As February comes to a close and we inch ever closer to spring the weather continues to be increasingly mild for this time of year, which means even more opportunities to get out and explore our great city. There’s plenty going on indoors and outdoors around the Kansas City area, and to get you started we’ve got a list of featured events and activities brought to you by Dani Beyer Real Estate.
Kansas City Events February 25 – 28
Blake Shelton at the Sprint Center
Friday, February 26
Tickets Range from $31.75 – $71.75
Get your country music fix this Friday night with Blake Shelton and special guest Chris Janson at the Sprint Center. The reigning five time CMA Male Vocalist of the Year and coach of NBC’s hit show The Voice, is sure to rock the crowd with some of his original favorites, as well as some new music from his upcoming new album. Tickets are available online, at The Price Chopper Box Office at Sprint Center and through charge-by-phone at (888) 929-7849.
1407 Grand Blvd.,
Kansas City, MO 64106
Theater League Presents: Disney’s Newsies
February 25 – 28
Thursday & Friday: 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Ticket Prices Vary
Disney’s NEWSIES hits the stage at the Kansas City Music Hall with multiple shows running all weekend. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Choreography, Disney’s NEWSIES is a high-energy explosion of song and dance you don’t want to miss. The classic musical was inspired by the real-life “Newsboy Strike of 1899,” when newsboy Kid Blink led a band of orphan and runaway newsies on a two-week-long action against Pulitzer, Hearst and other powerful newspaper publishers. A great show for all ages, tickets are going fast, so order yours online in advance.
301 W 13th St.,
Kansas City, MO 64105
Star Wars Weekend at the Kansas City Zoo
Saturday, February 27 & Sunday, February 28
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Free Event with Zoo Admission
May the force be with you! If you or someone you know is a Star Wars fan, this weekend would be the perfect time to visit the Kansas City Zoo for Star Wars Weekend. Meet your favorite Star Wars characters as Darth Vader, Storm Troopers, Jedi, Kylo Ren from the most recent Star Wars release, and many more roam the zoo throughout the day. They’ll be ready for photo opps, so bring your camera and capture a memorable photo with your favorite character, and the animals, too.
Kansas City Zoo,
6800 Zoo Dr.,
Kansas City, MO 64132
Popcorn & Wine Pairings for the Oscars at Weston Wine Company
Saturday, February 27 & Sunday, February 28
Anytime During Regular Business Hours:
Saturday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
$14 per person
Be the hostess with the mostest at this year’s Oscars party by stopping by Weston Wine Company this weekend to find out the best popcorn and wine pairings. You’ll get to taste 7 Weston Wine Company wines paired with small portions of gourmet popcorn such as Garlic Parmesan Popcorn with the Queen Brilliant Cut dry white wine, Salted Caramel Apple with the Navette Cut sweet white wine, and many more. The cost covers the popcorn, wine and a glass of your own to take home. No reservations are needed, just stop by anytime during regular business hours.
Weston Wine Company,
519 Main St.,
Weston, MO 64098
February 27 – March 4
Kickoff Saturday, February 27
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Support local, and historic, businesses in Kansas City by participating in the first ever Waldo Week. Kicking off this Saturday and lasting until next Friday, March 4, Waldo Week is a week-long celebration of one of the oldest neighborhoods in the Kansas City area. Participating Waldo merchants, from Gregory Blvd. to 85th St., Holmes Rd. to State Line, are rolling out the red carpet to neighbors and visitors for a whole week and extending a special 25% off on merchandise and services. Think KC Restaurant Week, Small Business Saturday, and KC Local Week all rolled into one big event! Waldo businesses like Off the Floor Woodwork, Family Bicycles, One More Cup, Co-Work Waldo and Brookside Roofing are just a few of the merchants participating. Check out their website for a complete list of participating locations and promotion details. Visit Waldo this Saturday afternoon to get started, and to receive up to $20 FREE in Waldo Bucks when you spend $100 or more at participating Waldo Week businesses.
Participating Waldo Shops, Restaurants & Services
From Gregory Blvd. to 85th St., Holmes Rd. to State Line
We hope you have a great weekend enjoying all that Kansas City has to offer. If you’re looking for more going on near you, click here, and continue to check back for weekly events updates on the blog.
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