What’s Up Wednesday!
What’s going on this weekend?!
4/5/18 – 4/8/18
Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead
These twelve acres of wholesome family fun and entertainment is open every day from April 1-October 31. The kiddos get to learn firsthand about farmstead life! From bottle-feeding baby goats, fishing with cane poles and worms, riding in a horse-drawn carriage, panning for treasures, visiting a one-room schoolhouse and many more, the farmstead is unique attraction in Overland Park!
Where:13800 Switzer Rd, Overland Park, KS 66221
Open: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 1 – October 31
Admission – $2 per person (under age 2 free)
Free Admission!: Monday – Thursday: 2 p.m. to close
A Sangria Soiree!
Join us for an ode to the Sangria Slush showcasing our famous slush! We’ll have drink specials, Food Trucks, games on the lawn, and complimentary live music! Open to responsible drinkers 21+
Where: KC Wine Co.,13875 Gardner Rd, Olathe, Kansas 66061
Tacos’ Food Truck
Billy Ebeling and The Late for Dinner Band
Papa Scott’s Street Eats
Papa Scott’s Street Eats
Rusty Laffoon Band
Facebook Event Page
First Fridays in the Crossroads Arts District!
On the First Friday of every month, thousands of residents and visitors migrate to the Crossroads, enjoying what has become the city’s liveliest and most popular recurring event. Arts organizations, galleries, studios, and a wide variety of local businesses feature local, regional and national artists as well as live entertainment from 5 to 9 p.m. Many art exhibits offer free wine and snacks. There are also many wonderful restaurants to try in the area! My personal favorite is Grunauer! Take the free KC Streetcar and avoid the parking hassle! Here’s a link to what’s happening this Friday! http://kccrossroads.org/this-first-friday/
Kansas City Ballet Presents: Diamonds
Following its Kennedy Center premiere in Washington, D.C., the acclaimed holiday production returns to KC for its 45th year. The classic, Victorian-era story by E.T.A. Hoffman featuring Clara, the Prince and Dr. Drosselmeier completely reimagined with exquisite costumes by Holly Hynes, grand sets by Alain Vaës and captivating choreography by Artistic Director Devon Carney.
When: Friday – Sunday, April 6-April 8
Where: Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108
Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians
Friday: 3:10 PM
Saturday: 3:10 PM
Sunday: 12:10 PM
Healthy Yards Expo
Kegs ‘N’ Eggs KC 2018
Drinking and hunting make an EGG-cellent combination at KEGS ‘n’ EGGS! The Kansas City Renaissance Festival grounds are waiting for you to HUNT for hidden Easter Eggs! Each egg contains tickets to be redeemed for prizes and a few GOLDEN eggs are even filled with CASH! If all that hunting is making you EGG-stra thirsty, you’re in luck! There will be Craft Beer Tastings from local and regional breweries along with EGG-citing games and contests! Did we mention there will also be a Live BAND providing the soundtrack to this EGG-stravaganza?! So, come out and drink a few beers, scavenge for hidden eggs and partake in this EGG-stremely awesome event!
When: April 7, 2018, 1:00 PM
Where: Kansas City Renaissance Festival, 628 North 126th Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Tao: Drum Heart
TAO has performed in over 22 countries and 400 cities around the world. After its first performance at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, TAO sold out every show of its first North American tour.
The men and women of TAO live and train at a compound in the mountains of Japan, reaching the highest level of virtuosity only after years of intensive study. The performers each bring nontraditional flair to the group by drawing on their diverse backgrounds, one as a hard-rock musician, another as a gymnast and another as a composer. With whirlwind martial arts displays and pulsating beats, the drummers bring a young and vibrant style to this authentic show.
When: 4/7 & 4/8, 7:00 PM
Where: Yardley Hall, Johnson County Community College,12345 College Blvd.,Overland Park, KS 66210
Kansas City Jazz
Jazz up your weekend with the sweet sound of Kansas City each and every Saturday night at Reserve, the chic and welcoming restaurant and lounge located in the swank Ambassador Hotel in the downtown Power & Light District. Experience some of Kansas City’s best jazz musicians as they spice up your night with their infectious grooves and pitch-perfect melodies to go with the delicious culinary delights and cocktails at Reserve.
When: Recurring weekly on Saturdays, 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: Ambassador Hotel – Reserve Restaurant
Magic 107.3 Saturday Night Groove Party
When: 4/7/18, 6:30 PM to 11:59 PM
Where: VooDoo Lounge, Harrah’s, One Riverboat Drive, North KC, MO 64116
KC Reptile Show
If you’ve got a reptile lover in the family, don’t miss this show where all things are reptile. There will be cages and tanks offered for your reptile friends, as well as food items such as crickets and rats.
When: April 8, 2018, 10 AM to 4 PM
Where: Doubletree Hotel,10100 College Boulevard, Overland Park, KS
Price: $8 Adults, $3 Children 5 – 10 , Kids 4 and under FREE
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, April 8th – Dec. 30th
Time: From: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where: Stockyards Brewery
Phone: (816) 895-8880
Modern Dinosaurs? The Modern Dinosaurs? exhibit is a must-see for all you dinosaur lovers out there. This 3 month exhibit investigates how science has transformed natural history today. Shown at the exhibit are full-size dinosaur skeletons and original letters and other scientific artificats.
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
Phone: (816) 274-8444
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. 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!
DON’T SETTLE! SELL IT WITH SARA.