Autumn is approaching, and that means it’s time for a family adventure with beautiful fall foliage, great photo ops and unforgettable fun. These are two trips our family enjoys, especially in the fall!
Our favorite pumpkin patches are open for the season! Hayrides, corn mazes, jumping pillows, live entertainment, apple cider, and family fun await. Find the best KC pumpkin patches with our online guide.
Sept. 24 - Jan. 4: Many familiar characters will be featured including best friend duo Elephant and Piggie, faithful companion Knuffle Bunny and The Pigeon, the wily city bird best known for his antics in Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! Activities will give visitors the opportunity to make art that is inspired by Mo Willems and to learn about the rich social and emotional lives of the author’s characters. The exhibit will also feature prints of illustrations, including sketches and other preliminary materials, by Mo Willems.
Sept. 22: Come to the museum for free in conjunction with the Smithsonian’s Museum Day. Admission to the museum featuring the 1950s All-Electric House and the KidScape experience are all included on this fun day! Pre-registration not required.
Sept. 18-Oct. 21: This world premiere centers on the mentorship Martin Luther King, Jr., receives when he enters Morehouse College at age 15. Through debate over civil disobedience concepts, Morehouse College President, Dr. Benjamin Mays, sets young MLK on a path towards fighting for civil rights.
Weekends Sept. 15 - Oct. 31: This family-friendly event is all treats and no tricks and features special Halloween-themed activities for kids plus PEANUTS-themed rides and attractions in Planet Snoopy! Kids can wear their costumes and trick-or-treat with Snoopy and the PEANUTS gang inside Planet Snoopy. You never know which PEANUTS character will be nearby to join the fun with their own festive Halloween costumes!
Sept. 7-30: Based on the contemporary American classic novel by Steve Kluger, LAST DAYS OF SUMMER is the story of Joey Margolis, an imaginative and tenacious boy being raised by his mother and aunt in early 1940s Brooklyn. He and his best friend Craig Nakamura write letters to their hero, Charlie Banks, the all-star third basemen for the New York Giants, in hopes of his helping them impress and suppress the neighborhood bullies. An unlikely friendship is formed between the two boys and Charlie, and as the turbulent events of the dawn of the Second World War unfold, bonds are formed that will last forever.
thru Jan. 2, 2019: Embark on this fascinating journey back to prehistoric time. A time when dinosaurs ruled and roamed the earth. A time when the world as we know it was being violently and radically transformed . . . forever!
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If you've lived in Kansas City long, you know that autumn in Kansas City is nearly synonymous with Louisburg Cider Mill! Visit the cider mill, pumpkin patch, and corn maze for the perfect autumn outing.
This locally owned and operated farm is beautiful and the attractions are very well done. And, you simply can't beat the price! We highly recommend this patch to KC Parent readers... tell them we sent you and tell your friends!