The forecast for this weekend is finally cooling off, so that means it’s time to get outside and enjoy it while it lasts. With plenty of outdoor activities, this week’s featured events list courtesy of Dani Beyer Real Estate covers it all including food, concerts, shows and festivals.
Kansas City Events August 21-23
Capitol Federal Concert Series Presents: Earth, Wind & Fire with Chicago
Friday, August 21
Ticket Prices Vary
Enjoy a concert under the stars on a warm summer night this Friday evening at Starlight. As part of the Capitol Federal Concert Series, Earth, Wind & Fire will be rocking the amphitheater alongside Chicago. Tickets are still on sale at a variety of prices, so purchase them through Starlight now, it’s a night of great music you won’t want to miss.
4600 Starlight Rd.,
Kansas City, MO 64132
Arts and Crafts Festival 2015
Friday, August 21 & Saturday, August 22
Friday Doors Open at 5:30 p.m.
Saturday Doors Open at 1:30 p.m.
Regular Ticket: $35
VIP Ticket: $45
This two day festival features the largest selection of rare, aged and exclusive craft beers, live music, local artists and independent film. This year’s event includes 6 movies, 8 local bands, over 12 unique artists and over 100 different brews to sample and enjoy. Plus, proceeds from the event help to benefit KC Pet Project. Tickets are limited to 300 each day, so buy yours in advance. Regular ticket includes all regularly scheduled events including movies, bands, artists, games, beer samples and a tasting glass.
408 Armour Rd,
North Kansas City, Missouri 64116
7th Annual Baconfest
Saturday, August 22
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
General Admission Ticket: $50
VIP Ticket: $100
Are you crazy about bacon? If so, you won’t want to miss the entire event dedicated to bacon going on this Saturday at Ameristar Casino. Enjoy all things bacon while helping children and adults who are newly disabled, with proceeds benefiting The Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City (RIKC). Tickets are on sale now, and a limited amount will also be available at the door, but if you’re serious about bacon you should buy your tickets in advance. General admission will get you an event t-shirt, commemorative drink cup, 4 beer stations and a sample from each Pork Partner, as well as unlimited drink upon entrance.
Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City,
3200 N Ameristar Dr.,
Kansas City, MO 64161
Kansas City Air Show
Saturday, August 22 & Sunday, August 23
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day
Children 12 & Under: Free
Spend your weekend at the Kansas City Air Show for a day filled with fun for the whole family. Kids and adults alike will love watching the arial acrobatics performed by the nation’s elite such as the Blue Angels jet team and the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team. Set up on a quarter-mile of the tarmac at the Wheeler Downtown Airport will be static and interactive displays, photo opportunities, a Kids Zone, food and other refreshments to enjoy throughout the day.
Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport,
Kansas City, MO
Dine Downtown – Restaurant Week
August 21 – 30
The Annual Kansas City Power & Light District’s Summer Restaurant Week is back, August 21st – August 30th, for you to enjoy great deals and specials at your favorite restaurants. Enjoy delicious specialty menus at over 10 restaurants featuring $10-15 lunch menus and $25-30 dinner menus. You could also receive a complimentary gift card or dining certificate from select restaurants when you order from their Dine Downtown menu. Participating restaurants include: Bristol Seafood Grill, Cleaver & Cork, Drunken Fish Sushi Restaurant & Lounge, The Dubliner, Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, Johnny’s Tavern, McFadden’s Sports Saloon, Pizza Bar, Providence New American Kitchen, Tengo Sed Cantina and Yard House.
Kansas City Power & Light District,
13th & Walnut Sts.,
Kansas City, MO 64106
Have a great weekend checking out these fun events, and be sure to check back weekly for updates here on the blog! To find more events around Kansas City this weekend, click here.
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