Weekend Roundup

Photo by John Fein

Here’s what’s happening in Kansas City Feb. 3-5

Friday

Red Dress Dash

Help fight heart disease Friday in the Power & Light District by participating in the annual Red Dress Dash. Wear your favorite red number for a four-block dash in downtown Kansas City, followed by games and activities for all from 5 to 9 p.m. Participants will be able to enjoy photo booths, painting, music and awards. The first 400 people to register for the free event will receive a T-shirt and a goodie bag. Click here for more details.

First Friday

The monthly event kicks off at 5 p.m. in the Crossroads Arts District with an evening of art exhibits and entertainment. Head to the First Friday Film Festival at the MTH Theater in Crown Center or enjoy handcrafted cider by KC Cider Co. at Michael Molick Studio & Gallery. See the February First Friday calendar here.

Saturday

Screenland at the Symphony: E.T.- The Extra-Terrestrial

Hear the Academy Award-winning score from Steven Spielberg’s E.T.- The Extra-Terrestrial, performed by the Kansas City Symphony at K.C.’s Kauffman Center. The feature film will be projected on an HD screen while the familiar sounds of the film’s music play on stage starting at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $40 for adults and $25 for kids and can be purchased here.

Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday

Whether you’re interested in the outcome or not, the annual NFL championship game is one that spurs gatherings across the country. This year’s showdown between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots begins at 5:30 p.m. on Fox. If you’re looking for a watch party, Ollie’s Local is hosting one starting at 4 p.m., and Johnny’s Tavern in Overland Park is hosting a Queso Cookoff to celebrate the occasion.

 

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