website to view upcoming Project LiveWire Experience tour stops and dates, and can select a preferred time and date. Registration is required at least three 3 weeks in advance.
Project LiveWire Website

Johnson County Old Settlers Festival


Date: Active Thursday September 4, 2014 through Saturday September 6, 2014.
Time: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Category: Festival

Location: Downtown Olathe, KS
Price: FREE
Johnson County Old Settlers Celebration is back on September 4th - 6th, 2014. In its 116th year, this festival fills downtown Olathe with nationally recognized musical entertainment, carnival rides, Kansas' largest parade, antique auto show, arts & crafts, great food from local non-profit organizations, and much, much more. The Saturday parade theme is "Under the Bigtop".
This year's FREE entertainment includes:
* CRUSH - A Tribute to Bon Jovi
* Shooting Star
* Last Chance Flight
* WILL HOGE
Bring the family, grab your friends and come on down September 4-6!
Information

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

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!

Disaster Preparedness Seminar


Date: Active 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,

Worth Harley-Davidson Hosts Project LiveWire Experience September 4-6


Date: Active Thursday September 4, 2014 through Saturday September 6, 2014.
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Category: Auto / Motorsports

Location: Worth Harley-Davidson, 9400 NW Prairie View road, Kansas City, MO 64153
Price: Free
Innovation, meet heritage. Recently Harley-Davidson revealed Project LiveWire, the first Harley-Davidson electric motorcycle.

In keeping with the company’s customer-led product development approach, the company is taking Project LiveWire to consumers across the country, including fans in Kansas City, who will be able to ride the bike at Worth Harley-Davidson in Kansas City, September 4-6, and provide feedback to help shape the future of Harley-Davidson’s first-ever electric motorcycle. Even those who don’t yet ride will have the opportunity to feel the power of Project LiveWire through Jumpstart, a simulated riding experience.

Licensed motorcycle riders can now register online for their chance to demo Project LiveWire Experience at an upcoming tour stop. In 140 characters or less, riders must use originality and creativity to tell Harley-Davidson why they should be among the first to take this historic ride on Project LiveWire. Riders can visit the Project LiveWire website to view upcoming Project LiveWire Experience tour stops and dates, and can select a preferred time and date. Registration is required at least three 3 weeks in advance.
Project LiveWire Website

Johnson County Old Settlers Festival


Date: Active Thursday September 4, 2014 through Saturday September 6, 2014.
Time: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Category: Festival

Location: Downtown Olathe, KS
Price: FREE
Johnson County Old Settlers Celebration is back on September 4th - 6th, 2014. In its 116th year, this festival fills downtown Olathe with nationally recognized musical entertainment, carnival rides, Kansas' largest parade, antique auto show, arts & crafts, great food from local non-profit organizations, and much, much more. The Saturday parade theme is "Under the Bigtop".
This year's FREE entertainment includes:
* CRUSH - A Tribute to Bon Jovi
* Shooting Star
* Last Chance Flight
* WILL HOGE
Bring the family, grab your friends and come on down September 4-6!
Information

Fall Open House


Date: Active Friday September 5, 2014 through Sunday September 7, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Open House

Location: Downtown Lee's Summit
Price: FREE
Come Downtown and see all of the new fall merchandise. Stock up on the latest trends in clothing, home decor, jewelry and much more. Shoppers also can enter to win a Downtown Lee's Summit shopping spree.
http://downtownls.org/

Centennial Kickoff

Union Station
Date: Friday September 5, 2014
Time: All Day Event
Category: Historical

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

Maitreya Project, Relic Tour

  • Maitreya Project, Relic Tour

Date: Active Friday September 5, 2014 through Sunday September 7, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Spiritual

Location: United States
Price: Free
The International Maitreya Project has been created to increase loving-kindness and compassion within our hearts and throughout the world. It is also an opportunity to bring local Buddhist communities together to build relationships, and to increase the awareness of our innate goodness and wisdom. This is a rare opportunity to view these relics, which were found among the cremation ashes of Buddhist masters. They resemble beautiful, pearl-like crystals. Some Buddhists believe relics embody the master’s spiritual qualities of compassion and wisdom. Come be a part of this very special event.
Temple Buddhist Center

