As Daylight Savings Time ends, we get an extra hour for fun around town this weekend. Looking for an idea or two for your weekend plans? We’ve got you covered.
Crown Center Ice Terrace Opens for the season on November 4
Kansas City’s classic outdoor ice skating rink celebrates its 50th season this year. On opening day, skate for free from 6-9 a.m. and enjoy complimentary coffee and hot chocolate. From opening day through March 12, the ice skating rink will be open to the public seven days a week (with the exception of Christmas Day). General admission is $8 plus a $5 skate rental.
Join the Veterans Community Project (VCP) for an evening of music, food, dancing, and exciting auctions at the local nonprofit’s annual fundraising event. Start the night with happy hour and a silent auction before moving the party into the arena at the T-Mobile Center for a mission brief and live auction. Then, dance the night away at the after-party featuring live music from The Crossroad Sound—plus more drinks and dessert.
Lyric Opera KC Presents La Traviata November 5
Take a trip to Paris from the Kauffman Center during the Lyric Opera’s performance of one of opera’s most heart-wrenching stories. The cast includes Amanda Woodbury as Violetta and Daniel Montenegro as Alfredo, who are making their Lyric Opera of Kansas City debuts singing Verdi’s most famous and beautiful melodies.
Day of the Dead On Central Ave November 5
Dia de los Muertos celebrations continue during the Central Avenue Betterment Association’s Day of the Dead festival. The day’s festivities include face painting, food, art, ofrendas to remember the dead, a car show, VIP lounge, walking catrinas (the common symbol of the Day of the Dead), and a parade.
The newest West Bottoms exhibition space, Gallery Bogart, is opening to the public with the Latin American art gallery’s first exhibition Dialogo Figurativo (Figurative Dialogue) an Abel Massot Solo Exhibition. The new exhibition features art from Havana Cuba. As the gallery’s inaugural show, Massot’s exhibit highlights the new gallery’s commitment to promoting outstanding Latin American art and reflects their approach to interpretation, demonstrating that Latin American art is not a niche or homogeneous interest.