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Featured Events

01 Friday March 1, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel • See website

ICM Orchestra Performance

Park International Center for Music is proud to bring a wide array of world class musical performances to the Kansas City metro area. Don’t miss your chance to see and hear amazing artists who are filling the top concert halls around the globe. This performance will be held at the Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on March 1. info

7:30 p.m.


01 Friday March 1, 2019 • See website • Fabulous Fox Theatre • TBA

Rock of Ages

Broadway’s Best Party is turning up the volume to ten! The ROCK OF AGES Tenth Anniversary Tour is blazing across North America! It will be at the Fabulous Fox Theatre from March 1 through 3. Showtimes vary by day. Individual tickets are not on sale yet. info

See website


01 Friday March 1, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Midland Theatre • $27.50 - $77.50

Lauren Daigle

Lauren Daigle will be at the Midland Theatre on March 1. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $27.50 to $77.50. info

7:30 p.m.


01 Friday March 1, 2019 • 8 a.m. • Union Station • See website

Community Leadership Development Summit

The Junior League of KCMO will hold the Community Leadership Development Summit on March 1 at Union Station. Festivities will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. info

8 a.m.


01 Friday March 1, 2019 • TBA • TBA • $150

Absolutely Incredible Kid Day: Benefit Lunch

Camp fire will host the Absolutely Incredible Kid Day: Benefit Lunch on March 1. Admission is $150. More information will later be announced. info

TBA


02 Saturday March 2, 2019 • TBA • Downtown Liberty • See website

Liberty Hospital Half-Marathon/Jewel 5K

Coming in 2019! An ALL-NEW race course featuring historic downtown Liberty! Join us in Kansas City, Missouri’s Northland for the Liberty Hospital Half Marathon/Jewell 5K. It will take place March 2, and more details are to come. info

TBA


02 Saturday March 2, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Folly Theater • $36.50 - $91.50

Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Jeremy Denk, Pianist

Founded in 1958 by Sir Neville Marriner, the London-based Academy of St. Martin in the Fields is recognized as one of the world's greatest chamber orchestras. Pianist Jeremy Denk, winner of a MacArthur Fellowship and one of the finest pianists of his generation, will join the Academy from the keyboard. The planned program includes captivating works by Mozart, Britten, Haydn, Albinoni, and more. It will be held at Folly Theater from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on March 2. Single tickets will be available on Aug. 1 and range from $36.50 to $91.50. info

7:30 p.m.


02 Saturday March 2, 2019 • 8 a.m. • Park University • Free

Nursing Open House

This event is especially for prospective nursing majors at Park University. Meet our nursing faculty, tour our state-of-the-art labs and even see a live simulation! It will take place at the Academic Plaza at Park University. Check back for upcoming dates. It will be on March 2 and will last from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. info

8 a.m.


02 Saturday March 2, 2019 • TBA • KC Convention Center • See website

Kansas City Heart Ball

A celebration of creating and sharing. Our evening celebrates: our work and mission; our donors and volunteers; and — most importantly — the lives saved and improved because of everyone’s effort. The Heart Ball promises to be an engaging evening of fun and passion bringing community and philanthropic leaders together. Last year, our Heart Ball campaign raised just over $71 million nation-wide allowing us to fund life-saving research and prevention programs in your community and across the country. 2019's Heart Ball will be on March 2 at the KC Convention Center. More details will later be announced. info

TBA


02 Saturday March 2, 2019 • TBA • TBA • See website

Trivia Night for Sunflower House

The annual trivia night benefiting Sunflower House will be held March 2. More details will later be announced. info

TBA


03 Sunday March 3, 2019 • 5 p.m. • See website

Cabaret for Rose Brooks

The 32nd Anniversary Cabaret is on Sunday, March 3, 2019, and we invite you to join us for an evening of elegance and entertainment at this life-saving event. Looking Forward To 2019 Cabaret! Cabaret raises life-saving funds for the families and pets of Rose Brooks Center, and we are once again setting the stage for another exciting event in 2019! We, along with Event Chairs, Mark and Mary Jorgenson, invite you to join us for an evening of fine dining with friends and community leaders, with a performance by a star from stage or screen. Throughout its 31-year history, CABARET… info

5 p.m.