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

The Truck Stop

Truck Stop
Date: Event occurs the first Friday of every month.
Time: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Category: Food Special

Location: 21st and Wyandotte
Come sample the culinary experience that is sweeping America! The empty lot at 21st St and Wyandotte Street is the permanent location of the Truck Stop, a gathering of the city's favorite food truck vendors. Picnic tables and trash cans will accommodate local foodies who wish to partake in the delicious street food of the Crossroads. Instead of searching for your favorite truck, come find them all in one convenient location in the midst of First Fridays. There is no admission to enter, only a desire to sample the exquisite tastes of the food truck experience!

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

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!

Disaster Preparedness Seminar


Date: Active 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,

Worth Harley-Davidson Hosts Project LiveWire Experience September 4-6


Date: Active Thursday September 4, 2014 through Saturday September 6, 2014.
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Category: Auto / Motorsports

Location: Worth Harley-Davidson, 9400 NW Prairie View road, Kansas City, MO 64153
Price: Free
Innovation, meet heritage. Recently Harley-Davidson revealed Project LiveWire, the first Harley-Davidson electric motorcycle.

In keeping with the company’s customer-led product development approach, the company is taking Project LiveWire to consumers across the country, including fans in Kansas City, who will be able to ride the bike at Worth Harley-Davidson in Kansas City, September 4-6, and provide feedback to help shape the future of Harley-Davidson’s first-ever electric motorcycle. Even those who don’t yet ride will have the opportunity to feel the power of Project LiveWire through Jumpstart, a simulated riding experience.

Licensed motorcycle riders can now register online for their chance to demo Project LiveWire Experience at an upcoming tour stop. In 140 characters or less, riders must use originality and creativity to tell Harley-Davidson why they should be among the first to take this historic ride on Project LiveWire. Riders can visit the Project LiveWire website to view upcoming Project LiveWire Experience tour stops and dates, and can select a preferred time and date. Registration is required at least three 3 weeks in advance.
Project LiveWire Website

Johnson County Old Settlers Festival


Date: Active Thursday September 4, 2014 through Saturday September 6, 2014.
Time: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Category: Festival

Location: Downtown Olathe, KS
Price: FREE
Johnson County Old Settlers Celebration is back on September 4th - 6th, 2014. In its 116th year, this festival fills downtown Olathe with nationally recognized musical entertainment, carnival rides, Kansas' largest parade, antique auto show, arts & crafts, great food from local non-profit organizations, and much, much more. The Saturday parade theme is "Under the Bigtop".
This year's FREE entertainment includes:
* CRUSH - A Tribute to Bon Jovi
* Shooting Star
* Last Chance Flight
* WILL HOGE
Bring the family, grab your friends and come on down September 4-6!
Information

Fall Open House


Date: Active Friday September 5, 2014 through Sunday September 7, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Open House

Location: Downtown Lee's Summit
Price: FREE
Come Downtown and see all of the new fall merchandise. Stock up on the latest trends in clothing, home decor, jewelry and much more. Shoppers also can enter to win a Downtown Lee's Summit shopping spree.
http://downtownls.org/

Maitreya Project, Relic Tour

  • Maitreya Project, Relic Tour

Date: Active Friday September 5, 2014 through Sunday September 7, 2014.
Time: Times Vary
Category: Spiritual

Location: United States
Price: Free
The International Maitreya Project has been created to increase loving-kindness and compassion within our hearts and throughout the world. It is also an opportunity to bring local Buddhist communities together to build relationships, and to increase the awareness of our innate goodness and wisdom. This is a rare opportunity to view these relics, which were found among the cremation ashes of Buddhist masters. They resemble beautiful, pearl-like crystals. Some Buddhists believe relics embody the master’s spiritual qualities of compassion and wisdom. Come be a part of this very special event.
Temple Buddhist Center

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/

LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR

  • LAWRENCE GHOST TOUR
Eldridge Hotel
Date: Active 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