January Plan Ahead: your Kansas City event calendar

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Plan Ahead January 2022
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Happy January, Kansas City. If you’re anything like us, you’re looking forward to days growing longertaking time to reset, and focusing on New Year’s resolutions — and with all that excitement, you’re also looking for fun local events to attend. Read on for all the top events happening this month in KC. Note: COVID protocols are changing rapidly to curb the spread of the Omicron variant in Kansas City. Please make sure to check event listing pages + venue websites for the most up-to-date information.

Saturday January 1- Sunday January 2

Saturday, Jan. 1

Chili Cook Off | Sat., Jan. 1 | 3-6 p.m. | Limitless Brewing, 9765 Widmer, Lenexa, KS | Free | Bring your best chili and the customers will judge who is the best.

Seresto Stage Live! Featuring Justin Fowler | Sat., Jan. 1 | 2-5 p.m. | Bar K, 501 Berkley Pkwy., Kansas City, MO | $10+ | Bring your pup and jam out to live music.

Discovery Kits at the Gardens | Sat., Jan. 1 | 9 a.m. | Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 8909 W. 179th St., Overland Park, KS | $0+ | Kits include supplies to get outside + learn about birds, create wearable art and get your hands dirty. 

Hangover Half/10k | Sat., Jan. 1 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 9000 W 137th St., Overland Park, KS | $28+ | The race will run along the scenic Indian Creek Parkway Trail. 

Sunday, Jan. 2

Parlor’s Party Brunch | Sun., Jan. 2 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Parlor KC, 1707 Locust St., Kansas City, MO | $30 | Enjoy bottomless mimosas + bloody marys, and beermosas.

Tony Rock | Sun., Jan. 2 | 7-9 p.m. | Improv Comedy Club, 7260 N.W. 87th St., Kansas City, MO | $25+ | A stand-up comedian best known for playing Uncle Ryan on “Everybody Hates Chris.” 

Monday January 3- Sunday January 9

Monday, Jan. 3

Paint and Pint | Mon., Jan. 3 | 6-9 p.m. | Red Sash Brewing, 406 E. 18th St., Kansas City, MO | $50 | The class is taught by local artist, Dani Roma.

SciFun Camp: Astronomy & Space Exploration | Mon., Jan. 3-Tues., Jan. 4 | Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W. 135 St., Overland Park, KS | $100 | Conduct experiments to explore how gravity works, why eclipses happen, how to navigate using stars, and watch videos.

Candlelit Hip Hop Fitness Class | Mon., Jan. 3 | Kinship Cafe, 719 N. 6th St., Kansas City, KS | Free | A workout class (followed by a farm fresh cold pressed juice) designed to be fun, rhythmic, and for every level.

Tuesday, Jan. 4

Real Housewives Mixology Class | Tue., Jan. 4 | 7-10 p.m. | The Historic Browning 202 S.W. 3rd St., Lee’s Summit, MO | $55 | Dress as your favorite housewife and enjoy a fun night out.

Paint Night | Tue., Jan. 4 | 7-9 p.m. | Jake’s Place, 12001 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, KS | $30 | Local artist Beka Leininger will be leading the two hour class. 

Mavericks vs. Americans | Tue., Jan. 4 | 7:05 p.m. | Cable Dahmer Arena | $20+ | Kansas City takes on Tri-City. 

Wednesday, Jan. 5

”Wicked” The Broadway Musical | Wed., Jan. 5-Sun., Jan. 23 | Times vary | Music Hall 301 W 13th St., Kansas City, MO | $49+ | The popular Broadway musical comes to Kansas City on their national tour.

Golf Pickup | Wed., Jan. 5 | 4:30-6 p.m. | X-Golf Leawood, 4825 W. 117th St., Leawood, KS | $15+ | Players should be able to get 9 holes in.

Thursday, Jan. 6

Coffee Paint Party | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6-8:30 p.m. | 25110 E. Strode Rd., Blue Springs, MO | $35 | Paint a “But first, coffee” piece of artwork for your kitchen or coffee bar in this guided class.

