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Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

Kansas Museum of History

Apr 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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Over the Rainbow: Toys from the Land of Oz

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Apr 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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Under The Sea Adventure

Crown Center

Apr 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

Apr 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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2nd Annual Pleasant Hill Railroad Days 2017

Downtown Pleasant Hill Missouri

Apr 28, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017 @ 04:00 PM

Welcome to our 2nd annual Railroad Days in the historic downtown of Pleasant Hill brought to you by our host the Pleasant Hill Historical Society and museum. We hope to have you join us for several train displays, live music, reenactments, kids games and do a little shopping with our vendors and local businesses.This event is free to attend. Hours are Friday April 28th 4-9, Saturday April...

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Hands-on History

The National World War I Museum and Memorial

Apr 29, 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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