On the third Friday of every month, downtown Overland Park holds Local Life, a fun and lively way to explore unique and locally-owned shops and restaurants of downtown Overland Park.
This event is FREE and runs from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Activities vary by month, but generally include live music, food and drink specials, demonstrations, kids’ activities, and more. You can check the Facebook page each month for a current schedule of events.
The next event happens Friday, Aug. 16, 2019.
Downtown OP restaurant and merchant specials
Aubrey Vineyards (inside Vinyl Renaissance & Audio) offers FREE wine tastings until 7 p.m. Wine of the month is Chardonnay with $2 off offered for purchases in the tasting room.
The Culinary Center of Kansas City is planning a punch bowl social. You can sample boozy punch and take copies of the recipes if you want to make them at home. Enjoy additional samples from local vendors Bee Nice Gardens honey purveyor and Vine-Oh wine shop and supplier.
Refreshments will be served at Images Art Gallery as they showcase works of winners from their 15th Annual Juried Art show.
Drink specials from Maloney’s include $5 seasonal pints and vodka Red Bull. Hand-breaded shrimp with mango salsa is available for $10.50 and chicken fajitas are offered every day in August for $8.50.
The Other Place will have their happy hour specials from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., including $5 double Long Island Iced Teas, double Long Beach Tea and double well drinks.
Prairiebrooke Art Gallery presents the Tangled Roots Multicultural Exhibition, featuring work by artists from many different cultures and communities. Opening reception runs from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Unique Finds is honoring teachers with a back-to-school event. Enjoy free caramel apples and check out items from MADI Apparel at their in-store pop-up tent.. Teachers get 10% off purchases made that evening.
The Upper Crust has a special on pie flights – you pick three slices from a menu of six available flavors for $9. Here’s your choice of flavors.
Upcoming 2019 Local Life dates:
- Friday, September 20th
- Friday, October 18
- Friday, November 15 — Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting
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