KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The holidays are in full swing and there is plenty going on around Kansas City. Whether you’re looking for something festive, or just want to have fun with the kids, we’ve got all the details.
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Florida vs. Kansas State
The Kansas State Wildcats take on the Florida Gators at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22 at the Sprint Center, 1407 Grand Blvd. Kansas City, Mo. 64106. Tickets range from $12-62.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://tinyurl.com/d2dw8r4.
Snow Creek in Weston, Mo.
Snow Creek opens the season Saturday! You can ski, snowboard or tube on the Weston slopes. Ski and snowboarding lessons are also available. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.skisnowcreek.com/.
Taste of Kansas City Food Tour
This three-hour food and cultural walking tour takes you inside Kansas City’s historical Crossroads district, where you’ll try food and drink samples from six to seven unique stops and learn about how the area’s buildings played a role in the era of prohibition. Tickets are $53 and include all tastings.
Tours depart at 11 a.m. Dec. 22-23 near 18th and Oak.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://tinyurl.com/ccwz3sk.
Kansas City Ballet presents "The Nutcracker"
If you’re not feeling the holiday season yet, Todd Bolender’s The Nutcracker should do the trick. Guests can also take their photo with one of the characters before and after each performance.
Performances at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22 and 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo. 64108.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.kcballet.org/.
Holly Jolly Holidays at LEGOLAND
The kids will love the special holiday activities throughout the season, including a special LEGO Santa’s workshop and a MINILAND Scavenger Hunt. Attractions are open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22 and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.legolanddiscoverycenter.com.
"A Christmas Carol"
Performances run through Dec. 26 at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo. 64110.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit https://www.kcrep.org/.
Kansas City Chiefs vs. Indianapolis Colts
There are plenty of seats available to watch the Chiefs (2-12) take on the Colts (9-5).Kickoff is at noon Sunday, Dec. 23 at Arrowhead Stadium, One Arrowhead Dr., Kansas City, Mo. 64129.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.kcchiefs.com/.
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