6 things to do in Kansas City this weekend

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's Mother's Day weekend, and Gary says the weather will be pleasant. If you are looking for something fun to do, check out these events happening around town.

Annual Mother's Day Celebration at the Nelson

Celebrate Mother's Day at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The StoneLion Puppets will perform Mother's Day for Mother Earth. This free event runs from 1-4 p.m., and no tickets are required for the performance or other activities.

More information: http://tinyurl.com/cvtlcnv

Gardening Festival at Brookside Farmers Market

Activities at the festival include a chef demo from Michael Foust of The Farmhouse, free samples and an "Ask your farmer" booth. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 63rd St. and Wornall Rd., in Kansas City, Mo.

More information: http://tinyurl.com/d4bvznr

Celebrate National Public Gardens Day

Friday is National Public Gardens day, and there are plenty of places around town to celebrate.

The Laura Conyers Smith Memorial Rose Garden and the Stanley R. McLane Arboretum at Loose Park, and the Linda Hall Library Arboretum are local gardens that are free and open to the public.

If you're up for the drive, Powell Gardens is hosting a day full of events the entire family can enjoy. Admission is $10 for adults and $4 for children ages 4-12.

More information: http://tinyurl.com/d4ktq9q

Rockfest at Liberty Memorial

Alice in Chains, Seether and Papa Roach headline this year's annual Rockfest at Liberty Memorial. Tickets are still available to the all-day event, which begins at noon.

More info: http://tinyurl.com/6wec6jy

Downtown parking info: http://tinyurl.com/bnjuqms

Royals v. Yankees at Kauffman Stadium

The New York Yankees take on the Royals in a three-game series this weekend. They play Friday at 7:10 p.m., Saturday at 6:10 and Sunday at 1:10 p.m. Tickets are still available.

More information: http://tinyurl.com/aa4hrpz

REO Speedwagon, STYX and Ted Nugent

Get your fill of rock music Friday night at Starlight Theatre with REO Speedwago & STYX with Ted Nugent. Tickets are still available for the 7 p.m. show.

Details: http://tinyurl.com/cskbhx7

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