03 Sunday March 3, 2019 • 5 p.m. • Sheraton Crown Center • See website

Rose Brooks Cabaret

Cabaret raises life-saving funds for the families and pets of Rose Brooks Center, and we are once again setting the stage for another exciting event in 2019! We, along with Event Chairs, Mark and Mary Jorgenson, invite you to join us for an evening of fine dining with friends and community leaders, with a performance by a star from stage or screen. Throughout its 31-year history, CABARET has helped Rose Brooks Center provide care for more than 300,000 adults, children, and their pets. We hope you will stand with us as we work together to end the cycle of domestic… info

5 p.m.


05 Tuesday March 5, 2019 • 6:00PM • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • Free

Free Symphony Happy Hour Concert: Soak Up the Baroque

Bring friends and co-workers to the Kansas City Symphony for a FREE chamber music performance featuring music from the Baroque period. From a Johann Christian Bach woodwind quintet to Johann Sebastian Bach's Orchestra Suite No. 2 with the famous Badinerie, we've got your Baroque fix covered. Come early for a drink in the Kauffman Center's Brandmeyer Great Hall with its panoramic views; cash bars open at 5 p.m. Reserve your FREE general admission tickets in advance starting January 15. info

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
6:00PM


05 Tuesday March 5, 2019 • See website • Fabulous Fox Theatre • TBA

Bat Out of Hell

The streets are heating up as young, rebellious leader Strat falls in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the most powerful man in post-apocalyptic Obsidian. This exhilarating tale of star-crossed lovers “changed the way musicals are staged forever” (North West End) with its boundary pushing spectacle, thrilling performances and Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf’s legendary hits. Winner of Best Musical at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2017 and nominated for 8 WhatsOnStage awards in 2018, Jim Steinman’s BAT OUT OF HELL The Musical makes its debut at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. It will be from March 5 through 10. Showtimes… info

See website


06 Wednesday March 6, 2019 • Free

Kansas City Auto Show

Please see website for more details. www.kcautoshow.com info


06 Wednesday March 6, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • $65, $135

Metallica

Metallica announces tickets for the WorldWired Tour stop at Sprint Center will go onsale to the general public Friday, March 16. The in-the-round production will visit the arena in Kansas City on March 6, 2019. http://www.sprintcenter.com/events/detail/metallica-1 info

7:30 p.m.


06 Wednesday March 6, 2019 • TBA • Bartle Hall • TBA

2019 Kansas City Auto Show

Hundreds of new vehicles all in one place, classic cars, food trucks and a beer and wine garage, have come together for the event you've been waiting for all year, the Kansas City Auto Show. It will be held in Bartle Hall at the KC Convention Center from March 6 to 10. More details are to be announced. info

TBA


07 Thursday March 7, 2019 • TBD • See website

MIAA Basketball Tournament

For more information on this event, please click here. Organizer MIAA Phone: 816-421-6422 Website: http://www.themiaa.com/ info

TBD


07 Thursday March 7, 2019 • 7:30AM-8:30AM • Centerview • Free

Heroes of Hope

The Heroes of Hope Breakfast raises awareness and funds for the programs and services offered by Hope Haven to survivors of domestic and sexual violence. This one-hour breakfast educates the community on the mission of Hope Haven. Guests will have the opportunity to make a gift to Hope Haven if they so choose. Tickets are free. Table Captains Needed (host you and six guests at a table): We are in need of table captains that will invite 6 other community members to learn about the programs going on at Hope Haven and ways they can impact the women, men, and children we serve.… info

227 Municipal Circle, Raymore, MO, 64083
7:30AM-8:30AM


07 Thursday March 7, 2019 • See website

Good Morning for Health

The event benefiting the Southwest Boulevard Family will be held on Thursday, March 7. Stay tuned for more information!  info


07 Thursday March 7, 2019 • 7:30AM-9:00AM • Quality Hill Playhouse • Free

Good Morning for Health

Southwest Boulevard Family Healthcare presents Good Morning for Health - Building a Healthy Community.  Join us for great food and a great event on Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 7:30AM-9:00AM at Quality Hill Playhouse (303 W. 10th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105). info

303 W. 10th Street,, Kansas City, MO, 64105
7:30AM-9:00AM


08 Friday March 8, 2019 • 8 p.m. • Kauffman Center • TBA

KC Symphony: Mendelssohn's "Scottish"

