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January

2Pioneer 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

5 - 6 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

12 - 13 Annual Wood Carvers' Show - Lee's Summit - Displays, competitions, raffles, supplies. 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM. ... Annual Wood Carvers' Show

13Vaile 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

14KC 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

10Annual Flower & Garden Festival - Independence - Yard-and garden-related items for sale from booths, combined with City's Arbor Day activities. ... Annual Flower & Garden Festival

22 - 23 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

May

24Sheep 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

24Annual 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

27Truman 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

21 - 22 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

22Strawberry Festival at Vaile Mansion - Independence - Antiques, crafts, carriage rides, vintage cars, music, entertainment, food, ice cream and strawberry treats. ... Strawberry Festival at Vaile Mansion

22Annual 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

221855 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

2 - 5 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

5Annual 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

9 - 11 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

12Pre 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

12Lake 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

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

4Bingham-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

28 - 30 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

4Red, White and Blue Springs - Blue Springs - Celebrate the 4th of July at our Red, White and Blue Springs Event. Food Trucks, vendors, live music featuring Loose Change Band, and a firework spect ... Red, White and Blue Springs

17Vendor / 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

24 - 8 Festival of Butterflies - Lee's Summit - Flit and flutter out to Powell Gardens for this annual event focused on a favorite pollinator! Enjoy hands-on activities, interact with expert communi ... Festival of Butterflies

August

31Corvette 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

14Annual 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

September

3 - 6 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

11Old Summit Country Antique ShowOld Summit Country Antique Show - Lee's Summit - Quality antiques from dealers all across the nation. 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. A juried show held three times a year featuring over 60 dealers from the Mi ... Old Summit Country Antique Show

23 - 3 Harvest Days at Powell Gardens - Lee's Summit - During Harvest Days, Powell Gardens gives a nod to its agricultural roots with this festival of old-fashioned family fun. Grab a hot apple cider and t ... Harvest Days at Powell Gardens

24 - 26 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

24 - 25 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

5Blue 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

8 - 9 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

17The 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

30Annual 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

5 - 6 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

6Holiday 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

19 - 22 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

19 - 22 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

19 - 22 Holiday Lighting - Independence - Thousands of lights, festive decorations with opening ceremony the weekend after Thanksgiving through December. Elder Steve Nelson Director. ... Holiday Lighting

21Adams Pointe Golf Club Turkey Trot - Blue Springs - The final event of the season! 10am Shotgun, 4 Person Scramble. Includes 18 holes with a golf car, hole contests, prizes, & lunch on the turn! ... Adams Pointe Golf Club Turkey Trot

24 - 30 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

December

22Celebration 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

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

1 - 31 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