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January

5Pioneer Spirit Antique Show - Lee's Summit - Quality antiques from dealers all across the nation. 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. ... Pioneer Spirit Antique Show

February

8 - 9 Calico Cut-Ups Annual Quilt Show - Independence - Demonstrations daily. Tickets for an Opportunity basket sold each day. Tickets on sale for the Opportunity Quilt which will be awarded at 3:45 on Satu ... Calico Cut-Ups Annual Quilt Show

March

15 - 16 Annual Wood Carvers' Show - Lee's Summit - Displays, competitions, raffles, supplies. 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM. ... Annual Wood Carvers' Show

16Vaile Mansion Tea Party/Fashion Show - Independence - Victorian tea party and informal modeling of vintage clothing. Tasty tidbits and musical interludes will be provided. 1 PM to 3 PM. ... Vaile Mansion Tea Party/Fashion Show

17KC Mavericks, Racing Appreciation Day! - Independence - It is our Annual Racing Appreciation Day located at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in Independence, Missouri. We are having a Car Show display of all C ... KC Mavericks, Racing Appreciation Day!

April

13Annual Flower & Garden Festival - Independence - Yard-and garden-related items for sale from booths, combined with City's Arbor Day activities. ... Annual Flower & Garden Festival

May

27Sheep Shearing at Missouri Town 1855 - Lee's Summit - 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 shea ... Sheep Shearing at Missouri Town 1855

27Annual Kids' Fishing Derby - Lee's Summit - 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. ... Annual Kids' Fishing Derby

30Truman Birthday Celebration at the Truman Library - Independence - Library opens at 8 a.m. with wreathlaying at 9 a.m., birthday cake from 1:30 until its gone, children's puppet show("Hats Off to Harry") at 2 p.m., a ... Truman Birthday Celebration at the Truman Library

June

24 - 25 Annual Raytown State Championship BBQ Contest - Raytown - Annual State BBQ Contest featuring live entertainment, food and fun for the whole family! ... Annual Raytown State Championship BBQ Contest

25Strawberry Festival at Vaile Mansion - Independence - Antiques, crafts, carriage rides, vintage cars, music, entertainment, food, ice cream and strawberry treats. ... Strawberry Festival at Vaile Mansion

25Annual Pontiac Tribute Day - Independence - Gathering of Pontiac enthusiasts coming together to celebrate the different models of Pontiacs since June of 2010 when GM closed that division. ... Annual Pontiac Tribute Day

251855 Missouri Town Childrens' Day - Lee's Summit - Gunnysack and three-legged races, pie eating contests, spelling bees and more. 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM. ... 1855 Missouri Town Childrens' Day

5 - 8 Belton Community Days - Belton - Three-day community celebration. Booths, carnival, parade at 10:00am, fireworks, entertainment, car show, business fair train rides, contests and good ... Belton Community Days

8Annual Rumble 4 Kids - Independence - FEATURES: 1ST, 2ND, 3RD Place Trophies - Goody Bags–First 50 Entries - Raffle & Silent Auction - 50/50 Raffle - Door Prizes All Day! - Concessions A ... Annual Rumble 4 Kids

10Annual Trailblazers Golf Classic and Silent Auction - Blue Springs - 4-Person Scramble at Adams Pointe Golf Club. Registration at 7:30 AM / Double Shotgun Start at 8:00 AM Round of golf w/ cart Use of driving range a ... Annual Trailblazers Golf Classic and Silent Auction

12 - 14 KID'S KRAZE - Lee's Summit - 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. Th ... KID'S KRAZE

15Pre WWII Ford Concours D'Elegance Car Show - Independence - The Vaile Mansion and HOA Model "A" Ford Club are hosting a car show, featuring a display of 1093 to 1940 Fords on the grounds of the elegant Vaile Ma ... Pre WWII Ford Concours D'Elegance Car Show

15Lake Fest - Lee's Summit - This incredible night is designed for the entire family to enjoy. Lake Fest features live music, one of the areas largest water balloon contests, game ... Lake Fest

July

4Lake Fest - Blue Springs - Boat rides, jet ski rides, food of summer, live music and water games. This festive evening is topped off with a spectacular fireworks display. Great ... Lake Fest

4 - 5 Christmas In July Craft Sale - Lee's Summit - 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. ... Christmas In July Craft Sale

28Booms & Blooms Festival - Lee's Summit - 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, ... Booms & Blooms Festival

1 - 3 Celebrate Your Independence - Independence - Activities on Independence Square include: July 1 - Sidewalk sales, live music, moonlight movies. July 2 - Happy Hours, Bowling, Sidewalk sales con ... Celebrate Your Independence

4Independence Day at Missouri Town 1855 - Lee's Summit - Join the staff and volunteers at Missouri Town as they celebrate our nation’s birthday 1855 style. Special activities by our professional staff and ... Independence Day at Missouri Town 1855

6Bingham-Waggoner Antique & Craft Fair - Independence - Antiques, crafts, food, and music from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Estate will host more than 125 antique dealers and crafters on the grounds, with outstand ... Bingham-Waggoner Antique & Craft Fair

19 - 20 Strotherfest - Lee's Summit - A celebration of community and family. Food, craft booths, games, car show, and entertainment. Noon-midnight. Holy Spirit Catholic Church. 8:00AM - 1 ... Strotherfest

