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KCK Farmers Market

06/02/15 7:30am to 10/14/15 1:00pm

Kansas City, KS 66101 (map)

Type:

The KCK Farmers' Market operates TWO locations in Wyandotte County. Markets open the first week of June and remain open through mid-October.

 

Tuesdays

2220 Central Ave., 66102
7:30 am-sellout

 

Wednesdays

6th and Barnett, 66101
7:30am-sellout


Our County's Quilted Culture

06/19/15 to 09/04/15
Wyandotte County Historical Society & Museum
631 North 126th, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Exhibits

View current quilts from local community members in this invitational exhibition.

Kansas City T-Bones vs St. Paul (MN) Saints

08/27/15 to 08/30/15
CommunityAmerica Ballpark
1800 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Sports, Family Friendly

See the Kansas City T-Bones in action at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.  Enjoy affordable family entertainment and unique, fun between-inning events.  Visit website for ticket information.

Kansas City T-Bones vs Laredo (TX) Lemurs

08/31/15 to 09/03/15
Kansas City T-Bones
1800 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Sports

See the Kansas City T-Bones in action at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.  Enjoy affordable family entertainment and unique, fun between-inning events.  Visit website for ticket information.

Lakeside Speedway: Lucas Oil MLRA

09/04/15
Lakeside Speedway
5615 Wolcott Drive, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Sports

plus USRA Stock Cars

Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

09/04/15 to 09/05/15
Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Get behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car or take a ride and feel the excitement as you hear the engine roar and you thunder down the track at 155 MPH at the Kansas Speedway.  To Book your Richard Petty Driving Experience call 1-800-237-3889.

Live Music by The Mikey Needleman Band at Turn 2 Sports Bar & Restaurant

09/04/15 10:00pm to 09/05/15 11:00pm
Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway
777 Hollywood Casino Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife

Enjoy live music by The Mikey Needleman Band, Friday & Saturday night at Turn 2 Sports Bar & Restaurant inside Hollywood Casino at 10 p.m.

Kansas City Renaissance Festival

09/05/15 to 10/18/15
Kansas City Renaissance Festival
628 North 126th Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Concerts, Festivals, Exhibits, Entertainment/Nightlife, Family Friendly

Come out and enjoy concerts, entertainment, good food, dancing, crafts, shows and lots of fun at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival September 5th - October 18th.  This storybook re-creation of a 16th century English village features a variety of events for the whole family!  Open weekends and Labor Day, 10am-7pm, rain or shine.  

Downtown KCK Labor Day Festival & Parade

09/05/15 11:00am

4th & Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66101 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Free Events, Festivals

Kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with the Downtown KCK Labor Day Festival & Parade. The parade starts at 11:00 am at 4th and Minnesota and continues to 18th & Minnesota. At 1 pm the festival begins with delicious food from local vendors, live music, face painting, moonwalk, clowns and more!

Fairfax Festival

09/10/15 3:00pm
Lewis & Clark Historic Park at Kaw Point
One River City Drive, Kansas City, KS (map)

Type:  Festivals

The festival includes live music, a beer/wine garden, cookout, lawn game tournament and more! To register, email or fax this completed form to execdir@fiakck.org or (913) 621.0760. If you're attending, you're welcome to bring lawn chairs. 

 

Questions? Contact FIA Executive Director Melissa Clark at execdir@fiakck.org or (913) 915.2327.


Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

09/11/15 to 09/13/15
Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Get behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car or take a ride and feel the excitement as you hear the engine roar and you thunder down the track at 155 MPH at the Kansas Speedway.  To Book your Richard Petty Driving Experience call 1-800-237-3889.

Friday Night Live Music at Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard

09/11/15 6:00pm
The Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard
2850 North 119th Street, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Concerts

 Come out to the Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard for live music.  Listen to the John Joiner Band on Friday, September 11th at 6:00pm. Cover Charge $5.00

Music by DJ Sun-Up Jones at Turn 2 Sports Bar & Restaurant

09/11/15 10:00pm to 09/12/15 11:00pm
Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway
777 Hollywood Casino Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife

Enjoy music by DJ Sun-Up Jones, Friday & Saturday night at Turn 2 Sports Bar & Restaurant inside Hollywood Casino at 10 p.m.

Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience

09/12/15 to 09/13/15
Lakeside Speedway
5615 Wolcott Drive, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Sports

More information to follow.

Dash KCK

09/12/15 8:00am
Big 11 Lake
11th & State Ave., Kansas City, KS 66101 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

The race starts and finishes at the JFK Community Center next to Big 11 Lake Park and includes a 3.1-mile route through the heart of downtown KCK, a fantastic way to see more of the vibrant community and all of the exciting things that are happening in it.

 

Registration is now open, so sign up and grab your spot! Individual participation is $8, or sign up a family of 4 or more for $25. 


Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience

09/12/15 8:00am to 09/13/15 11:00pm
Lakeside Speedway
5615 Wolcott Drive, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Sports

Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience offers you the chance to get behind the wheel and feel what it is like to drive a late model or modified dirt race car. Ride Along Experiences also available. Click here to learn more or to choose your Lakeside Speedway Dirt Racing Experience or Ride Along Experience.

Library in the Park

09/12/15 10:00am
Big 11 Lake
11th & State Ave., Kansas City, KS 66101 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Free Events

The Kansas City, Kansas Public Library invites you to join in on music, food & fun! Delight in delicious food from Bonito Michoacan, Carneceria La Siete, Con Sabor A Mexico, Ninfa's & Sheridan's. Play games, do crafts listen to story time & more! 

Dierks Bentley: 2015 Sounds of Summer Tour

09/12/15 7:00pm
Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
633 North 130 Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Special Events, Concerts

With Kip Moore, Maddie & Tae, And Canaan Smith. All ages. 6pm doors, 7pm show. Tickets available at ticketmaster.com

TedXWyandotte Event

09/15/15 5:30pm to 06/13/15 9:30pm
Kansas City Kansas Community College Conference Center
7250 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS (map)

Type:  Special Events

The 2015 TedxWyandotte event will feature approximately six presenters speaking on the theme of “Breaking Through: Confronting the barriers that divide us and challenging ourselves to move beyond them.” General admission is $20. KCKCC students can attend for free with student identification.

 Speakers at this year’s event include:

Janice Burdine, “Negative Space Painting” – artist, educator, illustrator, print maker, author, community activist. She has been a lifelong educator, illustrator, print maker, author and community activist for positive change through education. She is a retired art teacher and school counselor. For the past six years, Janice has been under the mentorships of artists Frank Frazier and Ernani Silva.  http://www.burdineartbox.net/

 Vi Nhan Tran – “The Empathetic Power of Storytelling” – musician and playwright will talk about his family's life story coming to the U.S. from Vietnam and growing up in Garden City, Kan.

Annette LeZotte – “Sorting Out Race” – Kauffman Museum Director at Bethel College in Newton, Kan., will speak about the college’s exhibit "Sorting Out Race: Examining Racial Identity and Stereotypes in Thrift Store Donations."

Hong Hong Hui – a professional Pipa musician (traditional Chinese plucked-string instrument). She first learned to play when she was in Hong Kong 22 years ago. The video is of Hong Hong premiering one of her own compositions that she wrote last year as a master's student at Northern Illinois University, https://youtu.be/wP3lqkVzUns.

Dre Tayler – Project Manager of Males to Men, which sets out to provide a platform for youth to step on and shine like stars. Males to Men will address low self-esteem, lack of self-awareness, juvenile delinquency, adolescent fatherhood, violence, health deterioration, drugs, HIV/AIDS, economics and more. www.malestomen.com/.

Shannon Oleen – “The Millennial Divide.” She will be discussing how to build a personal brand and differentiate yourself and how to excel in a world with four to five generations in the workplace.  shannonoleen.com/speaking/.

