Five fun things to do in Kansas City April 20-21

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five great things to do for Kansas City residents of all ages.

  1. Feed your need for speed.

    NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series is in Kansas City, Kan., this weekend. Watch Jimmy Johnson, Carl Edwards and Danica Patrick put their driving skills to the test on Sunday.

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  2. Learn about one of the most famous puppets in history

    The Puppetry Arts Institute in Independence features one of the most famous puppets in history – Pinocchio.

    Take a tour of the museum and see the famous character. Admission is $3 for adults and $1.50 for children under 16.
  3. See "The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by A. Wolf"

    "The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs" can only be told by an eyewitness – Alexander T. Wolf. He's the only individual that knows the true story about one wolf, three houses and three little pigs. See the show at the Paul Mesner Puppets Studio in Kansas City, Mo., from April 3-28. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for kids.
  4. See a concert

    A number of concerts are in town this weekend, including Belton-native Tate Stevens' show at The Midland and a UMKC percussion ensemble performance. See for a full list of musical performances this weekend.
  5. Visit the Spring Parade of Homes

    It's been a Kansas City tradition for more than 50 years, and this year 322 homes are rolling out their welcome mats to the public from April 20-May 5. See more on the parade here:
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