Kansas City Calendar

City Market Farmers Market

City Market

Jul 23, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016 @ 6:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

Open daily and featuring an eclectic mix of dining, shopping, entertainment and attractions in a unique open-air setting, the City Market offers visitors a variety of fresh produce, meat, specialty groceries, flowers and gift items from nearby farms and around the world. Steeped in over 150 years of tradition, the City Market offers shoppers the region's largest farmers' market and the...

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July Jubilee All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast

The Whole Person

Jul 23, 2016 @ 8:00 AM

Our 2-day celebration of the 26th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) will begin on Saturday, July 23 in our parking lot. Saturday’s event will be an All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser by Chris Cakes (http://www.chriscakes.com/) from 8:00-11:00am and a Makers Fair and Flea Market until 4:00pm featuring handmade goods by KC Artisans along with flea market...

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Nature Photography Contest and Exhibit

Overland Park Arboretum

Jul 23, 2016 - Sep 7, 2016 @ 8:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Celebrate the beauty and capture the wonder of the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens with your photos! Prizes and special invitations to artist talks are available to those that submit their work. Submission Period June 1- July 10 at 5 pm. Exhibit Dates July 23-September 7. For questions or for more information on how to enter, email...

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Pedal to the Metal

National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Jul 23, 2016 - Aug 28, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

PEDAL TO THE METAL SATURDAY, AUGUST 01, 2015 — SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2016 Experience America’s obsession with four-wheeled vehicles big and small in an exploration of the history, design, and production of pedaled playthings. From the Garton Kiddilac to the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile, see how suburban kids have rolled in style! HOURS Open Daily 10am-4pm Closed...

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DRAGONFLY HUNT

Burr Oak Woods Nature Center

Jul 23, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Registration required by calling 816-228-3766 (families) Get ready for an adventure, this is a hands-on experience! We will use special nets to find and capture dragonflies in different lifecycle phases in the pond and flying over the prairie. For more information email burr.oak@mdc.mo.gov Reserve by Jul 21, 2016

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Fun in the Sun KidsFest

Linden Square

Jul 23, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

Join us for a day of entertainment, live music, and lots of games and activities for the entire family in Downtown Gladstone! Kids can enjoy face painting, arts and crafts, and a variety of games provided by the Gladstone Parks and Recreation Department including the Bountiful Bubble station, the Critter Dig, Sidewalk Chalk Fun, Tattoos, and much more. Bring the whole family and enjoy a day of...

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Little Adventures at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Jul 23, 2016 - Aug 10, 2016 @ 1:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday and Saturday.

Get out of the heat and discover something new at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures! Little Adventures begins June 8 and continues every Wednesday and Saturday through August 10. From 1-3:30pm, explore the museum collection through gallery talks and guided tours, then visit the hands-on workshop to make your own toy or miniature. From paper dolls to ships, each week features a new...

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Friends of Shawnee Town Annual Ice Cream Social

Shawnee Town 1929

Jul 23, 2016 @ 2:00 PM

The Friends of Shawnee Town request your presence at their annual old fashioned ice cream social – treats on them!  We’ll be serving Kansas City’s own Belfonte Ice Cream this year.  Come sit a spell on a lazy Saturday afternoon in Shawnee Town’s shade and visit with friends – old and new!  While you’re at it, visit the town and the farmstead,...

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What's for Dinner?

Burr Oak Woods Nature Center

Jul 23, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016 @ 3:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday and Saturday.

Walk-in (all ages)Discover what's for dinner at Burr Oak Woods as the captive amphibians, fish and turtles enjoy their feast every Wednesday and Saturday. The snakes will be fed every other Friday(Jan. 8 & 22, Feb 5 & 19). For more information email burr.oaks@mdc.mo.gov

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Historic Downtown Liberty Farmers' Market

One block east of the square on Kansas & Leonard

Jul 23, 2016 - Oct 29, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

Find the farm-fresh goodies you love each Saturday 7 a.m. to noon, one block east of the historic square on Kansas and Leonard Streets in downtown Liberty. Featuring produce, meats, eggs, baked goods, jams jellies, flowers and more. Bring the kids for face painting and balloon animals. Saturdays May through October.

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To Do This Week: Family Fun in Kansas City

Strawberry Swing

July 23: 95+ Handmade & Vintage Vendors, Food Trucks, Live Music, Photo Booth, Kid's Crafts, and Lil Entrepreneurs.

Ice Cream Social

July 23: The Friends of Shawnee Town request your presence at their annual old fashioned ice cream social – treats on them! We’ll be serving Kansas City’s own Belfonte Ice Cream this year.

KC102.1 Mini Golf Classic Benefiting Variety of KC

July 24 at Cool Crest: 100% of proceeds go to benefit Variety of Kansas City. Tickets include one full round of mini-golf, FREE breakfast (while supplies last) and as much fun as you can handle and can be purchased online for as low as $7!

Big Fish

July 22 & 23: The Culture House presents the endearing bigger-than-life production of BIG FISH at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

Weekend Fun Blast

The #1 Resource for Family Fun in Kansas City delivered right to your inbox! Every Thursday, KCParent.com provides the Top Picks for the Weekend in KC, your guide to family fun, and great giveaways! Best of all... it's FREE!!!

Just Between Friends Sale

July 20-23 at Overland Park Convention Center: FREE ADMISSION FOR 1 WITH THIS AD from KC Parent!

Enchanted Forest

July 1 - Aug 15: Discover the mystical domains of gnomes, fairies, trolls, elves, sprites and other garden creatures along a woodland garden trail at the Overland Park Arboretum.

Madagascar: A Musical Adventure

June 14 - Aug. 7 at The Coterie: This is the musical premiere of the much-loved madcap journey from New York’s Central Park Zoo to the beaches of Madagascar.

Little Adventures at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Wed & Sat: From paper dolls to ships, each week features a new theme. Little Adventures is included with museum admission and recommended for ages seven and up.

Time Travelers

Tues & Thurs 10am-3pm and Wed. 6:30-8pm at Shawnee Town 1929 where living history comes to life with family-oriented Time Travelers programs. New themes each week. Each visit includes a guided tour of the1920s farmhouse.

Belton, Grandview & KC Railroad Rides

Fri / Sat / Sun: The BG&KC offers excursions on our line running south from Belton on a 5 mile, 45 minute round trip.

Summer Living History

Wed-Sat at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop: 1860s hands-on living history activities.

Body Worlds & the Cycle of Life

thru Oct. 23 exhibit at Union Station: View more than 100 human specimens preserved through the remarkable process of Plastination, and see firsthand how the choices we make each day impact our incredible bodies- at work, at play, in health and in illness.

Jurassic Garden

Journey into the ancient past as Powell Gardens' most popular summer exhibit returns with some new twists. As you stroll through the Gardens, you will encounter incredibly realistic dinosaur replicas of every shape and size--from a towering T Rex to the new 27-foot long-necked Camarasaurus to Missouri's own state dino, the Hypsibema.

The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD®

thru Sept 5 FREE at Crown Center: The exhibit features MR. POTATO HEAD, the much-loved silly character, who becomes an astronaut, explorer, scientist, and undersea adventurer with a change of his “parts.”
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