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Special Event: Tour, Social Event
Let’s Roam Kansas City: Scavenger Hunt
Stop stressing about finding the perfect group activity for adults and sign up for a Kansas City scavenger hunt today! On Fountains, Fun & Hidden Finds, you and your friends will venture off on a Kansas City walking tour to different landmarks, to learn ab...
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, MO

Tue 7/16/19 - Thu 12/31/20 at 12am till 11pm, 12am till 11:55pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting
23rd World Conference on Food and Nutrition Science
Food and Nutrition Science Conference includes prompt keynote presentations, oral talks, poster presentations, delegate views, board talks, workshop and exhibitions. Join us for two intensive and interesting days of discussing contemporary challenges and n...
Radisson Hotel Lenexa Overland Park
Lenexa, KS

Tue 7/16/19 - Tue 11/12/19 at 8am till 6pm, 8am till 6pm
Special Event: Children, Fair/Festival, Social Event, Ethnic, Parade, For the Family
Grand Carnivale at Worlds of Fun
Experience Worlds of Fun like you never have before when myth and magic join together to create the all-new Grand Carnivale. Join us every day July 13 through August 4 beginning at 5:00 p.m. to celebrate the sights, sounds, smells and tastes from cultures ...
Worlds of Fun
Kansas City, MO

Tue 7/16/19 - Sun 8/4/19 at 5pm-10pm
Special Event: Children, For the Family, Parents/Parenting
Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog™
Transport yourself to the world of Clifford, Emily Elizabeth and all the residents of Birdwell Island in this exciting, interactive and FREE exhibit. Climb aboard the ferry, explore Clifford’s dog house, work together to fill Clifford’s big dog bowl and be...
Crown Center
Kansas City, MO

Tue 7/16/19 at 10am-6pm
Wed 7/17/19 at 10am-6pm
Thu 7/18/19 at 10am-6pm
Fri 7/19/19 at 10am-6pm
Sat 7/20/19 at 10am-7pm
Special Event: History/Science, Installations, Education
Devastated Lands
World War I left behind an unprecedented path of desolate landscapes. By the end of the war, much of the Western Front resembled anything but rolling country sides. Instead, the destruction yielded topography akin to an uninhabited planet. This exhibition ...
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Tue 7/16/19 at 10am-5pm
Wed 7/17/19 at 10am-5pm
Thu 7/18/19 at 10am-5pm
Fri 7/19/19 at 10am-5pm
Sat 7/20/19 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Farmers' Market, Community Event, Food/Tasting, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Green/Environmental
Lenexa Farmers Market
Visit the Lenexa Farmers Market for fresh products including vegetables, fruit, meat, eggs, honey, baked goods and flowers from dozens of local vendors.
Lenexa Civic Campus
Lenexa, KS

Tue 7/16/19 at 9am-1pm
Sat 7/20/19 at 8am-12pm
Tue 7/23/19 at 9am-1pm
Sat 7/27/19 at 8am-12pm
Tue 7/30/19 at 9am-1pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Sip & Stretch: Pilates at the Museum
Modern American life was shaped by WWI, including Pilates! The German founder of Pilates used his wartime internment to create and refine his now-popular exercise method. Stretch out with Thrive Pilates & Movement Studio and enjoy a non-impact Pilates prog...
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Tue 7/16/19 at 6:30pm
Special Event: Children, For the Family, Education, Living History, Gardening, Tour
Time Travelers
Time Travelers 2019 Experience a 1920’s Summer! Welcome to Time Travelers living history program! Step back in time to the “Roaring Twenties” and experience what it was like to live on a Kansas truck farm or in a small rural community. Dance the Cha...
Shawnee Town
Shawnee, KS

Tue 7/16/19 at 10am-3pm
Thu 7/18/19 at 10am-3pm
Tue 7/23/19 at 10am-3pm
Thu 7/25/19 at 10am-3pm
Tue 7/30/19 at 10am-3pm
Special Event: Animals, Nature, For the Family, Children
Wild Adventures for Preschoolers and Parents Weekly
Drop in for stories, activities, and information about animals and the places in which they live. A different topic will be presented each week. Come prepared to go outdoors. Due to space limitations no more than one adult per child please. Registration is...
Prairie Park Nature Center
Lawrence, KS

