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Photo courtesy of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Photo courtesy of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Here’s what’s happening in Kansas City July 21-23


Park Place Unplugged

On the corner of 116th Place and Ash Street, enjoy a free acoustic performance from artist Erica McKenzie from 5 to 7 p.m. in Park Place. The shopping center will also be holding happy hours at its wide selection of restaurants, from The Grille at Park Place to Pig & Finch and Gordon Biersch. The free music series continues only through the month of July, so don’t miss this week’s performances.


Red, White & ‘Que Book Signing 

If you haven’t already read the latest book from Judith Fertig and Karen Adler, don’t miss the chance to meet the barbecue queens in person Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. at A Thyme For Everything in Lee’s Summit. The free event includes autographs from the authors themselves as well as a complimentary bite to eat. For more information, click here.

Journey at Starlight Theatre 

Limited tickets remain for the summer concert you won’t want to miss. Journey will be back in Kansas City to perform their chart-topping hits starting at 7:30 p.m. at Starlight Theatre. Click here to reserve your seat and prepare to sing along to the band’s most notable songs.


Kansas City’s Big Picnic 

Summer wouldn’t be complete without the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s annual picnic to celebrate the 125th anniversary of KC Parks & Rec. From 4 to 8 p.m., enjoy live music, games, food trucks and more than 30 sculptures at the renowned museum. For more information and performance times, click here.