Open Mic | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 9 p.m. | The Comedy Club of Kansas City, 1130 W. 103rd St., Kansas City, MO | $5 | Performers can sign-up at the box office beginning at 8:30 p.m.

Fit Fun Defense Class | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 7-8 p.m. | Ninja Fit, 25775 W. 103rd St., Olathe, KS | $10 | A weekly class for any adults interested in learning real self-defense techniques

Friday, Jan. 7

Standup Comedy | Fri., Jan. 7 | 10:30 p.m. | The Groundhog Day Theatre, 6906 N. Oak Trfy., Gladstone, MO | $15+ | A fun night out with local comedians.

Mavericks vs. Thunder | Fri., Jan. 7 | 7:05 p.m. | Cable Dahmer Arena | $20+ | Kansas City takes on Wichita. 

Revolution: The Music of the Beatles | Fri., Jan. 7-Sun., Jan. 9 | Times vary | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts | $63+ | Join the Kansas City Symphony for an evening of Beatles hits.

Good Living Expo | Fri., Jan. 7-Sat., Jan. 8 | Times vary | Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Blvd., Overland Parks, KS | $5+ | The expo is designed towards living your best active + healthy life.

Saturday, Jan. 8

Mavericks vs. Thunder | Sat., Jan. 8 | 7:05 p.m. | Cable Dahmer Arena | $25+ | Kansas City takes on Wichita. 

The INSTAMATICS | Sat., Jan. 8 | 6:30 p.m. | Aztec Shawnee Theater, 11119 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, KS | $20 | Tickets must be purchased at the door.

Adoption Saturday with The Rescue Project | Sat., Jan. 8 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Bar K, 501 Berkley Pkwy., Kansas City, MO | Free | Every dog adopted gets a free one-year membership at Bar K valued at $225. 

Tropical Weekend  | Sat., Jan. 8-Sun. Jan. 9 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Kansas City Zoo | $9+ | Enjoy lei making + sand castle building to shake with winter blues.

Murder Mystery Mixology Class | Sat., Jan. 8 | 7-9:30 p.m. | Tom’s Town Distilling Co., 1701 Main St., Kansas City, MO | $75 | Before the class each participant will receive an email outlining their character for the evening. 

Sunday, Jan. 9

KC Reptile Show | Sun., Jan. 9 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | DoubleTree by Hilton Kansas City – Overland Park, 10100 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS | $0+ | There will be thousands of reptiles + amphibians in attendance.

Prohibition Mixology Class | Sun., Jan. 9-Sun., Jan. 30 | Times vary | Tom’s Town Distillery, 1701 Main St., Kansas City, MO | $65 | This class will be a blast to the past for all the history lovers and cocktail enthusiasts.

Mindful Journal Making | Sun., Jan. 9 | 2 p.m. | Inner Space Yoga, 2711 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO | $90 | Join graphic designer Pam Hausner and psychologist Tracy Ochester, PsyD as they guide you in making your own personalized journal or art book out of reused items.

Monday January 10- Sunday January 16

Monday, Jan. 10

Whiskey Tasting | Mon., Jan. 10 | 6-8 p.m. | The Brass Onion, 5501 W. 135th St., Overland Park, KS | $70 | Sample six unique whiskeys + light food provided.

Cactus & Calligraphy | Mon., Jan. 10 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Paradise Garden Club, 1621 Locust St., Kansas City, MO | $65 | Class includes guided instruction/demonstration, a beginner’s calligraphy kit, and materials to write on.

Sketchbook Workshop with David Terrill | Mon., Jan. 10 | 11 a.m. | Virtual | $5+ | Grab your sketchbooks and join local illustrator + educator David Terrill for a two session workshop on creating your unique sketchbook.

Tuesday, Jan. 11

Mavericks vs. Thunder | Tues., Jan. 11 | 7:05 p.m. | Cable Dahmer Arena | $12+ | Kansas City takes on Wichita. 

Blood Drive | Tues., Jan. 11 | 12-4 p.m. | Central Bank of the Midwest, 2400 Prairie View Rd., Platte City, MO | Free | Masks will be required at all times while on the bus or in the donation room, regardless of vaccination status.

The Basics of Writing a Business Plan | Tues., Jan. 11 | 1-3 p.m. | 4747 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO | $49 | Participants will learn the key required elements of a basic plan and data that must be included, plus tips on writing style and professional appearance.

Wednesday, Jan. 12

Kansas City Symphony Happy Hour | Wed., Jan. 12 | 5 p.m. | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts | Free | The concert begins at 6 p.m.

“The Pests” | Wed., Jan. 12-Thurs., Jan. 30 | Times vary | City Stage at Union Station | $22+ | “The Pests” follows the hilarious travails of a French nobleman desperately trying to be on time for a rendezvous with the object of his affection.

KCRC Brew Crew Coffee Group Run | Wed., Jan. 12 | 6:30 a.m. | 4901 Meadowbrook Pkwy., Prairie Village, KS | Free | A three-mile run followed by coffee at the Market at Meadowbrook. 

Thursday, Jan. 13

Jordan Rock | Thurs., Jan. 13-Sat., Jan. 15 | Times vary | The Comedy Club of Kansas City, 1130 W. 103rd St., Kansas City, MO | $18 | A stand-up comedian/actor known for his work on Hulu’s “Big Time Adolescence.”

Router Workshop | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 5-7 p.m | $50 | Rockler Woodworking and Hardware, 15340 West 119th St., Olathe, KS | The class will also cover bit selection, techniques, basic cuts, template use, inlays, joinery, and jigs.

Beginner Ballroom | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 6:30-7:30 p.m | $15 | Redux Society, 215 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, MO | All attendees must be fully vaccinated to attend the dance class.

Friday, Jan. 14

Kansas City Restaurant Week | Fri., Jan. 14-Sat., Jan. 22 | Times vary | Locations vary | $15+ | The 10-day dining experience features special menus from restaurants across the KC metro. 

Monster Jam | Fri., Jan. 14-Sun., Jan. 16 | Times vary | T-Mobile Center | $15+ | Showcasing the best lineup of vehicles through racing, donuts, and wheelies. 

Shostakovich’s Fifth, Plus Gershwin’s Piano Concerto | Fri., Jan. 14-Sun., Jan. 16 | Times vary | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts | $35.50+ | Also featuring “Poem for Orchestra” by trailblazing composer William Grant Still.  

National Fishing Expo | Fri., Jan. 14-Sun., Jan. 16 | Times vary | KCI Expo Center, 11730 North Ambassador Dr., Kansas City, MO | $12+ | Anglers have a chance for some reel education + participation with seminars, activities, and exhibits. Tickets are BOGO Friday only. 

Saturday, Jan. 15

Mavericks vs. Americans | Sat., Jan. 15 | 7:05 p.m. | Cable Dahmer Arena | $25+ | Star Wars Night with a courtesy light sword for the first 2,000 guests.

Onesie Bar Crawl | Sat., Jan. 15 | 4 p.m. | The Brick, 1727 McGee St., Kansas City, MO | $15+ | Tickets include two drinks, waved cover, and access to the after party.

Kansas City Engaged Wedding Show | Sat., Jan. 15-Sun., Jan. 16 | Times vary | Kansas City Convention Center, 301 W. 13th St., Suite 100, Kansas City, MO | $10 | There will be over 100 of Kansas City’s top wedding experts at the show to help you plan your big day.

Sunday, Jan. 16

Chiefs vs. Steelers | Sun., Jan. 16 | 7:15 p.m. | Arrowhead Stadium | $126+ | The chiefs play in the AFC wild card playoff.

Lettering Workshop | Sun., Jan. 16 | 2 p.m. | Transport Brewing Company, 14501 White Ave., Grandview, MO | $35 | Ticket price includes a half pour of beer of your choice and small plate snacks from The Chive, Simply Good.

20th Annual Eagle Days | Sun., Jan. 16 | 12-4 p.m. | Mr. & Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, 4051 W. Dr., Kansas City, KS | Free | 15-minute live bird viewing with species such as owls, hawks and a bald eagle.