To register, visit www.tedxwyandotte.org and select the “Register” tab. 


Sporting KC vs FC Dallas

09/18/15
Sporting Park
1800 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Sports, Family Friendly

See Sporting KC in action at 6pm at Sporting Park!  Visit website for ticket information.

Lakeside Speedway: Weekly Racing Series

09/18/15 5:00pm
Lakeside Speedway
5615 Wolcott Drive, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Sports

Gates open at 5 p.m., hot laps start at 6:45 and racing begins at 7:30 p.m. Adults grandstand tickets are $12, kids ages 7-12 are $6 and children ages 6 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. Military personnel, students and seniors over 62 get in for $10 with proper i.d. 

DJ Dash 5K

09/18/15 5:00pm
Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
633 North 130 Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Registration 5pm. Race 7pm. All ages. 

THE DJ DASH is today’s hottest Electronic Dance Music run featuring one main-stage D.J. and a 5K course lined with their music. That's right, the D.J.'s set is playing LIVE while you DASH through this electric course along to their music. Get those endorphins flowing and your friends together for today’s ONLY electric dance dash and after party dance fest. You know, the kind where you dance so hard you HAVE to wonder what kind of calories you burned!

Love dance/music festivals? Love running? This RUN is for YOU!

We always suggest the three D’s for our runs: Disco, Dash & Dance! That’s right, we encourage you to dress-up in your favorite DISCO attire, come out to DASH our course & DANCE the night away to a hot and LIVE DJ!

This race always starts at sunset and ends with a dance party. Who knows what surprises await you along THE DJ DASH!

THE DJ DASH

RUN.DANCE.LIVE

For more information: https://thedjdash.pulsemob.com/event/the-dj-dash-kansas-city/

Friday Night Live Music at Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard

09/18/15 6:00pm
The Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard
2850 North 119th Street, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Concerts

 Come out to the Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard for live music.  Listen to Neil Porras on Friday, September 18th at 6:00pm. Cover Charge $5.00

Live Music by Saucy Jack at Turn 2 Sports Bar & Restaurant

09/18/15 10:00pm to 09/19/15 11:00pm
Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway
777 Hollywood Casino Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife

Enjoy live music by Saucy Jack, Friday & Saturday night at Turn 2 Sports Bar & Restaurant inside Hollywood Casino at 10 p.m.

Rosedale Retro Run

09/19/15 8:00am
Rosedale Development Association
Fisher Park, 39th Ave and Springfield St., Kansas City, KS 66103 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Sports

The Rosedale Retro Run will combine a 5k/Fun Run with a righteous 1980’s theme, a costume contest, and a community trail work day. A finish line party at Fisher Park will occur all morning including food, community advocacy, and Rosedale Development Association resources. Don't forget to arrive in style! The costume contest will start at 9:30 a.m. Come in your best ’80’s garb for your chance to win. All participants will receive a free t-shirt, shutter shades and stickers.  

Race registration: $20 per person

Day of race registration: $25 per person

Kids participate for free!


2015 Village West Wine Fest

09/19/15 6:00pm
Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark
9400 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66112 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Festivals

Held on the grounds of the Schlitterbahn Waterpark, the Village West WineFest showcases over 200 wines and 100 beers from around the world; features food from Kansas City's best restaurants, bars, and caterers; and benefiting the community's most dedicated charities. General admission and VIP tickets available. For more ticket information and early-bird specials: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-village-west-winefest-tickets-15667726592

Carnival KCK

09/24/15 3:00pm
Memorial Hall
600 North 7th Street, Kansas City, KS 66101 (map)

Type:  Free Events

Carnival KCK disrupts the traditional business expo format to deliver a new B2B exploration. Infusing entertainment, networking, food, drinks, games, and business to create an experience based environment unlike anything you’ve ever seen.

Open to the entire Kansas City business community, Carnival KCK provides a curated collection of the KCK business community. Be entertained and explore the KCK renaissance.