Rossini’s William Tell Overture gallops out of the gate in this energetic concert, followed by pianist Alessio Bax who returns to perform Barber’s technically demanding Piano Concerto. Mendelssohn’s boyhood trip to Scotland inspired his Symphony No. 3, “Scottish.” Esteemed conductor Edo de Waart leads us through Mendelssohn’s lilting score with its impressions of ancient palace ruins, an old bagpipe melody and lively Scottish dances. It will be held at the Kauffman Center from March 8 to 10 at 8 p.m. for Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. for Sunday. Tickets are not yet on sale. info

8 p.m.


08 Friday March 8, 2019 • 10 a.m. • OP Convention Center • Free for children 12 and under, adults $12 at the door, $10 online

Johnson County Home and Garden Show

The annual Johnson County Home and Garden Show is set to be held at the Overland Park Convention Center from March 8 to 10. Showtimes are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. except for Sunday, which is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Children 12 and under are admitted for free, but adults must pay either $12 at the door or $10 online.  info

10 a.m.


08 Friday March 8, 2019 • TBA • TBA • TBA

Junior League of KCMO's Party with a Purpose

The Junior League of KCMO will present Party with a Purpose on March 8, 2019. More details are to be announced. info

TBA


08 Friday March 8, 2019 • See website.

ALS Association Mid-America Chapter; A Night of Hope

Night of Hope is an evening of entertainment, excitement and celebration. This annual benefit honors the supporters who make our work possible. At Night of Hope, we recognize an outstanding supporter with the George Brett Award for Commitment and a person living with ALS with the Tom Watson Award for Courage. Come enjoy wonderful food, an exciting live auction and fun surprises info


09 Saturday March 9, 2019 • 8 a.m. • Downtown Kansas City • See website

Kansas City's Big 12 Run

Kick off March basketball by participating in Kansas City’s Big 12 Run.  The course begins and ends in the heart of downtown Kansas City.  Choose from the 1 mile, 5K, or 12K or run the 1 mile plus either the 5K or 12K.  Runners of all experience levels are encouraged to participate in this family-friendly event.  Strollers are welcome for the 1 mile and 5K race. All participants in the 12K or 5K who cross the finish line will receive a finisher’s medal. It will be on March 9 in downtown Kansas City. The 1-mile race starts at 8 a.m., and 5K… info

8 a.m.


09 Saturday March 9, 2019 • 8 p.m. • Folly Theater • TBA

Kurt Elling Quintet

Named by the New York Times as “the standout male vocalist of our time.”, Kurt Elling performs at the historic Folly Theater on March 9th. A GRAMMY winner and 12-time GRAMMY nominee, Elling has been awarded two German Echo Awards, two Prix Billie Holiday from the Academie du Jazz in Paris, the Dutch Edison and the Edison Oeuvreprijs. He has been named Jazz Ambassador by the nation of Poland. Within the United States, Kurt was named “Male Singer of the Year” by the DownBeat Critics Poll for fourteen consecutive years and by The Jazz Journalists Association on eight occasions. It will take… info

8 p.m.


09 Saturday March 9, 2019 • 11:00AM • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • Free

Young Artist Competition Finals

Hear Kansas City's future stars in the Symphony's 2019 Woman's City Club Charitable Foundation Young Artist Competition finals. Young musicians compete on stage in Helzberg Hall for the opportunity to perform with the Kansas City Symphony. Cash prizes nearing $2,000, including an Audience Favorite prize, will be awarded. The preliminary round takes place Saturday, February 2 at the Bell Cultural Events Center at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas, and is open to students ages 13-18. The Symphony must receive applications by Wednesday, January 23 at 5 p.m. info

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
11:00AM


09 Saturday March 9, 2019 • 2-4pm • Powell Gardens • FREE with General Admission

Drop in and Draw

Drop in and Draw! Celebrate the opening of Flores de Color and draw from live fresh flowers with our featured artists in the Grand Hall of the Visitor Center. Fun for all ages! Refreshments provided. Free with garden admission! When: Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 2:00PM -4:00PM Where: Powell Gardens (1609 NW Hwy. 50, Kingsville, MO 64061)   info

