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What's Up in KC for the Weekend of Aug 9-11

Posted at 11:27 AM, Aug 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-08 12:27:00-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — Hey Kansas City! It's time to get your weekend plans together!

Freebie Friday

First up, make sure you check out 38 the Spot's Facebook page for our latest Freebie Friday. This week we're giving away five free subs from Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs! Just register on 38's Facebook page for your chance to win.

Free Concert at KC Museum

Friday night, enjoy a free concert outside the Kansas City Museum! Pack up your blankets, lawn chairs, and picnic baskets for a night of beautiful music with singer Laura Noble. She sings in both English and Spanish and has performed the national anthem at many sporting events, including at Kauffman Stadium. This event is totally free to attend, and bonus, dogs are welcome too! The concert kicks off at 7pm.

Crossroads Food Truck Festival

On Saturday, head to the Crossroads for the Food Truck Festival! Here you can enjoy a variety of local food trucks, live music by the M80s and DeeJay Proof, and tons of activities like face painting and child-friendly games. The fun starts on Saturday at 5pm, and kids twelve and under enter for free!

9th Annual Summer Swing

Then on Sunday, it's time for the 9th annual Summer Swing! The Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair is setting up shop at the Nelson-Atkins Museum. This special event features more than 100 handmade and vintage vendors, food trucks, kids crafts, and many more fun activities. Plus, the first 100 guests donate $10 will get a free goodie bag featuring unique, one-of-a-kind items! Be there Sunday starting at 10am to join in on all the fun!

For more information on any of these events, be sure to check out 38 the spot's Facebook page and website!


Interactive map:

If our weekly picks don't strike your fancy, here's our interactive map of some other hotspots around the city.

Click on the pin icon for each of the locations to learn about what type of events to expect, links for info, tickets and more -- Check it out!

Tweet with the hashtag #EnjoyKC to share what you're doing around town!

Links to other resources:

For more of the buzz around the city, here are links to other local fun-trackers and event calendars so you can get the most out of your city.

The Pitch Find it KC Ink KC Visit KC Yelp Eventful kc360 Explore KC KC Studio The Pitch's Karaoke Calendar Kansas City Parks & Recreation


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Sarah Unruh can be reached by email at sarah.unruh@kshb.com

Crystle Lampitt can be reached by email at crystle.lampitt@kshb.com