KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out these events happening around Kansas City.
Downtown Olathe Arts Festival
Enjoy live music and a variety of art for free in downtown Olathe this weekend. The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. More information: http://bit.ly/11NWkDF
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros return to CrossroadsKC, the outdoor music venue behind Grinder’s, Saturday at 8 p.m. The band climbed the charts with their 2010 single, “Home.” ZZ Ward opens the all ages show. Tickets and event information: http://bit.ly/12vhO3s
Shakespeare in the Park
The 2013 Shakespeare Festival celebrates its 21st year with the production “As You Like It” in Southmoreland Park. The show, which runs through July 7, will have Friday, Saturday and Sunday performances at 8 p.m. More information: http://www.kcshakes.org/
Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival
Enjoy two stages of music at this year’s festival, which goes until 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Quindaro Lookout, Field Hal-la. Tickets are $10. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/11NVlDt.
Hyde Park Children’s Festival
Grab a blanket and bring the family to Hyde Park for a free rock concert, fun activities and snow cones Friday night. The event runs from 7:30-10 p.m.
Are you looking for something to do for the Fourth of July weekend? Check out our Independence Day events page: http://bit.ly/12vkKgx
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