75 years of flight: the B-25 Bomber

09/25/15 to 12/04/15
Wyandotte County Historical Society & Museum
631 North 126th, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Exhibits

The B-25 bomber planes were manufactured here in Wyandotte County during World War II at the North American Aviation plant in Fairfax.  This exhibit will look at the plane and the impact of our local community during the war.  2015 is the 75th anniversary of the first flight of the famed B-25 bomber. The exhibit will include historical photographs, archival materials, and models of the plane.

Lakeside Speedway: Weekly Racing Series

09/25/15 5:00pm
Lakeside Speedway
5615 Wolcott Drive, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Sports

Gates open at 5 p.m., hot laps start at 6:45 and racing begins at 7:30 p.m. Adults grandstand tickets are $12, kids ages 7-12 are $6 and children ages 6 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. Military personnel, students and seniors over 62 get in for $10 with proper i.d. Pit passes are $30. 

Friday Night Live Music at Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard

09/25/15 6:00pm
The Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard
2850 North 119th Street, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife, Concerts

 Come out to the Wine Barn Winery & Vineyard for live music.  Listen to Boomerz KC on Friday, Septhember 25th at 6:00pm. Cover Charge $5.00

Live Music by The Stolen Winnebagos at Turn 2 Sports Bar & Restaurant

09/25/15 10:00pm to 09/26/15 11:00pm
Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway
777 Hollywood Casino Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Entertainment/Nightlife

Enjoy live music by The Stolen Winnebagos, Friday & Saturday night at Turn 2 Sports Bar & Restaurant inside Hollywood Casino at 10 p.m.

Sporting KC vs Seattle Sounders FC

09/27/15
Sporting Park
One Sporting Way, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Sports, Family Friendly

See Sporting KC in action at 4pm at Sporting Park!  Visit website for ticket information.

2015 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship 2015

10/01/15 to 10/03/15
Sporting Park
One Sporting Way, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Sporting Park will host the first four Group A matches during the 2015 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship 2015. The international doubleheaders, headlined by the United States U-23 Men’s National Team, will be held on Thursday, Oct. 1 and Saturday, Oct. 3.

The competition will feature the top eight teams from North America (U.S., Canada and Mexico), Central America (three nations TBD) and the Caribbean (two nations TBD) in pursuit of the region’s two automatic berths into the 2016 Olympic Games next summer in Rio de Janeiro. The official draw for the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship 2015 will be held in August to set the complete tournament schedule with match-ups and kick-off times.


Countries qualify using under-23 national teams (player born in 1993 or later) and the U.S. U-23 MNT features three players who played in the 2014 FIFA World Cup: John Brooks (Hertha BSC), Julian Green (Bayern Munich) and DeAndre Yedlin (Tottenham). Other eligible players include Sporting Kansas City homegrown goalkeeper Jon Kempin and Stanford sophomore Jordan Morris.


Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

10/02/15 to 10/04/15
Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Get behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car or take a ride and feel the excitement as you hear the engine roar and you thunder down the track at 155 MPH at the Kansas Speedway.  To Book your Richard Petty Driving Experience call 1-800-237-3889.

Lakeside Speedway: Weekly Racing Series

10/02/15 5:00pm
Lakeside Speedway
5615 Wolcott Drive, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Sports

Gates open at 5 p.m., hot laps start at 6:45 and racing begins at 7:30 p.m. Adults grandstand tickets are $12, kids ages 7-12 are $6 and children ages 6 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. Military personnel, students and seniors over 62 get in for $10 with proper i.d. Pit passes are $30. 

Lakeside Speedway: Weekly Racing Series Season Championship

10/09/15 5:00pm
Lakeside Speedway
5615 Wolcott Drive, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Sports

Gates open at 5 p.m., hot laps start at 6:45 and racing begins at 7:30 p.m. Adults grandstand tickets are $12, kids ages 7-12 are $6 and children ages 6 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. Military personnel, students and seniors over 62 get in for $10 with proper i.d. Pit passes are $30. 

