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22 Wednesday August 22, 2018 • 6:30 p.m. • Midwest Genealogy Center • See website

Finding Your Italian Ancestors

If you have located where in the home country your ancestors are from, this class will show you how to locate and request Italian civil records online to discover more about them. Participants will learn about the history of record keeping in Italy, the types of records available, and how to extract information from them. It will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Midwest Genealogy Center on Aug. 22. info

6:30 p.m.


22 Wednesday August 22, 2018 • 7 p.m. • Midland Theatre • $32.50

Jeremih

Jeremih will perform at the Midland Theatre on Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $32.50. info

7 p.m.


22 Wednesday August 22, 2018 • 7:30 p.m. • Starlight Theatre • $29.50 - $107

Niall Horan

Niall Horan, who has sold more than 70 million records as part of One Direction, launched his solo career with the singles “This Town” and “Slow Hands,” which have each achieved Platinum certification (or higher) in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Netherlands. In fact, “Slow Hands” went straight to No. 1 in 44 countries. It was named as one of the “Best Songs of 2017 So Far” by Billboard and has more than 820 million streams worldwide. Horan has been honored with numerous awards in 2017, including People’s Choice, Teen Choice, Radio Disney Music and iHeartRadio MMVA awards.… info

7:30 p.m.


Featured Events

01 Wednesday August 1, 2018 • 7pm • Polsky Theater at Johnson County Community College • $15 at door

Grammy Award-Winning Parker Quartet

Please visit the Heartland Chamber's website for more information: https://www.heartlandchambermusic.org/calendar info

7pm


01 Wednesday August 1, 2018 • 9:00pm • The Westport Saloon • Free

The Human Circuit, Payge Turner and the Authors

***FREE EVENT*** The Human Circuit - an independent, Alt-Pop, Psych-Rock band from Austin, Texas with catchy orchestral grooves ranging from the mystic vibes of David Bowie to the intricate arrangements of Arcade Fire.  Payge Turner And The Authors - Alt-Soul / Indie-Prog. Original, raw, energized music. Payge Turner brings her life to the stage. Details: http://westportsaloon.com/event/human-circuit-payge-turner-authors/ info

4112 Pennsylvania Ave,, Kansas City, MO, 64111
9:00pm


01 Wednesday August 1, 2018 • 8 p.m. • CrossroadsKC • $28 - $76.50

Band of Horses

Band of Horses will return to Kansas City on Aug. 1 at CrossroadsKC. The show will start at 8 p.m., and tickets range from $28 to $76.50. info

8 p.m.


01 Wednesday August 1, 2018 • 8 p.m. • recordBar • $10

Family and Friends

Family and Friends will perform at recordBar on Aug. 1. The show starts at 8 p.m., and tickets are $10. info

8 p.m.


01 Wednesday August 1, 2018 • 8 p.m. • Providence Medical Center Amphitheater • $10 - $40

Wizard of Oz

Dorothy and Toto are back in Kansas for the biggest stage production ever of THE WIZARD OF OZ. A cast of 50 recreates the classic movie, with all of the great songs, fantastic costumes and unforgettable characters – just like the MGM movie, but live! The production runs from Aug. 1 to 5 at Providence Medical Center Amphitheater. All of the performances start at 8 p.m., and tickets range from $10 to $40. info

8 p.m.


01 Wednesday August 1, 2018 • See website • OP Convention Center • Free

Kids Closet Connection

SELL high-quality, gently-used children’s items to individuals who want to BUY children’s equipment, clothing and furniture, at a fraction of retail prices. It will be at the Overland Park Convention Center from Aug. 1 through 4. Admission is free. info

See website


02 Thursday August 2, 2018 • 7pm • Polsky Theater at Johnson County Community College • Free

Heartland Chamber Music: Junior Festival Concert

Please visit the Heartland Chamber's website for more information: https://www.heartlandchambermusic.org/calendar info

7pm


02 Thursday August 2, 2018 • 11 a.m. • Midwest Genealogy Center • See website

Brick Wall Discussion Group

Have you hit a brick wall in your genealogy research? You are not alone. Get together with others to share helpful information, network, and gather inspiration to help you continue your genealogy project. It will take place at the Midwest Genealogy Center at 11 a.m. on Aug. 2. info

11 a.m.


02 Thursday August 2, 2018 • 6 p.m. • Trezo Mare • See website

Live Music by Erica McKenzie

Unwind to liquid velvet vocals accompanied by multiple instruments and live loops of an eclectic, acoustic mix of soul, country, blues, folk, pop & rock. It will take place at The Lounge at Trezo Mare every third Thursday of the month starting Aug. 2. She will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. info

6 p.m.


02 Thursday August 2, 2018 • 7 p.m. • KC Live! • $20 in advance, $30 day of show

Billy Currington

Billy Currington headlines Miller Lite Hot Country Nights presented by Q104 KC on Thursday, August 2nd at KC Live! in the Power & Light District.General admission tickets are on sale now for $20 in advance / $30 day of show. Party starts with DJ Lazer at 7 PM. All ages welcome. Anyone under 21 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Only 21+ admitted in after 9 PM. info

7 p.m.


03 Friday August 3, 2018 • 6:00 PM • Travois • Free

Travois First Fridays - featuring “A Fanciful Escapade” by Gina Herrera (Pueblo of Tesuque)

Friday, Aug. 3  featuring “A Fanciful Escapade” by Gina Herrera (Pueblo of Tesuque) 6-8 p.m.: Exhibition open to the public 6:30 p.m.: Artist talk Travois supports American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities and tribes in achieving their vision for economic and community development. Over 23 years, Travois has secured $1.3 billion dollars for affordable housing, education, health services, water infrastructure, and climate adaptation in Indian Country. Art is a vibrant contributor to Native economies and a culture bearer for Native people. Travois is expanding our service area to highlight the strength and modern-day vitality of Native artists and to stimulate… info

310 W. 19th Terrace, Kansas City, MO, 64108
6:00 PM
RSVP


03 Friday August 3, 2018 • 5 - 7 p.m. • Powell Gardens • $35

Monarch Butterfly Social and Release

Join us for a truly unique happy hour featuring a live Monarch butterfly release from the newly renovated patio at Kansas City’s Monarch Cocktail Bar & Lounge. The bar menu features specialty cocktails inspired by seasonal migratory patterns of the Monarch butterfly created by Kansas City star bartender Brock Schulte. During this exclusive cocktail party, sip on a premium butterfly-themed cocktail and learn how to promote Monarch butterfly populations by offering the right host and nectar plants in your home garden or landscape. Release and Short Presentation at 6 p.m. Ticket includes one Monarch craft cocktail, bar nuts, a spectacular… info

