Things To Do This Weekend: May 1-3

Get out and enjoy the fabulous springtime weather this weekend while taking in these artsy, crafty, mushroomy festivities!


ArtsKC Block Party

Baltimore Ave, between 19th & 20th St.
Friday, May 1

This first ever, free community ArtsKC Fund Block Party will showcase the outstanding artists, arts organizations, and arts programs that benefit from ArtsKC Fund grants and will raise money for the ArtsKC Fund with a 50/50 raffle.


Art + Fashion Installation
Halls at Crown Center
Friday, May 1

Meet the Kansas City artists behind Halls’ new Art + Fashion exhibit!


Light Buckets
Friday, May 1

KU Industrial Design students display their contemporary design prototypes at Museo. The full scale, working prototypes explore innovative lighting solutions using 5 gallon buckets.


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Weinberger Fine Art
Friday, May 1

Photographer Andy Gershon captures unsuspecting strangers to show how we use technology to consume culture and how it, in return, consumes us. Local artist, Fani Schifman, uses Gershon’s photography as inspiration for her latest series of paintings.


Food Truck Friday
Parking lot at 18th & McGee
Friday, May 1

Nine of Kansas City’s best food trucks will help feed a hungry First Fridays crowd at the Kansas City Star‘s Food Truck Friday.


Art Bra KC
Friday, May 1
TWA Museum at the Downtown Airport

Join in the celebration of cancer survivorship at this fun auction and runway show featuring eclectic work-of-art bras modeled by breast cancer survivors.


Mushroom Festival
Richmond, MO
May 1 – 2

Read Morel Madness by Leigh Elmore.


Brookside Art Annual
63rd Street, Brookside
May 1 – 3

Art fair season kicks off with the 30th Brookside Art Annual!


Saturday, May 2
12th Street Bridge, West Bottoms

Don your khakis and pearls for this “glamp-tastic” event benefiting the Kansas City Care Clinic!


Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair
Alexander Majors Barn & Grounds
May 2 – 3

75+ handmade/vintage vendors plus food trucks, a photo booth, kids crafts and live music await you at the first annual Spring Swing at the historic Alexander Majors Barn & Grounds at 8201 State Line Rd.









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