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Enchanted Forest

Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

Jun 23, 2017 - Sep 4, 2017 @ 8:00 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

Jun 23, 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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The Three-Dimensional Imagination of Donna Moore

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Jun 23, 2017 - Jun 3, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

You may not know who Donna Moore is, but if you grew up in the 1980s and 1990s, there is a good chance you played with one of her soft toys. Based in Kansas City, Moore was one of the most prolific toy designers of the late 20th century and her products were sold all over the world. From the “Crazy Crop” characters for Hallmark to the Beatles John, Paul, George, and Ringo for...

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Mummies of the World

Union Station

Jun 23, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Mummies of the World is the largest exhibition of real mummies and related artifacts ever assembled, presenting a never before seen collection of naturally and intentionally preserved human and animal mummies. This compelling collection, presented with reverence and dignity, includes ancient mummies from South America, Europe, and ancient Egypt, dating as far back as 4,500 years. Children...

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Train Station Adventure Now Open!

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Kansas City

Jun 23, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

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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

Jun 23, 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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Mummies of the World

Union Station

Jun 23, 2017 - Jan 1, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

Embark on a journey into the extraordinary world of mummies and mummification. This compelling collection, presented with reverence and dignity, includes ancient mummies and important artifacts from across the globe, including Ancient Egypt. Through modern science, engaging interactives and multi-media exhibits, Mummies of the World reveals how the scientific study of mummies provides a window...

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Over the Rainbow: Toys from the Land of Oz

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Jun 23, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

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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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Art As One Voice - Opening Reception

GOT Art Gallery

Jun 23, 2017 @ 05:00 PM

GOT Art Gallery is hosting the opening reception for Fourth Friday Art Walk in downtown Lee's Summit. The event is in collaboration with ReDiscover.  This exhibit will be open from June 23 to July 22, 2017. This exhibit will feature the artwork of individuals who receive services in ReDiscover’s Community Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program. These are individuals who have mental illnesses...

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Gardens of Myth

Powell Gardens

Jun 23, 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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