1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kindsville, MO, 64061 map it
5 - 7 p.m.
RSVP
8166972600


03 Friday August 3, 2018 • 7pm • Yardley Hall at Johnson County Community College • Free

Heartland Chamber Music: Festival Scholars Concert

Please visit the Heartland Chamber's website for more information: https://www.heartlandchambermusic.org/calendar info

7pm


03 Friday August 3, 2018 • 4-7PM • Solarium Lounge at The Fontaine • Free (donation recommended)

Fontaine Fridays

Social hour every Friday located in the Solarium Lounge at The Fontaine hotel. From 4-7PM, gather for live music, food and cocktails with happy hour pricing upstairs in Parker, the hotel's rooftop bar and restaurant. Also featured is a build-your-own sundae bar, all proceeds going toward the charity Give Kids the World. Event is free and open to the public. info

901 West 48th Place, Kansas City, MO, 64112
4-7PM


03 Friday August 3, 2018 • 10 a.m. • Mid-Continent Public Library • See website

Beginning Genealogy

Find out the fundamentals of beginning your genealogical research project. We will discuss organization, census information, vital records, and where to look for information. This is a beginner-level class for adults. It will take place at the Mid-Continent Public Library at 10 a.m. on Aug. 3. info

10 a.m.


03 Friday August 3, 2018 • 4 p.m. • Woodneath Library Center • See website

Romance GenreCon

Whether you are a passionate romance reader or an aspiring writer, you will just swoon when you see our lineup of authors and activities. It will take place from Aug. 3-4 at the Woodneath Library Center at 4 p.m. info

4 p.m.


03 Friday August 3, 2018 • 6 p.m. • Crown Center • Free

WeekEnder The Zeros and Mamma Mia

Cap off your work week with top local bands and favorite food trucks on Crown Center Square, followed by a classic movie under the stars.  The festivities begin at 6 PM with the movie starting at approximately 9 PM. Admission is FREE.  Bring your blankets and lawn chairs.  Please note that pets are NOT permitted at this event.  Alcoholic beverages may not be brought in. No glass containers. info

6 p.m.


03 Friday August 3, 2018 • 8 p.m. • Union Station • See website

KC Taste

KC Taste, presented by Capitol Federal, is a two-day food and music festival in downtown Kansas City at the historic Union Station on Aug. 3 – 4, 2018. KC Taste will feature more than 30 culinary establishments showcasing their very best dishes. It will be from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. info

8 p.m.


03 Friday August 3, 2018 • 9 p.m. • Mosaic Ultra Lounge • $15

Official After Party Featuring CID at Mosaic

Check out CID and Eric Coomes on Friday, Aug. 3rd at 9 p.m. at the Mosaic Ultra Lounge after Galantis at KC Live! for the official after party. Tickets are $15 in advance and $25 day of. info

9 p.m.


03 Friday August 3, 2018 • 9 p.m. • KC Live! • $15 - $45

Galantis

Get ready for an electric performance with Galantis at the Kansas City Live Block in the Kansas City Power & Light District on Friday, Aug. 3 at 9 p.m. Tickets range from $15 to $45. info

9 p.m.


03 Friday August 3, 2018 • 8 p.m. • CrossroadsKC • $26.50 - $76.50

Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats

Nathaniel Rateliff returns to Kansas City at CrossroadsKC on Aug. 3. The show starts at 8 p.m., and tickets range from $26.50 to $76.50.  info

8 p.m.


03 Friday August 3, 2018 • See website • See website • Free

Pedal the Cause: A World without Cancer Day

Support our mission of funding innovative cancer research at Siteman Cancer Center and Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital by dining out and shopping on Friday, Aug. 3.  info

See website


04 Saturday August 4, 2018 • 5:00 • Shawnee Mission North High School Stadium • $20

RivAlz: Blondes vs Brunettes Flag Football Fundraiser

The 10th Annual RivAlz women's flag football fundraiser benefitting the Alzheimer's Association- Heart of America chapter is taking place on August 4, 2018 at the Shawnee Mission North High School stadium. Over the past ten years, the RivAlz game has raised more than $350,000 and brought hundreds of new supporters to the cause. Join us on August 4th for an evening of fun and football and help the Alzheimer's Association continue to provide care and support for members of the Kansas City community facing Alzheimer's disease.   Event Schedule: 5 p.m.: Family Tailgate (SM North Parking Lot) 6p.m.:  Kickoff (SM… info

7401 Johnson Dr, Overland Park, KS, 66202 map it
5:00


04 Saturday August 4, 2018 • 2 pm • Yardley Hall at Johnson County Community College • Free

Student Concert I

Please visit the Heartland Chamber's website for more information: https://www.heartlandchambermusic.org/calendar info

2 pm


04 Saturday August 4, 2018 • 7pm • Yardley Hall at Johnson County Community College • Free

Student Concert II

Please visit the Heartland Chamber's website for more information: https://www.heartlandchambermusic.org/calendar info

7pm


04 Saturday August 4, 2018 • 10 a.m. • Oak Park Mall • See website

Back to School Event at Oak Park Mall

  Join Oak Park Mall for their Back to School party on Saturday, Aug. 4th from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Enjoy fun activities, games, shopping and more! info

10 a.m.


04 Saturday August 4, 2018 • 11 a.m. • Berkley Riverfront Park • See website

Kansas City Grilled Cheese Festival

Join us for the 1st annual Kansas City Grilled Cheese Festival on Saturday, Aug. 4 at Berkley Riverfront Park!  The Grilled Cheese Festival is a one-day event showing off your favorite childhood food - Grilled Cheese, from your favorite local Kansas City Restaurants and Food Trucks! This event is open to all ages, so come out and enjoy the day with your friends and family. There will be live music, cold drinks, games, bars and all of the grilled cheese you can eat!  Tickets Include: -Entry to the festival - Live music  - Games.  - Food, drinks and souvenirs can… info

11 a.m.


04 Saturday August 4, 2018 • Noon • Zona Rosa • See website

Youth Sports Festival

Calling all sports enthusiasts, families and friends! We invite you to join us for the annual Youth Sport Festival at Zona Rosa! Mark your calendars for a fun-filled afternoon at noon at Town Square including free kid friendly games, sports demonstrations, community performances, KC mascot meet & greets (KC Wolf, Sluggerrr, Blue, and Sizzle) DJ and much more! The goal of the Youth Sports Festival is to provide children and their parents with information on a variety of sport choices available in Platte County and provide a structured opportunity to learn the proper skills needed to have positive youth sports experiences.… info

Noon


04 Saturday August 4, 2018 • 2 p.m. • Negro Leagues Baseball Museum • See website

Heart of America Hot Dog Festival

The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) will host the 2018 Heart of America Hot Dog Festival, presented by Hy-Vee, Farmland and Pepsi, Saturday, Aug. 4 near the 18th & Vine Historic District. The event features live entertainment, food, and more. Created by the NLBM in 2013, the Hot Dog Festival celebrates the historical connection between our national pastime and the baseball fan’s favorite ballpark food, the hot dog. Proceeds benefit the NLBM. info

2 p.m.


