This Weekend In Kansas City: February 25-27

There’s something extra special about the hustle and bustle of Kansas City when it’s the weekend. Here’s where you can spend your time around the city.

KCAC 39th Annual Benefit Art Auction February 26

Looking for new artwork to admire while you’re drinking your morning coffee or cozying up on the couch? Here’s your chance to bid for new artwork by both established and emerging artists. For this event, hundreds of pieces were donated by the region’s best artists for both silent and live auctions hosted by the Kansas City Artists Commission.

2022 Kansas City Heart Ball February 26

Wear your heart on your sleeve at the Heart Ball while supporting the American Heart Association. In more than 150 communities across the country, Heart Ball supporters unite to raise the funds needed to ensure the association’s outreach and research continues. At this year’s ball, there will be a silent and live auction, plus a riveting program.

Mardi Gras at KC Live! Block February 26

Let the good times roll during your Mardi Gras celebrations with this all-inclusive party. You’ll have access to ten (yes, ten!) bars and entertainment venues, and what Mardi Gras party would be complete without live music, street performers, and a crawfish-eating contest? Upgrade to VIP status for Mardi Gras-themed food, a VIP party at McFadden’s, and a VIP food crawl.

Bach Aria Soloists & Wylliams-Henry Contemporary Dance Company February 26

Join the classic musicians of Bach Aria Soloists as they team up with Wylliams-Henry Contemporary Dance Company for a marvelous performance. These two critically acclaimed ensembles will present pieces from Bach, Monteverdi, O’Connor, and more, with contemporary dance for a complex visual and aural experience.