What’s Going on in KC this Weekend?
5/10/18 – 5/13/18
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
Kansas City T-Bones vs. Gary SouthShore RailCats
May 10th, 7:05 PM
Where: Kansas City T-Bones, 1800 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66111
Phone: (913) 328-5618
Catch the Kansas City T-Bones take on the Gary SouthShore RailCats at T-Bones Stadium! A great idea for those in search of affordable family fun, a casual date setting or a night out with friends.
Intermediate Wheel – Ceramics Class
This class is geared toward those with basic wheel-throwing skills and knowledge who want to improve and progress their abilities. Focused on bowl and vase forms, we will use throwing exercises such as making multiples to improve forms and effectiveness when throwing on the wheel. All Skill Levels Invited!
When: Recurring Weekly on Thursdays, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Belger Crane Yard Studios, 2011 Tracy Ave. Kansas City, MO 64108
Beer and Bingo at HopCat
Bingo is open to any guest and will feature Boulevard Brewing Company beer specials and prizes throughout the night. Prizes will include everything from gift cards, free Crack Fries cards, tickets to
monthly beer dinners, Boulevard Brewery tour tickets, and more.
When: Every Thursday, May 10-August 30, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: HopCat, 401 Westport Rd. Kansas City, MO 64111
Ruin’d Art Battles – A Salvaged Art Competition!
Artists compete for Cash Prize each month, not knowing what their canvas will be. It could be a street sign, it could be an old tire, it could be anything found laying around! 2-4 artists each week will work their magic to turn each “salvaged canvas” into a work of art and compete for 30% of the bar! The winner is decided by crowd participation!
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
When: Recurring monthly on the 2nd Thursday of each month, 7:00 PM
Where: Ruins Pub’s Artist Lounge (backroom), 1715 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64108
Jason Aldean at The Sprint Center!
When: May 10th, 7:30pm
Where: Sprint Center, 1407 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: (816) 949-7140
NASCAR Race Weekend!
NASCAR returns to Kansas Speedway with night racing on May 11-12, starting with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday Night May 11 and followed by the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series KC Masterpiece 400 race on Saturday night May 12. Tickets are available for both race days. Adult tickets for the Friday night race start at $25 and kids 12 and under are free in select sections. All seats are reserved seating, so the free kids tickets must be reserved in advance or at the ticket office at Gate B on race day. Grandstand gates open at 10:30 AM and the race starts at 7:30 PM, with activities occurring throughout the day.
For Saturday’s race, ticket prices range from $74-$149 depending on availability and tickets for kids 12 and under are $29 in select sections. Grandstand gates open at 3:00 PM and the race starts at 7:00 PM.
For ticket availability and for a schedule of events for both days, visit www.kansasspeedway.com or call 866.460.7223.
General parking is FREE. Soft-sided coolers no larger than 14x14x14 are welcome with your favorite food and beverage (please no glass). Schedule and times for both days are subject to change.
When: May 11th and 12th, 10:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Where: Kansas Speedway, 400 Speedway Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66111
FINS & FLIGHTS
When: May 11th
Where: Kansas City Aquarium, 2475 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108
SEA LIFE Kansas City presents Fins & Flights, an epic brewery walk experience beneath the waves on Friday, May 11th, 2018.
Experience SEA LIFE like never before as you sample assorted beverages from local Kansas City breweries while gazing at sharks, rays, seahorses, jellies & more! Participating local breweries include Boulevard Brewing Company, Cinder Block Brewery, Crane Brewing Company, Double Shift Brewing & Kansas City Bier Company.
Tickets are limited, so guarantee entry by pre-purchasing tickets online at VisitSEALIFE.com/Kansas-City. Please note, this event is exclusively for guests ages 21 years and up.
Your Fins & Flights ticket includes:
- Admission to FINS & FLIGHTS. General admission is from 7pm-10pm and VIP admission begins at 6pm
- Sampling of beers provided by local breweries from the Kansas City area
- Nacho bar
- 180 degree Ocean Tunnel
- Touch a crab, sea star, urchin and other creatures in our Rockpool Experience
- Get up-close and personal with over 300 species including sharks, rays, tropical fish, weedy sea dragons, seahorses & countless more!
- Access to beer and wine cash bar
Save the date for May 11th, 2018! Fins & Flights tickets are on sale now!
Available tickets options include VIP Early Entry, General Admission, Annual Pass Holder & Designated Driver packages.
Tickets are non-refundable. You must be 21 or older to purchase Fins & Flights tickets and to attend. No one under the age of 21 will be permitted. Proper identification will be required at the door. Select beer tastings included. Last entry at 9:00pm.
Friday Date Night Classes!
Enjoy a creative Friday night date in the Crossroads! Whether you bring your sweetheart, friend or family member, learn to throw on the potter’s wheel. Decorate the best pots you make and Belger Arts will glaze and fire them.* Afterward, check out one of the many restaurants in the Crossroads.
*Finished items can be picked up on the following First Friday of the month. Must be over 18 to sign up. Call 816-474-7316 or e-mail email@example.com to reserve your spot. Space is limited, must register at least 48 hours in advance.
