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Disproving the myth that "there's nothing to do in Kansas City" one week at a time. Forward to colleagues, friends, & visitors and see you around town!
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August Friday Friday, Tannin Wine Bar & Kitchen will be offering a special menu of small bites. Enjoy everything the Crossroads Art District has to offer. Bring your friends to share wine & small bites! 

In celebration of Charlie Parker's birthday, the American Jazz Museum and First Friday on the Vine present a preview of DeBorah "Dee" Williams's record collection. This preview is an exploration of young Charlie Parker’s life in Kansas City and his revolutionary jazz music in a one-day exhibition of the complete Dial Record Collection (Jazz to Classical). We will also welcome Chef Anita Moore of The Southern Steakhouse and Oyster Bar by Soiree to 18th & Vine.

Kansas City Taste, brought to you byCapitol Federal, is a two-day food and music festival in downtown Kansas City at the historic Union Station on Friday, August 3rd and 4th. Kansas City Taste will feature more than 30 culinary establishments who will show off their most creative dishes. 

@Uptown Theatre

The Late Night Jam Session is every Friday and Saturday night from 1:00am-5:00am. Jam session features an in house Quartet and is open to visiting musicians to sit in and Jam.

Come lounge and enjoy cocktails in Twilight’s upscale, midtown event venue. Meet and listen to the recent sounds from Kansas City native and R&B Grammy nominee Jo Blaq.

We Hope to See You There...Experience The Evolution of The 7th Annual Kansas City Natural Hair & Wellness Expo!!! Get your tickets now!!! #espressoculture #kcnhe #kansascity #naturalhair #wellnessexpo #Escu #HEAL #TNNINC

August 4th & 5th

This event is to bring awareness surrounding current issues regarding privacy and surveillance and their importance. We will explore how surveillance was used to spy on Black Lives Matter activist and how surveillance is currently being used to effectively spy on the average citizen.

The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) will host the 2018 Heart of America Hot Dog Festival, presented by Hy-Vee, Farmland and Pepsi, Saturday, August 4 near the 18th & Vine Historic District. The event features live entertainment, food, and more. Created by the NLBM in 2013, the Hot Dog Festival celebrates the historical connection between our national pastime and baseball fan’s favorite ballpark food; the hot dog. Proceeds benefit the NLBM.

@ Legacy Park (Lee's Summit)

An event for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., members and their guests as part of Delta’s 2018 Regional Conference Cycle. Attendees will be able to purchase Delta Sigma Theta paraphernalia & other merchandise from vendors.

Join us for the 1st annual Kansas City Grilled Cheese Festival on Saturday, August 4th! 

The Grilled Cheese Festival is a one-day event showing off your favorite childhood food - Grilled Cheese, from your favorite local Kansas City Restaurants and Food Trucks! This event is open to all ages, so come out and enjoy the day with your friends and family. There will be live music, cold drinks, games, bars and all of the grilled cheese you can eat! 

We're hosting a Fifa X Box 1 Tournament Saturday August 4th at E-Sports Bar KC! $20 on Eventbrite and $25 at the door!! Come on out and bring your best game to find out why at E-Sports Bar KC is #whereitpaystoplay

Summerfest is an opportunity for school children of all ages to celebrate and prepare for the arrival of the new school year. This event will feature live entertainment, athletic competitions, educational games and free food. In preparation for school, KCPS students will have the opportunity to receive a free backpack, school supplies, athletic physicals, and immunizations and a KCPS T-Shirt. Summerfest is open to the community and will include a variety of community resources and children’s activities

@ The Midland

On Sunday, August 5th the longest running Community Sneaker Event heads to KC...

for the Kansas City Sneaker Summit at The College Basketball Experience! 
Home of the National College Basketball Hall Of Fame!

Come witness a celebration of sneaker culture like no other!


Hosted by @Singrayla Doors open @7 Must be 21 & Older Food & Drink Specials available all night!


"Chappell Electric is the very definition of a small business: call, and owner Germaine Chappell picks up on the second ring..."

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