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Here’s what’s happening in Kansas City April 1-3

Trust us: You don’t want to stay inside this weekend. You can feast on the best food trucks in Kansas City in the Crossroads or watch the Royals begin their 2016 season. All that and more in our Weekend Roundup:


First Fridays

Indulge in one of the many options at the Kansas City Star’s Food Truck Friday, then work your way to one of the many art exhibits in the historic Crossroads. Home decor enthusiasts can stop by the launch of Plus Modern Design‘s in-store design center and enter for a chance to win reduced interior design services. Wine connoisseurs will enjoy the opening of KC Wineworks, a new winery and tasting room.

Bra Couture KC

If you haven’t bought tickets to this annual event, it’s not too late. The event formally known as ArtBraKC celebrated its sixth year of raising money for the uninsured/underinsured cancer community. Tickets are $125 and include food, an open bar and plenty of entertainment. The festivities start at 7 p.m.


New Moves 

Head to the Bolender Center at 7:30 p.m. to see unique performances from emerging choreographers from the Kansas City Ballet and nationwide. Call  816-931-8993 for tickets.

Mastery of Mozart and Mahler 

Watch British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor make his debut with the Kansas City Symphony. Grosvenor will perform Mozart’s final Piano Concerto No. 27. The show begins at 8 p.m. and tickets can be purchased here.


Kite Fest

Sunny skies and 70-degree weather make for the perfect day at Overland Park Arboretum. Buy a kite or bring your own during the park’s annual Kite Fest from 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Entrance is $3 for adults and $1 for kids.

Kansas City Royals vs. New York Mets

It’s the moment Royals fans have been waiting for: Opening Day. The Royals begin their first day of the 2016 season at Kauffman Stadium with a 2015 highlight video and a flag carried by 120 military members for the National Anthem. And they face who else: their 2015 World Series opponents. First pitch is scheduled for 7:37 p.m.