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What's up KC for Aug 16-18

Posted at 3:23 PM, Aug 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-14 16:23:04-04

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 a pair of tickets to see country star Dierks Bentley at Starlight Theatre! Just head to 38's Facebook page for your chance to win!

POP Social

And on Friday night, celebrate 816 Day in KC with POP Social at the Power & Light District.POP Social is a pop-up party featuring local flavors in the heart of KC every Friday from 5-9 pm this fall! The first POP Social on 816 Day is with Boulevard Brewing Company to celebrate the launch of the brand new Chill Vibes Sour Ale with Cucumber! There will also be live music,yard games, raffle prizes and more. Stay tuned for many more of these events this fall at P&L.

40th Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival

Then on Saturday head to Swope Park for the 40th Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival! The volunteers of the non-profit Ethnic Enrichment Commission of Kansas City are bringing to you one of the largest gatherings of multiculturalism - focusing on the traditional cultures found here in our home, Kansas City and its surrounding metro area. Enjoy international food, drinks, stage performances, and family-friendly activities all day Saturday and Sunday. Admission is just $5 at the gate and free for kids 12 and under.

PetsMart Adoption Event

On Sunday, you may want to head to PetSmart off Shawnee Mission Parkway for a special adoption event! Melissa's Menagerie's Second Chances will have plenty of adoptable dogs and cats for you to meet and fall in love with-- meet your furry soulmate Sunday between 2 to 5pm.

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


Are we missing something? Would you like to suggest an event to be featured here?

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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