Sara’s What’s Up Wednesdays!

3/14/18 – 3/18/18


Wednesday, 3/14/18

NAIA 81st Annual Men’s Basketball Championship

Still reeling from the Big 12 fun at the Sprint Center? Here’s another tournament and championship you can check out!

When: Recurring daily, March 14-March 20 
Where: Municipal Auditorium, 301 W 13th St., Kansas City, MO 64105

Get Directions
Phone: (800) 745-3000 
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Laugh Lab – Rino Open Comedy Mic

Thinking about trying stand up comedy? Ready to take the leap? Looking to sharpen some new material? If you’re not ready to perform yet the show’s free so come by, hang out, grab a drink, talk to some of the comics, and check out the show.

Sign-ups begin at 7:30, stage time at 8:00

When: Unless otherwise posted on the Colony KC website, this is every Wednesdays at 7:30 PM now through the end of the year!
Where: Colony KC, 312 Armour Rd North Kansas City, MO 64116

Get Directions
Phone: (816) 659-1299

The College Basketball Experience

This is not a museum! You will sweat! The College Basketball Experience is a high-energy interactive facility where fans—from the casual to the passionate—of any age can immerse themselves in the game. From skills challenges to capturing your own call of a historic game at the ESPNU Broadcast Desk, you’ll experience college basketball like never before. You can also learn about the legends who have made the game great. Players, coaches, teams, media personalities—basketball wouldn’t be what it is today without the contributions of the fearless visionaries you’ll walk among in the College Basketball Hall of Fame. Visitors 13 and under must be accompanied at all times by an adult 18 or older.

When: Recurring daily, March 14-March 31 
Mon – Sat: 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM; Sunday: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Where: The College Basketball Experience, 1401 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo 64108
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Thursday, 3/15/18


Do you have your brackets filled out? Here are some games of interest today:
OU vs Rhode Island at 11:15 AM on CBS
KU vs Penn Quakers at 1:00 PM on TBS
Texas Tech vs. SFA at 6:27 PM on TRU

Ernie Miller Nature Center

Kiddos on Spring Break already driving you crazy? Take them out to the Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe. Visitors are welcome to view the aquarium and hike the trails all week. Park staff will entertain guests with a special program each day. Every program will feature live animals. For more information call (913) 764-7759.

Ernie Miller Nature Center
Where: Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 N K-7 Hwy. Olathe, KS 66061
Get Directions

Mockingbird Comedy Hour

This happens every Thursday for a FREE taste of Kansas City comedy! Come see some of the best comics in KC and comedians in town from all over the country. You can see some great comics, drink some cheap tasty booze ($2 Rolling Rocks for comics, $3 wells, other crazy cocktails), and the kitchen is open until 10:00 pm.

When: Recurring weekly on Thursday
Where: The Mockingbird Lounge, 204 Orchard St, Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone: (913) 283-8661
Time: 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM

P!NK at Sprint Center

Known for her incredible and entertaining live show, international pop icon P!NK announces her Beautiful Trauma World Tour 2018. The 40-date North American arena tour will stop at Sprint Center on March 15. I am incredibly jealous of any one of my friends that gets to see her live! She’s such an inspiration!

When: March 15, 2018, 7:30 PM
Where: Sprint Center, 1407 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: (888) 929-7849

Friday, 3/16/18

First Round of NCAA Tournament Continues:

Texas A&M vs. Providence at 11:15 AM on CBS
Wichita State vs. Marshall at 12:30 PM on TNT
West Virginia vs Murray State at 3:00 PM on TNT
Texas vs. Nevada at 3:30 PM on TBS
K-State vs. Creighton at 5:50 PM on TNT


Join Naka-Kon for their annual three-day convention celebrating music, fashion, and more featuring some of their favorite actors, musicians and artists. See performances, enter contests and learn all there is to
know about the Japanese culture. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience Japan in the mid-west. You’ll get a taste of the Japanese language, food, and much more!

When: March 16, 2018 – March 18, 2018, Recurring Daily
Where: Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Blvd.


On the third Friday of every month, Downtown Overland Park hosts Local Life. Don’t miss experiencing your favorite spots offering food, drinks, entertainment and more!

When: Friday, March 16th, 5:00 – 9:00 PM
Where: Downtown Overland Park, 7315 W. 79th Street, Overland Park, KS 66204
(913) 642-2222

One Night of Queen

Gary Mullen and The Works bring the spirit and passion of rock icon Freddie Mercury to life on stage. The spectacular live concert recreates the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of arguably the greatest rock band of all time. Gary Mullen and The Works have been hailed as the world’s premier Queen tribute band and have received rave reviews from more than 650 performing arts centers, casinos, fairs, festivals and corporate presenters in the U.S. since 2008.

Where: Johnson County Community College, Yardley Hall, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, 66210
When: March 16, 2018, 8:00 PM
Price: $38- $55

Saturday, 3/17/18 – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!

Second Round of NCAA Games Begin, Match Ups TBD

Kansas City’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

When: March 17, 2018, 11:00 AM
Where: Linwood & Broadway, Kansas City, Missouri
Price: Free

Kansas City’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a nationally recognized event that fosters a greater awareness of the metropolitan area’s rich Irish heritage, and supports many local humanitarian, social and cultural endeavors. The parade begins at Linwood & Broadway and proceeds south along Broadway to 43rd Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. 

The theme of the 2018 Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day Parade – “The Pipes are Calling: A Celebration of Irish Music”. The theme is a tribute to Jody Watson, a beloved member of the Parade Committee lost in 2017. Jody served as the Lone Piper that kicked off the St. Patrick’s Day Parade for over 27 years.

Kansas City, KS: St. Patrick’s Day March

When: March 17, 2018, 12:00 PM
Where: Breit’s Stein and Deli, 412 N 5 Street, Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone: (913) 342-5311
Time: 12:00 PM

March begins near St. Mary’s Church at 5th and Ann and ends at Breit’s Stein and Deli at 412 N 5th Street. The festivities continue at Brieit’s with Irish fare, beverages and plenty of fun!

Miranda Lambert at Sprint Center

GRAMMY Award-winner Miranda Lambert announces her new Livin’ Like Hippies Tour that will stop at Sprint Center on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Joining Lambert on the Livin’ Like Hippies Tour for all dates is Capitol Records Nashville’s Jon Pardi. In addition to Pardi, Lambert has tapped Ashley McBryde to perform in Kansas City. Again, SUPER jealous of anyone going to this show. She is my absolute FAVORITE female country artist!

When: March 17, 2018, 7:00 PM
Where: Sprint Center, 1407 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: (888) 929-7849

Sporting KC vs San Jose Earthquakes

When: March 17, 2018
Where: Sporting Kansas City,Children’s Mercy Park, One Sporting Way, KC, KS 66111
Phone: 1-888-4KC-GOAL
Time: 7:30 PM

Sunday, 3/18/18

2nd Round of NCAA Tournament Continues!

Ongoing Events:


33 For Free! Bored and want to find something free or cheap to do in KC? Here’s a great list of things you can enjoy for free. Tips are appreciated at some spots. =)

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 
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Open Monday – Friday, 10am-6pm; Saturday, 10am-7pm; Sunday, 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!