1609 NW U.S. Hwy 50, Kingsville, MO, 64061 map it
2-4pm
(816) 697-2600


10 Sunday March 10, 2019 • 07:00pm • Tiff n Jay's • 60

Totally 80s Totally Murder

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/mystery-parties/ info

700 NE Woods Chapel Rd
700 NE Woods Chapel Rd, Lee's Summit, MO, 64064
07:00pm
RSVP
888-643-2583


12 Tuesday March 12, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Kansas City Music Hall • See website

Anastasia: The New Broadway Musical

Inspired by the beloved film, ANASTASIA transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family. It will be held at the Kansas City Music Hall from March 12 to 17. All performances are at 7:30 p.m. except for March 16 at… info

7:30 p.m.


12 Tuesday March 12, 2019 • See website • Fabulous Fox Theatre • TBA

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation. It will be at the Fabulous Fox Theatre from March 12 through 17. Single tickets are not yet on sale, and showtimes vary by day. info

See website


13 Wednesday March 13, 2019 • 7:00pm • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • $39-$89

Anoushka Shankar

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. Helzberg Hall | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar is a singular figure in the Indian classical and progressive world music scenes. Tickets for this event range from $39 to $89 plus applicable fees and go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 13. Deeply rooted in the Indian classical music tradition, Anoushka Shankar began studying sitar at age 9 with her father and guru, the late Ravi Shankar. She made her professional debut at age 13 and earned her first of six GRAMMY… info

1601 Broadway Blvd., Kansas City, MO, 64108
7:00pm


13 Wednesday March 13, 2019 • TBA • Sprint Center • TBA

Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship

The Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship will once again take over Kansas City on March 13-16, 2019. In 2015, the Big 12 Conference announced the Championship staying in Kansas City through 2020. It will take place at the Sprint Center, and ticket sales information is to be announced. info

TBA


15 Friday March 15, 2019 • 8:30 a.m. • UMKC Bloch Heritage Hall • $280

Prospect Research and Proposal Writing

The most effective proposal writers have “done their homework.” They know the most likely funding sources for their agency and its programs, and they know what the grant-maker wants to see in a proposal. In this course, students will examine the relationship between comprehensive systematic prospect research and proposal writing. They will explore printed materials and databases that can help them find likely funding sources; study proposal writing techniques; and review samples of proposals that were actually funded. It will be held at UMKC's Bloch Heritage Hall on March 15 and April 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The… info

8:30 a.m.


15 Friday March 15, 2019 • TBA • OP Convention Center • TBA

Naka-Kon 2019

Every year, we bring your favorite voice actors, musicians, cosplayers, artists, designers, and industry experts to the Overland Park Convention Center. Catch guest panels and performances, be part of our cosplay competitions, enter contests, and learn about working in the anime, manga, and music industries. It will be held from March 15 to 17, and more information is to be announced. info

TBA


16 Saturday March 16, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Kauffman Center • TBA

Cosi Fan Tutte

With a name that practically screams "master manipulator," the cynical Don Alfonso goads two friends into making a not-so-friendly wager. Its outcome will either defend the virtue of the two sisters they love, or expose a duplicitous streak inherent in all women. Unknown to their brides-to-be, a battle of the sexes has begun, and the two men set out to test the faithfulness of their fiances, but end up tempting Fate in the process. It will be held at the Kauffman Center March 16, 20, 22 and 24. All dates' performances start at 7:30 except for March 24 at 2… info

7:30 p.m.


16 Saturday March 16, 2019 • 7:30PM • Missouri Theater • $5-$45

Saint Joseph Symphony: Myths, Monsters, Faeries, & Fantasies

The table is set for an extraordinary fest. Who are the honored guests? Mendelssohn’s enchanted Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Eve. The haunting house spirit of Anatoly Lyadov’s Kikimora. Zoltán Kodály’s turbulent Háry Jonás Suite. And at the head of the table, the bedazzling Suite from Stravinsky’s ballet, Petrushka! Ticket prices vary. info

