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9 Ideas for Grandparent's Day in Kansas City

9 Ideas for Grandparent's Day in Kansas City

Grandparent's Day (the second Sunday of September annually) falls on Sept. 7 this year! We are excited to honor grandparents with memory-making outings, homemade gifts, and treasured time celebrating them!

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.

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Making the Cut

Making the Cut

Slow-smoked meat, sweet and tangy sauce, melt-in-your-mouth juicy ribs…it has been said that in Kansas City, barbecue isn’t just a meal, it’s a way of life.

Savoring Local Wines

Savoring Local Wines

The popularity of locally harvested wines expands every year, and both Kansas and Missouri are home to dozens of vineyards and wineries. Many of these wineries are within an hour’s drive of Kansas City, making them a great day trip to enjoy tasting the best of the local harvest.

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.

Upcoming Holiday Events

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...

Grandparent's Weekend

Grandparent's Weekend

2014.10.04

Join us at Faulkner’s on this special weekend as we celebrate just how awesome your grandparents are! To show our appreciation, Grandparents...

Legoland Brick or Treat

Legoland Brick or Treat

2014.10.04

A ghoulishly good time is brewing at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Kansas City during Brick-or-Treat Halloween extravaganza weekends in...