The holidays bring us close together with family and friends. Sometimes after several days that closeness begins to wear on everyone’s nerves so it’s good to have some plans for getting out of the house. Here are some free and cheap ways of keeping your out of town holiday guests entertained. Make sure you don’t […]
Many Polar Express, Santa Trains and Christmas Train Rides are selling tickets. A lot of these book up long before you ever think of hanging tinsel on the tree. I’ve put together a list of these kinds of holiday excursions in or (somewhat) near Kansas City. If you want to make this part of your […]
Small Business Saturday is a nationwide movement to shop small and support locally owned businesses. This year’s Small Business Saturday happens in Kansas City on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. We have a great variety of local shopping events and bargains happening in Kansas City the weekend after Thanksgiving. Make an impact in your community by […]
The sights, scents, and tastes of the season are explained in fun, scientific fashion during Merry Science happening Dec. 14-15, 2019. Admission to this special event is FREE with a paid Science City admission of $13.25 per person (plus taxes and fees). Like always, Union Station members get FREE admission. Science City is open from […]
Cooking up a classic Thanksgiving dinner for the family isn’t always much of a holiday for the cook. Here’s a list of Kansas City restaurants that are open on Thanksgiving Day 2019, if you’d prefer to take some of the stress out of your holiday meal preparation. Most offer a dine-in option on Thanksgiving […]
Watching classic holiday movies will almost certainly take you on a trip down memory lane to a time when Christmas was magical. Some of us prefer the time-honored traditions of White Christmas, A Christmas Story and Miracle on 34th Street. Others will enjoy newer holiday classics like Elf, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, The Santa Clause […]
On Christmas Eve, you can track Santa all night long as he makes his way around the world on his way to Kansas City. This FREE site is operated by the official joint US-Canadian North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD).