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Brain: The Inside Story opens Saturday at the Museum at Prairiefire.
Brain: The Inside Story opens Saturday at the Museum at Prairiefire.

Here’s what’s happening in Kansas City, March 5-7

From First Fridays to the Greater Kansas City Auto Show, this weekend is chock-full of things to do.


First Fridays in the Crossroads 

There’s something for everyone at First Fridays in the Crossroads Arts District. Join Farm to Market Bread Company from 5 to 9 p.m. for A Celebration of Beer and Bread, or watch silent movies at the Hocus Pocus event at 17th and Locust. See the full list of options here.


Brain: The Inside Story 

This exhibit by the American Museum of Natural History opens to the public at noon at the Museum at Prairiefire. Viewers can receive guided tours by neuroscience experts from St. Luke’s or participate in brain activities and giveaways. Tickets are $8 to $14 and can be purchased here. The exhibit runs through March 31.

Pawtini 2016: Poodle Skirts & Cat-illacs 

We’re all about a theme party, but especially when the cause benefits the Great Plains SPCA. From 6:30 p.m. to midnight at Union Station, enjoy live music from Private Stock and an auction that will help find homes for those furry friends that need it most.


Greater Kansas City International Auto Show 

Live music, food trucks, craft beers and a special corner to keep the kids entertained- this year’s auto show has the basics covered. The annual event at the Kansas City Convention Center takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday and offers the chance to ogle at the classics and get behind the wheel of your dream mobile.

Girl Scout Cookies & Wine Pairing 

Locally-grown wine? Check. Girl Scout cookies? Double check. Enjoy the best of both worlds at KC Wine Co.’s tasting event, where their experts will pair classic Girl Scout cookies with the wine of their choosing. The cookies and wine flight can be purchased for $5 and is available until 6 p.m. For more info, click here.