midtown weekly

september 18 - september 24, 2017
check out these great kc events!
september 20
pilgrim labyrinth & butterfly garden ribbon cutting

Wednesday, September 20,  5:00 pm
Hyde Park, 37th & Gillham, KCMO

Please arrive in the park at 37th and Gillham between 5:00 and 5:30 p.m. The brief program will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will include donor recognition, dedication, and ribbon cutting.

Following the program, you are invited to Pilgrim Chapel for a reception from 6:00 to 7:00 pm.

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september 21
maincor networking luncheon

Thursday, September 21, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
MainCor, 3215 Main, KCMO

Join us every third Thursday of the month for some chow & a chat! $10 gets you a great lunch.

Featured presenters for September:
Mayor Sly James & Jolie Justus, 4th District City Councilmember
Topic: KCI Airport

Alecia Kates, Water Quality Planner, Mid-America Regional Council
Topic: Whether it’s personal or business water plays an essential role in our lives. Hear how you can get the most out of rainwater and reduce stormwater pollution in your community.

Click HERE to rsvp & pay in advance.
To only rsvp and pay at the event, email Leigh.

september 21
third thursday at the nelson: pop, lock, and bloch it 

Thursday, September 21, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, KCMO

Your not-so-quiet night at the museum! Join the revelry every third Thursday of the month for live music, free programs, art activities and more…all just for adults!

September Theme: Let’s set it off right as we celebrate the artistry of hip hop dance and music! From “old school” to “new school," come ready to show up and show out!

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september 22 - 24
plaza art fair

Friday, September 22,  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday, September 23, 10:00 am -10:00 pm
Sunday, September 24, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Country Club Plaza, KCMO

The Plaza Art Fair encompasses nine city blocks and welcomes a crowd of over 250,000. Featuring 240 artists, the Plaza Art Fair is a top-ranked, national art event with three live music stages and over 25 featured restaurant booths. It continues to be a weekend of people simply celebrating art and each other, as well as Kansas City’s unofficial welcome to the fall season.

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september 23 - 24
unplaza art fair

Saturday, September 23, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, September 24, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

New location this year is Southmoreland Park, just to the west of the Nelson-Atkins Museum, between Oak St. and Warwick Blvd.

Artwork by local artists—with prices ranging from low to high.

From paintings to pottery to purses, from sculpture to stained glass, you’ll find irresistible treasures. Do you want a new hat? Look no further! Do you crave a scarf or baubles, bangles, and beads? Come to the fair! You’ll also find photos, greeting cards, woodwork, leather products, and more.

The fair benefits first the artists—to whom we are grateful!—and then PeaceWorks.

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upcoming events
oktoberfest in westport - september 28 - october 1
catch the max celebration - october 1
maincor coffee klatch - october 4

streetcar board of directors election - october 7
kcya benefit concert - october 7
kc games for good @ wwI museum - october 7
waterfire kc - october 7
laclede/mge gas rate increase hearing - october 12
porchfest kc - october 14
maincor monthly luncheon - october 19

picasso exhibit @ nelson begins - october 20
If you have events you would like featured in
The Midtown Weekly, please email info and a photo (if you have one) to LEIGH by Thursday,
the week before the date of the event.