Tivol welcomes new and innovated jewelry from Brady Legler, Anita Ko, Ray Griffiths, Carelle and Armenta
Tivol welcomes new and innovated jewelry from Brady Legler, Anita Ko, Ray Griffiths, Carelle and Armenta
What did Don like on the hi-fi? Find out at the Kansas City Symphony’s Music of the Mad Men Era concert. kcsymphony.org
Strutt With Your Mutt—to raise money for Wayside Waifs, of course. waysidewaifs.org
Fashion forward. The Adorn Style Show & Brunch benefits the Harvest Ball Society, which raises funds for organizations serving the Northland. harvestballsociety.org
Just do it: STEP OUT: Walk to Stop Diabetes in Theis Park. diabetes.org/stepoutkansascity
Paint the Town…red? blue? Any color of your choice, really, at the annual event of the same name benefitting St. Luke’s Foundation. paintthetownkc.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
Join farmers and friends for Dig In, KC!, a community dinner celebrating and benefiting Cultivate Kansas City's growing food, farms and community to create a healthy local food system for Kansas City. Local Chefs Matt Arnold, Webster House; Charles d'Ablaing, Raphael Hotel; Michael Foust, The Farmhouse; Renee Kelly, Renee Kelly’s Harvest; and students from the Broadmoor Bistro will prepare a family style, al fresco dinner using fresh, locally grown food. Prior to dinner, guests will have the unique experience of shopping for local produce at The City Market at sunset while engaging with the farmers that grow fresh food for Kansas City. While enjoying a fun evening under the stars in The City Market, guests will be supporting urban agriculture and local farmers growing food for our community. The event will benefit Cultivate Kansas City, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
The Kansas City Symphony presents the Lemony Snicket mystery "The Composer Is Dead". kcsymphony.org
And the Beat Goes On benefits Vicki’s Clinic, a women’s heart-health initiative aimed at screening for symptoms of cardiovascular disease at Kansas City CARE Clinic. kccareclinic.org
A crowning event for KC’s crown jewel. The 83rd Annual Plaza Art Fair spans three days. countryclubplaza.com
Twenty years young. Ours is the No. 1 Bikers for Babies event in the nation; keep it so by coming out to show your support for the 20th annual cross-Kansas ride for the March of Dimes. marchofdimes.com/kansas
Farm to table, truly. Powell Gardens’ Under a Harvest Moon – A Farm to Table Dinner features a cocktail reception in the Heartland Harvest Garden vineyard, followed by dinner with wine pairings under the eaves of the Missouri Barn. With Chefs Linda Duerr, executive chef at The River Club, and her husband, Leon Bahlmann, formerly executive chef at Cafe Trio. powellgardens.org/harvestmoon
The Golfology Fore Cardiology pro-am golf event raises funds for the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at the University of Kansas Hospital’s Center for Advanced Heart Care. golfology4cardiology.com
The Mission Project holds its Annual Golf Classic. themissionproject.org
Rock out mid-week with the Kansas City Symphony as it presents Modern Rock-Music Of Reich, Ligeti And Zappa. kcsymphony.org
This elegant community event celebrates and supports a Kansas City landmark! Guests will be entertained by INTERNATIONAL JAZZ VOCALIST Karrin Allyson and the Mike White Quartet while enjoying great food and wine in a spectacular setting. Sponsorship of “Wine & Roses” helps the Kansas City Rose Society to financially support the care and maintenance of the garden, provide community programs, and offer annual free events to the public in the Rose Garden.
What better combo? Wine & Roses is an evening of, well, the two types of sweet stuff benefitting the Laura Conyers Smith Municipal Rose Garden in Loose Park. kansascityrosesociety.org
Bassist/composer Edgar Meyer and mandolinist/composer Chris Thile, of Punch Brothers, team up to perform at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. kauffmancenter.org
The Arthritis Foundation’s Art for Arthritis gala features work for sale by children suffering from the disease. arthritis.org
Celebrate the 15th anniversary of the H&R Block Artspace gallery at the Kansas City Art Institute at its R U HR – H&R Block Artspace @ 15 event. With appetizers, cocktails and ambiance by Mark Southerland. kcai.edu/artspace
The Friends of Chamber Music opens its season with (Yale artists-in-residence) the Brentano String Quartet and pianist Juho Pohjonen. chambermusic.org
The Hops & Barley Ball benefits CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties. casajwc.org
Be camera-ready for the third annual Blue Carpet Event benefitting the Family Conservancy. thefamilyconservancy.org
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.
