Hey Kansas City it's time to get your weekend plans together!
First up, make sure you check out 38 the Spot's Facebook page for our latest Freebie Friday. This week you could win 4 tickets to Halloween Haunt at Worlds of Fun and 2 pizzas from Casey's! Just enter on 38's Facebook page and make sure to like and follow for more Freebie Friday announcements.
Night of the Living Farm
Then on Friday night, grab the kids and head to Night of the Living Farm at Deanna Rose! This annual event is kicking off with spooky jack o'lanterns lighting the walkway, farm animals, and fun activities for the whole family. Check out this weekend and next before it goes into hiding until next year!
Lenexa Chili Challenge
On Saturday, head to Old Town Lenexa for the Lenexa Chili Challenge! It kicks off Friday night with a fireworks display, but Saturday is the day to get free samples while supplies last. About 200 teams will compete in this chili, salsa, and hot wings contest, giving you plenty of opportunities for taste testing plus fun activities like live music. The Chili Challenge is open to the public Saturday at 10am.
Behind The Spotlight
Saturday night, get to a TV in time to catch an all new episode of Behind The Spotlight! This week we're featuring the unique sounds of Ivory Blue. Behind The Spotlight airs Saturday nights at 11 on 38 the spot.
Dia de los Muertos
On Sunday celebrate Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead at Kessler Park just west of the Kansas City Museum on Gladstone Blvd. This event explores the history and cultural traditions of this special day, and it features live music, food trucks, puppetry, kids arts and crafts, plus a fashion show! Best of all, this event is free to attend. Check it out Sunday from 1 until 5.
For more information on any of these events, make sure you check out 38 the Spot's Facebok page and website.
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
- 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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