Sangria Making Class | Wednesday, Nov. 15 | 7-9 p.m. | Weston Wine Company, 540 Main St., Weston, MO | $39 | Be guided through recipes and construct your own custom sangria from a wide variety of ingredients.
Thursday, Nov. 16
Holiday Boutique | Thursday, Nov. 16-Sunday, Nov. 19 | Times vary | Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS | $14-$16 | Get your holiday shopping done early while supporting local artisans.
Christkindl at Moonlight Market | Thursday, Nov. 16 | 4-8 p.m. | Shawnee City Hall, 11110 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, KS | Meet Mr. and Mrs. Claus while shopping local vendors, then enjoy the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony.
Charlotte Street Fellows 2023 Visiting Artists Talk | Thursday, Nov. 16 | 6 p.m. | Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS | Free | Hear from each winner of the Charlotte Street Visual Artist Awards who were selected by a panel of local and national curators.
Friday, Nov. 17
Smokestack Tasting: Tanksgiving | Friday, Nov. 17 | 6-8 p.m. | Boulevard Tours & Rec Center, 2534 Madison Ave., Kansas City, MO | $40 | Cozy up in the Smokestack Room with four holiday brews and festive courses.
Black Girl Bingo | Friday, Nov. 17 | 6 p.m. | Community Health Council of Wyandotte County, 803 Armstrong Ave., Kansas City, KS | Free | Enjoy food, drinks, and friendly competition while playing several rounds with Queens Village KC Metro.
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We’re squealing with glee. Local Pig is the latest restaurant partner confirmed for KC Current’s CPKC Stadium. The full-line butcher shop will be located at the Northeast corner of the stadium and offer multiple flavors of brats as well as all beef hot dogs on a rotating basis along with other offerings.
Yesterday marked the groundbreaking for Discovery Park, Lee’s Summit $900 million, 3.9 million-sqft mixed-use district. Located near I-470 and NE Douglas Street Interchange, the district will host hotels, offices, apartments, and an entertainment-focused river walk area. The project anticipates a 2031 completion. (KSHB)
The Kansas City Royals released home game times for the 2024 regular season schedule. Opening Day is set for Thursday, March 28, at 3:10 p.m. against the Minnesota Twins. Single tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. Season tickets are available now.
Read it and ride it. On Friday, Nov. 17 at 12 p.m., Kansas City Public Library (KCPL) will reveal its 150th anniversary KC Streetcar wrap design at the Union Station stop. The free event is the kickoff of many planned community events culminating in a Tuesday, Dec. 5 celebration at the Plaza Branch.
KCPL has also completed renovations to its 3N Resource Center at its main branch. The center houses social workers + community programming, voter registration, technology assistance, and AmeriCorps workers.
Overland Park earned a perfect 100 Municipal Equality Index Score for 2023. The Human Rights Campaign’s scorecard reviewed inclusive municipal laws and policies as well as services available to LGBTQ+ citizens.
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It’s never too cold for pretend ice cream. | Photo by Nana’s Tiny Town
Kansas City metro kids are getting an early Christmas present this year. A new indoor playground named Nana’s Tiny Town will open Friday, Nov. 24, at 10 a.m., at 111 S. Main St., Spring Hill, KS.
Built by Pop’s Sweet Shop (which is right next door), children ages six months and up can stretch their imaginations by scooping pretend ice cream, working on tiny truck engines, and racing pedal cars. Nana’s Tiny Town will also offer specialty kids’ clubs + classes like chess, Lego, board game bash, and “Fine Art Fridays.”
“Citizenships” at Nana’s Tiny Town start at $10.99 for “Explorer” day passes and $29.99 for monthly memberships.