This Weekend IN Kansas City: 12/9 – 12/12

Whether you need a break from wrapping gifts or a little holiday cheer, we have the details on the must-stop-by events this weekend.

A Spectacular Christmas Beginning December 9

Musical Theater Heritage’s annual Holiday show is more magical than ever and a bona fide Kansas City tradition. Filled with holiday tunes from musical theater and classic jingles, it’s a treat sure to invoke the holiday spirit.

Holiday Handbells with Rezound December 10

Kansas City’s premier auditioned hand-bell ensemble, Rezound!, is presenting its holiday show. With 14 musicians and over 300 hand-bells and chimes, a Rezound! is like a symphony of bells.

The 4th Annual Christmas Bar Crawl December 11

Check out some of the Power & Light District’s top bars at this holiday-themed bar crawl. Each ticket purchase comes with two shots, drink specials exclusive to ticket holders, food choices, no cover charges, and an after-party. Bars include Drunken Fish, John’s Big Deck, International Tap House, KC Wineworks, and more. Bring a toy to donate to Toys for Tots.

Candlelight Tour of Fort Osage December 11

Experience how the holidays were celebrated at the historic fort in the early 19th century.  Interpreters will bring the season to life during this guided candlelight tour. Enjoy seasonal beverages, snacks, and other holiday-themed activities in the Education Center before or after the tour.

Jingle Jam Light Show December 12

Jingle Jam is a Christmas experience for the whole family. Activities will include a petting zoo, indoor games, hot cocoa and cookies, a DIY keepsake family ornament, and more before the show. The light show includes interactive games and lots of Christmas cheer, ending with a unique telling for the Christmas story.