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Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Food/Tasting
Annual Independence Uncorked Wine Festival
Join us for a day filled with wine tasting, music, food, art, and much more. Your ticket price gets you in for tasting of 21 Missouri Wineries, one distillery, bands, arts, food, and more.
Bingham-Waggoner Estate
Independence, MO

Sat 9/8/18 at 1pm-6pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: J.R.R. Tolkien and the Legacy of WWI
The life of J.R.R. Tolkien was shaped by his experiences during World War I and time spent fighting in the Somme. Learn how the war and Tolkien’s wartime experiences influenced his works.
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Thu 9/13/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
Ginger Rogers Festival and Museum Tour
Celebrate the opening of the Ginger House Museum where legendary dancer/singer/actress Ginger Rogers was Born in 1911. Hear multiple presentations, attend the silent auction and banquet, and hear Roberta Olden, Ginger's secretary for 18 years share some li...
Harry S Truman Library & Museum
Independence, MO

Sat 9/15/18 at 10am-6pm
Special Event: Children
Play Date Thursdays
Join Independence Center and local community organizations in Children's Play Area for Play dates: Fun, free monthly events for kids! Move, learn, create and connect with a new activity on Thursday mornings throughout the year. Invite your playgroups and e...
Independence Center
Independence, MO

Thu 9/20/18 at 11am-12pm
Thu 10/18/18 at 11am-12pm
Thu 11/15/18 at 11am-12pm
Special Event: Children
Playdate Thursdays
Join Independence Center and local community organizations in Children's Play Area for Play dates: Fun, free monthly events for kids! Move, learn, create and connect with a new activity on Thursday mornings throughout the year. Invite your playgroups and e...
Independence Center
Independence, MO

Thu 9/20/18 at 11am-12pm
Thu 10/18/18 at 11am-12pm
Thu 11/15/18 at 11am-12pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
Square Table: A Farm to Market Event
Inaugural Square Table: A Farm to Market Event The Independence Square remains the heartbeat of Independence. The Square is where we can trace our founding roots – from westward wagons, to faithful religious followers, to Harry S. Truman. Today, the Squ...
Independence Uptown Market
Independence, MO

Sat 9/22/18 at 6pm-9pm
Special Event: Community Event
Veterans Salute
Join us at the Midwest Genealogy Center for the Library’s annual tribute to the service and sacrifice of our community’s veterans. This year’s event will feature guest speaker Dr. Matthew Naylor, PhD, President and CEO of the National World War I Museum an...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Sat 9/22/18 at 9am-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Irish Coat of Arms, Tartans, and Genealogy
Author and genealogist Mike O’Laughlin shares his research covering Irish heraldry from the 17th to the 20th centuries. Discover the basic facts and fiction about your Irish coat of arms and tartan, as well as learn 10 simple ways to start your family hist...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Fri 9/28/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Path to Parenthood 5K
This is the 4th Annual Path to Parenthood 5K, in support of Kansas City Infertility Awareness Foundation (KCIA). Proceeds from this event fund KCIA’s Family Building Grant program, providing financial aid to KC locals to help with treatment and adoption co...
Waterfall Park
Independence, MO

Sat 9/29/18 at 8am-10am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Collection Your Family Stories Before They Are Lost
It’s too easy to let unique family stories slip away. Learn tips and tricks for collecting and preserving your family’s stories to pass on to future generations.
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Sat 10/6/18 at 10:30am-11:30pm
Special Event: Education
Lock In: Late Night at the Midwest Genealogy Center
Stay up late at the Midwest Genealogy Center for a night of research, mini-classes, and fun! Use these extra hours to dig deeper into your family history. Stay fueled with snacks and drinks and win some great prizes! Registration is required.
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Fri 10/12/18 at 8pm-12am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Family/Child (Books)
The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: River of the Big Canoe - Across the Muddy Missouri
Let’s go up the Mississippi and across the Missouri River to a land that your pa says will make a fine place to settle. Let oral historian Jim "Two Crows" Wallen lead you through artifacts, stories, and authentic clothing into the land that will become the...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Fri 10/19/18 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Past to Print - Writing Your Ancestor's Story
Have you ever found a fascinating person or story while researching your genealogy? This three-hour workshop will help you find those stories buried in the research, apply the key elements of story crafting to them, and explore how those elements apply to ...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Fri 10/26/18 at 2pm-5pm
Special Event: Gaming, Convention
Midwest GameFest
Midwest GameFest is an annual game convention bringing a number of long-standing midwestern game organizations under one roof. The Role-Players Guild of Kansas City (Shauncon), Heart of America Historical Miniatures Gaming Society (Borderwars), and Gamer's...
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center
Independence, MO

Thu 11/1/18 - Sun 11/4/18 at 8am-12am
Special Event: Circus
Ararat Shrine Circus
Silverstein Eye Centers Arena
Independence, MO

Fri 11/16/18 at 7:30pm
Sat 11/17/18 at 10:30am
Sat 11/17/18 at 2:30pm
Sat 11/17/18 at 7:30pm
Sun 11/18/18 at 2pm
    

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