717 Edmond St, St. Joseph, MO, 64501
7:30PM


16 Saturday March 16, 2019 • 2PM-4PM • Brookside • Free to the public

39th Annual St. Pat's Warm Up Parade

The annual Brookside St. Patrick’s Warm-Up Parade is a fun, family-oriented event occurring the Saturday before St. Patrick's Day. The parade draws participants and spectators from around the metro and kicks off a spirit-filled week in Kansas City celebrating St. Patrick's Day. Whether marching, dancing, walking or riding vehicles ranging from red wagons and bikes to floats and classic cars, the entrants, music and other festivities are sure to entertain groups and families of all ages. Entries include bands, drill teams, Irish dancers, bagpipers, the mounted patrol, and dogs of all shapes and sizes including Basset Hounds, Great Danes and… info

Kansas City, MO
2PM-4PM


16 Saturday March 16, 2019 • 10am-4pm • Pierson Hall, UMKC's Student Success Center • $10 per kid when registered online or $15 at the door (kids 3 and under free)

City Imagineerium

City Imagineerium     Come help us build the most amazing city! Kids from all over town are invited to spend the day building the City of Their Dreams! Saturday morning, as kids arrive for this huge event, they will “apply” for a building permit, be issued a “plot of land” and mountains of recycled materials. Then, they can spend as long as they like building their dream city. This is the Seventh Annual City Imagineerium build. Last year, over 300 people participated in the build. To see a video recap of a build day, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPiM5ToE6PE. As you will… info

5000 Holmes, KCMO, MO, 64110
10am-4pm
RSVP


17 Sunday March 17, 2019 • 11 am • Downtown Kansas City • Free

Kansas City St. Patrick's Day Parade

We are thrilled to announce the theme of the 2019 Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day Parade – “Shamrocks & Shenanigans”.  We are looking forward to seeing how all of our entries put their own spin on the theme. Parade starts at 11AM. Route begins at Linwood & Broadway and proceeds south along Broadway to 43rd Street. Visit link below to visit the website/ for more information about the parade. https://www.kcirishparade.com   info

11 am


18 Monday March 18, 2019 • 8:30am to 4:30pm • Powell Gardens • $225 per student

Hideout at Powell Gardens: Fort-Building Day Camp

Hideout at Powell Gardens: Fort-Building Day Camp March 18-22 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily Daily aftercare is available Monday-Thursday until 5:30 p.m. for $10 per student Imaginations will run wild at this day camp providing opportunities for your first or second grader to design and construct play homes, forts, and hideouts during spring break! Each day features a theme focused on the lives of birds, terrestrial insects, mammals, aquatic insects, or humans in the gardens, on the Byron Shutz Nature Trail, and in some areas that visitors rarely get to explore. Children will investigate Powell Gardens’ resident builders… info

1609 NW U.S. Hwy 50, Kingsville , MO, 64061
8:30am to 4:30pm
RSVP
(816) 697-2600 ext 306


20 Wednesday March 20, 2019 • TBA • Municipal Auditorium • TBA

NAIA Men's Basketball Championship

The 82nd annual NAIA Men's Basketball Championship will take place at Municipal Auditorium from March 20 to 26. There is more information to come. info

TBA


21 Thursday March 21, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Kauffman Center • $36.50 - $91.50

San Francisco Symphony

Michael Tilson Thomas is the longest-tenured music director at any major American orchestra, now in his 23rd season. He will step down from his post in 2020, making this his final U.S. tour as San Francisco Symphony's revered music director. The concert will feature music by Ravel and Sibelius, and Christian Tetzlaff will play Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3. The event will be at the Kauffman Center on March 21 at 7:30 p.m. Single tickets become available on Aug. 1, and they range from $36.50 to $91.50. info

7:30 p.m.


21 Thursday March 21, 2019 • All day • See website • See website

Camp Fire's Absolutely Incredible Kid Day

Camp Fire will host the Absolutely Incredible Kid Day on March 21. It will last all day.  info

All day


22 Friday March 22, 2019 • 8 p.m. • Kauffman Center • $31.50 - $66.50

KC Jazz Orchestra: Spring Fever

Embracing the “Lush Life.” The Jazz Orchestra expands with a beautiful string section for an evening of classic love songs in the style of Billy Strayhorn, John Coltrane and Nat King Cole that will both warm your heart and make your toes tap. It will be held at the Kauffman Center on March 22 at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $31.50 to $66.50. info

8 p.m.


