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City Market Farmers Market

City Market

Dec 15, 2018 - Dec 31, 2018 @ 6:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday and 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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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Overland Park

Dec 15, 2018 - Sep 30, 2019 @ 8:00 AM

Kinetic art is a unique art form utilizing the environment to enhance the aesthetic experience for the viewer. Participating artist Lin Emery aptly described the artistry of kinetic sculpture when she said, “Elements are derived from nature, and I borrow natural elements — wind, water, magnets — to set them in motion. The rhythms are influenced by infinite variables: the...

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Crown Center Ice Terrace

Crown Center

Dec 15, 2018 - Mar 10, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

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

Enjoy the 46th season of the Crown Center Ice Terrace, Kansas City’s only public outdoor ice-skating rink, from November 2 to March 10. Admission is $7/person and skate rentals are $3/pair. Kids age 4 and under, as well as adults over 60, can skate for free. Check out “Two-for-Tuesdays” for BOGO skating admissions after 5 p.m. on Tuesdays through the season. In November,...

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'Heroes or Corpses': Captain Truman in WWI

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

Dec 15, 2018 - Dec 31, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

“There we were watching New York’s skyline diminish, and wondering if we’d be heroes or corpses,” Harry S. Truman later recalled as he departed New York for the battlefields of France in the spring of 1918. Truman returned a hero, and his service helped set him on the path to the presidency. “‘Heroes or Corpses’: Captain Truman in World War I” tells the captivating story of...

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Ginormous Gingerbread House

Paradise park

Dec 15, 2018 - Jan 5, 2019 @ 9:30 AM

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

For the month of December, Paradise Park's giant, two-story Foam Factory transforms into a Ginormous Gingerbread House where snow falls magically indoors amidst a colorful world of flying foam balls with everyone working together to fire the balls through air-powered cannons, blasters and geyser.

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Saturday Morning Free Program

Prairie Park Nature Center

Dec 15, 2018 - Dec 31, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

A 30-minute free program on nature topics will be presented each day. Programs may include a short video, slide show and of course going outdoors to enjoy birds, wildflowers, bugs or a stroll through the park. All ages are welcome. Children under 14 years-old must be with an adult for all family programs. No unattended children will be allowed.

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Playing for Keeps: The VFW Marble Tournaments, 1947-1962

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Dec 15, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Marble playing ruled playgrounds for much of the twentieth century. Requiring only a handful of marbles and a patch of dirt, the game crossed all economic and social barriers. In 1947, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) created a national marble tournament to positively influence young boys and re-engage WWII and Korean War veterans in civilian life. The tournament, an annual event for 14...

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Historic Lecompton's Annual Christmas Tree Display

Territorial Capital Museum

Dec 15, 2018 - Jan 1, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Come celebrate the holiday season with Historic Lecompton by visiting the Territorial Capital Museum to see the annual Christmas tree display.  Antique and vintage decorations adorn 160 Christmas trees inside the museum.  The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday. Hours are 10 am - 4 pm Monday through Saturday and 1 pm - 5pm on Sundays.   

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Dinosaurs Revealed

Union Station Kansas City

Dec 15, 2018 - Jan 2, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

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

Join us 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! Travel back 252 million years as we reveal dinosaurs that inhabited what is now North America. You will dig deep into life during the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Your...

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Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer - The Musical

The Coterie

Dec 15, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

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

Back by popular demand, the beloved television classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Rudolph and his friends, Clarice, Hermey the Elf, and Yukon Cornelius learn what makes you different makes you special. As one reviewer put it, “If adorable is at the top of your Christmas list, save an afternoon or evening for Rudolph the...

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