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Upcoming Events in Lee's Summit Missouri


January

6 Pioneer Spirit Antique Show - Quality antiques from dealers all across the nation. 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

Address: John Knox Village Pavilion , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-697-3899 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.thepavilionatjkv.com

March

16 - 17 Annual Wood Carvers' Show - Displays, competitions, raffles, supplies. 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM.

Address: John Knox Village Pavilion , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-347-2999 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.kcwoodcarver.org

May

28 Sheep Shearing at Missouri Town 1855 - Our Missouri ancestors depended on flocks of sheep not only for food but also for their valuable wool. The entire process of using wool including shearing, washing, carding, spinning, dyeing and weaving are presented in this annual event. The antebellum architecture and unique charm of Missouri Town 1855 creates the perfect setting as skilled artisans demonstrate these time-honored tasks and share their knowledge with our guests. Join us for an entertaining and educational fiber arts event! 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM.

Address: Missouri Town 1855, Fleming Park , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-503-4860 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: missouritown@jacksongov.org
Web: www.jacksongov.org
Fee: Adults, $5.00; Youth 5-13 and Seniors, $3.00; Under 5, Free

28 Annual Kids' Fishing Derby - Open to ages 2-15. Contestants should bring their own fishing pole, bait and bucket to hold their catch. 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM.

Address: Old Beach at Lake Jacomo , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-229-8980 (Always call and confirm events)

June

26 1855 Missouri Town Childrens' Day - Gunnysack and three-legged races, pie eating contests, spelling bees and more. 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM.

Address: Missouri Town 1855, Fleming Park , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-503-4860 (Always call and confirm events)

13 - 15 KID'S KRAZE - Kid's Kraze is a 3-day summer event where your children will play hard, sing and dance their hearts out, and learn exciting stories from the Bible. This event is open to all kids 5 - 12 years of age, or who are still 4, but will be attending Kindergarten in the fall.
Day 1 is SPORTS KRAZE - Your child can pick 1 sport to focus on for a mini sports clinic. They can choose from basketball, soccer, karate and Zumba.
Day 2 is ANIMAL KRAZE - Your child will get to pet and interact with several animals from Savannah Land, the KC Zoo and even a llama farm.
Day 3 is CARNIVAL KRAZE - We will have inflatable bounce houses, obstacle courses, slides, play water games, face painting, and more. (Make sure to dress to get wet!!!)
The cost is $10 per child

Location and Times: Eagle Creek Church - 1499 SW Market St. Lee's Summit, MO 64081 - 816- 246-5005 -- 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Address: 1499 SW Market St. Lee's Summit, MO 64081 , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-246-5005 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: sheri@eaglecreekchurch.com
Web: www.eaglecreekchurch.com
Fee: $10 per child

16 Lake Fest - This incredible night is designed for the entire family to enjoy. Lake Fest features live music, one of the areas largest water balloon contests, games and rides for the kids, boat rides and much more! This festive evening is topped off with a beautiful fireworks display over Lake Jacomo. 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM.

Address: Lake Jacomo , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-503-4800 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.jacksongov.org

July

4 - 5 Christmas In July Craft Sale - Over 100 booths with craft items for gift giving, collecting and decorating. Fri, 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM; Sat, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Address: John Knox Village Pavilion , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-347-2999 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.thepavilionatjkv.com

4 Independence Day at Missouri Town 1855 - Join the staff and volunteers at Missouri Town as they celebrate our nation’s birthday 1855 style. Special activities by our professional staff and volunteers will delight the entire family. Period music, dance, children’s games and craft demonstrations will make you feel like you are in the 1850s! Don’t miss the annual parade as guests, interpreters and our own ox team stroll through the antebellum community celebrating our nation’s independence. 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Address: Missouri Town 1855, Fleming Park , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-503-4860 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: missouritown@jacksongov.org
Web: www.jacksongov.org
Fee: Adults, $5.00; Youth 5-13 and Seniors, $3.00; Under 5, Free

29 Booms & Blooms Festival - 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Concert 7:30 p.m. (Rain date July 5). Celebrate Independence Day early with Powell Gardens' dazzling display of hundreds of daylilies, a daylily sale, children's activities and special music. Events culminate with a performance by the Lee's Summit Symphony Orchestra followed by an extraordinary fireworks display over the Gardens' 12-acre lake. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Check our web site for details about ice cream sampling stations in the new Heartland Harvest Garden.

Address: Powell Gardens , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-697-2600 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: powellgardens.org

20 - 21 Strotherfest - A celebration of community and family. Food, craft booths, games, car show, and entertainment. Noon-midnight. Holy Spirit Catholic Church. 8:00AM - 11:00PM.

Ph: 816-537-6990 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: parish@holyspiritcatholicchurch.net
Web: www.holyspiritcatholicchurch.net

August

27 Blues and Jazz Fest - Featuring Jazz and Blues artists. 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM.

Address: Howard Station Park, Downtown , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-969-1500 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: lsparks.net

12 Jackson County Triathlon & Duathlon - This event, sanctioned by USA Triathlon, features both a long and short course. All skill levels are encouraged to take part in one of the largest triathlons in the Midwest. This is one of the most popular events, typically bringing in more than 700 triathletes and duathletes from all skill levels, year after year.

