Five Things To Do This Weekend

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Time to get ready for another weekend!  Whatever you end up doing, I hope you can all stay cool if you are in any of the hot boxes around the country!!  Here are some ideas of things to do:

Lowe’s Build & Grow Clinics
Lowe’s Stores Nationwide
Saturday, July 10th
10:00 a.m.
Cost: Free

Head in and enjoy the air conditioning at Lowe’s while you and the kids make this fun ball game.  What a fun activity  — that can teach kids about tool safety at the same time!  You can get details and register here.

Storytime at The Wornall House
John Wornall House Museum, 6115 Wornal Road
Saturday, July 10th
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Cost:  Free

Head on out and find a comfy spot on the lawn to enjoy outdoor storytime.  The River and Prairies Storyweavers will share fun and interesting stories with kids and parents alike.

Movie in the Park: Polar Express
Mulberry Lake, 4151 North Mulberry Drive, KC MO
Saturday, July 10th
8:45 p.m. – 11:45 p.m.
Cost: Free

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic and try to pretend you are can feel the cold of the blowing snow (maybe that will help you forget about the heat), of the Polar Express!  There will be hot dogs, chips and other concessions for sale.  You can get more details by heading over here.

Annie Get Your Gun
Gladstone Amphitheater, 76th & Troost, Gladstone
Saturday, July 10th & Sunday July 11th
Cost: Free

You can head out with blankets and chairs and find some green space to enjoy Irving Berlin’s Annie Get Your Gun.  If you aren’t sure if you know any songs from this musical, maybe this will ring a bell “Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better……..”   Head here for more information.

23rd Annual Antique & Craft Fair
Bingham Waggoner Estate, 313 West Pacific Ave, Independence MO
Saturday, July 10th
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Come out and enjoy antiques, crafts and even live music at noon.  While you are there, you can even get in on one of the house tours.  Get more details here.

Thanks KC Parent for some of these events!


  1. Sandy Cutler says

    Tracie, my computer did not load any page about Annie Get Your Gun. Would you be able to let me know more. Thanks.