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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

Wed 10/16/19 - 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

Wed 10/16/19 - Tue 11/12/19 at 8am till 6pm, 8am till 6pm
Special Event: Animals, Education, For the Family, Nature
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

Wed 10/16/19 - Tue 12/17/19 at 10am-11am
Special Event: Community Event, Education, For the Family, General, Living History
Park University Through The Years Exhibit
Rarely seen items from Park University’s Frances Fishburn Archives and Special Collections, featuring a variety of memorabilia and photographs representing key elements from the University’s 144-year history, is currently on display in the Fishburn Archive...
Park University
Parkville, MO

Wed 10/16/19 - Sat 11/30/19 at 7am-7pm
Special Event: Education, Art Show, History/Science
Etched in Memory
World War I ushered in a wave of devastation unlike anything humankind had ever experienced. This path of destruction included countless historically significant buildings and cathedrals. Etched in Memory features color etchings by British artist James Alp...
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Wed 10/16/19 - Sun 3/1/20
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

Wed 10/16/19 at 10am-5pm
Thu 10/17/19 at 10am-5pm
Fri 10/18/19 at 10am-5pm
Sat 10/19/19 at 10am-5pm
Sun 10/20/19 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Education, Social Event
History on Tap - Prohibition
History on Tap – Prohibition Wednesday, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. One hundred years ago this month, Congress passed the National Prohibition Act, commonly known as the Volstead Act. The ramifications for the country were enormous. We will be taking a look at P...
Shawnee Town Hall
Shawnee, KS

Wed 10/16/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Special Event: Community Event, Fair/Festival, For the Family
Kansas City New American Festival
This year, New American Economy launched the inaugural New American Festival, a first-of-its-kind, groundbreaking celebration of immigrant contributions to American comedy, art, food, film, music, and more. Now, along with our partners Open Belly, ChowN...
Crossroads Hotel
Kansas City, MO

Wed 10/16/19 at 6:30pm-9:30pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Education, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
LIV Whole with AdventHealth South Overland Park
Join AdventHealth and Living in Vitality (LIV) for this exclusive wellness event. At LIV Whole, you will have the opportunity to hear two health experts speak to the topic of gut health, participate in health screenings, enjoy hearty hors d’oeuvres, win ra...
AdventHealth South – Overland Park
Overland Park, KS

Wed 10/16/19 at 5:30pm-8pm
Special Event: Animals, Children, Nature
No Child Left Inside Hiking Adventures
Don’t spend your after school hours in front of the television. Get out and get moving with a guided investigative nature hike to a new area each week. We will be frogging at the wetlands, stalking birds with binoculars, identifying tracks and much more.
Prairie Park Nature Center
Lawrence, KS

Wed 10/16/19 at 3pm-4:30pm
Special Event: Drama
What The Jews Believe
Dave and his family still live in the old home built by his father in rural Central Texas, and they are still the only Jewish family in town. His son Nathan feels isolated attempting to understand the family’s beliefs, while his wife Rachel faces an even g...
Unicorn Theatre
Kansas City, MO

Wed 10/16/19 at 7pm
Thu 10/17/19 at 7pm
Fri 10/18/19 at 7pm
Sat 10/19/19 at 2pm
Sat 10/19/19 at 7pm
Special Event: Community Event
FanThreeSixty Networking Happy Hour
Join FanThreeSixty for drinks, food and networking before the Chiefs take on the Broncos on Thursday Night Football. Get to know the people and initiatives that drive FanThreeSixty forward. Please RSVP at the link provided.
No Other Pub by Sporting KC
Kansas City, MO

Thu 10/17/19 at 5pm-7pm
Special Event: Community Event
Ghost Tours of Kansas
Ghost Tours of Kansas 2019 Ghost Tours schedule for Kansas City, Kansas, Shawnee, Kansas , and Lawrence, Kansas. Be sure to check out our Topeka ghost tours and events on the website. Friday the 13th in September, Lawrence Ghost Tour 8PM Friday Octo...
The Eldridge Hotel
Lawrence, KS

Thu 10/17/19 at 8pm-10pm
Fri 10/18/19 at 8pm-10pm
Sat 10/19/19 at 8pm-10pm
Thu 10/24/19 at 8pm-10pm
Fri 10/25/19 at 8pm-10pm
Special Event: Children, For the Family, Fair/Festival
KC October Fest
October 17, 18, 19, 20 KC oKCtober FEST -- Open to ALL ages. $15 Ticket Includes: Traditional Drink {non-alcoholic} OR Hard Apple Cider {21+} GET TICKETS: TAKE $2 OFF using the code: KCFALLFEST HURRY QU...
KC Pumpkin Patch
Gardner, KS

Thu 10/17/19 - Sun 10/20/19 at 10am-6pm
Special Event: Animals, Education, For the Family, Nature
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 10/17/19 at 10am-10:30am
Thu 10/24/19 at 10am-10:30am
Thu 10/31/19 at 10am-10:30am
Thu 11/7/19 at 10am-10:30am
Thu 11/14/19 at 10am-10:30am
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 10/18/19 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Fri 10/25/19 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Fri 11/1/19 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Fri 11/8/19 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Fri 11/15/19 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
Kansas City Alien Ball
The Kansas City Alien Ball Ararat Shrine Temple 5100 Ararat Dr. Kansas City, MO 10/18/2019 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm D.J. - Dancing - Snacks - Cash bar - Photo opps With BJ the DJ! Costume Contest! Wear your favorite alien-related costume! - ...
Ararat Shrine Temple – Bennett Auditorium
Kansas City, MO

Fri 10/18/19 at 8pm-11pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival
Lee's Summit Quilters Guild Show
200+ Quilts on Display Antique Quilt Bed Turning Technique Demonstrations Sewing Machine Museum Guild Boutique Silent Auction Bake Sale
Woods Chapel Church
Lee's Summit, MO

Fri 10/18/19 - Sat 10/19/19 at 9am-4pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
Madam for America's Masquerade and Mystery Dinner
Join us for a special evening of cocktails, music, dinner and entertainment. Cash bar available. Participation in the mystery is encouraged. Roaring 20's costume and mask are optional. ------ Thank you to our sponsors: The Holliday Law Firm Arime...
Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center
Kansas City, MO

Fri 10/18/19 at 6pm-9pm
Special Event: Living History
Wornall Ghost Tours
John Wornall’s wife Eliza saw the construction of the Wornall House, witnessed its use as a field hospital during the Battle of Westport, suffered the deaths of her father and five of her children, and watched her city, country and home be torn apart durin...
John Wornall House Museum
Kansas City, MO

Fri 10/18/19 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Sat 10/19/19 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Fri 10/25/19 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Sat 10/26/19 at 6:30pm-8:30pm

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