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Photo courtesy of Crown Center
Photo courtesy of Crown Center

Here’s what’s happening in Kansas City Nov. 18-20


A Christmas Carol

The Kansas City Repertory Theatre brings the classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge and the meaning of Christmas to life Friday at 8 p.m at Spencer Theatre. The lively musical is a must-see, and tickets can be purchased for 25 percent off through Nov. 30 here.

Crown Center Ice Terrace

Dust off your skating skills with a night on the Crown Center Ice Terrace. Whether the temperatures are hot or cold, you’ll be able to enjoy Kansas City’s public outdoor rink until 11 p.m. for a wallet-friendly price of just $6. Admission for kids four and under is free, and adults over the age of 60 will also receive admission free of cost. Click here for hours and skate rental information.


Holidays Kickoff and Lighting Ceremony

Starting at 10 a.m. at Union Station, kids and adults can enjoy a number of hands-on holiday activities, from train rides to face painting and writing letters to Santa. A lighting ceremony will follow the afternoon activities, and Quixotic will perform a free show at 6:30 p.m. For more information about the festive event, click here.


Kansas City Chiefs vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Last week, the Chiefs solidified their No. 1 spot in the AFC West after beating the Carolina Panthers, and Sunday’s game provides the chance to cheer on the home team, whether you’re at Arrowhead Stadium or on your living room couch. Kickoff is at 12 p.m., and will be broadcast on CBS if you want to host a watch party.

Monthly Maker at Boulevard Brewing Co.

If beer and food pairing is your jam, this matchup of Boulevard Brewing Company and KC Canning Co. is the perfect event for you. Not only will you learn about KC Canning Co.’s products and processes, but you’ll also get to taste four different bites paired with Boulevard’s favorite cold weather brews from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Spots are limited for this event, so purchase your ticket here to reserve your seat.