Monday January 17- Sunday January 23

Monday, Jan. 17

Winter Is Coming: Mixology Class | Mon., Jan. 17-Mon., Jan. 24 | 7-9:30 p.m. | 2016 Main, 2016 Main St., Kansas City, MO | $55 | The Game of Thrones inspired class will include four delicious cocktail recipes.

Martin Luther King Jr. Nature Walk | Mon., Jan. 17 | 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Square Park, Woodland Ave., Kansas City, MO | Free | The guided 2.5 mile walk will conclude at the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center.  

A Meditation in Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day | Mon., Jan. 17 | 12 p.m. | Virtual | $0+ | The meditation will be a time of reflection and inspirational talk.

Tuesday, Jan. 18

National Geographic Live: The Secret Life of Bears | Tues., Jan. 18 | 7:30 p.m. | The Muriel Kauffman Theatre at The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts | $33.50+ | Join ecologist Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant for a report from the front lines of the mission to help humans and carnivores coexist peacefully.

Data Analytics Information Session | Tues., Jan. 18 | 7:30-8:15 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Learn more about Rockhurst University’s business intelligence and analytics master’s degree and certificate programs.

Vaccination Clinic: Free COVID-19 Vaccines | Tues., Jan. 18 | 2-6 p.m. | Jewish Community Center, 5801 W. 115th St., Overland Park, KS | Free | Pfizer + Moderna and Johnson & Johnson will be available for people aged 5+ through Jewish Family Services.

Wednesday, Jan. 19

Beginning Ancestry | Wed., Jan. 19 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Research your family history by searching the US Federal Census from 1790 to 1940.

Brew Crew Coffee Group Run | Wed., Jan. 19 | 6:30 a.m. | KC Running Company, 1301 Woodswether Rd., Kansas City, MO | Free | A three-mile run followed by coffee at Blip Roasters.

Cooking with Wander Woman | Wed., Jan. 19 | 6-9 p.m. | K-State Olathe Innovation Campus, 22201 W. Innovation Dr., Olathe, KS | $60 | A hands-on class all about cooking with wild pheasant.

Thursday, Jan. 20

“Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” in Concert Film + Live Orchestra | Thurs., Jan. 20-Sun., Jan. 23 | Times vary | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts | $58+ | Watch the fifth Harry Potter movie as the Kansas City Symphony plays the soundtrack.

Ryan Sickler | Thurs., Jan. 20-Sat., Jan. 22 | Times vary | The Comedy Club of Kansas City, 1130 W 103rd St., Kansas City, MO | $18+ | Host of The HoneyDew Podcast.

2022 Kansas City RV Show | Thurs., Jan. 20-Sun., Jan. 23 | Times vary | Kansas City, MO | $5+ | $2,000,000+ in RV’s on display at the expo.

Friday, Jan. 21

Mavericks vs. Growlers | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7:05 p.m. | Cable Dahmer Arena | $20+ | Fans are encouraged to wear camo and hunter orange for Conservation + Wildlife Weekend.

Kacey Musgraves | Fri., Jan. 21 | 8 p.m. | T-Mobile Center | $25+ | The star-crossed: unveiled tour with special guests King Princess and MUNA.

Ryan Hurd | Fri., Jan. 21 | 8 p.m. | The Truman, 601 E. Truman Rd., Kansas City, MO | $22+ | The Tour De Pelago with Morgan Wade.

Parsons Dance | Fr., Jan. 21 | 7:30 p.m. | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts | $28+ | KC-founded dance company performing a new work set to Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ iconic songs, such as “Peace Train” and “Trouble.”

Johnson County Home and Garden Show | Fri., Jan. 21-Sun., Jan 23 | Times vary | $11+ | Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Boulevard, Overland Park, KS | A vibrant marketplace home-related products and services + stunning displays.

“The Office” Trivia Night | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7-9 p.m. | Free | Indian Creek Library, 16100 W. 135th St., Olathe, KS | Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams + best costume.

