Things to do in Kansas City this weekend

    Are you looking for things to do in the Olathe and Kansas City areas this weekend?  Here’s a few things that will be going on!

    Wild West Days at Mahaffie Sept. 28-29

    Hands-on activities and live performances for the whole family. Take the free shuttle bus from Olathe North High school for this event. New Family Friendly Pricing! $5/person ages 5 and up or five tickets for $20!
    Enjoy lots of hands on cowboy activities and entertainment for the whole family!
    Performances may include acts from the Whip Crackin’ Dare Devils, Wicked Liars, the Santa Fe Desperadoes, Gunsmoke & Petticoats, Rose Marie Fiesta Mexicana Dancers (Sunday) and music by 3 Trails West.
    Some activities require an extra fee. (Gold panning, branding, leather stamping for all ages. Air gun shooting gallery and making an ‘S’ hook in the blacksmith shop for ages 8 and up) Roping, 19th Century Laundry, visiting the Mahaffie house and cookstove demonstrations included with admission)
    For this event, please park at Olathe North High School, 600 E Prairie, Olathe, KS 66061 and a free shuttle will bring you to the event.
    Wagon Wheel Orchard
    Apple Picking in Olathe!  No spray orchard. We will flag the trees that are ripe. As a preservation orchard you will also see fruit that is never in the store. We have a small petting zoo with goats and lambs as well as a pond (25 cent feeders) stocked with huge trained catfish. Please email us at for your time or inquiries. Thanks – The Godsil family.
    15380 Edgerton Rd Gardner, KS 66030
(913) 893-6050

    Olathe Farmers’ Market
    Saturdays (April 20 to October 19): 8am until sold
    The City of Olathe sponsors a Farmers’ Market to provide a means by which individuals may sell primarily regionally grown fresh produce and/or plants and fresh flowers. The intent of the market is to offer primarily for retail sale only produce that can be grown in this geographic area and is not refined and/or made into another product.
    Live Music performance September 28200 W. Santa Fe; Poplar and Kansas in downtown Olathe

    KC Pumkin Patch and KC Fear farm Opens Sept 28
    Opening weekend is this weekend!
    General Admission includes all new activities (above) plus:
    Duck Races, Jumping Pillow, barrel train, pedal go carts, Big Chair, zip line, Great Woof Lodge, Autumn Photo OPs, Musicians, magicians etc. Trike track, Petting zoo, Pig Display, Bunneyville, haunted barn, rock climbing wall, Dino Dig, 8 Brain Busters, Chicken Coop Slide, Bee Display, How Tall This Fall Photo OP Hay Mound, Corn Crib, 2 Diggers, 2 Horse Swings, Giant Pumpkin Slide, Toddler Play Gym, Hay Bale Maze, Corn Ball, Web Maze, Dragon Climb, KC Express, Mining Shaft Slide, Rope Maze, Tractor Pit, Kids Creation Swing set, Duck Pond, Pirate Cove, Stocks, Pirate Photo OP, 2 Giant Tic Tac Toe, 2 Giant Checkers, Mazes: Number, Arrow, ABC, No Right Turn, Red White & Blue, RED/BLUE DOT, Forest Train Ride, Play Structures: fire engine, Farmer truck, cars, boat;Kansas City Derby, Roller Slide, Spider web, Build A Cabin, Pumpkin tether ball, Family Ping Pong, Spookley the Square Pumpkin, Stage Performances (Mr. Stinky Feet, etc.), 4 in a Row Giant Yard Game, Rat Race (on Sunday, weather permitting), free Corn Maze, Little Old Lady & the Shoe, Pumpkin House, Trilogy “Heroes & Outlaws” production, Miscellaneous Photo Ops.
    Additional charges: Paintball Gallery – $1 for 5 shots,Mining Sluice – $5,Gourd Gun – $1 shot,Electric Train – $1
    29755 W. 191st Street
Gardner, KS 66030
    (913) 484-6251
    Conveniently located 7 miles south of Olathe, Kansas on I-35, at Exit 207.

    KC Beer Fest Saturday, September 28th, 2013 from 3-6
    “For over 5 years, KC Beer Fest has been the most recognizable craft beer festival in the Midwest Flying Saucer presents KC Beer Fest 2013 in KC Live! at the Kansas City Power & Light District. The festival will feature over 100 hand-picked craft beers from around the world, rare tappings, live music and great food, including Flying Saucer’s incredible pretzels! 
General Admission: $30

    KC Beer Fest was founded in 2007 by the Kansas City CARE Clinic (formerly Kansas City Free Health Clinic) and the AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City. Over 12,000 beer connoisseurs and first-timers have attended KC Beer Fest over the years, sampling hundreds of craft brews from around the world. KC Beer Fest has been a huge success and is viewed by many as the premier craft beer festival in not only Kansas City, but the Midwest.

    Grunauer Oktoberfest  Saturday, September 28, 2013 6:00 pm
    Authentic Germanic cuisine is finally being offered in the heart of Kansas City. Nicholas and Peter Grünauer, along with long-time friend and Viennese restauranteur Klaus Piber, have collaborated in order to open a namesake Viennese Gasthaus in the historic Freight House. The restaurant is the second iteration of the family’s popular and long-lived restaurant of the same name in Vienna’s artsy Neubau neighborhood, and they hope to bring much of the same inspired Austrian cooking, hospitality and atmosphere to downtown Kansas City. Tickets are $12 for the entire weekend and the first beer is included in the price. Tickets are $12 in advance at the Grunauer bar or  $15 at the door.
    Grunauer at the Freight House
    101 West 22nd Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

    West Bottoms Zombie Car Show

    Register and Check in 8 am – 11 am
Zombie Pinup Girls Showdown: 12:30 pm
Live Music w/the Free Rangers band: 2 pm,The best rockabilly style music in town!
Zombie Walk: 2:30 pm, The Zombie contestants will be strutting their stuff around the entire show!
Live Band featuring the Sundogs: 3:30 pm, The Sundogs will be playing surf/beach music for your enjoyment!
Raffle in the Graveyard: 4:30 pm ,There will be a raffle giveaway for a free mini-bike!
Awards Crematorium: 5:00 pm, See who the big winners are!
Roar of The Beast: 6:00 pm, Crazy burnouts for prize money on the middle level of the 12th Street Bridge!
Cruise of the Dead: 6:30 pm, All cars will cruise around a pre-planned route! 
Haunts, Bands & Booze: 7:30 – 11:30 pm
    Get zombified at one of the 4 haunted attractions: The Beast, Edge of Hell, Macabre Cinema and Chambers of Edgar Allen Poe
    More live music through the night with “Under the Covers” band!
    Beer/wine and liquor at various locations!
    Historic West Bottoms area, 1300 W 12th street, Kansas City, Mo 64102

    There is so much to do in our Olathe and Kansas City areas this weekend!  When we asked our team members at The Char MacCallum Real Estate Group what they were doing this weekend, these are the activities that they mentioned taking their families to!  Of course, this will be after looking at homes for many of our clients as our real estate market is HOT right now!  Whatever you do this weekend, we hope that you get to relax and enjoy the weekend with your family!

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