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Upcoming events in Kansas City and surrounding areas.

Night at the Arboretum

Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens 8909 W. 179th St., Overland Park, KS, United States

Join the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens for a celestial evening during the New Moon phase. This is the perfect time of the year to observe faint celestial objects like galaxies and star clusters without any interference from moonlight. The Astronomical Society of Kansas City will provide telescopes for optimal stargazing. Family-friendly activities kick […]

$5

Kiss & Tail

Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium 6800 Zoo Drive, Kansas City, MO, United States

At the Kansas City Zoo and Aquarium, celebrate love in the animal kingdom with a night of hilarious skits performed by some of Kansas City’s finest theater actors. Starring Victor Raider-Wexler (Seinfeld, King of Queens), Kiss & Tail promises an unforgettable, adults-only evening of comedy on Saturday, February 10. In addition to learning about some […]

$50

Light Pollution and Birds – Virtual

The Missouri River Bird Observatory is hosting the event, Light Pollution and Birds during its winter webinar series. Artificial light at night effects species in a range of ways, all of which are evident in birds. Led by Travis Longcore with the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, this virtual talk will describe the effects […]

Valentine’s Day Farm to Table Dinner with Colonial Gardens

Colonial Gardens 27610 East Wyatt Rd., Blue Springs, MO, United States

Visit Colonial Gardens for a romantic evening filled with farm-fresh flavors. Indulge in a 4-course meal crafted with love by its talented chefs, using only the finest ingredients sourced straight from its own farm.    

$60

Cool Season Spring Vegetable Crops – Workshop

Kansas City Community Gardens 6917 Kensington Ave., Kansas City, United States

Kansas City Community Gardens (KCCG) is hosting a free workshop on spring gardening. Give in to your spring gardening fever and get outside to plant a spring vegetable garden.  Learn about selecting, planting and caring for vegetables that thrive in the cool spring weather. In addition to in-person workshops, KCCG also maintains a library of […]

15th Annual Kaw Valley Seed Fair

Douglas County Fairgrounds 2120 Harper St, Lawrence, KS, United States

Join the 15th Annual Seed Fair to share and swap seeds, and explore over 20 gardening vendors. Bring your saved seeds or packaged seeds to share at exchange tables. Bring containers, envelopes, or baggies to donate especially if you do not have seeds to share, it is much appreciated. Sharing is exactly what makes this […]

Brookside Farmers Market

HJ’s Community Center 6425 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO, United States

The Brookside Farmers Market Winter Market is open select Saturdays from 9 am - 12 pm. Upcoming dates include: February 17 March 2 March 16 March 30 To plan your visits, you can subscribe to its weekly harvest reports to find what farmers and vendors are attending.

The Art Of Mending – Class

The Sewing Labs 526 Campbell St., Kansas City, MO, United States

Discover hand sewing techniques to repair your well-loved clothes. Visible mending is growing in popularity in response to the rising environmental costs of the fast fashion industry. The Sewing Labs is hosting the beginner-friendly class, the Art of Mending. Learn the joyful, meditative art of visible mending: a method of clothing repair that emphasizes the […]

$35

Annual Farmers & Friends Meeting

Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center 4750 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO, United States

Every winter, Cultivate KC convenes local and regional farmers and food activists to connect, converse, and contribute ideas regarding issues affecting our city’s urban farming community for the Annual Farmers & Friends Meeting (AAFM).. This year’s event will focus on building a resilient local food system through advocacy, education, and collaboration. The free event will be […]

Nature Art: Soaps and Salves – Class

Burr Oak Woods Nature Center 1401 N.W. Park Rd., Blue Springs, MO, United States

The Missouri Department of Conservation is hosting Nature Art: Soaps and Salves. Discover how to create products foraged from native plants right, and explore methods and techniques in soap making, salves, and their uses. The class is free and registration is required.

Valentine’s Day Farm to Table Dinner with Colonial Gardens

Colonial Gardens 27610 East Wyatt Rd., Blue Springs, MO, United States

Visit Colonial Gardens for a romantic evening filled with farm-fresh flavors. Indulge in a 4-course meal crafted with love by its talented chefs, using only the finest ingredients sourced straight from its own farm.    

$60

Dig Your Dinner: Cool Cabbage & Crisp Kale – Virtual

With the 2024 growing season near, fresh, home-grown, cool-season crops will soon be finding their way to our tables. Join Johnson County K-State Research and Extension agents Chelsea Reinberg and Anthony Reardon as they discuss growing and preparing two prominent ones: cabbage and kale.