04 Saturday August 4, 2018 • 2 p.m. • Midwest Genealogy Center • See website

How to Date Old Photographs

Most genealogists have a box full of unidentified photographs, usually passed down from generation to generation. Dating your photographs can possibly help you identify who the people are and where they were. We will give you tips on using items in the photograph, as well as the photograph itself, to determine the time period in which it was taken. Bring in one or two photographs for our team to help you date. This is a beginner-level class. It starts at 2 p.m. at the Midwest Genealogy Center. info

2 p.m.


04 Saturday August 4, 2018 • 6:30 p.m. • VooDoo Lounge • Free - $5

107.3 Saturday Night Groove Party

Free before 10 p.m. with your Harrah’s Total Rewards card $5 cover charge after 10 p.m. Doors at 6:30 p.m. at VooDoo Lounge For VIP table service call 816-889-4237 All guests must be 21 years old and have a valid ID. Dress Code: To maintain a distinguished atmosphere, the following are not allowed: No Wallet chains or pocket knives No Sleeveless Shirts/ Jerseys No Offensive Materials No Hoodies info

6:30 p.m.


04 Saturday August 4, 2018 • 7 p.m. • Uptown Theater • $30

All Time Low and Dashboard Confessional

All Time Low and Dashboard Confessional return to Kansas City at the Uptown Theater on Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30.  info

7 p.m.


04 Saturday August 4, 2018 • 8 p.m. • Midland Theatre • $29.50

Pusha T

Rapper Pusha T comes to the Midland at 8 p.m. on Aug. 4. Tickets are $29.50. info

8 p.m.


04 Saturday August 4, 2018 • 8 p.m. • The Truman • $21

Toad the Wet Sprocket

When Monty Python’s Eric Idle created the fictional band “Toad the Wet Sprocket” for the program “Rutland Weekend Television” in 1975, he never dreamed that anyone would actually use such a silly name. Fast forward to 1986, when four California teens desperately needed to come up with a name to call their band for an upcoming gig at a Goleta, CA watering hole called The Shack. Since that day, “Toad the Wet Sprocket” has been the name of the four piece California rock band consisting of lead singer Glen Phillips, guitarist Todd Nichols, bassist Dean Dinning, and drummer Randy Guss.… info

8 p.m.


04 Saturday August 4, 2018 • See website • See website • Free - $5

Family Fun Day

The Kansas City Chiefs are back again with Family Fun Day presented by Family Center Farm & Home on Saturday, Aug. 4. Families can take part in the kids’ zone complete with inflatables, a rock wall, face painting and balloon artists. KC Wolf and the Chiefs Cheerleaders will be available for photo opportunities. Following practice a full-team autograph session will take place. Admission for Family Fun Day presented by Family Center Farm & Home is $5 per person. Children ages three and under are admitted for free. info

See website


05 Sunday August 5, 2018 • 2 p.m. • Powell Gardens • free with Admission

Down by the Water

Meet in the Visitor Education Building to join docent Betty Gember on a walking tour in the garden to explore aspects of the island garden including the water lily collection. Dress for the weather. Free with garden admission. Space is limited to 25 persons. info

1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kindsville, MO, 64061 map it
2 p.m.
8166972600


05 Sunday August 5, 2018 • See website • Power and Light District • See website

Urbana

Join the Kansas City Power & Light District for Urbana KC, a free downtown street scene happening on Aug. 5 in the Power & Light District neighborhood.  14th Street will be re-imagined, and the cars will be kept out, so you can eat and drink under the stars, hear live music, see public art displays and share a uniquely Kansas City summer experience, all in the heart of the Kansas City Power & Light District neighborhood. Fan of citrus? Purchase a Pucker Up Day Tour and experience eats and drinks on an Urbana Taste Tour. The Pucker Up Taste Tour gives you a variety of… info

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05 Sunday August 5, 2018 • 8 p.m. • CrossroadsKC • $30 - $76.50

Thievery Corporation

In 1996 Thievery Corporation released Sounds from the Thievery Hi-Fi; an album that defined an entire genre of music and crystallized their distinct “outernational sound” aesthetic. Over the next 14 years the duo would write and record four more critically acclaimed studio albums (The Mirror Conspiracy, The Richest Man in Babylon, The Cosmic Game, and Radio Retaliation), three remix albums (Abductions and Reconstructions, Babylon Rewound, and Versions), and various DJ mixes and film soundtracks (The Outernational Sound, and the recent Babylon Central Film Soundtrack).  The show will be at 8 p.m. at CrossroadsKC, and tickets range from $30 to $76.50. info

8 p.m.


06 Monday August 6, 2018 • 7:30 p.m. • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • $49 - $109 plus applicable fees

Kauffman Center Presents: Alice Cooper

A Paranormal Evening with Alice Cooper Monday, August 6, 2018 at 7:30 PM Muriel Kauffman Theatre | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Alice Cooper topped album sales charts worldwide with his 2017 album, Paranormal. Cooper is recognized for pioneering a grandly theatrical brand of rock. Known as the architect of shock rock, Cooper – in both the original Alice Cooper band and as a solo artist – has rattled the cages and undermined the authority of generations of guardians of the status quo. After the band’s 1972 Top 10 track “School’s Out,” Cooper’s solo career skyrocketed in the late… info

1601 Broadway Blvd., Kansas City, MO, 64108
7:30 p.m.
RSVP
8169947222


07 Tuesday August 7, 2018 • 8:30 p.m. • Theatre in the Park • See website

Coco: Screening

A screening of Coco will be held at the Theatre in the Park on Aug. 7 at 8:30 p.m. info

8:30 p.m.


08 Wednesday August 8, 2018 • See website

Missouri State Fair

The Missouri State Fair returns to Sedalia August 8th through the 18th.  Check back for more details or visit their website. info


09 Thursday August 9, 2018 • 6:30 p.m. • Providence Medical Center Amphitheater • $20 - $79.50

G-Eazy

Rapper G-Eazy comes to Providence Medical Center Amphitheater on Aug. 9. The show starts at 6:30 p.m., and tickets range from $20 to $79.50. info

6:30 p.m.


