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Image courtesy of Crown Center.
Image courtesy of Crown Center.

Here’s what’s happening in Kansas City July 14-16


WeekEnder: How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

If you’re looking for a wallet-friendly activity this weekend, Crown Center’s WeekEnder event offers a free movie showing beginning at 9 p.m. Local food trucks and live music will begin at 6 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring their own blankets, lawn chairs, snacks and non-alcoholic drinks to enjoy during the film How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. Click here for more information.


Ice Cream Social

This weekend promises to be a hot one, but you can cool down while you shop at River Market Antiques with a soft-serve ice cream and toppings bar from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The antique mall will also be holding a store-wide sale with 10 to 60 percent off of local treasures. Click here for directions and more information.

Muse at the Museum

The Young Friends of Art’s summer fundraiser takes place Saturday at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art at 7 p.m. Attendees will be able to sip on vodka and gin cocktails from Tom’s Town and snack on local bites from Spin! and Insomnia Cookies until midnight. The party can be enjoyed both inside in the Bloch Lobby and outdoors in the Sculpture Park. Tickets are $80 apiece and can be purchased here.



Watch the Kansas City Zoo become an icy paradise when zookeepers pour two tons of ice in the Polar Bear Passage starting at 11:30 a.m. A specially carved ice sculpture will also be available for the river otters, and different animals will receive icy treats throughout the day. Kids can even get their picture taken with winter princesses and their snowy companions from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Click here for more information.