Sara’s What’s Up Wednesdays!

March 7th – March 11th, 2018


Wednesday, 3/7/18

The Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship!

The Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship will once again take over Kansas City on March 7-10, 2018. In 2015 the Big 12 Conference announced the Championship staying in Kansas City through 2020.

When: Recurring daily, March 7-March 10
Where: Sprint Center, 1407 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64105

Get Directions
Phone: (816) 949-7140

Big 12 Games 3/7:
Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma State at 6pm on ESPNU
Iowa State vs Texas at 8pm on ESPNU

Thursday, 3/8/18

The Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship!

K-State vs. TCU at 11:30am on ESPN2
KU vs. Winner of Oklahoma vs Oklahoma State at 1:30pm on ESPN2
Texas Tech vs. Winner of Texas vs. Iowa State at 6pm on ESPN2
West Virginia vs. Baylor at 8pm on ESPN2

Friday, 3/9/18


Raspberry Meadows Craft Show

Largest Indoor Spring Craft Show in the Kansas City area!! The first 125 shoppers each day will 
receive a free shopping bag!! 

When: Friday, March 09, 2018 11:00 AM thru 07:00 PM, Saturday, March 10, 10am-4pm
Where: The PAVILION at John Knox Village, 520 NW Murray Road , Lee’s Summit, MO 64081
For More Info: Dona Fowler, 816-524-4111

Big 12 Men’s Semi-finals

First game at 6PM, 2nd at 8PM on ESPN2

Saturday, 3/10/18

Big 12 Men’s Championship Game!

We all know who already won the Big 12 (14 TIMES IN A ROW!!) =)  Still fun to watch though! Game starts at 5pm on ESPN! ROCK CHALK!

Kansas City’s Big 12 Run!

Kick off March basketball by participating in Kansas City’s Big 12 Run.  The course begins and ends in the heart of downtown Kansas City.  Choose from the 1 mile, 5K, or 12K or run the 1 mile plus either the 5K or 12K.  Runners of all experience levels are encouraged to participate in this family-friendly event.  Strollers are welcome for the 1 mile and 5K race. All participants in the 12K or 5K who cross the finish line will receive a finisher’s medal. Celebrate college basketball and wear your team’s colors for this fun running event!

1 MILE, 5K AND 12K

8 a.m. – 1 mile
8:30 a.m. – 5K and 12K (approximately)

When: March 10
Where: 12th Street & Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO
Get Directions
Visit Website

Brookside St. Patrick’s Day Warm Up Parade

The annual Brookside St. Patrick’s Warm-Up Parade is a fun, family-oriented event occurring the Saturday before St. Patrick’s Day. The parade draws participants and spectators from around the metro and kicks off a spirit-filled week in Kansas City celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. The Brookside Business Association and Community Improvement District sponsor the celebration each year with support from the Kansas City Neighborhood Tourism Development Fund. Over 100 organizations and businesses from across the metro enter the parade each year. Whether marching, dancing, walking or riding vehicles ranging from red wagons and bikes to floats and classic cars, the entrants, music and other festivities are sure to entertain groups and families of all ages. Entries include bands, drill teams, Irish dancers, bagpipers, the mounted patrol, and dogs of all shapes and sizes including Basset Hounds, Great Danes and of course, Irish Setters. It’s a one-of-a-kind event that you don’t want to miss!

When: Saturday, March 10, 2018, 2:00 PM
Where: Brookside Shopping District, 63rd St. & Wornall Rd., Kansas City, MO 64113
Get Directions
Phone: (816) 523-5553 
Visit Website

Emerald Isle Parade

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by enjoying the annual Emerald Isle Parade presented by Llywelyn’s Pub featuring floats, walking groups, Irish dancers, musicians, and more. Put on your green and join the fun! Other activities include a Pot O’ Gold Coin Hunt for the little lads and lassies and a pub crawl, organized by Downtown bars and restaurants. 
Events all day long in Downtown Lee’s Summit! 
11:30AM: Pot ‘O Gold Coin Hunt at Howard Station Park, SE Main and Third (children 8 and younger)
1ish: Pub Crawl (will start when the parade is over) If you are interested in being a parade participant, please contact

When: Saturday, March 10, 2018 11:30 AM thru 02:00 PM
Where: Downtown Lee’s Summit
For More Info: Julie Cook, 816-246-6598

Sunday, 3/11/18

Shawnee St. Patrick’s Day Parade

When: March 11, 2018
Where: Johnson Drive & Monrovia, Shawnee , KS
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM


Bluegrass Sundays at the Stockyards

Rotating Bluegrass artists perform at Stockyards Brewing Co. in the Stockyards District in the legendary West Bottoms. Find artists and more events on facebook here:

When: Recurring every 2 weeks on Sunday, March 11-Dec. 30th
Time: From: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where: Stockyards Brewery
Get Directions
Phone: (816) 895-8880 
Visit Website

Ongoing Events:


Funville: What Do You Want to Be? Will your child grow up to be a firefighter, a schoolteacher, a race car driver, or even President of the United States? In FUNVILLE, children can experience grown-up occupations in a kid-friendly setting. Let them forecast the weather, perform magic, work in a barbershop or ride a tractor. Whatever they choose, the most important job in FUNVILLE is to have fun! 

Recurring daily, March 6-May 6 
Where: Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108
Get Directions
Phone: (816) 274-8444 
Visit Website
Open Mon-Friday, 10am-6pm; Sat., 10am-7pm; Sun., 11am-6pm
Closed Easter Sunday

“The Art of the Brick” exhibit at Union Station is going on now through May 29th! It’s a captivating exhibition, featuring intriguing works of art made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world, the LEGO® brick, is set to make its debut at Union Station on January 25, 2018, in the Bank of America Gallery. Tickets are now on sale. The critically acclaimed collection of creative and inspiring pieces constructed using only LEGO bricks is created by world-renowned contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya. Designed to inspire ingenuity and creativity, THE ART OF THE BRICK is the world’s largest and most elaborate display of LEGO art. The massive collection features original pieces as well as re-imagined versions of some of the world’s most famous art masterpieces made exclusively from LEGO bricks like Van Gogh’s Starry Night and Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa! Get more info here.

The “Through the Eyes of Picasso” exhibit at the Nelson-Atkins Art Museum is currently going on and will through April 8th, 2018. I’ve always been fascinated by his work. This should be good! Get more info here.

Have an awesome weekend, friends and family! I appreciate you all so much! And, as always, if you know anyone looking to buy or sell a home (anywhere in the U.S.) call me!