Five Things To Do This Weekend

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It’s a GREAT weekend — it is a 3 day weekend!  Labor Day weekend is the unofficial end of summer for many as school is back in full swing around the country on Monday.  So, try to get out and do something fun before the kids land up behind those desks.  Here are a few ideas:


Big Brother/Sister Welcome Canvas Craft
Michael’s Stores Nationwide
Saturday, September 4th
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Details:  Michael’s is celebrating Baby Week and tomorrow.  The kids can make Big Brother or Sister plaques to welcome home their new sibling(s).  Get details here.

Kids’ Workshops at the Home Depot
Home Depot Stores Nationwide
Saturday, September 4th
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Details:  This weekend your 5-12 year olds can make a football display.  Head here to get the details and even find a location near you.


Kansas City Irish Fest
Crown Center – Kansas City
September 3 – 5
Cost: $8.00 – $25.00
Details:  This annual event is filled with music, fun and lots of great food in downtown Kansas City.  What a great way to wind down summer in the city!  Get more information here.

Santa-Calgigon Festival
Indpendence, MO  – HIstoric Indpendence Square
September 3 – 6
Various times daily
Cost: Free Admission
Details:  This annual festival celebrates the westward expansion of the Santa Fe, Oregon and California Trails.  You’ll enjoy food, music, games and lots of fun!!  You can found out more here.

Pops in the Park
Theatre in the Park, Renner Road, Shawnee Mission, KS
September 4th
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Details:  Head out to the park and enjoy music under the warm summer sky and listen to music provided by the Kansas City Symphony.   You can get details here.