Saturday, Jan. 22

Comets vs. Stars | Sat., Jan. 22 | 7 p.m. | T-Mobile Center | $24 | KC takes on Tacoma in indoor soccer

Kayzo | Sat., Jan. 22 | 8 p.m. | The Truman, 601 East Truman Road, Kansas City, MO | $18+ | With guest artists Phase One + Calcium.

Andrew Santino | Sat., Jan. 22 | 7 p.m. | Uptown Theater | $35+ | This stand-up comedian, actor, and podcaster is bringing his Tito Cheeto Tour to Kansas City.

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live | Sat., Jan. 22 | 7:30 p.m. | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts | $50+ |  A long-running comedy phenomenon with an all-new production — this time about Steven Spielberg movies.

Strawberry Hill & Downtown KC Urban Hike | Sat., Jan. 22 | 1 p.m. | Splitlog Coffee Co., 546 Olive St., Kansas City, KS | $32 | The hike is 5 miles long across the downtown KCK area. 

Sunday, Jan. 23

Takeover Brunch | Sun., Jan. 23 | 11:30 a.m. | The Space at 9915, 9915 E. US Hwy., 40, Independence, MO | $45 | Spend the afternoon with entrepreneurs, creatives, small business owners to inspire creative connections and entrepreneurship while networking.

One Bag Resource Drive | Sun., Jan. 23-Sun., Jan. 30 | Times vary | Westside Family Church, 8500 Woodsonia Dr., Lenexa, KS | On Jan. 23, pick up a bag with a shopping list, go shopping, and return your filled bag to Westside by Jan. 30.

Pop-Up Shop | Sun., Jan. 23 | 12-5 p.m. | Secret Handshake Studios, 81 N. Mill St., Kansas City, KS | Free | Support local creators and vendors at the local shopping experience.

Monday January 24- Sunday January 30

Monday, Jan. 24

Creating Vision Boards | Mon., Jan. 24 | 10 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Gather with like-minded individuals to create a vision board full of your goals. 

Woodneath Writers: Writing your Best Story with Fresh Eyes | Mon., Jan. 24 | Times vary | Virtual | Free | A monthly group for resources and tips to improve writing + storytelling. 

Paint & Pint | Mon., Jan. 24 | 6-9 p.m. | Red Sash Brewing, 406 E. 18th St., Kansas City, MO | $50 | Admission covers all supplies, painting instruction, and two pints of any beer on tap.

Tuesday, Jan. 25

Nelly | Tues., Jan. 25 | 8 p.m. | Uptown Theater | $41.25+ | Rapper Nelly heads back to his home state to perform.

Success Against the Odds: The U.S. Army in Germany, 1918-1923 | Tues., Jan. 25 | 7 p.m. | National WWI Museum and Memorial | Free | Join author Dr. Dean Nowowiejski for an exploration of his new book + a signing following the event.

Imagine Downtown KC 2030 Launch Party | Tues., Jan. 25 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. | Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, 1616 E. 18th St., Kansas City, MO | Free | Learn about the vision for downtown KC over the next few years and how you can be a part of it.

The Great Lenexa Luau | Tues., Jan. 25 | 5-9 p.m. | Lenexa Public Market, 8750 Penrose Ln., Lenexa, KS | Free | Enjoy a slice of summer with live Hula dancers + island-themed food.

Wednesday, Jan. 26

Dillon Francis x Yung Gravy | Wed., Jan. 26 | 8 p.m. | Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland | $35+ | Catch DJ Dillon Francis + rapper Yung Gravy on their Sugar, Spice, and Everything Ice Tour.

Sean Patton | Wed., Jan. 26 | 7 p.m. | The Comedy Club of Kansas City, 1130 W. 103rd St., Kansas City, MO | $20+ | Comedian and actor Sean Patton takes the stage in KC.

Ensemble Iberica Flamenco | Wed., Jan. 26 | 7 p.m. | The Ship, 1221 Union Ave., Kansas City, MO | $10 | Enjoy a night of flamenco music and dancing.

