Friday, September 6, 2013

First Fri­days - 5 Fun Things to Do in Kansas City This Weekend

Food and Art at First Fri­days

The Crossroads Arts District is the creative epicenter of Kansas City. Hosting First Fridays since 2002.
Lyric Opera of Kansas City is hosting this exclusive preview event at the Beth Ingram Administration Building (1725 Holmes Street) on September 6, starting at 5:30 p.m. Complimentary light appetizers and cocktails will be provided. Guests will preview costumes, props and set renderings from the upcoming opera, which opens September 21. The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, contact the Lyric Opera Marketing Department at 816-471-4933.

West­port Art Annual

Art Westport 2013 is celebrating 34 years of creativity! The annual festival has become a Kansas City tradition and is a favorite among local artists. The three-day event will take place in Historic Westport, providing the perfect backdrop for a “Kansas City” Artists Fair. Top artists from around the Metro will line the streets of Westport showcasing their original art, unique jewelry, fine crafts and much more. Top artists from around the Metro will line the streets of Westport showcasing their original art, unique jewelry, fine crafts and much more. http://www.artwestport.net/

John­son County Old Set­tlers Days

They are celebrating its 115 years in the making. They are planning on having the Arts & Crafts three days and are bring in the Nationally know Country Group "PARMALEE" and their very own "Home Grown" entertainer JOE TINOCO with Special Guests Artists Tamra and Talya Tinoco! http://johnsoncountyoldsettlers.com/friday.php

Prairie Vil­lage Jazz Fes­ti­val

The PV Jazz Festival brings thousands of people together to enjoy a free evening of magical music, fabulous artistry, delectable food & drink, and fun. http://prairievillagejazz.org/

Chalk and Walk Fes­ti­val
Sat 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Artists start with empty squares of asphalt and by the end of the weekend, these squares will be transformed into magnificent pieces of artwork. http://www.crowncenter.com/Event-List/chalk-and-walk


 

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