KANSAS CITY WEEKEND EVENTS | July 28, 29 & 30


KANSAS CITY WEEKEND EVENTS | July 28, 29 & 30

There looks to be a break in the weather this weekend, allowing for some good outside activities this weekend.  There is still a chance to catch a performance or two at the KC Fringe Festival, spend the weekend at the City Market, or spend some time with your pup at the dog park.

KC Fringe Festival
July 27th, 28th & 29th

The KC Fringe Festival is celebrating it's 13th year of arts and culture performances.  The festival features over 100 artists and 17 venues around Kansas City.  Performances include cabaret, comedy, dance, film, music, spoken word, theater and variety.

Buttons for entry to the performances are $5 and may be purchased at each venue before showtime or at the Fringe 411 office (theatre level of Union Station, across from the concession stand).  See a full schedule of performances in the KC Fringe brochure.  Keep your button, it qualifies you for special perks at several locations around the City.

Don't miss "The Best of KC Fringe" on Sunday from 1:30 - 6:00, with encore performances from shows with the highest attendance for each venue.  There will be a closing night party at Union Station with food and drink, so bring a blanket or chair and enjoy the company.


MOVIES

Kansas City River Market
July 28th, 8:30PM - 11:00PM, City Market, 20 E 5th Street, Kansas City, MO

Spend the weekend at the City Market starting with Movies in City Market Park, presented by Alamo Drafthouse with pre-show starting at 8:30.  Enjoy concessions and sweet treats from Alamo Drafhouse concessions while waiting for the night's feature, The Big Lebowski, starting at 9:00. Bring your chairs, blankets (and bug spray) and enjoy the free event.

Sunday morning, start the day at the market, picking up the freshest of fruits, vegetables, spices, handmade wares and flowers.  Then, head to Yoga in City Park, sponsored by Sundown Naturals. Meet other yogis on the mat at 9:00AM.  See the Facebook Event Page for further information.

Crown Center WeekEnder
July 28th

This weekend's Weekender at Crown Center on Friday night features Jurassic World. Bring your chair or a blanket and enjoy music, food trucks and handmade wares starting at 6:00PM, while waiting for the movie to start at approximately 9:00PM.  Event is FREE.

Alamo Drafthouse
July 29th @ 10:30PM, 1400 Main Street, Kansas City, MO

Alamo Drafthouse is featuring The Rocky Horror Picture Show!  You know what to do!
Tickets are $13 and may be purchased online.  Check out the FB Event Page for more information.


MUSIC

8th Annual Phoenix Fest
July 29th @ Noon - 1:30AM, 302 W 8th Street, Kansas City, MO
Bring your chair, and get ready to enjoy music artists for this all day event, starting at Noon.  Food trucks and local brew options will be available.  Tickets are $8 purchased in advance online, or $10 the day of the event.  Children under 12 years of age are FREE.  Proceeds go to the Veteran's Community Project (the tiny house community).  Check out the FB Event Page for further information and to purchase tickets.

Air Supply
July 29th @ 8:30, Ameristar Casino

Don't be all out of love (sorry, I just had to).  See Air Supply at Ameristar Casino this Saturday. Doors open at 7:30. Tickets range from $45 to $65 (plus taxes and fees), and may be purchased online.


SPORTS

Sporting KC vs. Chicago Fire
July 29th @ 7:00PM, Children's Mercy Park

Tickets start at $20 and may be purchased online or at the gate.

T-Bones vs. Texas Airhogs
July 28th & 29th @ 7:05, Community America Ballpark

Tickets start at $6.50 (plus taxes and fees and may be purchased online or at the gate. Children under 2 are Free.


IT'S A DOGS' WORLD

Spend Saturday with your pup, treating them and ice cream social and a day at the dog park.  Three Dog Bakery on the Country Club Plaza is hosting an Ice Cream Social at noon.  For $5, you can treat your pup to an edible bowl with two scoops of Lickety Split and dog friendly toppings.  Then, head over to the grand opening of West Terrace Off-Leash Park for Yappy Hour at 4:00PM (W 8th Street and Jefferson Street, Kansas City, MO).  Yappy Hour activities include a cash bar, pictures with your pups, pup cake, agility course, dog splash pool and canine art.  The first 200 dogs in attendance receive a special treat bag!


Hopefully you can find a way to enjoy this beautiful Kansas City weekend.  I am off to Colorado for the Tiny House Festival.  I can't wait to tour all of the tiny houses and learn more about the tiny house lifestyle to see if it is for me!  It is held at the Wildlife Animal Sanctuary, so I might even get to see some lions and tigers and bears!  Follow me on Instagram for highlights from the weekend.

XOXO - Tami

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