This Weekend in Kansas City – 5/3 – 5/5

Calendar looking a little sparse? We’ve got some great suggestions for you!

Rodney Crowell

Date: Friday, May 3
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Folly Theater
Address: 300 W. 12th St., Kansas City
Price: $22 – $55

Two-time Grammy Award winner Rodney Crowell is heading for the Folly Theater! Best known for his album Diamonds & Dirt, which produced five consecutive No. 1 singles, Crowell is also famous for writing songs and producing music for artists like Emmylou Harris, Rosanne Cash, and Johnny Cash.


Date: Through Sunday, May 5
Time: Times Vary
Location: Kansas City Music Hall
Address: 3103 W 13th St., Kansas City
Price: From $47

RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters—love.

STEAM Days featuring Mesner Puppet Theater

Date: Friday, May 3
Time: Times Vary
Location: The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame
Address: 630 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs
Price: $5/person

Take an adventure back in time to the turn of the 20th century. The Ag Center’s Farm Town USA provides a tangible setting, offering a glimpse back at emerging towns on the prairie. Engage in activities creating the connections between the technological advances, food sources, homes, school and transportation changes from then to now.

Ribs For Kids

Date: Saturday, May 4
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: McGonigle’s Market
Address: 1307 W. 79th St., Kansas City
Price: $15

Kick off barbecue season at Ribs for Kids. Pick up a rack of savory ready-to-eat ribs and mouthwatering sides for your whole family. Every $15 ribs purchase means a donation to FosterAdopt Connect and supports vulnerable foster children in our Kansas City community. Ribs taste even better when they’re for a good cause!

You can extend this offer when you purchase tokens, redeemable for a tasty slab of ribs any time throughout the year.

Spring Into Crestwood Block Party

Date: May 2
Time: 5—8:30 p.m.
Location: Crestwood Shops
Address: 55th St. between Brookside Blvd. and Oak St.

For more than 95 years, the Crestwood Shops have offered patrons a delightful mix of independently owned shops and restaurants. Now they’re celebrating with a festive block party—including an evening soirée featuring live music, a rosé wine walk and more.


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