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Special Event: Community Event, Education, General, Living History
Park University Titanic Exhibit
Park University, which has a unique connection to the Titanic, is hosting a special exhibit in the University’s Frances Fishburn Archives and Special Collections space. The exhibit, on display through Friday, May 31, includes items related to the Titanic a...
Park University
Parkville, MO

Fri 5/24/19 - Fri 5/31/19
Special Event: Convention, science fiction, fantasy, cosplay, horror, art show, Convention
ConQuesT Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention
Kansas City’s Longest-Running Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention Panels, Gaming, Cosplay, Author Events, Dealer’s Room, Art Show, and more! This year’s theme: Mad Science and Experimental Wizardry! Guests of Honor: Author Timothy Zahn, Artist Char...
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
Kansas City, MO

Fri 5/24/19 - Sun 5/26/19 at 10am-11:55pm
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

Fri 5/24/19 at 10am-5pm
Sat 5/25/19 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/26/19 at 10am-5pm
Tue 5/28/19 at 10am-5pm
Wed 5/29/19 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Business, Meeting
DST Toastmasters Weekly Meeting
Join the DST Toastmasters club for our weekly meeting where you will network with other downtown professionals, give and evaluate speeches, and participate in fun, impromptu speaking activities!
Quality Hill Playhouse
Kansas City, MO

Fri 5/24/19 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Fri 5/31/19 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Fri 6/7/19 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Fri 6/14/19 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Fri 6/21/19 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Special Event: Community Event
Memorial Day Weekend
As the commemoration of the Centennial of World War I continues, the National WWI Museum and Memorial serves as a fitting place to honor and recognize the men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving their country during Memorial Day weekend. The...
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Fri 5/24/19 - Mon 5/27/19 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, Social Event
Wine’d Down Friday Night Grill Your Own Dinner & Live Music
Come out and "unwine'd" from the work week with us, as you grill your own dinner while listening to some live acoustic music. We’ll have an assortment our award-winning wines, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages available, as well as our picnic pails with ch...
Jowler Creek Vineyard and Winery
Platte City, MO

Fri 5/24/19 at 6pm-9pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting
80’s Night Live Music by Mojo Saint
Put on your leg warmers, stock your fanny pack, crimp your hair, and come on out for our 80’s Night Party. Mojo Saint will be rocking out 80’s Tunes live in our outdoor wine garden. The first 10 people who arrive in costume will receive a FREE pack of neon...
Jowler Creek Vineyard and Winery
Platte City, MO

Sat 5/25/19 at 6pm-9pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
High Five Tour 2019 Will Visit Blue Springs
A decade of giving back to Purple Heart veterans continues. The 10th annual Wounded Warriors Family Support High Five Tour will visit Blue Springs. During the tour, Wounded Warriors Family Support’s mobility-equipped 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor – wrapped in a p...
Blue Springs Ford
Blue Springs, MO

Sat 5/25/19 at 11am-1pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
High Five Tour 2019 Will Visit Olathe
A decade of giving back to Purple Heart veterans continues. The 10th annual Wounded Warriors Family Support High Five Tour will visit Olathe. During the tour, Wounded Warriors Family Support’s mobility-equipped 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor – wrapped in a pat...
Olathe Ford Lincoln
Olathe, KS

Sat 5/25/19 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
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

Sat 5/25/19 at 8am-12pm
Tue 5/28/19 at 9am-1pm
Sat 6/1/19 at 8am-12pm
Tue 6/4/19 at 9am-1pm
Sat 6/8/19 at 8am-12pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, Holiday
Red, White & Blue Sparkling Sangria Sunday
Cheers to a 3-Day Weekend! Celebrate having one more day off with our special “Red, White & Blue Sparkling Sangria” available in the tasting room by the glass and carafe. Come out to enjoy it this Sunday only!
Jowler Creek Vineyard and Winery
Platte City, MO

Sun 5/26/19 at 11am-5pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, Holiday
Memorial Day Reds, Whites, and Blues - Live Music
Yup, we'll be open on Memorial Day! So come out, taste some red and white wines, relax in our wine garden and enjoy some live music from Noon-3:00 pm. Cost to attend is FREE. No reservations are required to join the fun...just come on out!
Jowler Creek Vineyard and Winery
Platte City, MO

Mon 5/27/19 at 11am-5pm
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 5/28/19 at 10am-11am
Tue 6/4/19 at 10am-11am
Tue 6/11/19 at 10am-11am
Tue 6/18/19 at 10am-11am
Tue 6/25/19 at 10am-11am
Special Event: Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Seniors
Senior Resource Fair
Please join Partners in Primary Care (Partners) for a Senior Resource Fair. Activities will include a hands-only CPR class, and over 20 local and regional organizations that are geared toward the senior population will be on site. Partners in Primary Care ...
Partners in Primary Care
Independence, MO

Wed 5/29/19 at 11am-1pm
Special Event: Craft Show
Swing and Stitch
From brightly-colored quilts to intricately-embroidered postcards, fabric art was created for many purposes during World War I. Tap into your creative side and make your own embroidered postcard with quilting expert Denniele Bohannon and enjoy access to th...
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Wed 5/29/19 at 6:30pm
Special Event: Stand Up Comedy
Tone Bell
Tone Bell's stand-up career was born in Texas where he earned the honors of Best Comic In Texas in 2010 by Timeout Dallas. Since then he has toured widely and appeared on television in "Key & Peele" the old "Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson" and other s...
The Blue Note
Columbia, MO

Wed 5/29/19 at 7pm
Wed 5/29/19 at 9:30pm
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 5/30/19 at 10am-10:30am
Thu 6/6/19 at 10am-10:30am
Thu 6/13/19 at 10am-10:30am
Thu 6/20/19 at 10am-10:30am
Thu 6/27/19 at 10am-10:30am
Special Event: Musical
Rock of Ages
Nominated for Five Tony® Awards Including Best Musical, “Rock of Ages” captures the iconic era that was the big bad 1980s Hollywood. Know What Love Is, Feel the Noise, and Take Your Best Shot at one of the Sunset Strip’s last epic venues, a place where the...
Starlight Theatre
Kansas City, MO

Fri 5/31/19 at 8pm
Sat 6/1/19 at 8pm
Sun 6/2/19 at 8pm
Special Event: Animals, Benefit/Fundraiser, For the Family
Northland Animal Wefare Society (NAWS) Festival for Dogs & People
SAt. June 1st, 2019 Annual fund raising event for NAWS. frome 9am til 7pm. 5K run and a 1Mile walk to follow please help support our Spay/Neuter program and trap and release of the areas abandoned cats. To signup for the run or walk go to
Northland Animal Welfare Society (NAWS)
Gladstone, MO

Sat 6/1/19 at 9am-7pm
Special Event: Children
Out of This World: Music and Stories from Outer Space
Join Dino O’Dell for a musical storytelling adventure that’s so amazing it can only fit in outer space.
Mid-Continent Public Library – Liberty Branch
Liberty, MO

Sat 6/1/19 at 10:30am-11:15am

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