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KCK Farmers Market

06/02/15 7:30am to 10/14/15 1:00pm

Kansas City, KS 66101 (map)

Type:

The KCK Farmers' Market operates TWO locations in Wyandotte County. Markets open the first week of June and remain open through mid-October.

 

Tuesdays

2220 Central Ave., 66102
7:30 am-sellout

 

Wednesdays

6th and Barnett, 66101
7:30am-sellout


Free Summer Movie Series at Phoenix Theatres Legends 14

06/02/15 10:00am to 08/06/15 12:00pm
Legends 14 Theatre
1841 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Free Events

Beat the boredom this summer with free movies at Phoenix Theatres Legends 14. There will be a rated G and PG movie at 10:00 am every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday all summer long. All ages and groups welcome, and special kiddie meals will be available! Doors open at 9:00 am. 

DATESPG Rates MoviesG Rates Movies
June 2 - 4EpicWallace & Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit
June 9 - 11Mr. Peabody & ShermanRamona & Beezus
June 16 - 18Penguins of MadagascarChicken Run
June 23 - 25Madagascar 3: Europe's Most WantedRio
June 30 - July 2Puss in BootsRio 2
July 7 - 9The CroodsDr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who
July 14 - 16How To Train Your Dragon 2Alvin & the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
July 21 - 23Ice Age 4: Continental DriftEveryone's Hero
July 28 - 30TurboMr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium
August 4 - 6Night at the Museum: Secret of the TombSpace Chimps

Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

07/31/15 to 08/02/15
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

Summer Fest

08/08/15 8:00am
Grinter Place Historic Site
1420 South 78th Street, Kansas City, KS (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Special Events

Celebrate summer with a visit to Grinter Place! From 8-10 a.m. gobble up all you can eat pancakes and sausage with coffee, juice and milk for $8.00. Enjoy kite flying, croquet, games for kids, and a motorcycle and classic car show from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Stick around for an ice cream social and performance by the Wyandotte County Community Orchestra on the lawn. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and enjoy the music and family fun. Donations welcome. Regular admission fee applies to Grinter home tour during this time.

Dexter's Back To School Bash

08/12/15 5:00pm
T-Rex Cafe
1847 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Special Events

Get ready to kick off the new school year with Dexter the Dinosaur and his friends! Play fun games, do crafts, and enter raffles for special prizes! Kid's Meals will be at a discounted price with the purchase of an adult entree and will come with a delicious cupcake!

Boy Scout & Cub Scout Days at Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark

08/15/15 10:00am to 08/16/15 8:00pm
Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark
9400 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66112 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly

Scouts gather on these special days for a great day together at the park at significant savings!

Package Includes:

o    Special group rates for groups of 15 or more, only $21.99*, SAVE $21!

o    Promo code discount for groups less than 15, only $25.99*, Save $17!

o    One free chaperone admission for every 15 paid admissions.

o    A FREE Scout Day patch for everyone in your group.

o    Add a meal option for only $8.99*.

SchlitterRegatta (Saturday, August 15 only)
Build a model boat at the park with provided materials. Race your boat in the river after park closing for a chance to win great prizes! Contact your group sales representative for your chance to participate in the SchlitterRegatta. Group sales: 
913.312.3091


Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

08/21/15 to 08/23/15
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.

Girl Scout Days at Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark

08/22/15 10:00am to 08/23/15 8:00pm
Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark
9400 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66112 (map)

Type:

Girl Scouts gather on these special days for a great day together at the park at significant savings!

Package Includes:

o    Special group rate for groups of 15 or more, of only $21.99*, SAVE $21!

o    Promo code discount for groups less than 15, of only $25.99*, SAVE $17!

o    One free chaperone admission for every 15 paid admissions.

o    A FREE Scout Day patch for everyone in your group.

o    Add a meal option for only $8.99*.

SchlitterRegatta (Saturday, August 22 only)
Build a model boat at the park with provided materials. Race your boat in the river after park closing for a chance to win great prizes! Contact your group sales representative for your chance to participate in the SchlitterRegatta. Group sales: 
913.312.3091


High Tea at Strawberry Hill Museum

08/22/15 11:00am to 08/23/15 1:00pm
Strawberry Hill Ethnic Museum & Cultural Center
720 North 4th Street, Kansas City, KS 66101 (map)

Type:  Special Events

Take time out of your day to enjoy various savory small meat sandwiches, fresh butter and cucumber finger sandwiches with delicious desserts and teas from different countries.

August 22nd & 23rd. Cost for High Tea is $15.00 and if you would also like a tour of the museum, a combined fee for both that and the High Tea is $20.00.

 Pre-paid advanced reservations can be made by calling the museum Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


WIPEOUT RUN

08/29/15 7:30am
Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Crash, smash, and splash your way through a 5K course with larger-than-life obstacles and elements inspired by the hit TV show Wipeout! Take on the infamous Big Balls, Sweeper, Wrecking Balls, and Happy Endings! Hilarious thrills and magnificent spills await!

This is an untimed event open to anyone 18 and up.

- See more at: http://wipeoutrun.com/kansascity/#sthash.QvO6EAjn.dpuf

Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

09/04/15 to 09/05/15
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.

Downtown KCK Labor Day Festival & Parade

09/05/15 11:00am

4th & Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66101 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Free Events, Festivals

Kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with the Downtown KCK Labor Day Festival & Parade. The parade starts at 11:00 am at 4th and Minnesota and continues to 18th & Minnesota. At 1 pm the festival begins with delicious food from local vendors, live music, face painting, moonwalk, clowns and more!

Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

09/11/15 to 09/13/15
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.

