Union Station Centennial Kickoff: 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5 … Union Station, one of Kansas City’s most prominent landmarks, opened in 1914. Friday’s celebration is the first in a series of events that will commemorate the building’s 100th anniversary. Thousands of people will attend Friday’s free event solely to hail an appearance by Kansas City Chiefs’ players, coaches and cheerleaders in advance of the team’s home opener on Sunday. The sports enthusiasts are likely to be amazed by the subsequent performance by Quixotic. The troupe’s multimedia presentation at the historic site promises to be spectacular. The festivities will conclude with a fireworks display.  Union Station. 816-460-2020. unionstation.org/100years. Free.
Union Station Centennial Kickoff: 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5 … Union Station, one of Kansas City’s most prominent landmarks, opened in 1914. Friday’s celebration is the first in a series of events that will commemorate the building’s 100th anniversary. Thousands of people will attend Friday’s free event solely to hail an appearance by Kansas City Chiefs’ players, coaches and cheerleaders in advance of the team’s home opener on Sunday. The sports enthusiasts are likely to be amazed by the subsequent performance by Quixotic. The troupe’s multimedia presentation at the historic site promises to be spectacular. The festivities will conclude with a fireworks display. Union Station. 816-460-2020. unionstation.org/100years. Free. File photo
Union Station Centennial Kickoff: 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5 … Union Station, one of Kansas City’s most prominent landmarks, opened in 1914. Friday’s celebration is the first in a series of events that will commemorate the building’s 100th anniversary. Thousands of people will attend Friday’s free event solely to hail an appearance by Kansas City Chiefs’ players, coaches and cheerleaders in advance of the team’s home opener on Sunday. The sports enthusiasts are likely to be amazed by the subsequent performance by Quixotic. The troupe’s multimedia presentation at the historic site promises to be spectacular. The festivities will conclude with a fireworks display. Union Station. 816-460-2020. unionstation.org/100years. Free. File photo

This Week in Kansas City, Sept. 4-10: Happy birthday, Union Station!

September 04, 2014 07:00 AM

UPDATED September 04, 2014 12:00 PM

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