22 Friday March 22, 2019 • TBA • KC Convention Center • TBA

Greater Kansas City Home Show

Greater Kansas City Home Show offers an exciting blend of new and familiar faces to help homeowners get a jump start on their spring home and garden projects. Bringing more than 250 builders, remodelers, landscapers, designers and contractors featuring the latest design trends and construction materials. It will be held at the Kansas City Convention Center from March 22 to 24. More information is to come. info

TBA


23 Saturday March 23, 2019 • 8 p.m. • Kauffman Center • TBA

KC Symphony: Whitney Houston's Greatest Hits

Whitney Houston is the most-awarded female act of all time, having sold more than 170 million albums, singles and videos worldwide. Her powerful voice touched our hearts and inspired our souls. Join the Kansas City Symphony and vocal sensation Rashidra Scott for an evening of Whitney’s biggest hits, including “How Will I Know,” “Where Do Broken Hearts Go,” “I Will Always Love You” and many more. It will be held at the Kauffman Center at 8 p.m. on March 23. Tickets are not on sale yet. info

8 p.m.


23 Saturday March 23, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • 1900 Building in Mission Woods, Kan. • See website

Pianist Dang Thai Son

Called “a genuine musician,” by Isaac Stern, Dang Thai Son is one of the great outstanding musicians of our time. Since winning the Chopin Competition, his international career has taken him to more than 40 countries and into such renowned concert halls as Lincoln Center (New York), Barbican Center (London), Salle Pleyel (Paris), Herculessaal (Munich), Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Opera House (Sydney), and Suntory Hall (Tokyo). On his program is Schubert Sonata in C Major D.840 as well as piano works by Chopin. It will take place March 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the 1900 Building in Mission Woods, Kan. info

7:30 p.m.


26 Tuesday March 26, 2019 • See website • Fabulous Fox Theatre • TBA

Waitress

Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles ("Brave," "Love Song"), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam), choreography by Lorin Latarro (Les Dangereuse Liasons, Waiting for Godot) and direction by Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (Hair, Pippin, Finding Neverland). It will come to the Fabulous Fox Theatre from March 26 through April 7. Showtimes vary by day, and single tickets are not yet on sale. info

See website


28 Thursday March 28, 2019 • 7 p.m. • Kauffman Center • TBA

KC Symphony: Carmina Burana

In the wonderfully indulgent Carmina burana, you’ll hear an irresistible, nonstop and thunderous celebration of life, love and the philosophy of carpe diem performed by your Kansas City Symphony and Chorus. One of the most popular classical works of all time, Carmina burana appears in countless movies, TV shows, commercials and sporting events. This musical extravaganza begins with a kaleidoscope of sound in pieces by two prominent American composers, Sarah Kirkland Snider and Augusta Read Thomas. It will be held at the Kauffman Center from March 28 to 31. Thursday's performance is at 7 p.m., Friday's and Saturday's are at 8 p.m., and… info

7 p.m.


28 Thursday March 28, 2019 • 9:30 a.m. • OP Convention Center • See website

AmCon: Design and Manufacturing Expo

Meet face-to-face with some of the finest job shops and contract manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada. Your one stop source for: 3-D printing, additive manufacturing, forming, fabricating, machining, engineering, prototyping, finishing, fasteners, assembly, electronic manufacturing, design, castings, and more! It will take place at the Overland Park Convention Center from March 28 at 9:30 a.m. through April 29 at 3 p.m. info

9:30 a.m.


28 Thursday March 28, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • 1900 Building in Mission Woods, Kan. • See website

Violinist Irina Muresanu

Romanian violinist Irina Muresanu has won the hearts of audiences and critics alike with her “irresistible,” (Boston Globe) exciting, elegant and heartfelt performances of classic, romantic and modern repertoire. The Los Angeles Times has written that her “musical luster, melting lyricism and colorful conception made Irina Muresanu’s performance especially admirable”. Her performances have been frequently cited as among the “Best of Classical Music Performances” by The Boston Globe, most recently for a 2016 recital titled “Rorem, Ravel, and Rags.” It will take place March 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the 1900 Building in Mission Woods, Kan. info

7:30 p.m.


