This Week in Kansas City: May 7 to 12

No plans this weekend? No problem! We’ve got four great events across the city to pique your interest.

Myles Frost and cast in MJ. Photo by Matthew Murphy

MJ, May 7 – 12
Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry comes to Kansas City in MJ, the multiple Tony Award-winning musical centered around the making of the 1992 Dangerous World Tour. The next engagement for the 2023-2024 PNC Broadway season, has thrilled sold-out crowds on Broadway and is making its Kansas City premiere at the Music Hall. 

AANHPI Identity, May 11
From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Saturday, check out the 3rd annual AANHPI Heritage Festival at CPKC Stadium for a full day of vendors, food, and entertainment. Featuring more than 60 AANHPI-owned (Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander) small businesses, over 10 food vendors, and a packed lineup of all-star performers to celebrate inclusivity, diversity, and identity. 

Wine Tour Trolley, May 11, 12
The Miami County Trolley is getting ready to roll this Saturday, starting at 11 a.m. and Sunday, starting at 11:45 a.m., to tour some of Miami County’s most scenic wineries. On each day, after collecting tourgoers in Paola, the trolley will visit three different wineries. The Tour lasts about five hours and costs $30, with each winery charging a $10 tasting fee. Only open to 21+. Paid reservations are required. Call 913-306-3388 to reserve your seats. Payment is required at that time. Click here to learn more or send an email to

The Concert Truck, May 12
Shop at Prairiefire this Sunday and take a break from 1 to 2:00 p.m. for a live classical music concert  outside of Pinstripes, The Brass Onion, and CocoBolos. Pianists Nick Luby and Susan Zhang converted a 16-foot box truck into a fully functioning mobile concert hall, complete with lights, sound system, and piano that will be on-site Sunday.