09 Thursday August 9, 2018 • 6:30 p.m. • Midwest Genealogy Center • See website

Flowing Through History

Dive into the history of Kansas City’s many fountains through the photographs of Alexis Webb Bechtold. Hear the backstory of some of the city’s most iconic fountains, and learn about some of our city’s hidden treasures. It's at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 9 at the Midwest Genealogy Center. info

6:30 p.m.


09 Thursday August 9, 2018 • 8 p.m. • Uptown Theater • $35 - $75

American Idol: Live!

American Idol: Live! will come to the Uptown Theater on Aug. 9. The show kicks off at 8 p.m., and tickets range from $35 to $75. info

8 p.m.


09 Thursday August 9, 2018 • 7 p.m. • KC Live! • Free

Granger Smith

Miller Lite Hot Country Nights presents Granger Smith on Thursday, Aug. 9, at KC Live! Support act TBA. The show is FREE to attend! Purchase your VIP Terrace tickets today to enjoy the show from a reserved space with direct access to a full-service bar and restrooms. The show starts at 7 p.m. info

7 p.m.


09 Thursday August 9, 2018 • 7:30 p.m. • Starlight Theatre • $40 - $69.50

Charlie Puth

Worldwide pop superstar Charlie Puth has announced his biggest North American tour to date. “The Voicenotes Tour” begins in Toronto in mid-July 2018 and travels to 32 cities, including a stop at Starlight Theatre on Thursday, Aug. 9. Puth, a multi-platinum artist, musician and producer will be joined on all tour dates by fellow multi-platinum recording artist Hailee Steinfeld. Tickets range from $40 to $69.50. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. info

7:30 p.m.


09 Thursday August 9, 2018 • 8 p.m. • Midland Theatre • $27.50

Highly Suspect

Highly Suspect comes back to Kansas City on Aug. 9 at the Midland Theatre. Tickets are $27.50. The show starts at 8 p.m. info

8 p.m.


09 Thursday August 9, 2018 • See website • See website • See website

2018 Chiefs Charity Game

The annual Chiefs Charity Game will be on Aug. 9. This year's game will benefit Cornerstones of Care. The Hunt family established the Hunt Family Foundation in 1983 to support charitable agencies in the greater Kansas City community. Through philanthropy and community programs, the foundation provides vital assistance to more than 125 area charities each year and works to give back to a community that they feel has given so much to the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs Charity Game was established in 1985 and, since its inception, has raised more than $13.3 million in support of charities agencies. Recognized… info

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10 Friday August 10, 2018 • 4-7PM • Solarium Lounge at The Fontaine • Free (donation recommended)

Fontaine Fridays

Social hour every Friday located in the Solarium Lounge at The Fontaine hotel. From 4-7PM, gather for live music, food and cocktails with happy hour pricing upstairs in Parker, the hotel's rooftop bar and restaurant. Also featured is a build-your-own sundae bar, all proceeds going toward the charity Give Kids the World. Event is free and open to the public. info

901 West 48th Place, Kansas City, MO, 64112
4-7PM


10 Friday August 10, 2018 • 8 p.m. • Starlight Theatre • $39.50 - $69.50

Joe Rogan

Comedian Joe Rogan brings his “Strange Times 2018” North American tour to Starlight Theatre on Friday, Aug. 10 at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $39.50 to $69.50. A stand-up comedian for more than 20 years, Rogan is known for his inquisitive and intense comedic style. His fifth hour-long special, “Joe Rogan: Triggered,” premiered on Netflix in October 2016, and his podcast, “The Joe Rogan Experience,” is one of the most popular offerings online. info

8 p.m.


10 Friday August 10, 2018 • 8 p.m. • The Rino • $5

Run With It

Local alternative band Run With It performs its final show at The Rino on Aug. 10. Tickets are $5, and the show starts at 8 p.m. info

8 p.m.


10 Friday August 10, 2018 • 7:30 p.m. • Kauffman Center • $54.96 - $69.42

David Feherty

How do you describe the offbeat antics of David Feherty? The New York Times called him “a cross between Oprah Winfrey and Johnny Carson.” With a sharp wit and irreverent style, the professional golfer turned golf analyst, talk show host and sports broadcaster has made a name for himself as one of the most hilarious and irrepressible personalities in golf. He stops at the Kauffman Center on Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $54.96 to $69.42. info

7:30 p.m.


10 Friday August 10, 2018 • 7 p.m. • Fabulous Fox Theatre • TBA

American Idol: Live!

American Idol is back on tour! American Idol: Live! 2018 is coming to a city near you featuring your Top 7 LIVE on stage, including your 2018 American Idol Winner! Cade, Caleb, Catie, Gabby, Jurnee, Maddie and Michael plus special guest, Season 8 American Idol Winner, Kris Allen -- bringing your favorite television competition directly to you in performances you cannot miss! It will be at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are not yet on sale. info

7 p.m.


10 Friday August 10, 2018 • Noon • KC Convention Center • See website

2018 National Model Train Show

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of miniature railroading at the 2018 National Train Show! The show is run in conjunction with the annual National Model Railroad Association Convention, which this year takes place in Kansas City, MO. This once-in-a-generation event includes more than 180,000 square feet of exhibit space with over 40,000 square feet of operating modular train layouts brought in specifically for this event, hands-on demonstrations, exhibits from the world’s best-known train manufacturers, hundreds of booths of trains and accessories for sale, and more. Die-hard train collectors and novice hobbyists will find it hard to resist the lure… info

Noon


11 Saturday August 11, 2018 • 5 p.m. • CrossroadsKC • $11.50

Crossroads KC Food Truck Fest

The KC Food Truck Fest will take place on Aug. 11 at CrossroadsKC at 5 p.m. General admission is $11.50. info

5 p.m.


11 Saturday August 11, 2018 • 3:30 p.m. • Providence Medical Center Amphitheater • $35 - $74.75

Logic

Featuring: Logic, NF, Earl Sweatshirt, Rich the Kid, Quinn XCII, Gashi, Juice Wrld, Rico Nasty, Saweetie, Supa Bwe, Tobi Lou, Yung Gravy & many more. It will be at Providence Medical Center Amphitheater at 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 11. Tickets are $35 to $74.75. info

3:30 p.m.


11 Saturday August 11, 2018 • Midnight • American Royal Complex • See website

Youth and Open Horse Show

The American Royal is proud to host the Youth Horse Show each year. The Youth Show is an all breed horse show and the exhibitors competing in this show range in age from 8-18. Youth Horse Show exhibitors compete in a number of divisions including Showmanship at Halter, Western Pleasure, Western Horsemanship, Hunter Under Saddle, Hunt Seat Equitation and Versatility! It will be at the American Royal Complex on Aug. 11 starting at midnight. info

Midnight


11 Saturday August 11, 2018 • 6 p.m. • OP Convention Center • See website

International Fashion Exchange Kansas City

AJ Magazine is proud to host the International Fashion Exchange in August 2018. This event of fashion extravaganza is poised to receive unprecedented press exposure and will generate notoriety for local designers. The event will promote networking among fashion industry professionals, educators, retail buyers, fashion journalists, trendsetters, tastemakers, and consumers. International Fashion Exchange 2018 will feature renowned designers from all over the world, which will be the center of attention for media and consumers, as well as offer exclusive lifestyle and fashion exhibitors under one roof. It will be at 6 p.m. at the Overland Park Convention Center on Aug.… info

6 p.m.