DeLaSalle’s annual Pumpkin Patch event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Brookside Park, 57th Street and Brookside Boulevard. Pumpkin Patch is a FREE family event including live kid-friendly music, inflatables, pony rides, face painting, food, and of course pumpkins. This year’s event will also include an evening component for the first time ever: Pumpkin SMASH. Leave the kids with a babysitter and come back to enjoy this grown-ups-only event. The Pumpkin SMASH will take place from 5:30-10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Brookside Park, and will include a pumpkin chucking contest, games, live music, food and drinks. Entry to Pumpkin SMASH will be a suggested donation of $20. All of the proceeds benefit DeLaSalle Education Center. Companies, organizations and individuals are invited to enter teams of two to the Pumpkin SMASH pumpkin chucking contest – a creative, distance-based pumpkin throwing competition. Entry is $250 per team. To sign up, call (816) 437-9747. More information about Pumpkin Patch and Pumpkin Smash are available on DeLaSalle’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/delasalleeducationcenter.
As the name implies. Walk to Defeat ALS at Arrowhead Stadium. alsa-midwest.org
The American Royal's 89th Annual Parade pays tribute to America's Military. americanroyal.com
The Performing Arts Series at Johnson County Community College presents New Dance Partners, a collaboration where the series commissions choreographers Robert Moses, Penny Saunders and Amy Seiwert to create original works for three local dance companies. jccc.edu/performing-arts-series
Fifty years young. The Kansas City Repertory Theatre kicks off its 50th anniversary season with a classic: Thornton Wilder’s "Our Town". kcrep.org
Mark Robbins directs "Hamlet" for the Kansas City Actors Theatre. kcactors.org
Enjoy a day of golf to benefit Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics and many other local charities at the 15th Annual Liberty Fruit Company Charity Golf Tournament. libertyfruitgolftournament.com
The 2014 Festival has something for everyone! There are vendors of all kinds, some selling their handmade art and crafts and some showing off their goods and services they want to provide you. Again there will be a Carnival & Petting Zoo for the kids with activities for all ages. The Cabin will be open with historical information provided by the Cass County Historical Society. The parade will start at 11:00am on Saturday. There will be a variety of continous live entertainment on the North Stage. Both Friday and Saturday nights there will be a band in the Wall Street Entertainment Garden. This is a fun time to kick back and enjoy. And of course come hungry, and support those local organizations working hard to provide you those tasty festival time treats. Again this year is the Grin & Bear It 5K & 10K Run/Walk sponsored by Cass Regional Medical Center Foundation benefiting the hospitals Patient Assistance Fund. The event will leave from the Harrisonville Square. Also again Oats will be providing Transportation to any Harrisonville resident that needs a ride on Saturday from 8am-5pm. Call the Oats office. The Business Women of Harrisonville, Hawthorn Bank and the Harrisonville Chamber are sponsoring a "Burnt District Queen Contest". This is for ladies in 10-12 grades. They have an opportunity to win scholarship funds. The crowning will be on September 29th at the HHS PAC at 7pm. Boy Scout Troop 3 will again provide flag retiring. Bring your flags that need to be retired. Be sure to make plans to attend. There will be a civil war reinactment, as well. Peaople seeking more information can go to Harrisonvillechamber.com for more information and event times.
Please join us for the 6th Annual Pink Laundry 5K Run/Walk and Kids' Race on Sunday, October 5th at 8:00 am. Located in historic downtown Lee's Summit, Missouri, the Pink Laundry 5K was voted the best mid-size course in the metro by the Kansas City Sports Commission. This event is the flagship fundraiser for The Stephanie Vest Foundation, and 100% of proceeds will benefit local families dealing with a cancer crisis. To learn more or to register, please visit: www.pinklaundry.org
Love, honor, sacrifice…that’s the gist of Verdi’s "La Traviata", presented by the Lyric Opera of Kansas City.
