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Best of September in Kansas City: 2014

Best of September in Kansas City: 2014

Celebrate autumn with apples, pumpkins, the American Royal and Fall Festivals for the entire Family. Discover our Top Picks for Family Fun in September as Kansas City welcomes apples, train rides, Sprint Family Fun Days and more!

Kansas City's Labor Day Weekend Fun Guide

Kansas City's Labor Day Weekend Fun Guide

We've rounded up our Top Picks for Labor Day Weekend! From one final dip in your favorite pool, to FREE concerts, to a great day at local amusement parks and attractions, and fabulous festivals... there is truly something for everyone!

Great Hispanic Restaurants in KC

Great Hispanic Restaurants in KC

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 by celebrating the histories, achievements and cultures of Americans with origins from Spain, Mexico the Caribbean and Central and South America. This year, celebrate with a delicious meal at one of these five authentic restaurants:

A Day to Honor Grandparents

A Day to Honor Grandparents

Here are some ideas on how to make this year’s Grandparents Day memorable for your children, as well as for their grandparents.

September Fun Calendar

September Fun Calendar

Celebrate September's forgotten holidays with family fun!

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Best Caramel Apples in Kansas City

Best Caramel Apples in Kansas City

It's an autumn tradition as classic as watching It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, and we've rounded up the best of the best hand-dipped, gourmet, coated, candied apples in Kansas City!

Water Fun with Little Ones

Water Fun with Little Ones

“Mommy, look what I can do!!!!” Sam yelled with excitement from the kiddie pool. His eyelashes dripped little droplets of pool water down onto his face. As he looked up I could see the whites of his eyes were already getting pink from the chlorine, but he didn’t seem the least bit phased. A deep breath in and my moppy-headed four year old thrust his head back under the water, eyes open (“Because it’s more fun, Mom!”), blowing bubbles and paddling with all his might.

5 Favorite Kansas City Ice Cream Shops

5 Favorite Kansas City Ice Cream Shops

July, fittingly, is National Ice Cream Month, so we decided to celebrate with a roundup of five fabulous local ice cream shops.

My Child, Good Ol' What's His Name?

My Child, Good Ol' What's His Name?

Growing up, I was called a lot of names... but it’s not what you may think. I wasn’t picked on or called anything derogatory. I just wasn’t always called my own name by- gulp- my own mom. A lot of times, she would run down the list of my siblings’ names before she finally got to my own name (all with the intention of calling for me). And when you are one of four kids, that takes a while.

Kansas City's U-Pick Farm Guide

Kansas City's U-Pick Farm Guide

In Kansas City, we enjoy many “u-pick farms” across the metro area. Please note, some farms from previous years are no longer in business or no longer offer u-pick. This list will get you started!

Upcoming Holiday Events

Grandparents and Grandpals Social

2014.09.07

Show your grandparents or your grandpals just how sweet they are this Grandparents Day with an ice cream social and fun-filled afternoon at the...

Grandparents Day at Wonderscope

2014.09.07

Make sure to give your grandparents a big ole hug and kiss today because it's National Grandparents Day! Then, spend the day at Wonderscope...

Overland Park Fall Festival

Overland Park Fall Festival

2014.09.27

Kids anxiously sitting on the street curbs and parents waiting for the next act can only mean one thing - the Downtown Overland Park Fall...

Faulkner’s Pumpkin Ranch

Faulkner’s Pumpkin Ranch

2014.10.01

Faulkner’s Pumpkin Season has been entertaining the KC Metro area for years! Come join the fun! Hop on a hayride, visit friendly barnyard...

Wine, Oh Dino! an Enchanted Evening

Wine, Oh Dino! an Enchanted Evening

2014.10.02

You are cordially invited to Marillac's season of giving kickoff event!  With purchased reservation, attendees will enjoy a complimentary tour...