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Art: History/Science
War Around Us: Soldier Artist Impressions
Creating art when surrounded by war seems contradictory. Artists Jean Lefort, Curtiney George Foote, Charles Thatcher Shellabarger, Myron Chapin and Jean Berne-Bellecour demonstrate several ways one can capture wartime experiences using the fields, village...
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Wed 12/12/18 - Mon 12/31/18
Special Event: Animals, Community Event, For the Family, Living History
Dinosaurs Revealed
Join us on this fascinating journey back to prehistoric time. A time when dinosaurs ruled and roamed the earth. A time when the world as we know it was being violently and radically transformed . . . forever! Travel back 252 million years as we reveal d...
Union Station
Kansas City, MO

Wed 12/12/18 - Mon 12/31/18 at 10am-6pm
Art: Prints, Gallery
2018 Holiday Print Sale - 11/14-12/22
Special Open House: Friday, November 16, 10am to 8pm Saturday, November 17, 10am to 8pm 15% to 70% off dozens of original prints by national and regional artists from older and newer inventory: Collette Bangert, Robert Brawley, Susan Davidoff, Richar...
Lawrence Lithography Workshop and Gallery
Kansas City, MO

Wed 12/12/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 12/13/18 at 10am-5pm
Fri 12/14/18 at 10am-5pm
Sat 12/15/18 at 10am-4pm
Wed 12/19/18 at 10am-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, History, Politics
A Presidential Friendship: HST & LBJ
Clifton Truman Daniel was six years old when a classmate told him his grandfather had been president. Meanwhile, Luci Baines Johnson was 16 when her father became president, finishing her teenage years in the White House. Growing up and through adulthood, ...
Unity Temple on the Plaza
Kansas City, MO

Wed 12/12/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Musical, Holiday
A Christmas Carol
This musical adaptation of Dickens' ever-popular classic fills the stage with lush costumes, stunning sets, special effects and a timeless message of holiday joy. With the music of 26 beloved traditional carols of the season woven throughout this classic t...
Kansas City Repertory Theatre
Kansas City, MO

Wed 12/12/18 at 7pm
Thu 12/13/18 at 7pm
Fri 12/14/18 at 8pm
Sat 12/15/18 at 2pm
Sat 12/15/18 at 8pm
Music: Jazz, Folk, Pop, Classical
George Winston
Inspired by the seasons and topographies, George Winston’s concerts feature a variety of styles including melodic folk piano, New Orleans R&B piano, and stride piano. Tickets for this event go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Friday, April 13. This event i...
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, MO

Wed 12/12/18 at 7pm
Special Event: Tour
Complimentary Tours
Explore the Main Gallery with one of our knowledgeable Museum Guides on a tour, every Thursday at 2:30 p.m. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis. Sign-up at the Museum ticketing window | Museum Main Gallery
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Thu 12/13/18 at 2:30pm
Thu 12/20/18 at 2:30pm
Thu 12/27/18 at 2:30pm
Sports: Football
Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs
The Chiefs go head-to-head with the visiting Chargers in an AFC West rivalry.
Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City, MO

Thu 12/13/18 at 7:20pm
Special Event: Classical Dance
Presented by NWSA & Thomas Armour Youth Ballet.
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, MO

Thu 12/13/18 at 7:30pm
Fri 12/14/18 at 7:30pm
Sun 12/16/18 at 5pm
Thu 12/20/18 at 7:30pm
Fri 12/21/18 at 2pm
Music: Rap/Hip Hop, Dance/House, Electronic
Snails is a Montreal-based producer and DJ who pushes a forward-thinking brand of dance music combining hip-hop rhythms, dirty bass lines and off-kilter sound design.
Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
Kansas City, MO

Thu 12/13/18 at 8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Chemist’s War: Environmental Histories of Chemical Weapons Manufacture in the United States During World War I
During the short time the United States was formally in World War I—only 585 days—the federal government successfully manufactured thousands of tons of chemical weapons such as chlorine, phosgene, chlorpicrin, and mustard gas and just under four million ga...
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Thu 12/13/18 at 6pm-7pm
Music: Electronic
Digital Ethos
Zooks + HyTekk present Digital Ethos - Ages 18+ with valid ID ony - There will be a $2 minor surcharge at the door for patrons under 21 years of age - Doors 9pm/Show 9pm
Uptown Theater
Kansas City, MO

Fri 12/14/18 at 9pm
Music: Jazz, Live Music in Bar/Club, R&B/Soul
Feel Good Fridays
Get that Feel Good Friday feeling each and every Friday night from 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. at the Reserve Restaurant located in the swank and cozy Ambassador Hotel Kansas City. Experience the sweet melodies of crooner Ron Gutierrez and his trio of talented music...
Kansas City, MO

Fri 12/14/18 at 8pm-11pm
Fri 12/21/18 at 8pm-11pm
Fri 12/28/18 at 8pm-11pm
Fri 1/4/19 at 8pm-11pm
Fri 1/11/19 at 8pm-11pm
Music: Dance/House
Brohug is a trio of DJs from Stockholm.
Kansas City, MO

Sat 12/15/18 at 9:30pm
Special Event: History/Science, For the Family
Hands-on History
History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts, every Saturday at 11 a.m. FREE to the public | Near Paul Sunderland Glass Bridge
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Sat 12/15/18 at 11am
Sat 12/22/18 at 11am
Sat 12/29/18 at 11am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Address by Swami Paritushtananda
December 16, 11:00 AM:  The Vedanta Society of Kansas City. Address by Swami Paritushtananda, “The Human Aspect of Holy Mother.” Meditation at 10:30. Free of charge. All are welcome. 8701 Ward Pkwy. 816-444-8045 Note: This is for S...
The Vedanta Society of Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Sun 12/16/18 at 11am-12pm
Music: Sketch Comedy
Brett Young
Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
Kansas City, MO

Sun 12/16/18 at 7:30pm
Music: Holiday Music
Northland Symphony Orchestra Holiday Pops Concert
The Northland Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the holidays with a variety of festive pieces and accompaniment from children’s choirs from the Park Hill and North Kansas City school districts.
Staley High School
Kansas City, MO

Sun 12/16/18 at 2:30pm and 4:30pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, General
Quill & Pluma: Writing and e-Publishing Collaborative
This multi-lingual and culturally diverse group supports men and women writers in their process. We use to share our work in progress. Facilitated by Kari O'Rourke. To register, call 913-906-8990. Meets each Monday morning.
Keeler Women's Center
Kansas City, KS

Mon 12/17/18 at 11am-12pm
Special Event: General, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Caregivers' Support Group
This is a care group for men and women who give care. Taking care of those we love can be difficult. Support helps. Understanding helps Facilitated by Jackie Tigges, MSW, LSCSW. To register, call 913-906-8990. Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month.
Keeler Women's Center
Kansas City, KS

Tue 12/18/18 at 1:30pm-3pm

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