Lakeside Speedway: 2nd Annual USRA National Championships

10/15/15 to 10/17/15
Lakeside Speedway
5615 Wolcott Drive, Kansas City, KS 66109 (map)

Type:  Sports

More information to follow. 

Nascar Qualifying and Arca Racing Series at Kansas Speedway

10/16/15
Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Don't miss NASCAR Qualifying and the ARCA 98.9 UNDER THE LIGHTS on Friday, October 16 at Kansas Speedway.

Tickets are $10 to watch a full day of NASCAR practice and qualifying PLUS the ARCA Racing Series UNDER THE LIGHTS.

Add a Sprint FanWalk Pass for $15 to your infield tickets to visit the infield, get driver autographs, watch tech inspection and visit Gatorade Victory Lane. See website fore more information


International Lineman's Rodeo

10/17/15
National Agricultural Center & Hall of Fame
630 Hall of Fame Drive, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Sports, Special Events, Family Friendly

This free event brings over 5,000 visitors to the National Agricultural Center & Hall of Fame as Linemen from all over the world complete in a variety of tasks. Spectators enjoy watching the various competitions, taking a ride on a lift truck to view the sights from up high, hayrides, train rides, lots of children's activities and more.


Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway

10/17/15
Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Don't miss the return of the NASCAR XFINITY Series to Kansas Speedway on Oct. 17, 2015. Tickets start at $40 for adults and $15 for youth tickets (12 & under).


Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway

10/18/15
Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Don't miss the fifth Race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup on Oct. 18, 2015 at Kansas Speedway! Tickets start at $64 for adults and $29 for children (12 & under).

Tickets start at $64 for adults and $29 for children (12 & under) for the fourth Race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup at Kansas Speedway. 


Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup at Kansas Speedway

10/18/15
Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Sports, Special Events, Family Friendly

Don't miss  the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup on Oct. 18, 2015 at Kansas Speedway!


Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway

10/23/15 to 10/25/15
Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Get behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car or take a ride and feel the excitement as you hear the engine roar and you thunder down the track at 155 MPH at the Kansas Speedway.  To Book your Richard Petty Driving Experience call 1-800-237-3889.

Great Midwest Balloon Festival

10/23/15 4:00pm to 10/24/15 10:00pm
National Agricultural Center & Hall of Fame
630 Hall of Fame Drive, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Festivals, Special Events, Entertainment/Nightlife, Family Friendly

Marvel at the sunrise Fly-In Balloon Competitions, and Friday & Saturday night Balloon Glows. Get ready for tethered balloon rides, food vendors, craft beer, live music and entertainment, activities for kids and more!   All activities are weather permitting.  Visit website a complete schedule of events. October 23rd, 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm. October  24th, 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm. 

Sporting KC vs LA Galaxy

10/25/15
Sporting Kansas City
One Sporting Way, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Sports

See Sporting KC in action at 6pm at Sporting Park!  Visit website for ticket information.

Santa Express

12/04/15
National Agricultural Center & Hall of Fame
630 Hall of Fame Drive, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 (map)

Type:  Family Friendly, Special Events

Join Santa in the Train Depot! Ride the Union Pacific train and take in the Christmas on the Farm decorations.  Have a cookie and make sure Santa knows exactly what you want for Christmas!

Division I Men's Soccer College Cup at Sporting Park

12/11/15 to 12/13/15
Sporting Park
One Sporting Way, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Sports, Special Events, Family Friendly

Don't miss a minute of the action when the Division I Men's Soccer College Cup comes to Sporting Park December 11-13, 2015 to battle for the championship.  See website for more details.

2015 NCAA Division II Football Championship Game

12/19/15
Sporting Park
One Sporting Way, Kansas City, KS 66111 (map)

Type:  Special Events, Sports

Don’t miss a minute of the action when the 2015 NCAA Division II Football Championship Game comes to Sporting Park on December 19, 2015.