This Weekend in Kansas City – 2/8 – 2/10

Ready to get revved up for your weekend? If you’re rarin’ to go, we’ve got a few things up our sleeves for you to check out this weekend.

Cabaret at the Jewish Community Center

Date: Through February 17th
Time: Evening performances at 7:30 p.m. and matinees at 2 p.m.
Location: The White Theatre
Address: 5801 W. 115thSt., Overland Park, KS
Price: $14-$30

It may be freezing cold outside, but it’s hot at The White Theatre of the Jewish Community Center where the Kander and Ebb musical classic Cabaret continues through February 17. (Little known fact: The late John Kander was from Kansas City!)

The intimate 16-member cast features all local performers. Audiences members can purchase special VIP tickets to be part of the action in the Kit Kat Klub. In addition, after the Feb. 10 performance there will be a special talk-back with Dr. Shelly Cline from the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education to help answer the question: “What was going on in Germany, Europe, and around the world, while life was ‘beautiful’ in the Kit Kat club, setting the stage for the rise of the Nazis?”

KC Remodel + Garden Show

 Date: February 8th – 10th
Time: Friday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: The American Royal Center
Address: 1701 American Royal Court(18th & Genessee), Kansas City, MO
Price: Tickets are $10 at the door, $8 in advance

Discover the latest in home improvement, design, landscaping, and more at the KC Remodel + Garden Show. Local and national experts will provide their insight and tips, including Vern Yip from TLC’s Trading Spaces. See the website for various speakers who will be presenting over the weekend on the “Living In Kansas City” main stage, presented by IN Kansas City.

Lyric Opera’s Mack The Knife Is The Man I Love: A Weill-Gershwin Cabaret

 Saturday, February 9th
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Michael & Ginger Frost Production Arts Building
Address: 712 E 18th St., Kansas City, MO
Price: $30

Enjoy a slate of standards, such as I Got Rhythm, Embraceable You, The Saga of Jenny, and Mack the Knife, in a cabaret setting that promises to chase away the winter blues. S’Wonderful to hear September Songin such an intimate atmosphere! Capacity is limited; order your tickets now. The Kansas City Lyric Opera Guild will provide a reception immediately following the performance.

Fantastic Frogs

 Date: February 9th
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Blue Springs North Branch – Mid-Continent Public Library
Address: 850 NW Hunter Dr., Blue Springs, MO
Price: Free

Discover the fascinating world of amphibians. Learn about frog characteristics, their life cycle, and other unique facts. Observe live amphibians up close! For all ages. Registration is required.



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