When: Every Friday Night, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Belger Arts Center, 2100 Walnut St., Kansas City, MO 64108
Middle School Teen Night
When: Every 2nd Friday of Each Month, 7-10 PM
Where: Paradise Park Family Fun & Adventure, 1021 NE Colbern Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
Paradise Park Family Fun & Adventure
Middle-aged teen guests can enjoy a night of fun with their friends at the Park. For only $20, they get unlimited play on all Adventure Attractions, a $5 FUN CARD, and a PERSONAL PIZZA (a $40 value!) Sponsored by Lee’s Summit CARES at Paradise Park! Every second Friday of each month.
Eli Young Band at Kanza Hall
When: May 11th, Doors open at 7PM, Show starts at 7:30 PM
Where: Kanza Hall, 7300 W 119th St, Overland Park, KS 66213
Tickets: $20 – $50
Running With The Cows: Half Marathon and 5K
(Yes, you read that correctly. Nothing says Midwest like a Marathon & 5K with cows!)
When: May 12th, 7:30 AM
Where: Queen Of The Holy Rosary, 22779 Metcalf Road Bucyrus, KS 66013
Phone: (913) 963-5178
Louisburg Chamber of Commerce
This flat, fast course through the countryside is a fundraiser for Holy Rosary and attracts thousands of runners each year.
Lenexa Art Fair
When: May 12, 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Where: City of Lenexa, Kansas, 17101 W 87th St. Pkwy. Lenexa, KS 66219
The Lenexa Art Fair is the perfect outing for art enthusiasts, jazz lovers and wine or beer connoisseurs. This one-day, outdoor, juried art fair features about 50 fine artists from the region, live jazz music throughout the day, food trucks, and a wine and craft beer tasting featuring local wineries and breweries in the evening.
Capes and Crowns: Sprint Family Fun Days
When: May 12th, 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Where: Kansas City Power & Light District, 13th & Walnut Sts., Kansas City, MO 64106
Calling all lil’ superheroes and princesses! Sprint Family Fun Days kick off this year with Capes and Crowns on Saturday, May 12 from 11AM – 3PM. Kids can have photos taken with their favorite superheroes & princesses, and meet real life local superheroes from the Kansas City Fire Department. Activities include a Castle Moon Bounce, Superhero Bounce House, Mega Obstacle Course, Trackless Train and more! Admission to the event is FREE. Guests may purchase a Premium Activity Wristband ($5 per child) for premium activities. Face painting is $5 per child. The Sprint Family Fun series events are held every second Saturday of the month, May – October, from 11 Am – 3 PM. These family festivals are located on Grand Boulevard, between 13th and 14th Streets, in the Kansas City Power & Light District. Event is rain or shine. If raining, event will be moved inside the Kansas City Live! Block (1330 Grand Blvd).
When: May 12-May 13, 11:00 PM to 05:00 AM
Where: Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Rd. Shawnee Mission, KS 66219
Grab your fishing pole and lantern for an overnight fishing opportunity! The park will be open for fishing only and park police officers will be on duty throughout the night. Before fishing, area anglers ages 16-74 will need to have a valid Kansas fishing license, a Johnson County Park & Recreation District fishing permit, and all appropriate boat tags, if applicable. For more information about the overnight fishing program, call (913) 888-4713.
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
Happy Mother’s Day!!
Mother’s Day at the Kansas City Zoo!
When: May 13
Where: Kansas City Zoo, 6800 Zoo Dr., Kansas City, MO 64132
Phone: (816) 595-1234
What better way to celebrate Mom than with a relaxing day at the Kansas City Zoo? Moms will receive complimentary admission on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13.
Visit the Zoo’s doting moms and see them interact with their adorable babies. Bring Mom to the Zoo for a wild time with her cubs!
Find out more about Kansas City Zoo events here: https://www.kansascityzoo.org/special-events/
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. 30artifactsime: From: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where: Stockyards Brewery
Phone: (816) 895-8880
Goat Yoga – Mother’s Day Event
When: May 13th, 1-3 PM
Where: Paradise Park Family Fun & Adventure,1021 NE Colbern Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
Adults – $15 plus tax
Children age 8+ – $15 plus tax (must be accompanied by a participating adult)
Sunset Stables and Core Balance Yoga create an opportunity for guests to experience Goat Yoga! It combines basic yoga (accessible to all) with the fun, playful nature of baby goats as they interact with participants in the beautiful setting of our Outdoor Pavillion. We will feature the young goats (less than a year old) and no feeding so that the animals are curious and focused on you. After yoga, you’ll have the opportunity for youngsters of all ages to play with the baby goats in a friendly petting zoo.
Ouch! Art Exhibit Some topics are more prickly than others. We can usually talk about the weather or sports or movies without creating too much of a ruckus. Other topics, like international military interventions, animal cruelty, gun violence, or racism can leave some people uncomfortable. Art is the same way. Some art addresses social issues head-on. This kind of art is not always the most popular. That’s OK! The exhibit recurs daily, April 17-June 2 at the Belger Arts Center, 2100 Walnut St., Kansas City, MO 64108. Get Directions; Phone: 816-474-3250 ; Visit Website
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.
When: Recurring daily, March 9, 2018 – June 10, 2018, 10 AM to 5 PM
Location: Museum at Prairiefire
Address: 5801 W. 135th St.
Phone: (913) 333-3500
“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.
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