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“Fostoria” American Crystal Exhibit

08/23/14 to 10/26/14
Strawberry Hill Ethnic Museum & Cultural Center
720 North 4th Street, Kansas City, KS 66101 (map)

Type:  Exhibits

New exhibit featuring David Hartman's collection of "Fostoria" American Crystal.  160+ pieces of rare crystals.  Exhibit runs August 2 through October 26th.  The Museum is open on Saturdays and Sundays from Noon - 5pm.

Kansas City Renaissance Festival

08/30/14 to 10/14/14
Kansas City Renaissance Festival
628 North 126th Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Entertainment/Nightlife, Exhibits, Festivals, Concerts

Come out and enjoy concerts, entertainment, good food, dancing, crafts, shows and lots of fun at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival August 30th - Ocotber 13th.  This storybook re-creation of a 16th century English village features a variety of events for the whole family!  See website for more details.  

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition: "Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964"

09/06/14 to 11/16/14
Wyandotte County Historical Society & Museum
631 North 126th, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Special Events, Ongoing, Exhibits

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition "Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964" will be at the Wyandotte County Historical Museum in Bonner Springs, KS. from September 6th through November 16th.  "Bracero" means Mexico manual laborer and was a project by the United States Government in partnership with Mexico.  This project started out as oral history documentation but evolved into an exhibition of the braceros' experiences, and photographed images.  Many former braceros are getting older and there are few oral or written accounts of their experiences inspired the project. 


USRA Nationals at Lakeside Speedway.

10/01/14 to 10/04/14
Lakeside Speedway
5615 Wolcott Drive, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Entertainment/Nightlife, Sports

Check out the action on the track at Lakeside Speedway October 1st through October 4th at 7:30pm. The United States Racing Association will hold the USRA Nationals. This four day event should draw those racers competing in national points to the track to compete for King or Queen of their respective USRA division.

8th Annual Parade of Heroes

10/02/14 to 10/02/14
Village West Rotary Club
Village West Parkway to Stadium Drive, Kansas City, Kansas 66111 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Free Events

The parade honors our veterans, armed forces and first responders.  Come out and see vintage cars, military vehicles, marching bands, floats and more.  The parade route is Village West Parkway to Stadium Drive. 

Sprint Cup Series Qualifying Day - ARCA Racing Series at Kansas Speedway

10/03/14 to 10/03/14
Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Entertainment/Nightlife, Special Events, Sports

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will qualify for the Fourth Race of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and the ARCA Racing Series will compete UNDER THE LIGHTS at Kansas Speedway!


NASCAR Nationwide Series at Kansas Speedway

10/04/14 to 10/04/14
Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd. , Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Entertainment/Nightlife, Special Events, Sports

Don't miss the NASCAR Nationwide Series return to Kansas Speedway on October 4, 2014.  Visit website for more information.


Ladies Day Out at Cabela's

10/04/14 to 10/04/14
Cabela's
10300 Cabela Drive, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events

Enjoy sales, seminars geared towards women, prizes and more.

Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup at Kansas Speedway

10/05/14 to 10/05/14
Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Entertainment/Nightlife, Special Events, Sports

Don't miss the 4th race of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup on Oct. 5, 2014 at Kansas Speedway!


St. Francis Day Festival

10/05/14 to 10/05/14

1300 North 18th Street at Washington Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66102 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Special Events, Free Events

The event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on the church grounds at North 18th Street and Washington Blvd. in KCK. Admission is free and tickets will be sold for games and food.  There will be a St. Francis puppet show, face painting, temporary tattoos and a 50/50 raffle. Food will include homemade tamales, hamburger and hot dog plates and sno cones.  Enjoy games, music and karaoke.

In addition, the KCK Fire Department will have a fire truck on display and the Greater Kansas City Humane Society will provide information about pet adoption and services. The event is a fundraiser to benefit St. Paul’s programs, activities and community outreach. Tickets may be purchased on the day of the event or in advance at St. Paul’s Church.


Sporting KC vs Chicago

10/10/14 to 10/10/14
Sporting Park
1800 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Entertainment/Nightlife, Sports

Sporting KC vs Chicago on Friday, October 10th at 7:30pm at Sporting Park!  Visit website for more details.

Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

10/10/14 to 10/12/14
Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Get behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car or take a ride and feel the excitement as you hear the engine roar and you thunder down the track at 155 MPH at the Kansas Speedway.  To Book your Richard Petty Driving Experience call 1.800.237.3889 NOW!


Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

10/17/14 to 10/19/14
Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Get behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car or take a ride and feel the excitement as you hear the engine roar and you thunder down the track at 155 MPH at the Kansas Speedway.  To Book your Richard Petty Driving Experience call 1.800.237.3889 NOW!


Beer Fest at the BallPark

10/18/14
CommunityAmerica Ballpark
1800 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Special Events

Sample 200 plus domestic, micro brewed, and international craft beers inside the friendly concourse of CommunityAmerica Ballpark, home of the T-Bones. While trying new beer  DJ Highnoone will be on site all day to play your favorite jams.  Visit website for ticket information.  

