Kansas City Calendar

Container Gardening Exhibit

Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

May 22, 2017 - May 28, 2017 @ 08:00 AM

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

Get inspired! Displays from garden organization and volunteers will inspire and motivate you to build creative container plantings for your home. Don’t forget to vote for your favorites in the Visitor Center and to bid on one to take home with you. Interested exhibitors should email katharine.garrison@opkansas.org. No pre-registration necessary, included with admission.

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Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

Kansas Museum of History

May 22, 2017 - May 28, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

The Kansas Museum of History presents Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes May 28, 2016 - May 28, 2017 Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I.  Two hundred and twenty-seven thousand served in World War II.  We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers, past and present, by telling the story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes.  Hughes’ story is both common and...

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Train Station Adventure Now Open!

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Kansas City

May 22, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

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

Train Station Adventure opens at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Kansas City on May 12, 2017! Climb, slide, jump and roll around train obstacles inside this all-new play zone! Families can use their imaginations to build their own LEGO® trains together and then test it on the tracks through the city to the countryside- all on a 15 foot long build table! Hop into the Conductor’s chair and take...

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Time McClendon Art Opening at MLB Design

MLB Designs and Boutique

May 22, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

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

Time McClendon, a resident of Sherman Oaks, California is an sculptor and jewelry designer.  McClendon has perfected his passion for bold shapes and movement in his Time McClendon Collection.  The consummate visionary, Time has created this masterful collection by wrapping and weaving a polished tarnish resistant silver wire; topped with Swarovski Elements.  Time uses wire like a painter...

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Over the Rainbow: Toys from the Land of Oz

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

May 22, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

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

Published in 1900, L. Frank Baum’s Wizard of Oz is considered America’s first fairy tale. Since then, the story of Dorothy’s fantastical journey through the land of Oz has enticed generations. Explore the original literary story and its many retellings, including the 1939 Technicolor film, Return to Oz, and The Wiz, through playthings, first edition books, and original costumes at...

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Enchanted Forest

Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

May 27, 2017 - Sep 4, 2017 @ 08:00 AM

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

They're back!  This summer the Arboretum and Botanical Gardens are again home to the mystical domains of gnomes, fairies, elves, sprites, trolls, and other garden creatures along a woodland trail. This is a delightful exhibit you won't want to miss! Visit our website for programming and event details www.opabg.org. 

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Playful Kinetics by Dave Eames

Paradise Park

May 27, 2017 - Sep 4, 2017 @ 09:30 AM

This exciting new exhibit features kinetic art--3D sculptures with moving parts that can be powered by wind, water, a motor or even you!  It's touchable art that's fascinating and fun, created by local artist Dave Eames especially for Paradise Park!  Enjoy a day at the Park with family and discover the captivating fun with kinetics! Try the treasure hunt, find them all and win a cool treat!

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Hands-on History

The National World War I Museum and Memorial

May 27, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts.  Complimentary with paid admission | Near Paul Sunderland Glass Bridge 

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Gardens of Myth

Powell Gardens

May 27, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017

Goblins and fairies and trolls, oh my!  See these and other mythical creatures this summer as part of Gardens of Myth, which is making its garden debut at Powell Gardens! The exhibition is a collection of incredibly realistic sculptures depicting creatures of myth from around the world. They range in size from tiny fairies to an incredible 25-foot dragon! Each sculpture is hand...

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