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Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

Kansas Museum of History

Mar 23, 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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Ida Stover Eisenhower Memorial Quilt Show

Dickinson County Heritage Center

Mar 23, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

This show commerates President Eisenhower's mother, Ida Stover Eisenhower, as quilts from all around Dickinson County are displayed throughout the Dickinson County Heritage Center. Discover classic and new quilt patterns and celebrate this craft in this week long exhibit. 

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Over the Rainbow: Toys from the Land of Oz

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Mar 23, 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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Forever Young: Victorian Photographs of Children and Their Toys

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Mar 23, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

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

Before taking a picture was just a click of a button, having a photograph taken was serious business. A portrait was a rare record of not only an individual’s appearance, but their personality and history. Children were posed with their favorite toys, giving contemporary viewers a rare glimpse into Victorian childhood. Explore over 100 photographs, including post-mortem portraits, and...

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Under The Sea Adventure

Crown Center

Mar 23, 2017 - May 7, 2017 @ 11:30 AM

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

Plunge into a fun, creative environment in this free exhibit that will delight kids who love to explore the deep blue sea. Discover buried treasure in a sunken pirate ship, ride a dolphin and sea horses, paddle your way to the mermaid's house, climb inside the mouth of a whale, explore in the submarine and many more aquatic adventures. It's fathoms of fun, and totally free! Open...

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Inside the Art Life of Adrienne Walker Hoard

Miller-Nichols Libraryy

Mar 23, 2017 - May 19, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

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

Beyond her life as a professor at UMKC, Adrienne Walker Hoard, M.F.A., Ed.D., is an accomplished painter, photographer and jewelry maker. From Jan. 25 through May 19, her work will be on display in the Dean’s Gallery, Fourth Floor, Miller Nichols Library, 800 E. 51st St., Kansas City, Mo. A Gallery Opening is scheduled for 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. The opening reception is free,...

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Hands-on History

The National World War I Museum and Memorial

Mar 25, 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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Charles and Virginia Clark Inside Music Series: Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers

Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center

Mar 25, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

Witness incredible coaching as virtuoso violinist Anne Akiko Meyers welcomes two students to perform on stage in Helzberg Hall. This event will also feature a Q&A with Music Director Michael Stern and Meyers, who is in town to perform with the Kansas City Symphony. Students interested in performing should submit a nomination form no later than Monday, March 6. Please visit kcsymphony.org for...

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Farming Fun for Preschoolers

Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm

Mar 27, 2017 - Apr 3, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Monday.

Monday, March 13, March 20, March 27 & April 3, ages 3-5 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (each Monday) Step back in time with your preschooler and experience our 1860s farm through a different story each week. After our story, we will explore the farm through hands-on activities, songs and games and special visits to the Mahaffie animals! We will also help out with a chore or two and learn...

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