Thursday, Jan. 27

Overland Park Boat Show | Thurs., Jan. 27-Sun., Jan. 30 | Times vary | 6000 College Blvd., Overland Park | $14 | See what 2022 has to offer in cruisers, performance boats, personal watercraft, docks, lifts + more.

Descendants The Musical | Thurs., Jan. 27-Sun., Jan. 30 | Times vary | Goppert Theatre, 11901 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, MO | $13 | Take the family to see the popular Disney movie performed on stage. 

Karaoke Night at the Horse | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 8 p.m. | IronHorse Bar and Grill, 5317 W. 151 St., Leawood, KS | Free | Grab the mic and enjoy happy hour food + drinks.

Girls Night Out: Cookie Decorating Class | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Corbin Mill, 131 S. Water St., Liberty, MO | $30 | Decorate six Valentine’s Day themed cookies while drinking a glass of bubbly.

Friday, Jan. 28

WWE Smackdown | Fri., Jan. 28 | 6:45 p.m. | T-Mobile Center | $20+ | Watch the final SmackDown before Royal Rumble live.

Falling in Reverse | Fri., Jan. 28 | 6:50 p.m. | Uptown Theater | $39.50 | Relive the angsty aughts with this 2008 emo rock outfit.

Strauss’ Death and Transfiguration, Prokofiev’s Second Violin Concerto | Fri., Jan. 28- Sun., Jan. 30 | 8 p.m. + 2 p.m. on Sunday | Kauffman Center | $35.50+ | Enjoy the works of Strauss, Prokofiev + Beethoven with soloist Vadim Gluzman.

Cyber Security Summit: You’ve Been Hacked! | Fri., Jan. 28 | 1-5 p.m. | Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Regnier Center, Overland Park, KS | $49+ | Educate yourself on cybercrime and how to keep your information safe

Saturday, Jan. 29

Houndmouth | Sat., Jan. 29 | 8 p.m. | The Truman | $20+ | Catch the alt blues band’s newest album, accompanied by videos shot from the 1700s house it was recorded in.

Fortune Feimster | Sat., Jan. 29 | 6 p.m. + 9:30 p.m. | Uptown Theater | $29.50+ | Catch the comedian + writer’s live 2 Sweet 2 Salty tour for all ages.

2022 KC Brew Fest | Sat., Jan. 29 | 12-8 p.m. | Union Station | $50+ | Featuring 45+ breweries and 120+ beers included with your ticket.

YETI 5K Obstacle Course | Sat., Jan. 29 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | ZIP KC, 12829 Loring Rd., Bonner Springs, KS | $34+ | Go wild and tackle 30+ fun and challenging obstacles in the challenge. 

Sunday, Jan. 30

Groundhog Run | Sun., Jan. 30 | 8 a.m. | The Hunt Midwest SubTropolis | $40+ | Join the unique underground 5K or 10K to support Ability KC.

Adult Coloring at KC Wine Co. | Sun., Jan. 30 | 12-6 p.m. | KC Wine Co., 13875 S. Gardner Rd., Olathe, KS | $0+ | Coloring pages will be provided free to guests and wine + snacks will be available for purchase. 

Curator Conversations | Sun., Jan. 30 | 2-3 p.m. | Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, MO | Free | Curator of Collections Lisa Shockley will take you on a guided gallery talk discussing the themes + historical objects in the museum.

Monday January 31

KC Duo Luxe Styled Shoot | Mon., Jan. 31 | 4-6 p.m. | White Iron Ridge, 815 State Route 92, Smithville, MO | $250 | Two content sets complete with a luxury ceremony installation, sweetheart table, couple, and a stunning cake.

Women in Whiskey, Cocktails, and Charity | Mon., Jan. 31 | 6:30 p.m. | Restless Spirits Distilling Co., 109 E. 18th Ave., Kansas City, MO | $55 | Pair drinks with locally-made  bourbon balls from Bootleg Bourbon Balls + proceeds go directly to supporting Newhouse Women’s Shelter.

Good Pictures | Mon., Jan. 31 | 7 p.m. | Online | Free | Learn about the ins and outs of photography + the shift in photography throughout history with Stanford University’s Dr. Kim Beil.