11 Saturday August 11, 2018 • 9 a.m. • Ad Astra Pool and Park • See website

Tails on the Trails Pet Festival

A day of fun with man's best friend! At Tails on the Trails, you can browse pet vendors’ booths, participate in the pet talent show, let your pooch go for a plunge during the dog swims and watch demonstrations, all within beautiful Ad Astra Pool and Park. It will be on Aug. 11 at 9 a.m. at Ad Astra Pool and Park. info

9 a.m.


11 Saturday August 11, 2018 • 2 p.m. • Midwest Genealogy Center • See website

Writing with a Feather

Dip a feather into of ink and experience how our founding fathers created our nation’s most important documents. Use a feather quill to write your story, create your own Declaration of Independence, or maybe compose a letter to your grandmother. This children's program starts at 2 p.m. on Aug. 11 at the Midwest Genealogy Center. info

2 p.m.


11 Saturday August 11, 2018 • 5 p.m. • Zona Rosa • See website

UNICO Microbrew Festival

Hello Beer Fans! Join us as we continue the 10-year tradition and celebrate local brewers, crafters, and makers at the 2018 UNICO Microbrew Festival. It's at Zona Rosa at 5 p.m. on Aug. 11. info

5 p.m.


11 Saturday August 11, 2018 • 8 p.m. • VooDoo Lounge • $19.50

Lo-Key?

R&B band Lo-Key? comes to the VooDoo Lounge on Aug. 11  at 8 p.m. Tickets are $19.50. info

8 p.m.


11 Saturday August 11, 2018 • See website • See website • See website

Chiefs Alumni Day

During practice, Chiefs alumni are invited to watch practice in a special VIP tent and from the sidelines on Aug. 11. After practice, the alumni will join the team in the autograph session. All alumni will then be invited to Mosaic Life Care – St. Joseph for lunch and a visit with patients. Throughout the day Chiefs Kingdom Rewards will be offering unique opportunities, and KC Wolf and Chiefs Cheerleaders will be making guest appearances. info

See website


12 Sunday August 12, 2018 • 5 - 9 p.m. • Powell Gardens • $75

Missouri Barn Dinner: Chef Katee McLean

Chef Katee McLean of Krokstrom Klubb & Market, Anourom Thomson of Anousone’s Mobile Cuisine and Carlos Mortera of The Bite combine forces: These Kansas City chefs influenced by the vegetable dishes of their family roots representing Scandinavia, Laos and Mexico. info

1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kindsville, MO, 64061 map it
5 - 9 p.m.
RSVP
8166972600


13 Monday August 13, 2018 • 5:30 p.m. • Mahaffie Stagecoach • See website

Mahaffie Dinners

Visit Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm  for a catered meal served in the authentic 1865 stagecoach dining room! Guests will arrive to the historic farmhouse by stagecoach and welcomed by our historical interpreters in 1860s clothing. After dinner, visit with our farmers, then retire to the parlor for games, music and dessert. It will be at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 13. Cost is $49/person and limited to 14 people. *Registration Required info

5:30 p.m.


13 Monday August 13, 2018 • 6:30 p.m. • Midwest Genealogy Center • See website

Using Evernote to Organize Your Genealogy

Discover the computer/tablet/smartphone application Evernote and its useful features that will help you keep your genealogy research organized. Learn tips and advice to maximize Evernote’s versatility. This is a beginner-level class at 6:30 p.m. at the Midwest Genealogy Center on Aug. 13. info

6:30 p.m.


13 Monday August 13, 2018 • 7 p.m. • Woodneath Library Center • See website

Kristan Higgins

Join New York Times bestselling author Kristan Higgins for a discussion of her newest book, Good Luck with That. Known for her heartfelt and humorous style, Higgins takes an insight and wry look at body image and self-acceptance in this latest work. Higgins’ presentation, in partnership with Rainy Day Books, will be followed by a book sale and signing. Registration is required. For adults. It will be on Aug. 13 at the Woodneath Library Center at 7 p.m. Register online at mymcpl.org/events info

7 p.m.


14 Tuesday August 14, 2018 • 7:30 p.m. • Sprint Center • $35 - $199.50

Rod Stewart

Singer/Songwriter Rod Stewart, the two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame-music icon, announced plans for an extensive North American summer tour. Following the incredible success and rave reviews for their 2017 summer tour, Stewart has invited the legendary Cyndi Lauper to again join him as the tour’s special guest. The 22-date tour will visit Sprint Center on Aug. 14 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $35 to $199.50. info

7:30 p.m.


14 Tuesday August 14, 2018 • 8 p.m. • Starlight Theatre • $14 - $143

Love Never Dies

The ultimate love story continues in Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. This story of boundless love, full of passion and drama, follows The Phantom of the Opera, one of the most successful musicals of all time that has been seen by more than 130 million people worldwide and won over 50 international awards. It comes to Starlight Theatre from Aug. 14-19. Shows will start at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $14 to $143. info

8 p.m.


14 Tuesday August 14, 2018 • See website • St. Joseph, Mo. • See website

Chiefs Military Appreciation Day

The Kansas City Chiefs will again host Military Appreciation Day at Chiefs Training Camp presented by Mosaic Life Care on Aug. 14. This day will provide VIP experiences for select members of the armed forces, including soldiers stationed at local installations in Chiefs Kingdom. The event again comes on the closing day of training camp in St. Joseph. Again this year, there will be static displays of military vehicles/equipment onsite from the Kansas National Guard for fan interaction during the course of the day’s festivities and will include interaction by Chiefs players and coaches with these select military members. Complimentary… info

See website


15 Wednesday August 15, 2018 • 8 p.m. • Midland Theatre • $32 - $44

Old Crow Medicine Show

Old Crow Medicine Show stop at the Midland Theatre on Aug. 15 at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $32 to $44. info

8 p.m.


16 Thursday August 16, 2018 • 7 p.m. • Sprint Center • $32 - $128

The Smashing Pumpkins

Alternative rockers Smashing Pumpkins will perform at the Sprint Center on Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $32 to $128. info

7 p.m.


