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August 24 – 30

Made in America

Thursday, August 27  |  6:30 pm

Kansas City Public Library, Plaza branch

Tummies will definitely growl as chef-owners of Bluestem, Colby and Megan Garrelts, discuss some of the 50 handcrafted recipes in their new book Made in America at the Plaza branch of the Kansas City Public Library.

Wouldn’t It Be Loverly

August 27-30

Crown Center

Prepare to be entertained! The Musical Theater Heritage cast tells the story of the great songwriting team Lerner & Loewe through some of their most beloved songs.

Autumn Splendor Open House

August 27-29

Jamie’s Secret Garden

Discover fashion, decor, gifts and more at this little St. Joseph gem’s fall open house.

City Market Cinema

Friday, August 28  |  9 pm

City Market Park

Wear your loudest golf getup and compete for a hole-in-one winning prize at City Market’s free screening of Caddyshack.

Roots Festival

August 28-29  |  11 am-10 pm

Paola Town Square

Head to Paola for this state championship barbecue cook-off plus two days of live music from artists including Ida McBeth, the Ben Miller Band and Delbert McClinton along with arts & crafts and entertainment for all ages.


White Grape Harvest Party

Saturday, August 29  |  8 am

Jowler Creek Vineyard & Winery

Grab your friends and head to Jowler Creek Vineyard & Winery to help harvest white grapes, then celebrate your hard work with lunch and wine! Reservation info here.

KC Dance Day

Saturday, August 29  |  9 am-6 pm

Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity

Enjoy free dance classes, free performances and even an open rehearsal by Kansas City Ballet dancers at the fifth annual KC Dance Day!

India Fest 2015

Sunday, August 30  |  11 am-5 pm

Overland Park Convention Center

Take in the tastes, sights and sounds of India at this free all-day event. Over 70 booths of food, jewelry and clothes along with traditional dances and a fashion parade give guest a glimpse of the wonder of India.

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