Join us for our 9th year of strutting the runway in fashions crafted of carpet, wallcovering, upholstery and tile in what will be a “Radiant Collection.” Garments will be judged by a panel of three local celebrities and will receive awards in six categories. This year, we will also present an award to the most fashionable spectator, so dress to impress to be nominated for Best Dressed!
Come meet Stephen Webster at TIVOL on the Country Club Plaza
Fall Parade of Homes 2014 Open daily: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. September 27 – October 12 The Fall Parade of Homes returns to the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, September 27-October 12. All homes are open to the public 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with free admission. We have two great tools to help you research and manage your Parade of Homes experience this year: Desktop Search – a flexible search tool offering 10 separate criteria to ensure you find a home that matches your needs and desires. Ideally suited for desktops, laptops and tablets. My Mobile Tour – a new tool designed specifically for smartphones (though it works pretty well on mobile tablets, too). Search for your homes, save featured homes in a “My Tour” list, request driving directions from your current location and much more.
Step Up to Support Breast Cancer Survivors! Donate $5 and receive a limited-edition Back in the Swing Pedometer at participating retailers and restaurants at these shopping centers: Camelot Court, Country Club Plaza, Hawthorne Plaza, Mission Farms, Park Place Leawood, Town Center Plaza and Town Center Crossing.
Join the TWA Museum for the 1940s Hangar Dance fundraiser on October 18
2nd Annual Tivol Watch Fair will be held at Hawthorne Plaza
Exhibition in memory of Byron Cohen featuring Hung Liu, Tilling the Soil 1988-2014 at both Byron Cohen Gallery (byroncohengallery.com) and Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art (sherryleedy.com)
Historic Kansas City www.historickansascity.org 40th Anniversary Celebration I’m A Preservationist The Guild Kansas City Friday, November 7, 2014 7:00pm - 10:00pm Ticket price: $125/ticket Join us to celebrate Historic Kansas City to celebrate our 40th Anniversary and to kick off I’m A Preservation campaign with a gallery opening. Enjoy cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres, dance to a rockin’ band and shop our silent auction all at one of the coolest venues in Kansas City - The Guild. Questions, please contact Moxi Events at email@example.com or 913-732-2405.
To commemorate our 45th anniversary, a celebration will be held on November 14th featuring actress and singer Jennifer Holliday. Ms. Holliday is a two time Grammy winner, and is best known for her Tony Award-winning performance as Effie White in Broadway’s “Dreamgirls”. Songs such as “And I’m Telling You, I’m Not Going” and “I’m Changing” catapulted Holliday to the top of the charts. Holliday will dazzle guests with her breathtaking voice as well as share her personal story as one who is in recovery from clinical depression. Read Jennifer Holliday's Bio. Holly Starr, local TV personality and professional model will emcee the celebration. The 45th Celebration will be held on Friday, November 14th at the iconic InterContinental Hotel located at the Country Club Plaza and will feature a silent auction, cocktails and a gourmet dinner.
Yurman stylist Travis Ngo will demonstrate how to mix classic and new Yurman pieces to create fresh looks at the Tivol Hawthorne Plaza location.
Renowned New York artist Hunt Slonem shows his latest work at Weinberger Fine Art. With an opening reception and signing for his latest book, "Bunnies", Sept. 12. weinbergerfineart.com
Featuring Carelle, Rahaminov, Marco Bicego, Penny Preville, Precision Set, Elege, Robert Procop and Steven Lagos.
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
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s exhibition “The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky” unites Plains Indian masterworks found in European and North American collections from pre-contact to contemporary, ranging from a 2,000-year-old Human Effigy stone pipe to a 2011 beaded adaptation of designer shoes. nelson-atkins.org
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art opens “Landscapes: Real and Imagined,” an exhibition of prints and drawings documenting places that 19th- and 20th-century artists have visited, real and imagined. nelson-atkins.org