16 Thursday August 16, 2018 • 7 p.m. • Midland Theatre • $50 - $150

Marisela and Amanda Miguel

Marisela and Amanda Miguel will perform at the Midland Theatre on Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $50 to $150. info

7 p.m.


17 Friday August 17, 2018 • 8:00 am • Deer Creek Golf Club • 150.00

7th Annual BioKansas Golf Scramble

Come out and enjoy a day on the golf course, and help support the present and future bioscience leaders of Kansas and Kansas City. All proceeds will go towards BioKansas efforts to connect, educate, and advocate for the life science and healthcare industries in the region. Individual registration is $150 and a team of four costs $500. There are several sponsorship levels available, please contact Matt Falk at matt@biokansas.org for more details! info

7000 W. 133rd st., Overland Park, KS, 66209
8:00 am
RSVP
9134954334


17 Friday August 17, 2018 • 4-7PM • Solarium Lounge at The Fontaine • Free (donation recommended)

Fontaine Fridays

Social hour every Friday located in the Solarium Lounge at The Fontaine hotel. From 4-7PM, gather for live music, food and cocktails with happy hour pricing upstairs in Parker, the hotel's rooftop bar and restaurant. Also featured is a build-your-own sundae bar, all proceeds going toward the charity Give Kids the World. Event is free and open to the public. info

901 West 48th Place, Kansas City, MO, 64112
4-7PM


17 Friday August 17, 2018 • 7 p.m. • Sprint Center • $41 - $95.50

Keith Urban

Four-time Grammy Award winner Keith Urban will bring his “GRAFFITI U WORLD TOUR 2018” to Kansas City on Friday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $41 to $95.50 info

7 p.m.


17 Friday August 17, 2018 • 8:45 p.m. • KC Public Library • Free

Off-the-Wall Film Series: Little Shop of Horrors

This year the Library’s FREE Off-the Wall rooftop summer film series includes an eccentric playlist of comedies with song-centric storylines. Music-filled movies feature prep-school rockers, gangsta rappers, collegiate a cappella competitors, a young couple scouring the city for an elusive band, and a golden-throated carnivorous plant. It will be at the KC Public Library at 8:45 p.m. info

8:45 p.m.


17 Friday August 17, 2018 • See website • The Rino • Free

Barista Throwdown Showdown

Hello Kansas City barista community! We will be hosting a Throwdown at The Rino Aug. 17. With special performances from Counterculture and BHLNDr.  This is a free event open to the public. info

See website


17 Friday August 17, 2018 • 7:30 p.m. • Uptown Theater • $35 - $55

Father John Misty

Father John Misty returns to Kansas City on Aug. 17 at the Uptown Theater at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $35 to $55. info

7:30 p.m.


18 Saturday August 18, 2018 • 8 p.m. • Sprint Center • $35 - $123

Sam Smith

In conjunction with the release of his sophomore album, The Thrill Of It All, Sam Smith announced the North American dates of his arena tour. The Thrill Of It All tour will stop by Sprint Center on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.  The show will start at 8 p.m., and tickets range from $35 to $123. info

8 p.m.


18 Saturday August 18, 2018 • 8 a.m. • Providence Medical Center Amphitheater • See website

Rock, Roll and Run 5K

The Rock, Roll & Run is a family friendly 5K that is presented by the the YMCA of Greater Kansas City and Providence Medical Center. Providence Medical Center will also host a Community Health Fair, Kids Dash, local bands, and fun! Proceeds benefit the Providence YMCA/Ball Family Center's Cancer Survivorship program as well as the YMCA scholarship program. info

8 a.m.


18 Saturday August 18, 2018 • 8 p.m. • Midland Theatre • $25 - $75

Chris D'Elia

Chris D'Elia will be at the Midland Theatre on Aug. 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $25 to $75. info

8 p.m.


18 Saturday August 18, 2018 • 6 p.m. • Meramec Music Theatre • $15 - $25

The Hoppers

Multi-award winning family group The Hoppers have been singing to global audiences for over 55 years with appearances ranging from presidential religious inaugural ceremonies and New York's Carnegie Hall to singing conventions and church platforms. They will perform at the Meramec Music Theatre on Aug. 18 at 6 p.m. Tickets range from $15 to $25. info

6 p.m.


18 Saturday August 18, 2018 • 7 p.m. • Fabulous Fox Theatre • $25 - $100

Cameo, Doug E. Fresh, and Love Jones

Mathews-Dickey proudly hosts the Martin L. Mathews Awards Program and Benefit Concert at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Aug. 18. The evening kicks off at 7 p.m. with a crisp one-hour awards show named in honor of the organization’s Co-Founder Martin Luther Mathews.  This Soul Funk Fest features artists Cameo, Doug E. Fresh, Love Jones and is hosted by comedian Darius Bradford. Tickets range from $25 to $100. info

7 p.m.


18 Saturday August 18, 2018 • 8 a.m. • Kauffman Stadium • See website

Royals Charities 5K Walk/Run

In celebration of the Royals 50th Season, join us for the Royals Charities 5K Retro Run/Walk at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Participants will be able to run on the field of your Kansas City Royals as part of the 5K course. Each runner/walker will receive a Royals retro t-shirt and a Royals ticket to an upcoming game at Kauffman Stadium with race registration. Prizes will be awarded to the top overall male and female runners as well as the best dressed participants. It will start at 8 a.m. info

8 a.m.


19 Sunday August 19, 2018 • 7:00 p.m. • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • $49 - $89 plus applicable fees

Kauffman Center Presents: Happy Together Tour 2018

Happy Together Tour 2018 Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM Muriel Kauffman Theatre | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Relive the countless solid gold hits of the 1960s and 1970s with the Happy Together Tour. Tickets for this event range from $49 to $89 plus applicable fees and are available now. The Happy Together Tour crosses the country for its ninth consecutive year this summer, featuring six headline artists who delivered the biggest hits of the era: The Turtles, Chuck Negron (formerly of Three Dog Night), Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, The Association, Mark Lindsay (former lead… info

1601 Broadway Blvd., Kansas City, MO, 64108
7:00 p.m.
RSVP
8169947222


19 Sunday August 19, 2018 • 7 p.m. • Kauffman Center • $49 - $89

Happy Together Tour 2018

Relive the countless solid gold hits of the 1960s and 1970s with the Happy Together Tour. The tour crosses the country for its ninth consecutive year this summer, featuring six headline artists who delivered the biggest hits of the era: The Turtles, Chuck Negron (formerly of Three Dog Night), Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, The Association, Mark Lindsay (former lead singer of Paul Revere & The Raiders), and The Cowsills. This all-star ensemble brings classic tunes to the stage, including “Happy Together,” “Joy To The World” and “Never My Love.” Tickets for this event range from $49 to $89… info

7 p.m.


