Archive for November, 2010
Holiday Choirs at the Crown Center starts on November 29th. Beautiful music fills the halls of Crown Center, as more than 130 area school, church and community choirs perform during weekday lunch hours and weekday evenings.
When is Holiday Choirs?
Nov. 29 – Dec. 17
Time: Open during shopping hours (weekday lunch hours and weekday evenings)
Where is Holiday Choirs?
2450 Grand Blvd.
Kansas City, Mo.
Title: Holiday Choirs
Location: Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo
Start Date: 2010-11-29
End Date: 2010-12-17
Kansas City 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.
Treat your whole family to the eye-dazzling delight that is “Christmas In The Park.” Jackson County Parks and Recreation has made these animated displays at the Longview Lake Campgrounds a holiday tradition since 1988, striving to make each year better — and brighter — than the year before. If you live in the Kansas City area, you cannot miss seeing Christmas In The Park! Many people already came by on Thanksgiving Day to see this magnificent display, why not end your Black Friday shopping with Christmas in the Park. This event will go on till the end of December so you have plenty of time to visit.
While Christmas In The Park is certainly a treat for kids of all ages, this spectacular holiday event truly illuminates the season of giving. Although there is no charge for this drive-thru event, donations are accepted at exit points. This year, a portion of the proceeds of KC Christmas in the Park will be divided among 40 local charities. Since the first “Christmas In The Park” in 1988, the amount donated to charities has surpassed $500,000.
Are you ready for the Kansas City Mayors Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony tonight? The 100-foot-tall Mayor’s Christmas Tree, one of the nation’s tallest, is the centerpiece for an illuminating holiday celebration. The tree is a symbol of the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund, which is dedicated to assisting the city’s less fortunate. Celina Tio of “Iron Chef” fame will throw the switch along with Kansas City Mayor Mark Funkhouser. Darla Jay of KMBZ radio will lead the festivities. Kansas City Mayors Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is a great way to end Black Friday. Did you get up early to queue for all the great Black Friday deals around town? Take a little nap and get ready for the Kansas City Mayors Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony!
When is Kansas City Mayors Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony?
Friday Nov. 26
Time: 5:30 pm
Where is Kansas City Mayors Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony?
2450 Grand Blvd.
Kansas City, Mo.
The Kansas City Mayors Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony event is free, but people are encouraged to bring an item for Toys for Tots or food for Harvesters.
Title: Kansas City Mayors Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Location: Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
Start Time: 17:30
For more information, visit crowncenter.com.
Come to Leawood’s Holiday Traditions on the Prairie and participate in a turn of the century holiday celebration! The Oxford School Docents will host “Holiday Traditions on the Prairie” at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse on Saturday, December 4th from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The historic one-room Oxford Schoolhouse is located in Ironwoods Park at 147th & Mission Road, Leawood, KS.
Learn about holiday celebrations on the plains at the turn of the twentieth century. Enjoy refreshments, play games, and make crafts based on the holidays of yesteryear. Help string popcorn and cranberries. Join the costumed docents in decorating the tree and singing songs from the past.
Old-time musician Scott Klamm will play traditional American instruments including:
- mountain dulcimer,
- Appalachian mouth bow,
- auto harp,
- guitar and
If you are attending Breakfast with Santa at the Lodge in Ironwoods Park, please visit the schoolhouse while you are in the park. The Prairie Oak Nature center will also hold an open house with activities on this date. Read the rest of this entry »
Come out and enjoy the annual Briarcliff Village Holiday Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks. Watch spectacular fireworks with special guest Elizabeth Alex! Entertainment will include:
- 5-Star Jazz Band,
- Fox Hill Children’s Choir,
- Face Painters,
- Holiday Classic Cartoons (bring blankets and chairs to sit on) & a video game theater.
Also, get a FREE photo taken with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus! This Briarcliff Village Holiday Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks event is sponsored by Ameriprise Financial Services of Briarcliff Village.
Don’t miss the fireworks! Fireworks and Lighting will commence at 7:00pm.
When is Briarcliff Village Holiday Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks?
Event Date: 11/21/2010
Event Start Time: 5pm
Event Finish Time: 8pm Read the rest of this entry »