Friday Night Live Music at Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard

09/11/15 6:00pm
The Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard
2850 North 119th Street, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Concerts

 Come out to the Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard for live music.  Listen to the John Joiner Band on Friday, September 11th at 6:00pm. Cover Charge $5.00

Library in the Park

09/12/15 10:00am
Big 11 Lake
11th & State Ave., Kansas City, KS 66101 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Free Events

The Kansas City, Kansas Public Library invites you to join in on music, food & fun! Delight in delicious food from Bonito Michoacan, Carneceria La Siete, Con Sabor A Mexico, Ninfa's & Sheridan's. Play games, do crafts listen to story time & more! 

Dierks Bentley: 2015 Sounds of Summer Tour

09/12/15 7:00pm
Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
633 North 130 Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Special Events, Concerts

With Kip Moore, Maddie & Tae, And Canaan Smith. All ages. 6pm doors, 7pm show. Tickets available at ticketmaster.com

TedXWyandotte Event

09/15/15 5:30pm to 06/13/15 9:30pm
Kansas City Kansas Community College Conference Center
7250 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS (map)

Type:  Special Events

The 2015 TedxWyandotte event will feature approximately six presenters speaking on the theme of “Breaking Through: Confronting the barriers that divide us and challenging ourselves to move beyond them.” General admission is $20. KCKCC students can attend for free with student identification.

 Speakers at this year’s event include:

Janice Burdine, “Negative Space Painting” – artist, educator, illustrator, print maker, author, community activist. She has been a lifelong educator, illustrator, print maker, author and community activist for positive change through education. She is a retired art teacher and school counselor. For the past six years, Janice has been under the mentorships of artists Frank Frazier and Ernani Silva.  http://www.burdineartbox.net/

 Vi Nhan Tran – “The Empathetic Power of Storytelling” – musician and playwright will talk about his family's life story coming to the U.S. from Vietnam and growing up in Garden City, Kan.

Annette LeZotte – “Sorting Out Race” – Kauffman Museum Director at Bethel College in Newton, Kan., will speak about the college’s exhibit "Sorting Out Race: Examining Racial Identity and Stereotypes in Thrift Store Donations."

Hong Hong Hui – a professional Pipa musician (traditional Chinese plucked-string instrument). She first learned to play when she was in Hong Kong 22 years ago. The video is of Hong Hong premiering one of her own compositions that she wrote last year as a master's student at Northern Illinois University, https://youtu.be/wP3lqkVzUns.

Dre Tayler – Project Manager of Males to Men, which sets out to provide a platform for youth to step on and shine like stars. Males to Men will address low self-esteem, lack of self-awareness, juvenile delinquency, adolescent fatherhood, violence, health deterioration, drugs, HIV/AIDS, economics and more. www.malestomen.com/.

Shannon Oleen – “The Millennial Divide.” She will be discussing how to build a personal brand and differentiate yourself and how to excel in a world with four to five generations in the workplace.  shannonoleen.com/speaking/.

To register, visit www.tedxwyandotte.org and select the “Register” tab. 


DJ Dash 5K

09/18/15 5:00pm
Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
633 North 130 Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Registration 5pm. Race 7pm. All ages. 

THE DJ DASH is today’s hottest Electronic Dance Music run featuring one main-stage D.J. and a 5K course lined with their music. That's right, the D.J.'s set is playing LIVE while you DASH through this electric course along to their music. Get those endorphins flowing and your friends together for today’s ONLY electric dance dash and after party dance fest. You know, the kind where you dance so hard you HAVE to wonder what kind of calories you burned!

Love dance/music festivals? Love running? This RUN is for YOU!

We always suggest the three D’s for our runs: Disco, Dash & Dance! That’s right, we encourage you to dress-up in your favorite DISCO attire, come out to DASH our course & DANCE the night away to a hot and LIVE DJ!

This race always starts at sunset and ends with a dance party. Who knows what surprises await you along THE DJ DASH!

THE DJ DASH

RUN.DANCE.LIVE

For more information: https://thedjdash.pulsemob.com/event/the-dj-dash-kansas-city/

Friday Night Live Music at Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard

09/18/15 6:00pm
The Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard
2850 North 119th Street, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Concerts

 Come out to the Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard for live music.  Listen to Neil Porras on Friday, September 18th at 6:00pm. Cover Charge $5.00

2015 Village West Wine Fest

09/19/15 6:00pm
Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark
9400 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66112 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Festivals

Held on the grounds of the Schlitterbahn Waterpark, the Village West WineFest showcases over 200 wines and 100 beers from around the world; features food from Kansas City's best restaurants, bars, and caterers; and benefiting the community's most dedicated charities. General admission and VIP tickets available. For more ticket information and early-bird specials: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-village-west-winefest-tickets-15667726592

Friday Night Live Music at Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard

09/25/15 6:00pm
The Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard
2850 North 119th Street, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Concerts

 Come out to the Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard for live music.  Listen to Boomerz KC on Friday, Septhember 25th at 6:00pm. Cover Charge $5.00

Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

10/02/15 to 10/04/15
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.

Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup at Kansas Speedway

10/18/15
Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Sports, Special Events, Family Friendly

Don't miss  the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup on Oct. 18, 2015 at Kansas Speedway!


Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

10/23/15 to 10/25/15
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.

Great Midwest Balloon Festival

10/23/15 4:00pm to 10/24/15 10:00pm
National Agricultural Center & Hall of Fame
630 Hall of Fame Drive, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

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

Marvel at the sunrise Fly-In Balloon Competitions, and Friday & Saturday night Balloon Glows. Get ready for tethered balloon rides, food vendors, craft beer, live music and entertainment, activities for kids and more!   All activities are weather permitting.  Visit website a complete schedule of events. October 23rd, 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm. October  24th, 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm. 

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:  Sports, Special Events, Family Friendly

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.