20 Monday August 20, 2018 • 7 p.m. • Mid-Continent Public Library • See website

Millie Edwards

Join Mid-Continent Public Library as we share with you Millie Edwards, one of Kansas City's best kept jazz secrets! As a musician, Millie Edwards performs solo and as part of The Wild Women of Kansas City. Millie Edwards will transport your soul from its very depths to heights from which it will soar. She will perform on Aug. 20 at at 7 p.m. at the Mid-Continent Public Library. info

7 p.m.


20 Monday August 20, 2018 • 5 p.m. • Grand Ballroom • See website

KC Animal Health Corridor's Annual Homecoming Dinner

This August, we will host the animal health industry in Kansas City for an exclusive gathering of industry CEOs and leaders from across the country and around the world. It will be on Aug. 20 starting at 5 p.m. at Grand Ballroom in the KC Convention Center. info

5 p.m.


20 Monday August 20, 2018 • 3 p.m. • TBA • See website

KC Animal Health Corridor's Market Insight Seminar

Join fellow animal health leaders in Kansas City this August for the 3rd KC Animal Health Corridor Market Insight Seminar. It's on Aug. 20 at 3 p.m. The venue is not yet announced. info

3 p.m.


21 Tuesday August 21, 2018 • 9 p.m. • CrossroadsKC • $30 - $81.50

TOTO

Toto will perform at CrossroadsKC on Aug. 21 at 9 p.m. Tickets range from $30 to $81.50. info

9 p.m.


21 Tuesday August 21, 2018 • 6 p.m. • Midwest Genealogy Center • See website

Researching Your German Ancestors

Do you have a German ancestor in your family tree? Learn the basic methods for completing German genealogy research. A brief history of Germany and former German lands will be presented, as well as resources available at Midwest Genealogy Center and online. It will take place at the Midwest Genealogy Center on Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. info

6 p.m.


21 Tuesday August 21, 2018 • 6:45AM • Church of the Nativity • $5-$10

Catholic Business Network Breakfast Event

Guest speaker Dr. Joseph C. Roetheli will be holding a presentation titled Inventor-Entrepreneur-Philanthropist. RSVP to rsvp@catholicbusinessnetwork.net See website for more about Dr. Roetheli or more details: http://www.catholicbusinessnetwork.net/News_and_Events.html info

119th and Mission Road, Leawood, KS, 66209
6:45AM


21 Tuesday August 21, 2018 • 7:30 a.m. • Grand Ballroom • See website

KC Animal Health Investment Forum

The KC Animal Health Investment Forum is set for Aug. 21 at the Grand Ballroom in the KC Convention Center. It will start at 7:30 a.m. and end at 6 p.m. info

7:30 a.m.


22 Wednesday August 22, 2018 • 6:30 p.m. • Midwest Genealogy Center • See website

Finding Your Italian Ancestors

If you have located where in the home country your ancestors are from, this class will show you how to locate and request Italian civil records online to discover more about them. Participants will learn about the history of record keeping in Italy, the types of records available, and how to extract information from them. It will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Midwest Genealogy Center on Aug. 22. info

6:30 p.m.


22 Wednesday August 22, 2018 • 7 p.m. • Midland Theatre • $32.50

Jeremih

Jeremih will perform at the Midland Theatre on Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $32.50. info

7 p.m.


22 Wednesday August 22, 2018 • 7:30 p.m. • Starlight Theatre • $29.50 - $107

Niall Horan

Niall Horan, who has sold more than 70 million records as part of One Direction, launched his solo career with the singles “This Town” and “Slow Hands,” which have each achieved Platinum certification (or higher) in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Netherlands. In fact, “Slow Hands” went straight to No. 1 in 44 countries. It was named as one of the “Best Songs of 2017 So Far” by Billboard and has more than 820 million streams worldwide. Horan has been honored with numerous awards in 2017, including People’s Choice, Teen Choice, Radio Disney Music and iHeartRadio MMVA awards.… info

7:30 p.m.


23 Thursday August 23, 2018 • 7 p.m. • KC Live! • Free

Randy Rogers Band

Miller Lite Hot Country Nights presents Randy Rogers Band for the #HCNKC season finale on Thursday, August 23, 2018! The show is FREE to attend! Purchase your VIP Terrace tickets today to enjoy the show from a reserved space with direct access to a full-service bar and restrooms. The show will begin at 7 p.m. info

7 p.m.


23 Thursday August 23, 2018 • 8 p.m. • CrossroadsKC • $21.50 - $71.50

BoDeans

BoDeans will perform at CrossroadsKC at 8 p.m. on Aug. 23. Tickets range from $21.50 to $71.50. info

8 p.m.


23 Thursday August 23, 2018 • 5:30PM-7:00PM • Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City • See website

Newcomers Reception

The annual Newcomers Reception is less than a month away! Hosted by the Urban League of Greater Kansas City and the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, you don’t want to miss this opportunity to network with KC’s corporate, educational, and community leaders of color. Register now: http://frbkc.custhelp.com/ci/documents/detail/2/UL2018Reg  info

1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO, 64198
5:30PM-7:00PM


24 Friday August 24, 2018 • 7:00 pm • Tiff n Jay's • 60

Midnight at the Masquerade

The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in Kansas City and surrounding areas throughout Missouri. Join us for a night of intrigue, deception, and delicious food in this comedic thriller! Please Visit Our Website: https://www.grimprov.com info

700 NE Woods Chapel Rd, Lee's Summit, MO, 64064
7:00 pm
RSVP
8886432583


24 Friday August 24, 2018 • 4-7PM • Solarium Lounge at The Fontaine • Free (donation recommended)

Fontaine Fridays

Social hour every Friday located in the Solarium Lounge at The Fontaine hotel. From 4-7PM, gather for live music, food and cocktails with happy hour pricing upstairs in Parker, the hotel's rooftop bar and restaurant. Also featured is a build-your-own sundae bar, all proceeds going toward the charity Give Kids the World. Event is free and open to the public. info

901 West 48th Place, Kansas City, MO, 64112
4-7PM


24 Friday August 24, 2018 • 7 p.m. • CrossroadsKC • $28 - $76.50

Wyclef Jean

Wyclef Jean will perform at CrossroadsKC on Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $28 to $76.50. info

7 p.m.