20Vendor / Craft Show - Independence - Come enjoy a day of shopping in the air conditioning. Plus access to A Wonderful Food Bar. 9AM - 3PM. Currently Participating: AVON Barb's Bat ... Vendor / Craft Show

August

23Blue Springs National Night Out Against Crime - Blue Springs - Free food and fun for the whole family! Live entertainment and games will be provided as well as family-friendly information about crime prevention, ... Blue Springs National Night Out Against Crime

26Blues and Jazz Fest - Lee's Summit - Featuring Jazz and Blues artists. 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM. ... Blues and Jazz Fest

3Corvette Show on the Square - Independence - CCA Corvette Show on the Square. See over 200 cars, from the original 1953 model to modern Corvettes. Proceeds benefit Camp Quality for kids with canc ... Corvette Show on the Square

11Jackson County Triathlon & Duathlon - Lee's Summit - 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 tri ... Jackson County Triathlon & Duathlon

17Annual Benefit Horse Show - Lee's Summit - Thirty-two classes with horses of all breeds will be represented. Public is welcome to a fun-filled and most entertaining evening. Concessionaires and ... Annual Benefit Horse Show

23 - 26 Santa-Cali-Gon Days Festival - Independence - This premier annual festival on historic Independence Square features more than 400 crafters/vendors and more than 100 food booths, free local and nat ... Santa-Cali-Gon Days Festival

September

6 - 7 Twilight Stitchers Quilt Guild Annual Quilt Show - Blue Springs - Over 200 of our talented and diverse members quilts on display. Silent Quilt Auction Opportunity Quilt Door Prizes and Vendors (Visit our website t ... Twilight Stitchers Quilt Guild Annual Quilt Show

7Old Summit Country Antique Show - Lee's Summit - 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 fe ... Old Summit Country Antique Show

20 - 21 Oktoberfest - Lee's Summit - Community festival with fine arts, fair, two stages of entertainment, kids street, Biergarten, brats, German bands, stage entertainment and carnival o ... Oktoberfest

October

21Annual Princess Party - Blue Springs - Young ladies ages 2-12 will once again be the royal guests of honor at the Annual Princess Party, a fundraiser for StandUp Blue Springs' Dental for Ki ... Annual Princess Party

27 - 28 Oktoberfest Craft Sale - Lee's Summit - Over 100 exhibitors - German meals featured in concession stand. Friday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. ... Oktoberfest Craft Sale

27 - 29 Harvest Celebration & Antique Tractor Show - Lee's Summit - 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 ... Harvest Celebration & Antique Tractor Show

11 - 12 Spirits from the Past - Lee's Summit - 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 wh ... Spirits from the Past

20The Annual Just Minxy Productions CAR, TRUCK, & BIKE SHOW - Independence - 8 CLASSES: Street Rod, Custom Lowrider, Hot Rod, Classic,Truck, Race Car, Drag Car, Motorcycle 3 Ways to Enter: Online, By Phone, In-Person HUGE CUS ... The Annual Just Minxy Productions CAR, TRUCK, & BIKE SHOW

November

25 - 26 Fall Harvest Art & Craft Festival - Lee's Summit - 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 Sum ... Fall Harvest Art & Craft Festival

2Annual Messiah Performance - Independence - Start your holiday in style. Hear the 300-voice choir sing the beloved Messiah that tells of the wonderful Christmas story. ... Annual Messiah Performance

9Holiday Open House and Lighting of Independence Square Courthouse - Independence - The festivities will begin with the arrival of jolly old St. Nick himself in a horse drawn sleigh. The rest of the day will include school choirs, a ... Holiday Open House and Lighting of Independence Square Courthouse

21 - 23 Christmas in the Park - Lee's Summit - 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 animat ... Christmas in the Park

22 - 25 Spirit Of Christmas Past - Independence - Tour three historic homes decorated for the holidays: Bingham-Waggoner, Vaile Mansion, 1859 Jail and Marshall's Home. Friday after Thanksgiving throug ... Spirit Of Christmas Past

22 - 25 Vaile Victorian Christmas Tour - Independence - Elegant Victorian Christmas will honor yuletides past with profusions of garlands, ribbons, fruit and flowers. Friday after Thanksgiving through Dece ... Vaile Victorian Christmas Tour

22 - 25 Holiday Lighting - Independence - Thousands of lights, festive decorations with opening ceremony the weekend after Thanksgiving through December. Elder Steve Nelson Director. ... Holiday Lighting

December

24Christmas in the Park - Lee's Summit - 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 animat ... Christmas in the Park

25Celebration of Trees - Independence - Celebrate Christmas by viewing four 8-ft. trees and one 18-ft. tree all decorated in international themes of peace. ... Celebration of Trees

25Holiday Lighting - Independence - Thousands of lights, festive decorations with opening ceremony the weekend after Thanksgiving through December. Elder Steve Nelson Director. ... Holiday Lighting

29 - 30 Craft Patch Craft Show - Lee's Summit - Over 125 booths of hand crafted items.. Please come and see us and bring a friend. NEW HOURS: Friday, 11am-8pm; Saturday, 10am-5pm. ... Craft Patch Craft Show