Tue 7/16/19 at 10am-11am
Tue 7/23/19 at 10am-11am
Tue 7/30/19 at 10am-11am
Tue 8/6/19 at 10am-11am
Tue 8/13/19 at 10am-11am
Special Event: Interactive
James Charles - Sisters Tour
See you on the road, SISTERS! James Charles, the world-famous makeup artist and digital phenomenon, is coming to a city near you! In his first ever SISTERS TOUR in the United States, guests can expect an evening full of beauty, music and personal conversat...
Kansas City Convention Center – Music Hall
Kansas City, MO

Wed 7/17/19 at 7:30pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting
Reflecting Motion Food Truck Wednesdays
Union Station
Kansas City, MO

Wed 7/17/19 at 11am-1pm
Wed 7/24/19 at 11am-1pm
Wed 7/31/19 at 11am-1pm
Wed 8/7/19 at 11am-1pm
Wed 8/14/19 at 11am-1pm
Special Event: Children, Community Event
Time Travelers
Time Travelers Wednesday, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. In cooperation with the Shawnee Parks and Recreation event, Touch a Truck, families are invited to experience Shawnee Town’s Time Travelers program free of charge! The evening will include a variety of 1920’s p...
Shawnee Town
Shawnee, KS

Wed 7/17/19 at 6pm-8pm
Special Event: Stand Up Comedy
Daniel Sloss
Daniel Sloss is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning Scottish comedian.
Uptown Theater
Kansas City, MO

Thu 7/18/19 at 7:30pm
Special Event: General, Social Event
Goin' In Dance Party
Join others for Cafe Berlin's free monthly dance party. DJ’s TBA.
Cafe Berlin
Columbia, MO

Thu 7/18/19 at 8pm
Special Event: Animals, For the Family, Children, Nature, Education
Nature Story Time for Preschoolers
For children who enjoy both stories and animals, there will be morning story time for preschool age children every Thursday at 10 a.m. Each week will feature a story and a live animal. Children may color a coloring page after the presentation. Preregistrat...
Prairie Park Nature Center
Lawrence, KS

Thu 7/18/19 at 10am-10:30am
Thu 7/25/19 at 10am-10:30am
Thu 8/1/19 at 10am-10:30am
Thu 8/8/19 at 10am-10:30am
Thu 8/15/19 at 10am-10:30am
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Food/Tasting
Seasonal Shindig: Summer Seafood Boil with Chef Ashley Bare
Classic and American, yet often forgotten, a summer seafood boil is the perfect way to gather friends and family to end the Summer season and kickoff Autumn with a favorite pastime. This will be a fun crowd pleaser for the whole gang. Join us for a traditi...
Olive Tree
Overland Park, KS

Thu 7/18/19 at 6pm-8:30pm
Special Event: Animals, Nature, Children, Education, Green/Environmental
Wildlife Explorers
Explore the mysteries of different animal groups. Each week we will investigate what makes each class of animals unique and their importance in the environment. Outdoor exploration, indoor investigation, games, videos and lots of fun. Call-ins welcome.
Prairie Park Nature Center
Lawrence, KS

Thu 7/18/19 at 1:30pm-3pm
Thu 7/25/19 at 1:30pm-3pm
Thu 8/1/19 at 1:30pm-3pm
Thu 8/8/19 at 1:30pm-3pm
Special Event: Film
Wonder Woman Screening
Grab your Lasso of Truth and join us as we present the superhero smash hit Wonder Woman on our big screen! Lauded as one of 2017’s must-see movies, this blockbuster tells an epic origin story for Wonder Woman and her mythic rise to power in WWI. Before our...
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Thu 7/18/19 at 7pm
Special Event: Revue, General, Burlesque
Chippendales features over 10 physically-gifted male dancers who delight the audience with a series of disarmingly sexy yet tasteful routines. Designed exclusively for women, the show artistically encapsulates a wide range of female fantasies to provide a ...
Ameristar Casino & Hotel
Kansas City, MO

Fri 7/19/19 at 8:30pm
Sat 7/20/19 at 8:30pm
Special Event: Community Event
Crown Center WeekEnder Series
Crown Center will once again offer free summer entertainment with its summer WeekEnder series, outdoors under the evening skies in Crown Center Square. The series kicks off on Friday, July 12 and continues for the next four Fridays, each one featuring a di...
Crown Center
Kansas City, MO

Fri 7/19/19 at 6pm-11pm
Fri 7/26/19 at 6pm-11pm
Fri 8/2/19 at 6pm-11pm
Fri 8/9/19 at 6pm-11pm

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