Ph: 816-503-4800 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: bill@thewi2.com
Web: www.jacksoncountytriathlon.com/

18 Annual Benefit Horse Show - Thirty-two classes with horses of all breeds will be represented. Public is welcome to a fun-filled and most entertaining evening. Concessionaires and vendors on hand. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.
Jackson County Parks and Recreation

Address: Longview Horse Park, 12600 Old Raytown Road, Kansas City, MO , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-537-6855 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.jacksongov.org
Fee: $3.00 for Adults, Children Under 12-Free

September

8 Old Summit Country Antique Show - Quality antiques from dealers all across the nation. 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. The concession stand will be open.

A juried show held three times a year featuring over 60 dealers from the Midwest, presenting early country and vintage wares.

Held in the Pavilion at John Knox Village at the 50 Hwy and Chipman Road exits in Lee's Summit, Missouri.

Address: John Knox Village Pavilion , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-252-2917 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.thepavilionatjkv.com
Fee: $5 at the door

21 - 22 Oktoberfest - Community festival with fine arts, fair, two stages of entertainment, kids street, Biergarten, brats, German bands, stage entertainment and carnival on Sunday. Fri, 5:00 - 10:00PM; Sat, 9:00 AM - 10:00PM; Carnival, Sun, 1:00 - 5:00 PM.

Address: Downtown , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 888-647-5470 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: klechien@lschamber.com
Web: www.lsoktoberfest.com
Fee: Free

October

28 - 29 Oktoberfest Craft Sale - Over 100 exhibitors - German meals featured in concession stand.

Friday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Address: John Knox Village Pavilion , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816.524.4111 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.thepavilionatjkv.com
Fee: Free

28 - 30 Harvest Celebration & Antique Tractor Show - During the first weekend of October, Powell Gardens gives a nod to its agricultural roots with this festival of old-fashioned family fun. Visitors can take in an array of antique tractors, engines and other farm equipment, enjoy a hayride, play horseshoes, and listen to music. Sample a variety of locally produced foods and other items at the Local Fest in the Heartland Harvest Garden. Fri.-Sun, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Address: Powell Gardens , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-697-2600 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: Info@PowellGardens.org
Web: www.powellgardens.org
Fee: $12/adults, $10/seniors, $5/children 5-12 Members and children under 5 are free. A three-day pass is available for $15 per person.

12 - 13 Spirits from the Past - Missouri Town 1855, Fleming Park. Let the ghosts of the past haunt you at the annual Missouri Town Spirits from the Past. A family oriented evening where ghost stories, spooky images and a special ghoulish hay wagon ride will thrill and chill everyone. Walk along luminary lined paths where children can trick-or-treat throughout the 19th century buildings. Advance Reservations required. 6:00PM - 9:00PM.

Address: MO Town 1855, Fleming Park , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-503-4860 (Always call and confirm events)

November

26 - 27 Fall Harvest Art & Craft Festival - Over 90 vendors will be presenting their hand-made arts and crafts to enhance your holiday spirit at "The Pavillion at John Knox Village" in Lee's Summit MO. Just a few of the items available will be Pottery, original art, wood crafts, quilts, scrapbooks, embroidery, crochet, floral arrangements, acrylic painting, ceramics, holiday decorations, jewelry, Wildlife Photography and much more. Fri, 11AM - 7:00PM, Sat, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

In order to help the community during the holidays, we are going to partner with the Hope House in Lee's Summit and Independence. We will be accepting donations for the Hope House to support victims of domestic violence. There are hundreds of women and children that struggle to put their lives back together and need the shelter and support the Hope House provides.

Address: John Knox Village Pavilion, 520 Northwest Murray Road Lee's Summit, MO 64081 , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-463-3319 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@imagesbydavenport.com
Web: www.ibdpromotions.com
Fee: Free

22 - 24 Christmas in the Park - Christmas in the Park is one of Jackson County Parks and Recreation's most celebrated events of the year. Three hundred thousand lights and 175 animated figures and splashes of Christmas color transform Longview Lake Park into an enchanting winter wonderland. The entire family will delight in the warmth of this fun-filled, holiday display gift from your Jackson County Parks.

Night Before Thanksgiving thru Dec. - Sunday - Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.; Friday - Saturday, 5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Address: Longview Lake Campground, Longview Lake Park , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-503-4800 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.jacksongov.org/recreation
Fee: No Charge. Donations, benefiting local charities, are accepted.
Directions to Christmas In The Park: Take 470 East to the View High Drive Exit, Exit South on View High Drive and follow to 3rd street. Directional signs will be posted off of View High Drive for Christmas In The Park.

December

25 Christmas in the Park - Christmas in the Park is one of Jackson County Parks and Recreation's most celebrated events of the year. Three hundred thousand lights and 175 animated figures and splashes of Christmas color transform Longview Lake Park into an enchanting winter wonderland. The entire family will delight in the warmth of this fun-filled, holiday display gift from your Jackson County Parks.

Night Before Thanksgiving thru Dec. - Sunday - Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.; Friday - Saturday, 5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Address: Longview Lake Campground, Longview Lake Park , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-503-4800 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.jacksongov.org/recreation
Fee: No Charge. Donations, benefiting local charities, are accepted.
Directions to Christmas In The Park: Take 470 East to the View High Drive Exit, Exit South on View High Drive and follow to 3rd street. Directional signs will be posted off of View High Drive for Christmas In The Park.

30 - 1 Craft Patch Craft Show - Over 125 booths of hand crafted items.. Please come and see us and bring a friend.
NEW HOURS: Friday, 11am-8pm; Saturday, 10am-5pm.

Address: John Knox Village Pavilion, 520 NW Murray , Lee's Summit, Missouri
Ph: 816-525-2917 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: craftpatchlady@yahoo.com
Web: www.craftpatchshow.com
Fee: Free admission and free parking

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