On Saturday, October 14, 2017, the Shoal Creek Living History Museum is holding a Harvest Festival. Admission is $5. Kids 5 and under are FREE. This event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., includes historical games, 19th century re-enactors, skits, demonstrations, music, face painting, kettle corn, pony rides, pumpkins for sale, horse-drawn wagon […]
If you’re looking for deals on concert tickets, sporting events, movies, kids’ activities, golf, theater, or other forms of entertainment, you can often get steep discounts from Groupon. I sometimes find it a bit difficult to sort through all of the Groupon deals to find what I’m looking for, so I thought I’d try to make […]
America’s Best Idea — our national parks — is even better when admission is free! Mark your calendar now for entrance fee-free dates for the coming year. On these dates, FREE entrance is available to 133 National Parks across the country that normally charge a fee. During the fee-free days, the parks waive entrance fees, commercial tour fees and […]
On the first Sunday of every month, StoneLion Puppet Theatre puts on a puppet show at Westport-Roanoke Community Center. Admission is FREE. The show starts at 2 p.m. There will be a different show each month.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center offers a discount when you buy your tickets online in advance. The discounted price starts at $14.50 plus tax for adults or children, with the exact price determined by the time you reserve. Kids 2 and younger are free. Here are other ways to save at LEGOLAND Discovery Center: Buy a combo ticket to […]
Want to learn about how U.S. money is made? The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Money Museum is free to visit every day, with exhibits, a self-guided tour and more exhibits every day for those who want to learn more about the U.S. currency. Visitors can explore the exhibits using audio and iPad self-guided […]
On most Saturdays, Lakeshore Learning in Merriam, Kansas, has FREE craft activities for kids ages 3 and up. This event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There’s no reservation required. Lakeshore Learning is at Merriam Town Center (5670 Antioch Road).
Looking for some activities for the kids? Or perhaps you’d like to improve your own skills. Michaels has free craft classes for kids and adults, as well as some that are free with purchase. A new schedule is posted each month here. Michaels has locations in Kansas City, Overland Park, Shawnee and Lee’s Summit. Be sure […]
Looking for something fun to do with your kids? Kaleidoscope offers free 40-minute Family Art Sessions using leftover material from Hallmark. Tickets are offered the day of the workshops on a first-come, first-served basis. All children must be accompanied by an adult, and there must be at least one adult for every six children. Adults […]
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