Mark Your Calendars

From ’80s heartthrobs to exclusive wine tastings, there’s no shortage of things to see and do this week!


Ink’s Middle of the Map Fest: MusicIronWine
April 22-26
Various locations throughout Westport

Featuring 100+ local and national artists such as Iron & Wine, Madison Ward and the Mama Bear, and Lord Huron, this is one massive festival that you definitely don’t want to miss. Buy your tickets here!


Harvesters Forks & Corks
Thursday, April 23
The Grand Ballroom at the Kansas City Convention Center

Taste signature dishes and the finest wines from more than 50 KC restaurants while knowing that 100% of the proceeds directly benefit the hungry in our community. Tickets are available at the door.


Fourth Fridays
Friday, April 24
Downtown Lee’s Summit

Get to know downtown Lee’s Summit during their monthly Fourth Fridays!


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Friday, April 24
On McGee between 11th & 12th Street

McGee Street Events is bringin’ the Bacon! Yep, The Bacon Brothers—featuring brothers Michael and Kevin Bacon on vocals and guitar—are bringing their sweet Philly rock beats to downtown KC. They will perform outside one of our newest live entertainment venues, Prohibition Hall, at 1118 McGee. Click here for ticketing info.


Rice Gallery Opening Night Reception
Friday, April 24
The Rice Gallery of Fine Art

Can’t wait until the next First Fridays for your gallery-opening-fix? Head to the Rice Gallery in Overland Park for their opening reception for artists Kimbell McCurry and Kathleen Hudson.


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Saturday, April 25
On McGee between 11th & 12th Street

For back-to-back evenings, McGee Street Events is bringing iconic celebs to the downtown streets of KC. After The Bacon Brothers on Friday night, Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters perform outside Prohibition Hall at 1118 McGee on Saturday. Click here for ticketing details.


ArtsKC Aperitif Party
Saturday, April 25
Dan Nilsen’s south Plaza home

Sample the work of eclectic local artists and the melodies of Cynthia von Roden’s luscious repertoire of French and contemporary music while supporting the ever-important mission of ArtsKC—Regional Arts Council. Find ticketing information here.


Taste of Park Place
Saturday, April 25
Park Place

Sample all the yumminess that Park Place in Leawood has to offer with a wine & craft beer tasting (with pairing tips!) and food tastings at 13 participating restaurants. Proceeds benefit the domestic violence shelter, Newhouse. Buy your tickets here!


Spring Parade of HomesParade-of-Homes-front-exterior
Saturday, April 25 – May 30
Across the metro

Take a sneak peek into 340 new homes from 111 builders across eight counties in the KC metro at this free homes tour. Homes range from $179,000 to $1.79 million so there’s a little somethin’ for most everyone!


Mission Road Antique Mall Spring Open House
Saturday, April 25
Mission Road Antique Mall

Celebrate the end of tax season with Mission Road Antique Mall’s tax-free open house event!






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