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Shop locally for holiday gifting

As the holiday shopping season kicks into full gear this week, skip the big-box frenzy and share an eco-friendlier day on Local Business Saturday.

Across the country, local retailers will be celebrating Small Business Saturday on November 24. Shoppers can find local stores near them by entering their city or zip code in the American Express Shop […]

November 20th, 2018|Event, Green Tip, Local artisans, Sustainability|0 Comments

Discover a Festival of Butterflies

Experience the world of a pollinator at the annual Festival of Butterflies at Powell Gardens.

Visitors can walk among hundreds of butterflies and a jungle of nectar and host plants in the Martha Jane Phillips Starr Butterfly Conservatory during the exhibit which is open during regular garden hours through Sunday, August 12.

A new, permanent sculpture designed […]

Get inspired at Maker Faire

This weekend, local creators and makers will display their repurposing ideas, artistic creativity and electronic ingenuity at the Maker Faire Kansas City.

This family-friendly festival brings together the makers, crafters, inventors, hackers, scientists and artists to inspire creativity. Exhibits and demonstrations include repurposed creations, electric bikes, electronics, artisan foods, woodworking, arts and crafts, a car show, makerspaces, […]

Enjoy an evening on Brush Creek

Load up the kids and head to a two-day, water festival with StoneLion Puppet Theatre and its giant puppet show, food trucks, music, art and games at Theis Park on Brush Creek.

The Illuminated Waters Festival created by StoneLion Puppet Theatre will include a play each night featuring illuminated puppets that are on and off the actual waters of Brush Creek. […]

Shop local & repurposed at Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair

Find unique, local, handmade, vintage and repurposed art and crafts at the Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair this weekend at the Alexander Majors Barn in Kansas City.

The fair was founded in 2011 and today is touted as one of the top 35 indie craft fairs in the world. The weekend event will host more than […]