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Weekend Roundup

Here’s what’s happening in Kansas City March 24-26


The Tempest

The Performing Arts Series at Johnson County Community College has partnered with the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival for a script-in-hand performance of The Tempest by William Shakespeare at 8 p.m. at Polsky Theatre. The classic tale tells the story of redemption and romance through time-honored Shakespearean characters. Tickets are $12 to $25 and can be purchased here.


Cocktail Class

Learn from the best and brightest Kansas City bartenders Saturday at Julep. You’ll be schooled on the basics of classic and original cocktails, with drink samples and appetizers to go along with the lesson. Tickets are $50 apiece and space is limited, so if you’re interested, snag a seat by clicking here.

Penguin March

Spend your Saturday at the Kansas City Zoo, where you’ll see the Humboldt penguin’s march around Helzberg Penguin Plaza and get up-close and personal with zoo guests. Zookeepers will also be conducting chats as part of the weekend’s Species Spotlight, which will focus on llamas and camels. The llama chat is at 11 a.m., and the camel chat is at 2 p.m. All activities are included with the price of admission.


Food Truck Brunch

The Roasterie’s weekly Food Truck Brunch is back this Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sporting Kansas City will be bringing their mobile futsal court, and admission is free for all. The food trucks available include Tito’s BBQ & Kitchen, Slater’s, Pita for Good and El Tenedor KC.