The Running Dead 5K

10/25/14 to 10/25/14
Kansas City Renaissance Festival
628 North 126th Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Special Events

The Running Dead 5K is Kansas City's most zombie-rific event! Sign up as a human and race to the finish line and escape the Zombie Attack Zones as you fight for your survival. Or join the undead zombie hoard that will chase humans (or slowly stalk them, as zombies tend to do) through the course. Humans and zombies will battle it out across our wooded course on the beautiful grounds at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival site.

Do a test-drive of your Halloween costume and get awarded big prizes! We'll be having a group and individual costume contest at 10:30, before the run starts at 11AM.

After the run (if you're still alive) we'll have beer, soda, water, gatorade, and delicious food for your further enjoyment.

$30 per person

Free Zombie Makeup from Fantasy Faces KC starting at 8:00am!


Sporting KC vs New York

10/26/14 to 10/26/14
Sporting Park
1800 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Entertainment/Nightlife, Sports

Sporting KC vs New York on Sunday, October 26th at 7;30pm at Sporting Park! Visit website for more details.

Chili Supper & Silent Auction

11/01/14
Grinter Place Historic Site
1420 South 78th Street, Kansas City, KS (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Special Events

Enjoy live music, silent auction, chili supper and tour of the Grinter House. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door, children five and younger are free.  To pre-purchase tickets call 913.299.0373. 

Annual Wyandotte County Veterans Day Commemoration Celebration

11/08/14
Salvation Army
6723 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66102 (map)

Type:  Free Events, Family Friendly, Special Events

Celebrate Veterans at the Annual Wyandotte County Veterans Commemoration Event on Saturday, November 8th at the Salvation Army Harbor Light Village.  View commemorative Displays and Refreshments at 10:00am. Program at 10:30am. Special speakers and entertainment by: Piper High School Music-in-Motion, Schlagle High School Marching Band, and KCKPD Bagpipers.


Veteran's Day Fantastic Four Mile Trail Run

11/09/14 to 11/09/14
Wyandotte County Lake & Park
91st & Leavenworth Road, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Special Events, Sports

This race is hosted by Trail Nerds at Wyandotte County Lake to honor the veterans among us. If you are a veteran, or current or former member of the armed forces, police, fire department, park ranger, or EMT emergency services, your entry is FREE. Just show up on race day and fill-out & sign the waiver. Just a $10 entry fee for others. For more information visit www.psychowyco.com.


Holiday Craft Show

11/22/14 to 11/22/14
Eisenhower Community Center
2901 North 72nd, Kansas City, KS (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Special Events, Exhibits

The Craft Show will be held at Eisenhower Community Center and admission is free. To find out more about this event please call 913-573-8358.


Kansas City Kansas Mayor Holland's Downtown Holiday Lighting

12/05/14
Unified Government
701 N. 7th Street, Kansas City, KS 66101 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Entertainment/Nightlife, Special Events, Free Events

Bring the whole family out to the annual ringing in of the holiday season at City Hall on Friday from 4:00pm - 7:30pm at the Kansas City, Kansas City Hall Plaza, 701 N. 7th Street. Tree Lighting at 7:15pm. Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus (Bring your camera).  Holiday movies, free popcorn, crafts and games for the kids. Local choirs, bands and dance groups will perform. Local food vendors will be selling. Free parking in lots E and E South. The event is free; concessions will be available for purchase.
For more information call 913-573-5010.


Alternate Chili Run

12/06/14 to 12/06/14
Wyandotte County Lake & Park
91st & Leavenworth Road, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Special Events

The Trail Nerds host their final event of the year at Wyandotte County Lake. This run is not a competitive race but just for fun. For more information www.psychowyco.com.


Division II Football at Sporting Park

12/20/14
Sporting Park
One Sporting Way, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Special Events, Sports

Get ready for more football as Division II Football comes to Sporting Park on December 20, 2016 to battle for the championship.  See website for more details.

YETI Shiver Me Timbers

01/25/15
Adventure Zip KC
12829 Loring Road, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Special Events

The Yeti course will be like nothing you have ever experienced including lots of fire and ice obstacles. We have a massive cold storage freezer at a frosty -18 F and will be using forms to build ice blocks to use in our construction.

This is a 2 mile 20+ obstacle course intended to get you up and out of the house preparing for an amazing 2015 events season. Join the Yeti and get buck wild.

A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit a local charity KVC.

Military, Teacher and Health Care worker discounts available after the first 200 $39 entries- Write info@kctimberchallenge.com for details . 



Division I Men's Soccer College Cup at Sporting Park

12/11/15 to 12/13/15
Sporting Park
One Sporting Way, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Special Events, Sports

Don't miss a minute of the action when the Division I Men's Soccer College Cup comes to Sporting Park December 11-13, 2015 to battle for the championship.  See website for more details.