Around the Region

“101 Awards” - Since 1969, the event has honored the NFLs most outstanding players and coaches of the year; The event is at the Westin Crown Center Hotel at 6:30 p.m. 816-920-4864 |



19 | Thursday

“Graduate Assistance Fund Award Celebration”
A reception celebrating the 2015 GAF recipients, the donors and the inaugural class of the Starr Women’s Hall of Fame at Grand Street Café, the time to be determined.
816-235-2452 |


21 | Friday

“Embrace the Manor Ball Celebration”
The third annual event will be hosted by Dick Wilson and feature dinner, dancing, a silent auction and a celebration of four outstanding couples: Jeri and Walter White, Robin and Scott Page, Wanda and Dan O’Dell and Jodi and Bob Capps; The event will take place at The View at Briarcliff Courtyard by Marriott at 5:30 p.m. and tickets are $80. 
816-781-4332 |

“Annual DeLaSalle Movie Benefit”
A Hollywood experience with gourmet offerings from Kansas City’s finest restaurants mingle with guests before enjoying a private movie screening of a Hollywood film at Union Station Kansas City at 6 p.m. Tickets, $150.
816-561-4445 |

“Heart & Stroke Ball”
Attended by more than 1,000 individuals from Kansas City’s business, medical and social communities, this annual black-tie gala features silent and live auctions, elegant dinner, inspiring program, and the Pulse Party. The event begins at 6 p.m. at the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Tickets, $350.
913-652-1902 |

“Create the Night… Pop! The Nelson-Atkins Premier Gala Event”
Expect an evening of surprise and enchantment including cocktails, a delicious dinner and eye-popping entertainment, filled with light, motion, color, and sound, and more at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $400.
816-751-1306 |


22 | Sunday

“Art Soup”
Guests can enjoy soup from local chefs, libations, entertainment and their own youth-crafted soup bowl. The event supports the art and music programs. The event takes place at the Youth Resiliency Center, 2001 Northeast Parvin Road. Time and ticket price to be determined.
816-505-4785 |


24 | Tuesday

“An Affair with RIKC”
This event gives guests a unique opportunity to meet and learn about RIKC. The event begins at 5 p.m. at The Nelson-Atkins. Tickets are $150.
816-751-7781 |


26 | Thursday

“Girls Night In: A Heartfelt Evening of Storytelling”
The 10th anniversary of Girls’ Night In shares heartwarming, heartbreaking and heartfelt stories. The evening combines food, fun and friendship to raise awareness of women’s heart health and benefits the Adelaide C. Ward Women’s Heart Health Center and Turning Point. The event is at Center for Hope and Healing at 5:30 p.m. Tickets $100.  
913-588-2800 |

“Dining in the Dark”
A four course, gourmet meal served in absolute darkness. Diners are guided into the ballroom and use their remaining senses to experience the seemingly routine task of eating a meal without the benefit of sight. The event begins at 6 p.m., at The Westin at Crown Center.
816-421-5848 |


27 | Friday

“A Night of Hope”
Enjoy a classic, Kansas City-inspired gala event featuring local food, entertainment, games, exciting live auction, and an awards presentation to cap off another year of progress. At The Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $150, $75 under age 40.
913-648-2062 |

“10TH Annual Halo Artreach Auction”
HALO is celebrating 10 years with a fun birthday theme. Enjoy 10 extreme birthday auction packages/raffles, entertainment by “Lost Wax,” a live auction of HALO child artwork and a special awards presentation. The event is set for 7 p.m. at Sporting Park. Tickets, $100.
913-548-8875 |


28 | Saturday

“44th Annual Scholarship Ball”
The event is an evening beginning with cocktails and greeting old and new friends followed by a sumptuous meal. Entertainment is provided by current Benedictine students and the evening ends with live music provided by the Michael Beers Band. The event begins at 4 p.m., at the Overland Park Convention Center, tickets, $175.
913-360-7401 |

“Branching Out”
An evening to “branch out” and explore innovative food and lifestyle options for a healthier planet. Guests will sample from sustainable tasting stations, build relationships with KC’s most revered environmentalists, and learn about current trends in eco-friendly lifestyle products. The event begins at 6 p.m. at The Hobbs Building. Tickets, $80.
816-561-1087 |

“101 Awards”
Since 1969, the event has honored the NFLs most outstanding players and coaches of the year; The event is at the Westin Crown Center Hotel at 6:30 p.m.
816-920-4864 |