Summer Sounds in the Park—of the outdoor concert variety—are underway every Wednesday at Park Place in Leawood. parkplaceleawood.com
Hot Country Nights: Travis Gibson
Hot Country Nights, Presented by Miller Lite, Q104 and Ink Magazine, are back for the 2014 season! Join us on Thursday, July 31st for Travis Gibson. All ages welcome before 9pm when accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. 21+ only after 9 pm. Party starts at 7PM.
Fuzzy Fotos 2014
Strike a pose. Fuzzy Fotos 2014, a photo contest benefiting Great Plains SPCA and the Kansas City CARE Clinic features pictures of pets and their people. fuzzyfotoskc.com
The Sound of Music
These are a few of my favorite things, like when a fave musical comes to town. Catch The Sound of Music at Starlight Theatre. kcstarlight.com
J.T. is in the house—for two nights! Justin Timberlake plays the Sprint Center. sprintcenter.com
The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art shows “The Center is a Moving Target,” an exhibit highlighting artists living and working within a 20-mile radius of the Crossroads Arts District whose work speaks to the impact of the term “regionalism.” kemperart.org
Live at the Legends Summer Concert Series
Legends Outlets Kansas City, Kansas City’s only outlet shopping destination, is embracing the summer season with family-friendly entertainment offering free outdoor concerts. The concert series will take place at the center of the Civic Courtyard Fountain in front of Phoenix Theaters Legends 14. Saturday, August 2 will feature Big Time Grain from 5 – 7 p.m.
Heartland Chamber Music Festival
Get your classical music fix at the Heartland Chamber Music Festival. heartlandchambermusic.org
Live at the Legends Summer Concert Series
Legends Outlets Kansas City, Kansas City’s only outlet shopping destination, is embracing the summer season with family-friendly entertainment offering free outdoor concerts. The concert series will take place at the center of the Civic Courtyard Fountain in front of Phoenix Theaters Legends 14. Saturday, August 16 will feature Red Guitar from 5 – 7 p.m.
Hot Country Nights: Kip Moore
Hot Country Nights, Presented by Miller Lite, Q104 and Ink Magazine, are back for the 2014 season! Join us on Thursday, August 21st for Kip Moore. All ages welcome before 9pm when accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. 21+ only after 9 pm. Party starts at 7PM.
Calling all animal and art lovers... Art Unleashed is the event for you! It takes place every summer. Hundreds of original art pieces are auctioned off in both a silent and live auction. In 2013 we added mobile text bidding which created fun bidding wars! Join the Humane Society of Greater Kansas City and wonderful artists in 2014 for the 17th Annual Art Unleashed. This year's Art Unleashed will be held at the Cerner Riverport facility (formerly Sam's Town Casino) and will have a Vegas theme! The night will include a celebrity emcee, delicious food, entertainment, adoptable pets, and casino-style games!
February 26-August 24 The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents “Color and Line: Masterworks on Paper,” an exhibition of 13 19th- and early-20th-century European masterworks highlighting the use of rich color and meticulous line to represent the world naturalistically and also to explore abstraction.
Walk through King Tut’s tomb, which will be recreated exactly as it was discovered, in Union Station’s exhibit “The Discovery of King Tut.” unionstation.org
Perfect pairings. The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art presents “Conversations—Marking 20 Years,” an exhibition of paired works from the Kemper collection meant to spark discussion and honor the museum’s anniversary. kemperart.org
KC Beer Fest
Flying Saucer presents the 6th Annual KC Beer Fest at KC Live! in The Kansas City Power & Light District on Sat. Sept. 27th! The festival features more than 100 quality, hand-crafted beers procured from local breweries and others around the world, plus rare keg tappings throughout the event, live music and great food, including gourmet pretzels and brats. General admission and a limited number of VIP tickets.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents “Caricature, Fashion and Fantasy,” an exhibition of a broad span of social commentary as shown by prints and drawings from the 16th to 18th centuries. nelson-atkins.org