25 Saturday August 25, 2018 • 9:00 am • Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity • Free

Kansas City Ballet Presents “KC Dance Day”

August 25, 2018 Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity at 500 W. Pershing Rd., Kansas City, MO 64108 Enjoy our 8th annual KC Dance Day at the Bolender Centerfrom 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with FREE dance classes and FREE performances; even an open rehearsal by Kansas City Ballet dancers! All events take place at the TODD BOLENDER CENTER, 500 W. PERSHING, just west of Union Station.   Visit our website, kcballet.org, for more information. info

500 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO, 64108 map it
9:00 am
RSVP


25 Saturday August 25, 2018 • 9 a.m. • Main Street Coffee House • See website

Historic Independence Walking Tour

Walk in the footsteps of early Independence residents, and experience western expansion, the Civil War, outlaws, pioneer settlers, and Harry Truman. A one-hour tour of the historic Independence Square takes you to places and events of the past. Please meet at the Main Street Coffee House located at 107 S. Main St. #100 in Independence, MO. It will start at 9 a.m. on Aug. 25. info

9 a.m.


25 Saturday August 25, 2018 • 6 p.m. • CrossroadsKC • $25 - $76.50

Redneck Throwdown: Moonshine Bandits

Backwoods bravado, patriot’s pride, country soul, keg-thumping beats — these are the qualities that Moonshine Bandits have championed since they began burning up the California club circuit back in 2003. The concert will be at CrossroadsKC on Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. Tickets range from $25 to $76.50. info

6 p.m.


25 Saturday August 25, 2018 • 9:30 a.m. • Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park • See website

Tiny Tot Triathlon

Kids ages 3–9 years old will bike, get wet, run and go down an inflatable slide on their way to the finish line! It will be on Aug. 25 at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park at 9:30 a.m. info

9:30 a.m.


25 Saturday August 25, 2018 • 2 p.m. • National Frontier Trails Museum • $5

Women on the Santa Fe Trail: Lecture

Join the Friends of the National Frontier Trails Museum and the Santa Fe Trail Association Missouri River Outfitters Chapter for a lecture by historian Dr. Leo Oliva exploring female writers on the Santa Fe Trail. Dr. Oliva is the author of several historical works, covering the Santa Fe Trail, the Frontier Army, and 19th Century Kansas. Before the lecture, the Friends of NFTM will hold their annual meeting, open to current and prospective members. Light refreshments provided. Admission is $5, free to members of the Missouri River Outfitters. It will start at 2 p.m. at the National Frontier Trails Museum… info

2 p.m.


25 Saturday August 25, 2018 • 8 p.m. • Midland Theatre • $34.99

David Cross

Emmy Award winner and Grammy Award nominee David Cross is an inventive performer, writer, and producer on stage and screens both big and small. He'll make a stop at the Midland Theatre on Aug. 25 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $34.99. info

8 p.m.


25 Saturday August 25, 2018 • 8 p.m. • VooDoo Lounge • $35

Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley will perform at the VooDoo Lounge on Aug. 25 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35. info

8 p.m.


25 Saturday August 25, 2018 • 10 a.m. • OP Convention Center • See website

Midwest Ability Summit

The Midwest Ability Summit (formerly the Kansas City Ability Expo) is collaboration between several metro-wide organizations. Their purpose is to create a truly metro-wide ability expo for those with disabilities and older adults, their families, caregivers, healthcare professionals and as an educational opportunity for the entire Greater Kansas City community. It will be at the Overland Park Convention Center on Aug. 25 at 10 a.m. info

10 a.m.


26 Sunday August 26, 2018 • 7 p.m. • Sprint Center • $39.75 - $89.75

Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan headlining “What Makes You Country Tour” this summer, stops by Sprint Center on Aug. 26. Special guests Jon Pardi and Morgan Wallen will join Bryan on stage in Kansas City. The show will start at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $39.75 to $89.75. info

7 p.m.


26 Sunday August 26, 2018 • 8 a.m. • Corporate Woods Office Park • See website

Head for the Cure 5K

Bring your friends and family to pick up your packets and start the weekend off with the annual Head for the Cure Expo! Enjoy special promotions, prizes, Head for the Cure exclusive merchandise, learn about our beneficiaries and much more as you pick up your packets.  It will be at Corporate Woods at 8 a.m. on Aug. 26. info

8 a.m.


26 Sunday August 26, 2018 • 10 a.m. • OP Convention Center • See website

India Fest 2018

Celebrate India Fest 2018 with artifacts, food, jewelry, clothes, sales, dances, and a gala fashion parade! Free admission at the door and ticket link to register a booth. It will be at the OP Convention Center on Aug. 26 at 10 a.m. info

10 a.m.


29 Wednesday August 29, 2018 • 6:30 p.m. • Mid-Continent Public Library • See website

J.R.R. Tolkien and the Legacy of WWI

The life of J.R.R. Tolkien was shaped by his experiences during World War I and time spent fighting in the Somme. Learn how the war and Tolkien’s wartime experiences influenced his works. This will be on Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mid-Continent Public Library.  info

6:30 p.m.


29 Wednesday August 29, 2018 • 8 p.m. • CrossroadsKC • $30 - $81.50

Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge will perform at CrossroadsKC on Aug. 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $30 to $81.50. info

8 p.m.


31 Friday August 31, 2018 • 4-7PM • Solarium Lounge at The Fontaine • Free (donation recommended)

Fontaine Fridays

Social hour every Friday located in the Solarium Lounge at The Fontaine hotel. From 4-7PM, gather for live music, food and cocktails with happy hour pricing upstairs in Parker, the hotel's rooftop bar and restaurant. Also featured is a build-your-own sundae bar, all proceeds going toward the charity Give Kids the World. Event is free and open to the public. info

901 West 48th Place, Kansas City, MO, 64112
4-7PM


31 Friday August 31, 2018 • 8 p.m. • The Truman • $25 - $27

Shakey Graves

Back in December 2017, Shakey Graves proclaimed on his Twitter page, “Next album. New sound. Sell your suspenders.” The tweet was tongue-in-cheek, but Alejandro Rose-Garcia, the Austin native who’s been plying his trade as Shakey Graves since 2007, was making a dead-serious point about his latest album, Can’t Wake Up (Dualtone, out May 4). This ambitious, audacious work heralds an artistic metamorphosis for the 30-year-old veteran, whose risk-taking in painting outside the lines has been rewarded tenfold. He will perform at the Truman on Aug. 31 at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $25 to $27. info

8 p.m.


31 Friday August 31, 2018 • 8 p.m. • Starlight Theatre • $29 - $100

Jason Mraz

American singer-songwriters Jason Mraz and Brett Dennen bring their GOOD VIBES tour to Starlight Theatre on Friday, Aug. 31. The show will start at 8 p.m., and tickets range from $29 to $100. info

8 p.m.


31 Friday August 31, 2018 • 8 p.m. • CrossroadsKC • Free

Nick Schnebelen Band

The Nick Schnebelen Band will perform a free show at CrossroadsKC on Aug. 31 at 8 p.m. info

8 p.m.