10 things to do this weekend in Kansas City

Looking for something to do in Kansas City this weekend? Here are 10 fun things to do in Kansas City this weekend.

1. Sesame Street Live: Can't Stop Singing

The lovable Sesame Street characters are performing at the Sprint Center on Saturday and Sunday. Ticket prices range from $13-66 and can be purchased online at sprintcenter.com.

And an hour before the show, the Play Zone at Sesame Street Live opens for kids to experience their favorite street.

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2. Royals FanFest

Fans of all ages will enjoy the Royals FanFest on Saturday at the Overland Park Convention Center. FanFest is a chance for Royals fans to see their favorite players and participate in interactive games for fans of all ages.

If you're at FanFest, we want to see your photos. Tweet them to @41ActionNews with #royalsfanfest to show us FanFest photos.

FanFest runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and tickets are $14 for adults; $8 for youth 6-17.

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The event is open to the public at The Guild KC, 1621 Locust Street.

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3. Restaurant Week

Kansas City's annual Restaurant Week is always a good week to hit up some of the city's best establishments.

Each restaurant is offering a prix fixe menu for both lunch and dinner. Restaurant week began Jan. 18 and continues through Jan. 27.

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4. K-State vs. Oklahoma

College basketball fans may want to make a Saturday trip to Manhattan, Kan. The Kansas State Wildcats tip off against the Oklahoma Sooners at 3 p.m. The Wildcats are currently ranked 16th in the country.

The game also airs on ESPN3.

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5. The Kansas Spectacular Dance Competition

More than 1,000 dancers are in Olathe for the Kansas Spectacular Dance Competition. The competition, which started Friday, shows off some of the best dancers in the Midwest.

About 80 junior and high school drill teams and private dance studio teams will participate in the contest at Olathe East High School.

It runs from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday. Admission will cost $10 for adults; $5 for students and active Military, adults 65 and older and children under four are all free.

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6. Visit the Kansas City Zoo

With a high of 59 degrees Saturday, it will be the perfect day to visit Kansas City's newest polar bear, Berlin, at the Kansas City Zoo.

Berlin was publicly introduced on Thursday as a possible mate for the zoo's other polar bear, Nikita. The zoo is open 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and costs $6 for admission. Residents of Jackson and Clay Counties can get in for $3.

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7. See "The Science of Rock & Roll"

Housed at Union Station, "The Science of Rock & Roll" gives a fresh perspective on the genre of music through science and technology. The exhibit is open through May 12. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Admission ranges from $7-18.

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8. Missouri Comets vs. Rochester Lancers

The Missouri Comets take on the Rochester Lancers on Saturday, starting at 7:35 p.m. The teams play at the Independence Event Center and tickets range from $12-35.

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9. The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley

Playing at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts, The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley follow Stanley Lambchop in a musical adventure spanning the globe.

Tickets are $14 and up for season ticket holders; $15 and up for single tickets.

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10. Visit Crown Center

With Legoland, the Crayola Store and the Sea Life aquarium, there's sure to be something for everyone in the family at Crown Center.

And right now, the Crown Center Ice Terrace is open. Hours are 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; Sunday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Some activities at Crown Center require admission while others are free.

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