10 Fun things to do in KC July 19-21: The Royals come home and fairs and festivals are in full swing

KANSAS CITY - 1. Watch the Royals kick off the second half of their season - The Royals return home for a promotion-packed weekend Kauffman Stadium against the first place Detroit Tigers. Friday night is Mizzou Night, buck night and as always, Friday fireworks. Plus, comedians Rob Riggle, Jason Sudeikis and Paul Rudd will play in a charity whiffle ball game at the Little K before the game. Saturday, the first 10,000 fans get a relish bobble head, and on Sunday afternoon, the first 5,000 kids get a Slugger piggy bank. Click here for tickets and more information | http://atmlb.com/eMcI5G

2. See the entire history of Kansas in one hour - A group of performers will play out 152 years worth of Kansas history in 60 minutes as part of "The Complete History of Kansas in 60 Minutes." The performance takes place at the Lawrence Arts Center at 7 p.m. on Friday and 3 p.m. on Saturday. Click here for tickets and more information | http://bit.ly/3ToZYA

3. Spend an evening listening to the music of the Beatles - Several groups, including the Rainmakers and Liverpool, will bring back the music of the Fab Four on Friday at Liberty Hall in Lawrence. Tickets cost $20 and the show starts at 8 p.m. For tickets and more information click here: | http://bit.ly/13GcGu7 .

4. Catch the Cass County fair - This South KC fair is in full swing in Pleasant Hill, Mo.,  this weekend. Check out all kinds of agricultural displays and contests, ride carnival rides, see live music or run in a 5K. Click here for the schedule and more information | http://bit.ly/iruWPB

5. Check out the Fringe Festival in the Crossroads District - This weekend marks the beginning of a plethora of live music, theater, comedy, poetry reading, independent film and flurries of other artsy activity in the Crossroads District, which will be on display at a variety of venues from July 18-July 28. View the schedule and more information here | http://bit.ly/131LWYX

6. See a local band pull off Prince - Not all will arrive in a Little Red Corvette, but Diverse, an area jazz band, will play Prince's hits Saturday at Uptown Theater. Click here for tickets and more information | http://bit.ly/15RCXdX

7. Catch this weekend's show at Starlight - Train and Michael Franti headline Saturday's outdoor show at Starlight Theatre. Train is known for smooth pop hits and Michael Franti and Spearhead form an electic blend of reggae and rock. Click here for tickets and more information   | http://bit.ly/13GrVD4

8. See the boy band craze erupting in the Metro - Tickets to the One Direction concert Friday are sold out, but fans can still catch New Kids on the Block, 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men Sunday night at the Sprint Center. Click here for tickets and more information | http://bit.ly/Ygol1N

9. Watch some of the best women's soccer athletes in the world - FC Kansas City looks to extend its undefeated streak to six games when the team hosts Seattle Reign FC on Saturday night at Shawnee Mission North Stadium. For tickets and more information, click here | http://bit.ly/RwW6xo

10. Join KC's funny guys for a fundraising event - Rob Riggle, Jason Sudeikis and Paul Rudd will host a celebrity party and auction Saturday night at Midland Theater. The event features live comedy and all proceeds go to help the Cancer Center at Children's Mercy Hospital. Click here for tickets and more information | http://bit.ly/btWZgM

 

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