Mistletoe Madness: One-stop gift shopping spot, includes jewelry, blankets, purses, hand crafted items and more, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., The Gamber Center, 4 S.E. Independence Ave., Lee’s Summit. 816-969-1580.
Kansas City Youth Ballet Presents Fall Concert 2013: Opens with scenes from Marius Petipa’s Don Quixote with music by Leon Minkus, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity near Union Station. $5-$10. www.kcballet.org or 816-931-2232.
2nd Annual Pound the Ground Fun Run: The profits will go to support the participants’ choice of any Independence School Districts PTA, 2-mile course, 8:30 a.m., Bingham Middle Middle School, 1716 S. Speck Road, Independence. $15-$60. 816-519-1016.
20th Annual Holly Festival Craft Fair: More than 80 crafts booths, bake shop and more, proceeds to benefit Lee’s Summit Drug Resistance Education DARE program, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday,Bernard Campbell Middle School, 1201 N.E. Colbern Road, Lee’s Summit. Free.
Fundraiser for El Grupo Folklorico Atotonilco: A fun evening for a charity night of Drag Bingo, 3-5 p.m., Hamburger Mary’s, 101 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City. $10 bingo cards.
Independence Veterans Day Tribute: Day-long tribute with free admission for veterans and active military to the Truman Library, with program at 3 p.m. and, weather permitting, a patriotic concert by the Spirit of Independence Concert band at 1:30 p.m., Truman Library and Museum, 500 W. U.S. 24, Independence. Free. 816-325-7979.
Independence Garden Club Meeting: The focus is on bonsais, with Cortney Daven of Heartland nursery, 6:30 p.m., River Boulevard Baptist Church, 3212 N. River Blvd. Free. 816-373-1169 or independencegardenclub.com.
Job and Resource Fair: Aim4Peace and Baker University will host resume workshop at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Brush Creek Community Center, 3801 Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd., Kansas City. 816-513-7902.
WCA Brown Bag Concert Series: Listen to the “Lyric Arts Trio” 12:10 p.m., Immanuel Luthern Church, 1700 Westport Road, Kansas City. Free.
Suicide Awareness Survivors Support Sixth Annual Holiday Memorial Service: Includes candle lighting and slide show of loved ones lost to suicide, speaker Marcy Meyer, integrative health practitioner at Leawood Counseling Center, 2-3:30 p.m., Stine & MClure Chapel, 3235 Gillham Plaza, Kansas City. 913-681-3050 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
10th Annual ReDiscover the Holidays Homes Tour: Seven homes will open their doors this holiday season, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Lakewood Shores, Woodland Shores and Windsor Estates in the Lee’s Summit area. $25. www.rediscovertheholidays.com.
Roaring 20s Gala: Hickman Mills Educational Foundation presents the evening with a silent auction and dinner, 6-8:30 p.m., Armacost Car Museum, 4200 E, 135th St., Grandview. $35 advance, $45 at the door. 816-761-6667.
Thanksgiving Candlelight Luncheon: Adults 50-plus are invited, please RSVP, 11:30 a.m., The Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St., Independence. 816-325-6200
Pilgrim Run: f fun 5K event, with proceeds benefiting the Children’s Programs of the Pilgrim Center, 9 a.m., 3801 Gilham Road, Kansas City. www.pilgrimrun.org.
| Lisa Lopez, email@example.com