28 Thursday March 28, 2019 • 5:30PM • Boulevard Brewing Company, Muehlebach Suite • $100-$180

Every Girl Evening

Join us on Thursday, March 28 for Every Girl Evening, an event to ensure every girl in Kansas City can participate in Girls on the Run regardless of her ability to pay. This year’s event will honor an outstanding GOTR girl, Heart and Sole girl, and coach. Guests can also participate in a reverse 50/50 raffle, live auction, fund the need, wine pull, Boulevard beer, wine, dinner, and more! When: Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 5:30PM Where: Boulevard Brewing Company, Muehlebach Suite Cost: $180 per pair, $100 per individual -----> *(0ne entry to 50/50 raffle included per ticket, with a… info

2501 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
5:30PM


29 Friday March 29, 2019 • TBA • Sprint Center • TBA

2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Midwest Regional

NCAA March Madness is coming to Kansas City, Missouri! The 2019 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Midwest Regional will take place March 29 & 31, 2019 at Sprint Center. Ticket information is to be announced. info

TBA


29 Friday March 29, 2019 • 9:45 a.m. • Folly Theater • $6

Pete the Cat

When Pete the Cat is caught rocking out after bedtime, the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners –– and boy are they square! Nevertheless, for the groovy blue cat, life is an adventure no matter where you wind up, so the minute Pete walks in the door, he gets the whole family rocking. The whole family, that is, except for young Jimmy Biddle, the most organized second grader on planet earth. The show will be at Folly Theater at both 9:45 and 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $6. info

9:45 a.m.


29 Friday March 29, 2019 • 8 p.m. • Kauffman Center • TBA

KC Symphony: Carmina Burana

In the wonderfully indulgent Carmina burana, you’ll hear an irresistible, nonstop and thunderous celebration of life, love and the philosophy of carpe diem performed by your Kansas City Symphony and Chorus. One of the most popular classical works of all time, Carmina burana appears in countless movies, TV shows, commercials and sporting events. This musical extravaganza begins with a kaleidoscope of sound in pieces by two prominent American composers, Sarah Kirkland Snider and Augusta Read Thomas. The event will take place at the Kauffman Center from March 29 through 31. The first two nights will be at 8 p.m., and Sunday's performance is… info

8 p.m.


29 Friday March 29, 2019 • 6pm - 6am • Mill Valley High School Track • N/A

Relay For Life of Jaguar Nation

At Relay For Life events, no one faces cancer alone. We come together every year at more than 3,500 Relay events around the country to support and celebrate survivors and caregivers. info

5900 Monticello Rd, Shawnee, KS, 66226
6pm - 6am
RSVP
816.218.7151


30 Saturday March 30, 2019 • 7:30pm • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • $49-$99

The Summit: The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6

Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 7:30 P.M. Muriel Kauffman Theatre | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts The Manhattan Transfer meets Take 6 in The Summit, a thrilling musical collaboration that brings together two dynamic vocal groups with more than 20 combined GRAMMY Awards. These powerful ensembles will perform songs from their own catalogues, then join forces on more than a dozen numbers. Tickets for this event range from $49 to $99 plus applicable fees and go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 13. Celebrating their 45th anniversary in 2017, The Manhattan Transfer continues to set… info

1601 Broadway Blvd., Kansas City, MO, 64108
7:30pm


30 Saturday March 30, 2019 • 6:00 • Sheraton Crown Center • $250/ticket

Thirteen Annual Dancing with the Kansas City Stars to Benefit Cristo Rey Kansas City

Dancing with the Kansas City Stars promises to be an extraordinarily elegant foot-tapping event. Join us on Saturday, March 30th, where more than 1,000 people will make a difference in the lives of the students of Cristo Rey college-prep high school. The crescendo of the evening is the all-star dance competition featuring community leaders and local celebrity judges. The Thirteenth Annual Dancing with the Kansas City Stars is set for Saturday, March 30th at the Sheraton Crown Center.  For more information please visit www.dancingwiththekansascitystars.org.     info

6:00


31 Sunday March 31, 2019 • Midnight • OP Convention Center • TBA

Johnson County Contractor Licensing

Johnson County contractors stay up-to-date on the ABC’s of BMPs, Erosion and Sediment Control Done Right and Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector Training. It starts March 31 at midnight and lasts through April 4 at midnight. It will take place at the Overland Park Convention Center. info

Midnight