Fall… What a perfect time to attend some Art festivals and reconnect with your creative self. This weekend is the 79th annual Country Club Plaza Art Festival. There will be 240 artists, three live music stages, and a kid’s art workshop. Wonderful culinary treats will also be available for purchase. Support the Arts in Kansas City by visiting the art festival this weekend.
What was that old saying about a prophet not being welcomed in his own country? It seems to also apply to our own birthplaces or wherever we grow up. We have a tendency to think that to find something special, we have to travel afar, maybe even overseas—when all along there are many, many fascinating spots right at one’s doorstep.
Remember the movie, Night at the Museum, where Ben Stiller plays a night security guard at the Museum of Natural History. He gets more excitement than he bargained for. Now, it’s your turn to get excited. Museums are a great way to learn and be entertained. Here are a few websites that list museums:
If you are looking for a quick getaway that won’t break the bank, you’re in luck! The Kansas City area has many fun things to offer kids and adults alike.
Find out about some free or inexpensive places to visit that will provide your family with a day of fun activities. Your next adventure could be closer than you think. In fact, you can get there and back on less than a tank of gas. Here are a few ideas for the Kansas City area:
We have many wonderful museums and galleries in the KC area, but the best thing of all is that a lot of them are FREE!!!!!
One of my favorites is the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. I have memories of going there as a child on field trips, accompanying my children on their field trips, and now enjoying visits with my children as adults. Hopefully...someday...with grandchildren!
Here is a list of many other museums in the area that are free: